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Breast Cancer: If You Drink One Glass a Day You Increase Your Risk

A recent study indicates that if you have one alcoholic beverage a day you increase you likelihood of getting breast cancer by four percent. That risk skyrockets to 50 percent for individuals who consume three or more drinks per day. …

MacBook Touch Concept Video Shows What A Touchscreen Laptop Would Look Like MacBook Touch Concept Video Shows What A Touchscreen Laptop Would Look Like
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In a world where multitouch displays are just about everywhere, it’s easy to forget that when Apple introduced the technology on the original iPhone in 2007 it was seen as a major advance. Much like the retina display that would …

ComComedy Site to Broadcast Standup Gigs ComComedy Site to Broadcast Standup Gigs

ComComedy, a new internet comedy channel that will screen exclusive standup and comedy festival content, is set to launch next month. ComComedyTV has operated as a Youtube channel for the past two years, but will commence broadcasting from its own …

Google Shows Consumer Surveys Made Easy Google Shows Consumer Surveys Made Easy

Are you looking for a fast easy way to do market research?

Twitter Scam Preys On Draw Something Fans Twitter Scam Preys On Draw Something Fans
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Twitter scams are nothing new, and their level of sophistication can vary. Sometimes, a scam user will just send out links to multiple other users offering some prize or ware. Sometimes, scam users will flood users with random links, with …

Infographic: 2011′s Worst Hacking Scandals Infographic: 2011′s Worst Hacking Scandals

I recently reported on Verizon’s 2012 Data Breach Investigation Report, and how the report highlighted the growing trend of hacking for a political or other cause – “hacktivism”. But those cases aren’t the only security breaches, or even the majority …

Wind Map Beautifully Depicts Wind Patterns Across the U.S. Wind Map Beautifully Depicts Wind Patterns Across the U.S.
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While it looks like the zephyric lovechild of Vincent Van Gogh and Edward Gorey, Wind Map is actually a real-time map of the wind patterns across the United States. Rather than using different colors to indicate the strength of gales, …

Apple CEO Visits Foxconn In China Apple CEO Visits Foxconn In China

Bloomberg reports that Apple CEO Tim Cook visited Foxconn’s newly built manufacturing facility at Zhengzhou Technology Park yesterday in China. Apparently he was there to view the new iPhone production line at the plant. His trip also included a meeting …

Journey Shatters PSN Sales Records

Journey, the magical adventure/wandering game from thatgamecompany, has captured the hearts and minds of PS3 gamers everywhere. It definitely captured my heart with its lush visuals and minimalistic design philosophy. It seems that the game’s wonder wasn’t lost on anybody …

Jennie Garth: Twilight Ruined her Marriage with Peter Facinelli?
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It has been quite a month for former Beverly Hills 90210 stars. We reported earlier that Brian Austin Green (David Silver) is facing charges after he allegedly attacked a photographer and might be expecting a child with wife Megan Fox. …

EA Sports and NHL.com Launch NHL 13 Cover Vote
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In what has become a yearly spectacle now for EA and their highly vaunted NHL games, they are having a cover athlete contest again. This time they are doing a 60 man tournament. The first round of voting begins on …

Apple Begins Making “Antennagate” Lawsuit Settlement Payments Apple Begins Making “Antennagate” Lawsuit Settlement Payments

Last month we reported that Apple had settled a class-action lawsuit over the “Antennagate” controversy surrounding the launch of the iPhone 4. Under the terms of the settlement, Apple agreed to pay each iPhone 4 owner $15 or give them …

Adrienne Rich: Feminist Poet Dies At 82

Revered poet Adrienne Rich passed away on Tuesday from complications with rheumatoid arthritis. She was 82 years old. Rich was born to a family of means in 1929; her father was a respected pathologist and professor at Johns Hopkins University, …

Drunk Guy Gives Flawless Bohemian Rhapsody Rendition In A Cop Car

If one thousand people were asked to name their favorite drunken sing-a-long song, I’m sure that a good number of them would say Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Sure, you’d have plenty of “Don’t Stop Believen”s and “Livin on a Prayer”s thrown …

‘Real’ Tricorder Created by Canadian Inventor ‘Real’ Tricorder Created by Canadian Inventor

Peter Jansen, a PhD graduate in cognitive science from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, has been working towards an inexpensive, fully-functional device modeled after the ‘tricorder’ devices from the Star Trek TV series. Jansen envisions a world where children and …

England Heat Map Reveals Country’s Energy Demand England Heat Map Reveals Country’s Energy Demand

England’s Department for Energy and Climate Change has built a new tool using Google Maps API that describes use of heat across the country. The agency put together the national heat map as a way for city planners to “identify …

Half US Wireless Subscribers are on Smartphones Half US Wireless Subscribers are on Smartphones

Nielsen has revealed their latest numbers for smartphone usage and we have officially reached the 50% mark. Last year in february, the number of smartphone users was only at 36%. Essentially, almost 70% of all new cell phone wireless plan …

Lifelike Portal Gun Toy Unveiled
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NECA has revealed a lifelike scale model of the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device to delight of cosplay fanboys everywhere. The toy is to scale and features orange and blue LED lights and even makes a genuine firing sound when …

Google Opens Campus London To Encourage Startups Google Opens Campus London To Encourage Startups

Google is dead set on creating startups around the world to encourage the adoption of new technologies and growth of Internet businesses. Their latest facility is called Campus London and it’s smack dab in the middle of an east London …

Stevie Nicks Promotes New Album and Appears on “American Idol”

Stevie Nicks has been making many appearances to promote her current CD “In Your Dreams.” Last night she coached the final nine contestants on “American Idol;” Tonight Nicks will appear on “Up All Night” on NBC. “In Your Dreams” is …

Zynga Prices Secondary Offering At $12 Per Share Zynga Prices Secondary Offering At $12 Per Share

Social gaming giant Zynga has announced that it’s pricing its stock at $12 per share in its $515 million secondary offering. The 42,969,153 shares will be sold by existing stockholders, and Zynga won’t receive any proceeds from the sale. In …

Foxconn’s Investment In Sharp Hints At Apple’s iTV Foxconn’s Investment In Sharp Hints At Apple’s iTV

Foxconn’s recent deal with Sharp may be the biggest confirmation yet that Apple’s long-rumored iTV is on its way. Apple has reportedly been in talks for several months with component suppliers, though some – Samsung and LG, particularly – have …

Bobby Rush Wears Hoodie For Trayvon, Gets Kicked Off House Floor

The hoodie has been a garment of much interest in the past few weeks, ever since 17-year old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed because his own hooded sweatshirt made him look “suspicious” in the eyes of neighborhood watchman George …

Facebook IPO Scheduled For May? Facebook IPO Scheduled For May?

According to the Wall Street Journal, investors can look forward to the Facebook Initial public offering (IPO) sometime in May. Though the social networking giant has not made it clear when exactly in May the offering will begin, they have …