environment
Google Top Stories Serves Breitbart Bullshit on Climate Science

Coral reef experts and climate scientists agree that due to rising temperatures, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is pretty much fucked. But when you search Google for “Great Barrier Reef,” that’s not all that you’ll find. Instead, at the very top of the page in the Top Stories module, you’ll see a Breitbart article dismissing the damage done to the famed coral reef that sounds like it was written by a student who hasn’t slept in 72 hours. Read More >>

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FBI Head Says He Has ‘No Information’ to Support Trump’s Bullshit Wiretapping Claim

Appearing before the House Select Committee on Intelligence today, FBI director James Comey couldn’t offer a shred of evidence to support Donald Trump’s outlandish and totally unsubstantiated claim that former President Obama wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower during the election. Read More >>

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Twitter User Accused of Sending Journalist Seizure-Inducing GIF: ‘Let’s See If He Dies’

Friday evening, disturbing new details emerged in the case of a Maryland man accused of sending a seizure-inducing GIF to Newsweek journalist Kurt Eichenwald, including private Twitter messages where the suspect allegedly wrote “I hope this sends him into a seizure” and “let’s see if he dies.” Read More >>

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FBI Arrests Man For Allegedly Sending Journalist Seizure-Causing GIF

On Friday, the Dallas FBI confirmed to Gizmodo that it has made an arrest in a case involving Newsweek journalist Kurt Eichenwald, who claims a man sent him a GIF over Twitter that triggered his epilepsy, causing him to have a seizure. A Dallas FBI spokesperson told Gizmodo that a press release with more details on the arrest is forthcoming, and declined to comment further. Read More >>

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Here’s How Russian Hackers Totally Owned Yahoo’s Servers to Spy on Enemies and Make Bank

On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice announced charges against two members of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and two hackers-for-hire for allegedly breaching Yahoo’s servers. Mary McCord, the acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security, said that prosecutors believe the FSB agents carried out the hack in their capacity as Russian government officials. We knew that the intrusion was rather bad—the Justice Department called it the largest data breach in US history—but the indictment offers new details on how the hackers allegedly exploited their access to Yahoo’s servers for sweet, sweet cash. Read More >>

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Noted Press Adversary Mark Zuckerberg Shamelessly Panders to Journalists

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in many ways an enemy of free and fair journalism, but that won’t stop him from pushing out a nauseating photo op accompanied by meaningless drivel about his appreciation for journalists. Read More >>

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Donald Trump Tours ‘Beautiful’ Plane He Vowed to Never Fly On

Yesterday, US President Donald Trump took a break from screaming at random reporters to tour Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. That’s despite the fact that he tweeted (as, regrettably, he so often does) about never flying on the plane. Read More >>

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Apple’s First TV Show Looks Like a Cry for Help

Apple, a company that makes pretty good phones and computers, is diving into the world of original content for some reason. The company just released the first teaser trailer for its new show, “Planet of the Apps,” and the experience of watching it is similar to what I’d imagine being slowly lowered into a vat of acid feels like. Read More >>

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Report: Facebook Agrees to Independent Audit After Admitting It Screwed Up Its Metrics

Facebook has agreed to an audit by the Media Rating Council after a string of admissions by the company that some of the metrics it provided to advertisers weren’t accurate, the Wall Street Journal reports. Read More >>

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Jeff Bezos Talks to Alexa on the Toilet

Things can get pretty boring when you’re the fourth richest person in the world, so Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has installed one of his company’s products in every room of his house—including the bathrooms. Read More >>

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Snap CEO’s Supermodel Fiancée Is Sick of Facebook Stealing Her Man’s Ideas

Facebook-owned Instagram recently got done shamelessly copying Snapchat’s most popular features—kneecapping the company before its IPO in the process—and Miranda Kerr, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel’s supermodel fiancée, is fucking pissed. Read More >>

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ZeniMax Awarded £400 Million in Lawsuit Against Facebook

ZeniMax, the owner of game studios Bethestha Softworks and id Software has been awarded $500 million (around £400 million) by a jury in its lawsuit against Oculus Virtual Reality and its parent company, Facebook, according to Polygon. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg Decides He Won’t Sue Hundreds of Hawaiians to Secure His Property

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has decided to backtrack on his decision to sue hundreds of native Hawaiians, which would have likely forced the families to sell their land at a public court auction to the highest bidder. Read More >>

security
Russia Arrests Top Kaspersky Hacking Investigator for Treason

Under mysterious circumstances, Russia has arrested Ruslan Stoyanov, head of computer incidents investigations unit at the huge cybersecurity firm at Kaspersky. He’s been charged with treason. Read More >>