DuckDuckGo Made A Giant List Of Jerks Tracking You Online

DuckDuckGo Made A Giant List Of Jerks Tracking You Online

DuckDuckGo, a privacy-focused tech company, today launched something called Tracker Radar—an open-source, automatically generated and continually updated list that currently contains more than 5,000 domains that more than 1,700 companies use to track people online.

Tito’s Spent All Day Tweeting That Vodka Is Not Hand Sanitiser

Tito’s Spent All Day Tweeting That Vodka Is Not Hand Sanitiser

Tito’s, the reasonably-priced Texas vodka brand with a lively Twitter presence, has sent 11 tweets over the past 24 hours clarifying that, no, its beverage does not meet the CDC’s recommended minimum alcohol content for hand sanitizer. Contrary to what various Twitter users apparently believe.

Loki Set Pictures May Hint At A Surprising Pull From The Comics

Loki Set Pictures May Hint At A Surprising Pull From The Comics

Karl Urban still wants a Dredd II. The New Mutants finally gets rated. Tom Ellis just made an interesting update to his Lucifer contract. Rose McIver will see dead people (again) in a new CBS comedy. Plus, what’s to come on Riverdale and Nancy Drew, and when Stargirl will land…

What The Hell Is A Celestiq

What The Hell Is A Celestiq

We’ve known Cadillac has been looking to move away from its letter/number car naming scheme for some time. Today, I saw on Car And Driver that the American luxury brand has landed on “Celestiq” and “Lyriq” so far.

How The UN’s Shady Aviation Organisation Could Upend A Key Effort To Combat Climate Change

How The UN’s Shady Aviation Organisation Could Upend A Key Effort To Combat Climate Change

The United Nations’ official aviation body begins three weeks of talks this week. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) council meeting will discuss all manner of aviation-related topics, from coronavirus to unannounced missile launches. But it is also set to make a decision on which carbon offsets it will permit…

Swinburne Uni Makes Bendy Concrete From Waste

Swinburne Uni Makes Bendy Concrete From Waste

Concrete is, quite literally, the foundation of our society. Now scientists at Swinburne University in Melbourne have developed a new type of “bendable” concrete that could better withstand earthquakes. What makes this even sweeter is that it’s made out of industrial waste.

Australia Wants To Let Foreign Spy Agencies Peek At Your Texts

Australia Wants To Let Foreign Spy Agencies Peek At Your Texts

A new amendment has been introduced in parliament looking to allow for the easier sharing of communications data between Australia’s law enforcement and spy agencies and foreign governments. It comes in response to calls that spy agencies are being left behind without timely access to messaging apps with cloud servers…

Building My Own Centre Console Lid Was My Favourite Car Project Yet

Building My Own Centre Console Lid Was My Favourite Car Project Yet

I like cars more than furniture, but I’m discovering that I enjoy carpentry more than mechanics. So, I documented the process of building a custom console for my SUV to give you some insight and inspiration if you’re considering such a project yourself.

9 Movies With Characters Who Prove Immortality Can Be A Total Drag

9 Movies With Characters Who Prove Immortality Can Be A Total Drag

As storytellers are fond of reminding us, living forever usually only sounds awesome until you try it. This list includes only movie characters who were born human and then somehow became immortal—that’s why there aren’t any gods, unless Phil Connors counts—and then realised how long eternity really, truly is.

Doctor Who Could Lose 2 Companions This Holiday Season

Doctor Who Could Lose 2 Companions This Holiday Season

The Sesame Street movie gets a wild premise. Lord of the Rings adds another mysterious major star. William Shatner says his time as Captain Kirk is well and truly over. Plus, The Flash upgrades another series regular and more footage from No Time to Die. To me, my Spoilers!

How Castlevania Nails The Balance So Many Video Game Adaptations Mess Up

How Castlevania Nails The Balance So Many Video Game Adaptations Mess Up

Video game adaptations have had a rocky history—so rocky, that it’s practically a revelation when we get big blockbuster movies such as Detective Pikachu and Sonic. They wind up feeling like huge celebrations simply because they manage to be basic, fun family movies. But Netflix’s Castlevania has carved out a…

How Crime Books Embraced Lurid Green

How Crime Books Embraced Lurid Green

Green is a colour that evokes nature, fecundity, sustainability. At the traffic lights it signals go; on a boat, starboard. It’s a soft celadon glaze; an intense Van Eyck wedding dress; frothy, aromatic matcha tea; aurora borealis; a meditative praying mantis. It’s jungle camouflage, Joyce’s snotgreen sea, green mould and…