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Josh Wolford is a writer for WebProNews. He likes beer, Japanese food, and movies that make him feel weird afterward. Mostly beer. Follow him on Twitter: @joshgwolf Instagram: @joshgwolf Google+: Joshua Wolford StumbleUpon: joshgwolf
People Pointing Lasers at Airplanes Is Such a Problem That the FBI Is Offering a $10,000 Reward  for Info People Pointing Lasers at Airplanes Is Such a Problem That the FBI Is Offering a $10,000 Reward for Info

Who knew that so many people were pointing lasers at airplanes? Since 2012, pointing lasers at airplanes (or as the Federal Bureau of Investigation calls it “lasing aircraft”) is a federal offense punishable by up to five years in prison. …

Fab Shutting Down? CEO Calls Report ‘Bullsh*t Hate’ Fab Shutting Down? CEO Calls Report ‘Bullsh*t Hate’

Though e-commerce and “everyday design” website Fab has in fact gone through multiple layoff periods over the last year or so, the company’s CEO is saying that the report of its death was an exaggeration– in so many words. Valleywag’s …

Maureen Dowd’s Paranoid Pot Ramblings, at Your Fingertips, for Just $6 per Month Maureen Dowd’s Paranoid Pot Ramblings, at Your Fingertips, for Just $6 per Month

Yes, I’m kind of mixing a couple of stories here, but two interesting things happened today in New York Times land. First, the venerable newspaper launched a new digital subscription for Opinions only, and second, columnist Maureen Dowd got really, …

Reading Rainbow Takes a Dark Turn Following Massively Successful Kickstarter Campaign

You know how we all just pledged a ton of money so that LevAr Burton can revive Reading Rainbow, on the web, for a new generation? Ok, maybe we shouldn’t have done that. Reading gives knowledge, and knowledge is power. …

Congrats, Racist Stripper, You’re About to Be a YouTube Star!

There are plenty of disturbing things about the video you’re about to watch. The most obvious and shocking is the blatant racism on display, and the casual nature at which the woman in the video, clearly very upset, slings the …

Uber Driver Allegedly Kidnapped Drunk Woman, Took Her to Motel Uber Driver Allegedly Kidnapped Drunk Woman, Took Her to Motel

One of the big questions facing on-demand car services like Uber is this: Exactly who the hell is driving me around? Really, that’s a question that many people ask themselves during any car ride with a stranger–taxis included. But services …

Kickstarter Tosses Rules, Human Review for Some New Projects Kickstarter Tosses Rules, Human Review for Some New Projects

Here’s the thing about some people–they’re shits. Here’s the thing about the internet–some of those people use it. Here’s the the about Kickstarter (or any other crowdfunding site for that matter)–it’s the internet asking you for money. Kickstarter, although it’s …

Instagram Update Brings Ten New Editing Tools, Like the Ability to Adjust Filter Strength Instagram Update Brings Ten New Editing Tools, Like the Ability to Adjust Filter Strength

Instagram has always been about the filters. The ability to alter a photo with one simple click and make it look a million times better is one of the main reason people use the app. Sure, it’s now a busting …

12-Year-Old Slender Man Devotees Stab Girl 19 Times 12-Year-Old Slender Man Devotees Stab Girl 19 Times

Two twelve-year-old Waukesha, Wisconsin girls have been charged as adults with attempted murder after stabbing a classmate 19 times in an attempt to appease internet folk monster Slenderman. For those unfamiliar with Slenderman, he’s a fictional character created in forums …

Filmmakers Ask FAA to Let Them Make Movies with Drones Filmmakers Ask FAA to Let Them Make Movies with Drones

The Motion Picture Association of America has facilitated the requests of seven different “aerial photo and video production companies” to be granted exemptions from the Federal Aviation Administration so that they can finally lawfully operate their unmanned aircraft systems. In …

Google Glass Tries High Fashion with New Diane von Furstenberg Collection Google Glass Tries High Fashion with New Diane von Furstenberg Collection

Now that anyone in the U.S. can buy their high-tech specs, Google has a few hurdles to jump to make Glass an everyday item for regular people. Apart from the still-exclusive price point of $1,500 (Google will surely drop that …

WWDC: Here’s How to Watch Apple’s Event Live WWDC: Here’s How to Watch Apple’s Event Live

Apple, who is rather inconsistent with their live streams, has decided to let the world in on their Worldwide Developer’s Conference keynote today. You can stream it live on Apple’s event site–if you have the right Apple device. In order …

Here’s an Insane, Ballsy Selfie from Atop Christ the Redeemer

Cristo Redentor, known to the English-speaking world as Christ the Redeemer, is a giant statue of Jesus Christ located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue itself is nearly 100 feet tall, stands atop a 26-ft tall base, which is …

Robber Caught After Friending Victim on Facebook

You have to be a real winner to hit someone in the back of the head just to steal their iPod, but it takes quite the criminal mastermind to seek out their victim on Facebook the day after the robbery. …

Suit Claims Google Fired Masseur After He Complained About Masturbating Engineer Suit Claims Google Fired Masseur After He Complained About Masturbating Engineer

A New Jersey massage therapist is suing Google, as well as a dozen unnamed parties, claiming the company wrongfully terminated his employment after he reported sexual harassment at the hands of another employee. Elvis Gardin began providing his massage services …

Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg’s Wife, Is ‘Pro-Hoodie’

In her first television interview since marrying Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg back in May of 2012, pediatric resident Priscilla Chan answered a question that has been bugging people for years. Yes, she’s totally cool with all the hoodies. Her husband …

If You Drop Your Phone in a Septic Tank, Just Let It Go Man

As a 28-year-old whose screws up a lot, I in no way feel qualified to dispense life advice on most topics. Having said that, I feel pretty confident in issuing this one small token of advice: If you drop your …

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s Wedding Kiss Is Now the Most-Liked Photo in Instagram History Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s Wedding Kiss Is Now the Most-Liked Photo in Instagram History

Kim Kardashian rabble rabble Kanye West rabble rabble wedding rabble rabble rabble Instagram rabble rabble rabble rabble celebrity culture rabble rabble rabble ego stroking rabble rabble rabble. Kim Kardashian snagged Yeezy last weekend, and now she’s snagged something else–the title …

Teen Murders Parents for ‘Taking Away His iPod and Stuff’

Here’s a chilling, sad, and ridiculous story out of Norfolk, Virginia. And otherwise well-balanced high school sophomore has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder after he beat and stabbed both of his parents to death. The reason? “I …

Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that he and his wife, pediatric resident Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to improve Bay Area schools. The money will go to Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education fund, which he set up back in 2010 …

Amazon Prime May Soon Add (Slightly Old) Streaming Music to Its Offerings Amazon Prime May Soon Add (Slightly Old) Streaming Music to Its Offerings

Free two-day shipping, on-demand movies and TV shows, and now streaming music? According to a new report, Amazon is gearing up to offer older and relatively new tracks for free to its Prime members. Buzzfeed reports that multiple sources have …

Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content, Starting with New Episodes of ‘High Maintenance’ Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content, Starting with New Episodes of ‘High Maintenance’

Vimeo is getting into the original content game. Today, the online video company announced that it had made its first original programming investment into High Maintenance, an already-existing web series that follows a neurotic pot dealer around New York City. …

Community Season 6 Could Land on Hulu, Says Report (It Would Sure Make Sense) Community Season 6 Could Land on Hulu, Says Report (It Would Sure Make Sense)

After many brushes with death, NBC finally axed the show Community earlier this month. It couldn’t have been that shocking to the show’s hardcore fans, who had seen their beloved cult hit walk that delicate tightrope before. Still–some things still …

DISH Will Soon Let You Pay Your TV Bill with Bitcoin DISH Will Soon Let You Pay Your TV Bill with Bitcoin

Starting in Q3, DISH customers will have a new way to pay their bills. Satellite television provider DISH Network Corporation has just announced that it will start accepting bitcoin, making it not only the first pay-TV service to do so–but …