Doodle 4 Google Awards Pirate-Themed Doodle

Today, Google has announced the winner of their annual Doodle 4 Google contest, which sees kids aged K-12 give their best artistic spins on the famous Google logo. This year’s contest saw 114,000 submissions, which were narrowed down to 50…

America’s Got Talent YouTube Auditions Open Today

Can you sing, dance, breathe fire, swallow swords, walk a tightrope, burp musicals, or any other interesting and impressive feat? For the third year in a row, you have the chance to get discovered and appear on America’s Got Talent,…

Google Code Jam Offering Developers Chance At Google I/O Tickets

Google kicked off their annual Code Jam last week that sees programmers from all over the world competing to solve various algorithms. Our own Micael Marr participated in the qualification round and even live blogged his attempts to answer the…

Avengers Contests Give Facebook Fans Advance Screenings

Some lucky moviegoers will have the chance to see The Avengers a little bit early, as Marvel is running a couple of contests via Facebook. The first contest comes to you from Marvel and Harley-Davidson, who are giving away two…

This Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Actually Has Christopher Nolan As A Judge

The action in The Dark Knight Rises takes place eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, and to fans of the films it probably feels like they have been waiting longer than that for the next chapter in…

Apple Giving Away $10,000 Gift Card For 25 Billionth App Download

Apple has a special prize for whoever downloads the 25 billionth app from the App Store: a big, fat $10,000 iTunes gift card (which you can spend on apps, music, and books, or course). There are two ways in which…

Win A Year of Free Redbox Rentals With Bing’s Oscar-Night Twitter Contest

Do you have a gripe about the current state of filmmaking? Do you long for the golden age where (most) ideas were original and the world had never even heard of Michael Bay? If so, you can voice your critiques…

Dunkin’ Donuts Twitter Contest Promotes Bad Dates This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and at this point in our hyper-consumer age it’s no longer novel or ideal to decry how this is a prefab holiday devised by Hallmark and chocolate confectioners in order to sponge up money from all-to-eager…

Google Science Fair Showcases The Future Einsteins & Curies

Science fairs have come a long way from the days of those white cardboard tri-fold displays you had to decorate with construction paper letters and very messy Elmer’s glue. In my youth, we were tasked with menial experiments like investigating…

Video Contest Lets Students Vent About Costs of College

The idyllic college experience: meeting new people with shared eccentricities and fun hair, figuring out how to work a pick-up line at the School of Americas protest, making yourself shower at least four times a week, developing strategic ways to…