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Bullied Bus Monitor, One Year Later

A woman who was verbally abused by a group of kids on a school bus last year is now using her newfound fame–and cash–to do some good. Karen Klein was working as a bus monitor in New York when a …

Paula Deen Loses Smithfield Endorsement

Paula Deen has lost her endorsement deal with Smithfield Foods, well-known makers of Smithfield Hams. The trouble started when Deen was named a defendant in a lawsuit brought by Lisa Jackson, a former employee who alleged that employment at Deen’s …

Indiana Leopard: Cat Lady Kills Big Cat

Apparently the love of a “crazy cat lady” comes with size restrictions. A leopard has been shot and killed on the property of a woman in Charlestown, Indiana. Concerned about a recent spate of attacks on neighborhood pets, the woman …

Demand Media Acquires Artist Marketplace Society6 For $94 Million Demand Media Acquires Artist Marketplace Society6 For $94 Million

Demand Media just announced that it has acquired Society6, an ecommerce marketplace for artists. “All an artist needs to do is upload their artwork or design and consumers can customize a wide range or products, from iPhones to T-shirts to …

Floyd Abrams Talks First Amendment Law At Google Floyd Abrams Talks First Amendment Law At Google

The First Amendment is incredibly important in the Internet age. It’s frequently at the center of many debates on what constitutes free speech online. Now, one of the foremost First Amendment scholars of our time – Floyd Abrams – stopped …

Arrested Development Season 5 Is In Demand (If Search Data Is Any Indication) Arrested Development Season 5 Is In Demand (If Search Data Is Any Indication)
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As we reported earlier, Yahoo shared some interesting data about search trends related to Arrested Development, the cult hit show that Netflix resurrected from the dead with a fourth season, which debuted last month. Searches for “arrested development 2013″ spiked …

Battlefield 4 Engine Preview Trailer Released

Back during E3, Activision and Infinity Ward were showing off Call of Duty: Ghosts‘ graphics, touting motion-captured dogs and a few new graphical techniques. It was EA and DICE, however, that stole the show with Battlefield 4′s obviously next-gen graphics. …

Here’s A Launch Trailer For That Insane Deadpool Game

You may remember from early this year that Activision was working with High Moon Studios on a Deadpool video game. The popular Marvel character’s game was nearly forgotten, however, as the excitement of E3 drowned out just about every summer …

Redondo Beach Shooting: Police Looking For Suspect

Redondo Beach: A shooting in Redondo Beach on Friday night led police to a search for a 27-year old man they say has gang affiliations. After 38-year old Bobby Darren Reynolds was shot at close range outside an apartment building, …

Google Searches Go Colorful, 3D for LGBT Pride Month Google Searches Go Colorful, 3D for LGBT Pride Month

Google, always on the forefront of public support for LGBT rights, is once again celebrating LGBT pride month with a colorful search box that appears when certain queries are made. And this time, it’s 3D! LGBT-related searches such as LGBT, …

Grand Turismo 6 Pre-Order Exclusives Announced

With a game being an exclusive to one console, gamers might think they would be spared the indignity of pre-release exclusive content offers. They would be wrong, as retailers are still fighting hard to get theirs. Until (and if) the …

Would You Wear These Goofy Glasses To Protect Your Privacy? Would You Wear These Goofy Glasses To Protect Your Privacy?

Google Glass makes some people feel rather uncomfortable. The biggest concern seems to stem from the idea that Google Glass will eliminate more of our privacy with facial recognition software and the like. Despite Google banning such software on Glass, …

Yes, Bobby McFerrin Performed A Set At Google (Here It Is)

Musician Bobby McFerrin performed for Googlers last month, and Google has now made the show available for all to enjoy. “For decades Bobby McFerrin has broken all the rules. The 10-time Grammy winner has blurred the distinction between pop music …

Guy Demonstrates How Google Glass Interacts With iOS Guy Demonstrates How Google Glass Interacts With iOS

Wondering how Google Glass interacts with iOS? Jason Tucker from Stabley Times put out this video demonstrating. Before you watch it, it’s worth noting (as Tucker does in the video) that there’s not a lot you can do with Glass …

Google Glass Goes to Wimbledon (on the Face of Bethanie Mattek-Sands) Google Glass Goes to Wimbledon (on the Face of Bethanie Mattek-Sands)

On Tuesday, American Bethanie Mattek-Sands will take the court against Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the first round of the Championships at Wimbledon. The 28-year-old is ranked #58 in the world, and is sporting a blue and green hairstyle for the …

Amy Winehouse: Did Bulimia Cause Her Death?

Amy Winehouse was mourned by many when she passed away nearly two years ago; the young singer had famously battled drugs and alcohol, and though it wasn’t exactly a secret, fans and family grieved the loss of such a bright …

Supermoon 2013: The Best Pics From Social Media Supermoon 2013: The Best Pics From Social Media

There’s nothing quite like a celestial event to get the internet excited. Over the weekend, the full moon appeared slightly larger in the night sky, a phenomenon dubbed a “supermoon.” NASA this past weekend released a video explaining just what …

Arrested Development 2013: Is Netflix Making Mae Whitman A Household Name? [Her?] Arrested Development 2013: Is Netflix Making Mae Whitman A Household Name? [Her?]
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Yahoo has shared some interesting data about search trends related to Arrested Development. As you probably know, Netflix launched the long-anticipated season 4 of the show last month. According to the company, searches for “arrested development 2013″ spiked 279% in …

Red Panda Missing For 7 Hours Found Safe

Red panda Rusty, who is fairly new to the Smithsonian National Zoo, escaped early this morning and caused an intensive search, which lasted until almost 2:30 today. When Rusty wasn’t found in his cage around 7:30 this morning, an alert …

Android To Hit 1 Billion Device Shipments This Year Android To Hit 1 Billion Device Shipments This Year
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Google is fiercely proud of Android. That much was apparent when the company announced at its annual developer conference that over 900 million Android devices had been activated since its introduction in 2008. At the time, Google said it was …

Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams Feud In Overdrive
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Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams aren’t letting go of the feud that’s been bubbling between them for some time now, and things are getting especially heated now that they’ve brought boyfriends into the mix. Williams, who is fresh off some …

Here’s What 200 Calories Looks Like in Different Foods [VIDEO]
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We know that humans (depending on many factors, of course) require somewhere between 2000 and 2700 calories per day to maintain. But sometimes it’s hard to know just how many calories you’re putting in your body. Volume simply isn’t a …

Vaccines Don’t Cause Guillain-Barre, Shows Study
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A new study published in the latest issue of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases has found no link betweek vaccinations and Guillain-Barré syndrome. The disease is a neurological disorder that affects a person’s nervous system, leading to weak hands and …

Google Webmaster Tools API To Soon Let You Retrieve ‘Search Queries’ And ‘Backlinks’ Data Google Webmaster Tools API To Soon Let You Retrieve ‘Search Queries’ And ‘Backlinks’ Data
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Today’s Webmaster Help video from Google includes something of an announcement. Matt Cutts reveals that the company is working on some upcoming changes to the Webmaster Tools API. The video is a response to the user-submitted question: Can you tell …