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Thief Turns Self In To Help Expose Pedophile
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An unnamed thief in Australia turned himself in to police back in October. Now, he is being shown leniency by the magistrate who sentenced him, and being praised for his actions. Why the sudden spate of conscience? And why the …

The Skyrim That Should Have Been
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What if Bethesda Game Studios, makers of Skyrim, could do anything they wanted for a week? That’s what the studio did after completing Skyrim and the results are amazing. Bethesda’s Todd Howard showed a highlight yesterday at D.I.C.E. 2012 that …

Groupon Posts Q4 Net Loss Of $37M Groupon Posts Q4 Net Loss Of $37M

Groupon released their Q4 2011 report today, revealing a year-to-year 194% increase in revenue from $172.2 million in 2010 to $506.5 million this year. However, the online purveyors of collectively bargained daily deals had a net loss of $37 million …

40 Foot Whale Shark Yields $18,000 To Fishermen 40 Foot Whale Shark Yields $18,000 To Fishermen
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A pakistani fisherman has caught a 40 foot long whale shark. The shark weighs about 6.5 tons and was found floating unconscious about 150 kilometers off the shore. It was dead by the time it was removed from the water. …

The BBC Hunts For Internet Trolls The BBC Hunts For Internet Trolls
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What happens when the BBC tracks down an Internet troll? Pure hilarity. Now trolling is never nice, but to film the tracking of an Internet troll like it was “To Catch a Predator” is just odd. It’s obvious that trolls …

Google Clarifies Screenwise Program Google Clarifies Screenwise Program
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This morning we brought you news of Google’s Screenwise program. Participants in Screenwise install an extension in their Google Chrome browser that lets Google monitor their internet activity. Participants are compensated with a $5 gift code to Amazon as soon …

Klarna Execs Pinned With Alleged Molestation Charge
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(image) Not an incredible amount of information is known, but it has been reported by a couple of sources that Klarna executives Jens Saltin and Niklas Adalberth have been charged with allegedy molesting a young woman in a hotelroom. Popular website …

Prop 8, Google Maps, and Louis Vuitton Condoms Prop 8, Google Maps, and Louis Vuitton Condoms

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 …

CNN Suspends Roland Martin For Super Bowl Tweets CNN Suspends Roland Martin For Super Bowl Tweets
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CNN has suspended commentator Roland Martin after some remarks he Tweeted during the Super Bowl were interpreted as homophobic. CNN issued a statement that read: “Roland Martin’s tweets were regrettable and offensive. Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values …

Piracy Still Rampant After MegaUpload Takedown Piracy Still Rampant After MegaUpload Takedown
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Did anybody seriously think that the take down of MegaUpload would deter people from piracy? I didn’t think so. DeepField Networks posted a study on their blog titled, “File Sharing in the Post MegaUpload Era.” They say that file sharing …

Is Google Testing Mystery Devices On Their Employees? Is Google Testing Mystery Devices On Their Employees?
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Reports are circulating around that Google is testing over 250 “mystery devices” in their employees homes. Supposedly, nobody outside Google knows what these mystery gadgets are. What is known so far is that the devices are operating off of wi-fi …

Viral Videos: Obama’s Marshmallow Cannon, Epic Skyrim Battle, & Wolf Blitzer…OMG Viral Videos: Obama’s Marshmallow Cannon, Epic Skyrim Battle, & Wolf Blitzer…OMG

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 …

Warning: Casual Hookups Can Cause Love, Marriage Warning: Casual Hookups Can Cause Love, Marriage

Be still, conservative hearts, as we delve into one of the more lascivious phenomenons of our age: the Casual Encounter. For those uninitiated in this most carnal of social activities, a casual encounter can be defined as any of the …

Marilyn Monroe Officially Joins Twitter: Twitter Reacts Marilyn Monroe Officially Joins Twitter: Twitter Reacts

It was announced Tuesday that the long deceased actress has finally “officially” joined the Twitter-verse. CNNMoney.com reports that officials representing her brand are hopeful that the social network will help draw more attention to her brand. For those of you …

BBC Tells Journalists Not To Break News on Twitter BBC Tells Journalists Not To Break News on Twitter

Twitter’s growth in popularity over the last few years has seen it expand into a market its creaters never foresaw: breaking news. The real-time, rapid-fire nature of Twitter, combined with its high level of mobility makes Twitter perfect for breaking …

Controversial Obama Trampling The Constitution Painting Sees Huge Spike In Interest, Sales
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A painting by artist John McNaughton caused quite of bit of controversy last week, and now he’s saying that sales of the much-talked-about work are through the roof. You might have seen the painting, entitled “The Forgotten Man,” circulating around …

FCC Proposes New Rule That Could Hurt Boxee Sales

The FCC is proposing a rule change that could alter how Americans watch television forever. That might be pushing it a little too much, but the FCC is proposing a change to a provision in the Cable Television Protection and …

New FAA Rules Could Make It Easier On Travelers New FAA Rules Could Make It Easier On Travelers
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President Obama is expected to sign a long-term funding bill for the FAA in the coming weeks. The first since 2007, the bill will cost taxpayers $63 billion and will cover the industry until 2015. Fortunately, the heavy cost may …

Path: “We Are Sorry” For Uploading Your Data Path: “We Are Sorry” For Uploading Your Data

Yesterday we brought you news that social networking app Path had been discovered uploading users’ mobile phone contacts. Distressingly, the app did not offer users the chance to opt out, nor did it even notify users that their information was …

Kim Dotcom’s Mansion Raided By Special Tactics Force, Details
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A helicopter hovered above the ground, a squadron of highly trained men erupted from the chopper. Armed to the teeth, the men raided the fortress of MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom searching for the file sharing kingpin Officials raided the mansion, …

Google Maps Enlists Students To Help Map Out University Campuses Google Maps Enlists Students To Help Map Out University Campuses

When I was in college, one sight I never failed to enjoy was that of a frenzied (typically younger) student sprinting across campus on their way to a class they were undoubtedly late for. I loved seeing this, but not …

Is The iPhone Killing Wireless Carriers? Is The iPhone Killing Wireless Carriers?
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With all those iPhones sold last year, surely the wireless carriers are doing great, right? Turns out the iPhone is what’s hurting carriers the most. CNN reports that due to the heavy discounts applied to the iPhone by carriers, sales …

CPU Gets 20% Performance Boost With New Configuration CPU Gets 20% Performance Boost With New Configuration

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows graphics processing units (GPUs) and central processing units (CPUs) on a single chip to collaborate – boosting processor performance by an average of more than 20 percent. …

Google Analytics Gets 9 New Languages Google Analytics Gets 9 New Languages

Google Analytics users know that the product just underwent a transformation to a new version, and now Google is adding even more accessibility features to the service. Today, Google has added functionality for nine new languages to Analytics. The new …