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PlayStation 3 Live Events App Finally Launches

As Microsoft and Sony position their next-generation consoles as total entertainment devices for the living room, both companies know that live television is an important part of that initiative. Though individual apps have allowed live events such as concerts and …

Jetpack Gets A License To Fly In New Zealand Jetpack Gets A License To Fly In New Zealand

Jetpacks are amazing. They’re also a disaster waiting to happen, but surely we can ignore the potential pitfalls of strapping a rocket to our backs in the name of science. Unfortunately, regulatory bodies around the world generally don’t agree with …

Google Launches New ‘DoubleClick Studio Layouts’ Rich Media Ad Tool Google Launches New ‘DoubleClick Studio Layouts’ Rich Media Ad Tool

Google’s DoubleClick has announced the launch of a new tool, which it says will let you build rich media ads in minutes, and get them live in hours. After testing the tool with partners, Google is now launching it to …

Twitter Acquires Tech Training Company Marakana to Help Run New ‘Twitter University’ Twitter Acquires Tech Training Company Marakana to Help Run New ‘Twitter University’

Twitter wants to make sure its engineers are some of the best around, and in order to assure that they’ve just acquired an open source training company to help. The company is Marakana, a company that has developed courses for …

Red Light Revenue And Safety At Odds, Shows Study
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Cameras at stop lights in the U.S. are becoming more common, and cities are relying more and more on the revenue those cameras can provide through tickets for running red lights. However, a new study by researchers at the University …

Breaking Bad: The Making of “Blood Money” Episode 509

“Blood Money” is the root of it all in “Breaking Bad” Episode 509. But what’s really behind the “Heisenberg Principle?” Peter Gould, one of the show’s co-executive producers, says much of the “Breaking Bad” storyline comes to fruition with Episode …

Hyperloop Immediately Gains Support On Reddit Hyperloop Immediately Gains Support On Reddit
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On Monday evening, Elon Musk revealed his proposal for the Hyperloop to the world. The transportation system would turn a five hour car ride from Los Angeles to San Francisco into a 30 minute ride in a tube. Despite being …

New Downton Abbey Season 4 Photos Released

ITV has released eight new photos from the forthcoming and much-anticipated fourth series of Downton Abbey. It will debut in the U.K. next month, and then here in the U.S. in January. That leaves you plenty of time to get …

Rodeo Clown Banned From Fair After Obama Incident
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A rodeo clown who included President Obama in his performance over the weekend is now banned from the Missouri State Fair, and fair officials say the organization that ran the event will have to undergo sensitivity training if they ever …

Not Enough Ryan Gosling on Your Screen? Goslingize Any Web Page with a New Chrome Extension

If your favorite websites feel like they are lacking a certain Goslingness, fear not. There’s a new Chrome extension that can help. It’s called Hey Girl, and it performs a simple task. When activated, it will turn every image on …

New Watch Dogs Trailer Previews Hacking Mechanic

Some type of “hacking” is known to be a big part of Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs. Such a big part, in fact, that it’s basically what sets it apart from other open-world games such as Grand Theft Auto V. Though …

Here’s Why The Hyperloop Would Withstand An Earthquake (At Least In Theory) Here’s Why The Hyperloop Would Withstand An Earthquake (At Least In Theory)

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop proposal takes the system’s susceptibility (or hopefully non-susceptibility) to earthquakes very seriously. The subject is brought up numerous times within the 57-page document. The proposal actually details what would happen in a number of emergency situations, but …

The Xbox One Will Not Require Kinect

One of the more controversial decisions Microsoft made with the Xbox One is that every console will ship with the Kinect camera and require it to be plugged in at all times. The very notion of a camera always watching …

Groupon Buys Plumfare, Will Expand Gifting Options Groupon Buys Plumfare, Will Expand Gifting Options

Groupon has acquired Plumfare, a San Francisco-based developer, which has a mobile app that lets users share restaurant experiences with their friends, and give them gifts. It’s available on iOS. VentureBeat confirmed with Groupon that the acquisition took place, and …

Binge Drinking Costs Billions, Says CDC

Americans love their beer, and the recent rise in specialty spirits and microbreweries means more choices than ever. However, alcohol consumption could be costing U.S. states billions in healthcare and other costs. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

You Can Now Leave Full Reviews From Yelp’s Mobile App You Can Now Leave Full Reviews From Yelp’s Mobile App

Yelp should be getting a big boost to its number of reviews now that the company just announced it has added the ability to leave reviews from mobile devices. Starting today, iPhone users will be able to write and publish …

Kristen Bell, New Mom, Elated To Be A Disney Star

Kristen Bell, who just had a baby girl in March with fiancee Dax Shepard, says she’s incredibly happy for the chance to star in an animated Disney movie because it will be something for her to bond with her daughter …

Alaska Serial Killer Linked To More Murders After His Death

Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes has now been linked to more murders than he confessed to before his death, authorities say, and they expect to connect him to even more unsolved killings before they’re done. Keyes slit his own wrists …

League of Legends American Express Cards Announced, Come With RP
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League of Legends has quietly become one of the most popular games in the entire world. The MOBA has now gotten so big that mainstream credit card companies are looking to cash in on the phenomenon. American Express this week …

DuckTales Remastered Finally Takes Us To The Moon

Last week, WayForward gave us a taste of the Moon level in DuckTales Remastered through a preview of the level’s music. The level’s music may be the most memorable part from the NES classic, but it’s not like the music …

Val Kilmer Teaches Conan the Art of Selfies [VIDEO]

I wasn’t aware that actor Val Kilmer took so many selfies, but a quick look through his Twitter feed confirms it: Val Kilmer is like, the best at selfies. He recently appeared on Conan to discuss his selfie prowess. Well, …

Your Hyperloop Ride Will Include Beautiful Scenery And Your Own Personal Entertainment System Your Hyperloop Ride Will Include Beautiful Scenery And Your Own Personal Entertainment System

As you’ve no doubt heard, Elon Musk revealed his plans for the Hyperloop transportation system on Monday. You might be wondering what it would be like to ride in it. While it’s hard to say for sure without it actually …

Kite Patch Looks to Make You Invisible to Mosquitos with Wildly Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Kite Patch Looks to Make You Invisible to Mosquitos with Wildly Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
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When it comes to defending yourself against one of life’s greatest nuisances, mosquitos, you’re pretty much limited to a few unappealing options. You can just stay inside – that usually helps. But what’s the fun in that? You can light …

Everything You Need To Know About Video Games From Their Origins To The Early 90s

Kids (and adults) absolutely love video games. Whether they be on consoles, PC or mobile, people love the interactive nature of video games. Unfortunately, many of those new to video games don’t have quite as much of an appreciation for …