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Billy Ray Cyrus to Divorce Wife of 19 Years

Country music star Billy Ray and his wife, Tish Cyrus, are calling it quits after 19 years of marriage. TMZ has obtained divorce papers filed with the Los Angeles County Superior Court. The documents reveal that Tish is filing for …

Lenny Dykstra to Leave Prison on Sunday

Former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra is set to be released from prison on Sunday, just 15 months into his three-year prison sentence. The Philadelphia Inquirer, which first reported the news, quotes a Dykstra biographer as saying he is …

Loch Ness Monster Causes Political Stir
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Arguments over the promotion of the mythical Loch Ness Monster have led to recriminations and resignations from the Drumnadrochit Chamber of Commerce in Scotland. According to a report from The Scotsman, George Edwards, skipper for the Loch Ness Cruises company, …

Can We Trust Tech Companies In A Post-PRISM World? Can We Trust Tech Companies In A Post-PRISM World?
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Trust is something that’s earned, not given. Over the past decade, we’ve come to trust tech companies with our data because they promised to keep it secure. That trust was called into question earlier this month. In early June, it …

There Can Be Only One In This Pikmin 3 Multiplayer Battle

Pikmin never really focused much on competitive multiplayer, but Nintendo did play around with the idea in Pikmin 2. Now the company has revealed that it’s expanding on those ideas in the latest title – Pikmin 3. The first competitive …

“Steve Irwin Daughter Dies” Not A Hoax, Exactly
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Steve Irwin’s daughter, Bindi, is highly popular with both his fans and in her own right; as a child, she appeared with her dad on several of his specials and showed a great appreciation for the animal kingdom. She’s become …

This Robot Is Better Than You At Air Hockey This Robot Is Better Than You At Air Hockey

The rise of the machines continues. Not only are they now playing baseball, but Namiki Lab has them playing air hockey. And they will own you: According to Namiki Lab, which is at Chiba University, the robot can estimate your …

E3 2013: Super Mario 3D World Camera Tilt Demoed

Though it did not hold a major press conference at this year’s E3, Nintendo had an impressive showing this week. Dozens of first-party titles were announced and previewed for both the 3DS and Wii U consoles. However, even now there …

Check Out This Star Wars-ian Elevator Prank
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The last batch of elevator pranks we’ve seen have been, well, incredibly terrifying. Elevators are great places to pull off pranks – they’re small and operate with an impending sense of doom. Really, they feed a whole mess of different …

McMinnville Tornado Confirmed As Residents Assess Damage

A small tornado swept through McMinnville, Oregon on Thursday, doing considerable damage to property and businesses. While tornadoes occur mostly in the midwest and southern states, occasionally one will pop up on the West Coast. Strong storms have been moving …

Bestselling Author Marianne Williamson Talks At Google Bestselling Author Marianne Williamson Talks At Google

Bestselling author Marianne Williamson recently gave an “At Google” talk discussing “the spiritual principles of creativity and leadership.” Google has now made it available for the public to watch. The talk took place on June 5th. More recent At Google …

Robert Downey Jr. Is Even Sadder Than This Kid
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Robert Downey Jr. took time out of his shooting schedule recently to say hi to a toddler who’s a big fan of Iron Man, but when the little boy realized he wasn’t going to meet the guy who wears the …

House Lawmakers Introduce The We Are Watching You Act House Lawmakers Introduce The We Are Watching You Act
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In NSA America, TV watches you. Thankfully, that scenario hasn’t happened yet, but two lawmakers are working on legislation to make sure there are strict regulations in place when it does. The Hill reports that Reps. Michael Capuano and Walter …

Megan Hilty Cast in NBC’s ‘Sean Saves the World

Megan Hilty, the actress best-known for role as the witch Glinda in the Broadway musical Wicked, has been cast in a new NBC comedy Sean Saves the World. Hilty recently performed on the NBC musical drama Smash. Sean Saves the …

Netflix To Add User Profiles, Watchlist (Queue) In UK This Year Netflix To Add User Profiles, Watchlist (Queue) In UK This Year
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Earlier this week, we got a glimpse of Netflix’s upcoming user profiles, when Yahoo News spoke with a company exec at E3, and received a demo. The profiles are reportedly coming by the end of August, at least here in …

Facebook To Unveil “Big Idea” at June 20th Press Event Facebook To Unveil “Big Idea” at June 20th Press Event

Mark your calendars, folks – there’s another Facebook press event on the horizon. This one will take place on June 20th at their Menlo Park HQ. Facebook usually sends out its press invites via email – but this is not …

E3 2013: New Pokemon X & Y Gym Leader, Trailer Released

Though it did not hold a huge E3 presentation like Sony or Microsoft, Nintendo did announce and preview dozens of games this week. In addition to (finally) showing off some more first-party titles for the Nintendo Wii U, the company …

Netflix Uploads Videos Of Ron Howard Narrating Tweets Arrested Development-Style Netflix Uploads Videos Of Ron Howard Narrating Tweets Arrested Development-Style

Ron Howard has been narrating tweets in Arrested Development style, and the Arrested Development Twitter account has been sharing Vines of them for a while. Today, Netflix uploaded a bunch of them to YouTube:

Ouya Game Console Faces Uphill Battle Against Incumbents
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The Ouya game console is almost upon us. The little Android console that could is about to prove whether or not is has what it takes. Barring any last minute changes or manufacturing errors, the Ouya will finally launch to …

Overly Attached Girlfriend Takes on PRISM

Laina Walker, better known as her internet title Overly Attached Girlfriend, has won meme stardom with her wide-eyed, creepy-as-hell stare that sends the message “I’m watching you – and I always will be.” So, who better to dress up as …

Minnesota: Nazi Commander Found Living in the U.S.
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A 94-year-old Nazi commander has allegedly been found living in the U.S. state of Minnesota. According to an Associated Press investiagation, Michael Karkoc lied when immigrating to the U.S. in 1949, claiming that he was not a member of the …

Dog Saves Trainers During His Guide-Dog Test
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A Labrador who was training to become a guide dog passed his tests with flying colors last Monday when he alerted his trainers of oncoming danger. The outcome could have been deadly had he not reacted. The dog, O’Neil, was …

Yeezus, Kanye West’s New Album, Reportedly Leaks
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Ok, internet – you did it. You can pat yourself on the back. After days of clamoring over a possible leak date for Kanye West’s new album Yeezus, it may have just leaked for real. Just do a quick Twitter …

Check Out These PS4 Developer Interviews From E3 2013

Over the past week, you’ve been bombarded with trailers and gameplay videos for all the newest games hitting the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U. Only Nintendo thus far has released any developer interviews, but Sony is coming in from …