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Powerball Winner STILL Hasn’t Revealed Themselves
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Remember that $590 million Powerball jackpot that everyone was going crazy over? Remember that there was only one winning ticket, which was sold in Zephyrhills, Florida? Well, it seems no one wants to claim that big pile of money the …

Phillip Seymour Hoffman Completes 10-Day Rehab
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Phillip Seymour Hoffman has completed a 10-day detox program after getting pulled back in to drug use. Hoffman, who won an Oscar in 2006 for his portrayal of Truman Capote, says he did drugs years ago but managed to get …

Justine Bateman Is No Mallory Keaton

Justine Bateman, who rose to stardom in the ’80s on the sitcom “Family Ties”, is pretty far removed from her character Mallory. On the show, she played the pretty, popular, somewhat ditzy sister to Michael J. Fox’s Alex, the poster …

Starbucks Bans Smoking Outside Of Its Stores Across The Country
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Do you like smoking outside of Starbucks after grabbing a coffee and pastry? Sorry to say, you can’t do that anymore. Starbucks introduced a new policy on Saturday that bans smoking within 25 feet of its stores. It’s a country-wide …

Kindergarten Brawl Breaks Out Over Spilled Juice
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A kindergarten brawl at a Cleveland school was caused by the most innocuous of incidents – spilled juice. The AP reports that a brawl broke out at the Michael R. White Elementary School during a graduation ceremony on Friday. At …

Vinegar Cancer Test Has The Potential To Save Thousands
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A simple vinegar cancer test has helped save thousands of lives in India. Doctors presented this life-saving vinegar-based cancer test at a conference today. They say that it’s cheap enough to help prevent thousands of cancer cases in developing nations. …

Andrew Luck: Gay Teammate Would Not Be A Problem
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Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck has one message for any hypothetical gay teammate. Speaking to CNN, Luck says that he would have “absolutely no problem” with an openly gay teammate. In fact, he says that he hopes the NFL, and …

Russian Nuclear Submarines To Resume Patrols Of Southern Waters
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Russia’s nuclear submarines have not been spotted in Southern waters for more than 20 years. That’s all going to change soon. Reuters reports that Russia plans to send multiple nuclear submarines to the Southern hemisphere. It will be the first …

Frances Bean Turned Down “Twilight” Role For Being Sexist
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Frances Bean Cobain was approached by the producers of the “Twilight” series to star as Bella, according to her mom, but she turned it down after she read the script and declared it to be sexist. “When [Frances Bean] was …

Missing Girl Found Under Family Bed

A California girl that went missing Friday evening has been found – hiding under a bed. According to a Bay Area NBC report, Amieya Renee Stewart was reported missing at around 5 pm on Friday night. The girl went missing …

Jean Stapleton Dies, ‘All in the Family’ Actress Was 90

Jean Stapleton, the actress who portrayed Edith Bunker on the TV show All in the Family, has died at the age of 90. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Stapleton died Friday at her home in New York City. …

Planes Collide Over Arizona, Killing Four

Two small planes collided in midair just north of Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, killing four people. According to a KSAZ report, the planes were both single-engine, with two people aboard each. The collision occurred on Friday morning, about 15 miles …

Joran van der Sloot to Marry in Prison
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Back in 2005, Joran van der Sloot was implicated in the disappearance of 18-year-old Natalee Holloway. The American girl was last seen with van der Sloot during a high school graduation trip to Aruba. He was never tried for a …

Is It Worth It To Your Site To Help Google Build Its ‘Knowledge’? Is It Worth It To Your Site To Help Google Build Its ‘Knowledge’?
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Search is moving more and more toward structured data, which in turn, is leading search engines to delivering the information users are seeking without the need of having to send them to third-party sites. Google, in particular, is making tremendous …

Is Facebook Getting ‘Freedom Of Expression’ Right? Is Facebook Getting ‘Freedom Of Expression’ Right?
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Facebook has recently taken some heat over its approach to content on the social network that depicts, glorifies and/or trivializes violence against women. Groups like Women, Action and The Media, The Everyday Sexism Project, and no doubt countless other individuals, …

California Executions Moratorium Upheld, Again
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In 2006, a U.S. Distroct Court judge in California ruled that if a lethal injection execution was performed incorrectly, it could lead to cruel and unusual punishment, which is prohibited by the eighth amendment to the U.S. constitution. Since that …

Remember Me Gets A Live Action Prologue

Capcom’s new IP, Remember Me, launches next week. In preparation for the title, Capcom has released a live action trailer that serves as a prologue for the title. It’s a little depressing, but memory manipulation is hardly ever a happy …

‘The Pun Also Rises’ Author John Pollack Talks At Google ‘The Pun Also Rises’ Author John Pollack Talks At Google
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Author John Pollack recently gave an “At Google” talk, which Google has now made available for all to enjoy. “Some people may dismiss puns as the lowest form of humor. But this attitude is a relatively recent development in the …

Teacher Fakes Illness for a Year, Claims She’s Dying to Avoid Work
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Many working adults know that playing hooky isn’t just reserved for kids, but the lies one Polk County, Florida teacher made up to skip out on work are just plain shocking. According to school district officials Ashley Barker, a first-grade …

Greta Van Susteren On Colleagues: “Have These Men Lost Their Minds?”
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Greta Van Susteren had something to say about her Fox colleagues after a video went viral yesterday which showed the men talking about the roles of men and women as breadwinners. Lou Dobbs, Doug Schoen, Eric Erickson and Juan Williams …

Robert Rodriguez’ Two Scoops Is Finally Finished

Robert Rodriguez teamed up with BlackBerry earlier this year to create a short film called Two Scoops. He called upon the community to fill in a role, create a weapon and design a monster for the final film. All of …

TSA Cuts Out Backscatter Body Scans at Airports

When the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began using backscatter X-ray machines, privacy advocates balked at the notion of TSA employees seeing a colorless image of passengers’ naked bodies. Not long after, naked airport protests embarrassed the TSA and worries of …

Eric Roberson Performs At Google Eric Roberson Performs At Google

Two-time Grammy-nominated artist Eric Roberson recently performed at Google NYC, where he played five songs and gave an interview (which starts about 40 minutes in). Google has now made the performance/talk available for all to enjoy. Songs include: Change For …

Tumblr’s Creative Director and First Designer Is Leaving the Company Tumblr’s Creative Director and First Designer Is Leaving the Company
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Jacob Bijani, Tumblr’s creative director and their first designer, is leaving the company after 5 years. He announced his departure in a blog post where he says that he’s sure the future of Tumblr will be “incredible.” Here’s his short …