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Ray Manzarek Dies: Doors Founder Was 74
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Ray Manzarek, one of the founders of the hugely popular ’60s and ’70s rock group The Doors, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 74 years old. Manzarek was one of the group’s principle writers, penning hits …

Tumblr Is Full of Porn, Just as We Suspected Tumblr Is Full of Porn, Just as We Suspected
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Before Yahoo announced their plans to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion, some analysts wondered if and to what end the fact that Tumblr is full of porn would affect that decision. Apparently, not too much, as Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer …

Google: No Search Engine Is Completely Objective Google: No Search Engine Is Completely Objective
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Today’s Google Webmaster Help video gets a little philosophical. Matt Cutts takes on the question: How can Google be confident with their SERPs, when relying on inherently subjective signals that influence which sites display (i.e. using human ‘quality raters’ to …

This 3D Printed Gun Can Fire Nine Shots This 3D Printed Gun Can Fire Nine Shots

The very first fully 3D printed gun – The Liberator – is now out on the Internet despite the State Department having the original files removed. So naturally, people are going to start making their own variations of the 3D …

Seahawks QB Arrested For DUI on May 5

The Seattle Times reported this week that Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Josh Portis was arrested on May 5 for suspicion of DUI. The NFL player was reportedly stopped on the evening of Cinco de Mayo for speeding. The state patrol …

Christian Bale Unrecognizable With New Look

Christian Bale is sporting a new look these days, and while he’s the kind of actor who will lose massive amounts of weight for a role–think “The Machinist”, for which he lost 63 pounds–that doesn’t mean we’re used to his …

House Of Cards Season 2 Casting Underway

Casting for Season 2 of Netflix’s breakout hit House of Cards is currently underway in Maryland. Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley recently announced that the show had returned to production in the state, as producers take advantage of a tax credit …

Joe Flacco Pledges Not to Use the R-Word
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This year, just before the Super Bowl, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (the self-proclaimed best quarterback in the NFL) stated that holding the Super Bowl in non-domed venues where the weather is cold is “retarded.” He immediately took his words …

Iran Hangs Spies Accused Of Providing Information To CIA, Israel
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Iran is a dangerous place for anyone who might even be remotely in contact with foreign countries. That danger was clearly demonstrated over the weekend. The AP reports Mohammad Heidari and Kourosh Ahmadi were hung over the weekend after being …

Square Teases Square Cash, Money Transfers via Email Square Teases Square Cash, Money Transfers via Email

“Forget the ATM.” That’s the brief message that Square is displaying on a new page for Square Cash. It looks like Square is about launch a new money transfer feature. “Square Cash is the easiest way to send money to …

“SNL” Cast Crisis As Key Members Take Off
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“Saturday Night Live” may be facing a serious blow soon when Bill Hader and Seth Meyers leave, and that can’t be good for a show that has already seen a slip in viewership due to a severe lack of funny …

Man Taunts Police on Facebook, Says ‘Catch Me If U Can,’ Promptly Arrested Man Taunts Police on Facebook, Says ‘Catch Me If U Can,’ Promptly Arrested

It takes a special kind of idiot criminal to talk about their crimes on Facebook. We’ve seen plenty of that since the advent and expansion of Facebook. It takes a whole other kind of idiot to taunt police on Facebook …

Sam And Briggs Team Up In Splinter Cell Blacklist Co-Op

Cooperative multiplayer is one of the most cherished modes in Splinter Cell. There’s nothing quite like teaming up with a friend and taking down enemies one-by-one as you sneak through a mission. It’s a good thing then that co-op missions …

Swift’s Disgusted Reaction to Bieber Kiss Caught on Video
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This weekend, Justin Bieber was booed while accepting an award at the Billboard Music Awards. The crowd reaction was enough to startle the 19-year-old, who used his acceptance speech to tell everyone he should be “taken seriously” and that they …

Panettiere Rumors: “No Ring” Yet, She Says

Hayden Panettiere is having quite a year as her show “Nashville” takes off, and fans want to know if she’ll be upping her game with an engagement announcement soon. Rumors began when the young actress was spotted out with a …

Zach Sobiech, Musician Behind ‘Clouds’ Viral Video, Dies At 18

When Zach Sobiech was told that he only had months to live, his response was to “embrace every day with hope and joy,” and as described in the text of the “Clouds” video, he turned to music to say goodbye. …

168,000+ Angry Tumblr Users Sign Petition to Thwart Yahoo Deal 168,000+ Angry Tumblr Users Sign Petition to Thwart Yahoo Deal

This petition has absolutely no chance of changing Marissa Mayer and David Karp’s minds, but it does show that there is a significant chunk of Tumblr users who are less-than-thrilled with the popular blogging platform’s impending move to Yahoo. As …

Chad Johnson In Custody, Claims It’s A “Misunderstanding”
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Chad Johnson, the former NFL star who found himself without a job when he was released from the Miami Dolphins last summer, was arrested early this morning on a probation violation. Johnson is on probation after a domestic violence dispute …

This Company 3D Prints Bicycles In Titanium This Company 3D Prints Bicycles In Titanium

3D printing usually evokes images of plastic materials, but the truth is that any number of materials can be used in the rapid prototyping process. SLM, or selective laser melting, is one such method used to essentially 3D print items …

Ted Nugent’s Brother is For Expanded Background Checks For Guns
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Jeffrey Nugent, the former CEO of cosmetics company Revlon, doesn’t completely agree with his brother when it comes to the gun control debate. That’s normal for plenty of U.S. families, but Jeffrey’s views have made headlines because his brother happens …

Google Combines Keyword Tool, Traffic Estimator Into Keyword Planner Google Combines Keyword Tool, Traffic Estimator Into Keyword Planner
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Google has combined the Keyword Tool and the Traffic Estimator into one tool called the Keyword Planner. “Behind every successful AdWords campaign are well planned out keywords and ad groups,” says AdWords product manager Deepti Bhatnagar. “In the past, you …

William Fine Dies; Publisher was 86

William Fine, the publisher of dozens of magazines in the 1960s, has died at the age of 86. According to a New York Times report, Fine died in Beverly Hills, California on Friday, May 17. He is reported to have …

Smartphone Shipments Will Finally Pass Feature Phones This Year Smartphone Shipments Will Finally Pass Feature Phones This Year

2013 will be the year that global smartphone shipments finally top feature phones, according to new figured from NPD. According to the research firm, global smartphone shipments will hit 937 million units this year. That will just outpace global feature …

7 Horses Test Positive For Steroids, Trainer Banned
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7 Horses have tested positive for steroids in what is shaping up to be a bigger investigation than the British Horseracing Authority originally thought. The horses, which were all trained by Mahmood Al Zarooni, were screened after 11 other horses …