I have no idea what's being said in this video of a Korean "nerd" accosting "swindlers" as they try to scam foreign tourists in Seoul, but it's funny! Not sure I'd do this in Rome, even with a camera crew filming. Part of the "nerd vs. swindlers" angle appears to be that the swindlers are religious cultists: check out this Reddit thread about it.
The real Elon Musk described his Dogecoin pumping as "a hustle" a week ago, under cover of comedy, but the fake Elon Musks already figured that out: more than $2m was looted in the last few months by crypto scammers pretending to be the billionaire, reports CBS. The theft is part of a so-called giveaway… READ THE REST
The gold ring/out of gas scam operates all over the world and it goes like this: you are walking down the sidewalk when a luxury car like a BMW pulls over next to you. The driver is a well-dressed gentleman, often with his family in the car. He hands you his business card and explains… READ THE REST
I missed this fantastic article about the slander-removal complex—websites that host slanderous things about people and ads to remove the same content at exorbitant cost. The New York Times' Aaron Krolik sacrificed his google results, submitting himself to one of them to see the lie spread through the complex. Then he and colleague Kashmir Hill… READ THE REST
You might think that drinking water from a reusable bottle instead of constantly throwing away those plastic water bottles is your good deed to help the environment. While that's absolutely true, there are ways to do even more to not only help strike a blow for a more ecologically sound world but a safer one… READ THE REST
Summer is usually a time for bear cubs in kiddie pools, cats in hammocks, and decapitated swan pool floaties. You know, the fun stuff. We get that staring into the teeth of a blistering summer swelter isn't always the best time for tackling something like shoring up your overall web security approach. But the reality… READ THE REST
Whether you want to admit it or not, there's a good chance you're a snorer. As it turns out, 45 percent of the population snores, with about 25 percent in the category of regular snorers. That's almost 37 million people in the U.S. alone. If you're snoring, you're generating noise that probably averages around 50… READ THE REST