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Send That Facebook Douche to Defriendtion with New App Send That Facebook Douche to Defriendtion with New App

Jimmy Kimmel’s annual National Unfriend Day just occurred, so you may have already been giving your friend list a good once-over. But for those of you who think that unfriending is a little too drastic, no matter the offense, Defriendtion …

Dust Storm on Mars Now Dissipating

NASA this week announced that a dust storm on Mars appears to be dissipating, instead of growing into a global storm. The dust storm has been tracked since November 10 using the Mars Color Imager camera on the Mars Reconnaissance …

Disney Lays The Foundation For An Army Of Robot Clowns Disney Lays The Foundation For An Army Of Robot Clowns

What’s the scariest thing in the world today? Did a clown immediately pop into your head? Congratulations, you have a completely rational fear. That being said, a killer robot may have been your first choice. Even then, that’s also a …

Grapefruit Warning For Medications Expanded

A review published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) warns that while the number of prescription drugs that have adverse effects from interactions with grapefruit are increasing, many doctors may be unaware of the effects. The review …

Facebook Glitch Brings Up the Ghosts of Groups Past Facebook Glitch Brings Up the Ghosts of Groups Past

If you woke up this morning, logged onto Facebook, and saw some long-forgotten remnants of the past – you’re not alone. Many users have complained that they are now seeing old groups on their accounts, and even receiving notifications from …

Bing Wants To Know How You’ve Been “Scroogled” Bing Wants To Know How You’ve Been “Scroogled”
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As you may know, Google recently transitioned to a paid inclusion model for shopping results. The results, tied to Google’s Product Listing Ads are collectively known as Google Shopping, which has replaced the Google Product Search of old. Bing, in …

Mozilla Invests In Everything.me For The Future Of Firefox OS Mozilla Invests In Everything.me For The Future Of Firefox OS
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The open Web is something that’s near and dear to the heart of Mozilla. The company has invested a lot of time and money into its own HTML5 development, but it’s also investing in other companies that align with its …

Jessica Simpson Is Pregnant Again, Twitter Explodes
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Yes, Jessica Simpson, who only recently debuted a slim new body after being slammed for months for the baby weight she put on with daughter Maxwell, is with child again. The singer/actress has used Weight Watchers to lose the more …

Astronomers Spot the Most Massive Quasar Outflow Yet Seen

Astronomers have discovered a quasar with the most massive outflow ever seen. Quasars are bright galactic centers powered by supermassive black holes, and many of them accelerate the material around them, throwing it out a high speed in a process …

Google Is Trying To Figure Out What You’re Not Already Searching For Google Is Trying To Figure Out What You’re Not Already Searching For
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Google is pinging people at random times, and asking them what they want to know at that moment, in an effort to uncover new types of information that it can potentially provide to users. This is a research strategy that …

Here’s What Happens When You Edit All the LEGO Lord of the Rings Cutscenes Together

Gamers have had a few weeks (or a few days, if they’re in Europe) to enjoy the latest LEGO game. LEGO Lord of the Rings marks the second time that the series has featured voice acting (LEGO Batman 2), which …

Tyler Perry Sued: Did He Steal An Idea?
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Tyler Perry, who has made quite a career out of dressing as a feisty older woman named Madea, occasionally makes other movies, and his film “Good Deeds”–which came out earlier this year–is now the subject of a lawsuit. Author Terri …

Will OpenJDK Ever Come To Android? Will OpenJDK Ever Come To Android?
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It’s no secret that Android apps are built on a customized version of Java. That being said, some Java developers haven’t made the jump to Android because they would have to rewrite their apps. Is there anything they can do? …

Amazon Appstore Makes the Move to Japan Amazon Appstore Makes the Move to Japan

Today, Amazon has opened up its Appstore to another country. Marking its first expansion into Asia, Amazon has launched the Appstore in Japan. Like any location, the Amazon Appstore in Japan will feature localized content and a localized mobile store, …

ZombiU European Launch Trailer Debuts

Nintendo fans in the U.S. who were lucky enough to pre-order a Wii U early have had the chance to play ZombiU for a couple of weeks now. Though the game has received mixed reviews, it’s generally agreed that the …

Larry Page Talks To FTC, Yelp Thinks Google Does Evil Things Larry Page Talks To FTC, Yelp Thinks Google Does Evil Things
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Google CEO Larry Page met with FTC officials in Washington on Tuesday, according to a report from Bloomberg. As previously reported, the FTC is close to closing its antitrust investigation into Google and recently gave Google a matter of days …

Vimeo’s iPhone App Gets Better Navigation, Background Uploading Vimeo’s iPhone App Gets Better Navigation, Background Uploading

Vimeo has just launched a new iPhone app that streamlines navigation and sharing while making uploading faster and simpler as well. “The new app is simply the best way to watch, create and share Vimeo videos on the go. We …

Obama As Jesus Painting On Display After Canceled Event
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A painting depicting President Obama in a religious pose is now on display at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, and it’s garnering some protests from those who think it’s blasphemous. Artist Michael D’Antuono originally planned to display the piece …

Mars Rover Curiosity Celebrates a Milestone
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This week marks one year since Mars rover Curiosity launched on the Mars Science Laboratory from Cape Canaveral on Earth. Today, NASA provided a few statistics on the “new” rover to celebrate the occasion. Though Curiosity has only been on …

Amazon Maps API Now Available To All Amazon Maps API Now Available To All
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As Apple has proven with its iPhone 5 maps blunder, people care about having quality maps on their mobile devices. Until now, however, there’s not been a maps API built specifically for the Kindle Fire. Amazon is fixing that this …

Watch the Empire State Building’s Fancy New LED Light Show
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New York City’s famous landmark, the Empire State Building, is used to being lit up for events – Christmas, Election Day, St. Patrick’s Day, etc. But it’s never seen anything quite like this. The tower now has a new LED …

Shia LaBeouf Breakup Due To Sex Scenes?
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Former Disney star Shia LaBeouf has made some interesting choices recently when it comes to acting; earlier this year, he starred in a Sigur Ros video that required him to show some full-frontal nudity and learn a complicated, detailed interpretive …

Do Your Blog Comments Have Search Ranking Value? Do Your Blog Comments Have Search Ranking Value?
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When Google unleashed the Panda update, it waged war on “thin” content in its search results. Google wants to provide pages that offer information valuable to searchers, as opposed to content that was hastily thrown together. It’s easy to hear …

Report: Groupon Looking For An Eric Schmidt To Andrew Mason’s Larry Page Report: Groupon Looking For An Eric Schmidt To Andrew Mason’s Larry Page
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Groupon stock has been on a rebound of late, thanks to an investment in the company by Tiger Global – the firm purchased a 9.9% stake in the company – but leadership at Groupon is currently in question, and there …