Andrew Griffin

Earth Day 2016: 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Global Event

Earth Day is being commemorated on April 22. Held around the world, it’s intended as a moment to reflect on and help preserve the health of the planet – but here are five things that you might not have known about the annual event.

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Too Much Trump? Brilliant Filter Rids the Entire Web of the Donald

Donald Trump can be entirely banned from the internet using a Chrome extension.

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Samsung Announces Its TVs Will Listen to Everything You Say

The new privacy policy for Samsung’s smart TVs allows the company and its partners to listen in on everything their users say.

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Snowden: iPhones Have Secret Spyware That Lets Govt's Monitor Unsuspecting Users

The iPhone has secret spyware that lets governments watch users without their knowledge, according to Edward Snowden.

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A Triple-Breasted Woman, Giant Crabs, and Black-Eyed Kids: 11 Weirdest Hoaxes of 2014

News travels fast — but hoaxes travel even faster. As social media became an increasingly popular and ever more unreliable way of getting news, 2014 seemed to be the busiest year for high-profile hoaxes yet.

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