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Jerry Nelson Dies at 78, Muppet Puppeteer
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Today, we learn the loss of one of the most prominent people from our childhood. Jerry Nelson, the voice and puppeteer behind many of Jim Henson’s The Muppets characters, has died. Jimmy Nelson started working for Jim Henson’s Muppet project …

Evernote Announces Evernote Business Evernote Announces Evernote Business
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Evernote unveiled Evernote Business today. “We’re really excited to bring this solution to small and medium businesses around the world. It’s the same Evernote that’s used by nearly 40 million people around the world, but with additional features that make …

Randy Travis, Intoxicated & Fist Fighting
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Randy Travis has had a rough year, and, for some reason, he likes getting into shenanigans in church parking lots. First, he was cited for public intoxication after police found him sitting in the parking lot of a church in …

Add Your Foursquare Check-ins to Google Calendar Add Your Foursquare Check-ins to Google Calendar
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If you’re a world traveler, or simply someone who tends to have a few too many drinks while out on the town, it’s hard to remember all the places you’ve been. If you want an easy, hands-free way to log …

Prostate Cancer Treatments Are Better For White Men
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Researchers from the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) at Vanderbilt University have found that black men with prostate cancer receive lower-quality surgical care than white men. Their study found a difference in care due to race even when factors such as …

You May Soon Breathe Underwater By Just Injecting Oxygen Into Your Bloodstream
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Do you ever actually pay attention to your own breathing? Do you realize how important it is to your continued survival? The oxygenation of blood is what keeps you alive every day. Without oxygen or breathing for that matter, your …

Like Google’s Doodles? Meet The Team That Makes Them. [Video] Like Google’s Doodles? Meet The Team That Makes Them. [Video]
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Google’s Doodle team recently went to the Computer History museum, and participated in a lengthy discussion about the art and technology behind the beloved takes on Google’s logo. The museum has posted the full length session on YouTube, so if …

Frank Gehry Is Designing the New Facebook Engineering Building Frank Gehry Is Designing the New Facebook Engineering Building
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Facebook is expanding, and they have just announced that the expansion is being designed by one of the modern icons of architecture. Frank Gehry will be behind the new addition to Facebook’s Menlo Park campus. You may know Gehry as …

Pinterest Expands Into More Languages Pinterest Expands Into More Languages
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Pinterest announced today that it is expanding into a couple of new languages – Dutch and German. Pinterest is now available in the following languages: “Whatever language you speak, we work hard to make Pinterest a place to plan your …

Germany’s Pizza Delivery Service Takes To The Sky Germany’s Pizza Delivery Service Takes To The Sky

I love pizza delivery services. I can get the greatest food on the planet without having to leave my house. I thought that there was no way to improve upon such a perfect model, but Germany has proven me wrong. …

Alanis Morissette To Judge “American Idol?”
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Alanis Morissette, who will perhaps never live down her ’90s reputation as a wild-woman-scorned, says she’s been in talks with “American Idol” producers to possibly judge the upcoming season alongside Mariah Carey. “Yes, I have been in conversations about it, …

Obama & Romney Sign on for Facebook/Univision-Sponsored Hispanic Forums Obama & Romney Sign on for Facebook/Univision-Sponsored Hispanic Forums
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Both the Republicans and Democrats still see the Hispanic vote as up for grabs, and you can bet that a lot of money will be spent in the upcoming months on ads that target the key voting block. Of course …

The Genius Bar, Lance Armstrong, and Bongos

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 …

Mass Effect 3: Leviathan Launch Trailer Released [Video]
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The launch of the first post-launch single-player downloadable content (DLC) for Mass Effect 3 (if you don’t count the Extended Cut) is only days away. Today, EA released a launch trailer for the content that shows off a little of …

Google Makes Flash For Chrome More Secure Google Makes Flash For Chrome More Secure
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Information security while browsing the web has always been a concern, especially with all of the information that we share on the web nowadays. With this premise, the search engine giant’s mainstream web browser Google Chrome has recently been released …

Pit Bulls Attack Car Looking For Kitten, Ruin Bumper
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Four pit bulls attacked the bumper of a minivan on Monday morning and did quite a bit of damage, including flattening a tire. According to their owner–who is also the owner of the car–they were trying to get at a …

The Linux Foundation Finds A Friend In Twitter The Linux Foundation Finds A Friend In Twitter

The Linux Foundation is one of the best non-profits you can support. You may use Windows or OS X for your computer, but they wouldn’t be half as good as they are if it weren’t for Linux. In short – …

Apple TV Set Could be Delayed by Cable Companies Apple TV Set Could be Delayed by Cable Companies
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Rumors of an Apple TV set have been flying a for over a year now. In recent weeks, some excitement for the product has even been built by rumors that the product is already being manufactured. Whether or not that …

Khloe Kardashian Involved In L.A. Accident
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Khloe Kardashian was involved in a very minor fender-bender on Wednesday, but, perhaps due to the recent spate of female stars hitting things with their vehicles (and mostly abandoning the scene), it’s getting the E! star some attention. However, the …

Student Dies In Sand Pit After It Collapsed On Him
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“Student dies in sand pit” is not something you want to wake up to in the morning. There’s enough problems in the world today that we don’t need stories of young people with a future ahead of them dying due …

Those Aren’t Real Houses, Silly! Guy Throws Party in IKEA Demo Room

I’d be lying if I said I never thought about what it would be like to actually live in an IKEA. I think everyone has at some point. Dozens of different rooms decorated with stylish Scandinavian furniture, TVs, kitchens, and …

Bill Clinton Appears in New Ad For Obama
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The re-election campaign for President Barack Obama this week released a new TV ad featuring former President Bill Clinton. In the ad, Clinton endorses President Obama’s economic vision, comparing it to his own in the 90s. The ad begins with …

President Obama’s Fake Twitter Followers Outnumber Mitt Romney’s Total Followers 6 to 1 President Obama’s Fake Twitter Followers Outnumber Mitt Romney’s Total Followers 6 to 1
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It’s pretty safe to say that everyone on Twitter is followed by at least a few fake accounts. We always knew that bots ran rampant on the site, but recent studies into the buying and selling of fake Twitter followers …

Are 30 Songs Really Worth $675,000? The Justice System Thinks So Are 30 Songs Really Worth $675,000? The Justice System Thinks So
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We brought you the story of Joel Tenenbaum back in May. He was facing massive statutory damages at the hands of the RIAA for sharing 30 songs via the file sharing service, Kazaa. Unfortunately, he was denied an appeal with …