Captain Marvel star left director in TEARS: ‘I was hiding in a corner wiping my eyes’

Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden were in charge of the Marvel superhero smash, and Fleck has revealed that Lashana Lynch’s audition left him frantically wiping his eyes in the corner of the room. Lynch has been praised for her performance as Danvers’ friend and co-pilot Maria Rambeau; who plays a massive part in Carol Danvers’ […]

Indecent disclosure: Gay dating app left “private” images, data exposed to web

Enlarge / The Jack’d dating app allowed men to upload “private” photos–but stored them open to public viewing, the same as the rest. Amazon Web Services’ Simple Storage Service powers countless numbers of web and mobile applications. Unfortunately, many of the developers who build those applications do not adequately secure their S3 data stores, leaving […]

‘2020 class warfare?’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the left face off against billionaires in a fight to tax the rich

Caitlin Ochs/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have all recently proposed hiking taxes on the wealthiest Americans. The progressive tax proposals have incensed the right-wing and many of America’s billionaires, some of whom might run for president in 2020.  While the right-wing says the left is fueling a class-war, progressives […]

The polar vortex engulfing the US has left 21 people dead. Here’s why events like this might be getting more common.

AP The polar vortex swept parts of the US Midwest and East Coast this week, forcing millions of Americans to contend with subzero temperatures.  The polar vortex is an area of circulating cold air that rings the planet’s North and South poles. Sometimes that vortex destabilizes, sending surges of Arctic air south. Windchill temperatures were as […]

After lawsuit filed, Gearbox CEO confirms he left USB stick of porn at Medieval Times

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford, recreated in a photo illustration of the game Borderlands‘s cover art. (credit: Photo illustration by Aurich Lawson) A pair of lawsuits filed in Dallas County District Court late last year came to light on Friday, each revolving around an apparently nasty dispute between the former general counsel of Gearbox Studios (makers […]

More bodies have been pulled from under an Indonesian landslide that has left 15 dead and 20 missing

AFP/Getty Images Six more bodies have been recovered from beneath tons of mud after a landslide devastated a village on Indonesia’s main island of Java, bringing the death toll to 15. Following recent torrential rains, the landslide struck just before dark on Monday, crashing down the surrounding hillside and burying more than 30 houses in […]

Google Maps: Boy left mortified after he’s caught on camera in THIS embarrassing situation

Hilarious scenarios on Google Maps’ Street View have often gone viral, for being utterly crude or plain and simply awkward. While Google blurs the face of those involved, spotting yourself in the scenario is a lot of people’s worst nightmare. However, some are more embarrassing than others, with one couple caught in a passionate embrace in […]

Pointless Celebrities: Alexander Armstrong left stunned as contestant yells at audience

Pointless Celebrities continued this evening and saw a “TV special”. The episode included a number of presenters and TV stars who were battling it out for the Pointless trophy, and some money for their charity of choice. And while Bargain Hunt’s Charlie Ross and his partner Catherine Southon started off doing quite well, it quickly […]