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Misty May-Treanor Starts DWTS Campaign On Facebook

Olympic volleyball star and two-time gold medalist Misty May-Treanor wants to add a disco-ball trophy to her mantle, and she’s taken to Facebook to make it happen. May-Treanor appeared on “Dancing With The Stars” during season seven in 2008 but …

The World’s Greatest Bartender (Viral Video)
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America’s Got Talent has seen some steady viewership since its debut back in 2006. Since it first aired it has gone from a season average of 10 million viewers per episode to around 12 million last year. It as been …

Google Works to Fight Bad Ads and False Advertising Google Works to Fight Bad Ads and False Advertising

On the 25th, Google released an interesting figure on just how effective they have been keeping malware, ad spam, and misleading claims off of their network. Since 2010, Google has decreased the number of bad ads that make it through …

Facebook May Buy (Part of) Face.com [RUMOR] Facebook May Buy (Part of) Face.com [RUMOR]

UPDATE: TechCrunch is now saying that this acquisition is a done deal. The rumor gears are getting warm in regard to Facebook. Of course, rumors are only fun because there’s an innate uncertainty about them that excites people into believing …

The Pirate Bay Fighting Censorship One IP Address At A Time The Pirate Bay Fighting Censorship One IP Address At A Time
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Remember when The Pirate Bay was blocked in the UK on the grounds that it enabled copyright on a massive scale? That may have been only the most recent attempt at censoring the site, but various other European countries have …

Apple Board Member Uses a Blackberry Apple Board Member Uses a Blackberry
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In a new CNBC documentary, J.Crew CEO and Apple Board member Mickey Drexler was filmed using a Blackberry instead of an iPhone. In the scandalous clip below, one can see said Blackberry, a Bold 9900 model, at roughly 21 seconds …

Nick Fairly Arrested, Detroit Lions Fans Irritated

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairly was arrested in the wee hours of Sunday morning for driving under the influence, having an open container in his vehicle, reckless driving, eluding police, and not having proof of insurance. It’s his second …

UFC Bans Fighter Jason Miller for Questionable Behavior

UFC bans fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller after president Dana White claimed that the professional brawler’s outrageous pre-fight antics didn’t fit with the company’s professional sensibilities. Although it’s unclear which incident caused White to throw in the proverbial towel, it’s quite …

Prototype iPad With Two Dock Connectors Sells For $10,200 Prototype iPad With Two Dock Connectors Sells For $10,200
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In the weeks and months leading up to the unveiling of the original iPad in 2010, there were all sorts of rumors about what Apple’s tablet device: what it might look like, what sort of features it might have, how …

China Begins Censoring Weibo Microblogging Service China Begins Censoring Weibo Microblogging Service

Weibo is China’s version of Twitter, and the microblogging service shares much in common with its Western counterpart. Weibo users anonymously report news and have been known to discuss topics often forbidden on the Chinese web. They even spread false …

Google Apps get ISO 27001 Certification Google Apps get ISO 27001 Certification
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Yesterday, Google announced that their technology, systems, and processes used at their data centers for servicing

U.S. Government Releases List Of Words They Look For Online U.S. Government Releases List Of Words They Look For Online
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It’s pretty obvious by now that the U.S. government wants to desperately spy on our online activities. Reports that the NSA is building a giant facility to intercept and record our communication are pretty bad, but groups like the NSA …

Zombie Robots Dancing to ‘Thriller’

Okay, so these aren’t zombie robots. Technically a thing has to be alive before it can die and come back to life as a zombie. But they are robots and they are dancing to thriller, which in itself is pretty …

Johnny Tapia Dead: Boxing Great Was 45
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Johnny Tapia, a boxer who made a name for himself in New Mexico, was found dead in his home on Sunday evening. Police have not released details as to the cause of death just yet. Tapia struggled for years to …

Ashley Judd Celebrates Husband Dario Franchitti’s Indy Win
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Ashley Judd’s husband Dario Franchitti won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, making it the third time the talented driver has seen the checkered flag wave as he crossed the finish line. Of course, Judd, who is easily Franchitti’s biggest fan, …

Foxconn Begins Apple iTV Production Trials [RUMOR] Foxconn Begins Apple iTV Production Trials [RUMOR]

It was recently reported by China Daily that Foxconn is investing $210 million into building a new production line in Huai’an City, China. Foxconn plants, known for various questionable practices including employing underage workers, while underpaying and likewise overcharging employees …

Hayao Miyazaki’s Children’s Books
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Not too long ago we featured some of the work of etsy’s 84/5 Studio. Specifically, Minimalist Posters of Cult Classics. Now they have released this set of postcards that features minimalist art for each of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s …

Australian Spiderman Trailer Emerges With New Footage

Back in April we were given two international trailers, revealing some of the back story of this rendition of Spiderman. These trailers did not include much action, electing to concentrate on the story side. They revealed the darker tone and …

The Dark Knight Rises Gets a New TV Spot

Last week we showed you two new TV spots from the Dark Knight Rises. Well, over the weekend, we got another one: I like that each one of them shows different scenes, instead of mixing the existing ones up in …

Miami Man Shot After Eating the Face of a Homeless Man
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A Miami man was shot to death by police after they witnessed him eating the face off of a man on the MacArthur Causeway off ramp Saturday. The incident is being reported by the Miami Herald, who posted pictures of …

Google Accused of Stealing Info With Street View Cars Google Accused of Stealing Info With Street View Cars
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Independent British data protection watchdog Information Commissioner Office (ico.gov.uk) has launched an inquiry into accusations that Google is using Street View Cars to spy on residents of Great Britain. According to DailyMail, they are accused of downloading emails, text messages, …

Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time Hits PlayStation Vita With Debut Gameplay

One of the best announcements that came out of E3 last year was Sly Cooper getting a fourth game. At the time, it was announced as a PS3 exclusive. Considering that the PlayStation Vita is pretty much a tiny PS3, …

Portal 2 Makes Super Street Fighter II A Fighter For The Ages

I was one of those weird kids that didn’t like Street Fighter II that much when everybody else was playing it on the SNES. I much preferred Rare’s Killer Instinct, but that was probably just due to the far superior …

United Nations’ Proposal To Regulate Internet Going Before House This Week United Nations’ Proposal To Regulate Internet Going Before House This Week
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It seems that everybody wants a hand in the massive cookie jar known as the Internet. The latest group that wants some form of control over the Internet is the United Nations. I don’t need to tell you how bad …