Jun 29, 2014 7:45pm

Astronauts Lose World Cup Bet and Get Heads Shaved in Zero Gravity

World Cup fever is even hitting space. Two American astronauts bet a German astronaut that if the U.S. lost the World Cup game to Germany, they would both shave their heads. Unfortunately for Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman, the U.S. team may have survived the… Read More »

Jun 26, 2014 4:31pm

‘Patriotic’ Putin Phone Costs $4,300

We all show our adoration for people in different ways. For Vladimir Putin super fans, there’s now a $4,300 gold-plated “Supremo Putin” iPhone 5S they can buy to show off their affection for the Russian leader. 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Vladimir Putin’s Personal Life… Read More »

Jun 26, 2014 2:33pm

This ‘Smartphone’ Will Zap You

Careful or this “smartphone” may zap you. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have seized two stun guns disguised as smartphones over the course of 24 hours. While the gadgets may seem like something out of a spy movie, authorities said they are “prohibited weapons.” The… Read More »

Jun 24, 2014 5:07pm

Twitter Reportedly Experiments With New Way to Retweet

Twitter is reportedly testing a “retweet with comment” button that would allow users more space to add their two cents.  The button showcases the original tweet in a card format and allows the person who chose to retweet it all 140 characters to add their… Read More »

Jun 19, 2014 4:28pm

App That Just Says ‘Yo’ Has More Than 200,000 Users

Saying “Yo” is now a big deal. A new messaging app called — you guessed it — Yo, has become an overnight sensation, quadrupling its number of users in the past day to 200,000, according to the app’s Twitter account. The premise is simple. Choose… Read More »

Jun 19, 2014 11:11am

System Alerts Drone Haters When to Duck and Cover

Drones are all the buzz right now. Martha Stewart reportedly has one to survey her farm. They’re even delivering bottle service in Las Vegas. But what if drones are used maliciously? A new personal drone detection system project  featured on Kickstarter aims to alert privacy-conscious… Read More »

Jun 16, 2014 11:33am

Who’s the Subject of Twitter’s First ‘Dronie’?

Selfies are out, dronies are in. Twitter has unveiled a new account dedicated to taking incredible selfie videos from a drone. One of the dronie’s first subjects is none other than Patrick Stewart, also know as Star Trek’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Stewart posed with Joel… Read More »

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 »