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College prof suspended for posting pic of kid in 'Game of Thrones' shirt

A professor of art and animation posts a picture of his young daughter doing yoga in a T-shirt that reads: "I will take what is mine with fire and blood." This is taken as a security threat.

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Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raid

Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor. Though Twitter had already shut the account, as many as seven police officers were deputed to conduct the raid.

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Congressional candidate shoots 'government drone' in ad

Matt Rosendale, a Republican candidate for the House in Montana, believes the government will soon be flying over us to monitor our every move. He demonstrates his solution.

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Big Brother really is watching you (It's your IT manager)

In a fascinating survey, IT managers reveal some of the dubious activities they view being perpetrated by employees on work computers. These cause the IT managers extra stress and work (as well as, no doubt, the occasional fascination).

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Paulo Coelho: Ignore the Web's anonymous; they're miserable

In a Twitter post, the author encourages people to ignore anyone who hides behind anonymity on the Web. But don't fiction writers hide behind their stories?

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Infants love iPads, can't use building blocks?

Teachers' representatives in the UK worry that young children don't have some basic motor skills because all they do is swipe all day.

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Creationists get their 'Cosmos' (It's quite short)

In order to assuage the creationist protesters who complain that Neil DeGrasse Tyson's series doesn't allow for a God-centric explanation, Funny Or Die creates a creationist version. It lasts mere minutes.

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'I just don't care,' says texting driver who hit cyclist

A 21-year-old Australian woman pleads guilty to dangerous driving after using her phone to text seven different numbers and then hitting a cyclist, causing multiple injuries, including a spinal fracture.

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Software engineers think they're amazingly great, study says

In research performed by Chef, 91 percent of software engineers think they're the most valued employees at their company. It makes one wonder about the other 9 percent.

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US Airways sends lewdest brand tweet ever

The airline says a pornographic image sent to a customer from its Twitter account was actually sent to it by someone else. Is this entirely believable?

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Buy a scale on Amazon, and it thinks you're a drug dealer

A man looks to buy a mini-scale on Amazon. The site then suggests he also needs a rolling tray, zipper bags, and rolling paper. It really works. I've tried it.

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U.S. Airways and American Airlines planes are shown at gates at DFW International Airport in Grapevine, Texas, Feb. 14, 2013. The Justice Department and a number of state attorneys general on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, challenged a proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines' parent company, AMR Corp.

Twittering teen arrested after 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

A teen tweets at American Airlines that she's from Afghanistan, a member of al-Qaeda, and is "gonna do something really big." The airline responds forcefully. The teen is frightened, then arrested.

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