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North Dakota Death Rate Highest For Workers, Shows Report

The AFL-CIO, the largest union federation in the U.S., this week released its annual report on worker deaths. The report found that 4,693 U.S. workers died while on the job in 2011, and that an estimated 50,000 die each year …

Nokia Announces The Lumia 928, Exclusive To Verizon Nokia Announces The Lumia 928, Exclusive To Verizon
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Windows Phone fans on Verizon were disappointed last year to learn that the Nokia Lumia 920, ‘the” Windows Phone to have, would be exclusive to AT&T. They had to settle for the underpowered Lumia 820 or go with HTC’s 8X …

HTC One Draws Interest From Men In San Francisco, LA And Houston HTC One Draws Interest From Men In San Francisco, LA And Houston

The HTC One has become the smartphone of the hour, with pretty much overwhelmingly positive reviews. Naturally, its drawing a lot of interest from consumers, but according to search data from Yahoo, it’s drawing interest specifically from men in select …

Wade Robson: Nervous Breakdown Preceded Molestation Claims
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In the 2005, when Michael Jackson was on trial for molestation charges, Wade Robson defended the King of Pop in court, stating that Jackson never molested him or anyone he knew. Since that time, Robson has gone on to become …

Here’s Five Minutes Of New Watch Dogs Gameplay

Despite having been announced almost a year ago, we haven’t seen much gameplay from Watch Dogs. Ubisoft prefers to trot out the same gameplay footage we’ve been seeing since February whenever they show it off to the press. That all …

Google Glass Will ‘Definitely’ Get Someone Punched In The Face By This CEO Google Glass Will ‘Definitely’ Get Someone Punched In The Face By This CEO
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Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman wants to punch someone in the face wearing Google Glass. It’s not entirely clear whether that means he wants to punch someone wearing Google Glass in the face or if he wants to punch someone in …

Arias: Bomb Threat Delays Sentencing
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On Wednesday afternoon, Jodi Arias was found guilty by a jury of murdering her former boyfriend. She was found to have murdered Travis Alexander, stabbing him nearly 30 times, slitting his throat, and shooting him in the head with a …

Government Pulls 3D Printed Gun From Defcad, Says It May Violate ITAR Government Pulls 3D Printed Gun From Defcad, Says It May Violate ITAR
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It was really only a matter of time. The United States Department of Defense Trade Controls has demanded that Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed pull the blueprints for the first fully 3D printed gun from Defcad. Wanting to stay on …

Stamp Prices May Soon Increase Again [Report] Stamp Prices May Soon Increase Again [Report]
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You know how the U.S. Postal Service keeps raising the price of postage? Well, get used to it, because it looks like the price of stamps may soon be rising again. A report out from CNN Money says USPS board …

Wrigley Pulls Gum Due To FDA Investigation
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Wrigley has announced they will be pulling their Alert gum off the shelves pending an investigation by the FDA on what the effects of caffeine are on children. “After discussions with the FDA, we have a greater appreciation for its …

Geno Smith: Jay-Z Could Become His Agent
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Last month, rapper/producer Jay-Z began selling off his share of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. The move was part of the artist’s launch of his Roc Nation Sports venture, a new sports representation company. Jay-Z is reportedly looking to becoming a …

Nick Offerman Is Back Reading More Inane Celebrity Tweets

Nick Offerman, who plays the ever charming Ron Swanson on Parks & Recreation, has brought joy to many people with his reading of inane celebrity tweets on Conan. He’s now back with more tweets from Katy Perry, Amanda Bynes and …

Andrew Simpson Dead After Being Trapped Under Boat

Gold medalist Andrew Simpson died on Thursday after being trapped beneath a capsized boat. Simpson won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and a silver medial in the 2012 Olympics in London, both in the Star …

Jimmy Wales Is A Game Of Thrones Fan, But Not A Fan Of Its Distribution Jimmy Wales Is A Game Of Thrones Fan, But Not A Fan Of Its Distribution

Like many people on the Internet, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is a fan of Game of Thrones. He’s not the biggest fan of how the show is distributed, however. Wales is frequently active on Quora, where someone asked him if …

Teacher Fired Over Bikini Photo to Attend Graduation

Teachers across the U.S. have been fired for a variety of reasons, but modeling is not usually one of them. This week, 26-year-old Olivia Sprauer told the Huffington Post that she was fired for her modeling bikini pics. She stated …

Gold Medalist Dead After Boat Capsizes

“Gold medalist dead” is something you don’t want to hear before the weekend starts, but it’s the unfortunate truth. The Atlantic Wire reports that British Olympic gold medalist Andrew “Bart” Simpson, 36, died in a boat accident on Thursday after …

Britney Spears’ Bikini Cover: Too Much Airbrush?
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Britney Spears is, without a doubt, looking better these days than she has in a long time. After a painful split from Kevin Federline, having two kids, suffering a very public nervous breakdown, and seeing her career and money go …

Randy Jackson Leaving American Idol, Dog

Randy Jackson, the last remaining original judge from the hugely popular American Idol is leaving the show. Contestants can prepare to hear a lot less “dogs,” (or “dawgs” if you prefer) in their judgments. Jackson broke the news to E! …

Comedian: 106 Pounds Lost Since Surgery

Lisa Lampanelli is known as one of the most insulting of insult comics, but that doesn’t mean she was immune to the insults being thrown her way during her numerous roast appearances. One year ago, Lampanelli underwent weight loss surgery, …

Microsoft Releases Windows Azure SDK 2.0 For .NET Microsoft Releases Windows Azure SDK 2.0 For .NET

In its latest earnings report, Microsoft said Windows Azure and related products hit $1 billion in sales. It shows that Microsoft’s cloud platform is starting to really take off. In its efforts to get more developers to use Azure, Microsoft …

Twitter Mother’s Day Video Asks, “What The F*** Are You Doing?” Twitter Mother’s Day Video Asks, “What The F*** Are You Doing?”
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Twitter has released a somewhat funny video for Mother’s Day. It starts out by giving you the impression that they want you to use Twitter for Mother’s Day, but then drops a dose of reality on you, asking, ‘What the …

International Space Station Drops Windows For Linux International Space Station Drops Windows For Linux

Linux has become the operating system of choice for NASA’s laptops when it comes to the International Space Station. The ISS has been using Windows XP, though the majority of its ground-based support systems on Earth are reportedly Linux-based. ZDnet …

AT&T No Contract: Mobile Giant Joins The No-Contract Revolution AT&T No Contract: Mobile Giant Joins The No-Contract Revolution
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AT&T has announced the launch of their own no-contract mobile provider. The new subsidiary, Aio Wireless, is launching this week in three markets – Houston, Orlando, and Tampa, with a nationwide rollout planned over the course of the next year. …

78,000 Want To Live On Mars: Mars One Colony Filling Fast
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When Mars One announced that they were opening up applications for permanent residency in their proposed permanent colony, they expected to generate some interest. After all, they’re shooting for a half million applicants. What they did not expect, according to …