‘My son spent 3,160 in one game’

Report End of Twitter post by @tom_watson Damian Collins, chair of the DCMS select committee, which is currently investigating technology and addiction, told the BBC he believes the issue is “a real problem”. “I think there should be an obligation for the company to warn people about suspicious activity, like large increases in spending, just as banks warn their customers about unusual transactions,” he said. Image copyright Blastworks Ltd He has been charged £3160.58 between 18 February and 30 May …

#KimOhNo: Be Grateful That Kim Kardashian Is Bad at Puns

It’s a Kimergency, y’all: Kim Kardashian has named a line of shapewear Kimono. Japanese kimonos are nothing like full-body fat flatteners. They’re imbued with cultural significance that Kardashian is ignoring for the purposes of a confusing pun. They’re no less than the sixth victim of Kim Kardashian’s kwest to kapitalize on kultures not her own. Naturally, people are pissed. You can watch the roast sizzle over at #KimOhNo, which is both a rallying cry for informed discussion about cultural appropriation …

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules

First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court says President Donald Trump cant ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The second US circuit court of appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge who said Trump violates the constitution when he blocks critics. The irony in all of …

Megan Rapinoe strikes an epic pose after scoring against France in the Women’s World Cup. The internet goes wild

(CNN)Less than 24 hours have passed since Megan Rapinoe scored the only two goals against France in the Women’s World Cup quarter-final match, but her glorious goal celebration has already been hailed as an “iconic” moment in soccer and all sports. Her epic performance led some to suggest that the United States “tear down the Confederate monuments and put up Megan Rapinoe monuments.” Others pledged their allegiance to Rapinoe as their new President. But others, including President Donald Trump, have …

This Teenager Got A Perfect Shot Of His 16 Dachshunds After A Friend Told Him Its Impawsible

If you’ve ever wondered whether somewhere in the vastness of the Internet, there’s a perfect shot of 16 sausage-like good boys – we have some good news for you. We all love dachshunds as it is – and in all honesty, who wouldn’t – but this adorable shot just made our hearts skip a beat. In it, you can see 16 (yes, you read that right) sausage doggies, perfectly lined up in pairs, posing as if they’re in Vogue and …

Cockatoo choreographs his own dance moves, researchers believe

New study of Snowball the prancing parrot points to bird at peak of his creative powers When Snowball the sulphur-crested cockatoo revealed his first dance moves a decade ago he became an instant sensation. The foot-tapping, head-bobbing bird boogied his way on to TV talkshows and commercials and won an impressive internet audience. But that was merely the start. A new study of the prancing parrot points to a bird at the peak of his creative powers. In performances conducted …

The Scary Truth Behind The Insane Bodies You See On Instagram Betches

Hello again, friends. This week we’re going to be tackling a new Photoshop issue. I’m going to show you how to edit a body shot. We’re going to do this two ways, like I did with my face edit. I’ll show you how to do v normal and easy adjustments first, then I’ll show you what the celebs/influencers do to make them have crazy body proportions. The reason I’m showing you this is so you fully understand how stupid/full of …

A Tesla Truckla, Robotic Pizza Delivery, and More Car News This Week

Over here at WIRED Transportation, we often talk to and write about people doing big, ambitious things—changing how their local transportation systems work, inventing new technologies, or researching why the world travels the way it does. But we also talk to the tinkerers, the people working on cool projects on the edges. Sometimes that’s more fun. This week, we learned how a dedicated DIY-er DIY-ed a Tesla pickup truck (a “Truckla”), why a robotics company is suddenly very interested in …

Airport Facial Recognition, How Abusers Exploit Basic Apps, and More News

Stalkers have ways of tracking you even without fancy malware, airport facial recognition is becoming more common, and WIRED has some advice on how to take the very best fireworks photos. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today's Headlines Opting out of facial recognition at the airport isn't easy. Flying this weekend? In at least 17 airports—if you're flying airlines …

Marianne Williamson Inserts Herself Into Vogue Photo Shoot Via A Funny Meme

Marianne Williamson may have been snubbed by Democratic candidates. Scroll across to see the picture: The image, that Williamson admitted in the post’s caption was “found on the internet,” showed her face inside a picture frame above her female rivals. expressed her anger at being left out of the photo shoot with Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. It accompanied the publication’s article, titled “Madam President? Five Candidates on What It Will Take to Shatter the Most Stubborn Glass …