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Foxconn Reportedly Used Illegal Student Labor to Manufacture iPhone Xs

Foxconn Reportedly Used Illegal Student Labor to Manufacture iPhone Xs

Hon Hai Precision Industry, more commonly known as Foxconn, came into the public consciousness earlier this decade when a salvo of exposés described the degrading and often dangerous conditions its
Silly String Was Originally Designed to Be an Instant Spray-on Cast For Broken Bones

Silly String Was Originally Designed to Be an Instant Spray-on Cast For Broken Bones

Some of humanity’s greatest inventions were created by accident. Corn Flakes were originally meant to be a dough made from boiled wheat, Silly Putty was supposed to be an artificial rubber, and Silly
Water Isn't Actually Flowing on Mars, Suggests New Result

Water Isn't Actually Flowing on Mars, Suggests New Result

Facts are built into the fabric of the Universe, but science can sometimes be a problematic tool for establishing them. On occasion, even the most exciting discoveries can be overturned with more
Get a Robotic Vacuum That's Also a Mop For Just $170

Get a Robotic Vacuum That's Also a Mop For Just $170

If you think it’s cool that you can buy a robot to vacuum your floors for $170, how would you feel if I told you this one mopped too? Read more...
We Tested iPhone Fast-Charging and You Should Definitely Upgrade Your Charger

We Tested iPhone Fast-Charging and You Should Definitely Upgrade Your Charger

Your iPhone can charge a lot faster than you thought. When Apple announced the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X, the company glossed over the fact that all three of its new handsets were capable of fast
A New Ant-Man & The Wasp Set Picture Teases a Major Reunion

A New Ant-Man & The Wasp Set Picture Teases a Major Reunion

Laura Dern and Oscar Isaac dig into The Last Jedi’s mysterious Admiral Holdo. Henry Cavill discusses his hope for a bright future for Superman after Justice League. Black Panther director Ryan Coogler
Put Some Power Tools Under the Tree With These Massive Porter-Cable Discounts

Put Some Power Tools Under the Tree With These Massive Porter-Cable Discounts

Power tools make great holiday gifts, and Amazon’s marking down a trio of Porter-Cables down to all-time low prices as part of their Black Friday Week promotions. Read more...
Initial Coin Offering-Backed Startup Confido Goes Dark After Getting $374,000 From Investors

Initial Coin Offering-Backed Startup Confido Goes Dark After Getting $374,000 From Investors

A few weeks ago, Jordan Belfort—the notorious “Wolf of Wall Street” and convicted financial scam artist—warned the entire internet not to get into sketchy cryptocurrency-backed startups. Specifically,
Uh, This Flat Earther's Homemade Manned Rocket Launch Does Not Sound Totally Advisable

Uh, This Flat Earther's Homemade Manned Rocket Launch Does Not Sound Totally Advisable

61-year-old DIY enthusiast and stuntman “Mad” Mike Hughes is planning his first manned launch of a homemade, $20,000 steam-powered rocket with “RESEARCH FLAT EARTH” written on the side on Saturday,
A New Trinity of Wholesome Heroes Is Coming to DC Comics

A New Trinity of Wholesome Heroes Is Coming to DC Comics

DC’s always had a fondness for pitting its heroes against bizarre, alternate reality versions of themselves in epic death matches. But in its upcoming JLA/Young Animal: Milk Wars event, the
Someone Forgot to Give Stan Lee a Hat

Someone Forgot to Give Stan Lee a Hat

This is not even the most bizarre snapshot from a new behind-the-scenes video for Will.i.am’s collaboration with Marvel, the graphic novel Masters of the Sun, which is also being turned into an AR
Want To See a Guardians of the Galaxy-Themed Marching Band Performance? Of Course You Do

Want To See a Guardians of the Galaxy-Themed Marching Band Performance? Of Course You Do

The idea of a marching band doing a Guardians of the Galaxy-themed performance is kind of hard to get your head around. That is, until you see how USC’s marching band, the Spirit of Troy, pulled it
The Feds Cannot Stop You From Tossing Live Turkeys Out Of An Airplane But Consider Not Doing It Anyway

The Feds Cannot Stop You From Tossing Live Turkeys Out Of An Airplane But Consider Not Doing It Anyway

The annual, reasonably disgraceful tradition of an “anonymous” pilot dropping live turkeys from hundreds of feet in the air in Yellville, Arkansas, continued this fall, with several birds dropped on
Eager to Host More Classified Data, Amazon Launches New 'Secret' Cloud Region for US Intelligence

Eager to Host More Classified Data, Amazon Launches New 'Secret' Cloud Region for US Intelligence

Amid the unparalleled classified leaks, global acts of cyberwarfare, and colossal data breaches dominating the daily news cycle, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has debuted an entirely new cloud region
Justice Department Sues AT&T Over Time Warner Merger Despite Charges of Political Motivation

Justice Department Sues AT&T Over Time Warner Merger Despite Charges of Political Motivation

For those who feel the merger between AT&T and Time Warner is a dangerous consolidation of media power, today is bittersweet. The Department of Justice has decided to go forward with a lawsuit to
Dear Once Upon a Time: Please Stop With the Magical Rape

Dear Once Upon a Time: Please Stop With the Magical Rape

Once Upon a Time is, for the most part, a pretty harmless show. It’s about a group of fairytale characters who are taken away from the Enchanted Forest and forced to live in our modern world,
A/S/L? Oregon Wants to Celebrate a 'Day of Cyber' With You

A/S/L? Oregon Wants to Celebrate a 'Day of Cyber' With You

Oregon Governor Kate Brown, having apparently never used a chatroom in the ‘90s, declared November 20th to be a statewide “Day of Cyber.” While I would infer this to mean she wants everyone to wank to
McMaster Reportedly Told Oracle CEO That Trump Has Intelligence of a 'Kindergartner'

McMaster Reportedly Told Oracle CEO That Trump Has Intelligence of a 'Kindergartner'

Citing “five sources with knowledge of the conversation,” Buzzfeed News reports that National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called his commander-in-chief an “idiot” and a “dope” during a private
Ridiculously Waterproof Fly Survives Dives Into Toxic Lakes

Ridiculously Waterproof Fly Survives Dives Into Toxic Lakes

If you’ve ever seen an outdoor swimming pool between cleanings, then you’re well aware of the death trap that standing water can be for flying insects. Bees, grasshoppers, and flies all easily tumble
The First Known Interstellar Asteroid Looks Incredibly Weird

The First Known Interstellar Asteroid Looks Incredibly Weird

Scientists know of 750,000 or so asteroids and comets—and all of them are part of this fine solar system. That is, all of them but one. And as new research shows, it’s weird as hell. Read more...