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Mister Rogers Wants to ‘Sing Along’ in New PBS Auto-tune Remix

About a year ago, PBS Digital Studios broke the internet with their auto-tuned remix of classic Mister Roger footage entitled “Garden of Your Mind.” It was the first in their “Icons Remixed” series, and PBS later put the autotuner on …

Microsoft Launches Bing Translator For Windows Microsoft Launches Bing Translator For Windows
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Microsoft has announced that the Bing Translator App for Windows is now available. “Designed specifically for Windows devices, the app places translation technology in your hand by instantly translating content in more than 40 languages,” a spokesperson for Microsoft tells …

Google Reader Is Dying Because News Consumption Is Changing Google Reader Is Dying Because News Consumption Is Changing
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Check your calendars, folks. The beheading of Google Reader is less than a month away. On July 1st, the popular (but not popular enough) RSS reader will close forever. If you weren’t aware of this, Google will remind you the …

Russian Navy To Have Permanent Presence Near Syria
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The Russian Navy has always had a presence in the Mediterranean, but now it has the go ahead to stick around permanently. Bloomberg reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has endorsed his Navy’s plan to stick around the Mediterranean Sea. …

Marilyn Manson: Paris Jackson Welcome at Any Show
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Paris Jackson, the daughter of late pop star Michael Jackson, attempted suicide earlier this week. According to new details released today by TMZ, the teen reportedly tried to overdose on an unnamed medication and “took a meat cleaver to her …

Redbox Instant Will Soon Be On Roku Redbox Instant Will Soon Be On Roku
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Roku announced on Thursday that it will soon be getting Redbox Instant. Roku announced writes in a blog post: We’re always working to bring Roku customers the best range and quality in streaming entertainment, and today we’re excited to announce …

Kiefer Sutherland Will Be Snake In Metal Gear Solid V

Metal Gear Solid fans went a little nuts earlier this year when it was revealed that long time Snake voice actor David Hayter would not be reprising his role in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Soon after, speculation …

Google Launches Google Keyboard For Android Devices Google Launches Google Keyboard For Android Devices

Google announced late on Wednesday the launch of Google Keyboard, an app available in Google Play that gives Android devices the keyboard experience that is available on Google’s Nexus devices running stock Android. Google announced this in a Google+ post, …

Netflix Unveils New ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Trailer

Netflix’s next original series, Orange Is The New Black, has just received an extended trailer. The dramedy, starring Taylor Schilling, That 70′s Show‘s Laura Prepon and Jason Biggs, will drop (all 13 episodes at once, per usual) at 12:01 am …

Georgia Ambulance Crash Kills Everyone On Board

An ambulance trip took a fatal turn early this morning near Ocilla, Georgia when a semi truck got in its path and they crashed, killing both paramedics and the patient on board. The Coffee County ambulance was reportedly running both …

‘Paradise Guest House’ Author Ellen Sussman Speaks At Google

Bestselling Author Ellen Sussman recently participated in an “At Google” talk, which Google has now made available for everyone. She speaks about her book, The Paradise Guest House, which Google recommends for fans of Eat, Pray, Love and Alex Garland’s …

Drunk Governor: Deval Patrick Got Drunk After Boston Bombings
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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick this week admitted to celebrating the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects by getting drunk. According to a Boston Herald report, the governor was speaking to a Cambridge-area marketing company this week when he admitted …

Blekko Raises New Funding, Reduces Staff Blekko Raises New Funding, Reduces Staff

Blekko has both reduced its staff and raised new funding. According to a report from Greg Sterling at Search Engine Land, who had an email exchange with CEO Rich Skrenta, the company laid off eight people earlier this week as …

Want To Catch The Attention Of The Government? Use These Words On Social Media Want To Catch The Attention Of The Government? Use These Words On Social Media
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This morning has certainly been fun – we now know that the NSA has been, and will continue, collecting personal metadata of Verizon subscribers until July 19. If that wasn’t enough surveillance for you, the Department of Homeland Security would …

Yandex Launches Interactive Snippets Called ‘Islands’ Yandex Launches Interactive Snippets Called ‘Islands’

Russian search giant Yandex announced a newly redesigned search results page today, including new interactive snippets. The company calls these snippets “Islands”. Yandex says Islands will speed up the engagement with sites and services by allowing users to take action …

Nine Inch Nails Drop New Single Ahead of Sept. 3rd Album Release

With the release of a new single and the announcement of an upcoming album and tour, Nine Inch Nails is officially back after a four-year hiatus. You can listen to the new track, “Came Back Haunted,” below: The new track …

Today Show: Man Slices His Arm in Rockefeller Plaza

Production of the NBC morning show The Today Show was altered today after a man tried to harm himself outside the studio in Rockefeller Plaza. Though the show normally places one of more of its anchors outside the studio, surrounded …

Man Texts on Hood of a Speeding Car, Couldn’t Possibly Care Less

It is literally impossible for this guy to give less of a crap about what you think. You think texting while driving is dangerous? Meet texting while hood-surfing. In this clip, allegedly from a highway in Saudi Arabia, a man …

Amazon’s Indie Games Store Is Open For Business

Indie gaming is becoming increasingly more important as AAA titles become less frequent. Valve, Sony and Nintendo have all jumped on board the indie gaming bandwagon, and now Amazon has thrown its support behind it as well. Amazon announced today …

Games of Thrones’ Red Wedding Gets a Glorious Princess Bride Mashup

If you haven’t seen last Sunday’s breathtaking episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones and you plan to watch it at some point – do not watch the following video. But if you have seen it, and you enjoy a good …

Amanda Bynes: Would You Watch Her Reality Show?
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Amanda Bynes is slowly melting down in a very public way, and so many people have started following her on Twitter lately that it’s become a sort of “I don’t want to watch this train wreck but I can’t help …

News Crew Attack: Woman Charged With Assaulting Reporter
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Earlier this week, a reporter and cameraman for Providence, Rhode Island’s ABC 6 news station were attacked by a woman while attempting to question her. The woman’s daughter was shot during a recent graduation party, and the suspect in the …

Here’s What Yelp Said About Future E-Commerce Products Here’s What Yelp Said About Future E-Commerce Products
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This week, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman spoke at the LeWeb conference in London. SocialTimes initially reported on some comments he made, indicating that Yelp is considering going into e-commerce, which we covered here. Le Web has since released the entire …

Miley Cyrus: Brother Braison Eyes Modeling Career

Miley Cyrus isn’t the only one in her family who wants to follow in her famous dad’s footsteps; brother Braison wants his share of celebrity, too, and he’s doing it as a print model after signing with Wilhemina Modeling Agency …