For VICE's Zeke Spector, putting a piece of tape over the webcam was just good practice; one never knows who may be looking in. But with the seemingly endless amount of digital meetings for work and family hangouts, Zeke had become somewhat complacent putting back on the tape after every use.
Getting to space is incredibly hard, expensive and needs a lot of resources. A more efficient way to get there is a Skyhook (or Spacetether), an ever-rotating cable with a counterweight, that catapults spaceships from earth orbit into the depths of space.
A start-up called North, formally Thalmic Labs, is introducing a pair of smart glasses that it thinks will appeal to the masses because the design looks so similar to normal glasses. They're called Focals, and they cost around $1,000.
Newly released surveillance video shows a "flash mob of thieves” striking the Fashion Fair Mall in Fresno, California. Culprits made away with a small fortune of Apple products. Seconds was all it took for the four young men in hoodies to make off with $27,000 worth of products, including iPhones. Lt. Mark Hudson of the Fresno Police Department said in a statement that the group took "Various iPhones, the iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and 8, and even the new iPhone X was taken in this grand theft."
One of the things that allows OceanX to explore our oceans is the M/V Alucia, a 183-foot exploration vessel equipped with two manned subs that can take researchers 1,000 meters deep, as well as an onboard helicopter and science labs. While we were onboard DevinSuperTramp interviewed some of the crew who get to take this amazing vessel all over the world.