Niloy Chatterjee is the fourth Bangladeshi blogger to be attacked and killed in the last six months.
Writers without ideas have found a super-easy way to have a topic: Just fake something for a year. Then call it "My Year of ...." It almost writes itself! But it's still idiotic, especially the way this blogger wore head coverings and other cultural/religious lady stuff, even though she's not part of that scene.
Being stranded in a foreign country without enough money to buy yourself a ticket home is a special kind of nightmare. Samsung threatened to do exactly that to two bloggers, according to a harrowing tale on The Next Web.
As the last details of the Google vs. Oracle Java lawsuit wrap up, both companies have responed to a court order to disclose paid bloggers. Google has claimed they had none, despite Oracle's assertions to the contrary. Oracle fessed up to one.
Raised by his grandparents, a working-class Pentecostal couple from Tennessee who believed the Internet "turned [him] gay", Chris Crocker was just 19-years-old when went a series of videos he'd posted to Youtube ("Leave Britney Alone!") went viral, turning him into an instant Internet sensation.
On May 1, a Missouri man named Duane Lester published on his personal blog a post titled "Changes Implemented After MO Auditor Finds ‘Serious Shortcomings' In Holt County Sheriff's Department." 10 days later, the local newspaper for Oregon, Missouri, covered the same story Duane had written about on his blog.
Today Andrew Breitbart suddenly died. Just yesterday, to everyone who knew anything about the blustery blogger, he was a vital source of energy and information.
Though the revolution in Egypt certainly produced its share of indelible images, this one, showing a group of anti-government bloggers working in Tahrir Square, serves to remind that technology was essential to the cause. [Big Picture]
Bulgarian cybercrime blogger Dancho Danchev mysteriously vanished a few weeks ago, worrying his colleagues and the Internet. He's back! But what happened to him? According to one report, he was confined to a psychiatric hospital.
So I may be stuck at home while the rest of Gizmodo frolics in Vegas at CES, but at least I can eat a fucking sandwich without needing a stupid harmonica neck-brace. Suckers! *weeps into her rye bread* [DailyWhat]
Seven Somali pirates who may have played a role in the kidnapping of liveblogging couple, Paul and Rachel Chandler, are currently in the custody of the European Union. Their involvement is still unproven and the Chandler's remain missing.
Paul and Rachel Chandler are a couple to envy. Still very much in love in their mid-fifties and spending their days liveblogging sailing trips around the world. Sailing trips through pirate-infested waters, where they may have gotten captured.
Yes, we have assimilated more autonomous beings into the collective using our io9 brain implants. Now it's time for you to find out who will be installing your implant upgrades and filling this blog with new and strange information. We've got a couple of new contributors, and some new columnists too. Meet the new…
I'm Annalee Newitz, editor of io9, and I'll be your pilot on this ride across time and space and your imagination and all that crap. The first time I saw Star Wars I got so excited that I threw up. I learned about sex from reading John Varley novels about creatures with three sets of genitals living inside a giant…
This new list of the 10 best unfilmed science fiction films includes a lot of sequels. Designer Simon Kitson would like to see followups to the original Star Wars trilogy, Serenity and Aliens. But he wishes the Wachowski sibs had made a Matrix prequel instead of the two sequels. Like most people, Kitson thinks George…
Since it's the day after Christmas and all, we GizBloggers are pretty much staring into space, and so instead of ogling at each other, we turn outward, to the utmost in feminine beauty in bloggerdom. Here they are, the Top 10 beautiful bloggers of 2006. We start with former Rocketboomer Amanda Congdon, pictured…
Bloggers don't get much sunlight in their day-to-day routine, so this plant wall is about as close as we'll get to "being outside." Created by the folks at Green Fortune, the wall can be custom made to fit any space (including our bloggy sweatshop downtown) and best of all, it waters and fertilizes itself. That's the…
Apple has graciously decided to step away from its campaign to force bloggers to reveal sources of leaked information about secret products. Even though the first trial of this case was decided in favor of Apple, the Electronic Frontier Foundation challenged that decision in an appeals court, which ruled that the…