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Steve Buscemi, Werther’s Original, and the Lottery
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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 …

Blogger Gets A New Google+ Widget Blogger Gets A New Google+ Widget

Google has launched a “Followers Gadget” for Blogger users who want to display Google+ followers on their blogs. The gadget, which looks similar to Google Friend Connect, highlights your total Google+ audience. Of course, it also provides a follow button. …

Check Out Objet’s 3D Printed Designs From Euromold 2012 Check Out Objet’s 3D Printed Designs From Euromold 2012

Objet is at Euromold 2012 this week, and has already made headlines with the announcement of its massive Objet1000 3D printer. Now the company is on the show floor showing off its latest innovations in 3D printing including a full-size …

The Best Drunken SEO Pitch You’ll Hear Today The Best Drunken SEO Pitch You’ll Hear Today
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McCollum & Griggs LLC, a Kansas City law firm has put out a humorous clip featuring a voicemail they claim comes from West Coast SEO company. The guy, who the firm says is drunk (which does appear to be quite …

Titan’s Atmosphere Shifts Abruptly, South Pole Vortex Forms
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New data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows that a shift in seasonal sunlight has resulted in an abrupt, wholesale reversal in the circulation of the atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Titan. According to researchers, the data shows “definitive” evidence for sinking …

You Can Now Edit Google Drive Spreadsheets From Your Mobile Device You Can Now Edit Google Drive Spreadsheets From Your Mobile Device

Google announced today that it has added the ability to edit spreadsheets from your mobile device with the Google Drive app for Android and iOS. You can now create a new spreadsheet or edit an existing one, as you would …

Matt Cutts On How Google Handles Keyword Synonyms Matt Cutts On How Google Handles Keyword Synonyms
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Google’s handling of synonyms when it comes to searcher behavior and the results it displays has been a topic we’ve visited several times in recent memory. We noticed in one of Google’s lists of “search quality highlights” that a number …

Windows Phone 7.8 Is Still Alive, Launches Early 2013 Windows Phone 7.8 Is Still Alive, Launches Early 2013

Windows Phone 8 is now out, and Windows Phone 7 users can only look on in jealousy. Well, that is until they get their own update in the form of Windows Phone 7.8 that adds a number of features from …

Bill Nye’s New Kickstarter Project Wants to Teach the Physics of Flight via iPad Game Bill Nye’s New Kickstarter Project Wants to Teach the Physics of Flight via iPad Game

Lift! Drag! Weight! Thrust! Bill Nye the Science Guy wants you to know your main flight principles. And in order to do that, he’s thrown his celebrity behind a new educational flight simulation game designed for the iPad. It’s called …

Cholesterol Meds Most Effective With Exercise, Shows Study

A new study shows that cholesterol-lowering drugs have a more significant effect when combined with exercise. Though both the drugs and exercise lower the chances of premature death for people with high colesterol, their combined use staved off death better …

LinkedIn Launches Highly Requested Ad API Program LinkedIn Launches Highly Requested Ad API Program
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LinkedIn is rolling out a new ads API program on the LinkedIn Ads platform. Early partners include Adobe, Bizo, and Unified. “API access will empower the tens of thousands of advertisers who use the LinkedIn Ads platform to achieve their …

Drunk Bohemian Rhapsody Singer Wears a Viking Helmet to Court, Promptly Convicted
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Do you remember that hero clearly intoxicated guy who belted out the entire 6+ minutes of Bohemian Rhapsody in the back of a cop car? Yeah, I know you do. The video hit viral paydirt earlier this year, after the …

Zig Ziglar Dies at 86, the “King of Motivation”
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U.S. motivational speaker Zig Ziglar died today at the age of 86. The Associated Press cites Zigler’s executive assistant as stating he succumbed pneumonia in a hospital in Plano, Texas, where his company was based. Zigler, the self-styled “King of …

Deathstroke Is The Latest Addition To Injustice: Gods Among Us
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Injustice: Gods Among Us is shaping up to be one of the most exciting fighting games of 2013. The DC Comics-based fighter has been slowly revealing its potentially large roster of characters over the last few months, and the newest …

Amazon Announces Redshift, A Petabyte-Scale Data Warehouse Service Amazon Announces Redshift, A Petabyte-Scale Data Warehouse Service
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Amazon announced a limited preview of Amazon Redshift today, a new product from Amazon Web Services described as a “fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud”. According to Amazon, it enables customers to “dramatically” increase …

Say, You’re Pretty Good with a Deck of Cards [VIDEO]

I can’t do this, therefore it interests me. Dexterity, concentration, and hand to eye coordination are on full display in this promo video for a speciality deck of “flourishing” cards. Three guys who have clearly mastered the art of card …

Google Acquires Incentive Targeting, As Both Companies Point Out Google Acquires Incentive Targeting, As Both Companies Point Out

Google has acquired Incentive Targeting, and no the source is not a bogus press release. This one appears legit. The news was even tweeted by Googler Mike Dudas (h/t: TechCrunch): Follow @mdudas Mike Dudas @mdudas Google acquires Incentive Targeting to …

Rainn Wilson Spoof: “The Office Is Filth”
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Rainn Wilson, who plays lovable sociopath Dwight on “The Office” (but will always be Bill from “House of 1,000 Corpses” to me), seized upon an opportunity to create a trending-topic spoof and promote his show at the same time recently …

Adam Levine Slams The Roxy, Venue Takes To Twitter

Adam Levine has apparently been harboring a grudge against iconic L.A. club The Roxy, and a performance on “The Voice” brought up so many bad memories that he went on an odd rant about it during the show. A cover …

“Two And A Half Men” Star Apologizes For Comments
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Angus T. Jones, the “half” in the highly successful sitcom “Two And A Half Men”, recently made a video wherein he plead with the show’s fans to stop watching, saying the writing was “filthy”. “If you watch Two and a …

William Shatner, Wil Wheaton Tout NASA Accomplishments

Though the budget for NASA has been declining since the early 90s, the discoveries and technological advances coming out of the agency continue to stimulate the economy and improve the lives of all Americans. This makes NASA arguably the best …

Windows Blue Is Microsoft’s Next OS, Will Move To Annual Release Cycle [Report] Windows Blue Is Microsoft’s Next OS, Will Move To Annual Release Cycle [Report]
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Windows has always been on its own extended release cycle. Microsoft releases a new version of the OS, and then develops the next version over the next couple of years. For instance, Windows 7 released three years ago in 2009, …

Bill O’Reilly Attempts to Explain Gangnam Style’s Popularity
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If you have been waiting patiently for Bill O’Reilly and his frequent guest Dr. Keith Ablow to focus their mind lasers on viral megahit “Gangnam Style,” today is your lucky day. Working off the news that the PSY song recently …

Inmates Go Gangnam Style To Relieve Stress
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A prison in Thailand held a dance contest last week to “relieve stress”, and the prisoners chose to break out “Gangnam Style”, the pop sensation by Korean star PSY. The performance came just before PSY’s Thailand debut; he’ll perform there …