Factories Demand ‘Bags of Cash’ For Fidget Spinner Supplies

June 20, 2017 1 min read


Fidget spinners recently saw a strange surge in popularity. But can manufacturers continue to keep up? According to the New York Post, companies are scrambling to meet high demand for the simplistic toy. […]

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Supreme Court: Access to Social Media is Constitutional Right

June 20, 2017 1 min read


The US Supreme Court this week struck down a nine-year-old law barring sex offenders in North Carolina from accessing social media. A 2008 ban made it illegal for registered offenders to access a […]

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GOP Contractor Leaks Information on 200 Million Americans

June 20, 2017 1 min read


Earlier this month data on more than 198 million citizens of the US was at risk when marketing firm Deep Root Analytics stored files on a public server, making this one of the […]

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You’ll Want to Display This AI-Generated Artwork at Home

June 20, 2017 1 min read


What do you get when you cross prehistoric creatures with colorful blossoms? An oddly beautiful piece of artwork. Chris Rodley used his own deep learning algorithm to merge a book of dinosaurs with […]

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Can a Smart Headband Cure Depression?

June 19, 2017 1 min read


As of 2015, South Korea had the fourth-highest suicide rate globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). But social stigmas associated with depression and mental illness—the leading causes of self-inflicted death—often keep […]

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Order Anti-Air Pollution Smart Masks For the Whole Family

June 19, 2017 1 min read


In late 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed into law the Clean Air Act, designed to curb major threats to humans and the environment. And while no one dies exclusively from air […]

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Canada Puts up 38 Million Bucks to Teach Kids to Code

June 18, 2017 1 min read


You know what’s all the rage these days? Those computer thingies, especially the tablet-y ones and those crazy phones with the big screens. Today’s kids are immersed in computers and apps pretty much […]

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Do ‘Hero Stuff’ With Sphero’s Interactive Spider-Man Toy

June 17, 2017 1 min read


Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man now comes with animated LCD eyes and motion detection. Toy maker Sphero and Marvel teamed up for a voice-interactive figurine and companion app, inviting users to do all sorts […]

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Be Kind, Rewind With ‘Mixxtape’ Bluetooth Cassette

June 16, 2017 1 min read


“The making of a great compilation tape, like breaking up, is hard to do and takes ages longer than it might seem,” Rob Gordon, melancholy narrator of High Fidelity, explained in the 2000 […]

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HP Is Making Ink Cartridges From Trashed Pop Bottles

June 16, 2017 1 min read


Most of the news you read about ink cartridges is bad, and understandably so. Ink is one of the priciest liquids around by volume, printers waste unknown amounts to keep printheads “healthy,” and […]

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Pornhub Joins July 12 Net Neutrality Protest

June 16, 2017 1 min read


The Federal Communications Commission in May voted to dismantle net neutrality rules established by the previous administration. But what does that really mean for the everyday Web user? Brace yourself: porn sites could […]

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Hackers Use E-Cigarettes To Transmit Malware

June 16, 2017 1 min read


The health risks of electronic cigarettes remain uncertain. But the digital risks have become crystal clear. Hackers are turning vape pens into clever tools to breach cyber security systems. Often used as a […]

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