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Beaten With Skateboards: Man In Critical Condition
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A man in Huntington Beach, California is in critical condition today after being mercilessly beaten by a group of teens. The man intervened after his girlfriend tried to break up a fight between the teens and they turned on her. …

Casino Royale Gets an Awesome Lego Recreation [VIDEO]

Would you like to see a painstaking Lego recreation of the opening scene from the 2006 hit Casino Royale? Well, of course you would. Lucky for you, it now exists. For comparison: [Bricktease]

$120 Egg Sandwich Offered at Sydney Restaurant
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An egg sandwich would rank pretty low in an ordered list of expensive sandwiches. One restaurant, however, has found a way to raise the price of an egg sandwich to over $100. According to a report in The Sunday Telegraph, …

O.J. Simpson Isn’t The Only O.J. Buzzing On Twitter (And No, It’s Not O.J. Mayo)

OJ Simpson is plastered all over the news media as he appears back in court. The ex-NFL player turned actor, turned murder suspect, is seeking to have a robbery conviction thrown out. Heading to Twitter to see what people were …

Congress To Hold Hearing On Google’s Driverless Cars This Week Congress To Hold Hearing On Google’s Driverless Cars This Week

Driverless cars have some people spooked, but most are incredibly supportive of anything that makes the roads safer. Congress wants to make sure of that with a hearing scheduled for this week. The Hill reports that the Senate Commerce Committee …

Kindle Fire Gets Amazon Coins, Amazon’s Virtual Currency Kindle Fire Gets Amazon Coins, Amazon’s Virtual Currency

Back in February, Amazon announced that Amazon Coins, its new virtual currency, would be coming to Kindle Fire devices in May. It’s May, and today, the company announced that the currency is now available. Customers can now start using the …

‘Facebook Phone’ HTC First Getting the Ax from AT&T [RUMOR] [UPDATED] ‘Facebook Phone’ HTC First Getting the Ax from AT&T [RUMOR] [UPDATED]

It looks like the HTC First, the first true “Facebook Phone,” is about to be killed before it really gets a chance to live. According to a report from BGR, the first phone to come pre-installed with Facebook’s Android takeover …

40 Patients Escape From Kenyan Mental Hospital
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According to a BBC News report, forty mentally ill patients have broken out of a mental hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. The patients reportedly escaped by overpowering guards at the facility after a protest about their medications. Kenyan police have told …

Check Out Krieg The Psycho From Borderlands 2 In Action
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At PAX East, Gearbox revealed that Borderlands 2 would be getting a new playable character called Krieg the Psycho. He was described as a melee heavy class that isn’t afraid to get a little hurt. The new character pack is …

‘24’ Is Coming Back To Fox In May

24 is coming back to Fox, for at least one more season (though it will only be twelve episodes, as opposed to the custom twenty-four). In a rather surprising bit of news, the network announced that the show will return …

Newt Gingrich Is Puzzled, Apparently Doesn’t Know the Word ‘Smartphone’ Newt Gingrich Is Puzzled, Apparently Doesn’t Know the Word ‘Smartphone’
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Newt Gingrich and the fine folks at Gingrich Productions are puzzled. Truly puzzled. Just what the hell do you call a phone that has apps, lets you take pictures, and allows you to browse the interwebs? “Think about it. If …

Maya Angelou Talks About Her Childhood on Mother’s Day
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It can be hard to accurately express feelings on Mother’s Day, and who better to take up the task than a poet? Maya Angelou has just released her seventh autobiography, titled Mom & Me & Mom. The book chronicles the …

Disney Uses Face Scanners And 3D Printers To Turn Guests Into Stormtroopers Disney Uses Face Scanners And 3D Printers To Turn Guests Into Stormtroopers
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I would never want to be a Stormtrooper. They seem to die far too much for my liking. Now, I wouldn’t mind having my face put onto a custom Stormtrooper figurine. If you feel the same way, you might want …

‘Geography of Hate’ Project Shows Racist, Homophobic Tweet Concentrations Across the U.S. ‘Geography of Hate’ Project Shows Racist, Homophobic Tweet Concentrations Across the U.S.
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If you’ve spent any time at all on Twitter, you know that it can be a great place for a variety of things – real-time news, celeb-watching, comedy, and the list goes on and on. But you also know that …

Google+ Aims To Lower Your Site’s Mobile Bounce Rate Google+ Aims To Lower Your Site’s Mobile Bounce Rate
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Google announced the launch of content recommendations for mobile sites via the Google+ Platform. By adding a line of code, webmasters can encourage users to look at more of their articles when they’re browsing mobile sites, by delivering recommended (by …

Missing Kansas Girl: Remains Believed To Be Found

The missing Kansas girl whose mother was slain on a farm last week is believed to have been found one county away, authorities say. 18-month old Lana Leigh Bailey went missing at the end of April with her mother, 21-year …

Seth Meyers Replaces Fallon Starting Next Year

NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt announced this weekend that Seth Meyers will become the host of Late Night next year, replacing current host Jimmy Fallon. Meyers is currently the head writer for Saturday Night Live. Lorne Michaels, the producer of …

Here’s Some Gameplay From The Rebooted XCOM Shooter

Before XCOM: Enemy Unknown rebooted the classic strategy franchise and proved that strategy games can still be mainstream hits, 2K was attempting to reboot the franchise with a first-person shooter that was simply titled XCOM. That game has been scrapped …

Prince Harry Gets Searchers Excited With U.S. Visit Prince Harry Gets Searchers Excited With U.S. Visit

As you’ve probably heard, Prince Harry is in the U.S., touring the nation, seeing the sites, and taking in some sporting events. Yahoo users in the country are apparently quite thirsty for info about the celebrity prince’s trip. Follow @YahooSearchData …

“Smash” Canceled: Twitter Reacts
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The once-promising NBC drama “Smash”, about a cast of Broadway actors and dancers, has officially been canceled by the network. The show was much-hyped before its first season and brought in almost 12 million viewers, a staggering amount for a …

Groupon POS For iPad Launched In App Store [Updated] Groupon POS For iPad Launched In App Store [Updated]

Update: This was just an unintentional leak. Here’s what Groupon has really released. Groupon has released a new POS solution for the iPad. The app, which can be found in the App Store, is described as “a beautiful and simple …

Lamborghini Egoista Concept Car Revealed

The design of Lamborghini cars has always bee a little different, but a new concept sports car by the Italian carmaker is making heads turn. At a recent Lamborghini 50th anniversary party, car designer Walter De Silva debuted the Lamborghini …

Juliana Redding Murder Trial Set To Begin

Juliana Redding, a young aspiring actress and model whose ambition brought her from Arizona to California, never got to see her dreams come to light. In 2008, she was found strangled and beaten to death in her Santa Monica home. …

Don’t Expect Any Hardware Announcements At Google I/O Don’t Expect Any Hardware Announcements At Google I/O

People are expecting big things out of this year’s Google I/O. Last year’s conference introduced the world to Glass, the Nexus 7 and the ill-fated Nexus Q. What could Google possibly do to top that? It seems that they aren’t …