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Google Helpouts Could Give Google A Big Ecommerce Upgrade Google Helpouts Could Give Google A Big Ecommerce Upgrade

Google has been testing a new product called Helpouts with brands like Sears, Weight Watchers, and others, according to TechCrunch, who received a tip about it, and shared a bunch of screenshots (including the one above). As you can see …

47 Ronin Trailer Debuts After Second Release Delay

“47 Ronin”–a samurai blockbuster with a $200 million budget–is set to open this Christmas against “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”, and while many are hoping it marks the beginning of a comeback for Keanu Reeves, others are wondering if …

Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Dies at 48 [UPDATED] Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Dies at 48 [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Yandex CEO Arkady Volozh has clarified an announcement made by his company earlier today that Segalovich had died. According to him, he is actually in a coma: “We want to clarify an earlier statement that the company put out. …

Kim Zolciak’s Daughters Officially Adopted
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Kim Zolciak is pregnant with her third child with NFL star Kroy Biermann, and the couple are living a happy newlywed life. However, Kim has two daughters from a previous marriage, and while bringing kids into a new relationship isn’t …

Microsoft to Ease Indie Publishing Restrictions For Xbox One

Sony exited this year’s E3 with much of the next-generation console momentum on its side. Not only was the company’s PlayStation 4 announced to be $100 less than Microsoft’s Xbox One, but gamers also praised Sony for simply not putting …

Here’s All The New Stuff In Android 4.3 Here’s All The New Stuff In Android 4.3
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At an event yesterday, Google announced the new Nexus 7 and the Chromecast. New hardware is always exciting, but many more were just as exciting to see that Android 4.3 was finally revealed. While not a huge upgrade from previous …

Rosalind Franklin, DNA Pioneer, Gets a Google Doodle Rosalind Franklin, DNA Pioneer, Gets a Google Doodle

Today, Google is using their homepage real estate to honor British biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin with a Doodle. Franklin’s studies on DNA, RNA, and viruses helped later scientists (most notably Watson and Crick) better understand the structure of …

Jason Sudeikis Confirms SNL Exit
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Jason Sudeikis has confirmed that he will follow former cast-mates Bill Hader and Fred Armisen in leaving Saturday Night Live. For many fans the announcement has been a long time coming, but Sudeikis finally came clean during an interview with …

Trader Joe’s Named Top Grocery Store By Survey

A survey conducted by customer intelligence firm Market Force has crowned Trader Joe’s as its top grocery store in the country. While Trader Joe’s may be known as a specialty market, it has a devoted following of customer and performed …

U of Texas Coach Says Players Should Be Paid
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Whether or not college players should be paid has become quite the hot button issue lately, one which gained its most substantial supporter recently as University of Texas head football coach Mack Brown came out in favor of it. Brown, …

White House Opposes Shutting Down NSA Surveillence

The National Security Agency (NSA) has been more than a bit of a hot button issue lately; ever since Edward Snowden came forth as whistle blower to reveal the agency’s nasty little habit of spying on American citizens, the NSA …

Anne Keothavong, British Tennis Star, Retires

British tennis star, Anne Keothavong, has decided to “hang up” her racket. Keothavong announced her decision to retire from tennis on Wednesday. She posted a YouTube video on Twitter explaining her decision to retire and begin a broadcasting career. Keothavong …

Japan Scrambles Jets: Chinese Military Plane Breaches Int’l Airspace

A frustrating dispute in the south Pacific has all of Southeast Asia on high alert as China has seemingly escalated the conflict by flying a military craft through international airspace near Chinese islands. Reuters reports the Chinese plane was a …

Postal Service Proposes End to Door-to-Door Delivery

The United States Postal Service has gained media attention recently for the suggestion made earlier this year to do away with Saturday service. The postal service has been suffering over the past few years as snail mail has become more …

George H.W. Bush Shaves Head For Leukemia Patient
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Former president George H.W. Bush shaved his head on Tuesday in support of a two-year-old leukemia patient. The child in question, who is named Patrick, is the young son of a man on Bush’s secret service detail. Bush was introduced …

Canadian Man Apologizes For Swimming To Detroit
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Causing an international incident is no laughing matter in today’s world of security checks and heavily guarded borders. However, one Canadian man may get off scot-free for illegally crossing into the United States. 47-year-old John Morillo of Windsor, Ontario reportedly …

Kanye And Kim Drop Major Cash On Gold Toilets
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When you have a child you want nothing more than to give them everything. That attitude might explain the flashiest addition to the Bel Air, CA mansion being built by Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. As if the home’s $11 …

“Rocky” Spinoff Movie is Coming
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“You’re gonna eat lightnin’ and you’re gonna crap thunder!” – Mickey Mickey was the kind of trainer who could take a punk like Rocky Balboa and help him get a once-in-a-lifetime shot against the champ, Apollo Creed. Creed was cocksure, …

LeBron James Likely Done With Team USA

LeBron James, considered by many to be the best basketball player in the world, is unlikely to play for the United States basketball team again, at least on paper. James has already declined to join the team for the World …

Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz Welcome a Baby Girl

For a couple who like to keep their personal lives private, Javier Bardem and wife Penelope Cruz couldn’t have picked a better day to welcome their second child into the world. While all eyes were patiently waiting on London and …

Shrien Dewani’s Extradition Pleases Victim’s Family

A judge ruled today that English businessman Shrien Dewani, who is thought to have had a hand in the death of his wife Anni, will be extradited to Cape Town, South Africa to face charges. Dewani allegedly plotted to have …

Mitch McConnell Will Face Tea Party Challenger

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had hoped to be able to sail through the upcoming primary season unimpeded by any challenge from within his own party, leaving him to face off with a full war chest against likely Democrat nominee …

Fiery Gas Rig in Gulf Could Burn for Weeks
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When a shallow-water gas drilling rig owned by the Hercules Offshore company caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday, every worker was evacuated. At first it was just gas blasting out into the air. All the failsafes had failed …

Principal of Poisoned Students Arrested

Kumarasami Kamaraj was a politician in India in the 1950′s and 60′s. He was the chief minister (Equivalent of a Governor in the US) for three terms from 1954 to 1963. His top priority was education. Kamaraj pioneered a system …