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Google's Project Zero is securing the Internet on its own terms. Is that a problem?
To stop the company from scamming other people, he designed a script that called the scammers 28 times a second.
Every day satellites are zooming through space, snapping incredible pictures of Earth, the solar system, and outer space. Here are the highlights from this week.
Grant Stone uses superior leathers and a no-compromise Goodyear-welt construction, creating comfortable everyday shoes that’ll last years. They’re a solid investment that won’t gut-punch your bank account.
We're all going to be trying this next time we go to the pool.
Don’t be fooled by the beautiful weather in the US during summer: It wreaks havoc on air travel.
For every crowdfunding success story, there are hundreds of failures.
Just because a food smells like a mix of garbage and feet doesn't mean it doesn't taste really freaking good.
We tried Slack. To say the app was a game-changer would be putting it mildly. Communication between team members across continents exploded. Almost overnight, we went from a group of 30 individuals to a true team. But then, two years in, we decided to quit Slack cold turkey.
"Blade Runner" was so radical that it took several years for its impact to sink in. Even the filmmakers had misgivings: there have been multiple re-edits over the years, trying to hit movie perfection.
A small-clawed otter in Japan looks like it is having the best of times playing towel gymnastics tricks with its trainer.
For generations, poor, black residents of Canton, Mississippi have lived under siege from a heavy-handed sheriff's department.
The most popular news channel in the Arab world sits uneasily at the center of the Qatar crisis.
The woman was let go after a police supervisor watched the dash cam footage and realized what had happened. She's now suing the police department.
A fascinating case study from the Thirty Years’ War.
"Super Teen," "Tiger Beat," "Bop," "16." From the 1960s to the 1990s, these glossy, primary-colored magazines sold hundreds of thousands of copies each month and provided gleefully superficial insight into the non-threatening sex symbols of their respective eras.
If you’re (already) tired of living in the humid hellscape that is your air conditionless home, invest in an A/C unit. Because no, those extra fans are not going to cut it.
Many Americans have become accustomed to President Trump’s lies. But as regular as they have become, the country should not allow itself to become numb to them. So we have catalogued nearly every outright lie he has told publicly since taking the oath of office.
This week's best long reads include an explanation of how cults work, a devastating account of abuse and a fascinating look at medicine in North Korea.
If David Lynch designed a planet, it would probably be Uranus. The planet’s spin axis is 98 degrees, so it essentially rotates on its side — and while we have some idea as to what could have caused that, no one’s really sure.
If the party cares about winning, it needs to learn how to appeal to the white working class.
The doctor's office is a risky place for us 20-somethings with slim savings.
Protect up to 10 devices at once.
Okay, obviously Brad Bird and Pixar's classic animated superhero flick starts at the beginning, but the super family dynamic that keeps the movie's engine roaring doesn't start firing until one pivotal scene right around the halfway mark.
When you were a kid, the floor was just lava. Now it's way more complicated.
Comcast "systematically destroyed" an ISP with 229 customers, lawsuit claims.
If you were wondering what Andy Milonakis has been up to since the mid 2000s, perhaps this is a sign that you should stop wondering.
Visiting North Korea can be safe. But the tour company that lost an American student made key mistakes, people on the trip say.
"Man Of War" is a track taken from Radiohead's forthcoming album "OK NOT OK 1997-2017" coming out June 23rd.
The incineration of the 24-story London high rise, the deadliest fire in Britain in more than a century, was rooted in a regulatory breakdown.
Come with me, if you will, back to 2009: the ninth year of the third millennium and the year Owl City released its hit song "Fireflies."
The $100 billion city rising from the sea next to Singapore has hit a roadblock: China’s capital controls.
When you die, you won’t just leave behind your 401k, your belongings, and your life insurance. You’ll leave your Facebook photos, the embarrassing emails you wouldn't want anyone but your best friend to read, and the meme tweets you might not want to survive you, too.
And the response of his co-workers in the studio was priceless.
If the Silver Surfer gave up surfing, he'd ride the bike I'm on.
A surreal look at the famous Las Vegas strip, the face-off between Amazonian tribes and a dam that threatens to flood their land, and the South African skate punks that are sparking a cultural revolution.
This almost feels like the setting of a bad joke: Why did the cubs cling to their mother? To swim to the other side!
And the loser has to upload a video online explaining why the victor is their hero.
The Gopher protocol, invented at the University of Minnesota in 1991, isn't supported by the modern web basically at all. But despite this, it lingers on, a quarter century from its peak. Here's how.
Just because you didn’t work last weekend doesn’t mean you had a good weekend.
Ah, the '60s, a different time when government officials would sit on a toilet sipping martinis behind a two-way mirror watching hookers dose unwitting dudes with acid.
As part of my quarter-life crisis, I decided to become an extremely chill skateboarder in a bucket hat. Unfortunately, skating is very hard — and skate parks are filled with terrifying teens.
We'd like to think we'd have something eloquent to say after this happened, but these guys' "holy shit, holy shit, holy shit" seems about right.
The rise and fall of FireWire is one of the most tragic tales in the history of computer technology. The standard was forged in the fires of collaboration — and then Apple killed it.
Luckily, nobody suffered worse than moderate injuries after a pair of idiots got into it on the highway in Santa Clarita, California.
Since I've been caged for over 20 years myself, I had nothing to bring to the table. The closest I'd ever come to something like this was seeing computers on TV.
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