What Are Steroids?

You might have a friend who has to take them for asthma. You might know someone else who denies taking them but has gotten crazy ripped really fast and angers easily.

Is Google Changing the Way It Thinks About Design?

By Mat Honan on at

I was writing a blog post about three recent changes to Google's UX that made me feel that Google has changed how they think about design, specifically toward simplifying the UX for current users at the expense of the new user learning curve, when I decided maybe I was being arrogant, seeing as how I didn't do the user research Google did, so instead I'm going to talk about them [on Google+] in hopes that in this Google-rich population I might learn rather than preach.


A 9/11 Terrorist Was Used in a Facebook Ad

By Casey Chan on at

That's an ad for car insurance that popped up on Facebook the other day. See anything wrong with it? It's okay, I didn't notice it at first either but the photo in the ad isn't a random drivers license picture, instead it's the face of Mohamed Atta, one of the terrorists who crashed a plane into the Twin Towers on 9/11.

How to Remove Your Google Search History Before Google's New Privacy Policy Takes Effect

By Gizmodo on at

On March 1st, Google will implement its new, unified privacy policy, which will affect data Google has collected on you prior to March 1st as well as data it collects on you in the future. Until now, your Google Web History (your Google searches and sites visited) was cordoned off from Google's other products. This protection was especially important because search data can reveal particularly sensitive information about you, including facts about your location, interests, age, sexual orientation, religion, health concerns, and more.

Chuck Norris is Set to Get a Bridge Named After Him

By Sam Gibbs on at

I love Chuck Norris as much as the next man, but the Slovaks seem to be a little more obsessed with him than your average nation. They’ve banded together to name a bridge that crosses the river Morova into Austria after the American all-action hero. Chuck Norris approves indeed.