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Underwater Forest: Uncovered by Hurricane Katrina
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Scuba divers typically dive for recreational purposes, or to research and examine the unique organisms that lie beneath the sea. New aquatic life forms are frequently discovered, but many would not expect to find what a group of scuba divers …

Facebook Including Instagram Likes in Photo Like Totals Facebook Including Instagram Likes in Photo Like Totals
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In what appears to be some new integration between Facebook and the Facebook-owned Instagram, it looks like Facebook is now including Instagram likes in the total like counts on Instagram photos posted to Facebook. The like totals look the same …

New Lost Planet 3 Trailer Gets Inside Jim’s Head

Though the game seems destined to be quickly forgotten this fall amidst the excitement over Grand Theft Auto V and various next-generation console launch titles, Lost Planet 3 is still on-track for a late summer release. The title will be …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Payday 2
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What is Payday 2? Is it getting paid for two weeks in a row for a job well done? Or is it just two delicious candy bars? While both of those sound nice, it can really only be one thing …

Killzone: Shadow Fall Gets A Touch Of Hollywood Talent
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You usually don’t look for great storytelling in big budget shooters, but the guys at Guerilla Games are at least wanting to inject a little Hollywood talent into Killzone: Shadow Fall’s campaign. Steven Ter Heide, Game Director at Guerilla Games, …

Underwater Forest Excites Scientists In Alabama

An underwater forest of Cypress trees has been discovered off the coast of Alabama, and scientists believe it might have been uncovered by Hurricane Katrina. The Bald Cypress forest has been hiding beneath ocean sediments for more than 50,000 years, …

Neil Gaiman Talks ‘The Ocean At The End Of The Lane’ At Google Neil Gaiman Talks ‘The Ocean At The End Of The Lane’ At Google

Author Neil Gaiman recently stopped by the Googleplex to talk about his latest book, “The Ocean at the End of the Lane”. Google has now made the talk available for fans to enjoy. The talk took place on June 28th. …

Fittest Cities in the U.S., According to Facebook
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Do you live in one of the fittest cities in the United States? Facebook thinks that they can tell you which cities are up early running, pumping iron, and eating right – based on data collected over the last few …

Google Adds Catalogs Feature To Lightbox Ads Google Adds Catalogs Feature To Lightbox Ads

Google introduced a new capability for its Lightbox ads today, adding a Google Catalogs integration option for advertisers. Google first launched the Lightbox ads back in October as part of a set of “engagement ads,” which let advertisers only pay …

Cat Poop Could Become Public Health Problem, Researchers Warn

A review in the journal Trends in Parasitology this week warns that cat poop could be an under-appreciated public health problem. E. Fuller Torrey of The Stanley Medical Research Institute and Robert Yolken of the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center …

Casey Anthony Agrees To Pay 25K To Settle Life Rights Dispute
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Casey Anthony has agreed to pay $25,000 to settle a dispute in her bankruptcy case involving the rights to her life story, although no one is quite clear on where she’s going to get the money. Anthony went to court …

Researchers Invent Liquid Metal That Can Be Used In 3D Printers

Creating metal objects with 3D printers isn’t new, but researchers have devised a new type of material that could change how we create metal objects with 3D printers. NewScientist reports that researchers at North Carolina State University have created a …

Dropbox Hits 175 Million Users, Launches New Developer Tools, Yahoo Mail Integration For Android Dropbox Hits 175 Million Users, Launches New Developer Tools, Yahoo Mail Integration For Android
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Dropbox kicked off its first ever developer conference today. The company took the opportunity to reveal that it now has 175 million users, and over a billion files synced every day. According to TechCrunch, Dropbox only had 100 million users …

Mars Rover Curiosity Begins Months-Long Journey
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One month ago, Mars rover Curiosity began preparing for a 5-mile drive by shifting into a distance-driving mode. Today, NASA announced that the first small steps in that long journey have begun. The rover finished investigating an outcrop named “Shaler” …

‘App Store’ Drama Is Finally Over as Apple, Amazon Stop Fighting Over It ‘App Store’ Drama Is Finally Over as Apple, Amazon Stop Fighting Over It

In mommy and daddy have stopped fighting news, Apple and Amazon have both requested that a lawsuit over the use of the term “app store” be dismissed. More specifically, Apple has agreed not to sue Amazon over their use of …

Google Just Gave The +1 More Meaning Google Just Gave The +1 More Meaning
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Google launched the +1 button before it even launched Google+. It’s always been a way to send social signals to Google, and help it determine what content people like. This helps the personalized search experience for one thing. But while …

Yelp’s New Focus on ‘Transactions’ Starts with Food Delivery Yelp’s New Focus on ‘Transactions’ Starts with Food Delivery

Yelp, one of the leading places online to find both quick information and reviews for a variety of business types, wants you to be able to do more without leaving its cozy confines. To that end the company has just …

The Last of Us Has Sold 3.4 Million Copies

The Last of Us debuted in June to near-universal positive reviews. The game’s stealth-action gameplay and dark, mature story resonated with game reviewers in a way few games have in the recent past. Now, it seems that these same qualities …

Beyond: Two Souls Gets A Making Of Feature

Are you interested in the creative process behind David Cage’s new movie/game Beyond: Two Souls? If so, you’re in luck as the team at Quantic Dream has created a four part Making Of series that goes into the creative process …

Paula Abdul Hits “So You Think You Can Dance”
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Paula Abdul, some might be surprised to know, was one of the biggest choreographers of the day in the ’80s and early ’90s. As a Laker girl, she strutted her stuff courtside before helping big-name stars like Janet Jackson figure …

Linking Practices That Annoy Matt Cutts, But Don’t Make A Difference To Google Linking Practices That Annoy Matt Cutts, But Don’t Make A Difference To Google
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Google posted an interesting Webmaster Help video today about linking. It’s basically about whether it’s better to link to an original source somewhere at the top of a post, or at the bottom. The answer is essentially that it makes …

Netflix CEO/CFO To Do Live Video Discussion With Moderators In Lieu Of Regular Earnings Call Netflix CEO/CFO To Do Live Video Discussion With Moderators In Lieu Of Regular Earnings Call

Netflix announced on Tuesday that it will post its second-quarter 2013 financial results and business outlook on Monday, July 22nd at about 1:05 PM Pacific Time. Investors will no doubt be eager to hear of the company’s performance in relation …

Pat Robertson Wants a ‘Vomit’ Button for Gay Facebook Pics
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Listen up, Mark Zuckerberg. Pat Robertson has an idea about implementing a different sort of “dislike button.” If Robertson had his way, he’d put a “vomit” button right next to the “like” button – just so he could show gay …

Amazon To Launch Three New Kindle Fires This Year [Rumor] Amazon To Launch Three New Kindle Fires This Year [Rumor]

It’s another year and that means another Kindle Fire. It doesn’t look like Amazon will be introducing any new models this year, but it will be substantially upgrading all three of its current models though. BGR reports that it has …