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Man buys cheap desk on Craigslist, finds $98,000 inside

A Connecticut man snags an online shopping bargain for under $200 and then actually returns the small fortune he discovers inside.

By Nov. 12, 2013


Brit wins Curiosity, becomes a god in Molyneux's next game

A man in Edinburgh has won Peter Molyneux's Curiosity, and will lay down the rules for the forthcoming game Godus.

By May. 27, 2013


Library of Congress archive celebrates Sagan, of 'Cosmos'

Now billions of people on our "Pale Blue Dot" can take a look at the historical letters, studies, and musings of pioneering space scientist Carl Sagan.

By Nov. 13, 2013


The ultimate gall of a heartless iPhone thief

A Brooklyn thief steals an iPhone from a girl. In turn, a smarter person steals the phone from him. So the first thief reports this theft to the police. Um?

By Jan. 26, 2013


Saudi Arabia objects to .bible

During the objection period for new generic Top Level Domains, Saudi Arabia launches a multitude of challenges. The domains it has issues with include .wine, .catholic, and .gay.

By Aug. 15, 2012


Campaigns chew on cookies to see if you watch porn

Both the Romney and Obama campaigns are reportedly going to be calling you, armed with a huge knowledge of what you do and where you go online.

By Oct. 14, 2012


Boys' diplomas withheld for Facebook kissing photos

Six boys in the Philippines post Facebook photos that appear to show them kissing while in school uniform. The school withholds their high school diplomas.

By Mar. 30, 2012


How Skype monitors and censors its Chinese users

One U.S. researcher has deconstructed a constantly updated file in the China-only version of Skype that contains a list of more than 1,100 words used to censor and monitor its users.

By Mar. 8, 2013


Larry Page: Google is 'deserving of great love'

Google's Larry Page has posted a review of the year, 12 months on from becoming CEO. And he says people should love the company.

By Apr. 6, 2012


Iran squeezes Web surfers, prepares censored national intranet

Iran is reportedly testing a domestic intranet and requiring identification and monitoring in Internet cafes in the interim. Just like China!

By Jan. 6, 2012