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(NSFW) Dan Bull’s Anti-SOPA Rap Is Dope, Timely (NSFW) Dan Bull’s Anti-SOPA Rap Is Dope, Timely

Ah, SOPA. My good friend. We just can’t quit each other. Of course, when masterful content continues to pour out, all in the sake of defying you, there’s really no reason to quit, now is there? While the protection act(s) …

Infographic: Massive Doctor Who Timeline Tells the Doctor’s Life Story Infographic: Massive Doctor Who Timeline Tells the Doctor’s Life Story
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Doctor Who has been a fixture of British television since the 1960s. Though the first episode aired to dismal ratings, that was because of its aired on November 23, 1963, the day after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The …

Google Mozilla Deal Renewed To Keep Google Default Search In Firefox Google Mozilla Deal Renewed To Keep Google Default Search In Firefox
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The future of Google’s relationship with Mozilla was called into question earlier this month. It looked like the deal might not get renewed, which brought about some speculation that Microsoft could jump in and pick up some easy search market …

Epic Photo Thread From Quora Is, Well, Epic Epic Photo Thread From Quora Is, Well, Epic

There’s a thread on Quora right now that asks “What’s the most epic photo ever taken,” and some of the submissions are truly mind-blowing. Of course, in the many years of photography, people have captured an innumerable amount of iconic …

Top TV Ads of 2011 According to Nielsen Top TV Ads of 2011 According to Nielsen

Nielsen has released a few top ten lists for the top TV ads of the year. The top most-liked new ad was from Volkswagen, and its Passat ad featuring a little boy dressed as Darth Vader. Here’s a look at …

Is Google Hurting Free Market Competition? Is Google Hurting Free Market Competition?
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Senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee have put together a letter calling for an FTC investigation of Google, with an emphasis on the company’s search results. Do you think Google is anticompetitive? Let us know in the comments. Here’s the …

New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S. New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S.
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Blame the apps, blame the mobs, blame the fact that by now people are sick of hearing the same twelve holiday tunes in every retailer in the world: online shopping is all the rage. Never has this been more apparent …

Apps for Water: App Sale Brings Clean Water To Developing Nations Apps for Water: App Sale Brings Clean Water To Developing Nations
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Water is something we in the US tend to take for granted. After all, we wash our dishes and fill our toilets with fresh, clean, drinkable water. In many developing countries, however, clean water is much harder to come by, …

NFL To Allow Super Bowl Streaming NFL To Allow Super Bowl Streaming

A report appeared in the Associated Press stating the NFL would stream the upcoming Super Bowl XLVI on both the NFL’s website and NBC’s. It’s the first time the NFL has taken such a bold move, but considering the success …

Dell And Baidu Bring New Smartphone to China Dell And Baidu Bring New Smartphone to China

At a press conference in China this morning Dell unveiled a new the Streak Pro 101DL. The smartphone is the result of a collaboration with Baidu, China’s top search engine, and will run the company’s Yi operating system. Yi is …

eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011 eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011
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You can tell a lot about someone by how they shop. In that same vein, can you also tell a lot about a country by how they shop? eBay has issued their 3rd-annual “Top Shopped” report, where they analyze all …

According To Bing, 46% Of Men Plan To Dress Like George Clooney For New Year’s According To Bing, 46% Of Men Plan To Dress Like George Clooney For New Year’s

Bing recently put out its list of top searches for 2011. Now, they’re sharing results from a survey about what people thought about 2011, as well as the year ahead. This is a survey of 1,000 U.S. adults. See if …

The Best Fails of 2011 The Best Fails of 2011

Earlier, Josh detailed the most-watched YouTube videos of 2011, and while that list is indeed eye-opening, especially in regards to the music tastes of YouTube viewers, it was missing something crucial: A video featuring the best fails of 2011. While …

2011 Is A Deadly Year For Journalists

In a world dominated by hi-def talking heads speaking from the climate-controlled comforts of high rise office studios, it’s important to remember those who actually risk their lives in order to secure the news. Sometimes the profession of journalism includes …

SWTOR: Star Wars The Old Republic Launches, Early Review SWTOR: Star Wars The Old Republic Launches, Early Review

There’s already one important birth celebrated in December, now we have two. Early this morning, at 12:01 A.M., the servers for Star Wars: The Old Republic went live. Thousands of gamers scrambled to their various PvE, PvP, and RP servers …

Groupon Counters Amazon’s Anti-Small Business Promotion Groupon Counters Amazon’s Anti-Small Business Promotion
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Earlier this month Amazon enraged retailers everywhere by running a one-day deal to promote their new Price Check app. Shoppers who used the app to check prices in a brick-and-mortar store were offered a 5% discount to purchase the same …

YouTube Rewind 2011: YouTube’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year YouTube Rewind 2011: YouTube’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year

In what could provide the most enjoyable year-in-review experience around, YouTube has just announced their Rewind 2011, a trip down memory lane, feature everyone’s favorite (and possibly least-favorite) videos of the year. You could say that it was a pretty …

Urbanspoon Gets More Social with “Dineline” Urbanspoon Gets More Social with “Dineline”

As Chris Crum reported last week, popular mobile app Urbanspoon updated and added a new feature. The new feature is called Dineline, and it allows users to record their dining experiences.

Android Beats iOS In Number of Facebook Users Android Beats iOS In Number of Facebook Users
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AppData, a research firm specializing in tracking application metrics and trends, has released a report showing that more people access Facebook from their Android devices than do so from their iOS devices. The study, which collected data for November and …

Google Takes The Lead With Clean Energy Google Takes The Lead With Clean Energy
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Google’s been taking up the green cause pretty strongly here at the end of 2011. Yesterday they announced an educational tool to help people learn more about the most popular green search trends over the past year and today they’ve …

Ice Cream Sandwich To Galaxy Devices In Early 2012, Says Samsung Ice Cream Sandwich To Galaxy Devices In Early 2012, Says Samsung

Now that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been released as the first smartphone pre-installed with the new Android operating system, all the attention now turns to when other devices might be getting a yummy Ice Cream Sandwich. If you’re looking …

Does A Simple Firefox Add-On Make SOPA Useless? Does A Simple Firefox Add-On Make SOPA Useless?
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As the world of SOPA continues to turn, the emergence of a simple Firefox browser add-on may render the potential punitive actions of these protection acts null and void; or, at least ineffective, if not outright useless. Firefox, which already …

Apple Gets HTC Phones Banned In Patent Case Apple Gets HTC Phones Banned In Patent Case
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The US Internation Trade Commission issued a ruling (PDF) late yesterday blocking the importation of several of HTC’s Android-based smartphones in the US. The ITC found merit to Apple’s claim that HTC had infringed on two of Apple’s patents. The …

Google+ For Android Gets Update With Hangouts Within Messenger Google+ For Android Gets Update With Hangouts Within Messenger

Google has launched a new version of its Google+ app for Android, now available in the Android Market. The most notable feature is the addition of hangouts within Google+ Messenger. “Even with all the great technology I have to connect …