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Phil Spector Files Lawsuit from His Prison Cell
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What a fantastic world we live in. Unhappy that a government construction project has caused damage to his sprawling estate, music producer-turned-convicted murderer Phil Spector filed a lawsuit from the cozy confines of his prison cell. The suit, which is …

Willie Nelson Monument Unveiled On 4/20
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Willie Nelson has been a country music icon for many years, his red braids and bandanna instantly recognizable to anyone with even a little knowledge of the genre. Countless musicians have been influenced by his slow, gentle style, and today …

Infographic: Why Gaming is Good and Good For You

From now on, if you need an excuse to justify your gaming habit, just look to this infographic for some quick stats about how you are in the right and the person you are arguing with is a noob. Gaming …

The Wolverine Starts Shooting In Australia In August
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(image) We got news today that “The Wolverine will begin filming in August in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The $80 million production will create more than 720 jobs for NSW-based cast and crew, along with opportunities for as many …

Google Maps Updates Imagery for a Bevy of Locales Google Maps Updates Imagery for a Bevy of Locales

Google’s Lat Long Blog announced that it’s published updated imagery with higher resolution for an enormous host of locations around the globe in both Google Maps and Google Earth. The full list is at the bottom of this article, but …

Verizon Q1, 2012 Report: Good News for Investors Verizon Q1, 2012 Report: Good News for Investors

Yesterday, Verizon released their Q1 2012 earnings and revenue financial report and it looks like good news for the technology provider. $0.59 earnings per diluted share, which is an increase $0.08 or almost 16% when compared to last year. Cash …

Blazers Owner Paul Allen Wages Twitter War with Sports Columnist

In an article on OreganLive, sportswriter John Canzano railed Trailblazers owner Paul Allen for not spending enough money on his team and generally being a bad owner. He called on Allen to make a move on whether to sell the …

Google+ Never Needed Instagram Google+ Never Needed Instagram
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While it’s common knowledge that Facebook recently purchased Instagram for $1 billion quite quickly, it has now been revealed that Google was never interested in the photo sharing platform in the first place, according to Google’s VP of Corporate Development …

Anonymous Launches AnonPaste, A PasteBin Alternative Anonymous Launches AnonPaste, A PasteBin Alternative

For as long as I can remember, Anonymous has always used PasteBin for their leaks and press releases. It was a place where anybody could paste text and remain completely anonymous. It was all fine and dandy until the collective …

Samsung Galaxy III Possibly Leaked [Video] Samsung Galaxy III Possibly Leaked [Video]
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A video and pictures have surfaced of what is claimed to be Samsung’s highly-anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone. Vietnamese technology news website Tinhte.vn leaked the information early this morning, but has since removed all evidence of the announcement. It’s a …

Game of Thrones Gets a Playmobil Remake

We often see version of films, TV shows, and other motion picture art remade with Legos, but it’s been awhile since I’ve seen a proper Playmobil version of something. In fact, until I did some digging, I couldn’t remember ever …

Anonymous Plans “24 Hour Tweet Bomb” To Fight CISPA Anonymous Plans “24 Hour Tweet Bomb” To Fight CISPA
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While it’s not the hot-button issue SOPA and PIPA became, there is something of an outcry concerning CISPA, and with the Congress preparing to vote on the bill next week (Monday, 4/23), there’s been a push from those opposing the …

Apple Announces Details For Second Quarter Earnings Report Apple Announces Details For Second Quarter Earnings Report

Apple has issued a press release with the details for the company’s earnings report for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012 (which ended at the end of March). The report will be delivered on Tuesday, April 24th at 2 …

Google Maps Updates Panoramio, Improves Geo-Tagging Google Maps Updates Panoramio, Improves Geo-Tagging
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Since 2006, you’ve likely been seeing a steady increase of user photos appear in Google Maps whenever you search for a place, most typically when that place is a location that attracts a lot of camera-wielding tourists e.g., Eiffel Tower, …

Hulu Announces Four New Original Series During Upfront Presentation Hulu Announces Four New Original Series During Upfront Presentation

As expected, Hulu presented four new original programs to advertisers during their upfront presentation on Thursday. Included in the collection is a superhero series starring “Saturday Night Live’s” Seth Meyers and Danny Leiner (“Freaks and Geeks”), with animation provided by …

Facebook’s Instagram Days of Antitrust Scrutiny Ahead Facebook’s Instagram Days of Antitrust Scrutiny Ahead

So now that we have learned that Facebook’s $1 billion purchase of Instagram wasn’t so much a Facebook purchase as it was a Mark Zuckerberg joint, the next arbitrary aspect that we must speculate upon is whether or not Facebook …

Walmart VUDU Spreads Internationally Walmart VUDU Spreads Internationally
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Walmart is planning to send their VUDU streaming video service international with Mexico being the first country outside the United States to receive the service. Mexico can look forward to the service as early as June with over 30 countries …

World’s Oldest Living Man Just Turned 115
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There are people who would pay a lot of money for the secret to longevity (more than a few of them reside in Hollywood, no doubt); it is merely a dream for most of us to live past seventy and …

Google’s Matt Cutts Talks Phone Number Spam Google’s Matt Cutts Talks Phone Number Spam
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If you have pages on your site where you cram a whole bunch of phone numbers onto a page, you may want to think twice, because Google will basically get you for keyword stuffing (which is of course, against Google’s …

Anonymous Defaces F1 Racing Sites For #OpBahrain Anonymous Defaces F1 Racing Sites For #OpBahrain

Anonymous is involved in a lot of operations, but many of them don’t get much attention until they do something drastic. It’s unfortunate in a way since it takes a defacement to actually get our attention. Today’s defacement is centered …

Social Media Enhances Olympic Coverage Social Media Enhances Olympic Coverage

Social media has made it easier to connect with athletes in may ways. Tweets from professional athletes make a victory more enjoyable for both the athletes and their fans. Social media has made it easier for athletes to get the …

Virginia Trailer Features a Trashier, Sassier Jennifer Connelly

For the past few years, Jennifer Connelly has become very boring. Her movie choices are boring, her performances are boring — the lady’s career just hasn’t been that interesting. With writer/director Dustin Lance Black’s 2010 drama/comedy “Virginia”, the “Dark City” …

College Humor’s “Stoner Countdown” Honors 4/20

While the Twitter trends have moved onto other 4/20 anniversaries like Hitler’s birthday and the Columbine tragedy, the celebration surrounding today’s date, and the plant the celebration focuses on has not been pushed aside. There’s still weed-related content hitting the …

Doctor Who’s Sonic Screwdriver Invented By Scottish Scientists Doctor Who’s Sonic Screwdriver Invented By Scottish Scientists

It’s always fun when scientists manage to duplicate our favorite gadgets from sci-fi. Even if they what they make isn’t exactly the same as it is in our franchise of choice, it’s nice to know that there are those in …