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Instagram Is Profiting Off Disgusting Apps That Undress People Without Their Consent

Dressed Down AI image generators that claim the ability to "undress" celebrities and random women are nothing new — but now, they've been spotted in monetized ads on Instagram. As 404 Media reports, Meta — the parent company of Facebook and Instagram — contained in its ad library several paid posts promoting so-called "nudify" apps, which use AI to...

Tue Apr 23, 2024 02:08
If You Watch Rough Porn, Researchers Have Bad News

Engaging in kinky sex acts in real life is associated with greater sexual satisfaction — but watching rough or taboo porn seems to have the opposite effect. A recent study published in The Journal of Sex Research has found an association between porn depicting rough sex, lower levels of sexual satisfaction, and higher incidences of sexual dysfunction....

Tue Apr 23, 2024 01:09
Almost Nobody Is Buying Apple's Super Expensive Vision Pro VR Headset

Hindsight 20/20 It's been less than three months since Apple released its uber-expensive Vision Pro virtual reality headset — and it sounds like the tech giant is reportedly struggling to sell existing stock. As Bloomberg reports, barely anybody is even booking demos to try the $3,500 device out at stores. Sales have also gone "from a couple of units...

Tue Apr 23, 2024 00:09
China Working on Super-Fast Submarines Powered by Lasers

Sub Pop In China, scientists say they're developing technology that uses lasers to propel submarines nearly as fast as a jet engine. As the South China Morning Post reports, engineers at the Harbin Engineering University in Heilongjiang province — where, notably, China's first experimental submarine was developed — claim that the country's military...

Mon Apr 22, 2024 22:08
Former NASA Engineer Says He's Invented a Thruster That Doesn't Require Propellant

Space startup Exodus Propulsion Technologies claims to have achieved a breakthrough, stumbling upon an entirely new force of nature that could power thrusters that don't need propellant to work. As The Debrief reports, co-founder Charles Buhler — a former NASA engineer who's worked on a number of major programs including the International Space Station,...

Mon Apr 22, 2024 22:08
Sam Bankman-Fried Turns on Celebrities Who Promoted FTX to Gullible Fans

Turn Tables To save his own hide, disgraced FTX fraudster Sam Bankman-Fried has agreed to work with prosecutors to name and blame some of the celebrities who shilled his company. As Bloomberg reports, disgruntled investors have agreed to drop their cases against Bankman-Fried in exchange for his cooperation, which will shield him from further civil...

Mon Apr 22, 2024 21:08

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