After announcing that it would shift some of its emphasis away from non-lethal weapons to police body cameras, for a fleeting moment it felt like the company synonymous with sticks that electrocute people was showing an interest in police accountability. Analysis from the Intercept and a 2017 “Law Enforcement Technology Report” by Taser suggest that the reality might be more… Read More"With AI investments, Taser could use its body camera division for predictive policing"
Once the tallest building in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China, this tower went down in eight seconds on April 25. This angle gives an excellent impression of the local government’s appreciation of modern public safety standards: https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/status/857172436353138688/"Building demolished in Changzhou"
Oh, hey, Mets fans, hope you’re having a good Sunday. Let’s just check the score for today’s game against the Washington Nationals and … Hmmm. Maybe this is just a prank? Some jerk with Photoshop having a good time? Let’s just check ESPN and … yep, it’s real. *goes to check Mets score* “Maybe they’re turning things around this season!” pic.twitter.com/W5bTtWU2NH — Vom Talerio (@tomshoeshine) April 30, 2017 remember to stay hydrated, @Mets fans pic.twitter.com/xBMupcBawi…"Yes, this Mets score is real"
After the NSA’s surprise announcement that it would pull back on a contentious surveillance tactic, privacy advocates found themselves in a strange place in 2017: They’d actually won a thing. With a mix of cautious optimism and rightfully cynical pragmatism, the organizations and figures so often quietly waging a thankless war to protect the online privacy of American citizens… Read More"With the war far from over, privacy activists cautiously celebrate a battle won"
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 is already doing well internationally, but while U.S. fans are still waiting for the film’s release, one of its stars, Zoe Saldana, decided to give everyone a behind-the-scenes peek. SEE ALSO: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ is Marvel at its most emotional On Saturday, Saldana posted a timelapse video on Twitter that shows exactly how much work it takes to become Gamora, her green-skinned character in the film. …"Zoe Saldana reveals how long it takes to put on her 'Guardian of the Galaxy' face"
Kelly Ripa has a new live one. The morning chat star revealed on Twitter that she finally has a co-host on Live!—nearly a year after Michael Strahan left the ABC show. And he or she will soon be unmasked! On Sunday, Ripa tweeted that she’ll announce her new co-host on the show on Monday. PHOTOS: Kelly Ripa’s 8 Most Shocking Secrets & Scandals Exposed Ripa shared a video of herself sipping from a Live with…"Kelly Ripa Will Announce New ‘Live’ Co-Host On Monday"
Hack Harassment, founded by Vox Media, Intel and Lady Gaga’s youth-focused Born This Way organization, will gear up to fight online harassment with the introduction of its first advisory board. Comprised of members from anti-bullying research groups, AAA game developers, and some things in between, the board will bring the collective experience of the multi-disciplinary leadership to… Read More"Hack Harassment adds an interdisciplinary board to tackle online hate"
Wolfen stars Albert Finney as Dewey, a grizzled NYC detective assigned to figure out why a rich developer gentrifying the Bronx got mutilated and spread over an acre of Battery Park. Set at the turn of the 1980s, it was the first movie with a clear vision of what should be done with Donald Trump. (more…)"Review: Wolfen (1981)"
We’ve all had days like this. I mean, I can’t say with 100 percent certainty that this hasn’t happened to me. Big night (it’s 8am) pic.twitter.com/Bz3wxVSu0p — James Longman (@JamesAALongman) April 29, 2017 The tweet is from BBC reporter James Longman, who witnessed this tragic tableau on the train at 8 a.m. As some people noted, this would look absolutely beautiful hanging in a museum somewhere. SEE ALSO: Pizza dipped in milk is the most…"You would eat this pizza and you know it"
Chip Gaines, the charmingly goofy half of the husband-wife duo that have made Fixer Upper a huge success for HGTV, took to Twitter to address fraud charges levied at him by a couple of former partners. SEE ALSO: ‘Fixer Upper’ is giving fans exactly what they wanted: A new spinoff Last week, John L. Lewis and Richard L. Clark filed a lawsuit against Gaines and his wife, Joanna, for allegedly buying them out of their…"'Fixer Upper' star takes to Twitter to address lawsuit"