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Tear Down the Wrong House? Blame Google Maps
In Rowlett, Texas, a demolition company just did the unthinkable: it tore down the wrong house. The owner and inhabitant of said house is understandably upset. And now the demo company is trying to pin the blame on Google Maps. Whoops.
Here’s the Thinnest Weapon You Can Carry
A Minnesota company called Ideal Conceal has created a double-barreled handgun that can be folded up to look exactly like an ordinary smartphone. Ring-ring.
Man Pays $400/Month to Live in Box
You’ve heard the horror stories of overpriced San Francisco apartment rentals—how people are forced to live in tents, FedEx vans, and old cars. But now a young man named Peter Berkowitz has come up with a novel solution: live in a box.
Biggest Embarrassment in F.B.I. History
Moments after unlocking the infamous San Bernardino iPhone, the F.B.I. spilled a glass of water on it, rendering the phone permanently useless. High-Five!
Microsoft and Twitter Create Sex Slave
Just one day after Microsoft introduced an Artificial Intelligence chat robot to Twitter, it shut the project down. Why? Because the “bot” transformed itself into a Hitler-loving, incest promoting, “Bush did 9/11”-proclaiming robot. This is the future?