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Vampire Cemetery Found in Poland

The idea of vampires has been romanticized in the United States for decades. While there is almost always the element of evil involved, time and again Hollywood enterprises have injected the notion of good vampires, vampires with souls, crime-fighting vampires, …

Scientist Charged in Wife’s Cyanide Death
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ABC News reports that a neuroscientist from the University of Pittsburgh has been charged with homicide following the death of his wife from cyanide poisoning. Dr. Robert Ferrante, 64, allegedly killed his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein, 41, by lacing her …

Million Dollar Lotto Ticket Found in Trash

In a move sure to go down in history as one of the greatest near misses of all time, a couple in North Attleborough, Massachusetts threw away a million dollar-winning lottery ticket. According to WPTV, Joseph and Joanne Zagami of …

Meghan McCain New Show Just Latest Victory
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Back in 2008, when Senator John McCain ran against Barack Obama for the presidency, little could anyone have guessed that the McCain that came out the biggest winner in that race would not be John. It would be his daughter …

Meghan McCain To Host Show On New Network

It is not unusual for politicians and the like to find their way onto television in one form or another, often to the detriment of political discourse in the United States. However, the daughter of former presidential nominee Sen. John …

Burka-Wearing Heroine Kicks Taliban Butt

In October of last year, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen while riding on a school bus. She was not the victim of random violence, but was targeted for assassination by cowardly elements who sought to …

California Prisoners Can Pay for Better Rooms

WTKR reports that some inmates in California prisons are getting much nicer accommodations than others. This preferential treatment is happening for a simple reason: they are paying for it. A jailhouse in Fremont, California was built with the intention of …

Newport Festival Record Attendance

Since it’s conception 54 years ago the Newport Folk festival has boasted some very impressive musicians, such as Johnny Cash, Bob Seger and Bob Dylan. Over the years it has been home to rock, jazz, blues and many other genres. …

Myth Busted: Do Teachers Get “Summers Off”?

Every teacher has, at some point, had someone lament to him/her about how they wish their job paid them to “take the summer off”. Most of the time this statement is not made with any sort of ill intent, but …

Newport Folk Festival Returns To Much Fanfare

The summer landscape is littered with music festivals that draw tens of thousands of attendees to see what are often stellar band line-ups. In the whirlwind of all of these festivals, which include heavy weights such as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, and …

Man Goes Bankrupt Investing in Beanie Babies

In an interview with Dazed Digital, one man tells the story of how his father spent all his family’s money to “invest” in the Beanie Baby craze, and in the end lost $100,000 on the crazy market idea. Back in …

Pink Panther Gang Again Breaks Members Out of Prison
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Some producer out there needs to get started on this as a movie idea right away. According to the Atlantic Wire, members of the famed international jewel thief ring, the Pink Panther Gang, have staged a daring jailbreak of a …

Fisherman Sues for $1M Contest Winnings

Every avid fisherman has a story about “the one that got away”. Usually it is a fish that was so big, fought so long, broke line, stripped reel gears, tipped a boat, etc. Fishermen have better stories about the ones …

Actor Wes Studi Arrested for DWI

The Hollywood Reporter tells us that actor Wes Studi was arrested early Friday morning for aggravated DWI in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Celebrities getting arrested for driving while intoxicated is nothing shocking. Usually the presumption is that they were at …

Pinterest Now Tracks You Automatically, Lets You Opt Out Pinterest Now Tracks You Automatically, Lets You Opt Out
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In an effort to make you “feel like Pinterest is really yours,” the social network is beginning to implement a new personalization feature that tracks your movements across the web and recommends certain pins based on the websites you visit. …

Google Is Showing Old Content Like It’s New Google Is Showing Old Content Like It’s New
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Google News is showing news stories as much more recent than they actually are. While it’s unclear if this is a bug on Google’s part or a way publishers are gaming the system, it is happening fairly frequently. Do you …

JJ Cale Dies At Age 74 From Heart Attack

The music industry and the world lost a very talented man Friday, July 26, 2013. According to his official website, JJ Cale passed away at 8:00 p.m. at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, California after suffering from a heart attack. …

Hudson River Boating Accident Is A Tragedy
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A tragic accident occurredon the Hudson River when a boat crashed into a parked construction barge near Tappan Zee Bridge. The boat was carrying a wedding party of six that included the bride, groom and best man. The bride, Lindsey …

Mysterious Hum Heard ‘Round the World

What do Taos, N.M.; Vancouver, Canada; Auckland, New Zealand; Bristol, England; and Largs, Scotland all have in common? A select few residents of these diverse cities are victims of the Hum, a constant, low-frequency noise that has affected seemingly random …

Google’s Biggest-Ever Change To AdWords Is Now Being Forced On Advertisers Google’s Biggest-Ever Change To AdWords Is Now Being Forced On Advertisers
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The “biggest-ever change to AdWords” (Google’s words) officially began rolling out to all advertisers this week, though the process will be completed over the course of several weeks. Are Enhanced Campaigns a step in the right direction for search advertising …

Christina Applegate is the Face of Fruitwater

Christina Applegate has added “celebrity endorser” to her résumé. The actress is the face of Fruitwater, the zero-calorie, carbonated, fruit-flavored waters produced by Coca-Cola’s Glacéau. Fruitwater comes in five different flavors: black raspberry, lemon lime, orange mango, strawberry kiwi, and …

Alabama Executes Mentally Ill Man

“Come sit down and let me pray for you” were the last words spoken by Charlie Newman an 80 year old World War II veteran.  He was speaking to a close friend of his grandson who was attempting to rob …

Parasitic Meningitis Case In Benton, Arkansas
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A 12-year-old girl from Benton, Arkansas, Kali Hardig, is currently being treated with parasitic meningitis. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “Primary amebic meningoencephalitis is a very rare form of parasitic meningitis that causes a fatal brain …

Imperial Beach Standoff Ends In Arrest

One of San Diego County’s top 10 most wanted fugitives, 34-year-old Ramiro Espinoza, was arrested today following an approximately eight hour standoff with police. The incident began at around 5:00 p.m. Thursday night when the Imperial Beach Swat Sheriff’s Department …