All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘TED’

Mark Wahlberg Says Wife Thought He Was An “Idiot” For Even Reading “Ted” Script

Mark Wahlberg has helped make many Hollywood projects a success; Boardwalk Empire, for example, and Entourage, both of which he produced. As an actor, he’s starred in action flicks and dramas and comedies, proving he’s not picky when it comes to genre. But when it came time to read a particular script, not only was he not sure he could …

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Molly Sims, Scott Stuber Welcome Baby Girl

Molly Sims and her husband Scott Stuber are parents again. The couple welcomed Scarlett May Stuber into their lives on Thursday. Scarlett will be Brooks Alan Stuber’s baby sister. It was on the day Scarlett was born that Molly Sims sent out a tweet that announced her arrival, and including a picture of the couple’s new bundle of joy. “We …

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Monica Lewinsky Stepping Up to TED Talk

Monica Lewinsky has a novel approach to living down her past life. For years she has run from the specter of that blue dress, tried to distance herself from the shadow of her affair with President Bill Clinton, tried to move on. But the world just won’t let her. President Clinton himself seems to have recovered quite nicely from his …

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Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher Get Shout Out from Los Angeles Dodgers

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher attended a baseball game on Saturday–the Los Angeles Dodgers versus the St. Louis Cardinals. Mila and Ashton have long been big Dodgers’ fans and were spotted at a game on Mother’s Day, too. This weekend, however, found the two receiving a shout out from the team on their Facebook page. The caption that accompanies their …

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Amanda Seyfried Will Replace Mila Kunis as Female Lead in ‘Ted 2’

Deadline is reporting that Amanda Seyfried will play the lead female role in Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2. Mark Wahlberg will once again play the lead role of John Bennett and MacFarlane will provide the voice of the titular character, Bennett’s talking teddy bear. In case anyone is wondering why Mila Kunis won’t be back as the female lead, MacFarlane says …

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TED Releases iOS7 App

In 2010 TED released their first app for Apple iOS. It is now 2013 and TED is announcing that they will be releasing an updated app with features that are more refined with an improved user experience for the Apple iOS7 operating system. The intent was to avoid the aspect of overloading the app and adding new features. They’ve chosen …

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Everything You Need To Know About Video Games From Their Origins To The Early 90s

Kids (and adults) absolutely love video games. Whether they be on consoles, PC or mobile, people love the interactive nature of video games. Unfortunately, many of those new to video games don’t have quite as much of an appreciation for the medium as those of who have been playing games for more than 20 years. That’s not a bad thing …

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Pinterest Adds Relevant Info To Pins, Gives ‘Pin It’ Button To Mobile Apps

Pinterest has introduced what it refers to as “more useful pins”. Essentially, they’re adding relevant information to certain types of pins so people can take action on the pins that they like. For example, if you see some cookies that you are interested in trying to bake, you might be able to see the recipe. If someone posts an interesting …

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Seth MacFarlane Reunites With Universal For Western Comedy

Apparently, Seth MacFarlane and Universal enjoyed making loads of money together on the film ‘Ted’, as they are teaming up again to release ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’. The film is being billed as a western comedy, which will see MacFarlane co-write, direct, produce, and star in the project. According to IMDB, the story will follow a …

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Remember Roger Ebert with This Amazing TED Talk

Today, legendary film critic and icon Roger Ebert died at the age of 70 after a long battle with cancer. On a personal level, this is deeply depressing. I may have read more total words written by Roger Ebert than any other writer in history. The man’s writings on movies, film theory, politics, religion, and more are some fo the …

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Vint Cerf Doesn’t Think The Internet Is In Any Danger

Vint Cerf knows a thing or two about the Internet – he helped invent it. So, what does he think about all the doom and gloom that’s directed towards the future of the Internet? He’s not worried in the least. In a response to Danny Hillis’ concern that the Internet may one day fail, Cerf says the ubiquity of the …

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Internet Pioneer Danny Hillis Argues That The Web Needs A Plan B

In February of last year, Anonymous threatened to take down the Internet in “Operation Global Blackout.” Needless to say, it was an empty threat, but something similar could one day happen. We could all lose access to the Internet. If that were to happen, would we have a Plan B? In a TED talk released today, Danny Hillis speaks on …

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4D Printing Is The Future Of 3D Printing And It’s Already Here

3D printing is over 20 years old, but it feels like we’re just finally starting to truly unlock the potential of the technology. The continued march of technology is relentless, however, and some inventors are already thinking about what comes next. The next big thing may very well be 4D printing, a new technology from Skylar Tibbits, an architect, designer …

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TED iOS App Gets Big Translation Upgrade

TED has launched a big update to its iOS app, adding faster speed and streaming subtitles. While users will no doubt appreciate the speed improvements, TED is really excited about the latter feature, which the organization calls “the real star of the show”. According to TED, the app is the largest content provider to use iOS6’s new subtitles feature on …

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TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April

Since its introduction, TED talks have become one of the major forces for good on the Internet. The video series featuring lectures from well-known educators, inventors and innovators have gone on to accrue more than one billion views. Now the the Web series is making the jump from the Internet to the public access television. TED announced today that it’s …

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AOL Co-Founder Steve Case Thinks You Should Watch These 10 TED Talks

AOL co-founder Steve Case has curated a list of ten TED Talks. He says, “It has been amazing to watch TED’s transition from party to platform, and from a small gathering for the benefit of a few to a massive global movement. Choosing my favorite TED Talks after so many years was no easy task, but here goes … ” …

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TED Has Surpassed A Billion Video Views

Perhaps this is a sign that people are taking it upon themselves to become more educated. TED announced that it has surpassed a billion video views. “Our most recent metrics show that TED Talks are being viewed at a rate of 1.5 million times a day — which means that a new viewing commences 17 times a second,” TED Staff …

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The Electoral College Explained (In TED Video)

TED has put out a new video explaining the Electoral College, for those of you who would like to see how it works. It’s not a usual TED Talk-style video, but rather a five-minute animated clip with a voice over by Christina Greer. “Discover how your individual vote contributes to the popular vote and your state’s electoral vote in different …

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Magic Mike, Ted Claim Top Spots at the Box Office

“Magic Mike”, director Steven Soderbergh’s saucy male stripper comedy/drama, took off everything it could in order to dominate the box office over the weekend. Unfortunately for Mike, “Family Guy” mastermind Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated comedy “Ted”, starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis, claimed the top spot with an amazing $54.1 million, which is the best opening ever for an original …

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Mila Kunis is Plugging ‘Ted’ and Possibly Ashton Kutcher

Mila Kunis has a lot going on these days. She was on Conan a couple of days ago and just visited the set of arch rival Jay Leno last night. What is she pluggin? “Ted”, which comes out tomorrow. On the gossip side of things, there are some rumors going around the various gossip sites, that Kunis has been spending …

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Enjoy This “Ted” Restricted Featurette

It’s been a couple of months since we saw the red band trailer for “Ted”. the video became something of a viral hit on the internets. If you were one to watch and share it with all of your friends, then this “red band” featurette will show you more raunchy goodness from this “hard R” film. Oh, and boobies. The …

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Catch Your Favorite TED Talks for The First Time Again in HD

If you’ve been grumbling about the video quality of all those TED talks the past few years, you’re going to have to go find something new to complain about because those videos have finally been honey-basted with some hi-def eye-candy. In addition to the improved HD video quality, TED also announced today that they’ve added more legible subtitles and a …

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TED-Ed Gets Its Own Site With Fun New Educator Tools

TED, the organization dedicated to making the world smarter in all the coolest ways, announced today the launch of a new website fitted for its education services, TED-Ed. The new site consists of select content that represents the best collaborations between talented educators and animators as well as an inventory of tools to help educators engage students with the videos. …

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TED Launches New “Surprise Me” Search Feature

TED, the online purveyors of things you don’t know, know they’ve got a lot to choose from when it comes to finding something to watch at the very moment you’re in the mood for some TEDness. Personally, I find the depth of material that the site contains to be a little overwhelming because I’ll see a dozen different things that …

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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 18 minutes from the foremost scholars and entrepreneurs in the world. Videos of these lectures, dubbed TED Talks, have become …

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“Ted” Theatrical Trailer Now Online

A few days ago we brought you the red-band trailer for Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s first feature length film, Ted. Well today the green-band trailer, otherwise known as the theatrical cut trailer, is now online. The trailer certainly does have a different feel, as the vulgarity was removed for this cut. Normally, when it comes to R-rated comedies, you …

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“Ted” Red Band Trailer Now Online

The first trailer for Seth MacFarlane’s feature film debut “Ted” is finally here, in red-band format. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, the voice talent of Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale, Patrick Warburton, and Giovanni Ribisi. If you’re unfamiliar with “Ted”, you’ll find the synopsis, red-band trailer, and poster below. Enjoy. Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane brings his boundary-pushing brand …

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TEDTalks On Netflix Now A Reality

Earlier this week, we reported that TED launched an official Android app making tons of TEDTalks available on Android devices. Now, there are quite a few available on Netflix as well. Netflix announced on its blog: The most significant and remarkable adventurers, thinkers, leaders, artists, performers, icons and educators have been gathering every year since 1984 and challenging one another …

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Flying Robots Synced So Well They Play Music Together

An amazing display of the synchronous capabilities of flying quadrotor robots was staged at TED today. In an article earlier this month, we discussed the ability of these machines to be programmed to fly in tight formations, including in three-dimensional setups, and to avoid objects. (See that video below.) At the conference today, the machines were set about a task …

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TED Quotes Launched Today, Will Soon Grace Status Updates Near You

Go log in to any of one of the social networking sites you belong to and undoubtedly you will see an update from that one friend of yours who only speaks in quotes. You may even have more than one if you’re lucky. My friends that do this are prototypical literati who share day-making quotes from noted authors and artists. …

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