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Phoenix Coyotes Re-Sign Mike Smith In Six Year Deal

Phoenix Coyotes and Mike Smith fans will be happy to know that he won’t be going anywhere soon. A report from today says that Smith, goalie for the Coyotes’, has re-signed with the team. The deal will see him play …

Hospitals Refusing to Hire Smokers a Growing Trend
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As of July 1, two Philadelphia hospitals, the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, will join dozens of healthcare systems nationwide in refusing to hire smokers. The move has generated criticism from many quarters. Civil liberties …

Deion Sanders is Officially Divorced
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After a long and contentious divorce, former NFL and MLB star Deion Sanders is now officially divorced from his second wife. The former Dallas Cowboy had originally filed for divorce from Pilar Sanders all the way back in September 2011. …

Nelson Mandela: Family Goes to Court Over Burials

Despite reports last week that his health was improving, it appears increasing likely that former South African president Nelson Mandela is nearing death. The civil rights leader has been battling a severe lung infection since March. The 94-year-old Mandela is …

Is Yelp Getting Better For Businesses? Is Yelp Getting Better For Businesses?
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Yelp has always been about helping local businesses find customers, and helping potential customers find local businesses of interest. Despite the general functionality of the service, there have been plenty of complaints from businesses who feel that Yelp has hurt …

Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds
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18-year-old rapper Lil Snupe (real name Addarren Ross) was shot and killed in Winnfield, Louisiana earlier this month. The young rapper’s death shook the small Louisiana community where he lived, and hundreds attended a memorial service for the teen this …

Paula Deen Dropped by Publisher, Cookbook Cancelled Paula Deen Dropped by Publisher, Cookbook Cancelled
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Since admitting under oath to using the “N word,” celebrity chef Paula Deen has been losing sponsorships and business partnerships seemingly every day for the past week. Smithfield Foods dropped Deen as the face of Smithfield Hams shortly after the …

Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands in $100m Museum

Space Shuttle Atlantis has landed in its final resting place. Well, technically, it’s suspended three stories up, so, absent some disaster, it won’t be touching down again any time soon. The last of the shuttles to go into orbit, Atlantis …

Ronda Rousey: The Ultimate Fighter is “Emotionally Taxing”

When Ronda Rousey signed on as a coach for the 18th season of The Ultimate Fighter, she did not expect it to be so much work. The UFC women’s middleweight champion this week took to Facebook for a live chat …

Buju Banton’s Gun Conviction Struck Down

In 2011, Reggae singer Buju Banton was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for cocaine charges. Banton was convicted by a Tampa, Florida jury of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 kg (around 11 pounds) of cocaine …

Which Of These Dead Google Products Do You Miss Most? Which Of These Dead Google Products Do You Miss Most?
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Google launches a whole lot of products and features. Just about every single day it announces something, and quite often it’s more than one thing. It’s not a huge surprise that Google kills some of these things from time to …

Gettysburg Reenactment Celebrates 150th Anniversary of the Battle
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150 years ago the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaoccurred, taking the largest number of lives of any battle in the U.S. Civil War. After the three-day battle was fought from July 1 – 3 in 1863, an estimated 46,000 U.S. and …

Charlize Theron Tweets Support for Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela is reportedly still in critical condition in Pretoria, South Africa. The South African civil rights leader and former president is 94 and has been battling a severe lung infection since March. As Mandela was receiving a visit from …

Avril Lavigne Married The Nickelback Frontman This Weekend Avril Lavigne Married The Nickelback Frontman This Weekend

Avril Lavigne burst onto the scene in 2002 with her first album at the age of 17; dubbed a “punk rock” cutie by the media and revered by the Hot Topic set, she enjoyed quite a bit of success both …

Yucaipa Fire Latest To Force Evacuations Out West

Triple-digit temperatures aided a wildfire in Redlands, California that quickly spread to Yucaipa, where it came dangerously close to a line of homes and forced evacuations for a short time on Friday. The brush fire is believed to have been …

Kelly Clarkson Holding Free Concerts For Microsoft

Kelly Clarkson has been pairing up with Microsoft to promote their store openings recently, offering to perform free concerts to bring customers in. Clarkson performed in Troy, Michigan on Friday night, but only got five songs in before she was …

Doink the Clown Dead – Cause Unknown
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From 1992 to 1996, Matt Osborne put on the white makeup, the green wig, and one of the most recognizable sets of wrestling tights you’ll ever lay eyes on. He plied his trade in the World Wrestling Federation (predecessor to …

Pride Parade in Russia Leads to Arrests

Pride Parades in the U.S. this weekend come hot on the heels of victories for marriage equality advocates. The U.S. Supreme Court declared the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 to be unconstitutional. Proposition 8 in California, which banned same-sex …

Nanny Cam Home Invasion Suspect Caught
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Millburn, New Jersey is a nice place to live. There are tree-lined streets, good schools, and the median family income is in the high $100,000 range. Last week a father on one of those streets set up a nanny cam …

Lolo Jones Tweets about Rachel Jeantel
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New rule: Lolo Jones, Olympic hurdler, has to stay away from social media and any other technology that enables her to voice her thoughts to the general population. Watching the testimony of Rachel Jeantel, witness in the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin …

Paula Deen Rumored for Dancing With the Stars
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Celebrity chef Paula Deen has been buffeted by one piece of bad news after another for the past several days. She has become a national joke for her past use of a racial epithet, lost her Food Network show in …

David Bowie Offered Hannibal Role
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E! News has reported that rocker David Bowie is being courted for a role in season two of NBC’s Hannibal. Showrunner Bryan Fuller says, “We have reached out to David Bowie to see if he’s interested and available. We would …

Oscar Pistorius Training Again, Calls the Experience “Bittersweet”
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Oscar Pistorius is training again for the first time in the five months. While awaiting trial for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, the Paralympic sprinting champ is returning to the track. His first “formal” workout since his …

Eminem: How To Make Money Selling Drugs
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In a new documentary by producer Bert Marcus, called How To Make Money Selling Drugs, rapper Eminem comes clean about his addiction to prescription medications. “When I took my first Vicodin, it was like ‘Ahhhh…’ Everything was not only mellow, …