Month: May 2013

Use your phone’s LED notifications to their full potential

Up until about six months ago I was an avid iPhone user. After picking up the iPhone 5 I eventually came to the realization that I was, in fact, getting the same basic product regurgitated […]

Terrifying video of yesterday’s EF-5 tornado forming over Oklahoma

Watching this storm go from a harmless funnel cloud not even touching the land to a dangerous, killer storm in a matter of seconds is frightening. From reports I’ve read, this tornado stayed on the […]

Yahoo breathes new life into Flickr with redesign and one terabyte of free storage

Flickr has been around long enough to be considered old school in certain parts of the web. Once it was acquired by Yahoo it sat largely dormant and unchanged until yesterday when Yahoo announced a […]

The Department of Education is set to earn a $51 billion profit in 2013 which would make it by far the most profitable “company” in the United States

Yesterday I tweeted out a story about the class of 2013 paying more than 300% for their degree than someone graduation 30 years ago. Today I came across a completely different article that puts the […]

Why I switched to T-Mobile and why you should at least consider it

Yesterday I walked into a T-Mobile store, picked out a new Galaxy S4 and signed up for mobile service that I can leave at anytime. For once I wasn’t forced to swear a blood oath […]

Scientifically accurate Spiderman is one of the greatest theme songs ever written

Not only is the theme song to Scientifically accurate Spiderman catchy, it’s funny and informative too! You can’t beat that with a spoon…of sticks.

Matt Kemp goes above and beyond for a fan at AT&T park

After yesterday’s Dodgers vs. Giants game Matt Kemp was caught on video making this fans day. Apparently the kids father had gotten the Dodgers third base coach’s attention during the game and told him his […]

66% of low‐wage workers are not employed by small businesses, but rather by large corporations where top executive compensation averaged $9.4 million

Guess who’s the worst offender of paying employees at or below poverty level wages while raking in billions of dollars in profit? Just take a wild guess. Despite the perception that minimum wage jobs are […]

Solar Impulse a solar powered plane is currently making its way across the U.S. proving planes can fly long distances on only solar power

The goal is to fly around the world using no fuel other than sunlight. But first a prototype of the solar plane to circumnavigate the globe will fly across the U.S.—taking off on May 3 […]

Huge explosion in Damascus, the capital of Syria – 05/04/2013

I’m not exactly sure what’s going on in Syria right now but it doesn’t look good. This explosion was captured tonight in what appears to be a second airstrike. Activists and residents in Damascus have […]