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Oklahoma Execution Carried Out as Supreme Court Remains Silent
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The execution of an Oklahoma death row inmate took place as planned at 6:00 pm on Tuesday. According to an Associated Press (AP) report, the inmate, Michael Hooper, had tried to escape his death sentence by challenging Oklahoma’s lethal injection …

Kim Kardashian, Prison Orange, And Honey Boo Boo
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Kim Kardashian has made a few appearances on the show “Drop Dead Diva”, but she’s about to make one in a very unlikely costume: a prison jumpsuit. Kim plays Nikki Lepree, a woman who steals Stacy’s life savings rather than …

Retail Sales Up 4.1% From Last Year At $403.9 Billion For July Retail Sales Up 4.1% From Last Year At $403.9 Billion For July

The U.S. Census Bureau released its monthly retail sales report on Tuesday, indicating that sales for July (adusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes), were up 0.8% from June, and up 4.1% from …

Gamescom 2012: Star Wars 1313 Still Looks Amazing

After the disappointing Force Unleashed II, a new Star Wars game wasn’t high on anybody’s anticipation meter. That all changed at E3 when LucasArts gave us our first look at Star Wars 1313. It’s a new game starring not the …

Taylor Swift: New Song Rips Apart Boyfriend, But Which One?
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Taylor Swift has always straddled the line between country and pop, but a new single called “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” seems to have her dipping her toe more into the pop side of things…and, not surprisingly, fans …

Google Decides To Stop Supporting Prayer Times In Search Results Google Decides To Stop Supporting Prayer Times In Search Results

Google used to have a rich snippet for prayer times, which sites for religious organizations could use to show these times in Google’s search results pages underneath their main listing. Google has decided to no longer support the mark up …

Julia Child Remix Wants You to Keep on Cooking

First, Mister Rogers explored the Garden of Your Mind. Next, Bob Ross took us on a trip through his Happy Little Clouds. And now, PBS Digital Studios is back at it with another entry in their “Icons Remixed” series. This …

Command & Conquer Generals 2 Will Be Free-To-Play
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The announcements coming out of this week’s Gamescom trade show in Cologne, Germany are coming so quickly they almost seem to rival this year’s E3. Today, EA announced that its upcoming real-time strategy game, Command & Conquer Generals 2, will …

Eagles’ Jimmy Carr Dies At 79, Fans Mourn
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Eagles’ Jimmy Carr dies: The sports world suffered yet another loss today as news spread of the passing of a former defensive back and assistant coach. Jimmy Carr was 79 years old. Carr got his start in the ’50s with …

AT&T Working to Let Parents Remotely Disable Their Kids’ Smartphones While They Drive AT&T Working to Let Parents Remotely Disable Their Kids’ Smartphones While They Drive
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AT&T, if not the most dedicated, is definitely the most visible company out there when it comes to saying no to texting and driving. You’ve probably seen their TV ads as of late, featuring victims and the families of victims …

Toilet Of The Future Has Been Selected By Bill Gates (Here’s What It Looks Like) Toilet Of The Future Has Been Selected By Bill Gates (Here’s What It Looks Like)
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What will the toilet of the future look like? How will it work? These are questions the Bill & Linda Gates foundation sought the answers to with its “Reinventing the Toilet” initiative. Now, the Foundation has selected a winner for …

Britney Spears: Is Christina Aguilera Making Her Nervous?
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Britney Spears is set to judge the talent show “The X Factor” this fall, but if her behavior of late is any indication, she seems to be a nervous wreck. Could it be because she’ll be going up against her …

Netflix Instant is Coming to Scandinavia by Year’s End Netflix Instant is Coming to Scandinavia by Year’s End

California-based Netflix, after expanding their streaming service to Canada in 2010, Latin America in 2011, and the UK & Ireland in 2012, have now decided to tap into another big market: Scandinavia. Today, the company announced that they will soon …

iPad Mini Details Leaked in Anticipation of Launch iPad Mini Details Leaked in Anticipation of Launch
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It looks as if the long-rumored iPad Mini might finally get a debut, and just in time for the holiday shopping season. The specifications of the device are all but announced at this point, but a few more minor details …

Julia Child: Google Doodle Celebrates Her 100th Birthday Julia Child: Google Doodle Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Julia Child was born on this day in 1912, and although she passed in 2004 just two days shy of her 92nd birthday, her legacy lives on in the people she inspired. Today Google is celebrating that legacy with a …

Facebook Tests Promoted Posts in Your News Feed from Pages Way Outside Your Network Facebook Tests Promoted Posts in Your News Feed from Pages Way Outside Your Network
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Soon, you may begin to see promoted posts from pages that your don’t even like – or your friends don’t even like. You may see a post from a brand that you’ve never even heard of. That’s because Facebook is …

Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps

Finally, after all the hype that has surrounded Pinterest, it actually has mobile apps for Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad versions). It’s pretty impressive that the social network has been able to gain so much traction without such apps, …

Google Gets Better At Not Having To Send Users To Other Sites Google Gets Better At Not Having To Send Users To Other Sites
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Google went longer than usual without sharing its normally monthly lists of algorithm changes and “search quality highlights,” but finally, at the end of last week, the company put up one giant list covering changes it made in June and …

Women-Only City Proposed For Saudi Arabia
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For the economic powerhouse that is Saudi Arabia, women are a conundrum. On one hand, the country’s conservative religion precludes women from showing their skin or even driving a car. On the other hand, the country’s leaders realize that women …

Google Gets Inspiring Street View Imagery Of New Orleans’ Rebuilding Google Gets Inspiring Street View Imagery Of New Orleans’ Rebuilding

Google has new Street View imagery for New Orleans, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu is so proud of the post-Katrina rebuilding of the city, he blogged about the imagery for Google, wanting to show off the hard work to the rest …

Penn State Could Lose Accreditation Over Sandusky Scandal
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Pennsylvania State University could be in danger of losing its accreditation in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education warned Penn State last week on August 8th that it does not …

Steve Jobs’ House Burglarized, $60K Worth of Property Stolen Steve Jobs’ House Burglarized, $60K Worth of Property Stolen
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The home of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs was broken into on July 17th, according to the Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney. According to the technology crimes unit, more than $60,000 worth of computers and various “personal items” were …

Julian Assange Granted Asylum To Ecuador [Rumor] Julian Assange Granted Asylum To Ecuador [Rumor]
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The biggest political event this year isn’t the presidential race or that Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate. The biggest event that could have repercussions for years to come is the Julian Assange extradition case. If the …

YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On PlayStation 3 YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On PlayStation 3

Google announced the launch of a new YouTube app for PlayStation 3 today. “The app brings the full experience to PlayStation 3 for the first time, helping viewers find their favorite channels and videos on PS3, while giving YouTube creators …