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#TakeAKnee protests are about police violence, not the military or the Constitution

#TakeAKnee protests are about police violence, not the military or the Constitution

An unprecedented number of NFL players kneeled or otherwise protested during pre-game national anthems this Sunday after Donald Trump spent his weekend feuding with the league over the peaceful act. The hashtag #TakeAKnee (and a variant, #TakeTheKnee) trended on Twitter all day Saturday and Sunday as players and some team owners and front offices defied […]

The pope is about to drop bars and the internet loves it

The pope is about to drop bars and the internet loves it

Sorry, Kendrick. The pope is the greatest rapper alive.  On Saturday, His Holiness was on a flight from Cairo to Rome, where he warned about the devastating effects of a war with North Korea.  A serious topic, for sure. But the internet was too distracted by the above photo to care about the message. Francis: […]

'Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2' already crosses $100 million at the box office

'Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2' already crosses $100 million at the box office

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 doesn’t open in the United States until May 5, but international box office returns portend good times ahead for the latest Marvel space adventure. Across 37 international openings, Guardians 2 has picked up an estimated $101.2 million in ticket sales. It’s on pace for a #1 box office finish […]

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How you can download iOS 11 right now

How you can download iOS 11 right now

Finally! After months of public beta testing, iOS 11 is officially available for download, and you’ll want to try out it for all the sweet new features. SEE ALSO: The next iPhone has a hidden security feature that cops will hate The easiest way to update to iOS 11 is to jump into Settings > […]

Jennifer Lawrence weighs in on 'mother!' controversy

Jennifer Lawrence weighs in on 'mother!' controversy

You either loved or hated Darren Aronofsky’s mother! — and according to star Jennifer Lawrence, “there is no middle ground.” In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Lawrence discussed her experience making the grueling film and how she would never do a project like this again. SEE ALSO: So … what is Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘mother!’ really […]

Twitter's crackdown on terrorism appears to be working

Twitter's crackdown on terrorism appears to be working

Twitter has been successfully weeding out terrorism from its network. The company revealed Tuesday it removed 299,649 accounts over the first six months of 2017. That may sound like a lot, but it’s a 20 percent decline from the previous six months. Twitter also reported 75 percent of the accounts removed were suspended before they […]

This company claims it invented the world’s first 'contactless' wireless charger

This company claims it invented the world’s first 'contactless' wireless charger

The Silicon Valley start-up Pi says they have found a way to charge phones and tablets by simply placing the devices near its cone-like charger. If the company’s claims are true, the Pi charger would be the world’s first contactless charger. This device doesn’t simply ditch wires — it is an innovative leap beyond the […]

'Game of Thrones': Why Tyrion is responsible for everything

'Game of Thrones': Why Tyrion is responsible for everything

Tyrion Lannister doesn’t get enough respect. That’s  a common theme on Game of Thrones, but it’s also true among Game of Thrones viewers — even among his biggest fans.  Sure, we remember the Imp’s greatest hits, partly because the sprawling show itself keeps reminding us. He saved King’s Landing at the battle of the Blackwater; […]

'Game of Thrones' exclusive clip shows making of Dragonstone

'Game of Thrones' exclusive clip shows making of Dragonstone

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New 'Shadow of the Colossus' trailer: Watch

New 'Shadow of the Colossus' trailer: Watch

Hey. Remember when Sony revealed at E3 2017 that a new HD upgrade for Shadow of the Colossus was incoming? Well. Here’s a new trailer. Team Ico’s unconventional open world action/puzzle game doesn’t have the happiest story to tell, but  it’s a work of great beauty all the same. It’s quiet, it’s contemplative, it’s unlike […]

Someone actually completed this insane Super Mario puzzle

Someone actually completed this insane Super Mario puzzle

Within that box sits 1,000 puzzle pieces and roughly 500 of them are nearly identical. Somehow, somebody managed to put them all together. For Super Mario Day 2017, ThinkGeek released the above 1,000-piece puzzle, and Reddit user HardAngelFan completed it a couple months later. The title of their post: “I used to love puzzles. Never. […]

Is Bitcoin worth nothing? Maybe! But that's not stopping it.

Is Bitcoin worth nothing? Maybe! But that's not stopping it.

What’s the value of Bitcoin? I can’t tell you that, but I can tell you something equally important: No one knows.  Not a single person can tell you what the price of Bitcoin will be tomorrow, in a month, or in ten years. Not the Core development team that’s (sort-of) directing the course for the […]

Here’s what your identity sells for on the dark web

Here’s what your identity sells for on the dark web

How much is your personal data worth to you? A lot. (Thanks, Equifax.) And how much is it worth to an identity thief? You may be surprised, or insulted, or enraged, to find out. SEE ALSO: This chatbot could help you sue Equifax Verified high-limit credit cards from countries including the U.S., Japan, and South Korea are selling […]

PeaceTech Lab unites bright minds in pursuit of peace (Paid content by UBS)

PeaceTech Lab unites bright minds in pursuit of peace (Paid content by UBS)

Social media Newsfeeds in our modern world often feel like one disheartening headline after another. Violence and injustice seem to invade every corner of our world, from developing regions and major urban centers thousands of miles away, to the house just down the road. The goal to reduce global violence is daunting, but not unattainable. […]

Hands-on with Amazon's new $150 Alexa-equipped Fire HD 10 tablet

Hands-on with Amazon's new $150 Alexa-equipped Fire HD 10 tablet

If you want the best tablet, you should buy an iPad. But if you want something solid and super cheap that you wouldn’t mind breaking, the only good option is Amazon’s Fire tablets. Amazon refreshed its Fire HD 10 tablets on Tuesday and it’s an even sweeter deal than before. Not only is it now […]

This company claims it invented the world’s first "contactless" charger

This company claims it invented the world’s first "contactless" charger

The Silicon Valley start-up Pi says they have found a way to charge phones and tablets by simply placing the devices near its cone-like charger. If the company’s claims are true, the Pi charger would be the world’s first contactless charger. This device doesn’t simply ditch wires — it is an innovative leap beyond the […]