Dupe ‘Acne Cure’ Apps Busted by FTC

Close to 15,000 poor folks were holding their phones to their faces thinking it would cure acne, after being duped by “acne cure” app developers. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) caught wind of this and...

Stuxnet Variant, ‘Duqu’ Has Emerged

A variant of Stuxnet has emerged, building on the already devastating malware that wreaked havoc on Iranian centrifuges. The new malware, dubbed Duqu, or the “son of Stuxnet,” serves a similar purpose....
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Army Gets ‘Laser Threat Terminators’

The Army is working on new war lasers, and just got a fresh shipment to help with research and development. Merchants of doom, Northrop Grumman, delivered its new All Semiconductor Airborne Laser Threat...
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Know Your Memes: Do a Barrel Roll

Ah, Peppy and your terrible obsession with barrel rolls. Thanks to that lovable space bunny, "do a barrel roll" has become synonymous with giving useless advice and doing something that may not be the right...
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How to Build a Hobbit Hole

A family who built themselves a Hobbit hole for a home in Wales was kind enough to post instructions on how they did it. The “low impact woodland home” cost about 3,000 euros ($4,059) to build, and was...

iPhone 4S Announced by Apple

The iPhone 4S was officially announced during an Apple press conference Tuesday, confirming rumors that were circulating around the Web for several weeks. The new iPhone has the same A5 chip found in the...

Special Ops Get MC-130J Combat Shadow II

The first MC-130J Combat Shadow II was delivered to Air Force’s Special Operations Command (AFSOC) on Sept. 29. The military ordered 20 of the special missions aircraft. The MC-130J Combat Shadow II will...

LG Releases Clip-on 3-D Movie Glasses

New Cinema 3D Glasses from LG give bespeckled moviegoers something to show off over their two-eyed compadres, allowing them to clip the lenses onto an existing pair of glasses. Part of the idea here is that...

NASA Images Show Evidence of Moon Landing

Hitting back at growing conspiracies denying the moon landing, NASA released new images on Tuesday of three lunar landing sites, taken by the agency's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The images show...