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7-Year-Old Leaves Nasty Note to Parents About Password Protecting Their Computer
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This seven-year-old girl makes it pretty clear to her parents that she wants unlimited access to the family computer. “If you put a pas wword on that I will make your life a nitmare” Aside from the spelling errors, the …

Robert Kennedy Jr.’s Wife Dead, Police Investigate

Robert Kennedy Jr’s wife, Mary Kennedy, was found dead today in their home in New York. Sources at RadarOnline say Kennedy committed suicide. So far the information has not been confirmed and police are yet to make an announcement. We …

Sky Diving Accident Caught on Camera (video)
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A first time jumper and her instructor were involved in a freak skydiving accident when an updraft shot them 40 feet in the air as they approached landing. The unidentified woman in Collegeville, PA and her instructor at Keystone Skydive …

Jesus Makes His Way to Video Games Just in Time for Diablo 3
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For the first time, Jesus has made his video game world debut to combat the satanic influence of Diablo 3. And judging by the quality of “Journey of Jesus” verses Diablo, Satan is much more popular. This is not to …

Chris Matthews Sucks at Jeopardy: Twitter Reacts
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Here is a partial transcript of Matthews worst answers: Matthews: Let’s go back to, what is ‘Crossword Clues E?’ I mean, I’m sorry, let’s go $200 for the category ‘Crossword Clues E. Trebeck: At ____, soldier! Four letters. Matthews: At …

TBS invests in Funny or Die:  TV show in the works? TBS invests in Funny or Die: TV show in the works?

The 2007 startup co-founded by Will Ferrell, Funny Or Die, sees 6 million unique viewers and 60+ million video views a month. Not bad for a user-video comedy service. It was enough for Turner Broadcasting to take notice and make …

Samsung Galaxy S3 Unboxing: Leaked SIII Unfurling Samsung Galaxy S3 Unboxing: Leaked SIII Unfurling
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The much anticipated Android phone, Samsung Galaxy SIII, sees its first unboxing in this video from Italy. Right now the phone is scheduled for release in the UK at the end of May. For those that pre-ordered the divice anyway. …

The Social Network’s Aaron Sorkin to Adapt Steve Jobs Biopic The Social Network’s Aaron Sorkin to Adapt Steve Jobs Biopic

Aaron Sorkin will be writing a screenplay for a Sony Picture’s biopic about Steve Jobs based on Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs. The studio made the announcement Tuesday. This is not the indie film we have been talking about on webpronews, …

Follow This Year’s Summer Blockbusters With the ‘Movieland’ Boardgame

Superhero movies are expected to dominate this year’s summer movie list. The Avengers is still topping the box office right now, drawing huge amounts of ticket sales. But the season is just getting started, and there are many more big …

Simpson’s Creator Matt Groening Helps Sell Macs to College Kids in the 80′s

As Holy Kaw and Comics Alliance points out, Matt Groening once did a promotional pamphlet for Apple in 1989. It was first posted Reddit, whose users never skip a beat when it comes to pop culture curation. The brochure is …

Another Re-Imagining of Famous Movie Posters

Kevin Tong is a freelance illustrator in Los Angelos, California. Included here is some of his work inspired by film favorites, with some other pop culture influences thrown in. You can purchase some of these, and others at Kevin Tong …

Internal Facebook Correspondence Made Public Internal Facebook Correspondence Made Public

Remember the scene in The Social Network when Facebook Co-founder and CFO Eduardo Saverin (played by Andrew Garfield) has his shares diluted by Mark Zuckerberg and Sean Parker and comes storming into Facebook headquarters demanding to know why it was …

Guy Builds Functional Portal Turret in Robotics Class

Youtube user kss5095 built a real working model of the turrets from Portal in his Advanced Mechatronics class at Penn State University. The turret actually tracks a person moving across a room and shoots foam bullets. Sorry, no real guns …

Trump to Zuckerberg: “Get a Pre-Nup!”

Donald Trump was on the Squawk Box this morning. In it he talked about how banking regulations are hurting the system; he also talked about some of the problems in Mexico right now. But he also weighed in on Mark …

The ‘Map of Life’ Tracks All Life on Planet Earth

The Map of life is an online tool that tracks and catalogues all of the world’s biodiversity. Every species of animal and plant life is catalogued and presented to you on an in-browser app. The project is led by biodiversity …

Jon Stewart Has a Laugh at the Internet’s Expense

This Week’s On Topic for the Daily Show is “The Internet”. Accordingly, they have posted this video, a mash-up of all the recent internet related stories from the last few weeks. Stewart rails Facebook, Twitter, Google, Instagram, Youtube, and Ted …

Facebook Sponsored Stories Double in Size Facebook Sponsored Stories Double in Size

If you didn’t like Facebook’s sponsored stories you’re really going to hate this. Facebook has decided to double the size of brand pages sponsored stories in your News Feed. Now every time you see a brand that your friends like …

Facebook To Go Public on Friday? Facebook To Go Public on Friday?

The rumor mill is swirling as Facebook prepares to go public. According to ZDNet’s Emil Protinski, a previously reported date of May 18th could be delayed, as the Securities and Exchange Commission has yet to approve Facebook’s IPO filing after …

Intel Windows 8 Tablets to Debut in November Intel Windows 8 Tablets to Debut in November

Acording to sources at CNet, the first Intel based Windows 8 tablets will be out in stores by November. There will be over a dozen different designs, ranging from tablets to hybrids (a design that combines laptops and tablets) showcased …

Bassman Donald “Duck” Dunn Dies While on Tour in Tokyo

Incomparable bass player Donald “Duck” Dunn died on Sunday, May 13th. His rhythmic soul was made famous through his performances with the Blues Brother’s Band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T and the MGs. He died …

Reddit Users Surprise Terminally-Ill Man

Scott Widak, a forty-seven year old with Down syndrome who is now terminally-ill with liver disease, recently received a lot of encouragement from the Reddit community. Widak, who got tons of letters after a blog post, lives at home with …

HD Earth From Space: Taken Using 4 Light Spectrums
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Russian weather satellite Elektro-L is in geostationary orbit, over 22000 miles above the equator. It sends photos to Earth every thirty minutes. The image above is one of them. It combines four light wavelengths, three visible and one infrared. That …

Carroll Shelby, Legendary Automobile Racer and Designer, Dies at Age 89
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Carroll Shelby, legendary driver and designer of the Shelby Cobra, Mustang and Viper, has died today at 89 years of age. (image) Carroll Shelby International announced today that Shelby died in a Dallas hospital. He was the recipient of a …

Rumor: Amazon to Launch Color E-Ink Kindles Later This Year Rumor: Amazon to Launch Color E-Ink Kindles Later This Year
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Amazon is rumored to be adding a new line to their kindle e-reader collection this year, CNet is reporting. This one is unique in that it will feature the first full color e-ink display. The news was first broken by …