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Space Robots: Wolfgang Says Collaboration Is Key

If you are a fan of robots and space exploration you can thank the University of Arizona and Wolfgang Fink for the picture above. Fink is an associate professor at the university in the department of electrical and computer engineering. …

BBC iPlayer Comes To Xbox 360 In The UK BBC iPlayer Comes To Xbox 360 In The UK

The BBC has made their popular iPlayer service available on the Xbox 360 starting today. iPlayer will allow Xbox LIVE users to access a variety of BBC content on their consoles. iPlayer also supports Kinect, meaning that viewers will be …

Spring Equinox Celebrated With Google Doodle Spring Equinox Celebrated With Google Doodle

Today is the Spring Equinox, or more popularly the first day of Spring. Flowers are in bloom, sinuses are clogged with allergies. It’s the most beautiful but often ominous time for a guy like me, where itchy eyes are sure …

Ashton Kutcher Has a Seat on Branson’s Space Shuttle Ashton Kutcher Has a Seat on Branson’s Space Shuttle

Two and a Half Men star Ashton Kutcher recently signed up to the be the 500th passenger on Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic shuttle service. Branson says that Kutcher is “thrilled” at the chance to go into space, and that …

“The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond” Companion Album Now On Sale

“The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond” companion album went on sale last night at midnight and is quickly climbing up the iTunes and Amazon best selling lists. The album, features the likes of Arcade Fire, Neko Case, …

Western Digital Releases First Ever 2 TB Portable HDD Western Digital Releases First Ever 2 TB Portable HDD
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Western Digital announced today the next generation of its top-selling My Passport line of portable hard drives, including the first-ever portable drive with a 2 TB capacity. Now available in five popular colors: white, black, silver, blue, and red, with …

BioShock Infinite: Boys of Silence Bring The Noise

As promised, Irrational Games is here again to give us the skinny on the new “totally not a Big Daddy” Heavy Hitter from BioShock Infinite. To recap, the two Heavy Hitters revealed so far have been the robotic George Washington …

Donald Driver Charms DWTS Audience

Donald Driver, perhaps best known as a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, wowed audiences last night on the premiere of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” and proved he has grace as well as muscle. The Super Bowl champion …

Bethenny Frankel: Interview with Moira Forbes
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Star of Bravo TVs Bethenny Frankel discussed motherhood, the vicious side of making money, and her frustration over irresponsible reporting during a recent interview with Moira Forbes. Frankel seemed very candid in her interview and stated that she waited to …

Dancing With The Stars Premieres Season 14 Dancing With The Stars Premieres Season 14

A few weeks ago, I announced the Dancing With The Stars Season 14 cast along with showing you their first rehearsal photos. Now, season 14 of Dancing With The Stars is finally here, and what an entertainment-packed show it was! …

Google’s Official YouTube Channel Reached 500 Million Views Over the Weekend Google’s Official YouTube Channel Reached 500 Million Views Over the Weekend

Over at Google, employees involved in YouTubing things are celebrating their milestone achievement of 500 million views on their official channel. Since the channel’s launch in 2007, Google fans have uploaded over 1,400 videos to the channel, left almost 500,000 …

Ads On Free Apps Are Killing Your Smartphone Battery Ads On Free Apps Are Killing Your Smartphone Battery

Everybody knows that playing games on your smartphone is a death sentence to your phone’s battery. When I first succumbed to my light addiction to Words With Friends, I actually had to start taking my battery charger to work with …

Amazon.com to Acquire Kiva Systems For Its Robots Amazon.com to Acquire Kiva Systems For Its Robots
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Amazon.com today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Kiva Systems a leading innovator of material handling technology. “Amazon has long used automation in its fulfillment centers, and Kiva’s technology is another way to improve productivity by bringing …

The Walking Dead Finale Sets Records The Walking Dead Finale Sets Records

Cable channel AMC brought in huge ratings with the second season finale of its popular zombie apocalypse drama. The episode brought in 9 million viewers which is a 51% increase from the season 1 finale and is a cable ratings …

Apple Sells Three Million iPads In Four Days Apple Sells Three Million iPads In Four Days

Just a little while ago we brought you news that both AT&T and Apple had announced “record” sales of the new iPad, which hit stores last Friday. Neither company, however, had gotten into specifics about how many iPads had been …

AAPL Announces Huge Dividend Payouts To Shareholders AAPL Announces Huge Dividend Payouts To Shareholders

Apple’s announcement today that it would be paying out billions of dollars worth of dividends to shareholders came as something of a surprise to those who remember the company from Steve Jobs’ days. The plan includes stock buybacks that wouldn’t …

Water Bottles Used For Graduation Attire At MTU Water Bottles Used For Graduation Attire At MTU

All of us are trying to reduce our carbon footprint and take better care of the environment that surrounds us. According to Cleanair.org, 26-41% of 2.4 million tons of PET plastic (what water bottles are made out of) are discarded …

Google Local Ranking Factors Listed By New Bizible Study Google Local Ranking Factors Listed By New Bizible Study
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Bizible, a company created by former Bing/Microsoft adCenter staff, has put together an interesting analysis of local ranking factors in Google, after surveying 22 local business categories and 22 US cities, and searching Google for the given localized term (i.e. …

Hidden Costs: Price of Doing Business [Inforgraphic] Hidden Costs: Price of Doing Business [Inforgraphic]

It may not sound like much, but spending $1.50 or $2.00 a day on a cup of coffee can add up. If you’re not a person to eat items off the McDonalds dollar menu everyday for lunch, eating out can …

Rumor: Wii U To Get World of Warcraft, Among Others On eShop

I love new console releases. They bring out the best rumors, and by best rumors I mean the kind of rumors that require a salt mine. Today’s rumor comes from Dual Pixels who claims to have the skinny on the …

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Graphic Anti-Smoking Disclaimers, Other New Regulations

If you’ve traveled much to other countries, especially in Europe, you’ve probably noticed cigarette packs with massive labels on them, warning of the dangers of smoking. It’s our Surgeon General’s Warning on steroids. “Smoking Kills,” says a British version, eloquent …

Facebook’s Aggregated Topic Tags Linking To External Sites Facebook’s Aggregated Topic Tags Linking To External Sites

A little while ago, Facebook started grouping posts in your news feed by topic. Any Facebook user probably sees many of these “aggregated tag” stories on their feeds in any given day. When multiple friends (or pages you follow) post …

The Walking Dead: The Game Trailer Premier

So we found out last week that “The Walking Dead: The Gam” was going to be releasing a trailer today. Well the folks over at IGN got the scoop. Unfortunately the lame video is 19 minutes long. But to see …

“Ender’s Game” Reading Gets South Carolina Middle School Teacher Suspended
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A South Carolina middle school teacher has been suspended for reading selections from Orson Scott Card’s science fiction classic Ender’s Game to his students. The teacher, whose name has not been released, read selections from three books, of which Ender’s …