Noted geek celebrity Stephen Colbert took to the late show last night, and pointed out a Wall Street Journal article about how Star Wars is relatively unknown in China.
Elon Musk has engineered a next-generation rocket and built an electric car empire. But on the Late Show last night Musk seemed very human, nervously chuckling as Stephen Colbert lobbed questions at him.
In just a few short days, Yo has climbed to the top of the app charts, accumulating some 50,000 foolish users who send the same dumb salutation back and forth to each other. Stephen Colbert asks the right question in this hilarious clip: "Y?"
As you may already know, just last week, Google officially announced its purchase of scary robot aficionado Boston Dynamics. And though this acquisition may seem to set Google up for getting into the military contracting game, the company says it has no intention of doing so. But can we ever really be sure? But what…
One of the things you can expect from another four years of the Obama administration: wind turbines. Lots and lots of wind turbines. And with them as Stephen Colbert reports, come a slew of illnesses. Or at least, accusations of such:
We have covered the unintelligible tweets of Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley before. Last night, Stephen Colbert finally got in on the action. Glorious.
Bjork stopped by the Colbert Report last night to talk about her new album "Biophilia," which has an interactive iPad component that lets listeners manipulate the music with various on-screen elements. The interview wasn't without the obligatory technical difficulties, but thanks to some expressive gestures we all…
Many gathered around the tube for Stephen Colbert's feisty interview with everyone's favorite reclusive children's book author, Maurice Sendak. It's always a delight when old people weight in on new technology, and the highlight of the interview was Sendak's eloquent and nuanced condemnation of the ebook revolution.…
Perhaps MakerBot felt bad for Stephen Colbert after Nasa failed to name their new toilet after him. Whatever the reason, he can't complain about a 3D-printed bust of his head being sent off to space.
It's always a treat when Colbert gives face time to the geeks—or in this case to a handful of geeky 3D-printed versions of himself. If you didn't crave a MakerBot before, you will after experiencing the Colbert teddybear.
Google's CEO Eric Schmidt was interviewed by Stephen Colbert yesterday. Colbert asked him about his "Want privacy? Change your name!" quote. Schmidt's answer: "It was a joke, it just wasn't very good." Au contraire, Monsieur Schmidt. You are hilarious.
The Colbert Report set its sights last night on internet privacy—skewering CEO Eric Schmidt, especially, for saying we'll all need name changes someday.
Comedian Stephen Colbert is presenting at the Grammys, and to mark the occasion of "Song of the Year" (Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)), he pulled out his shiny new iPad.
Comedy Central's two-pronged comedic attack on news is finally going HD (1080i, actually) on January 4th. Apparently continually filmed daily shows like these two take longer to upgrade the control room, which is why it took so long—but get ready for some HD satire early next year. [Engadget]
This is one of NASA's gas stations boys filling Discovery's external tank with 1.6 million pounds of liquid fuel. The procedure had to be stopped yesterday, further delaying its launch. I wonder if he cleans the windshields too.