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J.K. Rowling Announces Next Book: ‘The Casual Vacancy’
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Ever since J. K. Rowling finished the Harry Potter series, fans have been wondering what her next project would be. Rowling has put those speculations to rest today, with the announcement of her next book, “The Casual Vacancy”. This will …

Google+ Trend: White Space a Turnoff for Users Google+ Trend: White Space a Turnoff for Users

Since Google+ introduced their new interface updates many users have been annoyed or turned off by the ever present white space to the right of the activity stream. The #usesforwhitespace meme hashtag has gone viral on Google+ and created a …

Anna Chlumsky: “My Girl” will Star in “Veep,” a New HBO Comedy Series
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Anna Chlumsky is best known for her role as Vada Sultenfuss in My Girl. Her portrayal as an inquisitive and sensitive hypochondriac won the hearts of millions of viewers and My Girl is one of my favorite movies of all …

Scotch Maker Experiments With Maturation In Space

Most of the time, science makes me smile. Every now and then, science makes me grin like a drunk schoolboy. This is one of those times. Ardbeg Distillery, a Scotch whisky distillery on the isle of Islay in Scotland, is …

Windows XP Users: Upgrade Now, Or Forever Be Hacked Windows XP Users: Upgrade Now, Or Forever Be Hacked
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It’s been almost 11 years since the launch of Windows XP in October of 2001. The operating system is getting on in years and Microsoft has done their best to get people to upgrade. Unfortunately, its successor, Windows Vista, did …

Grenade Found In Package At 2 World Trade Center

A suspicious package found its way into the WTC today, prompting a cautious evacuation of employees after an X-ray turned up an image of what appeared to be a grenade. The item was discovered just before eleven this morning and …

New 4D Video Game Will Blow Your Mind

The indie game genre is full of innovative design and gameplay. Indie developers have to be quirky and creative to compete in an industry where studios regularly release titles with multi-million dollar budgets. So what does a passionate math nerd …

Tablets Are Changing How We Watch TV Tablets Are Changing How We Watch TV

The advent of the tablet has changed the way we do many things. Tablets allow us to surf the web, play games, check email, and consume media in ways – and places – that were once much more complicated. One …

Tech Corruption in China [Infographic] Tech Corruption in China [Infographic]

A new chart illustrates the love/hate relationship China has with technology. Having the largest internet user base in the world, along with a country-wide firewall, China has been at odds with the internet, as well as all sorts of corruption …

Stanley Cup Playoffs Get Their Own Foursquare Badge Stanley Cup Playoffs Get Their Own Foursquare Badge

Things are heating up on the ice, as the NHL’s best are in playoff mode. Yes, hockey fans, the Stanley Cup playoffs have arrived, and Foursquare has a brand new badge to celebrate. It’s simple – all you have to …

Didn’t Get That Job You Wanted? Facebook May Be To Blame Didn’t Get That Job You Wanted? Facebook May Be To Blame

I think we can all agree that Facebook is huge. It boasts millions of users all over the world, it’s a multi-billion dollar company, it has infiltrated other sites that people use daily (if you’ve ever logged in to Pinterest …

Rima Fakih: 2010′s Miss USA Might Spend Some Time in the Slammer

Rima Fakih plead no contest Wednesday in a Michigan drunken driving case. Fakih is the first Arab-American to win the tile of Miss USA and was crowned in 2010. She was arrested in December after a breathalyzer test put her …

Robert Kirkman Developing Comic ‘Thief of Thieves’ into TV Series with AMC
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Robert Kirkman, the creator of the original comic “The Walking Dead”, and the Executive Producer for the TV series adaptation, is now working with AMC on another project: “Thief of Thieves“. Thief of Thieves centers around Conrad Paulson, a thief …

Walmart Introduces DVD Digital Conversion Service Walmart Introduces DVD Digital Conversion Service
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Walmart has done it again, they are introducing another innovative service that is well within consumers budgets. This time they are using their VUDU streaming video service to allow customers to transfer their old DVD and Blu-ray movie collection into …

Google’s Investors Want A Dividend, Too Google’s Investors Want A Dividend, Too

A month ago Apple made big news when it announced that it would begin paying its shareholders a dividend for the first time. The program, scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of Apple’s fiscal year (which begins in July), …

Kindle Touch Update 5.1.0 Now Available Kindle Touch Update 5.1.0 Now Available

A software update for Kindle Touch devices has just been released. The update will be distributed directly to e-readers via Wi-Fi in the coming weeks, but users can download it right now at Amazon and then transfer it to their …

Possible God Of War Teaser On Playstation Facebook Page

The God Of War franchise is one of Sony’s biggest and best things it has going for it right now. Today, on the Playstation Facebook page, a strangely vague promo post is up that says “Will Vengeance Bring Redemption?” and …

Nerlens Noel, Shabazz Muhammad, Twitter, And The Power Of The Big Blue Nation Nerlens Noel, Shabazz Muhammad, Twitter, And The Power Of The Big Blue Nation
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Basketball is big in the state of Kentucky. I know this is the understatement of the decade, but go with me here. What I’m trying to say is that the people of the state (and our displaced but loyal fans …

Resident Evil 6 Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed
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It was inevitable. After Capcom announced that they were pushing up the release date for Resident Evil 6 to October, the pre-order bonuses were quick to follow. Thankfully, it seems that the pre-order bonuses this time are not game changing …

Tablet Sales Projected to Hit 120 Million in 2012 Tablet Sales Projected to Hit 120 Million in 2012

Data from a new study by Gartner shows that worldwide tablet device sales are projected to hit almost 120 million in 2012. To be precise, 119 million tablets are expected to be sold – roughly double that of the 60 …

Jenny McCarthy & Brian Urlacher’s Steak Date at Maestro’s

Jenny McCarthy hasn’t had much luck with Hollywood hunks and says it is hard to find a man’s man in L.A. Her dating endeavor has led her to lower her standards, “I don’t care if they have a big nose. …

The New Google+ Is Only The Beginning The New Google+ Is Only The Beginning
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Google launched a big redesign of Google+ on Wednesday. It’s in the process of rolling it out over the next few days. A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “The new version of Google+ will gradually start rolling out to all Google+ …

Indonesia Quake Goes Into Record Books

The 8.6-magnitude quake that struck Indonesia yesterday will go in the books as the 11th largest since 1900, and is presumed to be the largest of its type ever. Scientists believe the event was what is known as a strike-slip, …

New York Yankees Make Video To Support Bully Film
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As a Red Sox fan, it can be hard to find things to like about the New York Yankees. They are, after all, baseball’s Evil Empire, the devil in pinstripes, the perennial rival and sometime dasher-of-hopes to my beloved team. …