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Fire Shuts Down San Fransisco Bay Bridge

San Francisco, California, firefighters were on scene when a tractor trailer truck caught fire on Interstate 80 and tied up traffic on the West Bay Bridge for over 2 hours this morning. “The truck driver pulled to the side of …

A Five Minute Preview of AMC’s ‘Low Winter Sun’

With Breaking Bad getting ready to deliver its last episodes, AMC has something of a void to fill, because a successful channel won’t be successful very long if it rests on the laurels of soon-to-be past shows. Also showing its …

Jeff Bezos Is Buying The Washington Post Jeff Bezos Is Buying The Washington Post
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The Washington Post Company just announced that Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying its publishing business, including The Washington Post newspaper for $250 million. I bet you didn’t see that coming. To be clear, Bezos is buying it. …

Jet Overshoots Runway At Minneapolis Airport
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A small corporate jet ran off the runway at Flying Cloud Airport in Minneapolis this morning, crashing through a chain-link fence and coming to rest on the side of a roadway. Officials say there were no passengers aboard the 7-passenger …

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Got The Full Pirate Treatment At Comic-Con

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is a pirate game. As such, Ubisoft has been marketing the game with a number of promotions that fully take advantage of pirate lore. It even rented a boat and decked it out in pirate …

New Splinter Cell Blacklist Trailer Previews Story

It’s a new week, and one week closer to Splinter Cell: Blacklist‘s August 20 release date. That means new trailers and previews for Ubisoft’s final AAA current-generation-only game are coming daily. While many of the trailers have been hyping up …

Here’s Nine Inch Nails’ Entire Lollapalooza Performance

In case you didn’t know, Lollapalooza was streamed live on YouTube this past weekend. If you missed it, here’s Nine Inch Nails’ full concert: The setlist is as follows: Copy of A Sanctified Came Back Haunted 1,000,000 March of the …

‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Gets The Sesame Street Treatment

Sons of Anarchy has been in the news this week as the first episode of the upcoming season has been drawing attention for a controversial scene. Where there’s controversy, there’s almost always…Sesame Street? Well, why not? They’ve tackled Mad Men, …

Raven Symone Comes Out, Twitter Blows Up Raven Symone Comes Out, Twitter Blows Up
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Raven Symone, the former child actress who rose to fame on “The Cosby Show”, tweeted over the weekend her support for gay marriage and said how happy she is to know that when she’s ready to settle down with someone, …

UPS Explains How 3D Printing Can Help Your Small Business UPS Explains How 3D Printing Can Help Your Small Business
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Last week, UPS announced that it would be bringing 3D printers to its retail stores. It’s the first retailer to do so, and it thinks that small businesses will get plenty of use out of it. So, how exactly can …

Thor: The Dark World Gets A Character Poster

With Iron Man 3 signifying the official start to Marvel Studio’s Phase Two, the next leg leading up to The Avengers sequel, Thor: The Dark World, is due out on November 8. With that in mind, it’s about that time …

Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’ Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’
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Someone basically pulled the ol’ “Oh, so you want a new Apple for Christmas” dad trick on an unsuspecting online shopper in Brisbane, Australia last week. According to police, a 21-year-old woman was shocked to find that the two new …

NASA Mars Mission Being Prepped For Launch

As NASA‘s Mars rover Curiosity celebrates its first year (Earth year) on Mars, the agency is now looking toward the future of Mars exploration. NASA today announced that its Mars Atmosphere and Volatiles Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has now arrived at …

Netflix’s ‘House Of Cards’ Wins Nothing At TCA Awards Netflix’s ‘House Of Cards’ Wins Nothing At TCA Awards

Netflix’s House of Cards may be nominated for nine Emmys, and be eligible for the Directors Guild awards, but it didn’t win anything at the Television Critics Association awards this past weekend. The show, which has been the subject of …

Sally Struthers Pleads Not Guilty To OUI, Trial Set
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Sally Struthers has reportedly pleaded not guilty to an OUI charge stemming from an arrest last September in Maine, and a trial has been set for next month. 66-year old Struthers, who rose to fame as Gloria on the ’70s …

Kickstarter Comes to Canada: Build Projects Now, Launch Them September 9th Kickstarter Comes to Canada: Build Projects Now, Launch Them September 9th

As promised back in June, Kickstarter has finally launched to Canadian projects. This is Kickstarter’s second major international expansion. The crowdfunding site officially went live for U.K.-based projects back in October of 2012. Like the U.K. rollout, today’s launch in …

Crazy Eyes From ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Gets Weird Tribute From ‘Breaking Bad’ Rapper

A guy going by the name MC Coolwhip has apparently printed out a whole bunch of copies of a picture of Crazy Eyes from Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, and hung them all over his sister’s room. We know …

Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share

As has already been reported from multiple analyst firms, tablet shipments were slow during the second quarter of 2013. Analyst firm IDC has now weighed in with its numbers, which show just how drastically Apple is losing market share in …

Zynga To Kill Off OMGPOP.com On September 30

OMGPOP is the poster child of the one-hit wonder in mobile gaming. After finding a hit with Draw Something, Zynga bought the developer and tried to strike gold twice. It didn’t work out and the social games giant killed off …

Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical Is Precisely As Awesome As It Sounds

As you probably know, it’s now only 6 days until the premiere of Breaking Bad. That means that in about 9 weeks, we will know the final fate of Walt, Jesse, Hank, and all of the other Breaking Bad characters …

Google Launches Car Insurance Comparison Tool In France Google Launches Car Insurance Comparison Tool In France
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Google has expanded its car insurance rate comparison tool in France at its Google.fr domain. The feature was spotted by blogger Quentin Ducreux Lerebours at Rude Baguette. He writes: For now, users can get price comparisons for only 7 companies …

Breastfeeding Linked to Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

Though there are many medical reasons why breastfeeding is widely recommended, researchers at the University of Cambridge have made an unlikely connection through a new study. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, found that breastfeeding could be …

Twitter Looks to Make It Easier to Report Abusive Behavior in Wake of Controversy Twitter Looks to Make It Easier to Report Abusive Behavior in Wake of Controversy

Last month, we all got to see just how brutal online abuse can be when a feminist activist was subjected to some pretty serious threats due to her outspoken position on women on English currency (or the lack thereof). Of …

Cutts Talks Web Spam Fighting In International Markets Cutts Talks Web Spam Fighting In International Markets
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In today’s Webmaster Help video from Google, Matt Cutts discusses the search giant’s efforts in web spam fighting around the world. Many of us are very used to hearing about the efforts surrounding web spam in the United States, but …