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Instagram Finally Has a True Web Presence, Minus Photo Uploads Instagram Finally Has a True Web Presence, Minus Photo Uploads

After taking baby steps for the past year, Instagram has finally realized its potential as a real website. The company has just launched web feeds for all users, which means that interacting with Instagram on the web produces nearly the …

Go Daddy ‘Nerd Sex Symbol’ Is No Stranger To The Ladies Go Daddy ‘Nerd Sex Symbol’ Is No Stranger To The Ladies
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Apparently the guy in that GoDaddy Super Bowl ad is now a “sex symbol“. I’m not sure exactly what qualifies one for that title, but I suppose making out with a supermodel in front of an audience of millions helps. …

Walt Sweeney Dies: Former Charger Was 71

Walt Sweeney, a former offensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers, has died of pancreatic cancer. He was 71 years old. Sweeney was known as a standout player in the ’60s and ’70s and had nine AFL All-Star Games and …

Check Out Borderlands 2 Running On Nvidia’s Project SHIELD

One of the stranger announcements at CES this year was Nvidia’s Project SHIELD. In essence, it’s a handheld gaming device powered by the company’s new Tegra 4 mobile processor. Nvidia has stated that it will play all the latest and …

Dead Space 3 DLC Announced, Background Mini Series Begins

Dead Space 3 was released in the U.S. today, and already extra content for the title is being announced. EA and Visceral Games today announced the “Awakened” DLC add-on will be available sometime in March. The announcement states that the …

Face Tattoo After First Date: Girl Has BF’s Name Inked
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Face tattoos are not as common in some parts of the world as others, but it’s probably safe to say that no matter where you live, you’re going to get a few stares when you walk down the street if …

You Should Be Drinking Your IPAs Out of This Glass

If you’re a beer-lover who thinks that it’s important to drink certain styles of beer in certain styles of glasses, this new product from two major American breweries may interest you. Purveyors of tasty brews Dogfish Head Brewery and Sierra …

Ouya Launches At Retailers Nationwide In June

Ouya – the little game console that could – is almost upon us. Those who helped make it the most successful gaming Kickstarter ever only have one more month before its delivered to them. What about those who didn’t preorder …

Google Releases Toolbar PageRank Update Google Releases Toolbar PageRank Update
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Google updates toolbar PageRank about four times a year. They updated it in November, and August before that. Now they’ve updated it again – the first update of 2013. People started noticing the update on Monday. As usual, webmasters are …

So God Made FarmVille Parodies Popular Super Bowl Ad

Whether you liked it or not, Dodge’s Super Bowl ad “So God Made a Farmer” made a big splash. Whether it will help the company sell more Ram pickup trucks is still left to be seen. This parody ad, though …

Mars Rover Curiosity Pounds a Rock

NASA today announced that Mars rover Curiosity is closer than ever to the first full use of its hammering drill. Over the weekend the rover completed a successful test of the drill’s percussive action. The “drill-on-rock checkout” left a mark …

Mary Leakey Honored With Google Doodle Mary Leakey Honored With Google Doodle
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Mary Leakey is being honored with a Google doodle in parts of the world where it is already February 6th (like Australia). Leakey was a British archaeologist and anthropologist, who discovered the first fossilized Proconsul (extinct ape believed to be …

Couple Wins Lottery Twice In Two Days
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An Arkansas couple were hoping for nothing more than a relaxing weekend on the lake recently when they got much more than they bargained for: two big lottery wins in just two days. Stephen and Terri Weaver were on their …

Guys, Your Sedentary Lifestyle Is Killing Your Swimmers

Guys: get off reddit. Seriously. And stop watching House of Cards. I know it’s all there at once – all 13 episodes! But go take the dog for a walk. For the love of your sperm. We all know by …

Dell Finally Announces $24.4 Billion Deal To Go Private Dell Finally Announces $24.4 Billion Deal To Go Private

Dell finally announced its privatization deal today. The company is being acquired by founder Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake. Dell stockholders will receive $13.65 per share in cash in a transaction valued at about $24.4 billion. The transaction …

TwitchTV to Offer Expensive Ad-Free Subscription

One of the most frustrating experiences while watching an eSports event online is dropping a stream and having to reload and sit through another commercial while the action continues. TwitchTV, the most popular video game streaming service, has heard customer …

Microsoft Opening Five More Retail Stores By Summer Microsoft Opening Five More Retail Stores By Summer

Finding certain Windows devices at traditional retail outlets can be a bit of pain sometimes. Stores like Best Buy or Staples usually only carry one device without a lot of options. Microsoft rectified this problem by opening retail locations across …

Lindsey Vonn Airlifted After Horrific Mountain Crash

Lindsey Vonn has been airlifted out of the super-G race in Austria today after sustaining injuries in a crash. The 28-year old reportedly landed on the side of one ski after a jump and it threw her off balance. Details …

A League Of Her Own: Film Inspiration Lavonne Paire-Davis Dies
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As the girl who was never comfortable in a dress and preferred baseball card-collecting to playing with Barbies, I completely connected with the characters in the 1992 film “A League Of Their Own”. Before then, I’d had no idea that …

AOL’s Advertising.com Group Is Now Just AOL Networks AOL’s Advertising.com Group Is Now Just AOL Networks

AOL announced today that its Advertising.com group has been rebranded as AOL Networks, and is aligned with its parent AOL brand. The company believes the move will help stakeholders better understand its assets. AOL Networks CEO Ned Brody (pictured) says, …

Facebook Cleans Up Open Graph Actions – Less Spam, More Consistency Facebook Cleans Up Open Graph Actions – Less Spam, More Consistency

Facebook is cleaning up Open Graph actions in order to make the user experience less spammy and more uniform across the site. First announced back in October 2012, Facebook says they will begin to implement the new Open Graph action …

Learn More About 3D Printing At MakerBot’s New Weekly Workshops Learn More About 3D Printing At MakerBot’s New Weekly Workshops
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At this point, I think we can all agree that most people at least know about 3D printing. You may not understand it, however, and that’s just fine. For those people, MakerBot will be offering a series of workshops on …

Joe Paterno’s Widow To Sit Down With Katie Couric
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Joe Paterno’s widow, Sue, has largely kept out of the public eye since the Penn State scandal–and subsequent arrest/conviction of Jerry Sandusky–last year. But that’s all set to change; the woman who was married to the now-disgraced football coach for …

Grammy Nominees Gotye, Mumford & Sons Win Big According to Spotify Data

So, the Grammys are this Sunday, and Spotify thinks they can predict who the winners will be. Well, not exactly. But what they have done is analyze song and album streams to determine which of the current nominees would win …