Robots

Oh, Great, Harvard Is Building A Fleshy Robotic Facehugger

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Roboticists have taken a break from building Terminators to construct another nightmare from the '80s instead.

science

Science Has Made Telepathy Possible Using The Internet

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Oh, great. Just what we needed; the Internet is going telepathic.

PEOPLE ON FIRE

Whoops: Bartender Sets A Customer’s Face On Fire While Preparing A Flaming Drink

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If common sense hasn't already convinced you not to order flaming drinks, maybe this will.

#video games

The City Of Chicago Is Out To Make ‘Watch Dogs’ A Reality

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'Watch Dogs' is a fantasy. Except for that whole "entirely networked city" part. Chicago's starting that this year!

uh oh

Oh, This Will End Well: The Government Is Developing Implants To Control Your Emotions

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DARPA wants to control your emotions, by cracking open your skull and filling it with electrodes. It can't possibly go wrong!

#X Men: Days of Future Past

Colin Furze Is Back With Wrist-Mounted Flamethrowers Inspired By X-Men’s Pyro

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This guy has been building his own versions of X-Men superpowers, and now it's time for Pyro-inspired DIY flamethrowers.

#GOOGLE

Google Wants To Start Selling You Surveillance Cameras

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Google wants to sell you a cloud-based surveillance camera. This can't go horribly wrong at all!

i see this ending in fire

Entelo Diversity Will Try To Institute Affirmative Action In Workplace Using Social Media Data

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Entelo Diversity claims it can automate finding those non-white applicants. Yeah. Good luck with that.

#UFC

CCP Games Hires UFC Fighter Gunnar Nelson To Beat Up Its Employees

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CCP Games has an unusual idea of "employee motivation," which involves Gunnar Nelson beating the crap out of you.

#Animals

SO IT BEGINS: Bonobo Learns How To Build A Fire, Roasts Marshmallows

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In this video, Kanzi the bonobo builds a fire and toasts marshmallows at the Iowa Primate Learning Sanctuary. Well, we're boned.

juggalo

The Juggalos Now Have Their Own Version of Bitcoin, JuggaloCoin

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JuggaloCoin: Because poor life decisions can stack infinitely.

Robots

The Pentagon Wants Its Creepy Robot Horse To Be Silent And Bulletproof

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The Big Dog robot is absolutely terrifying already. And now the government wants to bulletproof the thing!

#Batman

Right In The Feels: Batman And Captain America Rescued A Cat From A Burning Building

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An electrical fire in a house in Milton, West Virginia, was a little less tragic this week when Batman and Captain America rescued a cat.

#Facebook

Facebook Wants $2.5 Million For A 15-Second Video Ad

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Facebook is planning to make $2.5 million a pop making you wait to talk to your friends.

updating

The FBI's Crappy Databases Might Be Screwing You Out Of A Job

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The FBI's criminal database turns out to be roughly as accurate as flipping a coin. And employers consulted it nearly 17 million times last year.

#video games

Of Course The Oculus Rift Has A Porn Game

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'Custom Maid 3D' has added Oculus Rift support, meaning we finally have VR porn. Hooray?

PORN

Britain Will Attempt To Control Internet Porn

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Britain is going to try its hand at some Internet censorship! You know, like that sterling democracy Iran. Have fun, guys!

#kickstarter

'Above The Game': Is Kickstarter Right Not To Remove It?

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Above The Game is loathsome and quite possibly illegal. Unfortunately, there's little Kickstarter can do about it.

the dark crystal

Want To Write A ‘Dark Crystal’ Prequel? The Jim Henson Company Is Hiring.

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Of course, there are a few strings attached. But hey, you could write a prequel! That's never ended badly!

#Facebook

Facebook Investors Apparently Have No Idea How Facebook Works

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Yeah, there's no way that Facebook being owned by people who can't figure out Facebook will end badly. At all.


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