Thieving Bastard Steals Laptop

Check out the following video for a good reason why you should always keep your laptop bag in view at all time when in a public place. [Via Gizmodo]

9 Developments That Prove We Really Are Living In The Future

There is little doubt that as time marches on, the sheer amount of impressive technology that each of us has access to will grow exponentially. After all it was only 30 years ago that the thought of home computing was a novel and futuristic concept, whereas today, the thought of not having immediate access to […]

University to Banks: Stick your Censorship

It feels as if everyone has told bankers where to get off in the past couple of years. That’s certainly the case with a letter written by Cambridge University, though this time it’s not a criticism of irresponsible lending and investment. Instead Britain’s banks have been told to go whistle after demanding that a student’s […]

Military takes aim at removable media

The US military has come up with a cunning way to prevent the leaks of classified documents: it has banned troops from using removable media. The move appears to be a response to claims by soldier Bradley Manning that he was not only responsible for the leak of both a video of a helicopter attack […]

China denies “hijacking” traffic

A Congressional report claims a state-run communications firm in China “hijacked” internet traffic for 18 minutes in April. China Telecom has denied the charge. The claims come in the annual report of the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, which appears to be based on the policy that “If you can’t beat them, join them… […]

16 things You Didn’t Know About Sleep [Infographic]

Sleep is absolutely essential for every human being. Despite scientists still not figuring out the process entirely, we still know a lot about this daily activity. Every mammal, bird and most reptiles, amphibians and fish require sleep to function. Here are 16 things you probably never knew about sleep.

Spammers not shy about punctuation sneakery

Punctuation can be a beautiful thing, and a wonderful tool in the battle to achieve clarity in communications. But now it appears it can be a tool for evil, as well. Security firm Symantec reports that spammers are now using a particular type of hyphen to make it easier to get URLs into messages and […]

Why You Should ALWAYS Shield The Numeric Keypad When Using an ATM

I’ve recently started being paranoid about shielding the numeric keypads of all ATMs I use. I guess it stands to reason since I got my debit card cloned 2 times in the past 6 months. Fortunately, banks usually reimburse the money stolen from your account because of a cloned card, but it doesn’t mean you […]