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Burger King Targets McRib With BK Rib Sandwich
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Whenever McDonald’s un-retires its McRib sandwich, it’s an event. People react quite favorably to the boneless pork slab that gets lathered in barbecue sauce. So much so, in fact, McDonald’s has done a good job capitalizing on the sandwich’s popularity …

Pinterest Adds Notifications, Mentions, and Better Search to Mobile Pinterest Adds Notifications, Mentions, and Better Search to Mobile

Pinterest is one of those services that is not yet as potent on mobile as it is on the desktop. At this point, I do most of my tweeting and Facebooking on my mobile device – and I’m not alone. …

New Salt Study: Low Salt Intake Not Supported
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A new report from the Institute of Medicine shows that, while high levels of sodium intake should be lowered, too little sodium intake could also be harmful. “These new studies support previous findings that reducing sodium from very high intake …

Oscar Mayer Bacon Dogs Now A Reality
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The “105-year-old bacon lady” is going to love this. Oscar Mayer revealed over the weekend that it is now making “Bacon Dogs”. These are hot dogs made partially with bacon. To be exact, they’re made with turkey, chicken, pork and …

Firefox 21 Out Now On Desktop And Mobile Firefox 21 Out Now On Desktop And Mobile

Firefox 20 was a pretty big release for the Web browser. It added a new download messenger and per-window private browsing, both of which are pretty substantial additions. Firefox 21 isn’t quite as grandiose, but it does add a number …

Selena Gomez In A Bikini Gets The Internet Buzzing
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So what happens when Justin Bieber’s ex-girlfriend shows up in Miami wearing a bikini shortly after the release of her new single? Well, once the pictures hit the web, the reaction is swift. Just ask Selena Gomez, who, after her …

Larry Page Opens Up On Voice Condition, Funds Voice Health Research Larry Page Opens Up On Voice Condition, Funds Voice Health Research

Last year, there began to be concerns about Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page’s health, after he did not appear at a company shareholders’ meeting, and then would not appear at Google I/O the following week or on an upcoming …

Marshalls: Tiger Lied About Garcia Interference
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Marshalls in the Players Championship say Tiger Woods lied about getting their clearance to take the shot that interfered with Sergio Garcia’s last weekend. Woods readied his next shot before Garcia was finished, and when the crowd saw him take …

Square Finally Makes a True POS Solution with New Card-Reading iPad Stand Square Finally Makes a True POS Solution with New Card-Reading iPad Stand
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Of all the payments processed using Square nearly 50% take place on an iPad, and the average payment volume processed by iPad users doubles that of smartphone Square users. With that in mind, Square has just unveiled some new hardware …

Chuck Muncie Dies: Former Running Back Was 60
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Chuck Muncie, a former running back for the NFL, has died of a heart attack. He was 60 years old. Muncie got his start in the mid-’70s as the third-overall pick for the Saints; he stayed with them for four …

LinkedIn Tells Prostitutes to Stop Using the Service, Even If It’s Legal in Their Country LinkedIn Tells Prostitutes to Stop Using the Service, Even If It’s Legal in Their Country
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It appears that professional escorts have been using LinkedIn to make professional connections, and the company wants to put a stop to that. LinkedIn has just updated their terms of service and user agreement to add a good amount of …

Paris: Riots Follow Saint-Germain Soccer Victory
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French soccer team Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) locked up its first Ligue 1 title in nearly 20 years this weekend, sending the team to the Champions League group stage and prompting celebration in Paris. Unfortunately, police and soccer fans did not …

Gas-Pump Video Staged? Looks Like It.
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Last week, The Tonight Show aired a segment in which a couple was approached by a surprise newscast at a gas pump, which began talking to them, and got them to sing karaoke. Passed off on the show as a …

Nvidia Shield Launches This June For $350

At CES 2013, Nvidia announced Project Shield – an Android-based handheld that could also stream PC games onto its 5-inch display. Now it’s been five months since its reveal, and Nvidia is almost ready to unleash its stab at the …

Google Must Remove Defamatory Autocomplete Suggestions Says German Court Google Must Remove Defamatory Autocomplete Suggestions Says German Court
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Google’s autocomplete results are not suggestions straight from the brains of Googlers, pecking away on their keyboards. When you type something and Google attempts to finish your thought for you, it’s simply throwing up the most popular searches for that …

Beyonce Cancels Show Amid Pregnancy Rumors

Pop superstar Beyoncé is currently in the midst of a world tour called “The Mrs. Carter Show.” Despite the fact that an unnamed source close to her and her husband, Jay-Z, has denied it, rumors of the singer being pregnant …

Google Gets A Gaming Backbone

Taking cues from Apple’s Game Center (which in turn likely took cues from Microsoft’s Xbox), Google appears to be adding a system-level gaming service to its Android operating system. Leaked late last week, the Google Play Games service, rumored to …

Check Out This Gameplay Trailer For Pokemon X And Y
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After years of derivative sequels, GameFreak and Nintendo are finally ready to take Pokemon into some new territory with Pokemon X And Y. Nintendo has already revealed a few details about the new title, but a new gameplay trailer reveals …

Fastest-Growing Baby Name is ‘Game of Thrones’-Inspired

The U.S. Social Security administration (SSA) this month released its yearly lists of the most popular baby names in America. Though some mainstays dominated the lists, a few surprises are making their way from popular culture to hospital nurseries. Perhaps …

Deaf Moviegoers’ Options Grow with Expansion of New Closed-Captioning Glasses Deaf Moviegoers’ Options Grow with Expansion of New Closed-Captioning Glasses
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Closed captioning has been helping deaf and hearing impaired television and movie fans for decades – but the technology has mostly been limited to the home viewing experience. Going out the the theater has traditionally posed a problem for those …

Windows Blue Officially Named Windows 8.1, Will Be A Free Upgrade Windows Blue Officially Named Windows 8.1, Will Be A Free Upgrade
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Microsoft has gone on record saying that Windows Blue was just a code name, and the final name for the Windows 8 upgrade would be different. The final name has now been revealed, and it’s not that creative. At the …

W. VA. Plant Explosions: Two Injured

A distribution plant carrying highly flammable gases went up in a fireball on Monday outside of Charleston, West Virginia, injuring two people. The fire at Airgas involved 50 tanks of acetylene which were about to be refilled, said fire officials. …

Coke Formula Claim Goes Up For Auction

Every few years someone pops up with a claim that they’ve uncovered the legendary formula for Coca-Cola. The soft drink company has kept the formula a carefully guarded secret for decades, and always shoots down claims. In 2011, public radio …

This Video Of A Two-Year-Old Wearing Google Glass Is Far Too Adorable This Video Of A Two-Year-Old Wearing Google Glass Is Far Too Adorable

Google Glass probably shouldn’t be operated by two-year-olds. The $1,500 hardware seems to be pretty fragile, and I would be afraid that a kid would break it. One father, YouTube user chrisangelini, threw caution to the wind, however, when he …