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I-5 Bridge Collapses in Washington State, Three Cars Plunge Into River

A bridge crossing the Skagit River in Northwest Washington State collapsed on Thursday, sending three vehicles into the river and injuring three people. According to a report from Seattle’s local Fox affiliate, a bridge along I-5 about 60 miles north …

Digg Reader Will Not Be a Standalone App, Launching By the End of June Digg Reader Will Not Be a Standalone App, Launching By the End of June

Digg’s new RSS reader will be out in about a month – but it won’t be a standalone app. Instead, Digg’s new reader will simply be a part of Digg. Speaking at Internet Week New York, Digg CEO Andrew McLaughlin …

Amanda Bynes Arrested For Weed, Taken to Hospital
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Former child actress and Nickelodeon star Amanda Bynes has been arrested on marijuana-related charges. According to an Associated Press report, Bynes was arrested in her Manhattan apartment on Thursday evening on charges of reckless endangerment, tampering with evidence, and possession …

Parking Deck Collapses At Mall, Kills 1
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A parking structure that was closed to the public collapsed today, killing one man and trapping another for hours. The deck was outside a Macy’s store in Bethesda, Maryland; the victim was a construction worker. The injured man was reportedly …

Live Cicada Cam Shows 17 Year Dormant Insects Invading Washington D.C.

The last time cicadas came above ground in the mid-atlantic region, gas was $1.15/gal, Ask Jeeves was released, Jerry Maguire & Independence day were the blockbuster movies of the summer. The insect oddity will be invading towns up and down …

Abercrombie Apologizes After Headquarters Protest

The heads of Abercrombie & Fitch issued an apology this week after several people traveled to the company’s headquarters in Ohio in protest. The clothing brand, which is aimed at “young, cool kids” according to CEO Mike Jeffries, has been …

Amanda Bynes Threatens Lawsuit For “Fake” Drug Pics

Earlier this week it was reported that Amanda Bynes was turned away from boarding a private flight from New York to Los Angeles for refusing to provide proper identification. The former child actor’s driver’s licence was revoked last year after …

Abercrombie Apologizes Once Again for CEO’s ‘Exclusionary’ Comments
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Clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch are continuing the apology tour, once again telling those angered by comments from CEO Mike Jeffries that they’re sorry for any offense they caused. Earlier this month, comments made by Jeffries during a a 2006 …

Obama Prom Photos Surface, and the POTUS Looks Sharp

Even the president of the United States can’t keep his prom photos a secret. Not that he’d want to – a white jacket and a blue tie is a good look for President Obama. But still, come on, right? The …

‘Colored’ Comment Apology Offered by Golf CEO
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On Thursday, the head of the European golf tour, George O’Grady, used the word “colored” to refer to minorities during a live television interview. O’Grady was commenting on a recent remark golfer Sergio Garcia made in reference to fellow golfer …

8 Years of Viral History Recounted in Billy Joel-Inspired Song

Earlier this week, YouTube turned 8 years old. Feel old, don’t you? Me too. In one way, it’s hard to imagine a world without it, but on the other hand I can still remember when it was just starting to …

Warehouse Captive Rescued by NYPD Warehouse Captive Rescued by NYPD

Earlier this week, the Queens County District Attorney announced that three men have been charged with kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment in connection with the bold kidnapping of an Ecuadorian businessman. The men are alleged to have kidnapped Pedro Portugal from …

President Obama Heckled During Recent Speeches
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Apparently, this is the week to get your two cents in with Obama: During a speech given at Ohio State University, President Obama had to deal with hecklers, as respect for the position he holds continues to erode in the …

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Deleted Scene from Star Trek Into Darkness

Before he leaves the shores of the Star Trek franchise to takeover the upcoming Star Wars sequel, J.J. Abrams is having to do a little bit of damage control with his latest installment for the universe Gene Roddenberry created. The …

Trayvon Martin Texts, Photos Released By Zimmerman’s Defense Attorneys
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The Trayvon Martin/Zimmerman case took another interesting turn today as Zimmerman’s defense released photos and text message exchanges from Martin’s cell phone. The photos show Martin blowing smoke, riding a horse, and holding a gun. With the defense releasing the …

Susan Powell: Home Video Documents Her Possessions

Susan Powell, the wife and mother who disappeared in 2009 under mysterious circumstances, made a home video the year before documenting her possessions in case something ever happened to her. Last February, Powell’s husband, Josh, killed their two sons with …

Marijuana: Blood Sugar, Waistline Regulator?
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A new study shows that people who had smoked marijuana within the last month had smaller waistlines and lower levels of insulin resistance than those who didn’t have the drug. “These are preliminary findings,” said Dr. Murray Mittleman, who worked …

Another Missouri City To Get Google Fiber Another Missouri City To Get Google Fiber

Google continues to expand Google Fiber, especially in the Kansas City area. Google Fiber Community Manager Rachel Hack ways on the Google Fiber blog: Last night, the City Alderman in Raytown, Missouri voted unanimously to bring Google Fiber to their …

Donkey Kong Goes Full 3D At Nintendo Event

Nintendo recently held an event for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D that allowed people to play the game before it launched. That wasn’t all though as Nintendo also decided to terrorize small children when the life-sized DK himself burst through …

This Daft Punk/Soul Train Mashup is Brilliant

“Get Lucky,” the lead single off of Daft Punk’s new album Random Access Memories is awesome in a funky kind of way. I mean that Nile Rodgers riff, right? In fact, the whole album is awesome – but that’s another …

3 Arrests Made For $3 Million Ransom Plot

Three men on Wednesday were charged in a New York kidnapping and ransom plot. According to a statement from Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown, the three men, Christian Acuna, Dennis Alves, and Eduardo Moncayo, have all been charged with …

Bungie’s Destiny Gets A New CG Trailer, Still No Gameplay

At the February PS4 conference, Bungie announced that Destiny would be coming to the PS4 and PS3. Now the developer has announced that it will be bringing the game to Sony’s E3 press conference with a new trailer. The trailer …

LinkedIn Gets A New Navigation Bar LinkedIn Gets A New Navigation Bar
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LinkedIn continues to redesign various functions of its site on both desktop and mobile devices. Today, the company introduced a new navigation bar, which a LinkedIn spokesperson tells WebProNews is “designed to make it quicker and easier for members to …

Bar Served Rubbing Alcohol In Place Of Scotch
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Times are tough, and when the economy slumps, everyone feels it. Unfortunately, some bar owners in New Jersey tried to crawl out of their slump by mixing food coloring with rubbing alcohol to pass it off as scotch. In a …