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!
–How to Monitor Websites that don’t have RSS Feeds Not so long ago I got an email from one of the readers asking if there is a way to be notified about site updates when the site doesn’t offer RSS feeds. And since there are plenty of popular sites that don’t provide any feeds I […]
By Mark O’Neill The new poster for Batman “The Dark Knight” which is due out in the cinema in July :
By Mark O’Neill You’d be forgiven for thinking that this is a Saturday Night Live sketch but trust me, this is all true. I’ve previously posted on how Jedi Master Barney Jones (co-founder of the UK Church of the Jedi) was attacked by Darth Vader, while being interviewed for British TV. Well, it seems that […]