The Internet has enriched our lives in unimaginable ways. Not only has it democratized information, ushered in a new era of globalization, and connected us in ways we never thought possible, but itâ€™s also gifted us with the phenomenon known as the Internet challenge. Here are the most reckless challenges that have been circling the Internet in the last few years.
Is there anything worse than seeing beloved fictional characters, characters that you grew up with, re-packaged and repurposed? Today, we level our disappoint-o-meter at the video game industry. So, press start on your controller and letâ€™s explore the worst video game reboots of all time.
Sports can be an emotional rollercoaster. Championship rings, in-game heroics, acts of superhuman athleticism â€” itâ€™s the hope of these monumental achievements that keeps us tuning in every chance that we get. And as much as weâ€™d like to claim that we enjoy sports for their own sake, that isnâ€™t always the case.
In theory, the scientific method is designed to coax humans towards the next stage of our evolution. But in the past, a few not-so-friendly scientists have co-opted the scientific method to further their nefarious means.
Itâ€™s a tale as old as time. No, not that one. The one where the uber-successes athlete, champion of champions, is outed as a scientifically modified cheater. Then comes the feelings of betrayal, the outrage, and, at least for the athlete, rock bottom.
When someone passes away, their family mourns and celebrates their life. When the same happens to someone famous, an entire world can be stopped in its tracks.
Kids arenâ€™t very smart and weâ€™re allowed to say that because weâ€™ve all been one. When not watched carefully, children will put just about anything in their mouth, which can lead to some pretty scary trips to the emergency room.
Security experts stress password strength. And, for good reason! The collective digital landscape is as dangerous as it is vast. Malware, spyware, phishing scams, DDoS attacks â€¦ the hackers of the world will stop at nothing to pry your data loose. As such, internet security is very, very big business. But if history has taught us anything itâ€™s that even the safest, most expensive virus protection software has its faults.
Itâ€™s frightening to think that someone you love could be with you one day and gone the next, without so much as a trace left behind. It might sound unlikely, but people disappear mysteriously every day, leaving authorities scratching their heads as to what may have occurred. Here are some of the strangest documented disappearance cases that will have you double checking the locks on your doors tonight.