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Nine Year-Old’s Food Blog Instigates Change in Scotland School
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I’m kind of in awe of nine year-old Scottish food blogger Martha Payne right about now. As someone who’s been doing the blogging/internet writing thing for over seven years now, I’ve always dreamed of making some sort of positive impact …

Concept Video Shows The iPhone 5 In Action Concept Video Shows The iPhone 5 In Action

By now you’re probably aware of all the rumors zipping around about what Apple’s next iPhone (probably not really the “iPhone 5″) will look like. Several recent reports have apparently confirmed that the new iPhone will be getting a taller …

“Fifty Shades Of Blue” Video Spoof With Selena Gomez
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“Fifty Shades Of Blue”, a new Funny or Die skit by Disney-channel princess Selena Gomez and “The League” actor Nick Kroll, spoofs the book “Fifty Shades of Grey” and shows a whole new side to Bieber’s special lady. The book …

Kim Dotcom Using Passwords As Bargaining Chips Kim Dotcom Using Passwords As Bargaining Chips

It’s been relatively quiet on the MegaUpload front recently. After a U.S. judge said that the trial may not even happen, it seemed that all the parties seemed to have just given up. It appears that is not the case …

Being Anonymous on the Internet Is a Good Thing Being Anonymous on the Internet Is a Good Thing
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What would the internet be without anonymity? Even in the shadow of Facebook’s misguided cause to eliminate this invaluable aspect of the online experience, the right to stay anonymous on the internet is an indispensable facet on which ye olde …

Toyota Edges Past GM as World’s Largest Carmaker Toyota Edges Past GM as World’s Largest Carmaker
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Toyota has again beat out General Motors to become the world’s largest car manufacturer. In the first quarter of 2012, Toyota sold 2.49 million cars, again pushing ahead of GM, who sold 2.28 million. Coming in at number three is …

The Reverse Beer Goggles Effect: From Hot to Troll

Just plain interesting. An undergraduate student working on some research discovered a strange tendency in the way our eyes process images when our focus is trained on the center of two images. It appears the two hemispheres of our brain …

“On The Road”: Movie Adaptation Finally Made

Jack Kerouac famously wrote “On The Road” during a three-week typing session on a single scroll of paper, and while it may be one of the quickest novels in history, the journey to bring an adaptation to the big screen …

Actor Michael McKean Struck by Automobile in New York City
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Actor, comedian, and musician Michael McKean, best known for classic as “This is Spinal Tap”, “Laverne & Shirley”, and “Best in Show”, was hit by a car in New York City on Tuesday. After the accident, McKean was reportedly seen …

FCC Rule Change Would Pave The Way For Internet TV FCC Rule Change Would Pave The Way For Internet TV

A little while ago we brought you news that FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski had voiced support for usage-based pricing of broadband internet service. Speaking at the annual conference of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, Genachowski said that such a …

Diablo III Breaks Records and Becomes the Fastest-Selling PC Title Ever
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Perhaps it’s last year’s strong titles that brought more players into the hobby, or maybe players are simply starved for a great gaming experience, but the last couple of months have seen huge sales numbers and multiple broken records for …

Select Google Software Now Available In Syria Select Google Software Now Available In Syria
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Did you know that U.S. sanctions also applies to software downloads? Generally, a country uses economic sanctions to prevent food and much needed supplies from reaching a rival country to coerce them into cooperation. The sanctions can also apply to …

FCC Chairman Supports Usage-Based Broadband Pricing FCC Chairman Supports Usage-Based Broadband Pricing

You probably remember the early days of the internet’s growth and popularity in the 1990s, when more and more people were getting computers with dial-up modems and people were still figuring out the etiquette of email. Back then, a lot …

Microsoft And 24/7 Media Announce Big Ad Partnership Microsoft And 24/7 Media Announce Big Ad Partnership

Microsoft and 24/7 Media announced a new partnership, which will see the Microsoft Advertising Exchange become the exclusive third-party ad exchange offered by Real Media Group to Open AdStream publishers. “The incredible promise of digital advertising has been somewhat hindered …

Facebook IPO Scandal: Was the Nasdaq Glitch Real? Facebook IPO Scandal: Was the Nasdaq Glitch Real?
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Perhaps we are all overreacting to the Facebook/Nasdaq/Morgan Stanley issue by calling it a scandal. But experience has taught many of us a valuable lesson; if it looks like a fish, swims like a fish, and smells like a fish, …

The Can: USB Tin Can Phone Seeks Kickstarter Funding The Can: USB Tin Can Phone Seeks Kickstarter Funding

Even if you grew up in a time when there is a cell phone attached to every ear, you probably tried this at least once when you were a kid. If you didn’t, you have no sense of wonder and …

Colin Powell Isn’t Ready to Endorse Anyone Just Yet
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Colin Powell, former chairman of the military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, recently revealed that he isn’t quite ready to endorse anyone at this stage in the game. According to the Associated Press, Powell isn’t going to “to throw my weight …

Xbox 360 Getting United States Ban Hammer?
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The smackdown is about to be laid on Microsoft by the International Trade Commission after a Seattle judge has ruled in favor of Motorola Mobility in a huge patent lawsuit that was originally filed in 2010. Microsoft was handed a …

Google Glasses Make Another Appearance Google Glasses Make Another Appearance

Soon after Google announced Project Glass, its concept for futuristic glasses, co-founder Sergey Brin was spotted (and photographed) at a charity dinner wearing them. Image credit: Thomas Hawk This week, Google’s CEO (and other co-founder) Larry Page wore the glasses …

Dell Expects Revenues Under Analyst Projections Dell Expects Revenues Under Analyst Projections

Back in February, computer hardware giant Dell projected a revenue growth of 5 to 9 percent for 2012, though now the company reports that it’ll likely miss this estimate. Dell has just projected that 2nd quarter revenue would sit between …

Facebook Explains Mobile Apps On App Center Facebook Explains Mobile Apps On App Center

It’s pretty clear by now that Facebook is banking a lot on its new App Center. It’s going to further Facebook’s goal of having a hand in every piece of Web traffic as it helps connect users to their favorite …

Friends of Wikileaks Social Network Launched Friends of Wikileaks Social Network Launched

A new social network has popped up, and its mission is to support Wikileaks. The website Friends of Wikileaks (FoWL) will not connect members with friends, but will connect them with like-minded individuals. The goal of the site is to …

Bellagio Robbery Involved Pepper Spray, Poor Planning

Bellagio robbery perpetrated by two would-be criminals came to a screeching halt over the weekend after hotel employees nabbed the duo before their plan could properly unfold. When you’re attempting to rip off one of the biggest casinos in Las …

Facebook and IPO Underwriters Sued by Investors Facebook and IPO Underwriters Sued by Investors
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If you thought Facebook was in the news a lot for their patent lawsuits, welcome to IPO litigation. Interested parties are crawling out of the woodwork to contest the bullshit events that surround Facebook’s IPO and everyone involved. As we …