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Silly Google dig shows states most obsessed with UFOs, herpes

Amusing but highly unscientific map shows states most drawn to cat pics, unicorn tattoos, and where you should be on the lookout for cold sores.

By May 23, 2014


How Facebook's Timeline is like genital herpes

A film that spoofs the TV ads for Valtrex shows how Facebook's Timeline tries to dominate your life. But you can manage it. No, really. You can.

By May 26, 2012


Geek's guide to subverting Valentine's Day

Don't drown in candy hearts this year. Instead, raise your geek shields and call on the powers of "Game of Thrones" and Etsy to protect you.

By February 13, 2014


App lets you show a doctor your, um, rash down there

An app called STD Triage allows you to photograph your fears and have them checked by a dermatologist within 24 hours.

By June 19, 2013


Man can't stop ex from stalking him online after years

A Canadian teacher is at his wit's end because his ex-girlfriend from Malaysia continues to cyberstalk him and generally make his life miserable. Not even a court order has helped.

By May 9, 2013


The 404 757: Where we crash your Valentine's date (podcast)

It's the most miserable day of the year, aka Christmas 2.0, so we're Debbie Downing with all anti-Valentine stories like anaphrodisiac recipes, a dating site for STD victims, and techy deal breakers for men and women!

By February 14, 2011


STD scare? Just take your phone to the loo...

As rates of STDs among young people in the UK continue to rise every year, health officials are developing a computer chip that can diagnose herpes, chlamydia, and more--within minutes.

By November 8, 2010


Spotify iOS 4 update submitted: Adds background listening pending approval

Spotify has submitted an updated version of its rampantly popular iPhone application, which will use the new firmware's multitasking ability to allow users to listen to music in the background

By June 28, 2010


The 404 392: Where we get spifflicated

Today, we're joined by two ladies, Ace Reporter Caroline McCarthy again and "Allie" of Heavy & Flo fame. This makes the two remaining boys of The 404 very happy. On today's show, we've got sex offenders, speakeasies, 1920s Prohibition and Ashton Kutcher

By July 29, 2009


The 404 229: Where there's no one here to pick on Wilson

With Jeff on vacation and Justin dying of stomach herpes, Wilson is left alone to hold down The 404 fort. Mark Licea and Joey Kaminski join him today to talk about 'Quantum of Solace,' Obama's BlackBerry, and ordering pizza from your TiVo.

By November 17, 2008