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N.M.: Mummified Body Found Was That Of Writer
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The mummified body of a writer was found in her New Mexico home last week, and authorities believe it’s possible she’s been dead for up to a year. Barbara Salinas-Norman was known for her children’s books, which she wrote and …

Play Atari’s Breakout in Google Image Search with This Awesome Easter Egg Play Atari’s Breakout in Google Image Search with This Awesome Easter Egg
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If you were planning on getting any more work done today, well, cancel those plans. Go to Google Image search and type “atari breakout.” Are you doing it yet? What you’ll find is a wonderful little Easter Egg from Google, …

Rodman, Jenner Sisters Meet at PacSun

Dennis Rodman has been meeting a lot of interesting people lately. In addition to being fired in his latest Celebrity Apprentice appearance, the former NBA star has been cozying up to the current leader of North Korea. Over the weekend, …

Is Beyonce Pregnant? Don’t Be Silly, Says Source
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Beyonce and Jay-Z may have had the most popular and sought-after kid on the planet, but that doesn’t mean she’s quite ready to have another quite so soon. With Blue Ivy turning one earlier this year came the inevitable question: …

$325,000 Burger Is The Future Of Meat Production
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Would you pay $325,000 for a burger? Probably not. It’s hard to get anybody to pay more than a dollar for a burger these days, but one researcher hopes that its $325,000 burger will one day be cheap enough for …

JC Penney’s New Ad: You Came Back To Us, Thank You JC Penney’s New Ad: You Came Back To Us, Thank You

A couple weeks ago, JC Penney put out an ad essentially begging customers to come back after alienating a third of them, and dropping holiday sales by 32%. The ad, which has since been set to private on YouTube, said, …

Twitter Acquires Data Visualization Company Lucky Sort Twitter Acquires Data Visualization Company Lucky Sort

Twitter has just announced that data visualization company Lucky Sort has just joined the flocked. Terms of the deal have not be released. Lucky sort is a two-year-old data analytics service that “makes huge document sets easier to analyze, summarize …

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Takes Place During The Golden Age Of Pirates

Ever since its announcement, we knew that the latest Assassin’s Creed title – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – would have pirates playing a large role in the narrative. None of the trailers, until now that is, have really played …

Abortion Doctor Found Guilty Of Murder

Update: Gosnell gets life in prison Dr. Kermit Gosnell, a former abortion doctor in Philadelphia, was found guilty of three out of four counts of first-degree murder today, and could face the death penalty. Gosnell was reportedly known for performing …

Want Coffee with Tim Cook? Have $610K Sitting Around? You Have One More Day to Bid Want Coffee with Tim Cook? Have $610K Sitting Around? You Have One More Day to Bid

Time is running out if you want to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for a 30-minute coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook. Bidding on the charity auction that has drawn significant attention due to its astronomical price tag …

Tennis Player Drowns in Diving Accident
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The University of Oregon this weekend revealed that Alex James Rovello, a junior who played for the university’s tennis team, died on Saturday. Rovello died in a drowning accident on the McKenzie River in Willamette National Forest. According to an …

The Future Of Google Glass May Lie In 911 Calls And Guitar Lessons The Future Of Google Glass May Lie In 911 Calls And Guitar Lessons
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Google Glass is now in the hands of developers, and they’re already doing some pretty amazing (and scary) things with the technology. What will it look like a year from now, however, when it’s in the hands of consumers? What …

Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories Now Streaming for Free on iTunes
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If you feel the need for a spontaneous dance party at your office and nothing you can find on Spotify is really doing it for you, well, you’re in luck. Because you can now listen to the new Daft Punk …

3 New Quarter Pounders Include Habanero Ranch
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McDonald’s announced last week that they are phasing out their Angus burgers–which are on the higher end of their menu–and are now replacing them with three new quarter pounder options. The new sandwiches will take the place of two of …

Texting While Driving Is Prevalent, Makes You More Likely to Do Other Stupid Things, and Kills More Kids than Drunk Driving Texting While Driving Is Prevalent, Makes You More Likely to Do Other Stupid Things, and Kills More Kids than Drunk Driving
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If you didn’t already think it was a major problem, two new studies on teens, texting, and driving should prove rather informative. To paint with a borad brush, teens are texting while driving at an alarming rate, it’s indicative of …

Google Unifies Storage Across Gmail, Google+ And Drive, Upgrades Everyone To 15GB Of Storage Google Unifies Storage Across Gmail, Google+ And Drive, Upgrades Everyone To 15GB Of Storage
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If you’re like me, you’ve probably already used up most of the free 5GB Google provides to Google Drive users. You may even be thinking about upgrading. You might want to hold off on that as Google is about to …

Angie Everhart: Cancer Diagnosis Leads To Surgery

Angie Everhart has announced that she is battling thyroid cancer and will undergo surgery this week. Everhart’s rep made a statement about the diagnosis, saying, “Word has been trickling out about supermodel/actress Angie Everhart’s health. She wants to set the …

Katy Perry, Jagger Sing Duet at Stones Concert

The Rolling Stones are still touring and still releasing albums. Meanwhile, the band has managed to stay relevant by using social media to keep its fans engaged and attracting some of the hottest new music stars in the business. This …

Bing Autosuggest Adds More People Info Bing Autosuggest Adds More People Info

Bing announced the addition of some more information about people in its autosuggest feature. Now, when you search for celebrities, politicians, athletes, or people with LinkedIn profiles, Bing will provide info about that person in the drop-down with the search …

Beaten With Skateboards: Man In Critical Condition
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A man in Huntington Beach, California is in critical condition today after being mercilessly beaten by a group of teens. The man intervened after his girlfriend tried to break up a fight between the teens and they turned on her. …

Casino Royale Gets an Awesome Lego Recreation [VIDEO]

Would you like to see a painstaking Lego recreation of the opening scene from the 2006 hit Casino Royale? Well, of course you would. Lucky for you, it now exists. For comparison: [Bricktease]

$120 Egg Sandwich Offered at Sydney Restaurant
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An egg sandwich would rank pretty low in an ordered list of expensive sandwiches. One restaurant, however, has found a way to raise the price of an egg sandwich to over $100. According to a report in The Sunday Telegraph, …

O.J. Simpson Isn’t The Only O.J. Buzzing On Twitter (And No, It’s Not O.J. Mayo)

OJ Simpson is plastered all over the news media as he appears back in court. The ex-NFL player turned actor, turned murder suspect, is seeking to have a robbery conviction thrown out. Heading to Twitter to see what people were …

Congress To Hold Hearing On Google’s Driverless Cars This Week Congress To Hold Hearing On Google’s Driverless Cars This Week

Driverless cars have some people spooked, but most are incredibly supportive of anything that makes the roads safer. Congress wants to make sure of that with a hearing scheduled for this week. The Hill reports that the Senate Commerce Committee …