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I Asked Some Furries Whether the New 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Is Hot or Not

The new Sonic the Hedgehog film, to be released in November 2019, has fans wondering why Paramount made some questionable design decisions.

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Scientists Discover Upside-Down Lakes and Waterfalls At the Bottom of the Ocean

An ocean expedition near the Baja Peninsula revealed a strange, never-before-seen seascape teeming with life.

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Encrypted Messaging App Signal Says It Won’t Comply With Australia’s New Backdoor Bill

Signal joins Apple, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants who have already condemned and protested the bill.

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'Donald' Is Now One of the Top 25 Most Commonly Used Passwords

Another year of horrendous, terrible, no good passwords is in the books.

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Rotting Whale Carcasses Are Bringing Risk of Shark Swarms to Australian Coast

The government of Western Australia revealed that a historic number of dead whales littered its beaches this year.

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This Alien World Is Evaporating Faster Than Any Known Planet

“In only a few billion years from now, half of the planet may be gone.”

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Hacker Banner Ads Are Totally Wild

While the advertising industry generally moved away from banner adverts, they’re still very much alive, well, and kicking on cybercrime forums.

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‘Marie’ Is the First Life-Sized, 3D-Printed Human Body

Marie—a five-foot-one, fifteen-pound 3D printed body—could be used to help create better radiation treatments for cancer.

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These People Are Not Real—They Were Created By AI

Machine learning algorithms are getting scary-good at creating fake images that look real.

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The Future of American Broadband Is a Comcast Monopoly

The FCC insists a new report proves that broadband competition is raging and prices have dropped. The reality is notably different.

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What I Learned By Quitting Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft

Triple check your recovery codes, don’t link Facebook to different apps, and other lessons from a month without Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google.

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The Paris ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Show the Flaws of Capitalism

The French Yellow Vests protests, which were ignited by a fuel tax, highlight the fact that climate policies ignore the material concerns of the working class and people of color

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The Decline of American Peyote

The small, bulbous peyote cactus is central to the religious rituals of the Native American Church, but poaching and unsustainable harvesting practices put it at risk of extinction in the United States.

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Protesters Are Slowly Winning Electronics Right-to-Repair Battles in Europe

Activists brought a busted refrigerator to a protest and successfully agitated for their right to repair.

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Scientists Used Satellites to Spot Arctic Methane From Space

An experimental technique for measuring potent methane emissions in the Arctic proved successful.

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