Vermont Passes First-of-Its-Kind Law to Regulate Data Brokers

You might not know the companies collecting your data, but they know a lot about you. Now Vermont plans to regulate them.

France is Being Invaded By Giant Killer Worms

Seems like we should just eat 'em. Worms are pretty much really long snails.

StumbleUpon Is Dead

RIP StumbleUpon, and thank you for the many hours wasted in the internet days of yore.

Be Our Guest at the Disney "Morgue"

The Disney "Morgue" is where tens of millions of pieces of Disney animation history come to rest — and hopefully not dissolve.

Elon Musk's Idea of 'Excellent' Journalism Comes From an Alleged Sex Cult

Wait, do you not get your news from a sex cult?

Student Punished After Putting High School Up for Sale on Craigslist

“Huge parking lot, great for partygoers looking for somewhere to park!"

Against All Odds, ISPs Have Managed to Become Even Less Popular

Customer satisfaction is at an all-time low for ISPs.

The Woman Who's Collected Nearly Every View-Master

If you were an '80s kid, you definitely grew up with one of these, but the View-Master was a lot more than just a children's toy. For millions of people, it was a portal to another world.

This Collection of Tom Hiddleston Impersonating Chris Evans Will Soothe Your Weary Soul

Marvel really should've leaned into this more.

The Camera Collector Documenting The Evolution of the Camera Technology

In the late 19th century, cameras became accessible to millions of people, and changed the world. David Silver documents the evolution of photographic technology with his stunning collection of cameras.

Astronaut Alan Bean, the Fourth Man to Walk on the Moon, Has Died at 86

He walked on the moon, spent 69 days in space, and had a successful second career as a full-time painter.

Sony, Please Don't Give Up on Gadgets

C'mon, Sony—don't do us like this.

Why Build Your Own Camera?

If you can't afford the camera you want, why not build your own?

French Teens Arrested for Hacking Vevo, Defacing Despacito Music Video

They defaced the "Despacito" music video. Now they're facing criminal charges.
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Tesla Agrees to Settle Class Action Suit Over 'Essentially Unusable' Autopilot Feature

The agreement would compensate Tesla owners as little as $20 for a feature they paid $5,000 for.

Using Holograms to Create Doctor Strange's Spells Is Next-Level Cosplay

We're not quite sure how they did it, but it looks incredible.

This Laptop Is the MacBook Pro People Wish Apple Would Make

The Huawei MateBook X Pro finally has American release details. And for the price, you really can't beat it.

Trump Announces Plan to Save ZTE After His Administration Basically Killed It

US intelligence thinks ZTE is spying for the Chinese government. The Commerce Department banned it from buying US parts. Now Trump is saving it.

Apple Will Start Disclosing App Takedown Requests From Governments

Apple received more than 29,000 government requests for its customers' data.

Spotify Backtracks on Hateful Content Policy, But R. Kelly is Still Banned

XXXTentacion will return to Spotify playlists, but R. Kelly is viewed as irredeemable.

The Makers of Sesame Street Are Suing the Team Behind The Happytime Murders

The family -riendly show is not happy about being namedropped in the R-rated trailer.

What’s This Subtropical Storm Thing Headed Toward the Gulf Coast?

Welcome to hurricane season, folks.

Your Worst Alexa Nightmares Are Coming True

Beware of what you say near an Echo

At Least 52 People in Utah Were Poisoned by Fake Cannabis Oil

They weren't trying to buy synthetic weed: they were trying to get CBD oil.

How Your Favorite Tech Blog Is Grappling With Europe's New Privacy Law

This is what GDPR really means for you.

New PGP Encryption Exploits Are Being Discovered Almost Every Other Day

This is seriously dangerous for the lawyers, journalists, dissidents, and human rights advocates who rely on PGP to keep themselves safe.

New Evacuation Plan in Place as Third Kilauea Lava Flow Reaches Ocean

If the lava reaches the highway, residents will only be able to evacuate via helicopter.

Apple Just Killed the Ability to Stream Games From Steam to Your iPhone

Android users, on the other hand, will be just fine.

Please Enjoy Some Lava at Night From Space

That glow though.

How Google News Compares to Twitter, Facebook, and RSS for Your News

Meet the new (or at least, revamped) news aggregator in town.

Serial Swatter Indicted for Death of Gamer, Disruption of FCC Net Neutrality Vote

He claims to have made more than 100 fake bomb threats, and one of his calls allegedly resulted in the death of an innocent man.

Facebook Wants a Social Security Number From Political Advertisers

To place a political ad, you'll need to give Facebook your government ID, US address, and the last four digits of your social security number.

A Lonely Astronaut Explores a Desolate America in These Beautiful Paintings

More specifically, it's a tech-covered, apocalyptic Silicon Valley and San Francisco.

Freddy Krueger Just Met His Match: the TSA

Some idiot brought a Freddy Krueger glove to the airport.

Essential Never Lived Up to Its Name, and Now It's Reportedly for Sale

The company only sold 150,000 phones despite raising $300 million in funding.

New Evidence Points to an Unbroken, Million-Year-Long Ice Core in Antarctica

For comparison, the 800,000 year-old one is nearly two miles long.

Qué ocurrió realmente después de esta desgarradora instantánea: la niña famélica y el buitre esperando

La única persona que sabemos que murió con certeza tras esta foto es el fotógrafo (vía Gizmodo en Español)

A Eulogy for the Luminiferous Ether

We gather here today to pay our respects to a theory that was and is no longer, whose death tore our knowledge of the very universe to shreds.

This Five-Figure Desktop Might Also Be the Most Outrageous Nintendo Switch Dock Ever Created

But if you don't want to pay the hefty price, you may be in luck.

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