Uber says it will continue to ban white supremacists from its platform

Uber sent a message to drivers and company employees earlier today condemning the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia and pledging to ban white supremacists and other members of hate groups from its platform. “There is simply no place for this type of bigotry, discrimination, and hate,” Regional General Manager Meghan Verena Joyce wrote in a message […]

GoFundMe raises nearly $1M for the victims of Charlottesville

Crowdfunding platform GoFundMe says it has raised more than $800,000 for the victims of violence stemming from the Charlottesville, Virginia rally this past weekend, according to The Washington Post. The money has been raised for the medical expenses of counter-protestors who were injured by white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and other hate groups who were marching in […]

Here’s the scientific reason it’s better to drink whiskey on the rocks

Serious whiskey drinkers insist that it tastes better on the rocks — that is, diluted with a little water — and, with the help of computer simulations, scientists now know why. The distinctive taste of whiskey is largely caused by a molecule called guaiacol, which has one section that likes water and one section that […]

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy review: who needs Nathan Drake?

Since its inception, the Uncharted series has been focused on one man: treasure hunter Nathan Drake. But that changes next week with the release of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy on PS4. The spinoff has everything you’d expect from an Uncharted adventure: high-stakes drama, soaring jungle vistas, ancient tombs filled with secrets, and a few too […]