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It’s Reading Rainbow’s Turn in the PBS Icons Remixed Series

With their Icons Remixed series, PBS Digital Studios is doing it right. So far, they’ve taken some of the best personalities from their decades of programming and given them a freshening up of sorts. And the results have been great. …

Anonymous’ Latest Target Is Revenge Porn Magnate Hunter Moore Anonymous’ Latest Target Is Revenge Porn Magnate Hunter Moore
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Does the name Hunter Moore mean anything to you? Chances are you never heard of the guy. He runs a site that allows people to upload information on ex-lovers, including their names, social media profiles, photos and other details in …

“Three Cups Of Tea” Co-Author Commits Suicide
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The co-author of a very controversial book–”Three Cups Of Tea”–has allegedly committed suicide, investigators say. He was 49. David Oliver Relin died of apparent blunt force trauma to the head on or around November 14th; he was found in Corbett, …

The Pope Is Now on Twitter (in Eight Languages) The Pope Is Now on Twitter (in Eight Languages)
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It’s official: The Pope is now on Twitter. @Pontifex, as well as seven other variations of that handle that sport different language tags (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Polish, Arabic and French) are now active on the site. Although the pope …

iPhone 5 Coming To 50 More Countries This Month (South Korea Release Date: 12/07) iPhone 5 Coming To 50 More Countries This Month (South Korea Release Date: 12/07)

Apple announced today that the iPhone 5 will be released in South Korea on Friday, December 7, and that it will be released in 50 other countries this month. Last week, Apple revealed that the device would be available in …

Hugh Hefner Engaged For Second Time To Same Woman
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Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris were engaged to be married last summer, but Harris suddenly had a change of heart and the nuptials were called off. The Playboy cover girl moved out of the mansion and, in subsequent interviews, bashed …

Hitman/Deus Ex Crossover Add-Ons are on the Way [Trailer]

It’s good that Square Enix isn’t taking Hitman: Absolution too seriously. The silly costumes and over-the-top villains combine to give the game a sense of fun that some other developers seem to have abandoned. Today, Square Enix has released a …

New Myspace: A First Look at the Huge Redesign New Myspace: A First Look at the Huge Redesign
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Myspace first teased their big redesign back in September, and the company is starting to let people in, sending out pre-launch invites to a select few. What follows is a quick first look at the new social network, which focuses …

Matt Lauer To Be Fired? Rumors Abound On Twitter
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Amid rumors that Matt Lauer will be fired from the “Today” show are denials that the popular host has an “image problem”, and NBC says they have no plans to let him go, although if Twitter is to be believed, …

Over 1 Million People Are Protesting The ITU With Google Over 1 Million People Are Protesting The ITU With Google
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In just a few hours, delegates from around the world will be meeting in Dubai to discuss changes to the ITU. The results of which could lead to further regulation of the Internet by less than reputable countries that want …

John McAfee Says He’s Out Of Belize, But That He’ll Be Back John McAfee Says He’s Out Of Belize, But That He’ll Be Back
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There have been a lot of confusing reports out about the whereabouts of John McAfee, as he continues to hide from authorities in Belize. Today, McAfee updated his personal blog to let the world know that he is safe and …

New The Cave Character Trailer Released

Since its announcement in May, not much has been revealed about Double Fine and Sega‘s new 2-D platforming game The Cave. We know that the title will combine elements of platforming, exploration, puzzle-solving, and teamwork between the characters. Speaking of …

Twins Fighting In Womb? See For Yourself
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With everything that could go wrong during a pregnancy, it’s incredible that so many babies are born completely healthy…especially twins. It’s hard to imagine living in that cramped, watery world for nine whole months but we all do it, and …

Windows 7 Still Most Popular OS, Windows 8 Use Slowly Increasing Windows 7 Still Most Popular OS, Windows 8 Use Slowly Increasing
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Back in September, Windows 7 finally overtook Windows XP as the most popular operating system on the planet. It marked the end to an era that was dominated by the PC. Now its Windows 8 turn to capture the desktop …

Powerball Winners Don’t Offer People Millions on Facebook, Stop Being So Gullible Powerball Winners Don’t Offer People Millions on Facebook, Stop Being So Gullible
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If we’ve learned anything about Facebook users in the past few weeks it’s that “knee jerk” doesn’t even begin to describe the lack of thought that goes into the decision to share some piece of content. Facebook users will like …

Court Orders Yahoo To Pay $2.7 Billion Court Orders Yahoo To Pay $2.7 Billion

Yahoo has been ordered by a Mexican court to pay $2.7 billion in a suit brought by Worldwide Directories and Ideas Interactivas, who allege that Yahoo has breached contract related to a yellow pages listings service, and that they have …

Mental Health Could Be Affected By Social Isolation, Shows Study
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A new study suggests that isolation can result in reduced production of myelin – a protective nerve fiber – and could contribute to developing mental illness. Myelin acts as an “insulating material” around the areas of nerve cells that send …

Serial Killer Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide
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A man who admitted to the murder of 18-year old Alaskan barista Samantha Koenig was found dead in his jail cell on Sunday of an apparent suicide. 34-year old Israel Keyes confessed not only to Koenig’s murder, he also told …

The Fate Of The Free Internet Goes Up For Vote In December The Fate Of The Free Internet Goes Up For Vote In December
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The fate of the free Internet will be decided at a private meeting in Dubai on December 3. UN member nations will argue for or against a plan that would give control of the Internet to the ITU, instead of …

Does Google the Link Lister Equal Google the Publisher? Does Google the Link Lister Equal Google the Publisher?
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Is Google a publisher? Or is Google simply a displayer of links? Are these two things the same? Those questions are at the heart of a Australian case that just tipped against Google, and are likely at the heart of …

Adam Roberts (The Amateur Gourmet) Talks @ Google [Video]

Adam Roberts, creator of the award-winning blog The Amateur Gourmet, recently gave an @Google talk. Google posted the speech in its entirety to YouTube in one of the latest in its Authors@Google series. Other recent talks in the series include: …

This Terrifying Swing from 3,000 Feet Is Your Aw Hell Nah Video of the Day

Nope, nope, nope. A huge bowl of nope, never ever ever. I’m not even scared of heights and I still can’t imagine attempting this incredible “fall and swing” from the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Then again, …

Watch The Latest Google TV Developers Office Hours Watch The Latest Google TV Developers Office Hours
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Google has put out a new Google TV developers Office Hours hangout. The video features a developer demoing a gesture-based interface for Google TV. Earlier this month, Google TV received a big update with Voice Search and PrimeTime Guide. More …

Hubble Photo Shows Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxy

The above photo is an image of the irregular galaxy NGC 5253, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope‘s Advanced Camera for Surveys. It combines both visible and infrared exposures. A larger version of the image can be viewed here. The …