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Chuck E. Cheese Gets a Hip Rock-and-Roll Makeover Chuck E. Cheese Gets a Hip Rock-and-Roll Makeover
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Chuck E. Cheese has apparently lost his appeal with the children. CEC Entertainment Inc., the company that owns the popular children’s pizza restaurants, is attempting to revamp the character for the modern age, a facelift that will include a new …

Bill O’Reilly Mans Up, Apologizes for Being an Idiot Bill O’Reilly Mans Up, Apologizes for Being an Idiot
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Bill O’Reilly might be many things, but at least he’s a man of his word. This time around, anyway. The controversial Republican boldly declared in March that he would “apologize for being an idiot” should the Supreme Court uphold Obama’s …

Sleeping Pills Banned by the Australian Olympic Committee Sleeping Pills Banned by the Australian Olympic Committee
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Sleeping pills have been banned by the Australian Olympic Committee following former Olympic swimmer Grant Hackett’s admission that he used such medications while he was competing at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. According to AOC chief John Coates, this …

Alzheimer’s: Easter Island Soil May Reverse the Disease Alzheimer’s: Easter Island Soil May Reverse the Disease
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Alzheimer’s disease runs in my wife’s side of the family, which, of course, is a cause for serious concern. It’s been proven that people who have a history of AD in their bloodline are often at risk for the disease …

Alzheimer’s Could Be Linked to Brain Inflammation Alzheimer’s Could Be Linked to Brain Inflammation

Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia that affects memory, thinking, and behavior, has been linked to inflammation of the brain at an early age, according to a recent study. In order to investigate the theory, scientists caused brain inflammation in …

Andy Griffith, America’s Favorite Sheriff, Dies at 86 Andy Griffith, America’s Favorite Sheriff, Dies at 86
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Andy Griffith, the award-winning actor who will always be known as “American’s Favorite Sheriff” for his turn on “The Andy Griffith Show”, died today (June 3) after an ambulance was called to his home on Roanoke Island. His long-time friend, …

Hotel Bible Kindle: Get in Touch with God. Digitally. Hotel Bible Kindle: Get in Touch with God. Digitally.
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Hotel Bibles are as commonplace as curious stains on bedsheets. Whenever I travel, I always take a peek in the drawers to see if one has been provided, should I decide to save my soul during my stay. Because I’ve …

Stink Bug Crisis: Congress Sniffs Out a Solution Stink Bug Crisis: Congress Sniffs Out a Solution
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The stink bug crisis that’s ravaged orchards and vineyards has spread to 38 states, prompting the United States government to research ways to deal with the menace, according to the Washington Examiner. The brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) has …

Giant Crocodile in Philippines Holds Guinness World Record Giant Crocodile in Philippines Holds Guinness World Record
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The giant crocodile captured in the Philippines last September now holds the Guinness World Record as the largest saltwater crocodile current in captivity. The beast, which weights nearly one ton, isn’t even the biggest croc in the area. According to …

Cab Vomit Fee: Blowing Chunks Could Cost You Big Bucks Cab Vomit Fee: Blowing Chunks Could Cost You Big Bucks
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A cab vomit fee doesn’t seem all that far-fetched to me. Given the amount of folks who probably spew copious amounts of puke all over the inside of taxis on a regular basis, I’m surprise more cities aren’t adopting some …

Julian Goodman, Former NBC President, Dead at 90 Julian Goodman, Former NBC President, Dead at 90

Former NBC President Julian Goodman, who ran the network between 1966 to 1974, passed away at his home in Juno Beach, Florida on Monday. He was 90. Goodman was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on May 1st, 1922. In 1945, he …

Colorado Springs Residents Return Home to Destruction, Looters Colorado Springs Residents Return Home to Destruction, Looters
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Colorado Springs residents, many of whom have been away from their homes for several days, were allowed to return to what remained of their houses on Sunday. The wildfires, which are being called the most destructive of its kind in …

Alec Baldwin Quits Twitter, Gets Hitched, and Dreams of Butchering Harvey Levin Alec Baldwin Quits Twitter, Gets Hitched, and Dreams of Butchering Harvey Levin

Alec Baldwin has been a very busy man as of late. The “30 Rock” actor recently got hitched to his yoga instructing girlfriend Hilaria Thomas on June 29th, an event he preceded by shoving around a New York Daily News …

Charlie Sheen’s Assistant Found Dead in Los Angeles Charlie Sheen’s Assistant Found Dead in Los Angeles
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Charlie Sheen has lost his best friend and former personal assistant, according to the boys and girls over at TMZ. Rick Calamaro was found dead at his Los Angeles apartment on Sunday. Reports have stated that authorities believe the could …

Andrew Garfield Stares at Spiders, Drools Over Ryan Gosling Andrew Garfield Stares at Spiders, Drools Over Ryan Gosling
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Andew Garfield is a brave man. Not only does he have an entire franchise resting on his shoulders with the upcoming release of Marc Webb’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” — which requires a certain amount of strength in its own right …

Aimee Copeland Released from Hospital, Begins Physical Therapy Aimee Copeland Released from Hospital, Begins Physical Therapy
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Aimee Copeland, the 24 year-old college student who contracted necrotizing fasciitis following an accident on a homemade zip line, has finally been released from the hospital after months of treatment. However, according to her father, Copeland isn’t headed for home …

Jade Jagger Marries DJ Adrian Fillary in England Jade Jagger Marries DJ Adrian Fillary in England
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Jade Jagger, daughter of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, tied the knot at a celebrity-infested event in England over the weekend. The lucky guy: DJ Adrian Fillary, who spends a large amount of his time promoting festivals. Also in attendance …

Diabetes Treatment: Bristol-Myers Buys Amylin Pharmaceuticals Diabetes Treatment: Bristol-Myers Buys Amylin Pharmaceuticals

Amylin Pharmaceuticals, which develops a handful of diabetes treatment medications, was purchased by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. for a staggering $5 billion in cash. The buyout comes about a month after FDA approval for generic versions of Bristol-Myers’ blood thinner Plavix …

Power Outages Force People to Face Life Without Instagram Power Outages Force People to Face Life Without Instagram
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Power outages, in addition to leaving over two million people without power, forced many to consider the question, “Is life worth living if I can’t post anything to Instagram?” The storms that ripped through the Eastern half of the United …

July 4 Fireworks: Many Areas Cancel Celebrations July 4 Fireworks: Many Areas Cancel Celebrations

July 4 fireworks are such a tradition that I can’t imagine the holiday without it. In fact, I honestly can’t remember a summer when I didn’t hear the thunderous booms and see the colorful displays of fireworks exploding all around …

Power Outages Leave Millions Without Electricity Power Outages Leave Millions Without Electricity
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Power outages caused by a series of extremely powerful storms on Friday has left more than two million people without electricity. This, of course, wouldn’t necessarily be a huge problem were it not for the recent wave of overwhelming heat …

Nastia Liukin Falls During Uneven Bars, Receives Standing Ovation Nastia Liukin Falls During Uneven Bars, Receives Standing Ovation
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Nastia Liukin, the Olympic gold medalist who was hoping to secure at spot at this year’s Summer Olympics in London, watched her dreams shatter as she fell hard onto the mat during Sunday’s finals. This incident follows a similar occurrence …

Magic Mike, Ted Claim Top Spots at the Box Office Magic Mike, Ted Claim Top Spots at the Box Office
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“Magic Mike”, director Steven Soderbergh’s saucy male stripper comedy/drama, took off everything it could in order to dominate the box office over the weekend. Unfortunately for Mike, “Family Guy” mastermind Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated comedy “Ted”, starring Mark Wahlberg and …

Snoop Dogg Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Norway Snoop Dogg Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Norway
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Arresting Snoop Dogg for possessing marijuana is akin to tossing the Hamburglar into the hoosegow for stealing hamburgers. Everyone and their glaucoma-stricken auntie knows that these guys are breaking the law, but that’s what we love about them. However, Norway …