Watch the pitch reel for Jim Henson’s cyberpunk muppets TV series

In 1987, Jim Henson produced and directed this pitch reel for Inner Tube (aka IN-TV), a cyberpunk, culture-jamming series that just wasn't meant to be but did inform The Jim Henson Hour's MuppeTelevision segments. From Jim Henson: The Biography: https://youtu.be/mD9cbMy4zEw At the heart of IN-TV was a clever concept; each week, a live guest star…

Hackers can freeze the camera that lets you know whether your “Amazon Key” equipped door is locked and who is using it

Security researchers from Rhino Security Labs have shown that it is trivial to disable the Amazon Cloud Cam that is a crucial component of the Amazon Key product -- a connected home door-lock that allows delivery personnel to open your locked front door and leave your purchases inside -- and have demonstrated attacks that would…

NASA simulation of this year’s hurricane season

NASA published an animation depicting this years' rough hurricane season in two smooth minutes. It's beautifully wispy and liquid, a fascinating contrast to the radar machine-vision we usually get of weather patterns. From the press release: https://youtu.be/h1eRp0EGOmE How can you see the atmosphere? By tracking what is carried on the wind. Tiny aerosol particles such…

Watch: Should Hillary Clinton be impeached? You betcha!

Trump supporters are more confused than ever. As you can see from these Jimmy Kimmel interviews, they think Hillary Clinton is the president of the United States. When you think of all that's been accomplished since January (nothing), no wonder they're so upset with her! https://youtu.be/oMupq6zB1Tc My favorite line from the clips above comes from…

Conservationists offer $150K to buy a forest, government sells it to loggers for $40K less

Indiana’s Yellowwood State Forest is a scenic forest that Indiana's Department of Natural Resources put up for sale. But after conservationists gathered $150,000 to preserve the forest for another 100 years, the government sold it to a local logging company for $108,785. https://youtu.be/lEc5UmsIRO8 Source: Boing Boing (published under a Creative Commons license)