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Monkey owns rights to selfie? Wikimedia refuses photographer claim

A monkey grabs a camera and takes a selfie. The human owner of the camera claims copyright, but Wikimedia disagrees.

By August 6, 2014


Wikimedia Foundation launches all-new Wikipedia app

The Wikimedia Foundation has redesigned its app for iOS and Android, with new features including editing and saving pages for offline reading.

By July 31, 2014


PETA sues on behalf of monkey who took selfie

The do-gooders declare the photographer who profits from the selfie a do-baddie. Astonishingly, PETA now wants to manage Naruto the macaque monkey's monetary interests.

By September 22, 2015


Russian Internet watchdog orders ISPs to block Wikipedia

The country's Roskomnadzor federal agency has instructed Internet providers to block a page about a kind of cannabis, but most can only block the entire site.

By August 25, 2015


Caffeine-addicted beetles cutting into coffee bean crops

The coffee berry borer has become a huge pain in the thorax for the coffee industry since it can withstand huge doses of caffeine by burrowing into beans. So why didn't they call this thing the jitterbug?

By July 17, 2015


Lack of sleep makes it harder to read people's faces

Researchers find that your brain must work overtime to see how other people are feeling when you're running on less sleep -- and not because you have trouble keeping your eyes open.

By July 16, 2015


Bacon-flavored seaweed is a thing now

Oregon State University researchers come up with a new breed of red marine algae that tastes like those sweet strips of delicious pig flesh.

By July 16, 2015


You knew it, science proves it. Exercise can be poisonous

Too much exercise can actually poison your blood. But the amount it takes to get toxic isn't a feat for mere mortals.

By June 24, 2015


Why it feels inevitable that Nintendo will pursue VR (or AR)

Nintendo hasn't announced any plans to pursue virtual reality in any upcoming game system, but Nintendo's roots are already deep in all the pieces that could make it work.

By June 22, 2015


Right-handed or left-handed? Kangaroos actually have a preference

Primate mammals aren't the only species with hand preferences. A study shows that kangaroos mostly prefer using their left paws over their right when it comes to eating, grooming and possibly boxing.

By June 18, 2015