A Guide to Debating Online (Without Losing Friends)

A few tips for tackling controversial subjects on the Internet. Read More

Mirror selfies are the worst. Everyone knows that. Everyone except for 26-year-old Helene Meldahl, who has cannonballed into the mirror selfie game and promptly become a super star. Her Instagram account is a treasure trove of creativity. The premise is crazy simple, but the result is spectacular. From Peter Pan to Batman to an anthropomorphic cupcake, Helene has the mirror selfie game on lockdown. Discuss

Officials from Amazon have sought permission from the city of Seattle to launch a test pilot program (see what we did there?) for its new drone delivery service. Under current regulations, Amazon is not allowed to conduct the drone tests in outdoor areas of Washington state where its headquarters are. The federal government currently only has six sites across the country where commercial companies can conduct the kinds of large-scale tests Amazon is hoping to do in Seattle. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says that the idea behind the “Prime Air” program is to use fast-moving drones to deliver purchases to Amazon customers in just 30 minutes. They are also an integral element of his sinister world domination plan ... Discuss

A physicist from England has finally solved one of the great engineering problems of our time: How to keep earbuds from getting tangled. Putting his intensive background from a life dedicated to understanding the mathematical rules that govern our natural world to use, Robert Matthews found that if you clip the earbuds in two places when not in use—near the end of the jack and earbud ends, and in the middle of the skinny wires (as shown here)—they won’t become an infuriating tangled mess. “Simply clipping together the two ends of the cords makes the cable less likely to form a knot, saving the frustration of having to untangle it before plugging in,” he told the Daily Mail. Clearly, his years of higher education have been well spent ... Discuss

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of TV’s greatest sitcom with this collection of Seinfeld-themed Emojis. Unfortunately, they aren’t available to download for all keyboards yet (an app is coming soon), but don’t worry, the geniuses behind the artwork—who happen to be the same team behind the @Seinfeld2000 Twitter profile—are on the case:

We called Apple and tried to make this hapen but honestly the CEO, Tim Cook or whatever, he was like “how did you get my phone number, this is my confidentiel unlisted number. I am v busy, plese stop calling” and then when we called back he simply declined becase it went straght to voicemail after only one ring or whatever.

Why Google’s New Anti-Porn Policy Is Such a Big Deal

The corporate giant's stance against explicit content could have Internet-wide ramifications. Read More