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A Homeland Security Official Came to Warn Us About Workplace Shootings and Political Correctness

A Homeland Security Official Came to Warn Us About Workplace Shootings and Political Correctness

On Thursday afternoon, Gizmodo Media Group’s corporate parent Univision asked Gizmodo Media employees, which includes Jezebel’s staff, to attend an “active shooter training” conducted by a Department of Homeland Security official named Kevin Peterson. It’s no mystery why any responsible …

by June 21, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
What the Mark Sanchez signing tells you about the Bears’ idea of quarterbacks

What the Mark Sanchez signing tells you about the Bears’ idea of quarterbacks

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez.

Snark so fast you’ll freak:

After swooping down on Tampa Bay backup Mike Glennon with what looks like a slick bit of bidding against themselves, the Bears completed their apparent forfeiture of the position …

by June 21, 2017 0 comments News
Future Tennis Could Relay Live Biometric Data Of Players During Gameplay

Future Tennis Could Relay Live Biometric Data Of Players During Gameplay

Tennis games of the future might focus less on the score and more on the players biometrics, if the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has anything to do with it.

ATP Media, part of the governing body responsible for a …

by June 21, 2017 0 comments News
NASA test fires rocket engine for future Mars mission

NASA test fires rocket engine for future Mars mission

NASA tested part of the rocket that will likely take humans to Mars at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi on March 23. The engines will power the agency’s new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on future deep space missions.…

by June 21, 2017 0 comments News
Apple the iPhone because Steve jobs hated this guy at Microsoft

Apple the iPhone because Steve jobs hated this guy at Microsoft

The design of the original iPhone has surprising origin story.

The now iconic design came about because of a personal grudge Steve Jobs had against a Microsoft exec.

Speaking at an event Tuesday, Scott Forstall, who lead Apple’s iOS software …

by June 21, 2017 0 comments Tech
‘Supernatural’ universe celebrates word of ‘Wayward Daughters’ spin-off

‘Supernatural’ universe celebrates word of ‘Wayward Daughters’ spin-off

(Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images)

"Wayward Daughters," a female-focused "Supernatural" spin-off, is reportedly on its way, with Kim Rhodes the first performer attached to the series.

Four "Supernatural" writer-producers are behind the spin-off, according to Deadline, which reported Tuesday …

by June 21, 2017 0 comments News
The surprisingly bearable ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ displays Michael Bay’s genius for imbecility

The surprisingly bearable ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ displays Michael Bay’s genius for imbecility

Megatron and Josh Duhamel in "Transformers: The Last Knight." (Paramount Pictures)

Michael Bay’s previous film was a cranked-up, little-seen dramatization of the 2012 Benghazi tragedy called “13 Hours.” By sheer coincidence — or, for all I know, by diabolical design …

by June 21, 2017 0 comments News
Takata bankruptcy would mean less money for air bag victims, experts say

Takata bankruptcy would mean less money for air bag victims, experts say

A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata would leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its exploding air bag inflators, according to outside legal experts and lawyers suing …

by June 20, 2017 0 comments News
Some ‘October surprise’ conspiracies turn out to be true

Some ‘October surprise’ conspiracies turn out to be true

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting in Moscow, Russia on June 16. (Alexei Druzhinin / Associated Press)

We Americans love conspiracies. They are like good spy stories: entertaining, intriguing and tantalizing. But historians learn to hate conspiracy …

by June 20, 2017 0 comments News
Trump administration to revive Yucca Mountain nuclear waste plan

Trump administration to revive Yucca Mountain nuclear waste plan

Critics of the Trump administration’s plan to store nuclear waste in Nevada dismissed the initiative as "naïve" and "a token of affection" to the nuclear industry.

President Trump’s 2018 budget provides $120 million to restart licensing activities for the Yucca …

by June 20, 2017 0 comments News