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Woman Burns Dog Alive, Brags About It on Facebook Woman Burns Dog Alive, Brags About It on Facebook
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[WARNING: Graphic images of animal abuse below] In what the St. Louis, Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force is calling one of the most notorious animal cruelty cases in its history, a woman has been charged with felony animal abuse and …

FDA Issues Imported Food Safety Rule Proposals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today proposed two rules meant to make sure imported foods meet the same safety requirements as food produced in the U.S. The rules would implement provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), …

Zonkey Born In Italy After Zebra Climbed Fence To Mate With Donkey
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A rare zonkey has been born in Florence, Italy after a zebra became amorous and climbed a fence to mate with a female donkey. Officials at the wildlife reserve say the fence was put up for just that reason, but …

Google+ Local iOS App Is No More, Use Google Maps Google+ Local iOS App Is No More, Use Google Maps
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Google has retired the standalone Google+ Local app for iOS. 9to5Mac first reported on an email that Google sent around (which has since made its way to other publications) that it would be retired as of August 7th, though the …

Watch Aaron Paul Call a Bunch of Twitter Users Bitch

It’s Friday, and some of you may be struggling to make it through the final hours of the work week. I’m about to help you out. Here’s Aaron Paul (aka Jesse Pinkman from Breaking Bad) responding to some Twitter users’ …

Another ‘The Bureau: XCOM Declassified’ Live-Action Trailer Released

The release of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is less than a month away now, and 2K Games is focusing its marketing on a series of cryptic live-action trailers. Earlier this week, half of a trailer was released, with the events …

Mobile Shipments Are Still Growing, Says Analyst Mobile Shipments Are Still Growing, Says Analyst
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Earlier this week, analyst firm TrendForce estimated that smartphone shipments for the second quarter of 2013 were up 6.6% year-over-year. Today another analyst firm has chimed in with similar numbers and a stark look at how Samsung is beginning to …

Pro-Marijuana Group to Target NASCAR Crowd with New Ad at Brickyard 400 Pro-Marijuana Group to Target NASCAR Crowd with New Ad at Brickyard 400
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The Marijuana Policy Project, the largest group in the U.S. working solely on marijuana policy reform, is set to run a massive pro-marijuana ad at a major sporting event – the first of its kind. The MPP “envision a nation …

Ronda Rousey, MMA Fighter, Will Star In “Expendables 3″

Ronda Rousey has quickly moved up in the world of Mixed Martial Arts to become one of its biggest stars, but now she’s moving on to other pursuits; namely, the movies. Rousey has signed on to work with Sylvester Stallone …

Breaking Bad Is Currently The Highest-Searched Emmy-Nominated Drama Breaking Bad Is Currently The Highest-Searched Emmy-Nominated Drama
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Searches for the hit AMC show Breaking Bad are spiking this week, according to Yahoo, as fans gear up for the final season, which premieres on Sunday, August 11th. Yahoo informs us that searches for “breaking bad” are spiking 31% …

Kim Kardashian May Be Getting Out Of The Reality Biz

Kim Kardashian reportedly wants out of the reality spotlight now that she’s a mom, but her family has signed on to do their show through 2015. Will this create problems within the Kardashian circle? It’s hard to say, since Kris …

Bryan Cranston Threatens a Young Girl in ‘Cold Comes The Night’ Trailer

In just a few short months, Bryan Cranston will end his Emmy-winning turn as chemistry teacher/meth maker Walter White in the AMC series Breaking Bad. Its seems, though, that the eagerly-awaited finale to the series will not end Cranston’s career …

Hilarious Apple Store Freakout Caught on Vine
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Just because the fine folks at Apple said that you could come in to the Apple Store and get some parts for your iPhone, that doesn’t mean that you get to jump the line at the Genius bar, lady. Struck …

Anacin Tablets Responsible For Long Life?

A New York man says that six daily Anacin tablets and a banana have been the secret to his super-long life. 112-year old Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez is now the world’s oldest man after Jiroemon Kimura died in June at the age …

Yandex Releases Its New ‘Islands’ Search Results In Beta Yandex Releases Its New ‘Islands’ Search Results In Beta
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Yandex recently announced its new search results concept – interactive snippets called “Islands”. This is part of a redesigned search results page. We last reported on it here. Today, the company announced the release of Islands in beta. The feature …

Smaller Notebook Shipments on the Rise Smaller Notebook Shipments on the Rise

The traditional PC market is in decline. That much is clear after a disappointing holiday season in 2012, PC shipments in the first quarter of 2013 fell even harder. As smartphone and tablet manufacturers continue to expand into developing markets, …

Plague Squirrels: California Campground Shut Down

A squirrel that tested positive for the plague at Table Mountain Campgrounds has initiated the closing of the park for at least a week while authorities conduct further tests and do a sweep for infected fleas. Though the plague was …

Arrested Development Returning To Netflix Appears To Be ‘Definite’ And ‘Absolute’ Arrested Development Returning To Netflix Appears To Be ‘Definite’ And ‘Absolute’

It was already highly likely that we were going to see Arrested Development come back to Netflix. Both creator Mitch Hurwitz and executives at Netflix have expressed great interest in developing the show further, but nothing has been official. Well, …

Gay Marriage to Be Recognized in Official OED Definition
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In light of Britain’s recent legalization of same-sex marriage, the publishers of the largest dictionary of the English language say that they will amend the definition of marriage to include that of the same-sex variety. “We continually monitor the words …

NTIA Introduces Mobile App Code of Conduct For Privacy NTIA Introduces Mobile App Code of Conduct For Privacy

The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) this week announced that its stakeholder partners for an app transparency process will soon begin testing a voluntary code of conduct for mobile app privacy. The code implores app developers to, “where …

Google Sites Users Will Soon No Longer Be Able To Modify AdSense Code Google Sites Users Will Soon No Longer Be Able To Modify AdSense Code
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This story has been updated. Please see update at the end. Google announced on a support page that it is sunsetting AdSense for Google Sites. At the end of next month, support will be cut off. On a page called …

Breaking Bad Will Stream on Netflix UK the Day After Original Broadcast Breaking Bad Will Stream on Netflix UK the Day After Original Broadcast

Good news for Breaking Bad fans…in the U.K. Netflix has just announced that it will stream episodes from the show’s final season exactly one day after they air in the U.S. Every Monday, Netflix user in the U.K. will have …

O.J. Simpson Might Have His Sentence Reduced

O.J. Simpson has put in a plea to have his sentence reduced and parole granted earlier, and the parole board will meet and give him an answer in two weeks. Simpson says he’s missed out on so much during his …

New Netflix Original ‘Mako Mermaids’ Now Available For Streaming New Netflix Original ‘Mako Mermaids’ Now Available For Streaming
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Netflix’s newest original show, Mako Mermaids, is now available for streaming. The show is a spin-off of popular Australian teen show H20 – Just Add Water. Here’s the official description: This sequel to “H2O: Just Add Water” follows a boy …