Don’t Drone Me

Photo: Getty Pitchfork reported on Wednesday that feminist Russian performance collective Pussy Riot is preparing to tour the United States for the very first time. Advertisement   The collective’s latest musical compilation was its 2016 EP xxx, which included the tracks “Make America Great Again” and “Straight Outta Vagina,” and their most recent single is […]

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The U.S. women’s hockey team were so close to pulling off what would have been a very fun comeback. They controlled the majority of their final group-stage battle against Canada—which didn’t really matter but served as a preview of the expected gold-medal game—but the Americans still found themselves down 2-0 after a couple of second-period […]

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Screenshot: The Wire “Where’s Wallace?” might be one of the most memorable quotes to come out of HBO’s cult series The Wire, which sought to tell the story of one city’s institutional failures across five seasons. Recently, Jonathan Abrams released his oral history of the show, All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The […]

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Photo: Getty The popular dating app Bumble announced on Monday that it would join the growing list of companies that have finally made policy changes these past few weeks in response to several mass shootings and renewed calls for gun control, by banning pictures of guns from its users’ profile pictures. Bumble also announced it would […]

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Photo: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Three women representing Nigeria became the first-ever African bobsled team to qualify for the Olympics, and the country’s first-ever representatives at the Winter Olympics, when they finished their required fifth qualifying race in Calgary today. The team of Seun Adigun—who was also an Olympic hurdler in 2012—Ngozi Onwumere, and Akuoma Omeoga […]

Stock image of an AR-15 modular rifle. Photo: AP Police in Texarkana, Texas arrested 24-year-old Ricky Jared Rankin for allegedly posting a photo of an AR-15—that model of semi-automatic rifle that keeps on being used in mass slaughters across the country—to Instagram accompanied by the caption, “I’m thinking about finally going back to school,” KTBS […]

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A leading drone maker is offering money to individuals who find security flaws in the software of its products.  DJI, a Chinese manufacturer, said Monday that it is launching a “bug bounty” program offering researchers as much as $30,000 for spotting cyber vulnerabilities in its drones. The announcement comes weeks after it was revealed that […]

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With the damage to Houston and the surrounding area from the flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey, television stations and networks are turning to the sky with news drones to provide a different vantage point of the sprawling path of destruction. ABC News, for example, is using footage from Don’t Drone Me Bro Productions. CNN […]

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We’re starting to see drones everywhere, but why, and why so many? You’d think that a place called Santa Claus, Indiana would have flying sleigh races. Instead, they have drone races. Which is still cool, though admittedly far less magical. Santa Claus, Indiana | Santaclausind.org Unless you count things like fun and happiness for all […]