Peter Thiel’s surveillance company Palantir is reportedly finalizing the digital framework for a potential mass deportation operation, should President Donald Trump decide to go that route. The company is putting the last touches on an intelligence database called Investigative Case Management (ICM), according to The Intercept. The system won’t be polished until September, but it’s already used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the agency known for carrying out deportations. SEE ALSO: Trump’s H-1B Visa…"Peter Thiel's surveillance company reportedly ready to help Trump's deportation operation"
It’s never too late to accept yourself. In his latest video, popular Youtuber Davey Wavey sat down with 96-year-old Roman, who shares his beautiful coming out story — that took place only one year before. SEE ALSO: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ director reveals Disney’s first openly gay character Roman explains that at 95 years old — after being married to his wife for 67 years and having two children and five grandchildren — he finally…"95-year-old comes out as gay and melts all our hearts"
Is America’s most beloved fast food chain — not McDonalds, heathens, Wendy’s — a little bit afraid of love? Last week, Cleveland Local 19 news released a bombshell investigative report, revealing that the chain had been silently removing spicy chicken nuggets from their nationwide menu. Though a few undisclosed cities would be able to keep the nuggets, grief-stricken members of the Wendy’s community erupted in an all-too-familiar outrage. This isn’t the first time fans of…"Why does Wendy's want to take spicy chicken nuggets away from us?"
Oh noooooo. Just when you thought reality TV was safe. There’s going to be a Trump-related dating show. The idea is from David Goss, the man who created TrumpSingles.com. The site, which launched last year and caters to GOP lovers, is a relative newcomer on the dating scene but has racked up some 37,500 users since the election. Goss has partnered with Mark Walker of Boxx Communications to produce a TV series based on the…"There's going to be a Trump-inspired dating show. Uggghhh."
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild isn’t out yet. It’ll be released on March 3. But hey, look at that: someone’s already got a route laid out for speedruns. Streamer SethBling received an early Switch and a copy of Zelda after he made his speedrun intentions clear to Nintendo. He’s been spending a lot of time playing — roughly 12 hours per day for the past week — and he’s plotted out a…"Learn how to speedrun 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' before it's even out"
Amazon has finally revealed the cause of the lengthy outage that disrupted service to dozens of internet services for hours — and it’s pretty embarrassing. The cause, according to the company, who posted a very wordy explanation on its website Thursday, was “human error.” Which sounds bad enough until you find out exactly what the “human error” was: a typo. SEE ALSO: What to do when internet outages ruin your cool smart home According to…"Amazon reveals the cause of massive AWS outage, and it's really embarrassing"
A company going public means a lotta people get rich. Today that means the CEOs, executives and early investors in Snap Inc., the company once better known for its association with dick pics than its decision to be a “camera company.” SEE ALSO: Evan Spiegel has already made $1.5 billion off Snapchat’s IPO But not everyone was convinced in the power of dick pics. Chris Sacca, outspoken Silicon Valley venture capitalist, has invested early in…"Snapchat teaches investor not to underestimate the power of 🍆🍆🍆 pics"
Perspective sometimes requires taking a step back. The FBI is trying to figure out who recently knocked down more than 100 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia. This followed an incident in St. Louis, Missouri, in which vandals damaged 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery. This week, a Jewish cemetery in Rochester suffered a similar fate. SEE ALSO: Video of ‘chubby’ tigers taking down a drone may be way darker than you think Damage…"This drone photo shows how much damage was done to a Jewish cemetery"
Our president might not believe in climate change, but Amazon does. The tech giant on Thursday announced a new commitment to clean energy. Amazon will install solar panels on 15 of its U.S. fulfillment centers this year, and 50 worldwide by 2020. Amazon’s solar panels at centers in California, Delaware, Maryland, Nevada and New Jersey could power up to 80 percent of the energy needed at each fulfillment center. Amazon has other renewable energy projects…"Amazon's fulfillment centers will soon run on solar energy"
Kudos to Snapchat AKA Snap — it looks like the company has pulled off a successful IPO without a massive technical glitch or the bottom falling out from under it. It’s even managed to penetrate the world of “the olds,” at least for a day, dominating the conversation on septuagenarian-favored networks like CNBC and Bloomberg. Just don’t call it a camera company. SEE ALSO: Snap is now selling Snapchat Spectacles online — but there’s a…"Don't be fooled, Snap isn't a 'camera company'"