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Robotic Jellyfish Swims With ‘Smart Material’ Bell

A robotic jellyfish dubbed “Robojelly” was created by a team of researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas and Virginia Tech. The robot runs on hydrogen, and so might theoretically run forever in an underwater environment. The study, which …

Amazon.com Loved The Most Among American Shoppers Amazon.com Loved The Most Among American Shoppers

Store-front displays are so 2011. At least, that would be the interpretation of a new survey released by Brodeur Partners as shoppers named Amazon.com the most relevant retailer above all other retailers, including the brick-and-mortar standbys such as Target, Wal-Mart, …

Neil Young Fights for Better Quality Sound

If you think the sound quality of MP3′s are terrible, then you’re not alone. Music enthusiasts who switched their CD collections over to modern MP3 formats will notice a huge loss in the sound quality. People who say digital is …

Facebook Page Insights Tool Gets Some Improvements Facebook Page Insights Tool Gets Some Improvements

Facebook is making changes to its Page Insights. “The updates are designed to give you more insight into what happens when people engage with your Page posts and share them with their friends,” the company says in a post on …

Tornado Warnings Become More Extreme

The National Weather Service (NWS) has decided to test out more blunt tornado warning messages in Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois in an effort to reduce fatality and injury rates. Here are a few of them: “You could be killed if …

Community College Beat Second MLB Team In Three Years

Remember the community college baseball team that beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3 years ago? Well, they did it again. This time they beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in what manager Buch Schowalter called a “controlled scrimmage.” Yeah right. To be …

Mozilla Working On In-Browser Video Calling Mozilla Working On In-Browser Video Calling

Mozilla is steadfast on its march to replace every application we use today with something that can be run from within your Web browser. After conquering the MMO space, they are gunning at Skype and other video calling services. Mozilla …

Infographic Helps You Avoid Looking Stupid Online

Recently, we talked about three things that could make you look like an idiot online. One of those things was committing egregious grammar errors, especially if you have a business or are expected to present in a professional manner. We …

Germany’s Rocket Internet Developing Square Clone Germany’s Rocket Internet Developing Square Clone
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German clone developer Rocket Internet has come up with its own version of the popular mobile payment startup Square. Rocket Internet, run by brothers Oliver, Mac and Alexander Samwer, are calling their product Zenpay, which is a clone of Twitter …

“Ted” Theatrical Trailer Now Online
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A few days ago we brought you the red-band trailer for Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s first feature length film, Ted. Well today the green-band trailer, otherwise known as the theatrical cut trailer, is now online. The trailer certainly does …

Singleton on $10,000 in Lottery Tickets: No Regrets

You may remember this Twitter post from NBA player Chris Singleton during the $640 million Mega Millions lottery: (image)@C_SING31Chris SingletonI’m about to drop 10000 on the lottery and cross my fingers #halfwaytoabillionaireifiwin(image) 6 days ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by …

Every Poll Ever: Nobody Likes Being Tracked Online Every Poll Ever: Nobody Likes Being Tracked Online
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Internet privacy is steadily becoming the battle meme of 2012 and as the topic permeates the household vocabulary, one fact emerges more salient than any other: people don’t want to be tracked. To wit: a Consumer Reports survey released yesterday …

Google: If You Care About Your Standing in Search, Don’t Wait Out Penalties Google: If You Care About Your Standing in Search, Don’t Wait Out Penalties
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As previously reported, webmasters with links from paid blog networks that Google recently de-indexed have been receiving letters from Google Webmaster Tools. Google’s John Mueller talked a little about such letters and the reconsideration process in a Google Groups thread …

Futuristic Neural Networks Get Closer Futuristic Neural Networks Get Closer

As computer scientists this year celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the mathematical genius Alan Turing, who set out the basis for digital computing in the 1930s to anticipate the electronic age, they still quest after a machine …

Mary J. Blige Burger King Commercial Pulled

Burger King recently unveiled their new menu–which is a lot like the one McDonald’s has had for a while now–in an attempt to up their sales after being outshined by rivals McD’s and Wendy’s. Part of the upgrade is what …

Sprint Unveils New LG Viper, Promises Unlimited 4G LTE Data Plans Sprint Unveils New LG Viper, Promises Unlimited 4G LTE Data Plans

Sprint has announced the latest addition to their small-but-growing lineup of 4G LTE capable smartphones. The LG Viper 4G LTE will be available for pre-order from Sprint’s website beginning Thursday, April 12th. The LG Viper is the second 4G LTE-capable …

NASA to Extend Kepler Mission to 2016? NASA to Extend Kepler Mission to 2016?

The Kepler mission may be extended for another two years after a report from NASA’s senior review board. The spacecraft was named in honor of the 17th-century German astronomer Johannes Kepler and was launched in March 2009. It was supposed …

Epic Mickey on the Nintendo 3DS This Fall

After the recent news that you will be able to paint with Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit in Epic Mickey 2, it has now been announced that another Epic Mickey title will launch alongside the sequel, this one …

UK Wildcat Fans Watch & Celebrate 8th National Championship [Exclusive Video]

It’s been two days since the University of Kentucky Wildcats won their 8th national championship, and it’s starting to sink in around the state. If you know any UK fans, most likely they’re already donning apparel in celebration of the …

Google Glasses, Flying Cars, and Walkmans

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Google Expands: More Advertisers and Agencies in UK Google Expands: More Advertisers and Agencies in UK

After some extensive testing in the UK market, Google has announced plans to

Gmail Android App Getting New Developer Features Gmail Android App Getting New Developer Features

I thought the Gmail Android app was pretty fantastic, but it’s never good enough for Google. Developers now have new tools at their disposal to implement a public ContentProvider “that you can use to retrieve label data.” This tool provides …

Amazon No Longer Taxing Colorado Sales Amazon No Longer Taxing Colorado Sales

A 2010 Colorado law that forced online vendors like Amazon to charge state sales tax has been officially revoked by a federal court. The law had been temporarily blocked since last year, but now a ruling by U.S District Judge …

First “Alien Earth” To Be Found By 2014 First “Alien Earth” To Be Found By 2014

Scientists from NASA firmly believe that we will find an alien planet, and that we can say, “that planet can support life.” In the past few days we have gotten news that there are quite possibly billions of planets in …