The turkey has been eaten, and the presents unwrapped. In the hangover that is the aftermath of Christmas, it is now time to take stock of the rapidly approaching New Year and prepare for the beginning of 2015. Some families view the coming New Year as a time to take stock, and take care of some unfinished tasks. Show More Summary
Now that's better. After a weird photo of star Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins surfaced last week, Entertainment Weekly got a first look at the cast from the movie adaptation for the '60s vampire soap Dark Shadows. No word on whether this photo's release has been planned for weeks or it's surfacing to counter the bad reaction to the Depp shot. Show More Summary
When I first heard about the Bitcoin Bowl, I assumed it was a joke, or maybe a weird startup publicity stunt. It turns out that yes, the Bitcoin Bowl is promoting Bitpay, a Bitcoin-processign startup — but it’s also real college football game that’s underway as I write this on Friday evening. Yes, one day you’ll be able to tell your kids about the very first… Read More
“Now THAT was a hit,” said my husband after the kids were in bed. Experimenting with sparklers was a fun activity for our family. There is a process but it really is very easy. Safety Sparklers can be a hazard so my husband and I were careful to instruct and monitor our children during this activity. Camera […]
President Obama told NPR that the country is “less racially divided now” than before he became president. Obama told Morning Edition Host Steve Inskeep that low morale around race relations in the U.S. is exaggerated by the national conversation around recent violence and not an accurate reflection of the state of affairs around the country. [...]
August marked a month that consumers did not have very high confidence in the housing market. In fact, a study conducted by Fannie Mae, showed that consumers did not think right now was a good time to buy a house and many did not think that it was a good time to sell either. Show More Summary
A new element has been added to exhibition of the collection Once upon a time ? The collection now: The Innocent Body (2014) by the Dutch artist Roland Schimmel. The artist shows us everything that happens in our brain when we use our eyes. Show More Summary
Microsoft is continuing to countdown the days to 2015 by offering deals on discounts on some of their new and old games alike. One of the games that is on the receiving end of some discount loving is Insomniac Games' third-person, color-explosion shooter for the Xbox One, Sunset Overdrive.Click To Continue Reading
Batman and Green Arrow may not be joining forces on the big screen anytime soon, but now we have a better idea of what that might look like thanks to this amazing fan trailer. If you're a fan of the Christopher Nolan Batman films and the TV series Arrow, you're in for a treat! Created by YouTube user ShadesAtKnight, Batman vs. Show More Summary
The Boy Scouts of America is now offering a merit badge for Mining in Society. The Scouts had an informational table at the SME Arizona Conference here in Tucson earlier this month that was drawing a lot of attention. Details on the requirements to earn the badge are posted at http://www.scouting.org/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-MINE.aspx.
Now that The Interview has actually been released to the world, a lot of people have decided to take the opportunity to see what all the fuss is about. And early figures surrounding the film's release have revealed that the inhabitants...Show More Summary
Many have thought that Jackie Chan, the famous martial arts actor, was going to retire, but that appears to be the farthest thing from the truth. The first trailer Dragon Blade, for his most-recently completed film, has now been released online and it looks as if some really big and epic things are to come. Show More Summary
A hacking group that calls itself Lizard Squad claimed it was behind Christmas Day outages on Sony and Microsoft's gaming networks. And now, it says, it has turned its eyes toward anonymous browsing tool Tor. Tor is relied on by journalists, activists, whistleblowers and everyday people who want to keep their online activities private. It […]
"Your last fight was against Dan Henderson. You beat a guy that was 50 years old. And now you're stepping in there against a 27-year-old who's going to come in there at 227 pounds -- healthy, young and athletic. If he thinks he's getting...Show More Summary
You've got the new phone, now we're going to show you how to get up and running So, you just got a new Android smartphone — that's pretty exciting! But once the initial awe of this new gadget wears off, you realize you actually need to use that phone. Show More Summary
Just in time for the day after Christmas, Advanced Warfare hasadded a new team-based multiplayer mode that's all sniper rifle action, all the time. You can start playing right now— provided you can get online, of course. Read more.....
Staples Estimates Hackers Breached 1.16 Million Credit Cards Staples confirmed that suspicious cyber activity, first spotted in September, was most likely a malware attack that may have breached 1.16 million credit cards. The breaches began in late summer and continued until the retailer detected and removed the malware in mid-September. [Time] Hack-Proof Pants Protect Your […]
It appears that not only did Janet Yellen's soothing words from last week decouple the broad US equity market from any fears about oil prices, but energy stocks themselves now have absolutely no relationship with the underlying raw material that drives their business (and it's not like the Contango provides much support). Show More Summary
Thread Group is just one home automation initiative that’s made the news recently. Yesterday’s announcement that the group now numbers 50 members begged that age-old question: When is a “standard” really a “standard”? One guy who often gets irked by standards talk, especially of the misleading variety, is Derek Flickinger, proprietor of the integration firm Continue reading ?
Axel Alonso takes stock of the Marvel releases that had an impact in 2014, including "Ms. Marvel," "Death of Wolverine" and the female "Thor."