Save copyright reform in the EU!

Alex writes, "Copyright in Europe is broken. Your rights often end at national borders and the laws are not up to date with the Internet and our current habits." Read the rest

Even FLORIDA has a revenge porn law now

After years of lobbying, Florida has passed a law that prohibits the posting of "revenge porn" to the internet. Read the rest

The end of the Silk Road for Ross Ulbricht: life in prison

Ross Ulbricht, founder of the black market network Silk Road was today sentenced to spend the rest of his life inside a federal penitentiary. Read the rest

Darwin's pink iguanas are all fine after Galapagos volcano eruption

The world’s only colony of pink iguanas, which Charles Darwin observed and studied, was not harmed by the recent eruption of Wolf Volcano on Isabela island.

Silk Road's Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life

Ross Ulbricht, founder of the black market network Silk Road, was today sentenced to spend the rest of his life inside a federal penitentiary.

U.S. tried to Stuxnet North Korea and failed, says former intel officer

An official told Reuters the US tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet virus to attack North Korea's nuclear weapons program five years ago. The covert operation didn't work as planned.

Anthrax sent by Pentagon to U.S. Air Force base in South Korea, 22 people may be exposed

A U.S. Air Force base in South Korea now says 22 of its personnel “may have been exposed.”

Hastert paid man $1.7 million to hide sexual abuse, federal official says

The former Speaker of the House is accused of then lying to the FBI when asked about unusual cash withdrawals from several banks.

Cobra Club is a game about dick pics and state surveillance

Explore the genital selfie as a consensual act of self-worth, and a demand for sexual and information privacy.

These text games are strange, beautiful and essential

Porpentine's dystopian interactive fiction gets collected in a bundle called Eczema Orifice Angel.

Ice Cream named after Hitler in India deemed tasteless

You know who else liked tasty ice cream treats, don't you? Read the rest

Watch this origami robot fold itself up, walk, swim, and dissolve

MIT researchers demonstrated a tiny origami robot that folds itself into shape and then walks and swims around propelled by magnetic fields below its operating surface. Read the rest

Cute photo: Pac-Man Ghosts drive MINI Coopers

Excellent marketing at a Jacksonville, Florida MINI dealership. Possibly promo for the forthcoming film Pixels. Either way, delightful. (via Reddit) Read the rest

Obesity map of Europe (Update: and America)

If Turkey and Britain are the happiest nations in Europe, maybe this is why! Read the rest

Suicide Girls: It would be "fucking awesome" if appropriation artist Richard Prince sues us

The Creators Project talked to the Suicide Girls about how they are re-appropriating Richard Prince's appropriated art. If Prince tries to sue the Suicide Girls for copyright infringement, Missy Suicide said: "That would be fucking awesome. He can go right ahead." Read the rest

Miniature origami robot self-folds, walks, swims, blows our minds

This is the first time that a robot has been able to demonstrate a complete life cycle like this, and eventually, it’ll be doing it inside your body.

Every tautological statement made in The Wire

It is what it is.

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