Florida man says his Apple AirPod exploded

Laser Cutting Services A man in Florida claims that one of his Apple AirPods began smoking and later exploded. Florida’s WFLA TV reports that the man, Jason Colon, was working out at a gym when he noticed smoke coming from the AirPod in his right ear. Embroidery digitizing services He immediately took both AirPods out and placed …

'The Red Strings Club' explores the morality of transhumanism

Gods Will Be Watching was de Paco’s first attempt at infusing a video game with ethical and moral dilemmas, and it was a resounding success when it landed in 2014. Deconstructeam was thrust into a broader conversation about the power and creativity of indie games, and there was enough money in the bank to start …

How to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics

NBC is livestreaming almost every event through its site and iOS and Android apps. You’ll need to log in with your cable subscription info to watch its coverage, but as the network announced last March, they’re finally ditching tape delays and airing everything live. Starting tomorrow, you’ll be able to watch clips and original programs …

New tech 'addictions' are mostly just old moral panic

But video games aren’t the only aspect of internet society that has people concerned. A 2016 study by Common Sense Media, a nonprofit that helps teens and their parents navigate modern media, found that nearly half of the teens surveyed described themselves as “addicted” to their phones. In August of the same year, British media …

Intel put on an Olympic light show with 1,218 drones

The Shooting Star light show was pre-recorded, just like Lady Gaga’s American flag, but that’s because Pyeongchang can get very cold and very windy. Neither of those conditions are great for drone performance and the city’s weather caused Intel to cancel the planned live version of the display. However, the company is planning on doing …

YouTube found 'no interference' from Russia during Brexit vote

“There is no constraint on the resources we will put into getting this right,” YouTube’s global head of public policy Juniper Downs said. Google’s video wing has 10,000 people examining and filtering offensive videos and is spending a boatload of cash (“tens of millions”) on the effort — which one member of parliament estimated to …

It’s the Circle of Life: Snakes Sow Plants By Pooping Mice

Despite not having limbs, rattlesnakes boast a very green thumb. New research suggests that snakes might play a key role in dispersing plant seeds. It’s no secret that some spores naturally disperse by “hitchhiking” on animals. The most common mechanism, called zoochory, sees seeds cling to fur or feathers, or get stored in cheek pouches …