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Celebrity Deaths Drive the Biggest Wikipedia Traffic Spikes Celebrity Deaths Drive the Biggest Wikipedia Traffic Spikes

As a culture, we are fascinated by celebrities, death, and the death of celebrities. I’m sure you already knew that, but some interesting new stats from the world of Wikipedia prove it. Wikipedia user West.andrew.g has been looking at the …

Bieber Apology On SNL Addresses Weed Bust
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Justin Bieber was the host of “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend, and like any good host, he didn’t pull any punches when it came time to make fun of himself. The 18-year old appeared in full nerd-gear in a …

Mars Rover Curiosity Drills a Rock, Makes History
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After months of careful planning and tests, Mars rover Curiosity has finally used its hammering drill to collect a bedrock sample on Mars. The event marks the first time any rover has drilled into a rock on the red planet. …

Inflatable Robots And More Discussed At Google Event [Solve for X] Inflatable Robots And More Discussed At Google Event [Solve for X]

Google hosted its Solve for X Event last week, and has now released the presentations. Solve for X is a gathering of scientists, entrepreneurs, and innovators, who come together to present “moonshot” proposals, as Google calls them. These are ideas …

Microsoft Surface Pro May Cause Spontaneous Office Dance Offs Microsoft Surface Pro May Cause Spontaneous Office Dance Offs
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The Surface RT’s ad campaign was defined by one thing – synchronized dancing. It was a little strange considering the ad didn’t even tell the consumer what Surface was or what it could do. It just showed a lot of …

Faith Hill: Braces Were Red Carpet Accessory

Faith Hill has become more popular than ever in recent years, due in part to the fact that she’s taken to flaunting her gams during the opening for Sunday night football. But the country star flaunted something else on the …

Here’s Who You Should Follow on Twitter on Grammy Night (According to Twitter)

Twitter, who is always looking to give you plenty of reasons to second-screen it during bid television events, has just put up their suggestions for who to follow if you want to get a little extra insight into this year’s …

New SimCity Trailer Includes Superheroes, Villains

Last month, EA and Maxis showed off the “European City Sets” that come with the $80 Digital Deluxe Edtion of the upcoming SimCity. That add-on comes with famous European landmarks (the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and Brandenburg Gate) that transform …

Bradley Cooper As Navy SEAL: Biopic On Fast-Track

Bradley Cooper was as shocked to hear the news of ex Navy SEAL Chris Kyle being shot to death at a shooting range in Texas last week as the rest of the nation, in part because he had already acquired …

Ubisoft Apologizes For Rayman Legends Delay With New Demo
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The delay of Rayman Legends came as a surprise to everyone, but it was understandable as the game was being retooled for the Xbox 360 and PS3. If the game wasn’t finished, why bother releasing it early, right? Well, as …

Amanda Bynes Calls Jay-Z “Ugly Face” On Twitter?
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Amanda Bynes is at it again…or is she? The 26-year old actress came out of a rough 2012 and appears to be moving right into a scandalous 2013 after posting some nasty remarks about a famous rapper on Twitter. (image) …

Atlantic City Firefighters Use Bible iPad App to Swear in During Promotion Ceremony
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The image you see below is of several Atlantic City firefighters swearing allegiance to Steve Jobs in order to be promoted to the ranks of Battalion Chief and Fire Captain. No, not really. What you’re actually seeing is several Atlantic …

Powerball Jackpot Back To $40 Million After Wednesday’s Win
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The Powerball jackpot is currently back at $40 million as a ticket in Virginia won the $217 prize in Wednesday’s drawing. The winning ticket was sold in Richmond, and represented the biggest single prize won since the record $588 million …

This Batman Vs. Bane Fight Might Just Sell You On Injustice: Gods Among Us

Look, I love Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. The Dark Knight Rises was probably my favorite movie of 2012, but Nolan’s “realistic” take on Batman meant that the fights couldn’t be as ridiculous as they sometimes are in the comics. That’s …

Explore Twitter in LOLCAT, If That’s Your Thing Explore Twitter in LOLCAT, If That’s Your Thing

TWITTR HAS JUS ADDD NEW LANGUAGE, AN IZ TEH LANGUAGE OV TEH LOLCATS. LOOK: Happeh Fridai! U can nao change ur language 2 lolcat in Settings. Hope u liek it. twitter.com/settings twitter.com/twitter/status… — Twitter (@twitter) February 8, 2013 HEERS WUT …

ESPN Throws Eggs At Megatron

ESPN uploaded a video to YouTube today in which star Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (known to many as “Megatron”) tries to catch eggs as Sportscenter’s Lindsay Czarniak throws them to (at?) him. He’s better at catching footballs, but …

Bing Partners With FOX News On ‘Non-Partisan’ Politics Site Bing Partners With FOX News On ‘Non-Partisan’ Politics Site
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Bing announced today that it has partnered with FOX News Channel and Foxnews.com to launch Bing Pulse, enabling users to give real-time feedback to President Obama’s State Of The Union address. This is part of a new political destination site …

Epic Shuts Down Impossible Studios After Just Six Months

Epic Games today announced that it is shutting down Impossible Studios. No reason was give other than “it wasn’t working out for Epic.” Impossible was formed only six months ago, on August 9, 2012. The employees at the company were …

Emma Watson Defends Kristen Stewart, A.K.A. “Trampire”
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Emma Watson is one of Hollywood’s sweethearts; anyone who can come out of eight Harry Potter movies and avoid over-saturation while simultaneously getting a famously adorable haircut and still charm us to death deserves to be fawned over. But the …

That Stupid, Inevitable Semi-Argument Couples Have Over What to Eat Perfectly Expressed with Drums

I’m not sure why this is so perfect, but it is. You know how deciding what to eat with your significant other is usually one of the hardest things to do, even when you’re both hungry? Yes, you do. It’s …

Jon Stewart Thinks the Internet Should’ve Picked the Robot in that Monopoly Vote

Monopoly recently gave the internet (more specifically people on Facebook) the opportunity to kick out one of the old, stale pieces and replace it with a cool, hip new piece. Monopoly made one of the new options a cat. The …

Windows Phone 8 Finally Gets Spotify Windows Phone 8 Finally Gets Spotify

Windows Phone 8 has faced an uphill climb since it launched late last year. One of the many obstacles on its way to greatness was a lack of quality apps, but that’s been slowly changing. Microsoft announced that popular music …

Android Dominated Smartphone Shipments in 2012 Android Dominated Smartphone Shipments in 2012

Industry analyst Canalys this week revealed its fourth quarter 2012 estimates for mobile phone shipments. Unsurprisingly, it estimates that the worldwide smartphone market grew 37% from the fourth quarter of 2011. Smartphones, according to Canalys made up almost half of …

Nazi Salute Photo, Tweets Get Girls In Trouble

Three high school girls in Maine are in trouble this week after an anonymous letter was sent to school administrators detailing their anti-semitic tweets. The letter included a photo of the girls giving a Nazi salute while in their basketball …