The College Scorecard and updated FAFSA are making college apps easier than ever

After a series of changes, the White House is making the process of applying to and selecting colleges easier and more technologically advanced than ever before with the release of the college scorecard and the updated FAFSA.

Eat and be eaten: How to survive and thrive in Agar.io

Agar.io is a blob-eat-blob world, one best played while keeping a few things in mind. Check out our quick Agar.io guide for a recap of the game's controls, along with potential strategies for winning.

Stories you missed this week: McAfee for prez, SpaceX gets Heavy, EV VW busses

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. From Apple's big announcements to Stephen Colbert's Late Show…
Social Media

Facebook wants to make it easier for you to support causes

If you like changing your Facebook profile picture to support causes, campaigns or sports teams, you'll like this: The site wants to let you revert back to your old image automatically.

These hacked Ashley Madison passwords are NSFW … or anywhere else, really

Now that some 11 million of Ashley Madison's supposedly unhackable passwords have (shocker!) been cracked, the researchers behind this great feat have released the top 100 most common strings.

Google and Twitter team up to make it easier to read news articles

Google and Twitter are planning to team up to develop a platform for instant articles. The system will be capable of caching articles to load quickly on the microblogging service and Google's search app.

Just because Ellen Pao isn’t appealing her lawsuit loss doesn’t mean the struggle for gender equality is over

The lawsuit that has come to encapsulate gender bias in Silicon Valley is finally drawing to a close, but that doesn't mean that women's struggle for equality in the tech industry is over.

Ashley Madison ex-CTO threatens Brian Krebs with lawsuit over hacking claims

Journalist and security expert Brian Krebs has posted a link to a letter sent by the lawyer of ex Ashley Madison CTO, Raja Bhatia, demanding he remove all comments about the man's alleged hacks into rival dating site, Nerve.com.

Apple bites it with decision to Photoshop a smile on a woman’s face

Adobe executive Eric Snowden, who was invited on stage during an iPad Pro demonstration, was displeased with the steely and strong (but rather neutral, unsmiling) countenance of the woman in the photo, so he Photoshopped a smile on her.
Cool Tech

Awesome Jony Ive soundboard lets you create soothing sentences using ‘aluminium’

Fans of Jony Ive's dulcet tones can now have him say what they want thanks to a new soundboard that's just hit the Web. The current list of vocabulary includes an abundance of Ive's carefully selected adjectives and, of course, the word…
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New website recruits armchair archeologists to find artifacts in African fossil hotspot

Researchers at Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the University of Bradford, UK want to find bones in Africa's Turkana Basin and are turning to drones and citizen science to help do it.

Antivirus software creator, eccentric millionaire, and fugitive John McAfee for president

The "eccentric millionaire," antivirus software creator, and fugitive, John McAfee, is running for president. If you're not looking forward to 2016, well, you might not know what fun is.