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Vandy & Harvard: March Madness Battle Of The Brains
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You can call this the battle of the nerds, the battle of the 4.0s (or maybe more accurately the 4.25s), or whatever – but there’s no doubt that today’s Vanderbilt / Harvard game has the chance to be a great …

Indian TV Shows Are Taking Over YouTube
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Polish your dance shoes and put on your fighting mitts, YouTubers, because the online video site announced today that its updated the Shows page so as to include over 19,000 episodes of various Indian television shows. That may sound like …

Feeling Nostalgic For the Encyclopedia Britannica? [Video]

I’ve been feeling a little nostalgic these past few days, especially in light of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s recent decision to stop printing hard copies of their reference set. For years the Britannica was our “key to the information age,” whatever …

Untethered iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Coming Soon? Untethered iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Coming Soon?
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If there’s one rule that everyone who jailbreaks their iPhone or iPad knows, it’s this: do not update your iOS when Apple releases a new version. Though legally required to tolerate jailbreaking, Apple is not a fan of the practice, …

YouTube Does the Cinnamon Challenge

“I triple-dog dare you!” We all remember this famous line from a Christmas Story. Kids have been daring each other to do stupid stuff since the beginning of time, from sticking your tongue on a cold metal post, to eating …

UNC Asheville Leads Syracuse At Halftime 34-30

Can this be the day we see a No. 16 seed upset a No. 1 seed? It could be as the UNC Asheville Bulldogs are leading the Syracuse Orange 34-30. It should be noted this is only the sixth time …

Wisconsin Downs Montana At The Pit

Wisconsin lead Montana by 10 points at half, and they never looked back. At the first game at the Pit in Albuquerque, New Mexico, there was no opening round upset as #4 trounced #13 by a score of 73 – …

Luck Cancelled: Director Blames TMZ for “Spinning Unfair Stories” Luck Cancelled: Director Blames TMZ for “Spinning Unfair Stories”
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Michael Mann, the director of HBO series, Luck, blames TMZ for the show getting cancelled. In the following clip you can hear Mann telling the cast and crew that the decision was reached by HBO after TMZ and “the media” …

Jesus Appears To Woman In Florida During The Bachelor
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Jesus gets around a lot these days. So much to do and so little time for the Son of God, but he at least took a little time out this week to catch up on The Bachelor. 10 News, a …

Georgia Business Man Threatened With Jail Over American Flag

Another day, another flag drama. This time the issue at hand is city code in Albany that says Tom Geiryic’s flag, that he has been flying over his business for 30 years, needs to be moved 1 ft. “It’s been …

PayPal Here: PayPal’s Square Competitor is Here PayPal Here: PayPal’s Square Competitor is Here

We previously reported on rumors that PayPal was getting ready to launch a Square competitor. Now, the rumors have become reality, as today, PayPal unveiled PayPal Here. Like Square, it comes with a card reader you plug into your smartphone …

Less Cash Collected In Overdraft Fees Less Cash Collected In Overdraft Fees

A February 2012 study of over 2,000 banks has revealed a decline for overdraft fees collected from lending institutions. As you may remember, 2009 was a record year for banking organizations as they collected over $37 billion in overdraft fees. …

Louisville Pulls Away From Davidson In Second Half, 69-62

There will be no 13 seed over 4th seed upset in the west region of the NCAA tournament, as U of L holds on to beat Davidson. U of L’s defense stepped it up, only allowing Davidson to shoot 33% …

“Deathstar”-Like Object Discovered Near Sun
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A NASA video showing a mysterious black spherical object hovering near the sun has set off a firestorm of web speculation this week, prompting guesses as to how it was formed and where it came from. Of course, the resemblance …

Oink Over Says Milk’s Kevin Rose Oink Over Says Milk’s Kevin Rose

Kevin Rose, founder of Digg, has decided to shut down Oink, the first app from his new company, Milk. On March 31st, the app will be closed down after just over four months. Oink was downloaded over 100,000 times in …

Syracuse vs. UNC Asheville: Early Twitter Reaction

We’re underway in Pittsburgh as Syracuse and UNC Asheville has tipped off. Early on it seems that the Bulldogs of UNC Asheville aren’t scared by the No. 1 that is beside the Syracuse name, as they’re hitting almost every shot …

Marquette Looking Strong Against BYU

While the first half still has some time remaining, there’s no denying how strong Marquette looks in their opening round game against the BYU Cougars. Hot shooting from behind the 3-point arc (5-9), and rebounding domination have contributed mightily to …

Your iPod Could Be Worth $8 Billion! Your iPod Could Be Worth $8 Billion!

After months of debate about SOPA, PIPA and ACTA… after the shutdown of file sharing services, the arrest of executives who oversaw them and the chasing of torrent sites from one domain name to another… there is a new development …

Bing Maps Touches Up Pushpins & Popups, Transit Info Bing Maps Touches Up Pushpins & Popups, Transit Info
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If you’re a Bing Maps user, you might notice some changes to the service’s aesthetic as well as some updated transit information. At first, I have to imagine that these design changes are to further distinguish Bing Maps from Google …

Long Beach St. vs New Mexico 2nd Round NCAA Tournament Matchup

The No. 12 – No. 5 matchup in the West region of the NCAA tournament looks to be another game between a great defensive team and a potent offensive club. Here’s how the teams have performed in the history of …

12-year-old Girl Hits Two Holes-In-One: Twitter Reacts
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I’ll admit I’m not the best golfer. Even a full 18-holes of mini-golf intimidates me sometimes, especially if I’m playing against my remarkably coordinated six-year-old nephew. I did shoot a 63 once, but on the next hole I did significantly …

Wisconsin vs. Montana: Halftime Twitter Reaction

The second half of the Montana / Wisconsin game is underway, and Montana has some work to do if they are going to keep their tournament hops alive. Wisconsin lead 39 – 29 at the half, on the back of …

New iPad Already A Hit With MLB Scouts, Coaches New iPad Already A Hit With MLB Scouts, Coaches

Another year is already nearly a quarter gone, and with the arrival of March comes something that sports fans everywhere have been eagerly awaiting all winter: Baseball (March what? Basket-who?). At the beginning of March the players, coaches, and staff …

Neologism Pink Slime In Ground Beef Is Bad!!
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Thousands of people have begun to take notice of a pink slimy goo on ground hamburger beef. There has been a lot of media buzz about exactly what it is and if it’s harmful or not. Many food advocates want …