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Sharon Stone Has A New Millionaire Boyfriend
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Sharon Stone is back in headlines this week after it was announced that she’s dating Hamptons hotelier Michael Wudyka, who is nine years her junior. Stone, who got quite a bit of attention at Cannes this year for her fashion …

Shot Senior: Graduation Day Almost Never Happened

For any high school senior, graduation day is a huge milestone. It marks not only the end of over a decade of hard work, good times, and stress, it’s also the beginning of a whole new phase of life. For …

Chili-Finger Lady Going Back To Prison After Wendy’s Scam

A woman who lied about finding a finger in her bowl of Wendy’s chili is going back to prison after telling another big fat lie. Anna Ayala apparently didn’t learn her lesson the first time she lied, even though it …

Puppeteer Gets A Charming E3 2013 Trailer

E3 2013 is still a few days away, but that’s not going to stop Sony from releasing a few trailers of the game it intends to show off at the event. The first of undoubtedly many is the super charming …

‘From Smart To Wise’ Authors Speak At Google ‘From Smart To Wise’ Authors Speak At Google

Prasad Kaipa and Navi Radjou, authors of leadership advice book “From Smart to Wise: Acting and Leading with Wisdom,” recently participated in an At Google talk, which Google has now made available for viewing. To give you an idea of …

Keith Olbermann to Host MLB Show on Cable Keith Olbermann to Host MLB Show on Cable

Turner Broadcasting today announced that veteran news anchor Keith Olbermann will be hosting postseason Major League Baseball (MLB) coverage on TBS later this year. Olbermann will host the cable TV station’s studio show along with MLB hall-of-famer Dennis Eckersley. In …

Kim Zolciak Pregnant With Baby Number 5
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Kim Zolciak of “Real Housewives Of Atlanta” fame is now pregnant with her fifth child…just nine months after her son was born. Zolciak, who is married to Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann, also has a 2-year old son and …

Casinos Are Already Banning Google Glass Casinos Are Already Banning Google Glass
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Although Americans may be warming up to Google Glass and its ilk, it’s inevitable that some businesses and institutions are going to seek to ban the device (and other wearable technology) as it becomes more prevalent in society. Concerned about …

Amazon Brings The Kindle DX Back For An Encore Performance Amazon Brings The Kindle DX Back For An Encore Performance
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Last year, Amazon killed a number of its Kindle products in anticipation of the Kindle Fire HD launch. One of those killed products was the Kindle DX – a large-format text e-reader. Now it has appeared once again on Amazon’s …

Federico García Lorca Gets Google Homepage Doodle Federico García Lorca Gets Google Homepage Doodle
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Google’s homepage in Spain is currently showing a doodle honoring Spanish poet Federico García Lorca’s 115th birthday. García Lorca, executed by Nationalist forces in the Spanish Civil War, was known as a member of the Genration of ’27. In addition …

Swiffer Ad Pulled Over ‘Rosie the Riveter’ Imagery Swiffer Ad Pulled Over ‘Rosie the Riveter’ Imagery
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During World War II, ‘Rosie the Riveter’ became an American propaganda icon for encouraging women to take on jobs normally associated with men. With many men serving overseas, U.S. women took factory jobs producing munitions and other war supplies. Now, …

Scotch: 6,000 Gallons Catch Fire In New Jersey
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Scotch, like anything worth consuming, is pretty dangerous around an open flame or anything that creates sparks. So when a truck carrying 6,000 gallons of it hit a car in New Jersey and overturned on Tuesday, it went up pretty …

Facebook Launches Local Currency Payments API, Sets Date For Facebook Credits Death Facebook Launches Local Currency Payments API, Sets Date For Facebook Credits Death

About a year ago, Facebook announced that it was launching subscription payments and local currency support for in-app payments while getting rid of Facebook Credits. In March, the company previewed local currency payments for game developers. Today, Facebook announced that …

Facebook Won’t Pull Shockingly Graphic Indian Prostitution Page [UPDATED] Facebook Won’t Pull Shockingly Graphic Indian Prostitution Page [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: It looks like Facebook has removed the page, as I thought they would. But it was still active for a long time, and Facebook did delay in yanking it even after various content reports. Still shows how messed-up Facebook’s …

Shipwreck: Gold Found Off South Carolina Coast?
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Most of us love a good story about a found treasure; lately, those have mostly been about Goodwill patrons finding valuable paintings buried behind discarded motel-room art. But today there’s a story out of South Carolina that might be about …

FCC To Vote On Whether Wireless Carriers Can Sell Your Private Information FCC To Vote On Whether Wireless Carriers Can Sell Your Private Information

Did you know that pretty much everything you do on your smartphone, feature phone or cellphone is logged at your carrier? Did you also know that this information is routinely sold to advertisers without your consent? Well, the FCC is …

Paris Jackson Survives Suicide Attempt

Paris Jackson, daughter of late pop star Michael Jackson, has reportedly attempted suicide. According to a TMZ report, Jackson was rushed to a hospital at around 2 am Wednesday morning. The report cites an unnamed source “connected to the emergency …

Yahoo Bing Network Makes Changes To How Bids Work Yahoo Bing Network Makes Changes To How Bids Work

Microsoft announced that it is making some changes to the way incremental bids work in BIng Ads. According to the company, the changes will give advertisers more options to control how bidding on keywords works to maximize return-on-investment, as well …

Youngest Manson Follower Up For Parole
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Leslie Van Houten, the youngest of Charles Manson’s followers, is up for parole for the 20th time today at a California hearing. Van Houten played a part in the vicious killings of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca during the summer of …

$590 Million Jackpot Finally Claimed in Florida [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The winner is Gloria C. Mackenzie, an 84-year-old woman. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Florida Lottery officials have confirmed that someone has finally come forward to claim that $590.5 million Powerball jackpot. They’re set to have a press conference this afternoon. After …

People Are Now Controlling Drones With Their Minds

The drones of today are controlled via a remote control. The drones of tomorrow will be controlled via your brain. University of Minnesota Biomedical Engineering Professor Bin He recently unveiled his latest project – a drone that can be controlled …

Google Launches New Image Extensions For AdWords Ads Google Launches New Image Extensions For AdWords Ads

Google announced on Wednesday the addition of new image extensions for AdWords ads. These allow advertisers to make their ads more visual with pictures relevant to their offers, and potentially better attract the attention of customers. The extensions are currently …

“Happy Prostitute” Ads Backfire In Brazil
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A new ad campaign in Brazil is receiving some backlash for glorifying prostitution, which is legal in the country but is being targeted ahead of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic games, which will both take place in …

Google Will Continue To Improve How It Handles Authorship, Look For Other Ways To Use It Google Will Continue To Improve How It Handles Authorship, Look For Other Ways To Use It
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Over the past couple of years, it has become abundantly clear that authorship will continue to play an increasingly important role in how Google determines when and how to rank some types of content in search results. Nothing is changing …