This morning, John McAfee woke up alive. Granted, if you’ve been following the anti-virus software pioneer gone wild, that could come as a surprise. But, nope, contrary to reports yesterday from the legitimate-sounding outlet Indymedia Ireland that he had died in a Las Vegas hotel room, he’s still kicking. Read More
You can either smoke a lot of regular old cigarettes and experience a gradual death or you can take the gamble of smoking a single e-cigarette and almost get your face blown off. An Atlanta woman can attest to that after she recently unplugged her e-cigarette only to see it shoot four-foot long flames across her living room. Read More
As it turns out, recording videos of yourself discussing how to grow weed isn’t the smartest idea in the world. Yesterday Kyle Berry learned that the hard way when he plead guilty for manufacturing the illegal drug after he inadvertently revealed his identity in a YouTube video series, making it really easy for police to capture him. Read More
Nancy Caldwell couldn’t figure out why her phone wouldn’t stop ringing. The 60-year-old elementary school secretary would receive provocative messages asking about the legitimacy of her pictures and racy courtships from traveling businessman.
Confused, she confronted a caller and asked how they obtained her number; as it turns out, it was listed on Backpage, an online classified board most commonly used for adult services. The site has recently come under fire for its ties to child prostitution and human trafficking. Read More
It’s so annoying when you’re just trying to soak up some of that gorgeous Russian sun and a giant military water vessel plows into the beach, right? God.
When the cable goes out, normal people complain about it on Twitter. In Connecticut, people call 911.
That’s what happened last night in southern Connecticut when affected Optimum Cable subscribers decided that missing an episode of Breaking Bad or Eat Drink Love was akin to suffering a major heart attack. Service was down for about two hours during primetime because of a power outage in Norwalk. Read More
If there’s one thing the homeless could use, it’s some snazzy typography.
Food, water, shelter and healthcare would be nice, too–but a couple of graphic designers believe bright colors and cool fonts just might be the gateway to a comfortable life. Read More
Turns Out Putting Coupons for Free Phones in Balloons and Letting People Shoot Them Down Is a Bad Idea
In such an overcrowded market, you can never be too creative with smartphone promotional events–unless of course those events turn into dangerous target practice with BB guns and a “long, pointed staff.” Read More
There is only one discernible way to make flying more hellish, and Virgin Atlantic has just added it to its roster, alongside the purple mood lighting and ability to order beer via TV screen: the airline has introduced live stand-up comedy to select domestic U.K. flights. Read More