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Foursquare Looks At Red/Blue State Check-Ins Foursquare Looks At Red/Blue State Check-Ins

Can you determine which states are more supportive of gay marriage from analyzing check-ins at gay bars? How about determining which states are the most religious based on check-ins at places of worship? If you think that check-ins can give …

Borderlands 2 Gets Pirate-Themed DLC On October 16 Borderlands 2 Gets Pirate-Themed DLC On October 16
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Gearbox is absolutely insane. Borderlands 2 hasn’t even been out for a month yet, and they’re already adding tons of content to the game. The first DLC pack, Gaige the Mechromancer, was supposed to come out next week, but the …

Zombie Apocalypse: It’s Still Not Over Zombie Apocalypse: It’s Still Not Over
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Here’s one more insane zombie story to add to the growing pile: a 67-year old man got into an altercation with a 28-year old on a subway in China recently over the last seat on the train, and when the …

Google+ App for Android & iOS Gets Support for Pages Google+ App for Android & iOS Gets Support for Pages
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Google has shipped an update to both the Android and iOS version of their Google+ app to include one of the most requested features, according to the company. Now, on both iOS and Android, mobile users can interact with pages …

Google Adds Familiar Navigation to Mobile Homepage Google Adds Familiar Navigation to Mobile Homepage
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Google is making efforts to make its mobile experience more unified, much like it has been doing with the desktop experience over the past year or so. Google has updated its mobile homepage to include a new navigation panel, which …

Crazy Taxi Out Now For iOS, Coming To Android Soon Crazy Taxi Out Now For iOS, Coming To Android Soon
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Sega redefined the teaser earlier this week with an 11 second trailer that only told us that Crazy Taxi was coming to iOS. The teaser also indicated that the original soundtrack from the arcade, which included tracks from The Offspring …

Taylor Swift: Boyfriend Kidnapping Rumors Aren’t True Taylor Swift: Boyfriend Kidnapping Rumors Aren’t True
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Taylor Swift has made a lot of headlines lately regarding her boyfriend, Conor Kennedy, and an alleged wedding crash that sent rumors spiraling all over the web. Now, she’s addressing them in the latest issue of Rolling Stone, saying it …

In A Surprise Move, Congress Claims To Care About Your Privacy In A Surprise Move, Congress Claims To Care About Your Privacy

Congress has proven time and time again that they don’t care whatsoever about your privacy. These are the same guys that tried to shove CIPSA and CSA through the system without any kind of debate. They claim to have good …

Reddit Challenges Policymakers on the Open Internet, Creating Jobs Reddit Challenges Policymakers on the Open Internet, Creating Jobs
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This year’s internet blackout and the fights against SOPA and PIPA show that the community of the internet, as diverse and weird as it can be, does have a common intrest in keeping the web open for everyone. Reddit, the …

Netflix Will Caption All Streaming Videos by 2014, Per Settlement Netflix Will Caption All Streaming Videos by 2014, Per Settlement
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Netflix and the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) have reached an agreement that will see the company close caption every single one of their streaming videos by September 30th, 2014. According to the NAD, this landmark settlement will hopefully …

Google Adjusts Ratings System For Google+ Local Google Adjusts Ratings System For Google+ Local
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Google has been rolling out an update to its local ratings system. As you may recall, Google recently made some changes to the system on Google Maps for Android, so users can choose between Poor/Fair, Good, Very Good, and Excellent. …

Hayden Panettiere Warms Up Vocal Chords For “Nashville” Hayden Panettiere Warms Up Vocal Chords For “Nashville”
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Hayden Panettiere isn’t new to singing, although not everyone realizes she was both an actress and a pop-star as a teen. But the 23-year old says it just wasn’t for her, and after a few years, she decided to focus …

Wikileaks Angers Anonymous By Implementing A Paywall Wikileaks Angers Anonymous By Implementing A Paywall

Wikileaks has always been about the free distribution of information. In every interview and speech, the site’s founder Julian Assange speaks on how important freedom of speech and information is to a democracy. That may be the site’s mission, but …

Vice Presidential Debate Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder] Vice Presidential Debate Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder]
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If you want to see the current Vice President of the United States and the man that could assume that role battle it out face-to-face, tonight’s your only chance. At 9 pm ET, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan will meet …

Google Launches Huge Street View Update, Here’s Some Of The Imagery Google Launches Huge Street View Update, Here’s Some Of The Imagery

Google announced that it is launching its biggest Street View update to date, with the addition of 250,000 miles of roads around the world. It’s also doubling its number of special collections. The update includes increased coverage in Macau, Singapore, …

Bruce Willis Makes A Big Donation In Idaho Bruce Willis Makes A Big Donation In Idaho
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Bruce Willis is proving that being a huge action star doesn’t mean you can’t do something nice once in a while; the “Looper” star has donated an entire ski resort to a non-profit organization in Idaho, much to their delight. …

Firefox 16 Pulled After Security Vulnerability Was Found Firefox 16 Pulled After Security Vulnerability Was Found
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Have you downloaded Firefox 16 yet? The newest version of the browser added quite a few pro-developer features including a really nice developer toolbar. It seems that a rather nasty vulnerability made its way into the update as well. According …

Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts
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Last month, Facebook jumped into the ecommerce arean with the launch of “Gifts,” the company’s new gift exchange platform. You may remember a “Facebook Gifts” existing years ago, but that version only dealt with virtual goods. The new Facebook Gifts …

Sarah Brightman: Space Tourism Next On Her List Sarah Brightman: Space Tourism Next On Her List

Soprano singer Sarah Brightman is planning a trip to space on a Russian craft, and says the visit has been years in the making. While she’s been preparing for a visit to the International Space Station for months, she says …

Matt Cutts On Schema.org Markup As A Ranking Signal Matt Cutts On Schema.org Markup As A Ranking Signal
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In 2011, Google teamed up with Microsoft and Yahoo to launch schema.org, an initiative to support a common set of schemas for structured data markup. You might wonder whether or not implementing these schemas may influence your ranking in Google …

Alex Karras Dies at 77, NFL Defensive Tackle Alex Karras Dies at 77, NFL Defensive Tackle
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If you are a fan of classic 1960s and 1970s football, I am sure you are aware of who Alex Karras was. Alex Karras was a well-known NFL player for the Detroit Lions, who unfortunately passed away today (October 10th, …

Forrest Gump, Maybelline, and Bugs Bunny Forrest Gump, Maybelline, and Bugs Bunny

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Sam Rockwell And Christopher Walken As Honey Boo Boo And Her Mom (Respectively) Sam Rockwell And Christopher Walken As Honey Boo Boo And Her Mom (Respectively)

Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken and Colin Farrell, three of the stars of the new film Seven Psychopaths, sat down for Screen Junkies to run through some Honey Boo Boo lines. Rockwell takes on the Honey Boo Boo part, and Walken …

Apple Was Warned About Maps App Issues Apple Was Warned About Maps App Issues
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Soon after iPhone users got their hands on the iOS 6 update, it became clear that the new Apple Maps app sucks. Users quickly took to the internet to vent their frustrations and laugh at the incorrectly placed landmarks, distorted …