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Michael Shannon Reads the Deranged Sorority Letter [VIDEO]

Last week Gawker published a real email from an executive board member of the Delta Gamma sorority at the University of Maryland. Now known as the ‘deranged sorority letter’, the email excoriates sorority sisters for being “boring” and “awkward” at …

Ben Affleck: $1.50 Challenge To Raise Poverty Awareness
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Ben Affleck, who is fresh off an Oscar win for his film “Argo”, is taking the buzz surrounding his name to a good place: raising awareness about poverty and the harsh choices some have to make when it comes to …

Anthony Weiner Is Back on Twitter with a New Handle Anthony Weiner Is Back on Twitter with a New Handle

Well what do you know – look who’s back on Twitter. It’s former Congressman Anthony Weiner, whose indiscretions on the social media platform led to embarrassment and his eventual political demise. It appears that Weiner is migrating his Twitter presence …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Tells Authorities Tamerlan Masterminded Boston Bombing

The remaining suspect in the Boston bombings is blaming the whole thing on the dead suspect. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been talking to authorities (or writing rather, as he can’t talk because of a gunshot wound to the throat), and says …

Firefox OS Dev Units Now Available For Purchase Firefox OS Dev Units Now Available For Purchase

It was revealed last week that the Firefox OS dev units from Geeksphone would finally be shipping after missing their originally planned launch in February. Now the phones are available, but you’re still going to have to wait. Engadget reports …

Ratchet & Clank Movie Coming in 2015

There’s another video game movie adaptation coming. Luckily, it’s not another slapped-together live-action action movie that’s only resemblance to a game is character names and some professional cosplay. Sony and Insomniac Games, the developers of the Ratchet & Clank and …

Jimmy Kimmel Out-Hipsters Coachella Hipsters
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As you probably know, Coachella’s second weekend just wrapped up, and by most accounts it was a great festival filled with great bands. Jimmy Kimmel decided to ask festival goers about some of the more obscure bands that played Coachella …

Porsha Stewart Divorce: She Found Out On Twitter

Porsha Stewart, one of the stars of “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta”, is headed for divorce despite her adamant protests during the show’s reunion that everything was fine with her marriage to Kordell Stewart. And though the break-up was surprising …

Former Miss Delaware: Probation Given For Alcohol Possession

The former Miss Delaware Teen USA has now been put on probation. Melissa King, who resigned from her position as Miss Delaware in February, has been hit with probation for the underage possession of alcohol, according to a report from …

St. George’s Day 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle St. George’s Day 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle

Google is celebrating St. George’s Day 2013 in the UK with a doodle on its homepage. The day represents the feast day of Saint George, and is celebrated by Christian churches in several countries, though the doodle appears to be …

Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S. Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S.

On Monday, Netflix released their Q1 2013 earnings report and in it they boasted gains of 2.03 million domestic subscribers. This is important for two reasons. First, it boosts their total domestic subscriber base to 29.17 million, continuing a steady …

Richie Havens Dies: Woodstock Singer Was 72

Richie Havens, who was well-known as the first performer at Woodstock, has died of a heart attack. He was 72 years old. A folk singer with a love for guitar playing, Havens was first-billed at the enormous music festival after …

Pizza Hut’s Xbox App Is Here to Keep You Firmly Planted on the Couch
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What would have once seemed ridiculous now sounds completely logical – and better yet, smart. Pizza Hut and Microsoft have partnered up to put a Pizza Hut app on the Xbox 360. According to Polygon, the new app will become …

Assassin’s Creed III ‘King Washington’ Episode III DLC Out Today

If you’re not sure whether the new Star Trek video game released today will be right for you, there’s still the Assassin’s Creed franchise to fall back on. While waiting for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, fans of Assassin’s Creed …

Netflix to Offer ‘Family’ Plan with 4 Simultaneous Streams for $12 Netflix to Offer ‘Family’ Plan with 4 Simultaneous Streams for $12
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Netflix will unveil a new tier to their subscription plans in the U.S., allowing large families to stream more content at the same time. The company will soon give the option for subscribers to pay $11.99 a month in order …

Google Launches Biggest-Ever Update To Street View Google Launches Biggest-Ever Update To Street View
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Google announced today that it has added its 50th country to Street View with the addition of imagery from Hungary and Lesotho. In addition to the two new countries, Google is expanding its Street View imagery in Poland and Romania, …

Chaz Bono: 60 Lb. Weight Loss Due To Change In Diet
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Chaz Bono has dropped sixty pounds with the help of a doctor and says he had to make a conscious effort to change the way he was eating. Bono, who was born Chastity to Cher and Sonny Bono, has undergone …

Should Your Startup Use Open Source Software? Should Your Startup Use Open Source Software?
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Open source software is awesome, and it’s free. What more do you need to know? In all actuality, there’s a lot to consider when thinking about what software to use in your startup. Do you go with open source or …

Check Out Splinter Cell: Blacklist In Action On The Wii U
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Ubisoft recently revealed that it’s bringing this year’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist to the Wii U. The console is definitely hurting for content, and a new Splinter Cell is just the kind of AAA content that the console needs. Of course, …

Homeworld Franchise Bought by Gearbox
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The bankruptcy and break-up of THQ is still having wide-ranging implications for the gaming industry. While many of the publishers who bought nearly-finished games in the auction are polishing up the titles for release, the future of some of the …

Netflix: Very Few Gamed Free Trials to Watch House of Cards Netflix: Very Few Gamed Free Trials to Watch House of Cards

Netflix just posted their Q1 2013 earnings – $1.02 billion total revenue, slightly beating expectations. They also added 3 million streaming customers, bringing the total to 36 million. Inside the letter to investors, CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells …

Gorilla Glass 3 Ensures That The Galaxy S4 Is Nigh Scratch Proof Gorilla Glass 3 Ensures That The Galaxy S4 Is Nigh Scratch Proof

The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes out in just a few days, or a few weeks, depending on your carrier. While you wait to get your hands on the Samsung’s latest smartphone, you might be curious as to how the screen …

Google Street View Goes Inside Bizarre Corporate Costume Party Google Street View Goes Inside Bizarre Corporate Costume Party
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I continue to be amazed by some of the things Google captures in Street View imagery for Google Maps. We’ve seen everything from dead bodies to people having sex on the side of the road, and of course some stunning …

Apple Adds ‘Download Later’ Option to iTunes Purchases Apple Adds ‘Download Later’ Option to iTunes Purchases

Apple has made a small update to its downloading options for iTunes purchases – small but potentially helpful. Starting now, users will be given an option to download purchased content later. When you purchase something, let’s say a TV season, …