Can Kik Succeed Where Facebook Failed?

Kik, the popular social media network, is gearing up to launch all ambitious ethereum ICO project, which could see it become the world’s first social network of its kind to offer cryptocurrency services for its subscribers. If the project sounds familiar, that’s probably because Facebook attempted exactly the same a few years ago, only to…

Status ICO Rakes in $100 Million in Less Than 24 Hours

In case you hadn’t noticed, initial coin offerings (ICO) have become a pretty big deal over recent months. New business all over the places are managing to pool huge stockpiles of cash in no time at all – some to the tune of millions, others into the hundreds of millions. One example being Status, which…

21 Cars That Give You 250,000+ Miles

As far as some people are concerned, choosing the right car is all about power and performance. Just as long as it goes fast, nothing else matters. For others, it’s all about comfort and refinement. They see getting to the destination as something to be enjoyed, rather than hurried as much as feasibly possible. And…

The 20 Most Heavily Armed US States

Over recent years, the United States of America has had to ask a series of important questions about gun laws for all the wrong reasons. School shootings, mass murder and random acts of hideous violence once again casting the subject of firearms ownership into the spotlight. As always, some believe that the solution lies in…

The 17 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds on Earth

Let’s be honest – we all like to think our own dog is the smartest cookie in the jar! In reality though…well, it’s not as if every dog can be as smart as every other. In fact, some are just plain dumb, but if anything that just makes us love them more! But if you’ve…

The 27 Most Dangerous Cities on Earth in 2017

It’s probably fair to say that every city has its own fair share of dangerous areas. The kinds of no-go suburbs you’d be best-advised to avoid at all costs. But then there are those cities where the entire place is probably worth avoiding completely, if you have any regard for your health…or your life! Recently,…

How Many of These Lines do You Remember from The Princess Bride

Here’s a scary fact to chew on – The Princess Bride will be officially 30 years old in October 2017! The author of the book, William Goldman, asked his daughters what he should write about. One said "a princess", the other said "a bride", and that was the genesis of the title and book. Although…

Teens Are Losing Interest in Electronic Cigarettes, CDC Report Confirms

Once again, there’s been a sharp drop in the number of American teenagers using tobacco, while research also suggests that the novelty of electronic cigarettes may also be wearing off. According to the latest roundup of figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s youth and tobacco report, tobacco use among teenagers has hit…

Deja-Vu as Microsoft Tries to Justify the $500 Xbox One X

When Microsoft unleashed the Xbox One to take on the PS4, there was one glaring problem even their most dedicate fans couldn’t ignore…the price. Given that the Xbox One launched at $500 while the PS4 was priced at $400, it ended up being a total no-brainer for those on the fence. And so it proved,…

Facebook is Building an AI Weapon to Detect and Block Terrorist Content

Facebook has shared further details of a new AI system being developed to target terrorist propaganda and content. But rather than simply targeting Muslim extremists, the system will apparently be able to hone in on evidence of criminal activity in general. Over recent weeks and months, politicians from all over the world have repeatedly urged…