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Meet the tireless entrepreneur who squatted at AOL

For two months last fall, Eric Simons secretly took up residence inside the Internet giant's Palo Alto, Calif., campus, eating free food, enjoying gym access, and building a startup in the process.<p>It was 6 a.m. when Eric Simons was jolted awake by the yelling.<p>After working until 4 a.m, the …

Silicon Valley

Operational F-35B fighter jet's first vertical landing was years, billions in the making (video)

Lockheed Martin's F-35 program has been a political whipping boy seemingly forever, but a production VTOL 'B'-variant of the pricey supersonic jet finally did what it was made for: a vertical landing. That happened nearly three years to the day after the estimated $304 million (each!) jet's first …

Metal Gear Solid V is Kojima's first next-gen FOX Engine game, developer reveals (update)

Kojima Productions head Hideo Kojima this morning announced that <i>The Phantom Pain</i> and <i>Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes</i> combined is actually <i>Metal Gear Solid V</i>, the first next-gen game from Kojima Productions running on its powerful FOX Engine. The news was revealed today during a FOX Engine panel at …

Google Glass will reportedly be built in America, at least initially

That $1,500 price tag for Google Glass Explorer Edition? Perhaps it makes a bit more sense considering that US labor will be used to manufacturer it. According to unnamed sources cited by <i>Financial Times</i>, the first run of production-quality Glass headsets will be built in Santa Clara, California. …

Sony's PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 controller and Eye found at GDC 2013, we go eyes-on

Sony's next-gen console, the PlayStation 4, is getting an updated DualShock controller when it arrives at retail this holiday. It's also getting an updated PlayStation Eye camera, which brings the camera much more in line with Microsoft's Kinect than any previous versions. We found the PS4 …

PlayStation 4's Blu-ray drive is 3x as fast as PS3's, PSN friends list cap raised, and other tidbits from Sony's GDC panel

The PlayStation 4's new DualShock 4 controller can be charged even while the PlayStation 4 is turned off. The PlayStation 4's new Eye motion camera has a tilt sensor so it can tell players when its facing the wrong direction or if it's fallen off your TV stand. The PlayStation 4's Blu-ray disc …

Katelyn's Hospital Prom

Katelyn and her prom date Jacob<p>Nurses block out the prom room so it remains a surprise<p>Sarah (nurse) & Andrea (volunteer) decorate prom room<p>Cake and …

High school teacher under investigation for saying “vagina” during anatomy lesson

Teacher Tim McDaniel is also in hot water for asking students to write critical response papers on climate change<p>High school science teacher Tim McDaniel is being investigated by Idaho's professional standards commission because he allegedly used the word “vagina” while teaching a 10th grade …

'Game of Thrones' Cheat Sheet: What You Need to Know for Season Three

Get up to speed on the series before the battle for the Iron Throne begins again<p>If the plot of <i>Game of Thrones</i> were a Facebook relationship status, …

Teen Gets Prison Sentence in Cessna Citation Laser Incident

A California teenager convicted of shining his laser pointer at two aircraft in flight has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison as part …

Quick Look: Versastand Folding Desk Stand for iPad

As often mentioned here, I’m a big fan of iPad stands. iPad stands that are versatile – even more so. The <b>Versastand Folding Desking Stand for iPad</b> (which will be referred to as just Versastand for the rest of this review) is touted as being amongst the most versatile you can find. Heck it’s even …

iPad Mini

Comic Con Curves - Fun Geek Art

California city launches free public WiFi to all residents

This week, Santa Clara broke some new ground by blanketing its entire city with free public WiFi. The public WiFi network spans across 19 square …

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Review

Despite its numerous flaws, I honestly thought <i>G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra</i> dished out a decent amount of entertainment. That said, I understand why …

Movies

New super-thin invisibility cloak like Harry Potter's, in microwaves

Harry Potter fans rejoice: Researchers have devised an ultra-thin invisibility cloak that can mask three-dimensional objects -- if you’re observing that object in microwave light, that is.<p>With butterbeer and Bertie Bott's every flavor beans on the market, perhaps it was only a matter of time before …

9-year-old hikes to get help after vehicle crash kills her father

After her father drove off the road on the Sierra Highway in the middle of the night, a 9-year old girl hiked through difficult terrain near Acton to get help but her father died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.<p>The girl was a passenger in a Ford Escape traveling southbound on …

10 Things in Your Car You Didn't Know You Could Fix

The complexity of modern vehicles makes some projects a no-go for newbies, veteran Portsmouth, R.I., mechanic Paul Roderick says. Don't try to replace fuel or water pumps (because of their inaccessibility) or the shoes in drum brakes (because of their mechanical intricacy) unless you really know …

11 Splendid Sand Sculptures Made For the Movie Geek

These sand sculptures were prepared as part of this year's Hollywood-themed Weston-Super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on March 26, 2013 in …

Digitimes says Apple is working on a 4K TV for either later this year or early next year

According to <i>Digitimes</i>, Apple is planning on launching a TV set either later this year or in early 2014. The site, which has a mixed track record, says that the display is of 4K resolution. Specifically, the report calls for a 3840 x 2160 panel in the TV. While the site says Apple could be working …

DEADPOOL Movie Update From the Guys Who Wrote It

North Korea cuts military hotline with South

<b>North Korea says it is cutting a military hotline with South Korea, amid high tension on the peninsula.</b><p>The hotline is used to facilitate the travel of South Korean workers to a joint industrial complex in Kaesong.<p>Pyongyang has been angered by fresh UN sanctions following its 12 February nuclear …

North Korea