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Clinton Given Helmet Upon Return to the State Department
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U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton returned to work at the State Department today after a month-long hospital stay. Clinton had fallen and suffered a concussion, then was hospitalized and treated for a blood clot after a follow-up. Upon her …

AJ McCarron’s Girlfriend Amasses 100K+ Twitter Followers Overnight

Last night, the University of Alabama embarrassed Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship game, defeating the Fighting Irish 42-14 in a matchup that wasn’t even as close as the score signals – and that’s saying a lot. Alabama quarterback …

CES 2013: Sony Mobile Finally Gets Serious With The Xperia Z CES 2013: Sony Mobile Finally Gets Serious With The Xperia Z

Sony hasn’t had the greatest track record when it comes to mobile devices. The company’s attempts to compete with Samsung and Google have been disappointing at best. That’s why it was all the more surprising to see Sony finally bring …

Ada Louise Huxtable Dies: Architecture Critic Was 91

Ada Louise Huxtable–who was so good at what she did that the New York Times created a writing position for her in 1963–has died of complications from cancer. She was 91 years old. A lover of cities and the vast …

Amazon Prime Lands in Canada Sans Instant Video Amazon Prime Lands in Canada Sans Instant Video

Canada, I’ve some good news and some bad news. What do you want to hear first? Ok, let’s go with the good. The good news is that Amazon is finally bringing their Amazon Prime subscription service to Canada. The bad …

BioWare Knows About Expired Mass Effect Codes, is Working to Fix Them

It seems that the marketing tie-ins for the Mass Effect franchise got a bit tangled over the holiday season. Bioware has released a statement to let customers who bought Mass Effect: Paragon Lost know that the company is aware of …

Taylor Swift Splits From Harry Styles, Song To Come

When word got around that Taylor Swift was dating One Direction’s Harry Styles, most people didn’t take it seriously. Swift has a well-documented history of dating boys for a while and then writing a song about everything that happened in …

Is Google Fiber Coming To New York City? Is Google Fiber Coming To New York City?
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Google Fiber is slowly working its way through Kansas City at the moment, but Google may already have other plans in store for its 1Gb/s Internet service. In fact, the company has stated that it would like to bring Google …

Patrick Bateman Is Envious of Coworkers’ Pokemon Cards

As the story goes, Lionsgate had geared up to release a 10th anniversary Blu-Ray edition of the new classic American Psycho, complete with a deleted scene that shows how the filmmakers tried to make the film appeal to a younger …

Diabetes Drug Works Differently Than Was Previously Thought
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For half a century one of the most popular and most-prescribed classes of diabetes drugs has been biguanides, which includes the drug metformin. Metformin helps to keep liver glucose output in check, which, in turn, keeps blood sugar down in …

Mama June: Makeover Takes Off Ten Years
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Mama June, otherwise known as Honey Boo Boo’s mama, has had a startling makeover recently that takes at least ten years off of her. June, 33, might have realized that with newfound success comes a desire to look good at …

David R. Ellis Dies, Body Found In Hotel Room

David R. Ellis, the director of films like Final Destination 2, The Final Destination, Snakes On A Plane, and Homeward Bound II, was found dead in a hotel in South Africa, according to The Hollywood Reporter. So far, the cause …

Facebook Expands Test of New Streamlined Timeline Facebook Expands Test of New Streamlined Timeline
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Facebook is continuing (and expanding) a test that revamps users’ Timelines by creating a single, more prominent column for statuses and posts, as well as redesigns the section headers by doing away with the clunky image boxes we’ve seen since …

CES 2013: The Steam Box Is Now A Reality

For most of 2012, Valve hinted at the possibility that it would be entering the hardware market in 2013 with a Steam box of sorts. In short, it would be a PC optimized to play games downloaded from Steam. Now …

Blue Ivy Turns 1, And We Want Pics
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Blue Ivy, perhaps the most elusive celebrity baby in our lifetime, is turning one, believe it or not. And while we’ve gotten a few glimpses of her over the past year as her megastar parents take her out and about …

Nicolas Cage Turns 49, Reddit Celebrates Their OneTrueGod
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If you spend a little while on reddit (or browse AllReddits), you’re bound to come across a strange subreddit or two. Some of them are awful, just awful. They know who they are. Some are wonderful (I just landed on …

CES 2013: Kingston Somehow Fits 1TB Onto A Flash Drive CES 2013: Kingston Somehow Fits 1TB Onto A Flash Drive
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You probably have a flash drive – everybody does. It’s likely an 8 or 16GB flash drive for the storage of documents, maybe a few videos and other odds and ends. Kingston, one of the major players in the flash …

Etty Allen Dies: Mother of Former Virginia Governor George Allen

Henrietta “Etty” Allen, the oldest member of a famous football and political family, has died at the age of 89. Etty was the mother of current Washington Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen, former Virginia Governor George F. Allen, and two …

Amazon Record High Attributed To Morgan Stanley Comments Amazon Record High Attributed To Morgan Stanley Comments
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Amazon stock hit a record high on Monday, reaching as high as $269.30 at one point. Bloomberg attributes the spike to statements made by Morgan Stanely, who said the company’s network of distribution centers will help it gain marketshare as …

Unborn Baby’s Fingernail Collapses Mother’s Lung
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With the miracle of life comes the inevitability that something could go wrong inside the womb, and there are times when healthy mothers wonder how they got through those nine months unscathed. For one 32-year old mom, something as small …

CES 2013: Samsung TecTiles Make The Vegas Strip More Interactive CES 2013: Samsung TecTiles Make The Vegas Strip More Interactive

Plenty of folks are in Las Vegas this week for CES 2013, and those in attendance will probably enjoy a little bit of the Vegas Strip while they’re there. Those who decide to hit up the slots with a Samsung …

Winslet’s Husband Fights Tabloids Over Photos

Kate Winslet is a newlywed, and her groom is having a rocky start to the New Year after discovering that a tabloid publication wants to publish photos of him at a raucous party. Apparently the “outrageous” party was costume-only, so …

CES 2013: ASUS Announces Hybrid Windows 8 PC/Android Tablet CES 2013: ASUS Announces Hybrid Windows 8 PC/Android Tablet

Along with its Google TV-playing cube-shaped “QUBE“, Asus today announced a hybrid all-in-one/tablet Windows 8 PC as part of its Consumer Electronics Show (CES) lineup. The device is called the Asus Transformer AiO, and the manufacturer is calling a “world …

Eric Schmidt’s North Korea Trip Involves Negotiations for Detained American Eric Schmidt’s North Korea Trip Involves Negotiations for Detained American

Earlier today, Google’s Eric Schmidt and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson landed in North Korea on their unrelated-to-Google, definitely-not-state-sponsored trip. We’ve heard reports that Schmidt took the trip to the notoriously reclusive country on interest in economics, or maybe social …