A ‘One-in-100 Million’ Cotton Candy-Colored Lobster Was Found Near Maine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A rare, cotton candy-colored lobster that was caught near Maine last year has become a social media star after it was saved from the cook pot and took up residence at a Canadian aquarium. The 2 lb. lobster, known as “Lucky,” was caught by Läs mer…

Free Climbing Raccoon Captures Hearts and Minds Scaling Minnesota Skyscraper

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Inspiration can strike from the most unlikely of places, and on Tuesday it was found in the form of a small, determined mammal on an improbable upward adventure. Internet-addicts among us may now have heard of #MPRraccoon, the creature seen climbing up the side Läs mer…

‘If This is a Witch Hunt, Then Witches Exist.’ John Oliver Returns to Mueller’s Russia Investigation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; To mark the one year anniversary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, John Oliver returned to President Donald Trump’s White House and the slow burning scandal he calls “Stupid Watergate.” Trump and his supporters, Sean Hannity, Rudy Giuliani, and others have been saying Läs mer…

A Software Bug Made Posts Public by Default for Some 14 Million Facebook Users

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — Facebook said a software bug led some users to post publicly by default regardless of their previous settings. The bug affected as many as 14 million users over several days in May. The problem, which Facebook said it has fixed, is Läs mer…

Amazon and Ebay Are Among Retailers Dropping ‘CloudPets’ Smart Toys Amid Concerns About Hacking

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon and Ebay are among the major retailers pulling a brand of smart toys from their sales platforms following warnings about cybersecurity weaknesses. The brand, called CloudPets, was found last year to have been storing millions of owners’ voice recordings online, BBC reports. CloudPets Läs mer…

‘French Spiderman’ Arrested After Trying to Scale a Skyscraper in South Korea

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An urban free-climber known as the “French Spiderman” made it halfway up the world’s fifth highest building before security forced him to abandon the skyscraper in the South Korean capital. Barehanded and with no ropes, Alain Robert was attempting scale the 123-storey Lotte World Läs mer…

Facebook Shared User Data With Flagged Chinese Telecoms Firms, Report Says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (MENLO PARK, Calif.) — The New York Times reports that Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with several Chinese handset manufacturers, including Huawei, a company flagged by U.S. intelligence officials as a national security threat. The Times says Facebook acknowledged the handset makers Läs mer…

A Crayfish Amputated Its Own Claw to Avoid Being Boiled Alive in a Hotpot

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Just about everyone has probably found themselves in hot water at some point, but few would go so far as to cut off their own arm to escape. One courageous crustacean has served up a reminder that where there’s a will, there’s a way. Läs mer…

Thailand to Send Smelly Durian Into Space Because Future Astronauts Should be Able to Enjoy Thai Food

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Durian, widely recognized as the world’s smelliest fruit, could one day be wafting its pungent odors through the space station. Thailand’s space research agency wants to send the divisive fruit into space by July, not to banish its notorious smell, but to test its Läs mer…

Google Is Blaming Wikipedia for Linking the California GOP to Nazism

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (SAN FRANCISCO) — Google is blaming “vandalism” at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included “Nazism.” The results appeared in a Google information box screen-captured by Vice Media on Thursday. Google quickly removed the section on Läs mer…

Hotel Valet Manages to Escape from a Porsche After Driving It Under Another Vehicle

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (SYDNEY) — A hotel valet had a lucky escape — but the luxury sports car he was trying to park did not. Australian media say the valet drove the soft-top Porsche Carrera under another vehicle Thursday outside the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sydney. Emergency Läs mer…

A Video Game Letting Players Simulate a School Shooting Has Been Pulled After Criticism

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A video game that allowed players to assume the role of a school shooter is being pulled following harsh criticism from families of victims and survivors of mass shootings. Active Shooter was set to debut on June 6, until public outcry and an online Läs mer…

Goodle Doodle Celebrates S.P.L. Sørensen, the Trailblazing Chemist Behind the pH Scale

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; How well do you remember the pH scale from chemistry class? Today’s Google Doodle presents a small interactive to jog your memory, and more importantly, celebrate Søren Peder Lauritz Sørensen, the even less-remembered scientist behind the pH scale. His work became a foundational concept Läs mer…

French President Emmanuel Macron Takes on Facebook and Other Tech Firms Over Regulation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (PARIS) — French President Emmanuel Macron took on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants Wednesday at a Paris meeting to discuss personal data protection and taxes as France pushes for tougher European regulations. Macron welcomed Zuckerberg and the leaders of dozens of Läs mer…

New York Judge Orders 30-Year-Old to Move Out of His Parents House After They Sue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — In a real-life case of “Failure to Launch,” an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents’ house after they went to court to have him ejected. Michael Rotondo told the judge he knows Läs mer…