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NFL Preseason: Here’s What Twitter Thinks About It

The NFL Preseason is officially under way. On Thursday, the Broncos crushed the Bears (31-3), The Chargers beat the Packers (21-13), the Patriots beat the Saints (7-6), The Eagles beat the Steelers (24-23), the Ravens beat the Falcons (31-17), and …

Change Your Password: Blizzard’s Battle.net Service Was Hacked

Nothing is secure in today’s digital world. You can implement the most powerful security that money can buy, and somebody will still find a way around it. Blizzard probably thought they had some of the best security in the world, …

Sylvester Stallone: Family Faces More Tragedy
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As Sylvester Stallone copes with the loss of his son, Sage, who was found dead at his home last month, the family is coping with yet another tragedy as his sister battles for her life in a California hospital. 48-year …

Agent Orange Cleanup Begins in Vietnam
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37 years after the fall of Saigon, the U.S. is beginning a project to help reverse some of the devastation caused by the Vietnam War. The U.S. has begun a joint project with Vietnam to clean up toxic chemicals left …

Reese Witherspoon Dead, According To Twitter
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Reese Witherspoon, arguably one of America’s sweetest sweethearts, has been trending in the news lately because A. she’s going to be in some movies and B. she’s pregnant. Those two things pretty much guarantee an interest in a star, especially …

The Internet Is Slowly Getting Faster Around The World The Internet Is Slowly Getting Faster Around The World
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With the advent of Google Fiber in Kansas City, we’re all now wanting a world with faster Internet. The traditional ISPs in the U.S. are slowly expanding their services, but some may think that they’re not moving fast enough. There’s …

E*Trade Gets A New CEO (At Least Temporarily) E*Trade Gets A New CEO (At Least Temporarily)

E*Trade has ousted CEO Steven Freiberg about halfway through is 4-year contract, as customer trading has not been where the company needs it to be. The company announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Chairman Frank Petrilli (pictured) interim …

Ryan Dunn’s Estate Sued By Crash Victim’s Parents
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Ryan Dunn, former star of “Jackass” and the Jackass movies, left behind a rather sizable estate when he died in a fiery car accident last year, and because the crash also took the life of his passenger Zachary Hartwell, Hartwell’s …

London 2012 Soccer Google Doodle is a PK Simulator London 2012 Soccer Google Doodle is a PK Simulator
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Google has unleashed yet another time-wasting Olympic Google doodle upon web browsers everywhere. While Google has created a different Google doodle for each day of the London 2012 Olympics, the past few days have featured an easy to learn, yet …

FTC Lawyer Gloats About Big Win Against Google FTC Lawyer Gloats About Big Win Against Google

Yesterday, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced that Google will pay a $22.5 million penalty to settle a privacy case related to tracking cookies in Apple’s Safari browser. This is the largest fine a single company has ever had to …

Gabrielle Giffords’ Shooter Disappointed She’s Still Alive
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Gabrielle Giffords, the former Arizona Congresswoman who was shot last January at a political rally, says she’s satisfied with the shooter’s guilty plea, which would save the city–and the surviving victims of his rampage–a long, painful trial. However, the gunman, …

iPhone 5 Rumor: New Thin Battery Features Higher Capacity iPhone 5 Rumor: New Thin Battery Features Higher Capacity
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I honestly thought that we were done with the iPhone 5 rumors and leaks. There seems to be nothing else to divulge about Apple’s new wonder device. Everything has been leaked and nothing will be a surprise when the device …

Lochte “Bachelor” Rumor: Swim Champ Could Be Looking For Love
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Ryan Lochte has won over quite a few hearts in the past couple of weeks and made several headlines with his, er, interesting manner of speaking. Plus, his mom totally called him out for having one-night stands. Not only do …

Should Facebook Likes Be Protected As Free Speech? Should Facebook Likes Be Protected As Free Speech?
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Is clicking the “like” button on Facebook, something millions of users do dozens of times every single day, an act of protected free speech? According to the purveyors of the like button, yes, it most certainly is. Facebook makes this …

Google Algorithm Changes: Seriously, Is Google Not Sharing Them Anymore? [Updated] Google Algorithm Changes: Seriously, Is Google Not Sharing Them Anymore? [Updated]
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Update: Google has finally released the lists. I guess the “transparency” continues. In “Google Algorithm Changes For June: What’s On The List?” I pointed out that Google, by the end of July, had still not provided its monthly list of …

Microsoft Defends Windows 8 Gaming
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It says a lot about Windows 8 that Microsoft finds itself in the position of having to defend its newest desktop operating system. Aside from the criticisms leveled against the OS from desktop users who use their PC for work …

Twitter’s Been Buzzing About the Olympics [INFOGRAPHIC] Twitter’s Been Buzzing About the Olympics [INFOGRAPHIC]

During the Olympic games, there’s a good chance that somewhere, on some channel, there’s some coverage nearly all day long. The Olympic games are also a popular global event with a lot of built-in drama. Couple all of that with …

Google Announces Improvements To Mobile Quick Answer Results Google Announces Improvements To Mobile Quick Answer Results

Google announced today that it is adding some improvements to some of the quick answers-style search results it gives users, across a variety of subject areas. “Today when you search on mobile or tablet, you’ll see some more improvements in …

Bruce Willis Can’t Save The World From A Giant Asteroid
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I won’t go into why I absolutely despise the film Armageddon. It just never did anything for me and it made me realize at a young age that Steven Tyler should never do rock ballads. Despite the film’s weaknesses, it …

This Amazing Time-Lapse Takes Us Through 30 Days and 30 Nights in New Zealand

Many of my travel-savvy friends have told me that New Zealand is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Having never been myself, I can only take their word on it. But the fact that the Lord of the …

Facebook First Amendment Rights According To The ACLU Facebook First Amendment Rights According To The ACLU
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Back in May, a federal judge ruled that a Facebook “like” is not considered speech that can be protected by the First Amendment. You can read more background on the story here, but basically, a man (Deputy Sheriff Daniel Ray …

Martin Scorsese Siri Ad Gets Another Parody (Funny Or Die Style) Martin Scorsese Siri Ad Gets Another Parody (Funny Or Die Style)

It was inevitable that the Apple commercial for its iPhone 4S, featuring Martin Scorsese using Siri in the back of a taxi cab, would conjure up images from Scorsese’s classic Taxi Driver, especially considering that in the film there was …

Is The Xbox 720 Launching In The Next 18 Months?
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The next-gen circus is upon us and everybody has something to say about the next wave of game consoles from Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony. The Wii U is still a relative mystery even though it’s launching later this year. We …

Mom From “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” Today

Darlene Cates came onto the movie scene in an extreme and brave way, and it all happened due to a unique chain of events. Cates, who has been morbidly obese for several years, had been home-bound for five years when …