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Drake Calls Out Macy’s For Using “The Motto”
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Drake may have made the term “YOLO” infamous in the past year or so, but he doesn’t claim sole ownership to the term, despite what he tweeted earlier this week. “Walgreens…you gotta either chill or cut the cheque,” he wrote …

Asteroid in 2040 Will Miss the Earth, Just Barely
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An asteroid discovered just last year and given tentative 1 in 500 odds of hitting the Earth in February 2040 is now no longer a danger to the planet, according to astronomers. Data gathered using the Gemini North telescope in …

Janet Jackson Engaged To Billionaire Boyfriend
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In a week filled with news of weddings and engagements comes news that Janet Jackson is set to marry her beau in the spring. Jackson has been seeing Wissam Al Mana for two years–after she split from longtime love Jermaine …

Rangers Owner Dies: Brad Corbett was 75

Brad Corbett, famous for his six years as the primary owner of the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball (MLB) team, has died at the age of 75. Corbett passed away at his home in Fort Worth, Texas on Monday, December …

Kate Winslet Wedding: Leo Gives Her Away

Kate Winslet is now married to Ned RocknRoll–the nephew of Virgin mogul Richard Branson–and she says she’s “incredibly excited” to start a new chapter in her life. The 37-year old has been married twice before and has two children. With …

Peter Parker Death Has Fans Divided
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Peter Parker, otherwise known as Spider-Man, dies in the latest issue of the long running comic series. It’s not too surprising either as both Marvel and DC have been killing off characters to only resurrect them in later reboots and …

Has The Knowledge Graph Made Google Better At Search? Has The Knowledge Graph Made Google Better At Search?
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Sometimes Google’s Knowledge Graph is inaccurate. Google knows it’s not perfect, and provides a “feedback/more info” link at the bottom of Knowledge Graph results, which you can click to let Google know what it has wrong, if you believe there …

Mattel And Hasbro Terrified Of Tablets Moving In On Their Turf Mattel And Hasbro Terrified Of Tablets Moving In On Their Turf
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Mattel and Hasbro are household names when it comes to toys. I grew up playing with action figures made by the companies, and I’m sure any person born in the 80s or early 90s has fond memories of G.I. Joe, …

Pot And Psychosis Go Hand-In-Hand In Teenagers
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It’s believed that psychosis is oftentimes a side effect of marijuana use. It’s considered especially prevalent in teenagers who use the drug. A recent study, however, has found that some teenagers use the drug to treat preexisting mental health conditions …

$99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S. $99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S.
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A rumor emerged last week that said Acer was preparing a $99 Android tablet. That rumor is looking to be truth as more reports are coming in on the device, dubbed the Iconia B1, and one report says that the …

Adrian Peterson Injury Probably Won’t Keep Him Out Of Packers Game
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Adrian Peterson, running back for the Minnesota Vikings, is expected to break the longstanding NFL record for single-season rushing this season. Before that, however, he has to make sure he can play in his team’s upcoming game against the Green …

Killer Left Chilling Note, Said He Liked Killing People
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Nobody really knew what to make of William Spengler after he set his house on fire and then proceeded to kill two firefighters who arrived on the scene. In a new note found by investigators, we now know that the …

Coming Winter Storm Threatens Northeast After Pummeling Midwest
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A coming Winter storm has some residents in the Northeast clamoring for shelter as holiday flights and other travel plans are being canceled in anticipation of what could be a major snow storm. The storm has already flexed its might …

Charles Durning Dies At 89, Versatile Character Actor Was Successful On Film And On Stage
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Charles Durning, one of the most famous character actors to have ever lived, died in his home on Monday. He was 89. Durning was born on Feb. 28, 1923 in a military family of four brothers and five sisters. His …

LinkedIn’s Top 12 Stories Of The Year Unsurprisingly Very Business-Oriented LinkedIn’s Top 12 Stories Of The Year Unsurprisingly Very Business-Oriented

LinkedIn recently revealed its 12 most popular stories of the year, which included articles from Inc., Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and Entrepreneur, to name a few. Yep, it really is the professional network. The top 12 were: 1.┬áThe …

TED Talks Discuss Patent Problems TED Talks Discuss Patent Problems

These days, you can hardly go a day without seeing news about patent trolls or some kind of patent litigation plaguing businesses, especially in the technology industry. TED, which has been introducing some very interesting playlists from its numerous talks …

Check Out This Custom-Built “Hobbit House”

A life-long Tolkien fan who has been collecting memorabilia and books for more than 30 years has worked with architect Peter Archer to create an abode which would make even Bilbo Baggins proud. Archer says they first had to find …

Check Out This Android Developer Hangout For Some Tips, Stay For BugDroid Santa Check Out This Android Developer Hangout For Some Tips, Stay For BugDroid Santa
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It’s Christmas time for our friends across the Atlantic, and they’re celebrating in the best way they know how – an Android developers Office Hours. You can check out the hour long talk below for the latest news in Android …

Google Claims To Be “Very Resistant” To Negative SEO Google Claims To Be “Very Resistant” To Negative SEO
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Negative SEO has been a big topic in the search industry this year, particularly since the Penguin update and Google’s link warnings to webmasters. Many have wondered how easy it would be for their competitors to trick Google into making …

When Bing Gets Paid For Shopping Results, It’s A “Happy Accident” When Bing Gets Paid For Shopping Results, It’s A “Happy Accident”
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Last month, Bing launched an attack campaign against Google Shopping, called “Don’t Get Scroogled“. Microsoft’s search engine has consistently been calling out Google’s recent transition form an anyone-can-get-in-for-free approach to a paid inclusion approach for Shopping results, as well as …

It’s Christmas, Don’t Forget the Twin Peaks 12 Days of Christmas Song

I don’t know where you come from, but where I’m from it’s not really Christmas until you’ve enjoyed the delightfully odd version of the song Twelve Days of Christmas, as sung by cast members of the show Twin Peaks. Did …

Let These Video Game Inspired Holiday Tunes Brighten Up Your Christmas
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What’s the best part about Christmas? Is it the presents? No. Is it peace on earth and goodwill towards man? No. By far, the best part about Christmas is the music. So what would happen if you combined holiday music …

Netflix Has A Lot To Say About Information Technology Netflix Has A Lot To Say About Information Technology
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Netflix had a lot to say at the recent AWS Re:invent conference. The company released its presentations on YouTube. The company takes on: embracing the cloud, its encoding transformation, architecture, Cassandra database optimization on AWS, data science with Elastic MapReduce, …

This Is What Happens When Santa Replaces His Workforce With Robots This Is What Happens When Santa Replaces His Workforce With Robots
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For the past few hundred years, Santa has relied on the physical workforce of his elves and reindeer to help him deliver presents every Christmas. That may change one day as Santa embraces technology and replaces everything with robots. The …