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Comic-Con 2013: New ‘Ryse: Son of Rome’ Details Revealed

Though the gameplay in Ryse: Son of Rome failed to greatly impress critics at this year’s E3, there was no disputing that the game’s graphics were next-generation quality. This week at the Ryse panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Microsoft Studios …

Kanye West Tapes: Taylor Swift Rant Recorded After VMAs

We all remember the Kanye West/Taylor Swift encounter at the 2009 VMAs; she won an award, accepted it looking so happy and fresh-faced and innocent, and then Kanye stormed the stage and declared Beyonce the real winner, shattering Taylor’s moment …

Second iPhone Electrocution Case Emerges In China Second iPhone Electrocution Case Emerges In China
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Earlier this week, news began circulating that a young woman was killed when she was electrocuted by her iPhone. Police and Apple are still investigating the incident, but many believe that the deadly shock was due to a problem with …

Meta Alert: A Short Film of Films Inside Other Films
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What you’re about to see is a celebration of the movies at one of its most confusing, but oddly purest forms. It’s a compilation video of movies being featured in other movies. Do you remember when the prisoners in The …

Anna Chlumsky: Baby Before Emmy Nod Keeps Her Grounded

Anna Chlumsky had two major life events occur within just a week of each other, and she says she’s glad they happened in the order they did. Chlumsky–a former child actress who starred in “My Girl”–just got an Emmy nod …

Comic-Con 2013: New ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Villain Revealed
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San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing and the movie, video game, and general geek culture announcements are coming fast. At yesterday’s Batman: Arkham Origins panel Warner Bros. revealed yet another of the assassins Batman will be battling in the …

Yelp Acquires SeatMe: Better Online Reservations and More ‘Closing the Loop’ Yelp Acquires SeatMe: Better Online Reservations and More ‘Closing the Loop’
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Yelp has announced that they have acquired online reservation startup and rising OpenTable competitior SeatMe in order to “further enhance the consumer experience by extending the convenience of easy, online reservations directly through Yelp to thousands of currently unserved businesses.” …

Comic-Con 2013: Capcom Announces A New Strider Game

Strider and its sequel are some of the most cherished action games of all time. Capcom has kept the fandom alive by including the game’s main protagonist, Hiryu, in its various fighting games over the years, including the recent Marvel …

Rob Kardashian’s Ex Getting “Ratchet” Tat Of His Name Burned Off

Rob Kardashian’s ex-girlfriend, singer Adrienne Bailon, is regretting her decision to ink his name on her butt while they were dating, and says she’s having it burned off. “I’ve gotten pretty bad tattoos before,” Bailon, 29, said on her talk …

Namco High Announced At San Diego International Comic Con
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Gamers, otaku, nerds, and general fanatics have all gathered in solidarity for the mecca of geekdom that is San Diego Comic Con, which started on Thursday and will continue in to Sunday. Among the panels, musicians, cosplayers, and other attractions …

Boston Bomber Photographer Lashes Out Against Rolling Stone
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Like many people, the Boston Police staff photographer who was on the scene for the capture of the alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a bit put off by Rolling Stone’s latest attempt at relevancy. The magazine’s cover story, …

Aaron Hernandez Sticker Replaced by Tebow Sticker
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Aaron Hernandez’s sticker legacy is in jeopardy. The Panini Group, which produces various sports and entertainment collectibles, has removed half a million Aaron Hernandez collectible stickers from its upcoming NFL collectible sticker line. What’s even better is that it’s replaced …

Lindsey Vonn Loves Tiger, But She’s Not Marrying Him

Lindsey Vonn opened up to Vogue recently about her relationship with Tiger Woods, and some rather startling revelations came out. The couple became a media sensation earlier this year when they were first spotted out and about together, but neither …

Rihanna Has Food Thrown At Her By Angry Fans

Rihanna has a bad reputation for being late, so fans at her Tuesday show in Manchester, England were probably not too surprised when she showed up an hour after the show was supposed to start. Not surprised, but angry. When …

Plane Crashes Into Mobile Home Near Laurel Maryland

At around 10 a.m. Thursday morning, a small plane crashed into a home near Laurel, Maryland. The plane, which was a Beechcraft Musketeer, was reported seen flying low, and hit a tree before plummeting into a mobile home. Luckily, no …

Golfer Smashes $80,000 ESPN Camera with Errant Shot at British Open

I’m actually surprised that this doesn’t happen more often – especially considering the choppy conditions that a tournament like the British Open is known for. But anyway, it happened. A professional golfer shattered a super-expensive HD camera with a shot …

Google Launches New Business Photos For 167 NYC Restaurants Ahead Of Restaurant Week Google Launches New Business Photos For 167 NYC Restaurants Ahead Of Restaurant Week
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Google announced today that it is launching 360-degree, interactive photos for 167 of the 294 restaurants participating in NYC Restaurant Week (next week). Google Maps summer intern Evelyn Chang writes on the Google Maps blog: Let’s say you’re in New …

New Splinter Cell Trailer Teases Story Prologue

Though Ubisoft now seems to be focusing on its next-generation console launch titles Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, the publisher still has one last current-generation to follow through with. Splinter Cell: Blacklist will hit stores on August …

Laurel Plane Crash: Plane Hits Maryland Homes

A Maryland neighborhood got a nasty surprise today when a small plane crashed into a trailer park, hitting two mobile homes. The pilot suffered injuries, but is expected to recover. The Beechcraft BE 23 began sputtering in the sky around …

Microsoft Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue Of $19.90 Billion Microsoft Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue Of $19.90 Billion
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There’s a lot of doom and gloom talk surrounding the PC market these days. Can Microsoft survive in such an antagonist climate? It certainly thinks it can, and its latest financial results show that it’s making money in the areas …

Google Earnings Released: Revenue And Paid Clicks Up, CPCs And Stock Down Google Earnings Released: Revenue And Paid Clicks Up, CPCs And Stock Down
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Google just released its earnings report for the second quarter. The company missed Wall Street estimates, and it’s stock is headed downward. Revenue was up 19% year-over-year at $14.11 billion for the quarter. GAAP operating income for the quarter was …

Comic-Con 2013 Includes Metallica, Godzilla

Comic-Con International has always been a melting pot of fans, actors, musicians, cosplayers, and writers (as well as readers); every year, San Diego sees thousands of fans gather to celebrate the diverse things they love under one roof. This year, …

You Have 13 Days To Save The World In Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
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Square Enix, like pretty much every other gaming publisher, is at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend. The publisher used the event as an excuse to release another story trailer for its last major title on current generation consoles – Lightning …

Tumblr Isn’t Removing Porn, Just Making It a Hell of a Lot Harder to Find Tumblr Isn’t Removing Porn, Just Making It a Hell of a Lot Harder to Find
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Imagine someone baked you a cookie and promised you that you could have it whenever you wanted. “You promise not to take it away?” you ask them. “Yes,” they say. “I promise. Even though your dad doesn’t really want you …