OpenDNS service is an alternative to major Internet providers
You turn on your computer and try to log onto your favorite sites. Nothing happens. A message at the bottom of your screen tells you your computer is trying to connect, and trying and trying.
Be on the lookout for new police tool, aka Twitter
(AP) -- When Milwaukee police wanted to get word of a murder out quickly, they did it in 113 characters on Twitter.
Startup embeds Web photos with shopping links
(AP) -- Inspiration comes in many forms, and in the case of James Everingham, it appeared as a pair of knockoff Christian Dior shoes.
With Shaq, tweets aren't always the ref's whistle
(AP) -- Lance Armstrong was minutes away from surgery, but still took time to post a photo of himself in his hospital bed.
Online doctor ratings have their flaws
I recently searched several doctor rating Web sites to see whether other people like my OB-GYN as much as I do.
British researcher says Facebook a brain drain
This is your brain. This is your brain on Facebook.
Too much YouTube? Lock it up
We all love to waste time at work checking out a YouTube video or updating our Facebook profiles, but if you can't control yourself, there's keepmeout.com, a free service that lets you set limits on your Web browsing.
Facebook list: Narcissism or a social shift?
It's called "25 Random Things About Me." It lives on Facebook, the popular social-networking Web site. It's a list you fill with 25 items of personal information, ranging from the trivial to the intimate.
New resource for teachers, public on how to recognize science when you see it
If you think you know what science is and how science works, think again. A new University of California, Berkeley, Web site called "Understanding Science" (http://undsci.berkeley.edu/) paints an entirely new picture of what sc ...
Creating New Ways for Audiences to Participate in Performance
(PhysOrg.com) -- Music Professor Jason Freeman created Piano Etudes, a Web-based application that allows audiences to participate in the composition process.
Google's CO2 Emissions: Some Puff, Lies & Good Old Fashion Hype
Face it, even on the Web we want privacy
For most teenagers, privacy is important. They want to be able to go in their rooms, shut the door and close the world out. It's their safe place, a haven for them and their friends.
'Understanding Science' Website clarifies what science is, is not
(PhysOrg.com) -- If you think you know what science is and how science works, think again. A new University of California, Berkeley, Web site called "Understanding Science" paints an entirely new picture of ...
Online racial discrimination linked to depression, anxiety in teens
In the early days of the Internet, some scholars once predicted a lessening of racism and race-based discrimination in online interactions thanks to the anonymity and race-neutral nature of the medium. But according to a ...