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Pet Food Recall: Dog, Cat Food Contaminated With Salmonella
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Natura Pet Products today recalled six different brands of dog and cat food over potential Salmonella contamination. The recall was made after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) test returned positive for Salmonella on a single sample. The products …

Cambodian Lost City Revealed Using Airborne Lasers

Remember the days of bullwhips, fedoras, and grail diaries? It seems they’ve gone the way of the pharaohs. Researchers have uncovered what seems to be the lost city of Mahendraparvata, previously known only from 1200 year old inscriptions. Mahendraparvata, one …

Popocatepetl Volcano Erupts, Ash Could Reach Mexico City

Popocatepetl, the second highest peak in Mexico, has erupted once again and is spewing ash that could reach Mexico City, which is 40 miles away. The volcano shot chunks of rock into nearby towns and witnesses say the smoke and …

Mars: War Logs Delayed, New Localization Coming

Back at the end of April, Mars: War Logs was released on PC to mediocre reviews. Critics praised the action RPG’s setting, ideas, and the ambition of developer Spiders, but also panned the game for a poor translation and story …

That Logan’s Run Remake May Finally Be Going Somewhere
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Hollywood must remake every classic sci-fi film from the 70s and 80s. It’s some kind of unspoken rule or something. Warner Bros. has been trying to do its part with a remake of Logan’s Run, but the project has been …

Taylor Swift’s Feminist Twitter Account Blows Up Taylor Swift’s Feminist Twitter Account Blows Up
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Taylor Swift has taken some flack from feminists in the past for her rather romantic songwriting, but now she’s getting a very different sort of attention. The singer/songwriter is the focus of a parody account on Twitter that was created …

Microsoft Makes A Few Advertising Announcements At Cannes Lions Microsoft Makes A Few Advertising Announcements At Cannes Lions

Microsoft has some advertising news today out of Cannes Lions. Last year at Cannes, Microsoft Advertising’s Yarn announced it would be working in partnership with creative agencies and brands on some new ad experiences. Today, they announced a new wave …

Adobe Launches Big Update For Creative Cloud Adobe Launches Big Update For Creative Cloud
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Adobe announced the launch of a major update to Creative Cloud today. “Packed with new features, this Creative Cloud release reimagines the creative process through a set of ‘CC’ desktop applications and sophisticated cross-device collaboration and publishing capabilities,” a spokesperson …

Facebook Did Not Intentionally Block Tor Facebook Did Not Intentionally Block Tor
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Tor has become a tool of free expression in parts of the world where citizens can not speak freely against their government. Many use the anonymous Web network to share information and updates with the rest of the world via …

New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Map Pack Coming July 2
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With all the coverage Call of Duty: Ghosts got at this year’s E3, it would be easy to forget that the Call of Duty fanbase is still hooked on Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. But Treyarch and Activision haven’t …

BuzzFeed Sued For Millions Over 1/30 Of One Of Its Photo Compilations BuzzFeed Sued For Millions Over 1/30 Of One Of Its Photo Compilations
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A photographer is suing popular viral content site Buzzfeed over a photograph it used in a collection back in 2010. The photographer is seeking $3.6 million in damages. The plaintiff, Kai Eiselein of Idaho, posted the photo to Flickr back …

Meet (or Don’t Meet, Optimally) a New Anti-Social App, Hell Is Other People Meet (or Don’t Meet, Optimally) a New Anti-Social App, Hell Is Other People

In Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialist play No Exit, one of the damned souls concludes that “hell is other people.” Nearly 70 years later, that quote has inspired a new app that helps you be as anti-social as possible. The app, Hell …

Shigeru Miyamoto Demos Pikmin 3′s Mission Mode

Pikmin 3 will have at least three modes when it launches later this year. The first is the single player campaign, the second is a multiplayer mode, and the third is called mission mode. It’s the latter that was shown …

NASA Issues ‘Grand Challenge’ to Combat Killer Asteroids
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NASA and astronomers around the world have been tracking asteroids for decades now. Though asteroids seem to be constantly be giving the Earth a close miss, no ‘doomsday’ asteroids have yet been found. That doesn’t mean they aren’t out there, …

Kim And Kanye’s Baby Gets A “K” Name
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Kim and Kanye have been all over headlines this week after Kim gave birth to the couple’s baby girl a month early right before Father’s Day. Now, the name has been released, and in a move that will surprise no …

Amazon Says No to Binge Watching with Its Original Series Amazon Says No to Binge Watching with Its Original Series

As far as subscription-based streaming video providers go, Netflix got out ahead of the rest of the pack when it comes to high-quality original content. And since they’re the trendsetters, it’s their release style and structure that most people have …

Texas Kind Of Protects Your Email Privacy With New Law Texas Kind Of Protects Your Email Privacy With New Law
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Before the NSA leaks, everybody thought the worst the government could do was obtain your email without a warrant. Well, they can still do that, but Texas has just made it harder for local law enforcement to do the same. …

Dave Chappelle to Headline Funny or Die Comedy Tour

For years now, comedian Dave Chappelle has stayed out of the limelight, eschewing the fame he gained for his hit Comedy Central TV show Chappelle’s Show. Instead of drawing crowds in with worldwide comedy tours, Chappelle has been living a …

Google Drive Launches In 18 More Languages Google Drive Launches In 18 More Languages

Google announced today that it is launching Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) in eighteen new languages. These include: Afrikaans Amharic Basque Chinese (Hong Kong) Estonian French (Canada) Galician Icelandic Khmer Lao Malaysian Nepali Persian Sinhalese Spanish (Latin America) Swahili …

Mentions of Video Found in Instagram Code Mentions of Video Found in Instagram Code

There’s a rumor floating around that Facebook is going to unveil video for Instagram at their upcoming event scheduled for Thursday, June 20th. It makes sense that Instagram would add video capabilities, considering the surge of the Twitter-owned Vine in …

Google Adds Knowledge Graph-Like Carousel For Local Results Google Adds Knowledge Graph-Like Carousel For Local Results

Google announced today that it is adding a new carousel feature for local search results on the top of some search results pages. It looks essentially like the recently redesigned Knowledge Graph carousel, but includes local businesses and their Zagat …

Barbra Streisand Jumps Right Into Delicate Subjects In Israel
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Barbra Streisand is touring Israel right now and has broached a very delicate subject on her first major stop: the treatment of women by Orthadox Jews. The iconic singer was there to receive an honorary doctorate in philosophy from Hebrew …

This Google Tech Talk Is All About 3D Printing This Google Tech Talk Is All About 3D Printing
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3D printing is going to change the world. That’s at least what some people will tell you. Those who are a bit more realistic will tell you that there are many challenges the technology must overcome before it becomes the …

Rovio Partners With Hasbro For Even More Angry Birds Toys Rovio Partners With Hasbro For Even More Angry Birds Toys

Anyone who has casually perused a toy store lately can attest that the Angry Birds brand has grown to become one of the largest current toy brands. The birds and their pig nemeses can be found on everything from plush …