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Penguins Take Flight

Delta Flight 486 from Atlanta to New York on March 8th had two very special guests flying in First Class. Pete and Penny, penguins from Sea World, surprised their fellow passengers as they waddled up and down the aisles. Before …

A Close Look At Social Networking Media A Close Look At Social Networking Media

Almost everybody is using social media today. Asking someone under the age of thirty if they have Facebook is like asking someone if they own a television set. But there are a number of sites to choose from, and yes …

Will Google Enter The Gaming Market With Its Own Kinect-Style Device?

If Google’s quiet submission of a patent application back in 2010 is any indication, the company may want you to keep your hands off their Android smartphones and tablets in the future. Which could be a good thing. Last week, …

Superman Versus The Hulk: Fan Film Excellence
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How many of you have wanted to see two of the most powerful entities in the comic book universe square off in battle royale outside of the comic book pages? Since neither Marvel or DC Comics will cross their content …

Apple’s Austin, Texas Campus To Get $304 Million Injection Apple’s Austin, Texas Campus To Get $304 Million Injection

Apple is messing with Texas, in a good way. Today, the State of Texas is announcing that Apple plans to expand their campus in Austin with a $304 million investment in a new campus. This will reportedly generate over 3,600 …

Dominican Murder-Suicide Prompted by Facebook Photo

Your online presence can have big implications for life beyond your computer. While many of the Arab Spring uprisings and #Occupy protests owe a lot of their momentum and organization to Twitter, and a special kind of justice can come …

Google Helps Give New Life To Iconic Coke Ad Google Helps Give New Life To Iconic Coke Ad
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I just saw the most amazing story about advertising and want to share it with all of you. In celebration of digital advertising turning 18, Google is championing a project that asks a very interesting thought-provoking question about classic advertising …

Freedom Tower Broadcast Spire Being Built
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The hardest thing about the tragedy on September 11th was the giant hole in the ground at the World Trade Center. After years of ridiculous political bureaucracy and scandals, the new Freedom Tower is almost ready. Construction is currently on …

Mozilla Teams With New York Times For OpenNews Mozilla Teams With New York Times For OpenNews

Mozilla is planning to make an announcement at SXSW 2012 on Saturday that The New York Times will be joining the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project. The project is designed to drive technological innovation in journalism by placing fellows in the newsrooms …

iPad Predecessor Concept – From 1968! [video] iPad Predecessor Concept – From 1968! [video]

If you’ve ever even heard of object-oriented programming, you owe a debt to Alan Kay. He was one of the fathers of that idea, and he named it. If you’ve ever used a Mac or Windows computer with overlapping “window” …

Nuclear Clock Keeps Excellent Time Nuclear Clock Keeps Excellent Time

Australian reseachers, along with other international scientists, have come up with an idea for a new clock that would keep the time of the entire history of the universe so far to under a second. That’s roughly 14 billion years …

How The Public Views Personalized Search Engines How The Public Views Personalized Search Engines
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Google has been in the news a lot lately for their new privacy policy. They claim that their new method for collecting and using data will make our experience with their search engine better, but many of us are concerned …

Flickr Announces New Meetup Site Flickr Announces New Meetup Site
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As reported on their blog today, photo sharing site Flickr has now partnered with Meetup.com in order to bring users from all over the world together. In a bright and shiny new layout, Meetup.com/flickr/¬†gathers information from any users interested in …

Solar Storms Continue, Northern Lights Increase

A “strong geomagnetic storm” is now underway, and is giving us earthlings a dazzling display of an intensified aurora borealis. These storms started from sunspots sited on Tuesday followed by a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME), effecting our part of the …

German Lawmakers May Be Jeopardizing Search German Lawmakers May Be Jeopardizing Search

News aggregation as we know it, and possibly even search as we know it, may be in danger – at least in Germany. German lawmakers are reportedly kicking around new legislation, which if turned into law, would require a news …

Is Google Guilty of Intentionally Marketing Canadian Prescription Drug Ads to Americans? Is Google Guilty of Intentionally Marketing Canadian Prescription Drug Ads to Americans?

Google Inc. has until the 9th of April to give the Dekalb County Pension Fund investors company documents involving what authorities said was the illegal online marketing of prescription drugs to U.S. consumers by Canadian pharmacies. A Deleware judge entered …

Skyrim In Real Life is Accurately Geeky

There’s a certain amount of melancholy when watching these kinds of fan films; the ones where they take the game in question and “convert” it to a real-life setting. Granted, with Skyrim, it’s hard to reproduce dragons, orcs, and the …

GDC 2012: Gears of War Creator Was Inspired By Zelda

Every game creator is inspired by the games of their youth, which in turn leads them to make the next set of games that inspires the next generation of developers. Gamasutra is reporting that a panel today at GDC had …

Mass Effect 3 Ships 3.5 Million In First Few Days
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Have you picked up your copy of Mass Effect 3 yet? If so, have you left your recliner yet? Still wringing every little drop I can out of GDC GOTY Skyrim, I’ve not had the chance to progress any further …

Pulse News Launches Local Feature Pulse News Launches Local Feature
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News application Pulse announced today that it’s launching Local, a new category that allows users to easily discover what’s going on around them, including news, sports, food and deals. Pulse local “will always keep you in the know.” Pulse Local …

Foursquare and AmEx Offer SXSW 2012 Deals Foursquare and AmEx Offer SXSW 2012 Deals

Foursquare, the location-based social networking app that debuted at SXSW is heading back to SXSW 2012. And, they want to give you some money. If you have a Foursquare account and an American Express card (U.S. only), you can sync …

Google Maps SXSW, Erects Google Village Tomorrow Google Maps SXSW, Erects Google Village Tomorrow

South by Southwest 2012 kicks off today and, as planned, Google will be effectively taking over the residential avenue of Rainey Street in Austin, Texas, to erect their Google Village that will be opening up tomorrow. With these sorts of …

Angry Birds Space Coming Soon From Rovio
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As the countdown to the new, out-of-this world Angry Birds Space game ticks down to the full launch on iOS, Android, PC, and Mac on March 22nd, the dazzling new gameplay, new characters, new levels, and Samsung-exclusive content were seen …

Tweet A Beer: Send Your Buddies A Brew Via Twitter Tweet A Beer: Send Your Buddies A Brew Via Twitter
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I’m not in the business of buying my friends beer. First off, I have a limited amount of funds and a personal need for beer. A lot of people like to pay people back by buying them a beer. No …