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Seahawks QB Waived: Josh Portis Cut Following DUI Arrest

After reports emerged that Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Josh Portis has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, news comes that he has now been waived. The report comes from John Boyle at the Everett Herald: The #Seahawks …

Brian Urlacher Retires From NFL Football

Brian Urlacher, a 13-year veteran of the NFL, announced today that he will be retiring from football. Urlacher has played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the Chicago Bears. Urlacher played college football at the University of New …

Dog Guards Owner’s Body After Tornado
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In a heart-wrenching story out of Oklahoma, a tiny black dog which was discovered alive among the wreckage was actually guarding the body of its owner, who had died in the F-5 stage tornado that leveled a good part of …

Foursquare Adds New Filtering Options to Search Foursquare Adds New Filtering Options to Search

Foursquare has just released an update to their iOS app that lets users apply more filters to all of their searches. “Looking for a cheap brunch spot that your friends go to, but you haven’t tried yet? With new filtering …

Xbox One Unveiling Gets The Abridged Treatment It Deserves
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After the PS4 was unveiled, the guys over at VideoGamer made an abridged version of the event that poked fun at everything wrong with modern gaming. Now they’re back at it again for yesterday’s Xbox One unveiling. It may be …

Arias: “I’ll Donate My Hair” Plea To Win Over Jurors?
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Jodi Arias has done a complete 180 turn from where she was just a couple of weeks ago in her pleas to the jury. The accused murderer recently said she would rather have the death penalty for the murder of …

Nick Jonas to Co-Host the Miss USA Pageant, Jonas Brothers to Perform

The Miss USA pageant this week announced that Jonas Brother Nick Jonas will be co-hosting the 62nd annual Miss USA pageant. He will be joined on stage by Giuliana Rancic, the co-host of E! News. It will be her third …

Google Trends Gets New Top Charts For Trends By Category Google Trends Gets New Top Charts For Trends By Category

Google has launched a new Google Trends feature called “Top Charts,” which show you the top searches by region by month for various categories. It’s similar to the year-end Zeitgeist lists Google provides annually. Yossi Matias9 minutes ago We are …

Tony Romo: Cyst Removal Will Have ‘No Effect on Training Camp’

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says he hopes to be out on the field for the team’s mini-camp next month after undergoing a minor procedure to removal a cyst on his back. The cyst removal, however, will keep Romo out …

Kindle Worlds Will Pay You To Write Fan Fiction Kindle Worlds Will Pay You To Write Fan Fiction

Fan Fiction is awesome, right? It’s a way for fans to better engage with their favorite brands, and some franchises actually gain new fans thanks to fan fiction. Amazon wants to capitalize on it while paying authors for their trouble. …

Twitter Launches Lead Generation Card For Marketers Twitter Launches Lead Generation Card For Marketers

Twitter announced the launch of a new card for marketers today – the Lead Generation Card. Twitter cards, in general, let you attach media experiences to tweets, which link to your content. You can add a few lines of HTML …

Pandora Launches New Facebook Integration Pandora Launches New Facebook Integration

Pandora announced the launch of new Facebook integration for iPhone, Android and Pandora.com, which lets users publish their music activity to Facebook, where it will add content to Facebook’s recently launched music section. “While we’ve offered social features that allow …

Sharon Osbourne Rejoins ‘X Factor’ as Judge

Sharon Osbourne has had a tough year. In April, her husband, Ozzy, revealed that he had relapsed on drugs and alcohol for the past year and a half. The couple had split at the time, though it appears the two …

Apple’s Tim Cook Tells Congress The Tax Code Is Outdated Apple’s Tim Cook Tells Congress The Tax Code Is Outdated

You may recall that Apple was on tap to testify at a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing yesterday regarding accusations that it dodges taxes. As expected, Apple CEO Tim Cook denied the accusations. He did offer up his idea …

2-Way Mirror In Nightclub Bathroom Gets Police Attention
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A nightclub in Glasgow, Scotland is under investigation after the Scottish Express released an article claiming some of their staffers had seen photos of men posing in front of a two-way mirror while women used the bathroom behind them. The …

Anthony Weiner Announces Mayoral Run with YouTube Video
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Last month, as rumors swirled of a possible run for New York City mayor, former congressman Anthony Weiner rejoined Twitter – the service the led to his downfall back in 2011. He began tweeting out links to a 20-page roadmap …

ESPN Layoffs Confirmed, Details Emerging
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Yesterday, rumors began to surface that sports TV news station ESPN will soon be laying off some of its employees. Now, the company, which is owned mainly by The Walt Disney Company, has confirmed that layoffs are incoming. ESPN has …

Pitt Says No To Sex Scenes Out Of Respect
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Brad Pitt is still madly in love with Angelina Jolie, and apparently he shows it by refusing to simulate knocking boots in his films. Pitt’s friend Frank Pollaro is quoted in the new issue of Esquire Magazine as saying, “Once …

14-Year-Old Girl Nails Van Halen Guitar Solo
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You know the Van Halen song “Eruption” – that two-minute blister of a track where Eddie Van Halen just shreds. Yeah, you know it. Well, this 14-year-old girl named Tina knows it. She knows it well. And she’s so much …

How Many Times Did They Say TV During The Xbox One Unveiling?

Some would argue that yesterday’s Xbox One reveal was a little underwhelming. Some thought it was pretty great. Either way, you can’t deny that Microsoft may have emphasized one part of its conference a little too much. YouTube user Darkbeatdk …

Mysterious Respiratory Illness Kills 2 in Alabama
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After the SARS outbreak in 2002, medical professionals around the world are on the lookout for respiratory diseases that could potentially spread. Earlier this year, health officials in the U.K. identified a new type of coronavirus that could cause coughing, …

Ray Rice Robbed: Burglar Stole $2000 and Two Guns

According to police, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was robbed over the weekend. Reports indicate that Rice’s home was burglarized some time between the hours of 8:30 pm Friday and 12:50 am Saturday. In the end, $2000 and two …

Google’s New Conversational Voice Search Is Here (Kind Of) Google’s New Conversational Voice Search Is Here (Kind Of)
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UPDATE: When asked about the “Okay, Google” feature, Google’s Matt Cutts tells us, “I think that will take a little while longer, but Chrome updates move along quickly.” Update 2: While we should be able to expect the “hotwording” functionality …

Tucson Photos Released Of Shooting Scene

Nearly 600 photos have been released related to the 2011 Arizona shooting, which killed six people and severely wounded then-Rep. Gabby Giffords. Police say that most of the pictures of the victims have not been included. Instead, they show shooter …