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Dick Van Dyke: Lifetime Achievement Award’s Newest Recipient Dick Van Dyke: Lifetime Achievement Award’s Newest Recipient
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Dick Van Dyke was a big part of my childhood; he delighted me as cheerful chimney sweep/sidewalk artist Bert in “Mary Poppins” (and inspired an early love of making art) and made me laugh as Caractacus Potts in “Chitty Chitty …

Chrome OS Gets Some User Interface Tweaks Chrome OS Gets Some User Interface Tweaks
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Is it just me or is Chrome OS getting more and more WIndows-looking? Remember, when you just signed in, and you were in Chrome, and that was basically it? Google has gradually added more of a traditional operating system-like interface …

Xbox Live Gets a New NBC News App Xbox Live Gets a New NBC News App

A new Xbox Live update launching today is bringing a whole new variety of content on the game console. Joining popular content apps like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Go, YouTube, Amazon Instant video, and MLB.TV is NBC News, which will …

The Army Is Deploying 3D Printers To Afghanistan The Army Is Deploying 3D Printers To Afghanistan
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Soldiers are not always prepared for what the battlefield throws at them. That’s why the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force exists. They make sure that soldiers are prepared for anything they will encounter. The team of engineers that make up REF …

iPhone 5 Rumor: It Will Reportedly Run On Everything Everywhere’s 4G Network iPhone 5 Rumor: It Will Reportedly Run On Everything Everywhere’s 4G Network
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The launch of the next iPhone is getting closer, and more information about the device continues to surface. It just happens to be unconfirmed and speculative information, for the most part. Today, Pocket-lint is reporting, citing “multiple sources,” that the …

Senkaku Islands Landing Highlights Japan-China Tensions Senkaku Islands Landing Highlights Japan-China Tensions

Japanese nationalists have highlighted tensions between Japan and China by landing on the disputed Senkaku Islands and raising the Japanese flag. According to Japan Times, members of the nationalist group called Gambare Nippon were protesting in response to a similar …

$1.7 Billion Parking Meter Suit: Woman Says They’re Making Her Ill $1.7 Billion Parking Meter Suit: Woman Says They’re Making Her Ill
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Until very recently, parking meters hadn’t changed much for the better since their introduction in the late ’30s. The premise is simple, and relatively low-cost for most cities to maintain. But with blooming technology comes the ability to improve upon …

Test Your Browser’s JavaScript Prowess With Google Octane Test Your Browser’s JavaScript Prowess With Google Octane

Facebook and the W3C have contributed greatly to the development of mobile browsers with Ringmark. The simple test makes sure that your browser is compliant with the latest and greatest HTML5 technologies. Google has taken that concept and applied it …

ResidentEvil.Net Trailer Shows How Capcom Envisions the Resident Evil 6 Endgame ResidentEvil.Net Trailer Shows How Capcom Envisions the Resident Evil 6 Endgame

Video game publishers and developers have been working for a while now to try and keep gamers playing their games long after their initial release. The downloadable content (DLC) that comes along with a major title release is almost expected …

Mark Zuckerberg Goes From Eating Only Animals He Kills To Liking Chicken McNuggets Mark Zuckerberg Goes From Eating Only Animals He Kills To Liking Chicken McNuggets
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It seems pretty clear that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is no longer killing all the animals he eats (don’t worry, that’s just his dog Beast in the picture. Pretty sure he didn’t eat him). Last year, in an email to …

Parents Overwhelmingly See Social Media as a Good Thing Parents Overwhelmingly See Social Media as a Good Thing
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Some psychologists and social science researchers would have you believe that Facebook is turning everybody’s children into drunken stoners. And narcissistic idiots, as well. I’m sure most people have had a parent ask them why they spend so much time …

Piers Morgan And The @AkinEmptyChair Twitter Account Piers Morgan And The @AkinEmptyChair Twitter Account
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When Piers Morgan invited Republican State Senate candidate Todd Akin to appear on his show last night, he probably had no idea he would soon be involved in the creation of a Twitter account dedicated to an empty chair, but …

Skype Adds Photo Sharing To iPhone, iPad Apps Skype Adds Photo Sharing To iPhone, iPad Apps
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Skype announced today that it has added a highly requested photo sharing feature to its iPhone and iPad apps with a new update. “The new Photo Share feature will let you send photos you’ve shot on your iPad or iPhone …

ESPN’s 30 for 30 Sports Docu-Series Coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video ESPN’s 30 for 30 Sports Docu-Series Coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video

In a landscape packed with legitimate streaming video heavyweights, Amazon is looking to make their Prime instant Video service more attractive with the addition of new content – this time from the sports and documentary genres. Today, the company announced …

Twitter Celebrates One Year Of Bootstrap With An Update Twitter Celebrates One Year Of Bootstrap With An Update

Twitter is one of the friendliest companies in regards to the open source movement. They have open sourced much of the software they use to run Twitter on a day-to-day basis with one of the biggest releases being Bootstrap. It’s …

Canada Money Controversy Surrounds “Racist” Image Canada Money Controversy Surrounds “Racist” Image
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The governor of the Bank of Canada has apologized for and Asian-looking woman who appeared on an early design for the new Canadian $100 banknote. In a statement to the press, Governor Mark Carney said, “I apologize to those who …

Jake Locker: Here’s What Twitter Thinks About Him Starting Jake Locker: Here’s What Twitter Thinks About Him Starting

The Tennessee Titans have confirmed that they will start quarterback Jake Locker in their season opener against the New England Patriots on September 9. While the decision seems to have the approval of Titans owner Bud Adams, and Titans QB …

Seth Meyers Chooses Lorne Michaels Over Kelly Ripa Seth Meyers Chooses Lorne Michaels Over Kelly Ripa
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Seth Meyers recently shot down the rumors that he will be the next co-host to sit beside Kelly Ripa on “Live!” when the new season kicks off in a couple of weeks, saying he loves the job he has (at …

Create Your Own Random Filth with This Fifty Shades Text Generator [NSFW] Create Your Own Random Filth with This Fifty Shades Text Generator [NSFW]

If you’ve spent any time perusing the pages of masturbatory fan fiction superhit Fifty Shades of Grey, you may have wondered how the author came up with some of erotic sequences. For your consideration, I suggest it may have been …

Amazon Glacier Launched For Cheap Data Archiving Amazon Glacier Launched For Cheap Data Archiving
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Amazon has launched a new low-cost storage service called Amazon Glacier. The company says it’s optimized for data that is infrequently accessed, and for which retrieval times of several hours are suitable, in order to keep costs low. Glacier comes …

Junior Seau: Drugs Were Not Involved In Suicide Junior Seau: Drugs Were Not Involved In Suicide
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Junior Seau, the 43-year old former NFL linebacker who shot himself in the chest in May, apparently only had traces of a sleep aid in his system when he died. Autopsy reports show Seau had nothing stronger in his system …

Amazon Looks to Gauge the Political Pulse with “Red & Blue” Book Map Amazon Looks to Gauge the Political Pulse with “Red & Blue” Book Map

If you want to get a look into the political pulse of the country based on political book purchases, Amazon’s got you covered. Today, they’ve unveiled the Amazon Election Heat Map 2012, an interactive map that allows you to see …

Bustin’ Makes These Floppy Drives Feel Good Bustin’ Makes These Floppy Drives Feel Good

I have long been under the impression that Ghostbusters is the perfect movie. It has the perfect cast and the perfect script. It really helps that it’s in my favorite, and woefully neglected, genre – horror comedy. Of course, we …

Twitter Turns To Revstream for Billing, Revenue Management Twitter Turns To Revstream for Billing, Revenue Management
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Twitter and Revstream announced today that Twitter has deployed Revstream’s revenue and billing management platform, integrated with Oracle’s E-Business Suite (r12). “Revstream’s platform enables Twitter to accelerate our billing cycle and improve our global revenue recognition process,” said Shanice Ma, …