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Tesla owner embeds RFID chip in her armvideo

Tesla owner embeds RFID Model 3 chip in her own arm

Unlike most cars on the market, Tesla doesn’t have a traditional key to unlock and start the car. Tesla gives owners a few different ways to start their car: There is...
Amazon will soon donate unsold goods to charity instead of throwing them into landfills.

Amazon launches initiative to donate unsold products

On Wednesday, Amazon announced a major change to how it handles unsold products from its third-party sellers. In the past, the corporation would usually return or dump the unwanted goods. However,...
Facebook demands email passwords from users

Facebook had contractors transcribe users’ audio chats

On Tuesday, Bloomberg published an article revealing that Facebook had paid contractors to transcribe users’ audio chats. The corporation said it only transcribed the communications of Facebook Messenger customers who agreed...
Loot Crate files for bankruptcy.

Loot Crate to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

On Monday, nerd culture subscription box company Loot Crate announced that it’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Founded in 2012, the firm offered consumers access to a range of unique...
Alien-seekers will descend on Rachel, Nevada in September for Alienstock, an extraterrestrial themed music festival.

Alienstock music festival to be hosted by the guy who organized the Area 51...

Anyone who missed the planning of a September 20 raid on Nevada’s Area 51 is probably living under a rock. The tongue-in-cheek Facebook event quickly gathered RSVPs from more than two...
Nike unveils Adventure Club kids' shoes subscription program

Nike unveils Adventure Club kids’ shoe subscription program

Several technology companies have made billions of dollars in recent years by adopting a subscription-based business model. Indeed, Netflix and Microsoft earn billions every quarter by giving paying consumers access to...
All-In Noodles is the ramen with all the nutrients needed for survival.

All-In Noodles are a total meal-replacement

Hipsters will remember the Soylent movement from a few years ago. The meal-replacement shakes had everyone casting off meals and drinking the powdered beverage instead. It isn’t too surprising that the...
A team of scientists brewed vodka using grain from Chernobyl.video

ATOMIK vodka is brewed with grain from Chernobyl

The word Chernobyl is often associated with danger and death by radiation. Now, a group of Ukrainian scientists wants people to think of vodka instead. Using grain and water from the...
Astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch are set for first all-female spacewalk.

Become ‘an astronaut’ at Madame Tussauds’ Apollo 11 moon landing exhibit

Last month, NASA and space enthusiasts everywhere celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Madame Tussauds museum in Washington, D.C. joined the festivities by adding two new wax...
YouTuber DrFakenstein deepfakes Keanu Reeves in Sesame Streetvideo

Someone told Keanu Reeves how to get to Sesame Street: Deepfake

Like a lot of new technology, deepfakes have a light and dark side, yin and yang, or in this particular case: a red pill and a blue pill. Recently, a YouTube...