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TED Has Surpassed A Billion Video Views

Perhaps this is a sign that people are taking it upon themselves to become more educated. TED announced that it has surpassed a billion video views. “Our most recent metrics show that TED Talks are being viewed at a rate …

HTC One X+ AT&T Pre-Orders Start Today HTC One X+ AT&T Pre-Orders Start Today

AT&T announced today that it will begin selling the HTC One X+ on November 16. The smartphone will cost $200 with a new two-year contract and the company will begin taking pre-orders for the device today, November 13. For those …

Google Improves The YouTube/Google TV Experience Google Improves The YouTube/Google TV Experience

YouTube announced today that it is making it easier for users to enjoy YouTube on TV by automatically pairing their devices. “With the updated YouTube app for Android and Google TV rolling out today, you can play any video from …

Five Dead In Ohio Garage, Including Children
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When police and fire officials broke into the garage of an Ohio family on Monday afternoon, they found a horrifying sight: two adults and three children, all dead from carbon monoxide poisoning. Officials believe it wasn’t an accident. The story …

Windows Boss Steven Sinofsky Leaves Microsoft Windows Boss Steven Sinofsky Leaves Microsoft

2012 will be remembered as the year of major product launches and corporate shakeups. After Apple had launched the iPhone 5, the company let go of iOS boss Scott Forstall and a recently hired Head of Retail John Browett. Now …

Nick Offerman Helps You Battle the Movember Moustache Blues

Growing a manly moustache is not for the weak-willed or the faint of heart. A full, robust stache only comes natural to a select few – most of us have to wade through trying times of thin, sparse, in-between staches …

Quora Launches “Online Now” Feature, Improves Suggestions Algorithm Quora Launches “Online Now” Feature, Improves Suggestions Algorithm

Quora has launched a new feature called Online Now, which will be seen in its existing Ask to Answer product. It allows users to see when experts “who might be able to help” with their questions are actually available at …

Toddler Found In Cage, Father Arrested
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When a concerned neighbor heard a small child crying outside for over twenty minutes on a cold day, he took it upon himself to investigate. Lucky he did, because what he found was a naked four-year old boy outside his …

Groupon Goods Gets Free Shipping And Returns, Launches Toy And Holiday Catalogs Groupon Goods Gets Free Shipping And Returns, Launches Toy And Holiday Catalogs

Groupon announced free shipping and free returns on Groupon Goods, as well as a new toy catalog and holiday catalog. “Groupon Goods has just come off a successful first year with over 4.3 million customers as of Sept. 2012 and …

New Study Shows Causes of Antarctic Sea Ice Increase
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Researchers from NASA and the British Antarctic Survey have published a new study that shows changes to Antarctic sea ice drift caused by changing winds are the cause of increases in Antarctic sea ice cover over the past two decades. …

The Twitter Fiction Festival Is About to Start Choosing Participants The Twitter Fiction Festival Is About to Start Choosing Participants
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Last month we told you about The Twitter Fiction Festival, the social media company’s foray into the world of experimental fiction. Today, they’ve announced the panel of judges and have also reminded possible participants that they only have a couple …

Sphinx Destruction Imminent If One Man Has His Way
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For years, the Sphinx and various pyramids around Egypt have offered few clues as to their origin; it has been up to us to decipher how the magnificent structures were built in ancient times and why they are such perfect …

Here’s All The New Jelly Bean Features Coming To The Galaxy S III Here’s All The New Jelly Bean Features Coming To The Galaxy S III

We’ve known for a while that Samsung is working with carriers to get Galaxy S III owners the Jelly Bean upgrade sooner rather than later. In fact, Sprint has already pushed out the upgrade on its network. If you’re not …

McAfee Talks While In Hiding, Says He Didn’t Kill Man In Belize McAfee Talks While In Hiding, Says He Didn’t Kill Man In Belize
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John McAfee, the founder of McAfee Antivirus, is wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of a man in Belize. According to various reports, he is the prime suspect in the murder. Wired reports that he is in hiding …

Facebook Tests New Comment Threads and Ranking for Page Posts Facebook Tests New Comment Threads and Ranking for Page Posts

Yo dawg, I heard you like comments… Facebook is currently testing a redesign of its commenting system for Page posts that will allow users to reply to specific comments and will also sort them based on an algorithm. Some pages …

“CSI” Star: Bankruptcy Is His Only Choice
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Former star of the immensely popular show “CSI” Gary Dourdan says his bills are drowning him, and the only way to get out from underneath the massive pile was to file bankruptcy. Dourdan filed at the end of August, but …

NASA’s Mars Odyssey is Back Up and Running
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NASA announced today that the Mars Odyssey orbiter has switched to a set of redundant equipment and has resumed its observational and relay duties. The equipment that was switched on, which included the orbiter’s backup main computer, had not been …

Here’s A 13-Year-Old Video Of The Winklevoss Twins Discussing Rowing While Wearing Matching Shirts Here’s A 13-Year-Old Video Of The Winklevoss Twins Discussing Rowing While Wearing Matching Shirts

The Winklevoss Twins have sealed their place in Internet history for better or for worse thanks in large part to Armie Hammer’s portrayal in the film The Social Network, and certainly to some extent, those Wonderful Pistachio ads. With this …

Vergil Gets His Own DLC Campaign In DmC

DmC, no stranger to controversy, angered fans once again back in August when Vergil was revealed. Instead of the anime-inspired pretty boy that fans have to come to expect and idolize in fan art, Ninja Theory took the character into …

Nearly Half the States Are Represented in Secession Petitions on the White House Site Nearly Half the States Are Represented in Secession Petitions on the White House Site
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Some people are taking the election results pretty hard, or at least had the election serve as a catalyst for their previously-held secessionist beliefs. Maybe it’s the fact that Lincoln hits the theaters this week. Whatever the case, you should …

Barbara Walters Talks About Being Dumped By Lindsay
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Barbara Walters has been in the business for a long time, so it’s certain that she’s used to getting her way. One does not simply cancel an interview with Barbara; unless you’re sick or dead, you’re showing up for that …

Halo 4 Breaks Records, Sees $220 Million in Sales in First 24 Hours

Everyone knew that Halo 4 was going to have a huge launch, and now Microsoft is conforming that with some fresh sales figures. According to the company, Halo 4 topped $220 million in sales worldwide in its first 24 hours …

iPhone 5S Trial Production to Begin in December [RUMOR] iPhone 5S Trial Production to Begin in December [RUMOR]
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A new report states that Apple will begin a trial production run of the sucessor to the iPhone 5 in December. The report, published in China’s Commercial Times, says that 50,000 to 100,000 units of the “iPhone 5S” will be …

Google Shopping Gets Your Friends Involved Google Shopping Gets Your Friends Involved

Google announced a couple of new features for Google Shopping today: the ability to read reviews from people you know, and the ability to share your reviews. “Now you can now easily see if someone you’ve connected with on Google …