New Zealand set about expelling any Russians who might be spies, but couldn't find anyone who fit the profile. Apropos of nothing, there is a subreddit called "Maps Without New Zealand" dedicated to world maps that omit the island nation, as if the creator simply forgot that it existed or never knew in the first place.
The United Russia party won a large parliamentary majority in the election this weekend, and opponents are crying foul. They have many videos showing people stuffing ballot boxes at polling centers. Crooked workers stood in front of boxes or obscured cameras with mops and cardboard as accomplices stuffed them. It's likely the United Russia party will… READ THE REST
Futurism has the most reliable reporting on the strange case of Valeria Udalova, co-founder and CEO of KrioRus, a Russian cryogenics company that specializes in freezing the cadavers and brains of the wealthy and deceased. Udalova … allegedly attempted to abscond with several frozen bodies after a disagreement between her and founder Danila Medvedev, Rubase reports. According… READ THE REST
In St. Petersburg, Russia, Boris Vishnevsky was set to run in this month's election to maintain his seat inn the Legislative Assembly. Unfortunately, two "spoiler" candidates have joined the running—both named Boris Vishnevsky and wearing similar facial hair as the first Vishnevsky. From Reuters: The [Central Election Commission] rejected a complaint by Vishnevsky demanding that… READ THE REST
We're currently living in a culture where the masses think new is always better, but keeping up with the latest gadgets quickly gets pricey, and the performance boost might not even be worth it. Refurbished tech is the way to go if you want to save a ton of money while still getting your hands… READ THE REST
Look, you've sipped on many a glass of wine over the years. You may not be a sommelier, but you definitely are the master of your own palette. Whether you're into big, fruity reds or would kill for a glass of cold, buttery chardonnay, nobody has a better taste in wine than you — according… READ THE REST
Anyone who travels knows that multipurpose products are the way to go when you're trying to pack light. Who has room for tech, storage containers, and all their little knickknacks in one overnight bag? Something usually has to be left at home. But not with the Battpak Power Bank & Travel Safe, a backup battery with… READ THE REST