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What Do Users Really Think Of The New Google Design?

What Do Users Really Think Of The New Google Design? | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
When Google started testing the new look for its search results pages which ditches the shading behind the ads and replaces it with yellow “ad” icons, contradictory outcries of this sort began popping up, “Ad click-through rates are going to plummet because the ads are too obvious with those bright icons.” “The ads look like […]
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10th Anniversary of 'Lost'. So We Rank Every Single Person on Lost, From Most to Least Annoying

10th Anniversary of 'Lost'. So We Rank Every Single Person on Lost, From Most to Least Annoying | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
This year marking the 10th anniversary of the premiere of the television show Lost, and disappearing airplanes being quite (tragically) at the forefront of the international consciousness, and a Lost cast reunion this week burdening us all with the knowledge that Walt "MY BOY" Dawson is now a fully hot adult human man and therefore all of us are literally one million years old, it seemed like an ideal time to revisit all the ups and downs of J.J. Abrams's monsterpiece.
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Police State? Cops Confront Man for Having Gun Tattoo

Police State? Cops Confront Man for Having Gun Tattoo | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
'Twas early on Tuesday morning when Michael Smith of Maine discovered a tree removal company on his property, presumably removing trees or some such. For some reason Smith was shirtless despite the freezing temperature (presumably because it was Maine, or some such), and he yelled at the company to get off his lawn.
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Brazil’s ‘Constitution Of The Internet’ Puts Net Neutrality In The Spotlight

Brazil’s ‘Constitution Of The Internet’ Puts Net Neutrality In The Spotlight | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Brazil’s Congress is days away from voting on Marco Civil, the country’s first major internet legislation, and the big issue at stake is net neutrality.
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Map: How Hollywood Has Destroyed America

How many times have you seen New York City destroyed onscreen? Los Angeles? Kansas? For nearly as long as there have been movies, there have been disaster movies. The map above shows 189 such cinematic attacks—using a very broad definition of the "disaster" genre—that have afflicted various parts of the United States. Below, you'll find each category listed as its own map, with an accompanying movie list.
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Facebook Is About to Make Everyone Pay

Facebook Is About to Make Everyone Pay | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Facebook pulled the best practical joke of the internet age: the company convinced countless celebrities, bands, and "brands" that its service was the best way to reach people with eyeballs and money. Maybe it is! But now that companies have taken the bait, Facebook is holding the whole operation hostage.
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Motorola Introduces The Moto 360, Its First Smartwatch Based On Google’s Android Wear

Motorola Introduces The Moto 360, Its First Smartwatch Based On Google’s Android Wear | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Motorola is an early partner for Google's new Android Wear smartwatch SDK, and that's not surprising given that the company was Google owned until Lenovo..
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It's Been Exactly 29 Years Since Earth Had a Colder-Than-Average Month

It's Been Exactly 29 Years Since Earth Had a Colder-Than-Average Month | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
It's been exactly 29 years — or 348 consecutive months — since the last cooler-than-average month on this planet, according to new data released on Wednesday morning.
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Virginia Teen Dies After Finishing Half Marathon - weather.com 16-Year-Old Dies After Half Marathon

Virginia Teen Dies After Finishing Half Marathon - weather.com 16-Year-Old Dies After Half Marathon | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Cameron Gallagher died surrounded by cheering family and friends on Sunday after she achieved a major goal.
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World Science University wants to teach you physics for free

World Science University wants to teach you physics for free | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Learn relativity from PBS host Brian Greene now. Come back later for biology.
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MakerBot Starts Shipping The New Replicator And Taking Pre-Orders For Their Biggest 3D Printer Ever | TechCrunch

MakerBot Starts Shipping The New Replicator And Taking Pre-Orders For Their Biggest 3D Printer Ever | TechCrunch | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Back at CES, MakerBot announced three new 3D printers: one small, one huge, and one that’s about the same size as their previous models (albeit with a bunch..
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Titanfall Goes Up, Xbox Live Goes Down | TechCrunch

Titanfall Goes Up, Xbox Live Goes Down | TechCrunch | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
AGHHHH. I've been staring at my copy of Titanfall all... day. I've been itchin' to hop back in the saddle of my Giant-Robot-of-Doom since the Beta ended,..
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Man Calls 911 After "Hostile" 22-Pound Cat Traps Family in Bedroom

Man Calls 911 After "Hostile" 22-Pound Cat Traps Family in Bedroom | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Sunday night, a man called 911 after his 22-pound cat attacked his baby and trapped his family—including their dog--inside a bedroom.
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Pre-Tourney NBA Mock Draft

Pre-Tourney NBA Mock Draft | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
You hate to see an injury affect the NBA draft, considering we saw it happen last year, but Joel Embiid's stress fracture has raised a bit of concern over his durability...
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Escalation: Another Region Seeks to Break Off and Join Russia

Escalation: Another Region Seeks to Break Off and Join Russia | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
The Trans-Dniester region in Moldova is trying to break off and join Russia, the latest development in a series of events that have left Western leaders scrambling to respond. The request from Russian loyalists in the Trans-Dniester region, which is recognized by the United Nations as part of...
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Joe Biden Told Eastern Europe Something That’s Simply Not True

Joe Biden Told Eastern Europe Something That’s Simply Not True | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he led the charge to include Poland in NATO when he was the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a claim that is simply not true. The problem with the vice president's NATO remarks — which some news...
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Lenovo To Keep Buying Companies Until It Owns Everything, Everyone.. seriously.

Lenovo To Keep Buying Companies Until It Owns Everything, Everyone.. seriously. | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Lenovo isn't putting away its checkbook yet. The CEO of the Chinese PC giant said on Tuesday that the company will continue to acquire companies for overall..
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We test a "bulletproof" iPhone screen protector. With a gun. And bullets.

We test a "bulletproof" iPhone screen protector. With a gun. And bullets. | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Spoiler: It is not bulletproof.
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More Famous Guys From Lindsay Lohan's F*@& List...

More Famous Guys From Lindsay Lohan's F*@& List... | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Welcome back to Midweek Madness! Every Wednesday, Callie Beusman heads to the newsstand and buys the new issues of Ok!, In Touch, Life & Style, Star and Us. Together we endure the creepy-crawly feeling that comes from reading these mags. This week: A reconciliation for Khloe and Lamar; a fetus for Jennifer Aniston; twins for Ashton and Mila; and a new batch of names from the list of celebs Lindsay Lohan had sex with.
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Twitter Hints That At-Replies And Hashtags Are About To Be Streamlined

Twitter Hints That At-Replies And Hashtags Are About To Be Streamlined | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Welcome to Twitter's gradual disappearing act. Update: screenshots from an alpha test group show at-replies are indeed being phased out.
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Official: Ukrainian Troops To Leave Crimea

Official: Ukrainian Troops To Leave Crimea | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) — Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen. Pro-Moscow Crimean authorities also detained the Ukrainian navy commander and rep...
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An Upcoming Anonymous App Called Cloaq Promises A New Way To Post & Share, No Email Or Phone Number Required | TechCrunch

An Upcoming Anonymous App Called Cloaq Promises A New Way To Post & Share, No Email Or Phone Number Required | TechCrunch | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
A team of engineers, who have asked to not be identified by name, are working to develop a new platform for anonymous posting called Cloaq (pronounced..
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Watch An Industrial Robot Nearly Beat A Professional Ping Pong Player At His Own Game – Sort Of | TechCrunch

Watch An Industrial Robot Nearly Beat A Professional Ping Pong Player At His Own Game – Sort Of | TechCrunch | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a vaguely frightening realization of just how good robots are getting at activities that require a high degree of optical precisions and..
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Obama Spent His Lunch Break Picking Up a Few Items at the Gap

Obama Spent His Lunch Break Picking Up a Few Items at the Gap | Macro.Today | Scoop.it
Today President Obama made an unannounced stop at the Gap to pick up a few more pairs of dad jeans and congratulate the company on raising its minimum wage.
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