Ice is not safe! Did we learn nothing from the photographer who watched $1500 in fancy equipment splash into freezing cold Icelandic waters? Evidently not.
Being famous for being famous isn’t easy. In tandem with the release of apps that let fans trade money for exclusive content, the Kardashian-Jenner sisters launched new websites this week. However, they left the personal data of some 891,340 users right out in the open. Oops.
Yesterday marked Day 1 of the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, in which elite robots from around the world faced off to compete for $3.5 million in prizes. We saw some of humanity’s finest bots drive vehicles, remove rubble, cut through walls and climb up stairs.
The best laid plans often go awry. The worst too; like diving down a real chimney as if you were Santa. It's almost definitely bound to go wrong. Don't believe me? Take the following stories as warning.
The only good and pure site on the internet, Clickhole, recently reminded us of every blogger's worst nightmare: A post published with placeholder text. It's happened many times before, and we can only hope it will happen again. Because who doesn't love laughing at mistakes, as long as they're not your own?
Lazy Googling strikes again! A Thai textbook publisher had to recall 3,000 copies of a math textbook after it was discovered that one of the photos on the book's cover came from a porn movie. Won't somebody please think of the children?
Fans eager to see Guardians of the Galaxy got a disappointing surprise at a Regal Cinemas this week. The debut-seeking crowd watched in horror as the screen before them played the open scene not of the badass comic-based movie, but of 2012's Dreamworks kids flick, Rise of the Guardians. Not the same!
Well, this is awkward. You're reading a 19th-century romance novel where the plucky heroine is finally reunited with her lover, so she joyously flings "her anus around his neck." Wait, what? It turns out this is a surprisingly common turn of events in Google Books search. OCR, you sure have some kinky tastes.
It's 2013. We've sent humans to the moon and can send trillions of gigabytes zipping around the world with the tap of finger, but still—still—we can't predict earthquakes. But we do know this: Messing around with a fault—injecting things in it, taking things out of it—can induce earthquakes.
Earlier today, visitors to the Chicago Tribune's homepage were greeted not with traditional lead story or splash image. Instead, there was an adorable kitty, a placeholder headline, and the word test over and over again. While it was a welcome break from the the usual gloom and doom, it was also very clearly a…
It looks as though they've fixed it, but for a glorious 16 minutes this was the Chicago Tribune homepage. It is self-evidently wonderful, but let's still talk about just how wonderful it is.
There's nothing like a little Photoshop touch-up to make your navy look like more toned, suppled, and fearsome than it ever really could be. First Iran used a little editing magic to put its jets "in the air" and now North Korea is getting in on the fun as well. A glamour shot of the nation's recent hovercraft…
We all have our favorite Star Trek episodes, and the ones we think aren't quite up to snuff. But here's something we can all agree on: the IRS's nearly $60,000 Star Trek-inspired training video from 2010 would be the worst Star Trek episode ever. No contest.
It's one of the oldest tricks in the book; if you can't earn money, why not make it? With your printer. Now that doesn't actually work. Making counterfeit cash is really hard. But that won't keep idiots from trying it, apparently. A Wisconsin man took it a step further though, by trying to return his copier/printer …
Can you spot anything amiss in today's Best Buy Deal of the Day page? Anything out of the ordinary? Look a little closer. Still don't see it? Here's a better look:
Sometimes a browser needs to leave a little data on your computer, just a little 5-10KB nibblit, a cookie. HTML5 is a hungrier beast than that which came before it though, and sometimes wants a little more. Maybe 5MB or so. But that's where it should end. Thanks to a little HTML5 vulnerability, however, this site can…