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“Tron: Uprising” new trailer

Can Tron do for Disney XD what Star Wars did for Cartoon Network? Here’s the new trailer for Tron: Uprising, the new animated series debuting on Disney XD in June. Like Cartoon Net’s acclaimed The Clone Wars, this is a sophisticated-looking animated series that’s set at a moment in time that takes place between two feature films (in this [...]

NYC Port Authority Seeks Big Toll Increase

NYC Port Authority Seeks Big Toll Increase

I don't see how this would raise revenues. Seems like it would scare people away, lowering toll revenues and sales tax revenues. The cost of crossing the bridges and tunnels that span the Hudson River to New York City could rise by 50 percent for many drivers under a steep series of toll increases to be proposed on Friday by the Port Authority of [...]

PBS website hacked

PBS website hacked

I'm guessing this was Anon. Online hackers have pirated the PBS website and posted a false story claiming the rapper Tupac Shakur -- who has been dead for almost 15 years -- is alive and living in New Zealand. The group -- called The Lulz Boat -- also posted what it said were passwords of journalists, login information for the PBS series [...]

AMC Releases Trailer for BREAKING BAD Season Four

It’s time for fans of AMC’s Breaking Bad to get out their calendars as the cable network has just announced the fourth season of the hit drama series will premiere on Sunday, July 17th at 10/9c. In addition, AMC has also released the first trailer for the anticipated return of the series, and it looks pretty intense. Bryan Cranston is [...]

Troubletwisters: Garth Nix and Sean Williams’ action-packed new kids’ fantasy

Troubletwisters: Garth Nix and Sean Williams’ action-packed new kids’ fantasy

Troubletwisters is the first volume in a collaborative series from Australian YA superstars Garth Nix and Sean Williams, and it's as marvellous as its pedigree suggests. The titular troubletwisters are a pair of adolescent twins who find themselves moving from their family home the city to the remote town of Portland, where they are to live [...]

Euthanasia coaster: Assisted suicide by thrills

Euthanasia coaster: Assisted suicide by thrills

Julijonas Urbonas, a PhD candidate at the Royal College of Art in London, designed this "Euthanasia Coaster" that will kill its riders with a series of brain-scrambling loops: "a hypothetic euthanasia machine in the form of a roller coaster, engineered to humanely -- with elegance and euphoria -- take the life of a human being. Riding the [...]

Anonymous Spread The Bank of America “Corruption and Fraud” Mortgage Practices

Anonymous Spread The Bank of America “Corruption and Fraud” Mortgage Practices

Anon has posted a series of emails which were claimed to be sent by a former employee of Bank of America, and involving an insurance company working closely with Bank of America. The emails reveal the practices done by Bank of America which are claimed to be disingenuous and fraudulent. The employee is said to had worked with Balboa [...]

Lively and insightful technical history of the Internet

Lively and insightful technical history of the Internet

Ars Technica is syndicating a series of excerpts from Johnny Ryan's new book A History of the Internet and the Digital Future, an engrossing, well-written account of the Internet's founding and the backstory of the underlying protocols and plumbing, which draws on that rich history to make predictions about the net's future. Today's [...]

Modern Family: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) $26 Shipped

Modern Family: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) $26 Shipped

Amazon has Modern Family: The Complete First Season (on Blu-ray) for $26.49 with free shipping I never have before bought or even wanted to buy a Bluray/DVD series of a television show, but this show is so funny and each week, I can't wait to see what's in store for the next upcoming episode. Season 1 is not even through it's airing at this [...]

Watch 200 Years of Global Growth In Four Minutes

A professor of international health in Sweden, Hans Rosling has a long history of exploring the facts and figures that surround our changing world. In the a segment of the BBC series, Rosling gives one of his most famous lectures with a new twist. Using 120,000+ bits of data and augmented reality, the exuberant professor takes us through the last [...]

The Walking Dead trailer

On October 31st 2010, AMC will launch it's 90 minute debut of The Walking Dead. This tv series is sure to make zombie fans groan for more. Download Episode 1: The.Walking.Dead.S01E01.PREAiR.x264-P2P (.mkv Alternate | .avi Alternate)

Scary Godmother: Delightful, spooky graphic storybook for kids

Scary Godmother: Delightful, spooky graphic storybook for kids

Jill Thompson's beloved Scary Godmother stories are collected in a new delightful volume from Dark Horse. They relate the adventures of little Hannah Marie, a big-eyed, adorable moppet, and her friends from the "other side" -- the Scary Godmother, and all the monsters, skeletons and vampires and such she keeps company with. Hannah Marie meets [...]

Boardwalk Empire: Official Time Lapse Video

Watch the set of HBO's new Martin Scorsese series "Boardwalk Empire" as it's being created in New York. Set in 1920 at the dawn of Prohibition,"Boardwalk Empire" chronicles the life of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed leader of Atlantic City, who is both a politician and a gangster. Boardwalk Empire premiered on HBO last night.

Damning Zuckerberg IMs confirmed

Damning Zuckerberg IMs confirmed

A series of "embarrassing and damaging" IMs from Mark Zuckerberg have been confirmed as real by The New Yorker, and by the Facebook founder himself. Among them, an exchange once leaked to Silicon Alley Insider in which Zuckerberg explains to a friend that his control of Facebook affords him access to any personal information he might care [...]