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Goodnight Moon, The Olympics, and Lessons From Porn

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 …

iOS Users Also Don’t Want To Pay For Anything According To Wind-Up Knight Developer

Game developers are on the forefront of the piracy debate. They have more to lose than any other industry as their game is the only thing keeping them afloat. That’s why it was pretty damning of the Android platform last …

Stuck On Roller Coaster For 2 Hours? Try This
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Stuck on a roller coaster 150 feet in the air? Call me crazy, but I don’t think it would have taken me two hours to come up with the solution of “rock it back and forth and see what happens”. …

How To Get Started With The Google Places API In 15 Minutes How To Get Started With The Google Places API In 15 Minutes

Google uploaded two videos about the Google Places API today. The first one is about getting started with the API, and the second one is a Q&A on the same topic. Together, you’re looking at about fifteen minutes of your …

U.S. Census Bureau Releases First-Ever Public API U.S. Census Bureau Releases First-Ever Public API
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For the first time ever, the U.S. Census Bureau is making their giant database accessible to app developers with the release of a a public API. This will allow developers to work much of the government’s statistical and demographic information …

Google Algorithm Changes For June: What’s On The List? Google Algorithm Changes For June: What’s On The List?
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In what Google called an effort to be more transparent, the company began posting monthly lists of algorithm changes, highlighting some of the things it has done to improve the quality of search results and/or the user experience. There are …

Julie Newmar: 5 Reasons To Love The Original Catwoman
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Julie Newmar, the statuesque actress who first played Catwoman on the televised Batman series in the 60’s, still has fans declaring their love of her to this day. Now 78, she says her fanmail mostly consists of letters from guys …

“Organ-On-A-Chip” May Put PETA Out Of A Job
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There are people, including those in PETA, who vigorously protest the use of animals in clinical trials. Many scientists understand why the practice is hated and would probably switch to something else if they could. In their mind, it’s more …

Twitter Tops 500 Million Users; “Users” is a Loose Term, of Course Twitter Tops 500 Million Users; “Users” is a Loose Term, of Course
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Social media “users,” as we are all well aware, can have quite the variance to the amount of “use” they give to the social network in question. Not only that, but the word “user” doesn’t even necessitate any human element. …

New iPhone: Is This What The iPhone 5 Will Really Be Called? New iPhone: Is This What The iPhone 5 Will Really Be Called?
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Everyone calls the forthcoming iPhone the iPhone 5. Not everyone, but that’s generally what its referred to as when any rumors or speculation about the device are reported. In reality, it’s very unlikely that the device will actually be called …

“Matrix” Director: Sex Change, Film Trailer Debuted
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“The Matrix” series of movies was a revolution in filmmaking, one that swept theaters and had many, many, many other films either take visual cues from it, pay homage to it, or blatantly steal ideas from it afterward. The choreographed …

Bing Gets Facebook Friend Tagging Bing Gets Facebook Friend Tagging
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Bing has announced a new social feature, which allows you to tag your Facebook friends when you share a search you’ve performed. As you may recall, Bing launched a new design a couple months back, complete with some new social …

Humor Site 9GAG Raises $2.8 Million In Funding Humor Site 9GAG Raises $2.8 Million In Funding
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I’ve been around the Internet for a while. I find that there are certain Web sites that you don’t mention in polite company less you be laughed out of the room. One of those Web sites is 9GAG. Despite being …

Go Daddy CEO Warren Adelman Steps Down Go Daddy CEO Warren Adelman Steps Down
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Warren Adelman, who took over as CEO of Go Daddy, after Bob Parsons stepped down last year, has stepped down from his position to assume a new role as Special Advisor for Strategy and Global Policy at the company. Scott …

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Takes Points Lead: It’s Not A Dream

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hasn’t held the points lead in a major race in about eight years, a fact that hasn’t escaped the attention of his fans (affectionately dubbed “Junior Nation”) now that he’s taken the lead after placing fourth in …

Yeah, But Where’s The 3D? 2001: A Space Odyssey As A Modern Action Trailer

The act of recutting a popular Hollywood trailer can produce some amazing results. I’m sure most of you have seen “Shining,” the brilliant recut that turns Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining into a delightful romantic comedy. Or what about the recut …

DARPA Wants To Predict Terrorism, Crime By Analyzing Social Media DARPA Wants To Predict Terrorism, Crime By Analyzing Social Media
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DARPA, the branch of the military that researches new tools of defense, is looking for a contractor to build them a new tool in the fight against terrorism. It isn’t a new super weapon, but rather something that concerns those …

Aly Raisman’s Mom & Dad Steal The Spotlight
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Aly Raisman, a young American gymnast who beat out all-around favorite Jordyn Weibe this past weekend in order to make a play for the gold medal, is getting a lot of attention today; not only because she came out of …

Facebook Launches Artsier Timeline Photo Section Facebook Launches Artsier Timeline Photo Section
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Today, Facebook announced that your photo section on your Timeline is about to get a makeover – one which they say will make the photo-viewing experience more enjoyable. When you access the photos tab at the top of the Timeline, …

New iPhone Rumor: Fully Assembled iPhone 5 Appears On Japanese Website New iPhone Rumor: Fully Assembled iPhone 5 Appears On Japanese Website
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Today must be iPhone 5 leaks day as images and video of Apple’s next iPhone are flooding in from everywhere. With a rumored late September launch, it only makes sense that Apple would be manufacturing the iPhone 5 right now. …

What To Do About Google’s Confusing Link Warnings What To Do About Google’s Confusing Link Warnings
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Editor’s Note: This is a post from a guest author in the search engine marketing field. Any advice within is that of the author’s, and does not necessarily reflect the view of our organization. If you read Chris Crum’s post …

Google Integrates Hangouts Into Gmail Google Integrates Hangouts Into Gmail

Google wants to make your video communications within Gmail even better. Starting today, they’re rolling out Google+ Hangouts integration which, according to them, will “deliver higher reliability and enhanced quality” to your chats. From the Gmail blog: Unlike the old …

New Digg Is Going To Be Seriously Image-Heavy New Digg Is Going To Be Seriously Image-Heavy
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“The final version is close to complete, and when you visit Digg.com later this week, you’ll find a beautiful, image-friendly, and ad-free experience.” And with that, Digg v1 is born. Today, the company is giving us a hint of what …

Chick-fil-A Finds A Friend In Sarah Palin
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Chick-Fil-A’s current controversy over its president’s stance on gay marriage has not died down in the least since it first erupted a few weeks ago. There have been countless people battling back and forth over the issue, with no end …