Kickstarter, delayed; 7,728 years of Adele; Zuckerberg does good, gets yelled at; Apple changing cables again; Li-Fi from light bulbs; big hacks & lifetime subscriptions on the Dark Web; Pornhub wins Christmas; sipping whiskey with Nick Offerman.
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Drinking Jacket 2.0
Adele Beats The Touts
IN THE NEWS
YOU’LL NEVER GUESS WHAT THE FIRST THING EVER SOLD ON THE INTERNET WAS
No, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg did not donate $45 billion to charity
Amazon Shows Off New Prime Air Drone With Hybrid Design
Apple would be stupid to drop the iPhone headphone jack
Apple, Amazon and Microsoft’s mega-million con: How titans of the new economy screw us all on taxes
Toronto taxi drivers stage hunger strike to protest Uber
Li-Fi has just been tested in the real world, and it’s 100 times faster than Wi-Fi
Facebook rolls out live streaming video service
Toymaker VTech hit by largest-ever hack targeting kids
Hacker dumps United Arab Emirates Invest Bank’s customer data
The attack that broke the Dark Web—and how Tor plans to fix it
People are selling hacked subscriptions to Netflix, Spotify, HBO, and pretty much everything else, on the dark web
Anonymous Is Really Screwing Up Its Stupid War on ISIS
World Bank Site Hacked to Serve a Convincing PayPal Phishing Page
Federal privacy law lags far behind personal-health technologies
AT THE LIBRARY
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes by Maria Konnikova
Brilliance by Marcus Sakey
A Better World by Marcus Sakey
SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS
DIY Girls Creative Electronics Kit
Sonos (Finally) Adds Support for Apple Music
The Man In The High Castle
Homeland Season 5
Adele Owned Last Week, but a Guy You’ve Never Heard Of Owns Pop Music. Here’s How He Did It.
A Mad Love: An Interview With Lush
The Athlete (And Artist) Who Cheats Death, Jimmy Chin
How Did This Get Made: Hackers (An Oral History)
Pornhub Wins Christmas
THE WEB’S NOT DEAD
Drug map reveals the substances YOUR country is addicted to: Scotland is hooked on cocaine, Iceland smokes the most cannabis and opiates are rife in the US
Why people think total nonsense is really deep
45 minutes of Nick Offerman sipping whisky in silence by a yule log
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?
Cards Against Humanity Made A Fortune Selling Nothing On Black Friday
Man Asks 100 Women Whether They’d Have Sex With Him And The Results Were Exactly What You’d Expect
Jordan Harbinger Live from The Uptown theatre in Napa