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Inside Finstagram, the Private World of Fake Teen Instagram Accounts

Instagram is seemingly designed to inspire jealousy. It’s where people post filtered photos of their brunch, latest vacation, or a fancy new outfit, all lit and framed in a manner that suggests everything in their life is as perfectly composed as the images in their camera roll. According to a 2015 study byPew Research Center, 92 percent of teens go online daily, and nearly 24 percent say they are constantly…

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Google Doodle offers Earth Days tips via trio of furry environmental activists

Image: google Google Doodles are a regular source of unexpected joy, and Earth Day is no exception, with the search giant crafting a special, children’s book style message of love for our planet. SEE ALSO: Bill Nye shuts down flat Earth theories The new doodle tells the story of a fox that has a nightmare about fish dying in the sea and penguins losing their homes to arctic melting. The…

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Ms. Frizzle Made The March For Science Protests Magical

One pro-science celebrity, however, stood out from the crowds. Like magical, she made an look at several of the 600 parades that took place throughout the country. She likely traveled there on a big yellow bus. Devoted protesters fad the most appropriate Ms. Frizzle costumes with galactic dresses, bright curly wigs and in a number of cases, with Lizzy the Lizard by their surface. Other protesters paid homage to the…

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Passive-aggressive postcards you can print and send to your terrible Congressperson

Image: ambar del moral/mashable Real activism requires sacrifice. And the greatest sacrifice of all is being forced to talk to a random stranger on the phone. Calls to Congress increased 164 percent in Trump’s first month in office, according to the a report by calling profile company Hiya. But not everyone who’s anxious about the fate of the world has the strength to talk to their representatives directly. Some of…

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Get the right camera for shooting 360 video

Image: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Samsung Yes, those 360-degree videos you see sometimes on YouTube and Facebook are purty, not just because they’re new and shiny, but because they’re more immersive than even the most stunning two-dimensional Instagram images. But how do those video wizards create them, you may ask? Although some of those videos were definitely created using very expensive and sophisticated cameras, it’s absolutely possible to create your…

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‘Digital wellness lady’ wants students to unplug or at least look up

Put down the phone.Image: bob al-greene/mashalbe Step into the Center for Digital Wellness and you’ll likely hear people chatting and that’s about it. Because that’s what the Wi-Fi disabled room at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, is for re-connecting and interacting with your fellow humans no screens, gizmos, or gadgets in the way. You might find the center’s founder, Sylvia Frejd, a minister and counselor by training, in the conversation…

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Ilie Nastase must be evicted from tennis for his behaviour at Fed Cup | Kevin Mitchell

Ilie Nastase gave endless entertainment in his day, but he has crossed a line with his cowardly abuse of Johanna Konta, Anne Keothavong and Serena Williams at the Fed Cup It is 45 years since Centre Court at Wimbledon rose to applaud the charismatic entertainer that was Ilie Nastase, loser of a memorable five-set final against the American Stan Smith. After the Romanians appalling behaviour in Constanta this weekend during…

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Waymo accuses Uber of hiding a secret LiDAR device

In preparation for a preliminary injunction hearing next month, Waymo today filed new claims in its lawsuit against Uber, alleging that its competitor withheld information about technology Uber is using in its development of self-driving cars. Waymo is in the midst of a code-named Fuji, isnt ready and therefore isnt being used in its self-driving cars, which rely instead on commercial systems furnished by Velodyne. Waymo now says that Uber…

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