If it wasn't for the Internet, you'd happily live your life unaware of all kinds of terrible things. Here are a few of them.
Architectural design straddles a fine line between inspiration and lunacy.
Job prospects are bleak for a drone returning home from the horrors of war.
Water balloons popping and Slinkies falling from the sky are the reason slow motion technology exists.
The downside of storing your entire world inside an ass-pocket-dwelling supercomputer is that there are always those who are itching to turn that technology against you in ways you'd never expect.
If the machines ever do become sentient and dispatch deathbots, it'll only be to make us feel better, because the devices that already know our weaknesses are just too embarrassing.
Let's try a little optimism for once: If you look in the right places, there are some pretty cool things happening right now.
Robots are terrifying. And they are only getting worse.
'Kill yourself' is how the Internet says 'Maybe you should work on this.'
I suspect that we might be doing all of these by accident.
You industrious types who take great joy in doing difficult tasks -- go clean your gutters. For the rest of our lazy brethren who are still reading this, probably from bed, we're here to tell you that the future is bright.