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New Gmail Feature Minimizes Risk Of Sending Messages To Exes, Frenemies

I’m a Gmail user. And I’m also in the unfortunate situation of having a father whose name begins with the letters D and A, an ex whose name also begins “Da,” and a friend who has the same name as the ex. As you probably know, in Gmail, as you begin typing the recipient’s name… More »


Quick Pic: Where My Geeks At?

This photograph was taken at Tokyo Game Show 2009 at the exact moment that these two models realized you couldn’t pay them enough to: a.) put up with all these geeks, b.) smile for the camera, and c.) wear those godforsaken outfits. [9/23/09, Tokyo] … More »


What To Do With A Guy Who Only Texts

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Jessica Biel Is The Most Dangerous Celebrity

Jessica Biel has been ranked more dangerous than any of those burly, gun-toting, wannabe bad-ass celebs. Don’t go seeking her out online because, trust me, your search will end badly. Computer security company McAfee reveals that one out of every five internet searches for this actress ends at a website that will cause your computer… More »


Girl Talk: Why EChem is Just Not Enough

I heart words and communication. This includes emails, text messages, Gchat, Blackberry Messenger, iChat — the works. I am a sucker for a well-crafted email or a witty text message. My motto: The way to my heart is through my brain. That’s why I thought Joe could be Mr. Perfect for me. Joe and I… More »


Wheelchairs You Control With Your Mind

We don’t give it a second thought walking down the street and turning wherever we want but for some people it’s not so simple. Toyota has just come out with a way for wheelchair bound folks to steer their way easily just by using their mind. Just by willing themselves to turn a corner, the… More »


How To Cheat Without Using Modern Technology

You would think that with all the different advancements in communication having an affair would be easier. Not so, according to a survey by Telstra Corp, a dominant phone company in Australia. The survey found that 25 percent of Australian cell phone users found out their partner or someone else’s was being unfaithful through text… More »


20 Relationships And Technology Dos And Don’ts

Ever sent a sexy text to your boyfriend… and then realized it was actually to your boss? Do you know your partner’s email password? Are you constantly checking your Blackberry—even when you’re on a date? Even if you’ve never experienced these tech troubles, it’s likely that you’ve encountered the intersection of technology and relationships—and maybe… More »


Where She Goes, Everybody Knows Thanks To Signal Jacket

At the risk of seeming totally un-hipster (which, would make me more hipster? Like, whatever…), I don’t ride a bike. I would like to, but I am terrified. And riding around in the dark? Forget it. This new invention by Leah Buechley, however, gives me hope and calms my fears. A sweatshirt outfitted with flashing… More »


Cell Phone Works As An Ultrasound Machine

Washington University engineers have figured out how to turn a smartphone into an ultrasound machine. This cellphone displays data from a USB ultrasound probe, which could allow for increased prenatal care in developing countries as a cell phone and probe are easier to transport and cost less than a regular ultrasound machine. Researchers say we… More »


21 Twitter Pick-Up Lines (er, Tweets)

Breaking news before the slow-poke networks, staying atop of Ashton Kutcher’s activities, bringing the pound sign back: Twitter gives us all of this. But what does Twitter do for love, we asked? The answer: the chance to write clever pick-up lines in 140 characters or less. … More »


Who Should Be The New NonSociety Girl?

Yesterday, a breaking news item of epic importance tore its way across the blogosphere. Mary Rambin, the blond, bebobbed, bubbly third portion of the NonSociety crew, was leaving the fold. After we picked ourselves up off the floor, wiped away our tears, and told ourselves everything really would be OK if we just prayed a… More »


Is Our Facebook Romance Real?

The guy I lost my virginity to found me on Facebook a few months ago. I opened my inbox to read, “Is this Teri? If so, hit me back.” It was an absurdly casual message, as if he had no idea I associated him with puking from anesthesia in the parking lot of an abortion… More »


New York Governor Plans On Taxing Porn Downloaders

New York governor David Paterson plans to target those who download porn with a sales tax. Previously, Paterson had proposed a so-called “iPod tax” aimed at those downloading music, movies, and software. Now, it turns out, that plan also includes taxing porn downloaders or those who buy their porn via pay-per-view cable. Interestingly, the tax… More »


How Much Chick TMI Is Too Much Chick TMI?

In “The Great Girlie Gross-Out,” Salon’s Rebecca Traister takes a look at the online phenomenon in which women, mostly young women, share intimate things about themselves that others may or may not want to know. The most notorious offenders include Moe Tkacik’s tale of a wayward tampon, Tracie Egan’s ongoing urinary tract infection problems, and… More »


I, Woman Robot

The Three Laws of Female Robotics:

1. A female robot must always have perfect makeup, even if her arm is falling off.
2. A female robot must have at least one spare head available to her at all times.
3. A female robot will only find a mate if she follows the First and… More »


Top 10 Facebook Relationship Etiquette Rules

Facebook, like nuclear technology, is a tool that can be used for good as well as evil. And there are clearly some people who lack the ability (or desire) to use either responsibly. One of my all-time favorite Facebook stories involved a recent college graduate backtracking it to the old Alma Mater (it wasn’t Tucker… More »


Why Facebook Has No Heart

Six months after putting up a Facebook profile, I’m utterly bored. I’ve said it. I’m sure I’ll be assaulted by the Facebook cultists, but it’s true. … More »


The Best Male Bloggers of 2008

Who are 2008’s best male bloggers? From gadget geeks to beat-makers, supadupastars to trendhunters, celebrity stalkers to street shooters, we’ve rounded up the best of the guy bloggers. Found out who they are after the jump. … More »


12 Ways Porn Has Changed The Web

Whether you’re an avid porn fan or you’ve only ever visited an adult entertainment site “accidentally,” you know the sex industry has had a huge impact on the World Wide Web. At the forefront of many of the Internet’s innovations, porn is “an ecosystem in which participants are willing — indeed forced — to experiment,… More »


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