Is 'Planking' Racist?

Planking, the fad in which people take pictures of themselves lying face down and upload them to the internet, is not racist. It's just stupid. But bloggers and Twitter users are in an uproar over what they say is planking's origins in the slave trade. » 7/08/11 5:00am 7/08/11 5:00am

World's Most-Wanted Hacker Says He's Never Felt Safer

He's part of a group that claims to be behind the recent hack attacks against the CIA, U.S. Senate, Sony, Fox, and PBS. If caught, he could face years in prison. But when we chatted with a member of the notorious hacking collective Lulz Security last night, he said he's not worried about a thing. » 6/23/11 5:55pm 6/23/11 5:55pm

Extremely-Hyped Startup Fails to Live Up to Extreme Hype

Months before a grilled cheese sandwich raised $10 million in funding, the iPhone app Color was the tech bubble doomsayer's startup of choice. The company raised a staggering $41 million in funding for a non-existent photo-sharing service nobody really understood. So, where is it now? Take a guess. » 6/20/11 11:05am 6/20/11 11:05am

Delta Changes Military Baggage Policy Following Outrage

Yesterday, we learned that Delta hates our troops when a soldier returning from Afghanistan uploaded a video explaining how his unit was hit with a $2,800 baggage fee. Well, the airline has since apologized and changed its unpatriotic policy. » 6/09/11 5:40am 6/09/11 5:40am