You’ve no doubt heard a peanut allergy horror story sometime in your life. Maybe a friend’s friend was on a plane that needed to make an emergency landing for an allergy sufferer, or someone you knew had an allergic reaction from kissing their romantic partner. We now have things like epi-pens to help, but of course…
Two US lawmakers on Thursday called for an independent investigation into the alleged cyberattack that the Federal Communication Commission says impaired its public comment system in May.
Amazon’s had a few short-lived restockings of the gray Nintendo Switch, but if you were holding out for the Neon model, it’s in stock for Prime members right now, only the third time we’ve seen it there since initial preorders. Needless to say, we don’t expect it to last long at all.
At the top of every Alaska-bound tourist’s wish list is the chance to see a bald eagle in the wild. But as the latest mini-doc from CNN’s Great Big Story reveals, to the residents of a small Alaskan town called Unalaska, the birds are as plentiful, and as much a pest, as pigeons are in New York.
David F. Sandberg talks Shazam. We’ve got another mysterious tease from the set of the Han Solo movie. Paul Bettany discusses the Vision’s future. Plus, even more set pictures from Aquaman, and another new look at Jessica Jones’ big returning character. Spoilers now!
When Gentoo penguins swim into the open ocean to hunt for food, they often produce wierd buzzing sounds that marine biologists assume is a form of communication. By strapping cameras to the backs of these aquatic birds, scientists have finally figured out the purpose of these odd vocalizations.
Last week, an amateur drone pilot landed his DJI quadcopter on the deck of Britain’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier. The incident was accidental, but highlights the irony of how difficult it is to neutralize threats from smaller aircraft like drones that are slowly filling the skies. But perhaps modifying a…
It’s day 209 of the Trump presidency. And the forecast calls for cloudy skies, hot air from the north, and a chance of tweets about Nazis.
Iced coffee is a brilliant way to sell people ice for the price of coffee (which is mostly water to begin with). Cold brew on the other hand is a different process that results in less acidity, among other benefits, and you can do it yourself at home with this top-selling Takeya, now down to $19 on Amazon.
Cable giant HBO’s very embarrassing 2017 has continued to get more embarrassing. On Wednesday night, hacker squad OurMine Security Group compromised Game of Thrones’ Twitter account, posting a message to its 6 million plus followers saying “Hi, OurMine are here, we are just testing your security.”
On Wednesday, Facebook CEO and much-rumored presidential hopeful Mark Zuckerberg posted to his personal page explaining why the company would renew efforts to crack down on hate speech across the site, citing the terrible violence that transpired at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12th.
Streaming media player Roku has begun to crack down on those among its more than 1,000 privately operated channels which are distributing pirated content, TechCrunch reported, and is warning users that subscribe to them that it can shut down the channels any time it chooses.
In 2015, director Yorgos Lanthimos released one of the weirdest, most unique, and darkly funny genre films in recent memory: The Lobster. His next film has a similar look, but feels very, very different, at least according to its first trailer. It’s called The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
Internet companies typically take a hands-off approach to offensive content on their networks, erring on the side of maintaining an open internet. But this approach sometimes ends in PR disaster. For Twitter, the debate has bubbled up in the form of rampant harassment, and the company has responded by slowly,…
Big superhero events are always marketed with promises of permanent status quo changes and shocking developments. The problem is, nobody believes that anymore.
Because they use wide-angle lenses, home security cameras are able to capture much more of the scene than a conventional camera can. This is the kind of info you might wanna know before you try to secretly turn off one your dad has set up in the living room, as one YouTube user’s son recently tried—and utterly…
Particle accelerators have a lot of important jobs, like looking for new stuff by slamming beams of old stuff together. But a new particle accelerator observation has managed to be important while doing almost precisely the opposite of what we’d expect. Physicists have found evidence for hard-to-detect stuff by, well, …
It’s been a tumultuous week for The Daily Stormer, one of the internet’s leading neo-Nazi gutters. Several web hosting companies have kicked Daily Stormer off their services, and now it appears that Cloudflare, the company that has long protected The Daily Stormer from DDoS attacks, has ended its business with the…