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DOMA Ruling May Alter Campaign Finance Laws

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in the high-profile case U.S. v. Windsor, overturning the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). While the long-term ramifications of this decision are still being sifted through, and will not …

Commodities Dealer Accepting Bitcoin for Gold Commodities Dealer Accepting Bitcoin for Gold
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The revelations by Edward Snowden about the illegal wiretapping being carried out by the U.S government have made it clear that privacy is becoming a rare commodity. One company is taking that “commodity” notion literally. Agora Commodities is the first …

Celebrity Space Station Commander at Conference

Internationally renowned astronaut and social media celebrity, Commander Chris Hadfield will be the featured opening keynote speaker at “Pink14”, the 18th Annual IT Service Management Conference & Exhibition. On February 17, 2014 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Hadfield is …

The Future of Cloud Computing in Gaming
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Cloud computing is a disruptive force in the business of gaming. Not only is it revolutionizing how gamers purchase and play games, but redefining how developers and publishers run their businesses. The gaming community disagrees over what cloud can mean …

Lea Michele Grieves the Loss Of Boyfriend
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Lea Michele’s boyfriend and “Glee” co-star, Cory Monteith, was found dead his hotel room, in Vancouver, on Saturday, July 13th. Michele and Monteith began working together on the set of “Glee” in 2009, and after a few years began dating …

Cow Falls Through Roof: Kills Man

Joao Maria de Souza went to bed, with his wife, Wednesday night, not knowing that he would never wake up. Souza, a 45 year old Brazilian man, was killed Wednesday night when a cow fell through the roof of his …

Gareth Bale Chosen For Cover Of FIFA 14 UK

On this year’s cover of EA’s FIFA 14, Lionel Messi is the feature athlete. However, instead of just featuring one athlete, EA is putting twosoccer players on the FIFA cover: the aforementioned Messi and one standing behind him. These cover …

You Can Play Pikmin 3 Early At GameStop

Pikmin was never as popular as Mario or The Legend of Zelda, but it does have its very dedicated and vocal fan base. The latest game in the franchise – Pikmin 3 – is out in less than a month, …

Yahoo Moves Forward With Account Transfer Plans, Lets Users Make ID Wishlists Yahoo Moves Forward With Account Transfer Plans, Lets Users Make ID Wishlists
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Last month, Yahoo announced its plans to deactivate inactive accounts, and give some more desirable Yahoo IDs and email addresses to loyal users who want them. The thinking is that users will be able to get things like albert@yahoo.com rather …

Thailand Hitler Banner: Superhero Depiction Prompts Apology
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Thailand has come under fire this week after photos of a superhero banner depicting Adolf Hitler went viral, causing backlash. Students at Chulalongkorn University painted Hitler alongside Superman, Captain America, and Batman on a banner outside the art school in …

Reddit Demonstrates Power Of Social Media, Sends Pizza To Children’s Hospital Reddit Demonstrates Power Of Social Media, Sends Pizza To Children’s Hospital
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For the uninitiated, Reddit may seem like a collection of video gaming porn freaks who like cat images, and while that’s certainly a component of the site, it doesn’t begin to encompass the entire Reddit population, a group that is …

Obesity Risk Could be Passed on Through Sperm, Shows Study
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Though a mother’s health during pregnancy can dramatically affect the health of a child, researchers have now found evidence that the health of fathers may also contribute. A new study out of the University of Adelaide has found “molecular signals” …

Google Glass Is The Perfect Complement To Your Future Smart House Google Glass Is The Perfect Complement To Your Future Smart House
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Developers and users have been doing some amazing stuff with Google Glass ever since they got their hands on the device earlier this year. It’s strange then that we haven’t seen Google Glass tackle home automation yet. Last week, the …

Robert Burton Talks ‘A Skeptic’s Guide to the Mind’ At Google

Neuroscientist Robert Burton recently participated in an “At Google” talk, in which he discussed his latest book, ‘A Skeptic’s Guide to the Mind.” Google has now made it available for all to watch. The book’s description: In A Skeptic’s Guide …

IMDb Upgrades App, Now Allows Movie Ticket Purchases IMDb Upgrades App, Now Allows Movie Ticket Purchases

For those who you are tired of apps like Fandango and Flixster and are looking another mobile application that allows you to buy tickets, IMDb has something you’ll be interested in. No longer is the IMDb mobile app only useful …

New Neptune Moon Found by Hubble Space Telescope
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NASA this week revealed that a new moon has been spotted orbiting the furthest planet from the sun, Neptune. The moon, the 14th known to be orbiting Neptune, has been labeled S/2004 N 1. The small rock is the smallest …

University Of Chicago Explores Physics With 3D Printing
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Chicago has caught the 3D printing bug. The city’s public library just recently opened a maker space for citizens to experiment and create, and now its university is exploring what’s possible in physics with the technology. The Stratasys blog reports …

Motorcycle Crashes At 285 MPH, Driver Dies At Hospital
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A motorcycle racer died from his injuries on Sunday after crashing during The Maine Event in northern Maine, where he was trying to top speeds of 300 miles per hour on just a mile of track at Loring Air Force …

Here’s What’s New To Netflix Streaming This Week [US] Here’s What’s New To Netflix Streaming This Week [US]
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Netflix is a revolving door of movie and television content, particularly on the streaming side of things. Though titles often disappear from availability, new ones are also frequently added. Sometimes these come in the form of Netflix original shows or …

Video Game Console Sales Expected to be Lower This Generation Video Game Console Sales Expected to be Lower This Generation
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The announcements this year of Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One have kicked off a new generation of console wars. While the excitement surrounding these new consoles is palpable, continued slow sales for Nintendo’s new Wii U console could …

Google Will Try To Get More Examples Of ‘Bad Links’ In Messages To Webmasters Google Will Try To Get More Examples Of ‘Bad Links’ In Messages To Webmasters
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Google says it will try to get more examples of so-called “bad links” in its messages to webmasters who have submitted reconsideration requests after being hit with webspam penalties. In a Webmaster Help video today, Google’s Matt Cutts responded to …

Virtual Reality Porn Arrives On The Oculus Rift
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While Rule 34 dictates that if it exists, there is pornography of it, perhaps there should be an amendment or a subsection we can add to it; one that reads, “if it is capable of displaying porn, someone will make …

Google, Facebook And Others Are Fighting To Protect Your Email Privacy Google, Facebook And Others Are Fighting To Protect Your Email Privacy
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Remember the ECPA? The bill, and others like it, would require government officials to obtain a warrant before requesting emails and other communication data from any Internet service provider. Some in government don’t like that proposed requirement very much, and …

Obamacare Could Cause People to Stop Working, Say Economists Obamacare Could Cause People to Stop Working, Say Economists
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Major portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as “Obamacare,” are set to go into effect starting next year. The effects of the legislation will be felt throughout the U.S. healthcare industry for years to come, …