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Google Talk Deals With Zombies And Neuroscience

Google Talk Deals With Zombies And Neuroscience

By Chris Crum December 15, 2014

On Halloween, Google hosted a talk with neuroscientists Timothy Verstynen and Bradley Voytek about neuroscience and zombies. Now as the holidays draw near, Google has made the talk available for our viewing pleasure (and in Night of the Living Dead …

Kindle Finally Lets You Share Ebooks Kindle Finally Lets You Share Ebooks

Amazon told us that it was coming soon, and today is the day. You can finally share ebooks with your family on your Kindle devices. Amazon has announced a slew of new features for its Kindle line, and ‘Household and …

Amazon And Hachette Reach Agreement Amazon And Hachette Reach Agreement

Amazon and Hachette agreed to settle their highly-publicized dispute over book pricing. The whole thing began earlier this year when Amazon dropped pre-orders for Hachette books and delayed delivery on some of them. The online retail giant wanted Hachette to …

Bryan Cranston To Kids: You Have to F––king Eat

Over three years ago, author Adam Mansbach tackled a common problem for parents with his landmark childrens book for adults, Go The Fuck to Sleep. The book itself was great, but it was propelled to viral success by its audiobook …

Lemony Snicket Gets Netflix Original 'Series' Lemony Snicket Gets Netflix Original 'Series'

Netflix is reportedly adapting Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events for an original series. In case you’re unfamiliar with the title, it’s a series of thirteen children’s novels written by Daniel Handler, who uses the pen name Lemony Snicket. …

Changing to a Company-Focused Mindset Changing to a Company-Focused Mindset

There is no doubt that starting a new business and leading it to growth and financial success is not an easy task to accomplish. The well-known statistic that one in three new businesses will fail is one that’s not based …

Amazon Opens Kindle Scout For Voting Amazon Opens Kindle Scout For Voting

Amazon announced its new reader-powered publishing program Kindle Scout can now be visited by users, who can find excerpts from unreleased books, and vote on what should get published. The reader previews excerpts from books that haven’t been published, and …

Hulu Getting Original Stephen King Series Hulu Getting Original Stephen King Series

Hulu announced that it has greenlit a new original series called 11/22/63 based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. It comes from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions, writer Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television. Abrams, King, Carpenter …

Google Talk Analyzes ‘Impulse Society’ Google Talk Analyzes ‘Impulse Society’

Paul Roberts, a journalist specializing in resource economics, recently gave a talk at one of Google’s campuses to talk about the trend of people’s tendency to acton impulse. Google explains in the video description: Journalist Paul Roberts visited Google’s Cambridge, …

Leo Tolstoy: Author Celebrated with Google Doodle Leo Tolstoy: Author Celebrated with Google Doodle

Today, Google is honoring famous Russian author Leo Tolstoy with a Doodle documenting some of his most important works, novels like Anna Karenina and War and Peace. Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born in Yasnaya Polyana in 1828 into Russian …

George W. Bush: Title Released For Dad’s Biography

Crown Publishers announced on Wednesday that the title of former President George W. Bush’s book about his father will be called 41: A Portrait of My Father. The elder Bush was the 41st President of the United States. The publisher …

Eric Schmidt’s New Book Is More Loyal Than A Puppy Eric Schmidt’s New Book Is More Loyal Than A Puppy

Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt has a new book coming out called How Google Works. He co-wrote it with former Google SVP and current advisor to Larry Page, Jonathan Rosenberg and Google Director of Executive Communications Alan …

Katie Holmes To Produce Adaptation Of “All We Had”

Katie Holmes will be adding the title of producer to her resume soon. The former wife of Tom Cruise is continuing to find her own place in the world and we might be the lucky ones who reap the benefit. …

Katie Holmes To Try Hand At Producing

Katie Holmes wears many hats, but she is most well known as an actress on screen in TV and movies. She got her start on Dawson’s Creek in 1998, then went on to star in movies like Batman Begins and …

Amazon Preps Kindle Unlimited Subscription Service Amazon Preps Kindle Unlimited Subscription Service

Before it was quickly removed from Amazon’s pages, some hawk-eyed users spotted a landing page for a service called “Kindle Unlimited” floating about in the wild. According to a web cache, Kindle Unlimited will offer over 600,000 titles and “thousands …

Orange Is The New Black Gets Its Own Cookbook Orange Is The New Black Gets Its Own Cookbook

Usually, if your dinner guest told you that your cooking tasted like prison food, you’d probably throw a glass of toilet wine in their face and kick them the hell out of your house. But maybe prison food doesn’t have …

Sony Buys Films Rights to New Glenn Greenwald Book Sony Buys Films Rights to New Glenn Greenwald Book

One of the most compelling, and still unfolding stories in years will hit the silver screen in the coming years, as reporter Glenn Greenwald’s just-published book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the U. S. Surveillance State, …