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Facebook’s New News Feed Will Sport Content-Specific Feeds (Photos & Music), Bigger Images and Ads [REPORT] Facebook’s New News Feed Will Sport Content-Specific Feeds (Photos & Music), Bigger Images and Ads [REPORT]
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On Thursday, Facebook will hold a big event to unveil a “new look for the news feed.” Facebook’s news feed, the core part of the site’s experience, last received a major change in 2011. According to a report at TechCrunch, …

Humans Yelling Like Goats Yelling Like Humans. Yeah.

No, the internet couldn’t just leave it alone. Two minutes of goats yelling like humans wasn’t enough. Inserting a screaming goat into that one Taylor Swift song, and subsequently every other song under the sun also wasn’t enough. Now, we …

Drone Over Brooklyn Almost Hits Commercial Airliner
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Are unmanned drones now flying over brooklyn? That’s the story of at least one commercial airliner crew. CNN reports that the crew of Alitalia Flight 608 reported seeing a drone over Brooklyn on Monday. The unmanned drone came within 200 …

Sistine Chapel Closes Ahead of Papal Conclave
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In order to prepare for the upcoming Papal Conclave, the Vatican today closed the Sistine Chapel to visitors. As of 1 pm today, the chapel, famous for its renaissance frescoes, will be closed to the public until the process of …

New Facebook Lawsuit, Same Old Facebook IPO Gripe New Facebook Lawsuit, Same Old Facebook IPO Gripe
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A new lawsuit filed by a Facebook shareholder claims that the company knew about downward trends in revenue tied to increased user defection to mobile from desktop use. Gaye Jones says that such information was shared with key investors. “The …

Feeling Old And Depressed? Video Games Might Help

All we ever hear anymore is how video games are corrupting our youth, and must be burned. That’s why it’s nice then to see some real science looking into the benefits that playing video games provides to not only young …

Kissinger Hospitalized After Fall at Home
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The Associated Press is reporting that former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been hospitalized after suffering a fall at his home in New York. The New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has stated that Kissinger is expected to be …

Jelly Bean, ICS Combine Their Powers To Take Down Gingerbread In February Jelly Bean, ICS Combine Their Powers To Take Down Gingerbread In February

Last month’s Android distribution numbers showed that Gingerbread was on the way out. Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean still had a bit to go, however, before they were finally able to eclipse the outdated mobile OS. Turns out the …

Carly Rae Jepsen Boy Scouts Appearance Cancelled Over Gay Rights

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen, known for her 2012 hit song “Call Me Maybe,” has announced that she is canceling her appearance at the national Boy Scouts of America (BSA) jamboree over the organizations exclusion of openly gay members. The national …

Google Now Includes National Security Requests in Its Transparency Report, But It’s Really Unspecific Google Now Includes National Security Requests in Its Transparency Report, But It’s Really Unspecific

Google has added another metric to its Transparency Report so users can identify one more manner in which the government is requesting their information. Starting today, Google is now including data about National Security Letters on its U.S. Transparency Report. …

Smartphone Unlocking Bill To Be Introduced In The Senate Smartphone Unlocking Bill To Be Introduced In The Senate

In a statement released yesterday, The White House said that it sides with the 100,000 plus people who signed a petition asking that they able to unlock their smartphones. Having the support of The White House is great, but not …

Give This Nine Inch Nails/Call Me Maybe Mashup a Chance. No, I’m Serious.

Peanut butter & jelly, on a burger. Calling your ex-girlfriend at 3am “just to talk.” Mashing up Nine Inch Nails’ “Head Like a Hole” and Carly Rae Jespen’s “Call Me Maybe.” One of these three things is a bad idea, …

1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that over 1,000 Chicago-area flights have been cancelled. More than 850 flights out of Chicago O’Hare International have been cancelled and Midway Airport has cancelled at least 230 flights. The cancellations come as a winter …

Facebook Suggests Gifts for Your Baby-Having Friends, Even Inside Statuses That Aren’t Baby-Related Facebook Suggests Gifts for Your Baby-Having Friends, Even Inside Statuses That Aren’t Baby-Related

We’re learning more and more about how Facebook plans to promote their new Gifts program. Last week, we saw that Facebook was beginning to suggest that you give gifts when friends post celebratory statuses. Facebook has been suggesting that you …

iPhone 5S Launches In August, New iPads Due Next Month [Rumor] iPhone 5S Launches In August, New iPads Due Next Month [Rumor]
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Following yesterday’s rumor of an August 2013 release for the iPhone 5S, iMore reports that another source has confirmed the information. That’s now two reports saying that we should expect the iPhone in August. All of this could turn out …

Bret Michaels Meltdown Follows Apprentice Firing
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The first episode of reality TV show All-Star Celebrity Apprentice premiered this past Sunday, bringing back popular celebrities from past Celebrity Apprentice seasons. Celebrities such as Marilu Henner, Penn Jillette, and Dennis Rodman are now competing against one another for …

Cute Baby Really Sucks at Closing Cabinet Doors

If I had a toddler, I would hope that I would have the courage to troll it this hard. [ToddleTale]

Student Suspended After Disarming Gunman on School Bus

Despite being hailed as a hero by some, a student who wrestled a gun away from another teen on a school bus has now been suspended from school. According to a report from the Fort Myers, Florida Fox affiliate, the …

YouTube Music Streaming Service On The Way [REPORT] YouTube Music Streaming Service On The Way [REPORT]

According to a report from Fortune that cites multiple sources inside both Google and the record industry, YouTube is set to launch its own subscription music service later this year in tandem with the Google Play subscription service that we’ve …

Google Maps for iOS Gets Google Contacts Support, Local Category Search Google Maps for iOS Gets Google Contacts Support, Local Category Search
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Google Maps for iOS has just received its first major update since launching back in December. Today’s update brings a couple of new features that will make it easier for users to find people and places inside the app. Version …

Twitter Kills TweetDeck Mobile Apps, Will Continue Working On Web App Twitter Kills TweetDeck Mobile Apps, Will Continue Working On Web App

Since being purchased by Twitter in 2011, TweetDeck has gone through a number of changes. The last of which came in December of last year. Now the service is moving ahead with a new Web app, but the mobile apps …

Twitter Isn’t Really a Great Representation of ‘The Public’ Twitter Isn’t Really a Great Representation of ‘The Public’
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If you’re on Twitter, you know that users there have some pretty strong opinions on what’s currently going on in the world. But a new study from Pew calls into question the reliability of Twitter as a true gauge for …

Second Sinkhole Appears in Tampa Bay Area

It appears that the Earth may be attempting to swallow Tampa Bay, Florida. Less than one week after a sinkhole reported to be 30 feet across pulled a man named Jeffrey Bush to his death, Reuters is reporting that a …

The Amazing Spider-Man Gets a Bad Lip Reading

“Could you make me nachos? / Well, you’re in a bad mood / I got cramps.” And with that little back and forth begins the Amazing Spider-Man saga you didn’t see in theaters. [BadLipReading]