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Who Will Buy the Island of Lanai? The Founder of Oracle or the Founder of Microsoft? Who Will Buy the Island of Lanai? The Founder of Oracle or the Founder of Microsoft?

Los Angeles billionaire David Murdoc is trying to sell his private island of Lanai, and already has a potential buyer. The island is part of Hawaii (It’s the sixth largest Island in Hawaii to be more specific), but only 2% …

V/H/S Gets An Incredibly Creepy Red Band Trailer

There is one indie horror film this summer that is getting some serious attention from fans of the genre. That film is V/H/S, which debuted this year at the Sundance Film Festival, becoming an official selection. According to the official …

Breaking Bad Gets a Requiem For a Dream Video Tribute

No other show matches Breaking Bad in grit and intensity, at least on cable television. Now the fifth and final season is upon us. To celebrate (and to prepare for next season), we present to you a video that matches …

Gieger Counter Gets $100K in KickStarter Funding in One Hour Gieger Counter Gets $100K in KickStarter Funding in One Hour
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An open source Geiger Counter designed by Andrew Huang has made over $100,000 in Kickstarter funding in an hour. The handheld device is designed to help Japan detect radiation after the nuclear disaster that rocked the country last year. Since …

Klout Announces New Algorithm at LeWeb London 2012 Klout Announces New Algorithm at LeWeb London 2012
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In what was probably the most awkward interview of all time, Co-Founder and CEO of Klout, Joe Fernandez talked about some changes that are going to be made to Klout’s algorithm that will make it a better indicator of social …

U.S. Open’s Jungle Bird Vows to Strike Again
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The man who snuck past security to bird call during the U.S. Open trophy ceremony has vowed to pull his bird calling stunt in public again. In an interview with TMZ, Jungle Bird (as he calls himself), explained that he …

Jailbreak App Display Recorder Comes to Apple Store Jailbreak App Display Recorder Comes to Apple Store

An app that was previously available only on jail-broken phones has made its way to the app store. The App is called “Display Recorder” and does just that — records video and audio of the phone’s screen in real time. …

Acer Announces New Line of All-in-One PCs Acer Announces New Line of All-in-One PCs
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Today, Acer has announced a new line of all-in-one PCs to compete with Apple (and others that have since followed in Apple’s footsteps). According to ITProPortal, the all-in-one packages are designed to cater to business and enterprise users as well …

StumbleUpon Now Recommends Sites and Interests StumbleUpon Now Recommends Sites and Interests

Stumble Upon has started rolling out a pop-up along the control bar at the top of the page that recommends sites and interests based on the things that you Stumble frequently. If you Stumble pages on a site frequently, StumbleUpon …

Baby Robot Learns Its First Words Baby Robot Learns Its First Words

At team of scientists lead by the Caroline Lyon at the University of Hertfordshire, UK have developed a “baby robot” that learns human speech in much the same way a human child learns. The robot converses with a human teacher …

How to Be a Dad – Government Knows Best?

For those of you that enjoyed your Father’s day weekend, the federal government wants to remind you that being a father isn’t all presents and cookouts. The job is far from over, and the government wants to help you out …

Crazy Fan Interrupts U.S. Open Winning Speech

Golf is officially turning into what Happy Gilmore envisioned it to be. After winning the the U.S. Open, pro golfer Webb Simpson did the customary post match interview with Bob Costas. But this one was interrupted by a man in …

These Marvel Posters Have Minimalist Appeal

This set of posters features minimalist artwork for lots of your favorite Marvel Characters. The artist, Marco Manev, tries with each of them to capture the essence of the character with as few forms as possible. They are all available …

Pictogram Posters For Classic Films
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Viktor Hertz created this set of clever images that depict pictogram characters in movie settings. He takes the same images often seen on restrooms, roadways, and instruction manuals and crossbreeds them with classic cinema. Film is often considered one of …

Zombies Get No Respect in the Workplace

What do you do when the zombies invade your office? The natural reaction would be to cower in fear and be eaten alive. But there are those out there that refuse to go quietly when the walkers come. Those that …

If Internet and Tech Companies Were Honest…

What would happen if the internet, technology and gaming industries told the truth about what they were selling? Aside from total anarchy from stocks plummeting and millions of bored Americans with no internet to waste time on (notice the first …

9 Rejected Ben and Jerry’s Flavors
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Ben and Jerry’s has always been known for some wacky flavors. Wacky but delicious. These didn’t make it. (image) Can’t believe this one didn’t catch on. By far the tastiest sounding of the group. (image) While I’m a huge fan …

Modern Movies Made During Cinema’s Golden Age
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These posters imagine some recent instant classic films as if they were made in a different era, compete with actors and graphics from cinema’s golden age. These posters were created my graphic artist Peter Stults of New York. (image) (image) …

Colorless Coca-Cola Can Could Reduce Pollution
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Here is an artist’s conception of a can of coke that uses no paint, which can introduce pollutants into the environment when they are printed and when when they are borken down for recycling. The project comes from award winning …

Allen Stanford Sentenced to Life – And Then Some Allen Stanford Sentenced to Life – And Then Some

Allen Stanford, the man convicted of fraud in a ponzi scheme that saw $7 billion dollars go down the drain, has been sentenced to 110 years in prison, Business Insider reports. The sentence comes down after a five week trial …

Resident Evil: Retribution Full Trailer Unleashed

Screen Gems has given us the first full trailer for the Paul W.S. Anderson horror/action/zombie film Resident Evil: Retribution. Like its predecessors, the film stars Milla Jovavich. But a cool addition is the return of Shawn Roberts as Albert Wesker, …

Stellar Photos From the International Space Station

These fantastic photos were taken by Flight Engineer Don Petit during the Expedition 31′s current tenure aboard the International Space Station. He explains who he capture such stunning images on his flickr account. You know, if you ever happen to …

New 3DS Unlikely Says Nintendo’s Miyamoto

I was wondering if they were ever going to stop making new DS systems. The original saw numberous iterations, each adding some kind of gimmick to make consumers dive into their pockets every few months, for a new DS system. …

Mass Effect Ending Gets ASA Clearance

UK advertising regulator, The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), recently stated that they will not act on claims that Mass Effect 3 creators misled customers about the extent to which they could create their own ending. The actual advertising states “decisions …