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Anna Kendrick: Tweet About Ryan Gosling Blows Up
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Anna Kendrick must have seen something she liked in the new film “Gangster Squad”, because she recently took to Twitter to complain about theater protocol when it comes to getting auto-erotic. The 27-year old has amassed quite a following on …

Facebook Unveils Graph Search (It’s Real) Facebook Unveils Graph Search (It’s Real)

Well, here we go. Facebook is doing search. Facebook revealed “Graph Search” today at its event in California. CEO Mark Zuckerberg made it clear that this is not “web search”. “We are not indexing the web,” he says. “We are …

Anonymous Starts #OpAngel To Protect Aaron Swartz’ Funeral From WBC Anonymous Starts #OpAngel To Protect Aaron Swartz’ Funeral From WBC

Well known Internet activist Aaron Swartz died over the weekend after committing suicide. His funeral will take place today, and Westboro Baptist Church has made it clear that it plans to picket at it. Anonymous isn’t going to let that …

Twitter Oscars Index Tracks User Sentiment of Nominees Twitter Oscars Index Tracks User Sentiment of Nominees

Twitter has just unveiled a new sentiment tracker for this year’s Oscar race, and it’s called the “Twitter Oscars Index.” The Index looks at the level of positive tweets surrounding nominees from the six biggest awards – Best Picture, Best …

Doomsday Asteroid Deflection Mission Tests Concepts

The European Space Agency (ESA) today announced that it is appealing for research ideas that could help develop a future mission to deflect life-threatening asteroids. It is asking for both ground and space-based ideas to improve scientist’s understanding of high-speed …

Need Help Designing An Android App? Watch This Need Help Designing An Android App? Watch This

So, you just downloaded the Android SDK and you’re ready to make your fist app. You have a great idea, but you just don’t know what the design of the app should look like. Google has a few guidelines and …

“Honey Boo Boo” Ban Shocks Cast Member
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“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” has been a sensation ever since it hit the airwaves last year, and while the family of little Alana Thompson says they don’t feel like they’ve let fame change them, one member of the show …

Advocacy Groups Urge FCC To Investigate Data Caps Advocacy Groups Urge FCC To Investigate Data Caps
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At CES, Sen. Ron Wyden laid out his tech policy plans for 2013. One of the more prominent plans was to introduce legislation that would prevent ISPs from instituting data caps. Now some advocacy groups have added their voices calling …

Buy Downton Abbey Season Pass on iTunes, Get the Final Three Episodes Early Buy Downton Abbey Season Pass on iTunes, Get the Final Three Episodes Early

iTunes is offering a bonus to Downton Abbey fans that they hope will encourage people to buy a season pass to the acclaimed Masterpiece Classic drama. If you buy an iTunes Season Pass for the show, you’ll receive the last …

Dead Island Riptide CE Features Busty, Bloody Torso

Deep Silver, the publisher of Dead Island, today announced a “Zombie Bait” edition of its upcoming Dead Island Riptide. In a move that’s sure to please groups calling for video games to tone down their violence in the wake of …

Jovan Belcher Drunk During Murder/Suicide, Autopsy Shows
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Jovan Belcher, the former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker who shot and killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself, had a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit when it happened. A new autopsy report shows …

This Robot Roach Gives Cheetah Robot A Run For Its Money This Robot Roach Gives Cheetah Robot A Run For Its Money

I was just thinking that cockroaches needed to be faster. And robotic. Here’s a look at a new robotic cockroach from UC Berkley. It’s called the VelociRoACH. According to Wired, it reaches speeds of 2.7 meters per second (compared to …

Shannon Miller Pregnant After Cancer Battle

Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller is pregnant again despite a dangerous battle with ovarian cancer which almost took away her ability to conceive again. Miller, the most decorated U.S. gymnast in Olympics history, gave birth to son Rocco three years ago. …

Day Z Developers to be Released From Greek Prison

The Czech media is reporting that Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar will be released on bail and allowed to return to their home in the Czech Republic. The video game developers have been imprisoned in Greece since September 2012 on …

Weather Channel Apps Top 100M Downloads, 38M Monthly Mobile Users Weather Channel Apps Top 100M Downloads, 38M Monthly Mobile Users
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The most popular weather app around has just hit a significant milestone: 100 million downloads. The Weather Channel has just announced that their family of apps has crossed this threshold. That includes iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The iOS app …

BioShock Infinite Will Be A Proper PC Game When It Launches

Being a PC gamer used to be a horrible experience. Developers would focus solely on the console version, and port over an ugly mess that only served to insult PC gamers who invested hundreds of dollars into a machine just …

Multivitamins, Blueberries Could Complicate Late-Stage Cancer Treatment

Noble Prize recipient James Watson this month published a proposal stating that antioxidants, such as those found in blueberries or multivitamin supplements, could actually promote late-stage cancer progression. The paper, published in the journal Open Biology, is considered by Watson …

Check Out The Aliens: Colonial Marines TV Spot

I think we can all agree that Borderlands 2 was one of the best gaming experiences of 2012. Gearbox deserved all of the accolades it won for the game, and now the studio can rest easy knowing that its work …

Slow-Motion Exploding Paint Cans Are As Cool As You’d Imagine
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Paint is fun. Making stuff explode is fun. Catching all of the action at 1600 fps is fun. This video, which combines all three, is very fun. [theslowmoguys]

Amazing “Wheel Of Fortune” Win: Could You Do It With 1 Letter?
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A viral video has popped back up on the web after over two years, and the subject says she’d love to take another shot at the show that made her a sensation, if they’ll have her. 26-year old Caitlin Burke …

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Demo out January 22, 7-Minute Trailer Out Now

Platinum Games today announced that a demo for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. To celebrate the announcement, the developer has released a seven-minute trailer for the title, edited by Hideo Kojima himself. The trailer features both cut-scenes and actual gameplay, so …

Russell Crowe Dating Marilyn Manson’s Ex?

Russell Crowe may be in celebrity news lately because of his role in the award-winning “Les Miserables”, but he’s also getting attention for a rumored relationship that’s taking some by surprise. It all began with some retweets, and has escalated …

Minecraft: Pocket Edition 0.5.1 Update Coming Soon
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Despite being the little brother of the bunch, Minecraft: Pocket Edition has become quite the sales juggernaut. The game stays atop the charts on both iOS and Android, and sales have surpassed 5 million. Not bad for a premium app …

Instagram’s New Privacy Policies Take Effect on Saturday Instagram’s New Privacy Policies Take Effect on Saturday
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Just a friendly reminder: those new Instagram policies that caused such a ruckus back in December go into effect this Saturday, January 19th (but without the clause that caused most of the ruckus). The new privacy policy and terms of …