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“Jersey Shore” Actor Hospitalized For Kidney Issues
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“Jersey Shore” star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been admitted to an Orlando hospital with a painful kidney stone, his rep says. Ronnie was in Florida to promote his new alcoholic beverage line, Smush Cocktails, and started feeling pain during a convention. …

Matt Cutts On The SEO Mistakes You’re Making Matt Cutts On The SEO Mistakes You’re Making
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In the latest Webmaster Help video from Google, Matt Cutts discusses the biggest mistakes that a lot of webmasters are making when it comes to SEO. The top mistake, he says, is not making your site crawlable, which includes not …

How Page Load Speed Impacts SEO And User Experience How Page Load Speed Impacts SEO And User Experience
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Since Spring 2010 Google has used page load times as a factor in its search ranking algorithms. Google’s position is that faster-loading pages should be ranked higher because they provide a better experience for users. In Google’s own words, “Faster …

Herschel Telescope Runs Out of Coolant, Ends Mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) today announced that the Herschel space observatory has run out of liquid helium coolant. The coolant is necessary to cool the telescope’s instruments to near absolute zero. Herschel’s ground station in Western Australia this afternoon …

Facebook Removes ‘Posts by Friends’ Option on Pages Facebook Removes ‘Posts by Friends’ Option on Pages

Facebook has removed an option on pages that allowed users to filter recent posts to show only the ones made by friends. As of now, the “Posts by friends” filtering option located on the clickdown menu at the top of …

Missed Facebook At GDC? Watch These Videos Missed Facebook At GDC? Watch These Videos

Do you develop games for Facebook? Were you unable to attend the Game Developers Conference in March? If you answered yes to both, Facebook has quite a treat for you today. On its developer blog, Facebook posted a recap of …

J.C. Penney: $1.75B Loan Taken From Goldman Sachs
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In early April, J.C. Penny CEO Ron Johnson stepped down following over one year of dismal financial results at the company. Johnson had attempted to turn the department store business on its head, eschewing sales and coupons in favor of …

Check Out This Shining-Inspired Film Ink Ad

Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece The Shining continues to influence pop culture on a regular basis, and an ad from Australian film magazine Film Ink is the latest example. The hype around the documentary Room 237 has no doubt played a role …

MLB Expands Its Video Offerings on YouTube MLB Expands Its Video Offerings on YouTube

MLB.com’s YouTube channel is just got a lot better. Today, MLB Advance Media announced that they’re expanding the licensed content offerings on the channel. You can expect more highlight clips from every MLB game – available two days after the …

Wikimedia Launches Wikimedia Commons App For Android, iOS Wikimedia Launches Wikimedia Commons App For Android, iOS

The Wikimedia Foundation announced the launch of a new app for Android and iOS, which allows you to quickly upload photos to to Wikimedia Commons, its free image repository. The app enables you to upload multiple files and share uploads …

Here’s Microsoft’s Take On The Apple/Android Fanboy Wars Here’s Microsoft’s Take On The Apple/Android Fanboy Wars
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Android fans love to talk trash about Apple fans and vice versa. Unfortunately, we only ever see this conflict from those directly involved. Is there not an outside voice that can give us an unbiased look at just how silly …

14-Year Old Forced To Get Pregnant By Adoptive Mom
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A 14-year old girl was forced into pregnancy by her adoptive mom after the woman was told she couldn’t adopt any more children. The woman was desperate for another baby and hatched a plan to inseminate her daughter with syringes …

Denise Richards: Skinny Jeans Are Too Skinny

Denise Richards was spotted running errands recently looking decidedly thinner than usual, and rumors are now floating around online that she’s developed an eating disorder. Richards was snapped by photographers as she picked up her daughters from gymnastics in a …

Jelly Announces ‘Employee #1,’ Designer Austin Sarner Jelly Announces ‘Employee #1,’ Designer Austin Sarner

Here’s some more Jelly news for you, and no, it’s not any additional info on what the hell it is. It’s more team news. According to Jelly founder and CEO, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, the company has just hired employee …

Bing Webmaster Tools Gets Geo-Targeting, New Malware Tool Bing Webmaster Tools Gets Geo-Targeting, New Malware Tool
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Microsoft has launched two new features for Bing Webmaster Tools: a new malware tool and geo-targeting. If Bing detects that a site is serving malware (either willingly or unwillingly) it will send a notification to the webmaster in Bing Webmaster …

Watch Dogs Release Date Confirmed, Trailer Features Vigilante Justice

When Watch Dogs premiered at E3 last year, it quickly became one of the most talked-about new IPs at the conference. Its open-world Grand Theft Auto-style gameplay combined with the player ability to manipulate a city’s technological infrastructure and spy …

This Baseball-Playing Robot Is Leading The Charge In Artificial Brain Reearch This Baseball-Playing Robot Is Leading The Charge In Artificial Brain Reearch

Super Baseball 2020 predicted a future where robots and cybernetically enhanced humans competed on the diamond for our enjoyment. Now some research at the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo is starting to fulfill part of that prophecy. Wired reports that …

What If Your Friends Had Pet Personalities? [VIDEO]

Spoiler alert: If your friends acted like your pets, the one that acted like a dog would be loving, affectionate, well-meaning, but ultimately annoying. And the one that acted like a cat, well, he’d be a jerk. Because cats are …

Metro: Last Light Trailer Introduces New Companion Character

Metro 2033 introduced gamers to a large and varied cast of characters when it came out in 2010. Its sequel – Metro: Last Light – will bring back a number of those characters while introducing a new set of companions …

More Lost Planet 3 Multiplayer Footage Released More Lost Planet 3 Multiplayer Footage Released

Last week, Capcom release a multiplayer trailer for the upcoming Lost Planet 3. Today, Capcom has released an even longer look at the multiplayer of Lost Planet 3. In the new video, Lost Planet 3 Producer Andrew Szymanski talks about …

Google Translate Adds Support For Khmer Google Translate Adds Support For Khmer
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Google announced that it has added support for the Khmer language to Google Translate. This is the 66th supported language. The launch comes with the ability to use a virtual keyboard and the ability to read Khmer text phonetically, for …

Tom Sizemore: Drugs, Sex, and Fame Chronicled In Book
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Tom Sizemore has 136 film and television roles under his belt, and for a guy who grew up on the mean streets of Detroit, the fame that came with starring in revered movies such as “Saving Private Ryan” and cult …

Earth Permanently Deformed After Earthquakes in Chile, Shows Study

A new study by geologists at Cornell University has shown that earthquakes can leave the Earth deformed. Cornell geologist Richard Allmendinger told LiveScience that strong earthquakes in Chile have left permanent cracks in the surface of the Earth. The findings …

Instagram Selfie Catches Reporter’s Near Miss with Flying Baseball

Talk about perfect timing. And incredible luck. Tampa Bay Rays reporter Kelly Nash almost got plunked in the back of the head with a baseball this past weekend. And the near miss was captured by a once-in-a-lifetime selfie and posted …