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“Invisible Man” Ban Lifted In North Carolina
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A North Carolina Board of Education voted 6-1 to rescind the ban on Ralph Ellison’s classic tome “Invisible Man” on Wednesday after a high school’s story went viral. Following a parent complaint, the board voted earlier this month to ban …

ZTE Firefox OS Smartphone Coming to U.S. Next Year ZTE Firefox OS Smartphone Coming to U.S. Next Year

Earlier this summer, Mozilla and its partners launched Firefox OS smartphones throughout Europe and South America. Though the mobile os certainly hasn’t displaced Android or iOS, the platform has evidently proved popular enough for manufacturers to keep on creating devices …

You Can Finally Edit Your Facebook Posts You Can Finally Edit Your Facebook Posts
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Rejoice, Facebook users. The social network is finally giving you the ability to edit your posts. The first platform that’s getting the update is the Android app, which Facebook just launched a new version of today. Facebook confirmed that they …

The Heisenberg Mask Bryan Cranston Wore at Comic-Con Is Now on eBay The Heisenberg Mask Bryan Cranston Wore at Comic-Con Is Now on eBay
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I’m sure you recall this year’s Comic-Con, where Bryan Cranston did that awesome thing where he put on a lifelike, rubber Heisenberg (Walter White) mask and walked around the floor for a couple of hours. Everybody thought it was just …

Historical Pirates Previewed in New Assassin’s Creed IV Trailer

Though seemingly every aspect of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has been previewed, Ubisoft is still coming up with new topics for weekly (or more) trailers for the upcoming game. This week, a handful of the game’s characters take the …

Google Hummingbird Algorithm Said To Be Biggest Overhaul Since Caffeine Google Hummingbird Algorithm Said To Be Biggest Overhaul Since Caffeine
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Google made a bunch of search-related announcements today. Most of them were discussed in a blog post on the company’s Inside Search blog, but the one that most readers will probably be interested in more than anything was not mentioned …

Google Launches New Knowledge Graph Tools, ‘Hummingbird’ Algorithm & More Google Launches New Knowledge Graph Tools, ‘Hummingbird’ Algorithm & More

Google announced some new features today in celebration of its fifteenth birthday. First off, Knowledge Graph has a new comparison feature and new filters. “We keep expanding features of the Knowledge Graph so it can answer more questions—even those that …

Lizzy Caplan Talks Multiple Orgasms With GQ

Lizzy Caplan has made us laugh in “Mean Girls” and kept us on the edge of our seat in “Cloverfield”; now, she’s about to tease our libidos in the new Showtime series “Masters Of Sex”. Caplan, who has had no …

Stroke Risk Cut by Vitamin B, Shows Study

A new study published recently in the journal Neurology has shown that vitamin B supplements could help cut the risk of stroke. The study found that vitamin B could lower the risk of stroke by up to 7%, though several …

When Will ‘American Horror Story’ Season 2 (Asylum) Hit Netflix? When Will ‘American Horror Story’ Season 2 (Asylum) Hit Netflix?
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With the third season of American Horror Story (Coven) on the way, fans are wondering when the last season is going to hit Netflix. We haven’t heard a date for when it will be available for streaming yet, but it …

Electrics to Make Up 7% of Light Vehicle Market by 2020 Electrics to Make Up 7% of Light Vehicle Market by 2020

With electric car sales now rising and charging station infrastructure for the vehicles now rolling out, it seems that electric vehicles are finally starting to become mainstream. With major car manufacturers now debuting fully-electric plug-in models, the number of electric …

Dodgers Fan Dies After Parking Lot Knife-Fight
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A disagreement became violent between several Dodgers/Giants fans on Wednesday night after the game at AT&T Park, and now a 24-year old man is dead. Authorities say they believe at least ten people were involved in the altercation and have …

Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Delayed to 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Delayed to 2014

Chrysler and Fiat are planning to make their next big push in the American market with the release of the Alfa Romeo 4C. However, Chrysler will have to wait until the second quarter of 2014 to unveil the car to …

“Law & Order: SVU” Premiere Really Affected Actress
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“Law & Order: SVU” premiered its 15th season on Wednesday night, and the show’s reputation for pushing boundaries has fans buzzing on Twitter and Facebook today. It was so shocking, in fact, that one of the show’s actresses says it …

Is Yahoo Doing Enough To Protect Sensitive Emails? Is Yahoo Doing Enough To Protect Sensitive Emails?
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If you used to be a Yahoo Mail user, but stopped using it in favor of another service a year ago or more, there’s a chance that sensitive emails meant for you are being delivered to other people thanks to …

‘Pokemon Origins’ Cartoon to Stream For Free in November

With Nintendo readying the launch of Pokemon X and Y in just a matter of weeks, it seems that Pokemon might make be this year’s handheld equivalent to the recent success of Grand Theft Auto V. In addition to the …

Hailee Steinfeld To Join Vince Vaughn Thriller

Hailee Steinfeld has a busy year ahead of her; besides “Romeo And Juliet” and “Can A Song Save Your Life?”, she’s just signed on to work with Vince Vaughn and director Peter Billingsley on “Term Life“, a film based on …

Home Insurance: The Hartford Extends AARP Program Home Insurance: The Hartford Extends AARP Program

In a press-release earlier today, The Hartford announced plans to extend its agreement with AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) to offer home and auto insurance to its memebers for 3 more years: “For many years, The Hartford …

Facebook Stock Tops $50 for the First Time Facebook Stock Tops $50 for the First Time

Facebook’s stock price hit an important milestone Thursday, crossing the $50 barrier for the first time. That’s more than $12 higher than the IPO price and over $32 more than the stock’s price at its lowest point back in August …

Google Celebrates Its Own 15th Birthday With Piñata Game Doodle, Easter Egg Google Celebrates Its Own 15th Birthday With Piñata Game Doodle, Easter Egg
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Google is celebrating its 15tth birthday with a worldwide doodle featuring a playable game where you can hit a piñata by clicking on it with your mouse (or using the space bar), and gaining candy for points. Google also has …

Miley Cyrus Admits Song Is About Liam
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Miley Cyrus sat down for an interview with Fashion Magazine recently, and the 20-year old pop star opened up about her now-defunct relationship with actor Liam Hemsworth and admitted that at least one of the songs on her new album, …

Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass Detailed
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Yesterday, Warner Bros. revealed that everyone who pre-orders the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins will receive the “Deathstroke Challenge Pack” for free. The add-on allows players to take on the role of Deathstroke (with several different costumes) in two different missions …

Comedian Punches Reporter in the Face After Some Twitter Criticism Comedian Punches Reporter in the Face After Some Twitter Criticism

To be a standup comedian, one would think that you would have to have a pretty thick skin. Between hecklers, critics, and the occasional drunk audience member, you’re going to take some abuse. Apparently, comedian Dan Nainan doesn’t care too …

‘Room 237′ Is Now Available On Netflix ‘Room 237′ Is Now Available On Netflix

Room 237, the much talked-about documentary exploring theories about Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (loosely based on the Stephen King novel of the same name), has now become available on Netflix (both streaming and DVD). While the film is listed as …