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  • Top Ten Things We’ve Learned From Resident Evil
    By on June 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Whoever said that videogames didn’t teach us anything important? Aside from the movie Zombieland, we’ve never had a better guide of what to do and what NOT to do in case of the zombie apocalypse than the Resident Evil videogame franchise. I’ve tossed together ten of the better little snippets of wisdom that we all should carry with us at all times. These are in no real particular order.


  • VIDEO: Bert from ‘Sesame Street’ Asks Andy Samberg the Hard Questions
    By on May 26, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    As part of a James Lipton-esque new YouTube series called Conversations with Bert, the felt icon will be picking the brains of your favorite actors and comedians, starting with “pancake visionary” Andy Samberg


  • Syrian army begins withdrawal from Western town
    By on May 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Syrian government says troops have begun withdrawing from a western border town following a six-day military operation that activists say killed at least 36 people.


  • Feds To Remotely Uninstall Bot From Some PCs
    By on April 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    CWmike writes “Federal authorities will remotely uninstall the Coreflood botnet Trojan from some infected Windows PCs over the next four weeks. Coreflood will be removed from infected computers only when the owners have been identified by the DOJ and they have submitted an authorization form to the FBI. The DOJ’s plan to uninstall Coreflood is the latest step in a coordinated campaign to cripple the botnet, which controls more than 2 million compromised (more…)

  • Chrome Feature Helps Shield Websites From DDoS Attacks
    By on April 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Google has an interesting idea on how to take the edge off denial of service attacks. The latest developer builds of Chrome 12 have an option called ‘http throttling,’ which will simply deny a user access to a website once the browser has received error messages from the URL. Chrome will react with a ‘back-off interval’ that will increase the time between requests to the website. If there are enough Chrome requests flooding (more…)

  • Apple Turns 35: Where Does It Go From Here?
    By on April 3, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Today marks the 35th birthday of Apple, and though the company has undergone many changes, in terms of its fortunes and its business focus, it’s still a leader when it comes to innovation. Can we expect that to continue for another 35 years?


  • Morbidly obese man found FUSED to chair he had not moved from in two years and covered in maggots and filth
    By on March 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Rescuers had to cut a hole in a wall of his Ohio house to lift the massive man through after they were unable to pry him from the chair.


  • Shih tzu saved her 83-year old owner from the Tsunami.
    By on March 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    A miracle survivor story out of the tsunami in Japan. A 12-year-old shih tzu named Babu insisted that her owner take her for a walk the morning of the tsunami, and it’s a good thing she did. The pair was saved when the 30-foot wall of water consumed their home and the entire district surrounding it.


  • Gas industry attempted to block ‘Gasland’ from Oscars
    By on February 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Pro-drilling group contested the film’s eligibility in a letter to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


  • EFF: What Congress Can Learn from the Recent ICE Seizures
    By on February 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    As a reminder, COICA would give the government dramatic new copyright enforcement powers, most notably the ability to meddle with the Internet’s domain name system (DNS) and make entire websites effectively disappear, along with noninfringing content and lawful speech.