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Michael J. Fox On Working With Parkinson’s

“Vanity’s really overrated,” Michael J. Fox says. “I don’t need to be pretty anymore. I just am who I am.” Those are pretty harsh words for a guy whose adorable features helped to propel him to stardom in the ’80s …

eBay Buys Payments Platform Braintree For $800 Million eBay Buys Payments Platform Braintree For $800 Million

eBay announced that it is acquiring payments platform Braintree for about $800 million in cash. Braintree powers payments on OpenTable, Airbnb, TaskRabbit and Uber, and will continue to operate as a separate service under PayPal. “Braintree is a perfect fit …

Birdie Africa, Survivor of MOVE Bombing Dies, at 41

Michael Ward, one of only two survivors of the MOVE bombing in Philadelphia, died on Friday. Ward, 41, was found unconscious in a hot tub aboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean on Friday Mr. Ward’s father, Andino, said Wednesday …

Balochistan Pakistan Home To Powerful Earthquake Balochistan Pakistan Home To Powerful Earthquake

On Tuesday afternoon, a strong earthquake blew through Balochistan. 328 people have died while more than 400 people are injured and about half of those are in critical condition. According to The Telegraph, “The doctor in charge of the largest …

Richard Gere and Carey Lowell Split Confirmed

Richard Gere and his wife of 11 years, Carey Lowell, who haven’t been photographed together since a Hamptons screening of his Wall Street thriller “Arbitrage” last year, have separated and are planning to file for divorce, according to the New …

Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise
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Cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, are rising in some areas of the United States. Nevada is one area that has seen a rise in whooping cough cases in 2013, with Clark County having 103 reported cases of …

Marta Heflin, Star of Stage and Screen, Dead at 68
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Actress Marta Heflin has died at the age of 68. The stage and screen star passed away on September 18 after a long illness, according to The New York Times. Heflin is best known for her roles in Hollywood movies …

Cherokee Child Returned to Her Adoptive Parents

Baby Veronica, who is the 4-year-old Cherokee girl at the center of a cross-country custody dispute, returned to her adoptive South Carolina parents Monday night at tribal headquarters in Oklahoma, representatives of her father and the Cherokee Nation told NBC …

Laguna Niguel Stabbing: Suspect Identified
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On Tuesday, September 24, 2013, a stabbing incident in Laguna Niguel, California, left three individuals wounded and a suspect dead. The suspect has now been identified as Connor Bishop Zion, a 21-year old who, according to neighbors, did not talk …

Jack Lew: US Treasury Secretary Threatens America with Debt Ceiling Jack Lew: US Treasury Secretary Threatens America with Debt Ceiling
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In a brazen attempt to raise the already exploding US public debt, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warned Congress on Wednesday that the government will spend all its borrowed cash by October 17th, and demanded trillions in new money to …

Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” Gets Feminist Parody

If you turn on the radio, you’re bound to hear that catchy tune that is currently number 1 on the Billboard’s Hot 100 spot. You know, that one song that was performed at the VMA’s this year by Beetle Juice …

Breakthrough in Melanoma Treatment Research
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Funded by the National Cancer Institute, The Wistar Institute recently released a finding in their research on treating metastatic melanoma. Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that can be found anywhere on the body. Metastatic melanoma spreads to areas …

Harry Mitts Jr. Executed in Ohio

With a denial of clemency and a depletion of legal appeals, Harry D. Mitts was forced to face the inevitable on Wednesday, September 25. After almost 18 years incarcerated, Mitts was executed. He was pronounced dead at exactly 10:39am by …

Toad Swallows Bat – Caught On Camera

Animals eat some strange things but few are as strange as the bat-eating frog. The toad in this photo may look like he got the best of the bad, but just a few minutes after the picture was taken, the …

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Take On #Hashtags

Jimmy Fallon is at it again. The funny man has created yet another hilarious skit. And this time, he’s included musician and pal, Justin Timberlake. In the video, the hilarious duo takes on the task of poking fun at the …

Oracle Team USA Trounces New Zealand to Win America’s Cup

Team leader Jimmy Spithill and his mates aboard Oracle Team USA trounced Dean Barker’s Emirates Team New Zealand to win America’s cup today, it was reported by Associated Press. In what was fated to be a stunning loss for information …

YouTube Comments Are Getting Cleaned Up YouTube Comments Are Getting Cleaned Up
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Anyone familiar with the internet is familiar with the infamous titan that is the YouTube comments section; full of terrible grammar, angry rants, confused relatives, and the occasional, waxing-on-philosophical question about the meaning of life, YouTube comments are one of …

Robin Thicke Will Sit Down With Oprah

Robin Thicke is in the spotlight again. And no, it’s not for another hit song, comparing to, “Blurred Lines.” Nope, Thicke isn’t wearing a black and white striped suit resembling Beetle Juice, dancing with Miley Cyrus either. He’s sitting down, …

Man Violently Re-Enacts Grand Theft Auto

This writer is pretty firm in the belief that video games and their sensationalized violence do not incite children and teenagers to murder, slaughter, and kill. Other media, such as movies, television, books, and even the evening news incorporate sensationalized …

Michelle Beadle: Beautiful Blonde’s NBC Show “Crossover” Canceled
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Michelle Beadle’s NBC Sports Network show The Crossover has been canceled, it was reported by SB Nation today. The show lasted only seven months, and this is what Michelle had to say on twitter in response to a fan’s query …

“Wrecking Ball” Soaring on the Hot 100 List

Miley Cyrus is no stranger to the spotlight. The 20-year-old has epspecially been talked about between her racy performances to her breakup with heart-throb Liam Helmsworth. Unfortunately it seems the only attention being placed on the singer has been the …

Joint Russian/U.S. Crew Leaves for Space Station

The latest crew of the International Space Station left for orbit on a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:58 PM EDT today, for a six-hour flight, before docking to the Russian-made segment of the facility. …

Elif Yavuz, Pregnant Humanitarian, Killed in Kenya
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Former President Bill Clinton and his family have expressed their heartfelt sorrow over the death of Elif Yavuz in the Kenya mall terrorist attack. Elif Yavuz was a Harvard-educated woman, who worked for the family’s Clinton Foundation. She was expecting …

Michelle Beadle Show “The Crossover” Cancelled
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Michelle Beadle, for those who might not be as sports-savvy as some, is a sport’s reporter and host on the television channel, NBC Universal. She has previously co-hosted other shows on the channel, such as “SportsNation” and “Winner’s Bracket.” Her …