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Giant Pink Slugs Found In Australia Giant Pink Slugs Found In Australia
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Giant pink slugs have been found on a mountainside in Australia, and park rangers say that on a good day, you can see hundreds of them clustered on the rocks, creating an odd juxtaposition between nature and a very unnatural …

Chicago Sun-Times Lays Off Its Entire Photography Staff Chicago Sun-Times Lays Off Its Entire Photography Staff

In yet another sign of the effect the internet has had on physical newspapers, the Chicago Sun-Times this week announced that it has laid off all of its staff photographers. The newspaper released a statement on the move, saying that …

Assassin’s Creed IV Is Being Made By 7 Teams From Around The World Assassin’s Creed IV Is Being Made By 7 Teams From Around The World
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The Assassin’s Creed franchise has the longest end credits sequence of any title in the industry. That’s because the game has to credit developers from at least four different studios. The credits in the latest game – Assassin’s Creed IV: …

LinkedIn Unveils Two-Step Verification on the Heels of Twitter LinkedIn Unveils Two-Step Verification on the Heels of Twitter
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Following Twitter’s recent announcement, LinkedIn has just launched their own two-step verification feature. “At LinkedIn, we are constantly looking for ways to improve the security of our members’ accounts. All LinkedIn accounts are already protected by a series of automatic …

Is Dancing Really a Mating Ritual? Take It From Here, Science Is Dancing Really a Mating Ritual? Take It From Here, Science

Fine, AsapSCIENCE, human dancing is evolutionarily tied to mating. But I’m pretty sure you didn’t see me at my senior prom.

Want Extended Support For Flash Player? Update To Version 11.7 Want Extended Support For Flash Player? Update To Version 11.7
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Not everybody can update to the latest and greatest versions of software all the time. That’s especially true for those in work settings when it comes to software like Flash or Java. In the case of the former, the extended …

Apple Rumored To Be Considering Ad Exchange Apple Rumored To Be Considering Ad Exchange

It’s hard to say if this is based in any kind of reality, but that’s why it’s a rumor. Business Insider is reporting on a “rumor” that Apple is planning to launch an ad exchange similar to that of Facebook’s. …

5-Year-Old Read 875 Books in One Year 5-Year-Old Read 875 Books in One Year

A Louisiana kindergartner is turning heads after she allegedly read 875 books during just one school year. According to a report from NBC’s KPLC affiliate, a five-year-old Lake Charles girl named Sophia Moss read “most” of the kindergarten and first …

Facebook Feed Full of Spoilers? A New Chrome Extension, Silencer, Can Help Facebook Feed Full of Spoilers? A New Chrome Extension, Silencer, Can Help
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Social media is a minefield. I’m not talking about privacy concerns or safety issues. I’m talking about all of your friends who can’t keep their damn mouths shut – the ones who ruin the new episode of Game of Thrones …

Google Shares International Optimization Tips Google Shares International Optimization Tips
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Google took to its Webmaster Central blog on Friday to share some tips for international sites. This comes at a time when an increasing number of online marketing professionals are viewing international SEO as gaining importance. “Many websites exist in …

The Xbox One Gets The NMA Treatment The Xbox One Gets The NMA Treatment

The Xbox One reveal was kind of a mess. There’s still no definitive statement on the console’s used game policy, and its insistence on Kinect always being on has some people concerned. It’s the latter that gets torn apart in …

Plane Crashes Into Apartment Building After Engine Dies Plane Crashes Into Apartment Building After Engine Dies
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A small, two-seater plane crashed into a Virginia apartment building early this morning after the engine died, authorities say. 61-year old William Larson of Vienna and Tache L. Alejandro of Orlando were reportedly taking infrared photos when the plane began …

Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Now Walking, Claims Innocence Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Now Walking, Claims Innocence
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While his brother, Tamerlan, was being buried in secret, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was recovering from his wounds in a Massachusetts prison hospital. Now, the accused Boston Marathon bomber is well enough to walk and speak with his family on the phone. …

Oprah Winfrey Talks Facebook, Gun Control At Harvard Graduation Oprah Winfrey Talks Facebook, Gun Control At Harvard Graduation
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Oprah Winfrey used her platform at the recent 2013 Harvard graduation to talk politics–touching upon gun control and immigration topics–and social media, urging her audience to go out into the real world rather than hiding behind a computer despite the …

Cheerios Ad Featuring Interracial Couple Brings Out the Internet Racists Cheerios Ad Featuring Interracial Couple Brings Out the Internet Racists
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It’s 2013 and we’re still dealing with “outrage” over the depiction of an interracial couple in a Cheerios ad. Cheerios’ new ad, titled “Just Checking” uses the often-cited claim that the cereal is heart healthy. In the ad, a girl …

Twitter Reportedly Working On Answer To Facebook Exchange Twitter Reportedly Working On Answer To Facebook Exchange

Twitter is reportedly working on an ad-retargeting exchange, similar to the Facebook Exchange (FBX), in its continued push to provide more advertising options and to better monetize its popular service. The news comes from AdAge, which cites “people with knowledge …

Google Glass Gets Its Own “Privacy Cover” Google Glass Gets Its Own “Privacy Cover”
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A lot of people are concerned about Google Glass. Most feel that those who use the wearable computers will be infringing on their privacy with the device’s camera. There’s a simple solution though – just put a box over it. …

Channing Tatum Wants To Be Like Jennifer Lawrence Channing Tatum Wants To Be Like Jennifer Lawrence

Channing Tatum is pretty well-known for showing off his bod in films, so it’s a little surprising that he recently admitted he packs on the pounds between projects. “I’m a fat kid on the inside,” he said. “I love food …

Mariah Carey is Also Leaving American Idol Mariah Carey is Also Leaving American Idol

Over the past month, judges seem to have been fleeing quickly from Fox karaoke competition American Idol. Singer Nicki Minaj announced recently that she will not return to the judges’ table for the 13th season of the hit network TV …

DARPA Holds Off On Making Killer Robots For A Bit To Make These Amazing Prosthetics DARPA Holds Off On Making Killer Robots For A Bit To Make These Amazing Prosthetics

DARPA is scary. The military research agency has created a number of robots that will ensure our destruction, but at least it’s now making advanced prosthetics for when the robots chop off our arms with chainsaws. DARPA updated the world …

Bloglovin’ Aims To Get Some Google Reader Users With New Apps Bloglovin’ Aims To Get Some Google Reader Users With New Apps

Bloglovin’, one of the many news reader apps that would like to get some of Google Reader’s users on board as the service dies, has launched new apps for iPad and Android. Previously, it was only available on mobile via …

Knaidel! Spelling Bee Winner Has Priceless Reaction Knaidel! Spelling Bee Winner Has Priceless Reaction

13-year-old Arvind V. Mahankali is your 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion, after correctly spelling the word K-N-A-I-D-E-L in the 15th round. Mahankali, an 8th-grader at Nathaniel Hawthorne Middle School in Queens, New York, has said that his favorite word …

Kim Kardashian Spotted Wearing Flip-Flops, No Makeup Kim Kardashian Spotted Wearing Flip-Flops, No Makeup

Reality TV actress and amateur porn star Kim Kardashian is well-known for being fashion-conscious. Imagine her horror this week, then, when she was caught by the paparazzi wearing not pumps or high-heels, but a regular pair of beach flip-flops. According …

World’s First Bird May Not Be What We Previously Thought World’s First Bird May Not Be What We Previously Thought
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The world’s first bird has long been thought of as the Archaeopteryx, a feathered Jurassic-period animal that had the teeth and tail of a dinosaur. Several fossils have been found that support this theory, and even fossilized black feathers were …