'Death Stranding' Had the Video Game Mechanic of the Year
The most stunning interaction of the year in gaming wasn't a screen-shaking trigger pull or a katana deathblow. It was a hug.
We Have Questions for This Sloth Found Gorging on Human Poo in a Toilet
It's been a long time since we found you eating crap. Are you OK?
Researcher Arrested for Allegedly Teaching North Korea About Ethereum
Virgil Griffith has been arrested for allegedly giving a presentation on cryptocurrency in North Korea, where discussion touched on evading sanctions. Griffith maintains his presentation contained basic concepts that could be found online.
Twitter Is Banning Political Ads
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the social network will not accept political ads starting on November 22, and promised more details when the final rules are published in two weeks.
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Your Cat Thinks of You Like a Parent, Study Suggests
A new study finds that cats form attachment styles to their caregivers similar to human babies and dogs.
Watching a Deepfake Being Made Is Boring, And You Must See It
AI-generated fake videos are hyped as a modern tech nightmare, and it's important to understand their everyday banality.
AI Can Now Detect Deepfakes by Looking for Weird Facial Movements
Machines can now look for visual inconsistencies to identify AI-generated dupes, a lot like humans do.
Why NASA Is Renting the International Space Station for Dirt Cheap
Companies will charge tens of millions of dollars for a single ticket to space, but NASA will see barely any of the money.
'Battlefield V' Is Selling Nazi Stuff, and It's Really Weird
Microtransactions are amplifying an inherent tension in historical shooters to an uncomfortable degree in EA's WWII game 'Battlefield V'.
Minds, the ‘Anti-Facebook,’ Has No Idea What to Do About All the Neo-Nazis
Minds is home to neo-Nazis, and wants its users to help decide what content stays on the site.
Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find
Seasteading Bitcoin Fans Say They're 'On the Run' From Thai Government
The 'first seasteaders' wanted a new life free from national laws, now they say they're on the run after reports of criminal charges related to their waterborne structure.