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Madonna’s MDNA Gets Lukewarm Reviews
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Madonna proves that she is still making significant contributions to music with “MDNA.” Despite being 53 the star has received rave reviews for her recent contribution to dance lovers and club girls across the globe. Part of MDNA’s success can …

Study: Social Media Complements Traditional Media Study: Social Media Complements Traditional Media

According to a new Swedish study, young people who are big users of Internet social media do not abandon traditional media. Instead, the two are used together. Almost all 9- to 24-year-olds use the internet. Most of them do so …

Google Adds a Half Pipe to the Company Perks

Google has often been described by employees and outsiders as one of the coolest places to work. The company has consistently made Fortune’s “Best Companies to Work For” list over the years, ranking number four last year. The Mountain View …

New Twilight Teaser Bites Into Audiences This Weekend

One of the most anticipated things about “The Hunger Games,” was the premiere of a 45 second teaser trailer for Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2. SPOILER ALERT!!!!!!! It doesn’t show a lot of new info, but it does show the general …

Employer Facebook Password Requests To Get DOJ Investigation? Employer Facebook Password Requests To Get DOJ Investigation?

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), who announced last week that he was drafting legislation to prohibit employers from demanding Facebook login information of prospective employees, has now teamed up with Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to asked the Department of Justice to look into …

iPad Magicians Show the Magic of Stockholm iPad Magicians Show the Magic of Stockholm

What do you get when you combine Swedish magicians and iPads? A quirky presentation about investing in Stockholm real estate, apparently. Charlie Caper recently posted a video of himself and Erik Rosales pitching the Swedish capitol of Stockholm to a …

Yahoo! Names New Board Members: Proxy Battle! Yahoo! Names New Board Members: Proxy Battle!

Large shareholder have been unhappy with Yahoo! since it failed to close a deal with Microsoft back in 2008. The deal would have joined Yahoo! and Microsoft and, as many believe, made the brand much more valuable. Yahoo! is currently …

Pedophiles Hide Child Porn in Web Stores

Nearly every large, well-organized criminal operation needs a good “front” — a seemingly legitimate business that helps lawbreakers arrange transactions, supplement their funds, launder money, and otherwise evade detection. (Think the bakery in “Weeds.”) Traditionally, fronts have been real brick-and-mortar …

Twitter Quitters: Celebrities Jump Ship Twitter Quitters: Celebrities Jump Ship

Twitter can be a great tool for boosting one’s popularity, or at least public profile. But, some celebrities are deciding that its just not worth the trouble. Recently, Alec Baldwin dropped off Twitter, then came back. But, then he ended …

Record-setting 100 Tesla Magnetic Field Emits An Eerie Howl Record-setting 100 Tesla Magnetic Field Emits An Eerie Howl
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Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s biggest magnet facility succeeded last week in producing the world’s first magnetic field surpassing 100-tesla, an achievement that produced a magnetic field roughly 2,000,000 times stronger than Earth’s magnetic field. The official measure …

Microsoft, Nokia Invest In Aalto University App Development Program Microsoft, Nokia Invest In Aalto University App Development Program

Microsoft and Nokia have a pretty cozy relationship with each other considering the latter makes pretty amazing Windows 7 phones that make the mobile OS pretty tempting to adopt. The two companies are now using their combined muscle to help …

Internet to Surpass DVD in Movie Viewership Internet to Surpass DVD in Movie Viewership

According to IHS Screen Digest, consumers will watch more movies on the internet than via DVD for the first time in 2012, while spending far less on the content. Streaming movies from vendors like Netflix and iTunes will advance by …

Samsung Galaxy S III May Be Coming In Late March Samsung Galaxy S III May Be Coming In Late March
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Rumors surrounding the release of Samsung’s new, highly anticipated addition to the Galaxy S lineup, the Galaxy S III, have been all over the map lately. There were rumors of an April release, however Samsung themselves sent out a tweet …

Facebook Has A QR Code on its Roof Facebook Has A QR Code on its Roof
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Facebook employees have painted a massive QR code onto the roof of Facebook’s new offices in Menlo Park, California. Scanning the code points users to this (get it, FB code?)page, which then links to the Facebook QR Code page. From …

Heat Map Sightseeing With Google Earth Heat Map Sightseeing With Google Earth

When you’re getting ready to travel, or go out and about, normally, people want to go where the action is. Granted, there are those of us who want to get away from it all, and vacation accordingly, but there are …

In-Depth Study of Online Ad Delivery In-Depth Study of Online Ad Delivery

In the cVE Charter Study from ComScore, involving online advertising campaigns for 12 national advertisers, we are seeing that a large number of ad campaigns are not going to plan and the quality of ad delivery is varying greatly. The …

Gingrich & Santorum Bashed By White House Advisor After Obama Comments

During a press conference on Friday, President Obama expressed his concern for the parents of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year old boy who was shot and killed last month and whose killer has yet to be arrested. Obama said when he …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks About Being A Meme
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Neil deGrasse Tyson is a widely respected astrophysicist and authority on many things science. His job, as of now, is to direct the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space. He’s also an author and frequent guest …

Anna Faris and Celebrities Are Deeply Hurt by Mean Tweets

To commemorate Twitter’s sixth anniversary Jimmy Kimmel arranged for several celebrities including Will Ferrell, Jamie Bell, and Anna Faris to read tweets that make fun of them. Jimmy Kimmel opened the sequence by saying, “One of the interesting things about …

The Most Powerful Colors On The Web [Infographic] The Most Powerful Colors On The Web [Infographic]
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This great infographic about the most powerful colors in the world comes to us from ColourLovers.com and features colors from the top 100 internet brands worldwide. It reveals some interesting trends in design. Colorlovers had specific goals in mind when …

Using Twitter To Predict Stock Market Using Twitter To Predict Stock Market

A University of California, Riverside professor and several other researchers have developed a model [PDF] that uses data from Twitter to help predict the traded volume and value of a stock the following day. A trading strategy based on the …

What Prescription Drugs Are Doing to Your Brain [Infographic]
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I had a friend in college tell me once that she was glad she never got into doing drugs. She then took a long pull on her third Mountain Dew of the night and put a cigarette back up to …

Microsoft Proposes A Better Web With HTTP 2.0 Microsoft Proposes A Better Web With HTTP 2.0

If you ask people who have broadband Internet right now, they will probably say it’s pretty fast. The Web could be faster though and the answer lies in HTTP 2.0. The Internet Engineering Task Force is holding meetings on HTTP …

New iPad Passes China’s Quality Control New iPad Passes China’s Quality Control

China granted regulatory approval to Apple for its new iPad last week, which indicates the company plans to formally release the device in that country. The China Quality Certification Center gave the tablet China Compulsory Certification, which afforded the mandatory …