Details of how the DDoS attack remain vague, but one thing seems certain: Our internet is frightfully fragile in the face of increasingly sophisticated hacks.
In Germany, Holland or Finland it’s not unusual to visit a sauna with colleagues. And in Finland it’s perfectly natural to have seen your boss without a stitch of clothing.
An inside look at the robots taking over Amazon, DHL, Ocado, Mercedes... and Domino's?
The fine folks at Solo Stove have created their largest design yet, and it pushes the limits of both combustion airflow efficiency and minimalist outdoor design. There’s four days left to back in on Kickstarter, so check it out now.
We're making fun of him now, but we bet Kanye will be wearing these by the end of next week.
Welcome to Today In 2016, your daily digest of all things election. Today: there's a tie in Georgia, Trump gets booed at a roast, and Hillary Clinton may actually be a good candidate.
The actor has been cast in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars spinoff, Starwars.com announced Friday. The role was originally played by Billy Dee Williams.
In the hacks on John Podesta and Colin Powell, the phishing emails were designed to look like Gmail alerts containing a Bitly link that led to a fake webpage to harvest the victim’s password. Podesta and Powell were fooled, but don’t think only baby boomers aren’t good at spotting malicious emails.
ShoMo and Justis are two women of color who will do anything in their power to get Trump in the Oval Office.
Taco Bell is one of the most recognizable fast food franchises in the country — even after their shuttered locations have been repurposed.
Bridget Anne Kelly, former deputy chief of staff to New Jersey governor Chris Christie, took the stand in the Bridgegate trial Friday and dropped a few bombshells. Kelly, who sent the infamous “time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee” email, testified that she told Christie about the “traffic study” plan in August 2013, a month before the George Washington Bridge lane closures.
Google's secretive change means that DoubleClick ads that follow people around on the web may now be customized to them based on the keywords they used in their Gmail.
In ancient Rome, the coastal resort Baiae was variously described it as a “den of licentiousness and vice" and a "vortex of luxury." Now, it's under the sea.
Time Warner's stock soared nearly 10% Friday on reports that telecom and media giant AT&T may make a takeover bid for the company.
Oh Geraldine! You're the most adorable member of the Republic!
A huge swath of the internet, including Twitter, Spotify, Reddit and more, has been intermittently down throughout the day as a massive DDoS attack hit a major DNS provider.
Right on the heels of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards announcing its finalists, another weird photo contest has chosen its champion.
In this interview clip from an aborted Errol Morris project, a more down-to-earth Trump offers his two-cents on "Citizen Kane." To Trump, the answer is simple: Kane should have just gotten himself another wife.
Some of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s posts on Facebook have set off an intense debate inside the social media company over the past year, with some employees arguing certain posts about banning Muslims from entering the US should be removed for violating the site’s rules on hate speech, according to people familiar with the matter.
How a tiny Florida community could influence the way we fight Zika around the world.
Courtesy of the world’s leading VPN provider, VPN Unlimited’s newest offering lets you secure your browsing history and personal data on up to 10 devices... for life.
But how do all those water bottles affect the planet? And how do your water drinking habits compare to those of other Americans? Take this quiz and find out.
How Donald Trump took a page from Vince McMahon’s WWE playbook and captured the imagination of millions.
Ken Bone is (was?) America's sweetheart, but we are a fickle and forgetful nation. That's okay with Ken. He's just happy to have been a part of the process at all.
Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: You're not imagining how bad Netflix's movie selection is, suddenly getting a lot of money will make you sad, and animals are good at looking stupid.
A new class of stellar objects could be causing ultra-bright repeating outbursts from old, quiescent galaxies.
Photos of Hong Kong's intriguing cemeteries, where even the gravestones are high-rises.
A chart of brain size vs. body mass arranges along a surprisingly straight line — with humans as the obvious outlier.
In the 1990s, Democrats helped shift the national conversation away from systemic racism. If the country’s first black president could not disrupt the racial status quo, what can we expect Clinton to accomplish?
A Silicon Valley dad decided to test his theories about parenting
by turning his yard into a playground where children can take
physical risks without supervision. Not all of his neighbors were thrilled.
If you haven't been following Tumblr blog "Welcome to McMansion Hell," an architecture critic's blog devoted to (hilariously) explaining the faults of McMansion design, here's a taste.
This video will make you hyper aware of the thin earthly veil that separates our reality from that of the ghost animals, not long gone from the mortal coil, crying out across their cold purgatory.
The Switch is simultaneously low-key and extraordinarily ambitious, and it's tough to say how it will fare.
At first, we thought they were trying to pander to millennials with this whole thing until we resigned ourselves to the fact that this is basically the state of modern love.
A close look at ClassPass's plans for global domination raises big questions about the fitness of all-you-can-use subscription services.
For the last century and a bit, cars and motorcycles have proven themselves to be affordable, simple transport options across the globe. But there's always been folks wondering — could the two platforms somehow be merged to join their strengths and minimize their weaknesses?
Researchers believe food choices and environmental factors could help explain exceptional longevity among the inhabitants of Acciaroli, Italy.
In 2015, IBM let their employees decide – Windows or Mac. And the company found that not only do PCs drive twice the amount of support calls, they’re also three times more expensive — depending on the model, IBM is saving anywhere from $273 - $543 per Mac compared to a PC, over a four-year lifespan.
We’ve got opinions. Our brains, after all, are not computers. But what if computers could watch the debates?