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UConn’s Roscoe Smith Doesn’t Understand Buzzer-Beaters

Once was bad enough, but twice… are you kidding me? Connecticut sophomore, Roscoe Smith, came up witha loose ball near the end of the first half of Thursday’s NCAA tournament game against Iowa State and heaved the ball from half-court …

The Best Apps for the New IPad Retina Display The Best Apps for the New IPad Retina Display

The new iPad officially went on sale today, and if the long lines outside electronics stores are any indication, sales should be huge. Unfortunately, not ever app on the market is iPad retina display ready. Apple has upgraded theirs, but …

How Do Today’s Teens Compare To Their ’80s Counterparts? [Infographic]
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I let nostalgia take over yesterday, when I posted some Encyclopedia Britannica commercials from the ’80s and ’90s. Those poor kids were always having to walk to the library, just to get information for school reports. One of my favorite …

Concerning Facebook & The “Do Not Track” Option Concerning Facebook & The “Do Not Track” Option
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Google’s been taking a lot of heat lately for their übercookies that were persistently tracking people who used Apple’s Safari browser and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. It created enough of a stir in the technology world that it bled over into …

BBC Planning iTunes Competitor For UK BBC Planning iTunes Competitor For UK

The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) has announced they are working on a video-based digital downloading service akin to iTunes that will allow users to access both old and new programming for a small fee. Though pricing and timeframes haven’t been …

The New iPad: iFixit Breaks It Down, Literally The New iPad: iFixit Breaks It Down, Literally

After waiting in line in the wee hours of the morning for your brand new iPad, what’s the first thing you do with it? Do you download some new apps with amazing retina display graphics? Do you take some photos …

Kansas Governor Can’t Stop Facebook ‘Sarcasm Bombing’ Kansas Governor Can’t Stop Facebook ‘Sarcasm Bombing’
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These politicians. Some of these people really struggle to handle a public page on Facebook. Take Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. He’s vowed to sign into law the onerous “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” – a bill he freely admits …

Bill Opponents Warn of a Repeat of Enron Bill Opponents Warn of a Repeat of Enron
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A new bill that would relax the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulation on small and upcoming businesses seemed like a shoe-in last week, but it is facing some major opposition from democratic opponents who warn it could lead to …

Guinness Perfection: It’s All In The Pour

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, there’s a viral video going around showing the unwashed masses how to “Pour the Perfect Guinness from a Can.” The video, which leads this post, is perhaps the most concise, useful tip going …

Newspaper Ad Revenue Dropping Newspaper Ad Revenue Dropping

U.S. newspaper advertising revenues fell by 7.3% in 2010, and print advertising in general fell by 9.2%, according to the Newspaper Association of America. Likewise, the industry posted a decline of $1.9 billion in total ad revenues in 2010, bringing …

Google Online Marketing Challenge: Tips and Overview Google Online Marketing Challenge: Tips and Overview

Google’s Online Marketing Challenge started in 2008 and began with 500 registered professors. Now there are over 1,000 professors registered with the growing challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to give students real world experience working with Google AdWords …

Bob Dylan 50th Anniversary Brings New Pete Seeger
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Monday March 19th is the exact 50th anniversary of the release of Bob Dylan’s eponymous first album. The anniversary sees the release for charity of a digital single and music video of the classic Dylan song “Forever Young” by one …

Donald Trump Insists “Apprentice” Sponsors Not Pulling Out
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As reported yesterday, rumors have been flying concerning major sponsors withdrawing from Donald Trump’s reality show “Celebrity Apprentice” after a scandal erupted around his sons earlier this week. The brothers, Donald Jr. and Eric, are at the center of a …

History Of Gaming Book Looks To Kickstarter For Funding
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Did you know that there was an amazing book that detailed the history of gaming from its infancy to the modern day? No, well, that book is now outdated and out of print. The author wants to publish a new …

Washington Post Masthead On A Chinese Government Publication
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Freedom of speech — and thus, consequently, freedom to advertise — are fundamental principles of a free democracy and a thriving capitalist democracy, right? That’s what we’re told in this country from a young age. Well it turns out those …

World of the Living Dead RPG Makes Extensive Use of Google Maps
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I’m not sure of the reception concerning the in-browser gaming industry, but when someone combines zombies, survival role-playing, and Google Maps, it’s hard not to notice. What we have here is a persistent browser-based game (PBBG) called World of the …

Foursquare Returns To Roots To Grow Ads (SXSW) Foursquare Returns To Roots To Grow Ads (SXSW)

Foursquare got its start at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) just as many of the great social media entities did that we enjoy today. Things are a little better than they were back in 2009 when Foursquare first appeared …

iPad Goes On Sale, Draws Crowds Around The World iPad Goes On Sale, Draws Crowds Around The World

If there’s one thing that’s consistent about the release of any new Apple product, it’s lines. Apple’s iOS devices are hugely popular, and whether you think they’re amazing and magical, or you think the Apple fanboys are just drinking Steve …

The Walking Dead: The Game Gets A Teaser Trailer
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We wake up today to find that “The Walking Dead: The Game” Gets A Teaser Trailer. The trailer doesn’t really give anything away as to what the game is going to be like or how it is going to play. …

New App Monitors Vitals via Bluetooth New App Monitors Vitals via Bluetooth

Researchers in New Zealand have developed a prototype Bluetooth-enabled medical monitoring device that can be connected wirelessly to your smart phone and keep track of various physiological parameters, such as body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure and movements. The prototype …

George Clooney, Father Arrested

Actor George Clooney and his father Nick were arrested outside of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington D.C. today. (image) According to reports, Clooney, along with several of his activist colleagues were hauled off in handcuffs on Massachusetts Ave, after failing …

St. Patrick’s Day Google Doodle Focuses More On Art, Less On Drinking St. Patrick’s Day Google Doodle Focuses More On Art, Less On Drinking
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It won’t be St. Patrick’s Day in the Western world until tomorrow, but our friends in Australia are already getting to celebrate the only holiday that actually encourages people to drink until they’re sick. The Google Doodle celebrating the holiday …

Many Tablet Owners Are Willing To Pay For News Many Tablet Owners Are Willing To Pay For News

According the latest Nielsen ratings, many tablet owners outside of the United States are willing to pay for news content over other downloadable media. This is startling news in itself if you ask me. In America, we take the news …

“Jurassic Park” 3D Release Date Set “Jurassic Park” 3D Release Date Set

Since it’s release in June of 1993, “Jurassic Park” has continued to awe movie lovers with effects that still hold their own in a time of amazing technology, as well as recruit a new generation of fans. The digital special …