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Miami Beach Driver Causes Gas Pump Explosion

An explosion at a Miami Beach Chevron gas station occurred yesterday, after a driver rammed into a gas pump. The Chevron, located at 71st Street and Abbott Avenue, will likely be closed for a time, after its pump station became …

Yahoo!, CSI creator to create “Cyergeddon” movie Yahoo!, CSI creator to create “Cyergeddon” movie

Yahoo! and Anthony E. Zuiker, the creator of the CSI franchise, have teamed up to create a new movie currently titled “Cybergeddon.” In a push to try out a new content distribution model, the movie will not be released in …

Apple Fixes That Yelp/Siri Search Problem In iOS 5.1 Apple Fixes That Yelp/Siri Search Problem In iOS 5.1

When Siri arrived in the iPhone 4S last year, one of the supporting reasons that made it so useful was that Apple partnered with Yelp to provide local search results for restaurants and other businesses, replete with Yelp’s star ratings …

Yellow Submarine Restored Into 4K Resolution

The Beatles’ classic 1968 animated feature film, Yellow Submarine, has been digitally restored for DVD and Blu-ray release on May 28 (May 29 in North America). The film’s songtrack album will be reissued on CD on the same date. Currently …

Microsoft Forbids Mac, iPad Purchases By Sales And Marketing Employees Microsoft Forbids Mac, iPad Purchases By Sales And Marketing Employees
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Microsoft may have banned the use of company funds to purchase Macs and iPads, according to a purported internal memo. The memo, obtained by ZDNet, claims to be from Alan Crozier, chief financial officer of Microsoft’s Sales, Marketing, Services, IT, …

Katniss Everdeen is One Bad Chick
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Katniss Everdeen played by Jennifer Lawrence is the heroine of The Hunger Games book series and movies. The film will be released in theaters this Friday. The starlet went through considerable training to prepare her for taking on the role …

Brittney Griner Dunks In Women’s NCAA Tournament Game
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Becoming only the second woman to do so, would-be lottery pick of the Baylor Bears, Brittney Griner, dunked in during the women’s NCAA Tournament. The unexpected slam–Griner is only the seventh player to dunk in a women’s college basketball game–came …

Porn Star Accepts Prom Invite From Minnesota Teen

When 18-year old Minnesota high school student Michael Stone realized that just about every girl in his class had a prom date already, he decided to pursue other avenues to find an escort; he took to Twitter. But he wasn’t …

“Jesus Henry Christ” Trailer and Poster Released
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The first trailer and poster for the comedy/drama “Jesus Henry Christ” is now online. The film is the story of a child genius who is on a quest to find his biological father, who finds out that he was the …

Yandex Offers Search Refiners To Help Archive Search Goals Yandex Offers Search Refiners To Help Archive Search Goals

Yandex now offers search refiners to help web users achieve their search goals. The new functionality appears right below Yandex’s search bar in response to unspecified queries, helping users to instantly refine their searches. Those searching for “blueberry”, for instance, …

Online Dating: Does It Really Work? [Infographic] Online Dating: Does It Really Work? [Infographic]
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Are you looking for love in all the wrong places? None of your face to face relationships ever seem to go right? It could be you’re just hard to get along with or maybe you’re just not meeting the right …

Pirate Bay Founders in Three Separate Jails Pirate Bay Founders in Three Separate Jails
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With a new criminal investigation of the file-sharing site The Pirate Bay recently confirmed, its founders, who were convicted in 2009 of copyright infringement, have learned where they’ll be spending their sentences. Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm will …

PayPal Here: A Thousand Sign-Ups Per Hour PayPal Here: A Thousand Sign-Ups Per Hour

PayPal Here was announced last week as the competitor to Square, a mobile payment option for small businesses. It’s a new service that allows users to make secure transactions using a card reader that plugs into the coaxial jack on …

My Damn Channel CEO Rob Barnett Talks New YouTube Channel, Live Programming My Damn Channel CEO Rob Barnett Talks New YouTube Channel, Live Programming

My Damn Channels has launched a new YouTube channel as part of the new YouTube original content rollout, along with a new live show called My Damn Channel Live. My Damn Channel Founder and CEO Rob Barnett (pictured here with …

iPad 2 vs New iPad – Can You See The Difference? iPad 2 vs New iPad – Can You See The Difference?
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If you are currently in possession of both the iPad 2 and the recently released New iPad, are you able to tell the cosmetic difference between the two models? Place them side by side and try to see if you …

AdWords Tool Aims To Help You Diagnose Ads Faster AdWords Tool Aims To Help You Diagnose Ads Faster
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Google announced a new “status insights” icon in the ads tab in AdWords accounts, which Google says provides visibility into the approval status and potential policy limitations of each ad creative. Google says it’s a way to diagnose your ads …

Galaxy Nexus Coming To Sprint On April 15th? Galaxy Nexus Coming To Sprint On April 15th?

Samsung’s popular Galaxy Nexus smartphone might be coming to Sprint next month. There have been rumors of a launch date for months, but several anticipated dates have come and gone with no sign of the phone on Sprint’s network. Now, …

Mister Rogers Gets a Documentary for his Birthday
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Today, March 20, is Mister Rogers’ birthday; he passed away on February 27, 2003; if he was still alive he would be 84. To celebrate him, PBS will be airing a new documentary called “Mister Rogers & Me,” which is …

Nokia Patents Stimulating Tattoos Nokia Patents Stimulating Tattoos

Nokia has filed a patent for “a material attachable to skin, the material capable of detecting a magnetic field and transferring a perceivable stimulus to the skin, wherein the perceivable stimulus relates to the magnetic field.” Translated from patent-lawyer language …

Tebow Trade Rumors Persist; Peyton Manning Officially A Bronco
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With the recent imminent deal between Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, the sports world has been flooded with speculation and rumors as to what the team will do with their current quarterback, Tim Tebow. Now that the announcement has …

AOL Launches Ad Tech DSP: They’re Back! AOL Launches Ad Tech DSP: They’re Back!

AOL used to be heavily invested in advertising technology, but that was a long time ago and they were replaced with the likes of Google and other current industry giants. Still struggling to stay afloat, they are set to launch …

Google Maps Adds Ridiculously Sharp Detail To 3D Landmarks Google Maps Adds Ridiculously Sharp Detail To 3D Landmarks
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With each new improvement of the design of their maps, it’s becoming clearer that Google Maps doesn’t want their maps to look like maps so much as they want them to look like the real world. The announcement for today’s …

Seagate Drives Hit 1 Terabit Per Square Inch Seagate Drives Hit 1 Terabit Per Square Inch

Seagate has unveiled the first terabit-per-square-inch hard drive, essentially doubling the typical areal density of modern hard disks. First off, this will result in 6TB 3.5-inch desktop drives, and 2TB 2.5-inch laptop drives – but Seagate expects to expand to …

Michael Bay, Amelia Earhart, and the Equinox

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 …