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Hospice Murder-Suicide Rocks Pennsylvania Community
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An elderly man and woman in Allentown, Pennsylvania are dead, following a murder-suicide. CBS is reporting that 86-year-old Elwood Osman shot his 83-year-old wife while she was lying in bed in the hospice wing of Lehigh Valley Hospital on Tuesday, …

Amazon Is Working With Record Labels On Subscription-Based Music Service [Rumor] Amazon Is Working With Record Labels On Subscription-Based Music Service [Rumor]

Despite earlier attempts to bring streaming music to the masses, Spotify really nailed the concept when it launched in 2008. Now its the service every company in the business of selling music is trying to copy, including Amazon. The Verge …

You Won’t Believe These Facts About Mr. Rogers
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Today is the first day of spring. It’s still cold here. Stupid spring. It’s also the birthday of television legend Fred McFeely Rogers. Mr. Rogers was a wonderful and fascinating human being. And as Mental Floss shows, there are plenty …

Google Takes The Trekker To The Arctic For Street View Imagery Google Takes The Trekker To The Arctic For Street View Imagery

Google announced today that it is debuting the Trekker for the first time in Canada, as it lends the devices out to some locals. Earlier this year, Google launched the first Trekker-based imagery for the Grand Canyon. Trekker is a …

Google Reader Disappears from Black Bar Menu Inside Gmail, Google+ Google Reader Disappears from Black Bar Menu Inside Gmail, Google+
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As you all know, Google is killing Google Reader on July 1st. I’m sure plenty of you have shed some tears in the past week. For Google Reader power users, this sucks – plain and simple. And despite the loud …

Man From U.N.C.L.E. Movie Could Star Tom Cruise
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It seems that the 50-year-old Tom Cruise is still a top contender for the lead roles in high-profile action movies. Screen Rant is reporting that Cruise is currently in talks for a role in the upcoming The Man From U.N.C.L.E. …

YouTube Data Integrated Into Google Trends YouTube Data Integrated Into Google Trends
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Google announced today that it has now integrated YouTube search trends into Google Trends. “Google Trends enables you to take popular search queries and explore traffic patterns over time and geography,” says YouTube’s Kevin Allocca in a blog post. “Now …

Digg This: Digg Gets De-Indexed From Google [Updated] Digg This: Digg Gets De-Indexed From Google [Updated]

Apparently Google doesn’t think Digg is worth much more than a few kilos of panda poop tea these days. Digg.com is currently MIA in Google’s index. While we’ve yet to hear comment on the matter from either Google or Digg, …

Watch President Obama Fill Out His NCAA Bracket

President Obama, self-proclaimed avid college basketball fan, has just made his predictions for how March Madness will play out. ESPN calls it “Barack-etology. Cute. This year, the President selects Louisville, Ohio St., Florida, and Indiana to advance to the Final …

Too Short Booked On DUI, Felony Narcotics Possession [Report]
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Famed rapper Todd Anthony Shaw, otherwise known as Too Short (or Too $hort if you prefer), has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and drug possession, according to reports. According to TMZ, law officials claim Shaw attempted to run from …

BioShock Infinite Dev Diary Details The Creation Of Elizabeth

Elizabeth and her role in BioShock Infinite is still largely one big question mark. That’s not going to change until the game launches next week, but the developers are providing an in-depth look at how the developers brought her to …

Sinkhole Swallows Pond in California
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A Newcastle, California man woke up Sunday morning and found his pond missing. The man, Mark Korb, told the Sacramento-area NBC affiliate KCRA that his man-made pond was drained by a sinkhole. As if pulling the plug on a giant …

Facebook Removes a Bunch of Cover Photo Restrictions for Pages Facebook Removes a Bunch of Cover Photo Restrictions for Pages
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Facebook has quietly updated its terms for Pages to allow page owners to display previously banned text and visuals on their cover photos. Although the terms page says that the last revision occurred on December 17th, there has definitely been …

HBO Show ‘Enlightened’ Ending After Just Two Seasons
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HBO has decided to pull the plug on its show Enlightened after just two seasons. Hollywood Reporter shares a statement from HBO: “It was a very difficult decision. We’ve decided not to continue Enlightened for a third season. We’re proud …

Jimmy Fallon And Selena Gomez Find Love In Mario Kart

In a cover of Sam Hart’s Mario Kart Love Song, Jimmy Fallon and Selena Gomez prove that love can blossom on the battlefield that is Mario Kart. As an aside, Fallon should rock a moustache more often. It looks good …

Yahoo Brings Back Former Staff With Jybe Acquisition Yahoo Brings Back Former Staff With Jybe Acquisition
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Yahoo announced today that it has acquired Jybe, which includes five former Yahoo employees. Yahoo Cloud Platform Group SVP Jay Rossiter discusses the acquisition in a blog post. “As part of this acquisition, we’re welcoming an extremely talented group of …

Patrick Stewart Wedding to be Officiated by Ian McKellen

It’s official. Gandalf will be marrying Jean-Luc Picard. In a way. Sir Ian McKellen, the actor known for playing roles such as Magneto in the Bryan Singer X-Men movies and Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings movies, has announced …

Why You Should Stop Hitting the Snooze Button [VIDEO]

To snooze or not to snooze? The answer, while simple, is a hard one to actually implement. Many of us are addicted to the snooze button. You may think that extra few minutes of fragmented sleep is helping you take …

Amazon Gives Publishers ‘Send To Kindle’ Button For Those Who Want To Read Content Later Amazon Gives Publishers ‘Send To Kindle’ Button For Those Who Want To Read Content Later

Amazon has launched a new “Send To Kindle” button for websites, so content can be sent to Kindle devices and the free Kindle apps for iPhone, iPad and Android phones and tablets. “Adding the Send to Kindle Button opens a …

Amazon Is Making A $99 Kindle Fire HD [Rumor] Amazon Is Making A $99 Kindle Fire HD [Rumor]

One of the big rumors from last year was that Google would release a $99 Nexus tablet. Those rumors never went anywhere though. Now it’s Amazon’s turn to take up the rumored cheap tablet torch. TechCrunch is reporting that Amazon …

‘Catch Me If You Can’ Conman Talks Facebook Privacy ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Conman Talks Facebook Privacy

One of the world’s most famous confidence men has his reservations about Facebook. Speaking at the Advertising Week Europe conference, Frank Abagnale says that he completely understands why people like Facebook. But he warns that the network is full of …

Fran Warren Dies; Big Band Singer Was 87
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Fran Warren, a popular big band singer in the 40s and 50s, has died at the age of 87. Warren is reported by the Associated Press to have died of natural causes on March 4 at her home in Brookfield, …

The Most Terrifying Mr. Rogers Video Ever Made
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Today is the birthday of famed children’s television host Fred Rogers, also known as Mr. Rogers. I just learned that his middle name was actually McFeely (according to Wikipedia and Google’s knowledge graph). Now, here’s possibly the most terrifying thing …

Adblock Plus Gets Self-Updating App To Circumvent Google Play Ban Adblock Plus Gets Self-Updating App To Circumvent Google Play Ban

Last week, Google made everybody angry by announcing the retirement of Google Reader. While everybody was fuming about that, the company also started removing ad blockers from Google Play, including Adblock Plus. It didn’t take long, however, for the app …