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Drunk Man Arrested For Tackling Parking Lot Security Robot

The battle for the future of humanity escalated last week, thanks to a drunk man who tackled a security robot in a Silicon Valley parking lot. Next stop: “The Matrix,” if we’re lucky. Otherwise? Probably “The Terminator.” Jason Sylvain, 41, attacked the crime-fighting K5 droid […]

Amazon Sells A Robot That Judges How You Look, As if You Needed That

Do you need more judgment in your life? Don’t feel like your family, colleagues and roommates are giving you enough flak day-to-day? Now you can pay for a robot to do that. On Wednesday, Amazon unveiled Echo Look, a camera meant to “help you look […]

Astronaut Demonstrates How He Makes A PB&J Sandwich In Space

It’s always nice to have a taste of home ― even when you’re 220 miles above Earth. So it’s natural that NASA astronaut Robert Kimbrough might get a hankering for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich while orbiting around the planet on the International Space […]

Father Kills Toddler On Facebook Live

For the second time in roughly a week, a brutal killing has been uploaded to Facebook. According to police, a 20-year-old man on Monday used Facebook Live to stream the hanging of his 11-month-old daughter. The video, which was filmed at an abandoned hotel in […]

Robots Take Over ‘Tonight Show’ Before They Conquer The World

You know the old saying credited to W.C. Fields to never work with kids or animals? You can add robots to the list. Watch amazing robots upstage host Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday’s “Tonight Show.” Don’t be seduced by their entertainment value, Jimmy! Sure, one makes […]

Waymo Is Quietly Winning The Self-Driving Car Race

If actions speak louder than words, the self-driving car company Waymo might as well be shouting. Waymo, the startup spun off from Google last year, said Monday it will add 500 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans to its fleet, bringing the total number of autonomous vehicles […]

Group Accused Of DNC Hack Also Targeted Firm Formerly Known As Blackwater: Report

WASHINGTON ― A cyber-espionage group that targeted political parties during U.S. and French elections also launched a phishing campaign against Academi, the private military firm formerly known as Blackwater, a new report says. Pawn Storm, a hacking group also known as Fancy Bear, targeted Academi […]

King Joffrey Hugging A Pug Sparks ‘Game Of Thrones’ Photoshop Battle

Funny is coming. Actor Jack Gleeson made quite the lasting impression with his portrayal of the ruthless baby king Joffrey Baratheon in Seasons 1 through 3 of “Game of Thrones.” His performance was so good that it’s hard for many “GoT” fans to separate the […]

He’s The Last Male Northern White Rhino On Earth, And He’s Now On Tinder

In his Tinder profile, Sudan is described as “one of a kind” — and that’s not a baseless boast. He’s the last male northern white rhino on the planet and, as his profile explains, “the fate of my species literally depends on me.” On Tuesday, […]

Why Sheryl Sandberg Decided To Speak Openly About Losing Her Husband

Nearly two years ago, Sheryl Sandberg poured 1,743 words of raw emotion into a Facebook post that essentially made everyone on the internet cry. Her husband, Dave Goldberg, had died suddenly at the age of 47, not even 30 days earlier. The calendar marked the […]

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