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Social Networking and Politics: How Friends Interact Social Networking and Politics: How Friends Interact

A recent Pew Internet study on how people are addressing politics in their social media interactions revealed some interesting points. First of all, the study revealed that 74% of Internet users identify themselves as liberal. 70% identified as moderate. And, …

Kim Kardashian Sues Over Billboard
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Kim Kardashian inadvertently became the poster child for plastic surgery in Mexico, after her image was placed on a billboard in that country without her permission. (image) Ms. Kardashian has now contacted her lawyers on the matter, according to TMZ. …

NASA HUD Glasses Help Pilots See Through Foggy Skies NASA HUD Glasses Help Pilots See Through Foggy Skies

While Google’s anticipated HUD glasses may appeal to more pedestrian tastes, NASA has developed a similar type of head-gear with the nobler ambitions of safely steering pilots through difficult flying conditions. Essentially, the heads-up display for NASA’s glasses will overlay …

President Obama & David Cameron Together Tuesday For NCAA Tournament

President Obama had a full day of activities planned for Tuesday that involved students in Washington, D. C. and Dayton, Ohio. First, Obama met with young scientist finalists in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington. The high school students …

Magic Johnson Documentary Revisits His “Announcement”

In November of 1991, L.A. Lakers star player Magic Johnson announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with HIV. It came as a shock not only to basketball fans, but to fans of the man himself. He had …

Google Code Jam 2012 Now Accepting Challengers Google Code Jam 2012 Now Accepting Challengers

Code Jams are kind of like the Olympics for developers and programmers. It’s a grueling days long competition to see who can solve the most challenging algorithms that the organizer of the event can throw at them. If that sounds …

Amazon, Discovery Communications Partner For Video Deal Amazon, Discovery Communications Partner For Video Deal

Some of your favorite Discovery Channel and TLC shows are on their way to Amazon, as the online retailer has inked a deal with Discovery Communications to bring episodes from dozens of shows streaming to Amazon Prime members. ‚ÄúDiscovery Communications …

Calvin Johnson Signs Mega Contract With Detroit Lions
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The best wide receiver in the NFL–sorry Larry Fitzgerald and whoever else you might want to name; the answer is Megatron–just signed a contract extension worthy of such athletically-talented freak of a football player. In fact, Johnson’s contract was so …

Pepsi Gears Up Campaign For Pepsi NEXT Pepsi Gears Up Campaign For Pepsi NEXT
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Starting March 26th, Pepsi will be launching a new product called Pepsi Next, a soft drink that has “real cola taste with 60% less sugar than Pepsi Cola”. The campaign comes after research that the company says shows consumers’ resistance …

Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops Print Edition

244 years after the very first edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica went into print, it was announced today that it will no longer happen. In the age of Wikipedia, Britannica had a hard time keeping up when there is a …

Heart Disease Drug May Combat Racism

Researchers have submitted a study suggesting that a heart disease drug may work to combat implicit racial bias. The study was conducted at Oxford University and findings were published in the international medical journal of Psychopharmacology. Propranolol, the drug in …

“Bully” Gains Support From Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Among Others
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The Weinstein’s aren’t going down without a fight, they want a PG-13 rating for their documentary “Bully“. The problem is that the MPAA says the movie deserves the R-Rating it was given and they have no plans to change it. …

Nokia Lumia 900 Actually Coming April 8th [RUMOR] Nokia Lumia 900 Actually Coming April 8th [RUMOR]

Rumors of the release date for the much-anticipated Nokia Lumia 900 have been all over the place. Last week we brought you a story about rumors that the Lumia 900‘s anticipated release date had been moved from March 18th to …

Google’s Main Panda Help Thread Gets Split Up Google’s Main Panda Help Thread Gets Split Up
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For over a year, people who think that their site has been unjustly affected by Google’s Panda algorithm update had a centralized place to voice their problems – and with any luck they could receive guidance from other webmasters or …

Today Is Steak and a BJ Day: Internet, Twitter Celebrate
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Nevermind that a new Harvard study says eating red meat will make you dead quicker. Today’s a day to fire up the grill, cancel your evening plans, and go down in a blaze of charcoal and glory. As [mostly guys …

Brown Recluse Spider Bite Almost Blinds Texas Christian University Student
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Nikki Perez, a student at Texas Christian University, was nearly blinded by a bite from a brown recluse spider. The brown recluse is one of the most dangerous spiders in North America. This specific arthropod’s population continues to spread with …

Lollipop Chainsaw Voice Actors Announced

Have you heard about Lollipop Chainsaw yet? It’s the newest game from Suda51, a Japanese developer who always finds the most absurd concepts and makes them into the most compelling games. While his last game featured a crude Mexican demon …

Walking Dead, Dexter, and True Blood Stars Give Out Official Spoiler Rules
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Spoilers are an epidemic. Just last week I DVR’d The Walking Dead, with plans to watch it later, to only have it ruined via a Facebook update. I never wanted a dislike button more in my life. Thankfully the good …

Rush Limbaugh’s Comments Worse Than Bill Maher’s?
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Ever since Rush Limbaugh called Sandra Fluke a slut and a prostitute, talk about civility in political discussion has been all the rage. Limbaugh has faced a backlash of advertiser bailouts, both in his national commercials, as well as at …

Apple Shares Soar To Another Record: $582 Per Share Apple Shares Soar To Another Record: $582 Per Share

So much for that mild trepidation of traders following last week’s New iPad announcement. Not only has Apple’s stock juggernautted to new record highs yesterday, but now Morgan Stanley has increased its price target of the stock from $515 to …

Look Out Santa There’s a Killer on the Loose!

According to The Local, a swedish news publication, a neighborhood farmer is concerned for his livestock after the introduction of a new high-speed commuter train in his area. The result is a shocking amount of injuries and deaths on his …

Wiz Khalifa Tweets ‘Taylor Allderdice’

When Wiz Khalifa tweeted out the link to “Taylor Allderdice”, the much anticipated mixtape named after his Pittsburg high school, it crashed the servers at Datpiff. In response to the problems handling the traffic at Datpiff, Khalifa has posted a …

President Obama At The NCAA Tournament Opening Round

Now that his Final Four picks have been made, it’s time for President Obama to see if his picks will make good or not. What better way than to take advantage of his position as leader of the free world …

Donald Trump’s Sons In Hot Water Over Hunting Pics
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Donald Trump claims to be against hunting for sport, but his sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, apparently don’t feel the same way. The two have come under fire for recent photos emerging from their vacation to Africa last year, which …