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You Should Be Drinking Your IPAs Out of This Glass

If you’re a beer-lover who thinks that it’s important to drink certain styles of beer in certain styles of glasses, this new product from two major American breweries may interest you. Purveyors of tasty brews Dogfish Head Brewery and Sierra …

Ouya Launches At Retailers Nationwide In June

Ouya – the little game console that could – is almost upon us. Those who helped make it the most successful gaming Kickstarter ever only have one more month before its delivered to them. What about those who didn’t preorder …

Google Releases Toolbar PageRank Update Google Releases Toolbar PageRank Update
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Google updates toolbar PageRank about four times a year. They updated it in November, and August before that. Now they’ve updated it again – the first update of 2013. People started noticing the update on Monday. As usual, webmasters are …

So God Made FarmVille Parodies Popular Super Bowl Ad

Whether you liked it or not, Dodge’s Super Bowl ad “So God Made a Farmer” made a big splash. Whether it will help the company sell more Ram pickup trucks is still left to be seen. This parody ad, though …

Mars Rover Curiosity Pounds a Rock

NASA today announced that Mars rover Curiosity is closer than ever to the first full use of its hammering drill. Over the weekend the rover completed a successful test of the drill’s percussive action. The “drill-on-rock checkout” left a mark …

Mary Leakey Honored With Google Doodle Mary Leakey Honored With Google Doodle
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Mary Leakey is being honored with a Google doodle in parts of the world where it is already February 6th (like Australia). Leakey was a British archaeologist and anthropologist, who discovered the first fossilized Proconsul (extinct ape believed to be …

Couple Wins Lottery Twice In Two Days
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An Arkansas couple were hoping for nothing more than a relaxing weekend on the lake recently when they got much more than they bargained for: two big lottery wins in just two days. Stephen and Terri Weaver were on their …

Guys, Your Sedentary Lifestyle Is Killing Your Swimmers

Guys: get off reddit. Seriously. And stop watching House of Cards. I know it’s all there at once – all 13 episodes! But go take the dog for a walk. For the love of your sperm. We all know by …

Dell Finally Announces $24.4 Billion Deal To Go Private Dell Finally Announces $24.4 Billion Deal To Go Private

Dell finally announced its privatization deal today. The company is being acquired by founder Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake. Dell stockholders will receive $13.65 per share in cash in a transaction valued at about $24.4 billion. The transaction …

TwitchTV to Offer Expensive Ad-Free Subscription

One of the most frustrating experiences while watching an eSports event online is dropping a stream and having to reload and sit through another commercial while the action continues. TwitchTV, the most popular video game streaming service, has heard customer …

Microsoft Opening Five More Retail Stores By Summer Microsoft Opening Five More Retail Stores By Summer

Finding certain Windows devices at traditional retail outlets can be a bit of pain sometimes. Stores like Best Buy or Staples usually only carry one device without a lot of options. Microsoft rectified this problem by opening retail locations across …

Lindsey Vonn Airlifted After Horrific Mountain Crash

Lindsey Vonn has been airlifted out of the super-G race in Austria today after sustaining injuries in a crash. The 28-year old reportedly landed on the side of one ski after a jump and it threw her off balance. Details …

A League Of Her Own: Film Inspiration Lavonne Paire-Davis Dies
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As the girl who was never comfortable in a dress and preferred baseball card-collecting to playing with Barbies, I completely connected with the characters in the 1992 film “A League Of Their Own”. Before then, I’d had no idea that …

AOL’s Advertising.com Group Is Now Just AOL Networks AOL’s Advertising.com Group Is Now Just AOL Networks

AOL announced today that its Advertising.com group has been rebranded as AOL Networks, and is aligned with its parent AOL brand. The company believes the move will help stakeholders better understand its assets. AOL Networks CEO Ned Brody (pictured) says, …

Facebook Cleans Up Open Graph Actions – Less Spam, More Consistency Facebook Cleans Up Open Graph Actions – Less Spam, More Consistency

Facebook is cleaning up Open Graph actions in order to make the user experience less spammy and more uniform across the site. First announced back in October 2012, Facebook says they will begin to implement the new Open Graph action …

Learn More About 3D Printing At MakerBot’s New Weekly Workshops Learn More About 3D Printing At MakerBot’s New Weekly Workshops
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At this point, I think we can all agree that most people at least know about 3D printing. You may not understand it, however, and that’s just fine. For those people, MakerBot will be offering a series of workshops on …

Joe Paterno’s Widow To Sit Down With Katie Couric
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Joe Paterno’s widow, Sue, has largely kept out of the public eye since the Penn State scandal–and subsequent arrest/conviction of Jerry Sandusky–last year. But that’s all set to change; the woman who was married to the now-disgraced football coach for …

Grammy Nominees Gotye, Mumford & Sons Win Big According to Spotify Data

So, the Grammys are this Sunday, and Spotify thinks they can predict who the winners will be. Well, not exactly. But what they have done is analyze song and album streams to determine which of the current nominees would win …

Asteroid Named “Wikipedia” Officially Documented

Considering just how many asteroids there are in the asteroid belt, it can be difficult to come up with acceptable names for all of them. So, they are given obscure provisional names until a naming organization can bestow names on …

Amazon Coins Bring Virtual Currency To Kindle Fire Apps And Games Amazon Coins Bring Virtual Currency To Kindle Fire Apps And Games
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For the past year, Amazon has been making development for its Kindle Fire tablets easier and more lucrative. Now the retail giant is ready to enter into the next phase of setting up a thriving mobile marketplace – virtual currency. …

Reg Presley Dies: “Wild Thing” Singer Was 71
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Reg Presley, frontman for the British band The Troggs, has died of complications from lung cancer. He was 71. Presley enjoyed decades of success with his band–whose hits included “Wild Thing” and “Love Is All Around”–and helped inspire the early …

Japan Might Drop Its Support For TPP Japan Might Drop Its Support For TPP

It’s been a while since we last heard anything about the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. All we knew was that the secret negotiations were still ongoing, but no public statement had been made for a few months. Now the silence has …

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Officially Announced

When CD Projekt RED (CDPR) released its sexy Cyberpunk 2077 trailer, dedicated gamers picked apart every frame and discovered hidden messages. Among them was the tease that more information on a “fully open-world game with an intense story” would be …

Pinterest for iOS Gets Pin Editing, Comment Managing Pinterest for iOS Gets Pin Editing, Comment Managing

Pinterest has just launched a small update to their iOS app that gives users more control over their pins and comments throughout the network. First up, Pinterest has greatly expanded what you can do inside the app regarding your pins. …