Man pretends to be shot by violent movie posters

There's a lot of violence in movies and TV shows. Guns, blood and murder are welcomed into the family living room by the bleary eyes of desensitized souls. But it's entertaining! But it's also pretty ridiculous how un-shocking it is to see. We can pass violent ads without giving it a second look. This artist wants us… » 1/30/14 9:38pm 1/30/14 9:38pm

Kinect-Powered Security Cams Can Tell If You're Fighting

The skeletal recognition tech behind Kinect is useful for way more than just gaming. It's good for sign language, cheating at pool, and (duh) porn. But it could help stop violence, too. Thanks to Kinect, security cams could automatically know if they're witnessing a beat-down. » 11/11/13 1:40pm 11/11/13 1:40pm

"My We" Is Scary Art to Address a Scary Situation

In the Philippines, where you can die for singing Frank Sinatra's "My Way" off key, artist Louie Cordero decided to satirize the ongoing violence with an over-the-top installation that shows just how crazy the phenomenon has gotten. It'll make you think twice whenever you find yourself humming the Sinatra songbook. » 3/22/11 4:40pm 3/22/11 4:40pm

Esquire E-Ink Cover Hacked (To Death, with Knives and Fire)

When the much-hyped » 9/24/08 7:05am 9/24/08 7:05am Esquire E-Ink cover finally shipped to newsstands a few weeks ago, we were kind of . Using conventional methods, the sectioned panel isn't really in any meaningful way, so took a more proactive approach: violence. As it turns out, E-Ink is durable, standing up to bending, cuts, water, fire and…

Man Held On Domestic Violence Charges For Spanking Adult Daughter Over …

Let's say your 20-year-old daughter runs up an astounding $5000 cellphone bill from talking to her good-for-nothing boyfriend too much. Do you a) cancel her service and make her get her own phone? b) reprimand her and block the offending number from the phone? c) grab her and spank her like she's seven. If you answered … » 8/07/08 11:00pm 8/07/08 11:00pm

'Killer Robot Shoots Man Dead on Driveway' Is the Worst Headline Ever

Luckily for us humans, robots aren't quite taking over by shooting us in our streets and in our driveways. They're just being built by 81-year-old men as an "intricate suicide machine" in order to remotely shoot himself. Here's where the story gets sad: the man downloaded the plans from the internet, built the machine on … » 3/19/08 12:30pm 3/19/08 12:30pm