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The Flaming Lips Release New Song, Divided Into 12 YouTube Videos

It's been more than a decade since the Flaming Lips released 'Zaireeka' -- an album consisting of four CDs meant to be played simultaneously. Now, Wayne Coyne & Co. have applied essentially the same concept to YouTube. Yesterday, the band released "Two Blobs Fucking," a song that's divided into 12 separate YouTube clips meant to be played at the same time. Sounds like a pretty cumbersome ...

Insurance Company's DriveCam Lets Parents Spy on Teen Drivers

To help parents monitor their young drivers, American Family Insurance is offering its customers the option to have a small video camera installed in their childrens' vehicles, free of charge. According to The Kansas City Star, the camera, which is mounted on the rearview mirror, records views of the person behind the wheel, and of the road ahead. If a driver makes an irregular move -- like whipp...

'American Guy Stoned to Death' Scam Hits Facebook

If you come across any Facebook posts about an American guy being stoned to death, ignore them; they're just part of yet another scam. Many of the posts currently circulating around the social network read: "This American GUY must be stoned to De@th for doing this to a GIRL." Others have a more holiday-themed touch: "This American GUY must be Stoned to De@th for doing this to a GIRL on Christm...

Amazing Stop-Motion Video Pays Tribute to Coin-Operated Video Games

In what must have been an unimaginably painstaking ordeal, a creative team known as flyingpickles^NinjaMoped created this amazing stop-motion video homage to coin-operated video games. The dizzying clip consists entirely of coins, and touches upon arcade classics like 'Super Mario Bros.,' 'Pac-Man,' and (we think) 'Street Fighter.' And, yes, those are all coins. Check out the video, and be sur...

YouTube Extends Video Time Limits for Obedient Users

Less than five months after extending video time limits to 15 minutes, YouTube has decided to lengthen them again. YouTube product manager Joshua Siegel wrote in a blog post that the streaming giant chose to drop its time limit thanks to "advances in Content ID," the system that scans every video uploaded to YouTube, and compares its data with data provided by copyright holders. As of right now, t...

Hulu Plus Cuts Price to $7.99, Officially Launches on Roku

We were already enamored of Hulu Plus, thanks to its portability and $9.99 monthly price. But the benevolent gods of streaming video have slashed the monthly subscription to $7.99, making it even more attractive to people who are getting sick and tired of cable TV shenanigans. In addition to dropping two bucks from the price, Hulu is now offering a one-week free trial for those who are still on t...

YouTube Removes Videos From Radical Islamic Cleric al-Awlaki

Yesterday, YouTube suddenly purged its site of hundreds of videos featuring Anwar al-Awlaki, a high-profile Islamic cleric who used the video-sharing platform to issue calls for jihadist violence against the U.S. The American-born al-Awlaki is currently based in Yemen, and has been tied to Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan, Christmas Day bomber Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab and Faisal Shazad (the man beh...

Lady Gaga Reaches 1 Billion YouTube Views, But Bieber Lurks

Share Lady Gaga is popular. She officially laid claim to the Twitter throne, she smashed Obama for Facebook fans, and now she's conquered YouTube (again). In a tweet posted yesterday morning, Gaga proudly announced that her collection of YouTube videos had crossed the one billion view threshold, making her the first artist to hit decuple digits on the video sharing site. "We reached 1 Billion ...

More Governors Use YouTube, But Few Manage to Get Our Attention

When they're not busy making our world a better place, most state politicians spend their time reaching out to the voters who elected them, and promoting their agendas to the public. Instead of stumping at school gymnasiums or shooting TV commercials, though, many state governors have begun flocking to YouTube -- albeit with mixed results. According to USA Today, at least 38 governors currentl...

Jim Campbell's 'Scattered Light', a Colossal Sculpture of Luminous Pixels

Share "Most of these works -- if you pause them -- you can't tell what you're looking at," says artist Jim Campbell, as his newest installation flickers in the background. 'Scattered Light' is a 50-foot-long array on an 80-foot wide, 16-foot-high and 16-foot-deep structure supporting over 1,600 lightbulbs fitted with LEDs, which are programmed to display a low-resolution, moving image as individu...

iMovie Blocks Studio Names in 'Hollywood-Style' Trailers

Apple unveiled the new iLife '11 program -- which involves various media upgrades to iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand -- at the recent 'Back to Mac' event. To promote the new iMovie features, the company is now touting the filmmaking software's "Hollywood-style movie trailers" -- but the key word here is definitely style. iMovie includes new "Studio" templates, which bear striking similarities to ...

Starbucks Digital Network Debuts, Offers Free Web Content For Customers

In August, we told you about Starbucks' plan to offer free Web content for anybody connected to its in-store Wi-Fi network. Today, customers can finally browse the Starbucks Digital Network, which features exclusive movie clips, weekly musical picks, digital reading material and more content -- all for free -- to any customer on the coffee chain's connection. Created by Yahoo!, the website seems ...

Google Must Reveal Cyberbully's Identity, New York Judge Says

A few months ago, former actress, model and Columbia graduate Carla Franklin took legal action against a mysterious cyberbully who posted defamatory comments about her on YouTube. At the time, Franklin said she had a pretty good idea of who the crude commenter might be, but her lawyers decided to file a court petition for Google to formally reveal his identity. The petition, which was initially fi...

'MovieReshape' Can Make Actors Look Even Better Onscreen

Hollywood actors may no longer need to worry about getting in shape for their next big screen roles, thanks to a new image-manipulation program that can magically chisel their physiques in post-production. The software, called MovieReshape, was developed by Christian Theobalt, of the Max Planck Institute for Informatics. After generating 3-D scans of 120 men and women of various body shapes an...

Rahm Emanuel Announces Chicago Mayoral Campaign on YouTube

To announce his campaign for Chicago mayor, former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel took a page from his former boss's digital campaign playbook, and went directly to YouTube. In a video posted to his campaign website, Emanuel casually announced his candidacy from behind a desk, and divulged a few more details about his upcoming 'Tell It Like It Is' campaign tour. "As I prepare to run f...