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Man Arrested After Butt-Dialing 911 During Drug Deal Man Arrested After Butt-Dialing 911 During Drug Deal

Before the omnipresence of “slide to unlock” touchscreens and passcodes, it seemed like I was the recipient of an accidental call at least once a week. We’ve all been there – and if you’re the one unknowingly blabbing to a …

Texas A&M Shooting Reportedly Involves Two Cops (BREAKING)
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*This story has been updated below. A gunman has reportedly opened fire near the Texas A&M campus in Houston around 12:30 today, and while details are still developing, early reports say that at least two police officers are down. The …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Motherboard Leak Seemingly Confirms LTE iPhone 5 Rumor: Motherboard Leak Seemingly Confirms LTE
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September 12 – the date that the iPhone 5 is supposed to be revealed to the world. We’re still a few weeks away from the fateful day, but that hasn’t stopped the rumor mill. It keeps churning out new rumors …

Powerball Jackpot Up To $305 Million
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The Powerball Jackpot is now up to $305 Million, with the next drawing scheduled for Wednesday night. As you may know, Powerball drawings are held each Wednesday and Saturday. Saturday’s winning numbers were 4,13,39,46,51 Powerball: 1. There were no jackpot …

Jennifer Aniston, Pasta, and Shark Week
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Nuclear Butterflies Showing Abnormalities After Fukushima
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Although it’s been 17 months since what has been called the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl occurred in Japan, officials are still testing animals and insects in the area for traces of radiation. Recently, they found a large cluster of …

Google Buys Frommer’s, the Travel Guidebook Brand Google Buys Frommer’s, the Travel Guidebook Brand
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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is buying Frommer’s, the travel guide book brand, from publisher John Wiley & Sons. Details of the acquisition are sparse, and the price paid for Frommer’s has not been revealed. According to …

Want A Cheap 3D Printer? Back This Kickstarter Want A Cheap 3D Printer? Back This Kickstarter
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3D printers are pretty amazing, but they have one weakness – the cost. A decent 3D printer is going to run you anywhere between $1,750 to $10,000. One of the best 3D printers on the market in terms of value …

Remember, Google’s Newest Ranking Signal Is Only 1 Of Over 200 Remember, Google’s Newest Ranking Signal Is Only 1 Of Over 200
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Google announced on Friday that starting this week, it would begin using the number of “valid” copyright removal notices it gets for a site as a ranking signal. This immediately rubbed a lot of people the wrong way. In fact, …

Evelyn Lozada Pressing Charges, Chad Johnson Fans Call Bulls**t
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Evelyn Lozada says she wants to press charges against her husband, Miami Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson, for domestic abuse. Johnson was arrested on Saturday night after the couple had a fight which escalated, ending in a headbutt that left a …

3D Printing Is A Billion Dollar Industry [Infographic] 3D Printing Is A Billion Dollar Industry [Infographic]
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It’s a statement that I’ve said many times, but it still bears repeating – 3D printers are amazing. People are using 3D printers to innovate in just about every field imaginable. The technology could one day be used to save …

Mars Rover Team Congratulated by President Obama

It’s been one week since the Mars Science Laboratory’s rover Curiosity was lowered to the surface of Mars. Since then, the world has been treated to high-res images of the Gale crater landing site, a color panorama of the Martian …

Gotye Makes His Own “Somebody That I Used to Know” Supercut

Offline, it’s been nearly impossible to avoid “Somebody That I Used to Know,” the infectious breakout hit for Australian singer Wally De Backer, better known as Gotye. And online, it’s been equally as difficult to avoid the hundreds of covers …

Google Moves Further Away From Keyword Dependence Google Moves Further Away From Keyword Dependence
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It seems that June, for Google, was all about improving how the search engine deals with natural language. On Friday, Google released a giant list of changes it made over the course of June and July. There were 86 entries …

Who is Paul Ryan? Let’s Check His Facebook Page Who is Paul Ryan? Let’s Check His Facebook Page

Over the weekend, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney finally ended all the speculation and picked Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to join him on the ticket. As the author of “The Path to Prosperity” (aka the Ryan budget) back in …

Lindsay Lohan Thinks Francesca Eastwood Is A Nobody
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Lindsay Lohan has earned a reputation for being a complete nightmare, and if the stories from last week are true, it doesn’t look like her “comeback” is having much of an effect on her attitude. Lohan, who has made an …

Fidel Castro Turns 86, Maintains Silence
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Today marks the 86th birthday of Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary and decades-long leader of the Caribbean country. Castro has maintained silence and stayed out of view for two months now, prompting speculation about his health or possible death. A …

“Biggest Brown-Noser” Superlative Starts Wikipedia War “Biggest Brown-Noser” Superlative Starts Wikipedia War
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“Biggest Brown-Noser” may not be the superlative you want to win in high school, but if you have a good enough sense of humor, it’s not that big a deal. However, when you run for a government office later in …

WikiLeaks Has Been Down For Nine Days Following Massive DDoS Attack WikiLeaks Has Been Down For Nine Days Following Massive DDoS Attack
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WikiLeaks is no stranger to being brought down by DDoS attacks. The Web site has been attacked multiple times, usually after a major leak. This past week has been a little difference because the Web site and all its mirrors …

Watch This New LEGO Lord of the Rings Trailer

The joining together of two incredibly fun franchises, Traveller’s Tales LEGO games and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, is making me a very happy camper. As a person who’s usually buried in an RPG or a FPS, the various …

10 Natural Language Search Improvements Google Has Recently Made 10 Natural Language Search Improvements Google Has Recently Made
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Late on Friday, Google finally unveiled its “search quality highlights” lists for both June and July in one fell swoop. In all, there were 86 changes to wade through, and we’re still wading. You can see the whole list here. …

Next-Gen Xbox Dev Kit Sells On eBay For $20,000

Microsoft doesn’t want to acknowledge it, but we all know a new Xbox is coming soon. The only thing we know for certain is that its codename is Durango. Everything else at this point is purely conjecture. We might know …

Just WTF Has NASA Done for You? New Site Gives You the Answers Just WTF Has NASA Done for You? New Site Gives You the Answers

So, you’ve heard of NASA, right? Yeah, the space guys – the ones in the news recently for dropping a one-ton rover on the surface of Mars. Pretty impressive stuff if you ask me. But, some people need to be …

Fast Times At Ridgemont High: 5 Reasons To Watch It
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“Fast Times At Ridgemont High” may not mean much to today’s generation; although it was a seminal coming-of-age story in the early ’80s–and the film that spawned a nation’s love affair with Pheobe Cates–the brilliance of it has gotten a …