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Quora Gets More Topic-Oriented Quora Gets More Topic-Oriented

Quora has launched a new topic feed and topic pages, as well as a Trending Topics section to its homepage. “The biggest change you’ll notice is that the feed for each topic now highlights the very best content in that …

Reddit Launches Bus Tour to “Promote the Open Internet” Reddit Launches Bus Tour to “Promote the Open Internet”
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Emboldened by the part it played in combating the SOPA legislation earlier this year with an “internet blackout,” Reddit has officially announced that it is taking to the road with a bus tour in support of the open internet. In …

Candy Corn Oreos, Chris Brown, and Monistat
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

The Man Who Hugged Obama Has His Yelp Page Turned Into A Political Turf War The Man Who Hugged Obama Has His Yelp Page Turned Into A Political Turf War
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One of the funnier stories from last week featured President Obama visiting a local pizza shop in Fort Pierce, Florida called Big Apple Pizza. The owner, Scott Van Duzer, gave the president a mighty bear hug. I thought the Secret …

Meme Supercut Shows the Origin of All Your Favorites

Context is everything, right? Memes. Memes everywhere. Some of them have stayed true to the the message of that which spawned them, and others have taken on a life of their own. Once the internet wraps its cold, clammy hands …

Joshua Wright FTC Nomination Probably Makes Google Happy Joshua Wright FTC Nomination Probably Makes Google Happy

This week, President Obama nominated Joshua Wright, a George Mason University School of Law professor, to serve on the Federal Trade Commission, replacing Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch. Rosch’s term will come to a close this month. Wright, an economist, in …

Amnesia Has Sold Close to 1 Million Copies

Frictional Games’ Amnesia: The Dark Descent is an interesting story in the world of gaming. Released two years ago, the game features mediocre graphics and a first-person perspective, but is not a first-person shooter. Instead, the title is a classic …

SOA’s Katey Sagal Has Little-Known Talent
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The insanely popular and bloody FX show “Sons Of Anarchy” starts back up tonight, and while hardcore fans probably know most of what there is to know about the cast, many might not realize a few things about one of …

Dishonored Devs Discuss The Importance Of Immersion

Dishonored is already proving to be one to look out for. The trailers thus far have shown a game that’s seeking to reinvent the stealth and first-person action genre all in one fell swoop. The game is also noteworthy for …

Robot Writers Are Taking Over Your Fantasy Football Recaps Robot Writers Are Taking Over Your Fantasy Football Recaps

The next time that your flex player makes a last second reception to clinch the victory over your fantasy football nemesis, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able to read a write-up of the game constructed by a robot. …

Rumored Wii U Specs Leaked Ahead of Announcement
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With the official announcement of the Wii U only days away, it might seem that leaked specs are unneeded. However, gamers in the age of the internet certainly want to know details as soon as possible. So, here is the …

New SNL Cast: All 3 Hail From Second City

Three new cast members will be making their way to “Saturday Night Live” soon, and all of them have ties to Chicago’s Second City, a comedy school focusing on improv. Aidy Bryant, Tim Robinson, and Cecily Strong all have strong …

Have You Seen IMDb’s 404 Error Pages? Have You Seen IMDb’s 404 Error Pages?

Blast! You’ve requested a URL that doesn’t exist! On many sites, the only thing you’re likely to get from that is a giant 404 message and a frustration headache. But you’ve gotta love it when a website takes the time …

Bill Moggridge Dies at 69, First Laptop Designer

If you have ever used a laptop and thought of its ingenuity, you have to thank British designer, author, and educator Bill Moggridge, who died this past Saturday (September 8th, 2012). Moggridge, from London, came to the United States in …

Application Craft Is The Latest To Bring App Development To The Masses Application Craft Is The Latest To Bring App Development To The Masses
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Development is hard. This becomes especially apparent when one is trying to build an application in the always growing mobile economy. There are app platforms that try to make development easier, but improvements can only be a good thing. That’s …

iPad Mini: Here’s What It Might Look Like In Your Hand iPad Mini: Here’s What It Might Look Like In Your Hand

Despite consumers wanting it to launch this month, the iPad Mini is expected to be unveiled in October. Nevertheless, some new alleged leaked photos of the device have surfaced, apparently first published by DGtle, but republished by Nowhereelse.fr. Here’s a …

Candy Corn Oreos Hit Target To Mixed Reactions
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Oreo is a cookie known for changing things up and being all cool and non-conformist. They support gay rights, they love science, and sometimes they throw a curve ball and give us delicious fillings of birthday cake icing and candy …

Anonymous Own3r: I May Have To Bring Down GoDaddy “Again” Anonymous Own3r: I May Have To Bring Down GoDaddy “Again”
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The GoDaddy saga continues… To recap, on Monday, the company experienced a major outage. Many sites were down as a result. For hours, the company would not give any details about what happened, other than to basically say it was …

Ovarian Cancer Screening Not Recommended by USPSTF
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today issued its final recommendation for women considering being screened for ovarian cancer. The task force does not recommend that women undergo ovarian cancer screening as a prevantive measure. The recommendation applies to …

Facebook Drives Most Retail Traffic, But Pinterest Drives the Big Spenders Facebook Drives Most Retail Traffic, But Pinterest Drives the Big Spenders
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Any retail site knows that social media is their friend. Not only do sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest have the massive user bases to drive traffic, but they also have the opportunity to drive traffic based on the trust …

DARPA Is Back With A New And Improved Robot Mule DARPA Is Back With A New And Improved Robot Mule
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DARPA and Boston Dynamics are going to be the heralds of the Robot Apocalypse. The two organizations have done more in the field of powerful robots than anybody else. Just last week, the two revealed their new cheetah robot that …

New Assassin’s Creed III Trailer Shows Mayan Ruins Pre-Order Mission
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Ubisoft may have ditched its game-breaking always-on DRM requirements, but the company is still driving the pre-order exclusives into the ground. For Assassin’s Creed III, players who pre-order the game from GameStop will receive an exclusive, day-one DLC mission called …

Google’s Class For Making You Less Stupid At Search Is Back Google’s Class For Making You Less Stupid At Search Is Back

In June, Google announced an online course for learning about how to become a Google power searcher. The course consisted of six free 50-minute classes with interactive activities and opportunities to connect with users using Google Groups and Google+. Google …

Why Does This Mistyped URL Redirect To Mitt Romney’s Campaign Site? Why Does This Mistyped URL Redirect To Mitt Romney’s Campaign Site?

Seriously. I don’t purport to know the reason why a simple URL typo redirects to a page on MittRomney.com, but it definitely does. You can try it for yourselves. Try to visit someecards.co. There, you see? Of course, someecards.co is …