‘This bigoted fool should get ZERO votes’: Ted Cruz backs Democrat over Nazi GOP in Illinois

Ted Cruz may have urged voters to choose a Democratic candidate instead of a self-confessed Nazi running for a congressional seat in Illinois, but the internet is giving him very little credit for speaking out. Cruz took to Twitter to condemn Arthur Jones, the Holocaust-denying Republican candidate for the third district of Illinois, ahead of […]

April Fool? Tesla shares drop in pre-trading after Elon Musk’s joke about bankruptcy

Elon Musk’s joke about Tesla’s bankruptcy on April Fool’s Day appears to be coming to fruition. March was the worst month for the company in seven years, as Tesla’s shares plunged 22 percent in 31 days. Tesla Goes BankruptPalo Alto, California, April 1, 2018 — Despite intense efforts to raise money, including a last-ditch mass […]

‘I was a fool’: Shkreli begs judge for leniency in cringe-worthy letter

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli concedes that he was “far from blameless” in a letter to a judge pleading for leniency, according to court filings. He was convicted of fraud after swindling investors out of millions of dollars. Shkreli, once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” earned notoriety after increasing the price of a life-saving […]

Printed photos can fool Windows 10’s Hello face authentication

Windows 10’s facial authentication system might be able to tell the difference between you and your twin, but it could apparently be fooled with a photo of your face. According to researchers from German security firm SySS, systems running previous versions of the platform can be unlocked with a printed photo of your face taken […]

Nanoparticles fool your body into allowing organ transplants

Organ transplants are frequently life-saving, but they remain a gamble when your body can reject the new organ well after the initial surgery. Yale researchers have discovered a clever solution to this: prevent your body from noticing the organ until it settles in. They’ve developed a drug delivery system that uses nanoparticles to slowly supply […]

Disturbing, fake YouTube shows fool kids for more clicks

We want our kids to use the internet, sure, but we want them to do it safely. No one wants young children to deal with inappropriate content, like fake Peppa Pig or Doc McStuffins videos. Unfortunately, it’s increasingly difficult to police all of the various services and apps that our children use, including YouTube. A […]

Not an April Fool: Rick and Morty third season premiere is streaming right now

Adult Swim A full day of Rick and Morty-related teases and jokes on Twitter ended with a nice April Fool’s surprise from Adult Swim on Saturday: The complete first episode of the animated series’ upcoming third season. As of press time, it’s playing over and over at Adult Swim’s default live-streaming site. (Update: Readers are noting […]