According to a survey conducted by Adecco, 71 percent of recent college graduates wish they had done something differently in college in preparing for the job market.
Saturday, 30 April 2011
Jobs and Apple have been integral in the evolution of computing as we know it and, today, Apple is not just a technology company, its a lifestyle.
The lawsuit that claimed Taco Bell was serving fake beef was dropped earlier this month, but the company is still as unsettled as a just-neutered Chihuahua.
#2: Cupcakes bring a smile just by looking at them.
China set to introduce new rules on smoking in public.
China is set to introduce new nationwide smoking rules by 1 May in an effort to cut cancer-related deaths.
Sliced cucumbers tossed with earthy alfalfa sprouts, sprinkled with coarse Fleur de Sel ... it's a perfect, healthy recipe to refresh on a hot summer day.
If it doesn't kill you!
Friday, 29 April 2011
"You don't do drugs," Colbert said, "but you do have plenty of street cred.
Do you know where I could score some pure, uncut cred? Because I'd like a little more cred."
Gallery of 25 Borderline Pornographic Album Covers, featuring smutty art from all over the world.
With Smallville ending in a few weeks, Human Target (unfortunately) hanging on by a the skin of its teeth in ratings, The Incredible Hulk in pre-production and the Wonder Woman pilot now shot and awaiting word on series pickup possibilities, this is a great time to discuss what other comic book franchises would be well served by a live action TV adaptation.
This week, DC is releasing Action Comics #900, a milestone issue for the comic that not only introduced the world to the Man of Steel, but kicked off the age of the super-hero way back in 1938.
That's why today, we're celebrating along with Superman with a look back at a legacy that runs through the entire history of modern comics by going through every single issue and coming back with a look at the 25 Greatest Action Comics covers of all time!
The Fast and Furious franchise is always full of hot babes - and the latest offering is no exception.
Featuring the return of Jordana...
Why do female directors only account for 7% of Hollywood movies? Is there a specific resistance from executives? The two-time Oscar-winner lays it out.
Thursday, 28 April 2011
Inspired by the comics in old LEGO magazines, UK-based designer Jonathan Robson has created an interactive comics-reading platform in the beloved LEGO idiom.
Chronic illnesses like cancer, heart disease and diabetes have reached global epidemic proportions and now cause more deaths than all other diseases combined, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
Americans don't understand salt, nor do they know the wine limits recommended by the American Heart Assn.
A respected, mainstream theologian is seriously arguing that as long as God gives the thumbs-up, it's okay to kill pretty much anybody.
How clean is your air? Most U.S. cities with the dirtiest air are getting cleaner but half of Americans still live in in areas where it's often difficult to breathe, the American Lung Association reports today.
Wednesday, 27 April 2011
The BBC has been accused of insensitivity over plans to broadcast the "final breath" of a dying man on television next month.
Teams of viruses can help build better solar panels by ensuring nanoscale components behave properly, according to a new study.
MIT researchers say their virus-assisted breakthrough could improve solar panels energy conversion efficiency by one-third.
Check out this exhibit by Cyprien Gaillard at Berlins KW Institute for Contemporary Art.
Its called The Recovery of Discovery� and consists of 72,000 bottles of the Turkish beer, Efes. Apparently, you can climb the pile of cases � at your own risk � and drink away. The rules are you cannot take any bottles out of the room or clean anything.
The last three months of 2010 were good for broadband, thanks to growing demand for high-speed connections and growing popularity of fiber-based networks in Asia and Europe, according to the State of the Internet Report put together by Cambridge, MA-based Akamai Technologies.
According to Akamai data, the global broadband adoption at the end of 2010 was about 61 percent with nine of the top 10 countries having ended 2010 with broadband adoption l
Natural cut, sea-salt covered fries from Wendy's goes head-to-head with the golden arches classic.
Whose fries will reign supreme? Let's roll the play-by-play.
You might have heard over the weekend that skyrocketing gas prices have finally "plateaued." If gas prices were like gravity, you would anticipate they would start plummeting soon.
Raise your hand if you expect that.
Tuesday, 26 April 2011
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Among journalists and news junkies, Florida is widely considered to be the state that generates the most weird news -- and the weirdest weird news.
But what is it that makes Florida so strange?
Animals have been cranking out architectural marvels since humanity was still trying to figure out how pooping works.
Monday, 25 April 2011
The site of a planned outdoor Easter service at one of China's largest independent "house" churches was eerily silent Sunday as police blocked more than 500 worshippers from leaving their homes and detained more than 36 for attempting to attend religious services in Beijing, church officials said.
ITS OFFICIAL Apple Has Brainwashed The Whole Country How Else To Explain The Lack Of Outrage Over Apples Secret Location Tracking
Just imagine if any other company had done this.
Cache of classified military documents also offers tantalizing glimpses into operations of Osama bin Laden right after Sept. 11 attacks.
Did you ever wonder how computers work? By magic? UFOs? Are vampires involved? There's lots of theories out there.
Let's ask an educational video from 1990 to see if it can shed any light on this "touchy subject."
Sunday, 24 April 2011
Check out these unbelievable passwords that left you vulnerable and made you blush.
Companies are expected to reassess backup and recovery after the interruption at Amazon Web Services.
Sony has confirmed that it took its PlayStation Network and Qriocity service offline to recover from a hack attack
Inspired by the harmonograph, a 19th century mechanical apparatus, Danish-based artist Eske Rex built a pendulum-driven machine that makes wall-sized drawings.
Your digital camera, whether it's built in to your cellphone or it's a hefty DSLR, is an incredible creative tool. If you've only used it as it comes straight out of the box, however, you're only scratching the surface.
OnLive, the online game streaming company, is quietly introducing this weekend an interesting way to share a high-quality online game.
All you have to do is share a web page link.
Saturday, 23 April 2011
You might want to sit down for this, especially if you're stoned out of your mind, which you kind of seem like you are (I can totally tell; everyone knows, actually).
You may want to repeat the phrase "You smell like you look amazing" quite a few times�
Old habits die hard.
And sometimes, they don't die at all.
Friday, 22 April 2011
For 4/20 (a date we hear has meaning for marijuana enthusiasts), we take a look at all the electricity it takes to grow America's indoor pot.
President Barack Obama's administration unveiled on Tuesday a plan to fight what it calls a prescription drug abuse epidemic.
Several news sources have recently pondered, is roadkill safe to eat? The answer? Well, sort of.
If you have recently found yourself needing to make more money, and found a job that seems to pay too much to be true, think twice! Some of the worlds best paying jobs are also the most dangerous...
Slight differences on each side
Scotland Yard is planning a &;pre-emptive strike� against anarchists who are planning to disrupt the royal wedding, senior officers have revealed.
Thursday, 21 April 2011
Lenovo is trying to take a good bite into the Smart TVs niche and has announced that production has kicked off.
The first models will be ready sometime in the second half of the year.
The government is moving forward with its federal IT reform plans, identifying 100 data centers that could be shuttered by the end of the year and about 75 agency-identified programs to shift to cloud computing.
The angels who wrote the first check to Google, also were the first backers of startup IO Turbine, which comes out of stealth mode today with details about its fundraising, its founders and its planned product for speeding up I/O bottlenecks on virtualized servers.
Nokia is suffering dramatic falls in market share worldwide, and RIM has seen a calamitous fall in its US sales - while the Android mobile operating system is streaking past rivals in almost every developed country to become the dominant player everywhere.
Ever tried Microsoft's Office 365? Now you can! The company's long-awaited cloud productivity suite is now ready to be used, with the service opening up on Sunday night for beta use.
Final launch is still slated for sometime later in the year, but this opening is a major step towards that goal. Office 365 is designed to help small, medium...
It's a matter of opinion which company makes the better operating system or is likely to grow its smartphone market share.
But data doesn't lie -- or exaggerate.
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
Odd fuzzy facts you should know before the reboot this Autumn.
We didn't think it was possible -- but Danny DeVito upstaged his incredible dance performance at last year's Coachella Festival by rocking this year's in a duck mask.
Disclaimer: 98% of Hip Hop songs are cocky, so we apologize if your favorites didnt make this list.
We encourage you to add yours in the comments section below.
A sad day for Who fans everywhere.
RIP Sarah Jane.
To the surprise of no one, the long-rumored two-some of Marion Cotillard and Joseph Gordon-Levitt have been added to the already-bulging cast of The Dark Knight Rises.
What may surprise, however, is just which characters the Inception co-stars are playing.
Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Sir Richard Branson sparks controversy among environmental experts and conservationists with a plan to import lemurs to the British Virgin Islands and release them into the wild.
Imgur is used to share photos with social networks and online communities, and has the funniest pictures from all over the Internet.
It starts with a Whopper and piles on three bacon strips, two cheese slices, another beef patty, and a chicken breast.
Total calories: 1,160. But why should Japan have all the fun (and angina)?
The traffic-stopping lights were changed by some ingenious and ever-so-slightly perverted prankster in a town in Nimwegen, Holland
Monday, 18 April 2011
Less than four months into 2011, lawmakers in seven states have proposed nine pieces of legislation designed to undermine public science education.
It's a record-breaking pace on schedule to eclipse 11 similar bills proposed in 2009.
A farmer painted his entire flock of sheep orange to discourage thieves, after rise in rustling.
An upcoming version of Flash Media Server will use HTTP Live Streaming to send video to iOS devices as well as compatible HTML5 browsers lacking a Flash plug-in.
A violent series of fast-moving storms churned north Saturday, ripping off roofs, toppling trees and killing nine people in North Carolina, according to the National Weather Service and a state representative.
Sunday, 17 April 2011
It's a loop of loopy behavior that might have gone on into infinity or its inevitable horrendous ending.
But more than one concerned citizen called police to report what they believed to be a man driving and then inhaling from an aerosol can...
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The Epps brothers of High Springs, Florida have long criminal histories.
This week they redefined the term senseless� crime...
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Honestly I can't even imagine how computers used to have to advertise to get people to buy their products.�� This is before computers were a necessity.
Please, anything but the cheese...
Give money, I gun.�It seems that Minneapolis apprentice felon Joe Nathan Michael had failed to provide the attention to detail that is so important to a successful crime: Make sure your threatening note is comprehensible.
Scrambling to recover, he cleared things up by explaining to the teller that he wanted all the money.
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Saturday, 16 April 2011
Reports are surfacing again, but wouldn't it make sense to just ship a white iPhone 5?
President Obama may be content using a slightly outdated (though admittedly secure) BlackBerry while on the go, but it seems that he's far more disappointed in the technology at the White House itself.
Toshiba are pushing out the boat by launching not one but three business laptops, the Tecra R840, Tecra R850 and Portg R830.
So what is the difference between these three new models?
Apple is being hit by a class-action lawsuit after ruffling the feathers of few annoyed parents in Phoenixville, Penn.
The nature of the lawsuit concerns free iOS games that allow in-app purchases, which previously made it easy for children to run up their parents' credit cards with in-game purchases. Apple Insider reports that the parent [...]
Friday, 15 April 2011
These five gadgets all changed the industry as we know it
Just one year after the first Scream, Austin Powers sent-up bad spy movies.The first two, while a bit ludicrous, still operate as spy narratives themselves.
In 1999, the criminally underrated Galaxy Quest did the same thing for Star Trek.
Congress, for the first time ever, has removed an animal from the Endangered Species List.
Wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains were figuratively--soon to be literally--caught in the crossfire over the Federal Budget compromise made last Friday.
Thursday, 14 April 2011
As Gwen Stefani would say, these banana sculptures are bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S.
The Reddit user named helloterence was a precocious prankster.
At thirteen years old, when most boys were still busy wondering what was going on "down there" (or lying about how much was going on down there), he sent his school into a panic by creating this official-looking memo and distributing it to all the class parents.
Component makers think that the new rumored iPad 3 should only be an upgrade version of the second generation model, or a version that supports different communication format.
Its not uncommon for power computer users to have more than one PC monitor going at once.
That way, they can view different programs and tasks on different displays at the same time.
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
The opinionated actor and comedian is using his star power to mobilize low income communities around educational excellence.
Sorry to kill any hopes and dreams out there, but there's actually no evidence of a buttonless Apple device in the works...
University of Maine bioengineers have made golf balls out of ground lobster shells.
Because the balls break down in water in about a week, the researchers say the balls could find an audience on cruise ships, where they can be whacked off the side of decks.
Google is pumping more money into renewable, efficient, & clean energy.
It's counting on power towers to be part of solar energy's future.
A U.S. appeals court says they must accept their $65 million settlement from the social-networking site.
Tuesday, 12 April 2011
It's a place where hitting a floating brick with your head and expecting money to come out is considered normal.
These games are classics, so we don't even stop to think about the absurdity of what goes on in them. For something to be considered creepy within that context it would have to be pretty messed up. Like, for example ...
In an interview detailing the company's digital plans, Tony Bartel, president of GameStop, said that they are not ruling out to create their own gaming tablet.
SCEA CEO Jack Tretton thinks the Nintendo 3DS is for children, and that PlayStation devices alone will stand the test...
Now this is a scifi MMO to get excited about.
My ideal game...
Monday, 11 April 2011
Pretty nifty job remaking the old game using Little Big Planet:
Idaho Republican Brent Crane says no abortions in case of rape and incest because it's the work of the Almighty - yes, the God of the GOP is a Rapist
This generation's console cycle is already looking to be longer than the usual five-year cycle.
While we are getting a successor to the PSP, it looks like the PS4 is not going to be with us in the near future.
Not too long ago, video games varied in genre, but in recent years the industry is gearing up for an all out assault on our love for explosions and multiplayer in the form of Battlefield and Call of Duty.
Quantic Dream head David Cage wants developers to try something new.
DICE Producer Patrick Bach is known to trump his FPS franchise - as he should.
Its also well known he doesnt think that much of the competition.� By competition he means the Call of Duty franchise. He has alluded to it, but has not named the franchise exactly� until now.
A new study has found promise in the use of gaming in stroke rehabilitation.
With the assistance of motion gaming devices such as the Eye Toy and the Wii, motor function of stroke patients in rehab programs improved by an average of 20 percent. Arm strength increased by nearly 15 percent, with nearly five times the chance for improvement. For all the technical info on the study, head over to Bloomberg Businessweek.
Best Horror Games Xbox 360: We've sifted through the mass of titles on the Xbox 360 to find (number) of the most haunting & Scariest titles the system has to offer.
You'll want to play these games with the lights off.
Sunday, 10 April 2011
StumbleUpon is hot.
The discovery and recommendation engine that makes web browsing a lot like channel surfing just announced it's now handling 1 billion stumbles per month.
The South Korean based electronics giant Samsung, has released the interesting Sens SF311 laptop and it will come with a 13.3 inch display complete with the firms SuperBright LCD technology.
Although this comes in as a shocker, for the time being, Apple has decided to stop selling the iPad2 via Best Buy
There is no computer program used as often as a Web browser.
Yet too many users never give the browser any thought, spending years with the default program installed on a once-new computer.
Justice Department on Friday cleared Google Inc.'s (GOOG) planned $700 million purchase of flight-data company ITA Software Inc. but required several concessions from the search company to alleviate the agency's concerns that the deal would hurt competition.
Concerts, sporting events and interviews will be featured in real-time.
Saturday, 9 April 2011
Despite what GM wanted you to think when it first launched its brand new 2011 Chevrolet Volt, its four-seat extended range electric car or plug-in hybrid does consume gasoline.
Its sad to watch people attempt to sustain the life of a once popular trend long after it has died out and everyones enthusiasm for it has dwindled back to normal levels of enjoyment Such is the life of the great bacon obsession of 2010
The U.S. surpassed France as the worlds largest wine-consuming nation in 2010, with wine shipments to the U.S. from California, other states and foreign producers growing 2% from the previous year to nearly 330 million cases, a record high for the industry, according to wine industry consultants Gomberg, Fredrikson & Associates in Woodside.
The estimated retail value of these sales was $30 billion, up 4% from 2009. Total French consumption was
Last Friday Page sent out company-wide memo, which was leaked to Business Insider, alerting all employees that 25% of their annual bonus will be tied to the success or failure of Google's social strategy in 2011.
An interesting leak has revealed a new device from Kyocera.
Codenamed Katsura, it is a gaming tablet that is said to challenge the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play in the market by eating into the gamer tablet segment.
Friday, 8 April 2011
Some shows weren't meant to be seen in HD, at which point they look like Mexican Soap Operas.
X-Men: First Class made headlines this year when it released this batch of posters.
They looked like fan-made photoshop hack jobs, but it turned out, they were real and produced by the studio.
Back in 2002, documentarian Nick Broomfield released the documentary Biggie & Tupac, theorizing that Death Row Records exec Suge Knight and members of the LAPD may have been involved in the still-unsolved 1997 murder.
This week, the FBI released eight years worth of heavily redacted files on the case, including confirmation of some of Broomfields theories.
Do you think Tina Fey's babies will grow up to be as funny as she is? If so, I hope she and husband Jeff Richmond keep having them.
We just learned that comedienne Tina Fey is pregnant with her second child and she's already 5 months along.
Despite some people proclaiming Tron: Legacy a flop after its $44 million opening weekend, it now looks as if the sequel is definitely going forward.
Producers of food TV don't just care if a guy can cook � most stars of cooking shows these days have to be hot enough to make viewers' plasmas sweat.
Behold, dudes with the power to sear our tenderloins with little more than a long, slow look into the camera.
Thursday, 7 April 2011
This BBC documentary looks at the clampdown on satire and other undesirable comedians as the Third Reich grew in power.
The plight of specific groups (or "art") tends to get lost in the scale of the much bigger human cost of WWII. However here the film looks at how satire and jokes at Hitler's expense were encouraged to some degree as he came into power but gradually anything deemed "subversive" was squeezed out and telling such jokes gradually b
A perfect way to make a big announcement!
More controversy comes to the controversial figure
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Joanne Kloppenburg surged forward to a narrow lead over incumbent Justice David Prosser for the Wisconsin Supreme Court last night.
Wednesday, 6 April 2011
A Three Stooges feature film has long been one of Hollywood's more desirable yet elusive projects in development.
Heres a brief history of commitments, conjecture, dropouts and deliberations trailing this movie for the last few years.
The IRS dropped a massive tax lien on Weezy.
Helpful hint for the rapper: not paying would put you back to jail and there aren't NCAA brackets in there.
Lost, Thrones Camps Square Off Over GRRM's Dis of Finale
Driving the Batmobile would be awesome -- and even more awesome when used in everyday situations! All hail the BATMOBILE!
Tuesday, 5 April 2011
Maurice Benayoun's interactive installation provides joy, anger and love like a diet Coke.
While many other reports on inventions hailing from Japan have cited the weird, wacky and pointless (silly inventions termed chindogu, meaning useless ideas�), I decided to take it a step further.
More than 60 organic farms and seed businesses teamed up to file a federal lawsuit against Monsanto's use of genetically-modified crops.
Vladimir Putin is what happens when James Bond gets one of his villains pregnant and the child grows up to kick both their asses.
Monday, 4 April 2011
Microsoft's new browser is doing well but IE's market share is dropping.
A recently leaked photo purportedly shows Apple's seventh-generation iPod nano with a camera hole, though the report remains unverified.
At 50, I made a startling realization: I was burning out, but nowhere near retirement -- and I wasn't alone
A combination of a social engineering con and a zero-day attack was used to steal critical RSA information.
Since Twitter's inception, it's been looked down upon as a place for self-centered technophiles to share the mundane details of their lives.
We know better than that, though --here are our favorite ways to turn Twitter into a useful tool, without becoming one yourself.
When Google launched Google Buzz last year in a bid to challenge Facebook and Twitter, it drew an angry backlash from consumers and privacy advocates who complained that the company had disclosed potentially sensitive personal information about users without their knowledge.
Sunday, 3 April 2011
It didn't take long for everyone involved in the Rebecca Black story to start squabbling.
Black -- whose song "Friday" hit Number 38 on Billboard's digital singles chart this week -- and her mother, Georgina Marquez Kelly, are accusing Ark Music Factory, which produced "Friday," of copyright infringement and unlawful exploitation of publicity rights.
Kanye West x Bob Dylan in this infographic mashup.
Danny McBride's raunchy medieval comedy "Your Highness" hits theaters in less than two weeks, and Universal has...
Who knew Charlie Sheen and Snoop Dogg were homies?
Apr. 1, 2011 - When James Cameron finished Avatar, and 20th Century Fox released it in theaters, it set the bar 10x higher for both facial animation and CG generally in
No director has perhaps quite the cult following of Quentin Tarantino, and rightfully so.
The man has only made a handful of films, but practically all are are classics.
Saturday, 2 April 2011
One of the little joys in owning an Aston Martin - and we're guessing there are many - is the little crystal key you get to start the car.
Sure, it has an enormously pretentious name, the "Emotion Control Unit", but the little glass sculpture is a pretty cool way to start your car. We bet it looks...
Heres whats up according to the trailer: This time Stu is the one getting married and the boys go partying, only to wake up in a disgusting hotel room with no memory of what happened the night before.
Theyve lost someone (someone different this time) and they set out to find him. Thats also the plot of the first movie, except this time it takes place in Bangkok and theres a monkey. Good.
Cheech & Chong, the '70s pot-smoking comedy duo, will be paid homage with an eponymous Nike sneaker on April 20, the unofficial international holiday for marijuana tokers.
Friday, 1 April 2011
Sneak peak at the iTruck.
There are several counties in America, each with more than 10,000 homes, which have vacancy rates above 55%.
The rate is above 60% in several.
More Photos From the First Days of the Benghazi Uprising.
Republicans plan to halt the economic recovery before the 2012 election by laying off thousands of of government employees.