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Eric Roberson Performs At Google Eric Roberson Performs At Google

Two-time Grammy-nominated artist Eric Roberson recently performed at Google NYC, where he played five songs and gave an interview (which starts about 40 minutes in). Google has now made the performance/talk available for all to enjoy. Songs include: Change For …

Tumblr’s Creative Director and First Designer Is Leaving the Company Tumblr’s Creative Director and First Designer Is Leaving the Company
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Jacob Bijani, Tumblr’s creative director and their first designer, is leaving the company after 5 years. He announced his departure in a blog post where he says that he’s sure the future of Tumblr will be “incredible.” Here’s his short …

Here’s What It Took To Bring Mickey Mouse Back To Video Games
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Aside from Epic Mickey and Kingdom Hearts, Mickey Mouse has been largely absent from video games for the past 10 years. That used to not be the case back in the 80s and 90s when Capcom and Sega made fantastic …

Houston Fire Critically Injures 2 Firefighters

Houston firefighters this afternoon responded to a fire at a Bhojan Restaurant in Houston. According to the Houston Fire Department, the blaze injured four firefighters, who were take to hospitals in the area. The call for the fire went out …

Twitter Makes Editing Your Profile Much Easier Twitter Makes Editing Your Profile Much Easier
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Twitter has just made editing your profile much easier by adding inline editing for the profile picture, header photo, and basic information on the desktop. Now, you can edit your profile inline (without having to go to a separate profile …

Oscar Pistorius In Hiding, Surrounded By Pics Of Girlfriend
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Oscar Pistorius has gone into hiding since he shot and killed his girlfriend, model and law school graduate Reeva Steenkamp. He now lives with his uncle in Pretoria, South Africa, and would be unrecognizable to anyone who knew him before …

Former Windows Boss Knew Windows 8 Would Be Polarizing Former Windows Boss Knew Windows 8 Would Be Polarizing
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Shortly after completing work on Windows 8, former Windows boss Steven Sinofsky left Microsoft. He hasn’t said much since, but he finally opened up during an interview yesterday at D11. The general message seemed to equate to he knew Windows …

Grata Van Susteren: ‘Have These Men Lost Their Minds?’
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Earlier this week, Lou Dobbs brought the issue of a new Pew poll to the attention of a panel discussion on Fox Business. The poll found that women are now the “breadwinners” in 40% of U.S. households. The panel, which …

Twitter’s New Geotagged Tweet Visualizations Are Incredible Twitter’s New Geotagged Tweet Visualizations Are Incredible
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Twitter’s Visual Insights team has gone and done something awesome. They’ve created some maps of a bunch of major cities, countries, and continents using geotagged tweets – using only geotagged tweets. Everything you see in the maps below are tweets …

Nicole Smith Daughter May Be Entitled To Millions
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When Anna Nicole Smith died in 2007, she had been in a lengthy, no-holds-barred battle with her millionaire husband’s estate lawyers over money she claimed was hers. Now, a judge has ruled that her daughter is entitled to some of …

Giant Pink Slugs Found In Australia
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Giant pink slugs have been found on a mountainside in Australia, and park rangers say that on a good day, you can see hundreds of them clustered on the rocks, creating an odd juxtaposition between nature and a very unnatural …

Chicago Sun-Times Lays Off Its Entire Photography Staff Chicago Sun-Times Lays Off Its Entire Photography Staff

In yet another sign of the effect the internet has had on physical newspapers, the Chicago Sun-Times this week announced that it has laid off all of its staff photographers. The newspaper released a statement on the move, saying that …

Assassin’s Creed IV Is Being Made By 7 Teams From Around The World
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The Assassin’s Creed franchise has the longest end credits sequence of any title in the industry. That’s because the game has to credit developers from at least four different studios. The credits in the latest game – Assassin’s Creed IV: …

LinkedIn Unveils Two-Step Verification on the Heels of Twitter LinkedIn Unveils Two-Step Verification on the Heels of Twitter
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Following Twitter’s recent announcement, LinkedIn has just launched their own two-step verification feature. “At LinkedIn, we are constantly looking for ways to improve the security of our members’ accounts. All LinkedIn accounts are already protected by a series of automatic …

Is Dancing Really a Mating Ritual? Take It From Here, Science

Fine, AsapSCIENCE, human dancing is evolutionarily tied to mating. But I’m pretty sure you didn’t see me at my senior prom.

Want Extended Support For Flash Player? Update To Version 11.7 Want Extended Support For Flash Player? Update To Version 11.7
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Not everybody can update to the latest and greatest versions of software all the time. That’s especially true for those in work settings when it comes to software like Flash or Java. In the case of the former, the extended …

Apple Rumored To Be Considering Ad Exchange Apple Rumored To Be Considering Ad Exchange

It’s hard to say if this is based in any kind of reality, but that’s why it’s a rumor. Business Insider is reporting on a “rumor” that Apple is planning to launch an ad exchange similar to that of Facebook’s. …

5-Year-Old Read 875 Books in One Year

A Louisiana kindergartner is turning heads after she allegedly read 875 books during just one school year. According to a report from NBC’s KPLC affiliate, a five-year-old Lake Charles girl named Sophia Moss read “most” of the kindergarten and first …

Facebook Feed Full of Spoilers? A New Chrome Extension, Silencer, Can Help Facebook Feed Full of Spoilers? A New Chrome Extension, Silencer, Can Help
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Social media is a minefield. I’m not talking about privacy concerns or safety issues. I’m talking about all of your friends who can’t keep their damn mouths shut – the ones who ruin the new episode of Game of Thrones …

Google Shares International Optimization Tips Google Shares International Optimization Tips
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Google took to its Webmaster Central blog on Friday to share some tips for international sites. This comes at a time when an increasing number of online marketing professionals are viewing international SEO as gaining importance. “Many websites exist in …

The Xbox One Gets The NMA Treatment

The Xbox One reveal was kind of a mess. There’s still no definitive statement on the console’s used game policy, and its insistence on Kinect always being on has some people concerned. It’s the latter that gets torn apart in …

Plane Crashes Into Apartment Building After Engine Dies
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A small, two-seater plane crashed into a Virginia apartment building early this morning after the engine died, authorities say. 61-year old William Larson of Vienna and Tache L. Alejandro of Orlando were reportedly taking infrared photos when the plane began …

Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Now Walking, Claims Innocence
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While his brother, Tamerlan, was being buried in secret, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was recovering from his wounds in a Massachusetts prison hospital. Now, the accused Boston Marathon bomber is well enough to walk and speak with his family on the phone. …

Oprah Winfrey Talks Facebook, Gun Control At Harvard Graduation Oprah Winfrey Talks Facebook, Gun Control At Harvard Graduation
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Oprah Winfrey used her platform at the recent 2013 Harvard graduation to talk politics–touching upon gun control and immigration topics–and social media, urging her audience to go out into the real world rather than hiding behind a computer despite the …