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Spec Ops: The Line Launch Trailer Features Awkward Staring

It’s officially the summer dark period for gaming. The blockbuster spring titles have already had their launches and publishers are now hoarding their biggest titles for the holiday season later this year. However, for gamers who are done with Diablo …

Over Six Thousand People Feast On Zombie RPG Dead State’s Kickstarter Goal

Last week, we looked at six zombie games currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. One of them, Dead State, has since reached its funding goal of $150,000. As of the time of this writing, the game has 6,446 backers, who have …

Justin Bieber Credits Social Media for His Success Justin Bieber Credits Social Media for His Success
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Justin Bieber is a freaking powerhouse right now. Everywhere you turn, there’s Justin Bieber doing something Biebery. If he’s not launching a new album, chances are he’s performing a large concert for his legion of screaming fans. In fact, days …

Miami Heat Owner Sues Google to Be Less Google-able Miami Heat Owner Sues Google to Be Less Google-able

paidContent reports that Ranaan Katz, a minority owner of the recently-crowned NBA champs Miami Heat, is suing Google because the search engine has refused to take down a photo of Katz that he isn’t particularly fond of. So what uncouth …

Top 5 YouTube Partners Supplying 1.5 Billion Streams Monthly Top 5 YouTube Partners Supplying 1.5 Billion Streams Monthly

On Friday, we reported that YouTube was at the top of the list for monthly unique viewers throughout the month of May and total videos streamed. YouTube had over 136 million unique viewers and they streamed well over 16 billion …

Toronto Flash Mob – University of Toronto Chancellor Surprised at Retirement Celebration
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This was truly a heartwarming gesture from the students at the University of Toronto, who said goodbye to their long-term chancellor with style. The student led flash mob disrupted the final convocation ceremony and moved the chancellor to tears. The …

Zombie Apocalypse: Woman Tries To Eat Cop
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Zombies aren’t real, of course, unless you live in the world of “The Walking Dead”, and even then they’re not called zombies. But “Walker Apocalypse” just doesn’t have the same ring to it. Of course, with all the stories pouring …

Does Google Want To Get Into The Domain Provider Business? Does Google Want To Get Into The Domain Provider Business?
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It’s no secret that Google applied for 101 gTLDs in ICANN’s recent yard sale. The company applied for all kinds of domains from .tech and .soy to the usual suspects like .google and .youtube. It seems that there might be …

Bath Salts Cause Man To Hit Elderly Lady With Shovel
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Bath salts, a highly volatile synthetic stimulant, have been in the news a lot lately because of several stories regarding their involvement in the recent “cannibal” and “zombie” stories coming from all over the country. They were rumored to be …

Ugliest Dog Announced at Annual Northern California Event
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Ugliest dog has been announced, with the honor going to a Chinese Crested from Peterborough, a city in the East of England. The peculiar looking canine and his owner, Bev Nicholson, traveled quite a distance to participate in the World’s …

This Webmaster Changed A Page’s Internal Linking Structure, Recovered From Google’s Penguin Update This Webmaster Changed A Page’s Internal Linking Structure, Recovered From Google’s Penguin Update
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Another webmaster has claimed to have recovered from Google’s Penguin update. In a WebmasterWorld forum post (via Barry Scwhartz), member neildt said that they noticed a page they thought had been hit by Penguin, had returned to ranking for the …

USA Track Star Lolo Jones is Going to the Olympics – And She’s Easy on the Eyes
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Lolo Jones finished the women’s 100-meter hurdles at the U.S. Track & Field Trials in third place with a time of 12:86, qualifying her for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. After placing seventh in the women’s 100-meter hurdles …

iPhone 5 Rumor: New iPhone Getting NFC Chips iPhone 5 Rumor: New iPhone Getting NFC Chips
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There have been rumors for over two years now that the iPhone would be getting near-field communication (NFC) technology. Back in 2010 many expected it to be included with the iPhone 4. When that didn’t happen, they thought it would …

Galaxy S III To Top 10 Million Units Sold Galaxy S III To Top 10 Million Units Sold

The U.S. launch of Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, may have been a debacle, but the device is still selling very well. Samsung has told Reuters that it expects sales of the device to top 10 …

Aaron Sorkin Isn’t Too Smart (Or So He Says)
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Aaron Sorkin is well known for writing thinking-man’s scripts, complete with wit and sarcasm but with underlying themes that mean you have to pay attention to what’s going on. His dialogue is punchy and fast, often timed so that the …

Mojang’s Scrolls Looks To Make Card Games Fun Again

Mojang made a name for themselves with Minecraft. The indie darling took the world by storm and is still going strong. Mojang can only stick with one game for so long, however, and announced a few more games. Notch’s project, …

Apparently, It Sucked To Be A Woman Working For Facebook, Circa 2005 Apparently, It Sucked To Be A Woman Working For Facebook, Circa 2005

As the now-famous story illustrates, Facebook sprung out of the minds of college boys, in the halls of Harvard University. According to the story proposed by the Oscar-nominated “based on real life” movie The Social Network, you can track the …

Flipboard Gets the New York Times and their Paywall Flipboard Gets the New York Times and their Paywall

Flipboard, the fashionable reading app for smartphones and tablets, is getting the New York Times. While it’s true readers have always had access to the New York Times articles, they haven’t ever been able to view those in Flipboard’s highly-polished …

Penguin 337, the Runaway Humboldt, to be Named in Japan
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Penguin 337, the one year-old Humboldt who escaped from a Tokyo aquarium over two months ago, was recently returned to its home at the Tokyo Sea Life Park after a lengthy adventure. To celebrate its return, the penguin is finally …

Michael Jackson Death: Anniversary Heightens Hologram Rumors
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Since Michael’s death in 2009, fans have traveled from all over the world to pay their respects at his former home, Neverland Ranch. The property is now privately owned, but on days like today, when his legacy is felt perhaps …

Larry Page’s Health Addressed In Email, Page Posts To Google+ Larry Page’s Health Addressed In Email, Page Posts To Google+
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Google CEO Larry Page had some people worried last week. He did not appear at the company’s shareholders’ meeting, and it became apparent that he would not appear at this week’s Google I/O event, Google’s annual developers conference, or Google’s …

Mars Snowflakes: Dust Wrapped in Carbon Dioxide
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A new study is reporting that Mars has snowflakes. They are about the diameter of human red blood cells and are composed of Carbon Dioxide attached to a spec of dust. The discovery was found after researchers analyzed data from …

Google Tablet Details Leak Ahead Of Google I/O Google Tablet Details Leak Ahead Of Google I/O
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There are no secrets anymore. Google may have wanted to surprise us with the reveal of a new tablet running Jelly Bean this week at its annual I/O conference, but it just wasn’t meant to be. A leaked document has …

Lonesome George Dies: Pinta Island’s Last Giant Tortoise Passes Away
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Lonesome George, the world’s last Pinta Island giant tortoise, has passed away. According to AFP, George’s caretaker, Fausto Llerena, found the creature’s body stretched out near its watering hole. As of this writing, the cause of death is unknown; scientists …