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Anne Keothavong, British Tennis Star, Retires

British tennis star, Anne Keothavong, has decided to “hang up” her racket. Keothavong announced her decision to retire from tennis on Wednesday. She posted a YouTube video on Twitter explaining her decision to retire and begin a broadcasting career. Keothavong …

Japan Scrambles Jets: Chinese Military Plane Breaches Int’l Airspace

A frustrating dispute in the south Pacific has all of Southeast Asia on high alert as China has seemingly escalated the conflict by flying a military craft through international airspace near Chinese islands. Reuters reports the Chinese plane was a …

Postal Service Proposes End to Door-to-Door Delivery

The United States Postal Service has gained media attention recently for the suggestion made earlier this year to do away with Saturday service. The postal service has been suffering over the past few years as snail mail has become more …

George H.W. Bush Shaves Head For Leukemia Patient
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Former president George H.W. Bush shaved his head on Tuesday in support of a two-year-old leukemia patient. The child in question, who is named Patrick, is the young son of a man on Bush’s secret service detail. Bush was introduced …

Canadian Man Apologizes For Swimming To Detroit
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Causing an international incident is no laughing matter in today’s world of security checks and heavily guarded borders. However, one Canadian man may get off scot-free for illegally crossing into the United States. 47-year-old John Morillo of Windsor, Ontario reportedly …

Kanye And Kim Drop Major Cash On Gold Toilets
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When you have a child you want nothing more than to give them everything. That attitude might explain the flashiest addition to the Bel Air, CA mansion being built by Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. As if the home’s $11 …

“Rocky” Spinoff Movie is Coming
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“You’re gonna eat lightnin’ and you’re gonna crap thunder!” – Mickey Mickey was the kind of trainer who could take a punk like Rocky Balboa and help him get a once-in-a-lifetime shot against the champ, Apollo Creed. Creed was cocksure, …

LeBron James Likely Done With Team USA

LeBron James, considered by many to be the best basketball player in the world, is unlikely to play for the United States basketball team again, at least on paper. James has already declined to join the team for the World …

Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz Welcome a Baby Girl

For a couple who like to keep their personal lives private, Javier Bardem and wife Penelope Cruz couldn’t have picked a better day to welcome their second child into the world. While all eyes were patiently waiting on London and …

Shrien Dewani’s Extradition Pleases Victim’s Family

A judge ruled today that English businessman Shrien Dewani, who is thought to have had a hand in the death of his wife Anni, will be extradited to Cape Town, South Africa to face charges. Dewani allegedly plotted to have …

Mitch McConnell Will Face Tea Party Challenger

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had hoped to be able to sail through the upcoming primary season unimpeded by any challenge from within his own party, leaving him to face off with a full war chest against likely Democrat nominee …

Fiery Gas Rig in Gulf Could Burn for Weeks
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When a shallow-water gas drilling rig owned by the Hercules Offshore company caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday, every worker was evacuated. At first it was just gas blasting out into the air. All the failsafes had failed …

Principal of Poisoned Students Arrested

Kumarasami Kamaraj was a politician in India in the 1950’s and 60’s. He was the chief minister (Equivalent of a Governor in the US) for three terms from 1954 to 1963. His top priority was education. Kamaraj pioneered a system …

Lithium Batteries Cause Plane Crash

Anyone who has ever carried a battery and spare change in the same pocket knows that things can heat up considerably when that battery gets going. Never done that? How about crossing up and connecting together two nine-volt batteries? That …

George Zimmerman Rescues Family; They Refuse Press
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Ever since his acquittal in the murder/manslaughter trial that held the nations attention for weeks, George Zimmerman has been in hiding. While there are a considerable number of people who think Zimmerman acted in a defensible manner, and are happy …

Jennifer Lopez Gets Some Twitter Love On Her B-day
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Jennifer Lopez is celebrating her 44th birthday today, and the actress/singer got quite a few shoutouts on Twitter, including a sweet one from her man and several from celebrities. Lopez and beau Casper Smart have only been dating since 2011, …

Ricin Suspect Went Into Premature Labor While In Custody

Shannon Guess Richardson, the Texas woman who allegedly sent ricin-laced letters to President Obama earlier this year, went into premature labor while in custody. Richardson gave birth to a baby boy on July 4th, but the infant was four months …

Stanford Tops Forbes List Of Top Universities

For at least this year a west coast school can claim supremacy over what is usually viewed as eastern academic superiority. Stanford university in Palo Alto, CA has been named the top university in the country by a recent Forbes …

Bigfoot Might Finally Be Caught…By Superman

Bigfoot, that ever-elusive man-monster of the woods, is up there with Nessie as mythical creatures go. Everyone wants to be the one to snap a photo, to capture evidence of its existence. Next January, it could happen, and a former …

NFL Stars Chris Johnson, Devin Hester Race Cheetah

Tennessee Titans Running Back Chris Johnson and Chicago Bears receiver and return specialist Devin Hester run faster than than most people could ever dream; but how does that speed stack up against the fast land animal in the world? In …

Cleveland Murders: Third Victim Identified
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The third victim in the Cleveland murders has been identified as 18-year old Shirellda Terry. Terry–along with 28-year old Shetisha Sheeley and 38-year old Angela Deskins–was reportedly the victim of 35-year old Michael Madison, who may have modeled the murders …

Neo Enters The Dragon: The Trailer for 47 Ronin Hits

So Keanu Reeves as a samurai is a thing now, and although it looks like the movie is walking the path left behind by Tom Cruise and The Last Samurai–mixed with a hint of live-action Princess Mononoke–clearly, the age of …

PlayStation 4 Has Huge Lead on Xbox One, Shows Analyst Survey
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Sony dominated this year’s E3, at least when it came to messaging. The company gained praise from gamers for the PlayStation 4‘s $400 price – $100 less than Microsoft’s Xbox One. Sony also got a positive response for simply not …

Americans Celebrate National Tequila Day

Move over Earth Day! Hit the bricks Arbor Day! Today is a holiday that you will want to remember, but that you will most likely forget: National Tequila Day! Tequila is one of the fastest growing spirit markets in the …