Kate Middleton Topless Photos

ROME — The British royal family faced a multinational battle to contain the spread of topless photos of Prince William’s wife Kate, as an Irish tabloid published them Saturday and an Italian gossip magazine planned to do the same despite the threat of legal action. The royal couple’s St. James’s Palace office condemned the moves … Continue reading

iOS 6 Has Been Jailbroken #iOS6

That didn’t take very long. Just three days after being announced, iOS 6 has been, as the cool kids say, pwned by the Dev-Team with Redsn0W 0.9.13dev1. As hinted earlier this week the jailbreak doesn’t work with the iPhone 4S, but only the iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G, and the iPhone 3GS. There are some downsides to the jailbreak, … Continue reading

Transit of Venus

2012 transit of Venus, when the planet Venus appeared as a small, dark disk moving across the face of the Sun, began at 22:09 UTC on 5 June 2012, and finished at 04:49 UTC on 6 June. Depending on the position of the observer, the exact times varied by up to ±7 minutes. Transits of Venus are among the rarest of predictable celestial phenomena and … Continue reading

Luka Rocco Magnotta

Luka Rocco Magnotta (born July 24, 1982 as Eric Clinton Kirk Newman), also known as Vladimir Romanov and Mattia Del Santo is a Canadian gay pornographic actor accused of murdering and dismembering Lin Jun, a 33-year-old Chinese international student, then mailing his severed limbs to offices of Canadian political parties. After a snuff video allegedly depicting the murder was posted online, Magnotta fled the country, becoming the subject of an Interpol Red Notice and prompting … Continue reading

CAD vs programming, what should we teach?

Many of us have limited resources to teach technology courses, both in terms of available staff and computing facilities. We’ve taught a course in CAD (Computer Aided Design/Drawing/Drafting) for some time and it has always been popular with students. The instructor has extensive experience in engineering and architecture and does a great job with the … Continue reading

The Avengers

Marvel’s The Avengers (classified under the name Marvel Avengers Assemble in the UK and Ireland) is a 2012 American superhero film produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the sixth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris … Continue reading

Spotify

Spotify is a Swedish music streaming service offering digitally restricted streaming of selected music from a range of major and independent record labels, including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal. Launched in October 2008 by Swedish startup Spotify AB, the service had approximately ten million users as of 15 September 2010, about 2.5 million of whom were paying members. As of May 2012, the service is available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland,France, Germany, the Netherlands, New … Continue reading

Joel Madden

Joel Rueben Madden (born Joel Rueben Combs; March 11, 1979 in Maryland) is an American singer, record producer,actor, DJ, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, best known as the lead vocalist for the pop punk band Good Charlotte. His father left the family when he was 16 and never saw his father after that, so he changed his last name from “Combs” to their mother’s maiden name, “Madden”. This left … Continue reading

Tupac Hologram Wasn’t a Hologram

Oh Pac, you’ve duped us once again. It turns out that disquieting hologram burning its way across Coachella and the entire internet wasn’t an actual hologram at all: just a reflection using a 19th century magician’s tricks. For those who thought the immaculately-chiseled rendition of Tupac was based on some sort of old footage, more disappointment: Rolling … Continue reading