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Netflix to Debut First Original Series for Kids in December Netflix to Debut First Original Series for Kids in December

Continuing the massive push into the original content game, Netflix has just announced a partnership with DreamWorks Animation SKG for the release of its first-ever original series for kids. It’s called Turbo: F.A.S.T. (Fast Action Stunt Team), and is based …

Canada’s Internet Surveillance Bill Is Officially Dead Canada’s Internet Surveillance Bill Is Officially Dead
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Almost a year ago, Canada’s Public Safety Minister Vic Toews introduced an Internet surveillance bill called C-30 that would require ISPs to collect all information on their customers. The bill was met with a massive retaliation at the hands of …

Aliens Sequel Video Game Out Today, Reviews Are Not Good

Last week, a new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines attempted to split the difference between the heavy action gaming that appeals to mainstream gamers and the fanservice that fans of the Alien and Predator series’ expect. Since the game is …

Lean Cuisine Recall: Glass Found In Ravioli
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If you’re a fan of Lean Cuisine meals, pay attention: there’s been a recall on the brand’s mushroom ravioli due to customer reports of glass in the food. No injuries have been reported. The Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli meal has been …

“I Never Chase Boys”: Taylor Swift Opens Up

Taylor Swift’s love life has been the topic of conversation longer than most of us would like to admit. But because she makes her relationships the center of her songwriting, it’s hard to ignore the digs she takes at her …

3D Printers Can Make Your Valentine’s Day A Little Sweeter 3D Printers Can Make Your Valentine’s Day A Little Sweeter

How do you show your undying love to your significant other on Valentine’s Day? Do you cook a nice meal to enjoy between the both of you? Or do you go out to see a movie? Perhaps you’ll make a …

Twitter Asks You to ‘Welcome Back’ Previously Inactive Users in Order to Promote Engagement Twitter Asks You to ‘Welcome Back’ Previously Inactive Users in Order to Promote Engagement

It looks like Twitter is making a small, non-intrusive push to promote more interaction between members of the service. Some users are seeing a new message appear atop their streams on Twitter.com. It notifies them that someone (a particular @person) …

‘Walking Dead’ Sets Record With Midseason Premiere

The Walking Dead returned to television on Sunday night, and it just happened to beat its own record for ratings at the same time. The show, as you may know, returned from a midseason hiatus, hooking in users anxious for …

Mysterious Virus Spreads to a Second U.K. Patient
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The U.K.‘s Health Protection Agency (HPA) this week confirmed that a patient receiving intensive care treatment at a Manchester hospital has been diagnosed with a new type of coronavirus. The patient, who had recently travelled to the Middle East and …

Megan Fox’s Son Wins At Having A Cool Name
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Megan Fox’s son Noah, who was born in September but wasn’t announced until October, has been given the honor of having the best celebrity baby name of 2012. According to a poll of over 2,000 women, Noah ranked first on …

Don Johnson Gets $19 Million In Lawsuit For “Nash Bridges”
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Don Johnson may have won over a large fanbase in the ’80s with “Miami Vice”, but he went on to star in another hit show, and has been involved in an unfortunate battle with the producers since 2010 for what …

Groupon Acquires Britely Team To Help Build Local Commerce OS Groupon Acquires Britely Team To Help Build Local Commerce OS

Groupon has acquired MashLogic, the company behind Britely. Britely announced the news on its blog (as first spotted by PandoDaily). It appears that Groupon (which has not announced the acquisition itself) is simply acquiring the company for talent rather than …

More Web Site Building Tips From The Pros More Web Site Building Tips From The Pros

Over the weekend, the Google sponsored Edge Conference invited developers from all over the world to meet up and learn to build better Web sites. Of course, most developers can’t drop what they’re doing and convene on London for a …

Zuckerberg, Brin Among ‘Most Generous Donors’ of 2012 Zuckerberg, Brin Among ‘Most Generous Donors’ of 2012

In a recent list of America’s “Most Generous Donors,” tech comes out very well. The list comes to us from The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a magazine devoted to tracking to world of nonprofits. Mark Zuckerberg and his new wife Priscilla …

Child, 10, Killed In Random Shooting On Minnesota Road
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A 10-year old child was killed on Monday night in Oakdale, Minnesota when a gunman began spraying bullets into passing cars at random. The mother of the child was injured but is expected to survive; a woman in another car …

Google+ Update Aims To Help You ‘Find People’ Google+ Update Aims To Help You ‘Find People’

Google has made an adjustment to Google+ with the goal of making it easier for users to find friends and colleagues on Google+, which is ultimately Google’s biggest obstacle in growing user adoption of its social network. Most users seem …

Chrome OS Code Hints That Chromebook Pixel Is Real Chrome OS Code Hints That Chromebook Pixel Is Real

The Internet lit up last week as rumors of a new, more powerful Chromebook began to disseminate after a leaked video showed off a product called the Chromebook Pixel. It was touted as a super high resolution Chromebook that rivals …

Olympics Drops Wrestling From Its Core Sports Lineup
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced its 25 “core sports” for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Notably absent from the list was wrestling – a sport that has been part of the olympic games since the very first olympics …

Toni Braxton Retiring From Music, Wants To Play A Lesbian
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Toni Braxton says she doesn’t feel that old spark anymore when it comes to music, and she wants to retire from the biz to focus on her acting career. After a career spanning over twenty years, the songstress says she’s …

You Love Being in Love Because It’s Kind of Like Cocaine [The Science of Love]

On Valentine’s Day, as you settle in with your significant other for some food, wine, and probable sex, remember that all of those feelings you’re feeling can be easily explained by chemical reactions in your brain. OK, maybe not all …

The Shoe Project: Star Wars Fans And Vans Come Together For Good Cause

When art and fandom meet, it’s often a beautiful thing to behold; when they meet under the same roof to raise money for sick children, it’s a thousand times sweeter. While artists have been paying tribute to their favorite films, …

Kid Gives Proper Response to Hearing Bad Brains for the First Time

Meet Adeline. Adeline is already pretty cool. But she’s going to be really cool when she grows up. Here, watch this video and you’ll see why. Here’s Adeline hearing Bad Brains for the first time. You can’t teach this stuff. …

CD Projekt RED Talks Up The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

RPG fans everywhere thanked their respective deities when CD Projekt RED announced last week that it would be finishing up Geralt of Rivia’s story in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Now the developers are beginning to divulge details on what …

Dish Holds a Wake For TV Commercials, Launches the “Hopper” Nationwide Dish Holds a Wake For TV Commercials, Launches the “Hopper” Nationwide

Dish today announced that its “Hopper” DVR with Sling is now available for all customers in the U.S. While other DVRs allow TV watchers to fast-forward through annoying ads, the Hopper “autohop” feature allows Dish customers to skip entire commercial …