Porn site xHamster blocks North Carolina users to protest anti-LGBT law

North Carolina has faced widespread outrage after passing a law that requires transgender people to use public restrooms based on the genders listed on their birth certificates, while also prohibiting new anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community from being passed. Several companies and entertainers have already pledged to boycott North …

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Apple grabs more celebrities for a new series of Apple Watch ads

Apple just put out a new series of Apple Watch ads, and while they’re in the same style as last run, they go much heavier on celebrity appearances. This time around they feature Nick Jonas, Alice Cooper, Jon Batiste, and another appearance from Chloë Sevigny. Each of the 15-second spots focuses …

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Come quick, the dictionaries are fighting

Dictionary.com describes fighting as “to engage in battle or in single combat; attempt to defend oneself against or to subdue, defeat, or destroy an adversary.” Merriam-Webster describes Dictionary.com as a punk-ass buster. The two dictionaries, the biggest on the internet, have been engaging in a war of Twitter words today …

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Facebook Messenger can now send and preview Dropbox files

There’s going to be a ton of Facebook news tomorrow, so Dropbox is getting a cool piece of news out early: it’s now integrated into Messenger on both iOS and Android. Facebook Messenger users will be able to find Dropbox inside Messenger’s extensions menu. From there, you’ll be able to send …

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WARNING: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TO STOP TYPING IN ALL CAPS

WOW HERE’S SOME GOOD NEWS FOR ANYONE WHO THOUGHT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE’S ALL-CAPS DATA BLASTS WERE A LITTLE BRUSQUE IN THIS LOWERCASE-FRIENDLY INTERNET AGE. ON MAY 11TH, THE NWS WILL SWITCH TO USING MIXED-LETTERS IN SOME FORECAST PRODUCTS, AND THE TRANSITION SHOULD BE COMPLETE BY THE END OF THE …

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