Amazon Is the Scariest Part of The CIA's New Amazon​ Cloud Storage

Megalomaniacal internet retailer Amazon began as an online seller of books—as CEO Jeff Bezos once explained it to a horrified Kansas City bookseller—because it allowed the company to gather data on affluent, educated shoppers. Their latest customer is the entire intelligence apparatus of your democracy. Checkmate! » 7/21/14 4:38pm Yesterday 4:38pm

Aliens, Rihanna, False Flag, True Flag: Who Really Struck Flight MH17?

Dropping from 33,000 feet above Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed yesterday, detonating into a dark plume of smoke upon impact with a field of bloomed wheat. The second tragedy to befall Malaysia Airlines this year, following the unresolved vanishing of flight 370, dude, it was aliens. » 7/18/14 11:35am Friday 11:35am

Do Not Be Fooled by This Syrian Rebel Leader's "Hello Kitty" Notebook

Whether you were touched by what the Associated Press described as his contentious, expletive-laden speech against the Sunni extremist group ISIS (now the Islamic State), or simply thought that his "Hello Kitty" notebook was cute — please be advised: Syrian Rebel Leader Zahran Alloush is not your friend, OK? » 7/17/14 11:35am Thursday 11:35am

Bigfoot Field Research Organization Head Calls DNA Study "Meaningless"

Cryptozoology was rocked this July by the release of a two-year study on alleged Bigfoot DNA by London's Royal Society (paid for by producers of the UK series Bigfoot Files). Now, the chief of America's largest Bigfoot research group (and host of Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot) has cried sample bias. Who's correct? » 7/15/14 5:33pm 7/15/14 5:33pm

Private Company Will Monitor Every Car Driving In Hungary In Real Time

Hungary's Ministry of National Development (MND) quietly plans to spend 12 billion forints ($52,615,440 in USD) on a real-time, nationwide license plate-monitoring system tied to e-tolls. What follows is a translation of a post on Gawker's Hungarian-language site Cink, that I asked my friend's father to help with. » 7/14/14 1:35pm 7/14/14 1:35pm

Japanese Eyewear Giants Enlist to Save Humanity From Google Glass

America laughed when Professor Isao Echizen unveiled his goofy-looking "privacy goggles" last year. But Isao did not get discouraged — and now allies within Japan's top eyewear firms have joined forces with Isao to develop glamorous frames that can beat facial recognition software. Google Glass, a challenger appears! » 7/14/14 10:04am 7/14/14 10:04am

Inside the Protest Blimp High Above the NSA's Utah Data Center

Few mainstream media outlets have had the courage to show what's really going on inside the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Greenpeace's protest blimp, where invisible particles are moving — far from public scrutiny — in what scientists describe as total chaos. » 7/12/14 8:27pm 7/12/14 8:27pm

Barclays' "Dark Pool" Trading Scandal Sounds Bad, Because It Is Bad

Fitted to excite pity and sympathy, state and federal agencies have begun filing lawsuits against financial services juggernaut and arguable maîtres du monde Barclays PLC over allegations of fraud at Liquidity Cross: the British firm's "dark pool" trading venue. Yes. Fraud. In a dark pool. » 7/11/14 5:24pm 7/11/14 5:24pm