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Elizabeth Catlett, Iconic African-American Artist, Dies At 96
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Elizabeth Catlett may have worked in rough, hard mediums like wood and stone, but each of her pieces expressed a smooth quality that evoked softness. She made sculpting look easy. Born in 1915 in Washington, she grew up in a …

Doctor Who RPG Recounts the 11th Doctor’s Adventures

College Humor has released a parody video of what a Doctor Who RPG would look like, and I love it. It’s done in the style of Japanese role-playing games (JRPGs) as they appeared on the Super Nintendo. The clip recounts …

Google+ Questions Answered In Latest Hangout Google+ Questions Answered In Latest Hangout
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One of the coolest things Google does is list the office hours of their various departments. This allows users and developers to ask questions of the team and get answers from the actual people working on the software. The Google+ …

Google Maps API Layer For U.S. 2010 Census Now Available Google Maps API Layer For U.S. 2010 Census Now Available

Remember a couple of years ago when the Census Bureau people came canvasing through your neighborhood, knocking on your doors to collect your demographic information? I do, because they kept coming back to my apartment even after they initially visited …

Yandex Beats Google To A Free Cloud Storage Service Yandex Beats Google To A Free Cloud Storage Service

Yandex dominates the search market in Russia, garnering 60+% of all searches in the country. In Februrary, they launched new social features for search, nabbing Twitter access. And just last month, the company was added to the NASDAQ Internet Index. …

Amazon UK: $11 Billion in Sales, No Taxes Paid Amazon UK: $11 Billion in Sales, No Taxes Paid

Amazon, the largest online retailer in the UK, last year posted sales of more than $5.2 billion in that country, but didn’t pay any corporation tax on the profits, which prompted an investigation by Britain’s tax authorities. Regulatory filings by …

Google Details Summer Of Code In Hangout Google Details Summer Of Code In Hangout

Last week Google announced the Summer of Code 2012, a program has students working with open source development projects around the country while the search giant pays them for their work. This year’s Summer of Code features more than 180 …

Employment on the Rise: Career Builder Survey Employment on the Rise: Career Builder Survey

If you’ve been struggling through the past few years with this tough economy, there may be good news on the horizon. CareerBuilder.com has released the results of a new study that suggest the second quarter of 2012 will return us …

What If Angry Birds Was Released in the 80′s?
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What do IntelliVision, the Commadore 64, and Atari 2600 all have in common? Aside from all bringing back awesome memories for children of the early 80′s and being hilarious examples of how much technology has changed, they all featured a …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Scam Making The Rounds iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Scam Making The Rounds

On Monday we ran a story about a popular iOS jailbreak blog playing an April Fool’s Day gag. They published a post claiming that a jailbreak tool for iOS 5.1, cleverly named AprilRa1n, had been released. Unfortunately, not everyone got …

Marlins’ New Stadium: Air Conditioned And Covered

There’s something about summer that is synonymous with baseball. When I think of the impending hot weather, it immediately calls to mind the smell of freshly cut grass, the scent of an oiled leather glove, the crack of a bat. …

Paul Allen Employs Octopus in Pacific Search

Paul Allen, a mega rich co-founder of Microsoft, is involved in a search in the Pacific for an American pilot and two Palau police officers whose plane disappeared over the weekend. The pilot and officers disappeared after confronting Chinese poachers …

Facebook Announces New App Insights Facebook Announces New App Insights

Every week, Facebook updates developers on the changes coming to the platform. This is part of the company’s Operation Developer Love that seeks to keep dialog between the company and the developers that support the platform open. While every week …

Apple Set to Overhaul its Online Store Apple Set to Overhaul its Online Store

Apple has started making education consumers aware that it plans to retool and relaunch its online store in the near future, according to AppleInsider. Apple posted a notice at the top of those Apple online stores that cater to kindergarten …

Google Maps API Gets Fun New Weather Layer Google Maps API Gets Fun New Weather Layer
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Google Maps has had the real-time weather layer available since this past August, which gives Maps users a new way to check the current weather as well as see the forecast for the next few days. The layer also has …

New iPads With Wi-Fi Issues Being Replaced by Apple New iPads With Wi-Fi Issues Being Replaced by Apple

It has been known for a while now that some new iPads have issues with low Wi-Fi reception. Now, 9 to 5 Mac has uncovered an internal AppleCare memo instructing employees to replace any new iPads brought in that exhibit …

Project Glass: Funny Video Shows Likely Future With Google Glasses Project Glass: Funny Video Shows Likely Future With Google Glasses

On Wednesday, Google revealed Project Glass, which is a pair of glasses that give the user smartphone-like capabilities within their field of vision (not to be confused with Google Goggles, which lets you search the web by taking pictures). Here’s …

YouTube In 3D Adds Automatic Conversion YouTube In 3D Adds Automatic Conversion

Back in September of last year, YouTube released their 3D conversion feature in beta. Users could upload their videos in boring old 2D and convert them to exciting, glorious 3D with the click of a button. Today, they are expanding …

Stock Act: Obama Signs To Bar Insider Trading

“It’s the notion that the powerful shouldn’t get to create one set of rules for themselves and another set of rules for everybody else,” Obama said on Wednesday. He was referencing a bill introduced this week into legislation that will …

2013 Dodge Viper SRT Steals New York Auto Show 2013 Dodge Viper SRT Steals New York Auto Show
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We knew it was coming, what we didn’t know is how much the Dodge Viper still had the ability to take our breaths away. The massive 8.4-liter V10 motor sends a 640 hp and 600 lb-ft of torque to the …

Epic Hole-in-One at Augusta National

Martin Kaymer had possibly the greatest hole-in-one in golfing history at a practice round this Monday for the Masters. The feat was accomplished during the “Skip It” contest as part of the pre-Masters festivities. Players attempt to skip the ball …

XRY’s Passcode Bypass Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be XRY’s Passcode Bypass Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

Last week we brought you news about a remarkable piece of software called XRY. This forensics software allows government and law enforcement officials to retrieve data off of a variety of smartphones, including iOS and Android devices. What’s more, the …

Robotic Jellyfish Swims With ‘Smart Material’ Bell

A robotic jellyfish dubbed “Robojelly” was created by a team of researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas and Virginia Tech. The robot runs on hydrogen, and so might theoretically run forever in an underwater environment. The study, which …

Amazon.com Loved The Most Among American Shoppers Amazon.com Loved The Most Among American Shoppers

Store-front displays are so 2011. At least, that would be the interpretation of a new survey released by Brodeur Partners as shoppers named Amazon.com the most relevant retailer above all other retailers, including the brick-and-mortar standbys such as Target, Wal-Mart, …