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Tesla: $465 Million Palin-Criticized Loan Paid Off Tesla: $465 Million Palin-Criticized Loan Paid Off
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In 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy issued a $465 million loan to Tesla Motors, the California-based electric car manufacturer founded in 2003. The loan was a part of the Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing (ATVM) program, and …

Arias Jury Deadlocked: Will She Get Death?
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Jodi Arias awaits her fate today as the jury goes back into deliberation on whether or not to give her the death penalty for the 2008 murder of her boyfriend, Travis Alexander. The jurors talked for just two hours today …

Cartoon Network’s Annoying Orange Creators Sued
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Dane Boedigheimer and Spencer Grove, the creators of the Cartoon Network show, Annoying Orange, have been named in a lawsuit claiming the duo copied their citrus from a previous ad campaign for the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Reports indicate …

Drone Strikes Killed 4 Americans in Last 4 Years
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As drones have become more advanced, the American public has become more aware of the devices. The unmanned flying machines could soon be used by private companies (to deliver pizza, for example) and are already heavily used by the military …

Victim Of Miami Cannibal Attack: What He Looks Like Now

Ronald Poppo, the homeless man who was the victim of the infamous “Miami Cannibal”, Rudy Eugene, is doing as well as can be expected. After being attacked by Eugene near a busy Florida road, Poppo lost both eyes and most …

Janet Jackson, Billionaire, Working On New Album
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Janet Jackson has now officially become a billionaire. The pop star has earned $260 million in album sales since she debuted in the early ’80s, $81 million from music and book publishing fees, $500 million on her sold-out world tours …

Heinrich Rohrer Dies; Physicist Was 79

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Heinrich Rohrer has died at the age of 79. According to a New York Times obituary, Rohrer died last Thursday night or Friday morning in Wollerau, Switzerland. His family has stated that he died of natural causes. …

Man Cannonballs Manatee, Posts Video To Facebook
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Florida wildlife officials are investigating a video posted to Facebook last year that shows a man jumping into a body of water…right on top of a manatee which was swimming with another of its kind. Investigators believe they are a …

Best, Worst Airlines of 2013 Ranked by Consumer Reports

Flying can be one of the most unpleasant experiences in life. Even if passengers’ eardrums aren’t bombarded by crying babies or some woman singing Whitney Houston songs, the prices, accommodations, and service can often leave a lot to be desired. …

Google Publisher Toolbar Gets An Update Google Publisher Toolbar Gets An Update
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Google has launched a redesigned version of the Google Publisher Bar, the Chrome extension it launched last year for AdSense earnings and performance updates. “The Google Publisher Toolbar will continue to include the same popular functionality as before in addition …

Watch The Minds Behind Xbox Talk About Xbox One

During the Xbox One unveiling, we only got a small glimpse of what the console is truly capable of. In a new video released today, the people behind Xbox go into a bit further detail on what gamers can expect …

Netflix Could Totally Double New Content Next Year Says Ted Sarandos Netflix Could Totally Double New Content Next Year Says Ted Sarandos

If you were Netflix, with the massive success of House of Cards, the love-it-or-hate-it buzz generated by Hemlock Grove, and the pure madness surrounding the launch of season 4 of Arrested Development – why wouldn’t you want to expand your …

Google Acquires Wind Energy Company Makani Power Google Acquires Wind Energy Company Makani Power
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Back in 2007, Google announced that it would be putting hundreds of millions of dollars into a “strategic initiative to develop electricity from renewable energy sources that will be cheaper than electricity produced from coal.” This included eSolar and Makani …

Canseco Tweets Rape Charge, Is Suspect Of Investigation

Jose Canseco has a wonderfully demented Twitter account, which boasts over half a million followers. But things got more scary/sad-demented than funny-demented this week when he tweeted out that he’s being accused of rape and is the subject of an …

Rumsfeld: Gay Marriage Could Lead To Polygamy

Donald Rumsfeld, former Secretary of Defense, recently spoke on gay marriage and the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell during a recent interview with Larry King. On the issue of gay marriage, Rumsfeld said that he doesn’t exactly know where …

Here’s The Winner Of The Doodle 4 Google Contest Here’s The Winner Of The Doodle 4 Google Contest
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On Wednesday, Google announced that Sabrina Brady of Sparta, Wisconsin has been named the national winner of its 2013 U.S. Doodle 4 Google contest. The doodle, titled, “Coming Home” will be featured on Google’s U.S. homepage on Thursday. Brady is …

Twitter Finally Launches Two-Step Verification Twitter Finally Launches Two-Step Verification

After a series of high-profile hacks and calls from the user base, Twitter has finally unveiled their form of two-step verification. “Every day, a growing number of people log in to Twitter. Usually these login attempts come from the genuine …

Massachusetts Lt. Governor Tim Murray Resigning

Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray today announced that he will be resigning his position in government. Murray has been the state’s lieutenant governor since 2007. Before that, he served as the Mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts. Murray announced his resignation today …

Google Updates Search On Chrome For Android Google Updates Search On Chrome For Android

Chrome didn’t just get a major update on the desktop. Google has also updated Chrome for Android with some new features. Users will now see search queries in the omnibox, as opposed to the long search URL. This makes it …

The Xbox One Won’t Support SDTVs, Only Has HDMI Out
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Do Xbox 360 owners still play games on an SDTV? Minecraft players proved they do, but it looks like Microsoft will be ignoring them with the Xbox One. GimmeGimmeGames reports that the Xbox One only sports an HDMI out. That …

Marilyn Monroe Photos Stolen Before Exhibition

Photos of Marilyn Monroe which were supposed to go on exhibit at Prague Castle have been stolen, along with display cases and mannequins that were also to be included in the event. The items were collected by Italian museum creators …

Drive-Thru Prank Involves Zombie, Headless Driver

YouTube user MagicofRahat is becoming YouTube famous for his various pranks – many of them involving drive-thrus. You see, Rahat likes to drive his car up to various drive-thrus and scare the crap out of poor, innocent, food workers. Various …

Hollister, A&F Clothing Stores Unfriendly to Disabled, Says Judge

Earlier this month, Abercrombie & Fitch caught heat for comments its CEO made in the past about the company’s marketing strategy. Mike Jefferies was quoted in a new book, saying that Abercrombie & Fitch markets to “cool and popular kids” …

Google Updates Goals In Google Analytics Google Updates Goals In Google Analytics
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Google announced some new features for Goals in Google Analytics, including a new set-up flow, new templates, and new verification capabilities. For setting up Goals, you now find a profile in your account, click the admin tab, and navigate to …