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'Hurt Locker' producer blasts 'moron' pirates

In a strongly worded e-mail, Nicolas Chartier calls someone who disagreed with his plans to sue people who illegally downloaded his movie a "moron" and "stupid."

By May 20, 2010


Confessions of an HD DVD moron

Jumping on the HD DVD bandwagon was fun for many early adopters--until Blu-ray knocked HD DVD off the road, causing Toshiba's tech to spin out, crash, and burn.

By February 29, 2008


Salivating morons and lynch mob ethics

The latest anti-blogger salvo in the New York Times has triggered a cyber backlash -- yet again.

By February 14, 2005


Watch as driver's phone captures celestial road rage instant karma

On a Florida highway, a man is tailgating in his very large truck. He finally offers the driver he's following his middle finger. Then the gods offer him retribution. Now it's all over YouTube.

By March 27, 2014


Tech CEOs say the darndest things

With his comment that tablets will soon die out, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins is just the latest to offer a bold prediction about the future of technology. Will he be the latest to blow it?

By April 30, 2013


Can a Nurburgring rookie manage a sub-10 lap in a Porsche 911?

Having only ever seen the fearsome Nurburgring in the virtual world, we sent Alex to see whether he could tame the beast in reality from behind the wheel of a Porsche 911.

By September 17, 2013


Instagram account crackdown spreads panic, fear of hacking

Distressed Instagram users locked out of their accounts turn to Yahoo Answers for help. Confusion ensues.

By January 22, 2013


User friendliness doesn't mean derp

There seems to be this perception that if you prefer a user-friendly gadget, you must be a little bit derp.

By June 19, 2012


The 404 988: Where do you guys know how to post videos to Facebook? (podcast)

We put together a great show for you today with fun stories about a dummy politician citing an article from The Onion, the pitfalls of online dating, prototype headphones with built-in proximity sensors, and a conceptual McDonald's ad campaign that uses seedbombs!

By February 7, 2012


Do O2's customer-service woes stem from its recruitment policy?

We recently had cause to consult O2's useless virtual assistant, 'Lucy'. Our insults fell on deaf ears -- instead of getting upset, she offered us a job

By June 28, 2010