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Obama Prom Photos Surface, and the POTUS Looks Sharp

Even the president of the United States can’t keep his prom photos a secret. Not that he’d want to – a white jacket and a blue tie is a good look for President Obama. But still, come on, right? The …

‘Colored’ Comment Apology Offered by Golf CEO
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On Thursday, the head of the European golf tour, George O’Grady, used the word “colored” to refer to minorities during a live television interview. O’Grady was commenting on a recent remark golfer Sergio Garcia made in reference to fellow golfer …

8 Years of Viral History Recounted in Billy Joel-Inspired Song

Earlier this week, YouTube turned 8 years old. Feel old, don’t you? Me too. In one way, it’s hard to imagine a world without it, but on the other hand I can still remember when it was just starting to …

Warehouse Captive Rescued by NYPD Warehouse Captive Rescued by NYPD

Earlier this week, the Queens County District Attorney announced that three men have been charged with kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment in connection with the bold kidnapping of an Ecuadorian businessman. The men are alleged to have kidnapped Pedro Portugal from …

President Obama Heckled During Recent Speeches
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Apparently, this is the week to get your two cents in with Obama: During a speech given at Ohio State University, President Obama had to deal with hecklers, as respect for the position he holds continues to erode in the …

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Deleted Scene from Star Trek Into Darkness

Before he leaves the shores of the Star Trek franchise to takeover the upcoming Star Wars sequel, J.J. Abrams is having to do a little bit of damage control with his latest installment for the universe Gene Roddenberry created. The …

Trayvon Martin Texts, Photos Released By Zimmerman’s Defense Attorneys
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The Trayvon Martin/Zimmerman case took another interesting turn today as Zimmerman’s defense released photos and text message exchanges from Martin’s cell phone. The photos show Martin blowing smoke, riding a horse, and holding a gun. With the defense releasing the …

Susan Powell: Home Video Documents Her Possessions

Susan Powell, the wife and mother who disappeared in 2009 under mysterious circumstances, made a home video the year before documenting her possessions in case something ever happened to her. Last February, Powell’s husband, Josh, killed their two sons with …

Marijuana: Blood Sugar, Waistline Regulator?
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A new study shows that people who had smoked marijuana within the last month had smaller waistlines and lower levels of insulin resistance than those who didn’t have the drug. “These are preliminary findings,” said Dr. Murray Mittleman, who worked …

Another Missouri City To Get Google Fiber Another Missouri City To Get Google Fiber

Google continues to expand Google Fiber, especially in the Kansas City area. Google Fiber Community Manager Rachel Hack ways on the Google Fiber blog: Last night, the City Alderman in Raytown, Missouri voted unanimously to bring Google Fiber to their …

Donkey Kong Goes Full 3D At Nintendo Event

Nintendo recently held an event for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D that allowed people to play the game before it launched. That wasn’t all though as Nintendo also decided to terrorize small children when the life-sized DK himself burst through …

This Daft Punk/Soul Train Mashup is Brilliant

“Get Lucky,” the lead single off of Daft Punk’s new album Random Access Memories is awesome in a funky kind of way. I mean that Nile Rodgers riff, right? In fact, the whole album is awesome – but that’s another …

3 Arrests Made For $3 Million Ransom Plot

Three men on Wednesday were charged in a New York kidnapping and ransom plot. According to a statement from Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown, the three men, Christian Acuna, Dennis Alves, and Eduardo Moncayo, have all been charged with …

Bungie’s Destiny Gets A New CG Trailer, Still No Gameplay

At the February PS4 conference, Bungie announced that Destiny would be coming to the PS4 and PS3. Now the developer has announced that it will be bringing the game to Sony’s E3 press conference with a new trailer. The trailer …

LinkedIn Gets A New Navigation Bar LinkedIn Gets A New Navigation Bar
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LinkedIn continues to redesign various functions of its site on both desktop and mobile devices. Today, the company introduced a new navigation bar, which a LinkedIn spokesperson tells WebProNews is “designed to make it quicker and easier for members to …

Bar Served Rubbing Alcohol In Place Of Scotch
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Times are tough, and when the economy slumps, everyone feels it. Unfortunately, some bar owners in New Jersey tried to crawl out of their slump by mixing food coloring with rubbing alcohol to pass it off as scotch. In a …

Google Maps Shows Before/After Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Imagery Google Maps Shows Before/After Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Imagery

Google has a crisis response map for those affected by the giant tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma. Included in that is imagery of the area from Google Maps. Google posted a before/after look at the area to its Google …

Katherine Webb Reportedly Eats Only 1,120 Calories Per Day
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After sports commentators oogled her at a college football game, Katherine Webb, the current Miss Alabama, found fame on social media. Since that time, Webb’s modeling career has taken off and she has starred in the ABC reality TV show …

Chrome Beta Gets Faster, Adds Notifications Chrome Beta Gets Faster, Adds Notifications

Google Chrome already holds the distinction of being one of the fastest, if not the fastest, browsers around. Now Google is working to make it even faster with the latest update to its Chrome beta client. Google announced that Chrome …

Rapper Faked Own Death To Get Out Of Debt?
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A woman is accusing rapper Tim Dog of faking his own death just to get out of paying back money he acquired through scams. Esther Pilgrim says the rapper, whose real name is Timothy Blair, was ordered by the court …

Florida Man Butt Dials 911, Details Murder Plot

Earlier this month, a 33-year-old man was shot dead in his car while traveling southbound on I-95 near Oakland Park, Florida. After the shots were fired, Nicholas Romondo Walker’s silver Buick crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames. The …

Twitter Has Marketers And Advertisers In Mind This Week Twitter Has Marketers And Advertisers In Mind This Week

Twitter is letting loose a lot of new advertising and marketing offerings. Earlier this week, Twitter launched a new Lead Generation card for mareters. Today, the company announced the availability of TV ad targeting, which has been developed through its …

Police At Kindergarten Graduation To Support Girl Who Lost Dad
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A 5-year old girl who lost her policeman dad in the line of duty over the weekend was overwhelmed with support at her Kindergarten graduation on Wednesday, when hundreds of Arizona police officers showed up in his place. “The purpose …

Paris Hilton to Release New Hip Hop Album
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Reality TV star and amateur porn star Paris Hilton has confirmed to Showbiz 411 that she will be releasing a new house music album. This will be Hilton’s second music album, after the release of her first album, Paris, in …