That inevitable Donald Trump-to-Adolf Hitler converting plug-in is here
“This project is childish and dumb," but desperate times call for desperate measures. Introducing the "Hitler has a toupee" Chrome plug-in. It works better than it should.
From Baghdad to Paris: David Shields on the problem with New York Times’ war photography
With his new book War Is Beautiful, David Shields wants people to confront the influence the New York Times has over media and the power its images have over us.
An apology to Shia LaBeouf
There isn't a doubt in my mind that LaBeouf is performing for the camera while he's live streaming himself watching his films. But it's the best kind of performance.
Why isn't the KKK designated as a terrorist organization?
Anonymous dropped the names of over 1000 alleged members of the KKK today, we asked experts to explain the various reasons why the Ku Klux Klan isn't designated as a terrorist organization.
From Halloween to Home Alone: how John Hughes made the slasher movie safe for kids
What do Michael Myers and Kevin McCallister have in common? We make a case for Home Alone as a slasher movie.
Smashing the competition: what it’s like to be a professional video game commentator
We talked to D'Ron "D1" Maingrette, one of the premiere commentators for Super Smash Bros. competitions, about coming up in the game and seeing it grow.
Why do tabloid headlines use so many puns?
Why do tabloid headlines use so many puns? We talked to staff members at the Post and the Daily News, as well as a linguist, about why this is done and whether or not it will continue.
The life and death of the creative computer virus
We look back at the electronic graffiti of the earliest hackers and recreate the payloads of 1991's most wanted viruses.
Mr. Robot: every title and episode, explained
A look at the unique ways that Mr. Robot titles its episodes and the dual meanings that every title carries.
Watch Hideo Kojima's last trailer for Metal Gear Solid
Hideo Kojima is leaving the Metal Gear Solid franchise. This is his last Metal Gear Solid E3 trailer.
Upload your mind and live forever
The possibility of uploading your mind to a computer is more than just a technological hurdle, it's also a serious philosophical dilemma. Professor of philosophy, Pete Mandik, explains.
The future according to anime
We break down the events of the next bajillion years according to the masterpieces of anime. Here is a timeline of awe, hope, nuclear wars, permanently immersive MMORPGs and giant mecha.
Cannes Film Festival winners announced: Dheepan, Son of Saul, The Lobster
The Cannes Film Festival has officially wrapped up its 68th installment. The winners were announced this evening.
a cappella tracks that don't suck
There's a little film making the rounds about a capella music. We haven't seen it. It might be cool. Who knows. Regardless, these a capella tracks are 100% solid.
How badly did Sea Of Trees bomb at Cannes?
The Matthew McConaughey starring film is getting the lowest ranks of any film at Cannes in the last 12 years.
Freddie Gray's death ruled a homicide, Baltimore cops charged with murder and manslaughter
On Friday morning, the state attorney of Baltimore, Marilyn J. Mosby, announced that there was sufficient probable cause to pursue charges against the officers involved in Gray's arrest.
President Obama addresses the crisis in Baltimore
While the President acknowledged that America needs to do "some soul-searching" when it comes to issues like race, poverty and equality, he believes "there's no excuse" for violence.
Thank You For Playing:
a film about a game
about taking care of
a child with terminal cancer
Hopes&Fears talks to the directors of the documentary
"Thank You For Playing" and the parents of the child who inspired the most devastating game "That Dragon, Cancer."
Lars Von Trier is drinking, working again
After some time in rehab, Von Trier says he's back to work and hitting the bottle in moderation so he can work.
Two chimps get legal human rights
Habeas corpus will apply to two chimpanzees, making them the first non-humans to legally receive human rights, as per a New York Judges ruling.
This is the strongest cup of coffee, according to science
Here's how to getting the most caffeine out of every sip.
The Cannes Film Festival announces 2015 line-up
The official competition includes festival stalwarts like Gus Van Sant and Jacques Audiard as well as some newcomers like Justin Kurzel (Macbeth) and Denis Villeneuve and Denis Villeneuve (Sicario).
Two sugars and a milky way: SpaceX is flying a coffee machine to the space station
The ISSpresso machine will be the first coffee maker in space.
Lottery hacked by the most obvious person
Someone very close to lottery operations is accused of hacking the computers that pick the winning numbers and purchasing the big ticket.
Bill Gates' bank account hacker busted, again
A Bulgarian man is accused of multiple counts of credit card fraud and one his alleged victims is the richest man in the world.
Amazon sues site for selling Amazon reviews, Amazon trademark infringement
The suit accuses Jay Gentile of California and websites that operate as buyamazonreviews.com and buyazonreviews.com, among others, of trademark infringement, false advertising and more.
Here's your teaser for True Detective Season 2
It's dark, it's full of intrigue, the cops seem like they might be shady and the cast is questionable but full of potential. Yup, looks like True Detective.
Daniel Radcliffe to star in Grand Theft Auto movie, but it's not what you think it is
The first GTA-themed feature film will actually be all about Sam Houser.
Is this Russian man getting a head transplant or a body transplant?
A 30-year-old computer scientist in Russia has volunteered to be the first human to have his head attached to a new body.
We took a 1997 Lonely Planet tourist guide to New York City and tried to use it in 2015
What has changed? What has stayed the same? Is the city described in the guide the same city that exists today? We've scoured the pages and walked the maps. Here's what we found.
Japan uses Manga tropes to promote cyber-security
Japan knows what makes the public pay attention to security: dramatic manga.
MoMA acquires antique Mac icon designs
The Museum of Modern Art has just Susan Kare's pixel-by-pixel renderings of original Macintosh icons to its permanent collection.
Mr. Show With Bob And David is coming back, sans "Mr. Show"
Netflix continues its green lighting streak with a four episode order of With Bob and David.
Jonathan Lethem on computer dogs and secret spaces
Inside the speakeasy Brazenhead book store, author Jonathan Lethem talks Occupy's nesting paradoxes, Gibson’s unevenly distributed future, appropriation and more.
Beloved X-Files characters, the Cigarette Smoking Man and Skinner, to join series reboot
It looks like more fan favorites will be part of the new six-episode run of The X-Files.
What's changed since The X-Files: hacking, chat rooms and Satanic Panic
In the wake of The X-Files comeback news, Hopes&Fears puts plot points from the original series into 2015 to see how they'd play out... or not. What's new in computers, TVs and time travel theories?
Nearly 20% of American adults use only smartphones for internet access
The migration to exclusively-mobile internet use isn't just happening in poor countries; Americans are increasingly doing all their web-surfing via smartphone.
Stop buying things, start buying experiences
New research shows that investing in experience provides a better return on happiness than material goods.