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Huffington Post Series Wins Pulitzer Huffington Post Series Wins Pulitzer

The Huffington Post senior military correspondent David Wood’s ten-part series “Beyond the Battlefield,” which documents the lives of severely wounded combat veterans, has won the Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting. Wood’s win is the first Pulitzer for the AOL-owned Huffington …

Bing Maps Adds Venue Maps, Neighborhood Maps, & More [UPDATED] Bing Maps Adds Venue Maps, Neighborhood Maps, & More [UPDATED]

The Bing Maps Blog has announced a series of new updates, most notably the great feature that now offers maps of almost 900 indoor venues. Covering all sorts of facilities from malls to museums, casinos to football stadiums, the maps …

Samuel L. Jackson, Zooey Deschanel Appear In New iPhone Ads Samuel L. Jackson, Zooey Deschanel Appear In New iPhone Ads

If you were watching TV last night, chances are you saw at least one of two new commercials for Apple’s iPhone 4S. Like many of Apple’s ads for the 4S, these focused on Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant software that …

Dancing With The Stars Injury: Is This Season Cursed?

As a former dancer, I understand that injuries are common, especially for those who are new to the art and haven’t gotten themselves acclimated to all the factors that come with it: floor conditions, costumes, unfamiliar shoes. They all take …

Women Who Are Least Likely to Land a Long-Term Mate Opt for Lucrative Careers Women Who Are Least Likely to Land a Long-Term Mate Opt for Lucrative Careers

A new social psychology study from The University of Texas at San Antonio sought to answer why some women decide to focus on their careers instead of having children. The researchers proposed that sex ratio affects women’s family planning and …

Ann Romney: Our Dog Loved Riding On The Car Roof

In the past few years, now former Presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s last name became something else. You’ve probably read dozens of pieces on Santorum’s “Google problem,” so I’ll spare you most of the sticky details. In short, anti-Santorum activists were …

Nuking The Fridge: Could Indiana Jones Really Survive The Absurdity? [Infographic]
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If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve seen the fourth installment of the Indiana Jones saga, “The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”. If this is the case, you’re probably quite familiar with Indy narrowly escaping an atomic bomb by hiding …

Disney 1-Ups Promotional Campaign for Wreck-It Ralph with New Poster
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Here is the new poster for the Disney Pixar Animation Film to be released in November, Wreck-It-Ralph. As the release date gets closer and closer expect more promotions to be released, so far we have little to go on, aside …

MegaUpload Data Safe Until Compromise Can Be Reached MegaUpload Data Safe Until Compromise Can Be Reached

We brought you word last week that MegaUpload and all the other interested parties took to court to argue their case for why MegaUpload’s data should or should not be destroyed. Everybody involved from MegaUpload themselves to the EFF to …

Bitcoins & The Future Of Online Currency Bitcoins & The Future Of Online Currency
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Bitcoins are not mere drug currency. Bitcoins are not failing. Okay? Are we clear about that? Good. The future of online commerce looks to rely less and less on the physical amount of money you have in your bank accounts …

Best Small Business Apps [Infographic] Best Small Business Apps [Infographic]
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This next infographic from Mavenlink.Com reveals the most popular apps for small businesses and it covers a wide spectrum. These days there’s an app for almost everything and honestly, having the right tools for the job can be a real …

Halo 4 Release Date May Be Announced on Conan Tonight

Rumors are swirling around a Halo 4 news announcement that will take place on Conan tonight. Based on tweets from two Microsoft insiders, it’s clear that Conan O’Brien will be involved in the unveiling of some “big” news about Halo4, …

Galaxy Nexus Coming To Sprint April 22nd Galaxy Nexus Coming To Sprint April 22nd

A month ago we reported a rumor that the popular Samsung Galaxy Nexus would be coming to Sprint on April 15th. With the 15th having now come and gone, that rumor was plainly wrong. But apparently it was pretty darn …

Boston Marathon: Record Temps Keep Volunteers Busy

This year’s record-setting warm temperatures didn’t stop runners from going the distance on Monday on Heartbreak Hill; despite thousands of athletes being sent to the hospital–and one in serious condition–those with a particular dream pushed themselves to the limit of …

Microsoft Announces Windows 8 Editions Microsoft Announces Windows 8 Editions

It’s expected with each new Windows release that Microsoft announces the different editions of the software for different types of consumers. Microsoft currently offers three versions of Windows 7 in the U.S. – Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate. I would …

Social Networking Drives Ecommerce [Infographic] Social Networking Drives Ecommerce [Infographic]

Engaging customers through social networking sites has to be one of the best forms of marketing to come out since TV commercials. This time they’re not brainwashing us with a repetitious jingle or colorful images, they’re just getting us to …

MOG Partners with Australia’s Telstra MOG Partners with Australia’s Telstra

MOG, the subscription-based music blog, has just announced its exclusive partnership with Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company. The deal marks MOG’s first international expansion, and will offer Australian listeners access to ad-free, on-demand music content. MOG, which Time Magazine has …

Tupac Hologram Gets His Own Twitter Account, May Be Touring
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The big news this weekend (and beyond) has been legendary rapper Tupac Shakur’s amazing comeback. No, contrary to popular belief he’s not really still alive, but he was still able to perform at the Coachella music festival as a hologram. …

Infographic Can Help You Figure Out Where and When You Lost Your Phone

Backgroundcheck.com created this infographic and used research by Lookout Mobile Security. The following infographic points out where and when people are most likely to have lost their phones. Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact and …

NPR and TED Launch a New Radio Show NPR and TED Launch a New Radio Show

National Public Radio announced today that it will launch a new radio program later this month based on the TED conferences. TED, which stands for technology, entertainment, and design, holds conferences around the world that feature enlightening lectures of under …

Consumer Watchdog Demands Uncensored FCC Report on Google Wi-Fi Spying Consumer Watchdog Demands Uncensored FCC Report on Google Wi-Fi Spying

In light of the Federal Communications Commission dropping its investigation of Google’s Street View’s eavesdropping practices that were uncovered in 2010 and releasing a very redacted version of the interim report that was released on Friday, Consumer Watchdog has issued …

The IRS, Tupac Hologram, and The Pulitzer Prize

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 …

Epic Evil Dead 2 Rotoscope Trailer

Cult Classic Evil Dead 2 from legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi gets the rotoscope treatment on this revamped trailer for the original film. This version is great; the rotoscope captures the movie’s already cartoonish appeal perfectly. This 46 second version from …

Android Malware Being Spread By Text Messages Android Malware Being Spread By Text Messages
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Android is pretty great, but we all have to admit – the operating system is pretty vulnerable to malware. One of the latest and particularly nasty attempts at infecting users was through a seemingly legitimate copy of Angry Birds Space. …