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UK: Ebola Screening Comes to Heathrow

Even in countries not likely to be widely affected by Ebola people are beginning to worry about the growing outbreak of the disease. Tensions in the U.S. are rising after a Dallas healthcare worker was diagnosed with Ebola just days …

Penelope Cruz Named Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire

Let the debates begin. Esquire has declared yet another “sexiest woman alive.” This year’s sexiest woman is none other than Spanish actress Penelope Cruz. Cruz is featured on the cover of the November issue of Esquire. The magazine features an …

Amanda Bynes to Have Psychiatric Hearing This Week

Amanda Bynes’ wild bout with freedom appears to be over. The 28-year-old former actress is currently under a 72-hour involuntary psychiatric hold at a Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California. According to a CNN report, Bynes’ immediate future will be …

Mary Kate McEacharn Engaged to Duck Dynasty Star

Despite falling ratings, Duck Dynasty and its stars continue to be, against all odds, a cultural phenomenon in the U.S. The Robertson family, now far from their duck call roots, has become a staple of cable and network TV alike. …

Brown Recluse Infestation Leads to Lawsuits, Foreclosure

Imagine moving into a new home and having a spider problem. It’s a pest problem that many new homeowners have probably had to deal with. Now imagine that the spiders are some of the most dangerous in the U.S., and …

New iPad Air Leak Shows Touch ID Sensor

Apple’s second big event of the year is set to take place this Thursday. All signs point to the event being Apple’s annual iPad reveal. Rumors are now swirling about what surprises Apple could have for tablet consumers this year. …

Florida Bus Crash Involves School Bus, Naked Woman

Car crashes happen every day all over the world and are so common that the majority of them do not even make local headlines. There are exceptions, of course. Someone like Jennifer Lopez being rear-ended is bound to make the …

Amanda Bynes’ Parents Not Surprised by Latest Arrest

Amanda Bynes’ parents must be exhausted. For two years now the supportive couple have had to watch their daughter make headlines for a variety of negative reasons, including a DUI, bong throwing, and playing with fire. Bynes’ latest arrest came …

Rita Ora Joins The Voice UK as Judge

The BBC this week announced that British singer Rita Ora will be joining The Voice UK as a judge. Ora will be replacing Kylie Minogue, who was a judge on the show during season three. The Voice UK is a …

Fire TV Price Cut to Just $84 by Amazon

Amazon this week cut the price of its Fire TV streaming media player by $15. The device now costs just $84 and will remain at that price for a limited time. The Fire TV is Amazon’s entry into the streaming …

iPhone 6 Owners Adapt to Larger, Bendier Devices

It seems that iPhone fans always find a nit to pick with every new edition of the world’s most popular smartphone. Most years these gripes are minor, requiring no acknowledgement from Apple. Others are significant enough (like the iPhone 4′s …

FIFA 15 Is Out Today in the U.S.

After a long summer with few big game releases, the fall video game season is now here. As one of the largest publishers in the industry, EA is getting a head start with the release of its big sports titles. …

Kaley Cuoco Talks Nude Leaks, Twitter Humor on Jimmy Kimmel

The furor surrounding the massive celebrity nude photo leak of a few weeks ago seems to have finally died down. Legal consequences could still be forthcoming for those who originally released the photos, but for the women involved business seems …

Mariah Carey Adds Australia to Her Chanteuse Tour

Pop star Mariah Carey this week announced that her The Elusive Chanteuse Show tour will be stopping in Australia and New Zealand. The singer will arrive in Australia in early November, playing dates in Perth, Adelaide, and Melbourne before moving …

George Hamilton IV Dead at Age 77

Country music star George Hamilton IV has died. He was 77 years old. According to the Grand Ole Opry Hamilton died on late Wednesday afternoon at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Hamilton had suffered a heart attack last …

Final Fantasy XV Gameplay Previewed at TGS

Fans of the single-player Final Fantasy games have been waiting since 2010 for a new numbered title in the venerable series. In fact, given the mixed fan reaction to Final Fantasy XIII, some fans have been waiting even longer for …

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 6 – Which is Better?

This year’s new iPhone models will hit stores tomorrow. Pre-orders of the devices have already broken Apple’s previous records, meaning sales are likely to set new records as well. The only question remaining is, given the relatively incremental improvements seen …

Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Lottery today announced that a winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in York County, Pennsylvania. The ticket matched all five white balls (but not the Mega Ball) in yesterday’s Mega Millions drawing and is worth $1 million. The …

Cloud Storage Gets a Boost From the U.S. Government

For all the bad press that cloud storage has gotten in the wake of the recent celebrity nude photo hacking scandal, business is still booming. The consumer market for cloud storage hit record levels last year and is expected to …

Kanye West Slams the Media For His Wheelchair Gaffe

Kanye West made headlines this week for accidentally insisting that a wheelchair-bound concertgoer stand up. The rapper reportedly insisted that everyone in the audience at a recent concert in Sydney, Australia stand up before he continued the show. West spotted …

New iPhones to Drive Record Smartphone Shipments

The incredible smartphone market growth seen over the past seven years has begun to slow, but sales of the devices are still increasing. Major tech manufacturers are still relying on the segment for a significant portion of their device sales, …

Minecraft Downloads to Continue on PC, PlayStation

Yesterday Microsoft officially announced that it is acquiring Mojang, the development studio behind the game Minecraft. Microsoft will reportedly pay $2.5 billion for the Swedish game studio. Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson also announced that he will be leaving Mojang …

Miley Cyrus Shares Roy Orbison Cover on SoundCloud

Hot off a pep talk from her famous father, Miley Cyrus is back in the spotlight for her singing. The 21-year-old pop star this week shared two covers of famous songs through her SoundCloud account. One of the covers is …

Apple Watch to Drive Smart Watch Adoption

The long-awaited Apple Watch is finally here. Apple last week officially unveiled its first smart watch, immediately propelling what was a tech-geek fashion statement into the mainstream. The Apple Watch shares many software features with established smart watch brands such …