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Facebook Will Now Rank Your Comments So Its Dumbass Website Can Be 'More Meaningful' Facebook Will Now Rank Your Comments So Its Dumbass Website Can Be 'More Meaningful'

Facebook is a disease, but it’s still trying to be “more meaningful.”

Police Let Mom Keep Feeding Son Bleach After She Showed Them YouTube Videos, Doctor Approval Police Let Mom Keep Feeding Son Bleach After She Showed Them YouTube Videos, Doctor Approval

Search YouTube for “Miracle Mineral Solution” or “MMS” and you will find a trove of videos about how consuming bleach will treat various illnesses—acne, flu, malaria, HIV, hepatitis, cancer, and autism.

Report: Almost Every American Is Incapable of Staring at Just One Screen Report: Almost Every American Is Incapable of Staring at Just One Screen

When’s the last time you watched TV without pulling out your phone to rage tweet or fall down a Wikipedia-hole inspired by a show?

Will Self-Driving Cars Turn People Into Even Bigger Assholes? Will Self-Driving Cars Turn People Into Even Bigger Assholes?

People like to fuck with Uber self-driving cars, according to an executive leading the autonomous program.

Popular Soccer App Spied on Fans Through Phone Microphone to Catch Bars Pirating Game Streams Popular Soccer App Spied on Fans Through Phone Microphone to Catch Bars Pirating Game Streams

Spain’s data protection agency has fined La Liga, the nation’s top professional soccer league, 250,000 euros ($283,000 USD) for using the league’s phone app to spy on its fans. With millions of downloads, the app was reportedly being used to surveil bars in an effort to catch establishments playing matches on…

Snapchat Gender Swap Used to Catch Cop Who Was Allegedly Looking to Hook Up With Underage Girl Snapchat Gender Swap Used to Catch Cop Who Was Allegedly Looking to Hook Up With Underage Girl

A 20-year-old college student used the Snapchat gender-swap filter to catfish a cop on Tinder, in a creative act of vigilante justice.

For Sale: Have I Been Pwned For Sale: Have I Been Pwned

Security researcher Troy Hunt revealed on Tuesday that he is planning to sell his data breach service Have I Been Pwned (HIPB).

YouTube Starts Banning Fake 'Rescue' Videos of Snakes Attacking Puppies and Kittens YouTube Starts Banning Fake 'Rescue' Videos of Snakes Attacking Puppies and Kittens

Warning: This post contains descriptions of videos depicting animal cruelty.

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet

Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet providers began preparing to conduct tests to find out if Russia can build an internet disconnected from the rest of the world. Now, Russia plans to block major VPN…

Jeff Bezos Outlines Plan to Colonize Space, Interrupted by Chicken Protestor Jeff Bezos Outlines Plan to Colonize Space, Interrupted by Chicken Protestor

This week Amazon is hosting its first Re:Mars conference, a Las Vegas event where researchers, executives, and Tony Stark are discussing AI and space travel. During Thursday’s events, burgeoning evil mastermind and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tested out large robotic hands and described his plans to create an infrastructure…

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls

The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.

Here's Why That Helicopter Rescue With the Spinning 74-Year-Old Hiker Went So Nauseatingly Wrong Here's Why That Helicopter Rescue With the Spinning 74-Year-Old Hiker Went So Nauseatingly Wrong

By now, millions of people have seen the footage of the rescue mission that spiraled out of control.

Oakland Becomes Second U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms Oakland Becomes Second U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

For people who have not been following the fight to legalize psilocybin, it may seem like the movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms sprung up from the earth overnight.

Bird Announces Electric Moped That Can Injure Two Riders at the Same Time Bird Announces Electric Moped That Can Injure Two Riders at the Same Time

Bird is about to launch a new way to get seriously injured. It is similar to the current means the company provides for riders to get seriously injured, except with the new vehicle, riders can get seriously injured with their friends.

YouTube's Nightmare Algorithm Exploited Children by Recommending Pedophiles Watch Home Videos of Kids YouTube's Nightmare Algorithm Exploited Children by Recommending Pedophiles Watch Home Videos of Kids

YouTube’s recommendation algorithm has been encouraging pedophiles to watch home videos that families upload showing their children playing.

YouTuber Sentenced to Prison For Giving Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreos YouTuber Sentenced to Prison For Giving Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreos

YouTube contains hundreds of videos of the toothpaste-filled-Oreo prank. A cursory search will turn up many of these videos showing children tricking their family into eating a fluoride-filled faux treat. But in January 2017, a teenage, Barcelona-based YouTuber published a video showing a particularly cruel spin on…

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii

Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that three travelers visiting the state were recently infected with rat lungworm disease. One visitor got the disease because the individual ate a slug.

Car2stay: Frustrated Man Builds Fence Around Car2go Parked in His Driveway, Demands Fee Car2stay: Frustrated Man Builds Fence Around Car2go Parked in His Driveway, Demands Fee

After Seattle property-owner Dan Smith tried unsuccessfully for hours to have a Share Now (formerly car2go) car removed from his property, he took an unconventional approach. He constructed an elaborate barricade around the Mercedez-Benz.

North Face Apologizes for Showing Us the Future of Marketing North Face Apologizes for Showing Us the Future of Marketing

This week The North Face pulled off a clever marketing stunt that continues to deliver. Even following the company’s retraction and apology, the glittering underhandedness of the campaign will inspire marketing scum for generations.

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