Here’s How To Join The #DeleteFacebook Party

The hashtag #DeleteFacebook is trending on Twitter. People are furious, and they have good reason to be: Data from over 50 million Facebook users was used to target voters and influence the 2016 US presidential election, as well as the 2016 "Brexit" referendum, reports revealed over the weekend. As a result, people are deleting their Facebook accounts en masse: Twitter Wondering how to join the #DeleteFacebook...

Things your Phone Camera Can Do—Besides Snapping All Those Damn Selfies

Smartphone cameras let you take advantage of every available photo opportunity. But they can do more than snap pictures of partying friends and sweeping landscapes. With the right apps, your camera can perform feats from translating texts to scanning paperwork. Here are some of its handiest superpowers. TRANSLATE FOREIGN TEXT With a typical translation app, you have to tap out text in...

Big Data: Who Takes Care of the Unclaimed Dead?

Who takes care of the unclaimed dead, the people who were homeless or estranged from family members, or who outlived all their kin, and left no assets behind? The answer is usually funeral homes that get reimbursed by state or local governments for the cost of cremation or burial. But payments are not keeping up with ever-rising expenses in some...

Here’s What Dating In The Digital Age Looks Like 2018

With a vast array of apps and online matchmaking services available to the lovelorn, dating in 2018 can turn into something like a daily job. Among the 29 percent of respondents who have used online dating apps or services in a Jan. 18-20 Morning Consult poll of 2,204 U.S. adults, 53 percent say they log into them at least once a...

BIG DATA: Marijuana Safer Than Alcohol

Alcohol poses a far greater threat to brain health than marijuana, according to new research. In a new study published by the medical journal Addiction, experts from the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder found that alcohol consumption was linked to lowered volumes of brain tissue. Researchers observed the brain images of 853 adults between the...

There Is No God and Computers Will Overtake Humans!

Stephen Hawking has said that there is no God and computers will overcome humans in next 100 years. The 73-year-old turned down impression of a God in a discussion by declaring that science is capable OF explaining the initiation of everything. When asked by Spanish newspaper El Pais if researchers should ever believe in God, Hawking replied: “I use the...

Here’s The Full List of 161 New Emoji Icons Coming in 2018

  The new list of Emoji icons for 2018 has been revealed, and it includes 161 new characters. Many of the characters are simple variations on one design, but with different skin tones, genders, and hairstyles. The new icons will appear on phones sometime in August or September of this year. This year’s Emoji update heavily emphasizes race and gender...

Comedian/Actor Jim Carrey Says: Delete Your Facebook Account ASAP!

Delete your account. That's what Jim Carrey says Facebook users should do, as the actor looks to pull the mask off fake news. The star of "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and "The Mask" said on Twitter on Tuesday that he's dumping his Facebook stock and deleting his page because the social media giant profited from Russian interference in the U.S. presidential...

8 ‘Dope’ New Marijuana-Related Mobile Apps To Know

Now that everyone has a smartphone, we’re constantly looking for useful apps that will help justify the large amount of dough we drop on these expensive devices. And if you’re a marijuana user, you’re probably looking for apps that will help your cannabis using experience. If that’s the case, we have eight recommendations for you. 1. WeedMaps Need to know where the nearest dispensary is...

Should Robots Have Legal Rights?

Are we becoming legally reckless when it comes to Robots and AI? Three recent developments in robotics and artificial intelligence are raising eyebrows among even the most optimistic of futurists and simultaneously intensifying concerns harbored by AI alarmists. Robots being granted legal rights Last October in Saudi Arabia, Sophia—a robot created by Hanson Robotics—was granted honorary citizenship during a presentation at the Future...