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Google’s Project Glass Strengths [Infographic] Google’s Project Glass Strengths [Infographic]

Pictured above is Google co-founder Sergey Brin, via photographer Thomas Hawk’s Flickr page, showcasing his new Google “augmented reality” glasses. In case you don’y know what Google glasses are, listen to what Google had to say earlier this month on …

Miami-Dade Firefighter Blames Trayvon Martin Death On Parents

A Miami-Dade firefighter has gotten himself into hot water. Captain Brian Beckmann is in trouble for making comments on his private Facebook page regarding the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case. In the post he said this: “Listening to Prosecutor Corey blow …

Lego Artist to Build Entire Mario Level 1-1 using One Single Block Per Pixel

Kickstarter artist Zachary Polluck is asking for $26,400 to create the entire first level of Super Mario Brothers pixel by pixel using Legos. The project will require approximately 780,000 bricks, much larger than anything he has attempted before. Most of …

How To Die in a Horror Movie [Infographic]

Courtesy of The Cabin in the Woods comes this morbid infographic about how to die in a horror flick. Much like the movie, this infographic profiles the archetypal characters of your typical horror movie. You’ve got the virgin, the scholar, …

RIM May Hire A Financial Adviser To Help Solve Its Problems RIM May Hire A Financial Adviser To Help Solve Its Problems

Research In Motion, the long-suffering maker of the BlackBerry smartphone platform, is reportedly looking into hiring a financial adviser to help it navigate out of its current troubles. Late last month the company released its fourth quarter earnings report, and …

Legal Concerns Loom with ICANN’s Upcoming gTLDs Legal Concerns Loom with ICANN’s Upcoming gTLDs
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ICANN’s controversial decision to open up the market for domain name endings is about to get even stickier as the registration process nears its deadline. According to numerous analysts, there will be an outburst of legal issues after the new …

Does Fining Google Really Achieve Anything? Does Fining Google Really Achieve Anything?

Over the weekend, the Federal Communications Commission released a heavily redacted report that detailed the consequences of Google’s lack of transparency and cooperation with an investigation revolving around the non-consensual collection of information from people using unsecured wi-fi networks. It …

HTML5 Game Development Tips From Gamzee HTML5 Game Development Tips From Gamzee

If Mozilla and Google are to be believed, HTML5 is the future of game development on the Web. While I still think that Flash is here to stay for at least a few more years, the arguments for HTML5 are …

Phillips L Prize Bulb Goes On Sale On 4/22 Phillips L Prize Bulb Goes On Sale On 4/22

The vaunted X prize programs have always made headlines. In 2007 the lesser known L Prize was launched with the goal of making a bulb to replace the standard, “incandescent” 60-watt bulb. The winner, and only entrant, was Netherlands-based Philips. …

Bing Releases Bar Version 7.1 Bing Releases Bar Version 7.1

Web search engine Bing released an update for its Bing Bar today, offering enhancements that can be downloaded manually at its Discover Bing page. Users who are already running the Bar 7.0 version will be automatically upgraded to version 7.1 …

Major Google Update Suspected, Yet Again, By A Bunch Of Webmasters Major Google Update Suspected, Yet Again, By A Bunch Of Webmasters
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Once again, webmasters are complaining about what may have been a major update from Google. They’ve taken to the Google Webmaster Help forums to express their grievances, although to be fair, it’s not all bad for everybody. When sites drop, …

Looper Trailer Commentary from Director Rian Johnson

The buzz surrounding writer/director Rian Johnson’s upcoming sci-fi actioner “Looper” has been rather spectacular. There were actually teaser trailers for the teaser trailer, a concept that still boggles my mind. To be fair, the official teaser for the flick looks …

French Twitter and Facebook Users Warned Against Posting Election Exit Polls French Twitter and Facebook Users Warned Against Posting Election Exit Polls
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Kim Wilsher of The Guardian is reporting on the conflict between the instant communication social media enables and the French government. With the French presidential election beginning this week, there are worries that a French law designed to prevent the …

President Obama Finally Takes On Gas Price Pirates President Obama Finally Takes On Gas Price Pirates
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“We can’t afford a situation where speculators buy up oil, creating the perception of a shortage, driving up the prices, then flip it for a quick profit.” – President Obama, today Last week we talked about the hidden issue that …

Accenture Study: Social Media Appearing on TV Cut Through to U.S. Consumers Accenture Study: Social Media Appearing on TV Cut Through to U.S. Consumers

Social media is showing signs of connecting with TV viewers. Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of U.S. consumers surveyed recall seeing social media symbols such as Facebook “Likes” while watching television, according to an Accenture ACN +2.60% study. What is even …

Debra Messing, Maria Menounos Pose In The Buff For Magazine
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Red-headed hottie Debra Messing apparently isn’t shy about showing off her figure, and if I looked like her I doubt I would be, either. The 43-year old “Will & Grace” and “Smash” actress appears nude in an upcoming issue of …

Howard Stern’s $300 Million Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice
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The Smoking Gun reports that a New York judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against SiriusXM Radio for $300 Million by shock jock Howard Stern and his manager, Don Buchwald. The dispute was over five stock options (each worth $75 …

Apple Developing 3D Technology, Job Listing Hints Apple Developing 3D Technology, Job Listing Hints

If Apple’s patent filings over the last few months have been any indication, the company is exploring the possibility of bringing 3D technology of various kinds to at least some of its devices. Back in January the U.S. Patent and …

Online LSD Dealers Arrested Online LSD Dealers Arrested

Eight suspected drugs dealers have been arrested around the world, for operated a site called ‘The Farmer’s Market,’ which allowed clients to buy illegal drugs via the internet. The site, ran by Marc Willems of the Netherlands, sold LSD, ecstasy, …

Mozilla Talks Up HTML5 Inside Old Nuclear Reactor Mozilla Talks Up HTML5 Inside Old Nuclear Reactor

I always thought staying up all night hacking away at code during hackathons was crazy, but our friends in Sweden just took it up a notch. Mozilla recently attended the Moysnc Hackathon in Stockholm. The catch was that it took …

NBC and HULU Won’t Carry SNL’s Game of Thrones Skit NBC and HULU Won’t Carry SNL’s Game of Thrones Skit

One of the funniest sketches from last weekend’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” featured Andy Samberg portraying a sex-obsessed teenage boy whose sole responsibility is to add gratuitous debauchery to HBO’s hit program “Game of Thrones”. The bit was wrong …

Broncos Male Cheerleader Sacha Heppell Fails To Be First Man Ever On The Squad
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“I am not your typical Broncos cheerleader,” says Sacha Heppell. “I dont wear makeup, my legs are hairy, I don’t have boobs, I’ve never been to college…I’ve only been dancing for about three weeks. But I really do think I …

WordPress Powers Nearly One-Fourth of All New Websites WordPress Powers Nearly One-Fourth of All New Websites
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Since WordPress 3.3 was released at the end of last year, there have been nearly 12 million downloads and 26.9% of the blogging services sites are using it. So yes, you could confidently say that the blogging service is quite …

IKEA Launches UPPLEVA, the Clutter Free and Stylish TV IKEA Launches UPPLEVA, the Clutter Free and Stylish TV
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IKEA just introduced UPPLEVA, a completely new range that integrates smart TV and a sound system with furniture. UPPLEVA brings beauty and functionality to the living room by eliminating the web of wires that diminish the ambiance of many living …