Wednesday, March 29, 2017

5 of the biggest fake news stories from 2016

We live in a 'post-truth' era, or at least according to Oxford Dictionaries which named it 'word of the year' in its annual poll. Facebook is getting intense scrutiny for failing...

Wild Siberian survival reality show sounds a lot like ‘Hunger Games’

game2: winter Move over Survivor, a Russian entrepreneur is developing Game2: Winter, a reality show throwing 30 people in the Siberian wilderness and seeing if they can survive for nine months...

Coup: North Carolina Republicans convene a special session to strip incoming Democratic governor of...

Thomas writes, "Shortly after closing a post-election special session to fund relief for counties afflicted by flooding from Hurricane Matthew or mountain wildfires, North Carolina GOP legislative leaders announced a second...

Celebrate National Cupcake Day with these delicious gadgets

NEW YORK, NY: Cupcakes from Little Cupcake Bakeshop If you're a cupcake fiend, you probably already know Thursday is National Cupcake Day. If not — hey, you've got a new excuse...

People keep getting dunked on so hard their own teammates react

Daaaaaaaaaaaamn. Let's just cut to the chase here. It's scientifically proven that the best thing in sports is when someone gets dunked on so hard their own teammates react. Lucky us!...

SyncThink uses VR to help test athletes for concussions on the field

Concussion from high-impact sports like football have gathered a great deal of attention over the past decade as studies have emerged detailing some of the long-term impact of repeated head trauma....

Edward Snowden says “the central problem of the future” is control of user data

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey interviewed Edward Snowden today, and the big topic was technology. During the Q&A (which was broadcast live from the Pardon Snowden Periscope account) Snowden discussed the data...

Synthetic biology startup Lygos raises $13 million from OS Fund and IA Ventures to...

Lygos uses microbugs to convert low-cost sugar into specialty chemicals used in manufacturing and is now releasing a technique to make malic acid, an ingredient needed in the mass production of...

Look a little closer, and you’ll see Trump’s hair hiding in the New York...

A shadow of that famous mane is visible in the NewYork Times font. The orange bouffant hairstyle that's as much a part of Donald Trump as his brash rhetoric we all...

Cyber security experts shut down Trump in 140 characters or less

President-elect Donald Trump and Kellyanne Conway try to catch hackers in the act On Monday morning, Donald Trump formally addressed the CIA's allegations that Russian hackers tried to interfere in the...

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Cubs, and their fans, party from Wrigley Field to Grant Park

Chicago celebrates the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series with a parade from Wrigley Field to Grant Park on Nov. 4, 2016. The Cubs...

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