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Samuel L. Jackson Is To Blame For Everything

Violence in entertainment content is the low-hanging focal point for many pundits when society’s ills are discussed. Do video games lead to violence? What is the effect of extended exposure to violent content for developing children and young adults? How …

Amber Riley Wows On “Dancing With The Stars”
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Amber Riley showed us what she’s made of on Monday night’s premiere of “Dancing With The Stars” and wowed judges with her spot-on performance of the cha-cha with partner Derek Hough, and she did it all while barely breaking a …

Wide-Faced Selfishness Influences Others, Shows Study
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A new study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE shows that wide-faced men can influence other people to act selfishly. Researchers from the University of California at Riverside have now shown that the behavior of others around wide-faced …

Googler Left The Nexus 5 At A Bar, Here’s Video Of It Googler Left The Nexus 5 At A Bar, Here’s Video Of It

In late August, Google unveiled the latest Android operating system – KitKat. While some were speculating what Google’s newest mobile OS was capable of, others had combed through the announcement video to find what appeared to be a brand new …

Terrie Hall, Star of Anti-Smoking Ads, Dies at 53
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While the name may not spark a memory for most of us, the images created by the CDC in their “Tips From Smokers” campaign sure do. Terrie Hall was the star of these commercials. Hall died yesterday morning after her …

The Lead Actors For GTA V’s Main Characters Pose Together

With the launch of the latest edition in the Grand Theft Auto series, the Internet is lighting up with giddy reaction for what looks to be Rockstar’s magnum opus. The reviews for GTA V have been incredibly positive, which acts …

Man Poses As Justin Bieber Online, Lures Underage Girls

A man from Middlesborough, England was arrested recently on charges of luring a child to engage in sexual activity and owning indecent photos after children came forward saying he was posing as Justin Bieber online. Now, he’s been sentenced to …

Star Trek Command Center Built by NSA Chief Star Trek Command Center Built by NSA Chief
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About a week ago, ForeignPolicy posted an expose by writer Shane Harris about Lt. General Keith Alexander, the current chief of the National Security Agency. That article painted Alexander as a “cowboy” who was less interested in his obligation to …

Bo Pelini Apologizes for Rant Against Fans in 2011
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For the first time in over 40 years, Nebraska Huskers football may not sell-out Memorial Stadium. Why, you ask? Yesterday, Deadspin.com released an audio recording (NSFW) of Bo Pelini speaking to reporters right before a press conference following a come-from-behind …

Google Inks Another Big Wind Energy Deal In Texas Google Inks Another Big Wind Energy Deal In Texas

Google announced today that it has inked a deal with the Happy Hereford wind farm outside of Amarillo, Texas. Google is purchasing the farm’s entire output, calling it part of its quest to power its operations 100% with renewable energy. …

Microsoft: Some Xbox One Games Won’t Be Running At Native 1080p

The Xbox 360 and PS3 introduced the world to high definition gaming, but rarely did any of the game actually display in full 1080p. In fact, some games were built in sub-HD resolutions, and then upscaled to 720p. We assumed …

South Korea Greenlights “Invisible” Skyscraper Construction Project South Korea Greenlights “Invisible” Skyscraper Construction Project
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The U.S.-based architectural firm GDS Architects has been granted approval by the South Korean government to build the Infinity Tower, a glass-encased skyscraper that will be the third highest observation deck in the world and will include a sophisticated system …

LivingSocial Launches Larger Deal Inventory, New Merchant Tools And Coupons LivingSocial Launches Larger Deal Inventory, New Merchant Tools And Coupons

LivingSocial announced on Tuesday that it is rolling out new tools for merchants, a larger deals inventory, extended-length deals and new coupons. A spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews that LivingSocial is “moving towards being more of a marketing partner …

Gold-plated Lamborghini Goes From 0-100 In 2.9 Seconds
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A new Lamborghini built for a king has been unveiled in Dubai, and it contains $2.64 million worth of gold and gemstones. The luxury car on display is just a prototype, but it represents the most expensive car in the …

Violent Crime Rose Slightly in 2012, Says FBI

As Americans sort through the emotional wreckage of the recent Navy Yard shooting, the FBI quietly this week released crime statistics for 2012. While property crimes saw a decrease for the 10th year in a row, violent crime unfortunately saw …

Lexity Rebranded As Yahoo Commerce Central Lexity Rebranded As Yahoo Commerce Central
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Yahoo announced that it has rebranded Lexity as Yahoo Commerce Central, and that this is now broadly available for all Yahoo Merchant Solutions customers and those using over 30 other platforms like Magento, Shopify and others. Yahoo announced its acquisition …

Google Tests Chromecast Support For YouTube Embeds Google Tests Chromecast Support For YouTube Embeds

When the Chromecast was first announced, Google said that its new streaming device would only work with certain services, like YouTube Now with a new update that’s making the rounds, Chromecast users may soon find themselves able to beam content …

White House Firecracker Thrower Arrested After Navy Yard Shootings

The White House was the scene of an incident that incited unnecessary fear on Monday after a man threw firecrackers over the fence just hours after 12 people were shot and killed at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. Authorities …

Google Launches New Wallet App, New Loyalty Programs Google Launches New Wallet App, New Loyalty Programs

Google announced on Tuesday that it is rolling out a new version of the Google Wallet app for Android devices (2.3+), which comes with new loyalty programs featuring a handful of merchants, with more to come. The loyalty programs make …

Emily Ratajkowski Owes Big Break To Robin Thicke

Emily Ratajkowski may not be a household name yet, but with the help of Robin Thicke, she’s getting there. The 21-year old model–who appears in various states of undress in Thicke’s controversial video “Blurred Lines”–has just been cast in the …

Check Out Battlefield 4′s Multiplayer In New Trailer

Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts will go head-to-head later this year on next-gen consoles. At this point, I think we can all agree that Battlefield 4 will take the visuals crown, but gameplay is king no matter how …

Egyptian Museum Looted Amid Political Unrest

As the Egyptian army begins to take back control of Egypt, the fallout from the country’s latest unrest is coming into focus. In addition to the lost lives and unsure political situation, the cultural heritage of Egypt is, unfortunately, another …

Billy Connolly Treated for Cancer, Parkinson’s

Reuters reports that comedian Billy Connolly has endured an operation to handle an early case of prostate cancer, and was also diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The operation to remove the cancer was successful, but Parkinson’s is an incurable degenerative disease, …

Google Will Now Let You Use AdSense Ads On HTTPS Pages Google Will Now Let You Use AdSense Ads On HTTPS Pages
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Google announced on Monday that AdSense publishers can start putting ads on HTTPS pages as more sites move to this more secure protocol. “Many websites, like e-commerce sites and social networking sites, use the HTTPS protocol to protect their users’ …