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The Super Bowl, Randy Travis, and Fabric Softener The Super Bowl, Randy Travis, and Fabric Softener

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 …

Facebook IPO Makes Artist A Millionaire Facebook IPO Makes Artist A Millionaire

About six years ago, a young graffiti artist named David Choe traded his services for a couple shares of Facebook stock. Now that Facebook has announced they are going public, he finds the stocks are worth millions. Who would have …

Google HUD Glasses Coming Soon To A Face Near You Google HUD Glasses Coming Soon To A Face Near You
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Remember last year when Google did a pilot program for their Cr-48 Chromebook and shipped a bunch of them to people who signed up to test the product in exchange for merely providing feedback? Google might be revisiting that trick, …

Nanowelding With Light – Amazing Possibilities Nanowelding With Light – Amazing Possibilities

A team of engineers at Stanford has demonstrated a promising new nanowire welding technique that harnesses plasmonics to fuse the wires with a simple blast of light. At the heart of the technique is the physics of plasmonics, the interaction …

iPhone Alone Made More Than Microsoft iPhone Alone Made More Than Microsoft
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Apple made a lot of news a couple weeks ago with its most recent quarterly earnings report. In another record-setting quarter, Apple generated $46.33 billion in revenue. So immense were Apple’s earnings, in fact, that a website popped up to …

Some Brains Just Crave Drugs Some Brains Just Crave Drugs

The University of Cambridge has come out with some very interesting research findings about addiction and the structure of our brains. An abnormality present in the fronto-striatal systems may be responsible for addiction in some people. The study compared two …

Happy Birthday, Rick Astley! Happy Birthday, Rick Astley!

Today is the birthday of someone who has given so much to the interwebs and asked so little in return. A man whose music has led to one of the most enduring memes in history. Today, we celebrate the 46th …

B2B Marketing: Facebook vs. LinkedIn B2B Marketing: Facebook vs. LinkedIn
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You would think that businesses would use LinkedIn more than any other social media site because it is built for them. Facebook is the everyman social networking site. This infographic finds that LinkedIn may not be all that it’s cut …

Skyrim Predicts Super Bowl, Johnny Cash Twins, & Osombie Skyrim Predicts Super Bowl, Johnny Cash Twins, & Osombie

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Online Privacy: Are Your Wrestling With It? [Infographic] Online Privacy: Are Your Wrestling With It? [Infographic]

Privacy concerns are a common theme on the Internet. Most recently, it is Google’s changes that are in the spotlight as the company prepares to consolidate policies and share data throughout its various products next month. The changes have drawn …

Facebook: How Self-Esteem Correlates With Comments Facebook: How Self-Esteem Correlates With Comments
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A recently released study by Forest and Wood reveals that your self-esteem can effect what type of comments you make on Facebook. Participants from both high and low self-esteem categories were selected. Then each participant was paired with a coder. …

E-Commerce Spending Reaches Nearly $50 Billion in Q4 [Report] E-Commerce Spending Reaches Nearly $50 Billion in Q4 [Report]

comScore released new findings on e-commerce spending in the U.S. in the fourth quarter. They were up 14% from the year-ago quarter, reaching about $49.7 billion. That makes nine quarters in a row for positive year-over-year growth in U.S. e-commerce …

Porn Copyright Case Is One For The History Books Porn Copyright Case Is One For The History Books

Can you copyright porn? That’s one of the big issues facing copyright law now. Liuxia Wong received a letter last year from Hard Drive Productions claiming that she had used her IP address last year to share “Amateur Allure Jen” …

Former Zynga Engineer: They Don’t Care About Fun, Focus Everything On Big “Whale” Spenders
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I’ll start this out the way that it really should be started – with a warning to have your grain of salt ready. From the some-guy-is-bashing-his-former-company-on-reddit files, it appears that Zynga focuses the large majority of their attention on folks …

Short Horror Film Proves That Siri Is Evil Short Horror Film Proves That Siri Is Evil

There are no shortage of parody videos involving Siri. Some are pretty lame, but others are hilarious. My favorites, though, are the scary ones, the ones that play on our innate fear of technology – the kind of fear that …

Robots Like Butterflies: New Recon Tools? Robots Like Butterflies: New Recon Tools?

To improve the next generation of insect-size flying machines, Johns Hopkins engineers have been aiming high-speed video cameras at some of the prettiest bugs on the planet. By figuring out how butterflies flutter among flowers with amazing grace and agility, …

Google+ Developers Page Launched Google+ Developers Page Launched

Google announced today that they’re launching a Google+ Developers account in order to help developers stay abreast of news regarding the Google+ platform, events, community goings-on, and other stuff of interest to developers. Chris Chabot, Team Leader of Google+ Developer …

New Tech Can Track Where You Look On Dating Sites New Tech Can Track Where You Look On Dating Sites
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Dating sites can be a wealth of information for those looking for that special someone. The looking part is being studied by Tobii to determine what men and women spend their time looking at on dating profiles. Tobii in collaboration …

Charles Dickens Google Doodle Celebrates The Victorian Era’s Finest Charles Dickens Google Doodle Celebrates The Victorian Era’s Finest

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season …

Windows 8 Is Killing The Start Button Windows 8 Is Killing The Start Button
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The Start button – a simple concept that has defined the Windows operating system since its inception. It’s a shame then that Microsoft is killing it with Windows 8. Windows 8 is going for a more visual approach to navigating …

New Technology: Blood Tests Instead of Biopsies for Tumors New Technology: Blood Tests Instead of Biopsies for Tumors

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Health, and collaborating cancer physicians have successfully demonstrated the effectiveness of an advanced blood test for detecting and analyzing circulating tumor cells (CTCs)—breakaway cells from patients’ solid tumors—from cancer patients. The findings, reported …

Smartphone Apps That Can Shrink Your Wallet Smartphone Apps That Can Shrink Your Wallet

Convenience is the host and we are the parasites that feed from it. With the growing technology of today’s world, mobile apps have emerged to the forefront of society giving us the ability to access, learn and do things faster, …

3D Printer Creates Jaw Implant, Turns 83-Year-Old Woman Into Awesome Cyborg 3D Printer Creates Jaw Implant, Turns 83-Year-Old Woman Into Awesome Cyborg
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Doctors in the Netherlands have done something so Future that it’s hard to believe they haven’t time-traveled from the year 40331 ADΩ to dazzle us with their alien science: they have successfully created and implanted the world’s first jaw transplant …

Facebook Enables Apps To Post Historical Actions To Users’ Timelines Facebook Enables Apps To Post Historical Actions To Users’ Timelines
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Facebook announced that Open Graph apps can now enable the posting of historical actions to users’ timelines. In Facebook’s latest Operation Developer Love post on the company’s developer blog, Justin Moore writes, “Apps can post historical actions to help people …