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Facebook Gifts Adds iTunes Gift Cards to Its Options Facebook Gifts Adds iTunes Gift Cards to Its Options
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Earlier this month, at an event in NYC, Facebook announced a bunch of new retail partners for their new ecommerce initiative, Gifts. Those included the likes of babyGap, Fab, Brookstone, Dean & Deluca,L’Occitane, Lindt, ProFlowers, Random House, Inc. and even …

It’s Your First Amendment Right to Record Cops [Supreme Court] It’s Your First Amendment Right to Record Cops [Supreme Court]

In a victory for the ACLU and First Amendment activists everywhere, the United States Supreme Court has denied a request to review a decision that blocks the enforcement of an Illinois law barring the public from recording police officers. Back …

Dementia Alleviated in Mice Using Antibody Blocker

A new study has shown that mice bred for Alzheimer’s testing that were given an antibody that blocked the immune molecule p40 showed “substantial” improvements in behavioral testing. The effects were seen even when the mice had already begun showing …

Nintendo To Release Wii Mini Redesign Next Month [Rumor]
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The Wii U officially launched last week, and Nintendo is now putting all of its efforts behind the new console. That being said, the Wii is still an attractive console for those shopping on a budget. Nintendo has dropped the …

Guy Fakes Mexican Accent for an Entire College Semester, Wins Troll Points
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I think I took Speech 101 back in college. You probably did too. It’s the kind of class that’s required by many majors at most universities – the kind of class that you probably bemoan waking up for every morning, …

Prosthetic Arms Are Becoming Increasingly More Realistic Prosthetic Arms Are Becoming Increasingly More Realistic
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Prosthetic limbs have come a long way over the years, but a lot of them still can’t replicate the precise motion that natural limbs perform on a daily basis. That’s quickly changing, however, as one company has already given Nigel …

Mass Effect 3 Omega DLC Out Tomorrow, Launch Trailer Released

The next single-player DLC pack for Mass Effect 3 launches tomorrow (Wednesday on the PlayStation 3), and EA has released a story-heavy launch trailer to mark the occasion. In Mass Effect 3: Omega, the notorious criminal haven has been taken …

Google Buys Wireless Broadband Company ICOA for $400 Million? Nope. Google Buys Wireless Broadband Company ICOA for $400 Million? Nope.
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Update: This seemed kind of fishy from the beginning, but now reports are out that both Google and ICOA have denied that this is real. As noted in our report, the only source of the news seemed to be an …

Kate Middleton’s Topless Pics Force Editor To Resign
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The Irish Daily Star grabbed some history-making headlines over the summer when it published photos of a topless Duchess of Cambridge taken while she was sunbathing in France. The story was an international scandal, and Middleton and the royal family …

Amazon Offers $3 Credit to Patient Prime Members Amazon Offers $3 Credit to Patient Prime Members
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If you’re an Amazon Prime member and plan on doing a lot of holiday shopping on the site this year, you may want to get started early. That way, you can benefit from the expanded “No-Rush Delivery” option that Amazon …

John McAfee Is Now Tweeting In Addition To Blogging John McAfee Is Now Tweeting In Addition To Blogging
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Now that we’re back from the holiday break, it’s time to check in with John McAfee, who, as you may know, has been in hiding in Belize, as he’s wanted for questioning by authorities, in connection to the murder of …

Autonomy Founder Blames HP For Lost Billions Autonomy Founder Blames HP For Lost Billions

HP is seeing some massive blowback from its announcement that it has taken an $8.8 billion impairment charge, and that around $5 billion of it is due to ” serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy. HP purchased …

Minecraft Coming To Raspberry Pi, Will Be Free
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Minecraft is an absurdly popular video game, but it’s becoming much more than that. Teachers are beginning to use it in the classroom to teach basic STEM skills, and Mojang will soon use it to teach basic programming. Mojang announced …

Andrew W.K. Is Now An Ambassador Of Partying
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To some, Andrew W.K. is the crazy guy who smashed himself in the face with a brick to attain the bloody carnage pictured on the cover of his 2001 album “I Get Wet”. To others, he’s the crazy guy who …

The Walking Dead Episode 307: Here’s What The Cast And Crew Have To Say About It
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AMC aired The Walking Dead episode 307 on Sunday. If you haven’t had a chance to watch it yet, you may want to avoid this video, as it contains spoilers. If you’ve already watched it or simply don’t care about …

This Photo of an Elbow Is Too Hot for Facebook This Photo of an Elbow Is Too Hot for Facebook

In the past, we’ve been pretty critical of Facebook’s breast phobia (and its policies relating to nudity and content removal in general). As you may know, Facebook mostly outsources its policing of content. This, coupled with the sheer volume of …

Samsung Stress Tests Its Phones With Robot Butts Samsung Stress Tests Its Phones With Robot Butts
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Every new smartphone and tablet must go through a YouTube stress test. It’s somewhat of an unwritten rule of the Internet. The drop test is by far the most popular, but others put smartphones through some rather creative trials. Hammering …

Trouble With Googlebot Fetching Robots.txt? Use Fetch As Googlebot Tool Trouble With Googlebot Fetching Robots.txt? Use Fetch As Googlebot Tool

Google has released a new Webmaster Help video in response to a question from a user who has been having trouble getting Google to fetch their robots.txt file. Here’s what the user said: “I’m getting errors from Google Webmaster Tools …

Second Far Cry 3 Developer Walkthrough Released

Far Cry 3‘s European and Australian release date is only days away, and Ubisoft is still pumping out trailers on all of the details included in the game. The first developer walkthrough showed off the different dynamic systems present in …

Black Friday Saw Online Retail Traffic Jump 60% Year-Over-Year Black Friday Saw Online Retail Traffic Jump 60% Year-Over-Year
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As previously reported, this year’s Black Friday was a record one for e-commerce, having surpassed a billion dollars in spending, according to comScore. Experian Hitwise has also released some data, indicating that Black Friday online retail traffic in the U.S. …

Colts’ Bald Cheerleaders Raising Money
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Two cheerleaders for the Indianapolis Colts made a deal a while back with the team mascot, Blue: raise $10,000 for cancer research, and we’ll shave our heads in support of Coach Chuck Pagano. Blue held up his end of the …

Imagine Your Bros with Pet Personalities [VIDEO]

Sorry people of the internet, but cats are jerks. I know, I know, YOUR cat is affectionate – but in all honesty most cats don’t really need you and they don’t pretend otherwise.* Dogs, on the other hand, are terribly …

Apple Throws Tantrum, Adds More Samsung Products To Lawsuit Apple Throws Tantrum, Adds More Samsung Products To Lawsuit

Did you hear? Apple finally settled its patent disputes with HTC, and both companies can now move on. In fact, both companies signed a 10-year license agreement that allows the two to share any present and future patents between them. …

Following Huge Black Friday, Amazon Begins A Whole Week Of Cyber Monday Deals Following Huge Black Friday, Amazon Begins A Whole Week Of Cyber Monday Deals

Amazon was the top retail site on a record breaking Black Friday. Not exactly a surprise, but we can also expect similar results for Cyber Monday, which Amazon began participating in at midnight. That’s when Amazon opened its Cyber Monday …