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Hugh Hefner’s Son Pleads No Contest To Domestic Violence Charge

Hugh Hefner, the infamous founder of Playboy magazine, is in headlines today after his 21-year old son Marston pleaded no contest to charges of domestic violence filed by his girlfriend, Playmate Claire Sinclair. Sentencing will be on June 12 and …

“Prometheus” Wondercon Trailer Now Online

We’ve already seen multiple trailers for Ridley Scott’s upcoming “Prometheus”. But, the one that aired at Wondercon might just be out favorite. The trailer is only a 1:13 seconds long, and the editing is very well done as the music …

Zynga Buys “Draw Something” Makers OMGPOP [REPORT] Zynga Buys “Draw Something” Makers OMGPOP [REPORT]

UPDATE: It’s official, Zynga has bought NY-based OMGPOP. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Yesterday, we told you that social gaming giant Zynga was looking to buy OMGPOP. If the name OMGPOP doesn’t ring enough bells, I’m sure that the words “Draw Something” probably …

Madonna to Chat with Jimmy Fallon Live on Facebook

Madonna will sit down with Jimmy Fallon for a live chat that users can access Saturday at 6 p.m. on her Facebook page. The chat is taking place so that Madonna can promote her new album, “MDNA,” that will be …

Tim Tebow Traded To New York Jets

Let the speculation end! The national drama is over! Tim Tebow has been traded to the New York Jets for a fourth-round pick. The drama began after free agent Peyton Manning decided he was going to sign a 5 yr, …

Once Deaf, Bird Brains Can’t Keep a Tune: Deaf Equals Disharmony
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Duke University Medical Center has released a new finding that pertains to songbirds and may have implications for other creatures including humans. It’s a known fact that neural pathways that are constantly activated will strengthen over time, but the inverse …

Samsung Galaxy S III May Launch In April Samsung Galaxy S III May Launch In April

Just a little while ago we brought you news that a new image of Samsung’s Galaxy S III smartphone had been leaked. The newest addition to Samsung’s flagship smartphone lineup has been long been rumored to be launching on May …

Far Cry 3 Trailer: Guns, Drugs and Other Tropical Island Fun

Considering its predecessor, Far Cry 2, came out in 2008, the build-up for the third installment has been brewing for a few years now. Thanks a new trailer, you can now kick those anticipation levels up a few more notches. …

What Work Is Like At An Online Retailer’s Warehouse [Infographic]

It’s almost impossible these days to avoid shopping online, at least for some things. (Let me know if you’ve achieved this. I’m curious to know how you managed.) Somehow, through the magic of logistics, it’s often cheaper and quicker to …

Google Docs Getting Google Search Spell Check Google Docs Getting Google Search Spell Check
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Google Search has a pretty impressive spell check in place that lets you know if you’ve spelled a word wrong and gives you suggestions as to what word you might have been wanting to spell. Turns out the guys that …

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Daughter Asks Judge For Conservatorship For Actress, 95
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Constance Francesca Hilton, Zsa Zsa Gabor’s daughter, is seeking help from a judge to gain control of her mother’s finances and medical treatment. The socialite and actress has been in ill health for several years after a car accident in …

Tech Advances Could Result In More Open Government Tech Advances Could Result In More Open Government

Could technology give us a more open and more secure government? There is an increasing need for stronger accountability of government and thus greater demands on transparency of the diplomatic and national security apparatus. However, despite the advent of WikiLeaks, …

Latin America Has Quite The Emerging Online Culture Latin America Has Quite The Emerging Online Culture

comScore released a teaser of their 2012 Latin America Digital Future in Focus today, a report that details the key digital trends in the region of the past year while pointing to their implications for the year ahead. One thing …

LEDs To Blame For iPad Heat Problems, Expert Says LEDs To Blame For iPad Heat Problems, Expert Says

Yesterday we brought you news that Apple’s new iPad runs significantly hotter than its predecessor, the iPad 2. While initial reports put the temperature increase around 10 degrees, further testing showed that the new iPad could actually get as much …

WoW: Mists of Pandaria Beta Invites Going Out Soon
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I can’t believe that World of Warcraft is already almost 8-years-old and still going strong. I guess it speaks to the loyalty the fan base has displayed over the years. While other MMOs like The Old Republic may be taking …

Student Avoids Jail for Racist Collymore Tweets Student Avoids Jail for Racist Collymore Tweets

Joshua Cryer, the law student who’d sent UK soccer commentator Stan Collymore a series of a racist tweets, was sentenced to a fine and community service, instead of jail. Cryer, 21, a Newcastle University law student, had attempting to get …

Sex Trafficking Is Big Business, Even In the US

“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” – The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of …

Angry Birds Space Launching With Walmart Partnership
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With the all new Angry Birds game, Angry Birds Space, launching on Thursday, players who have completed every single level the Rovio has thrown their way are salivating at the idea of brand new content. And if you want to …

Tebow Being Traded Because Of His Fans?
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At yesterday’s press conference where it was officially announced that Peyton Manning will be starting the Denver Broncos this coming season, John Elway said that if he could hand-pick anyone to marry his daughter, it would be Tim Tebow. Manning …

New Einstein Archives Website Catalogs Over 80,000 Documents

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced yesterday the launch of a newly updated and expanded Einstein Archives website, a joint project between the university’s Library Authority and the Einstein Papers Project at the California Institute of Technology with the support …

Control Your PC, While Gaming, With Your iPhone
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So you’re sitting there playing the PC version of Skyrim, enjoying the game and its incredibly-active modding community, and all of a sudden, you notice a massive slowdown because of system resource allocation issues. What do you do? Well if …

NSA Chief Denies Existence Of Domestic Spying Program NSA Chief Denies Existence Of Domestic Spying Program

The National Security Agency, at least according to it’s Web site, “exists to protect the nation.” A recent Wired article claimed that the agency had taken up a new duty – spying on American citizens. In an article titled, “The …

New Doctor Who Companion Announced: Jenna-Louise Coleman

Questions and speculation about who will be romping around time and space with The Doctor in the new season of Doctor Who have finally been answered. Head writer for the show Steven Moffat announced today that twenty-five year old Jenna-Louise …

Sen. Wyden Demands Vote On American Copyright, Patent Treaties

If you are curious about about what goes on in copyright and trade negotiations and more specifically how the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) functions, or if they function, you would be on the same page as Senator Ron Wyden of …