A South Korean couple was arrested for allegedly letting their prematurely born daughter starve to death. The parents, it appears, were addicted to a popular role-playing game called Prius Online; they spent most of their time in Internet cafes raising a virtual baby they called Anima while neglecting to feed their real life baby.
In this video, @Matsu_Kusarine fastidiously and hilariously re-enacts one of those weird ads for logic gate games which, in the PLAY NOW MY LORD tradition, don't actually exist (the links go to reskinned white-label mobile games cranked out by the usual suspects). READ THE REST
More than a year ago, 36-year-old Kent Ryan Tomao, 36, of Kidapawan, the Philippines, was stabbed during a mugging. Turns out, doctors sewed him up and prescribed painkillers but didn't remove the knife blade from his chest. Recently, he underwent an unrelated X-ray and was surprised by what the film showed. From Metro: Kent said:… READ THE REST
Residents of Mentor, Ohio have recently been abuzz about sightings and video evidence of a mysterious, ghostly little figure scampering around. Apparently, a police officer even spotted the apparent apparition. At 10:40pm one evening, police responded to a citizen's report of a 7-year-old girl running around alone near an elementary school. From WKYC: "I was… READ THE REST
Sometimes, the world can bring back something that might have been headed for the dustbin of history if fate hadn't intervened. Case in point: journaling. While the art of chronicling your life and activities hadn't disappeared, it was definitely waning before last year. Then, COVID hit — and many of those who faced anxiety and new… READ THE REST
From tablets and laptops to desktop computers, you can always feel confident you're getting a quality piece of tech if there's an Apple name on it. Unfortunately, that level of security comes with a price tag as the Cupertino titan invariably creates top-notch products and charges a premium price for that level of performance. But… READ THE REST
We've all finally acknowledged that coffee isn't just a mug of flavored water you swig in the morning to perk up your day, right? The brewological arts have elevated in recent years. Sure, you can buy a can of coffee crystals or grab a latte at Starbucks, but that's just maintenance. For true lovers of… READ THE REST