NFL, brands look to social media to manage Super Bowl buzz

With Super Bowl attendees turning to Facebook and Twitter to chat about the big game, social media is top of mind for the National Football League as well as brands looking to capitalize on Super Bowl moments.

Social Media

BlackBerry's Classic will placate the faithful, but won't win back deserters

BlackBerry turns on the vintage hi-fi and steps back in time, mixing a hardware cocktail in the Classic: a smartphone with a physical keyboard and old-school trackpad. Can this…

  • Pros: Quality and durable build , Keyboard and trackpad are…
  • Cons: Trackpad not as useful as in past years , Some Android apps…

Miami restaurant mogul cooks up 186-mph speedboat to match his Aventador

Miami restaurant mogul Gino Gargiulo owns a $1.3 million speedboat to match his Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4. The cross-surface speedsters wear a matching bright yellow color scheme.


Grim Fandango tells a lively, relatable story set in the land of the dead

After 16 years, Grim Fandango has been resurrected. Rather than completely overhaul it, Double Fine has smartly preserved one of Tim Schafer and LucasArts’ best works, letting…

  • Pros: Vibrant Mexican-meets-Art-Deco art. , Excellent script and…
  • Cons: Some needlessly frustrating puzzles.

The 500e is the perfect city car with pep that Fiat doesn't want to sell

FIAT may only be making the 500e to comply with California regulations, but it may actually be the most compelling offering in the Cinquecento lineup. The addition of electric…

  • Pros: Zippy electric acceleration , Adorable styling…
  • Cons: Bad highway manners , Limited range , Only for sale in…

This portable device battery is waterproof and as tough as military equipment

Looking for a new external battery that can handle thick and thin? The Poseidon external battery is waterproof, shockproof, and designed to military specs.


Best drone video yet? Two guys strap roman candles on a quadcopter and let it rain

After knocking back a couple beers, these two idiots had the bright idea to strap a bunch of roman candles to a quadcopter drone and chase each other around the backyard. And thank god they did -- it's hilarious

Cool Tech

Kevin Spacey to play a man trapped in the body of a cat (no, really!)

House Of Cards star Kevin Spacey will play a man trapped in the body of a cat in director Barry Sonnenfeld's upcoming comedy Nine Lives.

Movies & TV

Facebook went down for an hour and people actually called 911 to report it

Facebook suffered an outage earlier this week allegedly due to an internal glitch. For some reason, this led to people actually calling 911, wondering when the outage would end.


What could have been: Creator rejected a Conan O’Brien episode set entirely in Minecraft

Conan O'Brien wanted to do an entire episode of his talk show animated in the style of Minecraft, but apparently developer Mojang wasn't having it, and rejected the idea.


Wet Hot cast gets nuts, adds Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm, Chris Pine, Jason Schwartzman

The Netflix prequel series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp has added Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm, Jason Schwartzman, and Chris Pine to its already loaded cast.

Movies & TV

Don't be fooled, this Pebble-like device could automate and help heat your home better

The Tempo is an environmental monitor that looks like a pebble you picked up on the beach. Not only can it make sure your cigars are in pristine condition, but it can help isolate heating energy waste in your home and act as an iBeacon.