A weekly round-up of the best tech, science, and geek-related news from around the web.
A Chinese lawyer and activist has launched the first-ever lawsuit against the country's widespread internet censorship. Ironically, the attorney for the state-owned Internet service provider was unable to answer questions from the judge in the case because of worries about what can and cannot be publicly said on the subject of state censorship.
Bill Murray has given his blessing to the all-female Ghostbusters reboot.
To call the Pixar team anything less than masters of their craft would be a gross understatement. And one of the many components that goes into the animation studio's visual storytelling is the use of the color to convey emotions. Check out the video below to see how:
The Donkey Kong world record for highest score has once again been beaten – this time by competitive gamer Robbie Lakeman.
Deadmau5 and Disney are currently embroiled in a rather nasty trademark dispute - with Disney arguing that the progressive-house music producer's "mau5-head" logo is too similar to Mickey Mouse to trademark.
The possible future Internet scenarios if net neutrality is axed.
Mark Zuckerberg hopes that the WhatsApp - the messaging service app that Facebook purchased back in February for a cool $19 billion – becomes the "global messaging platform" of tomorrow.
Reddit has banned "The Fappening" – the subgroup that became a depository for the hacked nude celebrity photos over this past week. At its peak, the group had over 100,000 live viewers from around the world.
Neutron stars are one of the most extreme and fascinating things in the entire universe – with one cubic centimeter of the stellar remnant containing the same mass as Mount Everest. For more on these bizarre stars and how get the way they do, check out the nifty video below:
Bryan Singer's X-Men: Apocalypse to begin shooting in Montreal next April.
The International Space Station has been launching its microsatellites into orbit entirely on its own - as in, without being commanded to by actual humans. "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that"
Behold Dreadnoghtus schrani - a newly unveiled supermassive dinosaur that may claim the title of "Largest Land Animal Ever" Dreadnoughtus, meaning “fears nothing,” seems like an apt description.
Yada Yada Yada: Seinfield recreated in Sims form.
In an effort to increase accountability and transparency the New York Police Department has announced that it will start equipping officers with wearable body cameras.