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Jay-Z Wrapped Up in College Football Blooper
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Jay-Z might have put the University of South Carolina’s 2013 football campaign in jeopardy. “Inside the League,” a football insider website, has taken note of potential inappropriate interactions between Jay-Z’s sports agency and junior defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, a star …

Lady Gaga Takes Top Spot On Forbes Under-30 List

Lady Gaga recently underwent hip surgery to repair a labral tear, most likely caused by her intense dance schedule. It is that work ethic that helped her top this year’s Forbes list of the top earners under the age of …

Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank Have Awkward Performance
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The rhythm and blues group, TGT, comprised of Tyrese, Ginuwine, and Tank, may not be morning people. TGT were guests on WLNY’s “The Couch” on the morning of July 19, and many viewers felt they gave an awkward performance. Tyrese …

Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws Provoke Olympic Committee

In the midst of American victories for marriage equality and other LGBTQAI+ issues, it is important to both recognize and publicize issues of unjust and ignorant behavior in other parts of the world. Echoes of Martin Luther King Junior’s famous …

Pope’s Car Makes Wrong Turn, Hits Mob

The LA Times reports that Pope Francis’ car took a wring turn yesterday and ended up smack in the middle of a mob of people. Pope Francis has been in Brazil for several days, celebrating World Youth Day and visiting …

Man Gets Max Jail Time for Stolen $5M Lottery Ticket

Despite being told in advertisements that it is “only a game”, people take the lottery very seriously. A man in Illinois won a million-dollar scratch-off ticket back in January. The day after he got his winnings, he dropped dead of …

Ryan Braun Loses Convenience Store Endorsement Deal

As reported yesterday here on WPN, former major league MVP Ryan Braun was recently slapped with a 65-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy. While it has not been explicitly revealed just what Braun did to go against the …

More Behind FDA Move To Kill Menthol Cigarettes

Menthol cigarettes have been the subject of one rumor after another for years. Due to the popularity of the flavor among African-American men, there was a rumor that Kool menthols were owned by the KKK and intended to curb the …

Facebook Dislike: May Let You Say Why You Hide Posts Facebook Dislike: May Let You Say Why You Hide Posts
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ABC News is reporting that Facebook, in a rare move toward satisfying its customer base, may be taking steps toward something that users have been asking after for a long time. It’s not exactly a “dislike” button, though a lot …

Six Flags Death Raises Questions of Regulation

Some people are fearless on roller coasters and other thrill rides. Some are certainly not. It’s not a matter of fear, actually. If they were afraid, they wouldn’t get on. Most are probably too old to have any issues with …

Boston Cop With Bomber Photos Stripped of Badge, Gun Boston Cop With Bomber Photos Stripped of Badge, Gun

David Powell reported here last week on the scandal involving pictures of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev run by Rolling Stone magazine, including a cover photo. One Massachusetts state trooper, Sergeant Sean Murphy, tactical photographer on site for the apprehension …

Tahoe Plane Crash Kills Pilot, Under Investigation

Investigators are working on determining what caused a plane to crash Monday morning near Lake Tahoe. Law enforcement officers reported that 67-year-old, Steven Lefton, was killed on impact of the crash. Steven Lefton’s wife, Karen Lefton, was pinned in the …

Bentley SUV To Go On Sale In 2016 Bentley SUV To Go On Sale In 2016

Bentley announced today that they have been given the go-ahead to start working on the 2016 SUV. The Volkswagen AG subsidiary presented the concept on a new, luxurious SUV at last year’s Geneva Auto Show. The SUV will be assembled …

Lisa Kudrow Says There Will Be No “Friends” Movie

Fans of the hit series “Friends” are going to have to bury the hatchet on a reunion movie. According to an interview with CNN, Lisa Kudrow, who portrayed Phoebe Buffay in the NBC sitcom, reiterated what NBC and the creators …

61 Tons of Silver Recovered from Shipwreck

U.S.-based underwater salvage and exploration company Odyssey Marine Exploration announced Monday that it pulled more than 61 tons of silver bullion worth about $36 million from a World War II British cargo ship. The torpedoed ship rested about three miles …

Rig Blowout Leads To Evacuation Of 47 Workers

As of late, the gulf coast has become more well-known for oil spills and natural disasters than its natural beauty and once bountiful fishing and shrimping. A major oil spill in 2010 caused major damage to the area, damage that …

Skipping Breakfast Has Been Linked to Heart Attack

Skipping breakfast is so easy to do. You wake up, running late, and rush out the door without grabbing a bite to eat. It doesn’t seem like that big of a deal at the time, except for maybe the rumbling …

A Flock Of Seagulls Robbed Of Equipment And Van

A Flock of Seagulls, a British group most well-known for their 1982 hit “I Ran (So Far Away)” and their flamboyant hairstyles, were robbed of an estimated $70,000 worth of equipment and their tour van while on tour in Downey, …

Amanda Bynes’ Week In Tweets Amanda Bynes’ Week In Tweets
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Amanda Bynes, as most of you will already know, was taken into psychiatric care earlier today after starting a fire in an elderly woman’s driveway somewhere around L.A. The involuntary move to the hospital might be the best thing for …

Google Introduces favicons to their text ads – Inside AdSense Google Introduces favicons to their text ads – Inside AdSense
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Google seems to always think of new ways to make their ad formats better for all users and the advertisers who appear on your pages. Google Adsense introduced favicons in text ads today. Google believe this will make searches faster …

Baby Einstein Recall: 61 Children Injured
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Baby Einstein products have long been a staple in children’s rooms, from the many books and DVDs aimed at teaching young ones about art and science to the learning toys made for several age groups. But one toy is being …

Google Glass Get Its “First-Ever” Porn Flick Google Glass Get Its “First-Ever” Porn Flick
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Google Glass porn is officially a thing now, thanks to James Deen. The actor/director is the first official porn company to produce a movie with Google Glass as the focus. The setup features the traditional office/sexy secretary setting, with Andy …

Google Hosts Another Neuroscience Talk, This Time With ‘High Price’ Author Carl Hart

Dr. Carl Hart, neuroscientist and author of High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs And Society, recently gave an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available online. The book is …

New ‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Shows Off Open-World Caribbean Exploration

Recent videos for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag have focused on the game’s pirating gameplay, particularly sea battles between ships. However, one core aspect of pirating has been missing: the freedom of the wide-open sea. Today Ubisoft released a video …