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Stephen Colbert and Hugh Laurie “Bring it” to Broadcast TV
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Drop a challenge? Leave it up to funny man pundit Stephen Colbert to lay down a gauntlet. During an episode of the Colbert Report, a popular late-night cable show, he paired up with British actor Sir Hugh Laurie for an …

New Study: Marine Life Rapidly Migrating to Poles
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A new study published in the journal of Nature and Climate Change may generate some controversial discussion: the rising ocean temperatures are pushing marine creatures 7 km (just over 3 mi) a year in the direction of the cooler water. …

‘Lone Ranger’ Actors Claim Critics Killed The Movie
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Reviews or the Disney film adaptation of “The Lone Ranger” were pouring in before the movie even premiered on July 3rd, and they were almost unanimously against the summer blockbuster. Now that the film has tanked in the U.S. box …

Obama Speaks Out Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws
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News-savvy folk (such as the readers here at WebProNews) have surely heard of president Barack Obama’s decision to cancel his one-on-one meeting with Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin. Many argue that the president was taking a stand against Russia’s decision …

Sliders are Targeting Women at Gas Stations Sliders are Targeting Women at Gas Stations
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“Sliders” the latest name given to low life thieves. Sliders have become a big problem nationwide. Incidents have been reported across the country in cities including Houston, Miami, Memphis and Washington DC. The definition of a slider, according to law …

Powerball Winner Will Be Singing To a Tune Of $400 Million
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Lottery ticket sales are booming as players flock to their nearest convenience store to purchase a winning ticket for tonight’s nearly half-billion dollar Powerball. The pot is currently up to $425 million ($244.7 million cash value), as no one came …

“Sandlot” Actor Arrested, Head-Butts Officer
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Thomas Guiry, most notably known for playing Scotty Smalls in the 90′s kids baseball hit, The Sandlot, has just joined a long line of celebrities with mug shots. The New Jersey native was arrested this past weekend after an altercation …

Robin Thicke Reaches No. 1 on Billboard Album Charts

There is nothing blurry about Robin Thicke’s recent success. For the first time in his career, Thicke’s recent album release, “Blurred Lines,” has hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart. After being released on July 30, the album has …

Usher’s Ex-Wife Seeks Custody Of Their Two Children
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Tameka Foster, ex-wife of pop star Usher, is seeking full custody of the couple’s two children, citing one of the children’s near death as proof of their father’s incompetence as a parent. Raymond V, the couple’s five-year-old son, nearly drowned …

Statue Defaced: Jackie Robinson’s in Brooklyn
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A statue of groundbreaking African-American baseball star Jackie Robinson was vandalized today in Brooklyn. In a statement by the NYPD, detective John Nevandro of the 60th precinct has said the incident “is being treated as a bias crime… Hate Crimes …

50 Cent Pleads Not Guilty In Domestic Violence Case

37-year-old Curtis Jackson, more popularly known as multi-platinum rapper 50 Cent, pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges in a Los Angeles court Monday. Jackson allegedly kicked his ex-girlfriend, model-actress Daphne Joy, during an argument and then raged through her …

Al-Qaeda Plot to Bomb Yemeni Industries Foiled
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The country of Yemen has foiled a plot by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (also known as Ansar al-Sharia). The plot comes in the wake of warnings from al Qaeda that would impact travelling Americans, as well as the …

Captain Kangaroo Character Dies at 86
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Captain Kangaroo may not be a name recognizable to many, but for those familiar with children’s television show, the Captain and his cast of characters were beloved by children all over the United States. Two of these beloved characters were …

Miley Cyrus Titles New Album ‘Bangerz’

In case you were wondering, Miley Cyrus is way too cool to just use common spellings. Her new albums is so promising that only the most progressive and edgy letters will do. Enter the Z at the end of “Bangerz”. …

Water Is Life Ad Hits Hard With Kid’s Bucket List
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A new ad from Water Is Life, an organization dedicated to getting fresh water to underprivileged countries, is getting some attention for its heartbreaking premise. They say that 1 in 5 children in Africa won’t reach the age of five …

Oprah Returns To The Big Screen In ‘The Butler’

Oprah Winfrey is one of those people who can single-handedly shape popular culture on a whim. Her show was a fortress of culture for decades and her book club coerced millions of Americans to read literary titans and upcoming writers …

Jeff Bezos Buying The Washington Post Gets The NMA Treatment Jeff Bezos Buying The Washington Post Gets The NMA Treatment

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos had bought The Washington Post for $250 million. The ramifications of the purchase have yet to be felt, but Bezos claims that business will continue as usual at the …

Nintendo Sues Hackyourconsole.com Over Piracy

Piracy is certainly a concern for both console makers and game developers. Microsoft’s failed attempt at implementing hardware-level DRM into the upcoming Xbox One is proof enough of that. However, while other console makers have battle piracy mainly through software, …

Her, Spike Jonze’s Man Falls in Love with an OS Movie, Gets a Trailer

The first trailer for Her, director Spike Jonze’s new Joaquin-Phoenix-falls-in-love-with-an-operating-system movie, has just landed. Her stars Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Amy Adams, Olivia Wilde, and Scarlett Johansson (as the OS voice). It’s slated to premiere on November 20th. Here’s the official …

Google Was Not Kind To Demand Media In Q2 Google Was Not Kind To Demand Media In Q2

Demand Media just posted its earnings report for its Q2 earnings, with revenue and revenue ex-TAC up 9% year-over-year. Revenue growth, the company says, was primarily driven by 15% Owned & Opearted revenue growth. Registrar revenue grew by 10% year-over-year. …

James DiMaggio Sought, Burned Body Believed To Be Missing 8-Year Old’s

James DiMaggio, the suspect believed to have started a fire in his California home which killed a woman and child, is being sought in a manhunt that is crossing state lines. 42-year old Christina Anderson was found dead in the …

Groupon Gets A CEO (Eric Lefkofsky), Posts Earnings Groupon Gets A CEO (Eric Lefkofsky), Posts Earnings

Groupon just released its earnings report for the second quarter, its second since former CEO Andrew Mason was fired. The company also took the opportunity to announce that it now has a permanent CEO – Eric Lefkofsky. Lefkofsky, one of …

Marijuana Stops Young Girl’s Severe Seizures
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The push for the legalization of marijuana, even for medical purposes, is one of the top hot-button issues in the United States and has been for years. While the debate continues, the pro-legalization side may have won a major victory …

Instagram Update Lets Users Import Video From Their Device Instagram Update Lets Users Import Video From Their Device
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Video on Instagram was already off to a stellar start in June with 5 million videos uploaded in the first 24 hours of its existence. The Vine competitor even has its own bite-sized news service. Now Instagram is making it …