Eric O'Keefe

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Code/red: Peter Thiel’s Reefer Madness

Plus, crunch time at Foxconn and some classic Steve Jobs video.<p>// HAPPENING TODAY<p>The unveiling of the 2014 MacArthur Genius Grant winners.<br>• FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is testifying before the House Small Business Committee.<br>• The Senate Judiciary Committee kicks off its hearings on net neutrality.<p>Twitter …

Skully extends Indiegogo campaign for motorcycle helmet

After raising nearly $2 million in a month with presales of its augmented-reality motorcycle helmet, Skully gives fans another 30 days to decide if they want its pricey protection.<p>Motorcycle-riding tech obsessives are getting another 30 days to decide if they want to drop a huge amount of cash to …

Augmented Reality

Samsung's Galaxy Tab Active is an 8-inch, ruggedized, waterproof tablet

Amid a flurry of news about washing machines and massive, bendable televisions, Samsung unveiled a new tablet this morning at its IFA 2014 press briefing in Berlin: an 8-inch, ruggedized tablet named Galaxy Tab Active. "Ruggedized" doesn't mean much without water-resistance, and this tablet …

Vine

Phish: Fuego

Let's say you wanted to write a Phish album in 2014. You might well work in the words "rolling" (high-five, club kids!) and "wombat" (because it's a …

Music

The IPO is dying. Marc Andreessen explains why.

Today, Andreessen is a prominent venture capitalist at the firm Andreessen Horowitz. I asked him to talk about how the stock market has changed over the last two decades. In the 1990s, it was common for small companies to have initial public offerings (IPOs), in which they offer their shares for …

The robot apocalypse will look a lot like this game

'World War Machine' envisions our dark future as an action RPG<p>We all know that killer robots are coming. In <i>World War Machine</i>, they're already here.<p>Set after a mass extinction has wiped out the entirely of humanity, the game takes place in a world where sentient robots now rule. They roam the ruins …

Outrageous Entries From The Beard & Moustache Championships

These days, beards are the international symbol of the hipster.<p>Growing in their kilometres, these wiry rugs of goodness hang off men (and some …

North Korea Calls Seth Rogen-James Franco Film An 'Act Of War'

Could Seth Rogen and James Franco trigger a conflict with North Korea? That's what Pyongyang says, calling the duo's upcoming film an "act of war."<p>In "The Interview," starring Franco as a TV host and Rogen as his producer, the two are sent to North Korea to assassinate supreme leader Kim Jong …

A Latin Poem So Filthy, It Wasn't Translated Until The 20th Century

Any student of Latin lyric poetry will tell you that Catullus' poems get pretty raunchy, obsessed with genitalia, semen, and sex in general. But one …

PSY - HANGOVER (feat. Snoop Dogg) M/V

Everything You Need to Know About YouTube Buying Twitch

What would YouTube and Google want with a website known for streaming video games?<p>That's the question on many minds after multiple reports say that …

Ray J Offers Kim His Sex Tape Profits as a Wedding Gift

When a lady gets married, it's traditional that the man who had sex with her on camera should donate four months' worth of his profits from the sex …

The 19 Most Unfortunate Photos Ever Taken

8 Little Known Facts About The Mountain On 'Game Of Thrones'

In the "Game of Thrones," you either win or you're recast.<p>Last night's episode of the hit HBO show had death, pervy pick-up lines and a huge -- literally -- casting change. The man hacking up prisoners and generally towering over everyone else in King's Landing is Hafþór Júlíus "Thor" Björnsson, …

The Vatican Defrocked 848 Priests For Child Abuse in the Past 10 Years

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For the first time, the Vatican has revealed a statistical picture of the internal fallout from the …

Sozzi: Are These the Next Videogame Blockbusters?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Each month, videogame sales are reported by various third-parties. This year the data has been especially fun to track as the</b> …

Scientists uncover a secret of aging: Young blood helps restore elderly mice

A group of studies focused on properties of blood linked to rejuvenation, and human clinical trials are coming soon<p>Three studies, two from Harvard and one from Stanford, track the miraculous ability of young blood to rejuvenate both mental and physical abilities in aging mice. Harvard reported …