A short new movie of a comet’s surface is pretty incredible

A short new movie of a comet’s surface is pretty incredible

Bright dots that look like snow are in fact stars.

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‘E-waste’ activist gets 15 months in prison for selling Windows restore disks

‘E-waste’ activist gets 15 months in prison for selling Windows restore disks

A California man is headed for a 15-month stay in federal prison over “restore CDs” — disks that reinstall Microsoft’s Windows operating system after a failure — after a ruling two weeks ago by a federal appeals court. In his 2017 trial in federal district court, Eric Lundgren, 33, was found to have infringed Microsoft’s intellectual property by $700,000 for ordering and importing the restore disks, which a witness told the court were nearly worthless. Lundgren…

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Why Organization Is So Important in Writing

Why Organization Is So Important in Writing

No matter how well you write, no matter how carefully you proofread, your article or story can’t live up to its potential if it’s not well organized.

We all know someone who can’t tell a joke without doubling back to include some missing element that’s critical to the punchline. This happens to the best of us, but it happens less when we take a moment to organize a story in our heads before telling it.

If organizing your thoughts is essential to being known as a superb raconteur, it’s as important in written communication.

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Amazon Finally Found a Way to Prevent Your Packages from Disappearing off Your Porch

Amazon Finally Found a Way to Prevent Your Packages from Disappearing off Your Porch

Ever had a package go missing from your front porch? Now Amazon thinks they might have a solution to circumvent package thieves. Amazon has tried a few solutions to tackle package theft. Amazon Locker offers over 2,000 secure self-service kiosks across over 50 cities where you can pick up your packages. You scan a code on your phone to unlock it and grab your stuff. That solves the security issue.

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Death by Instagram

Death by Instagram

The inside story of Detroit’s gang wars, a battle prosecutors say was fueled by Instagram hit lists and the Seven Mile Bloods, the social-media savvy gang that had a death grip on both the opioid drug trade and one of the deadliest parts of America’s most violent big city.

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Belgium finds loot box systems to violate gambling laws

Belgium finds loot box systems to violate gambling laws

Belgium has declared the loot box systems in FIFA 18, Overwatch, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive illegal under Belgium gambling laws. Belgium’s Prime Minister of Justice Koen Greens stated that the offending content must be removed from the games.

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