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Fox Hires Scott Brown to Comment on Politics
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Fox News this week announced that former U.S. Senator Scott Brown has been hired to provide political commentary across a variety of Fox News programs. He will appear on both daytime and primetime programming for the cable news network. Brown …

Watch Miyamoto Talk Up Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

Nintendo declared 2013 as The Year of Luigi this morning during its Nintendo Direct broadcast. Kicking off the celebration will be the release of Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon for the Nintendo 3DS in March. The UK Nintendo Direct just wrapped …

Like Google’s Doodles? Watch This Hangout With The Doodlers Like Google’s Doodles? Watch This Hangout With The Doodlers

The hangout features some Google doodlers, including Ryan Germick, who leads the Google Doodles team, as well as a judge from Doodle for Google contest, a member of Google Education team, and some Google-certified educators. Google is running a popular …

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Comes Out June 9

Today’s Nintendo Direct may have been all about the “Year of Luigi,” but a few non-Luigi games did slip through into the presentation. In particular, details on the release of the new Animal Crossing title were revealed. Fans of the …

RFK Jr. Arrested At White House Protest
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Robert Kennedy Jr. was among the dozens of protestors who were arrested yesterday after chaining themselves to a White House gate to make their voices heard regarding the Keystone Pipeline. The project, which would put in 1,700 miles of conduit …

Nintendo 3DS eShop Gets A Number Of Unique Titles This Spring

The Nintendo eShop for 3DS has been a bastion of creativity and innovation since it first launched in 2011. Nintendo’s own studios have created a number of unique titles for the service that don’t conform to the conventions set by …

Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding

Kickstarter has picked Valentine’s Day to debut their first-ever mobile app. The app, launching today on iOS, features tools for project browsers, backers, and creators alike. Browsing projects feels simple and streamlined with the new app. You can look by …

George Ferris Google Doodle Comes To The Rest Of The World George Ferris Google Doodle Comes To The Rest Of The World
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Google is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a Google Doodle honoring George Ferris, the creator of the original Ferris Wheel (and the source of its name). As previously reported, the doodle hit the other side of the world as it became …

Hugh Jackman Rumors Anger His Wife

Hugh Jackman has faced rumors for years that he’s gay, and now he’s speaking out about it, saying it’s upsetting his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness. “Just recently, it bugs her,” he said. “She goes: ‘It’s big. It’s everywhere!” The rumors may …

LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins Previewed by Nintendo

Today’s Nintendo Direct was almost entirely 3DS-related, and the “Year of Luigi” theme carried through most of the presentation. There was, however, an interlude in which non-Luigi games were featured and a longer look at LEGO City Undercover: The Chase …

Watch This Morning’s Luigi Powered Nintendo Direct
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This morning, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata sported a rather fetching Luigi hat and announced 2013 as the year of Luigi. He said it’s about time the character got his due after being a supporting character for so long. Of course, …

Facebook Suggests You Give Your Valentine a Facebook Gift Facebook Suggests You Give Your Valentine a Facebook Gift
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Facebook is doing one of those top-of-the-news-feed topical promotions today – for Valentine’s Day of course. This time, Facebook is suggesting that you remember to surprise your Valentine with a cool gift. And as you may have guessed, they’re using …

Amazon GameCircle Drives Engagement And Monetization In Kindle Fire Games Amazon GameCircle Drives Engagement And Monetization In Kindle Fire Games

Amazon introduced GameCircle in July of last year as a way to help developers easily add features like achievements, leaderboards and more into their Kindle Fire games. In a recent study, Amazon has found that GameCircle integration has proven to …

Alyson Hannigan Gets Death Threats, Restraining Order

Alyson Hannigan, who rose to fame on the immensely popular Joss Whedon show “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and now stars on “How I Met Your Mother”, recently obtained a restraining order after a fan began posting death threats against her …

Gas Powered Games Bought by Wargaming.net
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Earlier this week, developer Gas Powered Games cancelled its Wildman Kickstarter project. Though the developer is well-known for its Dungeon Siege games, the Wildman Kickstarter was only around half-funded with a few days left to go. The $1.1 million goal …

YouTube’s Valentine’s Day Playlists Speak to the In-Love, Broken-Hearted, and Misanthropic YouTube’s Valentine’s Day Playlists Speak to the In-Love, Broken-Hearted, and Misanthropic

Working on the theory that you either really hate Valentine’s Day or you really love Valentine’s Day (there is no middle here), YouTube has put together a bunch of Valentine’s Day playlists featuring videos that will make you feel gushy …

Family Awarded $63 Million For OTC Medicine Reaction

A Massachusetts family has been awarded $63 million by a jury for a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction their daughter suffered when she was just seven years old. The cause? Children’s Motrin. The family filed a lawsuit after 7-year old Samantha …

Mark Zuckerberg’s Chris Christie Fundraiser Sees Protests Mark Zuckerberg’s Chris Christie Fundraiser Sees Protests
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On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosted a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at his home in Palo Alto, California. It’s thought to be the first major political fundraiser that the billionaire has ever hosted. “Mark and Priscilla …

Valentine’s Day ‘Scroogled’ Video Has A Google ‘Cyborg’ Reading People’s Mail Valentine’s Day ‘Scroogled’ Video Has A Google ‘Cyborg’ Reading People’s Mail
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As you may know, Microsoft recently resurrected its “Scroogled” campaign against Google, attacking Gmail in the latest round. More on the campaign here, but the premise is basically that Microsoft wants Gmail users to be aware that Google serves them …

Large Hadron Collider to Power Down Until 2015

Researchers with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) today announced that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has reached the end of its first three-year running period. “We have every reason to be very satisfied with the LHC’s first three …

Oscar Pistorius Charged With Valentine’s Day Murder Of Gf (BREAKING)

Oscar Pistorius, the first man to ever compete in both the Paralympics and the Olympics, has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. Police were called to the athlete’s home in the early hours of Thursday morning after a …

Nintendo Direct Announces The Year Of Luigi

Early this morning, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata appeared in the latest Nintendo Direct wearing a Luigi hat. He says that the hat is in celebration of Luigi finally becoming a central character after being in the background for so long. …

Apple Drops MacBook Prices, Updates Processors Apple Drops MacBook Prices, Updates Processors

Apple announced today that it is reducing prices on its MacBook Pro with Retina display line. It’s also updating the processors. The 13-inch version is now $1,499 for 122GB of flash, and $1,699 for a new 2.6 GHz processor and …

Harlem Shake Spreads to Facebook & Google HQ

I’m not sure if two of the biggest internet companies in the world actively participating in the latest meme craze is a fun thing or a death-of-the-meme- type thing. Either way, it’s happening. Both Facebook and Google’s employees have decided …