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Yellowstone Area Grizzlies Attack, Four Injured

Four people suffered minor injuries Thursday, after two separate grizzly bear attacks in and around Yellowstone National Park. The first attack occurred after two hikers came across a grizzly cub near Canyon Village, which lies in the northern area of …

Somalia Suffers World’s Worst Polio Outbreak

Less than 24 hours ago, the AP reported that a polio epidemic of “explosive” proportions had struck Somalia. The African country famed for its piracy and tribal conflicts may now claim it has more polio cases than the rest of …

Gang Members Arrested; Feds Seize Cash, Drugs and Weapons
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There are 263 less gang members on the street today. Federal agents arrested many violent offenders and seized cash, weapons and drugs. ÔÇťAmong those charged are 158 members and associates of MS-13, with 105 others allegedly belonging to other gangs. …

Swedish Scientists Accidentally Create Upsalite

Like the discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming, many of humanity’s coolest and most useful discoveries seem to happen by sheer accident or human error. This particular discovery is one for the history books: scientists have been trying for a …

Miss Teen USA Victim of Cyber-Crime

What would you do if someone sent you an e-mail threatening to release pictures that they stole, off of your computer, to the media if you didn’t cooperate and send them nude pictures of yourself? Would you go to the …

Switzerland Installs ‘Sex Boxes’ to Regulate Prostitution
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The UK’s Telegraph reports that Zurich officials are trying a new method to manage prostitution and cut out the black market pimps who handle hookers: “sex boxes” that are to be utilized by johns and their dates are being installed, …

8-Year-Old the Size of a Newborn

The typical 8-year-old child weighs anywhere from 57 to 60 pounds and has a height of about 45 inches. Gabby Williams is not a typical 8-year old. “She had a real scary birth,” said Gabby’s mother, Mary Margret Williams. “The …

Area 51: CIA Releases Spy Plane Papers; LA Reporter Finds More?
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It’s right out of an “X-Files” episode. But is it true? A government agency declassifies information they’ve been sitting on for years. The revelation sparks further controversy. A reporter writes a book about it. It seems the real controversy is …

Study: An Active Sex Life Increases Your Wages

The news is in, folks: gettin’ lucky increases your lifespan. A study published by the Institute for the Study of Labor in Germany has concluded that people who have sex four or more times a week earned more money than …

15,000 Year Old Petroglyphs Discovered in Reno

A discovery made northeast of Reno, NV just might shake the foundations of North American anthropology: petroglyphs located there have been dated to around 15,000 years ago. NPR covered the story. Paleoclimatologist and scientist emeritus with the U.S. Geological survey, …

263 Arrested: Gang Sweep Goes Nationwide
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The FBI conducted a nationwide sweep this week to bust hundreds of gang members, resulting in 263 arrests. Authorities say 158 of those arrested were members of the notorious MS-13 gang, a group with rap sheets that include murder, assault, …

Chubby Checker Penis Length App Lawsuit Moves Forward

Back in February, a lawyer for famed “The Twist” singer Chubby Checker filed a lawsuit against HP. The lawsuit concerns a (now ancient, in tech terms) app that was released for the Palm OS in 2006. The app is accused …

Hyperloop Gets The NMA Treatment Hyperloop Gets The NMA Treatment

Earlier this week, Elon Musk formerly revealed his proposal to revolutionize transportation in the state of California with the hyperloop. In short, it’s a capsule that travels in a tube, and can turn a grueling 6 hour car ride into …

Big Surprise: PlayStation 4 Games Will Be Really Pretty
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I will never understand critics (and gamers) who say a PS3 game looks like a PS2 game. Sure, it’s possible, but it just doesn’t happen. Even the worst looking PS3 titles look leagues ahead of what was possible on the …

Speck Mellencamp Faces Battery Charges After Brutal Beating
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Speck Mellencamp, along with his brother Hud, will face battery charges after the brutal beating of a 19-year old at a party last month. The brothers–sons of singer John Mellencamp–allegedly returned to a party in Bloomington, Indiana after a confrontation …

Asus to Release a Chromebook This Year [RUMOR] Asus to Release a Chromebook This Year [RUMOR]
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With notebook shipments falling along with the rest of the PC market, PC manufacturers are not looking to smaller PCs and tablets to shore up business. Chromebooks, which are generally small and inexpensive are one of the only segments of …

‘Keep Your Business Off Of Facebook’ Is The Best Gospel Song You’ll Hear Today ‘Keep Your Business Off Of Facebook’ Is The Best Gospel Song You’ll Hear Today
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Do you consider yourself a man of God? You gotta keep your business off of Facebook then. That’s at least the advice from a gospel choir in its latest hit song – “Keep Yo Business Off Of Facebook.” The song, …

New Miyazaki Film ‘The Wind Rises’ Trailer Released

Hayao Miyazaki’s films have always couched some social commentary behind their colorful visuals. However, the director’s latest project, The Wind Rises, is a bit less subtle, and has riled conservatives in his home country of Japan. The movie follows the …

Coffee Mortality: 4 Cups A Day Linked To Earlier Death
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A new study says that drinking four cups of coffee or more a day could be linked to an earlier death. The Mayo Clinic study, which included about 40,000 people and encompassed 16 years, showed that 28 cups of coffee …

That Samsung Smart Watch Will Be Unveiled Next Month [Report] That Samsung Smart Watch Will Be Unveiled Next Month [Report]
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It’s no secret that Samsung is investing heavily in wearable computers. The company said just as much at an event in July. Now rumors are starting to escalate regarding what the world now knows as the Galaxy Gear. Bloomberg reports …

Soft Drinks, Problem Children Linked in New Study
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Soda is ubiquitous in the U.S. Restaurants, gas stations, and vending machines entice Americans with the inexpensive sugary drinks on a daily, if not hourly, basis. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), children and adolescents …

Laura Prepon Remains Silent On ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Status Laura Prepon Remains Silent On ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Status

It’s now been two days since news (or at least rumors) about Laura Prepon leaving Netflix’s Orange is the New Black came out, and the actress has yet to acknowledge the situation publicly. The whole thing started on Wednesday, when …

Pepsi Flavored Cheetos Are The Latest “Frankenstein” Food

Pepsi and Cheetos may seem like a good combo for an after-school snack, but Frito-Lay have taken things one step further with a Cheeto that is actually Pepsi-flavored. The crunchy puffed corn bites are only available in Japan so far, …

Saints Row IV Dev Diary Talks About The Return Of Johnny Gat
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In July, Volition surprised everybody with the announcement that Johnny Gat would be back in Saints Row IV after he presumably died in the previous game. There was no explanation for his return at the time, and you’ll just have …