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Space Laser Could Detect Counterfeit Foods, Past Life on Mars

The European Space Agency (ESA) today revealed that a laser developed to measure carbon on Mars could soon be used to detect counterfeit food. The device, called a laser isotope ratio-meter, was developed from bulkier laser techniques that needed samples …

Watch The Walking Dead Midseason Premiere Online For Free, Courtesy Of AMC

On Sunday, AMC aired the midseason premiere of The Walking Dead Season 3. As the network did with the season premiere, it is offering the episode streaming online for free on its site. Here’s the link. If you’ve already seen …

Faith Hill, Carly Rae Jepsen Top Grammy Searches [Bing] Faith Hill, Carly Rae Jepsen Top Grammy Searches [Bing]

Carly Rae Jespen may not have won a Grammy for her YouTube smash Call Me Maybe, but she was still one of the most searched for artists for Grammy-related searches, according to Bing. The search engine has released its lists …

Rappin for Jesus with Pastor & Mrs. Jim Colerick Is Your Clearly Phony But Who Cares Viral Hit of the Day

There is absolutely no chance that this is legit. But that should in no way affect your decision to enjoy every second of it. “I helped my pastor make this music video when I was in high school. Thought you …

Developing Social Strategies For Clients: Thinking Beyond Facebook Developing Social Strategies For Clients: Thinking Beyond Facebook
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Developing a solid social media strategy for a client of your firm isn’t easy. Unfortunately, when the term “social media” comes up in a meeting with a prospect, the reaction is all too often “yes – we tried Facebook, spent …

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Trailer Reveals New Enemy Types

Capcom announced last month that the expansion to Dragon’s Dogma – Dark Arisen – would be hitting our shores in April. The expansion includes a new area to explore alongside a host of new enemies, equipment and class skills. The …

Here’s A Quick Look At The Next Episode Of The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead returned to television on Sunday night, and while reaction to the episode itself has been mixed, many fans are just glad it’s back. AMC has uploaded a preview of next week’s episode to YouTube, so in case …

Mountain Dew Breakfast: Extreme, But Not Too Extreme

Mountain Dew is looking to expand their customer base a bit–or at least make more sales to the fanbase they already have–by bringing breakfast into the mix. It may not be a vitamin-packed smoothie, but the company says their new …

Apple Smart Watch On The Way, Say Reports Apple Smart Watch On The Way, Say Reports

Apple is working on a “smart watch” according to various reports. There have been rumors in the past that the company was doing so, but now we’re seeing it reported by the likes of The New York Times and The …

New YouTube App Comes to PlayStation 3 in Europe New YouTube App Comes to PlayStation 3 in Europe

Sony today announced that PlayStation 3 owners in Europe will finally be getting the newly redesigned YouTube app. The redesign emphasizes subscriptions and search. From the PlayStation blog post: You might have watched YouTube on PS3 before, but get ready …

The Case For Faster, Cheaper Internet The Case For Faster, Cheaper Internet
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The United States has a problem – our Internet costs far too much for speeds that barely amount to anything. The FCC engineered a plan to get us on the right track with the National Broadband Plan, but not a …

Twitter Pays Homage To Whitney Houston On The Anniversary Of Her Death

It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year already, but today marks the anniversary of the death of Whitney Houston, arguably one of the most shocking celebrity deaths of 2012. The Twitterverse is making sure everyone remembers the singer, …

Marino Baby’s Mother Hiding Behind Bushes

After the news broke last month that football star Dan Marino has a “love-child” with former CBS employee Donna Savattere, she has been understandably keeping out of the spotlight. However, she was spotted in London recently, where she shares a …

Facebook Tests ‘Buy Tickets’ Option for Events [UPDATED] Facebook Tests ‘Buy Tickets’ Option for Events [UPDATED]
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It appears that Facebook may be dipping its toes into the tickets game – just ever so slightly. Israeli social media firm Blink first spotted a new “Buy Tickets” option appearing on some events. The button links users to a …

Tomb Raider Gameplay Video Shows Stealth-Action

We’re less than one month from Square Enix’s Tomb Raider reboot being released on March 5. Today the publisher released the longest look yet at how the game will play. Much of the gameplay footage from the trailers seen since …

Don’t Expect Google To Fund Publishers All Over The World Don’t Expect Google To Fund Publishers All Over The World
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Earlier this month, Google announced an agreement with publishers in France, which involves Google creating a €60 million fund called the DIgital Publishing Innovation Fund to “help support transformative digital publishing initiatives for French readers.” The agreement came after a …

Minecraft Pi Edition Is Ready To Teach You Coding

One of Mojang’s more interesting projects of the last few months has been Minecraft Pi Edition. It’s a free version of Notch’s smash indie hit developed specifically for the Raspberry Pi. It’s been a few months in the making, and …

Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’ Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’

Amazon has just landed another exclusive content deal for its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s the upcoming CBS drama Under the Dome. Here are the specifics of the deal: Just four days after each episode airs on CBS, …

Tony Romo Plays Golf, Twitter Makes Fun Of His Football Skills
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been golfing over the weekend at Pebble Beach, and reportedly (along with his partner) lost a lead during the final day of the Pro-Am. Some NFL fans see a familiar pattern. “So apparently, Thursday, …

Antarctic Ozone Could be Returning, Shows New Images
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New satellite imagery has shown that the hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica is shrinking. In 2012, the hole was the smallest it has been in the past ten years. The images were taken by the European Space Agency’s …

Tomb Raider Developers Walk Us Through Combat, Exploration

Crystal Dynamic’s Tomb Raider reboot will be out in less than a month, and the hype machine has been going steady for a few months now. The developers now have a bit of extra time to show players more of …

Carly Rae Jepsen’s YouTube Smash Fails To Win Her A Grammy Carly Rae Jepsen’s YouTube Smash Fails To Win Her A Grammy
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It’s official. Massive Internet popularity does not win you a Grammy. That’s what Carly Rae Jepsen learned on Sunday night, as her viral hit song Call Me Maybe failed to win her an award. She’ll probably be able to continue …

Twitter’s Promoted Trends Now Cost $200,000 a Pop Twitter’s Promoted Trends Now Cost $200,000 a Pop

If you’re looking to promote your brand with one of Twitter’s most visible ad products, the Promoted Trend, you’re going to have to shell out a little bit more money than you did last year. Peter Kafka at All Things …

3 Killed In Reality Show Crash In California

Three people lost their lives in a helicopter crash on Sunday morning during the filming of a Discovery Channel show, authorities said. “A production company was shooting a show for Discovery Channel when this tragic accident occurred,” a rep for …