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Stoneham Shooting: Arrests Made, Drugs Could Be Involved

A shooting in Stoneham, Massachusetts early this morning has left one man dead, one wounded, and led to three arrests. Police arrived on the scene around 2 a.m. this morning to find 26-year old Joseph Puopolo dead and his friend–who …

Teacher/Student’s Baby Confirmed, Teacher Arrested
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A 28-year old Redlands, California English teacher has been arrested after police questioning confirmed that her baby–born in June–belongs to one of her students. “One thing led to another, and he ended up at her residence, and it’s been going …

Samsung Acquires Boxee For $30 Million [Report] Samsung Acquires Boxee For $30 Million [Report]

Boxee is just one of many players that are trying to hasten along the cord cutting trend by bringing media streaming to the living room. After a few years of operating as an independent company, Boxee has reportedly been bought …

Facebook and Its IPO Made San Mateo County the Highest-Paid County in America Facebook and Its IPO Made San Mateo County the Highest-Paid County in America
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According to figures just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Facebook’s May 2012 IPO made San Mateo county, California the most well-paid area in the country. The average weekly worker wage in San Mateo County, California (home to Facebook’s …

New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Trailer Showcases “Buried” Zombies Map

Though most Call of Duty fans are looking forward to the dynamic multiplayer maps in Call of Duty: Ghosts or Battlefield 4, Activision still has DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops II to push. The latest DLC for Black …

Celebrate America’s Birthday With This Saint’s Row IV Trailer

In Saint’s Row IV, players take on the role of the U.S. president. It’s only fitting then that the game celebrate Independence Day with a new trailer full of sex, violence and text-based adventure games. It looks like Saints Row …

‘WomanCode’ Author Alisa Vitti Gives A Google Talk
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Alisa Vitti, author of WomanCode: Perfect Your Cycle, Amplify Your Fertility, Supercharge Your Sex Drive, and Become a Power Source, recently participated in an “At Google” talk. The company has now made the discussion available for your viewing pleasure. “Her …

Assassin’s Creed II Free For Xbox Live Gold Members on July 16
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Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” began on Tuesday, offering games such as Assassin’s Creed 3 and Borderlands 2 for as much as 67% off. Though the second day of the sale isn’t quite as exciting, Xbox Live Gold gamers will …

Loch Ness Monster Could Be Result Of Underwater Fault Line

The Loch Ness monster has captivated our imaginations for decades now; the few people who claim to have captured it on film have gone down in history as an elite group lucky enough to have been in the right place …

Six Percent Of American Adults Use Reddit, Shows Study Six Percent Of American Adults Use Reddit, Shows Study
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Reddit is huge. Need proof? How about a recent Pew study that said 6 percent of all online American adults use the site. The study, which was published today by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, is …

Lonesome George To Be Stuffed For Display

Lonesome George, the 100-year old tortoise famous for being the last of his kind, is set to be stuffed and put on display at the research station where he spent the last forty years before his death. George was a …

Winnie The Pooh Makes An Appearance On Google Street View Winnie The Pooh Makes An Appearance On Google Street View
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Google Maps tweeted out this gem this morning: Not the strangest thing we’ve seen on Street View by any means, but it’s always fun to see people in costumes appear in the massively popular Google Maps. Street View just came …

Foxconn Could Become Mobile Provider in Taiwan Foxconn Could Become Mobile Provider in Taiwan

Foxconn Technology Group, the manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone and iPad products, is looking to take its business beyond manufacturing. In addition to media and software investments, the company could soon become a mobile carrier in China. The Wall Street Journal …

Franz Kafka Google Doodle Hits The U.S. Franz Kafka Google Doodle Hits The U.S.

As previously reported, Google is celebrating the birthday of acclaimed writer Franz Kafka. The doodle went live yesterday on the other side of the world, when it became July 3rd, and now it’s up here in our neck of the …

Pacific Rim Gets One Last Trailer Before It Hits Theaters

Pacific Rim looks amazing, doesn’t it? Guillermo del Toro’s love letter to all things awesome about giant robots and monsters is almost upon us, but we get one more 2 and a half minute trailer to hold us over until …

Xbox Sale Day 2: Kinect, Board Games, and LEGO
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Yesterday, Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” got off to a big start with hit AAA sequels such as Assassin’s Creed 3, Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, and Max Payne 3 on sale for 63% to 75% off. Today the sale …

This ‘Dog Goldberg’ Machine Is an Overload of Cute

Yeah, yeah, I know it’s an ad. But it’s just so damn adorable. I’m not sure why I’ve never seen a Rube Goldberg device powered by dogs before. It’s just a wonderful idea, perfectly executed by Beneful (with the help …

Steam Summer Sale Will Probably Start Tomorrow
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The Steam Summer sale is an annual event that’s about as exciting as Christmas. For two glorious weeks, pretty much every single game on Valve’s digital games portal is heavily discounted. For the price of one $60 game, gamers end …

Brazil, India Smartphone Markets Grow as China Eclipses U.S. Brazil, India Smartphone Markets Grow as China Eclipses U.S.

China is expected to overtake the U.S. at the top global smartphone market sometime in 2013, and some metrics show that it has already happened. Now, analysts are predicting that other emerging countries could rise to become top smartphone markets …

“Breaking Amish” Star Strips Down For Men’s Magazine “Breaking Amish” Star Strips Down For Men’s Magazine

“Breaking Amish” has gotten some heat for not being as reality-based as it claims to be, and the latest news about one of its stars may do nothing to quell those rumors. The show’s former star, Kate Stoltzfus, is now …

The TSA Has an Instagram Account for Stuff They Took from People at Checkpoints The TSA Has an Instagram Account for Stuff They Took from People at Checkpoints
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Whether or not you agree that the Transportation Security Administration routinely upholds its core values of integrity, innovation, and team spirit – let’s face it, the organization is a big part of our lives. And while TSA tactics aren’t always …

Netflix Extends PBS Deal, Gets A Couple Exclusives Netflix Extends PBS Deal, Gets A Couple Exclusives

Netflix just announced an expanded multi-year agreement with PBS Distribution, which the company says will make a “wide variety of great PBS programming” available to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada. This comes just after a bunch of PBS …

Intelligence Director James Clapper Admits That He Lied To Congress, Is Sorry Intelligence Director James Clapper Admits That He Lied To Congress, Is Sorry
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Before Edward Snowden leaked a number of NSA documents through The Guardian and The Washington Post, some members of Congress who knew something was up was pushing the intelligence community to come clean. One of its first targets was Intelligence …

Apple to Cut Deal With Time Warner Cable [RUMOR] Apple to Cut Deal With Time Warner Cable [RUMOR]

Last year, as rumors of an Apple HDTV were coming in weekly, the project was reportedly put on hold as cable companies balked. Companies such as Time Warner and Comcast, which has established (and often region-exclusive) distribution channels, were not …