20 February 2018

Ex-Save the Children boss ‘faced complaints’

Justin Forsyth was accused of sending inappropriate texts and commenting on what female staff wore.
20 February 2018

Absolutely brutal single color jigsaw puzzles

These Japanese single color jigsaw puzzles are appropriately named “Pure Hell.” They’re available with 1,000 or 2,000 tiny pieces, black or white. Pure Hell jigsaw puzzles (Amazon via Laughing Squid)
20 February 2018

Yale student who secretly lived in ventilation shaft

In college and grad school, I knew several students who couldn’t afford housing and “lived” in the student lounges (showering in the rec center) and one guy who pitched a […]
20 February 2018

Every emergency kit needs a high-quality flashlight

More often than not, you won’t see an accident coming, which means it pays to be proactive and ensure you have the right tools on-hand before you need them. Whether […]
20 February 2018

Corbyn: Spy stories show press is worried by Labour government

Labour leader warns right wing press barons “change is coming” and accuses them of printing “lies”.
20 February 2018

The Internet Archive’s Military Industrial Powerpoint Complex: eyeball-lancing collection of terrible US military slides

The Internet Archive celebrated its 20th anniversary with a variety of special events and collections, including the cleverly named Military Industrial Powerpoint Complex, an archive of US military bureaucratic slide-decks […]
20 February 2018

The Stanford gaydar AI is hogwash

Last year a couple of Stanford researchers created an algorithm to determine whether Caucasians are gay or not with better accuracy than humans. The algorithm, trained with human bias, is […]
20 February 2018

A census of leading Italian politicians’ Twitter followings finds a horde of zombies and bots

As Italy heads into a national election in which mass inequality and food poverty have disrupted Italy’s always-shaky political equilibrium, La Republica publishes its analysis (Google Translate) of the Twitter […]
20 February 2018

Sylvester Stallone ‘still punching’ despite death hoax

The actor maintains he is “alive and well” after a bogus online prank claimed he had died.
20 February 2018

Queen and Anna Wintour in London Fashion Week front row

She sat next to Vogue’s Anna Wintour, before presenting an award to designer Richard Quinn.