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Zynga Launches CityVille 2 On Facebook Zynga Launches CityVille 2 On Facebook
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It’s old news by now, but Zynga is still in a fair bit of trouble. The company downsized its workforce by 150 employees last month and closed a studio.The move undoubtedly raised some concerns about the future of the company, …

Gmail Is Now Bigger Than Hotmail Gmail Is Now Bigger Than Hotmail
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Google said in June that it had 425 million unique users a month (an increase of 75 million from the number the company reported in January). Google has reportedly claimed the top webmail spot based on its own internal numbers, …

BANG! Here’s a Bunch of Cute Animals Playing Dead [VIDEO] BANG! Here’s a Bunch of Cute Animals Playing Dead [VIDEO]
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No animals were harmed in the making of this video. Well, maybe the hamster. As we approach Friday, time seems to slow down to a crawl. For a mid-afternoon pick-up, here’s an awesome supercut(e) of a bunch of different animals …

Pascual Pérez Dies at 55, Major League Baseball Player Pascual Pérez Dies at 55, Major League Baseball Player
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The baseball world loses a great and talented player today as we learn about the death of Pascual Pérez, a baseball player from the Dominican Republic who played for various American-based major league teams. At the start of Pérez’s career, …

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Nuketown 2025 Trailer Released Call of Duty: Black Ops II Nuketown 2025 Trailer Released
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Nuketown was one of the most popular multiplayer maps in the original Call of Duty: Black Ops. Its small size placed an emphasis on short-range battles and made killstreak rewards more potent. Battles on Nuketown were hectic and could sometimes …

iOS 6.1 Beta Now Available To Developers iOS 6.1 Beta Now Available To Developers

By all accounts, the iPhone 5 is doing really well. The massive influx of iPhone 5 owners coupled with pre-existing iPhone owners upgrading to iOS 6 means that developers have to adapt to new rules when developing or upgrading apps. …

Khloe Kardashian’s Nipples Steal The Show Khloe Kardashian’s Nipples Steal The Show

None of the Kardashian sisters seem to be overburdened with modesty, so it should come as no surprise that Khloe’s debut as co-host of “The X-Factor” last night was upstaged by her boobs. Wearing a sheer, dramatically-plunging top without a …

Twitter’s New Interactive Map Shows Where Political Tweets Mattered the Most Twitter’s New Interactive Map Shows Where Political Tweets Mattered the Most
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Back in August, Twitter launched their own Political Index (TPI) to track Twitter users’ general feelings about the Presidential candidates. The index is calculated using an algorithm that weighs the sentiment of tweets mentioning Obama or Romney as compared to …

Heidi Klum’s Makeup-Free Photo Shoot Heidi Klum’s Makeup-Free Photo Shoot
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Heidi Klum appears in a new photo campaign aimed at raising money for disadvantaged children, and although the supermodel and “Project Runway” host is well-accustomed to posing for pictures, this one was a little different. The Children In Need Bearfaced …

Google Turns To Slayer To Sell Chromebooks Google Turns To Slayer To Sell Chromebooks

In case you missed it (like I did), Google put out this Chromebook ad a few days ago, making use of Slayer’s Raining Blood: Image via Geeks Of Doom

Angry Birds and NASA Detail Mars Rover Curiosity’s Mission Angry Birds and NASA Detail Mars Rover Curiosity’s Mission

Anyone who has played Angry Birds Space knows that the game contains a satellite that links to a NASA mobile web page that educates kids on the effects of microgravity and that Angry Birds celebrated the landing of NASA’s Curiosity …

Google Wallet Just Made The Checkout Process Easier Google Wallet Just Made The Checkout Process Easier
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Google announced that starting today, users will no longer have to enter their credit/debit card numbers, billing addresses or other payment-related information on certain sites that accept Google Wallet for payments. Google is quick to cite the “97% of mobile …

Sofia Vergara Laughs Off Ellen’s Impersonation Sofia Vergara Laughs Off Ellen’s Impersonation
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Sofia Vergara and talk-show host Ellen are buddies, so when Ellen dressed up as the “Modern Family” star for her Halloween episode and impersonated her–wardrobe malfunction and all–Sofia just laughed it off. “Your ass looks huge!” Vergara said mockingly when …

America’s Wii U Ad Is Brought To You By Dubstep America’s Wii U Ad Is Brought To You By Dubstep
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The Wii U comes out in just a few weeks and Nintendo needs to start convincing people that a new console is what they need this holiday season. Nintendo’s UK branch has already started airing an ad, but it leaves …

Facebook Gifts Now Allows for Gifts to Charity, Still Rolling Out to Users Facebook Gifts Now Allows for Gifts to Charity, Still Rolling Out to Users

Those of you who already have access to the Facebook Gifts platform now have another type of gift you can give your friends. Instead of buying them a t-shirt, box of cookies, or gift card, why not make a charitable …

L.S. Lowry’s 125th Birthday: Google Doodle Once Again Steers Users Away From Knowledge Graph L.S. Lowry’s 125th Birthday: Google Doodle Once Again Steers Users Away From Knowledge Graph
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Google is running a doodle on its UK site today celebrating the 125th birthday of English artist L.S. Lowry. Once again, Google has opted to display a pre-entered query for users who click the doodle, which fails to highlight its …

“Bronco Bama” Girl: 4-Year Old Sick Of Election-Talk “Bronco Bama” Girl: 4-Year Old Sick Of Election-Talk
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I think most of us can commiserate; listening to endless polling stats and predictions, recaps of debates, recaps of campaign stops, and recaps of recaps can be difficult to handle in the weeks leading up to election day. So when …

Multiple Sclerosis Drug ‘Reboots’ the Immune System Multiple Sclerosis Drug ‘Reboots’ the Immune System
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New trials show that a cancer drug can be an effective treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) by ‘rebooting’ patients’ immune systems. The results of two phase III clinical trials were published today in the journal The Lancet. The trials, sponsored …

Long for Summer with This Slow-Motion Slip n’ Slide Video Long for Summer with This Slow-Motion Slip n’ Slide Video

Hurricane Sandy just went biblical on the entire eastern coast of the United States, there’s a couple feet of snow on the ground in various parts of the country, and I woke up severely cold this morning. It’s that piercing …

The Agourdian Sends Off Halloween With A Song The Agourdian Sends Off Halloween With A Song

Halloween is over and we’ve had our fill of candy. Now we can all focus on Thanksgiving before the ruthless retail cycle shoves us into Christmas before we have a chance to catch our breath. Before all that though, let’s …

Foursquare Takes Another Step “Beyond the Check-in” Foursquare Takes Another Step “Beyond the Check-in”

Last month, Foursquare launched a brand new homepage that they said “reinvents local search.” Possible hyperbole aside, the new Foursquare.com opened up the service to everyone – regardless of whether you are a member of the Foursquare community. Foursquare currently …

Google And Rosetta Stone Settle Trademark Dispute After 3 Years In Court Google And Rosetta Stone Settle Trademark Dispute After 3 Years In Court

Google and Rosetta Stone have been battling in court for several years. Both companies have had favorable rulings at one time or another. Rosetta Stone claimed that Google infringed upon its trademarks, but on Wednesday announced a settlement. Rosetta Stone …

New MIT Algorithm Predicts Twitter Trends Hours in Advance New MIT Algorithm Predicts Twitter Trends Hours in Advance

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have announced a new algorithm they say is capable of predicting Twitter trends far in advance. The algorithm is claimed to predict with 95% accuracy the topics that will show up on …

Are Classified Ads Coming to Your Facebook News Feed? [UPDATED] Are Classified Ads Coming to Your Facebook News Feed? [UPDATED]
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Facebook may be working on a new ad product that will put the company in direct competition with sites like Craigslist and LinkedIn. According to a report from The Daily, Facebook has fast-tracked a new classified ads service that will …