The Factories That Churn Out America's Most Iconic Trophies

There's a little trophy shop called Aardvark Laser Engraving down the street from our office in Oakland. It's small but bustling, and its windows are stuffed to the brim with awards made of all kinds of materials and in any shape you can imagine: chalices, orbs, golfers, gavels, apples, and plaques. Plenty of plaques.… » 12/04/14 3:00pm 12/04/14 3:00pm

A Roundup of the Academy Award Nominated Movies on Netflix

Currently, Netflix has a list of the Academy Award winning movies available on their website, but win or lose, you don't get nominated for sucking. If you are interested in digging a little deeper into this year's best movies Hacking Netflix has compiled a list of all the nominees along with info on when/where you can… » 2/23/09 6:20pm 2/23/09 6:20pm

Cameraphones Banned from the Oscars, Especially the Motorizr Z3

Motorola's been giving away cellphones to stars at the Oscars for at least the past 8 years. But this year, Motorola's relationship with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has soured. Some blogs that wrote about Motorola's free Z3 phones, and the accompanying limited edition gift box that will be given to… » 2/19/07 10:34pm 2/19/07 10:34pm