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What Is Swatting, and What Does It Tell Us About the Internet's Worst Qualities?

The boys behind the "Damn Daniel" viral video are being blogged about across the Internet, but cameraman Joshua Holz fell victim to the web’s darker …

America’s ‘Ghost’ Parks

<b>Wheeler Geologic Area</b>, a wonderland of stone pinnacles and hoodoos (above), was once a top Colorado attraction. Now, only backcountry hikers and those willing to drive 13 miles on a dirt road earn a glimpse of one of America’s more unusual landscapes.<p>President Theodore Roosevelt designated this …

National Parks

App designed for children with autism now lets you track your kids with one click

For parents, knowing their child is safe can be one of their biggest worries. Parents of children on the autism spectrum may worry even more.<p>But …

How grieving animals mourn their dead companions, in pictures

Animals

This device lets you watch broadcast TV shows with the convenience of Netflix — and without having to pay for cable

For those who have fled TV and live mostly in the world of Netflix and Hulu, the idea of not being able to watch shows whenever they want, on whatever platform they are in the mood for, can be irritating.<p>Tablo is a device that solves this problem by recording broadcast TV and letting you play it …

Televisions

Collecting Poop to Save a National Park

Changing Planet<p>CLICK HERE TO POST QUESTIONS FOR JEN GUYTON, THE SCIENTIST FEATURED IN THIS VIDEO, AND SHE WILL ANSWER THEM LIVE ON YOUTUBE ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 5 AT 12:00PM EST.<p>The civil war in Mozambique ended more than 20 years ago, but many victims have yet to recover. During the 15-year war, …

Wildlife

New Solar Gadgets To Charge Your Camping Gear

Like camping, but can’t give up the gadgets and luxuries of home? Solar power can keep you going when off the grid. The team at Gizmodo Australia has …

Clean Energy

Civil rights leaders, police differ over protest response

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Civil rights leaders appealed Thursday for Minneapolis police to exercise restraint but the head of the police union said officers should get tougher with protesters after a night of tense confrontations over the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer.<p>The contrasting …

Law Enforcement

Doctors Want To Pull Drug Ads From TV And Magazines

The largest doctor group in the U.S. is calling for a ban on direct-to-consumer marketing for prescription drugs and medical devices.<p>You can't watch TV for long before seeing a commercial for a big pharma drug (with its comically long list of side effects). But the biggest medical organization in …

Grand jury indicts 106 bikers in shootout with police in Waco, Texas

A grand jury has returned indictments for engaging in organized criminal activity against 106 of the 177 bikers arrested after the deadly shootout outside a Waco, Texas, restaurant in May, the McLennan County district attorney said.<p>In a nine-hour session, the grand jury acted on all 106 cases that …

Twin Peaks

The Most Haunted Places In The U.S.

Get in the "spirit." 👻<p>Whether it's an abandoned shack, a haunted hotel or a spirit-infested slice of the great outdoors, America's most haunted destinations make for excellent -- albeit excellently spooky -- Halloween weekenders.<p>The ghostbusters experts at Foursquare were kind enough to point out …

Those Plumes of Methane Leaking Off the Coast of Washington Are Really Bad News for the Oceans | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here.</b><p>Over the past five years, fishermen in the Pacific Northwest have found themselves increasingly impacted by climate change.<p>As the oceans absorb greater amounts of carbon dioxide from human-caused …

Global Warming

Wisconsin utilities project lower heating costs this winter

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin utilities predict residential heating costs will be around 20 percent lower than last year, thanks to lower natural gas costs and a warmer winter forecast.<p>Xcel Energy, which serves parts of western and northern Wisconsin, is predicting heating costs this winter will …

Solar Power

NYFF: Michael Moore Calls Lack of Diversity in Hollywood "A Form of Apartheid"

"When you block out whole groups of film by that cinema, what are the great films that you and I are missing because their great voices can’t be …

Are solar panels now as cheap as fossil fuels?

SolarCity has released the most efficient and most affordable solar panels. Does this make solar a viable alternative to traditional energy …

Climate Change Is So Bad That the US and China Agree on It

For years, China and the US have kept each other locked in a regulatory stalemate over climate change. As political rivals, neither one of the …

Climate

Your Coolest New Party Trick: The Instant Old Fashioned

Forget not having fun at parties you're hosting. Make this quick and easy syrup in advance and make guests instant Old Fashioneds all night.<p>Ready to be the coolest person at any party you attend from here on out? Come equipped with a recipe for Old Fashioned syrup you're about to commit to memory, …

Rye Whiskey

Pluto’s ‘Dragon Scales’ Revealed In Latest New Horizons Images

Latest New Horizons images show an alien landscape, and highest-resolution color map yet<p>We’ve seen Pluto’s ice mountains, its glacier-carved plains, its mysterious dark spots. But the dwarf planet still has a few tricks up its sleeve. Today, the New Horizons team released images that reveal a …

4 Days Camping - No Cooler

Me and my family of four went back country camping for four days and five nights. Backpacked and canoed to an island where we stayed for the entire …

Recipes

30 Essential Apple Recipes for Fall

With the official start of autumn around the corner, it's just about that time to hit up the orchard for the season's best activity: apple picking. I …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

Cooking

12 'Healthy' Swaps That Can Backfire

Losing weight, boosting your energy, eating better: Whatever your health goals may be, dropping bad behaviors and replacing them with healthier ones …

Drug mentioned by Hippocrates may reverse Alzheimer's memory loss

Salsalate is already used for arthritis but it could bring back memories of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease<p>One of the world’s oldest drugs which was first mentioned by Hippocrates in the 5th Century BC could help restore memory in Alzheimer’s patients, scientists hope.<p>Salsalate, which …

Dementia

Europa Or Bust: Searching For Life In Jupiter's Orbit

The ocean-filled moon might hold the life we’ve long searched for in space. And scientists have one shot to reach it.<p>The search for alien life has recently taken a surprise twist away from Mars and toward Europa, an ice ball of a moon in orbit around Jupiter. To understand why, you just need to …

Oil price rebounds as Opec forces US drillers to cut back

Fall in US rigs suggests pain of low oil prices is beginning to work in Opec's favour<p>Oil prices are back on the rise after more evidence emerged that Opec’s war on its supply rivals is taking affect.<p>Brent crude for October delivery surged 2.5pc in London after the latest report on the number of …

Samsung's foldable smartphone might shake things up this January

Samsung has been working on a foldable handset for quite a few years now, but it finally looks like we might be close to a release.<p>The "insider" …

Samsung launches Socializer Messenger app based on Telegram for Android

After the company’s ChatON instant messaging app failed to gain enough traction, Samsung is taking another chance by entering the messenger app war. …