Well fam, we made it. After a sexual assault scandal, a production shutdown, and countless suicide threats by me rumors, we somehow made it to the season four premier. I for one cannot believe I am writing this recappartially because Ive never done it before, and partially because I cannot believe that after shitting on […]

As technology has advanced, so too has dating. Gone are the days of going to the sock hop and waiting for your beau to show up to offer you a dance and buy you a soda or whatever; now we can basically order a boo on demand with the flick of a wrist and the […]

Your retro gaming icon wants back into the console business. Twenty four years after the company put out its last home console, Atari announced Friday that it will release a new console for an already crowded mass market. In an exclusive interview with GameBeats, Atari CEO Fred Chesnais confirmed that the New York company had […]

New York City residents are used to seeing strange things on the subway dogs in suitcases, impromptu graduation ceremonies, people vacuuming and eating off of subway platforms, you name it. So, honestly, a guy carrying a full-grown peacock onto the train doesn’t really shock anyone, but it’s still pretty cool. if possible, can you please […]


On Wednesday, Dec. 6, Time magazine revealed its Person of the Year. Toward the end of each year, the distinction draws curiosity and intrigue for weeks, but 2017 maybe brought on more speculation than usual. On Nov. 24, Trump falsely claimed he turned down the possibility of becoming the Person of the Year on Twitter, […]

When’s the last time you spent time in nature? Image by Sonja Guina/Unsplash. Real nature not you standing under a tree for shade so you could see your cellphone screen better before hopping your city’s subway system. When was the last time you actually sat on some real green grass, surrounded by living trees, plants, […]

There are few things more frustrating in life than forgetting where something is. Last month, I misplaced a bag. Although there was nothing particularly valuable inside, it took me over two weeks to accept that I’d most likely forgotten it on public transport. I’m even worse with my car. Have you ever walked out of […]

ShareTweet For any new parent, the most important thing is keeping your child alive. Whether that means breastfeeding or formula, pacifier or thumb sucker, long car drives or sleep sounders; the only thing that matters is doing what is best for YOUR tiny human being. Technology plays a major part in that these days, and […]

Mom, is it true that there are biological reasons why there are fewer women in tech and leadership? Of all the people to field that question, it’s somewhat sobering that Susan Wojcicki the CEO of YouTube would be asked it by her own daughter. “As my child asked me the question Id long sought to […]

The world’s most handsome man has been named this week, and I’m not going to lie, the result won’t surprise you in the slightest. The big reveal comes after a list of famous men had their looks put to the test through facial mapping technologies by Harley Street Surgeon, Dr. Julian De Silva. The technology […]

ShareTweet Technology is absolutely amazing. The fact that kids who are born today have endless photos of themselves, their activities, their accomplishments and even just the random funny moments that you would otherwise forget had happenedit all is just amazing to me. Most of my friends kids even have their own hashtaglike, what?! We all […]

When an old Portuguese shipwreck was found off the coast of the Namibian desert, archaeologists couldn’t believe their eyes. There were so many questions about to how the ship got there in the first place and what it had been carrying. But it wasn’t difficult to identify how old the ship was – it had […]

ShareTweet No parent can fathom the death of any child, much less that of their own child. Unfortunately that’s a burden that Miles and Carol Harrison carry with them every day. After adopting their son Chase, Miles and Carol were overjoyed to have found the missing piece to their family. But on a 90-degree day […]

(CNN)Courtney Stensrud and her husband call their fun-loving, spunky daughter a miracle. In the United States, most pediatrics and obstetrics societies agree that 22 weeks of gestation is the lower threshold of viability, and many doctors recommend against assessing for viability or resuscitating babies born younger than 22 weeks due to a low chance of […]

Your high school graduation ceremony is something you want to remember forever. For me, I’ll never forget the fact that I had the flu and passed out in the hallway before the ceremony even started. Yes, I received my diploma from a paramedic, along with some smelling salts and paranoia that everyone had been staring […]

Verily, the life sciences arm of Googles parent company Alphabet, has hatched a plan to release about 20 million lab-made, bacteria-infected mosquitoes upon Fresno, California and thats a good thing! You see, the Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito is prevalent in the area. Earlier this year, a woman contracted the first confirmed case of Zika in […]

I didnt go out in life saying Im gonna marry a dairy farmer, Leann Krainick laughs, but Cupid had other ideas. Leann started out her agricultural career creating specific feeds for different farm animals. She met Mike Krainick when the two were introduced by a mutual friend (a bull insemination specialist, no less) and the […]

On Thursday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivered a devastating speech about the department’s plans to roll back Title IX enforcement. Implemented in 1972, Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities that receive federal funding. It was instrumental in providing equal opportunity for female student-athletes and in administrative […]

The future of retail will be a combination of both online e-commerce and a brick-and-mortar retail presence as recent moves from both Walmart and Amazon have shown, including todays back-to-back announcements from the two rivals, which sees Amazon buying a chain of popular grocery stores with aWhole Foods deal for $13.7 billion, and Walmart picking […]

Microsoft signed an agreement with GE today to purchase every last bit of the wind energy from GE’s brand-new 37-megawatt Tullahennel wind farm located in County Kerry, Ireland for the next 15 years. This is a big deal on several levels. First of all, it means Microsoft will be using a clean energy source to […]

ShareTweet It’s rare that we capture life’s most breathtaking moments in all of their glory from behind the lens of a camera. So often, the flash washes out the detail, or modern technology in all of its wonder still simply fails to convey the vivid intricacies that only being there in the flesh can provide. Well, the “Kiss of […]

ShareTweet With all of the technology available these days, its not often that you hear of people waiting to find out the sex of their baby. Lets face it, there are ultrasound machines that can show a 4D view of our babys face at like, 12 weeks. So if you dont have to wait 40 […]

Neural networks are good at a lot of things. The technology is used in a variety of contexts, from finance to self-driving cars. But naming little balls of fluff? That’s definitely new and brilliant. Via: 2 The rescue center gave Shane a list of classic guinea pig names – which turns out to be monikers […]

Inside Google, there’s a document circulating called “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” Written by a senior software engineer and in part viewed by Motherboard, the 10-page Google Doc allegedly argues that biological differences between men and women account for the representation gap in tech and that Google should not offer programs for underrepresented minorities. The document […]

Washington (CNN)Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s message about helping the public took on a bold tone Friday morning when she told a crowd at a conference on technology and democracy, “If we are not helping people, we should go the f— home.” Speaking about President Donald Trump’s accomplishments in the White House, Gillibrand said, “Has he […]

Ever heard a science fiction story about the life of a “planetary protection officer”? Me neither. Buckle up though people, because this is exactly what some of the world’s premiere space agencies have in the pipeline. NASA and the European Space Agency are both looking to hire full-time planetary protection officers. Their role? To prevent […]

While we’ve seen a multitude of science fiction books, movies and TV shows cover the idea of artificial intelligence, it never ceases to feel like a new and scary idea. We’ve seen Skynet defeated in five Terminator movies now, but the reality of a free-thinking robot is all the more unsettling when we are told […]

This dude is winning the internet.  1 Star Wars, but all of the light saber sounds are Owen Wilson saying “wow” — Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) July 14, 2017 2 — Jay Cartere (@JayCartere) July 15, 2017 3 Via: @JayCartere 5 Via:

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Don’t always expect the world to hand you things for free. Lydia learned this the hard way when she asked a ‘Tech Advice Professional’ for help and instead got some pervy messages asking her about her sexuality.   mashable mashable mashable mashable mashable mashable He later delivered this statement to Mashable: “In the end I didn’t […]

We have some bad news. Ok fair, we know…when was the last time we had any good news in this shitstorm that is 2017 besides the announcement that Luna Teigen-Legend is going to be a big sister? But this bad news involves the internet: that thing you’re reading this article on right now while hastily […]

(CNN)North Korea could test a powerful nuclear weapon over the Pacific Ocean in response to US President Donald Trump’s threats of military action, the country’s foreign minister has warned. The forceful rhetoric from Pyongyang came after Trump threatened to”totally destroy” North Korea in a speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Trump tweeted Friday […]

customers who get power from Kemper. Or it could convert the plant to natural gas. The Atlanta-based utility, which began burning gas in 2014 to generate power amid delays on its coal conversion technology, chose the latter. We believe this decision is in the best interests of our employees, customers, investors and all other stakeholders, […]

The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, which is part of the U.S. Department of Defense, began developing the vaccine in March 2016. In September, the Army announced that it had enlisted Sanofi Pasteur, a division of the Paris-based pharmaceutical giant Sanofi, as its research partner. Sanofi was awarded a $43 million grant to conduct […]

Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor: Africas “Shark Tank” for startups isRwandas new show “Face The Gorillas” Africa Roundup: Andela adds Uganda, CcHub Nigeria taps talent and investment abroad The GhanaSat-1Ghanas first satellitebegan its orbit recently, with a little help […]

We had no idea what a “bump stock” was a few days ago. And we should never have had to learn. Essentially a bump stock is a rifle modification that makes a semi-automatic weapon fire with the speed of a fully automatic weapon. It’s what the Las Vegas shooter This gun modification is at the […]

Chelsea Handler is the LAST person who should be making fun of anyone’s IQ – remember when she admitted she’s an idiot? We do. But hey, any opportunity to go after Trump, and his supporters, right? Anyone who still doesn’t believe that @realDonaldTrump is working for the Russians should go get their IQ tested at […]

Let’s face it: Rolling Stone said what every American was thinking when it asked on its cover why dreamy Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can’t be our president. He’s no Barack Obama, but it seems Trudeau can almost always be found doing something awesome, like building pillow forts in his office and sporting Ramadan-themed rainbow […]

Made from 12,000 pieces of mirror-finish stainless steel, Jason Griska’s ‘Wreck‘ (2016) took nearly two years to complete. According to Griska: Wreck is based on a computer-generated model of a luxury sedan (Mercedes Benz S550), in a video game, which was manipulated to look like it was involved in a crash that resulted in a […]

TrumpiLeaks … really? We get what he’s trying to do here, make it a WikiLeaks just for Trump, but the visual is not good. Michael Moore launches TrumpiLeaks website for whistleblowers — The Washington Times (@WashTimes) June 6, 2017 From Michael Moore via The Washington Times: Weve put together several tools you can use […]

We’ve been patiently not so patiently waiting for every possible confirmation about the iPhone 8, and it seems we might have reached the light at the end of the tunnel. According to tech writer Gordon Kelly, who has been able to obtain CAD files for the product thanks to his work with case designer Nodus, […]

This is terrifying, but fascinating! On Wednesday night, Jimmy Fallon welcomed robots from all over the world on The Tonight Show — including that human-like robot named Sophia that once said she’d destroy humans. The TV personality joked around with the emotional bot (who may or may not have threatened to once again take over […]

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Read Next 5 The Internet Is Actively Pushing Back When the Nazis originally managed to rise to power in 1932 with an approval rating of just around 37 percent, they had two major advantages on their side: History had not yet shown what colossal asshats they’d prove to be, and there was no internet to […]

Google asks its employees to Do the right thing. At least, thats what its states in an upgrade from the original company maxim, But when a user searches Google for information on Islam, the results often link to propaganda, anti-Muslim hate and outright lies. The algorithm for the worlds largest search engine is definitely not […]

But even she has her limits. Faced with the stark new environmental policies ushered in byPresident Donald Trump andEnvironmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, Southerland resigned from the agency Monday, whered shed been working as the director of science and technology in the Office of Water. Today the environmental field is suffering from the temporary […]

As reported every year, Hollywood is once again fearing a summer of sequel fatigue to the third Planet Of The Apes, the fifth Transformers and Pirates movies, and the recent sixth Alien film. Luckily, I have the cure — and it comes in the form of our ongoing series about upcoming films primed to blast […] Inc. spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market as much as 43 percent. In a sign of how the retailer is changing, the Amazon Echo, a voice-activated electronic assistant, was also for sale, for $99.99 – a sharp pivot into electronics for a company […]

Caroline Attwood It’s a question that nobody asks themselves more than frustrated young people. What is up with everyone hating on millennials? It’s gotten to the point that the term “millennial” no longer brings up pride in our generation (if it ever did). Mention the word to anyone and you’ll be able to feel the […]

  Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to [email protected] 20 IMAGES – Friday! – So […]

I don’t know if you’ve noticed this, but there is no such job as “math.” There are mathematicians, sure, or engineers, but even math-heavy jobs still need strong foundations in grammar, technology, and history if they want to be successful. So it’s a little weird that American schools divide these subjects so heavily, like they […]

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJames Tringham, who has bipolar disorder, explains that being at work has a “normalising effect” Hayley Smith says her manager encouraged her to apply for other jobs when she told her she had depression. The news about her illness spread across the office. “It was horrible – […]

Privacy advocates call warrant for IP addresses of 1.3 million people who visited inauguration protest website an unconstitutional fishing expedition The US government is seeking to unmask every person who visited an anti-Trump website in what privacy advocates say is an unconstitutional fishing expedition for political dissidents. The warrant appears to be an escalation of […]

Lush is absolutely dominating the beauty landscape, and apparently, nothing is going to stop it. To prove that it sets the rules and everyone just follows, the company just unveiled its newest, most powerful skin care product to date: Lush has created a long-range shea butter missile capable of moisturizing targets up to 6,000 miles […]

Made from thin PVC tubing, sails, and an untold number of zip ties; Theo Jansen’s STRANDBEESTS (Dutch for ‘beach animals’) have been conjuring awe and wonder for the last few decades. Jansen’s incredible creatures have travelled to beaches around the world and their complex and mesmerizing movements are based on an algorithm he designed. According […]

ShareTweet Our kids are the extension of ourselves that we didn’t even know we needed until the moment they were born—so it becomes basic parental instinct to put the lives of our babies above our own. Nothing has brought that truth to light quite like the recent Hurricane Harvey disaster, as one mom even sacrificed her own life to […]