The 10 Ugliest Headphones Ever Made

Before product designers were scratching their heads trying to figure out how to make gadgets look good on your wrist, they had to figure out how to make them look good on your head. Eventually, they succeeded, but not with some horrifying results along the way. Even modern headphone makers get caught up in a flashy fad every now and then. Read More >>

Betting Firm’s Culpable Homicide Joke Voted 2014’s Worst Advert

Controversy-skirting, 1990s-lad-humour-based betting chain Paddy Power has picked up a slightly dubious honour, thanks to its joke about Oscar Pistorious walking away from his murder charge receiving a whopping 5,525 complaints. Read More >>

The Biggest Tech Screw-Ups of the Year

What a year for technology, what with all its tiny tablets and overhauled operating systems. But for every Nexus 7 triumph, a Nexus Q disaster reared its gruesome head. Here are the worst screw-ups the tech industry endured in 2012. Advanced warning: They're not for the faint of heart. Read More >>

RIP My Hard Drive, 2008-2012

This morning, I woke up to find my MacBook barely functioning, frozen, and plagued by a near-constant spinning rainbow of death. Long, painful story much shorter: my hard drive crashed and I can either have a new one installed, tomorrow at the earliest (I'm writing tonight from the completely empty office!), or I can buy a new computer since mine is pretty old anyway (2008). Read More >>

World’s Worst Parents Put Kid Through Spin-Cycle at the Laundromat

"Gee, Honey. I'm all done loading the dirty laundry, but I don't want to stop and hey look there's an empty machine right here." Read More >>