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Mars Lake May Once Have Filled Martian Crater

While Mars Rover Curiosity is busy drilling rocks, NASA‘s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has provided new evidence of a possibly wet underground environment on Mars. The new evidence comes from Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) data of a …

Man Who Burgled Steve Jobs’ House Gets 7 Years Man Who Burgled Steve Jobs’ House Gets 7 Years

35-year-old Kariem McFarlin, the guy who entered the late Steve Jobs’ Palo Alto home and stole thousands of dollars worth of Apple products and other items last year, is going to spend at least a few years in the slammer. …

Selena Gomez: The New Taylor Swift?
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Selena Gomez had a very public relationship–and breakup–with Justin Bieber, but through it all, the couple tried their best to keep the private details of their lives from making the covers of the tabloids. However, Gomez says that now she’s …

Atari’s U.S. Branch Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Atari is one of the most well known brands in the gaming industry. That being said, the company now known as Atari hasn’t been associated with a hit for a long time. The modern gaming industry has not been kind …

Kardashians’ Fake 911 Call Sends Cops Swarming
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Apparently the new fad around Hollywood is to prank call the police and send them to the homes of celebrities, and the Kardashians are just the latest victims in a string of fake emergency calls. The practice is called “swatting” …

Sergey Brin Refuses to Go Anywhere Without Google Glass Sergey Brin Refuses to Go Anywhere Without Google Glass
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If you just quickly glanced at this, you may wonder why we are highlighting a photo of a middle-aged hipster on the subway. But if you look a bit closer you’ll realize that this dude is wearing some pretty slick …

Here’s A “Deep Review” Of Bing Webmaster Tools Here’s A “Deep Review” Of Bing Webmaster Tools
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Bing has released a webinar video featuring a “deep review” of Bing Webmaster Tools, so if you haven’t gotten familiar with it, this is probably a good place to start. It’s an hour long, and chock-full of info. Video: Bing …

Google Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look At Santa Tracker App Google Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look At Santa Tracker App

As NORAD went with Bing in 2012 as its provider of choice for tracking Santa, Google put together its on Santa Tracker app for Android. Over the weekend, the company posted a video of the app’s developers discussing its making. …

Mega Already Has Over 1 Million Users, Dotcom Teases Future Projects Mega Already Has Over 1 Million Users, Dotcom Teases Future Projects

On Sunday, Kim Dotcom’s Mega.co.nz finally launched after a year of preparation and rebuilding since the original Megaupload was shut down in early 2012. Dotcom held a massive media event in New Zealand to celebrate the launch, and provided more …

Beyonce: “Disinvite” Petition Removed By White House
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Beyonce has seemingly done her part in the movement to get kids active and healthy, partnering with Michelle Obama to create a music video for the “Let’s Move!” campaign in 2011; however, some aren’t happy that she’s also partnered with …

Obama’s Inauguration Streaming Live on YouTube, WhiteHouse.gov

If you’re unable to be in our nation’s capital today to watch the historic inauguration ceremony for the now two-term President Barack Obama, or find yourself away from the television – have no fear. You can still watch the President’s …

Google’s Schmidt Talks North Korea Trip On Google+ Google’s Schmidt Talks North Korea Trip On Google+
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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt took to Google+ over the weekend to discuss his recent, controversial trip to North Korea. He shared an edited version of his comments from when his group (former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson’s delegation) returned …

Cancer Treatment Could Come From Link to Childhood Leukemia

A new study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital could lead to a new treatment of certain types of childhood leukemia. The study, published in the journal Nature Genetics, has found a genetic basis for two leukemia subtypes seen …

Holly, The Cat Who Traveled 200 Miles To Get Home
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Holly seemed to be an average housecat; her owners, Jacob and Bonnie Richter, say she had an easy temperament and took to traveling well when they decided to include her on family R.V. excursions. But one day, something spooked her, …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated with Google Doodle Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated with Google Doodle
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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr., American activist, pastor, and influential leader of the civil rights movement, King is one of the most-celebrated public figures in American history. Starting out as a Baptist minister, King threw himself onto …

Facebook Graph Search, Your Privacy, and What You Can Do Facebook Graph Search, Your Privacy, and What You Can Do
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Facebook just launched something new. That’s all you have to say, really. That in and of itself is enough to get people riled up about their privacy, or how Facebook is screwing with it. Of course, simply being a member …

Is The Future Of Marketing In Genetics? Is The Future Of Marketing In Genetics?
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At risk of sounding like a total nutjob, I want to explore some interesting technologies that are developing that could one day have an impact on how marketers target their audiences, and how consumers are fed information by those who …

Pandora Users Listened To 13 Billion Hours Of Music In 2012 Pandora Users Listened To 13 Billion Hours Of Music In 2012
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Here we are over halfway through January already. Hard to believe. Pandora is still celebrating the New Year, however. In a blog post, the company released a few stats about its users. For one, users listened to over a million …

Elder Scrolls MMO Trailer Dives Deep Into Lore
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There’s quite a bit of trepidation surrounding The Elder Scrolls Online, the upcoming MMO set in the world of the Elder Scrolls series. Though co-op gameplay was an frequently requested feature for Skyrim and Oblivion, throwing thousands of players together …

The Moon Landing Wasn’t Faked, But Here’s Another Reason Why
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There are still people out there who believe that the 1969 Moon landing was a hoax, perpetrated by the U.S. government and that everyone involved has successfully kept that fact from being exposed and proven for over 40 years. If …

Woman Dragged Onto Subway Tracks By Assailant
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A Philadelphia woman was attacked, beaten, and dragged onto the tracks of a subway train by a stranger who initially approached her to ask for a light, authorities say. 36-year old William Clark was later arrested after police identified him …

Chrome 25 Gets Encrypted Search For Users Who Aren’t Signed In Chrome 25 Gets Encrypted Search For Users Who Aren’t Signed In
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This week, Google launched Chrome 25 in beta. The big feature that got most of the attention was the speech recognition. This version of the browser also encrypts searches from the omnibox for users that aren’t signed in, just as …

SimCity Beta Starts January 25, Registration is Live

Maxis, the developer of The Sims and SimCity today announced that a beta for the upcoming SimCity will take place starting January 25. The beta will run during that weekend, closing on January 28. The beta will give fans of …

Lottery Winner Exhumed, Cyanide Poisoning Found
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A man who won the Illinois lottery was killed by cyanide poisoning, an autopsy revealed, and now his body will be exhumed in an effort to gain some clue as to how it happened. Death by cyanide poisoning is extremely …