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English Man Has Blue Balls in Back Yard [Video] English Man Has Blue Balls in Back Yard [Video]

Steve Hornsby of Bournemouth stepped outside after a hailstorm and found blue balls in his yard. They 1-inch pieces of jelly-ish substance were a mystery to the former aircraft engineer. He hypothesized that they might be some sort of atmospheric …

Ukraine File-Sharing Site Taken Down By Authorities Ukraine File-Sharing Site Taken Down By Authorities

Authorities have taken down another popular file-sharing site that you’ve never heard of – it’s in the Ukraine. TorrentFreak broke the story that Ukranian feds have taken down popular sharing site Ex.ua. The site was reported to have millions of …

Google’s New Privacy Policy: Who Cares? Google’s New Privacy Policy: Who Cares?
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Lately Google’s new privacy policy is the hottest news. I can’t stop hearing about it. Lawmaker’s are sending them letters, people are frightened about their personal information being stolen, and now alerts are being sent to my email making sure …

Facebook IPO Filed: View SEC Doc Here Facebook IPO Filed: View SEC Doc Here
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In one of the most anticipated filings in quite some time, Facebook has officially filed their S-1, and it looks like they’ve filed to raise $5 billion. Facebook has announced some interesting stats along with the IPO, including: We had …

100 Year-old Woman Says Video Games Are Secret To Youth

Bridge? She won’t have it. Canasta? No thank you. Shuffleboard? Certainly not. Kathleen Connell A.K.A. Kit just turned 100 years old. . .er, young I should say, but she’s not letting that slow her down one measly bit. Kit is …

White House Hosting Google+ Hangout For Startup America White House Hosting Google+ Hangout For Startup America

The White House is really getting some mileage out of Google+ Hangouts lately. First they hosted that Hangout with President Obama earlier this week in which he answered questions submitted by people via YouTube and tomorrow they’re using Hangouts once …

NFC Coming To iPhone 5? MasterCard Thinks So NFC Coming To iPhone 5? MasterCard Thinks So

Ed McLaughlin, head of emerging payments at MasterCard, has given some weight to rumors that Apple’s next iPhone will finally include near field communication technology. In a recent interview with Fast Company, McLaughlin said that he expected the use of …

White House: No Comment On Petition To Investigate Chris Dodd For Bribery White House: No Comment On Petition To Investigate Chris Dodd For Bribery
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As MPAA chairman, former Senator Chris Dodd had to address all of the SOPA backlash coming from every corner of the internet. And boy did he. Dodd went on a tear, calling the Wikipedia blackout an “abuse of power,” to …

Facebook and YouTube Used To Catch Burglars In Boston [Video] Facebook and YouTube Used To Catch Burglars In Boston [Video]

A burrito joint in Boston was broken into a few nights ago. The thieves who broke into Boloco tried to disable the security video camera with a sledge hammer, pried the door open and made off with a safe. But, …

South Korean Arrested For Retweeting “Long Live Kim Jong-il” South Korean Arrested For Retweeting “Long Live Kim Jong-il”

We told you last week how it was a war crime to use a smart phone in North Korea. It’s also apparently a crime to retweet the North Korean twitter account in South Korea. Amnesty USA is reporting that Park …

Taiwanese Ad Shows Faux Steve Jobs: Offensive or Funny? Taiwanese Ad Shows Faux Steve Jobs: Offensive or Funny?
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Action Electronics, a Taiwanese computer firm has recently released a line of their own tablets and to advertise them, they hired American born Chinese comedian Ah-Ken. http://youtu.be/tixkl9v-c7w In the commercial Ah-Ken can be seen sporting Mr. Jobs’ black T-shirt and …

SOPA: Money Isn’t Always Power SOPA: Money Isn’t Always Power

The recent Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) are perfect examples of how common interest can prevail despite huge organizations throwing millions of dollars at a cause. Giants like Time Warner, Viacom, MasterCard, American Express, …

Black History Month, Corey Haim, and Leap Years Black History Month, Corey Haim, and Leap Years
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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 …

iPhone 5 To Support NFC? iPhone 5 To Support NFC?

I know what you’re thinking, the iPhone 5 isn’t even here yet and it’s already in favor of the National Football Conference. Well, you’re wrong. . .kind of. NFC or Near-Field Communications is a technology that relays information in an …

Google’s ‘Busting Myths’ Of Microsoft’s New Ad Google’s ‘Busting Myths’ Of Microsoft’s New Ad
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C’mon, you didn’t think Microsoft was going to go scott-free after those ad jabs it took at Google concerning the latter’s new privacy policy, did you? In a post this afternoon on their Public Policy Blog, Google Policy Manager Betsy …

Pinterest Wins Award for 2011 Startup of the Year Pinterest Wins Award for 2011 Startup of the Year

Pinterest was launched in 2010, but that didn’t stop the fine folks at TechCrunch from giving Pinterest their “Crunchie” award for “2011 Startup Of The Year”. Why did Pinterest earn that recognition? From TechCrunch: “The reason? Crazy, crazy traffic and …

Sweden Looks To Replace Textbooks With iPads Sweden Looks To Replace Textbooks With iPads
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Sweden seems to have taken Nolan Bushnell’s words to heart. A school system in the country wants to modernize teaching with computer integration. A suburb of Stockholm, Sollentuna, is proposing that the public schools do away with textbooks by 2013. …

Mobile Devices Surpass Computers In Global Chip Buying Mobile Devices Surpass Computers In Global Chip Buying

Spending on microchips for wireless devices soared to $58.6 billion in 2011, according to a study released today. That’s an increase of 14.5% over 2010, when original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) spent $51.2 billion. What’s more, spending on chips for wireless …

Facebook Cover Photos: Jazz Up Your Timeline Facebook Cover Photos: Jazz Up Your Timeline
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Yesterday, we talked about some cool layouts people are coming up with for their Facebook Cover photos. Let’s take a look at a few really simple things you can do to make your own snazzy cover photo. 1) Cover Photo …

Egypt City In Chaos After Soccer Match: Twitter Reactions Egypt City In Chaos After Soccer Match: Twitter Reactions

Unchecked chaos broke out in the Egyptian city of Port Said after fans rushed the soccer field following a match between two rival teams. As of writing this, Al Jazeera English is reporting that at least 70 people have died …

Android Users Apt To Have Sex After First Date, Leave It At That Android Users Apt To Have Sex After First Date, Leave It At That

After yesterday’s shocking news that Android users are more apt to take their phones into the bathroom, it appears that the depravity and debauchery just never ends for those crazy Android kooks. A survey carried out by dating site Match.com …

Kinect For Windows Launches Today
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Kinect for Windows launched today – pause for celebration. Now that the celebration is over, we can get into the stuff that really matters on the Kinect for Windows front – software. Over on the Microsoft blog, the Kinect team …

Melanie Amaro Earns “Respect” For Elton John/Pepsi Commercial For Super Bowl Melanie Amaro Earns “Respect” For Elton John/Pepsi Commercial For Super Bowl
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Since winning X-factor, singer Melanie Amaro has really entered onto the scene, while the show itself isn’t doing so well. Amaro is jovial after recently shooting a Pepsi Super Bowl ad with the music giant and piano man Elton John. …

Kindle: Best Selling Product Across Europe and US Kindle: Best Selling Product Across Europe and US
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Kindle E-readers and tablets nearly tripled in sales this past holiday when compared to the 2010 Christmas season. Amazon’s total sales for the final quarter were at a staggering $17.3 billion. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos: “We are grateful …