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Hoarder Hides Wife’s Dead Body For 30 Years
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A New York man who died last year at the age of 82 was keeping more than just junk in his home; the so-called hoarder was also hiding his wife’s dead body behind a false wall in the basement. James …

Halo 4 “Global Championship” Announced, $200K Grand Prize
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Mocrosoft today announced a global Halo 4 tournament will take place this summer. The Halo 4 “Global Championship” is sponsored by 343 Industries in cooperation with Virgin Gaming. Microsoft stated that nearly $500,000 worth of prizes is up for grabs, …

Computer Mouse Inventor Douglas Engelbart Dies Computer Mouse Inventor Douglas Engelbart Dies

Douglas Engelbart, the man credited with inventing the early computer mouse, has died of kidney failure at the age of 88, according to numerous reports. Whether or not you know his hame, his work obviously continues to affect you on …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About General Zod

Do you like Injustice: Gods Among Us, but aren’t super big on Superman? It’s okay, a lot of people aren’t, but you might want to at least know some of the backstory behind one of Kal-El’s most formidable opponents – …

Yahoo Acquires Xobni To Improve Yahoo Messenger Yahoo Acquires Xobni To Improve Yahoo Messenger
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Yahoo is confirming all kinds of acquisition rumors this week. Well, at least two. Yesterday, it was Qwiki, which the company acquired for somewhere around $50 million, according to one report. Today, Yahoo has officially announced its acquisition of Xobni, …

The Kwama Return In The Elder Scrolls Online

One of the complaints levied against Oblivion and Skyrim is that neither title was like Morrowind. Well, that’s to be expected as they take place in entirely different regions of Tamriel, but you just can’t please some people. Those same …

Fat Cells’ DNA Changes After Exercise, Shows Study

Everyone knows that exercise is good for human health, but a new study has shown that it can actually alter DNA expression in our bodies. The study, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, looked at fat cells in the bodies …

Check Out This Laptop Orchestra That Recently Performed At Google Check Out This Laptop Orchestra That Recently Performed At Google
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Laptop orchestra Sideband recently performed at Google with “exploding pianist” Kathleen Suprove, and Google has now made the performance available. “Using specially designed and custom made hemispherical speakers and a fleet of laptops, Sideband is an evolving ensemble that inspires …

Vine for iOS Gets a New Camera, Revining, and Protected Posts (Coming to Android Soon) Vine for iOS Gets a New Camera, Revining, and Protected Posts (Coming to Android Soon)

Less than two weeks after Instagram unveiled their Vine competitor, 15-second Instagram Video, Vine has just hit back with a significant update for iOS that brings new channels, camera tools, and the ability to keep your posts private. First up, …

Lun-Lun: Panda Pregnant With First Cub Of The Year

Lun-Lun, a 15-year old giant panda who lives at Zoo Atlanta, is pregnant with what will be the first panda cub of 2013 in the U.S. Lun-Lun is already mom to three males with fellow panda Yang Yang, but all …

‘Murica: Here Are 200 Sparklers All Lit up at Once

Sparklers are boring. Sure, they’re fun to use to trace patterns in the night sky, and they’re a good way to preoccupy an annoying kid. But for the most part, sparklers are the light lager of the fireworks world. Well, …

Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame Coming to iOS

Ubisoft today announced that it is bringing a new Prince of Persia game to mobile devices later this month. Titled Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame, the game will be available on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android …

‘Erotic Zoos’ Are Apparently A Thing In Germany Now
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What kind of image does the term “erotic zoo” bring to mind? Chances are you’re probably not thinking about bestiality brothels, but that’s exactly what’s happening in Germany now thanks to a legal loophole. The Daily Mail reports that Germany …

‘Now You See Me’ Would Be A Lot Better With Gob Bluth And Some Hot Cops
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YouTuber James Harrop has given us the gift of “Gob Bluth Stars In Now You See Me,” inserting the famous illusionist from Arrested Development, and his “Hot Cop” friends into the trailer for the magic bank heist movie starring Woody …

Lone Ranger: Critics Holding Nothing Back
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“The Lone Ranger”, which opens today, has already gotten some pretty negative reviews from critics, who say it’s not so much that the film is bad; it’s that it doesn’t really understand what sort of beast it is. From the …

Trip Balls with the New ‘Jobs’ Movie Poster
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The official poster for the Ashton Kutcher-helmed Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs, is here. And it’s colorful. Mighty colorful. “Some see what’s possible, others change what’s possible,” reads the tagline. Check it out: (image) Sure, the poster could be a nod …

Here’s The 3D Printed Robot Spider Of Your Nightmares Here’s The 3D Printed Robot Spider Of Your Nightmares
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It was really only a matter of time, right? Robugtix has revealed the newest member of its robot bug family – the T8. It’s a robot spider that features realistic movement thanks to its finely 3D printed parts. T8 is …

Mars Rover Opportunity Crosses Botany Bay

NASA today provided an update not on Mars rover Curiosity, but its elder rover Opportunity. The rover is part of the Mars Exploration Rover Project, which sent two rovers, Opportunity and Spirit, to Mars in 2004. Opportunity is the only …

Twitter Starts ‘Experimenting’ with Cookie & Email-Based Ad Targeting Twitter Starts ‘Experimenting’ with Cookie & Email-Based Ad Targeting
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Twitter is beginning to “experiment” with what they call “tailored ads,” which should look familiar to you and me as email-based and cookie-based retargeting. Before we get into what Twitter’s actually doing here, let’s get two important things out of …

Google Analytics Gets New AdWords Integration Platform Google Analytics Gets New AdWords Integration Platform

Google announced that it’s rolling out a new AdWords integration infrastructure for advertisers in Google Analytics. The company says it’s laying the foundation for adding new AdWords dimensions quickly and a rich set of reports, like enhanced campaign bid adjustments …

Stoneham Shooting: Arrests Made, Drugs Could Be Involved

A shooting in Stoneham, Massachusetts early this morning has left one man dead, one wounded, and led to three arrests. Police arrived on the scene around 2 a.m. this morning to find 26-year old Joseph Puopolo dead and his friend–who …

Teacher/Student’s Baby Confirmed, Teacher Arrested
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A 28-year old Redlands, California English teacher has been arrested after police questioning confirmed that her baby–born in June–belongs to one of her students. “One thing led to another, and he ended up at her residence, and it’s been going …

Samsung Acquires Boxee For $30 Million [Report] Samsung Acquires Boxee For $30 Million [Report]

Boxee is just one of many players that are trying to hasten along the cord cutting trend by bringing media streaming to the living room. After a few years of operating as an independent company, Boxee has reportedly been bought …

Facebook and Its IPO Made San Mateo County the Highest-Paid County in America Facebook and Its IPO Made San Mateo County the Highest-Paid County in America
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According to figures just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Facebook’s May 2012 IPO made San Mateo county, California the most well-paid area in the country. The average weekly worker wage in San Mateo County, California (home to Facebook’s …