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Grandma Has Daughter’s Baby Via Surrogate Birth Grandma Has Daughter’s Baby Via Surrogate Birth
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“Grandma has daughter’s baby” has weird science written all over it. It’s not the plot of a bad 80s movie though as a Maine woman recently did give birth to her own grandson. The science behind the feat is even …

Tampa, GarageBand, and Gluten Tampa, GarageBand, and Gluten

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

HIV Treatment Approved by the FDA HIV Treatment Approved by the FDA
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Gilead Sciences, a biotech research company, announced today that its new HIV treatment drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dubbed Stribild, the once-daily tablet is made up of four different compounds and designed for those …

Windows 8 Upgrade: Should You Make The Jump? Windows 8 Upgrade: Should You Make The Jump?
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Windows 8 upgrades will be coming to current Windows users on October 26. The question now is whether or not you should take Microsoft up on their fantastic offer to upgrade to the new OS for only $39.99. Some doomsayers …

Paralympic Games Begin Tomorrow in London Paralympic Games Begin Tomorrow in London

The 2012 Paralympic Games are set to kick off tomorrow evening in London. The 14th Paralympic Games will host around 4,200 athletes from 166 countries, including over 200 athletes from the U.S. Many of the U.S. athletes competing are military …

Malcolm Browne Dies at 81, Pulitzer Prize Photographer Malcolm Browne Dies at 81, Pulitzer Prize Photographer

If you are familiar with the controversial self-immolation photo of the burning Thich Quang Duc, you are familiar with the Pulitzer prize-winning photographer Malcome Browne’s talented work. New York native Malcome Browne attended the quaker school of Friends Seminary during …

Mars Rover Beams a Human Voice Back to Earth Mars Rover Beams a Human Voice Back to Earth
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The current Curiosity rover mission to Mars just keeps getting cooler by the day, as NASA continues to release new images from the rover’s main cameras. Looking at the surface of Mars is awe-inspiring in its own right, but now …

Firefox 15 Brings Speed Improvements To Desktop And Mobile Firefox 15 Brings Speed Improvements To Desktop And Mobile
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Firefox 15 may be the most important release of Mozilla’s browser to date. For what seems like forever now, Firefox has had issues with memory. Certain add-ons, when installed, would eat up massive chunks of memory and slow Firefox down …

Teen Tweets about Stalker Days Before Her Suspected Murder Teen Tweets about Stalker Days Before Her Suspected Murder
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It’s possible that a series of tweets could play a role in solving a brutal homicide in Gainesville, Georgia. 16-year-old Hannah Truelove was found dead last Friday (August 24th) in the woods next to her apartment. She had only been …

Lexmark Ditches Inkjets, Lays Off 1,700 Worldwide To Cut Costs Lexmark Ditches Inkjets, Lays Off 1,700 Worldwide To Cut Costs

I remember my family’s first Inkjet printer. It was a Lexmark and I was proud to own a piece of hardware designed in Kentucky. The era of inkjet printers from Lexmark ends today, however, as the company is selling off …

Madden NFL 13 Kicks Off the Holiday Gaming Season Madden NFL 13 Kicks Off the Holiday Gaming Season

Madden NFL 13 has been released and the game has kicked off what is sure to be huge holiday season for gamers and video game publishers. The coming months will see the release of many blockbuster game titles, including Far …

Matt Cutts Has To Explain Paid Links To Newspaper Matt Cutts Has To Explain Paid Links To Newspaper
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Google’s Matt Cutts has a new blog post up about paid links. He says he was contacted by an unnamed newspaper who saw its Pagerank drop from a 7 to a 3, and wanted to know why. The reason, as …

Watch This Google Webmaster Hangout From Monday Watch This Google Webmaster Hangout From Monday
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Ever wish you had a chance to sit in on one of Google’s Webmaster Central Office Hours hangouts, but just can’t find the time, or they just to don’t correspond well with your schedule? Luckily, Google sometimes makes them available …

LinkedIn Expands Ads Into 17 New Languages LinkedIn Expands Ads Into 17 New Languages

LinkedIn announced today that it is launching LinkedIn Ads in 17 new languages. “LinkedIn Ads now provides a truly local experience and allows you to create ads in the language of your choice,” says LinkedIn’s Gyanda Sachdev. “From Japanese and …

Madden NFL 13 Hits Stores, Cover Man Calvin Johnson Says Gameplay Is “Ridiculous” Madden NFL 13 Hits Stores, Cover Man Calvin Johnson Says Gameplay Is “Ridiculous”
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Madden NFL 13 came out today at stores throughout North America. According to makers EA, it’s a big one for the Madden legacy. “Madden NFL 13 is the biggest game-changer in the history of the franchise,” said Cam Weber, GM …

Mars Rover Sends New Photos of the Martian Landscape Mars Rover Sends New Photos of the Martian Landscape
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The Mars rover Curiosity has already sent back some preliminary photos of its newly named Bradbury Landing site. It also recently completed its first test drive, leaving its tracks in the Martian surface for the first time. This week new …

Paul Ryan Thanks His Nearly 2 Million Facebook Fans [VIDEO] Paul Ryan Thanks His Nearly 2 Million Facebook Fans [VIDEO]
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When presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney tapped Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Ryan had to start up a new Facebook page tailored to his VP campaign. His old page that he’d been running as a …

Firefox Update Brings Big Improvements To HTML5 Games Firefox Update Brings Big Improvements To HTML5 Games

Mozilla, like Google, has been investing heavily in HTML5 development. One of the best ways to show off the latest improvements in HTML5 and WebGL development is through the creation of games. With the latest release of Firefox, the browser …

Google+ Is Getting A Lot Bigger In Brazil Google+ Is Getting A Lot Bigger In Brazil
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It wasn’t that long ago that Google ruled social media in Brazil with Orkut. Recently, Facebook overtook Orkut in the country, and dominated the landscape there like it does in most places. Don’t count Google out just yet, however. New …

Mitt Romney’s Best (and Worst) YouTube Moments, Remixed Mitt Romney’s Best (and Worst) YouTube Moments, Remixed

With the Republican National Convention underway, What’s Trending thought it would be a good time to compile some of the most popular Mitt Romney-themed videos into one big supercut. “Mitt Romney accepts the Republican nomination for President at the GOP …

Amish Beard-Cutting Trial Begins Today Amish Beard-Cutting Trial Begins Today

The trial of Sam Mullet Sr. and his followers begins today in Cleveland. Mullet and 15 of his entourage are standing trial for hate-crimes against fellow Amish after a series of bizarre attacks in which they clipped the beards and …

Google Makes It Easy To Stay Informed During This Election Year Google Makes It Easy To Stay Informed During This Election Year

The Internet played a pretty big role in the 2008 presidential election. That role is expanding even further during the 2012 election and major Internet players are helping you, the voter, to stay informed on the latest trends and announcements. …

The 2012 GOP Convention Has Already Generated More Tweets Than the 2008 Convention The 2012 GOP Convention Has Already Generated More Tweets Than the 2008 Convention

More evidence today that the 2012 election really is the first true social media election: Twitter has announced that this year’s Republican National convention has already generated more tweets than the entire 2008 Convention. And this year’s party hasn’t even …

Rachel Corrie Was Protecting Terrorists in a Warzone, Says Israeli Judge Rachel Corrie Was Protecting Terrorists in a Warzone, Says Israeli Judge
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An Israeli court has ruled that Israel is not responsible for the death of Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old activist who was killed while protesting the destruction of Palestinian homes in Rafah, a town in the Gaza Strip. According to an …