The second-youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner brood is getting serious flack for a video she posted on social media earlier this week.
A recent video posted to Kendall Jenner’s Instagram depicted Ms. Jenner and fellow model, Ashley Skye, rocking out to Avril Lavigne’s “sk8er boi” in the car, Fox News reports. In the video — which has since been taken down, but is still viewable here — Ms. Jenner spends a lot of time dancing, singing and looking at Ms. Sky, and not a lot of time looking at surrounding traffic. Read More
This sounds like it didn’t go as planned.
Some geniuses in South Carolina thought it would be a brilliant idea to smuggle a care package full of drugs, cell phones and tobacco into a maximum security prison by using a drone to deliver the items. Well, the flying robot didn’t obey because authorities say it crashed outside of the facility’s walls. Read More
Quick, who is the first name you think of when someone says crowdfunding? We bet it’s Kickstarter. That name has become synonymous with using the crowd to fund projects that would otherwise never see the light of day. But the truth is, crowdfunding really owes its roots to Indiegogo.
They may not have the same notoriety, but Indiegogo CEO and cofounder Slava Rubin is having a great year. They’ve rebranded the site, raised a $40 million Series B, and as of this morning, launched their new mobile app. Read More
Last May, Narendra Modi was named Prime Minister of India after utilizing some unique campaign tactics. More specifically, he sent a hologram of himself to more than 1,400 campaign rallies.
Now, the company behind Mr. Modi’s hologram success has opened an office in Washington D.C., meaning we could see holograms campaigning in the very near future. Read More
Scammers in — where else? — South Florida are extorting strangers they meet through online dating sites, Local10 reports. The scammers are allegedly meeting people online at the extremely high-tech and fancy mbuzzy.com (pictured at left), then asking them to send nude photos. Do they not have Tinder down south yet? Read More
We’ve all heard of revenge porn — but what do you call it when the nudes somebody posts to Facebook without your consent aren’t even photos of you?
Meryem Ali of Houston is suing Facebook after her former friend allegedly created an account in her name and posted photos of other people’s naked bodies with Ms. Ali’s face attached via Photoshop, ArsTechnica reports. Read More
Do you continue to hear a constant loop of “Bible!” long after you’ve stopped Kim Kardashian: Hollywood? You’re apparently not alone.
Gamers often continue hearing sound effects like screams and explosions long after they’ve stopped playing, new research from Nottingham Trent University’s International Gaming Research Unit says. The occurrence even has a scientific name: Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP). Read More
An 18-year-old Chinese woman was reportedly electrocuted to death after her iPhone 4S charger exploded while she was sleeping.
Her sister made the tragic discovery after she smelled plastic burning in her sister’s room, Shanghaiist reports. When she walked into the room, she found a melted iPhone next to her and several burns across her legs, hands and neck. Medical experts confirmed that she died of electrocution. Read More
Since the news of their last one didn’t go over so well, good guy Facebook has decided to recruit and pay people who actually desire to participate in their upcoming study.