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Medicare Fraud Crackdown Nabs 91 Doctors, Nurses, and Others
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Last week U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that a Medicare Fraud Strike Force operation has led to charges against 91 people in seven cities across the U.S. According to the …

iPad Mini Rumor: Images Of Device Leak Via Twitter iPad Mini Rumor: Images Of Device Leak Via Twitter
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The iPad Mini is officially Apple’s worst kept secret. It’s actually kind of amazing that Apple is able to pretend the tablet doesn’t exist after all the leaks and information coming out of China. Apple is reportedly sending invites for …

Car Sliced In Half During Accident In New York
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A teenage driver who only had a learner’s permit crashed his car early Monday morning, sending it flying into the woods where it was cut in half. 17-year old Joseph Beer took a curve too quickly and sent the car …

Mars Rover Curiosity Scoops Martian Soil for the First Time [VIDEO]
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Last week, NASA announced that they were in preparations to begin the surface testing phase of the Curiosity mission, meaning that they were about to start scooping up Martian soil. And now, NASA has revealed the first photo and video …

Crysis 3 Multiplayer Detailed in New Trailer

There’s no doubt that Crysis 3 will look very pretty. CryEngine 3.4.0 was announced in April, with expanded DirectX 11 features, meaning the game’s developers will have had almost a year to perfect its graphical look by the time it …

The Walking Dead Season 3 Webisodes Come To iPhone, iPad And Android
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Last week, AMC released four new webisodes for the The Walking Dead to whet the appetites of fans waiting for Season 3 to begin. The web series is called “Cold Storage”. AMC announced today that the webisodes are now available …

Windows Phone, HTC Outscore The Rest In Customer Satisfaction Windows Phone, HTC Outscore The Rest In Customer Satisfaction

Remember when the Siri told iPhone users that the Nokia Lumia 900 was the best smartphone on the market? It was a funny oversight that pointed out an often overlooked truth – people really love their Windows Phones. It may …

Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Gets Another Parody: This One Includes Heroin Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Gets Another Parody: This One Includes Heroin

We showed you one parody of Facebook’s new “chairs” commercial. That one specifically compared Facebook to toilets. Here’s another one, which goes a bit further, including toilet paper, masturbation, heroin and people with hooks for hands. [via TNW]

Quantum Particles: Scientists Earn Nobel Prize

Serge Haroche of France, along with American David Wineland, have won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work involving quantum particles. The $1.2 million prize was announced today, coming on the heels of a win for Britain and Japan …

A Popsicle Stick Bomb Love Story at 1000 FPS [VIDEO]
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Well this is cute. If you’re around eight years old and want to get the cute girl at the beach to come sit next to you, how do you go about it? I’d say that creating a giant stick bomb …

Roku and 3M Release a Streaming Video Box With a Projector Roku and 3M Release a Streaming Video Box With a Projector

This week, Roku and 3M have teamed up to launch a unique type of streaming video player. The device is what 3M is calling a “Streaming Projector.” It functions as a normal Roku video streaming box, with the requisite Netflix, …

Google Launches A New Google Search Appliance Google Launches A New Google Search Appliance
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Google Search Appliance has been around for about a decade, and today, the box has received a new update with version 7.0. This version adds universal search, refined relevance signals and some other bells and whistles. “The GSA 7.0 helps …

What One Billion Facebook Users Means to Prominent U.S. Politicians What One Billion Facebook Users Means to Prominent U.S. Politicians

We knew it was bound to happen sooner rather than later. After reporting 955 million monthly active users in their May IPO filing, Facebook just announced last Thursday that they had crossed the 1 billion users threshold. According to the …

Dish Network Avoids Losing Gannett Channels Dish Network Avoids Losing Gannett Channels
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While terms were not disclosed, Dish Network and Gannett were able to reach an agreement to keep Dish from losing Gannett channels, including ABC, CBS and NBC-affiliated stations in 19 cities. The two companies had a deal in place that …

J.J. Watt Takes Down Sanchez, Earns Praise For Win

With cries from the commentators of “Who?!”, J.J. Watt came out of nowhere during the Texans/Jets game to bring down Mark Sanchez and is taking some credit for helping the Texans earn their first win over the Jets in a …

Google Play Movies & TV Coming to Google TV Google Play Movies & TV Coming to Google TV
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This week Google announced that some essential features of Google Play will be rolling out to Google TV. Though they have been conspicuously absent from Google TV until now, the Google Play app will be getting movies, TV shows, and …

New iPod Touch Pre-Orders Shipping Out Today New iPod Touch Pre-Orders Shipping Out Today
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Did you pre-order the new iPod Touch as soon as it was announced last month? If so, you’ve been waiting for the vague release date of October to roll around. We’re already a quarter through the month and there’s been …

Facebook’s Sponsored Stories Lawsuit Gets New Settlement Facebook’s Sponsored Stories Lawsuit Gets New Settlement

Facebook is making another attempt to bring an end to a lawsuit over their advertising practices – mainly their Sponsored Stories ads. This time, after having a settlement rejected back in August, Facebook has changed up the monetary aspect of …

QVC Host Faints, Co-Host Goes On With The Show

When QVC guest host Cassie Slane had a fainting spell due to low blood-sugar, her experienced co-host kept right on talking as the cameras cut to a close-up of the product they were talking about, smoothing over the awkward moment. …

Borderlands 2 Mechromancer Released One Week Early

Seeing the amazing trailers to the twisted humor of the game itself, it’s clear that Gearbox is having a lot of fun developing Borderlands 2. The company certainly hasn’t been slacking off, either. Today, Gearbox President Randy Pitchford announced that …

Bad Piggies Chrome App Installs Adware

By all accounts, Bad Piggies is shaping up to be Rovio’s next big hit. iOS and Android users are already downloading the game by the millions, and PC players will soon be able to join in the fun. Strangely enough, …

Rhea Pearlman, Danny Devito Shock Fans And Friends

When a Hollywood couple makes it past the twenty year mark, you assume they’ll be together forever. Sadly, that’s not the case for Rhea Pearlman and Danny Devito, who are ending their 30-year marriage. The couple met in 1970 but …

Google Penguin Update: This Person Has A “Huge Recovery” Story Google Penguin Update: This Person Has A “Huge Recovery” Story
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Google has been pushing major updates left and right in recent weeks, and plenty of webmasters are feeling the effects for better or for worse. In late September, Google announced the EMD update targeting low-quality sites with exact match domains. …

Hundreds Of Bonanza Users Get Their Twitter Accounts Suspended [Updated] Hundreds Of Bonanza Users Get Their Twitter Accounts Suspended [Updated]
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It appears that Twitter accounts who have been tweeting links to pages from ecommerce site Bonanza (formerly Bonanzle) have been getting suspended by Twitter. Bonanza co-founder Mark Dorsey tells WebProNews, “This past Friday, hundreds of our sellers’ Twitter accounts were …