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Finally, An Easy to Use Zombie Survival Guide
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Everyone knows about the Zombie Survival Guide, the how to manual by zombie expert Max Brooks. The man has released three books on the topic of zombie survival and history. But you may say “I am way too lazy to …

Bake Sale/Car Wash To Raise Funding, Awareness For NASA

You’ve probably seen that bumper sticker that says something along the lines of, “It will be great when schools have all the funding they need and the Navy has to have a bake sale to buy a battleship” (another variation …

Blackmagic Design Unveils Cinema Camera Blackmagic Design Unveils Cinema Camera

Blackmagic Design, manufacturer of creative video technology, has changed things up a bit by unveiling its new Cinema Camera at the NAB show this week – which at first glance looks to be a competitor of the Bolex D16 that …

Kurt Cobain Was Recording Solo Album When He Committed Suicide

Before Kurt Cobain fatally shot himself at his Seattle home on April 5, 1994, he was in the midst of preparing songs for a solo album, according to former Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson. During an interview with Fuse TV, Erlandson …

Vanessa Williams Pens Tell-All, Says She Was Molested As A Child

The stunning former Miss America–the first African American woman ever to be given the title–calls her new book You Have No Idea and is not shy about opening up to readers about her childhood and teen years, when she says …

Google+ Team Talks JavaScript And REST APIs Google+ Team Talks JavaScript And REST APIs

It was only yesterday that Google posted the latest Google+ platform office hours on YouTube. That one was from last weekend and contained lots of juicy info including a live coding session. It might surprise you then that Google was …

Max Payne 3 Comics Series by Marvel Coming Soon

Max Payne 3 is getting closer by the day. The news and promo items are flying in from every angle. Now Rockstar is announcing a 3-part original Max Payne 3 comic series created in partnership with Marvel Custom Solutions. The …

Facebook Addiction Puts Web Designer Behind Bars Facebook Addiction Puts Web Designer Behind Bars
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Think your addiction to social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace is pathetically embarrassing? I seriously doubt you have anything on former web designer William Hall. However, his case isn’t really all that simple. Back in the year …

Mobile Payments Could Become the Primary Method of Doing Business by 2020 Mobile Payments Could Become the Primary Method of Doing Business by 2020

We reported earlier that cash and coins were being used and accepted less in Sweden. The shift to make cash money a thing of the past in the country has sparked controversy and impacted its people tremendously. Some people feel …

Screw Art by California Artist Andrew Myers

California based artist Andrew Myers has created a new way to look at portrait painting. The German born painter uses screws to give his work a three dimensional look. Myers paints the heads of phillips screws and then drills them …

Is There A New ACTA Already In The Works? Is There A New ACTA Already In The Works?

We reported on Monday that ACTA is dying, slowly and painfully. It received its death knell when David Martin MEP suggested that ACTA be rejected altogether. While not a definitive sign of its death, just trust me on this – …

Oracle Contends Google was Aware it Needed to License Java APIs Oracle Contends Google was Aware it Needed to License Java APIs

Google’s trial against Oracle, who is suing over patent infringement regarding the use of Java in building the Android OS, finally commenced yesterday – 18 months after Oracle’s initial complaint, with Oracle submitting its opening statements. While the main point …

Where Do You Get Your News? [INFOGRAPHIC] Where Do You Get Your News? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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It’s an undebatable fact that the six o’clock evening news isn’t what it used to be. That’s not necessarily a knock on the quality of local or national broadcasts, but more of a commentary on how much the internet has …

Researchers Track British Mood With Twitter Researchers Track British Mood With Twitter

Researchers in the Intelligent Systems Laboratory at the University of Bristol have presented a paper in which they track the national mood of the United Kingdom through Twitter posts. This is not the first, or even the largest, study to …

TED Launches New “Surprise Me” Search Feature TED Launches New “Surprise Me” Search Feature

TED, the online purveyors of things you don’t know, know they’ve got a lot to choose from when it comes to finding something to watch at the very moment you’re in the mood for some TEDness. Personally, I find the …

Google Introduces Google Offers Chrome Extension Google Introduces Google Offers Chrome Extension

Today Google announced their extension for Chrome and Google Offers. Offers is just what it sounds like, it’s daily deals from you favorite internet giant and their partners like Gilt City, kgbdeals and zozi. Chrome users can now easily access …

Check That Purchased Rights To Superman for $130 Sold For $160,000

On March 1, 1938 Detective Comics Inc. cut a check to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster for the amount of $412, which featured a $130 line item for the ownership and rights to Superman. Yes, that Superman. That historic check …

Patents: The Tech Company Goldmine Patents: The Tech Company Goldmine

Apple has filed a few patents recently that have eyebrows raised. There was the 3D display and user interface, and the 3D camera. As Shaylin Clark points out, having those patents on the books doesn’t even remotely mean that Apple …

Star Wars B-Movie Poster Art: Lair Of The Rancor

Star Wars sometimes seems like it should have been a cheesy B-movie right? This poster brings to life the awesome aspects of the franchise that could have made it one really easy. The Rancor going after the Twi’lek dancer OOla …

Chrome for Android Getting An Update, New Features Chrome for Android Getting An Update, New Features
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Google has released an update for the beta version of the Chrome for Android browser. The update adds several new, highly requested features. It also adds support for an additional 31 languages, and is now available in all the same …

Leverage Browser Strengths For A Faster Site Leverage Browser Strengths For A Faster Site

We recently talked about reducing HTTP requests. Here’s a quick recap: Slow web pages impede your website’s goals; 90% of a typical web page’s slowness happens after the HTML has been downloaded; Reducing the number of HTTP requests triggered by …

Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys Trailer Arrives

Full disclosure: Back in the day, I was a notorious Star Wars toy collector. I had dozens upon dozens of figures in my personal collection, though, being a kid at the time, I took all of the figures out of …

Halle Berry Engaged After Swearing Off Marriage

Actress Halle Berry is set to marry Frenchman Olivier Martinez–who proposed earlier this year–despite saying she would never marry again. The Oscar-winning actress hasn’t had the best track record with men; her first marriage to Yankees slugger David Justice lasted …

Google Earth + Camera Balloons = Awesome DIY Aerials Google Earth + Camera Balloons = Awesome DIY Aerials
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Google Maps announced a fascinating addition to the Google Earth collection of imagery today, saying that it has partnered up with the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science to begin including user-captured aerial views of various parts of earth. …