Minnesota Just Became the First State to Ban Anti-Bacterial Soap

If you've ever washed your hands with anti-bacterial soap, there's a good chance you were rubbing yourself down with a chemical called triclosan—a chemical that's been proven to be harmful in humans in recent years. Now, Minnesota has become the first state to officially ban it. And yours could be next. » 5/20/14 1:40pm 5/20/14 1:40pm

What if the rest of the alien universe was terrified of humans?

In almost every sci-fi movie worth re-watching, it seems that us humans are always less technologically advanced, dumber and only serve as a mere speed bump into an alien race eliminating humans to take over our planet and suck Earth dry of its resources. We're always the weaker ones in alien wars. Well, what if we're… » 1/09/14 10:45pm 1/09/14 10:45pm

How Hot Does It Get Inside a Parked Car? (Spoiler: SO FREAKING HOT)

It's summer. It's stinking hot. And for any silly person who leaves their pets (or any imbecile who leaves their kids) inside a parked car, watch this video where a doctor traps himself inside a parked car to see how how it gets. Even with all four windows cracked down a bit, the car temperature reaches 117 degrees… » 7/03/13 1:00am 7/03/13 1:00am

PSA: Don't Let Your Friends Sign Into Google On Your Computer

In the summer of 2010 Google rolled out multiple log-ins. It was a fabulous thing for those who didn't want to run multiple browsers in order to have simultaneous access to Google-powered personal and work accounts. Merging your own accounts is one thing, but can you imagine accidentally merging yours with someone… » 6/03/13 3:20pm 6/03/13 3:20pm

Why You're Totally Justified in Hating Data Caps

Going over your mobile data cap limit costs more than a long distance phone call from a hotel room and for what? Crossing some invisible line in the sand drawn by your carrier? That's some bullsh*t. Brian Boyko explains exactly why data caps don't so much protect network infrastructure as generate revenue. [Blogphilo] » 1/15/13 4:40pm 1/15/13 4:40pm

How You Can Help Hurricane Sandy Survivors

Just hours after Hurricane Sandy decimated the Eastern Seaboard, killing 17 and leaving more than 10 million without power, rescue and recovery efforts from North Carolina to New York City have already begun. Even if you don't live in the regions affected by this super storm, you can still do your part by donating… » 10/30/12 3:25pm 10/30/12 3:25pm

[YourName]@ CrownFriedChicken.com Could Actually Be Your New Email…

What good is a Gmail account if you love crispy fried chicken and can also have a customized @CrownFriedChicken address? Because if you consider yourself a member of the Crown Fried Chicken Family (and even if you don't think you are, you totally definitely are), you can soon have your own email address proclaiming… » 9/06/12 7:00pm 9/06/12 7:00pm