GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreS

A lot went down this week. Google Maps is back and beautiful on iOS. North Korea is shooting things into space. We take a look back at the top Google Search terms and more. Check it all out below.

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreTrack North Korea's Terror Death Satellite Live in Space

North Korea's satellite is wobbling out of control, and might rain down fiery death debris at any moment. Want to make sure you're not underneath when the sky falls? Track the thing in realtime right here. More »

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreThe 10 Most Searched Things of 2012 Show How Screwed Up Humanity Is

Google, the number one search engine on the planet, has published its comprehensive list of what was on people's minds during 2012. The company's 2012 Zeitgeist-"the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time"-is as accurate a reflection of humanity's current state of mind as we've got. And, with all the crap that has happened this year, humanity's mind sucks. Here's the overall global ranking: More »

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreThe Dumbest Apple Rumor of the Year

There are all kinds of Apple rumors out there; big ones, small ones, smart ones, dumb ones. God knows we run enough of them ourselves. But there's a genus of the species that we never post, ever, because it's so obviously and insidiously dumb and wrong and bad. And here is, without exaggeration, the very absolute worst example of it I've ever seen. More »

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreWhat the Strange Symbols on Your Gadgets Mean

On the back side of most gadgets, there's a string of hieroglyphs that look like the bottom line on the eye chart from hell. But this mishmash of symbols and letters is actually essential to international trade. Here's what each one means and why it's on there. More »

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreNorth Korea's Satellite Is Out of Control: Why This Is Very Bad News

After failing miserably on numerous occasions, North Korea has finally put a satellite in orbit. But according to US officials, it is now "tumbling out of control." This is bad news, and more bad news, covered in a double layer of extra bad news. More »

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreSGoogle vs. Apple Maps: Total Domination

Google Maps for iOS is so much better than Apple's attempt at a replacement that it will make you giggle. But you can't grasp just how much better-almost perfect-iOS Google Maps is unless you see it in action. Here it is, head-to-head with Apple Maps. It's not even close. More »

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreSFirst Full-Length Man of Steel Trailer: Superman's Never Looked So Badass

Finally! Since the first teaser dropped this past July, this is what comic book fans and move buffs have been waiting for. The first full-length trailer for Zach Snyder's reimagining of Superman, Man of Steel, just went live and it looks pretty good. More »

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreWhat's Your Favorite GIF of the Year 2012?

Animated GIFs. Stupid, awesome, funny, always good. What was your favorite GIF of the year 2012? It can be anything: politics, nature, dumb fails, sports, music, major events, catastrophes... whatever you want. Just tell us in the comments. More »

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreDownload Google Maps for iOS Right Now and Get Turn by Turn Navigation, Public Transit Directions and Street View

After somehow managing to survive life without it, Google Maps is back and better than ever for iOS. That means no more melting world of Apple Maps, no more false listings, no more getting lost and no more map inferiority on your iPhone. Get rid of Apple Maps and go download Google Maps in the App Store. More »

GIF of the Year, Google Maps Returns, The Dumbest Apple Rumor, And MoreThe New MySpace Review: Just Die Already

MySpace is back, again. But this time, it realizes how horrible it used to be-and almost everything old is gone. It's a totally fresh start. Unfortunately, New MySpace is like Old MySpace in one very important way: It's still stupid. More »