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Marshmallow Hot-Chocolate Stirrers? Yes, Please Marshmallow Hot-Chocolate Stirrers? Yes, Please
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I came across this awesome little tutorial today and loved the idea so much, I’m thinking of making them to package with hot chocolate and a cute mug for a Christmas gift. It’s easy, delicious, and kind of adorable (if …

3D Printed Nanomachines May Soon Be A Reality 3D Printed Nanomachines May Soon Be A Reality

3D printing is usually used to create visible objects. It’s very rare that we get to see people experimenting in the creation of nanoscale objects. The few experiments in the field thus far have been used in medical applications, but …

Most Americans Haven’t Even Heard of Windows 8, Says Survey Most Americans Haven’t Even Heard of Windows 8, Says Survey
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If you watched any sort of TV this weekend, especially if it was online, then it’s almost certain you saw an advertisement for Windows 8. Microsoft has bet big with its new operating system, redesigning it to better integrate with …

Crane Dangles From High-Rise, Donald Trump Shares Photo Crane Dangles From High-Rise, Donald Trump Shares Photo
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A crane was found hanging from the side of a high-rise luxury apartment building in Manhattan today, courtesy of Hurricane Sandy. Donald Trump shared the following image on Facebook (and tweeted a link to it): (image) “Direct view of crane …

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney as the Candidate Best Suited to Bring About the Zombie Apocalypse Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney as the Candidate Best Suited to Bring About the Zombie Apocalypse
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It’s just over one week until the 2012 Presidential election, which means it’s time for those last minute celebrity endorsements to start rolling in. And Republican candidate Mitt Romney can take pride in the fact that he’s convinced one Hollywood …

Here’s All The New Stuff In Android 4.2 Here’s All The New Stuff In Android 4.2
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Google had to cancel its Android event in New York City due to Hurricane Sandy, but that didn’t stop the company from canceling its announcements. The Nexus 10 and Nexus 4 are now official members of the Google Nexus family. …

Google Now Gets Some New Cards In Android 4.2 Google Now Gets Some New Cards In Android 4.2
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Google revealed its new line of Nexus devices today, and along with that it revealed Android 4.2, which is deemed “a new flavor of Jelly Bean”. Part of the new Jelly Bean is an improved version of Google Now, which …

Assassin’s Creed III Launch Trailer Released Assassin’s Creed III Launch Trailer Released
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Ubisoft has bombarded the gaming world with so many trailers and behind-the-scenes looks at Assassin’s Creed III that it sometimes feels as if the game has been out for months. It hasn’t, though, and tomorrow’s launch will reveal whether the …

Yelp Sued Over “Best Of” City Recommendations Yelp Sued Over “Best Of” City Recommendations
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If you’re a Yelp user, you’re probably familiar with their “Best of” feature that appears at the top of city pages. For instance, visiting Yelp’s Denver page gives users a best of snapshot complete with restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and various …

Jennifer Aniston: Dress Bares Braless Figure Jennifer Aniston: Dress Bares Braless Figure
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Jennifer Aniston’s dress rocked the crowd at an art gala event over the weekend and may have even taken some attention away from the enormous engagement ring she’s been sporting for the past few weeks. The dress, a Tom Ford …

Steve Jobs’ Secret Yacht Is No Longer A Secret Steve Jobs’ Secret Yacht Is No Longer A Secret

Steve Jobs (reportedly along with the help of designer Phillipe Starck) was designing a yacht ahead of his death last year, and it was unveiled on Sunday in The Netherlands. The yacht was mentioned in the Steve Jobs biography from …

Obama Worries About Malia Using Facebook, Cites Privacy Concerns Obama Worries About Malia Using Facebook, Cites Privacy Concerns
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The President of the United States and the First Lady both have their own Facebook and Twitter accounts – Foursquare, Pinterest, Google+, and Tumblr too. And though the accounts are (mostly) maintained by campaign aides, you occasionally get a real …

First Angry Birds Star Wars Gameplay Footage Released First Angry Birds Star Wars Gameplay Footage Released
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Angry Birds Star Wars came as a bit of a surprise. While it makes sense that Rovio, which has turned its Angry Birds games into a merchandising powerhouse, would team up with the biggest merchandising property in history, there really …

Anderson Cooper: Talk Show Gets Cut Anderson Cooper: Talk Show Gets Cut
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Anderson Cooper, whose daytime talk show was highly anticipated before its debut last year, has begun to slide in ratings and won’t be back for a third season, Warner Brothers says. Cooper also hosts “Anderson Cooper 360″ on CNN and …

Penguin Random House Merger Becomes Official Penguin Random House Merger Becomes Official

Media groups Bertelsmann and Pearson, which own Random House and Penguin, respectively, announced a merger of these two publishing giants. Under the terms of the deal, Bertelsmann will hold 53% of the new publishing group, with Pearson holding the remaining …

Windows Phone 8 Smartphones Launch Starting this Weekend Windows Phone 8 Smartphones Launch Starting this Weekend
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Microsoft’s big Windows Phone 8 event wrapped up today with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer taking the stage to announce all of the new Windows Phone 8 devices and when they will launch. “We wanted to build a phone that would …

PayPal Cutting Jobs, Following Up On Previously Announced Reorganization Plans PayPal Cutting Jobs, Following Up On Previously Announced Reorganization Plans
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There have been reports about PayPal laying off part of its staff, and now the company has come out and confirmed 325 layoffs in a blog post. The post points to another post from June, when President David Marcus discussed …

Windows Phone 8 Will Have 46 of 50 Most-Used Apps Windows Phone 8 Will Have 46 of 50 Most-Used Apps
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The East coast of the U.S. may be almost entirely shut down today, but the West coast isn’t worrying about Hurricane Sandy. Google’s big Nexus and Android announcement event that was scheduled to be held in New York today has …

Hulk Hogan Settles One Lawsuit, Still Battling Another Hulk Hogan Settles One Lawsuit, Still Battling Another
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Hulk Hogan has settled his lawsuit against his former best friend, “Bubba the Love Sponge”–real name Todd Clem–for undisclosed terms, saying he’s happy Clem finally acknowledged that Hogan was unaware he was being filmed having sex with Clem’s ex-wife. In …

Windows Phone 8 Event: Microsoft Talks The Future Of Smartphones Windows Phone 8 Event: Microsoft Talks The Future Of Smartphones

Hurricane Sandy canceled all of the major events on the East Coast this morning. Microsoft held the Windows 8 launch event in New York City this past weekend, but smartly decided to launch Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco. Microsoft …

Google Announces Its New Line Of Nexus Devices Google Announces Its New Line Of Nexus Devices
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Google’s Android event set for this morning was canceled due to the vicious weather currently hitting New York City in the form of Hurricane Sandy. Some wondered if Google would also delay the expected announcements such as the Nexus 4 …

Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings

If you haven’t tried connecting third-party apps to your Foursquare account, you’re doing Foursquare wrong. Sure, Foursquare offers plenty of information on the locations at which you check-in, but having the right connected apps can help you make the best …

C++ Is Powering The Future Of Robots And Dance C++ Is Powering The Future Of Robots And Dance
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Developers and programmers use a variety of programming languages to get things done. C++ is one of the more complicated languages to learn, but its use can lead to some pretty amazing applications. For instance, the language is being used …

Stock Markets Closed With Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Closing In Stock Markets Closed With Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Closing In
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As previously reported, major stock trading has halted today thanks to Hurricane Sandy (aka: Frankenstorm). Fears related to the storm have shut down the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ. Both announced that they would be closed today, and …