Tumblr started flagging adult content on its platform, a day after announcing a ban on such content. One problem: the flagging system appears to be wildly out of control.
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In a reminder that he — a former mayor of New York City and current attorney to the president — is just like the rest of us, one of his recent tweets included a typo. Nothing egregious, right? Wrong.
Instagram influencer and mommy blogger Katie Bower — better known as bowerpowerblog — really outdid herself with this post about the internet's least favorite of her sons, Weston. It was also Weston's birthday.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Instagram post reminded us of one of the most popular articles we've ever posted on Digg, which is always fun to revisit: FiveThirtyEight's "Here's What Happened When Some Dude Ate Like The Rock For A Month."
Out today is yet another fun and educational demonstration of digital image compression, this time from the folks at the Google Chrome Labs. It's called, appropriately, Squoosh.
If the past few months of meming have showed us anything. it's that what's old is new (and longer, and more tiring, and more verbose, and...) again.
If you love the sound of the rain, but dislike everything else about actual rain as we do — the lack of sun, the coldness and the fear of getting wet — then this tunable simulator is just the thing to relax you.
Rather than the outpouring of "awwws" this sort of story usually elicits, this one led to quite the opposite.
"People Watching" has the uncanny ability to make you feel better about humanity, 10 minutes at a time. You deserve this today.
Pulling off these fingernail looks takes incredible skill, long nails and a bit of a twisted sense of style.
Creators of Deep Angel, an AI that can erase people from images, trained an algorithm specifically designed to conjure unsettling images of glitched-out spirits in perfectly normal photos.
How do you spend 156 billion dollars? As it turns out, it's kind of difficult.
Everything about this computer-written branching horror story is scary. Can you make it to the end alive?
Fitness vlogger Cassey Ho may have perfected the thirst trap, but she needed help to do it.
Rick Stein, 71, of Wilmington was reported dead on September 27, 2018. Curiously, it seems no one in his life knew his exact occupation.
Announced today in a blog post — in and of itself a response to a Wall Street Journal story detailing a security vulnerability that would have allowed hundreds of apps to access the personal account information of Google+ users — Google will "sunset" the service over the next 10 months, officially shutting down for good in August 2019.
It is categorized by Airbnb as an "entire apartment," which seems not entirely accurate.
MIT Media Lab's Deep Angel is not a browser-based deepfake machine. It's an attempt to use AI to practice a more subtle form of alteration: deletion.
Need a tutorial on pivot tables? Looking to figure out dropdown lists? Let Oz du Soliel show you what's good in the sheets.
It's nearly Monday afternoon, which means you've just about dug through your weekend email backup and you're ready to do something — anything — that isn't work. Google's got you covered.
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