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Google’s 20% Reported To Be Dead, Then Reported To Be Not Dead By Same Publication Google’s 20% Reported To Be Dead, Then Reported To Be Not Dead By Same Publication
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Update: Quartz has posted a follow-up after Googlers came out and said that 20% time is still part of the company’s culture. Google has long had an interesting approach to innovation called 20% time, which has historically enabled Google employees …

Voyager Spacecraft Actually Has Left the Solar System, Argues New Study

For over six months now, scientists have holding their breath, waiting for confirmation that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has left the solar system. In December 2012 NASA announced that the probe had entered a new region of space they dubbed …

XML Found To Be Just As Fast As JSON XML Found To Be Just As Fast As JSON

Since its introduction in 1996, XML has taken the world by storm by providing an easy to use markup language that’s used in everything from RSS to office productivity software. Its main competitor – JSON – is often quoted as …

Scott Disick Confirmed As Father Of Kourtney’s Son
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Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian were seen leaving a Los Angeles hospital on Thursday after Scott underwent a DNA test to prove that he is indeed the father of Mason. Kardashian was accused earlier this month of having a tryst …

Kourtney Kardashian Releases DNA Test

Male model, Michael Girgenti, filed legal documents this month claiming that he is the father of Kourtney Kardashian’s oldest child, Mason Disick, and requested a DNA test to confirm it. “We have not seen the reported court filing, but we …

Maui Shark Attack Causes Woman to Lose Arm
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When a German visitor went snorkeling at Palauea Beach in Maui, she never thought that she would be the next person to fall victim to a shark attack. Unfortunately, this was the case, and the 20-year-old woman has now lost …

Paralyzed Bride Fulfills Dream Wedding
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Here comes the bride. Stevie Beale from Toledo, Ohio, was a picture-perfect bride: beautifully cloaked in a white wedding dress with a blushing glow. She looked like a beauty straight out of a storybook. The story is even more charming …

Jehue Gordon Hurdles His Way to Victory

Humble, appreciative, and hard-working are just a few words that can be used to describe Jehue Gordon, the gold medal winner for the men’s 400-meter hurdles at the IAAF World Championships, which has been taking place in Moscow. Jehue, who …

Soleil Moon Frye is Pregnant Again
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Soleil Moon Frye is adding to her brood. The Punky Brewster actress announced on Today that she is expecting her third child. Frye and her husband, film and television producer Jason Goldberg, already have two daughters, Poet and Jagger. While …

Turducken Of The Sea Baffles Scientists
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There is always a bigger fish. Isn’t that the old adage? A three feet long dogfish recently found this out. Scientists from the University of Delaware were researching sand tiger sharks through a tagging process where sensors are initially released …

Brain-Eating Warning Issued In Florida
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As a 12-year old boy fights for his life in Miami, the Florida Department of Health has issued a warning to anyone who might come in contact with warm freshwater. Zachary Reyna is the second child in several weeks to …

Zoo Dog: Lion Cage Yields Surprise For Visitors
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A Chinese zoo is facing some backlash today after some visitors noticed that a “lion” was barking. The Henan Zoo in the People’s Park of Luohe had placed a large Tibetan mastiff–a breed which has a fluffy mane around its …

Teresa Giudice Pleads Not Guilty, Then Does A Book Signing
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Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to federal fraud charges stemming from the falsification of loan documents to inflate their income before “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” began airing in 2009 and of lying …

Lisa Kudrow Feels Bad About Denying A “Friends” Reunion

Lisa Kudrow says she feels awful about saying that a “Friends” reunion was never going to happen after an online hoax suggested that it would. The 50-year old actress says she was hurt at first, thinking she was the only …

Google Street View Driver Detained by Thai Villagers, Made to Swear Benevolence on Buddha Statue Google Street View Driver Detained by Thai Villagers, Made to Swear Benevolence on Buddha Statue
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Google’s Street View seems to always be in the news – but mostly for the bizarre things that it captures on camera. We’re talking some dude with a lampshade on his head, a messy breakup, people doin’ it, and quite …

Xbox PC Marketplace Closing This Month

Microsoft today announced that it will be closing the Xbox.com PC Marketplace on August 22. The closure will come as part of the scheduled Xbox 360 system update that will retire Microsoft Points, converting the entire system over to real …

Google Fiber To Launch In Provo, Utah Before The End Of The Year Google Fiber To Launch In Provo, Utah Before The End Of The Year
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In April, Google announced that it was planning to buy the fiber infrastructure in Provo, Utah. The intention was to bring Google Fiber to the city, but the company hasn’t said much on that front since the initial announcement. That …

Lisa Robin Kelly Dies: “That ’70s Show” Star Was 43

Lisa Robin Kelly, the actress who played Laurie on “That ’70s Show”, was found dead in a California rehab facility on Wednesday night. She was 43 years old. Kelly has had a troubled past pretty much since she’s been in …

Facebook Is Readying A PayPal-Like Payment Product For Mobile Shopping Facebook Is Readying A PayPal-Like Payment Product For Mobile Shopping

Facebook has been wading through the shallow end of the payments pool for years, but if a test the company is readying is any indication, it could be getting ready to go head to head with the big boys (like …

Luigi’s Habit Of Falling Asleep Anywhere Is Starting To Get Dangerous

For three videos now, Nintendo has made light of Luigi’s apparent narcolepsy. Sure, it may be a main gameplay mechanic in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, but it’s still a dangerous condition. The latest video advertising the game doesn’t do …

High Coffee Consumption Linked to Higher Death Risk

Many people across the world begin their day with a hot cup of coffee. Most people would agree that this is not a dangerous practice and may, in fact, have some benefits. However, a new study has now shown that …

Cisco Layoffs And Guidance Send Stock Down Despite Earnings Hit Cisco Layoffs And Guidance Send Stock Down Despite Earnings Hit

Cisco released its Q4 and fiscal year 2013 earnings on Wednesday, along with plans to lay off 4,000 employees. While the earnings managed to meet analysts’ expectations, the company’s stock is suffering on news of the job cuts. The layoffs, …

Netflix Now Has Every Single Episode of Goosebumps and The Magic School Bus Netflix Now Has Every Single Episode of Goosebumps and The Magic School Bus

Netflix is capitalizing on the back-to-school craze by adding some titles that bring back memories of grade school, especially book fairs. Well, at least for me. Ah, nostalgia. Starting today, you will be able to stream all 74 episodes of …

Watch This Robot Perform Stand-Up Comedy Watch This Robot Perform Stand-Up Comedy

Stand-up comedy is an art form that not many people will ever perfect. For every Louis C.K., there’s a thousand Last Comic Standing rejects. That’s why it’s all the more impressive that a robot can not only do stand-up comedy, …