The southern border of North Korea just got way less cheerful—or obnoxious. That’s because the South Korea military has turned off its dozens of giant speakers aimed at the totalitarian state. Until Monday morning, the speakers had been blasting K-pop and uplifting news that is censored in North Korea.
Using just a 55-gallon barrel, three baboons liberated themselves the confines of a biomedical research facility this weekend for about half an hour before they were captured and returned to incarceration.
Sina Weibo, one of China’s most popular social media sites, has reversed a ban on content “related to” homosexuality.
Following a breakup with his girlfriend, a lewd photo of a controversial Oregon sheriff appeared on Facebook—an image the sheriff says was released without his consent.
After a Minneapolis Facebook group posted a photo of a mummified monkey discovered inside a historic building, Minnesota sleuths scrambled to figure out how it ended up there. So far, the leading theories involve an exotic pet store and a mayor’s father who stole a monkey, but let it loose after it defecated all over…
The Manitoba Nomads, a Canadian chapter of the Hells Angels, doesn’t take shit from anyone—especially hotels that discriminate against its members.
The most-watched YouTube video of all time, “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, was was briefly removed from YouTube early Tuesday morning, along with several other popular YouTube videos, after hackers seemingly defaced the videos.
The Royal Canadian Mint has created a flashy, egg-shaped, glow-in-the-dark coin to commemorate one of Canada’s most famous UFO sightings.
On Monday, US Marshals arrested Schlitterbahn waterslide designer John Timothy Schooley for charges that include second-degree murder and reckless endangerment of a child. Schooley designed the Verrückt waterslide, the world’s tallest and fastest waterslide, which decapitated a 10-year-old boy in 2016.
Today is the first day that self-driving cars can legally drive on the streets of California without a human safety operator inside them. As the Silicon Valley-based outlet The Mercury News put it, today should be historical.
An elderly Australian man went to bed on Tuesday of last week with his slippers under his bed, but woke up Wednesday morning to find only one of the slippers waiting for him.
Facebook has started fact-checking photos and videos, as a part of a larger plan to prevent foreign agents from using the platform to spread propaganda and influence elections.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey directed the Arizona Department of Transportation to suspend Uber’s testing of self-driving cars on Monday, in response to an incident last week in which an autonomous car struck and killed a pedestrian. In Ducey’s letter to Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, the governor called dash footage of…
Arizona has ordered Uber to cease tests of self-driving cars on state roads, in response to the fatal crash last week in Tempe.
A software engineer in Long Island, New York, claims the automatic door on his BMW X5 chopped off his right thumb, and now he is suing the luxury auto manufacturer.
The South Korea government has created an initiative to force its employees to stop working so damn much. Over the course of the next three months, it will shut down government computers progressively earlier on Friday nights.
A Scottish YouTube comedian, Mark Meechan, was found guilty of a hate crime on Tuesday for posting a video of himself training his girlfriend’s pug, Buddha, to mimic a Nazi and respond to commands the court ruled anti-Semitic.
The United States Navy’s newest submarine, the USS Colorado, went into service this weekend. In the Pentagon’s announcement Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer called the vessel “a true marvel of technology and innovation.” But part of the 377-foot-long Virginia-Class submarine is operated with a 12-year-old Xbox…
Under a plea agreement, a YouTuber who shot her boyfriend in the chest during a filmed stunt last June will serve 90 days in jail.
The extraterrestrial and fringe science research group founded by former Blink-182 member Tom DeLonge has released what is purportedly declassified Pentagon footage of a Navy pilot observing an unidentified flying object.