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LADEE Set In Lunar Orbit, Regardless of Shutdown

Regardless of the government shutdown keeping a lot of NASA’s workers at home, the agency was still able to put its LADEE moon probe into lunar orbit. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, or LADEE, took off from Cape …

Miley Cyrus Takes Over Twitter Miley Cyrus Takes Over Twitter
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Miley Cyrus is pretty popular these days, even if it is mostly for negative reasons. After her interview with NBC’s “Today” host Matt Lauer and appearance as the host of Saturday Night Live and the release of her new album …

Debra Messing and Eric McCormack Reunite
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Will Truman and Grace Adler came into our living rooms every Thursday night for eight years as the principal characters of the wildly popular must-see sitcom “Will & Grace” which was on the air from 1998 – 2006. They weren’t …

Trucker Protest Cancelled
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October 8, 2013, may become known as the day of the “almost” trucker protest. Reports earlier claimed that a group known as the “Truckers Ride for the Constitution” with Mr. Earl Conlon at the forefront was planning to take Washington …

Ashley Judd Comforts Ex-Husband After Crash Ashley Judd Comforts Ex-Husband After Crash
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Ashley Judd put her marital problems aside and rushed to her ex-husband, Dario Franchitti’s, side after hearing about the Houston Grand Prix Crash that injured Franchitti, 13 spectators, and a race official. Judd kept the fans updated via Twitter while …

French Director, Patrice Chereau Dead at 68

Notable screenwriter and actor, Patrice Chereau, died on Monday in Paris, France due to complications of lung cancer. He was 68 years old. Chereau was widely known for his role as the French director of opera, and served as a …

Suspicious Man Prompts Lockdowns at Mass. Schools

Two schools in Attleboro, Massachusetts were put on lockdown today, after a suspicious man was seen with what appeared to be a gun in his back pocket. Attleboro police said that the man was viewed from Wamsutta Middle School on …

Keanu Reeves Fights Dragon in “47 Ronin”

Universal has released an official U.K. trailer for Keanu Reeves’ newest movie, “47 Ronin”. The movie was originally due out on November 21, 2012 but was later pushed back to February 8, 2013. Now, it is now set to debut …

Oneida Indians to Meet with NFL About Redskins Name Oneida Indians to Meet with NFL About Redskins Name
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In a move spurred by high school students in their home state, the Oneida Indians started the “Change the Mascot” campaign a few months ago. Since then, the Oneida Nation has become the leading force behind changing the mascot of …

Latest Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Foster Farms

Nearly 300 people in 18 states may have been sickened by raw chicken products processed by Foster Farms in California, according to a health alert issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday. According to the USDA’s Food Safety …

Grant Balfour’s “Rage” Clears Benches in ALDS

If the great community of Reddit has taught us one thing (and it has taught the world many-a-things), it’s that Australians are weird. They just are. And A’s Australian-born closer, Grant Balfour, is no exception to that rule. “He’s always …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Collectible Android Figures Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Collectible Android Figures

You know those collectible Android figures? Those were made by an artist named Andrew Bell, and Google has released a 45-minute video of him talking about his creative process and career. It’s part of the “At Google Talks” series. He …

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Will Have Dedicated Servers On All Platforms

A game like Call of Duty doesn’t just need dedicated servers – it requires them. Unfortunately, dedicated server support has been spotty over the past few games, with the console versions of Modern Warfare 3 not supporting them. Infinity Ward’s …

Marital Satisfaction Linked to Gene in New Study
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As humans we would like to think that we’re in control of our emotions. That disagreements with loved ones are settled completely on our terms. It turns out, however, that we may be heavily influenced by genetics when it comes …

Attleboro School: Lockdown In Place During Search For Gunman

A middle scho[/timeout]ol in Attleboro, Massachusetts was put on lockdown earlier today while police searched the area for a gunman allegedly spotted by students. Attleboro Police Department issued an announcement on their Twitter feed this afternoon about the lockdown at …

Obama: Negotiations Don’t Require Threats

President Obama spoke in a news conference from the White House today and urged the Republicans to end the threats and “get down to work”. While House Speaker John Boehner has urged Obama to negotiate on a spending plan, the …

‘Carrie’ Prank: Viral Marketing Done Right Terrifies Coffee Shop Patrons ‘Carrie’ Prank: Viral Marketing Done Right Terrifies Coffee Shop Patrons
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A great viral ad is one that you have no idea is a viral ad until the people behind the viral ad are forced to make it clear exactly what the ad is hawking. A new viral campaign for the …

Tom Hanks “Graduates” to Type 2 Diabetes

During his Monday night guest spot on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” actor Tom Hanks revealed that he’s been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes – and that weight fluctuations for on-screen roles may have been a contributing factor. Hanks …

Facebook Reworks Ad Buying/Reporting To Focus On Specific Objectives Facebook Reworks Ad Buying/Reporting To Focus On Specific Objectives

Facebook announced on Tuesday that it has redesigned its ad buying and reporting tools to reflect a more objective-based buying and reporting approach. Essentially, the goal is to let advertisers state their objectives, and deliver on that accordingly, rather than …

The Nexus 5 Will Retail For $299 Off Contract [Rumor] The Nexus 5 Will Retail For $299 Off Contract [Rumor]

Google’s Nexus line has always been a great place for the cost-conscious shopper to find the latest and greatest hardware at super affordable prices. It’s all thanks to Google subsidizing the hardware themselves in the hopes that it increases the …

Talisman Energy Stocks Climb with Icahn Tweet Talisman Energy Stocks Climb with Icahn Tweet

The Canadian global oil and gas production company, Talisman Energy, has seen its value slide over the past several years due to poor business planning. However, stocks of Talisman Energy grew over 10% Tuesday morning following this Tweet by Carl …

Amazon Upgrades Whispersync For Voice For Kindle Books, Expands Available Titles Amazon Upgrades Whispersync For Voice For Kindle Books, Expands Available Titles
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Amazon announced today that it has launched some upgrades to its Whispersync for Voice technology to make it easier for people reading Kindle books to switch between reading and listening to the Audible audiobook version on a smartphone or tablet. …

Indiana Jones Runs For His Life in Central Park

Last week Improv Everywhere (the “no pants subway ride” troupe) released the first of its “Movies in Real Life” series. The first event had an actor dressed as Rocky Balboa run through the streets of Philadelphia, re-creating the famous workout …

Mad Catz’ M.O.J.O. Enters The Micro-Console Market In December

Mad Catz is a name that many old-school gamers will associate with subpar third-party accessories while modern fighting game fans love the company for its high-quality fight sticks. Both probably never thought the company would be getting into the console …