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Artist Found On Stairs, Death Is “Suspicious”
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A Chilean artist by the name of Jorge Selaron was found dead under suspicious circumstances on the very stairs he’d spent 20 years of his life transforming into a beautiful work of art. The staircase, located in Rio de Janeiro, …

Beast Zuckerberg Turns Two, Gets a Birthday Bone

Beast, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s cute Hungarian Sheepdog, just celebrated his second birthday – and we have the photo evidence to prove it. Beast was given a “delicious bone” complete with a “Happy Birthday” candle. “Beast” uploaded the photo late …

Facebook Wants to Interview Poke Users, Places Ads Facebook Wants to Interview Poke Users, Places Ads

Facebook wants to know if you’re poking, and if so, exactly how you feel about poking. Poking, of course, is my childish way of talking about Facebook’s new standalone Poke app, which launched a few weeks ago. The social network …

CES 2013: Pretend You’re At CES By Watching Samsung’s Keynote CES 2013: Pretend You’re At CES By Watching Samsung’s Keynote

What’s the best part about CES? Is it the new cool technology? Or the inane celebrity endorsements? How about both rolled into one? That’s what you get if you watch Samsung’s CES 2013 keynote. Watch an hour of announcements coming …

Rolls-Royce: Record Sales in 2012 Rolls-Royce: Record Sales in 2012

While most of us are working toward climbing out of a years-long recession or struggling with unemployment, there are still a select few that are able to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on a very nice car. Rolls-Royce Motor …

It’s Not All Smooth Sailing For Google In The European Antitrust Waters It’s Not All Smooth Sailing For Google In The European Antitrust Waters
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It looks like Google won’t be getting off as easy in Europe as it did here in the U.S. with regards to recent antitrust investigations. As you may know, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced last week that it did …

Obama Signs Amended VPPA Into Law: Netflix Users Can Now Share Viewing History On Facebook Obama Signs Amended VPPA Into Law: Netflix Users Can Now Share Viewing History On Facebook
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In 2012, Netflix spent the year battling a decades old law that said its users couldn’t share what their viewing history on Facebook or social networks. The company started lobbying Congress and its efforts finally paid off with a bill …

Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer Shows a Devastated Night City

One week ago it leaked out that the trailer for the next CD Projekt RED (CDPR) was only a week away. Though that week may have passed slowly for fans, it has passed. The Cyberpunk 2077 teaser trailer is here, …

McGraw Hill Lends Its eBooks To Libraries McGraw Hill Lends Its eBooks To Libraries

Publishing house McGraw Hill announced today that it is expanding its digital offerings to libraries, by offering an enhanced purchasing program for its eBook library. They call the new purchasing alternative their “perpetual access” program. The publisher’s eBook library includes …

Burger King Sex Case: Restaurant Pays Up
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After her reports of sexual harassment went ignored, a 17-year old Burger King employee decided to file a lawsuit against the company. According to the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, Kaizen Restaurants–the company that owns several Burger King franchises–is now having …

The Official Oscars App Expands To Android, Kindle The Official Oscars App Expands To Android, Kindle
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ABC announced today that the official Oscars app is now live, and for the first time, it’s available for Android. Specifically, it’s available on Android 4.0+ devices, including the Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Note 10.1 and GSIII, as well as …

New NASA Video Shows Massive Pulsar Jet in Action

NASA this week released footage that shows exactly what a jet of particles shooting out from around a pulsar looks like. Astronomers say the new research could provide new insight into these super-dense objects. The video features the Vela pulsar, …

That “Violent” Video Game-Burning Party Has Been Canceled Because They Already Made Their Point, Apparently
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SouthingtonSOS, a community organization based in Southington, Connecticut, has announced that they are canceling their “Violent Video Games Return” event, as the media surrounding it has been enough to meet their goals. The event, first announced at the beginning of …

Bingo Blitz Proves It’s Easy To Port Flash Applications To Mobile Bingo Blitz Proves It’s Easy To Port Flash Applications To Mobile

Adobe made some controversial decisions regarding Flash last year. The company ceased development of Flash for Android, and instead made Adobe AIR the de facto development platform for mobile devices. Some developers may have resented that choice, but Adobe is …

The Oscars Release a Bunch of Seth MacFarlane Promos

Today, host Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone were on hand to announce the nominations for the 85th annual Academy Awards. Nine films are vying for this year’s Best Picture award, including Argo, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, …

Etsy Launches In Spanish With Help From Former Craigslist/Yahoo Engineer Etsy Launches In Spanish With Help From Former Craigslist/Yahoo Engineer
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Etsy announced today that the site is launching in Spanish, which has been a long time coming from the sound of it. The company says it has had a high number of sellers who opened their shops from Spanish-speaking countries, …

Skype 6.1 Integrates With Outlook On Windows Skype 6.1 Integrates With Outlook On Windows

Do you ever find yourself checking email and asking yourself, “Boy, I sure wish I could see my Skype contacts while I’m knee deep in email?” If so, you’re in luck. Skype has thought of the exact same scenario and …

Sammy Sosa’s Pinterest Page Is Glorious, and You Need to Look at It Right Now

Like you, I’m sick of professional athletes using social media to promote products, rant about officials, and generally make complete asses of themselves. And like me, former MLB slugger Sammy Sosa’s Pinterest page should fill your heart with joy. It’s…it’s …

Man, 70, Divorces 15-Year Old After Human Rights Backlash
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A 70-year old Saudi man who married a 15-year old has swiftly divorced her after Human Rights officials stepped in on the girl’s behalf. The man claimed the girl had been given up by her parents in exchange for $20,000 …

CES 2013: Polaroid Announces 10 and 7-inch Tablets CES 2013: Polaroid Announces 10 and 7-inch Tablets

Camera film businesses were devastated in the wake of the digital camera revolution, and standalone, non-professional digital cameras are taking a beating now that cameras are part of nearly every “smart” device on the market. So, camera companies will have …

James Cameron Will Soon Answer Your Questions On Google+
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National Geographic announced today that James Cameron, Jane Goodall, and Robert Ballard will participate in a Google+ Hangout on Sunday to answer questions from people around the world abou their studies and endeavors. While many know Cameron for his classic …

Phil Schiller Says That Rumored Cheap iPhone Isn’t Happening Phil Schiller Says That Rumored Cheap iPhone Isn’t Happening

Earlier this week, a rumor emerged saying that Apple was planning on introducing a cheaper iPhone into emerging markets. How cheap? Another rumor speculated that it could be as cheap as $99. The phone would obviously be intended for emerging …

Google Coordinate Gets An iPhone App Google Coordinate Gets An iPhone App

Back in June, Google introduced Google Maps Coordinate, a tool designed to improve the communication between businesses and their employees while they’re on the go. Update: Google has now officially announced the app. The tool has been available on Android, …

Ex-Wife Drags Man Behind Truck, Threatens To Scalp Him
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In a bizarre story out of Florida, a woman is accused of tying her ex-husband to the back of her truck and dragging him along the road for half a mile before he escaped. The man, 54-year old Robert Hall, …