Andreas Nicholas

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Will: Keep Kids Away From Los Angeles

TMZ has obtained a copy of the 2004 will of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed away from a drug overdose early this month.<p>According to the …

Miley Cyrus Jared Leto Hooking Up—Swapping Bodily Fluids, Talking Art & Music

It’s a case of the Lusty Lothario meets Saucy Sexpot.<p><b>Jared Leto</b> and <b>Miley Cyrus</b> are making sweet, sweet love (or, more likely, just going at it like …

Feuding t.A.T.u. Members Can't Even Be In The Same Room Together

Have you guys been keeping up with all the t.A.T.u. drama? You know, how the pair reunited to perform at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics …

You Won't Believe What Lady Gaga's Ex-Boyfriend Rob Fusari Looks Like Now

Little Monsters will know Rob Fusari as the former boyfriend of Lady Gaga and co-executive producer of her breakout album, <i>The Fame.</i><p>Fusari, who's also …

Pop Artist Skewers Miley, Bieber & Hits on Bobby Brown!

Hollywood's favorite pop art artist Sham Ibrahim will return to fashion week Los Angeles at LA Live March 9th through 13th, as part of Art Hearts …

Mary-Kate Olsen Engaged To That Not At All Creepy Looking Older French Dude

<b>Mary-Kate Olsen</b> is getting married!<p>The 27-year-old is set to wed her 44-year-old boyfriend, <b>Olivier Sarkozy</b>, according to <i>US Weekly</i>.<p>The child …

Oscars 2014 Fashion—The Best, Worst And Most Ridiculously Dressed Stars

Who was dressed to rock and shock on the 2014 Academy Awards red carpet?<p>The most important Hollywood event of the year went down on Sunday night, and …

Lindsay Lohan Docu-Series First Look—Oprah Tells Her To 'Cut The Bullsh*t'

<b>Lindsay Lohan</b>'s troubled life and rocky road to recovery is completely revealed in the <b>Oprah Winfrey</b>-helmed <i>Lindsay</i> docu-series, which premieres Sunday …

Why the composites industry will be excited about a carbon fiber 3D printer

As of this week, you can pre-order a 3D printer that prints in carbon fiber (or fiberglass or Kevlar, if you prefer). The MarkForged Mark One printer …

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Wait, There's Nanotechnology in My Food?

Think about your last meal. Whether it was a big, juicy burger or a kale and spinach salad, there's a good chance that something in that meal was grown or preserved with nanotechnology.<p><b>For a little more than a decade, the food</b> industry has been using nanotechnology to change the way we grow and …

Implosion of Bitcoin Exchange Spawns Mutant Digital Currency

As big-name bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox descends into bankruptcy – the victim of a $460 million hack – the outlook is bleak for those with money in the …

Nakamoto recap: 48 hours in the bizarro saga of the Bitcoin creator's (possible) outing

It’s something straight out of a tech blogger’s fever dream: A print magazine comes back from the dead to announce it’s found the creator of Bitcoin. Journalists respond with their best reenactment of the OJ Simpson chase. The alleged Bitcoin creator denies any involvement with the crypto-currency. …

Apple Patents Live Voicemail Screening, Would Let Users Pick Up And Answer Mid-Message

Apple has a new patent published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), and this one is a result of its deal to acquire Nortel’s considerable trove of intellectual property with the Rockstar consortium of tech companies. The patent describes a method for letting user listen in on, as well as …

Overstock.com Exceeds $1M In Bitcoin Transactions In Two Months

Surprise! People have bitcoins and want to spend them, a fact that Overstock.com quickly discovered after they started accepting bitcoin payments.<p>“We did not expect to hit this milestone so quickly,” states Overstock.com Chairman and CEO Patrick M. Byrne. “Bitcoin customers are good customers, and …

Facebook to Buy Drone Company Titan Aerospace for $60 Million

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This Arduino-powered business card looks like a Game Boy and runs Tetris (video)

Off-white business cards with Silian Rail lettering are <i>so</i> passé -- these days; it's all about creativity. This Game Boy look-alike, for instance, demonstrates its creator's skills in one fell swoop: It doesn't just display a résumé, it's also a simple gaming handheld that can play <i>Tetris</i>. The device …

Why WhatsApp’s founders still carry old Nokia phones

Brian Acton, one of the two founders of WhatsApp, the messaging service that Facebook recently bought for $19 billion, carries this phone:<p>Rameshng/Wikimedia Commons<p>His partner, Jan Koum, totes this old thing:<p>John Karakatsanis/Flickr<p>WhatsApp’s founders aren’t Luddites. They also carry other, more …

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Creator of iChat returns to his roots with Banter, an anonymous chat app

As the web gets more commercial, more companies want to track and know the real you. The backlash against this — and the desire to have “ephemeral” …

Getty releases millions of free images in fight against copyright

Getty Images has made millions of its photographs free in a move against those who violate copyright<p>Getty Images has launched an embed tool, making millions of its images available to consumers for use on blogs, social media channels and websites.<p>The American stock photo company said it will …

Two college students invented an adapter that allows 3D printers to print in full color for less than $100

3D printing is generally a monochrome affair. Full-color printers are expensive, so the more casual user is likely stuck printing in one or two …

Study Shows Why It’s Worth Your Employer’s Money To Buy Everyone Walking Desks

Desk jobs are slowly killing us. Perhaps even worse than dying early, our office-potato lives are making us more susceptible to joint pain, fatigue, and illness. To fight off these modern diseases, I use a treadmill desk, which keeps me in motion all day long. Unfortunately, treadmill desks are …

The future of TV is coming into focus, and looks pretty great

The future of TV is here. It’s just not evenly distributed.<p>If it doesn’t seem like the American television industry is in the middle of a dramatic transformation, that’s simply because the pieces are scattered all over the place. But they are starting to come together.<p>One transformative piece …

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Japan says Bitcoin is not a currency

Over the past 24 hours, a man believed to be the founder of Bitcoin was chased through the streets of Los Angeles, only to deny having any involvement in the project. But the identity of the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto isn't the only Bitcoin news of the day: Japan has decided that Bitcoin isn't …

Reelio Raises “Seven-Figure” Seed Funding To Connect Advertisers And Creators On YouTube

Reelio, a startup that describes itself as “the Match.com of brands and creators on YouTube,” is announcing that it has raised a “significant seven-figure” seed round (so, more than $1 million).<p>As the description implies, Reelio’s goal is to help brands find creators YouTube who can post videos …