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Navy’s First Black Pilot Buddy Back to Korea for Him

“We’ll come back for you.” It was like a scene out of a Hollywood war film … only, it probably was nothing like a scene out of a Hollywood war film. Ensign Jesse Brown, the U.S. Navy’s first black fighter …

Helen Thomas, White House Reporting Legend, Dies
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Today Helen Thomas died at the age of 92. Helen Thomas was a legend in White House reporting. She started covering the White House in 1960, choosing to eschew the traditional “female reporting” angle – First Lady’s fashion choices, travel …

Roller Coaster Death in North Texas
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Fox News reports that a woman was thrown from a roller coster to her death on Friday at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. Investigators are still piecing together exactly what happened, but there are initial reports that the woman …

CU-Boulder Fines Rapist $75, Makes Him Write Essay
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The University of Colorado at Boulder is facing a Title IX investigation for allegedly mishandling a sexual assault case. Having found a student guilty of “non-consensual sexual intercourse,” the university suspended him for eight months (though they gave him a …

Captives Found in Houston “Prison Room”
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Four elderly men, and possibly four more women, have been found living in a converted garage in Houston, Texas, in what police are saying looks like a “prison room”. CNN reports that the Houston Police Department received an anonymous 911 …

Beer Contest Winner Drinks 1.6 Gallons in 20 Minutes, Dies

A beer drinking contest in Spain’s Murcia region ended in tragedy this week when the contest winner, Joaquin Alcaraz Garcia, died of cardiac arrest. The rules of the contest were simple: Consume as many 1-liter glasses of beer as possible …

Honda Has World’s Fastest Lawn Mower
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It’s a move that has rednecks everywhere drooling more than usual. According to Forbes, Honda UK has announced that they have built the world’s fastest lawn mower. Up to now, the record for fastest mower was held by Bobby Cleveland …

Case of the Smuggling Monsignor Gets Deeper
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The story of the Vatican official who was arrested for attempting to smuggle money has gotten even more cloak-and-dagger. The official, Monsignor Nunzio Scarano, 61, worked as a senior accountant in the Vatican’s financial administration. He is accused of colluding …

Italian Shipwreck Crew Guilty, Sentenced

It has been a year and a half since we reported on the tragic shipwreck of the Italian luxury liner Costa Concordia, which sank off the coast of the Isola del Giglio in Italy, a wreck that cost the lives …

Kirk Cameron Claims Facebook Blocked Him [UPDATED] Kirk Cameron Claims Facebook Blocked Him [UPDATED]
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Kirk Cameron, the 42-year-old former TV star turned self-styled evangelist, is raising a fuss in social media, saying that Facebook blocked him. More specifically, Cameron is promoting his latest Christian film, called Unstoppable. His first statement, posted to his Facebook …

New App Pays You To Look At Your Phone New App Pays You To Look At Your Phone

Your smartphone has become an extension of you. That fact has even led to the rise of a new branch of studies in evolution, one that examines how we use modern technology to adapt and extend ourselves and our brains. …

Confirmed: Apollo 11 Engines Recovered by Jeff Bezos
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Back in March of this year, NASA announced that a discovery had been made that would thrill space-junkies far and wide. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who had also founded the aerospace company Blue Origin, had recovered the Apollo Saturn V …

Satanist Westboro Protest Could Change Everything
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WebProNews writer Amanda Crum reported yesterday about the stylized counter-protest staged by Satanist’s against the Westboro Baptist Church. (See link below.) A small group of self-proclaimed Satanists gathered at the gravesite of Westboro leader Fred Phelps’ mother and performed a …

The Ones That Make Your Business Look Good In Google’s Local Results The Ones That Make Your Business Look Good In Google’s Local Results
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Back in January, Google revealed that Google Business Photos were being used by 100,000 businesses, a number that has no doubt grown significantly in the first half of 2013. In late May, Google announced the expansion of the program into …

Goldie Hawn Tweets About Birth Of Granddaughter Goldie Hawn Tweets About Birth Of Granddaughter

This goes to show that social media is not just for the younger generation! The 67-year-old, Goldie Hawn, “tweeted” about the birth of her fifth grandchild, and first granddaughter. The Hollywood actress has three children, Wyatt Russell from her present …

T-38 Crashes Just South of Shepherd Air Force Base

Early this morning, just before 7 a.m., a T-38 crashed just South of Shepherd Air Force Base located in Witchita Falls in Northern Texas. There were only two people on board, Major Chris Thompson and 1st Lieutenant Julius Dressbach. Thompson …

Satanists: Westboro Founder’s Mom Now Gay In Afterlife
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The Westboro Baptist Church, well known by now for their protests at any event they can use to promote their anti-gay agenda–including the funerals of soldiers and celebrities–is at the center of a controversy this week after members of Satanic …

EA’s E3 Press Conference Finally Gets The Abridged Treatment

E3 2013 seems like a distant memory now. It’s hard to even remember what happened. Thanks to the fine folks at VideoGamer, we can at least remember what happened at EA’s press conference. The latest, and final, E3 abridged video …

Here’s More Footage of that Giant Mech Stomping Around Comic-Con
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Earlier this week, Mythbuster Adam Savage unveiled the best cosplay costume in history. A real nine-foot-tall mech is now roaming San Diego Comic-Con, complete with sound effects. After thoroughly impressing Savage, the mech went on to meet comics legend Stan …

YouTube’s Paid Channels May Be Off to a Slow Start YouTube’s Paid Channels May Be Off to a Slow Start
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Back in May, after much speculation, YouTube finally unveiled their first-ever paid channels. Most costing a few dollars a month, the paid channels put exclusive content behind a paywall, ultimately changing an aspect of YouTube that users are quite comfortable …

Make Your Own Hero In Scribblenauts Unmasked

DC Comics is putting on quite the show at Comic-Con this year. They’ve been especially busy with video games what with the introduction of Copperhead in Batman: Arkham Origins. A new Batman game isn’t the only DC Comics game on …

Creepy Live-Action The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Trailer Released

Earlier this week, 2K Games released a trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. That video featured a lot of the action gamers can expect to see in the game, as well as a few of the story beats and main …

Schindler’s List (the Actual Thing) Is Now for Sale on eBay Schindler’s List (the Actual Thing) Is Now for Sale on eBay

If you’re a history buff with a few million dollars sitting around, you can buy one of the most famous lists in history – on eBay. Schindler’s List, or the List of Schindlerjuden, is now up for auction on the …

Comic-Con 2013: New Ender’s Game Teasers With Harrison Ford

Ender’s Game is one of the most-loved science fiction novels of all time. So, when it comes to a movie version, director Gavin Hood and actors such as Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley have a fine line to walk when …