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Jennifer Lawrence’s Oscar Is Somewhere In Kentucky

Jennifer Lawrence was the princess of the Academy Awards earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean she wants her Oscar sitting out for all her friends to see. Lawrence, who won Best Actress for “Silver Linings Playbook”, said she had …

eBay Launches eBay Now For The Desktop eBay Launches eBay Now For The Desktop
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eBay announced today that its local shopping service eBay Now, previously only available in mobile app form, is now launching on the desktop. The service lets customers look at products from stores, place an order online, and then have the …

Dead Rising 3 Will Still Be Silly, Say Developers

Dead Rising 3 was announced as an exclusive Xbox One launch title at Microsoft’s big E3 conference. Since that time, fans of the series have had concerns about the game’s tone. The initial teaser for the title showed off an …

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos Reboot Gets an Incredible Trailer

Holy science is this epic. Fox has just unveiled the first trailer for their Cosmos reboot, and it’s three and a half minutes of pure joy. Fox’s Cosmos is based on/a continuation of Carl Sagan’s landmark documentary series Cosmos: A …

30-Year Old Hissy Fit Leads To Divorce
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It sucks when you don’t get to do what you really want to do. It’s summertime, and everyone’s going to the lake, and when you’ve made plans to go have fun with your girls and get wild on the water, …

Matt Cutts Talks About Duplicate Content With Regards To Disclaimers, Terms/Conditions Matt Cutts Talks About Duplicate Content With Regards To Disclaimers, Terms/Conditions
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Google’s Matt Cutts has put out a new Webmaster Help video once again discussing duplicate content. This time it’s about duplicate content with regards to how it relates to legally required content, such as disclaimers and terms and conditions. The …

AT&T Adds New Low-Cap Share Plans AT&T Adds New Low-Cap Share Plans

AT&T today announced two new versions of its “Mobile Share” plans. The new offerings have low data caps and are among the least expensive of AT&T’s “Share” plans. Starting this Friday, July 26, AT&T will offer Mobile Share plans with …

Sega Talks Bringing Mickey Mouse To Life In Castle Of Illusion

Castle of Illusion is fondly remembered not only as an excellent video game, but as one of the first games to truly capture the look and feel of Mickey Mouse. It must be daunting then for Sega Australia to live …

Chocolate Aroma Found to Increase Book Sales in Local Bookstores Chocolate Aroma Found to Increase Book Sales in Local Bookstores

Fantastic news for book sellers who are not Amazon.com: Belgian researchers have discovered a new and affordable way to entice consumers to remain in your store for longer periods of time and more than likely make a few impulse purchases …

Ubuntu Wants $32 Million To Make A Smartphone Ubuntu Wants $32 Million To Make A Smartphone

Ubuntu announced earlier this year that it was bringing its unique flavor of Linux to smartphones and tablets. At the time, it said that it was working with carriers to bring hardware to the market. Now it’s taking its plea …

Sowell Murders: Ohio Serial Killer May Have Killed More
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Police have arrested a man in connection with the three bodies found in East Cleveland over the weekend, and they say they fear they’ll find more victims before the investigation is over. 35-year old Michael Madison put a garage rental …

Yahoo Spends Over $1 Billion To Buy Back Shares Yahoo Spends Over $1 Billion To Buy Back Shares

Yahoo announced today that it is repurchasing 40 million shares of Yahoo common stock held by Third Point LLC at $29.11 per share, which is the closing price from Friday. That puts the deal at about $1.164 billion. Following the …

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Nominated For Emmy

Last fall, in the run-up to the November release of Halo 4, Microsoft Studios released a five-part live-action mini-series called Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. The series provided some back story for the Halo 4 campaign and was a surprisingly …

Ice Ice Baby Gets ‘Sung By The Movies’ Treatment

It’s Monday, and you need to experience Vanilla Ice’s classic Ice Ice Baby as pieced together from bits of nearly three hundred well-known movies. DonDraperSaysWhat has you covered. What more needs to be said? [via Laughing Squid]

The Rise Of Social Gaming Doesn’t Mean Gamers Are Becoming More Social

Social and mobile gaming is huge. That fact can’t be disputed. What can be disputed, however, is a perception that people are increasingly playing games together. A new research study has found that to not be the case. eMarketer released …

Google Is Now Showing Gmail Users Email-Like Messages From Advertisers Google Is Now Showing Gmail Users Email-Like Messages From Advertisers
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Back in May, Google revealed a new inbox interface for Gmail, separating the experience into tabs like: Primary, Social, Promotions, and Updates (Forums is also an option). Last week, a lot of people starting getting the redesign, which is still …

Royal Baby: The Duchess of Cambridge Goes Into Labor

It’s the moment the world has been anxiously waiting for: at approximately 6:00AM BST, or 1:00AM on the eastern seaboard in the United States, Catherine and the Duke of Cambridge arrived at St Mary’s Hospital in west London, the BBC …

Rovio’s ‘Bad Piggies’ Gets an Update and Grappling Hook

Though Rovio’s core business is promoting and merchandising its Angry Birds franchise, the spinoff mobile game Bad Piggies is also getting some support this week. Bad Piggies was released last fall and became an instant hit, though the app hasn’t …

Andrea Antonelli Dies After Moscow Raceway Crash Andrea Antonelli Dies After Moscow Raceway Crash

Andrea Antonelli, a motorcyclist who was competing in the World Supersport race on Sunday, died from his injuries after being unseated from his bike during a crash. Antonelli reportedly lost control in the wet conditions and flew off his bike, …

Disney’s New Tech Will One Day Let You Feel Holograms

Holograms have remained firmly in the realm of sci-fi for years. It was only recently that scientists have been able to crudely replicate what we’ve been seeing in film for over 60 years. Now researchers at Disney have made another …

Catching Fire Trailer Debuts at Comic-Con
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Last year, The Hunger Games hit theaters and became the next young adult novel series to make it big at the box office. The movie’s success (one of the top-20 highest-grossing movies of all time) also had the effect of …

Netflix Releases Trailers For Mako Mermaids, Its Newest Exclusive Show Netflix Releases Trailers For Mako Mermaids, Its Newest Exclusive Show
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Netflix has released a couple of new trailers for its newest exclusive show, Mako Mermaids, which debuts this Friday. The show is a spin-off of the popular Australian teen show H20 – Just Add Water. All thirteen episodes of the …

Would You Pay for an Ad-Free Facebook? Twitter Co-Founder Thinks You Might Would You Pay for an Ad-Free Facebook? Twitter Co-Founder Thinks You Might
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Would you consider paying a monthly fee to use Facebook, let’s say 10 bucks or so, if it meant that you would never have to see an ad again? According to Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, that’s just the way for …

Unemployment Benefits Claims Down From Last Year Unemployment Benefits Claims Down From Last Year

The U.S. Department of Labor this week revealed that initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits was down to 334,000 for the week ending July 13. That number is down 24,000 from the previous week, and down 48,000 from the same …