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Raccoon Caught Inside High School Vending Machine, Lurking Among Snacks

A raccoon apparently attempting to score a free snack wound up getting trapped inside a vending machine at a Florida high school on Wednesday and had to be freed by animal control. “This gentleman was apprehended today while committing a burglary ...

How Facebook Catches Bugs in Its 100 Million Lines of Code

Facebook doesn't have the most stellar privacy and security track record, especially given that many of its notable gaffes were avoidable. But with billions of users and a gargantuan platform to defend, it's not easy to catch every flaw in the ...

Hidden Sketch Found Underneath Da Vinci’s 500-Year-Old Masterpiece ‘Virgin Of The Rocks’

Advanced technology has detected the sketch of a Da Vinci masterpiece hidden beneath the finished product as well as the artist's own handprints. The National GalleryThe finished painting (left) and Da Vinci’s considerations mid-work in sketch form ...

Depth of Field: Where Is Jay-Z Taking the NFL?

In the National Football League's kingdom of stunted progress, what you see is not always what you get. For decades the NFL has tried to scrub difficult political and social discourse from its brand. This has meant keeping the games going even as ...

The One With Jail Time: Friends actor lookalike sentenced for theft

By Emily Mee, news reporter The "lookalike" of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for nine months for theft and fraud offences. An image of Abdulah Husseini buying cans of beers went viral when social media users pointed out his ...

10 Best Laptops for 2019 (MacBook, Chromebook, Windows 10)

Razer’s Blade laptops changed the game for gaming PCs a few years ago, packing lots of power into relatively svelte machines. This year, Razer did it again. The Razer Blade has an aluminum enclosure, a full 15.6-inch display with minimal bezels, a ...

AI Algorithms Need FDA-Style Drug Trials

Imagine a couple of caffeine-addled biochemistry majors late at night in their dorm kitchen cooking up a new medicine that proves remarkably effective at soothing colds but inadvertently causes permanent behavioral changes. Those who ingest it ...

The Internet Needs Tumblr More Than Ever

TBH, I'd almost forgotten about Tumblr. Despite the fact that it's been on my iPhone's home screen for years, I never open it. Until Tuesday, when word went around that WordPress owner Automattic had bought the microbloging service from Verizon, the ...

Tropical Atlantic, including Gulf of Mexico, may soon spring to life

AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring the potential for changing conditions in the Atlantic basin that may lead to an uptick in tropical activity, including the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of weeks. "Indications are ...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott launches domestic terrorism task force

Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Less than two weeks after a gunman walked into an El Paso Walmart and killed 22 shoppers, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has launched a Domestic Terrorism Task Force to protect against statewide acts of extremism, his office announced in a ...

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