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The Dark Knight Rises Trailer… In LEGO

File this under “awesome.” If you have a “badass” drawer, you might want to put it there, too. As you’re probably well aware of already, perhaps the most anticipated movie of the year–The Dark Knight Rises–is getting closer and closer …

Mobile App Facts Revealed [Infographic] Mobile App Facts Revealed [Infographic]
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Mobile users love apps. There’s an app for just about anything and consumers are downloading them at an unbelievable rate. In fact, a majority of users download more than five new apps a month. That’s crazy! What’s more is people …

Bobby Abreu: Unaware Of Trade Talks

Angels right-fielder Bobby Abreu says he’s not aware of any talks his team has had about trading him to the Cleveland Indians, but that’s been the rumor around the field this week. In fact, CBSNews has reported that the trade …

DHS Purchases 450 Million Hollow-point Bullets
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have made a purchase that is making a lot of people very nervous. Recently they put in for a “indefinite delivery” of an “indefinite quantity” of .40 …

2-Year-Old Elvis Impersonator Out-Virals Kony

The Kony 2012 dominance over the viral video arena has been outdone by a toddler doing a jig to Elvis’ “Jailhouse Rock.” While Invisible Children’s half hour movie about Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony became the most virulent video ever, …

Google Translator Toolkit Makes App Localization Easier Google Translator Toolkit Makes App Localization Easier
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In my line of work and as an Asian Studies minor, I come upon a lot of Japanese and Chinese Web sites. Even though I took three years of Japanese, I still rely on the all might Google Translate to …

Bigfoot Tracker Apprehended by Government Officials
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One man was fined by two park rangers in February after he led a group of 31 people to trespass on to government land. What makes the incident so peculiar is the reason behind the trek; the hikers were not …

Former GAME Employee Sings in Front of Closed Store
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Game Group PLC recently announced that CEO Ian Shepherd would be stepping down, and that PricewaterhouseCoopers would be taking over administration of the company. This came after months of failed bargaining with lenders to try and keep the company afloat. …

Kanye West Startup Site Fools Thousands

Give us anything with a controversial rapper’s name attached to it and we’re interested (and by “we”, I mean the collective “we”, as in, Americans); give us something techie and we’re hooked; give us a little of both and we’re …

Yahoo Layoffs and Restructuring About To Begin Yahoo Layoffs and Restructuring About To Begin

According to multiple sources, Yahoo is getting ready for a big restructuring initiative and the first part of those changes will be laying off a significant portion of their workforce. Yahoo currently employs over 13,000 people, but plans to slowly …

Alabama Face Guy Starts Viral Campaign For President of the University
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In the world of college basketball, fans have spent years trying to come up with the perfect distraction – the most effective way to throw a shooter from the opposing team off just a little bit. Maybe he’ll miss that …

What’s Happening On The Internet Every Minute [Infographic] What’s Happening On The Internet Every Minute [Infographic]

How much time do you spend on the internet every day? I spend at least eight hours online every weekday, and that’s a conservative estimate. I know some smart-phone addicts who are probably wired in, one way or another, nearly …

Join National Cleavage Day on Twitter Join National Cleavage Day on Twitter
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National cleavage day is a real thing. Sort of. The holiday was started in 2002 by Wonderbra as a way for “women to realize that their cleavage is something unique and that they should be proud of it.” That’s the …

Social Media Gives Industrial Firms Competitive Edge Social Media Gives Industrial Firms Competitive Edge

According to a recent study by Thomas Industrial Network, industrial companies that aren’t embracing social media, in a belief that competitors are doing the same, risk losing business opportunities. At present, 68% of small to midsized industrial suppliers are engaging …

Portal 2 Theme Song Played in Second Laser Etching Portal 2 Theme Song Played in Second Laser Etching

Last week I reported on YouTube user chjade84′s video of a laser etching the Aperture Science logo into stainless steel while also playing “Still Alive” from the Portal soundtrack. This week, YouTube user PhotoMachining has created a sequel, this time …

Donovan McNabb: Is His Career Over?

Donovan McNabb had an amazing career with the Philly Eagles which spanned eleven seasons; despite injuries and criticism, he led the team to their second-ever Super Bowl in 2004 and went on to score 211 career touchdowns with them. When …

Angry Birds Space Breaks 20 Million Downloads, Update Coming Soon

On March 22nd, Rovio unleashed the long-awaited next chapter in the Angry Birds saga, Angry Birds Space. The game features similar mechanics to other Angry Birds games that you might have played, but tacks on some new challenges like gravitational …

Grooveshark’s New Ad Engagement Not All That Bad Grooveshark’s New Ad Engagement Not All That Bad
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If you’re a regular Grooveshark user, you might have noticed this week a fairly significant change to the way ads are presented on the website. In fact, if you’re a free user, you’re not going to be able to get …

Interactive Starry Night App Comes To iPad Interactive Starry Night App Comes To iPad

Last month artist Petros Vrellis gained a bit of notoriety for his interactive animation of Vincent Van Gogh’s famous Starry Night painting. The painting could be manipulated by touch, allowing the user to change the flow of the painting’s animation …

Facebook Depression: 5 Warning Signs
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U.S. psychologist Dr. Leonard Sax believes teenage girls who spend a considerable amount of time on Facebook or have lower than average numbers of FB friends are at risk for depression. Sax explains that the risk is greater in girls …

“Twins Sequel” In The Works, Called “Triplets”

The governator is no longer in office and is now free to get back to doing what he has always done best. Give us movie after movie of tough guy funny that he can. It was announced today that a …

Michael Vick Speaks Out Against Dog Fighting
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I’m not sure if this is just irony or more rehabilitation activities, but what we have is NFL quarterback Michael Vick doing PSAs designed to combat the disgusting act of dog fighting. Now, as many of you know, an important …

Netflix Separates DVD and Streaming Customers Netflix Separates DVD and Streaming Customers

It looks like Netflix might be planning to split their online streaming service and their DVD mail order in two separate business entities after all. Current users will notice that content, including reviews and site searches, have been made completely …

Apple Targeted In Another Lawsuit Over Siri Apple Targeted In Another Lawsuit Over Siri
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Another suit has been filed against Apple over Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant software that was one of the key selling points of the iPhone 4S. The suit accuses Apple of falsely advertising Siri’s capabilities and functionality. The class action …