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California Man Attacked by a Lion, Saved By a Bear
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In one of those stories that’s too bizarre to be made up, a man from Paradise, California was attacked by a mountain lion, only to be saved by a bear. Robert Biggs, 69, was hiking around Whiskey Flats in California …

Nearly 1 Billion ‘Smart’ Devices Shipped Last Year Nearly 1 Billion ‘Smart’ Devices Shipped Last Year

The International Data Corporation (IDC) added up the numbers from its Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker, Mobile Phone Tracker, and Media Tablet Tracker this week and came up with the number of PC’s, tablets, and smartphones that shipped worldwide in 2011: …

Bioshock 2 Gets Released For Mac Today!

After what was supposed to be a January release date came and went, we were wondering if this game was ever going to come to MAC. Well, after a 3 month delay it is finally here! Feral Interactive released the …

Comedy Central Launches Political Humor App.

Get it for free from iTunes, It’s Comedy Central’s “Indecision’ Election Companion” app, an iOS optimized political satire and humor download for iPhone and iPad. It’s an opportunity for users to voice political opinions, criticize candidates, and gain insight on …

Skyrim Hoarders: You’re Not Going To Enchant That Necklace And You Might Have A Problem
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I have a friend. Yeah let’s go with that, a friend, who can’t leave a single weapon, shield, book, potion, or article of clothing in a chest or on a table. If he sees it, it’s going in his inventory. …

Google Maps Now Available In Bahasa Malaysia Google Maps Now Available In Bahasa Malaysia

Google’s had quite the crush on Malaysia recently. Last week, the company launched a Malaysia-specific domain for YouTube and now they’ve announced that Google Maps will have traffic and transit information for the western Pacific country. The traffic information, which …

Student Banned From Graduation Due To Facebook Photo
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There have been a lot of stories in the press lately relating to schools and social media incidents with their students, such as the high school student who was expelled for saying the “F” word. Now, a similar story has …

Danny Manning Climbs the Ladder and Becomes Head Coach for Tulsa

Danny Manning has agreed to leave the Jayhawks where he serves as an Assistant Coach under Bill Self. In a strange twist of fate, Manning will become head coach at Tulsa, where Self coached from 1998-2000. But Manning isn’t a …

To Reach Facebook Fans, Keep It Local To Reach Facebook Fans, Keep It Local
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A recent social media study by Hearsay Social suggests that fans of local pages are far more engaging than larger corporate fans. In a study of over 14 million social interactions from consumers they found that the typical post from …

Facebook Page Check-In Numbers Get Revised Facebook Page Check-In Numbers Get Revised

Facebook put out a post on its Facebook Studio blog, talking about giving “a clear view of how people are visiting your business.” The post gives a reminder about the Facebook Timeline deadline, and points to a case study about …

Google’s Nexus Tablet May Prompt Competitors to Cut Prices Google’s Nexus Tablet May Prompt Competitors to Cut Prices

With Google’s rumored $199 Nexus tablet possibly entering the market in 2012, other entry-level tablet vendors might be pressured to lower their prices. Google has reportedly paired up with Asus to manufacture a device that will go up against Amazon’s …

YouTube Has Official Minimum Embed Size YouTube Has Official Minimum Embed Size

I sure love embedding YouTube videos onto blogs, this Web site and pretty much everywhere else on the Web. The joy of embedding brings with it a decision though – what size should I make the embed? We have our …

Enormous Battlefield 3 PC Patch Is Live!
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The enormous Battlefield 3 patch that hit the PS3 earlier this week is now live for all PC players. The 1.6 GB update is available now and features updates that were included in the PS3 patch. They also go more …

DuckDuckGo Steadily Getting Well Over 1M Searches A Day Now DuckDuckGo Steadily Getting Well Over 1M Searches A Day Now
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So much for people cooling down on the whole internet privacy issue. After steadily gaining momentum into the end of last year, DuckDuckGo, the encrypted pro-privacy search engine alternative, blasted off like an angry shuttle of private internet search queries …

Rupert Murdoch Lashes Out at ‘Enemies’ on Twitter Rupert Murdoch Lashes Out at ‘Enemies’ on Twitter

Rupert Murdoch, that mogul who most epitomizes the conflict between the old guard of industry and the internet, lashed out at unnamed competitors who are “piling on with lies and libels.” Murdoch, the CEO and founder of News Corporation, used …

Facebook Announces Plan For Suicide Prevention Measures

After the story broke this week of 31-year old Claire Lin, a depressed woman from Taiwan who killed herself after posting about a suicide attempt on Facebook for over an hour, the higher-ups within the social media company say they …

Hulu Plus Now Available On Seven More Android Tablets Hulu Plus Now Available On Seven More Android Tablets

Have an Android tablet and a Hulu Plus subscription? There’s a good chance that your device is now supported on the Hulu Plus app. Today, Hulu is announcing that Hulu Plus is now available on seven new Android tablets (running …

Andrea Yates Wants to Go to Church
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Andrea Yates is a woman who has historically evoked emotions of sympathy and rage within the American people. After suffering postpartum depression (PD) and psychosis, the tortured soul drowned her five children in their family home in Houston, TX. The …

What The U.S. Search Market’s Been Up To Since 2008 [Infographic] What The U.S. Search Market’s Been Up To Since 2008 [Infographic]

On the Web, search is king. Even though a new Google Consumer Survey found that only 1 in 5 Americans knows what SEO is, just about everybody in the Web content industry not only knows about search engine optimization, but …

Google: OAuth 2.0 Playground Gets New Features Google: OAuth 2.0 Playground Gets New Features

Google launched the super handy OAuth 2.0 Playground last december which lets developers play around with the OAuth 2.0 protocol and APIs that use it. Never the one to let good enough stay good, Google has added new features that …

James Cameron Isn’t Finished With 3D Yet!

Titanic fans will be excited to find that James Cameron is planning to release a 3D film experience of his Mariana Trench adventures under National Geographic supervision. He is shooting for a release this year. The film will be featured …

Matt Cutts: 1 In 5 People In U.S. Have Heard Of SEO Matt Cutts: 1 In 5 People In U.S. Have Heard Of SEO
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As you may know, Google launched a new product today called Google Consumer Surveys. Googlers are certainly hyped up about it. Google’s head of web spam, Matt Cutts, used the product to put out his own survey about SEO in …

Billions Of Inhabitable Planets Found In Milky Way Billions Of Inhabitable Planets Found In Milky Way

People have wondered aloud for decades that if our planet one day became uninhabitable, would we be able to find a new home? Well until recently scientists had hypothesized that there were at most a couple thousand inhabitable planets in …

RIP Patrick Dempsey Trending on Twitter RIP Patrick Dempsey Trending on Twitter

It seems someone is always fake dying on the internet. A couple of weeks ago it was Justin Bieber and now the phrase ‘RIP Patrick Dempsey’ is trending on Twitter. To be clear, the actor is alive and well. Patrick …