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This Terrifying Swing from 3,000 Feet Is Your Aw Hell Nah Video of the Day

Nope, nope, nope. A huge bowl of nope, never ever ever. I’m not even scared of heights and I still can’t imagine attempting this incredible “fall and swing” from the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Then again, …

Watch The Latest Google TV Developers Office Hours Watch The Latest Google TV Developers Office Hours
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Google has put out a new Google TV developers Office Hours hangout. The video features a developer demoing a gesture-based interface for Google TV. Earlier this month, Google TV received a big update with Voice Search and PrimeTime Guide. More …

Hubble Photo Shows Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxy

The above photo is an image of the irregular galaxy NGC 5253, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope‘s Advanced Camera for Surveys. It combines both visible and infrared exposures. A larger version of the image can be viewed here. The …

Larry King, North Korea, and Snowflakes

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Want A 3D Printer On The Cheap? Back This Kickstarter Want A 3D Printer On The Cheap? Back This Kickstarter
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Kickstarter has already proven itself to be a bastion (and patent litigation target) for cheap 3D printers. The Form 1 broke all kinds of records when it pulled in over $2.5 million. At $2,699, the Form 1 was still a …

6 TED Talks That Björk Thinks You Should Watch

TED recently launched its Playlists feature, which consists of lists of TED Talks curated by people whose names you might recognize. We recently shared the list curated by AOL co-founder Steve Case. TED has now released a playlist curated by …

Do Not Track Negotiations In Danger Of Breaking Down Do Not Track Negotiations In Danger Of Breaking Down

Do you remember Do Not Track? There was a big push earlier this year to standardize a method that would allow Internet users to opt out of ad tracking. Privacy advocates and lawmakers welcomed the move, but have yet to …

Dwolla Now Lets You Pay For Stuff Online Without An Account Dwolla Now Lets You Pay For Stuff Online Without An Account
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Dwolla, the online payments startup that made a name for itself with an investment from celebri-preneur Ashton Kutcher, is now offering a payment option that you don’t even have to have an account to use. “Today,” Dwolla says, “is about …

New Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Trailer Released

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City may not have been one of the numbered GTA games, and it may not have been set in the legendary Liberty City, but the game is still remembered by fans of the series as one …

Parents Are Increasingly Naming Their Babies After Apple Products
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Pregnancy and parenting site BabyCenter looked a a sample of 450,000 babies born in 2012 and found that some Apple-related names are on the rise. While these name didn’t crack the top ten for either sex, they definitely saw significant …

Redbox Instant Release Date And Pricing May Have Been Leaked Redbox Instant Release Date And Pricing May Have Been Leaked

Redbox Instant should be launching soon. Reports back in the summer had it pegged to launch late this year. Now, here we are heading into December, and nothing yet (other than the closed beta, of course). GigaOm’s Janko Roettgers stumbled …

Experience Over 30 Years Of Nintendo History In 2 Minutes

As far as game companies go, Nintendo has been around the longest. It was founded in 1889 as a hanafuda card company. The company moved to video games in the mid-70s, and the rest is history. That history is the …

Wendy Williams Gets Naked For PETA
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Wendy Williams, a talk show host and radio personality, has joined the ranks of celebrities baring it all in support of animals, recently posing nude for an ad campaign for PETA. “We should all try to be comfortable in our …

Ancient Microbes Found Under Antarctic Lake

A team of researchers has uncovered a community of bacteria living in one of the most inhospitable place on Earth: the dark, cold, salty environment under a remote lake in Antarctica. The discovery will help teach scientists how life can …

Facebook Photo Sync Launches for iOS & Android, Lets You Automatically Upload 2GB of Photos Facebook Photo Sync Launches for iOS & Android, Lets You Automatically Upload 2GB of Photos

After expanding the test to iOS users last week, Facebook has officially launched Photo Sync for both Android and iOS devices. Photo Sync allows users to enable automatic uploading of any photos they take with their mobile device straight to …

Mayim Bialik Files For Divorce During Rough Year

Mayim Bialik, the actress best known as the title character from the ’90s show “Blossom”, has officially filed for divorce from her husband of nine years, Michael Stone. The couple has two children together and have released a statement regarding …

Google Acquires BufferBox Locker Service Google Acquires BufferBox Locker Service

It looks like Google is picking up the pace on acquisitions again. Sure, one of them wasn’t real, but earlier this week, there was one legitimate Google acquisition announcement with news that the company has acquired Incentive Targeting. Now, news …

Diabetes Ignored When Cancer Hits, Says Study

A new study shows that people with type 2 diabetes who are diagnosed with cancer ignore their diabetes in favor of cancer treatment. However, uncontrolled high blood sugar weakens their immune systems and is more likely to kill them than …

Dragon’s Lair Headlines The Next Batch Of Games To Hit Steam Via Greenlight

Dragon’s Lair is kind of like Myst. Both games show up on every platform imaginable regardless of how many times people have played it. The former has now added a new platform to its growing portfolio as it’s one of …

Fake Verified Accounts Aided by Twitter’s New Header Photo Fake Verified Accounts Aided by Twitter’s New Header Photo
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It’s nothing new for Twitter users to fake verification status, but Twitter’s recent profile redesign is making it easier and more convincing. Reddit user replicated spotted the trick, which uses Twitter’s new header photo layout to mimic the look of …

Tina Fey’s Daughter Makes Cameo On “30 Rock”
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There have been a few spot-on casting choices in film and on t.v. when it comes to younger versions of adult actors–the kids in “Half Baked” spring to mind–but few have been so perfect as when “30 Rock” decided to …

Splinter Cell Blacklist Footage Shows Non-Lethal Takedowns

Ubisoft loves its trailers. It’s great that the company wants gamers to know about their titles, but it can sometimes delve into spoiler territory. Now that Far Cry 3 has been released everywhere but North America, the publisher will be …

Google Is Now Giving You Medical Info In The Knowledge Graph Google Is Now Giving You Medical Info In The Knowledge Graph
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Google announced today that it will start showing information for medications with the Knowledge Graph. Specifically, results may include “key facts — side effects, related medications, links to in-depth resources, and more”. Obviously, this will be info presented right on …

Instant Street View Is Almost Awesome Instant Street View Is Almost Awesome

It just got a lot easier to view Street View imagery. Instead of going to Google Maps and hunting for the area you want to see, just go to Instant Street View, which Google itself has named “Map of the …