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British Kids From the 1960s Had Some Really Dark Predictions for the Future British Kids From the 1960s Had Some Really Dark Predictions for the Future

Some of the most interesting predictions for the future don’t come from expert futurists or well-financed think tanks, they come from average kids. Today, we have video from the 1960s that features kids talking about their own vision for tomorrow. And it’s depressing as hell.

Thousands of Workers at FDA and FAA Head Back to Work Without Pay to Inspect Food and Planes Thousands of Workers at FDA and FAA Head Back to Work Without Pay to Inspect Food and Planes

President Donald Trump seems to have figured out a solution to the government shutdown: Just make everybody work for free.

Flying Car Predictions Are More Pessimistic in the Age of Trump Flying Car Predictions Are More Pessimistic in the Age of Trump

Last week, there was an interesting but subtle change in the way that Americans talk about the future. And it’s probably a sign of bad things ahead for technology.

Huawei CEO Denies Company is Spying For China, Praises Donald Trump as 'Great President' Huawei CEO Denies Company is Spying For China, Praises Donald Trump as 'Great President'

Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder and CEO of Chinese tech company Huawei, gave a rare roundtable interview with reporters today to discuss security concerns. The 74-year-old insisted that his company isn’t beholden to the Chinese government and he called Donald Trump a “great president” because the American leader…

How Long Until the Instagram Egg Tries to Sell Me Some Shit? [Updated] How Long Until the Instagram Egg Tries to Sell Me Some Shit? [Updated]

It happens to everybody on Instagram. You follow some cute animal account and strap in for some 100 Percent Adorable Doggo Content™, but pretty soon the animal is trying to sell you everything from t-shirts to toothbrushes. Sponsorships make the Instagram world go round. So it’s reasonable to ask: When is this stupid…

President Trump Mocks Amazon's 'Jeff Bozo' During Unhinged Twitter Rant President Trump Mocks Amazon's 'Jeff Bozo' During Unhinged Twitter Rant

President Donald Trump, an unindicted co-conspirator and suspected Manchurian candidate, sent a lot of unhinged tweets over the weekend. But one of the most bizarre rants targeted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. President Trump referred to the billionaire tech founder and owner of the Washington Post as “Jeff Bozo.”

Was Jane Jetson a Child Bride? Was Jane Jetson a Child Bride?

A viral tweet about the 1960s TV show The Jetsons recently brought up a troubling question. Was Jane Jetson a child bride? The answer: Not quite. But it’s easy to see why people might be outraged.

Chinese Huawei Executive Arrested in Poland Over Spying Charge as Tensions Build Chinese Huawei Executive Arrested in Poland Over Spying Charge as Tensions Build

Polish authorities arrested a Chinese executive on Tuesday. The Huawei exec, identified in the Polish and Chinese press as Weijing W. or “Stanislaw Wang,” is charged with spying but details of the allegations have not yet been made public.

IMDB Launches Free Movie and TV Streaming Service Called Freedive IMDB Launches Free Movie and TV Streaming Service Called Freedive

IMDB has launched a free streaming service called Freedive that features dozens of movies and TV shows. And while it doesn’t have new releases, the selection isn’t half bad, with movies like Drive, Adaptation, Gattaca, True Romance, Last Action Hero, Legends of the Fall, and Panic Room as well as TV shows like Fringe,…

YouTube Allows Disney Nerds to Relive Extinct Theme Park Attractions YouTube Allows Disney Nerds to Relive Extinct Theme Park Attractions

The Disney nerd community recognized a sad anniversary yesterday. It’s been 20 years since the ride Horizons closed at the Epcot theme park in Walt Disney World. But there was one bright spot. People were able to share home videos of the beloved “extinct attraction” on YouTube.

Miami Beach Cops Use Tethered Blimp for Surveillance to Get Around Drone Ban Miami Beach Cops Use Tethered Blimp for Surveillance to Get Around Drone Ban

The state of Florida passed a law in 2015 banning the use of drones to monitor citizens from the air. But police in Miami Beach, Florida have come up with a clever workaround: They’re using a tethered blimp, called an aerostat, for crowd surveillance and they argue that it’s not a drone.

Desperate Americans Start GoFundMe Campaigns to Pay For Food and Medicine During Government Shutdown Desperate Americans Start GoFundMe Campaigns to Pay For Food and Medicine During Government Shutdown

It’s day 19 of President Donald Trump’s government shutdown. And with no end in sight, hundreds of Americans have turned to the crowdfunding website GoFundMe in an effort to pay for basic necessities like groceries, medicine, and rent.

Departures Halted at Heathrow Airport in London After Drone Sighting [Updated] Departures Halted at Heathrow Airport in London After Drone Sighting [Updated]

Departures at Heathrow airport in London, the busiest airport in Britain, were stopped over reports of a drone flying nearby, in a bizarre case that echoes disturbances at London’s Gatwick airport last month.

Air Travel Is Getting Fucked Up by President Trump's Government Shutdown Air Travel Is Getting Fucked Up by President Trump's Government Shutdown

It’s day 18 of the government shutdown with no end in sight. And if you plan to fly soon, you may want to take a look at some of these recent stories about air travel in the United States. It’s... not looking good.

Uber Driver Charged With Killing Six People While on Duty Pleads Guilty Uber Driver Charged With Killing Six People While on Duty Pleads Guilty

The man who was charged with shooting eight people, killing six, while on duty as an Uber driver in 2016 pleaded guilty to murder in a Michigan court this morning. The 47-year-old shooter, Jason Brian Dalton, reportedly told police he saw a “devil figure” in the Uber app that forced him to commit the killings. He…

Entire Country's Internet Reportedly Shut Down During Armed Coup Attempt in Gabon Entire Country's Internet Reportedly Shut Down During Armed Coup Attempt in Gabon

Gabon experienced an attempted military coup overnight, which led to leaders in the central African nation shutting off the entire country’s internet. Government officials report that the coup was put down and that everything is now “back to normal” despite there being continued reports of spotty internet access.

Japanese Billionaire Breaks Retweet Record with Promise of $10,000 Each to 100 Twitter Users Japanese Billionaire Breaks Retweet Record with Promise of $10,000 Each to 100 Twitter Users

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa broke the record for most retweeted tweet over the weekend. How? The 43-year-old, who uses the name YouSuck2020 on Twitter, promised free cash to 100 randomly selected people who follow and retweet him.

Huawei Punishes Employees Who Sent New Year's Tweet From an iPhone Huawei Punishes Employees Who Sent New Year's Tweet From an iPhone

Chinese technology company Huawei sent out a tweet over the New Year’s holiday wishing everyone a happy 2019. But many social media users noticed that the tweet had been sent from an iPhone. Why does that matter? The iPhone is made by Huawei’s American competitor Apple, and now there are reports that the employees who…

Technology, Ranked Technology, Ranked

The world is filled with amazing technologies, many that are so old we don’t even think of them as technologies at all.

Netflix Pulls American TV Episode in Saudi Arabia That Criticizes Khashoggi Murder and Silicon Valley Investment Netflix Pulls American TV Episode in Saudi Arabia That Criticizes Khashoggi Murder and Silicon Valley Investment

Netflix has removed an episode of comedian Hasan Minhaj’s show Patriot Act from the streaming platform in Saudi Arabia amid pressure from the Saudi government. The episode, which was first made available around the world on October 28, 2018, criticized government leaders over the murder of Washington Post reporter…

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