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KFC: 7-Foot Bucket Appears In Woman’s Yard Courtesy Of Landlord

A giant KFC bucket seemingly dropped from the sky last week and landed on a Georgia lawn, surprising the residents who lived there. “I was driving by, I saw this giant Kentucky Fried Chicken bucket in my yard, and I …

Senate Panel Thinks The Government Should Study Video Game Violence
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Is there a direct correlation between violent video games and violent acts committed by young people? Most studies say no, but most also say that there is a correlation between violent video games and increased aggression. Note that aggression and …

Facebook Stock Rallies, Nearly Hits Its IPO Price Facebook Stock Rallies, Nearly Hits Its IPO Price

For the first time since the IPO, Facebook stock approached $38 a share today. It didn’t actually hit that significant number (that’s what the stock started out at back in May) – but it came close. Really close. Its high …

Google Launches ‘Views’ Site To Get Users’ Photo Spheres On Google Maps Google Launches ‘Views’ Site To Get Users’ Photo Spheres On Google Maps

Google announced the launch of a new site called Views to showcase users’ photo spheres that are shared to Google Maps. Users’ Views pages will let people browse the photos and plot them on the earth via Google Maps so …

Arsenio Hall Jumps Back to the Late-Night Circuit
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Comedian Arsenio Hall is preparing to re-enter our homes once again on the talk show circuit. Last on talk television in 1994 when AP notes there were less channels and Johnny Carson was the dominant host of “The Tonight Show,” …

Coweta Woman Found Injured, But Alive

A Georgia woman has been found alive after an exhaustive search over the weekend turned up no leads. 78-year old Eleanor Alexander was found in a wooded area not far from her Coweta home, covered in bug bites and injured …

Here’s The Other Half of The Splinter Cell: Blacklist “Spies vs. Mercs” Preview Here’s The Other Half of The Splinter Cell: Blacklist “Spies vs. Mercs” Preview

Yesterday, Ubisoft posted an in-depth look at the multiplayer in its upcoming Splinter Cell: Blacklist. Specifically, the video showed around nine minutes of the returning “Spies vs. Mercs” mode from the perspective of a spy. Today, Ubisoft has released the …

Viral Marketing Push for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Begins

Whatever words that will be written about Marvel’s viral marketing push for the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, the only thing people are going to take from the content are the Sentinels, which is understandable, because, well, this is …

Justin Bieber Tour Bus Busted on the Border for Pot
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Another day, another media tornado for Justin Bieber: a Canadian drug-sniffing canine discovered marijuana and paraphernalia for personal usage inside a Bieber tour bus on the border between Windsor and Michigan. This is not the first time for Bieber, nor …

Giant Honey Mushroom Still Unseated As Largest Despite New Find
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The giant honey mushroom found growing in Oregon in 1998 is still the largest known living organism, taking up a whopping 2,200 acres as it grows on tree roots in the densely populated Malheur National Forest. However, a new fungus …

Ubisoft Puts Aisha Tyler in Watch Dogs, Kills Her

Ubisoft loves Aisha Tyler. The comedian/actress has hosted the game publisher’s big E3 conferences for two years running, a fact the company joked about in the weeks leading up to this year’s E3. Now, Ubisoft has gone a step closer …

Your Nexus 7 Getting A Little Slow? Android 4.3 Should Fix That Your Nexus 7 Getting A Little Slow? Android 4.3 Should Fix That

Google introduced the new Nexus 7 last week, and some consumers will have already upgraded to the latest model. Others, however, will hold onto last year’s Nexus 7 even if its performance has diminished somewhat over the last year. Fret …

Look At All These Birds On Google’s Street View Look At All These Birds On Google’s Street View

It’s always fun to see what kinds of cool things Google captures with its Street View cameras. Sometimes it is simply deliberate photographing of landmarks or interesting areas. Sometimes people intervene, and put on a show (mildly NSFW). Sometimes, nature …

Facebook Video Ads Are Coming, Will Cost $1-2.5 Million Per Day [REPORT] Facebook Video Ads Are Coming, Will Cost $1-2.5 Million Per Day [REPORT]

Facebook users annoyed with sponsored stories and traditional, off-feed ads are likely in for something much more intrusive. According to sources familiar with the matter who spoke with Bloomberg, videos ads are most definitely on their way to Facebook’s news …

Breast Reductions Improve Health, Shows Study
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Though the reasons for a woman to undergo breast reduction surgery may vary, the surgery is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedures. Now, a new study has shown that breast reduction surgery is effective in improving patient …

Chandra Levy: Court Documents To Be Unsealed

Chandra Levy was a name heard on news reports around the world for months in 2001, after her body was found in a D.C. park and lab tests found DNA on her clothing from congressman Gary Condit. Now, a judge …

Facebook Releases Guide to Help Prevent Abuse in Partnership with Domestic Violence Group Facebook Releases Guide to Help Prevent Abuse in Partnership with Domestic Violence Group

Facebook is looking to make a push to help prevent domestic abuse in the social media realm by teaming up with its safety advisory board to launch a new guide for survivors of such abuse. The main partnership here is …

Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy
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Bradley Manning, the young Army private that’s a whistleblower to some and a traitor to others, has been in a military court the past few months as the government argued that his sharing of classified government documents with WikiLeaks aided …

New Army Training Simulations Licensed To Use Unreal Engine

Using video game-like simulations to train fighting forces is not a new concept by any means; however, what is normally discussed in science fiction lore is also a very real capability used by the United States military. In this case, …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 2 Has Begun Filming ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 2 Has Begun Filming
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Orange is the New Black continues to capture a great deal of buzz on the Internet nearly three weeks after the launch of the entire first season. Netflix announced that it would produce a second season even before the first …

Grumpy Cat Gets Its Own Iced Coffee Drink, a Grumppuccino

If you’re looking to start your day with an iced coffee drink more pessimistic than you are before you’ve had your iced coffee drink, may I suggest a new product that’s set to go on sale August 7th. It’s called …

Cable Households Dropping, Over-The-Air Households Down to 7% Cable Households Dropping, Over-The-Air Households Down to 7%
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Now that streaming services companies such as Netflix and Amazon have begun to create their own original programming (and are getting Emmy Award nominations for them), the pressure is on for traditional programming outlets to compete. New research released today …

Mozilla Introduces New Developments Focusing On Web Security Mozilla Introduces New Developments Focusing On Web Security

Make no mistake about it, Mozilla is committed to making the web a safer place for its users. Although browser security remains somewhat dubious–all of the main browsers perform well in various security tests tests, although, questions about NSA backdoors …

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Performs At Google Preservation Hall Jazz Band Performs At Google

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band recently performed a set at Google, featuring songs from its first-ever album of all original compositions in the group’s fifty-year history. The album is called “That’s It”. Google has now made the performance available online. …