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Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. Stephen Colbert Is Dead. ... Source: Tags: one direction v... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2014 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
The Joystiq staff tried to package and send out boxes of love to everyone on the internet, but shipping costs were crazy. So we helped prepare this Humble Weekly Bundle instead! The Humble Weekly Bundle Joystiq edition includes Beat Hazard Ultra... Source: Tags: Ron Washington jack the ripper Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
EE's been conducting closed trials of LTE-Advanced technology since last year, so imagine the red faces when Vodafone reported earlier this month that its own faster 4G network was about to go live in three cities. EE's now being forced to play... Source: Related Topics: Anita Sarkeesian Kenyan Drake... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
Los Angeles ponders the ethics of slip-and-sliding in a drought. UNESCO is being blamed for killing the cities it protects. Ebola is slowly decimating village by village in Africa. It's this week's look at What's Ruining Our Cities. Read more... Source: Category: Jay Adams us soccer Diego Costa D-Day... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
In addition to the $999 Intel Core i5-equipped Surface Pro 3, Core i3 and Core i7 options are now on sale in the US and Canada. Starting at $799, selecting the i3 nets you 64GB of storage while devices outfitted with an i7 processor tout either 256GB... Source: Category:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
Today Only: Purchase the Ballistic Shell Gel (SG) Series Case for iPhone 5/5S and save 49% This hybrid case protects your iPhone with three separate layers. A silicone core wraps around the device, absorbing impacts, while a textured polycarbonate shell sits on top for additional protection and enhanced grip. Thick... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
Welcoming in the Thanksgiving holiday in epic fashion, Julianne Hough and Maria Menounos competed in a family dance-off! The dreamy 25-year-old blondie, along with her mom and sisters, kicked things off with a series of videos featuring all of the women in the household performing perfectly synced dance routines. However,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
Gawker '2 Drunk 2 Care' Tweeted Woman Responsible for Fatal Accident | Jezebel Survey Says: Dudes Like Having Attractive Wives | Kotaku Forget Google Glass, Sony's Working on Smart Wigs | Lifehacker The Easiest Way to Saber a Champagne Bottle | Valleywag New York Times Saves Sex-Shaming App from Pits... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
Today Only: Purchase the Qmadix Crave for iPhone 5S/iPhone 5 and save 56% The evolutionary design of the Qmadix Crave case combines tri-fused shock-absorbent material with a sophisticated outer shell that provides maximum protection for your iPhone. The Crave case helps to absorb impact against drops and shields your device... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
Did you order a Retina iPad mini? Well, well, well. Apple sure dropped this one on us, and caught many of us – sleepy Brits included – by surprise. Just last night as we were all getting ready to bed a rumor surfaced that we might be seeing the Retina... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Researchers have developed a method to simplify the search for Earth-like planets: By using new theoretical models they rule out the possibility of Earth-like conditions, and therefore life, on certain planets outside our solar system – and limit their search by doing so.Source: Tags: pauly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force has decided it must "add more vigor" to its screening of candidates for senior nuclear command, adding closer looks at health records and Internet searches for potentially damaging personal information about candidates who also have long military careers, the Air Force's top general said... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
Volunteers join scientists in finding out who gets rid of cow dung PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 8-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Tomas Roslin University of Helsinki With more than a billion cows around the world, an immense amount of dung is produced each day. Most of these droppings... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
We learn more about Sarah Lance's mysterious resurrection, and ties to Ra's Al Ghul. By Ryan Rigley Source: http://www.mtv.com Tags: marine corps marathon dexter Jeff Tuel true blood al jazeera Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images Micro-blogging service Twitter on Monday raised the price range for its initial public offering. The new price range is $23-$25 per share, up from $17-$20, the company said in a regulatory filing. Twitter is offering 70 million shares in the IPO. The stock is expected to price... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
LONDON (AP) — International regulators are likely to follow in the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's footsteps in loosening restrictions on the use of smartphones and other electronics during takeoff and landing. Several airlines and an academic who has studied the issue say European and Asian regulators will probably relax their... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
In early morning darkness, workers prepare heavy machinery for the day as rebuilding work continues on the beach area of Seaside Heights and Seaside Park, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. A large Sandy-related fire on the boardwalk in September has slowed progress... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The FBI has launched an independent investigation into a deputy sheriff's killing of a 13-year-old boy while he was walking to a friend's house this week to return a replica of an assault rifle, a spokesman said on Saturday. Sonoma County Sheriff Steve... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
A newspaper vendor wears a vest displaying front page of The Herald on Wednesday in Dublin. Irish authorities were waiting for DNA test results in relation to a girl removed by Gardai from a Roma family in Dublin, days after a similar case in Greece. The test showed the girl... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
PARIS -- French indie distributor BAC Films Distribution has been acquired by film financier and producer David Grumbach and a consortium of European investors. Grumbach, who works under the Luxembourg-based Juliette Films and Paris-based Jaya Productions banners, recently produced Ari Folman's Cannes entry The Congress. VIDEO: Live From Cannes: The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
By Lex October 18, 2013 @ 6:58 PM I’ve never heard of Punta Cana before, it sounds like a vulgar term Latin gang members yell at each other before chopping each other up with machetes. But I do know Punta Cana is in the Dominican Republic, one of the most... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
The Supreme Court is allowing a challenge to President Barack Obama's new environmental regulations to go forward, potentially posing risks for the EPA's climate change prevention plans. Earlier today, the court accepted six petitions from the US Chamber of Commerce, the state of Texas, and others. But of those petitions,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
By Lex October 11, 2013 @ 1:08 PM Victoria Silvstedt turns to one person in her time of need. Herself. Okay, two people if you count her short tubby billionaire benefactor and the cash that shoots out of his ass when her tongue finds his prostate, but excluding that, it’s... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
LONDON – Discovery Communications, the cable networks giant, has teamed with the British government to co-fund female education programs across Africa. The cable operator, home of the Discovery Channel, said it has teamed with the U.K.'s government department for international development and has pledged $19.6 million (£12.3 million) to the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's number two Republican voiced strong reservations on Wednesday about Janet Yellen as the next chair of the Federal Reserve, signaling potentially significant opposition against her confirmation to this powerful post. "Ms. Yellen subscribes to the liberal school of thought that the best way to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2013 at Oconnorleopoldo's blog