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Billy is a staff writer for WebProNews. He is a musician and writes fiction short stories in his spare time. Google+
Justin Bieber Fever In Miami? Justin Bieber Fever In Miami?
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I got a fever and the only prescription is more Bieber or at least that’s the case for hundreds of teenaged girls. Bieber is believed to be visiting Miami-Dade. JB tweeted a recent picture of himself outside standing in front …

UPenn’s Flying Robots Called Quadrotors=Skynet? UPenn’s Flying Robots Called Quadrotors=Skynet?

Apparently there are robots preparing to take over the world; it’s a scary time and we all need to band together. Nah, just kidding, but that’d be kind of cool, right? Well, if you’re a lover of robotics and technology …

“Operation Fake Sweep” Seizes More Than $4.8 million In Fake NFL Merchandise

As reported earlier by WebProNews, the Department of Justice seized several websites claiming to stream the Super Bowl live illegally. Now news has broken that “Operation Fake Sweep” has seized over 4.8 million dollars in fake merchandise along with the …

Fake Facebook Stock Sold By Oshkosh Woman, Amidst IPO Filing

An Oshkosh Wisconsin woman is in some scalding hot water recently for taking advantage of Facebook’s recent public stock offering. Marianne Oleson has been charged with 33 felony charges in the Winnebago County Court. The prosecutors say the woman claimed …

Super Bowl XLVI As Told By Lucas Oil Stadium Super Bowl XLVI As Told By Lucas Oil Stadium

So you say you’re going to Indy for the Super Bowl? As you already know, Indianapolis is the capitol of Indiana and the big game is proudly being held at Indy’s Lucas Oil Stadium. Lucas Oil opened August 16, 2008 …

Dallas Mavericks’ Rick Carlisle Ejected From Game For Kicking Ball Dallas Mavericks’ Rick Carlisle Ejected From Game For Kicking Ball
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Kick a ball in the NFL, score a field goal. Kick a ball in the NBA, get ejected; this isn’t the NFL, Rick. In case you missed it or just didn’t hear anything about it, Mavericks’ coach Rick Carlisle got …

DARPA Developing Virtual Reality Contact Lenses DARPA Developing Virtual Reality Contact Lenses

The DOD is working on some cool new technology to help with soldiers performing ISR or Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance. These activities require special equipment that can come as a bit of a hassle at times. DARPA or the Defense …

Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator Movie Teaser Trailer Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator Movie Teaser Trailer

From Borat to Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen has been know as a lewd and crude dude. His crazy antics in movies and his many characters and personas have gained him a wild reputation in Hollywood and around the world alike. …

Crab-Like Robot Can Remove Stomach Cancer Crab-Like Robot Can Remove Stomach Cancer

Like something from a science fiction film, It proceeds to enter the subject’s stomach by way of an endoscope, it’s pincer grasping the tissue, riddled with cancer. Its oblong hook severs the cancerous lesion, coagulating blood to stop bleeding all …

The Science of Spider Webs The Science of Spider Webs

Arachnophobia; the fear of spiders. Most people are afraid of these little guys for varying reasons; some are poisonous and some are just creepy looking. However, these 8-legged architects can build some astonishing structures using their silk. Spider silk is …

Facebook Group Used To Make Hershey Act On Child Slavery Facebook Group Used To Make Hershey Act On Child Slavery

Child slavery is a tragic world plague especially in Africa where the chocolate industry is booming. Monday, January 31st marked the day the Hershey company made its commitment to buy slave-free cocoa for its chocolate, meaning that the cocoa attained …

100 Year-old Woman Says Video Games Are Secret To Youth

Bridge? She won’t have it. Canasta? No thank you. Shuffleboard? Certainly not. Kathleen Connell A.K.A. Kit just turned 100 years old. . .er, young I should say, but she’s not letting that slow her down one measly bit. Kit is …

Taiwanese Ad Shows Faux Steve Jobs: Offensive or Funny? Taiwanese Ad Shows Faux Steve Jobs: Offensive or Funny?
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Action Electronics, a Taiwanese computer firm has recently released a line of their own tablets and to advertise them, they hired American born Chinese comedian Ah-Ken. http://youtu.be/tixkl9v-c7w In the commercial Ah-Ken can be seen sporting Mr. Jobs’ black T-shirt and …

iPhone 5 To Support NFC? iPhone 5 To Support NFC?

I know what you’re thinking, the iPhone 5 isn’t even here yet and it’s already in favor of the National Football Conference. Well, you’re wrong. . .kind of. NFC or Near-Field Communications is a technology that relays information in an …

Melanie Amaro Earns “Respect” For Elton John/Pepsi Commercial For Super Bowl Melanie Amaro Earns “Respect” For Elton John/Pepsi Commercial For Super Bowl
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Since winning X-factor, singer Melanie Amaro has really entered onto the scene, while the show itself isn’t doing so well. Amaro is jovial after recently shooting a Pepsi Super Bowl ad with the music giant and piano man Elton John. …

Keyboard Cat Surprises Obama Keyboard Cat Surprises Obama

The ginger head late night host is up to his shenanigans again after recently a video was posted to his TEAMCOCO YouTube account poking a little fun at at the Presidents recent Google+ hangout video conference. Let’s just say the …

Lexmark Reveals New Line of Inkjet Printers Lexmark Reveals New Line of Inkjet Printers
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On Monday, January 31st, Lexmark International revealed its new inkjet printer designed for businesses. It originates from the company’s decision to target business customers with its line of printers. The OfficeEdge series of printers is targeted for small and medium …

14 Year-old Boy Beaten by Thug Schoolmates 14 Year-old Boy Beaten by Thug Schoolmates

Two teens are likely to face charges after recently, brutally beating one of their schoolmates. The teens videoed themselves horrifically beating the subject with their cellphone. The more disturbing thing is, when the teens posted the video to their Facebook, …

Device That Reads Minds May Become a Reality Device That Reads Minds May Become a Reality
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Have you ever wondered what or if a coma patient was thinking? Have you ever wanted to read someone’s mind or have your own mind read? Well, it seems your curiosity could be answered. A device that measures brain waves …

Shipwreck Hunters Find Mystery In The Baltic Sea: Twitter Buzz Shipwreck Hunters Find Mystery In The Baltic Sea: Twitter Buzz
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The truth is out there, but it might be at the bottom of the ocean. Recently a group of shipwreck explorers were diving for just that reason, but they stumbled upon something perplexing. Some speculation say it could possibly be …

1.25 Billion Super Bowl Wings Expected To Be Consumed During The Game 1.25 Billion Super Bowl Wings Expected To Be Consumed During The Game

The Super Bowl is expeditiously approaching and with the date comes, of course, great football, but also great food. The foods of the big game have long been a staple of the day and this year is absolutely no different. …

Country Specific Blog URLs Country Specific Blog URLs

Recently Google has found an awesome way to defend blogs against local law. Say you’re in the UK reading a blog, normally the URL would read (blogname).blogspot.com, but now with this new trick the URL can read (blogname).blogspot.com.uk. Pretty cool, …

Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web

Mexico is the second largest Latin American economy, but it seems the cost of phone and internet bills are holding it back. From the years of 2005-2009, consumers in mexico spent 13.4 billion dollars per year excess for phone and …

ASUS Set To Reveal New Padfone February 27th at MWC ASUS Set To Reveal New Padfone February 27th at MWC

Recently, ASUS revealed its new padfone, which is a smartphone and tablet combo. The combo was introduced at CES, but was put on the back burner to be officially unveiled at the MWC. February 27th is the big day, which …