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Junior Seau Dead At 43: Twitter Reacts

Former NFL linebacker Junior Seau was found dead at his home yesterday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. At just 43 years old, he left behind a football legacy as well as three children, who say they …

Pinterest Is Crowdsourcing The Site’s Translation Pinterest Is Crowdsourcing The Site’s Translation
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Pinterest wants to translate their site into other languages and they are seeking translators to assist them. Here’s what they had to say in a blog post: At Pinterest, we’ve always wanted to make it easy for people all over …

Guy Sues Apple For Double-Billing Him on iTunes Guy Sues Apple For Double-Billing Him on iTunes

Odds are, if you are double billed for an item, no matter where you buy it from, a quick complaint to the customer service department will resolve the matter. That was not the case for Robert Herskowitz, who was charged …

Twitter Details Google Summer Of Code Participation Twitter Details Google Summer Of Code Participation

Google’s Summer of Code program is about to get started and Twitter couldn’t be more stoked. This is the first time that Twitter has joined in the program to mentor students and help them learn more about programming. Google’s Summer …

Genevieve Cook: Obama’s Ex Kept A Journal
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The most famous man in the world is still a mystery to most of us; as most presidents are, Barack Obama is the object of interest for so many–for good or bad–because of his position of power. While we know …

Google Discloses Carbon Footprint Rating Google Discloses Carbon Footprint Rating

In a recent study, environmental activist organization Greenpeace commended Google for its renewable energy rating, and now the search giant’s Finance Blog has

CNN Rating: Network’s Viewership Continues to Decline
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CNN ratings are currently at a 10-year low, which, to me, is kind of surprising. Then again, I haven’t watched the channel in ages, so perhaps things have taken a turn for the worse as of late. The company was …

Oldest Human Blood Found In Arrow Wound Of “Iceman”
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Meet Otzi – the 45-year-old prehistoric man who was killed by an arrow some five millennia ago. Ever since mountain climbers found him sticking out of a glacier in the Austrian Alps back in 1991, scientists have been studying him, …

Wavii CEO: We’re Making a Facebook out of Google Wavii CEO: We’re Making a Facebook out of Google

Remember when Facebook didn’t have a News Feed? At the time, it seemed great, but now, most users would be lost without the feed that keeps them up to date on everything their friends do. Since the idea worked for …

Google+ Promotion May Improve Organic Search Ranking Google+ Promotion May Improve Organic Search Ranking
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Although previous studies have concluded that social media really does a shoddy job at driving traffic to your websites, TastyPlacement conducted a short experiment to assess a similar concept. More specifically, the group investigated whether social media engagement can help …

Paulina Gretzky Gets Down and Dirty with Instagram
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Although she’s primarily known throughout the world as hockey star Wayne Gretzky’s daughter, a lot of people online know her as the attractive 22 year-old who can’t seem to stop posting racy photos of herself via Twitter. Although Wayne had …

Dentist Removes Ex’s Teeth: Twitter Reacts
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Dentist removes ex’s teeth isn’t the sort of headline you read everyday, so excuse me if I find derive some demented glee from this sick little story. Here’s some solid advice: If your significant other is a medical professional, you …

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Official Trailer Surfaces
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If you are a Call of Duty fan, chances are you were watching the NBA playoffs last night waiting for the Black Ops II trailer to air. If you weren’t, you really should still watch it. Treyarch is doing something …

Google Penguin Update: A Lesson In Cloaking Google Penguin Update: A Lesson In Cloaking
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There are a number of reasons your site might have been hit by Google’s recent Penguin update (formerly known as the Webspam update). Barring any unintended penalties, the algorithm has wiped out sites engaging in webspam and black hat SEO …

The Power of StumbleUpon [Infographic] The Power of StumbleUpon [Infographic]
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For those of you who are already familiar with Paid Discovery, you won’t be surprised to hear that StumbleUpon is experiencing great success. Most people using Stumble are already focused on discovering new products, sharing photos, and exploring websites. So …

Mozilla Speaks Out Against CISPA Mozilla Speaks Out Against CISPA
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While many tech companies have thrown their support towards CISPA, Mozilla has taken the road less traveled, at least by the tech industry, blasting CISPA for having too much reach and being a direct threat to individual privacy. Considering Mozilla …

Yelp IPO Sets Price at $15 Per Share Yelp IPO Sets Price at $15 Per Share

The Yelp IPO is on its way and they have set the price at $15 per share, which is a great sign. Initially the stock was expected to trade at $12 to $14 per share, so its priced above target, …

Apple Patents Mass-Texting New Contact Info Apple Patents Mass-Texting New Contact Info
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Everybody knows what a pain it can be to change your phone number. Not only do you have to memorize your new number (a step some people never bother to take), you have to update your contact info all over …

10 Summer Blockbusters Re-Imagined As Indies

Every year there are a plethora of big budget blockbuster movies to choose from, but what if these movies had the heart of the lovable indie films that we all love? You know the ones im talking about, they are …

Google+ YouTube Integration May Not Go Over Too Well Google+ YouTube Integration May Not Go Over Too Well

Google appears to be testing (or rolling out) a new integration of Google+ into YouTube. Wil Wheaton, the Star Trek/Stand By Me actor, shares a screenshot of a Google+ button taking the place of the like button on YouTube:

Google Celebrates World Press Freedom Day Google Celebrates World Press Freedom Day

Google announced today that it would be sponsoring a United Nations celebration of World Press Freedom Day. The United Nations designates May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, a day which is, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and …

Foursquare Partners with OpenTable Foursquare Partners with OpenTable

The foursquare Blog just announced that its geolocation service has forged a partnership with OpenTable, the online real-time restaurant reservation platform. Essentially, foursquare users can access its Explore recommendation engine to research the restaurants of a specific locality, and then …

Sharks With Frickin’ Laser Beams Attached to Their Frickin’ Heads
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Marine Bioligist Luke Tipple has finally done what Number 2 never could, provide us with sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads. The project was sponsored by Wicked Lasers, a consumer laser manufacturer in Hong Kong, that keeps …

Facebook Adds Action Links To Open Graph Stories Facebook Adds Action Links To Open Graph Stories

Open Graph is the horse that refuses to be beaten down. Facebook keeps on adding more updates to Open Graph and the Timeline apps to make them more valuable to developers that use them. Facebook is making Open Graph even …