Monday, August 13, 2012

10 Unforgettable Moments From the Olympics Closing Ceremonies

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Monday, August 13, 2012
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Spice Girls Among Performers at London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony [VIDEO]

10 Unforgettable Moments From the Olympics Closing Ceremonies [GIFs]
6:17:28 AM
Throughout the London 2012 Olympic Games, the social web has shared moments of inspiration, hilarity and pain in GIF form. Even though NBC finally decided to air the Closing Ceremonies live Sunday evening, the Internet continued it's new Olympic...

Mashable Weekend Recap: 73 Stories You Might Have Missed
5:30:14 AM
This weekend, there was major buzz surrounding Mitt Romney selecting his VP, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, and the end of the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Mashable had those headlines as well as major tech and social media stories. Don't worry if you...

Barnes & Noble Cuts Nook Prices
2:01:07 AM
Barnes & Noble is slashing prices for its Nook Tablet and Nook Color devices, beginning Monday. With growing competition from rivalling tablets and e-readers, the book retailer announced its "lowest pricing ever" in a statement on Sunday. The 8GB...

Top 6 Comments This Week
12:44:21 AM
Thanks to the upcoming U.S. elections, it's no surprise that political talking points came up in many reader comments on Mashable this week. For instance, a father's letter disowning his gay son went viral shortly after appearing on Reddit. It... Raises $600K to Build an Ad-Free Alternative to Twitter
12:11:13 AM
Twitter is planning to restrict access to its API, and developers are worried. Some are publicly protesting via their blogs and group petitions. One bold group is seeking to build a full-featured social network to compete against Twitter and...

Buddy Media: We Knew Facebook Would 'Change Communications Forever'
Sunday, August 12, 2012 11:42 PM
Technology and enterprise software firms have been snapping up social media management tools left and right -- a sign, for many, that social media is officially big business. In May, Oracle paid $300 million for Vitrue, a cloud-based firm that...

Volvo Turns iPad Into X-Ray Scanner
Sunday, August 12, 2012 11:11 PM
Volvo launched an x-ray app at the Geneva Auto Show that allows users to turn their iPhones and iPads into handheld x-ray scanners. Digital agency La Comunidad Miami created the app. Users can walk around a Volvo and see a full 360-degree x-ray...

Bond is Back in '007: Legends'
Sunday, August 12, 2012 9:57 PM
Zachary Sniderman is the editorial director of, the web's fastest-growing fitness, health, and happiness media startup. You might be a little surprised to see Daniel Craig -- the most recent James Bond --...

Genius Robotic Airplane Flies in Tight Spaces [VIDEO]
Sunday, August 12, 2012 8:18 PM
Students in MIT's Robust Robotics program have defied the laws of airplanes. They have created a robotic airplane that can fly at high speeds, through obstacles, using only on-board sensors. And it's doing all that without benefit of GPS. The...

Spice Girls Rock Out at London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony [VIDEO]
Sunday, August 12, 2012 7:41 PM
All of the Fab Five -- Sporty, Posh, Baby, Ginger and Scary -- reunited to perform at the London Summer Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday. The Spice Girls, a wildly popular all-girl group from the late 1990s, sang their hits, "Wannabe" and...

Gotye Creates Epic New Single From YouTube Covers [VIDEO]
Sunday, August 12, 2012 6:39 PM
Looks like even Gotye knows his song, "Somebody That I Used to Know," is an overplayed, viral sensation that has spawned an entire genre of YouTube covers. So the singer decided to acknowledge the hundreds of piano-playing, harp-plucking, and...


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