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April Fools' Day makes for Internet silliness

Google kicks things off a day early this year with a supposed port of Google Maps to the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. Here's an overview of April Fools' weekend shenanigans.

By Apr. 1, 2012


3D video from Kinect used for AR silliness on iPad 2

Two geeky brothers with a penchant for creating iOS apps have found a way to port 3D video from Microsoft's Kinect camera to AR cards that can be viewed on the iPad 2.

By Jul. 2, 2011


Adobe Update Silliness Keeps On Keeping On

Photoshop Elements customers are still second-class citizens, to Adobe.

By Jun. 1, 2007


Blu-ray interactive silliness: 'Starship Troopers 3'

When the promise of interactive features gets a little too silly.

By Sep. 11, 2008


Starship Troopers 3 Blu-ray: Interactive silliness

If you want a host of interesting interactive features and acting so wooden it makes Freddie Prinze Jr look like a dynamic and talented young thesp, this is the film for you

By Sep. 11, 2008


Twittering teen arrested after 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

A teen tweets at American Airlines that she's from Afghanistan, a member of al-Qaeda, and is "gonna do something really big." The airline responds forcefully. The teen is frightened, then arrested.

By Apr. 14, 2014


Want to curb texting and driving? Turn it into a joke

An Australian train safety campaign called "Dumb Ways to Die" is winning big at this week's Cannes Advertising Festival. Might such a jokey style persuade those who cannot help texting at the wheel?

By Jun. 18, 2013


The 'Star Wars Episode VII' storyline we'll never see

The latest rumor is that writer Michael Arndt left the next installment's writing team due to disagreements over the story's direction. Looks like we're going to have to wait a lot longer to meet the new characters.

By Jan. 13, 2014


Seinfeld launches a Web site for 10-year-olds

Jerry Seinfeld launches a new Web site that strives to offer viewers only the best of the man. Is this his way of controlling his legacy on the Web? No, it's his way of appealing to 10-year-olds.

By May. 6, 2011


Why everyone is talking about Old Spice's stalking moms

Since its launch during the NFL playoffs, an Old Spice ad in which moms just can't help following their sons around has incited lots of online chatter. Its makers claim it is already "the No. 1 viral video in the world."

By Jan. 9, 2014