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Pittsburgh Pirates Reach Playoffs After 21 Year Wait

Andrew McCutchen knew good things were afoot when Francisco Liriano showed up to Tuesday night’s Wild-Card game with his suit on: “He had the expectancy to win. When he showed up with his suit on, that got me hyped up.” …

Rapper Phonte Tweets Absolutely Perfect Analogies Between Famous TV Shows and Other Rappers
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Grammy-nominated rapper Phonte must watch a lot of TV. Seriously, this guy knows his stuff. That knowledge led to some of the most inspired crossover comparisons, delivered in 140 characters, that I’ve ever seen. Over the past couple of days, …

Hilltown Accident: Mysterious Crash Under Investigation

Hilltown, Pennsylvania was the scene of a deadly crash on Tuesday afternoon, and police are investigating what caused it. The accident involved two cars and a Mack truck; authorities say a Scion rammed into a pickup truck from behind on …

NeNe Leakes On New Spinoff, “Bridesmaid-zillas”
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NeNe Leakes has her own spinoff show now after appearing for several seasons on the hugely successful “Real Housewives of Atlanta”, and she recently sat down for an interview with Entertainment Tonight to dish about “I Dream Of NeNe” and …

Incidence of Infants Sharing a Bed Rising, Says NIH

The NIH this week revealed results from the National Infant Sleep Position Study that show that the incidence of infants sharing a bed with an adult or another child has more than doubled over the past two decades. Nearly 14% …

Netflix Gives Students Free Subscriptions For Talking About Movies And TV Shows Netflix Gives Students Free Subscriptions For Talking About Movies And TV Shows

In the UK and Ireland, Netflix is offering students a shot at a year’s free subscription as part of a Student Ambassador program. Announced via Twitter and Facebook, the program calls on students to use Twitter to discuss shows and …

Microsoft Revives Hover For Internet Explorer 11 Launch
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Later this month, Windows 8.1 will roll out to the millions of Windows 8 machines currently in the hands of consumers. The updated OS includes a number of enhancements, including Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft promises that it’s new browser features …

Tom Clancy, Legendary Author, Has Died at 66

Twitter, as well as the New York Daily News, have issued reports that Tom Clancy died last night in a Baltimore hospital near his home at age 66. A native of Baltimore, Clancy started out as an insurance salesman before …

Bernie Kosar Blames Offensive Line During DUI Stop

In either the saddest thing I’ve heard in quite some time or the most impressively creative, former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has thrown his offensive line under the bus one final time for his inability to complete a field …

Dom Tiberi Consoled by Entire Ohio St. Football Team

On Tuesday, September 17, Dom Tiberi’s life was changed forever. That night, the sports director at the CBS-affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, lost his daughter to a car wreck. AT 10:45 PM, Maria Tiberi, a student of Ohio State University, rear-ended …

Brain Hacking Gets the AsapSCIENCE Treatment

Make someone happy with the push of a button? Make someone do a silly dance by delivering an electrical signal? Sign me up, brain hacking sounds awesome. AsapSCIENCE, as always, takes a complicated topic and condenses it into a delightful …

Gartner: 3D Printer Industry To See Massive Growth Over The Next Few Years Gartner: 3D Printer Industry To See Massive Growth Over The Next Few Years

There’s no denying the cool factor that 3D printers have gained over the last few years. This has led to an increase in purchases from hobbyists and other non-industry consumers. That increase is now leading to explosive growth in the …

‘Warcraft’ Movie Coming Christmas 2015
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Last week, rumors surfaced that Colin Farrell had been cast in a leading role for Warcraft. Today, Legendary Pictures (the production company behind the Christopher Nolan Batman movies and this summer’s Pacific Rim) announced that Warcraft will be hitting U.S. …

Grand Theft Auto Online Servers Hit By Heavy Traffic

Many recently released AAA game titles, like Aliens: Colonial Marines or TOTAL WAR: Rome II, have been launched only for players to discover that some advertised features seem distorted, broken, or poorly implemented. GTA V proves to be no exception, …

‘Revenge Porn’ Is Now Officially Banned in California ‘Revenge Porn’ Is Now Officially Banned in California
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With a stroke of Governor Jerry Brown’s pen, California has become the latest state to criminalize so-called “revenge porn.” We’ve been tracking the bill, SB 255, as it moved through the state’s legislature – passing committee back in June and …

Gina Carano Action Thriller Slated For 2014 Release

Gina Carano, the fierce MMA fighter who is moving on to action star, will see her latest project released in theaters next year by Anchor Bay Films. “In The Blood” will see a limited theatrical release in 2014 before moving …

Snake Handler Dons Google Glass To Show Us How She Inspects Venomous Snakes Snake Handler Dons Google Glass To Show Us How She Inspects Venomous Snakes

Google Glass offers us a chance to see the world through the eyes of some of the most interesting professions in the world. The Taronga Zoo in Sydney has already shown us what a day in the life of a …

PS4, Xbox One Component Shipments Flowing

Pre-orders for next-generation consoles are higher than any console launch in history, and both Microsoft and Sony have ramped up production to keep up with demand. A DigiTimes report today states that shipments of components for both the PlayStation 4 …

Yahoo Makes Another Sports-Related Acquisition With Hitpost Yahoo Makes Another Sports-Related Acquisition With Hitpost
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Yahoo has made yet another acquisition. This time it’s Hitpost, the company behind a handful of sports betting and polling apps. The acquisition was first reported by TechCrunch, but now Hitpost says in a message on its homepage: We are …

Bikers Attack SUV, 2 Men Arrested After Violent Beating

Two men have now been arrested after a violent altercation on the streets of New York that left two men severely injured and one man fighting for his life. The incident unfolded on Sunday, after a large group of bikers …

Asian Citrus Psyllid Quarantine Expanding in Cali Asian Citrus Psyllid Quarantine Expanding in Cali
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The California Department of Food and Agriculture added more area to the Asian citrus psyllid quarantine zones established in Tulare and Kern counties on Tuesday. The bug has also been detected in Dinuba and Wasco counties. The dreaded Asian citrus …

Yosemite National Park Gets “Doodle” for Birthday

If Yosemite National Park was a person, that person would be throwing a fit about having to spend their 123rd birthday alone. Nobody likes that! But that is exactly what is happening after yesterday’s government shutdown that took national parks, …

Electric Car Charging Stations Now Number 64,000 Worldwide Electric Car Charging Stations Now Number 64,000 Worldwide
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Though hybrid cars are becoming more ubiquitous on U.S. roads, sales of fully-electric plug-in vehicles are still ramping up slowly. Part of the reason for the slow adoption of electric cars is the fact that the charging station infrastructure simply …

Chromecast Adds Support For Hulu Plus Chromecast Adds Support For Hulu Plus
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In late July, Google announced its intention to take over the living room with Chromecast. It’s an incredibly ambitious idea, but it lacked a lot of the services users have come to expect from streaming devices at launch. It’s getting …