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Formlabs’ 3D Printer Reaches Kickstarter Goal In Less Than Three Hours Formlabs’ 3D Printer Reaches Kickstarter Goal In Less Than Three Hours

Remember that awesome Form 1 3D printer from yesterday? The group behind the project, Formlabs, were asking for only $100,000 to help fund the manufacturing and material costs of the printers. They got the required amount in two-and-a-half hours. Amazingly …

Google Launches New Way To Sync Contacts Google Launches New Way To Sync Contacts
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Google has introduced a new way to sync Google Contacts between the desktop and mobile devices. This comes in the form of the CardDAV open protocol. Developers will be able to take advantage of the protocol to make their apps …

Reese Witherspoon: Baby Is Named After Home State Reese Witherspoon: Baby Is Named After Home State
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Reese Witherspoon welcomed her third child today, a boy named Tennessee James. The actress said she wanted to pay homage to the state she lived in as a child and still loves. This is the actress’s first child with husband …

Google Docs to Drop .doc and Other Antiquated Microsoft Office Formats Google Docs to Drop .doc and Other Antiquated Microsoft Office Formats
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This week, Google announced through a very short update to its official Google Apps update feed that Google Docs will be dropping export support for older Microsoft Office formats. As of October 1st, Google plans to eliminate the ability for …

Porn Search Engine Search.xxx Launches to Make .xxx Browsing Safer Porn Search Engine Search.xxx Launches to Make .xxx Browsing Safer
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If your daily porn searches have led you to some of the more sketchy, unsafe places on the internet, a new search engine may be of interest to you. It’s called Search.xxx, and it’s the world’s first comprehensive search engine …

Hiccups Shooting: “Scare Cure” Goes Horribly Wrong Hiccups Shooting: “Scare Cure” Goes Horribly Wrong
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A Texas man has been charged with manslaughter after shooting his friend in the face during an attempt to rid him of his hiccups. 27-Year old Pfc. Patrick Edward Meyers was drinking and watching football with two friends when one …

Google Launches New Google Trends (With Insights For Search) Google Launches New Google Trends (With Insights For Search)
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Google announced today that it is merging Insights For Search into Google Trends, creating the “new Google Trends“. Google Trends now includes features from both products, and the line chart and map have been updated to use HTML5-based Google Chart …

Just Dance 4 Receives Its First Review From Conan O’Brien Just Dance 4 Receives Its First Review From Conan O’Brien

It has been scientifically proven that Conan O’Brien is the greatest game critic of our time. He has single-handedly delivered criticisms of some of the biggest games of our age. Until now, however, he’s been playing what gamers consider to …

Sophie Simmons Impresses “X Factor” Judges Sophie Simmons Impresses “X Factor” Judges
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Being the daughter of infamous Kiss member Gene Simmons can’t be easy, especially when your life has been showcased on a reality show and your mother is Shannon Tweed. But Sophie Simmons decided she wanted to take the stage at …

Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed

Foursquare already made checking-in a whole lot easier with a previous update that put a big map-drop icon at the top right of the app. Now, they’re making check-ins a bit more suggestive by displaying check-in reminders at the top …

Powerball Jackpot Winner Proves 13 Isn’t Always Unlucky Powerball Jackpot Winner Proves 13 Isn’t Always Unlucky
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Someone in Iowa won the $202.1 million jackpot in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing. Interestingly, the first three numbers of the winning combination were multiples of 13, traditionally considered an unlucky number. I guess that’s not the case anymore. The winning …

Britehouse SSD Reaches Gold Partner in 8 Months Britehouse SSD Reaches Gold Partner in 8 Months

Britehouse SSD, SAP’s South African Alliance Partner, announced that it has reached “Gold Partner” status as a value-added reseller of SAP software in only eight months. The new status will entitle Britehouse to benefits from SAP, including discounts. Britehouse is …

File Sharing Is Now Legal… In Portugal File Sharing Is Now Legal… In Portugal

Portugal has a piracy problem. The European country has been the focus of anti-piracy group ACAPOR for some time now. It all came to a head last year when the organization delivered over 2,000 IP addresses of alleged file sharers …

iPhone 5 Ads Prove Effective Compared To Celebrity Siri Ads iPhone 5 Ads Prove Effective Compared To Celebrity Siri Ads
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According to research from Ace Metrix, Apple’s new ads for the iPhone 5 account for two of the top three ads among mobile phones of the year to date. The top ad, based on the firm’s “Ace Score” metric, was …

Breast Cancer Early Detection Campaign to Begin in October Breast Cancer Early Detection Campaign to Begin in October

Gannett Co. today announced an upcoming media campaign in conjunction with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to promote the NBCF’s Early Detection Plan and its online resources. The campaign will begin in October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness …

Samuel L. Jackson’s Obama Ad “Wake The F*ck Up” Hits YouTube Samuel L. Jackson’s Obama Ad “Wake The F*ck Up” Hits YouTube
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We knew it was coming, and today it hit the YouTubes. We’re talking of course about Samuel L. Jackson’s profanity-laden pro-Obama advert “Wake the F*ck Up.” Sponsored by the liberal Jewish Council for Education and Research, the ad plays like …

Over Half Of Windows 8 Users Still Prefer Windows 7 Over Half Of Windows 8 Users Still Prefer Windows 7
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Windows 8 is finally launching next month. It’s do or die time for the folks at Microsoft, and they need this to be a hit. The response to Windows 8 has been relatively positive, but the new OS has had …

“Sons Of Anarchy” Actor Dies After Alleged Murder “Sons Of Anarchy” Actor Dies After Alleged Murder
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Johnny Lewis, who played Kip “Half Sack” Epps on the popular FX show “Sons Of Anarchy”, has died after either falling or jumping to his death outside the home of his murdered landlady. In a story as strange as any …

Twitter Users Tweet the Word “Faggot” Over 200,000 Times a Week Twitter Users Tweet the Word “Faggot” Over 200,000 Times a Week
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In an effort to “put an end to casual homophobia,” the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Service at the University of Alberta has fashioned the NoHomophobes tracker, which logs every use of the word “faggot” and other gay slurs …

Bad Piggies, From the Makers of Angry Birds, Now Available Bad Piggies, From the Makers of Angry Birds, Now Available

Rovio Entertainment, the makers of the wildly popular Angry Birds series, today released a spin-off game called Bad Piggies. Bad Piggies tells the story of the bird/pig rivalry established in the Angry Birds games, only from the pigs’ point of …

People Prefer Brand Facebook Pages To Brand Websites. Don’t Blow It. People Prefer Brand Facebook Pages To Brand Websites. Don’t Blow It.
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Facebook has over 900 million active users around the world. That is a lot of potential exposure for brands, and a Facebook Page/Timeline is a heck of a lot easier to set up than a website. Results from a survey …

Brian Wilson Fired While Tour Is Ongoing Brian Wilson Fired While Tour Is Ongoing
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The Beach Boys were excited to be together again when they reunited for this year’s Grammy Awards for a 50th anniversary celebration, but that hasn’t stopped controlling member Mike Love from giving Brian Wilson the axe, along with Al Jardine …

Google’s Eric Schmidt Dances Gangnam Style in Korea Google’s Eric Schmidt Dances Gangnam Style in Korea
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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt recently took a trip to the Google offices in Korea and was greeted by none other than PSY, the man behind the viral sensation “Gangnam Style.” According to Google, Schmidt presented PSY with a framed …

$65 Million To Marry Daughter, Plus Business Capital $65 Million To Marry Daughter, Plus Business Capital
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A Hong Kong shipping magnate has offered quite a bounty for a potential husband for his daughter after rumors began flying that she eloped with her lover in Paris earlier this year. Cecil Chao ´╗┐Sze-tsung told the BBC that his …