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Twitter is still full of trolls but says it‘s getting better at dealing with abuse

It‘s been more than six months since Twitter decided it should finally start taking its troll problem seriously. The good news: Twitter says its many updates to address abuse and improve its reporting process are working. The service is now "taking action on" 10 times more abusive accounts, compared with this time last year, according to new stats released today. SEE ALSO: Why celebrities leave Twitter The bad news: Twitter is still filled

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How to get a job at: Havas

When you think about where the most creative people work from photographers to designers to writers ad agencies employ some of the best. International advertising agency Havas knows a thing or two about making imaginative content that people actually connect with. With clients ranging from Louis Vuitton to IBM, it takes a special bunch to make that kind of magic happen. Havas does it all with a fearless commitment to their craft, laser focus on

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Sports fans finally have a streaming TV bundle (but you‘d better like soccer)

Crawl, walk, run. That‘s how David Gandler has taken FuboTV, in the span of a few years, from streaming tape-delayed German soccer to offering one of the most completeand sports-heavystreaming TV packages available. It‘s particularly impressive considering FuboTV is the only independent service not run by a major media company like YouTube, Hulu, or DirecTV. Or, as one of his angel investors put it, FuboTV is like a kite dancing in th

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The real Einstein would send Professor Einstein, his robot namesake, into a black hole

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Meet the living, walking meme of conservative British politics

His composite name is the epitome of a British stereotype. He‘s so blatantly posh that he recently named his sixth son Sixtus Dominic Boniface Christopher. And he‘s becoming a social media superstar. SEE ALSO: Theresa May receives the Monty Python treatment in brilliant supercut We‘re talking about right-wing Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, whose following of over 36,000 makes him more popular than Prime Minister Theresa May, at least

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I‘m giving up on Snapchat because it‘s way too bloated

Snapchat, buddy, we need to talk. How long have we been best friends now?If I recall correctly, it‘s been about two years. We‘ve had a lot of good times, and even though I didn‘t always understand you, the more we hung out, the more I was able to appreciate you. I knew we passed a major milestone when, after about six months, I bumped Facebook off my home screen just to see more of you. Your Stories were hilarious, and I loved t

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Enormous and immersive 8K dome screen is a great alternative to VR

If you love the idea of virtual reality, but hate having to wear a headset, this is going to appeal to you. Japan‘s public broadcaster NHK has come up with an ultra high-definition immersive experience, featuring a rounded 8K projection dome screen that wraps around a moving seat. SEE ALSO: This tiny Japanese space agency drone is giving us a glimpse of life in space Riders strap into a chairs that move in sync with the footage, making it f

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Donald Trump thinks Macron loves holding his hand and for once we kinda agree

Trump and Macron, Macron and Trump. Just a few days from what has probably gone down in history as the longest (and most awkward) handshake ever, the U.S. president has shared some insight into that fateful encounter. SEE ALSO: Trump and Macron‘s handshake might be the longest handshake in the history of handshakes During an interview with three New York Times reporters Peter Baker, Michael S. Schmidt, and Maggie Haberman in the Oval Offi

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Young photo of John McCain goes viral, prompts outpouring of support

John McCain, the Vietnam veteran and U.S. Republican senator, has been diagnosed with a particularly aggressive type of brain tumour, according to his office. SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert predicts Donald Trump Jr.‘s future using genius diagram Numerous personalities from the whole political spectrum voiced their support for the Arizona Republican, who competed against Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign. But it was a picture of youn

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Filipinos are confused about Ivanka Trump‘s party snack choice

Ivanka Trump may know a little more about Filipino food traditions than the average American, going by the dish she served up this week. On Tuesday, Trump threw her daughter, Arabella, a birthday party where she served hot dog franks on skewers, topped with melted marshmallows. Yeah, it‘s not a dish you see very often. SEE ALSO: Trump‘s ‘Made in America‘ week is already failing and it‘s not even Tuesday She shared th

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Footage shows plane‘s impressive emergency landing on a highway

There are lots of things you may have to deal when traveling down the highway, such as traffic, bad drivers, or weather. But sharing the road with an actual plane is definitely something no one expects to happen driving along a freeway. Motorists traveling along the Sunrise Highway in Long Island, New York, were shocked to see a small plane make a safe emergency landing directly in front of their car on Wednesday. After successfully touching

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Not again: Hackers steal 32 million worth of Ethereum

Ethereum has become a top target for hackers. The promising cryptocurrency that‘s also a platform for decentralized applications has skyrocketed in value over the last six months (though it also had a serious drop in price in the last couple of weeks). But hacker attacks and theft of ether have become commonplace, and the last one is one of the worst so far. An unknown hacker or a group of hackers exploited a vulnerability in the way in whi

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New findings reveal humans have been in Australia earlier than we thought

The Indigenous people of Australia have lived there for a very, very long time, but just how long has been a source of contention. Now there‘s perhaps a more concrete answer. New evidence published in the journal Nature points to humans inhabiting Australia for 65,000 years much earlier than the 47,000 years estimated by some archaeologists. SEE ALSO: Morocco fossils push back the timeline on human origins It‘s the result of more tha

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‘Despacito‘ deemed too saucy for Malaysian radio

You won‘t be able to hear catchy hit song "Despacito" on any of Malaysia‘s 44 public radio stations any time soon. That‘s because public broadcaster Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) has banned the Luis Fonsi single, following complaints from conservative Muslim groups. SEE ALSO: ‘Despacito‘ is officially the song of summer, and here‘s why The broadcaster decided to pull the song from radio play, because its lyri

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‘Justice League‘ Batmobile steals the show at Comic-Con Preview Night

Warner Bros.‘ big Hall H panel isn‘t for another few days, but Justice League‘s already stealing the show out on the Comic-Con floor. Mattel has unveiled the actual Batmobile from Justice League, which has been upgraded from the Batmobile we previously saw in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. SEE ALSO: ‘Wonder Woman‘ just blew past Batman, Superman and ‘Suicide Squad‘ at the box office Sadly, fans won&l

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You‘ll soon be able to buy your kids a 500 Luke Skywalker Landspeeder

SAN DIEGO For 40 years, kids enamored with Luke Skywalker‘s beat-up X-34 Landspeeder have had two choices: they could play with a tiny action figure version, or they could sit in a cardboard box and make speeder sound effects. That has changed with the coolest Star Wars toy for younglings unveiled here at Comic-Con the first officially licensed kids‘ size Star Wars Landspeeder, coming this September from Radio Flyer (and available f

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Kit Kat with a cake in it is most luxe Kit Kat you‘ll ever eat

Kit Kat is no stranger to variations on its classic wafer, but this one is fancy AF. After debuting a 24-karat gold covered Kit Kat, a sake-flavoured Kit Kat and Kit Kat sushi, the chocolate bar brand has come up with the Chocolatory Gateau Mignon, which has a piece of rich chocolate cake inside it. Image: Nestl JapanThe Gateau Mignon Kit Kat took Japanese pastry chef Yasumasa Takagi over a year to develop. Takagi used a lengthy process of tria

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These cool Lenovo AI concept products make us excited about the future

Google Home. Amazon Echo. Apple HomePod. Lenovo SmartCast+? The company that brought you the Yoga Book has big plans for an artificially intelligent smart-device future plans that it will reveal at the June 20 third annual Lenovo Tech World conference in Shanghai. SEE ALSO: Lenovo just blew our minds with this bendable laptop concept The Chinese company has created a host of concept products that it says demonstrate its "vision for the future of

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Top surfer attacked by shark 2 years ago has a close call in the exact same spot

They say lightning never strikes twice, but it was certainly a close call for Australian surfer Mick Fanning. The World Surf League at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa was temporarily placed on hold Wednesday, when a 3 metre great white shark swam near Fanning and Gabriel Medina during the quarter-finals of the competition. SEE ALSO: Fishermen find an 18-foot-long sea giant in their nets and, no, we‘re not freaking out Both surfers were plucked

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Fresh ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘ details revealed at Comic Con

SAN DIEGO There may not be an official ‘Last Jedi‘ panel at Comic-Con this year, but that doesn‘t mean Lucasfilm can‘t whet our appetite for the next movie in the Skywalker saga. As at previous conventions, a costume exhibit contains a few tantalizing new story details, plus a new character and the return of an old favorite. SEE ALSO: Everything we just learned about ‘The Last Jedi‘ First off, the diorama of c

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Even more historic NASA flight footage is up on YouTube

NASA‘s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California has a trove of old flight footage like 1940s old. The videos have always been available but hidden away on the Edwards, California-based center‘s website. More recently a lot more of the historic videos, like test flights from the 1970s and into the ‘90s and early 2000s, have been moved onto YouTube. SEE ALSO: Two NASA astronauts just completed a last-minute spacewalk ou

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Parody video shows exactly how Spotify records its annoying ads

Thanks to the rise of streaming music services like Spotify, you can listen to almost any song, free of charge. The downside is that just as you‘re really feeling it, your playlist or album will be interrupted with the worst, loudest, most annoying ad you‘ve ever heard in your life. Check out this very real behind-the-scenes video from YouTuber Gus Johnson, which shows exactly how Spotify records those god-awful ads. [h/t:Reddit]

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The internet is having none of this ice cream-cotton candy ‘burrito‘

It‘s an objective fact that burritos are insanely delicious. There are many delectable variations of the burrito and Canadian restaurant Sugar Sugar has put a sweet spin on the savory Mexican meal by turning it into a magical dessert. SEE ALSO: Ice cream-stealing baby won‘t let grandma get a taste A post shared by jplatt32 (@jplatt32) on Jun 27, 2017 at 8:40am PDT Although ice cream and cotton candy are enjoyable treats in thei

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Humanity confuses its loyalties and builds a shrine for that drowned security robot

Hey, fellow humans, I thought we were all on the same page here? When news broke that a security robot mall-copping its way through the Washington Harbour gave up and drowned itself, we all rightly celebrated the admittedly small victory for mankind. Because, ya know, if drones are going to take our jobs they should at least be as miserably toiling their mechanical lives away. So why am I now finding out that you went and built this thing a shrin

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