The Grumps strike again, RIP Abe; more income inequality news, so meditate the pain away; our robot overlords are on the way; what’s going on at Twitter?; Amazon on the march; Ello, Peach; X-Files; Hipster Vodka; Tyson takes on B.O.B.; Cthulhu wallpaper!
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Abe Vigoda, Sunken-Eyed Character Actor, Dead at 94
What World Are We Building?
9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact
Disney Accused of Colluding to Replace American Workers With Cheap Foreign Labor
Sprint lets go 2,500 employees in cost-cutting measure
Science Shows How Practicing Mindfulness a Few Minutes a Day Can Transform Your Life
IN THE NEWS
Marvin Minsky, Pioneer in Artificial Intelligence, Dies at 88
A Computer Has Beaten a Human Champion at Go. What Next?
The Jobs Most Likely to Be Taken Over by Robots In the Near Future
Ad blockers: Google reveals it now has over 1,000 staff just fighting bad ads
The Rise of VR Porn
Patent troll VirnetX wants jury to give it a half-billion dollars of Apple’s cash
Twitter Has Stopped Showing Ads to Some of Its Most Valuable Users
Former Twitter Product Head Kevin Weil Is Joining Instagram
The Deadly Delay Over Self-Driving Cars
Airbnb Deletes Listing for $200 Igloo Constructed During Winter Storm Jonas
A Scary E-Commerce Earnings Season for Companies Not Named ‘Amazon’
MEET WORKHORSE, THE COMPANY THAT’S COMPETING WITH AMAZON FOR DELIVERY DRONES
Beware of the sneaky new website that can crash your iPhone with one click
Feds Prod Automakers to Play Nice With Hackers
Amazon’s customer service backdoor
“Internet of Things” security is hilariously broken and getting worse
Uber accidentally exposed one driver’s personal tax information and social security number
Crookston Police: Latest IRS scam pretty aggressive
AT THE LIBRARY
The Coldest War (Milkweed Book 2) by Ian Tregillis
Written in Fire by Marcus Sakey
The Annihilation Score: A Laundry Files Novel by Charles Stross
SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS
Peach Just Released An Official Web Version, But Is That Enough To Juice Activity?
Aereo founder takes on ISPs with millimeter wave wireless internet
Anna Faris is Unqualified
Harrison Ford Will Preview Star Wars Land In Not-At-All Shameless TV Special
NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON SLAMS FLAT-EARTH THEORIST B.O.B
MORON OF THE WEEK
Manhattan Real Estate Developer Accused in Friend’s Death Googled “How Do Fugitives Escape” After Indictment
The Rise and Fall of a Fox News Fraud
Kanye West Wants You To Know He’s ‘Not Into’ Ass Play
“Craft” Vodka Is on the Rise, Even Though It’s Basically a Silly Sham
De-icing concrete could improve roadway safety, guard against corporate espionage
Cover your rooms in Cthulhu damask wallpaper and invite madness in
Amazing LED mushroom lamps turn your home into a fairytale forest
THE WEB’S NOT DEAD
The Fallen of World War II
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?
How to Not Fly an Airplane
Remembering the Challenger Crew