Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator of the Silk Road, was denied bail yesterday. Prosecutors also released additional evidence against Ulbricht. The big headline was the allegation that Ulbricht has ordered as many as 6 murders, up from the previously alleged 2.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the FCC plans to recommend that airline passengers be allowed to make phone calls from their cellphones during flights.
The JFK library has been running a project this year where they tweet Kennedy's last year alive, 1963.
Over the weekend, New York comedian Kyle Ayers livetweeted the conversation of a couple as they broke up on the roof next to him.
Rather is a new Chrome extension that promises to filter your Facebook and Twitter streams for you, replacing content you hate with content you like.
Business Insider reports that, as of this month, Snapchat users are sharing more Snaps than Facebook users are sharing photos.
Ted Sorenson was John F. Kennedy's speechwriter and chief legislative aide.
Forbes' Andy Greenberg has a piece today profiling someone who calls themself Kuwabatake Sanjuro, the founder of the website Assassination Market.
Lulu is an app that lets women rate guys they've slept with. Was he willing to commit? Was he gassy? The ratings are anonymous, and men can't see their profiles.
This is cute. Happy Hour Virus is a website that'll let you choose a fake virus for your computer to be afflicted with, so that you can sigh exasperatedly and leave work early.
The Lower Third is a new Tumblr that highlights the silliest cable news chyrons. (Chyrons are those graphics that occupy the lower third of the screen during cable news.)
This morning, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford told City Councilors that he's purchased illegal drugs in the past two years, and pointed out that "We have all made mistakes. Unfortunately, I'm in a position to have mine exposed."
One of the things that people who loved the Twitter account horse_ebooks loved about it was that it took the language of internet spam and created something that sometimes felt like a poetic artifact.
The Daily Dot reports that the National Music Publishers Association is going after lyrics websites for copyright infringement.
If your Facebook feed is anything like my Facebook feed, the most ubiquitous story right now is about an invisible bike helmet invented by Swedish university students.
Kickstarter's based on trust. You give someone money, and you hope that they'll build the thing they said they would, and not just steal your money. Stories about scams are rarer than you'd think.