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Kim Zolciak is Expecting Second Child with Falcons Player
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Kim Zolciak and new husband Kroy Biermann are expecting their second child. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star says they are very excited, “To decide we wanted to get pregnant again and have it happen so quickly was such a …

World Gone Sour (aka Method Man’s Sour Patch Kids Game) Hits Consoles April 10th, 11th

You’ve been able to play Capcom’s (publisher, not developer) puzzle game World Gone Sour on your computer for a little while now, but today they have announced when you’ll be able to play it on your consoles. According to Capcom, …

Trayvon Martin Case Sparks Racial Debate
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With new details of the Trayvon Martin case emerging every day, speculation as to whether or not the shooting was racially motivated is growing within the African American community. The incident, which involved self-appointed neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman following …

China: The Rising Giant [Infographic] China: The Rising Giant [Infographic]

There’s no question that the United States and other developed nations face fierce competition from rapidly expanding economies like China and India. Our own Mike Tuttle reported last week that Americans have declining confidence in their economic place at the …

Rollei Announces New Compact Camera Rollei Announces New Compact Camera

German cameramaker Rollei has just announced its Powerflex 800 compact digital camera, which features a 14MP Sony sensor. The camera also sports a 12.5x optical zoom and the ability to capture 720p high definition video. The Powerflex 800 also features …

Obama Trounces GOP Candidates In Site Visitors

Everyone’s talking about how this election is the first true “social media” election, and it’s true that 2012 will probably see the most attempts at these types of connections from candidates to voters than ever before (way more the 2008). …

Google Chrome Becomes Number One Browser… For a Day Google Chrome Becomes Number One Browser… For a Day
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While there’s no denying the increase in popularity alternative browsers are experiencing in relation to Internet Explorer, none have unseated Microsoft’s ubiquitous tool as the top browser in use. In fact, while these other browsers have taken chunks out of …

Google Chimes In On MPAA’s Suit Against Hotfile Google Chimes In On MPAA’s Suit Against Hotfile

Emboldened by the takedown of Megaupload, the Motion Picture Association of America continues its crusade against file-sharing sites with its latest target, Hotfile, a file-sharing site. The MPAA, however, might have unexpectedly found itself in a bigger opponent than it …

Robert De Niro Makes a Mock Ironic Joke
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Liberals are up in arms over a joke that Robert De Niro made about the country not being ready for a white first lady while he was at a New York Obama campaign fundraiser Monday evening. Michelle Obama attended the …

Portal Theme Song Played With A Fiber Laser

This video of Jonathan Coulton’s “Still Alive” being played by a laser was uploaded by YouTube user chjade84 earlier this week. In case it’s hard to see, that pattern being carved into a stainless steel plate while the “music” plays …

Google Patents Background Noise: No Privacy! Google Patents Background Noise: No Privacy!
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High-tech device users beware! Google has just patented the technology to filter sound, humidity, temperature, and various other factors from sensors on our devices to analyze and send us more relevant advertising. Google says it will respect our privacy with …

Android Development Interest Slips, HTML5 On The Rise Android Development Interest Slips, HTML5 On The Rise
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The Android platform is taking a few hits these days as it moves towards unification with Linux and further integration into Google with Google Play. There was the report of a developer leaving Android development due to lack of interest …

Russian Court Upholds Ban on Scientology Books
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A Moscow regional court has upheld a lower court decision to ban books regarding Scientology, after it was declared to be extremist literature. The ruling confirms that the publication and distribution of books written from Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard …

HP Announces Restructuring, Combines Printer And PC Groups HP Announces Restructuring, Combines Printer And PC Groups

Yesterday we reported on rumors that Hewlett-Packard was preparing a major reorganization that would combine its printer and PC businesses into one division. The Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) and the Personal Systems Group (PSG) will be combined to create …

Mega Millions Drawing In Record Numbers
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The popular lotto game Mega Millions has already been attracting a lot of attention recently with its huge jackpot, but when the drawing last night didn’t produce a winner, the annuity leaped to $290 million, which equals a record $205 …

Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome Trailer

We finally have some footage from the long awaited Battlestar Galactica prequel “Blood and Chrome.” The pilot was shot over a year ago and strangely, Syfy has never released it as a TV movie and they have yet to announce …

MIT Photon Camera Can See 3D Objects Around Corners MIT Photon Camera Can See 3D Objects Around Corners

Leave it to the MIT Media Lab to come up with crazy new stuff. Now they’ve made a camera that can see around corners. Well, kind of. It’s not gonna take a picture of you that your Mom would recognize, …

The Wolverine: Is This A Teaser Poster For The Film?

Next summer Hugh Jackman will be growing out his muttonchops again as he reprises his iconic role of “Wolverine” for the aptly titled “The Wolverine”. The film, which is being directed by James Mangold (3:10 to Yuma), sees Wolvie in …

Aziz Ansari Joins Louis C.K., Releases New Standup Online Aziz Ansari Joins Louis C.K., Releases New Standup Online

Comedian and actor (Parks & Recreation) Aziz Ansari is joining the ranks of high-profile comedians that are cutting out the middleman and releasing their work straight to the internet masses. On Tuesday, he released his new standup special, Dangerously Delicious …

Slytherin Bully is Thrown in Jail After Joining a London Riot

Vincent Crabbe, bully in the Harry Potter films played by Jamie Waylett has been jailed for his actions during the London riots last August. Waylett, 22, was convicted of violent disorder after he was caught on camera swigging from a …

Miami Beach Driver Causes Gas Pump Explosion

An explosion at a Miami Beach Chevron gas station occurred yesterday, after a driver rammed into a gas pump. The Chevron, located at 71st Street and Abbott Avenue, will likely be closed for a time, after its pump station became …

Yahoo!, CSI creator to create “Cyergeddon” movie Yahoo!, CSI creator to create “Cyergeddon” movie

Yahoo! and Anthony E. Zuiker, the creator of the CSI franchise, have teamed up to create a new movie currently titled “Cybergeddon.” In a push to try out a new content distribution model, the movie will not be released in …

Apple Fixes That Yelp/Siri Search Problem In iOS 5.1 Apple Fixes That Yelp/Siri Search Problem In iOS 5.1

When Siri arrived in the iPhone 4S last year, one of the supporting reasons that made it so useful was that Apple partnered with Yelp to provide local search results for restaurants and other businesses, replete with Yelp’s star ratings …

Yellow Submarine Restored Into 4K Resolution

The Beatles’ classic 1968 animated feature film, Yellow Submarine, has been digitally restored for DVD and Blu-ray release on May 28 (May 29 in North America). The film’s songtrack album will be reissued on CD on the same date. Currently …