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It looked like Twitpic would live on after a trademark spat with Twitter. Last month, the photo-sharing service announced that it was shutting down, and then that it had been acquired. It seems that whatever deal was on the table went south as the... Source: Tags: Treon Harris Ellen... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2014 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Dropbox is cutting the price for 1 TB of their cloud storage the service all the way down to $9.99 a month. The change shows that the company is going after Microsoft's OneDrive and Google Drive's paid cloud storage services. Before today, Dropbox Pro offered just 100 GB of space... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2014 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
We love a great idea, but when it doesn't pan out as expected, it's easy to get really bummed out. Today's poorly executed great idea is called Quotacle, a web database of hundred of movies (not a typo) that lets you pull up choice quotes and export... Source: Category:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Last year Apple launched their second generation custom CPU as part of the Apple A7 system-on-a-chip found in the iPhone 5s, iPad Air, and iPad mini Retina. Codenamed "Cyclone" it used the ARMv8 instruction set and was an industry first 64-bit. Thanks to some sleuthing and some new commit logs,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Gawker Woman Sets Up Booby Traps in Ex-Boyfriend's Home After He Kicks Her Out | io9 The Hobbit proves you can like a movie even if it's not good | Jezebel Police Release Rape-Themed Version of 'The Night Before Christmas' | Kotaku Finally, A Game About Having Sex With Your... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Same roaming plan structure gets you 120MB for $30 AT&T announced today that it has started a partnership with Rogers in Canada to offer roaming LTE data at the same rates it previously offered for lower speeds. Those "Data Global" add-ons weigh in at $30 per month for 120MB of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
The very best iPad apps to keep cats, and their owners, entertained for hours on end! If you own an iPad and a cat, I bet you're guilty of searching the App Store for apps that your cat can play with. That's okay, we don't blame you. It can add... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
While Microsoft has sold a ton of Xbox Ones, not all of them are functioning as their owners hoped they would. It turns out that some of the consoles are having problems with their optical drives -- some eat discs, while others reject them while a series of ominous sounds... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Sending her little one off for an important day of learning, Alessandra Ambrosio took Anja to school in Santa Monica, California on Thursday (November 21). The Victoria's Secret Angel dressed casually in a gray and black long-sleeved top and black leggings as she held the hand of her adorable daughter.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit homeowner was charged Friday with second-degree murder in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was shot in the face while on his front porch nearly two weeks ago. Theodore P. Wafer, 54, of Dearborn Heights, also faces a manslaughter charge in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Blocking signal-transmitting cellular pores may prevent damage to kidneys PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 15-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Mike Morrison 617-724-6425 Massachusetts General Hospital One of the most devastating side effects of diabetes is kidney failure, and one of the earliest signs of kidney damage is a disruption... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Apple pulled a rabbit out of its hat on Tuesday, silently beginning to take orders for its new iPad mini with Retina display. Announced on October 22 with a vague promise of availability “later in November,” the updated iPad mini is available to buy now online. The latest version of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
In Ann Arbor, Mich., this week, Democrat Jack Eaton won his city council election against a write-in candidate: a 20-pound carp. Despite "TWENTY POUND CARP" signs all over town and an active Twitter presence, the carp pulled in fewer than 200 write-in votes. "I consider a 20-pound carp to be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
With sequestration and whatnot, the Navy's suffering for resources. So they're getting creative. Creative like launching drones off aircraft carriers? Well, yes, actually—but it gets more exciting than that. The Marines might soon start fighting pirates. Read more... Source: Category: Cam McDaniel james spader 2020 Olympics Shana Tova miley... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Staying slim in the midst of Halloween indulgence, Buberry model Rosie Huntington Whiteley went to the gym for a workout in Studio City, CA today (October 31). The British babe looked great, wearing a gray shawl over a black tee and sexy yoga pants, sporting a pair of blue and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
New stem cells go back further PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 31-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Yivsam Azgad 972-893-43856 Weizmann Institute of Science Scientists isolate new human pluripotent stem cells capable of generating 'humanized' mouse models containing human-derived tissues One of the obstacles to employing human embryonic stem cells... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Study examines expedited FDA drug approvals, safety questions remain PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 28-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Renee Brehio 704-831-8822 The JAMA Network Journals Fewer patients were studied as part of expedited reviews of new drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2008... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Each week, our friends at gdgt go through the latest gadgets and score them to help you decide which ones to buy. Here are some of their most recent picks. Want more? Visit gdgt anytime to catch up on the latest, and subscribe to gdgt's newsletter to get a weekly... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Apple's move to offer its latest desktop operating system, OS X Mavericks, for free isn't going to affect the Linux operating system at all, its creator Linus Torvalds said. Linux has been giving its OS away for 22 years, said Torvalds during a question-and-answer session at LinuxCon Europe in Edinburgh... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will reopen for public tours in November after a seven-month hiatus triggered by federal budget cuts. Starting on November 5, tours of the East Wing and executive residence portions of the White House will resume for three days a week, rather than five. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
The first time you see an American nuclear super-carrier in person, you can't believe the size. It's simply astonishing. It must be even more impressive if you see it like this, fully naked in a dry dock about to be flooded. Expand it to see it at full resolution. Read... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
A Holocaust survivor's family urged New York's highest court Tuesday to let them keep an ancient gold tablet that their late father somehow obtained in Germany after World War II. Attorney Steven Schlesinger argued that the estate of Riven Flamenbaum has a legal claim, whether the native of Poland bought... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
President Barack Obama invited all 200 House Democrats to the White House late Wednesday afternoon, ramping up his outreach to Congress as the government shutdown drags on and with a week left before a potentially catastrophic debt default. Later in the week, the president plans to host similar events with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
Punishment came swift and harsh for Rousimar Palhares. Less than 24 hours after his controversial 31-second submission victory over Mike Pierce, Palhares has been released from the UFC. UFC President Dana White delivered the news to ESPN's Jeremy Shaap on Thursday night's edition of Olbermann. Making his welterweight debut at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog
PHOENIX (AP) ? The Phoenix Suns have traded forward Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers for forward Gerald Green, center Miles Plumlee and a lottery-protected first-round draft pick. Scola, a 6-foot-9 forward from Argentina, played his first five NBA seasons with the Houston Rockets before coming to Phoenix a year... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Ribsamensselmer9's blog