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PebblePost raises $15M to combine online data and old-school mail

 PebblePost is betting that there’s a big marketing opportunity in printed postcards and catalogs. The startup is announcing that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding. The round was led by RRE Ventures, with participation from Greycroft Partners and Tribeca Ventures. RRE’s Jim Robinson is joining the PebblePost board of directors. PebblePost describes its […]

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Bill Gates Made a David S. Pumpkins Video and I Want to Die

Bill Gates made a parody Christmas-themed David S. Pumpkins video in order to promote his Reddit Ask Me Anything on Monday. While the previous sentence is straight out of a piece of dystopian fiction, it’s real, and now I want to die. Read more…

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Former Google Engineer Blasts Company's HR Practices After Sexual Harassment Revelation

Earlier today, Recode reported that Uber had asked its new SVP of engineering, Amit Singhal to resign after he failed to disclose the circumstances involved in his departure from Google. According to Recode, Singhal resigned from Google in early 2016 after an investigation into a sexual harassment claim brought… Read more…

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99-year-old woman checks 'getting arrested by the feds' off her bucket list

Most people’s bucket lists don’t get much more complicated than hitting a tropical destination, or maybe jumping out of a plane. But 99-year-old Dutch woman Annie is not like most of us. Her lifelong wish? To get herself arrested.    SEE ALSO: Researchers built an origami-inspired bulletproof shield to protect police officers In anticipation of […]

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Kotaku Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild Gets Pirated Days Before Launch, Causing Major Leaks | Ja

Kotaku Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild Gets Pirated Days Before Launch, Causing Major Leaks | Jalopnik Why Some Cars Have Gas Tank Fillers On The Left Or The Right | Lifehacker How I Tricked Myself Into Reading More Books | io9 South Korea Is Basically Making Officially Licensed Power Rangers Fan Fiction | Read more…

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Leaked Audio: Trump Cares About Food Safety But Only If the Food Is Foreign

President Donald Trump intends to intensify enforcement of food safety regulations as a cudgel in international trade negotiations, according to leaked recordings of a what appears to be a phone conversation between Trump and Wilbur Ross, his nominee for Commerce Secretary. During the conversation, which was recorded… Read more…

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Leah’s Girl Gracie In Danger? ‘Teen Mom’s Daughter Gets Genetic Testing Results

On the last episode of Teen Mom 2, Leah Messer and ex-husband Corey Simms were terrified when their daughter Aleeah Grace underwent genetic testing to discover if she could suffer from special needs like her twin sister. While onscreen the co-parenting exes are awaiting some potentially scary answers, in real time, Messer, 24, and Simms, […]

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Azealia Banks Sides With Remy Ma, Slams Nicki Minaj!

If you’re a hip hop fan, by now you’ve probably heard (or at least heard about) “Shether,” Remy Ma’s scathing diss track directed at Nicki Minaj. The Remy vs. Nicki beef goes back several years, but for most of that time, Remy was behind bars, not dropping bars. As such, the feud is just now […]

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Was that 'Moonlight' Oscar mix-up caused by a tweet?

By now, you've probably seen the video from last night: Warren Beatty looking confused holding an envelope and card that didn't match what he expected, Faye Dunaway announcing the wrong winner, and, eventually, the cast and crew of Moonlight correctl…

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Dubset raises $4M to legalize remixes for Spotify and Apple Music

 Record labels refuse to allow streaming of remixes and hour-long DJ sets unless copyright owners get paid for every little sample. Dubset just raised $4 million to handle that legal mess so Spotify and Apple Music can offer these types of music which used to live illegally on SoundCloud. “This year will be huge in […]

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