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Elisha Cuthbert Marries Hockey Star Dion Phaneuf
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Elisha Cuthbert and Toronto Maple Leaf captain Dion Phaneuf decided to finally tie the knot this weekend in a private wedding. Cuthbert, a Canadian actress (and professional eye roller) well-known for her roles in films like Love Actually and The …

Despicable Me 2 Blows Lone Ranger Away
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Despicable Me 2 opened on Wednesday and promptly shot straight to the top of the box office. The Dreamworks sequel brought in $34.4 million on opening day, and a total of $142 million for the whole weekend, claiming the coveted …

Coptic Priest Murdered In Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

The ongoing unrest in Egypt has apparently spilled over into sectarian violence. A Coptic Christian priest was gunned down yesterday. The priest, Mina Aboud Sharweem, was shot while walking near his church in el-Arish, 214 miles northeast of Cairo. The …

Solar Plane Flies Coast To Coast Solar Plane Flies Coast To Coast

According to a report in Live Science, a solar-powered plane has made a trans-continental flight tour across the United States, starting in San Francisco, stopping in several cites, before landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The …

Runaway Train Explodes in Canada, Evacuating Town

According to a report in Toronto’s Globe and Mail, a driver-less, runaway train carrying crude oil tankers rolled into the town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, exploded like a bomb, and flattened the entire historic district of that town. At least 30 …

Halo 4 Champions Bundle DLC Announced, Coming August 20
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Halo 4 is getting some more DLC next month that adds new maps, new armor and even a new game mode to the mix. Microsoft Studios announced on Saturday that it will be releasing three new DLC packs on August …

Dalai Lama Birthday: Spiritual Leader Says Youth Are Key To ‘Happier Century’

The Dalai Lama celebrated his 78th birthday on Saturday. He didn’t use the event to reflect on his own past, but rather to speak about the future. During his hour long speech, the Dalai Lama called upon the youth of …

Solange Knowles Didn’t Show Up At Her Dad’s Wedding
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Solange Knowles may not be as famous as her sister Beyoncé, but she’s a successful singer/songwriter in her own right. That success ensures that she stays pretty busy – busy enough to miss an important wedding. It’s being reported today …

Boko Haram Insurgents Kill 42, Including Schoolkids
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Gunmen killed dozens at a school in the northeast Nigerian town of Mamudo on Saturday. Believed to be members of the Islamist Boko Haram movement, the attackers herded students and staff into a dormitory before throwing explosives inside and firing …

Decapitated Referee: Soccer Ref Beheaded in Brazil
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A soccer match in Brazil has ended badly. Long story short: A referee flags a player; player gets ticked off and fights the referee; the referee breaks out a knife and stabs the player in self-defense; the player dies; the …

Plane Crash in San Francisco: Tail Came Loose

An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea has crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two and injuring at least 60 passengers. The San Francisco Fire Department has confirmed the number of killed and injured and …

George Zimmerman Trial Proposed Dismissal
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The tragic death of Trayvon Martin has gripped the county for over a year, now, with interest at a new high due to the trial of George Zimmerman. Zimmerman is accused of fatally shooting Travyvon after an altercation in February …

Lionhead Rabbits Increasing In Popularity
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Just in time for your daily dose of adorable, there is news that Lionhead rabbits are becoming increasingly popular in the United States. The cute little critters have poked their wiggly noses into the limelight partially because of a 4-H …

NSA Recruiting Fiasco at U. Wisconsin

Last Tuesday, the NSA conducted a recruitment drive on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Madiha Tahir, a journalist taking a language course at the university, stopped by to ask some uncomfortable questions. (Note: Tahir has posted a recording …

Edward Snowden: Venezuela Says the Door’s Open
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The presidents of Venezuela and Nicaragua have extended a hand to Edward Snowden. In the wake of the grounding of Bolivian president Evo Morales’s plane, on which Snowden was rumored to be aboard, Latin America has banded together to express …

Mick Jagger’s Hair Earns $6,000 At Auction

It’s never shocking when celebrity memorabilia sells for large sums at auction. What can be shocking is what people are paying said sums for. As reported by the BBC, a lock of Jagger’s “washed and trimmed” hair was bought for …

Ted Nugent 2016: Rocker for President?
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Ted Nugent, who’s made something of a late career out of serially threatening to run for elected office (see: Michigan governorship 2006, 2010), is thinking about the big prize. “Hi, I’m Ted Nugent. I have nine children from seven women, …

Dwight Howard Chooses Team, Back-Tracks Immediately

The Dwight Howard free-agency saga has been the highlight of the NBA offseason so far, as predicted on WPN back in May. Unfortunately, that saga includes the talented center’s apprehension in picking his new team. Earlier today it appeared that …

Man Claims P90X Sent Him To The Emergency Room
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As if we needed more of a reason to avoid working out, one man claims that just a single session of the high intensity workout system P90X sent him to the emergency room with kidney failure. Matt Lombardi, an internet …

Child Molester Kills Himself in Court With Cyanide
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It was like a scene out of a spy thriller. Steve Parsons of Maryville, Missouri, was absolutely not going to jail. Parsons, age 48, had been accused of forcible sodomy of a 14-year-old girl. He was having his day in …

Learn More About Destiny From Its Creators

It didn’t clean up the E3 awards like Titanfall did, but Bungie’s Destiny is still a game to keep your eye on. It’s an incredibly ambitious title that combines the storytelling of a title like Halo with the MMO shooter …

New Pokemon Revealed In Latest Pokemon X & Y Trailer

Game Freak has been more open in recent years about new Pokemon coming to the latest games. For Pokemon X & Y, the team has been a little more conservative. They’ve been making up for it, however, by announcing some …

Woman Missing Since 1985 Found Buried in Home Wall
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In 1985, JoAnn Nichols, a 55-year-old elementary school teacher in Poughkeepsie, New York went missing. Her husband, James Nichols, filed a missing persons report. Police searched and investigated for years. But there was no sign of JoAnn Nichols. In December …

These Are All The Pikmin You’ll Meet In Pikmin 3

In 2001, Nintendo introduced us to Pikmin. The little adorable plant creatures have been a fan favorite ever since, leading up Captain Olimar and his Pikmin making an appearance in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Now the third game, which is …