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California Emergency Responders Are Not Happy Apple Facility Accidentally Called 911 Hundreds of Times California Emergency Responders Are Not Happy Apple Facility Accidentally Called 911 Hundreds of Times

Last fall’s updates for Apple Watches and iPhones were supposed to make requesting emergency assistance easier and faster, but in one California county, Apple could be interfering with the response process by bombarding local emergency systems with false alarms.

The Guy in That Trump Dating Site Ad Has a Child Sex Conviction The Guy in That Trump Dating Site Ad Has a Child Sex Conviction

Die-hard Donald Trump supporters struggling to find partners who love freedom and despise cuckservatives as much as they do were recently blessed with a new dating site just for them: Trump.Dating. But because everything Trump-related has to come with an embarrassing and horrific publicity flub, one of the mugs…

The Bigfoot Lawsuit Against California Actually Makes Some Really Good Points The Bigfoot Lawsuit Against California Actually Makes Some Really Good Points

A California woman who claims she saw Sasquatch perched in a tree last year is suing California for refusing to accept what she now knows to be true: Bigfoot inhabits the San Bernardino mountains.

This Could Be the First Drone-Caused Aircraft Crash In the US This Could Be the First Drone-Caused Aircraft Crash In the US

For years, there’s been a growing concern from federal agencies and aviophobics over the effect of millions of remote-controlled flying machines populating airspaces. A recent crash might be the first US case that proves that drones are in fact hazards for larger flying machines that carry people.

Don't Ride Through X-Ray Machines Don't Ride Through X-Ray Machines

X-ray radiation can mutate cells and cause cancer, but that was a small risk for a commuter who didn’t want to part with her handbag at a southern China train station during the Lunar New Year.

FBI Says Museum Party Attendee Took Selfie With Terracotta Warrior, Stole Thumb FBI Says Museum Party Attendee Took Selfie With Terracotta Warrior, Stole Thumb

If a museum hosts a tacky holiday party, it should be aware that it could bring in the type of people that will vandalize and steal historic art. Case in point: Authorities say an attendee at an ugly sweater party at The Franklin Institute snuck into the museum’s Terracotta Army exhibit last December, cracked off a…

How the Cryptocurrency Frenzy Is Interfering With Our Search For Alien Life How the Cryptocurrency Frenzy Is Interfering With Our Search For Alien Life

According to the BBC, the current graphics card shortage driven by cryptocurrency miners isn’t just hurting gamers, it’s also impeding our efforts to find evidence of a better civilization out there—one that is free of overzealous cryptocurrency miners.

Russian Engineers Arrested for Using Nuclear Weapons Facility to Mine Cryptocurrency Russian Engineers Arrested for Using Nuclear Weapons Facility to Mine Cryptocurrency

Russian authorities say they have arrested several engineers employed at the the All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics in Sarov, a top secret nuclear weapons facility, because they were involved in a cryptocurrency-mining scheme at work.

Jack Dorsey Wants You to Know He Was Right About 280-Character Tweets Jack Dorsey Wants You to Know He Was Right About 280-Character Tweets

When Twitter announced last November it was finally doubling the 140-character limit of tweets, after months of speculation and handwringing, some vocal users tweeted out their snark and certainty that this development was a death knell for the medium. 

Maryland Official Promises Amazon Money It Literally Does Not Have  Maryland Official Promises Amazon Money It Literally Does Not Have 

Amazon named 20 finalist cities in its Second Headquarters Thunderdome last month, and the desperate race to woo Jeff Bezos is on. The latest awkward attempt at flirtation comes from Maryland, whose head of transportation said yesterday that he will give Amazon a “blank check” for improvements that would help the…

Flying Taxis Are Apparently on the Horizon for Rich People Who Love Meetings and Golf Flying Taxis Are Apparently on the Horizon for Rich People Who Love Meetings and Golf

When Uber first announced its flying taxi project last April, the ride-hailing service said it would begin testing the aircrafts in Dubai and Texas by 2020. Now, the company responsible for making the vehicles that may help bring Uber’s Jetsonian vision to life has provided its take on when we could actually see…

Two Charged Over 'Jackpotting' Scheme That Makes ATMs Spew Bills Two Charged Over 'Jackpotting' Scheme That Makes ATMs Spew Bills

Two men were charged yesterday for allegedly hacking ATMs to make them vomit bills.

T-Mobile Customers: If You Got a Confusing Text About Phone Hijacking Scams, You’re Not Alone T-Mobile Customers: If You Got a Confusing Text About Phone Hijacking Scams, You’re Not Alone

For the last few weeks, T-Mobile customers have been receiving text message alerts warning them about “an industry-wide phone number port out scam.”

Holy Crap Best Buy Still Sells CDs?! Holy Crap Best Buy Still Sells CDs?!

Best Buy is reportedly planning to begin pulling CDs from its shelves this summer—a surprising development because who knew Best Buy still sells CDs.

Tesla Is Betting You'll Drop Thousands on Solar Panels at Home Depot Tesla Is Betting You'll Drop Thousands on Solar Panels at Home Depot

In October 2016, Tesla CEO Elon Musk stood on the Universal Studios set of Desperate Housewives and revealed to a crowd that the roof tiles on the “Wisteria Lane” houses were actually solar panels, showcasing a future in which Tesla installs attractive, solar tiles that power homes across the the country.

It Took a Month For Logan Paul to Become the Real Victim It Took a Month For Logan Paul to Become the Real Victim

Today, Good Morning America aired an interview with Logan Paul, in which the wayward YouTuber explained again how he messed up and he’s really, really sorry for posting a video in which he gawks and laughs at an apparent dead body in Aokigahara, known as the suicide forest. He’s learned tough lessons and maybe it was…

Brace Yourself For Uber Bike-Sharing Brace Yourself For Uber Bike-Sharing

Uber’s latest experiment in ditching drivers has nothing to do with autonomous cars.

Google Now Tells You How Airlines Are Screwing You Over with Fees and Delays Google Now Tells You How Airlines Are Screwing You Over with Fees and Delays

Google’s flight booking service just added two updates that could make flying slightly less frustrating—or at least help you manage your expectations.

Biker Protestor 'Throttles' Traffic Around FCC Headquarters Biker Protestor 'Throttles' Traffic Around FCC Headquarters

Many pundits and companies have tried to illustrate how the net neutrality repeal will affect internet users, but YouTuber Rob Bliss has made one of the best demonstrations yet. It’s good because it’s simple, it isn’t trying to sell you hamburgers, and it confused police officers.

California Politician Is 'Outraged' at Elon Musk's 'Terribly Insensitive' Flamethrower California Politician Is 'Outraged' at Elon Musk's 'Terribly Insensitive' Flamethrower

Elon Musk has already made millions selling a really small flamethrower (which is actually just a really big blow torch), but one incensed California assemblymember wants to put a stop to sales in his state.

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