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Black Ops 2 Crushes Amazon Pre-Order Sales Black Ops 2 Crushes Amazon Pre-Order Sales
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has broken the Amazon single day pre-order sales record, The Inquirer says. In fact, they demolished it, tripling sales of the previous record holder. Activision revealed the game last Tuesday with a trailer aired …

Storms Move Boulders Weighing 78 Tons Storms Move Boulders Weighing 78 Tons

As LiveScience is reporting, boulders on Ireland’s coast have been confounding scientists for years. You see, these boulders, some weighting in excess of 78 tons, have a tendency to get up and walk around. The rocks on the coastline of …

SnapChat Deletes Sexting Photos After They’re Viewed SnapChat Deletes Sexting Photos After They’re Viewed
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Though the makers of Snapchat never actually come out and say it, their app is quite obviously intended to erase sexting photos after they have been sent. The service has one purpose: deleting picture messages a few seconds after you …

Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont Honored in Poland with Google Doodle Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont Honored in Poland with Google Doodle
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Google in Poland is honoring nobel prize winner Władysław Stanisław Reymont on the anniversary of his birthday today. Reymont is best known for his work Chlopi, a tale about the life of Russian peasants and how they are effected by …

Viacom Stomps on Adam Yauch’s Grave Viacom Stomps on Adam Yauch’s Grave
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After the recent death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, Chappelle Show co-creator Neil Brennen (he’s the one taking notes when Chappelle and his friends were hanging out) posted a video from an unaired episode of The Beastie Boys performing “The …

Kinect Projects Life Size Holograms Via Videoconferencing Pod Kinect Projects Life Size Holograms Via Videoconferencing Pod

Researchers at Canada’s Queens University are experimenting with Kinect to create a videoconferencing pod that allows the users to project 3D life-size images of themselves via TeleHuman. TeleHuman allows the user to stand in a pod surrounded by kinect sensors, …

‘The Dictator’ Salutes Dominique Strauss-Kahn ‘The Dictator’ Salutes Dominique Strauss-Kahn

The Dictator congratulates Socialist leader Francois Hollande for his victory over Nicholas Sarkozy in France’s recent presidential election. Though, he says he doesn’t hold a candle to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who “has some of the best rape excuses he has ever …

File-Sharing Church Weds Couple in Kopimist Cerimony File-Sharing Church Weds Couple in Kopimist Cerimony
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The Church of Kopimism was officially recognized as Religion in January. At the Share Conference in Balgrade they performed their first wedding in what is probably the weirdest cerimony the world has ever seen. Followers of Kopimism believe that sharing …

Microsoft Confirms $99 Xbox 360 Rumors Microsoft Confirms $99 Xbox 360 Rumors

Last week their were some rumors going around that Microsoft was going to be offering a way for you to get an XBox 360 for $99 out the door. The only catch was/is, is that the deal somes with a …

Supplement Your Wu-Tang Discography Knowledge Supplement Your Wu-Tang Discography Knowledge
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Quick, who was the only Wu-Tang member not featured on Ghostface Killah’s Supreme Clientele, but joined up with the Wu later that year for The W? If you guessed Old Dirty Bastard, congratulations, you scanned down to see this awesome …

Miyamoto Gives Vita His Two Cents: Make More Games! Miyamoto Gives Vita His Two Cents: Make More Games!

Legendary Nintendo producer Shigeru Miyamoto had both criticism and praise to offer Playstation for the Vita portable console. He says the technical specs of the system are very impressive, the selection of games, however, not so much. Speaking to Edge, …

MTV to Break the World Record for Most Live Concerts MTV to Break the World Record for Most Live Concerts

The O Music Awards is the offbeat, outrageous, and online awards show that celebrates the best in digital music—from the top artist on Twitter to the most innovative music app. The O music awards celebrates everything digital in the music …

Touchy Turns Users into a Human Camera Touchy Turns Users into a Human Camera

Artist Eric Siu has created a camera/headset that only lets you see when someone is physically touching you. The user puts “Touchy” on his head, and shutters close over his eyes until he makes human contact. Once human contact is …

Kentucky Derby on Twitter: Picks and Mint Juleps Kentucky Derby on Twitter: Picks and Mint Juleps

The Kentucky Derby is anyone’s race. Unless you get a freak of nature horse like Secretariat, the race could be run over and over again with a different result every time. That doesn’t stop people from using every resource and …

Evernote Raises $70M Ahead of $1B IPO Evernote Raises $70M Ahead of $1B IPO

The digital note taking company Evernote has raised $70 million in its fourth round of funding ahead of its $1 billion IPO valuation, venturebeat is reporting. The private financing was led by Meritech Capital and CBC Capital. According to the …

Keith Haring Inspired Art Featured on Google Doodle Keith Haring Inspired Art Featured on Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle is inspired by artist and activist Keith Haring. His graffiti artwork is instantly recognizable as a pop culture icon of the 80′s. May 4th marks the birthday of the late artist who died in 1990 at the …

Alcohol Spray Gets You Instantly Wasted Alcohol Spray Gets You Instantly Wasted
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If you’ve ever wanted to be drunk, but didn’t have patience or will-power for an all night bender, this invention is for you. Th WA HH Quantum Sensations spray (why not just call it Intsa-Drunk) gets you automatically smashed when …

Star Fox 1993 Opening HD Redux is Winning Star Fox 1993 Opening HD Redux is Winning
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We haven’t seen a new Star Fox console game since the Gamecube. This is a big problem. Fortunately Rickonami on YouTube has provided us with an awesome remake of the 1993 opening scene of Star Fox to tide us over …

IPad Power Adapter Can be Used as a Bottle Opener IPad Power Adapter Can be Used as a Bottle Opener

(image)@EvaZebraEva GiselleLadies and gentlemen, @jesselupini and I just discovered you can open beer with an iPad adapter. You’re welcome. http://t.co/Cicu4WyU(image) 12 hours ago via Tweetbot for iOS ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto Learning a new way to open a beer can can lead …

Popchips Ad Pulled For ‘Racist’ Content Popchips Ad Pulled For ‘Racist’ Content
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This ad from the Popchips website and Facebook page has been pulled after an outcry about its “racist” content. Among the offended was tech entrepreneur Anil Dash, who called it “a hackneyed, unfunny advertisement featuring Kutcher in brownface talking about …

Playstation Releases Gravity Rush Concept Movie Playstation Releases Gravity Rush Concept Movie
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This video was made in 2008, in the early days when Gravity Rush was first being developed. And from the very beginning, Gravity Rush promised to show us gorgeous landscapes and character art brought to life in a unique game …

Draw Something Sees Steep Decline in Popularity Draw Something Sees Steep Decline in Popularity

While the sudden smash hit Draw Something saw massive downloads over the past couple of months, studies show that is not exactly translating into active users. According to App Data, daily active users have been in sharp decline since the …

Notch Says EA is Destroying Gaming Notch Says EA is Destroying Gaming
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Speaking out on Twitter, Minecraft and indie game producer Notch has said he and other indie game makers are trying to save gaming while “EA is methodically destroying it.” @notchMarkus PerssonEA releases an “indie bundle”? That’s not how that works, …

Guy Sues Apple For Double-Billing Him on iTunes Guy Sues Apple For Double-Billing Him on iTunes

Odds are, if you are double billed for an item, no matter where you buy it from, a quick complaint to the customer service department will resolve the matter. That was not the case for Robert Herskowitz, who was charged …