A year-long trial of "full body scanner" machines at a UK airport (the kind that display clear images the human body, including genitals and breast implants), was only permitted to go into effect after children under 18 years of age were exempted from the scans. Privacy advocates say the "naked images" would violate Britain's child porn laws (Guardian UK).
PC Gamer summarizes its best 2021 picks on Windows and MacOS from the E3 trade show in Los Angeles, as does Eurogamer (which includes console picks) and Gizmodo (focusing on nerdy stuff). In previous years, we focused our awards on E3 games we've actually been able to play. E3 2021 was all-digital, which meant fewer… READ THE REST
Ivory Hecker, a Fox 26 reporter (and, apparently, a wannabe pop star) accused Fox of having "muzzled" her over a mystery story she was working on, and said that Project Veritas would be posting it instead. She blurted out the accusation during an unrelated segment about air conditioning. "Before we get to that story, I… READ THE REST
Bowtied racist Tucker Carlson was enraged by today's murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis cop who killed black local George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for nine minutes. Videos of Carlson prissily declaring the end of American civilization are doing the rounds on social media, but none are so bizarre as this one.… READ THE REST
Everybody loves the plan. Well…in theory, that is. You pile the whole family into the car, including your favorite pooch, and you hit the road on an adventure. But by the time your fun is done, the backseat ends up looking like it's now your dog's new home. Covered in hair, dirt, and ugly scratches,… READ THE REST
The best part of any giveaway is getting something for free. It's why we instinctively enter sweepstakes or slip our name into a drawing in the first place. Usually, winning is as much the reward as the actual reward itself. But just so there's no misunderstanding, it's exponentially more fabulous if the prize you win… READ THE REST
While the world is finally emerging from its year-long COVID slumber, it's only emerging gradually. Even though more people are venturing outside and making short trips here and there, many are still a bit reluctant to travel too far from home. And sometimes, decisions like staying away from Indonesia make a whole lot of sense.… READ THE REST