Stories By: Noel Diem


Noel Diem

Noel passion is to write about geek culture.

New Crab Species Named After Harry Potter Characters

New Crab Species Named After Harry Potter Characters

While we don't know a lot about the animals that live and travel to coral reefs, and ex-Marine turned researcher, Harry Conley,...

10 hours ago, 9:43am CST

Halftime Bathroom Break Brings Charmin and Febreze Together

Super Bowl LI Halftime Bathroom Break Brings Charmin and Febreze Together

Today, thanks to Febreze and Charmin, the "Halftime Bathroom Break" campaign has started. This movement ensures that the most n...

19 hours ago, 12:21am CST

Star Wars Title Revealed

Star Wars Title Revealed

Attention Star Wars fans, we now have a name for the next chapter in the Skywalker saga: Star Wars: The Last Jedi.It is a title...

1 day ago, 6:39pm CST

5 Things to Know About Jackie Evancho

5 Things to Know About Jackie Evancho

Jackie Evancho is a name that not so many people knew before today, but she was given one of the world's biggest stages: the in...

4 days ago, 2:42pm CST

Trump Enters Presidency with Many Obama Appointees Still in Place

Trump Enters Presidency with Many Obama Appointees Still in Place

Donald Trump arrived in Washington yesterday for his inauguration today, but he was missing a few key components to his staff t...

4 days ago, 10:57am CST

Donald Trump Gains Second Twitter Account

Donald Trump Gains Second Twitter Account

Tomorrow, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. When he does, he will inherit the nation's...

5 days ago, 3:43pm CST

How to Mod a NES Classic Edition

How to Mod a NES Classic Edition

As previously reported, players have been able to hack the Nintendo NES Classic Edition to allow the installation of new games....

5 days ago, 1:01am CST

Snowden Granted Two More Years in Russia

Snowden Granted Two More Years in Russia

Edward Snowden's leave to stay in Russia has been extended until 2020, according to CNN and Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswom...

5 days ago, 8:27pm CST

AI Can Predict Death From Heart Disease with 80% Accuracy

AI Can Predict Death From Heart Disease with 80% Accuracy

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can predict when patients with serious heart disorders w...

5 days ago, 7:53pm CST

25% of People Can "Hear" Light

25% of People Can "Hear" Light

Scientists report that one in five people has something called synesthesia, a phenomenon in which flashes of light or other vis...

6 days ago, 7:23pm CST

Google Maps Now Gives Parking Reports

Google Maps Now Gives Parking Reports

You can already find out a lot about what is coming up on your commute by using Google Maps, and soon you will be able to find...

6 days ago, 1:24pm CST

New Gmail Scam Impacts Millions

New Gmail Scam Impacts Millions

For those of us who got our first email accounts in the 90s, we know that email phishing scams were a real thing, and we are no...

6 days ago, 12:56pm CST

Jerry Seinfeld Inks Deal with Netflix

Jerry Seinfeld Inks Deal with Netflix

Netflix has announced that Jerry Seinfeld has inked an exclusive deal to bring two stand-up specials to the streaming giant in...

6 days ago, 9:47am CST

Bill O'Reilly Celebrates Super Bowl with Sit Down Trump Interview

Bill O'Reilly Celebrates Super Bowl with Sit Down Trump Interview

Bill O'Reilly, vocal supporter of Donald Trump, will sit down with an interview with then President Donald Trump on Sunday, Feb...

6 days ago, 8:41am CST

President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning and Many Others

President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning and Many Others

President Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence, according to the New York Times. While it isn't actually a pardon, the...

Jan 17 2017, 5:59pm CST

Salesforce CEO Questions AI and How Deep It Runs

Salesforce CEO Questions AI and How Deep It Runs

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff told CNBC on Tuesday that we are going to be facing a huge problem in the future if evolving techno...

Jan 17 2017, 5:30pm CST

Don't Touch These 5 Things This Flu Season

Don't Touch These 5 Things This Flu Season

With flu season officially in full gear, it means that there are more germs out there than usual. It also means that people are...

Jan 17 2017, 4:48pm CST

The US Won't See Hyperloop First

The US Won't See Hyperloop First

It isn't out of line to say that the United States has been failing when it comes to rail projects. While the railroad was one...

Jan 17 2017, 3:18pm CST

Drinking Coffee Could Mean You Age More Slowly

Drinking Coffee Could Mean You Age More Slowly

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have found a connection between cardiovascular disease, systemic inflammation...

Jan 17 2017, 1:30pm CST

Will the Xbox Scorpio Come Out Sooner or Later?

Will the Xbox Scorpio Come Out Sooner or Later?

The release date of the Xbox One Scorpio, better known as Project Scorpio remains shrouded in mystery as Microsoft hasn't...

Jan 17 2017, 12:38pm CST

Xbox Makes Surge in Second Half of 2016

Xbox Makes Surge in Second Half of 2016

Over three years after its debut, Microsoft's Xbox One still has some of the strongest sales in the field. The Redmond Company...

Jan 17 2017, 11:47am CST

Where is New Zealand, Exactly?

Where is New Zealand, Exactly?

The Mandela Effect strikes again....

Jan 16 2017, 2:50pm CST

Ed Sheeran Breaks Spotify Records

Ed Sheeran Breaks Spotify Records

It looks like taking a year off from working on music has done great things for Ed Sheeran's career. Following the release of h...

Jan 16 2017, 12:54pm CST

Pokemon Go: Legendary Birds Update

Pokemon Go: Legendary Birds Update

We've reported on it many times: fans have been easerly awaiting Moltres, Articuno, and Zapdos, the Legendary birds,...

Jan 16 2017, 12:18pm CST

Did D.B. Cooper Work for Boeing?

Did D.B. Cooper Work for Boeing?

In November 1971, a man completed what may have been the most infamous skyjacking case of all time. He was on a flight from Por...

Jan 16 2017, 10:51am CST

Filing Taxes for the First Time? How to Get Started

Filing Taxes for the First Time? How to Get Started

It is officially that time of the year, tax season. While many people won't file for a few months, it is important for some peo...

Jan 16 2017, 8:54am CST

NFL Upset that Canadians Can Now Watch Super Bowl Ads Live

NFL Upset that Canadians Can Now Watch Super Bowl Ads Live

Something new is happening this year for Canadian Super Bowl fans. On February 5, 2017, the date of the Super Bowl, Canadian sp...

Jan 16 2017, 8:02am CST

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Launch with Nintendo Switch

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Launch with Nintendo Switch

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, as we predicted, will be a Nintendo Switch launch title. The fate of the game was some...

Jan 13 2017, 2:13pm CST

Nintendo Switch Resellers Already Pop-Up

Nintendo Switch Resellers Already Pop-Up

After last night's Nintendo Switch event, gamers and fans took the internet to pre-order the new console in large numbers. Game...

Jan 13 2017, 1:56pm CST

Nintendo Switch Details and Updates

Nintendo Switch Details and Updates

There have been months of speculation about the Nintendo Switch and finally we have a lot of concrete details about the new con...

Jan 13 2017, 12:57pm CST

Cardboard Airplane Drone Doubles Traditional Drone Distance

Cardboard Airplane Drone Doubles Traditional Drone Distance

Drones are becoming more and more reliable to deliver things in an emergency, including medicines and other life-saving su...

Jan 12 2017, 6:16pm CST

Microsoft's Newest Project, StaffHub, Released Today

Microsoft's Newest Project, StaffHub, Released Today

Microsoft debuted StaffHub today, a no-extra-cost Office 365 app that is meant to help staff workers get through their days usi...

Jan 12 2017, 5:36pm CST

Emotional Joe Biden Surprised with Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Emotional Joe Biden Surprised with Presidential Medal Of Freedom

President Barack Obama surprised an extremely emotional Vice President Joe Biden earlier today by presenting him with the highe...

Jan 12 2017, 4:48pm CST

What the Nintendo Switch Has to Be to Be a Success

What the Nintendo Switch Has to Be to Be a Success

Just because Nintendo found success with the Nintendo NES, that doesn't mean that the Nintendo Switch is going to be a hit.Toni...

Jan 12 2017, 4:09pm CST

Men Monitoring Illegal Activity Online Sue Microsoft for PTSD Treatment

Men Monitoring Illegal Activity Online Sue Microsoft for PTSD Treatment

Two former Microsoft employees who were in charge of monitoring the internet for things like child pornography and other crimin...

Jan 12 2017, 3:17pm CST

American Horror Story Renewed - What We Already Know

American Horror Story Renewed - What We Already Know

Today, it was announced that American Horror Story has been renewed through 2019 (seasons 7, 8, and 9), and we are already gett...

Jan 12 2017, 2:12pm CST

The Nintendo Switch Will Have Limited Supplies To Start

The Nintendo Switch Will Have Limited Supplies To Start

As we are all preparing for the Nintendo Switch Presentation tonight at 11:00 pm ET, it is time to think about actually getting...

Jan 12 2017, 1:39pm CST

"Lego City Undercover" Will Come to Nintendo Switch, Among Others

"Lego City Undercover" Will Come to Nintendo Switch, Among Others

Lego City Undercover was one of the earliest exclusives for Wii U, and it looks like it will do that for the Nintendo Switch as...

Jan 12 2017, 11:56am CST

Brazilian Vampire Bats Now Feeding on Humans

Brazilian Vampire Bats Now Feeding on Humans

While they sound a little freaky, vampire bats aren't actually going to feed on humans. In fact, they are thought to feed exclu...

Jan 12 2017, 11:25am CST

Everything to Know about Tonight's Nintendo Switch Event

Everything to Know about Tonight's Nintendo Switch Event

Nintendo is officially unveiling the Nintendo Switch soon, and that means the end of what has seemed like months and months of...

Jan 12 2017, 11:00am CST