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Mac DeMarco fan fiction, for Mac DeMarco

This week, Mac DeMarco asked his fans to send him some fan fiction about himself. You’re supposed to send it in via DeMarco’s website, but I’ve decided to publish my submission publicly, because I already work for a website. Mac DeMarco is standing near the edge of an in-ground pool, trying to pinch a polyethylene foam noodle...

Roomba loses war for home to clever dog with robot stopping powers

In the emerging war of pets versus home robots, things have now ratcheted up from furry-faced consternation over mechanical invaders to fighting back using paw and snout. That's the scene in this latest video featuring Shasta the dog foiling her owner's attempt to clean the living room by using dog wits to repeatedly turn off a...

Golden Retriever Lies Down And Refuses To Move While Listening To Musician

If you have a dog, you've probably noticed that they really look like they're enjoying themselves whenever you play music. Well, it's true! Research has shown that not only do dogs like listening to music, but they actually have preferences for different types! Their favorite even seems to be classical, as it has a calming effect on...

Wynd’s air purifier has broad ambitions and a short reach

The Wynd smart air purifier is designed to create “bubbles” of fresh air — small, one-person respites from pollution, allergens and other detrimental particles floating in the ether. It feels almost dystopian, a world in which we’re required to arm ourselves against the air around us, but the product clearly struck a nerve,...

Seth Rogen and The Lonely Island tease a film that sounds a whole lot like Fyre Fest

In addition to its many other failures, it looks like Fyre Fest is also an unintentional copycat. According to some Friday tweets from Seth Rogen and The Lonely Island, the two are combining comedic forces for a film about a "music festival that goes horribly wrong." Interesting! That sounds familiar. SEE ALSO: Here's the official postmortem statement from...

Crayfish get drunk faster when they’ve been hanging out with friends

Young crayfish can get drunk — and they get drunk a lot faster when they’ve been hanging out with their friends, new research says. So, extroverted crayfish may want to consider pacing themselves this weekend. Crayfish are basically miniature, freshwater lobsters, which makes them an unusual model organism for trying to understand a behavior — drinking...