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Mattel And Hasbro Terrified Of Tablets Moving In On Their Turf Mattel And Hasbro Terrified Of Tablets Moving In On Their Turf
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Mattel and Hasbro are household names when it comes to toys. I grew up playing with action figures made by the companies, and I’m sure any person born in the 80s or early 90s has fond memories of G.I. Joe, …

Pot And Psychosis Go Hand-In-Hand In Teenagers Pot And Psychosis Go Hand-In-Hand In Teenagers
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It’s believed that psychosis is oftentimes a side effect of marijuana use. It’s considered especially prevalent in teenagers who use the drug. A recent study, however, has found that some teenagers use the drug to treat preexisting mental health conditions …

$99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S. $99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S.
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A rumor emerged last week that said Acer was preparing a $99 Android tablet. That rumor is looking to be truth as more reports are coming in on the device, dubbed the Iconia B1, and one report says that the …

Adrian Peterson Injury Probably Won’t Keep Him Out Of Packers Game Adrian Peterson Injury Probably Won’t Keep Him Out Of Packers Game
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Adrian Peterson, running back for the Minnesota Vikings, is expected to break the longstanding NFL record for single-season rushing this season. Before that, however, he has to make sure he can play in his team’s upcoming game against the Green …

Killer Left Chilling Note, Said He Liked Killing People Killer Left Chilling Note, Said He Liked Killing People
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Nobody really knew what to make of William Spengler after he set his house on fire and then proceeded to kill two firefighters who arrived on the scene. In a new note found by investigators, we now know that the …

Coming Winter Storm Threatens Northeast After Pummeling Midwest Coming Winter Storm Threatens Northeast After Pummeling Midwest
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A coming Winter storm has some residents in the Northeast clamoring for shelter as holiday flights and other travel plans are being canceled in anticipation of what could be a major snow storm. The storm has already flexed its might …

Charles Durning Dies At 89, Versatile Character Actor Was Successful On Film And On Stage Charles Durning Dies At 89, Versatile Character Actor Was Successful On Film And On Stage
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Charles Durning, one of the most famous character actors to have ever lived, died in his home on Monday. He was 89. Durning was born on Feb. 28, 1923 in a military family of four brothers and five sisters. His …

LinkedIn’s Top 12 Stories Of The Year Unsurprisingly Very Business-Oriented LinkedIn’s Top 12 Stories Of The Year Unsurprisingly Very Business-Oriented

LinkedIn recently revealed its 12 most popular stories of the year, which included articles from Inc., Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and Entrepreneur, to name a few. Yep, it really is the professional network. The top 12 were: 1.┬áThe …

TED Talks Discuss Patent Problems TED Talks Discuss Patent Problems

These days, you can hardly go a day without seeing news about patent trolls or some kind of patent litigation plaguing businesses, especially in the technology industry. TED, which has been introducing some very interesting playlists from its numerous talks …

Check Out This Custom-Built “Hobbit House” Check Out This Custom-Built “Hobbit House”

A life-long Tolkien fan who has been collecting memorabilia and books for more than 30 years has worked with architect Peter Archer to create an abode which would make even Bilbo Baggins proud. Archer says they first had to find …

Check Out This Android Developer Hangout For Some Tips, Stay For BugDroid Santa Check Out This Android Developer Hangout For Some Tips, Stay For BugDroid Santa
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It’s Christmas time for our friends across the Atlantic, and they’re celebrating in the best way they know how – an Android developers Office Hours. You can check out the hour long talk below for the latest news in Android …

Google Claims To Be “Very Resistant” To Negative SEO Google Claims To Be “Very Resistant” To Negative SEO
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Negative SEO has been a big topic in the search industry this year, particularly since the Penguin update and Google’s link warnings to webmasters. Many have wondered how easy it would be for their competitors to trick Google into making …

When Bing Gets Paid For Shopping Results, It’s A “Happy Accident” When Bing Gets Paid For Shopping Results, It’s A “Happy Accident”
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Last month, Bing launched an attack campaign against Google Shopping, called “Don’t Get Scroogled“. Microsoft’s search engine has consistently been calling out Google’s recent transition form an anyone-can-get-in-for-free approach to a paid inclusion approach for Shopping results, as well as …

It’s Christmas, Don’t Forget the Twin Peaks 12 Days of Christmas Song It’s Christmas, Don’t Forget the Twin Peaks 12 Days of Christmas Song

I don’t know where you come from, but where I’m from it’s not really Christmas until you’ve enjoyed the delightfully odd version of the song Twelve Days of Christmas, as sung by cast members of the show Twin Peaks. Did …

Let These Video Game Inspired Holiday Tunes Brighten Up Your Christmas Let These Video Game Inspired Holiday Tunes Brighten Up Your Christmas
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What’s the best part about Christmas? Is it the presents? No. Is it peace on earth and goodwill towards man? No. By far, the best part about Christmas is the music. So what would happen if you combined holiday music …

Netflix Has A Lot To Say About Information Technology Netflix Has A Lot To Say About Information Technology
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Netflix had a lot to say at the recent AWS Re:invent conference. The company released its presentations on YouTube. The company takes on: embracing the cloud, its encoding transformation, architecture, Cassandra database optimization on AWS, data science with Elastic MapReduce, …

This Is What Happens When Santa Replaces His Workforce With Robots This Is What Happens When Santa Replaces His Workforce With Robots
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For the past few hundred years, Santa has relied on the physical workforce of his elves and reindeer to help him deliver presents every Christmas. That may change one day as Santa embraces technology and replaces everything with robots. The …

Mazzy Star Performance From 1994 = Nostalgia Mazzy Star Performance From 1994 = Nostalgia

If you’re of a certain age, you see the words “Mazzy Star” and immediately think of those dim days of high school, pining away for the person who didn’t even know you existed while listening to the hauntingly sweet sound …

NASA Releases New Cassini, Spitzer Photos For the Holidays NASA Releases New Cassini, Spitzer Photos For the Holidays
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Just in time for the holidays, NASA has released two new space photos filled with festive greens and reds. The photo seen above (a larger version of which can be seen here) was taken using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. the …

How To Rank #1 In Google: The Best Of Matt Cutts 2012 How To Rank #1 In Google: The Best Of Matt Cutts 2012
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Google’s Matt Cutts has been putting out Webmaster Help videos for years now, answering questions from webmasters who want to learn more about optimizing for Google search results. Sometimes these videos are really helpful. Sometimes, perhaps, not as much. Either …

Should The Government Regulate ISP Bandwidth Caps? Should The Government Regulate ISP Bandwidth Caps?
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Some of the major ISPs in the U.S. implement bandwidth caps in the name of controlling network congestion, but most caps are just a backhanded way of making more money. One senator is targeting the practice to bring better Internet …

Instagram Apologizes for Putting the Cart Before the Horse Instagram Apologizes for Putting the Cart Before the Horse
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Instagram is not going to sell your photos. Instagram was never going to sell your photos. Although tricky language added to the company’s terms of service spawned the misguided outrage we’ve all lived through over the past week, hysterical users …

Chef Deb Perelman Talks Smitten Kitchen @ Google Chef Deb Perelman Talks Smitten Kitchen @ Google
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Google has been posting a lot of talks with authors to YouTube lately. A few of them have been specifically with authors who also cook. The latest one is with Deb Perelman, of Smitten Kitchen fame.

Kristin Davis And Others Talk Hunger Relief At Google Kristin Davis And Others Talk Hunger Relief At Google

Google has posted video from a recent Google Talk called Oxfam: Ending Poverty And Hunger Starts With You, featuring atress and Oxfam Global Ambassador Kristin Davis, farmer Susan Godwin, chef and TV personality Aarti Sequeira, Oxfam America President Raymond C. …