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Battlestar Galactica Viper Simulator May Become Reality Battlestar Galactica Viper Simulator May Become Reality
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Along with today’s announcement of the Blood & Chrome trailer, the well-known sci-fi show of Battlestar Galactica is also making news thanks to five high school students. John Boyer, Alex Jacobson, Joseph DeRose, Sam Frank, and Sam DeRose are five …

iPad Destroyed With Lasers and Fire

If you’ve been keeping up with the different news stories about the new iPad, you might think the man in this video is some poor guy just taking out his frustrations on the device. But, no, this is just more …

Transgender Student Files Complaint, Denied Residential Assistant Position in an All-Male Dorm
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Kaeden Kass, was born a female but identifies himself as male. The transgender student attends Miami University and has filed a complaint against his school after not being allowed to serve as a residential assistant in an all-male dorm. After …

Windows 8 Tablet Locks Up On Stage During Demo Windows 8 Tablet Locks Up On Stage During Demo
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A big part of the buzz about the Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 software is its ability to run on multiple platforms. The software is designed to work equally well on tablets and desktop/laptop PCs, providing a unified experience across multiple …

Commodore Amiga Is Back And It’s A Beast Commodore Amiga Is Back And It’s A Beast
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If you grew up in the 80s, you probably had a Commodore computer. The company made the super popular Commodore 64, but they are also known for manufacturing the Amiga line of personal computers in the 80s and 90s. Commodore …

R. Kelly: New “Trapped In The Closet” Series “Not Of This World”

R&B singer R. Kelly is working on a follow-up to his controversial, multi-part musical “Trapped In The Closet”, which gained cult status after the videos went to DVD in 2005. The series, which started as five songs on his album …

The Hunger Games, Draw Something, and Kate Moss

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 …

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Gives $300 Million For Brain Research

The Allen Institute for Brain Science announced Wednesday that Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen had donated $300 million to launch an effort to map the brain’s basic circuitry of perception. The Seattle-based nonprofit institute plans to build over the coming decade …

China Beats Out U.S. In iOS, Android Activations China Beats Out U.S. In iOS, Android Activations

China has recently surpassed the United States in iOS and Android activations for the first time, and is now the fastest growing device market in the world. China also has the fastest growth in application usage, which correlates with that …

[Viral Video] Blonde Calculates The Meaning of “MPH”

This video is picking up speed on YouTube. If you thought the dad shooting his daughter’s laptop was going to cause tension in the family home, wait til this giys wife figures out that she’s been made a laughingstock of …

comScore Ranks Top 50 Web Properties for February 2012 comScore Ranks Top 50 Web Properties for February 2012

comScore has released a report raking the top 50 web properties in the United States for February 2012. The data, gathered from the comScore Media Metrix service, shows some of the trends in web traffic during February. Not surprisingly, Google, …

Madoff ‘Disappointed’ Mets Fraud Suit Was Settled

The Notorious Ponzi sceme perpetrator, Bernie Madoff was in contact with Irving Picard last week to express his disappointment in the Mets fraud case not going to trial. The fraud case against the Mets was settled early monday for a …

Google Earth, Maps Update Imagery To A Plethora Of Places Google Earth, Maps Update Imagery To A Plethora Of Places

Google’s Lat Long Blog announced imagery updates a plenty today that touch on nearly every part of the globe. Seriously, if you live on Earth, you probably live somewhere that is included in the new imagery in Google Earth and …

Tebow Trade Hits A Snag: Jets May Not Be Able To Afford Him

The much-talked about and highly volatile subject of Tim Tebow being traded to the New York Jets gets yet another wrinkle today, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter has just reported that they agreed to the deal before realizing they would have …

Man Flies on Bird Wings Using a Wii Remote and HTC Phone
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On Monday a Dutch man named Jarno Smeets uploaded a video to YouTube of what he purports to be himself flying using homemade bird wings: Looks fake, doesn’t it? Well, Smeets has an entire website full of detail on how …

Russian Police Arrest 8 in Carberp Trojan Case

Russian authorities have arrested eight men suspected of using the Carberp Trojan and other malware, to make millions through electronic banking fraud. The men arrested are suspected of being members of a Moscow-based gang that was going after the bank …

Twitter Turns Six, Claims 140 Million Active Users Twitter Turns Six, Claims 140 Million Active Users

At 12:50 pm on March 21st, 2006, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out the first ever tweet. It said “just setting up my twttr.” Now, six years later, Twitter is an indelible part of millions of people’s lives. That’s right, …

Social Login Option Boosts Online Retail [Infographic] Social Login Option Boosts Online Retail [Infographic]
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I hate creating a new account whenever I want to make a purchase with another online retailer. When given the option, I almost invariably prefer to “complete the transaction as a guest.” Sure, my personal information (and yours too) is …

China Takes The Lead In Worldwide iOS, Android Activations China Takes The Lead In Worldwide iOS, Android Activations

China has passed the U.S. to become the global leader in new iOS and Android activations. China has been the world’s largest mobile phone market for some time, now it appears to have become the top smartphone market as well. …

Study Now Shows BP Oil Leak Entered Food Chain

Since the explosion on the BP Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, scientists have been working to understand the impact that this disaster has had on the environment. For months, crude oil gushed …

BBB Warns of Walmart Text Message Scam BBB Warns of Walmart Text Message Scam

The Better Business Bureau has warned of a new scam regarding cellular text messages which offer a potential $1,000 Walmart gift card. Uninformed recipients are then taken to a website which prompts the entry of personal information, after they click …

“The Situation” In Rehab For Substance Abuse

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, one of the stars of the MTV reality show “Jersey Shore” has reportedly entered rehab for substance abuse. A rep for Sorrentino told TMZ in a statement that they would not confirm why he is there, …

Supreme Court Limits Patents: No Natural Laws

On Tuesday, the supreme court unanimously ruled that they would not allow inventors or corporations to patent discoveries based on “laws of nature”. The decision came out of an application by Nestle S.A. unit Prometheus Laboratories Inc. that involved a …

Advancing Tech Also Means Electronic Waste Advancing Tech Also Means Electronic Waste

The percentage of electronic waste occupying our landfills has grown at an alarming rate over the last decade, giving rise to concerns about the toxicity of components used in consumer electronics. Researchers at the University of Florida are looking for …