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Kansas TV Stabbing: Veteran Gets Aggressive
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Employees at a Topeka, Kansas television station were surprised by an attacker with a knife yesterday but managed to overtake him before he seriously hurt anyone. The man, a vet by the name of Ray Miles, contacted the station earlier …

Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable? Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable?
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How do you feel about data caps? I think it’s safe to assume that most people aren’t in favor of them, which is why many public interest groups are speaking out against them. Several of these groups have reached out to lawmakers and the FCC asking that they investigate data caps.

Should The Google Penguin Update Hit Sites Like WPMU.org? Should The Google Penguin Update Hit Sites Like WPMU.org?
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We recently told you about WPMU.org apparently getting hit by Google’s Penguin update. The site went from 8,580 visits (pretty standard for the site, having looked through the Analytics myself) to 1,527 a week later. It’s been hovering around similar …

Keira Knightly Congratulated by Twitter

Fan reaction to news of actress Keira Knightley’s recent engagement has been mixed, to say the least. We’ve already shown how male fans of Hollywood’s hottest ultra-thin, non-breast-enhanced actress have reacted – they were devastated. However, the internet isn’t all …

Calcium Supplements Could Pose Heart Risks

It’s easy to get enough calcium these days. Dairy products are often fortified with the stuff. The elderly, especially post-menopausal women are often advised to take calcium supplements to increase bone health. However, a European study published this week in …

Student Loans With Fixed Rates Could Help Lenders Student Loans With Fixed Rates Could Help Lenders

The Fitch Group announced this week that it believes fixed-rate private student loans just might be the answer to kick-starting the loan industry. The company, though, does temper this advice with the warning that competition from variable-rate private loans and …

Warren Buffett Declares Free News Unsustainable Warren Buffett Declares Free News Unsustainable

When Warren Buffett speaks, Wall Street listens. The 81-year-old Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has used his keen business sense to become one of the richest men in the world. So, when Warren Buffett says that free news is …

The Importance of Effective Images The Importance of Effective Images
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Never is this more true than in the world of ‘internets’. Everything from social media to blogging to e-commerce benefits from an effective photo campaign. MDG has shared with us this …

Ghost Recon Future Solider As An Intern

The return to the world of Tom Clancy-based video games has been greeted with a generally positive reception (Destructoid loved it), and it’s hard not think things like the following parody won’t hurt, either. When people care enough to make …

iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak: Absinthe 2.0 Gets An Update With Bug Fixes iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak: Absinthe 2.0 Gets An Update With Bug Fixes
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This morning we brought you news that the long-awaited jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 was ready for download. The public jailbreak tool, Absinthe 2.0, was released to the public this morning. Now, though, just a few hours later, Absinthe has gotten …

Samsung Smart TV Causes Sexy Confusion [Commercial]

When Samsung debuted their Smart TVs, the intuitive gesture controls made sci-fi fans think of Minority Report. The only problem is, most people don’t look as cool as Tom Cruise and Colin Farrell do while flailing their arms around. Look …

Man Ties Up Girl To Play Video Games
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The world is either getting more and more perverted and bizarre, or the internet and the 24 hour news cycle are bringing things to my attention that have been going on for years. This time the news comes out of …

Yelp Adds New Updates Feature to Android App Yelp Adds New Updates Feature to Android App

Local research and reviews platfrom Yelp has just released a new notification bar for Android 3.1, according to its company blog. The new update follows Yelp’s recent addition of private user check-in comments. Here’s a screenshot of the new addition: …

Instagram Camera Is Decidedly Retro Instagram Camera Is Decidedly Retro
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Ah, Instagram, friend of would-be photographers everywhere. The super popular app for iPhone and Android has enabled people of all skill levels to take fancy photos with the touch of a button and a few applications of various filters. No …

80 Year-Old Woman Falls Out of Tandem Harness While Skydiving

Skydiving has always seemed like a silly way to achieve an adrenaline rush. There’s just too much that could go wrong between the jump and the ground, and that’s not a risk I’m willing to take at this point in …

Google Makes Changes To Local Listings On Android, iOS Google Makes Changes To Local Listings On Android, iOS

Google has made some adjustments to local search results on Android and iOS devices. Users can now see an experience that more closely resembles that of the desktop experience. “I’ll admit it, I’m a bit of a picky eater,” writes …

Hacked Road Sign Warns Of Dalek Invasion

You may remember a few years ago when pranksters hacked one of those big electronic road signs in Texas and changed it to read “ZOMBIES AHEAD.” The story made the news all over the country, and brought to light the …

Facebook IPO Pushes Investors off the Stock Market Facebook IPO Pushes Investors off the Stock Market
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Sometimes something is just a bad investment, and as time goes on, the shares you purchased in the company just lose more and more value. At other times, as with the Facebook IPO, it is clear that you were swindled. …

Twitter Pulls the Curtains Down on Summify Twitter Pulls the Curtains Down on Summify

Barely four months after Twitter acquired the company, Summify has announced that it will be closing up shop next month. This isn’t entirely surprising given recent developments in Twittervile. Summify’s purpose was generating personalized digests of users’ Twitter feeds, which …

Panasonic Japan Installing Wireless Charging Stations Panasonic Japan Installing Wireless Charging Stations

Panasonic Japan is installing 90 wireless charging stations in that country, beginning this month. Charging stations will follow the Wireless Power Consortium’s Qi standard, and will go in cafes, bars, nail salons, convenience stores and karaoke boxes. The Qi standard …

DICE Explains Destruction For Close Quarters DLC

One of the more frustrating things about the visual effects of Battlefield 3 is that the destruction that we saw in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is almost non-existent. IN BFBC2 nearly every house, building, tree, and bush could be destroyed. …

Google May Debut a 7-Inch Nexus Tablet at Google I/O Google May Debut a 7-Inch Nexus Tablet at Google I/O

Tickets for the Google I/O Conference sold out in just 20 minutes. One of the reasons for the event’s huge popularity is Google’s propensity to make make paying for tickets worthwhile by handing out cutting-edge technology to developer attendees. With …

Harvard Apologizes for Unabomber Directory Entry

Harvard apologizes to everyone who was offended by Ted Kaczynski’s entry in the university’s alumni directory. According to Boston.com, a spokesperson for Harvard said that Ted Kaczynski, better know to the world at-large as the Unabomber, submitted the entry for …

Keira Knightly Engaged, Twitter Fans Devastated

Lovely British actress Keira Knightly is now engaged to her beau of one year, musician James Righton. The news comes as a heart-wrenching blow to her male fans, many of which have been loyal followers since her early days in …