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Mapping Wikipedia Visually Ignites The World’s Interest In Knowledge Mapping Wikipedia Visually Ignites The World’s Interest In Knowledge

That’s not a Lite-Brite representation of North America above this article. It’s not a photo of some dorm room blacklight poster, either. What you see above is actually much more meaningful: a visual representation of the continent according to how …

Miracle Morgue Baby Survives Being Put In Coffin
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A couple in Argentina got the shock of their lives last week when they discovered their “stillborn” premature daughter still alive in the coffin hospital workers had placed her in. Analia Bouter and her husband, Fabian Veron, say they have …

Facebook’s ‘Groups For Schools’ Restores Some of the Site’s Original Funcitonality Facebook’s ‘Groups For Schools’ Restores Some of the Site’s Original Funcitonality

Google+ isn’t the only social network making updates today. Facebook has just announced “Groups for Schools” which will allow anyone with an active .edu email address to join groups at their school. Michael Novati, a software engineer at Facebook made …

New Google Wallet Rewards New Google Wallet Rewards

Google’s Commerce Blog just announced a promotion regarding Google Wallet, offering free Listerine Pocketpaks to those Google Wallet customers that use the app to make a purchase at participating locations before April 28th. Users of Google Wallet, the virtual pocketbook …

Ridiculously Photogenic Guy is Ridiculously Photogenic
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Since photographer Will King snapped this photo at the Cooper River Bridge Run, in Charleston, South Carolina, Zeddie Little’s life has never been the same. The Ridiculously Photogenic Guy exploded on the internet after being posted on Reddit on April …

Fan Made Mass Effect 3 Trailer Is Better Than Original
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One of the best parts about the advent of the internet is that the true fans of any subject have the ability to show their love. The fans with an eye and passion for video games have been the best. …

Zomboobies Teaser Trailer Is Two Scoops Of Awesome

When I say Japanese horror/comedy, you say… Awesome? Uh-oh? What? What if instead, I said zombies and breasts? Does that interest anybody? If you’ve been piqued by any or all of the above, I’m proud to present to you Zomboobies, …

FAA To Broaden iPad Use, Explore Android Tablets FAA To Broaden iPad Use, Explore Android Tablets

The FAA plans to expand the use of iPads by its employees, according to a recent report. The agency is planning to develop its own apps and even its own app store. It will also look into adding Android tablets …

Zombie Ass Trailer, Sweet Brown, & The Hipster Games [Viral Videos]

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Amazon: DoJ Deal With Publishers “Big Win” For Kindle Owners Amazon: DoJ Deal With Publishers “Big Win” For Kindle Owners

Following the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to file a lawsuit against Apple and five other book publishers for their collusion to inflate e-book prices, one company sitting on the sidelines is looking forward to reaping the benefits: Amazon. The …

Britney Spears is X Factor’s New Judge

We reported to you earlier that Fox’s X-factor let go of host Steve Jones because Simon Cowell thought there was a “Brit limit on the show.” Well apparently there is more room for Brit power than was originally permitted — …

Google+ Redesign Breaks Developer’s Apps And Extensions Google+ Redesign Breaks Developer’s Apps And Extensions
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“Thank you Google for breaking all my apps and extensions without warning!” That’s what Mohamed Mansour, creator of the Google+ extension that helps the blind use the service, said today on his Google+ profile. What follows is a rant explaining …

Charles Manson Denied Parole For Last Time
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Infamous killer and mastermind Charles Manson was denied parole today for the 12th–and presumably last–time. He did not attend the hearing. 77-year old Manson was originally given the death sentence in 1972 for his role in orchestrating the murders of …

Is Net Neutrality Being Misrepresented? Is Net Neutrality Being Misrepresented?
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Net neutrality is in the spotlight once again after Comcast’s recent announcement about its Xfinity video streaming service. The cable giant said that it would not count the television programming users access through Microsoft’s Xbox against their 250-gigabyte monthly data …

Replacements For Air Force One In The Works
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In the latest version of the Pentagon’s aviation plans it was revealed that plans are being put in place to replace the aging planes that ferry the President around the world. The Boeing 747 varient the VC-25, has been the …

Minecraft Creator “Notch” Challenged to Quake 3 by a Pirate
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Independent video game developers have a reputation for responding to and being involved in the communities that love their games. Perhaps no single developer embodies this more than Markus “Notch” Persson. Notch, along with others at Swedish developer Mojang, developed …

Netflix For Windows Phone Gets Update Netflix For Windows Phone Gets Update

Netflix has rolled out a new update to their Windows Phone app. The app includes several fixes and improvements and support for the app in almost fifty new countries. The biggest feature of the new version of Netflix for Windows …

Ashton Kutcher Invests in Dwolla Ashton Kutcher Invests in Dwolla
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Ashton Kutcher, a longtime investor in all things tech, has told the The Des Moines Register yesterday that he’s invested in Iowa smartphone payment startup Dwolla. Dwolla defines itself amongst other similar platforms, like Jack Dorsey’s Square Inc., by being …

Instagram Tops App Store Following Facebook Purchase Instagram Tops App Store Following Facebook Purchase

That lead image, a screencap I took about thirty minutes ago, says it all: Instagram is the top free app in the iTunes App Store. So much for people risking Facebook unfriending due to Instagram over-sharing. So much for iPhone …

Courtney Love Threatens To Kill Dave Grohl On Twitter
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Hole frontwoman Courtney Love has had her share of headlines over the years. In the ’90s, when her band hit its stride and sold millions of albums, her talent was overshadowed by rumors of wrongdoing involving her husband–Nirvana singer Kurt …

Kourtney Kardashian’s Baby Girl Might Be Named Rosie
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Kourtney Kardashian wll be having a baby girl with beau Scott Disick in July. The star told People that she feels nauseous in the morning but other than that she has been doing great. She admitted that her current pregnancy …

TSA Employee Exposes Serious Security Flaws
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On his blog, Jonathan Corbett, whose TSA court case is heading to the Supreme Court, interviews a former TSA screener about some of the major problems with the body scanner technology. “Jennifer”, who asked to have her face blurred for …

Jim Gaffigan’s “Mr Universe” Launches Straight To Fans

Let’s call it the wave of direct comedy. Today, another high-profile comedian has launched their new standup special from their website, straight to fans, without any middleman to speak of. The eternally pale Jim Gaffigan’s special “Mr. Universe” is now …

Dark Souls For PC Official, Coming August 24

We heard Sunday that Dark Souls was coming to the PC thanks to a leak from a German magazine. The announcement was made official today at a Namco Bandai Games presser. As previously reported, the PC version of the game …