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Etsy’s Reseller Debacle: Handmade Site Features Questionable Goods Etsy’s Reseller Debacle: Handmade Site Features Questionable Goods
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Since 2005, Etsy has been the place to go for handmade crafts and vintage goodies; strictly an online destination, it’s home to about 800,000 sellers who offer up everything from jewelry to children’s clothing to furniture. Anyone with handmade items …

Wikipedia Editors Are Basically All Dudes – Should That Matter? Wikipedia Editors Are Basically All Dudes – Should That Matter?
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Wikipedia have released the results of their second editor survey and, much like the original one from April 2011, the vast majority of Wikipedia editors are still men. After concluding data collection in December 2011 from over 6,500 respondents, the …

Pluck Elaborates On Pinterest Integration Pluck Elaborates On Pinterest Integration

Demand Media released version 5.1 of its Pluck social media platform last Thursday, which features native Pinterest integration, and now a blog post from Pluck itself expands upon the “Pin It” button that was built into the platform’s photo and …

Groupon Now Milestone: 1.5 Million Deals Sold Groupon Now Milestone: 1.5 Million Deals Sold
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Groupon Now! just issued its 1.5 millionth groupon deal at CiCi’s Nails in Chicago, Illinois. The deal with features a $42 manicure and pedicure deal for $30 marks a huge milestone for a service only available for one year. Groupon …

Google Penguin Update: 12 Tips Directly From Google Google Penguin Update: 12 Tips Directly From Google
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In case you haven’t heard the news, the official name for the Webspam update Google launched this week, is reportedly the Penguin update. Google’s Matt Cutts even tweeted a picture of a stuffed Panda hanging out with a stuffed Penguin. …

Kellen Moore Joins Detroit Lions as Free Agent
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Kellen Moore, former Boise State quarterback, was hopeful that he would end up being signed during the recent NFL draft. Unfortunately, he watched as QB after QB were scarfed up by various teams, leaving him with feels of frustration once …

Amended CISPA Is A Direct Threat To Internet Privacy Amended CISPA Is A Direct Threat To Internet Privacy
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The bill we’ve grown to fear is much, much closer to being a reality in our lives with the passing of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), courtesy of the House of Representatives. The controversial bill passed with …

The Avengers Makes Almost $200 Million Overseas
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If you’re living in the U.S. and just can’t wait any longer to see The Avengers, there’s an alternative: you can always dust your passport off an head out to somewhere like France or Australia and catch it a few …

Meet KegDroid, Your Android-Powered Beer Dispenser Meet KegDroid, Your Android-Powered Beer Dispenser
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Paul Carff was bored with drinking beer (lolwut?), so he decided to take on a project to make the whole experience more enjoyable. What he came up with is KegDroid, which is pretty much what it sounds like: an Android-powered …

Gypsy Rose Lee: Portrait Of A Burlesque Mom

The general public might not know much about a lady named Gypsy Rose Lee, but ask any modern burlesque performer and they’ll likely give you an earful about the woman who earned her rightful place in history by being much …

Google Launches A Bunch Of Mobile Ad Improvements Google Launches A Bunch Of Mobile Ad Improvements

Google announced some new mobile search ad improvements today. These include: app promotion with a new Mobile App extension, richer info about mobile apps in ad units, the ability to track Android app downloads through AdWords and the addition of …

Ireland Uses Facebook App to Ensure Voter Registration Ireland Uses Facebook App to Ensure Voter Registration

Officials in Ireland are being creative when it comes to getting the word out about an upcoming referendum in Ireland. Silicon Republic is reporting that the Irish Referendum Commission will launch a Facebook app that will encourage and educate Facebook …

Recovering From Google’s Penguin Update Recovering From Google’s Penguin Update
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First, before you start your campaign for Penguin recovery, you should probably determine whether you were actually hit by the Penguin update, or by the Panda update (or even some other Google algorithm change). Shortly after the Penguin update rolled …

Google Changes Ad Rotation In AdWords Google Changes Ad Rotation In AdWords

If you are a user of Google’s AdWords service, then you are probably familiar with the Ad Rotation feature. The Ad Rotation feature currently offers three settings – “optimize for clicks,” “optimize for conversion,” and “rotate evenly.” Google figures that …

Mark Zuckerberg on Good Morning America Tomorrow Mark Zuckerberg on Good Morning America Tomorrow
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Good Morning America announced today that Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, will sit down with host Robin Robins to discuss ideas at the networking site that could help save lives. What exactly he’s going on the show to discuss is …

Webspam And Panda Updates: Does SEO Still Matter? Webspam And Panda Updates: Does SEO Still Matter?
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It’s been a crazy week in search. While not entirely unexpected, Google launched its new Webspam update (which should still be in the process of rolling out, as Google said it would take a few days). This update, according to …

R2-D2 Collection Rolls Away With My Heart
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So, today a picture surfaced of a young woman who made a pair of R2-D2 shorts. She hand painted them and they look awesome. It got me thinking, what other cool stuff is out there that is inspired by our …

Pennsylvania Student Urinates On School Computers
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An 11 year-old boy caused quite a stir recently when he allegedly urinated all over a cart full of computers at a Pennsylvania elementary school. The grand total for his bladder-driven episode: $36,000. According to faculty, the MacBooks in question …

This iPhone 5 Will Self-Destruct In 3…2…1 This iPhone 5 Will Self-Destruct In 3…2…1
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Speculation surrounding the upcoming iPhone (iPhone 5…6? New new iPhone?) is unsurprisingly furious. Rumors have been flying around about a liquidmetal body, a thinner touchscreen, and larger display, and even a redesigned home button. The newest feature that might grace …

Reconsideration Request Tips From Google [Updated] Reconsideration Request Tips From Google [Updated]
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If you think you’ve been wrongfully hit by Google’s Penguin update, Google has provided a form that you can fill out, in hopes that Google will see the light and get your site back into the mix. The update is …

Social Media Decides the NBA Playoffs Social Media Decides the NBA Playoffs
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No need to watch the rest of the NBA playoffs – Facebook, Twitter and Google + have already predicted the outcome. visual.ly user kennynorton posted this nifty infographic that utilizes the highly “scientific” method of using social media status to …

Patrick Dempsey Rescue: Actor Helps Car Crash Victim

Fans of Patrick Dempsey have yet another reason to drool fanatically all over the “Grey’s Anatomy” star: Not only is he dashing and talented, he also selflessly rescues those unfortunate individuals who crash their automobiles on his property. I suppose …

Apple, Samsung Meet May 21-22 To Discuss Settlement Apple, Samsung Meet May 21-22 To Discuss Settlement

Earlier this month we brought you news that Apple and Samsung had been instructed to meet to discuss a settlement for their ongoing patent lawsuit, which will soon be heading to trial in California. The meeting, ordered by U.S. District …

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Announced, Coming Late 2012

I absolutely love the kart racer genre. Ever since Super Mario Kart spearheaded the genre years ago, I have been in love with the zany track design and arcade racer feel ever since. Now many people still love Mario Kart, …