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Analysts are expecting gas prices to rise Analysts are expecting gas prices to rise

If you are going to be traveling, especially this weekend, you can plan on seeing gas prices at the pump ranging anywhere from 10 to 20 cents more per gallon. With this being a peak time for travel in the …

George Zimmerman Jury Deliberates, Asks For List
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The trial of George Zimmerman in the case of Trayvon Martin’s murder has become a national phenomenon, overtaking the country, as well as popular news sources, for the past three weeks. At approximately 2:30 PM today, the jury began their …

Bird-Pooping Mobile Game ‘Turd Birds’ Released

Someone at 2K Games thought it would be a good idea to begin releasing games for mobile devices. Not a bad plan, considering Square Enix, Ubisoft, and other publishers have also been aggressively moving into mobile. Then someone at 2K …

Microsoft’s New Internet Explorer Ad Has No Right To Be This Catchy Microsoft’s New Internet Explorer Ad Has No Right To Be This Catchy
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I’m a sucker for a catchy song even when the subject matter is a little morose. It explains why I still can’t get Dumb Ways To Die out of my head, and it will probably explain why I’ll start humming …

Mariah Carey Leaves Hospital With Shoulder Injury

Mariah Carey was spotted leaving the hospital this week after injuring her shoulder on Sunday while shooting a promo video for her single “#Beautiful”. The pop star was wheeled out of the hospital with her arm in a sling; her …

Arsenic in Apple Juice Limits Proposed by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today confirmed the safety of apple juice in the U.S. while also proposing limits on how much arsenic should be allowed in the beverage. The FDA has proposed a limit of 10 parts …

Edward Snowden Requests Temporary Asylum In Russia Edward Snowden Requests Temporary Asylum In Russia
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In June, it was revealed that a number of leaks regarding the NSA’s secret spy programs were published by an NSA contractor named Edward Snowden. It was also revealed that he was in Hong Kong, but he soon left for …

Walmart: Twinkies Go On Sale 3 Days Early
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Walmart is “rolling out” Twinkies in several stores across the nation today, and expect to have over 3,000 stores selling the yellow snack cakes by Sunday ahead of the nationwide push made by Metropoulos & Co., the company that bought …

Interspecies Transplants Could Help Diabetes Patients, Shows Study

Researchers at Northwestern University this week revealed that they have successfully transplanted insulin-producing cells called islets from one species to another. They believe that this successful interspecies transplant could be the first step toward animal-to-human transplants as a treatment for …

Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Microsoft’s Big Restructuring Plan Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Microsoft’s Big Restructuring Plan

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a massive restructuring of the core Microsoft business. The strategy calls for Microsoft to realign itself as a single entity focused on one goal – keeping people in the Windows ecosystem. Ballmer announced …

Mars Rover Curiosity Drives 135 More Feet
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Last week, Mars rover Curiosity began a months-long journey to the base of a Martian mountain named Mount Sharp. This week, NASA revealed that the rover has driven 135 feet (41 meters) closer to its destination. Combined with the 59 …

Hulu Won’t Be Sold, Its Current Owners Will Just Throw Cash At It Instead Hulu Won’t Be Sold, Its Current Owners Will Just Throw Cash At It Instead

By all accounts, Hulu is a pretty decent service. It sucks that you have to watch ads even with a Hulu Plus subscription, but it’s oftentimes the only place to watch the latest TV shows whenever you want. It’s the …

Hubble Telescope Spots Planet That Rains Glass
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The Hubble Telescope has gotten its first good look at Planet HD189733b, which is a deep cobalt blue in color and rains a glassy hail. The planet is also known as “hot Jupiter” because of its proximity to its parent …

Paris Train Derailment: At Least 7 Dead In Chaotic Scene

A train has derailed in Paris, leaving 7 people dead and several more injured, authorities say. The passenger train was carrying 385 people and was head to Limoges when two of the cars derailed and took others along with it. …

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Will Have Some Killer Music

Music is incredibly important to Final Fantasy. I would even go so far as to argue that music is the most important element in Square Enix’s long running series. That’s why it’s incredibly important to let fans get a feel …

New Dead Rising 3 Preview Released

For those that aren’t into racing games, Dead Rising 3 was undoubtedly the most impressive of Microsoft’s announced Xbox One launch title exclusives at E3. Though fans of the series have raised concerns about the serious tone previews of the …

Captain Olimar Brings His Pikmin To Super Smash Bros. For Wii U/3DS

Captain Olimar was one of the more interesting combatants in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. I never really got the hang of him, but players that did were a continuous thorn in my side. Those players will then be happy to …

Nexus 7 Refresh Coming Soon, Specs Leaked Nexus 7 Refresh Coming Soon, Specs Leaked

Though Android fans were disappointed that no new hardware announcements were made at Google I/O, rumors of an impending update to the Nexus 7 tablet. Today Digitimes, the Tiawanese publication that closely follows Chines tech manufacturing, all but confirmed the …

Elton John Was A “Ticking Time-Bomb” According To Docs

Elton John was forced to cancel several shows recently after excruciating stomach pain took him down. Thinking he’d acquired food poisoning somewhere, John went to his doctors, who shot down that theory and told him he had an appendix abscess. …

Netflix In Talks To Bring Back ‘Arrested Development’ For Fifth Season

In May, Netflix gave the world a fourth season of Arrested Development, and all was good. The only problem was that it wasn’t enough and fans demanded more. Netflix couldn’t make any promises, but it has continually said that it …

Lac-Megantic Train Derailment: Engineer Under Investigation
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The Lac-Megantic train derailment that destroyed the town’s center in Quebec last weekend is still under investigation, and now the engineer responsible for setting the brakes on the train has been fired. More than 50 people are feared dead after …

Tekken Revolution to Get New Character Through Facebook Poll

Namco Bandai today announced that it will be adding a new character to Tekken Revolution, the free-to-play title released for the PlayStation 3 last month. The catch is that the new character will be selected by the fighting game community …

Chromebooks Are Seeing Growth In A Stagnant PC Industry Chromebooks Are Seeing Growth In A Stagnant PC Industry
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It’s hard to resist the allure of Google’s Chromebook. For those just looking for a cheap Internet machine, Google’s sub-$300 laptops are hard to beat. That unmatched value is helping Chromebooks succeed in a market that’s been defined by nothing …

Amanda Seyfried Lets Her Lady Parts Choose Her Men
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Amanda Seyfried recently got candid about sex and dating in an interview with Elle Magazine and said she’s never dated anyone that she didn’t immediately feel sparks with. “Everybody I’ve dated I’ve been sexually attracted to immediately,” she said. “Sparks …