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Scientists Outfit A Drone With A Claw, Because Why Not? Scientists Outfit A Drone With A Claw, Because Why Not?
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Drones are not exactly frightening. The little quadcopters that we’ve seen delivering pizza and tacos are actually kind of cute as far as heartless robots go. Well, those cute little quadcopters have not been turned into heartless killers thanks to …

Save Google Reader Petition Quickly Tops 100,000 Signatures Save Google Reader Petition Quickly Tops 100,000 Signatures
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Within hours of Google announcing that they would be shutting down Google Reader on July 1st, a handful of petitions popped up that urged the company to reconsider. Those petitions included a few on Change.org, a single-serving site called keepgooglereader.com, …

Kate Middleton’s Nose Becoming Popular For Plastic Surgery
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Many women dream of someday becoming a princess. While only a select few women will get to live out that fantasy in reality, many more will do just about anything to get close to that dream. The New York Daily …

Mozilla Under Attack By Ad Industry For Planning To Block Cookies By Default In Firefox Mozilla Under Attack By Ad Industry For Planning To Block Cookies By Default In Firefox
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Over the past few years, Mozilla has emerged as a company dedicated to the privacy of its users. It’s going to take that to the next level with Firefox 22 as the browser will start blocking cookies by default. The …

Here’s the Most Annoying Tweet That Exists, Now That Twitter Supports Line Breaks Here’s the Most Annoying Tweet That Exists, Now That Twitter Supports Line Breaks
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As you probably know, Twitter just started allowing line breaks inside tweets on the web this week. Before, users could only experience fragmented tweets on mobile. This new functionality is particularly useful in three scenarios. Only three, ok? First, it …

Jack Curran Dies; Basketball Coach Was 82
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Jack Curran, the winningest high school sports coach in the U.S., has died. Curran reportedly died in his sleep at his home in Rye, N.Y. on Thursday. He was 82 years old. Curran coached both baseball and basketball at Archbishop …

Stolen iPad Pictures Lead To Some Fun For Victim Stolen iPad Pictures Lead To Some Fun For Victim
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Allen Engstrom left his iPad on a plane, where it was apparently stolen (unless you belong to the “finders keepers” camp). He still doesn’t have the device in his possession, but he’s gaining plenty of entertainment value from it. The …

Pat Boone Calls Obama a Marxist, Thinks he Was on a Presidential “Enemies List”
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Pat Boone made a name for himself as a pop star and film actor in the 50s and 60s. While he was well-known for his voice, many might not remember that he is also well-known as a highly religious political …

Learn How To Use Stage3D In Flash 11 Learn How To Use Stage3D In Flash 11

Flash 11 introduced a new development architecture called Stage3D that allows developers to bring “stunning visuals across desktop browsers and iOS and Android apps enabling advanced 2D and 3D capabilities.” The technology allowed one creator to make some incredible interactive …

Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales Says He’ll Probably Buy Google Glass Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales Says He’ll Probably Buy Google Glass
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We know that Google Glass is coming soon – by the end of this year, actually. A fully-polished version of Google’s smart eyewear will be ready for the average consumer some time in 2013 and will cost “less than $1,500.” …

Google Translate Adds Phrasebook To Help You Remember What You Learned Google Translate Adds Phrasebook To Help You Remember What You Learned
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Google has introduced a new feature for Google Translate, which could go a long way in helping users remember the translations they learn from the tool. It’s called Phrasebook, and lets you save useful translated phrases to refer to later. …

Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock Tease a Tour
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Almost one decade ago, comedian Dave Chappelle found wild success with his Comedy Central TV show Chappelle’s Show. However, the TV show, which spawned numerous memes, also changed Chappelle’s stand-up audiences, and eventually led to the star’s self-imposed hiatus from …

Saints Row IV Emerges From THQ Bankruptcy, Launches August 20

After THQ went bankrupt earlier this year, the Saints Row franchise found its way into the coffers of Deep Silver. The small European publisher is better known for European RPGs and the Dead Island franchise, but it’s ready to become …

Here’s the World’s Smoothest Nose Picker [VIDEO]
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What do you do if you get caught mining for gold at a nationally televised NBA game? You own it, that’s what. [via reddit]

Google Fiber Android App Now Supports All Android 4.2 Devices Google Fiber Android App Now Supports All Android 4.2 Devices
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One of the coolest things about Google Fiber is that the company throws in a free Nexus 7 tablet for those who subscribe to Google Fiber’s Internet and TV package. The tablet acts as a controller of sorts for the …

Bill Gates On Gay Ban In Boy Scouts: It Should “Absolutely” Be Lifted Bill Gates On Gay Ban In Boy Scouts: It Should “Absolutely” Be Lifted
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Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, who also happens to have been in the Boy Scouts, thinks the Boy Scouts of America should end its ban on gay members and leaders. He said so, quite matter-of-factly, at a Politico event …

Lil Wayne Hospitalized Over Seizures
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Last October, rap star Lil Wayne’s plane flight was diverted to an early landing after the artist reportedly began having “seizure-like” symptoms. A representative for the star later stated that Wayne had a severe migraine, but Wayne was reportedly taking …

Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform
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Tech leaders have crafted a joint letter to President Obama and the nation’s top lawmakers, asking that Washington work together to craft some sort of comprehensive immigration reform by the end of this year. The letter was signed by over …

Mark Zuckerberg Takes Top Spot in Annual CEO Confidence Survey Mark Zuckerberg Takes Top Spot in Annual CEO Confidence Survey
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Congratulations, Mark Zuckerberg. Your employees at Facebook approve of the way you’re running the company at a higher rate than employees at any other company in the country. Glassdoor has just put out their annual Highest Rated CEOs list, and …

Six Killed in Bar Shooting in Cancun
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Cancun is known as as a premiere tourist destination and an island of respite from many of the problems that plague the rest of Mexico. This week, however, a bit of the country’s drug violence hit the seaside resort town. …

Samsung Officially Unveils The Galaxy S 4 Samsung Officially Unveils The Galaxy S 4
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After months of speculation and rumors, Samsung finally unveiled its latest flagship mobile device. The company says that the Galaxy S 4 was “developed to redefine the way we live and to maximize our fulfillment of life.” It may not …

Hulu Taps SVP of Content Andy Forssell to Replace Jason Kilar as CEO Hulu Taps SVP of Content Andy Forssell to Replace Jason Kilar as CEO

Back in January, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced that he would be stepping down at the end of Q1. And as that time fast approaches, Hulu has finally announced who will replace him when he leaves. According to Kilar, Andy …

Chelsea Clinton Apartment Cost a Reported $10.5 Million
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Spending her formative years growing up living in the White House seems to have worked out for Chelsea Clinton. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State (and presumptive 2016 presidential candidate) Hillary Clinton has just …

Foursquare for Android Now Shows Suggestions Based on Whether You’re a Tourist or a Local Foursquare for Android Now Shows Suggestions Based on Whether You’re a Tourist or a Local

Today, Foursquare is releasing an update to their Android app that they say will help put recommendations front and center, right when you open the app. “When you’re in a new city or neighborhood, Foursquare will show you popular places, …