Guest essay by Eric Worrall Chris Turney, leader of the ill fated 2013/14 Ship of fools expedition to the Antarctic, which got stuck in the global warming while trying to retrace the Mawson Expedition, has been urging people to listen to his expert knowledge of Penguin colonies. More than 150,000 Adélie penguins have perished in…
Trolls are passing around an image pretending to be a promotion from Apple that promises to give your iPhone a "retro" look if you set your phone's clock back to 1970. To be fair, since there were no cell phones in 1970, you'll feel pretty retro when you suddenly no longer have one, either. Show More Summary
There's something about women wielding swords that is just really appealing to me. We see them a lot in anime and manga so I know I am not alone in my infatuation in seeing women cut up some fools with a sword. I don't much else to say...Show More Summary
Did you know that Michigan — pure Michigan — is home to one of the most active Chive Chapters in the U.S.? You didn't? Well, The Mitten is where it's at, fool. So, in our version of a shoutout, we've dropped a KCCO Detroit shirt over at The Chivery. Show More Summary
Show of hands: Who thought when Remedy revealed the PC requirements for Quantum Break yesterday, that those were the real requirements? Fools. All of you. How could you be so gullible? This is what you'll actually need to run Quantum Break on Windows 10: Read more...
When a prick on Twitter attacked Gamergate arch-nemesis Brianna Wu's game dev credentials, sneering that her latest game looked "like something that would've been shitcanned on the ps1," Wu proceeded to shred the fool with a masterclass...Show More Summary
Her hair is GORGEOUS!!!
Cedric Ceballos acted as if he couldn't see through his blindfold, but totally could. He inspired people to attempt dunking when they actually couldn't see, and, they have failed massively. Cedric Ceballos received a perfect 50 to win the 1992 NBA Slam Dunk contest by dunking with a blindfold. Show More Summary
A pair of Russian pranksters reportedly managed to trick Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The placid appearance of NGC 4889 can fool the unsuspecting observer. But the elliptical galaxy, pictured in this new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, harbours a dark secret. At its heart lurks one of the most massive black...
A newly discovered bug renders iPhones useless if the system date is set to January 1, 1970. Why would anyone purposely set their phone to a date 45 years in the past? Well, one possibility is that they've been fooled by a troll. The...Show More Summary
To many startups, search engine optimization (SEO) is a task that sits on their company’s back burner. With features to launch and customers to support, the idea of spending time fiddling with your title tags can seem like a fool’s errand. That’s especially true when there’s no guarantee that your hard work will result in a single additional visitor from Google. Read More
McGee talks about his 2011 Slam Dunk Contest performance, maybe the best ever that didn't win. JaVale McGee may be best known for his ridiculous Shaqtin' a Fool moments, but nothing can take away from his amazing performance in 2011 dunk contest. Show More Summary
Love can make a fool of you. “There is no sense of progression or bragging rights to claim. Crimson Doubles feels almost like an alpha test.” Two is company, but it’s not like Destiny has reinvented that particular wheel this week. What on earth is Crimson Doubles, and why should you care? I’m not sure […]
LONDON (Reuters) - British luxury fashion brand Burberry is to face a class action lawsuit in the United States, claiming it used misleading price tags at its outlets stores to fool shoppers into believing they were getting big bargains. Show More Summary
As Voltaire didn’t say, we don’t believe that creationism has any truth to it at all but we’ll defend to the death your right to believe in any damn fool thing you want to. The limitation is only that whatever you do believe not cause direct harm to others. Thus nonsense about how we all […]
It looks identical to your bank’s online portal. But don’t be fooled. A SMS phishing scam is catching victims by directing them to fake websites which look identical to those of real Australian banks, and then capturing their private banking login details. We have some tips on how to deal with this kind of scam. More »
This week: Two local theatre companies — Sacred Fools and Rogue Machine — each move into new digs with, respectively, a world premiere from Padraic Duffy and a West Coast premiere by Samuel D. Hunter. Dearest Friend Richard Benjamin and Paula Prentiss read the love letters of President John Adams...
The placid appearance of NGC 4889 can fool the unsuspecting observer. But the elliptical galaxy, pictured in this new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, harbours a dark secret. At its heart lurks one of the most massive black holes ever discovered. read more
[Content Note: Racism.]The Congressional Black Caucus will formally endorse Hillary Clinton today. Already, I'm seeing all kinds of pushback, calling the CBC sellouts, opportunists, fools. Some of the criticism coming from white Sanders supporters has more than a tinge of racist overtones.And, to be blunt, that's what I'm addressing here. Show More Summary