Hope you've enjoyed civilized life, folks. Because a new study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center says the world's industrial societies are poised to collapse under the weight of their own unsustainable appetites for resources. There goes the weekend . . . and everything after it for the rest of our lives.
Whenever Facebook rolls out a new broad survey of its data, like a map of NFL fandom, the instinct is usually to jump right to the counterintuitive bits—Why would there be a pocket of Saints fans in the heart of Texas?—and then sussing out an answer. But here, with a look at how positive and negative words are used in…
Flying this holiday? I'm sorry. Here's to hoping you don't get stranded in East Nowheresville on the way. As for the rest of us, the Misery Map is a fantastic way to sit back and bask in the misfortune of others. Or, uh, give thanks that we're not stuck at an airport. Yeah, that second one.
Recently, Apple removed Wobble—an app that adds animated jiggles to photo breasts—from the App Store. Other removals followed. Now, a developer who talked to Apple says the future of iPhone titillation is bleak.