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Will The Next Xbox Be Called The Xbox Fusion?

It’s pretty much a given that the next Xbox won’t be called the Xbox 720. As for the actual name, we just don’t know yet. Some have speculated that it would be called the Xbox 8 or Xbox Infinity, but …

Houston Airport Shooting Ends in Suicide, Note and Facebook Posts Left Behind
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A man fired multiple shots from a handgun in Bush Intercontinental Airport on Thursday before committing suicide. No one but the shooter was injured. Houston’s KHOU news is reporting that the man was 29-year-old Carnell Moore from Beaumont, Texas. The …

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies Of Liver Failure
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Jeff Hanneman, one of two guitarists for the legendary heavy metal band Slayer, has died of liver failure. He was 49. The above image currently appears on the band’s official site, where they shared the following statement: Slayer is devastated …

Teen Mom Banned From Yearbook For “Promoting Teen Pregnancy”
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A young mom in North Carolina is battling her high school after administrators pulled her senior picture from the yearbook, saying that the photo–which was taken with her son–promotes teen pregnancy. 17-year old Caitlin Tiller says when she was told …

Keyboard Cat & Nyan Cat Creators Sue Warner Bros Keyboard Cat & Nyan Cat Creators Sue Warner Bros
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The creators of two popular cat-related internet memes are suing Warner Bros for using their creations in video games dating backt to 2009. The plaintiffs in the case, Charles Schmidt and Christopher Orlando Torres*, are the creators of Keyboard Cat …

Nook Inks Deal With Google To Add Google Play To Its Nook HD Tablets Nook Inks Deal With Google To Add Google Play To Its Nook HD Tablets

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. The Wall Street Journal reports that Barnes & Noble has entered into a partnership with Google to bring the Google Play store to the company’s line of Nook HD and HD+ tablets. The …

Google Fiber Is Coming to Shawnee, Kansas Google Fiber Is Coming to Shawnee, Kansas
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Google has just announced another expansion of their Fiber service – one that’s pretty close to “home base.” Home base being Kansas City, the location of Google’s Fiber’s first installment. The next town to be blessed with Google’s super-fast internet …

Rat-Meat Ring Busted, Almost 1,000 People Arrested

Rat meat is passing for mutton in China these days. Police have discovered a ring of criminals who were using spices to flavor rat, mink, and fox meat at marketplaces. So far, 904 people have been arrested, and nearly 20,000 …

Is Google Censoring Users Too Heavily? Is Google Censoring Users Too Heavily?
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Now that the chosen few have had time to play around for Google Glass for a bit, many are noticing some unexpected restrictions. Specifically, the voice-to-text system, which is the primary way to interact with the device, does not accept …

Banned Baby Names List Emerges in New Zealand
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Naming a child is a difficult decision for expecting parents, but some don’t take it as seriously as others. Take, for instance, the New Zealand parents who lost custody of their daughter after naming her Talula Does the Hula From …

TV Host: Sex Addiction To Blame For Divorce
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TV host David Tutera recently filed for divorce from partner Ryan Jurica, and Jurica claims that Tutera’s addiction to sex and prostitutes is to blame for their split. The “My Fair Wedding” host says that Jurica’s claims are untrue, and …

HIV Cure ‘Within Months,’ Say Danish Researchers
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Last week, those hoping to find a cure for HIV were disappointed by the failure of a U.S. clinical trial for an HIV vaccine. This week, the hope that a cure can be found may have been renewed. According to …

“Storage Wars” Drops 3 Main Cast Members
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“Storage Wars” has become a phenomenon in reality television, finding success among those who love a good find in dusty old antique stores and garage sales. The show is done on an even bigger scale, with people bidding on storage …

Guess Which SEO ‘Misconception’ Matt Cutts Puts To Rest Guess Which SEO ‘Misconception’ Matt Cutts Puts To Rest
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In Google’s latest Webmaster Help video, Matt Cutts is asked about a common SEO misconception that he wishes to put to rest. The answer: Google is not doing everything you read about in patents. Cutts says, “There a sort of …

Tiny ‘Alien’ Skeleton Debunked by DNA Evidence
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A tiny humanoid skeleton found in Chile’s Atacama Desert has been hailed by UFO conspiracists for years as proof of extraterrestrial life. Now, actual science has proven that the skeleton, as with all currently known life, originated on Earth. According …

The Human Condition Tracked via Google Autocomplete Is Sad, Beautiful, Sex-Obsessed The Human Condition Tracked via Google Autocomplete Is Sad, Beautiful, Sex-Obsessed
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There is something poignant, and unnervingly beautiful about this. It’s also incredibly depressing in a way. Google’s autocomplete feature uses algorithms to suggest queries based on their popularity with other users, so when Google is suggesting something to you, just …

2,000 Netflix Movies to Disappear Today 2,000 Netflix Movies to Disappear Today
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Netflix users may find their Instant Watch queues a bit lighter today. Nearly 2,000 movie titles on the popular streaming video service are set to expire today. Originally, Slate had reported that the movies set to disappear were from MGM …

Redskins Name Change Won’t Come Anytime Soon
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The Washington Redskins are at battle again over whether the team name should be changed, but it doesn’t look like a resolution will come anytime soon. Washington Councilman David Grosso says the time has come to make a decision regarding …

Howard Kurtz Fired After Jason Collins Story
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Howard Kurtz, the writer whose piece on Jason Collins drew backlash earlier this week, has been fired from The Daily Beast. Kurtz alleged in his story that Collins, who has just come out as a gay man, didn’t come clean …

Is Google Getting Into Game Development?
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Google likes to dabble in a little bit of everything, but it has largely stayed out of game development. It helps developers make games for Android and Google+, but it doesn’t actually make games itself. That all may be changing …

Apple’s App Store Approaches 50 Billion Downloads Apple’s App Store Approaches 50 Billion Downloads
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Apple is about to hit another huge milestone, and once again they’re giving away a pretty sweet prize in celebration. This time, it’s 50 billion App Store downloads that’s fast approaching, and the person who puts them over the top …

LinkedIn Revenue Up 72%, Forecast Not So Great LinkedIn Revenue Up 72%, Forecast Not So Great
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LinkedIn just reported its earnings for Q1, with revenue of $324.7 million for the quarter, up 72% year-over-year. Net income was $22.6 million, up from $5 million in the year-ago quarter. CEO Jeff Weiner said, “Q1 was a strong quarter …

Tim Tebow: Dolphins Aren’t Interested
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Quarterback Tim Tebow gained notoriety for his skills on the field with the Denver Broncos, as well as for his outspoken Christian beliefs. Now, an injury and decreased playing time with the New York Jets has led to him being …

PBS Avengers Assemble to Watch the World Learn

There’s a lot of crap television out there, but I’m sure you know that. Hell, you probably watch some of it. I know I’m guilty. But there’s always room for the good stuff. The stuff that opens our eyes to …