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The Huffington Post

  • Eleanor Parker Dead: 'Sound Of Music' Actress Dies At 91
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eleanor Parker, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a scheming baroness in "The Sound of Music," has died at 91.Family friend Richard Gale said Parker died Monday…
    - 10 Dec 13, 9:27am -
  • Simply Three Makes 'The Christmas Song' Both Modern And Classical (VIDEO)
    It's not unexpected that we get a multitude of submissions sent in to us here at The Huffington Post. What is unexpected, however, is this submission above performed by Simply Three that is simultaneously so modern and classical in its rendition of t…
    - 10 Dec 13, 9:24am -

Tech Crunch

  • !Kids App Maker Fingerprint Acquires Two More Mobile Education Companies

    Kids App Maker Fingerprint Acquires Two More Mobile Education Companies

     Kids’ app maker Fingerprint, which was backed by Dreamworks last summer with a $10.9 million round of funding, has put some portion of that cash to use with the acquisition of two children’s mobile education companies, Cognitive Kid and Scrib…
    - 3 mins ago 29 Jan 15, 4:09am -
  • !TechCrunch Is Bringing The Pitch-Off Back To Atlanta And Boston

    TechCrunch Is Bringing The Pitch-Off Back To Atlanta And Boston

     Meetups are coming to <a Boston, and they’ll be here before you know it. Be a planner. Get out ahead of it and follow through on your new year’s resolutions! Buy tickets here. We’re headed to Atlanta on February 24 and Boston on February 26 t…
    - 9 mins ago 29 Jan 15, 4:03am -

Gizmodo

  • !Facebook Wants You to Know It Loves Free Speech (Except When It Doesn't)

    Facebook Wants You to Know It Loves Free Speech (Except When It Doesn't)

    Two weeks ago, Mark Zuckerberg wrote an impassioned post about the importance of free speech following the Charlie Hebdo killings. This week, in a total about-face, Facebook is censoring images of the Prophet Muhammad in Turkey, including images sim…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jan 15, 1:20am -
  • !Burn It All Down: A Guide to Neo-Luddism

    Burn It All Down: A Guide to Neo-Luddism

    Despite what you see in numerous daily tweets and hear in everyday conversation, luddism is not wasn't a passive refusal to adapt to technology and join with to modern world. The real historical Luddites sought to understand technology, even as they…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jan 15, 12:40am -

Mashable

  • !Rainn Wilson hates foodies, loves octopus pastrami
    Rainn Wilson stopped by Conan last night to discuss his hatred for the urbanites who fetishize food. He later went on to boast about his birthday dinner that included the most exquisite octopus pastrami. Mmmm?Wilson new show Backstrom airs Thursday…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Jan 15, 11:55pm -

Gawker

  • !Don't forget: Gawker is publishing less often to the front page.

    Don't forget: Gawker is publishing less often to the front page.

    Don't forget: Gawker is publishing less often to the front page. Read about the change here . Happening elsewhere: TKTK At the Times, Race Beat Exchanged for Bronx Courts | Defamer Tom DeLonge Pens Note to Fans: "I Follow the Light...I Follow Passi…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jan 15, 12:57am -

Lifehacker

  • !The Complete Guide to Choosing (or Building) the Perfect Standing Desk

    The Complete Guide to Choosing (or Building) the Perfect Standing Desk

    Standing desks are popular, but choosing a good one is no easy task. You could go with a motorized, whole desk replacement, or DIY a simple solution. You could even buy an adjustable attachment to go on top of your existing desk. Let's talk about w…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jan 15, 12:00am -

Engadget

  • !Your Facebook feed is going to be unbearable during the Super Bowl

    Your Facebook feed is going to be unbearable during the Super Bowl

    The Super Bowl, the enormous advertising event that has some American Football between the commercial breaks, takes place this Sunday. If you're not a fan, then you may have wanted to find some respite inside your Facebook feed but, unfortunately, th…
    - 21 mins ago 29 Jan 15, 3:51am -

TMZ

Boing Boing

  • !Canada's spies surveil the whole world's downloads

    Canada's spies surveil the whole world's downloads

    A newly released Snowden leak jointly published by the CBC and The Intercept documents Canada's Communications Security Establishment's LEVITATION program, which spies on 15 million downloads from P2P, file lockers, and popular file distribution si…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jan 15, 12:19am -

Mediate

ReadWriteWeb

Jezebel

  • !Woman Ices Out Depression By Living Entire Life as Elsa from Frozen

    Woman Ices Out Depression By Living Entire Life as Elsa from Frozen

    There are many reasons to identify with Elsa from Frozen. For one thing, her hair game is sick; for another, she's a strong female character who don't need a snowman. Kirsty Taylor, however, identifies with Elsa for more personal reasons: The charac…
    - 42 mins ago 29 Jan 15, 3:30am -

Think Progress

The Daily Dish

  • !A Note To My Readers
    One of the things I’ve always tried to do at the Dish is to be up-front with readers. This sometimes means grotesque over-sharing; sometimes it means I write imprudent arguments I have to withdraw; sometimes it just means a monthly update on our re…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jan 15, 2:00am -

Popeater