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Girl Falls Into Sidewalk Sinkhole, Learns Dangers Of Distracted Walking

Those of us who text and walk, or walk and talk, or Facebook and walk have plenty of dangers to worry about. While we’re looking down at our smartphones and traversing the city, we could get flattened by a car, …

151 Pokemon As Interpreted By 151 Artists

In what may be one of the best art shows ever, the Light Grey Art Gallery in Minneapolis hosted the Pokemon Battle Royale. The show tasked 151 artists to bring their unique vision to one of the original 151 Pokemon. …

Debtors Prison: Breast Cancer Survivor Jailed Over $280 Bill
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Debtors prisons haven’t been around for a long time, but apparently they’re on the verge of making a comeback. The unfortunate souls who are having a very hard time making ends meet in this turbulent economy now have something to …

Marilu Henner’s Amazing Memory Inspired New Book
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In her book “Total Memory Makeover”, Marilu Henner talks about what it’s like to call up any memory from any given day in her life–something she’s been doing for as long…well, as long as she can remember. In an amazing …

Facebook Might Add Video Embed Codes Facebook Might Add Video Embed Codes

Facebook Inc., the new owner of photo sharing platform Instagram, might be adding a new media functionality to its social network – embed codes to allow users to post videos uploaded to their profiles onto other sites. At present, Facebook …

Bee Media Acquires Adcentricity; Goes Hyper-Local Bee Media Acquires Adcentricity; Goes Hyper-Local

Bee Media Inc., a mobile shopping platform, has acquired Adcentricity Inc., a location-based digital media company. Together the two are offering a couple new products which should make it easier for advertisers to reach consumers locally and offer deals in …

Kidney Donor Fired After Giving Up Organ For Boss
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A New York woman is claiming she was fired after giving up her kidney to help save her boss’s life…and she wants it back. 47-year old Debbie Stevens says that when her former employer, Jackie Brucia, needed an organ transplant …

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Guilty Of Violating Motorola Patents Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Guilty Of Violating Motorola Patents
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With the patent lawsuit war heating up, a possible huge blow to Microsoft and the Xbox 360 was dealt today by the The US International Trade Commission. The ruling about the case, which was filed in 2010, stated that Microsoft’s …

C Is The Most Popular Programming Language In April C Is The Most Popular Programming Language In April
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Have you heard of the TIOBE Programming Community Index? It’s a table that lists the ratings of programming languages and tracks their status throughout the developer ecosystem. It’s a good indicator of where a language stands in terms of its …

Chris Christie Tweets Harsh Goodbye To The Nets
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“I’m not going to the Nets game tonight and my message to the Nets is goodbye.” With those short words and a shrug of the shoulders, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said farewell to the long-time state NBA franchise. “You …

Apple’s Quarterly Earnings Report: What To Expect Apple’s Quarterly Earnings Report: What To Expect

In about five hours, Apple will be reporting their earnings for the second quarter of the 2012 fiscal year. Already, though, analysts are starting to speculate about what this quarter’s report will bring, and some of the speculation has investors …

Why Ashton Kutcher Is Investing In Dwolla Why Ashton Kutcher Is Investing In Dwolla

A couple weeks ago, we wrote about Dwolla, an Iowa-based startup in the payments space. It drew more attention than the typical payments startup may, because it attracted the investment of celebrity Ashton Kutcher (though hardly his first investment in …

Pixar’s Brave: New Trailer, Clip Arrive Online

After the critical debacle that was directors John Lasseter and Brad Lewis’ impossibly misguided sequel “Cars 2″, it’s good to know that Pixar is headed back to the well of originality for their next endeavor. Not that there’s anything wrong …

Firefox Nightly Making Small Changes To Site-Identity Firefox Nightly Making Small Changes To Site-Identity
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You know how Firefox adds that little favicon site-identifier in the address bar? Firefox is about to make some changes to that to make Web sites more secure for users. Jared Wein, a software engineer at Mozilla, announced on his …

Enormous Golden Orb Spider Devouring A Snake Is A Giant Dose of NOPE

Australia, you simply scare the sh*t out of me. Seriously, every time I see some freakishly terrifying creature pop up on the interwebs, it’s from down under. I know this is at least minus 2 man points, but Australia’s reputation …

Natalee Holloway Suspect To Be Extradited To U.S.
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Joran Van Der Sloot, the prime suspect in the disappearance of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba in 2005, will soon be extradited to the U.S. to face charges of extortion. He is currently in Peru serving 28 years for the …

Chelsea Handler Isn’t a Big Fan of Angelina Jolie: Twitter Reacts
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When you’re tight with Chelsea Handler, at least you know she’s going to have your back should things get a little dicey. You may or may not be aware of the fact that Handler and Jennifer Anniston are pretty close …

Should We Limit A Soldier’s Access To Social Media? Should We Limit A Soldier’s Access To Social Media?

United States Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Brown lost his life in Afghanistan earlier this week. While that is extremely sad news, it was how his wife was notified of his death that was the big news. A woman in his …

The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship [Infographic]

Not too surprisingly, consumers want the way they spend their money to matter to others as much as it matters to them. Over 80% of American consumers want to buy from cause-related brands. In other words, they want the profits …

Merchants To Get More Out of eBay’s E-Commerce Platform X.Commerce Merchants To Get More Out of eBay’s E-Commerce Platform X.Commerce
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We spoke with Matthew Mengerink, VP and GM of eBay’s x.commerce, which offers merchants an e-commerce platform using the “fabric of eBay” and its various products to essentially be the ultimate set of APIs and tools for e-commerce (though it …

Jason Aldean Tweets Out Video For 7-Year-Old With Brain Cancer

Over the weekend KOLN-TV, out of Nebraska, ran a story about a 7-year-old boy named Tyson Zimmer. The news report told about how Tyson has medulloblastoma, a type of brain cancer, who just had a golf ball size tumor removed …

Google Drive Launching Today? Reference Spotted in Google Support Google Drive Launching Today? Reference Spotted in Google Support

[UPDATE] The rumor was true, and Google Drive has officially launched. See the full story here. [ORIGINAL STORY] Google Drive, Google’s cloud storage service, is inevitable, but its launch is now seemingly imminent, if the various references to the service …

Jon Lovitz on Obama: Do Not Tax the Rich
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Jon Lovtiz has made enough money that he has to worry about Obama taxing the rich? That’s incredible! To be perfectly honest, I had absolutely no idea the guy was still working. Assuming, of course, that you consider hosting your …

Facebook’s SEC Registration Statement: Zuckerberg’s Letter Facebook’s SEC Registration Statement: Zuckerberg’s Letter
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For the quarter ending March 31st and for the upcoming initial public offering, Facebook has filed a registration state with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) outlining everything financial and otherwise about Facebook you could ever want to …