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YouTube ‘Tape Mode’ Gives Videos that Old School VHS Feel YouTube ‘Tape Mode’ Gives Videos that Old School VHS Feel

YouTube is celebrating the 57th anniversary of the VCR with a fun new clickable inside the YouTube player. It’s called “tape mode,” and it turns the video you’re watching into an old, crappy-looking VHS video. You’ll notice a little VHS …

Skyrim Is Officially Finished, Bethesda Moves Team To New Project
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim came out in late 2011 to multiple game of the year awards, and one too many arrow in the knee memes. Since then, Bethesda has released three DLC expansions with Dragonborn being the latest. Now …

‘Accidental Racist’ Spoof Declares: Racism’s Over Y’All [Video]

To ensure that the Brad Paisley/LL Cool J song “Accidental Racist” remains a topic of conversation for at least another day or two, SNL offered a spoof of the song on Saturday night’s Vince Vaughn-hosted episode. Vaughn didn’t appear in …

Space Mountain Closed Over Safety Concerns
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Space Mountain is one of the most well-known attractions in the world, and is almost certainly the most famous in-the-dark roller coaster ever built. However, fans of the attraction will not be able to ride the Disneyland California version of …

Facebook Partners with State Attorneys General for New Privacy Initiative Facebook Partners with State Attorneys General for New Privacy Initiative

Facebook, who is always fighting an uphill battle to when it comes to privacy and users’ trust, has just announced a joint initiative with the National Association of Attorneys General that they say will “provide teens and their parents with …

Pinterest Is Now Available On Nook, Will Come Preloaded On New Devices Pinterest Is Now Available On Nook, Will Come Preloaded On New Devices

Nook isn’t doing that well for itself these days, but the Barnes & Noble subsidiary isn’t giving up. In fact, it’s pushing for more content than ever before to establish itself as a viable competitor in the cheap tablet space. …

Matt Cutts Thinks You Should Consider Giving Up News Matt Cutts Thinks You Should Consider Giving Up News
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An interesting Twitter exchange between Googlers Matt Cutts and Tim Bray: Follow @mattcutts Matt Cutts @mattcutts A great article about why you should consider giving up news: http://t.co/p32BilNFxc   Follow @timbray Tim Bray @timbray @mattcutts Except for, the world is …

Kevin Hart Arrested For Drunk Driving

Comedian Kevin Hart was arrested this weekend on suspicion of DUI. According to a TMZ report, the comedian was stopped by the California Highway Patrol early on Sunday morning. The CHP claims that Hart was driving erratically and over the …

Facebook Home Has 47% 1-Star Reviews in the Google Play Store Facebook Home Has 47% 1-Star Reviews in the Google Play Store

Well the reviews are in for Facebook’s OS-lite “app family” Android takeover, Home, and it’s not looking great – to say the least. Since hitting the Google Play store on Friday, nearly 4,000 users reviews have been logged (3.955). And …

John Galardi Dies; Wienerschnitzel Founder Was 75

John Galardi, the founder of restaurants such as Wienerschnitzel, has died at the age of 75. According to the Galardi Group, Galardi died on Saturday after battling pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his wife, Judane, and four children. Galardi …

Microsoft Is Working On Its Own Smart Watch [Rumor] Microsoft Is Working On Its Own Smart Watch [Rumor]

Google has definitely taken the world of wearable computing by storm with Glass, but there’s another class of wearable computers that’s slowly gaining popularity – the smart watch. Pebble already proved that there’s a demand for smart watches with its …

Dish Network Proposes $25.5 Billion Sprint Nextel Merger Dish Network Proposes $25.5 Billion Sprint Nextel Merger

Dish Network proposed a $25.5 billion merger with Sprint Nextel on Monday. Under the proposal, which has been submitted to the Sprint Nextel Board of Directors, Sprint shareholders would get $7.00 per share. The proposal is designed to upstage the …

Facebook Home Gets a Couple of New Ads Facebook Home Gets a Couple of New Ads

Facebook Home, the company’s new OS-lite “app family” that takes over your Android device and turns the homescreen into a Facebook news feed, launched this past Friday. Now you can download the app collection from Google Play, free, on a …

Mozilla’s TowTruck Brings Collaboration To The Web At Large Mozilla’s TowTruck Brings Collaboration To The Web At Large

One of the best parts about Google Drive is its real time collaboration. Real time collaboration is only available in Google Drive documents or apps built with the Realtime API though. Now Mozilla is working on bringing that level of …

Google To Alter Search Results To Settle With EU Google To Alter Search Results To Settle With EU

No official announcement has been made yet, but reports have come out indicating that Google has settled with the European Commission in a two-year antitrust investigation. This one goes far beyond the settlement the company recently reached with the Federal …

Charlie Wilson Dies; Congressman Was 70

Former U.S. Representative Charlie A. Wilson has died at the age of 70. According to an Associated Press report, Wilson had a stroke in February and had been recovering since that time. He reportedly became sick over the weekend and …

Leonhard Euler, Mathematics Pioneer, Honored with Google Doodle Leonhard Euler, Mathematics Pioneer, Honored with Google Doodle
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Today, Google is honoring Leonhard Euler, the Swiss mathematician known for his prolific works in many mathematical fields, including calculus and many areas of physics. Euler is known for introducing most modern mathematical terminology and notation. Euler was born on …

Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google? Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google?
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The competitive landscape surrounding Google gets more and more interesting by the day. Now two of its rivals, one of which is being run by someone who probably knows Google’s inner workings more intimately than most of its current employees, …

Should The Post Office Keep Saturday Mail? Should The Post Office Keep Saturday Mail?
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There has been talk of the United States Postal Service ending Saturday mail delivery for years now. In recent months it appeared to be getting closer to reality. Do you want to see Saturday mail stay, or is it better …

Google Discusses Apps Script And Android Google Discusses Apps Script And Android
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Google uploaded a new video about using Apps Script and Android. Arun Nagarajan from the Apps Script team and Adam Koch from Android discuss:

iSteve, Funny or Die’s Steve Jobs Biopic, Was Written in 3 Days and Filmed in 5

As you may know, Funny or Die is debuting their own Steve Jobs biopic next week. It’s called iSteve, and will hit the interwebs on April 15th. Funny or Die producer Allison Hord sat down with Bloomberg TV to discuss …

Kendall Jenner: Victoria’s Secret Modeling is Something She’d Love to Do

While her older half-sisters deal with new puppies, old husbands, and baby names, Kendall Jenner is just beginning her career as a fashion model. Last month, the 17-year-old displayed her olympian genetics on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia and …

Hawking: Earth Doomed, Humans Must Explore Space
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Stephen Hawking made a career out of investigating and explaining the cosmos to the layman. Now the renowned physicist is telling us that we need to get off the planet and (relatively) fast. The AP reports that Hawking was recently …

Goose Attacks Gorilla, Gorilla Runs Away

It looks like some of the weaker of the animal kingdom are starting to rise up. Not only did a beaver make headlines for killing a man, but now a goose is trying to mix it up with a Gorilla. …