Jun 11, 2014 4:34pm

Solar Flares Disrupt Communications on Earth, Could Send Shockwave on Friday the 13th

The sun has had three major solar flares on its surface in the past two days that have affected communications on Earth and could send a shockwave through Earth this Friday, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The “solar events” caused brief blackouts in… Read More »

Jun 11, 2014 9:49am

Hackers Suspected of Holding Apple Devices Ransom Arrested

Two men accused of hijacking Apple devices and holding them digitally for ransom have been arrested in Russia, according to Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs. Computer equipment, SIM cards, phones and literature on hacking computer systems were seized from the suspects’ apartments. The two men,… Read More »

Jun 10, 2014 10:53am

Online Gamers Witness Arizona Home Invasion

Online gamers are credited with alerting police after two burglars were seen on live video storming into the Arizona home of a fellow player. A webcam video of the female gamer playing “Defense of the Ancients 2″ shows her ducking as an armed gunman comes… Read More »

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Jun 3, 2014 4:43pm

The Sacrifices and Secrets of Astronaut Sally Ride

Sally Ride was an exuberant, young physicist who became the first American female in space in 1983 and then spent decades inspiring girls to take up science. Yet there was so much people didn’t know, including the fact that she lived with another woman for… Read More »

May 19, 2014 3:39pm

Even Google Can’t Resist Joining Instagram

Even Google can’t resist joining Instagram. The search giant joined the Facebook-owned site today and posted its first ‘gram — a video of today’s Rubik’s Cube Google Doodle. “Google unfiltered — sometimes with filters,” the company’s account says. Even though there is only one post,… Read More »

May 19, 2014 12:12pm

Facebook Button Lets You Ask Friends About Their Love Lives

As if it wasn’t enough to field questions about why you’re still single or how that divorce is going, there’s now a simple button on Facebook that will do the dirty work. With one click and a quick note, users can query friends about the… Read More »

May 19, 2014 11:07am

Daredevils Get Birds-Eye View of New York City

It’ s a bird! It’s a plane! No, actually, it’s the Red Bull Air Force. Five members of the daring team put on their wing suits and soared above New York City on Sunday, catching a birds eye view of the concrete jungle. The elite… Read More »

May 15, 2014 2:22pm

Google Apps Users Get Tool to Help Keep Messages Secret

G-mail messages exchanged on Google’s cloud servers are encrypted, but beyond that, it’s a free-for-all out there. Enter, Google Apps Message Encryption (GAME). The service will allow Google Apps users to encrypt emails sent to users on other systems, such as Yahoo and Microsoft Exchange, according… Read More »

May 14, 2014 12:37pm

Keyboard App for Google Glass Lets You Type With Your Head

No keyboard, no problem. Minuum, a company that makes a single-line Android keyboard app, announced plans to bring its technology to Google Glass. While the app isn’t available yet to Glass owners, a video shows how it allows someone sporting the wearable computer to type…. Read More »

May 13, 2014 12:10pm

The Tweet That Took 5 Years to Finish

The punchline to one Twitter user’s tweet came exactly five years later. Miraculously, eagle-eyed users spotted the joke, which has now gone viral. We’ll let you decide if it was worth the wait. Jeopardy whiz Ken Jennings applauded the effort. Well, you have to admire… Read More »