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iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Already Drawing Scrutiny From Lawmakers iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Already Drawing Scrutiny From Lawmakers
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The iPhone 5S just launched today, and fans are already happily scanning their fingerprints into the devices’s new Touch ID system. Apple (and science) claims it’s perfectly secure, but lawmakers aren’t so sure. The Hill reports that Sen. Al Franken …

Troy Polamalu to Cut Hair for Veterans
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The Pittsburgh Steelers player who is just as well known for his long locks of hair as he is for his play on the field is getting his first haircut in a decade. Troy Polamalu, the safety who famously insured …

Russell Peters Netflix Special, Docu-Series Get Trailer Russell Peters Netflix Special, Docu-Series Get Trailer

Earlier this month, we learned that Netflix was readying an exclusive stand-up comedy special from Russell Peters called Notorious. It was reported that this would debut on October 14th along with a four-part docu-series following Peters on tour. This can …

Joy Covey, Amazon’s First CFO, Dies In Bike Accident Joy Covey, Amazon’s First CFO, Dies In Bike Accident
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Joy Covey, a big part in the success of Amazon’s business, has died at the age of 50. She was riding her bike in San Francisco when it happened. She was an entrepreneur and contributed to Amazon’s massive expansion, becoming …

YouTube Takes Top Fans Out Of Beta YouTube Takes Top Fans Out Of Beta

Earlier this year, YouTube introduced a new feature called Top Fans that allows creators to identify and engage with their biggest fans. The feature was originally only available to a select few creators as part of a beta, but now …

Chemical Plant Fire Causes Explosions in Oklahoma

A chemical plant in Oklahoma was engulfed in flames on Wednesday. As more pressurized containers became heated from the fire, explosions broke out all over the factory. The fire first started around 10p.m. on Wednesday night and was still burning …

House Votes for $4 Billion Cut in SNAP Funding House Votes for $4 Billion Cut in SNAP Funding
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The House has just voted to cut roughly $4 billion a year from food stamp funding, a program 1 in 7 Americans are now using. The 217-210 vote will call for a 5% spending reduction, and was a victory for …

Shanola Hampton, Star Of Shameless, Is Pregnant
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Shanola Hampton, one of the stars of Showtime’s hit series Shameless, just announced her pregnancy to the public. On the show, Hampton plays the Gallagher family’s neighbor Veronica. Her and her boyfriend Kevin serve as a side plot to the …

Chicago Shooting: 3-year-old in Critical Condition

On Thursday night, 13 people were wounded in a shooting at a Chicago Park. Of those shot, three people are in critical condition, including a 3-year-old boy. At least 10 ambulances were sent to the scene near Cornell Square Park, …

Natalie Portman Sparkles at Ballet Gala

Natalie Portman and her husband Benjamin Millepied looked amazing as they walked the red carpet at the New York City Ballet Fall Gala. Natalie wore a fitted black, yellow and teal dress designed by Christian Dior. She also wore smoky …

Powerball: Someone in SC Won $400 Million Jackpot
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Someone in South Carolina is a little bit richer after winning the $400 million jackpot in the Powerball lottery. The lucky winner, whose name hasn’t yet been released, was the only person to pick the following numbers in Wednesday’s night …

Skype Will No Longer Update Its Windows Phone 7 App Skype Will No Longer Update Its Windows Phone 7 App
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Are you still rockin’ a Windows Phone 7 device? Do you regularly use Skype? If so, you might want to consider upgrading. Skype announced this morning that it has stopped development of Skype for Windows Phone 7. The decision was …

Taye Diggs to Guest Star on New Girl

Actor Taye Diggs is set to make a guest appearance on Fox’s New Girl, playing a self-assured ladies’ man. Diggs’ character, “Artie,” will meet Jess (Zoey Deschanel) and Cece (Hannah Simone) in the bar, while Nick (Jake Johnson) is on …

Here’s What Bing’s Doing On iOS Now Here’s What Bing’s Doing On iOS Now

Bing announced the launch of some new features for the iPhone and iPod Touch today, building on recent updates to its Windows Phone, Android and iOS experiences. There are four new tiles for the homepage, which will show trending news, …

Pope Francis Preaches Mercy, Not Dogma, in Interview

Pope Francis has made some bold moves since becoming Pope. First, he shunned his elaborate palace-like apartment in the Vatican in favor of the guest house. Pope Francis also got rid of the Pope-mobile, has washed the feet of others …

Dairy Queen Worker’s Good Deed has gone Viral

A recent act of kindness by a Dairy Queen manager has gone viral and shows that there are still good people in the world. Joey Prusak was going about his regular job serving customers when he noticed a visually impaired …

Gold Recovery? What Does This Mean For Business? Gold Recovery? What Does This Mean For Business?
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Gold has had a resurgence recently. This comes as good news for investors and people that follow the market closely. As of today, gold is on track for its biggest weekly gain in five weeks. Several analysts are saying that …

Here’s Some Assassin’s Creed IV Multiplayer Gameplay

Starting with Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Ubisoft introduced multiplayer into the franchise in an attempt to convince people to hold onto their copies of the game. As the franchise has evolved from then, so has its multiplayer. Now with Assassin’s Creed …

Nick Saban Responds to Texas Longhorn Rumors
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Anyone who’s ever heard of Nick Saban can sum up his career in one word – victorious. It’s no secret that the Alabama Rolltide head coach is not immune to defeat. He likes to win, and prides himself on it. …

Vikings Beheaded Their Slaves Before Burial

In a study published last week in the Journal of Archaeological Science, a team of researchers from the University of Oslo in Norway have discovered that the Vikings distinguished among social classes, much like every other ancient society (Mayans, Aztecs, …

Microsoft: Xbox One’s Disc Drive Prevents It From Being Stood Vertically

Both the Xbox 360 and PS3 could be stood horizontally or vertically. In fact, Microsoft and Sony would both regularly display their respective consoles standing vertically. That won’t be a possibility with the Xbox One. At Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft’s …

Kerdasa Raid: Pro-Morsi Town Targeted by Military

At 5:30 yesterday morning, Egyptian security forces entered the town of Kerdasa, 14 miles west of Cairo and only 3 miles from the Pyramids of Giza. Since the ousting of president Morsi in July, Kerdasa has become a stronghold for …

Clemson Player Ejected after Punch [VIDEO]
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A player for the Clemson Tigers was ejected from the game last night after delivering a nasty uppercut to an N.C. State player following a play. The #3 ranked Tigers’ 26-14 win in Raleigh, North Carolina was marred with a …

Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez Reunite on Extra TV

You may or may not have been a big fan of 90′s television sitcoms, but everyone knows of one sitcom in particular – “Saved by the Bell.” As one of the most popular teenage sitcoms ever, “Saved by the Bell” …