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Marco Rubio’s Water Bottle Moment Tapped for Late but Funny Poland Spring Facebook Post

If you watched Senator Marco Rubio’s GOP rebuttal to the President’s State of the Union address last night, you probably saw him awkwardly reach for a small water bottle in the middle of the speech. The man needed some water, …

The Last of Us Delayed to June 14

Naughty Dog today revealed that its highly anticipated PlayStation 3 exclusive The Last of Us has been delayed. The release date for the title was originally May 7, but has been pushed back more than a month to June 14. …

YouTube Hits 12,000 Harlem Shake Videos YouTube Hits 12,000 Harlem Shake Videos
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According to YouTube, “Harlem Shake” is the biggest video trend of the month. As of Tuesday, YouTube had seen 12,000 Harlem Shake videos with 44 million views. As YouTube’s Kevin Allocca points out, the meme first started gaining traction last …

Honey Boo Boo Mom: “DWTS” Calling?

Honey Boo Boo has taken the world by storm, whether we like it or not, and her mom, June Shannon, is getting her fair share of press lately. The entire family–featured on TLC’s “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”–has made headlines …

Julian Assange Forms Wikileaks Party, Runs For Australian Senate Seat Julian Assange Forms Wikileaks Party, Runs For Australian Senate Seat
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Early last year, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange found that he could technically run for the Australian senate while under house arrest in London. A lot has happened since then, but Assange’s political aspirations have not diminished. The Age reports that …

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Pissed Off About Mayo Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Pissed Off About Mayo

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is not very happy with the state of sandwich shops. More specifically, he’s not very happy about their mayonaise policies. The quirky executive took to Twitter today to rant about the issue (hat tip to Forbes). …

Arctic Sea Ice Volume Declining, Shows Satellite Data
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A new European Space Agency (ESA) study has shown that Arctic sea ice has declined significantly since 2003. The study, published recently in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, has confirmed that Arctic ice volume is declining, rather than just sea …

‘Sleep-Texting’ Is Your New Excuse When You Late-Night Booty Call Your Ex ‘Sleep-Texting’ Is Your New Excuse When You Late-Night Booty Call Your Ex

Hello there indiscriminate texters! I’m here to offer you a new solution to all of those embarrassing late-night texts that you send to your exes. It’s much better than saying you were drunk, because even that implies some sort of …

Google Adds Search Funnel Columns In AdWords Tabs Google Adds Search Funnel Columns In AdWords Tabs
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Google announced the launch of new Search Funnels columns in AdWords so advertisers can add them to their campaigns, ad groups, keywords and ad tabs. “Search Funnels show you how users search for products before converting, allowing you to make …

Google Analytics Adds Support For Multi-Currency Ecommerce Google Analytics Adds Support For Multi-Currency Ecommerce

Google announced today that it is launching a new Google Analytics feature to support multi-currency ecommerce. Apparently this has been a highly requested feature, and Google says it has heard the requests loud and clear. The feature allows users to …

Teen Gives Judge The Finger, Sentenced To Jail
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An out-of-control teen has recently learned that life is not like an episode of “Maury”; when you act out, you don’t just get sent to an angry ex-Marine for tough love. You get fines, jail time, and internet immortality. Penelope …

No, Bill Gates Won’t Give You $5,000 to Share a Photo (Facebook Hoax) No, Bill Gates Won’t Give You $5,000 to Share a Photo (Facebook Hoax)
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There’s a new viral share hoax going around Facebook involving a photo of Bill Gates. “Hey Facebook, As some of you may know, I’m Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. I always deliver, …

Should You Be Concerned About The Return Of CISPA? Should You Be Concerned About The Return Of CISPA?
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On Wednesday of last week, we heard that the House Intelligence Committee was going to reintroduce CISPA after working with the White House on a revised bill that sufficiently addressed the Obama administration’s concerns. The hope of a reworked, and …

Should Sites Be Forced To Pay For Linking? Harvey Weinstein Thinks So. Should Sites Be Forced To Pay For Linking? Harvey Weinstein Thinks So.
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Harvey Weinstein, an Oscar winning producer and prolific proponent of Obama, told Deadline that he is going to push for legislation that would force websites to pay for linking to news articles. This legislation would require news websites and blogs …

Applebee’s Waitress Fired Over Receipt On Reddit
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The Applebee’s waitress who posted a customer’s check on Reddit because of a note explaining why there was no tip has been fired, and the company has posted a lengthy explanation of the story and their decision on Facebook. The …

Superfrog Remake Coming to Sony Consoles

Tem17, the developer behind the popular Worms series, today announced that it will be rebooting the Superfrog franchise. A new title called Superfrog HD will be released sometime in 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita consoles. The game …

You Have Questions And The Android Team Has Answers You Have Questions And The Android Team Has Answers
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The Android Developers Office Hours for the EMEA region recently took place, and the entire session is now up on YouTube. The team covers a number of topics that are relevant to the Android developer, regardless of region, like authentication …

Rapper DMX Arrested With 5-Month Old Daughter

Rapper DMX was arrested for driving without a license early this morning, and his infant daughter was in the car with him at the time. The performer–whose real name is Earl Simmons–was pulled over in South Carolina after an officer …

Tips On Building A Better Web Site From The Pros Tips On Building A Better Web Site From The Pros
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On February 9, developers from all over the world converged on London for the Edge Conference. The show hosted a number of talks, featuring developers from Facebook, Google, Mozilla and more. The focus was on Web technologies and how to …

Adobe PDF Reader Hit By Zero-Day Exploit Adobe PDF Reader Hit By Zero-Day Exploit

Adobe Flash was recently hit by two zero-day exploits that the company quickly worked to patch up. Now one of Adobe’s other popular Web plugins – Reader – has been hit. Computer security company FireEye found yesterday that Adobe Reader …

For $200, Would You Quit Facebook for 5 Months? For $200, Would You Quit Facebook for 5 Months?
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Is $200 enough money to get you to cease all Facebook activity for a period of just under 5 months? That’s the deal one dad made with his 14-year-old daughter. Paul Baier, a VP at a Boston-based energy firm has …

Anonymous Launches #opSOTU: Plans To Kill State Of The Union Address Live Stream Anonymous Launches #opSOTU: Plans To Kill State Of The Union Address Live Stream
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President Obama will be meeting before a joint session of Congress tonight to deliver the annual State of the Union address. The address will be streamed live on the Internet to the millions of Americans who will be tuning in …

For Developing News Stories, Google Says It Prefers One Page To Separate Articles For Developing News Stories, Google Says It Prefers One Page To Separate Articles
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After taking a month off, Google’s Matt Cutts is back online, and has put out a new Webmaster Help video. This one talks about news sites, and how to approach developing stories. The user-submitted question being addressed is: Do you …

Postal Service Cuts Saturday Deliveries, But Who Will Be Most Affected? Postal Service Cuts Saturday Deliveries, But Who Will Be Most Affected?
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The USPS has been the topic of much debate over the past couple of years as it reviews its options now that the digital world has seemingly rendered mail service near-obsolete. Though widespread email use has all but eliminated the …