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‘Environmental Debt’ Author Amy Larkin Speaks At Google ‘Environmental Debt’ Author Amy Larkin Speaks At Google
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Amy Larkin, author of the book Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy, recently gave an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available for all to see. “For decades, politicians and business leaders alike …

Man Crawls Off Plane, Sues Airline
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A Hawaiian man is suing Delta Airlines after they allegedly forced him to crawl on and off his flights and across the tarmac because they didn’t have the right equipment to aid him. D. Baraka Kanaan, who is from Haiku, …

Go Behind The Scenes Of The “Beautifully Stupid” Saints Row IV

Saints Row IV is shaping up to be one of the best games of the year. Volition understands what it means to make a funny game without compromising the gameplay in the process. Of course, now you may be wondering …

‘What Is A Superhero?’ Authors Ask That Very Question In Google Talk ‘What Is A Superhero?’ Authors Ask That Very Question In Google Talk
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Psychologist Robin Rosenberg and comics scholar Peter Coogan explore the question “What is a superhero?” from a variety of viewpoints in a recent “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available for public viewing. The two co-authored the …

Mars Rover Curiosity Rolls Toward Its First Anniversary

On August 6, 2012, Mars rover Curiosity landed on the red planet, in a site called Gale Crater. The event was cause for immediate celebration for those who had worked for years to send the rover to Mars, but researchers …

Jelly Bean Dominates The July Android Distribution Numbers Jelly Bean Dominates The July Android Distribution Numbers
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Last month, we saw that Jelly Bean had finally overtaken Gingerbread as the most dominant Android operating system on the market. The slow death of Gingerbread has been well documented over the last year, but it looks like Jelly Bean …

Starbucks Partners With Google For Faster Wi-Fi Starbucks Partners With Google For Faster Wi-Fi

Starbucks recently made a deal with Google to offer their customers Wi-Fi connections that are considerably faster then they are today. Starbucks has been a long-time hang out spot and trendy temporary workspace for many around the world. However, those …

This 3D Printed Robot Can Flatten Itself This 3D Printed Robot Can Flatten Itself
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What’s up with 3D printed robots being based on bugs? Our last 3D printed robot was a creepy spider, and now the University of California, Berkeley has created a 3D printed insect robot that can flatten itself to fit under …

Incense Smoke Can Cause Lung Inflammation, Shows Study
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In many cultures across the world, burning incense is ceremonial or a widespread pastime. A new study, however, has shown that the smoke produced by burning incense could be causing lung problems. The study, published in the August issue of …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 2 May Or May Not Include A Pregnant Inmate
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If you’re still working on watching the first season or plan on watching it, you might want to avoid reading further for spoiler reasons, though it’s really only kind of a spoiler since we still don’t really know which way …

Yahoo Buys Rockmelt, Acquisition Train Keeps A Rollin’ Yahoo Buys Rockmelt, Acquisition Train Keeps A Rollin’
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Yahoo just announced that it has acquired Rockmelt, which you may remember launching a social browser a few years back. The browser was based on Chromium, but added a lot of social functionality that is for the most part already …

Google’s Android Device Manager Will Help You Find Your Lost Or Stolen Phone Google’s Android Device Manager Will Help You Find Your Lost Or Stolen Phone
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It sucks when your phone is stolen. It’s even worse when you have no way to find said phone. iPhone users have been able to use Apple’s iCloud service to find stolen phones for a while, but there’s been no …

Tyra Banks Gets Wild During Talk Show Appearances

Tyra Banks did some promoting for the upcoming season of “America’s Next Top Model” recently on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” and got a little scandalous while teaching him how to throw a sexy pose. First she got out the …

Google Kills 3 Ad Tools, But Adds Functionality To Display Planner Google Kills 3 Ad Tools, But Adds Functionality To Display Planner
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Google announced on Friday that it is integrating its Contextual Targeting Tool, Placement Tool and Google Ad Planner into the new Google Display Planner, its research and planning tool launched back in April. With that, the three tools will be …

‘Gluten-Free’ Defined by FDA For Food Labels ‘Gluten-Free’ Defined by FDA For Food Labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced a new definition for the use of the term “gluten-free” on food labels. The new definition is meant to provide a consistent meaning for those with gluten allergies and the three …

Payday 2 Gets A Customizable Safehouse
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Any self-respecting criminal needs a safehouse that reflects their sense of style and personality. That’s why Payday 2 is giving would be bank robbers their very own fully customizable safehouse. In a new trailer released today, Payday 2 game director …

Adobe Flash And AIR Updated With New Features Adobe Flash And AIR Updated With New Features
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Adobe Flash and AIR are nigh inseparable these days. Developers wanting to create high quality Flash games for mobile devices use AIR to take advantage of the same technologies, and each update brings a number of enhancements to the platform. …

Another Live-Action ‘The Bureau’ Teaser Released

Before releasing that ridiculous YOLO trailer earlier this week, 2K Games had been steadily putting out live-action teasers for the upcoming The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. Several of them featured Dominic Monaghan of Lord of the Rings and Lost fame. Today, …

‘The Witcher’ Developer Opens New Studio in Poland

Though the studio has released only two games, CD Prrojekt RED (CDPR) today announced that it will be expanding its operations. The developer has opened a new studio in Krakow, Poland. CDPR is the developer of The Witcher and The …

Michelle Knight Speaks In Court, Tells Castro His Hell Is “Just Beginning”
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Michelle Knight hasn’t wanted to be in the public eye much since her dramatic rescue from the torment of Ariel Castro; as one of three women who endured severe physical abuse, multiple rapes, and forced miscarriages at the hands of …

This Is What A Legend Of Zelda Film Might Have Looked Like

Nintendo doesn’t exactly like the idea of letting others make movies based on their properties. I may like the Super Mario Bros. movie, but plenty of people think it’s the worst film ever made. Since then, we haven’t heard a …

Wikimedia Plans To Beef Up Security Across Projects With HTTPS Wikimedia Plans To Beef Up Security Across Projects With HTTPS
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The Wikimedia Foundation is working on making its projects more secure to protect users’ privacy. As one can imagine, there are plenty of technological obstacles that the foundation must overcome, so it’s going through the process a little at a …

‘The Elder Scrolls Anthology’ Bundle Announced
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Since 1994, the Elder Scrolls series has been enthralling gamers with a sprawling world filled with classic fantasy tropes. In 2011, Skyrim brought the series to a prominence it had not yet seen with fantastic visuals, dragons, and shouting. This …

The Xbox One Is A Little More Powerful Today Than It Was Two Months Ago

Nobody can say that the Xbox One is an underpowered machine. People will, however, argue whether or not it’s as powerful as the PS4. It will probably remain a point of contention among fans throughout each console’s lifecycle, but at …