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With ACTA Dead, TPP Shapes Up To Avoid The Same Fate With ACTA Dead, TPP Shapes Up To Avoid The Same Fate

The internet is still rejoicing after last week’s win over ACTA. The European Parliament overwhelmingly voted down the treaty which effectively kills it for the time being. It will be back later, but the Internet can celebrate another win for …

Twitter For iOS Getting A Major Overhaul With iOS 6 Twitter For iOS Getting A Major Overhaul With iOS 6

It’s often been said that Twitter and the iPhone are kind of like peanut butter and chocolate: two great things that weren’t made for each other, but go together so well that you’d almost think they were. That’s due in …

Kourtney Kardashian Named Her Baby What?! Kourtney Kardashian Named Her Baby What?!
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The Kardashians have always had a thing for names. Not only do all the women have “K” monikers, but Kourtney’s first child, Mason, started a huge trend among newborns right after his name was announced to the world. I have …

Facebook & CNN Team Up For More “Social” Election Coverage Facebook & CNN Team Up For More “Social” Election Coverage

With the U.S. Presidential election less than four months away, we can start preparing ourselves for a jam-packed closing stretch of party conventions, debates, and political analysis. And today, CNN and Facebook have announced a partnership that they say will …

Natalie Wood: Death Certificate Changed from Accident to Undetermined Natalie Wood: Death Certificate Changed from Accident to Undetermined
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Natalie Wood’s death certificate was recently changed from “accident” to “undetermined”, according to the folks at TMZ. On Friday, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department says that an investigation in the actress’ death is currently “open and ongoing”. The bruises found …

Box Office Results: Spider-Man Swings Into 1st Box Office Results: Spider-Man Swings Into 1st

We’ve reached a point in the last few years where a decent superhero movie is basically a license to print money for the studio that makes it. It happened earlier this summer with Marvel’s The Avenger’s, and it looks like …

Who Will Win the Social Search Engine War? Facebook, Google, Or Someone Else? Who Will Win the Social Search Engine War? Facebook, Google, Or Someone Else?
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The search industry has witnessed multiple changes over the past couple of years. Among the most notable changes are social, mobile, and local being integrated into search results. While each of these play a big role in the search evolution …

Google Angers People By Shutting Down Products Google Angers People By Shutting Down Products
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Google has come up with a lot of great ideas over the years. The company has also acquired many great products. Sometimes Google’s ideas don’t pan out the way they want them to, however, and products get shut down. It’s …

Beer Vs. Church: This Map Shows Which Is More Popular On Twitter (Guess Which One) Beer Vs. Church: This Map Shows Which Is More Popular On Twitter (Guess Which One)
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Really, the image above says it all. Combined, Twitter’s U.S. user base talks about beer a lot more than it talks about church. Floating Sheep (via io9) decided to look at some Twitter conversation around the U.S. to analyze where …

The Amazing History And Future Of Bioprinting [Infographic] The Amazing History And Future Of Bioprinting [Infographic]
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I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again – 3D printers are amazing. The technological wonder that allows us to create 3D objects simply by scanning them into a computer has the potential to revolutionize everything. There’s even been …

Playing Tag In Skyrim Looks Like Fun Playing Tag In Skyrim Looks Like Fun
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If you’re bored with fan-generated content, courtesy of Skyrim, then away with you, knaves. You know not what you are missing. Yes, I am a huge fan of the game, and while that means I’m biased, I’m not afraid to …

Goldilocks, Journey, and Apple Batteries Goldilocks, Journey, and Apple Batteries
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Mars Rover Gives Us an Amazingly Detailed View of an Alien World Mars Rover Gives Us an Amazingly Detailed View of an Alien World
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Newsflash: I’m never going to Mars. As much as it pains me to say it, I’ll probably never set foot on the planet. Instead, I have to live vicariously through motion pictures, computer games — “Zak McCracken and the Alien …

BitTorrent Torque Allows Users To Make Torrent-Based Web Apps BitTorrent Torque Allows Users To Make Torrent-Based Web Apps

Does the introduction of introduction of web-based app development further legitimize the concept of file sharing via BitTorrent technology? Does it remove the vail of “this kind of technology is only used to steal” from act of sharing torrents with …

Google Better Not Name The Next Version of Android “Kandy Cane” Google Better Not Name The Next Version of Android “Kandy Cane”
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Google has had a good thing going with the names for their Android operating systems. They have all been named after sweets and have followed an alphabetical order starting with Cupcake and ending up with Jelly Bean as the newest …

The Most Amazing Pair Of Robot Legs You’ll See Today The Most Amazing Pair Of Robot Legs You’ll See Today

Engineers are getting better at robot building every day, it seems. Check out what LiveScience calls the “first pair of biologically accurate robot legs,” that “mimic how babies walk.” Before we go any further, just look: These legs are a …

Justin Bieber Involved In High-Speed Chase Justin Bieber Involved In High-Speed Chase
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Justin Bieber is no stranger to paparazzi chasing him, and sometimes the urge to drive dangerous speeds is too hard to resist when you’re being chased by a gaggle of photographers and your car is a lovely chrome Fisker Karma. …

Jimmy Bivins, Heavyweight Boxer, Dies at 92 Jimmy Bivins, Heavyweight Boxer, Dies at 92
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It is always sad to see such well-known talent go, especially the boxing talent that Jimmy Bivins had. Jimmy Bivins was a Heavyweight Boxer from Dry Branch, Georgia; however, Bivins was involved with fighting and defending from the town of …

Best Buy Stores Makeover: Retailer Starts to Think Smaller Best Buy Stores Makeover: Retailer Starts to Think Smaller
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Best Buy stores makeover: Expect the size of the retail giant’s stores to shrink considerably in the near future. In an effort to combat the shrinking revenue from their numerous oversized locations, Best Buy is building a new prototype store …

Facebook To Target Mobile Ads Based On App Usage [REPORT] Facebook To Target Mobile Ads Based On App Usage [REPORT]
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Facebook, always looking for ways to boost revenues from advertising these days, is set to roll out a brand new product in the next couple of weeks, according to sources. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that this new ad …

It May Not Be LEGO, But This KRE-O U.S.S. Enterprise Is Amazing It May Not Be LEGO, But This KRE-O U.S.S. Enterprise Is Amazing
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There’s no getting around it – I love it when LEGO and nerd properties collide. That’s why I’m so adamant on getting that Portal LEGO set out of committee and into the hands of my fellow nerds everywhere. There are …

Here Are The Big Twitter Search Changes Here Are The Big Twitter Search Changes
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Earlier, Twitter hinted at a big search overhaul to come, and now the company has unveiled what exactly that entails. First, Twitter is launching search autocomplete and “people you follow” search results to Twitter.com. “In addition to recent improvements like …

Square Enix Officially Announces Final Fantasy VII For the PC Square Enix Officially Announces Final Fantasy VII For the PC
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Just out of curiosity, is denying something over and over again, only to admit that the thing you’ve been denying actually exists considered a good marketing strategy? Does it help build the highly sought after buzz among legions of fans? …

If You Think You’re A Sh*tty Parent, Just Check Out What One Mom Posted To Facebook If You Think You’re A Sh*tty Parent, Just Check Out What One Mom Posted To Facebook
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People post some seriously screwed-up things on Facebook – for instance anything surrounding a birth. Or in some cases, their proudest number twos (seriously, I know this guy). I once witnessed, live, two Facebook friends go at it about one …