Google Algorithm Used For Cancer Research…Again

Earlier this year, we looked at a story about a Washington State University chemistry professor who claimed to have adapted Google’s PageRank algorithm to help determine molecular shapes and chemical reactions. We also interviewed her here. Then, we showed you…

Facebook Just Eliminated Voting That Doesn’t Matter with a Vote That Didn’t Matter

And with that, Facebook’s tepid attempt at democracy comes to a close. Voting is over in Facebook’s third (and final) Site Governance vote. With just under 700,000 votes cast, Facebook users overwhelmingly voted against proposed changes to Facebook’s SSR and…

Gears of War: Judgement Villain Revealed in New Trailer

This year’s Spike Video Game Awards turned out to be a trailer release party. As part of the festivities, Epic Games premiered the first real story trailer for the upcoming Gears of War: Judgment. As a prequel in a series…

Congressman Doesn’t Understand 3D Printers, Calls For Ban On 3D Printed Guns

The Wiki Weapon Project has already attracted its fair share of controversy. The project was put on hold earlier this year after its 3D printer was seized by the company they leased it from. Now one Congressman is calling for…

Beyonce: $50 Million Deal To Sell Pepsi

In a collaboration that’s indicative of Pepsi’s youthful direction, the company has announced a partnership with mega-star Beyonce which will cost them around $50 million. The deal will see the singer appearing in ads for the soft drink and her…

Yes, Gmail Was Down, But Now It’s Resolved

A lot of people experienced a brief period of downtime for Gmail today. Personally, I tried it once and got an error, and then was able to access a minute later. A lot of people were talking about it on…

Bing Adds People And Places To Middle Column

Bing announced today that it is adding a couple new types of information to the middle column of its three-column design: people and landmarks. Earlier this year, Bing launched the new design. The middle column (which Bing refers to as…

Twitter’s New Profile Goes Universal on Dec 12

Back in September, Twitter unveiled a brand new look from user profiles across all platforms. The new profiles included a large header photo that mimicked Facebook’s giant Timeline photo, and housed the users’ profile pic inside it. Today, Twitter says…

Diabetes Patients Have Extreme Heart Risks, Shows Audit

The National Diabetes Audit by the U.K.’s National Health Service has just released some stark statistics on the effects of diabetes. One of the most dismal statistics shows that people with diabetes are 65% more likely to have heart failure…

“The Walking Dead” Infographic: Every Zombie Death

If you’re a fan of the show “The Walking Dead”–and let’s face it, if you aren’t, you probably should be–you’ll already know that keeping track of all the deaths on the show is near-impossible. When the crew goes on a…