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Racist Hockey Remarks Land Students In Hot Water
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In a follow up to a story I reported on last week, after the Bruins lost to the Capitals in a game 7 showdown, racist remarks flew in because the guy who scored the goal was black. Well, as it …

Google Makes More Freshness Tweaks To Algorithm Google Makes More Freshness Tweaks To Algorithm
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Google has clearly placed a lot of focus on freshness in recent months, and that continues with the company’s big list of algorithm changes for the month of April. It will be interesting to see if there is a noticeable …

Nintendo Patents A Wii U Gun Peripheral
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Two Nintendo patents granted yesterday reveal that Nintendo is already planning peripherals for its new system, the Wii U. The peripheral patented appears to be a light-gun-style device which incorporates a Wii Nunchaku-type design into the grip and holds the …

Supplement Your Wu-Tang Discography Knowledge
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Quick, who was the only Wu-Tang member not featured on Ghostface Killah’s Supreme Clientele, but joined up with the Wu later that year for The W? If you guessed Old Dirty Bastard, congratulations, you scanned down to see this awesome …

Cause For Australian iPhone Explosion Revealed Cause For Australian iPhone Explosion Revealed

All sorts of strange things can happen when a plane takes off. Maybe it’s happened to you: an ink pen bursts from the pressure changes and gets ink all over your stuff; an empty water bottle expands on the way …

London Is Great at $#!)?@$$^%* Twitter Swearing London Is Great at $#!)?@$$^%* Twitter Swearing

Swearing, like 85% cacao dark chocolate and kalamata olives and people who always interrupt you, is an acquired taste. It’s enough put you off with your first experience to really write the entire notion off of the thing entirely yet, …

Google Increases Base Index Size By 15 Percent Google Increases Base Index Size By 15 Percent
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Google publishes a list every month to keep us aware of the changes coming to their search quality. April is no different and it’s a massive update containing 53 changes from domain diversity to better HTML5 resource caching. This month’s …

Watch A British APC Destroy A House

A 150 year old house was set to be demolished but the owners had an idea as to how they wanted it done. They called a Kasota, Minnesota company called Drive-A-Tank. They brought a British FV432 armored personnel carrier to …

Advertisers Abandon Village Voice Media Over Child Sex Ads Advertisers Abandon Village Voice Media Over Child Sex Ads
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In the wake of an online petition started by Ohio minister Justin Wassel, over two dozen advertisers have pulled their advertisements from Village Voice Media. According to Wassell, Backpage.com, a website dedicated to listing classifieds from all across the country, …

Walmart’s Political Contributions Made Public Walmart’s Political Contributions Made Public

It’s no surprise that Walmart has been accused of bribing public officials, but some people are taking action to prevent it here in the United States. Bill de Blasio, a New York City advocate, launched a new website on Friday …

South Korea Changing Cellular Service Policies South Korea Changing Cellular Service Policies

South Korea plans to further implement a new blacklisting policy regarding mobile device distribution on May 1st, in an effort to breakup telecom monopolies in that country. The new deal would make mobile devices more readily available for sale, allowing …

Twitter Talks Experimentation, Tweet Design Tweaks Twitter Talks Experimentation, Tweet Design Tweaks
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Twitter discussed some recent design tweaks to tweets today, under the banner of “innovation through experimentation”. The company put up a blog post discussing how it experiments and tests variations with numerous new features (not unlike Google or many other …

Miyamoto Gives Vita His Two Cents: Make More Games!

Legendary Nintendo producer Shigeru Miyamoto had both criticism and praise to offer Playstation for the Vita portable console. He says the technical specs of the system are very impressive, the selection of games, however, not so much. Speaking to Edge, …

Microsoft Subpoenaing Emails In ZeuS Botnet Case Microsoft Subpoenaing Emails In ZeuS Botnet Case

Surely you’re aware of the ZeuS botnet case now in which a group of hackers from around the world are running a botnet ring that has infected thousands, if not millions, of computers. Microsoft has taken a proactive approach to …

Google May Face $10 Million Fine Over Safari Cookie Hack Google May Face $10 Million Fine Over Safari Cookie Hack
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It’s been out of the news for awhile now, but you may remember that back in February Google got caught with their hand in the cookie jar, so to speak, regarding the privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser. Google designed …

Kuwait Prepares to Limit Social Media Kuwait Prepares to Limit Social Media

Kuwait, which just sentenced a man to seven years in prison for an inflammatory tweet, is gearing up to restrict the use of social media in the country. Sheikh Mohammad al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s Information Minister, last week declared that Kuwait …

Celebrate Star Wars Day With Clone Trooper Mash Ups

I should say AWESOME clone trooper mash ups, because thanks to the sterling work of two Deviant Art aces, we have even more Star Wars content for you to celebrate with, even if you don’t need anymore. Not only do …

Delta Airlines Employees Busted for Drug Trafficking

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine that drug runners are intelligent individuals. Now, that statement is a gross generalization on my part, as I’m sure there are some guys and gals out there who are Ivy League-style traffickers, utilizing all sorts …

YouTube to Promote Auto-Generated Channels More YouTube to Promote Auto-Generated Channels More
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In order to help users find topics, channels, and videos they will enjoy, YouTube today announced that it will be promoting auto-generated channels in more places around the site. These channels will be popping up in the “Recommended for You” …

Bing Details How To Control BingBot Crawling Behavior Bing Details How To Control BingBot Crawling Behavior
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BingBot is the cute name that Microsoft gives the bot that crawls the Web indexing the content is returned to users who use its search function. BingBot might start to index unwarranted content or it might index enough content sometimes. …

Apple, Samsung Take 99% Of Mobile Phone Profits Apple, Samsung Take 99% Of Mobile Phone Profits
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There’s been a lot of discussion lately of who the top smartphone maker is. In the previous quarter Samsung became both the top smartphone maker and the top mobile phone maker overall in the previous quarter, all three of the …

Disgraced Newspaper Magnate Conrad Black Released from Prison

Conrad Moffat Black, Baron Black of Crossharbour, the Canadian-born member of the British House of Lords, was released from the minimum security Federal Correctional Institution in Miami, where he was serving out a sentence for fraud obstruction of justice. He …

Startups.Com is Calling It Quits After One Year Startups.Com is Calling It Quits After One Year
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Startups.com regrets to inform you that their daily deals website is on the way out. According to founder Gonzo Arzuaga, “unfortunately we couldn’t make a go of it”. An email was sent out to mail list subscribers explaining his disappointment. …

MTV to Break the World Record for Most Live Concerts

The O Music Awards is the offbeat, outrageous, and online awards show that celebrates the best in digital music—from the top artist on Twitter to the most innovative music app. The O music awards celebrates everything digital in the music …