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2012 the Ninth Warmest Year on Record, Says NASA

NASA announced this week that 2012 was the ninth warmest year since 1880, the earliest date to which global temperatures can be tracked. 2005 and 2010 rank as the hottest years on record, while all 10 of the warmest years …

It’s A Little Early To Dismiss Facebook Graph Search As “Not A Big Deal” It’s A Little Early To Dismiss Facebook Graph Search As “Not A Big Deal”
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Facebook’s Graph Search is generating mixed reviews all over the web. Pretty standard for any product Facebook launches (or any major launch from any major tech company, for that matter – remember the iPad launch?). There are a lot of …

“I’ve Been Stolen”: 5-Year Old Girl Found In Park
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A 5-year old girl was abducted from her Philadelphia elementary school on Monday by a woman impersonating her mother, authorities say. The girl was found early the next morning at a nearby park, wearing only an oversized t-shirt and no …

SignalR Is The Latest And Greatest Tool Available To ASP.NET Developers SignalR Is The Latest And Greatest Tool Available To ASP.NET Developers
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In November, Microsoft announced a number of features coming to its ASP.NET Web application framework over the next few months. One of the more prominent announcements was SignalR, a feature that adds “real-time functionality to Web applications using WebSockets and …

Final Fantasy: All The Bravest Coming to iOS This Week

Square Enix is set to release a new Final Fantasy-branded game for iOS this week. Final Fantasy: All The Bravest is described by the developer as a “pick-up-and-go RPG with massive battles.” The touch game brings back the “Active Time …

Google Business Photos Used By 100,000 Businesses Google Business Photos Used By 100,000 Businesses
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While many of us were pre-occupied with Facebook’s big unveiling of Graph Search on Tuesday, Google let out a little tidbit of information about its own local search offering: over 100,000 businesses have used the Google Business Photos feature since …

Porn Star Teacher Loses Appeal, Won’t Get Job Back
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It may sound like something from a raunchy teen movie–the one where a group of horny boys discovers their teacher is a stripper/porn star on the side–but a California woman knows just how real the story is, and she recently …

Watch Facebook’s Graph Search Event in Its Entirety Watch Facebook’s Graph Search Event in Its Entirety
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Yesterday Facebook unveiled Graph Search, their friend-centric search function that it absolutely not web search – but a better, more useful way to search Facebook for people, places, photos, and interests. You can watch Mark Zuckerberg announce the new product …

Google Custom Search Engine Gets A Redesign Google Custom Search Engine Gets A Redesign

Google has launched a new layout for Google CSE (Custom Search Engine), which displays results in an overlay, over top of any content on the page. The company says that developers will benefit from the changes because it only takes …

Did You Pre-Order Google’s Project Glass? You Might Want To Attend These Hackathons Did You Pre-Order Google’s Project Glass? You Might Want To Attend These Hackathons
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One of the coolest moments from Google I/O last year was when Google officially unveiled Project Glass. The demo, which consisted of people jumping out of a blimp while wearing the glasses, probably inspired a number of pre-orders for the …

Sandy Hook “Truthers” Say Man Is Lying About That Day
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A group of people who believe the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings either never happened or didn’t happen the way the public was made to believe are targeting a man who says he took a group of children and a bus …

White House Now Requires 100K Signatures for Petition Response, Will Hopefully Weed Out Wacky Secessionists White House Now Requires 100K Signatures for Petition Response, Will Hopefully Weed Out Wacky Secessionists
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About a month ago, I said that the White House’s “We The People” online petition site was “ensuring its legacy as a total joke.” I know, that’s pretty harsh. But at the time, it really looked like the experiment in …

Google Adds New Photo Sharing Options For Google+ Local Google Adds New Photo Sharing Options For Google+ Local

Google announced the launch of a new Google+ Local feature in a Google+ post last night. Now, when you upload a picture of a place or of food you ordered at a restaurant, you can easily share it with friends, …

Holly Madison Moving Due To Giant Pink Doghouse

Holly Madison, former girlfriend of Hugh Hefner and Vegas performer, is having some trouble with the homeowners association in her neighborhood. So much trouble, in fact, that she’s willing to move out of her comfy digs while pregnant just to …

Apology Issued For Bloody Torso Statue

Yesterday Deep Silver announced the “Zombie Bait” collectors edition of its upcoming Dead Island Riptide. In keeping with the zombie apocalypse theme of the game, the requisite statue included with the bundle was a representation of a de-limbed, decapitated zombie …

Nintendo Unifying Hardware Divisions This Year [Report]

Nintendo has two amazingly talented hardware divisions that work on home consoles and handheld devices. These teams have come up with some amazing concepts that have taken the market by storm, like the Wii and the Nintendo DS. Now, what …

Cheesecake Factory Bistro Shrimp Pasta Tops “Worst” List
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With the new year comes the need–for many–to cut back on their daily diet and find a way to tone up to prepare for spring and summer. Perhaps that’s why it’s also the perfect time for the Center for Science …

Frank Zamboni Celebrated with Ice-Resurfacing Google Doodle Game Frank Zamboni Celebrated with Ice-Resurfacing Google Doodle Game
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Today’s Google Doodle is a an interesting little game that puts you in the driver’s seat of an unlikely protagonist. Sure, there are hockey players and figure skaters in the game – but you don’t control them. Instead, you’re the …

Local Search Is Where Facebook Could Quickly Take A Stab At Google Local Search Is Where Facebook Could Quickly Take A Stab At Google
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On Tuesday, Facebook unveiled Graph Search, and I’ve been doing little but reading and writing about it ever since. There’s one conclusion I’ve drawn about it so far, above all else, and that’s that we have no idea how big …

Horsemeat Found In Burgers Prompts Investigation
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Studies done on beef products sold in Ireland have shown that many of the most popular store-bought brands test positive for horse DNA. Although authorities believe there’s no health risk involved, they say the inclusion of unfamiliar DNA does make …

Here’s The Latest Games Approved By Steam Greenlight
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Steam Greenlight has already delivered some excellent indie games to Steam users, and the games keep on coming. Steam announced the latest additions to the service today as voted on by the community. There’s a few good ones in here …

Bad Lip Reading Tackles the NFL

You know when they mic players and coaches during NFL games and you get to hear all the zany stuff they all say to each other on NFL films? Well, this is like that but about a gazillion times better. …

Disney Infinity Officially Announced, Sandbox Gameplay Revealed

Disney today officially revealed the details of its ambitious sandbox gameplay title Disney Infinity. The game, will supposedly allow players to create their own gameplay experience using the characters and props from Disney and Pixar movies. Disney Infinity will launch …

Fresh Prince Theme Song Gets Google Translated into an Unrecognizable Mess
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The theme song to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air can be sung by everyone, everywhere. I’m sure people even sing it in other languages. It’s ubiquitous. So what if someone ran it through Google Translate, you know, a couple dozen …