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Entries by Amanda Ng from 02/2010

Facebook Doppelganger Week: What You Need To Know

Posted 02.02.2010 | Technology

Why would your friend insert a photo of a celebrity on her page? It's part of a new trend that recently surfaced on the social networking site called:...

Amazing Inside Look At The Making Of Avatar (VIDEO

Posted 02.03.2010 | Technology

*See video below* James Cameron wants one thing to be clear about Avatar: "This is not an animated film," he has said. "These actors did not just s...

New Challenger Explosion Video: Watch Spaceship Disaster Home Movie

Posted 02.04.2010 | Technology

*See video below* Twenty-four years after the Challenger disaster, new footage of the shuttle's catastrophic explosion has surfaced, depicting the ...

Milky Way's Most Massive Star Discovered (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.04.2010 | Technology

The Milky Way galaxy's most massive star has been spotted in a "glowing stellar nursery" in space. The picture (see below) of the massive Milky Way...

Screenshots Show How Full-Screen iPad Games Would Appear (PHOTO)

Posted 02.04.2010 | Technology

The iPad will be able to use virtually all existing iPhone apps, but how will they look? Kevin Ng, developer of the game WordCrasher, has given us a f...

iPad Beats State Of The Union, But Chimp Film Trumps Them Both

Posted 02.04.2010 | Technology

The rollout of Apple's new iPad was the No. 1 topic on Twitter, generating 18% of the news links from January 25-29, according to the Pew Research Cen...

Mobile Radar Lets You Control Your Phone Without Touching It (VIDEO)

Posted 02.08.2010 | Technology

The people at the Nokia Research Center in Finland saw what accelerometers in iPhones allowed apps to do and have taken things a step further. Nokia ...

Wookieepedia: The Wiki For Wookiees (PICTURE)

Posted 02.09.2010 | Technology

Have you ever wished you could find out what plants are native to the Wookiee's home planet, Kashyyyk, but wanted to read about it in your native Wook...

Facebook Helps Divorce Lawyers Track Straying Spouses

Posted 02.11.2010 | Technology

A whopping 81 percent of matrimonial lawyers say that in the past five years they've seen a massive spike in the use of social-networking information ...

Inside The International Space Station (VIDEO): Take A Dizzying Tour In The ISS

Posted 02.12.2010 | Technology

The International Space Station, which went into orbit over a decade ago, is believed to be one of the most expensive objects ever constructed. So wh...

Google Sends You On The Trans-Siberian Railway (VIDEO)

Posted 02.15.2010 | Technology

Thanks to a new project by Google Maps, travel buffs can experience traveling the Trans-Siberian Railway from the comfort of their couch. Google Ru...

Top Secret UFO Files Released By Ministry Of Defense (VIDEO)

Posted 02.18.2010 | Technology

The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense, the MoD, is releasing secret documents on UFO sightings, the Telegraph reports. Some of these sightings ...

Motorola Backflip: AT&T Gets Its First Android Phone

Posted 02.18.2010 | Technology

The Motorola Backflip -- nicknamed the 'inside out' smartphone -- will be the first Android phone to hit AT&T's lineup. According to Gizmodo, the pho...

Sex.com For Sale: Coveted Web Address Hits The Auction Block

Posted 02.23.2010 | Technology

Sex.com - one of the world's most desired web addresses - is once more up for sale, with owners Escom LLC in foreclosure....

The 'Boneyard,' World's Biggest Plane Cemetery, Revealed By Google Earth (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.23.2010 | Technology

New high-resolution images from Google Earth reveal the size and extent of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, where the United States Air Force sends t...

DocStoc Launches DocStore, Marketplace For Professional Documents

Posted 02.23.2010 | Technology

Today, DocStoc is officially opening up its premium content channel, called the DocStore, addressing a lightly different sector, with a focus on selli...

Prison Guards' Facebook Posts Brag About Prisoner Abuse

Posted 02.25.2010 | Technology

A man who identified himself as a Nebraska State Penitentiary guard posted a Facebook comment this month expressing glee at roughing up a inmate. "W...

World's First Commercial Jetpack To Be Sold For $75,000 (VIDEO)

Posted 02.25.2010 | Technology

*See video below* The Martin Aircraft Company has created the first jetpack that will be commercially available, the Daily Mail reports. The jetpack...

Look Younger: Ten GEEKIEST Ways To Hide Your Age

Posted 02.25.2010 | Technology

Unless you're Benjamin Button or T.H. White's Merlin, you're not getting any younger. While getting older may be better than the alternative, there's ...

Twitter Advertising Starting Soon: Will It Make Money?

Posted 02.25.2010 | Technology

One of the games that digital prognosticators love to play is guessing when and how Twitter will make money. We've taken particular joy in lambasting ...