Dotted Lines: Human Rube Goldberg machine
Every evening, the Daily Dot delivers a selection of links worth clicking from around the Web, along with the day's must-see image or video. We call it Dotted Lines.
- YouTube processes 72 hours of video every minute. Here’s how they do it.
- Text messaging declines in the U.S. for the first time.
- John McAfee, founder of antivirus software company McAfee, is wanted for a murder in Belize after reportedly conducting experiments with homemade hallucinogenic drugs.
- Psy’s speech to the Oxford Union packs the house.
- Study: Internet users won’t wait more than two seconds for a video to load.
- The World Wide Web was almost called The Information Mine.
Above: Red Bull builds a skateboarding, bike-jumping, golf-swinging “Human Rube Goldberg Machine” using its stable of sponsored athletes.
Japan accepts U.S. giant-robot battle challenge
What a time to be alive.14k
The Philae comet lander may have discovered alien life
Don't get too excited just yet. The findings haven't been verified.5.8k
South Carolina State Senate votes to take down Confederate flag
The vote sets up another vote and then an almost-certain signature by the governor.4.4k
Stop asking why hot women aren't funny
The former Disney CEO's sexist comments are a new version of a tired debate.7
Hacking Team's software used by repressive Moroccan government
Leaked documents reveal Morocco paid over $3 million for eavesdropping capabilities.