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Facebook Privacy Changes: Here’s the Rundown Facebook Privacy Changes: Here’s the Rundown
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Facebook is announcing a handful of privacy-related changes today; a couple that make it simpler for users to access and change their personal settings and another that may make a small percentage of the user base upset (what’s new, right?). …

Brian Austin Green Gets Another Shot At Television
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Brian Austin Green, who got his break in acting on the mega-successful ’90s hit “Beverly Hills, 90210″, has flown relatively low on the acting radar over the years. He’s getting a chance at a comeback, however, with the new show …

John McAfee: By The Way, I’m Harold M. John McAfee: By The Way, I’m Harold M.

John McAfee, as you may know, has been blogging a lot since evading authorities in Belize who want to bring him in for questioning in relation to the murder of his neighbor. Even once detained in Guatemala, he was still …

Internet Explorer Exploit Lets Hackers Track Your Mouse Movements Internet Explorer Exploit Lets Hackers Track Your Mouse Movements
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With Windows 8, Microsoft promises that Internet Explorer is good again. The latest release, IE10, is being promoted through a self-deprecating ad campaign that encourages good will through humor. It’s looking like Microsoft is starting to take its browser seriously, …

BlackBerry 10 Smartphone L-Series Leak Video Released BlackBerry 10 Smartphone L-Series Leak Video Released

More than a month out from RIM’s scheduled unveiling of its BlackBerry 10 lineup on January 30, the leaks are already coming. Today, a Vietnamese website known for its Apple leaks has released a video preview of an upcoming BlackBerry …

Google Adds Features To Google Takeout Google Adds Features To Google Takeout

Google announced the addition of a couple features to its Google Takeout offering, which allows users to get their data out of Google’s various products. Now, users can maintain their original folder hierarchy when exporting files from Google Drive. “Gone …

Nick Offerman Has The Sexiest Mustache Ever

Nick Offerman was recently named People Magazine‘s “Sexiest Man” in their “Mustache Edition”, and most of us will agree that his ‘stache sets him apart from everyone else on television right now. He recently sat down with Conan to talk …

The Dark Knight Rises Trailer in LEGO Is as Awesome as You’d Expect

This one’s a no brainer, really. If you think that a LEGO remake of the official Dark Knight Rises trailer would be awesome, you’re correct. “After months of work,” this painstakingly created video is here for your consideration. I don’t …

This Robot Has Human-Like Muscles And Bones This Robot Has Human-Like Muscles And Bones
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IEEE Spectrum uploaded this little gem this week: This is Kenshiro, a new musculoskeletal robot from researchers at the University of Tokyo. They debuted it at the Humanoids Conference this month, and according to IEEE Spectrum, claim to have added …

Mozilla Announces The Game On Challenge Mozilla Announces The Game On Challenge
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Web-based games have come a long way since the early days of Shockwave. Mozilla has been one of the leaders in this area by creating games that push the boundaries of HTML5 and other Web-based technologies. Now the non-profit wants …

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Hits PSN, Rockstar Releases 20-Minute Prologue Video

Considering Max Payne 3′s mild success and the fact that it doesn’t have a big holiday title out, Rockstar may not have had the most impressive year in 2012. However, next year’s Grand Theft Auto V is certain to be …

J.R. Ewing Funeral: “Dallas” Gives Proper Sendoff

J.R. Ewing has been an iconic television character since the ’80s, brought to life by actor Larry Hagman on what some called a “nighttime soap opera”. With the return of the show “Dallas” to the small screen this year came …

StumbleUpon Is Giving Away Prizes For Stumbling StumbleUpon Is Giving Away Prizes For Stumbling

StumbleUpon launched a sweepstakes this week, in which it is giving away prizes to users simply for stumbling. It started on Tuesday, but it is going on through Wednesday and Thursday. They’re giving away prizes like a $100 Amex Gift …

Mars Rover Curiosity to Drill Rocks in Yellowknife Bay

NASA reported this week that Mars Rover Curiosity recently drove 19 meters (63 feet) toward an area called “Yellowknife Bay. The drive represents the rover’s fourth consecutive driving day since leaving an outcrop called “Point Lake.” Curiosity has now driven …

Death Star Petition Nears Signature Threshold on White House Site Death Star Petition Nears Signature Threshold on White House Site

UPDATE: The petition has crossed the 25,000 signature threshold. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: In the near future, it’s possible that the White House will actually have to respond to the people’s suggestion that the U.S. Government begin construction on our own Death …

Google Shopping Service Will No Longer Be Available In China Google Shopping Service Will No Longer Be Available In China

Google is shutting down its shopping search offering in China, effective today. The announcement came in a blog post from the company. Here’s the post (via TechCrunch) from Google vice president of product Sameer Samat (as translated by Google Translate): …

Amazon Makes Sure You Never Forget A Birthday Again Amazon Makes Sure You Never Forget A Birthday Again

Everybody loves birthday presents, but the best we can ever hope for is a half-sincere “Happy Birthday” post on our Facebook wall. Amazon is going to fix that, and have you buy the gift from them in the process. Amazon …

Adrienne Maloof Used A Surrogate, Glanville Claims

Two of the stars of Bravo hit “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” are feuding after one accused the other of being dishonest about her family. Brandi Glanville–ex-wife of actor Eddie Cibrian, who is now married to LeAnn Rimes–said during …

The Pope Started Tweeting Today, Just So You Know The Pope Started Tweeting Today, Just So You Know
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If your Twitter stream needed a little more Jesus, you’re in luck. Pope Benedict XVI, or simply “the pope” to me and you, has officially dipped his toes into the wide world of Twitter. The Pope actually joined the social …

Flickr Becomes More Like Instagram On iOS Flickr Becomes More Like Instagram On iOS

Just yesterday, Yahoo released a major update for its email client that promises “speed, ease of use, and cross device availability.” Now the company is updating its other core Web property – flickr. Yahoo has released two major updates for …

Google Zeitgeist: Here Are The Top Searches Of 2012 Google Zeitgeist: Here Are The Top Searches Of 2012

It’s that time of year again. Google has updated its Zeitgeist site for 2012, looking at the most popular search trends of the year. The company has been doing this for 12 years. Google has added some bells and whistles …

The Secret World MMO Goes Free-To-Play
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Yet another MMO released with a subscription model has gone free-to-play. Today, Funcom announced that The Secret World has broken Star Wars: The Old Republic‘s record for fastest subscription to free-to-play switch. Subscriptions for the modern day, Lovecraftian, conspiracy theory-laden …

Anne Hathaway’s Shame At Flashing Lady Bits
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Anne Hathaway has been getting quite a bit of media play lately, between her recent wedding and the dramatic weight loss she managed for her role in “Les Miserables”. But at a premiere for the film on Monday night in …

Facebook Gives Users a Personal Year in Review Timeline Facebook Gives Users a Personal Year in Review Timeline

Want to take a trip through your top moments on Facebook this past year? Well, you’re in luck. Facebook has just unveiled their year-in-review materials, and one of them is a user-specific 2012 Timeline of top stories. Just log in …