By Mark O’Neill I think I have just found my new hero. A 45 year-old single mother accused of stealing music on the internet (subsequently sued by the RIAA and vindicated) has now decided to turn the tables against her former accusers—by suing THEM for $5 million, citing conspiracy and illegal investigative practices. Tanya Andersen […]
By Mark O’Neill Obviously getting poked online is not good enough for a Russian billionaire. So Mikhail Prokhorov is going to do what any self respecting billionaire would normally do and set up a Facebook-style networking website for the upper-class, and he is calling it, ironically enough, Snob. Which just goes to show he has […]
By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] This month, we’re talking cool gadgets – the kind that are so cool that you’ve just gotta own them. We introduced our first 10 last week, and today we continue our list with a shocking little invention.
Silicon oxide nanowires have the amazing property of arranging themselves into unique patterns. By observing them under a scanning electron microscope, you can end up looking at something that closely resembles like a bunch of beautiful, eerie-looking sunflowers. The picture we’ve posted above has been colorized to further enhance the resemblance, but you have to […]
If you haven’t seen the UK version of the “Get a Mac” ads yet, here’s a video that features most of those that have been produced in the last year. Enjoy!
By Mark O’Neill The new poster for Batman “The Dark Knight” which is due out in the cinema in July :
By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] Here’s an offer too good to refuse: Take every tedious, repetitive task that wastes your time…and automate it. The cost? Two minutes to read this article, and maybe five more to do what it says. Interested? Read on. What we’re about to do will save you precious time and […]
By Mark O’Neill During the past few days, I have been laid up in bed with a leg infection and, deprived of the internet, I have been forced to watch the television (gasp!). Most of the programmes have been sub-standard crap (“Jerry! Jerry!”) but one series has been pure gold – a BBC series which […]
By Mark O’Neill Despite a screwy first season and two cancelled episodes due to the writers strike, Fox has finally confirmed that there WILL definately be a second season of the Sarah Connor Chronicles – and it could be back on TV screens as early as the fall. It will also likely get a new […]
By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] Starting today, the GPS system has a new power: sensing high-crime areas and warning you before you make a potentially dangerous turn. Honda has just introduced its new SatNav system in Japan. International news agency AFP reports the system will use information provided by police to mark “crime hotspots,” […]