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Amanda Bynes Still In Mental Health Facility, Won’t Be Charged For Fire

Amanda Bynes reportedly won’t be charged for starting a fire at an elderly woman’s home in Sherman Oaks on Monday, according to police. Bynes, who has been displaying disturbing behavior over the past year, allegedly sat in the woman’s driveway …

Shaming Doesn’t Help Obese People Lose Weight, Shows Study
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Americans are now larger than ever, and predicted to become even larger over the next few decades. Along with the rise in obesity has come a rise in associated health problems and costs. Medical professionals across the U.S. are now …

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Finally Confirmed For Wii U

Remember when Call of Duty: Ghosts was announced earlier this year? Activision said it was coming to every major console, but the Wii U logo was noticeably absent from the launch trailer. This led to months of speculation going back …

Yahoo Sports Launches New Fantasy App With Mobile Drafting Yahoo Sports Launches New Fantasy App With Mobile Drafting
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Yahoo announced that it has launched its new 2013 Fantasy Sports app today, which brings a new design, and new features to the experience. One of the big new improvements is that it now features mobile drafting, which many will …

“CrazySexyCool” Trailer Debuts Online

The trailer for “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” has made its debut this week, and fans of the group are buzzing about it. The VH1 original movie was overseen by T-Boz and Chili, who were executive producers, so it’s not surprising …

Spotify Helps Dramatically Reduce Music Piracy In The Netherlands, Norway Spotify Helps Dramatically Reduce Music Piracy In The Netherlands, Norway

While music piracy may not be the buzzworthy topic it was in the days of Napster and Limewire, an idea given life by the RIAA’s decision to stop suing downloaders, that doesn’t mean it’s a forgotten issue. The RIAA’s vehement …

Tropical Storm Dorian Moves Toward Puerto Rico, Florida
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The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) this week has named a tropical depression that formed over the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday morning. Tropical storm Dorian is now moving west-northwest in the direction of Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Cuba and …

Kim Fields Is Pregnant Again, It’s A Boy

Kim Fields had a profound impact on kids’ lives when she played Tootie on The Facts of Life. Now she has the opportunity to play a major role in her own children’s lives, including one child that’s on the way. …

LinkedIn Adds Infographic Player To Slideshare LinkedIn Adds Infographic Player To Slideshare

LinkedIn announced on Thursday that it has launched a new player on Slideshare specifically for infographics. It looks like so: What Makes Great Infographics from SlideShare “Though we have hosted infographics in the past, our new player optimizes the viewing …

The Comic-Con 2013 Cosplay Music Video Shows Off the Best Costumes The Comic-Con 2013 Cosplay Music Video Shows Off the Best Costumes
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Aside from setting the upcoming entertainment schedule for geeks everywhere, Comic-Con has another, perhaps even more famous feature. I am, of course, talking about the amazing cosplay attendees who show up by the truckload. Yes, these appearances have become commonplace, …

The Existence Of PRISM Is Hurting The U.S. Tech Industry The Existence Of PRISM Is Hurting The U.S. Tech Industry
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In early June, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed the existence of PRISM. The leaked slides allege that the NSA has direct access to servers belonging to major tech companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft. The companies denied that they …

U of Florida Removes Brick Honoring Aaron Hernandez
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As more and more details come to light about crimes allegedly committed by Aaron Hernandez, the more teams are trying to distance themselves from him. The latest such action came today as the University of Florida removed a brick on …

Carlos Danger Name Generator Yields Hilarious Results
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With Anthony Weiner back in the headlines this week, it has come out that the former Congressman may have been sexting under the pseudonym “Carlos Danger” with a woman who claims their online transgressions went on after his resignation from …

Intel, Toshiba to Release “Social” Alien Moustache Movie Intel, Toshiba to Release “Social” Alien Moustache Movie

Intel and Toshiba today announced that they will release a “social” movie titled The Power Inside. The movie is an intensely silly horror spoof starring Harvey Keitel, Reid Ewing, and Zack Pearlman. Will Speck and Josh Gordon are directing the …

Ashton Kutcher Talks About Missing His Opportunity To Meet Steve Jobs Ashton Kutcher Talks About Missing His Opportunity To Meet Steve Jobs
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Ashton Kutcher appeared on The Tonight Show, and talked about his role in the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, and how he missed a chance to meet the man he would be playing in the film. Kutcher tells Jay Leno, “I …

Bing Product Ads Still On Track For Q3 Release Bing Product Ads Still On Track For Q3 Release
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Back in January, we had a conversation with David Pann, GM of Microsoft’s Search Network, who told us that we could expect Bing’s version of product listing ads sometime this year. This came shortly after a big anti-Google campaign from …

Tablet Shipments Down in Q2, iPad Market Share Drops Tablet Shipments Down in Q2, iPad Market Share Drops
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As crowded as the tablet market has become in just a few years, manufacturers actually are eating into Apple’s leading share of the tablet market. New second quarter 2013 tablet shipment numbers were released today by TrendForce, showing that Apple’s …

Newly Released ‘Gravity’ Trailer Gets a Second Act

Yesterday, the first official trailer for Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón’s long-awaited follow-up project since he wowed movie fans with his incredible Children of Men, hit the tubes, and all was right with the world. While Cuarón has had his hand in …

PHP 5.5 Updated, Version 5.3 On Its Way Out PHP 5.5 Updated, Version 5.3 On Its Way Out

PHP is the weapon of choice for many Web developers. It’s a good thing then that the team behind it has been very diligent with its releases. In fact, they have recently released an update to address some bugs that …

‘Sons of Anarchy': Robocop Joins For Sixth Ride
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Sons of Anarchy is one of those television shows you just can’t look away from. Writer, producer, and creator Kurt Sutter was a writer for FX’s hit cop drama The Shield, which effectively cleaned house each year at the Emmy’s, …

3D Printing Can Now Be Used To Make Kryptonite 3D Printing Can Now Be Used To Make Kryptonite
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3D printers have proven to be incredibly versatile over the last year. What other machine can go from making a ship in a bottle one minute to a working gun the next? Now 3D printers are making fictional elements. The …

Facebook Isn’t Losing Popularity Among Teens, Says Zuckerberg Facebook Isn’t Losing Popularity Among Teens, Says Zuckerberg
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The report of the death of Facebook’s popularity among teens is most definitely an exaggeration, at least according to Mark Zuckerberg. The narrative posited by various recent studies is that Facebook is just not cool anymore, and teens specifically have …

‘After Tiller’ Abortion Documentary Trailer Released

This year was the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade. The ruling cleared the way for legal abortion across the U.S., but abortion rights in the country have been incrementally rolled back since that …

Google Translate Gets Handwriting Input On Homepage Google Translate Gets Handwriting Input On Homepage

Google announced that handwriting is now available as an input option for Google Translate on the Google Translate homepage. “Handwriting input lets you translate a written expression, even if you don’t know how to type the characters,” writes product manager …