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Will Rhymes Hit by Pitch, Collapses on the Field

Will Rhymes, infielder for the Tampa Bay Rays and the guy with one of the coolest names in the MLB, collapsed during the Boston Red Sox game last night after taking a 95-mph pitch to the arm. Although Rhymes seemed …

Chrome Extension Lets You Study Smarter By Blocking Distracting Sites Chrome Extension Lets You Study Smarter By Blocking Distracting Sites

The internet is both the best and worst thing to ever happen to productivity. Anyone trying to get any work done in any capacity can attest to that. It’s a world of knowledge at your fingertips – an incredible network …

Team Fortress 2 Propaganda Posters Want You!
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Team Fortress 2 is a fascinating first person shooter game that debuted on the PC and Xbox 360 as a part of the Orange box in 2007. The free to play game has an almost obsessive fan base but it …

Why Most People Never Click Facebook Ads Why Most People Never Click Facebook Ads
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…It’s because they’re not on Facebook! Pretty easy math on that one, right? While much has been made this week about the legions of people on Facebook who have resisted clicking on ads, the Associated Press located the opposite pole …

Dell Helps Fight Pediatric Cancer with Research Computing Cluster Dell Helps Fight Pediatric Cancer with Research Computing Cluster
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Dell has created a special research computing cluster to go along with the new high performance computing and collaboration cloud used for identifying targeted treatments for pediatric cancer patients. Dell donated the computing cluster to the Translational Genomics Research Institute …

Annoyed Neighbor Audiotapes Sexy Time: Posts on Soundcloud
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Reddit user melanieeritchie “had a friend” that was kept up all night by his neighbors having sex in the apartment next door. As retribution, he made an audio tape of the incident and posted it on Soundcloud. He then left …

Time Warner Customers Get HBO Go On Xbox, Roku Time Warner Customers Get HBO Go On Xbox, Roku

Time Warner customers can finally enjoy the multitudes of programming offered by the HBO Go app on multiple devices. Today, the company announced that they’ve opened up access on the Xbox 360, Roku, and Samsung Smart TVs. The HBO Go …

Arby’s Finger: Roast Beef With A Surprise Inside
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On any day, this story would be disgusting. But coming on the heels of a story about a man finding a deep-fried insect stuck to his McDonald’s hashbrowns, it’s positively gag-worthy. At the very least, it’s enough to make me …

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator is Retiring White House Cybersecurity Coordinator is Retiring

The timing of this announcement is odd, especially when you consider the ongoing struggle with CISPA, ACTA, and whatever SOPA derivatives remain, but what we have is the retirement of Howard Schmidt, previously the White House’s Cybersecurity Coordinator. When he …

Flesh-Eating Disease Strikes Again: New Mom Fights For Her Life
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Although it has been called “extremely rare”, the bacterial infection that caused Georgia college student Aimee Copeland to lose her leg last week has now been found in a South Carolina woman who recently gave birth to twins. 36-year old …

Bing Search API Now Available With Tiered Pricing Structure Bing Search API Now Available With Tiered Pricing Structure

Microsoft turned some heads last month when they announced that the Bing Search API would be heading exclusively to the Windows Azure Marketplace. A lot of non-profit groups like libraries were understandably upset because Microsoft wanted $40 a month just …

LinkedIn: Where Engineers Want to Work [Infographic] LinkedIn: Where Engineers Want to Work [Infographic]

LinkedIn’s CEO, Jeff Weiner, recently gave a speech in which he declared that the U.S. doesn’t have enough skilled workers to fill the 3.5 million U.S. jobs currently open. The other side of that coin is that the highly-skilled workers …

Heart Disease: Z-Pak Linked to Heart Death
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Heart disease sufferers, take note: Recent studies have shown that the antibotic azithromycin — which is also known as Z-Pak — has been linked to a few rare cases of heart death. For every million azithromycin treatments, there have only …

Doodle 4 Google Awards Pirate-Themed Doodle Doodle 4 Google Awards Pirate-Themed Doodle
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Today, Google has announced the winner of their annual Doodle 4 Google contest, which sees kids aged K-12 give their best artistic spins on the famous Google logo. This year’s contest saw 114,000 submissions, which were narrowed down to 50 …

Bill Murray Acts Like a Boss at Cannes
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Bill Murray seems like the kind of guy that walks into a room and instantly draws the attention of everyone there. He could walk into a party with Albert Einstein, Jesus, and the Dos Equis guy and everyone would still …

Elin Nordegren Rejoins The Land Of The Single
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Tiger Woods’ ex-wife Elin Nordegren is now single again after breaking up with boyfriend Jamie Dingman, who have been seeing each other since last summer. There’s much speculation that she may have realized she entered a relationship too soon after …

Google Makes Some Refinements to AdSense Reporting Google Makes Some Refinements to AdSense Reporting

Google has made some well-needed upgrades to their AdSense reporting feature that a lot of users have been asking for for awhile. Number one, they have brought back the “all time” button for your reports. If you have used the …

Honda Recall Affects the Company’s Acura TL Brand Honda Recall Affects the Company’s Acura TL Brand
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Honda recall will only affect owners who have purchased the company’s luxury sedan, the Acura TL. According to Reuters, Honda will recall nearly 53,000 cars due to problems with the vehicle’s power steering system. “Over time, the power steering hose …

Why Google Can Use Knowledge Graph For More Than Search Why Google Can Use Knowledge Graph For More Than Search

Google revealed its Knowledge Graph this week, as a way to deliver better search results based on data, with less reliance on keywords. It’s still in the process of rolling out. It’s possible that we may see the Knowledge Graph …

Jenny McCarthy Returns To Playboy’s Pages
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Jenny McCarthy, the bubbly blonde object of many a pre-teen’s lust in the ’90s, is about to grace the pages of Playboy almost twenty years after she became Playmate of the Year. McCarthy has been in the news recently because …

Netflix Gaining Returning Customers Netflix Gaining Returning Customers

When Netflix completely altered the services they provide to paying customers last year, something of a minor-to-mass exodus occurred. People weren’t happy about splitting DVD rentals and streaming movies from Netflix Instant into two different options, and so, many rebelled …

iPad Mini: Apple Certifying Display Manufacturers iPad Mini: Apple Certifying Display Manufacturers

Today, it seems, is the day of the Apple rumor. Reports about upcoming Apple products have been coming fast and furious all morning. First, there was apparent confirmation of the new iPhone’s 4-inch screen. Then there was a rumor about …

Facebook’s Rise Worldwide Facebook’s Rise Worldwide
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According to a new Nielsen Study, social media platform Facebook saw roughly 2 out of 3 users of the internet in the U.S. access its site in the month of March, 2012, equalling roughly 152 million unique visitors. And, this …

Online Gambling Legalization Getting Closer To Reality Online Gambling Legalization Getting Closer To Reality
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It looks as though the proverbial floodgates are about to be opened in the online gambling debate. Nevada has already passed a law and New Jersey is likely to follow soon, according to Pillsbury lawyer Jim Gatto. He adds that …