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E3 2013: The Dark Sorcerer Is The Funniest Thing You’ll See This Week

Comedy is hard. Comedy in games is even harder. That’s why it’s such a delight to see Sony diving headfirst into comedy with the a fantastic tech demo from Quantic Dream. David Cage, director and writer on titles like Indigo …

E3 2013: This Was The Year Of Final Fantasy

You could argue that the Final Fantasy brand is in tatters after the abysmal launch of Final Fantasy XIV and the lukewarm reception to Final Fantasy XIII. Square seems to have recognized this and is doing what it can to …

Big Tobacco To Join E-Cigarette Revolution
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If the giants of a particular industry adopts a new and up-and-coming item, does that bring legitimacy to the product? In the case of e-cigarettes, we’re about to find out. According to reports, companies that are immediately associated with Big …

Gay Pride Fines Law Passes Russian Parliament
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Gay pride is a dangerous thing to publicize in many parts of the world. Now those who want to do so in Russia will face heavy fines. Fox News reports that the lower house of Russian parliament has approved a …

The Big Bang Theory Wins Big At Critics Choice TV Awards
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The Big Bang Theory has proven to be very popular among TV watchers. It must be unsurprising then to see the TV critics agree. Reuters reports that The Big Bang Theory walked away with the best comedy award at the …

Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe Isn’t Available In Stores
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Last week, a photo of a Krispy Kreme doughnut laden with Sloppy Joe filling made rounds across the web, enticing to some adventurous types and revolting to those who like to keep their glaze away from their ground beef. Today, …

Oarfish: Odd, Giant Sea Creature Caught On Video
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Oarfish are pretty odd looking creatures; if you were to brush up against one while swimming in the ocean, it might make you think twice about going in the water for a while. But scientists say they are fascinating deep-sea …

Coffee Poisoning: Doctor Charged With Assault

A Houston doctor is accused of poisoning her lover’s coffee with a chemical found in antifreeze, but claims she’s totally innocent. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, an oncologist specializing in breast cancer, allegedly dosed Dr. George Blumenschein’s coffee with the chemical and …

Google Shopping Webinar Covers Profit Maximization Of Product Listing Ads Google Shopping Webinar Covers Profit Maximization Of Product Listing Ads

Google held a Google Shopping webinar last week, which it has now made available for anybody to watch at their leisure. It’s called “Maximizing Profitability with Product Listing Ads,” and covers a variety of tactics for doing just that. Taking …

E3 2013: Nintendo Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of Its Biggest Games

Nintendo brought a lot of games to E3. Not everybody can attend the show, however, and even less can pick the minds of the peope behind the games. For them, Nintendo has released a number of video interviews with the …

Airport Explosion: Atlanta International Evacuated

An explosion at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta caused portions of the building to be evacuated on Tuesday. An electrical explosion occurred in a maintenance shed near gate D21 at around 8:40 am. No one was injured in blast. …

DuckDuckGo Has Doubled Its Daily Searches Over The Past Year DuckDuckGo Has Doubled Its Daily Searches Over The Past Year
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DuckDuckGo announced on Monday that it has broken its all-time high for traffic, reaching two million searchers per day. Follow @duckduckgo DuckDuckGo @duckduckgo Thanks to everyone spreading @duckduckgo, we broke our all time traffic high, with 2 million direct searches! …

ACLU Files Suit Against NSA’s Phone Data Collection, Cites 1st and 4th Amendement Violations ACLU Files Suit Against NSA’s Phone Data Collection, Cites 1st and 4th Amendement Violations
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In a move that can’t be too shocking to most, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), along with the New York Civil Liberties Union, has filed a lawsuit challenging the recently-revealed NSA phone records program. The initiative, unearthed by The …

E3 2013: Wii Fit Trainer Comes To Super Smash Bros.

Earlier this morning, Nintendo finally showed off the new Super Smash Bros. The footage only left me, and undoubtedly many others, wanting more. Nintendo has heard your inner thoughts and has delivered another character reveal. During the Smash Bros. developer …

Proof That Posing for Pictures Is Really, Really, Awkward

Nothing like standing in front of a mini-waterfall and waiting, waiting, waiting for someone to take your picture. Except they’re not. They’re taking a video. Awkward. [Go Periscope via reddit]

E3 2013: Metal Gear Solid V Red Band Trailer Released
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Microsoft kicked off its E3 conference with a bang, showing an extended gameplay trailer for Metal Gear Solid V. It was also the longest trailer shown during the Microsoft presentation. It turns out, though, that the already six-minute Metal Gear …

Hank Azaria Announces Starting Lineup In Character

Hank Azaria may not have the most well-known face in Hollywood, but his voice is about as well-known as they get. The man who has brought so many of our favorite “Simpsons” characters to life will occasionally oblige fans by …

E3 2013: Ubisoft Is One To Watch This Year And Next

Ubisoft generally has the most entertaining press conference at E3 thanks in large part to just how bizarre it usually is. Unfortunately, this year’s press conference wasn’t as weird as years past. That’s fine, however, as the publisher showed off …

Marissa Mayer Is Auctioning Off a Lunch at Yahoo HQ Marissa Mayer Is Auctioning Off a Lunch at Yahoo HQ
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Tim Cook isn’t the only tech CEO whose time is worth thousands of dollars. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is also auctioning off her time, a lunch date at Yahoo HQ, on the charity auction site CharityBuzz. “Find out what it’s …

Feedly No Longer Relies On Google Reader Feedly No Longer Relies On Google Reader

Feedly, one of the news readers hoping to become your replacement for Google Reader, is apparently now self-reliant. In the “what’s new” section on Feedly’s App Store page, it says, “Now powered by the feedly cloud. Let’s all wish a …

Kentucky: Threats Made After Cop’s Death
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Back in May, a Bardstown, Kentucky police officer was gunned down on his way home from work. The officer, Jason Ellis, had stopped to move debris out of the road and was shot multiple times with a shotgun by someone …

Google Prepares ‘Several Ranking Changes’ For Sites Not Configured For Smartphone Users Google Prepares ‘Several Ranking Changes’ For Sites Not Configured For Smartphone Users
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Google announced on Tuesday that it plans to roll out “several ranking changes” in the near future, which address sites that are “misconfigured for smartphone users.” Essentially, if your content provides errors on smartphones, your rankings are going to suffer. …

Google Asks the U.S. Government to Let Them Be More Transparent About National Security-Fueled Data Requests Google Asks the U.S. Government to Let Them Be More Transparent About National Security-Fueled Data Requests
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Google has sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Mueller – one that they’ve just made public on their public policy blog. The letter asks the U.S. government to let Google publish the aggregate numbers of …

Bing Maps Gets Tons Of New Bird’s Eye Imagery Bing Maps Gets Tons Of New Bird’s Eye Imagery

Bing announced today that it has made some updates to Bing Maps, including the addition of its biggest batch of bird’s eye imagery to date. They’ve added about 270 terabytes of data, which they note is the equivalent of 100,000 …