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Facebook’s Sponsored Stories Settlement Put On Hold Facebook’s Sponsored Stories Settlement Put On Hold
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In June, Facebook and five California plaintiffs reached a settlement in a lawsuit centered on the company’s ad product known as Sponsored Stories. You know the ones – posts that Facebook promote to the top of your news feed or …

Links Are The Web’s Building Blocks, And Fear Of Google Has Them Crumbling Links Are The Web’s Building Blocks, And Fear Of Google Has Them Crumbling
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This year, as you may know, Google has been sending out a whole lot of messages to webmasters about problematic links. People are in a frenzy trying to get rid of links that may or may not be hurting their …

Powerball Jackpot Now Sitting At $181 Million
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The Powerball Jackpot is now sitting at $181 million, with the next drawing to happen on Saturday night. As you may know, the drawings happen each Wednesday and Saturday. Wednesday’s winning numbers were 3,16,48,56,58 Powerball: 4. There were no jackpot …

Jennifer Aniston’s Short-Shorts Outfit Almost NSFW
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Jennifer Aniston was known as America’s Sweetheart in the 90’s, when she starred in one of the biggest television shows of all time and kept us guessing as to whether or not Rachel was going to end up with Ross. …

Fifty Shades of Grey, as Performed by Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell

Let’s just say that I don’t expect an audiobook anytime soon. During a promotional interview for their upcoming film The Campaign, Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis were surprised and asked to give an impromptu dramatic reading of popular masturbatory fan …

4chan, Purveyor Of Fine Internet Culture, Hits One Billion Posts 4chan, Purveyor Of Fine Internet Culture, Hits One Billion Posts
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With all the attention focused on Reddit and the disappointing Digg reboot, we tend to forget one of the leading pioneers in making the Internet a better/worse place to live. Thanks to 4chan and its often wonderful /b/ board, we …

Black Lips Swap Spit and Chicken For Chick-fil-A “Kiss-In” Day Black Lips Swap Spit and Chicken For Chick-fil-A “Kiss-In” Day

If you walked by your local Chick-fil-A today and saw various same-sex couple making out in front of the building, you’re not alone. Today, around the country, gay rights supporters have been participating in “kiss day” at Chick-fil-As. The “protest” …

Google Upgrades Custom Search Element Google Upgrades Custom Search Element
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Google announced today that it has a new version of the Custom Search element, the HTML markup that lets you add rich search functionality to various pages of your site via Google Custom Search Engine. “The Custom Search element renders …

Johnny Depp: 5 Movies You May Want To Watch
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Johnny Depp is most known these days as Captain Jack Sparrow or, in certain circles, as Raoul Duke/Hunter S. Thompson. He has an eerie way of embodying the characters he plays so well that we forget he’s just acting. But …

John Finnegan Dies at 85, American Character Actor

If you were a fan of the 1970s-1980s crime investigation drama Columbo, I am sure you were familiar with Barney, and the other various characters that John Finnegan brought to the show. Unfortunately, on July 29th of 2012, this wonderful …

Google Looks To Make More Money Off Of Political Campaigns Google Looks To Make More Money Off Of Political Campaigns

Google may be able to make more money off of political campaigns by making its ad targeting options better. The company announced today that it is enabling political campaigns to to target ads by Congressional district. The targeting feature will …

Google Shows Off Some Drive API Secrets Google Shows Off Some Drive API Secrets
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There were a lot of conferences and workshops during Google I/O this year. One of the newcomers to I/O – Google Drive APi – actually got some of the best workshops this year. That doesn’t mean that everything was covered …

Porn Rebuke: Missile Defense Employees Caught Testing The Wrong Kind Of Missiles Porn Rebuke: Missile Defense Employees Caught Testing The Wrong Kind Of Missiles
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The guys tasked with knocking a missile out of the sky (the ol’ hitting a bullet with a bullet approach), and finding other ways to protect our country from a ballistic missile attack, have been tending to the wrong kinds …

NASA Enlists SpaceX To Send Americans Back To Space

SpaceX is doing it. The company created by PayPal/Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk, is going to send people into space. Follow @SpaceX SpaceX @SpaceX SpaceX Selected by @NASA to Return Americans to Space! http://t.co/1yvIHDqO  Reply  ·  Retweet  ·  Favorite1 hour …

Courtney Stodden: “Couples Therapy” In Future
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Courtney Stodden, the well-endowed 17-year old who married 51-year old actor Doug Hutchison last year, isn’t getting her own reality show as has been rumored for a while now. Instead, she’s going on the VH1 show “Couples Therapy”, which is …

Congressman Hank Johnson Wants To Protect Your Privacy Congressman Hank Johnson Wants To Protect Your Privacy

There are a lot of privacy debates flowing through our nation at the moment. Where do we draw the line when drafting legislation that helps protect the Internet and those who profit from it, but still retaining the privacy rights …

Lollapalooza Streaming Live This Weekend on YouTube Lollapalooza Streaming Live This Weekend on YouTube

Today, thousands of music lovers will gather in Chicago’s Grant Park for the three-day blowout that is Lollapalooza. Unfortunately, the large majority of people who would love to go to the festival will not be able to attend in person. …

Matt Barnes Arrest Gets Ugly Over Unpaid Ticket
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Matt Barnes, former LA Lakers star, was arrested on Monday night on charges of failing to appear in court for an unpaid ticket he was given for driving on a suspended license, and while that may seem pretty cut and …

Zynga Now Faces A Lawsuit From EA Over Copyright Infringement
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The past few weeks have been rough for Zynga to say the least. After their stocks took a massive nose dive, the top brass was accused of insider trading. All of this had led to an investigation and the company …

Tanning Mom “Pale”, “Weird” In New Photo
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Tanning mom Patricia Krentcil says she’s gone a month without tanning, and it’s taking some getting used to. “I feel weird and pale,” she said. “I’ve had moments where I’ve felt like, ‘I need to be tan.’ And I did …

iPhone 5 Rumors Jumpstart Smartphone Trade-Ins On eBay iPhone 5 Rumors Jumpstart Smartphone Trade-Ins On eBay

It’s a common phenomenon. As soon as a new iPhone is announced or close to being announced, people flock to stores to trade-in their old phones so they can get full value before price drops knock down the trade-in price …

Man Crushes Cop Cars With Tractor, Makes Slow Getaway
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A man in Vermont apparently got angry about his arrest for marijuana possession and figured he’d get back at the people who put him in jail by destroying their cars. The problem is, he used a tractor to do it, …

Total Recall, Michael Phelps, and Siri

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 …

iPhone 5 Rumor: This Is The Glass, And It’s Better [Video] iPhone 5 Rumor: This Is The Glass, And It’s Better [Video]
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iPhone5Parts.net claims to have gotten its hands on the glass for the iPhone 5 (or the New iPhone or whatever you want to call it). I’m not actually able to get to iPhone5Parts.net, but ETradeSupply (not to be confused with …