With seemingly little fanfare, Facebook has launched its new app Lasso, a standalone short-form video platform that’s been billed as a competitor to TikTok. According to TechCrunch, the app is Facebook’s attempt at winning over its dwindling demographic of teens.
Those two awesome iPod Nano watches which had our Kyle all in a tizz are being made after an astonishing amount of individuals invested in them, via Kickstarter. The designer requested just $15,000, but received $500,499. Wowsers. [Observer]
This mashup of Ke$ha's ubiquitous, unrelenting hit song and classic Star Trek makes two things perfectly clear: 1) The Enterprise was a nonstop party vessel and 2) Kirk/Spock slash fiction will never die. [Topless Robot]
Before the word "robot" was invented, L. Frank Baum wrote about a clockwork man named Tik-Tok who lived in Oz. Tik-Tok is a portly metal creature who constantly needs winding. Though he has no emotions, he is ridiculously grateful to Dorothy after she discovers him in a cave and winds him up in the 1907 book Ozma of…