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Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles
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Better late than never. Nintendo of America today announced that Amazon Instant Video is now available for the original Wii console. The service has been available for the Wii U since late 2012, just before that console’s TVii service came …

Swift Breakup Songs About Styles = 5?

Taylor Swift is notorious for penning songs about her love life, the end of it, and exactly what the guy in question did to deserve the Douche Of The Year award, so it’s really not shocking at all that she’s …

Displair Turns Water Vapor Into A Floating Touchscreen Displair Turns Water Vapor Into A Floating Touchscreen

There were a few strange devices and inventions at this year’s CES. Some of the standouts included a smart fork and a touchscreen that can form buttons on its surface. None of that can compare, however, to Displair. Displair, a …

Google Launches Chrome 25 Beta With Speech Recognition Google Launches Chrome 25 Beta With Speech Recognition
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Google released Chrome 25 in beta today, and this version of the browser is noteworthy because it supports voice commands via the Web Speech API. Developers will be able to tap into this to integrate speech recognition into their web …

James Cameron Gets Blasted At Golden Globes

Last night’s Golden Globe awards were hosted by “Saturday Night Live” alums–and BFFs–Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and while they proved to be more charming than controversial Ricky Gervais was during his run at hosting, they still took some fiery …

Rory McIlroy Signs with Nike, Stars in Funny New Ad

It’s official: two-time major champion Rory McIlroy is the next Nike Golf guy. Both Nike and McIlroy announced the new on Twitter this afternoon: Follow @nikegolf (image) Nike Golf @nikegolf Epic entrance. Epic athlete. Let’s do this @McIlroyRory#TeamNikehttp://t.co/aeQRQrC0(image)  Reply  · …

Fertility Treatments Linked to Asthma in Children
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A new study has shown that asthma was more common in children born after fertility treatments than those conceived naturally. The study found that five-year-old children born to “sub-fertile parents” were more likely to have asthma, wheezing, and to be …

Ann Romney: “DWTS” In Her Future?

Ann Romney has been offered a coveted spot on the celebrity competition “Dancing With The Stars”, and while she spent some time with producers trying to hash out the details, she ultimately decided it’s not for her. Now that husband …

Etsy Saw Nearly 1.5 Million New Members & 1.53 Billion Page Views In December Etsy Saw Nearly 1.5 Million New Members & 1.53 Billion Page Views In December

Etsy put out its December 2012 weather report today (a blog post listing various company stats), and revealed, among other things, that it saw 1,441,833 new members join the Etsy community during the month. That’s an increase of 314,922 (27.9%) …

Cop Left Child In Hot Car To Die, Prosecutors Say
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A police officer who is accused of murdering his 20-year old mistress in the summer of 2011 is also accused of leaving their child to die in a hot car. Richmond Phillips, who worked for the D.C. police department, began …

Aaron Swartz’ Charges Officially Dropped By Justice Department [Report] Aaron Swartz’ Charges Officially Dropped By Justice Department [Report]

Programmer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz was found dead in a Brooklyn apartment on Friday after hanging himself. It’s been the talk of the Internet all weekend and into Monday. Today, The Hill is reporting that the Justice Department has …

Zero-Day Remote Exploit Found On Linksys Routers Zero-Day Remote Exploit Found On Linksys Routers
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When it rains, it pours. That seems to be trend in 2013 when it comes to zero-day exploits being found in the wild. Microsoft and Oracle are just getting around to patching zero-day exploits found in Internet Explorer and Java …

Netflix Gets Cartoon Network, Adult Swim Content through Another Warner Bros Deal Netflix Gets Cartoon Network, Adult Swim Content through Another Warner Bros Deal

Netflix has just announced new licensing deals with Warner Bros Television Group and Turner Broadcasting System that will bring more streaming content to the service in March of this year, as well as January 2014. The deal with Warner Bros …

Natalie Wood Death Under Question: Was She Beaten?
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Natalie Wood, the infamous and beautiful movie star who died under tragic and mysterious circumstances in 1981, may have been beaten before she died, a new report claims. Wood allegedly fell overboard from her yacht over Thanksgiving weekend and drowned; …

This Robot Exoskeleton Brings To Mind A Different James Cameron Movie This Robot Exoskeleton Brings To Mind A Different James Cameron Movie

When we think about robots, we often think about the Terminator films (especially the first two), and with good reason considering some of the terrifying models we’ve seen in recent years. This robotic exoskeleton, however, brings to mind the famous …

NASA Shows Off Its 4K Sun Images

There’s a cost associated with being an early adopter, and it’s not just the higher prices. New media formats consistently outpace the rate at which content creators can adapt to the new formats. As a result, early adopters pay exorbitant …

Completely Paperless Public Library Could Come to Texas Completely Paperless Public Library Could Come to Texas

Bexar County, Texas may soon be the first place in the U.S. to operate an entirely digital public library. A Judge in the county, Nelson Wolff, is pushing for the construction of an entirely bookless public library. He says it …

Googler Talks About Not Reindexing Pages Googler Talks About Not Reindexing Pages
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Ever had a problem with Google indexing your pages? If there’s no real content on them, then that’s probably why. Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable points to a Google Webmaster Central help thread, where one person says they had …

Internet Explorer 8 Zero-Day Exploit Gets Fixed Today Internet Explorer 8 Zero-Day Exploit Gets Fixed Today

Earlier this month, Internet Explorer 8 was hit with a pretty nasty zero-day exploit. Microsoft sprung to action with a quick fix, but there wasn’t a permanent patch solution available just yet. That day has finally come with the patch …

PC Sales Dropping, Shows Yet Another Report PC Sales Dropping, Shows Yet Another Report

Last week, a report from International Data Corporation (IDC) showed that PC shipments during the fourth quarter of 2012 declined by around 6.4% from the fourth quarter of 2011. Now, analyst firm Gartner has weighed in on the PC market …

Sony Exec Teases PS4 Reveal In May Sony Exec Teases PS4 Reveal In May

We all know that the next Xbox and PlayStation will be revealed this year. The most obvious place for a reveal would be at the annual E3 show in June, but a Sony exec recently teased that we may see …

White House Responds to Death Star Petition, Doesn’t Support Blowing Up Planets White House Responds to Death Star Petition, Doesn’t Support Blowing Up Planets
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Sorry John D of Longmont, Colorado and the 34,000+ other who signed the Death Star petition: the White House has responded and the answer is no. The federal government will not be initiating a program to construct a functioning Death …

Brawl At Baby Shower Included Women And Men
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The lesson to be learned here, perhaps, is don’t show up at a party uninvited. Even if it’s a baby shower. While one doesn’t necessarily think of fists being thrown at a welcome party for an infant, that’s exactly what …

Samsung Galaxy S III Sales Top 40 Million Samsung Galaxy S III Sales Top 40 Million

It’s official – the Galaxy S III is a real competitor to the iPhone. Samsung revealed this weekend that it has sold more than 40 million Galaxy S III smartphones. That’s as many units of the Galaxy S II that …