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The Science of Whiskey Discussed At Google
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Drink TV host and Institute of Culinary Education Chef Instructor Anthony Caporale recently participated in an “At Google” talk, to discuss, “The Science of Whiskey”. Google describes the talk as “a guided tour of the history, chemistry, and technology behind …

Pregnant T-Mobile Employee Forced to Use Vacation Time to Go to the Bathroom [UPDATED]
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UPDATED with comment from T-Mobile’s Larry Myers below ORIGNAL ARTICLE: A former T-Mobile employee is speaking out about her terrible last few months working at a call center in Nashville, Tennessee. According to Kristi Rifkin, her ordeal started when she …

Rayman Legends Finds The Eye Of The Tiger In Latest Trailer

Eye of the Tiger has been an inspiration to Starbucks fans everywhere since its first appearance in Rocky III. Now the song has taken on a decidedly different tone in the upcoming Rayman Legends. Players will be visiting a variety …

J.C. Penney Apology Ad Asks Customers to Come Back

It’s no secret that J.C. Penney has been losing customers over the past year. The company hired Apple exec Ron Johnson as CEO and began turning the department store pricing model on its head. Instead of setting high prices with …

Jon Stewart: Replacement Host Begins In June
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Jon Stewart is set to take a break from “The Daily Show” in order to direct his first feature film, “Rosewater”, and the show already has his replacement lined up. John Oliver, who has been a contributor on the show …

Crappy Stock Photography Gets the Anthem It Deserves

In my job and many jobs like it, stock photography is one of those necessary evils. Sure, the images are corny and contrived, but sometimes you just gotta use them. Often, we will spend time browsing stock photo services, simply …

Belgian RIAA Demands An Internet Tax To Pay For Losses Due To Piracy Belgian RIAA Demands An Internet Tax To Pay For Losses Due To Piracy
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Content owners say piracy is the number one problem facing content owners. These groups have tried almost everything to stop piracy, but none of it has really worked. Now content owners have a new tactic to regain revenue lost due …

Beyonce Embarrasses Princess During Concert

Apparently, no one told Beyonce that there was royalty at her show in London last night. Princess Eugenie, the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, was in attendance right down in front, and Beyonce just happened to throw the …

No Steve Carell For The Office Finale

The popular U.S. version of TV comedy The Office is finally ending its eight-year run. The Office, which is the American spin-off of the British Ricky Gervais/Stephen Merchant comedy of the same name, caught on with American viewers largely due …

The Matrix, as Told by Some Dude’s Mom Who Closed Her Eyes Through Half the Movie

Man, I love The Matrix. Remember when Leo and his girlfriend go to the computer whatever to rescue Moshimo? Ah man, that part was classic. “My mom hadn’t seen (or heard of) the Wachowski’s classic sci-fi film The Matrix. We …

Yahoo Makes Yet Another Acquisition With Astrid Grab Yahoo Makes Yet Another Acquisition With Astrid Grab
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Yahoo continues its hiring spree with to-do list application Astrid. Marissa Mayer announced the news on Twitter: Follow @marissamayer marissamayer @marissamayer Welcome to @Yahoo, @astrid!! Excited to have you :). http://t.co/ysNSD67Hej  Reply  ·  Retweet  ·  Favorite9 hours ago via Twitter …

Jennifer Aniston “Cheat Day” Means No Dieting
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Jennifer Aniston has had an enviable body for as long as she’s been onscreen, but even she has days where she’s unhappy with certain body parts. The 43-year old actress admits she used to be “a lot rounder”, however, and …

Google Updates Indexing To Treat TLDs Differently Google Updates Indexing To Treat TLDs Differently
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Google has been updating its indexing systems to treat some TLDs differently than in the past. Some country-code TLDs are being treated as generic TLDs. The list, which may still change more over time, of generic country code TLDs is …

White And Nerdy Takes On A Whole New Meaning With Google Glass White And Nerdy Takes On A Whole New Meaning With Google Glass

Glasses are totally sexy, but that used to not be the case. Glasses used to be an indicator that somebody was a nerd. If you wore glasses, you probably played Dungeons and Dragons late into the night while stuffing your …

Netflix Access Slows BitTorrent Activity, Says Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Netflix Access Slows BitTorrent Activity, Says Netflix’s Ted Sarandos

Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos (the guy who has led content acquisition since 2000) thinks that the best way to curb piracy is to give the people some good alternatives. “I think people do want a great experience and …

William Roache: Soap Actor Gets Rape Charge
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The Guinness World Record holder for the longest-serving soap actor has now been charged with rape. According to a BBC News report, 81-year-old William Roache has been charged with two counts of rape. Roache plays Ken Barlow on the long-running …

Madden NFL 25 Skipping Wii U This Year
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The Wii U, much like the Gamecube, has a problem with third-party support. Even so, EA Sports still brought annual iterations of Madden NFL to the little purple box. That’s not happening on the Wii U. When Madden NFL 25 …

Instagram Will Probably Hold Off on the Ads for Now, But It’s Not for Lack of Interest Instagram Will Probably Hold Off on the Ads for Now, But It’s Not for Lack of Interest

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg briefly discussed Instagram at yesterday’s Q1 earnings call, and the takeaway is that big brands want more commercialization, but the Facebook-owned company is content with a growth strategy at the time being. That means no ads …

Here’s A Dope Jam Kris Kross Did For Sprite Back In The Day

Chris Kelly, half of the famous rap duo Kris Kross, which rose to fame when Kelly (The Mac Daddy) and Chris Smith (The Daddy Mac) were just kids, has died of an apparent drug overdose. Those of us at the …

Chris Kelly Dies: Kris Kross Rapper Was 34

Rapper Chris Kelly, who formed one half of the popular ’90s hip-hop group Kriss Kross, was found dead in his home on Wednesday night. He was 34 years old. Kriss Kross shot to stardom in 1991 with their debut album, …

Insomniac’s Fuse Will Be Released On May 28

Ever since Insomniac changed Overstrike into Fuse, it seems that interest in the title has dropped somewhat. The game still looks like a fun shooter with interesting weapons, but it ditched the colorful and humorous style shown in the original …

Facebook Accounting Chief David Spillane Is Out Facebook Accounting Chief David Spillane Is Out

Today, Facebook reported their Q1 2013 earnings. The company slightly beat revenue expectations with a total of $1.458 billion. In all, revenue was up 38% year-over-year, with ad revenue up 43%. Alongside the earnings, Facebook also filed with the SEC, …

Fatal Bear Mauling Results in Fines
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In November 2012, a Montana animal trainer was mauled and killed by a bear while cleaning its cage. 24-year-old Benjamin Cloutier was an animal trainer at Animals of Montana, which trains animals for photography, TV, and Movies. Now, the U.S. …

Facebook Revenue Up 38%, Ad Revenue Up 43% Facebook Revenue Up 38%, Ad Revenue Up 43%

Facebook released its Q1 earnings report on Wednesday, including revenue of $1.46 billion, an increase of 38% year-over-year. Revenue from advertising was $1.25 billion (85% of total revenue), up 43% year-over-year. Mobile advertising accounted for 30% of advertising revenue for …