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What Facebook Would Have Looked Like in the Early ’90s [Video]

I like getting nostalgic for the old internet. It was slower, less organized, and a lot more DIY, and at one point you couldn’t even illegally download songs from it. But somehow it was just what I needed back then, …

Oaksterdam: Marijuana University Raided By Feds
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Richard Lee, who founded and runs a school–Oaksterdam–to train people in the marijuana industry, saw his university and private residence raided yesterday after D.E.A. agents served him a search warrant. The agents took stacks of paperwork and files along with …

Hillary Duff: Instagram Pic of Baby Luca’s Tiny Feet

Early in her pregnancy Hillary Duff went on the Ellen Degeneres show to reveal the sex of her baby. Ellen had some good old fashioned fun by putting Hillary through a ring, key, and hands test. The host held a …

IBM Tapped to Handle Radio Telescope Data IBM Tapped to Handle Radio Telescope Data

Upon completion, the Square Kilometre Array will be the largest radio telescope on Earth, and will allow scientists to explore the furthest reaches of the universe, and take a look back some 13 billion years. Still, the SKA won’t be …

Oakland School Shootings: 7 Students Killed Execution-Style

A disgruntled former nursing student of Oikos University walked into classrooms yesterday and shot seven people who were attending class, officials say. He also wounded three others. Oakland police used Twitter to broadcast a description of Goh before apprehending him …

Social Networking Sites Can Predict Your Risk of STD
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Just when you thought Facebook stalking couldn’t get any creepier, a researcher from the University of North Carolina has suggested that social networking sites could be the key to predicting and slowing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Peter …

Joey Votto Lands Record Multi-Million Deal With Reds

Sorry, Dodgers; Votto isn’t going anywhere. The 28-year old first baseman has been on L.A.’s most wanted list for a while, considering he was about to be a free agent. But talks of securing him came to an end after …

Groupon Draws SEC’s Eye, Forks Out $8.5 Million To Settle String Of Lawsuits Groupon Draws SEC’s Eye, Forks Out $8.5 Million To Settle String Of Lawsuits

Late on Friday, Groupon issued a press release revising its earnings report, which was initially released in February. As previously reported, lawyers immediately started seeking complaints against the company. In fact, one press release from law firm Federman & Sherwood …

“Rock of Ages” Second Trailer Now Online

In the latest trailer for New Line’s musical “Rock of Ages” Tom Cruise takes center stage as Stacee Jaxx, lead singer of the band Arsenal. The new extended trailer gives us our first glimpse of Russell Brand, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin …

Is Cyber Warfare Imminent, Or Is the Hype Overblown? Is Cyber Warfare Imminent, Or Is the Hype Overblown?
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Is cybersecurity one of your top concerns? Whatever your opinion might be, the government has taken a particularly strong interest in it lately, as security breaches appear to be on the rise. In recent years, the U.S. has seen corporations …

Stephen Hawking’s Brain Recorded by the ‘iBrain’
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The New York Times published an article yesterday about the iBrain, a portable EEG device meant to record electricity in the brain. Using algorithms developed by Dr. Philip Low, the device could be able to decipher messages from the brain …

#LexingtonPoliceScanner Provides Best Post Game Entertainment Ever
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Unless you’ve lived in Lexington, KY for an extended period of time then you just can’t understand what UK basketball means to the fans in the state. When you’re born here, most likely you come into the world with UK …

Angry Birds Cartoon Set For Fall 2012

Rovio Mobile have been really busy lately! A wildly successful sequel to their awesome “Angry Birds” game, a theme park, an acquisition and expansion, and now a cartoon that will lead up to the movie. The company will be making …

iPhone 5 Coming In June, Says Foxconn Recruiter iPhone 5 Coming In June, Says Foxconn Recruiter
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Well, this is an interesting bit of news. It seems a recruiter for Foxconn, the company that manufactures most of Apple’s products, has said in an interview that the iPhone 5 (or “new iPhone,” as it will likely be called), …

‘Breaking Bad’ Goes ‘Mad Men’ With Opening Credits

It wasn’t long ago that we showed you the Mad Men promo spoofs for the new season of South Park. It seems Trey Parker and Matt Stone aren’t the only ones who see potential in the unique opening sequence. This …

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Signs Four Year Deal AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Signs Four Year Deal

Starting March 29th 2012 AOL CEO Tim Armstrong begins a new four year contract. Approved on the 28th by the compensation committee, Armstrong will be entitled to a $1 million annual salary plus bonuses which could reach to two times …

Google Acquires TxVia To Bolster Google Wallet Google Acquires TxVia To Bolster Google Wallet

Google announced last night that it has acquired TxVia, a payments technology company, which will become part of Google Wallet. “Since 2008, TxVia has supported the management of more than 100 million accounts,” says Osama Bedier, Vice President of Wallet …

London Underground Transit Alerts Now On Google Maps London Underground Transit Alerts Now On Google Maps

It’s pretty nice if you’re fortunate enough to live in a city where there is an underground subway system for public transport. You don’t really need a car, you get to smell all of the humanity (of which is legion), …

Google, Oracle Going to Trial Google, Oracle Going to Trial

It has been confirmed that Google and Oracle will definitely be going to trial, after talks for an out-of-court settlement ultimately failed. The trial will commence two weeks from today. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal had asked both parties to …

Jeremy Lin Shows Off His Hospital Uniform in Pic

Some people are making fun of Jeremy Lin’s latest photo and say that he over shared by posting a pic of himself in a hospital bed after having surgery for a small meniscal tear in his left knee. He said …

Massive BF3 Patch Goes Live On Xbox 360 On April 3rd
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Last but not least, the massive Battlefield 3 patch that has already been released on the PS3 and the PC is finally coming to the Xbox 360! The patch includes over 227 fixes including nerfing the unbelievably overpowered USAS-12. The …

Proposed Internet Legislation In Iraq and Lebanon Concerns Free Speech Advocacy Groups

Proposed legislation on the table in both Iraq and Lebanon has free speech and human rights watch groups on alert. The proposed laws — which deals with press freedom and online publishing — could use draconian methods and punishments to …

Tumblr Launches New Facebook Timeline Integration Tumblr Launches New Facebook Timeline Integration
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In a quick post to its staff blog, Tumblr announced some new Facebook Timeline integration, which the company says makes sharing posts on Facebook “a billion times better.” Users can now toggle “send to Facebook” when they’re posting, as well …

Carbon Nanotube Scale Can Weigh a Single Proton
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A group of scientists at the Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology in Barcelona, Spain have succeeded in creating a scale so sensitive that it can measure accurately to the smallest unit of mass – the yoctogram. A yoctogram is one-septillionth of …