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Harlem Confirms You’re Not Really Doing the Harlem Shake
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“They look like they just smoked some dust” “They’re dry-humping air.” “This is an absolute mockery of what it was.” These are actual quotes from actual residents of Harlem, said after watching Harlem Shake videos on the internet. You can …

Windows 7 Still Most Popular OS On PCs Sold In The UK Windows 7 Still Most Popular OS On PCs Sold In The UK
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Microsoft announced last month that it had sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses. It’s pretty obvious that most of those sale went to OEMs who will be putting the software onto computers going out to market. That’s good news for …

Watch Astronaut Chris Hadfield Make a Space Sandwich

Here’s Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield giving us a tour of his space kitchen and showing off his zero-gravity culinary prowess. When you’re done with this, make sure you catch his recent reddit AMA. It’s out of this world! (I’ll show …

Down Syndrome Death Ruled Homicide By Asphyxiation
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When 26-year old Robert Saylor went to the movies last month to see “Zero Dark Thirty”, he liked it so much he wanted to stay in the theater for another showing. Saylor, who was living with Down syndrome, garnered the …

PlayStation Cloud Domains Registered by Sony’s Gaikai
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It’s the eve of Sony‘s big PlayStation 4 announcement, and rumors are beginning to give way to leaks. The news broke today that multiple internet domains for the phrase “PlayStation Cloud” have been registered. The domains PlayStation-Cloud.com and PlayStation-Cloud.org, as …

Demand Media To Split Into Two Public Companies, Earnings Released Demand Media To Split Into Two Public Companies, Earnings Released

Demand Media announced today that its board of directors has authorized a plan for the company to explore separating into two separate public companies – one for its media business and one for its domain business. CEO Richard Rosenblatt said, …

Vine Currently Looking for a Lead Android Engineer (Among Other Positions) Vine Currently Looking for a Lead Android Engineer (Among Other Positions)
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Vine is looking for a few good men or women to join its new office in Union Square. And one of those men or women will be heading Vine’s plunge into the Android operating system. Vine co-founder Colin Kroll tweeted …

Butler University Study: ChaCha Beats Google (And Others) For Mobile Q&A Butler University Study: ChaCha Beats Google (And Others) For Mobile Q&A
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Butler Business Accelerator has released findings from a new study of mobile search engines and question and answer platforms. The study says ChaCha answered questions better than ten other mobile search engines and Q&A platforms including Google, Bing, Yahoo, Siri, …

Game Consoles, Phones Make Up The Past 30 Years Of Popular Tech Game Consoles, Phones Make Up The Past 30 Years Of Popular Tech
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What’s popular in consumer technology? If you look at most wanted lists from last Christmas, it seems that tablets and smartphones were all the rage. As it turns out, however, it seems that the most wanted gadgets of our time …

Utah Man Who Live-Facebooked His Standoff with Police Sentenced Utah Man Who Live-Facebooked His Standoff with Police Sentenced

It’s always nice to check back in on some of our favorite Facebook-using criminals. This time, we have an update for now-38-year-old Jason Valdez from Ogden, Utah. Back in June, 2011, Valdez holed up in a motel room for 16 …

Toddler Trapped In Washing Machine Has To Be Cut Out
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A toddler in China found herself in a precarious position recently when she was left to play unsupervised at the home of a family friend. The girl somehow climbed into a washing machine and got herself stuck from the waist …

Family Of 7 Kidnapped By Islamic Extremists
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A French family of seven was kidnapped at gunpoint on Tuesday in Cameroon by a group being identified as Islamic extremists. Authorities say they have helicopters flying over the area in an attempt to locate the family, who are tourists. …

Blizzcon Returns To Anaheim On November 8

Blizzard fans were understandably distraught last year when the beloved developer announced that Blizzcon had been canceled for the year. Some feared that the annual show was done for good, but fortunately, that is not the case. Blizzard announced today …

Girl Catches Fire In Hospital: Hand Sanitizer Involved?
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A girl who mysteriously caught fire while in the hospital for a head injury is making headlines this week, although the incident happened earlier this month. Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon held a press conference this week wherein they …

Go the F**k to Sleep Author Has Some Words For Google

Google has released its latest Authors@Google video, which features authors Adam Mansbach and T Cooper. The former is best known for his “children’s book for adults” titled Go the F**k to Sleep. The popular book was made even more popular …

Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs Coming Q2 2013

Amnesia: The Dark Descent revitalized the survival horror genre on PC with its Lovecraftian atmosphere and distinct lack of offensive weaponry. The indie title went on to sell over one million copies. The sequel to that game, Amnesia: A Machine …

You Can Watch a Live-Tweeted C-Section on Wednesday You Can Watch a Live-Tweeted C-Section on Wednesday
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Tomorrow, you can watch the miracle of life unfold on Twitter. Women’s Memorial Hermann Hospital at Memorial City Medical Center in Houston Texas will be the first hospital to live-tweet a surgical birth. “This is a medically indicated c-section. 39-year-old …

Miyamoto Becomes A Ghostbuster, Talks Up Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

The business world will tell you that the Wii U is doomed. After all, the console only sold 57,000 units in January, which is by all accounts pretty bad. That being said, Nintendo is taking it all in stride, and …

“Party Princess”: Manslaughter Charge Carries 30-Year Sentence
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The self-proclaimed “Party Princess” of Miami, Karlie Tomica, is now facing a DUI manslaughter charge after a Miami court added her blood-alcohol content to their case on Friday. 20-year old Tomica allegedly left her job as bartender at the popular …

Alibaba Launches Search Engine Aliyun Alibaba Launches Search Engine Aliyun

Alibaba has launched a new search engine called Aliyun, which makes use of the same brand as its mobile operating system. Both are actually operated by an Alibaba subsidiary, AliCloud. Google and Alibaba had a bit of a beef last …

Apple Hacked with Same Attack That Hit Facebook, Will Release Anti-Malware Tool for Infected Macs Apple Hacked with Same Attack That Hit Facebook, Will Release Anti-Malware Tool for Infected Macs

Facebook isn’t the only high-profile tech company reporting that hackers have targeted them. This time, it’s Apple. According to Reuters, Apple was hit with the same Java exploit that targeted Facebook employees last month (although the company didn’t release that …

Prince Michael Jackson: Job At “ET” To Precede Acting Career?
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Prince Michael Jackson, the 16-year old son of late pop icon Michael Jackson, recently landed a gig with “Entertainment Tonight” as an on-air correspondent. The teenager got to sit down with the stars of “Oz The Great And Powerful” for …

Google Talks About Phone Number Spam Again Google Talks About Phone Number Spam Again

Nearly a year ago, Google’s Matt Cutts took to Google+ to discuss phone number spam. “I wanted to clarify a quick point: when people search for a phone number and land on a page like the one below, it’s not …

Ubisoft, EA Cross-Pollenate Uplay, Origin With Each Others’ Games
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Electronic Arts (EA) and Ubisoft today announced that a few of their published titles will grace each others’ online storefront. Ubisoft titles, such as Assassin’s Creed III and Far Cry 3, can now be purchased through EA’s Origin store, with …