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John Stamos Taking Quadruple Amputee to Disneyland

Former “Full House” star and teen idol, John Stamos, has promised 19 year-old, quadruple amputee Kaitlyn Dobrow a date to Disneyland. Kaitlyn has been living in the hospital, at Irvine Medical Center in Southern California, since February. She had contracted …

Johnny Manziel Will Take the Field, Says Attorney
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Johnny “Football” Manziel will be taking the field as the Texas A&M quarterback this fall, despite the cascade of potential NCAA violations he’s facing. At least if his attorney is to be believed. Jim Darnell, an attorney specializing in NCAA …

Dallas Shooting Spree Leaves Four Dead, Wounds Four

44-year-old Erbie Bowser, a former educator and Dallas Mavericks entertainer, was apprehended without incident at the scene of his second shooting in a Dallas, Texas suburb, DeSoto, on Wednesday night, according to authorities. Bowser began his rampage about seven miles …

Payday 2 Developers Walk Us Through The Perfect Heist
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Payday 2’s August 13 is quickly approaching, and would be bank robbers are preparing for the biggest heist of their lives. Before they head out, however, they may want to see how the pros do it. In a new trailer …

‘Below’ Only a Timed Exclusive For Xbox One

After seeing Sony’s inclusion of indie games in its big PlayStation 4 announcement in February, Microsoft also set aside some time for indie games during its E3 presentation. A very small amount of time, actually – just enough to tease …

Kate Upton Talks About Mistreatment In The Industry
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Kate Upton is now one of the most famous faces–and bodies–in the world; after landing a Sports Illustrated gig and a racy Hardee’s commercial, she quickly became one of the most sought-after models in the industry. But that doesn’t mean …

Google Makes Video Advertising Easier Google Makes Video Advertising Easier
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Google announced today that it has simplified the process for starting video advertising with AdWords with a new campaign creation flow. The new design, Google says, eliminates clutter, and focuses on the key components of the advertiser’s first video ad …

Mario & Luigi Embrace Their Italian Heritage In The Latest Dream Team Trailer

If you frequent Internet culture, you would know that Luigi is a pretty big fan of spaghetti. Nintendo has downplayed Mario and Luigi’s Italian heritage in recent years, but it’s making a comeback in the latest ads for Mario & …

Rapid HIV Test Approved For the U.S. Rapid HIV Test Approved For the U.S.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the first “rapid” HIV test that detects both HIV-1 p24 antigen and HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies. The “Alere Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo” test has been approved as an aid for the …

New Google Maps Ads Come With New Click Type New Google Maps Ads Come With New Click Type

Google announced an updated ad experience for Google Maps on Android, iPhone and iPad today. Ads will now appear at the bottom of the screen when the user searches for something. The ads include a title, ad text and a …

Nixie Destroys Lobster In Behind-The-Scenes Video Form Netflix’s Mako Mermaids Nixie Destroys Lobster In Behind-The-Scenes Video Form Netflix’s Mako Mermaids

Jonathan M. Shiff Productions has released a behind-the-scenes “lobster test” from Mako Mermaids, the latest Netflix exclusive series. Mako Mermaids debuted on July 26th on Netflix. The first thirteen episodes have been available since then, with another thirteen coming in …

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Final Map Pack Announced

The latest map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, titled Vengeance, was released in early July, and just hit the PlayStation 3 and PC last week. Today, Treyarch and Activision have announced the the final DLC map pack …

Twitter Now Measures Tweet Impact On Offline Sales Twitter Now Measures Tweet Impact On Offline Sales

Twitter is making new efforts to measure the impact of Twitter advertising campaigns on offline sales. The company has partnered with Datalogix to do so. Twitter announced a new capability it is providing called “offline sales impact,” which it says …

LeAnn Rimes Gets Her Own Reality Show
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LeAnn Rimes has gotten quite a bit of press in the past year; between her new album and a much-publicized fling with–and subsequent marriage to–a married man, she’s been in headlines all over the place. It doesn’t hurt that her …

‘Arrested Development’ Movie (Before Season 5) Appears To Be Creator’s Real Goal ‘Arrested Development’ Movie (Before Season 5) Appears To Be Creator’s Real Goal
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Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz really wants to move forward with a movie. That is becoming clearer and clearer with each interview the man gives. Netflix appears to want to move forward with more Arrested Development regardless of what format …

Android Almost Reaches 80 Percent Global Market Share In Q2 Android Almost Reaches 80 Percent Global Market Share In Q2

Android has been rather aggressive as of late in capturing smartphone market share that was previously held by Apple. It was a while ago that Android had surpassed iOS in global market share, but now it looks like it’s an …

Porn Hankering Foils Church Computer Thief Porn Hankering Foils Church Computer Thief
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In just face it, most people use their computers mainly to watch porn news, an Owasso, Oklahoma man has been arrested after reportedly stealing a computer from the Owasso First Assembly of God church. That, in and of itself, isn’t …

Chocolate Linked to Brain Health, Shows Study

Good news for chocoholics this week: a new study has found that chocolate could help the elderly keep their minds sharp. The study, published this week in the journal Neurology, found that two cups of hot cocoa per day improved …

Gmail Users Who Were Already Engaging With Marketing Emails Are Doing So More With The New Tabbed Interface Gmail Users Who Were Already Engaging With Marketing Emails Are Doing So More With The New Tabbed Interface
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Email intelligence firm Return Path has released a new report looking at the early effects Gmail’s new tabbed experience has had on marketers. The company finds that users who are “routinely engaged” with marketing email are reading a slightly higher …

Reform School: Florida Authorities To Exhume Bodies On Property

A former boys’ school in Florida is in the headlines this week as authorities prepare to dig up bodies buried on the grounds. The Dozier School for Boys–which is no longer open–was reportedly the site of endless horrors for its …

Here’s The Second Yahoo Logo Option Here’s The Second Yahoo Logo Option

Yahoo announced this week that it is changing its logo next month, and in the meantime, it will display a different logo on its various properties each day. Here’s what the first one looked like: Now, we get a look …

Werner Herzog Directs Powerful Anti-Texting & Driving Documentary Werner Herzog Directs Powerful Anti-Texting & Driving Documentary

Every year, texting while driving is a factor in more than 100,000 car crashes. The four major providers in the U.S, AT&T, Spring, Verizon, and T-Mobile recently teamed up to launch the It Can Wait campaign – an initiative with …

WayForward Talks Music In DuckTales Remastered

Music was incredibly important to DuckTales game for NES. One could even argue that the music was the single most important factor in ensuring the game remained popular to this day. The folks at Capcom and WayForward realize this, and …

Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Kicks Off With Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
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One month ago, Microsoft announced that, despite the company focusing heavily on launching its new Xbox One console, it would still be putting on its annual “Summer of Arcade” promotion. The even is now here, and Xbox Live subscribers can …