13 Things You’re Doing That Make People Dislike You Immediately

Everyone’s got a story about how they thought a certain friend was mean the first time they met, but realized later that he or she is actually the nicest person ever. Generally, you’ve only got a few seconds to make someone want to spend more time with you. Everything matters —…

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House and Senate put Zuckerberg on notice: ‘You are the right person to testify before Congress’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been rather scarce lately, despite a host of woes besetting his company — but Wednesday he emerged from his cocoon to offer a limp apology, admit they had no control over data like that used by Cambridge Analytica, and that he “will happily” testify before…

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People Are Posting Their Most Embarrassing Childhood Photos, And Its Impossible Not To Laugh (New Pics)

All of us have one or two embarrassing childhood photos that we would go to great lengths to hide away from the world. But these people decided to brave the cruel waters of the Internet and share some of the most cringe-worthy shots from their childhoods and youth days. Bored…

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Rainforest Connection enlists machine learning to listen for loggers and jaguars in the Amazon

The vastness that makes the Amazon rainforest so diverse and fertile also makes it extremely difficult to protect. Rainforest Connection is a project started back in 2014 that used solar-powered second-hand phones as listening stations that could alert authorities to sounds of illegal logging. And applying machine learning has supercharged…

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15+ Of The Stupidest Things Customers Have Ever Said

I work at walmart stocking shelves in the grocery department. During one busy day a woman came up to me with a crying kid, probably about 5 years old, and said (exact quote) “my kid is pissing me off, watch him for me while I go get some things.” I…

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