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The Sims 3 ‘Island Paradise’ Launch Trailer Released

Though Maxis has already announced The Sims 4 will be out next year, the developer is not slacking on the content coming for The Sims 3. The latest expansion for The Sims, titled Island Paradise, is due out June 25. …

Google Ramps Up Efforts To Eradicate Online Child Exploitation Google Ramps Up Efforts To Eradicate Online Child Exploitation
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Google has announced some new efforts in its ongoing fight to eradicate child exploitation on the Internet. This includes a new a $2 million fund to encourage the development of third-party tools, and a cross-industry database where companies and organizations …

Teen Rides Shark In The Gulf Of Mexico

A 19-year old spotted his opportunity to hitch a ride on a whale shark recently while on vacation in the Gulf of Mexico and took it, grabbing the creature’s fin for a photo op. Chris Kreis, who was with his …

Instagram Video Launching at Facebook’s June 20th Event [REPORT] Instagram Video Launching at Facebook’s June 20th Event [REPORT]

You know how Facebook is hosting another product event on June 20th? Well, according to TechCrunch, the product that’s going to be unveiled actually has something to do with Instagram, Facebook’s billion-dollar acquisition. Instagram may be getting video. If true, …

This Robot Cat Has Dreams Of Becoming A Cheetah This Robot Cat Has Dreams Of Becoming A Cheetah

What’s up with researchers making robots that mimic terrifying animals? MIT has already doomed us all with its cheetah bot, and now researchers in Switzerland want to finish the job with a small robot cat that will worm its way …

Jeff Garlin Arrested On Felony Vandalism Charges

Jeff Garlin, who stars in the HBO hit comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, was arrested for felony vandalism over the weekend after a fight over a parking spot escalated. Garlin reportedly became agitated with another driver in a Mercedes, and when …

Magna Carta Holy Grail: Jay-Z’s New Album Coming to Galaxy Phones

Since making a name for himself in rap, Jay-Z has gone on to become one of the most successful entertainers in history, making millions as a producer, investor, and, most recently, a sports agent. That doesn’t mean he’s given up …

Apple Also Reveals How Often the Government Asks for User Data Apple Also Reveals How Often the Government Asks for User Data

Apple has joined Facebook and Microsoft in revealing non-specific figures on governmental requests for user data following the PRISM leaks that have forced many tech companies to defend themselves against claims of playing fast and loose with user data. Apple’s …

NSA Says Spy Programs Thwarted Terrorist Attacks NSA Says Spy Programs Thwarted Terrorist Attacks

It was revealed earlier this month that the NSA is spying on non-Americans and Americans alike. After the initial reports, the Obama administration and other lawmakers argued the programs were necessary to prevent terrorist attacks, but didn’t elaborate. Now the …

Google Is Using Balloons To Give The Entire World Fast Internet Google Is Using Balloons To Give The Entire World Fast Internet

We’ve seen Google accomplish some pretty remarkable things when the company puts its collective mind to it. In recent years, Google has really been pushing the envelope with its so called “moonshots” like Google Glass and self-driving cars. Google has …

Miss USA Winner 2013: Miss Connecticut

The Miss Universe Organization this weekend crowned Miss Connecticut the next Miss USA. 25-year-old Erin Brady was awarded the title during the 62nd Annual Miss USA Competition. The show was hosted by Giuliana Rancic and pop star Nick Jonas. Jonas …

Krysten Ritter Comes Back To “Veronica Mars” Role

Krysten Ritter, who has come a long way from her early days of acting with a role on the uber-hit “Breaking Bad” and her own starring role on “Don’t Trust The B—- In Apartment 23″, says she’s ready to go …

Facebook Get Its Transparency Wish, Reports on National Security-Related Data Requests Facebook Get Its Transparency Wish, Reports on National Security-Related Data Requests

On the heels of the leaked documents detailing the National Security Agency’s secret internet surveillance initiative, PRISM, companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple were quick to deny any voluntary involvement in providing troves of user data to the U.S. …

Pope Blesses Harleys: Half A Million Bikers Trek To Rome

Pope Francis blessed a large group of Harley-Davidson owners on Sunday as they celebrated the motorcycle company’s 110th anniversary. The bike lovers were in Rome for a celebration of the company and joined several thousand people in St. Peter’s Square–including …

Killzone: Shadow Fall Gets A 21-Minute Live Demo

Game trailers are the primary vehicle to sell a game for developers and publishers, but it’s not always effective. Can you really trust a trailer to accurately portray a game? Killzone developers Guerilla Games learned this the hard way when …

Nigella Lawson Leaves Husband After Abuse Photos Leaked
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Nigella Lawson, the popular English cook who found success both in cookbooks and with her own Food Network show, has reportedly left her home after photos were leaked showing her husband choking her as they engaged in heated discussion at …

Octopus Pants Sported By Billy Horschel At U.S. Open
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Octopus pants sound like they would be the height of fashion in some French fashion show. That may be the case in the future, but for now, octopus pants are the sole innovation of Billy Horschel. Horschel, who is participating …

Father’s Day Freebies Becoming Increasingly More Common Father’s Day Freebies Becoming Increasingly More Common

Father’s Day freebies are something that any father on a budget can appreciate. The holiday only comes once a year, so why not treat yourself, right? According to a recent report, those in the business of celebrating holidays with promotions …

Potawatomi Shooting Leads To Arrest In Casino
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A shooting inside the Potawatomi Casino has left one woman injured and another arrested. Fox News 6 reports that a 23-year-old Milwaukee woman was shot in the leg at the Potawatomi Casino. The incident, which occurred Sunday morning, left the …

Juneteenth Shooting Investigation Yields Arrests
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For those who are unaware of what the Juneteenth celebration are about, it certainly supports a noble cause: Juneteenth is celebrated in over 250 cities nationally and recognized by 40 million African Americans as their freedom and Independence Day. Juneteenth …

Charla Nash’s Lawsuit Gets Thrown Out

Charla Nash, known for surviving a vicious attack from a chimpanzee, one so severe, it required Nash to undergo complete facial reconstructive surgery. Nash’s story has returned to the newscycle a couple times. First, after her appearance on Oprah, which …

Comedian Ron James to host “Gilda” Fundraiser

“It’s always something,” as Gilda Radner’s Saturday Night Live character Roseanne Roseannadanna used to say. The latest “something” is the production coming to Toronto’s Sony Centre for The Performing Arts on Saturday, November 16th. “It’s Always Something,” presented by The …

Donaldsonville Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 7 Injured

An explosion at a plant in Donaldsonville, Louisiana yesterday left one person dead and seven more injured, according to local authorities. The explosion occurred at the CF Industries Nitrogen Complex. The explosion appeared to have been caused by a ruptured …

Hasan Rowhani To Replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad As Iran’s President
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Hasan Rowhani has won his election bid and will replace Mahmoud Amadinejad as president of Iran. Rowhani, a cleric backed by reformist groups within Iran, won the election with over 50% of the popular vote, thus precluding a two-man runoff, …