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Bigfoot Tracker Apprehended by Government Officials
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One man was fined by two park rangers in February after he led a group of 31 people to trespass on to government land. What makes the incident so peculiar is the reason behind the trek; the hikers were not …

Former GAME Employee Sings in Front of Closed Store
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Game Group PLC recently announced that CEO Ian Shepherd would be stepping down, and that PricewaterhouseCoopers would be taking over administration of the company. This came after months of failed bargaining with lenders to try and keep the company afloat. …

Kanye West Startup Site Fools Thousands

Give us anything with a controversial rapper’s name attached to it and we’re interested (and by “we”, I mean the collective “we”, as in, Americans); give us something techie and we’re hooked; give us a little of both and we’re …

Yahoo Layoffs and Restructuring About To Begin Yahoo Layoffs and Restructuring About To Begin

According to multiple sources, Yahoo is getting ready for a big restructuring initiative and the first part of those changes will be laying off a significant portion of their workforce. Yahoo currently employs over 13,000 people, but plans to slowly …

Alabama Face Guy Starts Viral Campaign For President of the University
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In the world of college basketball, fans have spent years trying to come up with the perfect distraction – the most effective way to throw a shooter from the opposing team off just a little bit. Maybe he’ll miss that …

What’s Happening On The Internet Every Minute [Infographic] What’s Happening On The Internet Every Minute [Infographic]

How much time do you spend on the internet every day? I spend at least eight hours online every weekday, and that’s a conservative estimate. I know some smart-phone addicts who are probably wired in, one way or another, nearly …

Join National Cleavage Day on Twitter Join National Cleavage Day on Twitter
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National cleavage day is a real thing. Sort of. The holiday was started in 2002 by Wonderbra as a way for “women to realize that their cleavage is something unique and that they should be proud of it.” That’s the …

Social Media Gives Industrial Firms Competitive Edge Social Media Gives Industrial Firms Competitive Edge

According to a recent study by Thomas Industrial Network, industrial companies that aren’t embracing social media, in a belief that competitors are doing the same, risk losing business opportunities. At present, 68% of small to midsized industrial suppliers are engaging …

Portal 2 Theme Song Played in Second Laser Etching Portal 2 Theme Song Played in Second Laser Etching

Last week I reported on YouTube user chjade84′s video of a laser etching the Aperture Science logo into stainless steel while also playing “Still Alive” from the Portal soundtrack. This week, YouTube user PhotoMachining has created a sequel, this time …

Donovan McNabb: Is His Career Over?

Donovan McNabb had an amazing career with the Philly Eagles which spanned eleven seasons; despite injuries and criticism, he led the team to their second-ever Super Bowl in 2004 and went on to score 211 career touchdowns with them. When …

Angry Birds Space Breaks 20 Million Downloads, Update Coming Soon

On March 22nd, Rovio unleashed the long-awaited next chapter in the Angry Birds saga, Angry Birds Space. The game features similar mechanics to other Angry Birds games that you might have played, but tacks on some new challenges like gravitational …

Grooveshark’s New Ad Engagement Not All That Bad Grooveshark’s New Ad Engagement Not All That Bad
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If you’re a regular Grooveshark user, you might have noticed this week a fairly significant change to the way ads are presented on the website. In fact, if you’re a free user, you’re not going to be able to get …

Interactive Starry Night App Comes To iPad Interactive Starry Night App Comes To iPad

Last month artist Petros Vrellis gained a bit of notoriety for his interactive animation of Vincent Van Gogh’s famous Starry Night painting. The painting could be manipulated by touch, allowing the user to change the flow of the painting’s animation …

Facebook Depression: 5 Warning Signs
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U.S. psychologist Dr. Leonard Sax believes teenage girls who spend a considerable amount of time on Facebook or have lower than average numbers of FB friends are at risk for depression. Sax explains that the risk is greater in girls …

“Twins Sequel” In The Works, Called “Triplets”

The governator is no longer in office and is now free to get back to doing what he has always done best. Give us movie after movie of tough guy funny that he can. It was announced today that a …

Michael Vick Speaks Out Against Dog Fighting
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I’m not sure if this is just irony or more rehabilitation activities, but what we have is NFL quarterback Michael Vick doing PSAs designed to combat the disgusting act of dog fighting. Now, as many of you know, an important …

Netflix Separates DVD and Streaming Customers Netflix Separates DVD and Streaming Customers

It looks like Netflix might be planning to split their online streaming service and their DVD mail order in two separate business entities after all. Current users will notice that content, including reviews and site searches, have been made completely …

Apple Targeted In Another Lawsuit Over Siri Apple Targeted In Another Lawsuit Over Siri
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Another suit has been filed against Apple over Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant software that was one of the key selling points of the iPhone 4S. The suit accuses Apple of falsely advertising Siri’s capabilities and functionality. The class action …

Anonymous Takes Down And Defaces Chinese Government Web Sites Anonymous Takes Down And Defaces Chinese Government Web Sites
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All has been relatively quiet on the Anonymous front as far as defacing Web sites are concerned. That has changed today as Anonymous China has attacked and defaced a number of Chinese government Web sites to protest the country’s censorship …

Viagra Strike to Create Penis Fails

Some Italians will have difficulty copulating if the government fails to appease hospital pharmacists. Professionals in the field are threatening to go on strike if Premier Mario Monti’s economic liberalization plan continues. The plan is viewed as unfair by the …

Zynga’s Engineering VP Resigns Zynga’s Engineering VP Resigns

Zynga’s Vice President of Engineering, Neil Roseman, has recently resigned after 15 months at the social media games company. Last month, Roseman had oversaw the the launch of Zynga’s social games platform, Project Z. This allows games to be played …

MAD Magazine Laughs Onto The iPad On April Fool’s

It’s not a joke, but it might be a prank. We’ll give them the benefit of the doubt, though, and tell you that Alfred E Neuman is about to land his goofy little face on your iPad. This year, MAD …

Credit Card Data Not Safe on Used Xbox Hard Drives [UPDATE]

[UPDATE]: Jim Alkove, a General Manager for Security in the Interactive Entertainment Business division at Microsoft has sent us a statement: “We are conducting a thorough investigation into the researchers’ claims. We have requested information that will allow us to …

Western Union; Emerging Markets and Digital Payments Western Union; Emerging Markets and Digital Payments

Most of us are familiar with Western Union, lord knows they advertise enough. Well they recently launched a new digital payment service called WU Pay. WU Pay allows online consumers to pay two ways. Once you receive an online billing …