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Burger King Twitter Hack: No Schadenfreude from McDonald’s End Burger King Twitter Hack: No Schadenfreude from McDonald’s End

If you run the Twitter account for a major international business, take this as a cautionary tale. It’s been a pretty bad day for whoever is in charge of fast-food chain Burger King’s Twitter account. Earlier this afternoon, the account …

Zoophiles March On Berlin To Demand Equal Rights
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Since 1969, zoophiles have enjoyed protection under German law as the practice of bestiality was completely legal. Fast forward to last year, Germany was looking into getting rid of the law and replacing it with a ban on bestiality. The …

Khloe Kardashian Fired From “X-Factor” Gig
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Khloe Kardashian may be looking for a job soon, as it’s being reported that the suits at “X-Factor” have asked Mario Lopez back to fulfill hosting duties in the next season but not her. Kardashian had no prior experience before …

CNIL Still Speaking Out Against Google Privacy Policy CNIL Still Speaking Out Against Google Privacy Policy
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French privacy watchdog CNIL is press Google on privacy changes again, several months after it called on the company to give users more control. As you may know, Google consolidated a slew of its various privacy policies last year into …

Richard Briers Dies: Actor Was 79

Richard Briers, a British actor famous for his appearances both on stage and television, has died after suffering complications from emphysema. He was 79 years old. Briers was perhaps best known for his role on television’s “The Good Life”, but …

China Will Beat Out U.S. To Become Top Smart Device Market This Month China Will Beat Out U.S. To Become Top Smart Device Market This Month

Over the past few years, China has quickly become one of the largest consumers of smart devices. The iPhone is incredibly popular in the country, and cheap Android devices are obviously very popular as well. Despite that, the U.S. still …

Titanic Violin to be Auctioned Off
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The violin of Wallace Hartley, bandleader on the RMS Titanic, will be put up for auction on April 20. The news comes courtesy The Daily Mail, which reports that the violin is currently undergoing tests to prove its authenticity. Wallace …

Bing Gives ‘Friends’ Photos’ Facebook Feature A Makeover Bing Gives ‘Friends’ Photos’ Facebook Feature A Makeover

Bing announced that it has made some adjustments to the Friends’ Photos social search feature it launched last year. Updates include a new look and interface and a new “slideshow mode”. “You may be familiar with the modern user interface …

Die Hard Wins Box Office. How About Twitter?

The latest Die Hard sequel, A Good Day To Die Hard, won the weekend box office, debuting at $25 million, according to CBS News. It looks like the movie will remain in the theaters for a while, and plenty of …

Behold, the Mother of All Porn Infographics
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Jon Millward has spent the last six months carefully analyzing porn. So what, right? Who hasn’t? No, my friends, you haven’t been analyzing porn in the way that he has. “For the first time, a massive data set of 10,000 …

Bieber Rips Carney, Carney Becomes Bieber
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Patrick Carney started a veritable shitstorm last week when he made a comment directed at Justin Bieber after the Grammys, but he seems to be taking the backlash well. When asked about what he thought regarding Bieber not winning a …

Harlem Shake at Nintendo Features Luigi, Lots of Green

Over the past few weeks it has become almost mandatory that every office with a video camera create a Harlem Shake video. It’s a trend that has hit Groupon, The Daily Show, and even Google and Facebook have gotten in …

Google No Longer Lets You Create Your Own Search Stories Google No Longer Lets You Create Your Own Search Stories

Google no longer supports its Search Stories Video Creator. A Googler broke the news in a Google Groups thread (via Search Engine Roundtable) when a user inquired about issues with the offering. “It is with a heavy heart that I …

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Asian Market Jim Beam Ad

Well, this exists. As a native Kentuckian, I’m happy to see Leo shilling bourbon. But as a native Kentuckian, I wish that Leo would shill better bourbon. #Kentuckyproblems. [via BuzzFeed]

Source No Longer Claims To Have Leaked ‘iPhone 5S’ Motherboard Images [Updated] Source No Longer Claims To Have Leaked ‘iPhone 5S’ Motherboard Images [Updated]

Update: iOSDoc, which first published these photos has now come out and said they found out they are fake. More from them here. Every so often, we see sources indicating that they have leaked images of Apple’s new devices, and …

Google Shares Details And Pictures From Its Glass Foundry Event Google Shares Details And Pictures From Its Glass Foundry Event

It was revealed last month that Google would be inviting developers to two separate hackathons to work on the future of Glass. These events wouldn’t be open to the public, and the attending developers can’t say anything about what they …

Jerry Buss Dies: Lakers Owner Was 80 Years Old

Jerry Buss, the self-made millionaire who owned a generous stake in the L.A. Lakers, has died of complications from cancer. He was 80 years old. Buss struggled with health problems in recent years and hadn’t made many public appearances after …

The Obama Administration Has an Awesome New Brain-Mapping Project in the Pipeline
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In the same way that the Human Genome Project has helped improve our understanding of human genetics, the White House is hoping that a new project could help us unlock the mysteries of the human brain. According to a report …

This Smart Trash Can Makes Sure You Never Miss A Basket Again This Smart Trash Can Makes Sure You Never Miss A Basket Again
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There’s something inherently fun about trying to throw wads of paper into a trash can from across the room. As kids, we held impromptu trash basketball tournaments to see who was the true master of trashketball. Now one Japanese inventor …

Downton Abbey: Carson Wants To Marry Mrs. Hughes
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Downton Abbey fans in the U.S. got to see the season finale of the show on Sunday night. Today, PBS Masterpiece is sharing a video of the cast talking about the episode. While it may or may not happen, it’s …

PlayStation Vita Price Drops in Japan

For the handheld console market, price is everything. Both the games and the portable consoles themselves cost less than their living-room counterparts. Both the Nintendo 3DS and the PlayStation Vita were considered overpriced when they launched, and both consoles failed …

Downton Abbey Makes Patton Oswalt Want To Set An Arby’s On Fire

There are a lot of people talking about Downton Abbey on Twitter today, now that PBS has run the season finale here in the U.S. While many had already seen the episode, a lot of American fans only got the …

Cardinals Barred from Twitter Use as They Select the New Pope Cardinals Barred from Twitter Use as They Select the New Pope
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Twitter-using Cardinals are going to have to shutter their devices when they all convene to select a new Pope to replace the outgoing Benedict XVI. The 117 Cardinals who will participate in the upcoming Papal Conclave will be barred from …

Halo Creators Unveil Their New Game, Destiny
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When Bungie abandoned the Halo franchise, gamers worried that the future of the series would be in jeopardy. Luckily, Halo landed in the capable hands of 343 studios, and the legend of Master Chief will continue for years to come. …