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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, …

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Gets A Release Date

AMC and Activision announced today that The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct will be released on March 26 in North America, and on March 29 in Europe for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U and PC. They even got Norman …

Taft High School Shooting: 2 Wounded, Gunman In Custody

Less than one month after the devastating attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School–in which 20 children and 6 adults were murdered–comes news of another school shooting, this time at a California high school. At least two people have been shot, …

Piers Morgan is Safe as White House Asks Gun Activist Petitioners to Remember the 1st Amendment Piers Morgan is Safe as White House Asks Gun Activist Petitioners to Remember the 1st Amendment
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The White House’s “We The People” online petition site has seen some ridiculous petitions gain steam over the past couple of months. First, there was the rash of secession petitions that popped up following President Obama’s reelection. Then, we saw …

Digg Says It Has Doubled Its Users Since It Changed Hands Digg Says It Has Doubled Its Users Since It Changed Hands

Last summer, Betaworks bought Digg for a rather underwhelming price (though there was a little more to it than that). The company put out a new blog post today to let everyone know how well the site is doing since …

CES 2013: Audi Skips The Chauffeur With A Car That Parks Itself CES 2013: Audi Skips The Chauffeur With A Car That Parks Itself

One of the coolest developments in automobile technology came from Google last year with its self-driving car. As a person who is fearful of everybody else on the road, the idea of cars that drive themselves was a godsend. Now …

New Aliens: Colonial Marines Preview Shows Off the Alien Hive

Sega and Gearbox this week released another sneak peek at the upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines. This time, the eerie silence of a xenomorph hive onboard the U.S.S. Sulaco is shown off in all of its shiny glory. The art style …

Sol Yurick Dies: “Warriors” Author Was 87
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Sol Yurick, author of the highly-acclaimed book “The Warriors”, died on Saturday from complications relating to lung cancer. He was 87. Yurick, who worked for the New York Department of Welfare before finding success as an author, drew from his …

All Android Developers Will Soon Be Able To Reply To Reviews On Google Play All Android Developers Will Soon Be Able To Reply To Reviews On Google Play

In a rather awesome move for developers, Google allowed Android developers to directly reply to reviews on Google Play back in June. Unfortunately, the ability to do so was restricted to those who had achieved “Top Developer” status on the …

5 New Apple Products This Year, Analysts Say 5 New Apple Products This Year, Analysts Say
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Analysts from Piper Jaffray think they have Apple’s product release calendar for the year all worked out. If they’re right, then we’ll see 5 new major Apple products launched in 2013. Of course, there’s always the possibility that this is …

Ricky Gervais & Conan O’Brien Strip for Bathtub Twitpic Selfie [VIDEO]

Actor, comedian, and very popular Twitter personality Ricky Gervais stripped down to his underwear on Conan last night and took a selfie in a bathtub. Yes, Conan was also in his underwear and in the bathtub with Gervais. He then …

Vega Asteroid Belt Suggests Multiple Planets

Astronomers this week announced that they have discovered what could be an asteroid belt around the star Vega. NASA‘s Spitzer space telescope and the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Herschel Space Observatory were used to observe the star, which is the …