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Tommy Lee Jones Meme Probably Fails to Impress Tommy Lee Jones
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When Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig performed one of the better pre-award schticks of last night’s Golden Globes, most people in the audience seemed to enjoy it. Ferrell and Wiig’s bit had the two attempting to describe the nominated movies …

“No Pants Subway Ride” Draws Thousands

What began as a prank involving seven brave people has evolved into a huge, annual event which draws thousands. Which is surprising, considering it involves being pantsless. The “No Pants Subway Ride”, which has been happening every year for over …

Kate’s Due Date: Duchess To Give Birth This Summer

Since the announcement broke that Prince William and his lovely bride Kate Middleton are expecting, everyone has been wondering when the little bundle of joy is due. As one of the most famous couples in the world, there’s no doubt …

Google PLAs Proving Way More Effective Than Text Ads Google PLAs Proving Way More Effective Than Text Ads
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Say what you want about Google’s transition from the free-to-list Google Product Search to the paid inclusion model of Google Shopping, but the product listing ads (PLAs) that Google Shopping is based on are performing quite well. Have you seen …

Will Internet Freedom Be Preserved And Expanded In 2013? Will Internet Freedom Be Preserved And Expanded In 2013?
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CES 2012 was overshadowed by the looming threat of SOPA. At the time, Congressmen Ron Wyden and Darrell Issa met with the tech industry to drum up support for their SOPA alternative – OPEN. SOPA eventually was declared officially dead …

Aaron Swartz Found Dead After Committing Suicide Aaron Swartz Found Dead After Committing Suicide
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Aaron Swartz, who is credited with developing RSS 1.0, and founding Infogami, which merged with Reddit in the popular site’s early days, was found dead in a Brooklyn apartment. According to various reports, police say he committed suicide by hanging. …

Tumblr Tops Facebook in Usage Survey of Teens Tumblr Tops Facebook in Usage Survey of Teens
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With over 1 billion MAUs, you may think that Facebook would be the most popular social site among those aged 13-25. But you would be wrong, at least according to a new survey. Y Combinator partner and Posterous co-founder Garry …

Fear Of Google Has People Asking StumbleUpon To Remove Links. Really. Fear Of Google Has People Asking StumbleUpon To Remove Links. Really.
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As we’ve discussed in several articles over the months, a lot of webmasters have been going overboard with link removal requests in the wake of Google’s Penguin update and link warning emails. People are trying to get links removed that …

Peter Frampton, Little Debbie, and Chipotle

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 …

Lingerie League Rebranding Sheds the Sexy Underwear

The Lingerie Football League (LFL), has been entertaining fans in sports venues across the U.S. with scantily clad women playing American football since 2009. Today, the LFL announced a major rebranding that will do away with most of the sexy …

Look At These Potential Robot Muscles [Video]
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MIT researchers at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Researched have been working on a new material that they say could be used to drive artificial robotic muscles or generate enough electricity to power small electronics. The material, …

CES 2013: Nvidia Booth Tour Takes A Sneak Peak At Smart Cars And PC Gaming CES 2013: Nvidia Booth Tour Takes A Sneak Peak At Smart Cars And PC Gaming
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Like usual, Nvidia had one of the more eventful shows at CES. Its keynote revealed a number of new products, including the Tegra 4 processor and Project SHIELD. The latter is the most interesting as Nvidia is now competing in …

Python On Plane Wing Is Your WTF Story Of The Day [Video]

I promise not to make any stupid “Snakes on a Plane” jokes. A Python was spotted on the wing of a Quantas Airways plane during a two-hour flight from Cairns, Australia to Papua New Guinea. According to The Sydney Morning …

Mozilla Kills The PDF Plugin In Firefox 19 Mozilla Kills The PDF Plugin In Firefox 19
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We just got Firefox 18 earlier this week, but Mozilla already has its sights set on the future. That future is one devoid of PDF plugins, like Adobe Acrobat Reader, that could harbor dangerous security flaws. Instead, the non-profit will …

Sheen’s Generous Streak Continues With Funeral Donation
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Charlie Sheen may have a bad reputation when it comes to the ladies and the illegal substances, but lately he’s garnering almost as much attention for his charitable side as he does for the bad boy stuff. Sheen’s latest foray …

Bin Laden Photos: Ruling Could Release Death Pictures
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This week, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in the case regarding the release of 52 photos, some of which depict Osama bin Laden dead. The case stems from a …

Superman Legal Battle Victor Warner Bros. Helped By Winklevoss Twins’ Case Against Facebook Superman Legal Battle Victor Warner Bros. Helped By Winklevoss Twins’ Case Against Facebook
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Warner Bros., which owns DC Comics, has won complete control over the Superman copyright after a long legal battle. The win came on Thursday from a ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Interestingly, Warner Bros. may have the …

Cordcutting on the Rise? Cable Subscriptions Projected to Shrink Over the Next Few Years Cordcutting on the Rise? Cable Subscriptions Projected to Shrink Over the Next Few Years
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As television and film streaming options continue to expand, people are finding it easier to get the content they want without paying for cable or premium services like HBO. The movement to ditch cable and move to online-only media sources …

First Trailer For The Pirate Bay Documentary Is Available For Your Viewing Pleasure First Trailer For The Pirate Bay Documentary Is Available For Your Viewing Pleasure
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Over the past decade, The Pirate Bay has become of the largest, and most controversial, sites on the Internet. We’re constantly hearing from copyright owners how The Pirate Bay is robbing them blind, but what about the men who run …

13-Year Old Girl Still Missing: Found Unharmed

After a harrowing two days in which search parties agonized in dropping temperatures, a 13-year old Utah girl has been found unharmed. Brooklyn Gittins disappeared from her home on Tuesday night wearing only pajama pants and a t-shirt, and her …

Minecraft Sold 1.2 Million Copies During Christmas Week
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Over three years out from the release of the first Minecraft Alpha, the popularity of the make-your-own-adventure sandbox game has not died down, and even appears to be rising. Mojang, the game’s developer, this week announced that it sold over …

Google Launches Zavers Coupon Offering For Retailers Google Launches Zavers Coupon Offering For Retailers

Google announced a real-time new digital coupon offering today called Zavers by Google, which the company says enables retailers and manufacturers to reward loyal customers with relevant coupons. Retailers can use the product to extend their existing incentive programs. “Unlike …

Verizon Will Start Throttling The Internet Of Accused Pirates Soon Verizon Will Start Throttling The Internet Of Accused Pirates Soon
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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about the six strikes anti-piracy program being put into place by ISPs across the U.S. The last news that came out of the CCI said that the program was delayed until early …

Games of Thrones Season 3 Gets a New Teaser
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We’re under three months away from the premiere of Game of Thrones season three, which should both excite you and depress you simultaneously. “Oh my god, three months” or “oh my god, three months.” Just change the inflection and you’ll …