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George Takei and Team Coco Help You Come Out to Your Family This Christmas

The holidays are hard enough, but if you’re a gay man or woman who has chosen that special time fo the year to come out to your family – well, it may make the holidays a bit harder (depending on …

Apple TV May Come In Sizes Ranging From 46 To 55 Inches [Rumor] Apple TV May Come In Sizes Ranging From 46 To 55 Inches [Rumor]

The Apple TV is already a thing, but people are still holding out for an actual television from the hardware giant. Rumors of an Apple HDTV have been around for years, but 2012 saw a decided jump in reports and …

Bieber, Kutcher Hoax: Arrest Made For Prank Calls

A suspect who allegedly placed fake 911 calls regarding shots being fired at the homes of both Justin Bieber and Ashton Kutcher was arrested earlier this month and has since been released. The person responsible is a juvenile and police …

Google Updates Blogger App For iOS Google Updates Blogger App For iOS

Google has released an update for its Blogger app on iOS, adding native support for iPhone 5 and the first three generations of iPad. “It also contains the addition of Google Analytics for application usage statistics, updated save post options …

Boy Awarded $6.9 Million In Molestation Case

It seems that in recent years, stories of trusted figures abusing their authority in order to molest children have become increasingly numerous; from the Penn State scandal to more than one teacher from the Horace Mann School being accused of …

Steam Holiday Sale Starts Tomorrow, Capcom Reveals Game Discounts
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Steam sales are highly anticipated, with PC gamers longingly staring at their Steam wish list for days as they wait for a sale to start, hoping that the game they want will finally fall to a price within their budget. …

IBM To Acquire StoredIQ To Help Companies With Big Data IBM To Acquire StoredIQ To Help Companies With Big Data

IBM announced today that it has entered an agreement to acquire StoredIQ, which the company says will help it advance its efforts to help clients derive value from big data and respond more efficiently to litigation and regulations. The company …

17 Dead In Prison Break In Mexico
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Several inmates attempted a daring prison escape on Tuesday in northern Mexico which ended in a firefight that killed eleven prisoners and six guards. Strangely enough the prison, located in the city of Gomez Palacio, has been in the news …

That 3D Printed Fetus Is Back Just In Time For The Holidays That 3D Printed Fetus Is Back Just In Time For The Holidays

Back in July, a Japanese company started offering 3D printed models of a fetus for expecting mothers. It was all kinds of creepy, but there must be an appeal there that I just don’t understand. Maybe a video, instead of …

Twitter Begins to Let Users Download Tweet Archives Twitter Begins to Let Users Download Tweet Archives

After making promises for a good while, Twitter is finally starting the process of giving every user the ability to download an archive of their tweets – all of them. That means all of your outgoing communications, retweets and all, …

Mayan Calendar Doomsday Prophecies a Hoax, Says NASA
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Predictions about the end of the world on Friday, December 21 are reaching a fever pitch. From rogue planets to shifting poles, the crazy ideas put forth for how humanity will soon perish resemble countless past doomsday prophecies that haven’t …

Nintendo TVii Finally Launches Tomorrow
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Promised as a launch feature, Nintendo’s ambitious TVii service was delayed to some time in December. The promised day is now near, but you might want to temper your expectations before you get disappointed. Nintendo announced this morning that Nintendo …

It’s Been a Good Year for Unnecessary Censorship [VIDEO]

Every week, Jimmy Kimmel pays tribute gives a giant f**k you to the FCC with his segment “This Week in Unnecessary Censorship.” A well-placed bleep and a pixellation can make even the most innocent phrases sounds absolutely filthy, as is …

BioShock Infinite Opening Scene Revealed

The opening scene of BioShock was one of the most memorable parts of that newly-classic game. A dramatic plane crash, fire on the open ocean, and a mysterious landmark that leads to a formerly glorious underwater dystopia. For BioShock Infinite, …

News Was A Huge Draw For YouTube In 2012 News Was A Huge Draw For YouTube In 2012

2012 has proven to be a huge year for YouTube. The video sharing site has already looked back on a year of ads, and created a rather brilliant tribute to the biggest viral videos of the year. Now the site …

Google Maps May Be Spurring iOS 6 Adoption After All Google Maps May Be Spurring iOS 6 Adoption After All
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Apple no doubt suffered some humiliation at the hands of Google this past week. Google finally released their own maps app for iOS, after Apple purged them from the ecosystem with the release of iOS 6 – and it was …

Zuckerberg Gives $500M in Facebook Stock to Charity Zuckerberg Gives $500M in Facebook Stock to Charity

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apparently in the Christmas spirit. A few hours ago, he announced the he was donating a hefty amount to a local charity. That donation is coming in the form of Facebook stock – a boatload …

New Crew Lifts Off to the International Space Station [VIDEO]
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The next crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has left the Earth. The Expedition 34 crew today lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 7:12 am EST. The crew consists of NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn, Russian Federal Space …

Google Announces Flight Explorer, Other New Flight Search Features Google Announces Flight Explorer, Other New Flight Search Features

Last week, Google Flight Explorer was spotted in the wild. It’s a tool that lets you browse flights by trip length, number of stops, airline, duration, outbound times and return times. Google was reported to have called it an “experimental …

Ramses III: Throat Slit As Part Of Conspiracy?
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When researchers ran CT scans recently on the mummified remains of Ramses III, they found shocking evidence as to the cause of his death that had never been noticed before: a deep, wide gash in his throat consistent with being …

Pirate Bay Proxy Taken Down By UK Pirate Party Pirate Bay Proxy Taken Down By UK Pirate Party
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If you recall, the BPI requested that the UK Pirate Party take down its Pirate Bay proxy late last month. At the time, the head of UK’s Pirate Party said that he received a notice, but had not made any …

ABC News 24 Will Stream Broadcasts Live On YouTube ABC News 24 Will Stream Broadcasts Live On YouTube

Google announced that Australian television news program ABC News 24 wil is now streaming its broadcasts live on YouTube, which is a first for news and TV broadcasting in Australia. Users will not only ge able to watch the broadcast …

Instagram Is Not, Nor Were They Ever Going to Sell Your Photos Instagram Is Not, Nor Were They Ever Going to Sell Your Photos
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Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom finally made a move to stop the bleeding with a blog post directed at users who feel betrayed by the company’s new privacy policy. “To be clear: it is not our intention to sell your photos. …

Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of …