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This Is How ‘This Is The End’ Was Made

This Is The End is looking to be the big comedy of the summer. The film has Seth Rogen, James Franco and a bunch of other celebrities playing themselves as the apocalypse erupts around them. Like Mars Attacks, it seems …

The Last Of Us Brought In Tons Of Cash Over The Weekend

Need more proof that video games are big business? How about The Last of Us making more money in its opening weekend than Man of Steel (in the UK)? Digital Spy is reporting that The Last of Us has emerged …

Utah Church Shooting Leaves Victim in Critical Condition

A 35-year-old man walked into an Ogden, Utah church on Sunday and shot his father-in-law in the back of the head. According to the Ogden Police Department, Charles Richard Jennings, Jr. has been arrested for the attack, which took place …

Mad Men: Latest Episode Has Fans Flocking To Twitter Mad Men: Latest Episode Has Fans Flocking To Twitter

Mad Men is almost at the end of its penultimate season. There’s only one episode left and fans are wondering what will happen. In the past season, fans have been subjected to a number of major events that have left …

7-Eleven Raids: Nine Arrested For Illegal Workers 7-Eleven Raids: Nine Arrested For Illegal Workers
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office today unsealed two indictments charging nine 7-Eleven store owners and operators with wire fraud, steling identities, and concealing and harboring illegal immigrants. The defendants are accused hiring “dozens” of illegal immigrants and giving them identities stolen …

“Breaking Amish” Gets An All New Cast
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“Breaking Amish” is getting an all new cast for its second season, after finding success on TLC. The first season of the show saw five young Amish people move to New York to test their luck outside the lives they’ve …

Poisoned N.J. Flight: Pilots Continue To Destination

A man reportedly stood up on his flight today and announced that everyone had been poisoned, and instead of diverting to a nearby airport, the New Jersey-bound plane continued on to Newark. Details about an investigation haven’t come in yet, …

Lolo Jones Shows Off Her Paycheck For US Bobsledding Team

If ever there was an athlete made to fully embrace the six seconds of glory that is Vine, it would be social media maven/Olympic athlete, Lolo Jones. The prolific Twitter user has gone all in with the mini video application, …

Madeleine McCann Case Is Being Reopened

Madeleine McCann wasn’t quite four years old when she vanished from her family’s rented vacation home in Praia da Luz, Portugal, in 2007. Her parents said they were out at dinner while Madeleine slept with her siblings; when they returned, …

Arrested Development May Have Helped Google Clean Up Its Search Results Arrested Development May Have Helped Google Clean Up Its Search Results

Mitch Hurwitz, creator of the hit show Arrested Development, participated in a reddit AMA (ask me anything) today. Here’s what he had to say about the story going forward (which could be a fifth season or a movie). As we …

Facebook Launches Improvements To Page Post Link Ads Facebook Launches Improvements To Page Post Link Ads
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Facebook just announced a few more updates to its efforts to “simplify” its ad products. The company recently revealed that it plans to cut down its existing ad units by more than half. More on that here. Even since that …

Herschel Telescope Given its Final Command

Over one month ago, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced that the Herschel space observatory had run out of liquid helium coolant. The coolant was necessary to cool the telescope’s instruments to near absolute zero. As planned, the powerful infrared …

NSA And Edward Snowden Get The NMA Treatment NSA And Edward Snowden Get The NMA Treatment

NMA is rarely ever a serious outlet. The Taiwanese animation outlet prefers to spoof the news, but sometimes it can at least be kind of serious. This is one of those times. This morning, NMA decided to tackle the NSA …

Facebook Asks Just How Friendly You Are with Your Friends in Attempt to Improve News Feed Facebook Asks Just How Friendly You Are with Your Friends in Attempt to Improve News Feed

Facebook is taking a new, proactive approach to tweaking their news feed algorithm, in an attempt to “show you more interesting updates.” We noticed a new poll appearing on the right-hand side of the Facebook homepage – dispersed inside the …

Arrested Development Creator Is ‘Gathering Up Ammunition’ To Get ‘Next Chapter’ Made

Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz participated in a reddit AMA (ask me anything) this afternoon. Inevitably, the subject of the long-rumored Arrested Development movie came up. First, before we look at what he had to say about that, let’s recall …

Chromebooks Are Soon Coming To More Stores In More Countries Chromebooks Are Soon Coming To More Stores In More Countries

Google really wants you to buy a Chromebook. That may be impossible, however, for those that have made a solemn swear never to shop at Best Buy or Amazon.com. For the devout retail loyalist, Google has a few more options …

XCOM is Coming to iOS on Thursday, June 20

Last year, Firaxis Games and 2K Games reinvigorated the turn-based strategy genre with XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The polished, tactical gameplay won over critics and even gamers not familiar with strategy games in general. It ended up near or at the …

Postville Explosion Latest In String Of Fires

Postville, Iowa saw rescue crews swarm in early this morning after an explosion rocked a laminate plant. As of now, it’s unknown what caused the explosion at Norplex-Micarta, though an investigation is ongoing. Three people were injured in the blast; …

Pink Floyd’s Entire Catalog Now Streaming on Spotify Pink Floyd’s Entire Catalog Now Streaming on Spotify

Hey you! Yeah, you. Are you a Pink Floyd fan who uses Spotify? Awesome. Starting today, the full Pink Floyd catalog is now available on the streaming music service. We’re talking hundreds of tracks here and all the classic albums. …

The Walking Dead 400 Days Bridges The Gap Between Seasons One And Two

Telltale Games made everybody a fan of the adventure game genre last year with season one of The Walking Dead. We’re still a few months away from a second season, but the storytellers at Telltale have something in store to …

Bear Mauls Man in Alaska After He Fed It BBQ
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In things-you-know-you-shouldn’t-do-but-do-anyway-and-wind-up-in-the-news news, an Anchorage, Alaska man has been treated and released from a local hospital after he was attacked by a black bear while attending a church picnic at the Eklutna Lake campground. According to an Alaska State Troopers …

Sibling Bullying Could Affect Mental Health, Shows Study

A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics shows that the aggression so commonly seen among siblings can negatively impact the mental health of children and adolescents. Researchers from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) looked at sibling …

Demand Media Announces Designs.com Platform For gTLDs Demand Media Announces Designs.com Platform For gTLDs

Demand Media announced that later this year, it will launch Designs.com, as the new gTLDs become available. The site will feature a platform to create designs for sites utilizing the new domain extensions. “The goal is to have easy ways …

Petition Asks Obama to Recreate Frozone Scene from The Incredibles

The White House’s We The People online petition site is a truly wonderful place. Not because it gives citizens the ability to voice legitimate concerns and possibly help to enact real change. No, we know that’s not what’s happening. It’s …