by Jennifer Campbell Oh, there's the Russian hack button! David Carillet In last night's episode of CSI: Cyber: Seattle, a Russian computer hacker named Track 2 (Roman Seleznev) is finally convicted, two years after being arrested on his way to a luxury resort in the Maldives, an act Seleznev's politician father tried to frame as a kidnapping. Show More Summary
An Israeli company named NSO Group is reportedly behind the tools that were used in a hacking attempt on a human rights activist in the United Arab Emirates, but details on the ultra-secretive company are hard to come by. That's because...Show More Summary
Tesla’s Model X crossover-egg has had a rough history with automatic doors—namely those fancy-but-flawed Falcon Wing doors for passengers. But the front doors also have an automatic opening feature, too, and they’re a bit bullish in the parking lot. Read more...
In a baffling move, the Los Angeles Dodgers traded away Clayton Kershaw’s personal catcher, A.J. Ellis (as well as a pitching prospect and player to be named later) in exchange for Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia Phillies. Ellis was drafted by the Dodgers in 2003, and has spent his entire nine-season career in the majors with the Dodgers. Show More Summary
Last month we introduced you to a woman named Brittany who was her own success story; she lost 50 pounds, built muscle, got healthy, and eventually became a trainer. And she's still totally obsessed with Oreos. And cereal. And ice cream. Related...Show More Summary
When the Mad Hatter (Benedict Samuel) comes to “Gotham” in Season 3, he’s on a mission. The psychotic genius patterned after the Lewis Carroll character is searching for his sister — named Alice, of course — and will stop at nothing to track her down. “His purpose is to find his sister and I think […]
VH1 today announced the hiring of a creative director. The Viacom-owned cable channel is bringing aboard Kevin Jordan, who will oversee “the brand voice and visual identity of the channel,” VH1 said in its announcement. “A 20-year veteran of the...
The Dodgers exchanged one backup catcher for another on Thursday, the kind of deal that normally attracts little attention. This one gets headlines because of the big names involved. The Dodgers sent A.J. Ellis, one of their most popular players and Clayton Kershaw’s preferred catcher, to the Philadelphia...
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Thursday they traded catcher A.J. Ellis, minor league right-hander Tommy Bergjans and a player to be named later or cash to the Philadelphia Phillies for Carlos Ruiz. ESPN.com's Jayson Stark reported...Show More Summary
Some very angry fans.
A food blogger named Paolo Campana has initiated a fundraiser for the people of Amatrice—one that capitalizes on the popularity of the town’s famous pasta dish.
Writer and host Sage Boggs introduced us to the best of the internet today: There's a museum in Washington, DC all about the news, aptly named Newseum. (Hooray for puns!) In one exhibit, visitors can stand in front of a camera and record their own news broadcasts. Show More Summary
Video “New Americana” songstress Halsey has been climbing the charts ever since she dropped her first full-length album, Badlands. This week her collaboration with The Chainsmokers, “Closer,” took over for Sia’s “Cheap Thrills” as the number one song in the country. With her rising star, what should you know about electro pop [...]
A Thunder fan has started a petition to change the name of Durant, Oklahoma to Westbrook, Oklahoma.
Ten years ago I attended a conference in an upscale national chain hotel in a small town in Virginia, just outside of Dulles International Airport. Even though we were all wearing badges with our name and affiliation or place, it wasn't one of the usual academic conferences I frequent. Show More Summary
Touch ID from Apple is a great way to safeguard your device, and a newly filed patent suggests it will also be able to help catch thieves. The patent, named ‘biometric capture for unauthorized user identification,’ is pretty straightforward. Show More Summary
On a humid June day, we're sitting inside Beyonce. Well, at least the large conference room inside Glossier HQ, named after the biggest performer in the world. The name is very apropos, given that Glossier is primed to becoming the largest and most influential beauty brand for Millennials. Show More Summary
Plus lots of players to be named later... much later. The post Clinton Foundation: We’re keeping Chelsea, and probably foreign-gov’t donations too appeared first on Hot Air.
Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal We’re beyond pleased to announce that we’ve added a new contributor to our midst: Lewis Powell IV. If his name looks familiar, that’s because Lewis has contributed guest blogs here before. Specifically, his Haunted Georgia: A Primer series. Lewis Powell IV’s Haunted Georgia: A Primer Series – Part 1...