A big-name star's controversial choice of pets really got the fur flying among animal lovers -- rightly so, in the opinion of our Luke Burbank: Barbra Streisand made news recently, not for her acting or her singing, but because it came to light that two of her dogs, Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett, were actually cloned from the cells of another one of her dogs, Samantha, … [Read more...] about Should you clone your dog?
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Back in the days of geek prehistory, a T-shirt was a signal to the world around you that you cared about your nerdy pursuits enough to fly them like a flag. Companies like Graphitti Designs contracted with movie studios and comics publishers to create shirts with our favorite characters and sold them up on the walls of comic book stores and through mail-order. The computer … [Read more...] about T-Shirt Tuesday: The Best Metal Gear Shirts
At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there – alongside some real gems. We’ve cut through the Pebble clones and janky iPhone cases to round up the most unusual, … [Read more...] about Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Universal cables, ultraloud speakers, cheap LiDAR
Really, what did Flappy Birds start? Several weeks after the game was pulled from various app stores for being too darn popular and apparently ruining the life of its harassed creator, endless imitations are continuing to flood the iTunes app store, with a Guardian report this week claiming that of the 300 new games that landed in the online store Thursday, 95 were Flappy … [Read more...] about Flappy Bird phenomenon: Clones make up a third of new iOS games
At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there – alongside some real gems. We’ve cut through the Pebble clones and janky iPhone cases to round up the most unusual, … [Read more...] about Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Self-healing gear bags and 3D-printed jewelry
IT management - for many of you it's not just a career, it's a wardrobe. Vendor visits become free T-shirt and coffee mug time, occasionally with a lunch thrown in. And maybe a pen. And a sales pitch, perhaps.A sales pitch? Sure, why not. After all, you have a fabulous new shirt and other free stuff, so why not listen?Hear enough of these pitches however, and you may come up … [Read more...] about How to deal with those pesky vendors
For those of you who were unable to attend the InfoWorld Virtualization Executive Forum 2006 event that took place on Monday and Tuesday of this week, you missed a really great time!VenueThe Roosevelt Hotel seemed to be a fantastic venue for the first InfoWorld Virtualization Executive Forum. The Grand Ballroom was the perfect size to fit the event, and the table and chair … [Read more...] about InfoWorld Virtualization Executive Forum 2006 Day 1
Every geek loves science, but sadly, the mundanes of the world don't share our profound infatuation with the non-artistic arts. If only there was some pop-media iconography we could deploy in our defense, perhaps in t-shirt form, that would convey exactly how trans-meta-uber-awesome science can be. Aha, Amorphia's Jeremy Kalgreen has answered our unspoken missives into the … [Read more...] about T-shirt(s) of the Week: Science!
One of my biggest dreams in this industry has been to attend the Business of Software conference. Business of Software is an annual event aimed at software entrepreneurs and people involved in startup software companies. It is a multi-day event that brings together presentations and workshops from some of the most successful and experienced people in the world of software … [Read more...] about Business of Software 2012 highlights, letdowns, and a controversy
The Comic Con 2017 in San Diego takes place from Wednesday, July 19 (preview night) to Sunday, July 23, conventioneers and online shoppers can find exclusive toys and collectibles from franchises including Star Wars, TRANSFORMERS, WWE, Power Rangers and many more at the Entertainment Earth boot and online at Toysrus.com. Get the Free Tracker App to find a SNES Classic in … [Read more...] about Comic Con 2017 Exclusives Announced By ToysRUs