Archive for category: Technology

Controversial Video Games

Artwork, Technology, Video Games

The debate about whether or not video games are art is in many ways the crux of the debate about controversial games.  A video game depicting Nazis is decried, while a film about the same topic receives Oscar buzz.  Every year games come out (or don’t as the case may be) that raise the ire […]

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Program For Performance: The Car That Could Learn to Drive on It’s Own


Imagine our highways flowing efficiently, the lanes filled with intelligent driverless vehicles using computers and satellites to eliminate gridlock and reduce fuel consumption.  Thanks to an emphasis on science and engineering, as well as expanding the scope of engineering programs to include things like non traditional things like online graduate degree courses and supplementary K-12 […]

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6 Great Gadgets That Have Transformed the World

featured, Technology

The world is full of some great inventions that have transformed the world. The computer, the smart phone, the radio. But there are lots of little gadgets and products on the market that have really changed things, and we aren’t really aware of it. Below are 6 of our favorites. 1. Duct Tape Duct tape […]

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7 Essential Android Apps for College Students


Getting work done as a college student can be pressing without the proper tools. How many times have you gotten to class and forgot that you left an assignment back in your dorm? Note taking can be an important aspect of college life as well, but handwritten notes can be hard to decipher after the […]

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Best Celebrity Twitter Accounts

Celebrities, Technology

Twitter continues to grow in popularity, with even mainstream news networks (and FOX News), making it a part of their programming.  While the average person may continue to embrace Twitter, and several have even attained celebrity through it, everybody has their favorite celebrities to follow through Twitter – and these are people that were famous […]

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E-Reader Showdown: Amazon Kindle 3 vs Apple iPad

Books, Humor, Technology

Ever since both the iPad and the new Kindle 3 were announced, critics have been comparing the two of them.  Now far be it from me to disagree with their assessments, but I figured it would be a real shame to not put in my own two-cents worth on the two devices.  So, let’s take […]

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Google Trends Throwdown

Humor, Internet, Technology

I spend way too much time on the internet, and today while checking out some stuff on Google Trends, I start comparing different search terms against their competitors to see who was getting more search volume.  Some of it was about what I expected, while others were a bit of a surprise.  So without further […]

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Who Won E3 2011? Microsoft vs. Sony vs. Nintendo

Technology, Video Games

E3 2011, June 6-9, presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) for the video gaming industry. In a slight departure from our normal kinds of posts, I unveil the winner of E3 2011. Each year the “Big 3″ companies, Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, hold a press conference, and each year one is crowned as winning E3. […]

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Apple Laptop Art

Cartoons, Humor, Pictures, Technology

So I’d be lying if I said I’m an Apple user.  That being said, It was fun to find some of these skins, etchings, and other designs that Apple owners have found for decorating their Apple products while still displaying the Apple logo that lets others know that they’re hip. I’m pretty sure Apple frowns […]

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Funny Siri Responses – Things to Know About Siri

Fail, featured, Technology

Siri, the personal assistant app for the iPhone, is not only a smart phone user’s dream, but she has a heck of a sense of humor.  Here are some of our favorites that not only make us laugh, but teach us important things about Siri. Siri Has Neither the Time Nor the Patience for Your […]

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