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Nearly Every Real FCC Public Comment Supported Net Neutrality, Stanford Study Says Nearly Every Real FCC Public Comment Supported Net Neutrality, Stanford Study Says

Out of every original comment sent to the Federal Communications Commission about its Net Neutrality repeal proceedings, nearly all were against killing the regulations, according to a new Stanford University study. The study found that 99.7 percent of non-duplicated comments were against a repeal.

Security Camera Captures Five-Foot Python Falling From Bank Ceiling Security Camera Captures Five-Foot Python Falling From Bank Ceiling

What was probably a very boring meeting at a Chinese bank got a lot more exciting when a surprise reptilian guest dropped by.

AI Still Sucks at Optical Illusions, So at Least We Have That Going for Us AI Still Sucks at Optical Illusions, So at Least We Have That Going for Us

Optical illusions take advantage of shortcomings in the visual system. Certain special designs can trick our brain as it’s trying to process the information that’s coming in. Learning more about what can trick our minds would help us learn more about the human mind itself.

This Shape-Shifting, 32-Leg Urchin Bot Punches the Ground With Toadstools to Walk This Shape-Shifting, 32-Leg Urchin Bot Punches the Ground With Toadstools to Walk

Legged robots are superior to wheeled robots when it comes to traversing various types of terrain. But legs require balance, and if a two-, or even four-legged robot falls over, it might not be able to get back up. One solution would be to make a robot that is virtually all legs. Maybe a dozen legs. Hell, why not 32…

AT&T Has a Proper Netflix Competitor in the Works, Beefed Up With HBO AT&T Has a Proper Netflix Competitor in the Works, Beefed Up With HBO

AT&T announced on Wednesday that it is developing yet another streaming service. The so far unnamed project is slated for launch late next year.

35 States Tell the FCC to Get Off Its Ass and Do Something About Spoofed Robocalls 35 States Tell the FCC to Get Off Its Ass and Do Something About Spoofed Robocalls

A bipartisan coalition of 35 attorneys general signed a formal request today for the Federal Communications Commission to do something about all the damn spoofing robocalls that have driven us all to basically stop answering our phones ever.

Why People Are Putting Fitness Trackers on Toilet Paper in China Why People Are Putting Fitness Trackers on Toilet Paper in China

It all started with a mystery: Why would a fitness tracker detect a beating heart on a roll of toilet paper?

Elon Musk Donates Over $480,000 to Help Flint Schools Clean Tainted Water Elon Musk Donates Over $480,000 to Help Flint Schools Clean Tainted Water

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was lambasted on Twitter at the end of last week for mocking the Securities and Exchange Commission. But in the midst of the kerfuffle, one organization took to Twitter to thank him—Michigan’s Flint School District.

Instagram Tests Feature That Shares Your Location History With Facebook Instagram Tests Feature That Shares Your Location History With Facebook

Facebook could soon start gathering location information from users’ Instagram accounts, if it implements a feature that the company has prototyped.

Bottoms Up! 8,000 Gallons of Bubbly Bursts From Foamy Wine Tank Bottoms Up! 8,000 Gallons of Bubbly Bursts From Foamy Wine Tank

An Italian winery, L’enoteca Zanardo Giussano in Conegliano, Veneto, lost approximately 8,000 gallons of bubbly on September 25, due to an overserved silo.

Congress Is Giving Feds the OK to Shoot Down Drones Congress Is Giving Feds the OK to Shoot Down Drones

Law enforcement could soon be able to shoot down citizen drones, thanks to a new bill that will likely be signed into law by Donald Trump within days.

MoviePass Refuses to Die MoviePass Refuses to Die

We’ve been seeing the buzzards circling MoviePass for months. First, there were reports that the subscription movie ticket service has been hemorrhaging money, then the company stopped paying for major films, and then it nuked its unlimited plan. But the service continues to fumble along, employing bullshit businesses…

That Viral Shredded Hurricane Florence Flag Sold For $10,900 on eBay, and I Wish My Battered Spirits Were Worth as Much That Viral Shredded Hurricane Florence Flag Sold For $10,900 on eBay, and I Wish My Battered Spirits Were Worth as Much

Last month, millions of people watched the American flag that flew at the Frying Pan Tower lighthouse about 39 miles off the North Carolina coast, as a livestream showed the flag being pummeled by the 100-mph winds of Hurricane Florence. Now, that symbol of dreams and natural nightmares will live on for a good cause.

That Presidential Alert Test Will Annoy the Hell Out of You on Wednesday That Presidential Alert Test Will Annoy the Hell Out of You on Wednesday

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is finally testing the new U.S. “presidential alert” system after the initial test was delayed for nearly two weeks.

You Don’t Need to Sneak Weed Past Security at LAX You Don’t Need to Sneak Weed Past Security at LAX

The Los Angeles International Airport now allows passengers to bring weed into the airport.

Facebook Makes It Easier to Report Bullies Facebook Makes It Easier to Report Bullies

Facebook is taking steps to hinder harassment on the social media platform with an array of new anti-bullying tools.

Border Agent Who Started Wildfire With Explosive 'Gender Reveal' Party Must Pay $220,000 Border Agent Who Started Wildfire With Explosive 'Gender Reveal' Party Must Pay $220,000

An Arizona border patrol agent started a wildfire during a “gender reveal” party involving a firearm and explosives, likely making it the most expensive such celebration in the history of the ridiculous ritual.

FBI Makes Child Porn Suspect Unlock iPhone X Using His Face  FBI Makes Child Porn Suspect Unlock iPhone X Using His Face 

In August, federal agents in Ohio made a suspect unlock his iPhone X using his face, in what may be the first instance of law enforcement using such a tactic.

Escaped Pup Rings Nest Doorbell to Get Back Inside Escaped Pup Rings Nest Doorbell to Get Back Inside

A good boy recently spent a regrettable evening on his front porch thinking about what he’d done.

First ATM Jackpotter Sentenced in U.S. Gets a Year in Prison First ATM Jackpotter Sentenced in U.S. Gets a Year in Prison

A federal judge this week sentenced a man in Springfield, Massachusetts, to prison because he hacked ATMs to make them spew money. It will be the first time someone in the U.S. goes to prison for this form of ATM hacking known as “jackpotting.”

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