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‘Orange Is The New Black’ Generates More Search Buzz Than Netflix’s Emmy-Nominated ‘House of Cards,’ ‘Arrested Development’ ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Generates More Search Buzz Than Netflix’s Emmy-Nominated ‘House of Cards,’ ‘Arrested Development’
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Netflix’s latest hit Orange is the New Black appears to be taking the web by storm. The praises have been flowing since even before the show debuted on July 11th, but OITNB continues to draw great interest from web searchers …

FDA Considers Menthol Cigarette Regulation FDA Considers Menthol Cigarette Regulation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that it is seeking feedback and proposals on regulating menthol in cigarettes. The agency stated that it is considering several regulatory options, including establishing product standards for menthol content in cigarettes. …

SS Gairsoppa: Shipwreck Gives Up Its Treasure SS Gairsoppa: Shipwreck Gives Up Its Treasure

In December 1940, the SS Gairsoppa raised anchor in India and left, fully-loaded with 240 tons of tea, silver, and iron for Liverpool, England. After breaking away from its convoy due to bad weather off the Irish coast, a German …

Google Proves To Be Inconsistent By Adding Grooveshark To Their Autosuggest Blacklist Google Proves To Be Inconsistent By Adding Grooveshark To Their Autosuggest Blacklist
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As Google’s march towards becoming the big brother who knows what’s best for their users, even if their users disagree, continues unabated, are we witnessing the company undo all the goodwill it built up over the years? Findings seem to …

Amanda Bynes Sets Fire In A Driveway, Is Hospitalized

Amanda Bynes has been on the path to a total meltdown in recent months, and it appears she may have finally come to the end of the road. Bynes, a former child star who “retired’ a few years back before …

Corpse Flower Blooms, Covers D.C. In Death-Stench Corpse Flower Blooms, Covers D.C. In Death-Stench

It’s not a Tim Burton movie (although it might be worth looking into, plot-wise…), but rather an actual plant that smells like rotting flesh. And it’s blooming in Washington, D.C. right now. The corpse flower, also called titan arum, is …

WWE Diva Has Wardrobe Malfunction, Internet Celebrates WWE Diva Has Wardrobe Malfunction, Internet Celebrates
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To be completely honest, it is really surprising this doesn’t happen more often. What we have is a case of an attractive woman wrestler, WWE Diva Brie Bella, who suffers an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction, allowing Internet writers all over the …

WordPress.com Now Lets Users Register .CO Domains WordPress.com Now Lets Users Register .CO Domains
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Automattic announced today that it has added .CO as a new top-level domain option for WordPress.com users. This joins other options like .ME, .COM, .NET, and .ORG. It will cost you $25 a year for a .CO domain. To register …

3D Printers Might Be Slowly Killing You 3D Printers Might Be Slowly Killing You
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3D printers are hardly dangerous. Sure, they can make things that could kill you, but the actual 3D printer itself isn’t dangerous, right? Well, that’s what all of us thought until a recent study published in Atmospheric Environment called into …

NASA Board to Investigate Spacewalk Malfunction
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One week ago, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy glided outside the International Space Station (ISS) to do routine maintenance and prepare rigging cables for the arrival of a new Russian laboratory module. Shortly into the spacewalk, …

YouTube Now Lets You Add a Subscribe Button Anywhere on the Web YouTube Now Lets You Add a Subscribe Button Anywhere on the Web
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In order to promote channel subscriptions (and to make it easier for channel owners to gain more subscribers), YouTube has just launched a subscribe button that’s embeddable on any site on the web. “The YouTube Subscribe Button lets you add …

This Is How You’ll Play Beyond: Two Souls

Beyond: Two Souls, like David Cage’s other games, are more movies than games. Sure, there are some interactive elements, but they take a backseat to the story that Cage is trying to tell. That’s not going to necessarily change in …

Horse In McDonald’s Poops On Floor After Drive-Thru Denial
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A U.K. woman decided to take matters into her own hands when her local McDonald’s wouldn’t allow her to go through the drive-thru on a horse. Christine McGrail was with her daughter Olivia and their horses, Dancer and Minnie, at …

Amazon Shares Elevator Pitches For Original Movie Projects ‘Orange Curtain’ And ‘Her F’ing Sisters’ Amazon Shares Elevator Pitches For Original Movie Projects ‘Orange Curtain’ And ‘Her F’ing Sisters’

Amazon Studios, Amazon’s original video content creation arm, has released a couple of “elevator pitch” videos for projects it has on its movie development slate. The first one is for a movie called Orange Curtain, which takes place in ’92 …

Ninja Turtles Video Game Coming to Xbox, Wii This Fall

Though the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie was heavily promoted at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, there are now at least two different Ninja Turtles video games coming out this year. Activision during Comic-Con announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, …

Borderlands 2 Is Getting More DLC Later This Year

It looked like Gearbox officially wrapped up Borderlands 2 in June with the release of Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep. After all, it was the last DLC update that was included as part of the season pass. As it …

Google To Pay $8.5 Million To Settle Referrer Suit Google To Pay $8.5 Million To Settle Referrer Suit

Google is paying $8.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging that the company was sharing search queries with third parties without the searchers knowing about it or giving them permission to do so. The case stems from a …

Apparently, Larry Page Didn’t Give a Damn About Google Reader, So It Died Apparently, Larry Page Didn’t Give a Damn About Google Reader, So It Died
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When we talk about the story of Google Reader’s tragic demise, there’s the corporate excuse, the speculation, and the additional speculation. But here’s another possible reason: Google Reader died because Larry Page and the higher ups simply didn’t care enough …

Asus Expects Tablet Shipment Boost From New Nexus 7 Asus Expects Tablet Shipment Boost From New Nexus 7

Details about the upcoming refresh of Google’s Nexus 7 are now being leaked at a fast pace. Photos of the device even surfaced earlier this week. The new Nexus 7 is expected to have a 1920×1200 resolution display, a 1.5GHz …

Is The New Gmail Better For Users Or Marketers? Is The New Gmail Better For Users Or Marketers?
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Google has rolled out its big Gmail redesign, originally announced in May. The new interface is getting mixed reactions from users, with some loving it, some hating it, and of course many who are either on the fence or just …

Photos Still King on Facebook, Make Up 93% of the Most Engaging Posts Photos Still King on Facebook, Make Up 93% of the Most Engaging Posts

If you’re a brand hoping to get the maximum amount of follower engagement from your Facebook posts, it’s best to think visually. That’s because in terms of user engagement, photos are king. And it’s not even close. The latest numbers …

Selena Gomez Makes Birthday Video For Fans

Selena Gomez just turned 21, and she wanted to share her big day with her fans by giving them a video of her dancing around and living it up since they couldn’t be there with her. “I wanted to celebrate …

Average Global Internet Speeds Are Still Increasing Average Global Internet Speeds Are Still Increasing
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Most of us in the U.S. love to rag on our ISPs and blame them for what we perceive as painfully slow Internet speeds. Our ISPs certainly do deserve their fair share of criticism, but we should also celebrate when …

Angela Deskins, Cleveland Murder Victim, Missing Since June

Angela Deskins, the first victim to be identified in the Cleveland murders, was missing since June and her family had been frantically searching for her. Deskins was found–along with two other women in different locations–wrapped in plastic and abandoned in …