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Jack Bruce, left, seen here with fellow Cream members Ginger Baker (center) and Eric Clapton in 1967, has died. The bassist sang such hits as "Sunshine of Your Love." George Stroud/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption George Stroud/Getty Images Jack Bruce, left, seen here with fellow Cream members Ginger Baker... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Zynga is rebooting one of its most well known and popular games, Words With Friends, with an update for the iPhone and iPad that not only adds some new features but also changes the name of the game slightly to New Words With Friends. Here's what's new in the game... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Casio's team of smart-ish G-Shock watches is getting a new member next month that's fixated on finding new music. The romantically named GBA-400 retains the same smartphone-friendly features that we've already seen, but this time you'll be able to... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/UDJmie2JVhc/ Tags: Remy Ma Eric Garner tyson chandler Marqise Lee... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Pontoleetxe's blog
I’m excited to introduce you to a new initiative we’ll be piloting on Android Central, iMore, Windows Phone Central, CrackBerry, and Smartwatch Fans this April. Internally we’ve dubbed it Mobile Nations Newsroom and it represents a change to our organizational structure and workflow designed to provide you, our readers, with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Pontoleetxe's blog
All Over Albany recently posted this futuristic illustration of Troy, New York drawn in 1916. The image shows Troy in the year 2016: the streets lined with streamlined buses and trolleys, the sky filled with giant airships, and a rather phallic-looking building towering over downtown. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/DCRRH_UUbBw/@ericlimer Similar... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Plenty of color options and durable construction are highlights of this official accessory Part of the charm of the little Moto G is the assortment of candy-colored back shells you can buy. It's a veritable rainbow of choice, and you'll find one to suit your tastes if you want more... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books dealing with the subject of technology that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. Stuxnet's Secret Twin (4,176 words) by Ralph... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Now that Google has offered a preview of Glass' SDK and opened the Mirror API to all developers, it has a strong incentive to get its eyewear in the hands of app writers. Accordingly, the crew in Mountain View is now inviting developers to buy Glass' Explorer Edition; you'll find... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Middle Earth is an amazing fictional world, but if you want to really get to know it, you've got to read a lot of words. So if you're in the mood for a little Tolkien fantasy without hunkering down for a serious reading session, Google's brand new tour of Middle... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
They’re both massive movie stars in their own right, and last night (November 17) Zoe Saldana and Christian Bale attended a screening and Q&A for their new flick “Out of the Furnace.” The “Avatar” hottie looked fabulous in a black crop sweater with a grey top and black skinny jeans... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
TORONTO (AP) — A sweeping child pornography investigation has led to the rescue of 386 children around the world and the arrest of 348 people, Canadian police said Thursday. Toronto police describe the Project Spade operation as one of the largest child porn busts they've ever seen. "It is alleged... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Making for a sultry scene, Salma Hayek and Pierce Brosnan locked lips on the set of their new film on Monday (November 4). In between smooches, the powerhouse pair sipped on wine while filming scenes for “How to Make Love like an Englishman” on the beaches of Malibu, CA. Pierce... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
On-demand highlights and news available even without cable subscription What some would call a long-overdue update to the WatchESPN app has finally arrived, and it seems to have been worth the wait. While the previous version was certainly functional, it was far from attractive or a joy to use. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tim Bowers got to decide for himself whether he wanted to live or die. When the avid outdoorsman was badly hurt Saturday in a hunting accident, doctors said he would be paralyzed and could be on a ventilator for life. His family had a unique request: Could... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
(Joe Riggs [right] won Bellator's Fight Master finale Saturday night | Getty) UFC veteran Joe Riggs used effective grappling to win a unanimous decision over Mike Bronzoulis and win the Fight Master series finale Saturday. All three judges scored the fight for Riggs. "It means everything to me. To be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
President Barack Obama smiles after he said that environmental protesters who interrupted his speech were at the wrong event as he speaks at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall about the federal health care law, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Faneuil Hall is where former Massachusetts Republican Gov. Mitt Romney, Obama's rival in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Serial Entrepreneur, Marco Boerries, Talks Stealth Startups & Building His 4th Company At Disrupt Europe Marco Boerries is CEO and founder of NumberFour – a startup that’s been operating in stealth for four years. Despite being under the radar, it landed a $38 million Series A, led by Index Ventures,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
BUSM researchers identify molecule that could aid lung cancer detection, treatment PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 25-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Jenny Eriksen Leary jenny.eriksen@bmc.org 617-638-6841 Boston University Medical Center (Boston) Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered a molecule that could help lead to the non-invasive... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and The Band's Robbie Robertson (from left to right) onstage in 1976. The performance was filmed for Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz. United Artists/Getty Images Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and The Band's Robbie Robertson (from left to right) onstage in 1976. The performance was filmed for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's… Amy Adams? Ian Somerhalder?! They were on Smallville?! Devoted fans of the Red-Blue Blur remember this day in 2001 as the day that Tom Welling first became Clark Kent on the small screen. Smallville would go from that day to run for 216... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
The blue bird's been awfully busy since its IPO hit the books, and now it's reportedly considering a standalone messaging app. According to AllThingsD, sources close to Twitter say the company could be considering taking its direct messaging service a step further and spinning it off as its own app.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
The Sonic Transducers are a Rocky Horror shadow cast located in Washington D.C. Brendan Passell/Courtesy Leandra Lynn The Sonic Transducers are a Rocky Horror shadow cast located in Washington D.C. Brendan Passell/Courtesy Leandra Lynn The cult following behind The Rocky Horror Picture Show has been largely underground, but has been... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Imports near all-time highs in South Asian nation grappling with gold shortagesSilver American Eagle coin sales are on pace to break the all-time record set in 2011 by the U.S. Mint. Almost 37 million have been sold through early October, compared with the 39.87 million sold during all of 2011.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Glenn Beck says he is going to Washington to pick up trash at the national monuments, which have been closed and remain unkempt due to a partial government shutdown. The radio host and founder of TheBlaze Inc., a conservative media company, promised Thursday that he and Republican Sen. Mike Lee... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog
Monday, May 20, 2013 New research indicates that women's reproductive function may be tied to their immune status. Previous studies have found this association in human males, but not females. The study appears in the American Journal of Human Biology. An animal's energetic resources must be carefully allocated, said University... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2013 at Pontoleetxe's blog