Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category

Sony says 25 million more accounts hacked in security breach ahead of PlayStation attack

Sony Corp. said Monday that hackers may have taken personal information from an additional 24.6 million user accounts after a review of the recent PlayStation Network breach found an intrusion at a division that makes multiplayer online games. The data breach comes on top of the 77 million PlayStation accounts it has already said were […]

Sony Announces Android Tablet

Sony Corporation announces their ‘Sony Tablet’ that they say delivers the perfect combination of hardware, content and network with seamless usability for a high-quality, engaging entertainment experience. Based on decades of engineering heritage, Sony is developing two tablets with unprecedented design, including S1 (codename) which is optimized for rich media entertainment and S2 (codename) which […]

World Record for Most People Dyeing Eggs

Guinness World Records Live! Partners with Cedar Fair’s Carowinds theme park in Charlotte, NC to recognize a new record for the ‘Most People Dyeing Eggs’ with 317 people participating over Easter weekend. (PRNewsFoto/Guinness World Records)

Chilean Senate Votes to End Shark Finning

Matt Rand, director of global shark conservation for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in response to the Chilean Senate passage of Chile’s first-ever ban on shark finning, requiring that ships catching sharks have to land them with their fins naturally attached (meaning that the shark’s whole body must be taken to […]

111 years – Porsche hybrid today and yesterday

Marking a North American premiere at the New York International Auto Show, Porsche today showed two new versions of its highly acclaimed Panamera four-door sports sedan, including the company’s most fuel-efficient car ever — the 2012 Panamera S Hybrid — and its highest-performance Panamera ever, the 2012 Panamera Turbo S.

Wacom Introduces Bamboo Stylus for iPad

Drawing on its experience and pedigree achieved through the development of professional and consumer pen tablets and interactive pen displays, Wacom today announces Bamboo Stylus, a new input device created specifically for use with the Apple iPad. The authentic and satisfying feel of the Bamboo Stylus is achieved through subtle design elements, such as a […]

Beneath the Surface: Gulf Seafood’s Fight for Survival

The Food Channel® (foodchannel.com ) is releasing a WebTV video that takes a look at the future of seafood following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill which occurred a year ago, April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico. The crew shot in New Orleans, La., over a ten day period to catch up with what […]

Get Growing – If the 100-kilometer diet is a good idea… isn’t the 100-meter diet better?

Buying produce from local sources is a fast growing trend among the quintessential health-conscious consumer.  I’d like to take things a step further, and  suggest that growing your own fruits and vegetables would be even better. This year, it is predicted that home-grown fruit and vegetables will increase in popularity at a greater pace than […]

Don’t text and drive

Underscoring the importance of April’s National Distracted Driving Awareness campaign, SmartDrive Systems, a leader in fleet safety and operational efficiency, today released the 2010 SmartDrive Distracted Driving Index, a revealing look at commercial fleet distracted driving rates during the past year. Among several significant findings, the 2010 SDDI report shows that the top 5% of […]

Top 5 Eco Retreats – Travel green without sacrificing comfort

From rustic cabins in the forest to contemporary digs in the city, these green properties allow travelers to be environmentally conscious, while enjoying incredibly unique and beautiful places to stay. 1| Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort / www.hamanasi.com Set on 21 acres of coastal forest, this eco-resort’s green practices ensure that nothing goes to waste, […]