Facebook Patents a Way to Let Lenders Reject You Based on Your Friends’ Crappy Credit

Facebook’s filed a new patent, and it might make you think twice about the (virtual) company you keep. Here’s the abstract of Facebook’s new patent: In particular embodiments, a method includes accessing a graph structure comprising a plurality of nodes…

McDonald’s Creepy Ass New Mascot Unveiled on Twitter

Despite the fresh, new, hipster look that Ronald McDonald unveiled last month–he’s still a creepy-ass clown. There’s really no getting around that. Has there every been a time when Ronald McDonald didn’t give off a probable-sex-dungeon vibe? Well, move over…

“The Lonely Doll”: Creepy Book left by Famke Janssen’s Bed

Actress Famke Janssen says that an intruder broke into her home in New York City and left a creepy children’s book called, “The Lonely Doll” next to her bed. Despite the fact that Janssen says she has never seen the…

Northampton Clown Terrorizes Town

Are you familiar with Stephen King’s horror story IT? It’s about a demonic entity that eats children and portrays itself in the form of a clown named Pennywise. Back in 1990, there was a TV mini-series adaptation of IT starring…

BumpyPhoto Makes 3D Printed Portraits Of Your Friends And Family

Everybody loves a good portrait. It’s the ultimate expression of self-indulgence. What happens when you take a portrait and toss it into the future of 3D printing? Something that might be even more terrifying than 3D printed fetuses. Barry Collins…

Scary Game Has Players Take the Role of a 2-Year-Old

Some of the best horror videogames, or at least the most scary ones, were ones where the players had difficulty defending themselves. The awkward controls, camera angles, and lack of ammo made early Resident Evil and Silent Hill games nerve-racking.…

Apple Threatens Lawsuit Over Jobs Action Figure

In a move that should surprise no one, Apple has threatened legal action against Chinese manufacturer In Icons, makers of the 12-inch Steve Jobs action figure. Apple apparently sent a letter to In Icons claiming to own the rights to…

Steve Jobs Action Figure Bypasses Cool, Goes Straight To Creepy

Steve Jobs’ death a few months ago was greeted with a huge outpouring of emotion. Displays of grief were many and varied, and lots of people looked for ways to commemorate the man they saw as another Thomas Edison. Now,…

Creepy Takes the Work out of Stalking

As the integration of social media continues unabated, there are questions and concerns regarding the reams of data in regards to the geoweb. Be it check-in services like Foursquare or services like Twitter, which also features location-based data, provided the…