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Apple by the Numbers (Infographic) Apple by the Numbers (Infographic)

It’s no secret by now that Apple is a big company. They are definitely the biggest tech company, and are getting up there with major retailers, automobile manufacturers and investment firms. But just how big is big Apple? These stats …

Man Plants 1,360 Acre Forest Single-Handedly Man Plants 1,360 Acre Forest Single-Handedly
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For the last 30 years, Jadav Payeng has been planting trees. Lots of trees. The Assam, India native has planted enough trees to turn a 550-hectare sandbar into a lush rainforest. Enough trees to create an outdoor habitat for five …

USDA to Improve Regulations For Internet Pet Sales USDA to Improve Regulations For Internet Pet Sales

The USDA is proposing changes to current laws that bring internet puppy sellers into the Animal Welfare Act. Before now, dog breeders who sell their animals online were able to get around the 1966 law, which stipulates that a retail …

Siri is in Love With the Nokia Lumia Siri is in Love With the Nokia Lumia

So you have probably heard by now that Siri will answer “Nokia Lumia” when prompted with the question “What’s the best smartphone ever?” The story is being covered by tech magazines and fan blogs all over the internets. Many are …

Guy Gives Himself Dermal Implants to Mount His iPod Nano Guy Gives Himself Dermal Implants to Mount His iPod Nano
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Body piercer David Huban really likes his iPod Nano. So much so, that he actually embedded it in his skin. He implanted magnets it four places on his wrist to hold the device in place, making for a sort of …

Yelp Rolls Out Check-in Comments Yelp Rolls Out Check-in Comments

According to the Yelp company blog, they will now be rolling out with the ability for users to leave Check-In Comments when their friends visit an establishment. This will allow users to leave instant reviews or tips when one of …

Facebook to Include File-Sharing For Groups Facebook to Include File-Sharing For Groups

Facebook is rolling out with the ability to share files among groups. They revealed the information in an exclusive interview with Mashable. They event included a picture of what the feature will look like. Only a few groups will have …

Microsoft is Bringing Full Internet Explorer to XBox 360 Microsoft is Bringing Full Internet Explorer to XBox 360

According to The Verge, Microsoft is now testing Internet Explorer 9 on the XBox, complete with Kinect activated controls. The XBox already has Bing voice search but these are limited to media searches. They are now planning to bring that …

Hey Zuckerberg, Why Not Try the Executive Hoodie? Hey Zuckerberg, Why Not Try the Executive Hoodie?

A big tip of the hat to Business Insider for finding this executive hoodie from Betabrand. This seems to be Zuckerberg’s best bet for looking professional and keeping his image. After an analyst commented on the “immaturity” he showed by …

Turn Your iPad into an Etch-A-Sketch Turn Your iPad into an Etch-A-Sketch
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If you have ever wanted to turn a $600 piece of hardware into a $15 toy, the Kickstart ‘Etcher’ is for you. I don’t mean to knock the start-up before it gets off the ground, but that is essentially what …

Assassin’s Creed III Gameplay Trailer Premieres Assassin’s Creed III Gameplay Trailer Premieres

This new trailer for Assassin’s Creed III shows some actual gameplay, as opposed to the cinematic trailer released a couple of months ago. The game is scheduled for release date of October 30th in the United States. According to the …

Order the Newly Released ‘Pinterest’ from 1992 Order the Newly Released ‘Pinterest’ from 1992

We have been covering squirrel-monkey’s videos for a while now. I guess we just have a taste for nostalgia. Either that or we love to feel really old. Their latest video shows us what Pinterest would have looked like in …

Barcelona is Gorgeous from the Sky Barcelona is Gorgeous from the Sky

The Eixample district in Barcelona features a unique combination of city planning and architecture that lays out the city in a perfect square grid. The design allows for ease of traffic and lots of shared green space in an otherwise …

Guy Forges Wedding Ring From a Meteorite Guy Forges Wedding Ring From a Meteorite
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As Yahoo News is reporting, a man has forged his wife’s wedding ring out of a meteorite and posted the gallery of its completion on Reddit. The user, laporkenstein, got fed up with the idea of paying thousands of dollars …

Miami Zoo Orangatans Use iPads to Communicate Miami Zoo Orangatans Use iPads to Communicate

I’m not sure if this is testament to the brainpower of our evolutionary cousins or a slam against iPad users, but it seems they have taught Orangutans at the Miami Zoo to use iPads. The Miami Jungle Island park is …

Blu-ray and DVD Will Now Come with Unskippable Piracy Warnings Blu-ray and DVD Will Now Come with Unskippable Piracy Warnings
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Blu-Rays and DVD’s will now come with a mandatory FBI and Homeland Security warning, arstechnica is reporting. The US government came out with two new copyright notices that are intended to warn and educate people on the horrors of piracy. …

‘Game of Thrones’ Draws Torrent Piracy ‘Game of Thrones’ Draws Torrent Piracy
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As Forbes’ Andy Greenberg is reporting, HBO’s Game of Thrones is a huge hit in the file-sharing community, and is on track to be the most downloaded show of 2012. Accorrding to BitTorrent-tracking and analysis firm Big Champagne, the second …

Steve Jobs Plays FDR in Corporate Retreat Video Steve Jobs Plays FDR in Corporate Retreat Video
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In case you missed it, see Steve Jobs play FDR in a corporate retreat video for Apple employees in 1984. The Full 8 minute video can be seen HERE It is definitely worth a view. It reminds me of what …

Yahoo! Stole Its Logo From Mad Magazine Yahoo! Stole Its Logo From Mad Magazine
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Given Yahoo’s paranoia about other companies stealing ideas from them, they may want to take a look in the mirror. This picture from StartUp Grind’s Derek Anderson, shows some striking similarities between Yahoo’s current logo and a 1963 Mad Magazine …

StumbleUpon’s Garrett Camp Steps Down as CEO StumbleUpon’s Garrett Camp Steps Down as CEO

Garrett Camp, founder of StumbleUpon, is stepping down as active CEO, Business Insider is reporting. He will stay on as the company chairman, but the abrupt resignation leaves StumbleUpon suddenly without a CEO. They are now conducting a public search …

The Dictator Red Band Trailer Goes Viral The Dictator Red Band Trailer Goes Viral

Yesterday we brought you a viral video from The Dictator staring Sacha Baron Cohen. In the article we also featured the latest trailer for the film. After much deliberation, we decide that really wasn’t enough. The standard green band trailer …

Pinterest Beats Facebook in Social Commerce Pinterest Beats Facebook in Social Commerce
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Pinterest is beating Facebook in the way of e-commerce, according to this nifty infographic. But it is important to recognize the source when analysing this data. Pinterest users spend more and visit more according to Boticca.com, who recently released a …

Viddy Growing by 1 Million Users a Day Viddy Growing by 1 Million Users a Day

Last week we reported that Viddy is currently undergoing a round of fundraising that puts valuation of $370 million on the company. A report today from the Wall Street Journal via Mashable puts a value of the company a $200 …

Cee Lo Green’s Cat Does Meow Mix Remix For Del Monte Cee Lo Green’s Cat Does Meow Mix Remix For Del Monte

Gaining some notoriety for holding his white persian cat a la a Bond villain on The Voice, Cee Lo Green and his cat were offered to do a remix of Del Monte’s annoying “Meow Mix” commercial. The track features his …