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Finns Chuck Phones for the Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships Finns Chuck Phones for the Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships

Do you hate your mobile phone? Donate it to a Finn. Savonlinna, Finland has been hosting the Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships for over a decade, and this year’s competition was held over the weekend. The competition pits competitors against …

Best Buy Earnings: Net Income Down 90% Best Buy Earnings: Net Income Down 90%

Best Buy just released its earnings report for the second quarter, a day after announcing its new CEO. Of course, this transition is happening as Founder Richard Schulze has been trying to buy back the company. Last week, he sent …

Rosie O’Donnell: Heart Attack Called “The Widowmaker” Rosie O’Donnell: Heart Attack Called “The Widowmaker”

Rosie O’Donnell was running errands on August 14th when she heard a desperate cry for help. Looking around, she saw a large woman trying unsuccessfully to get out of her car. She was stuck, and needed assistance. O’Donnell helped lift …

Adobe Makes Web Site Creation Even Easier Adobe Makes Web Site Creation Even Easier

Adobe made a big splash in May by releasing their highly anticipated Creative Suite 6. They also released Creative Cloud, their first foray into cloud-based storage and software. One bit of software exclusive to Creative Cloud customers is Muse, a …

Barnes & Noble Q1 Earnings Released, Digital Sales Up 46% Barnes & Noble Q1 Earnings Released, Digital Sales Up 46%

Barnes & Noble released its Q1 earnings report this morning, a day after the company announced its first international expansion, with plans to launch its Nook line in the UK. The company reported a 46% increase in digital content sales, …

Pinterest-Like Chinese Company May Sue Facebook Over Timeline Pinterest-Like Chinese Company May Sue Facebook Over Timeline
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The end is near for all of the Timeline holdouts out there, as Facebook has already begun the process of slowly switching every old profile-user to the new Timeline. Of course, this is causing some users to complain, as Timeline …

Kelly Ripa Co-Host: Seth Meyers Out, Anderson Cooper In? Kelly Ripa Co-Host: Seth Meyers Out, Anderson Cooper In?
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It’s been an exhaustive nine months of searching for “Live! after Regis Philbin’s departure last November, but it looks to be drawing to a close soon. The producers have announced that they will be naming Kelly Ripa’s new co-host on …

Judge Indicates Google Has Not Complied With Paid Blogger Request, Sets Friday Deadline Judge Indicates Google Has Not Complied With Paid Blogger Request, Sets Friday Deadline
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On Friday, Google and Oracle each told a California court that they did not pay journalists or bloggers for coverage of their lengthy legal battle, after a judge ordered them to disclose if they had done so. Google reportedly said …

Windows Phone to Overtake BlackBerry by Thanksgiving Windows Phone to Overtake BlackBerry by Thanksgiving

While Windows Phone OS appears to be gaining a little traction in the smartphone market, BlackBerry OS usage is taking a nosedive, and has been for some time. A report by WMPoweruser, an independent Windows Phone enthusiast community, this weekend …

William Windom Dies: “Murder, She Wrote” Actor Was 88 William Windom Dies: “Murder, She Wrote” Actor Was 88
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William Windom, an Emmy-winning actor made famous by his role on “Murder, She Wrote”, has died of congestive heart failure. He was 88 years old. Windom had run-ins with Hollywood before he even knew what it was; his kindergarten teacher …

Take That, Google: This Self-Driving Car Tops Out at 120 MPH Take That, Google: This Self-Driving Car Tops Out at 120 MPH
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Though Google gets the most attention for their work, they are far from the only ones working on driverless car technology. And while Google is churning along, logging hundreds of thousands of miles with their fleet of Priuses and just …

China Invents Robot Chefs To Replace Lazy Kids China Invents Robot Chefs To Replace Lazy Kids
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People will take any job they can get in this economy. Pride is no longer an issue as people young and old take up working at restaurants to pay the bills. It appears that the youth in China have much …

Google: Star Trek Is The Destiny Of Search Google: Star Trek Is The Destiny Of Search
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Google has released a new video called “Breakfast with Google’s Search Team,” in which VP, Search, Amit Singhal talks about the future of search. “The destiny of search is to become that Star Trek computer,” he says, bringing up a …

Bruce Willis, Paradise City, and Radio Shack Bruce Willis, Paradise City, and Radio Shack
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Phyllis Diller Dies At 95; Fans Remember Her Contributions To Comedy Phyllis Diller Dies At 95; Fans Remember Her Contributions To Comedy
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It’s safe to assume that everybody knows Phyllis Diller. She was one of the most unique comedians working in Hollywood thanks to her trademark laugh. Sadly, we’ll never hear that laugh anymore as Diller passed away in her home at …

Tokyo Jungle Coming to PlayStation Network Tokyo Jungle Coming to PlayStation Network

The game that hopes to found the urban-based animal survival genre is coming to the PlayStation Network next month. Today Sony announced that Tokyo Jungle is set to hit PlayStation 3 owners on September 25th. Two new trailers for the …

Google Webmaster Tools Gets Alerts For Search Queries Data Google Webmaster Tools Gets Alerts For Search Queries Data
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Google announced today that it is adding alerts for Search Queries data to Webmaster Tools to complement its recently rolled out Crawl Errors alerts. You can get the alerts forwarded to your inbox if you sign up for email forwarding …

Megan Boken May Have Been Victim Of Robbery Megan Boken May Have Been Victim Of Robbery
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Megan Boken, a 23-year old volleyball star who attended St. Louis University, was shot to death on Saturday afternoon in her car just hours before she was supposed to participate in a game at her alma mater. Plagued by suspicious …

Will The iPhone 5 Be A Worthy Competitor To The Galaxy S III? Will The iPhone 5 Be A Worthy Competitor To The Galaxy S III?
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We now have a pretty good idea of what the iPhone 5 will look like thanks to a variety of leaks and rumors. The biggest leak came from iLab when they made a fully assembled iPhone 5 from the various …

Kristen Stewart Scared Of Twilight Fans’ Backlash Kristen Stewart Scared Of Twilight Fans’ Backlash
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Kristen Stewart shocked the world recently when she was photographed making out with her “Snow White And The Huntsman” director Rupert Sanders…and then publicly admitted she was having an affair and had betrayed longtime boyfriend Robert Pattinson. Unfortunately for the …

Now, You Can Embed Quotes From Quora On Your Site Now, You Can Embed Quotes From Quora On Your Site

You can now embed quotes from Quora on your site, with a new feature from the Q&A destination appropriately called Embeddable Quotes. “Sites all around the web already quote content from Quora which extends the distribution and impact writers on …

HIV Tests to Become More Routine HIV Tests to Become More Routine

A recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is expected to suggest that HIV screenings become routine. The USPSTF is an independent panel of physicians who are experts in preventive medicine. The task force uses evidence-based medicine to …

Mashup Pays Tribute to Bill Ghostbustin’-ass Murray Mashup Pays Tribute to Bill Ghostbustin’-ass Murray
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This isn’t the first Bill Murray mashup to hit the internet, and it won’t be the last. Why is it important, then? Because Bill Murray needs as many tributes as the internet will allow, that’s why. This tribute to the …

Amelia Earhart’s Plane Found Buried In The Ocean? Amelia Earhart’s Plane Found Buried In The Ocean?
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An extensive search has been conducted this summer on behalf of the International Group For Historic Aircraft Recovery for Amelia Earhart’s plane, which researchers believe may have crash-landed on the island of Nikumororo and gotten sucked under by the strong …