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Get Ready for the Oscars with Every Best Picture Winner in Under 4 Minutes

85 years of the Academy Awards in under 4 minutes. In preparation for Sunday’s Oscar broadcast, relive all of the Best Picture winners – from Wings to The Artist. It’s a fun ride filled with some great films (and some …

Mars Rover Curiosity Shows Off Its First Drill Sample

Last week, Mars rover Curiosity, after months of meticulous planning, finally used its hammering drill to collect a sample of Martian rock dust. Today, NASA scientists have released images confirming that the first-ever sample of drilled rock dust is safely …

Couple Finds $11,000 On Bridge, Return It
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A California couple who were having a romantic Valentine’s date in San Francisco got more than they bargained for when a trip to the Golden Gate Bridge turned up a windfall. Carlos and Barbara Landeros said they found a camera …

WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year

Last year, Mozilla released an impressive tech demo called BananaBread that showed how HTML5 and WebGL can handle 3D rendering in a game. It was very basic, but it showed a lot of promise, especially in Web-based texture compression. Now …

Google Drive Android App Gets Video Streaming Google Drive Android App Gets Video Streaming

Google has launched an update to the Google Drive app for Android. The biggest new feature is support for streaming video files. You must be using Honeycomb or greater to access the feature, but the ability to stream video files …

Blind MLB Pitcher Gets Rave Reviews At Training Camp

Juan Sandoval is one of the brightest talents to take the field at training camp for the Tampa Bay Rays, but his arm isn’t the only thing the other guys are curious about; behind the sunglasses he usually wears is …

Awesome Music Video Relies on Stock Footage, Photoshop

The award for best use of a bunch of stock footage goes to NYC indie band Darwin Deez and their frontman Darwin Smith, who has created a mini-masterpiece by implanting himself in various stock scenes. Darwin holding a horse with …

NASA’s Kepler Finds Extra-Solar Planets Smaller Than Earth
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Over the past year, NASA’s Kepler mission has found hundreds of possible planets outside of our solar system, and even a few candidates for Earth-like planets. This week, astronomers revealed that a new system has been found that contains planets …

FCC Votes To Free Up Spectrum For Wi-Fi Devices FCC Votes To Free Up Spectrum For Wi-Fi Devices

The spectrum freed up for Wi-Fi is a finite resource. Too many devices can congest the networks and slow down service for everybody. The FCC wants to prevent that from happening, and have taken steps to relieve congestion with its …

Why Porn Acts Like a Drug [VIDEO]
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First off, nobody is here to bash porn. Like plenty of drugs, everything in moderation, right? And that’s the simple fact about porn. It is a drug. Well, at least it acts like a drug on your brain. AsapSCIENCE‘s newest …

The Woz Laments That Apple May Be Losing Its Cool Factor The Woz Laments That Apple May Be Losing Its Cool Factor
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is still an evangelist for Apple products. But he thinks that Apple needs to keep its place on the cutting edge of tech in order to stay at the top of the food chain. In recent …

Jimmy Wales Can’t Shut Wikipedia Down At His Will, And He Thinks You’re Stupid For Asking Jimmy Wales Can’t Shut Wikipedia Down At His Will, And He Thinks You’re Stupid For Asking
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In case you’ve ever wondered just how much power Jimmy Wales has over Wikipedia, you can rest easy knowing that he can’t just pull the plug on his own. Someone on Quora was apparently wondering about this, and decided to …

Next Generation Kinect To Have Higher Resolution, Larger Viewing Field [Rumor]

Microsoft’s Kinect was a pretty revolutionary piece of technology. It’s unfortunate that many of the games released for it have turned out to be so bad. That may not change with the rumored next generation Kinect, but the technology is …

Adobe, HootSuite Talk About New Twitter Marketing Integrations Adobe, HootSuite Talk About New Twitter Marketing Integrations

As previously reported, Twitter has officially launched its Ads API. Initial partners include: Adobe, HootSuite, Salesforce, SHIFT and TBG Digital. Adobe shared some early results, as its Media Optimizer tool (which manages over $2 billion in annual ad spend) utilizes …

Zuckerberg, Brin Announce Annual $3 Million Prize for Medical Research

Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, his wife Priscilla Chan, Google co-founder Sergey Brin, Biologist and businesswoman Anne Wojcicki (Brin’s wife), and investor Yuri Milner have announced a brand new yearly prize that rewards “excellence in research aimed at curing intractable …

PlayStation 4 Announcement Streaming Live Online; Here’s Where You Can Watch it
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[UPDATE] Sony’s announcement can also be seen via the PlayStation channel on TwitchTV, or live on this very page: Live video from your iPhone using Ustream Mere hours remain until Sony is expected to unveil its next-generation video game console …

Michelle Obama To Do a Healthy Eating Google+ Hangout on March 4th Michelle Obama To Do a Healthy Eating Google+ Hangout on March 4th
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First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing her healthy-eating and fitness message to Google+. Google has just announced that the FLOTUS will be the next member of the White House team to host a Google+ Hangout, cleverly dubbed as “Fireside Hangouts.” …

Twitter Officially Launches Twitter Ads API Twitter Officially Launches Twitter Ads API

Twitter has announced the official launch of the Twitter Ads API after testing it with partners since January. The first five partners include: Adobe, HootSuite, Salesforce, SHIFT and TBG Digital. “Since we launched Promoted Tweets in April 2010, marketers have …

Devil May Cry “Vergil’s Downfall” DLC Coming March 5
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Capcom this week released the first real DLC for its Devil May Cry (DmC) reboot. Titled “Bloody Palace,” the extra content includes the popular Bloody Palace Mode in which players can battle through over 100 levels against progressively harder enemies. …

Powerball Jackpot Up To $70 Million

The Powerball jackpot is currently at $70 million, as nobody won the jackpot prize on Saturday. The last jackpot winner came from Virginia earlier this month, when the jackpot was up to $217 million. That ticket was sold in Richmond, …

3Doodler Destroys Kickstarter Goal, Raises Over $500K In A Day 3Doodler Destroys Kickstarter Goal, Raises Over $500K In A Day
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The folks at WobbleWorks had an idea – a 3D printer reduced to the size of a pen that anybody can use. They went to Kickstarter to ask for $30,000 to fund the idea, and had already raised a little …

Mario Lopez’ Daughter To Be A Big Sister

Mario Lopez is all set to be a proud papa once more, announcing on “Extra” recently that he and wife Courtney are preparing to add to their family. The couple already have a daughter, Gia, who is 2 years old …

Watch the Elderly Read Comedian Rob Delaney’s Tweets

With 765,000+ followers, Rob Delaney is one of the most popular, retweetable, and absurd comedians on Twitter. He’s a writer and sometimes actor, but it’s Twitter where he’s made his biggest mark as a comedian. Often cited as one of …

You Have A Week To Apply For Your Own Google Glass [#ifihadglass] You Have A Week To Apply For Your Own Google Glass [#ifihadglass]

Earlier, we shared the new Google Glass video, which shows a bunch of interesting use cases for the device. This video was part of a new site Google has up about Glass, which also includes an application you can fill …