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Lobsterman Rescued After 12 Hours, Used Boots To Float

A lobsterman who fell off his boat on Wednesday says he was able to use his rubber boots to stay afloat until the Coast Guard finally spotted him. 45-year old John Aldridge says it was a very simple accident that …

DEA Raids In Seattle: Feds Confiscate “Legal” Weed
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The Drug Enforcement Agency hit several marijuana dispensaries in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, and Gig Harbor today, saying only that the companies were operating under state laws but not federal ones. Employees of the dispensaries–which handle plants as well as the …

‘The Billionaire And The Mechanic’ Author Julian Guthrie And Oracle Engineer Joseph Ozanne Talk At Google ‘The Billionaire And The Mechanic’ Author Julian Guthrie And Oracle Engineer Joseph Ozanne Talk At Google
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Journalist Julian Guthrie and Oracle engineer Joseph Ozanne recently participated in an At Google Talk discussing Guthrie’s book The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing’s Greatest Race, The America’s Cup. …

Salsa Recall: Dip May Contain Glass

A recall has been issued on salsa that is sold in Dollar Tree stores across the country due to the possibility that it may contain shards of glass. Olam Tomato Processors, Inc. issued the recall out of California this week, …

‘Shadow Returns’ Launches After Successful Kickstarter

In April 2012, an indie game company called Harebrained Schemes launched a Kickstarter for a video game called Shadowrun Returns. The project promised to bring back the Shadowrun franchise to gaming, complete with an old-school isometric view and tactical, turn-based …

Winnipeg Mother Search Continues, 2 Kids Dead
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A Winnipeg mother has disappeared and her two young children are now dead after police responded to a call and found them severely injured on Wednesday. Authorities are urging 32-year old Lisa Gibson to contact them if she is alive …

The Breaking Bad/Mythbusters Episode Is on YouTube, But You Better Watch It Quick
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We’ve basically known this was coming for some time, but it became officially official a little under a week ago when the first trailer aired and we got a premiere date. SCIENCE, BITCH! Of course, we’re talking about the Mythbusters …

Ricky Gervais Discusses Upcoming Netflix Exclusive ‘Derek’ On New Facebook Page Ricky Gervais Discusses Upcoming Netflix Exclusive ‘Derek’ On New Facebook Page
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The Ricky Gervais dramedy Derek, which has already aired on Channel 4 in the U.K., is set to exclusively debut in the U.S. on Netflix in September. The show only recently got an official Facebook page, and Gervais has been …

Amazon Q2 Sales Up 22 Percent, Made $15.7 Billion Amazon Q2 Sales Up 22 Percent, Made $15.7 Billion
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Amazon usually posts generally favorable earnings results. Its latest quarterly earnings report continues that trend. Amazon announced today that it made $15.7 billion in net sales in its second quarter. The retailer says that today’s results represent a 22 percent …

Most “Centaurs” Are Comets, Say Astronomers

For years, the small objects orbiting the Sun between Jupiter and Neptune have remained a mystery to astronomers. Dubbed “centaurs,” researchers were unsure what exactly the objects were. Now, new observations using NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have determined …

Here’s The World’s First Fully 3D Printed Rifle Here’s The World’s First Fully 3D Printed Rifle

Defense Distributed made a lot of lawmakers very nervous – and Second Amendment defenders very happy – earlier this year when it revealed The Liberator. The single shot handgun was the first gun to be made entirely by a 3D …

Amazon Options Movie About Comet The Non-Red-Nosed Reindeer Amazon Options Movie About Comet The Non-Red-Nosed Reindeer

Amazon Studios, Amazon’s original content production arm, announced today that it has optioned a film project called Comet, a movie about one of Santa’s reindeer not named Rudolph. Yes, it’s been done before. Kind of: But that doesn’t mean it …

Wikipedia Finally Gets Mobile Editing Wikipedia Finally Gets Mobile Editing

The Wikimedia Foundation announced today that it has finally added the ability to edit Wikipedia from mobile devices. Historically, you’ve only been able to do so from the desktop. This is an increasingly important feature, as over 15% of Wikipedia’s …

Jackie Chan Confirms Once Again That He’s Not Dead
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Jackie Chan is one of the best martial artists/stunt actors to have ever lived. That doesn’t mean he’s invincible though. His stunts are oftentimes dangerous, and people use that as an excuse to start spreading rumors that he has died. …

Kyrie Irving Will be on the Cover of NBA Live 14

Video game publisher EA hasn’t put out an NBA Live game since 2009. NBA Live 13 was to have been released last year, but was abruptly cancelled in September. Despite EA Sports‘ lack of NBA titles over the past few …

Amanda Bynes Still In Mental Health Facility, Won’t Be Charged For Fire

Amanda Bynes reportedly won’t be charged for starting a fire at an elderly woman’s home in Sherman Oaks on Monday, according to police. Bynes, who has been displaying disturbing behavior over the past year, allegedly sat in the woman’s driveway …

Shaming Doesn’t Help Obese People Lose Weight, Shows Study
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Americans are now larger than ever, and predicted to become even larger over the next few decades. Along with the rise in obesity has come a rise in associated health problems and costs. Medical professionals across the U.S. are now …

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Finally Confirmed For Wii U

Remember when Call of Duty: Ghosts was announced earlier this year? Activision said it was coming to every major console, but the Wii U logo was noticeably absent from the launch trailer. This led to months of speculation going back …

Yahoo Sports Launches New Fantasy App With Mobile Drafting Yahoo Sports Launches New Fantasy App With Mobile Drafting
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Yahoo announced that it has launched its new 2013 Fantasy Sports app today, which brings a new design, and new features to the experience. One of the big new improvements is that it now features mobile drafting, which many will …

“CrazySexyCool” Trailer Debuts Online

The trailer for “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” has made its debut this week, and fans of the group are buzzing about it. The VH1 original movie was overseen by T-Boz and Chili, who were executive producers, so it’s not surprising …

Spotify Helps Dramatically Reduce Music Piracy In The Netherlands, Norway Spotify Helps Dramatically Reduce Music Piracy In The Netherlands, Norway

While music piracy may not be the buzzworthy topic it was in the days of Napster and Limewire, an idea given life by the RIAA’s decision to stop suing downloaders, that doesn’t mean it’s a forgotten issue. The RIAA’s vehement …

Tropical Storm Dorian Moves Toward Puerto Rico, Florida
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The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) this week has named a tropical depression that formed over the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday morning. Tropical storm Dorian is now moving west-northwest in the direction of Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Cuba and …

Kim Fields Is Pregnant Again, It’s A Boy

Kim Fields had a profound impact on kids’ lives when she played Tootie on The Facts of Life. Now she has the opportunity to play a major role in her own children’s lives, including one child that’s on the way. …

LinkedIn Adds Infographic Player To Slideshare LinkedIn Adds Infographic Player To Slideshare

LinkedIn announced on Thursday that it has launched a new player on Slideshare specifically for infographics. It looks like so: What Makes Great Infographics from SlideShare “Though we have hosted infographics in the past, our new player optimizes the viewing …