Rise of the Drones

Jerk Flies Drone Over Wildfire, Disrupts Firefighting Efforts

Not the wildfire, but a wildfire. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Perhaps it’s time we cool it with the drones. A drone owner angered officials battling a massive wildfire near Sacramento, California yesterday because the flying robot was hindering firefighting efforts.

The camera-equipped drone was recording the fire, zipping around an area where firefighting aircraft were also flying, Reuters reports. Alarmed about the possibility of a mid-air collision, firefighters contacted police to see if they knew the identity of the drone’s owner.   Read More

Oh Snap

Meet Snapchat Leaked: A Website That Exposes Your Screenshotted Snaps

OK.

UPDATE: The Real Story Behind Snapchat Leaked, the Site Publishing Screenshots of Your Embarrassing Snaps

In case the hack of recovering supposedly deleted photos wasn’t enough to scare you away from Snapchat, then we found something even more terrifying. It’s called Snapchat Leaked (NSFW) and it confirms all of your horrifying nightmares about whatever naughty things you send on the app becoming public.

Mostly popular in Britain, Snapchat Leaked is a worrisome blog brimming with user-submitted screenshots alternating between the naughty (like butts, tits, etc.), the cheeky and whatever the hell this is. But worry not, topless snappers: the site doesn’t fully expose all of the pictures submitted by rabblerousers, as some of the boob pics have a strategically placed Snapchat logo over the nipples. The blog doesn’t reveal the user’s Snapchat ID either. Read More