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Daylight Saving Time: An Interesting History

Daylight saving time is coming up on November 2nd. Most states, excluding Hawaii and Arizona, will turn back the clocks to 11:00 when 11:59 rolls around. Remember the old “spring foward, fall back” rule? The time change is not enthusiastically …

Google Funds Virtual Reality Company Magic Leap Google Funds Virtual Reality Company Magic Leap

Magic Leap, a technology company, which works in augmented reality, virtual reality, and mobile computing, announced that it has raised $542 million in Series B funding, and that this funding was led by Google. Other participants in the round are …

Ebola In Ohio Prompts State To Boost Supplies

Ebola hasn’t spread in Ohio yet, but should Ebola decide to appear, Ohio will be ready. The state has earmarked $800,000 in state and federal funds to help prepare for an Ebola outbreak. $300,000 of that Ohio Ebola emergency fund …

22 Jump Street Returning To Theaters On Friday

There’s nothing like seeing a hilarious comedy with a packed audience in a movie theater. At least that’s what the producers of 22 Jump Street are banking on. The buddy cop sequel starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum is returning …

Yelp Adds Hotel, Winery Bookings To Platform Yelp Adds Hotel, Winery Bookings To Platform

Last year, Yelp launched Yelp Platform, which enables businesses to accept orders and bookings from users right through Yelp itself. It started with restaurants. Earlier this year, Yelp added spas and salons. On Tuesday, the company announced support for hotels …

Obama Walkout An Indication Of Decline In Support?

Obama supporters walked out on him while he spoke at a rally in Maryland’s Prince George’s County on Sunday. Could Obama supporters who walked out be an indication of his shrinking support base as the mid-term elections draw near? During …

Brittany Maynard Talks About Her Death Decision

Brittany Maynard has less than one month to live, but her terminal brain cancer won’t be taking her life. Maynard has decided to end her own life rather than endure a long, painful death at the hands of cancer. Maynard …

Selena Gomez Dishes About Taylor Swift, Moving To NYC

Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift have been BFFs for quite some time! However, neither have ever openly expressed their adoration for each other – until now! On Friday, Oct. 17, the former Wizards of Waverly Place star made an appearance …

Google Announces Firebase Acquisition Google Announces Firebase Acquisition

Google announced that it has acquired Firebase, adding its team to its own Google Cloud Platform team. The startup has developed wasy to make it easier for developers to build mobile and web apps that store and sync data in …

Monica Lewinsky To Help Victims of Cyber-Bullying

Monica Lewinsky has taken on a new role in society. The former disgraced White House intern has emerged from the shadows and will now be an advocate for bullied kids. Monica Lewinsky was one of the first people to be …

Tori Spelling Opens Up About Family’s Financial Distress

Tori Spelling hasn’t had the best year. A few months ago, she and her husband, Dean McDermott, were the center of a cheating scandal. Now, she’s opening up about another issue their dealing with behind closed doors – financial distress. …

Kat Dennings Talks About Kim Kardashian’s “Amazing” Backside

Kat Dennings made an appearance on Ellen earlier this week to promote her hit show 2 Broke Girls, but she ended up talking more about Kim Kardashian’s inspirational booty than anything else. Dennings said she didn’t know what to expect …

Body Found in Virginia Could Be Hannah Graham

Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia police this week announced that a body found could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Graham’s disappearance on September 13 prompted a month-long search for the student. On Saturday police provided an update …

Renée Zellweger Doesn’t Let Friends Fight Alone

Nanci Ryder, founder of bicoastal BWR Public Relations and talent publicist, was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as ALS, in August, while the entire country was completing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. “Unless they find a cure, it’s …

HTTPS Sites Not Accepted As Google Trusted Stores? HTTPS Sites Not Accepted As Google Trusted Stores?

Well, here’s another one of those “Come on, Google” moments. You know how Google has been pushing sites to go HTTPS? Well, people trying to get into Google’s own Trusted Store program have been rejected because their sites use HTTPS. …

Leslie Jones Joins Saturday Night Live Cast

American comedian Leslie Jones will soon be joining the youthful Saturday Night Live cast. Originally hired as a writer for the show in 2014, Jones appeared in a Weekend Update segment in May where she had a commentary on how …

Facebook Sure Would Like the DEA to Stop Impersonating People Facebook Sure Would Like the DEA to Stop Impersonating People

Though the US Justice Department thinks the Drug Enforcement Agency has the right to impersonate people on Facebook for “law enforcement purposes”, Facebook sure would like them to stop. Facebook has sent a pointed letter to DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart …

Shonda Rhimes Addresses Gay Scene Critic

Shonda Rhimes lashed out at one of the “tweeples” on Sunday after they wrote that her “gay scenes” were “too much” on Twitter. “@shondarhimes the gay scenes in scandal and how to get away with murder are too much,” one …

David Arquette Claims He’s “Done” with Fiancee Christina McLarty

If there is one thing to be learned from celebrity couples, it’s to keep arguments behind closed doors. On Friday night Scream actor David Arquette got into a heated argument with his fiancee, Entertainment Tonight reporter Christina McLarty, outside an …

Amazon Ships Kindle Voyage Device Amazon Ships Kindle Voyage Device

Amazon announced that its new Kindle Voyage device is now shipping. The company unveiled it last month along with a handful of other Kindle and tablet devices. Amazon considers it its most advanced Kindle to date. It has a new …

Kerry Washington Hates Awkward Sex Scenes

Kerry Washington recently opened up about the “awkward” sex scenes she has to shoot for her hit television show Scandal. Washington plays the part of political crisis management expert Olivia Pope, who is often seen having sexual relations with President …

Marla Sokoloff, Full House Star, Is Pregnant

It is an exciting time for Marla Sokoloff and her family as she recently revealed that she is expecting her second child! The actress, who is known for her roles on Full House, The Practice, and most recently The Fosters, …

Square is Testing ‘Square Payroll’ With California Businesses Square is Testing ‘Square Payroll’ With California Businesses

Square is testing a new payroll product for small and medium-sized businesses. It’s called Square Payroll, and is currently in private beta in California. Re/code was first to report on the test, but Square has plenty of information about the …

Financial Aid Woes? Could A College Education Abroad Be The Solution?

In the United States, the complexities of trying to qualify for financial aid while preparing to owe thousands in student loans is the norm. So much so that a serious question almost never pops into the minds of troubled teens …