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Kyrie Irving is the NBA’s Rookie of the Year

Kyrie Irving, point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, is all set to be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. Of course, if you’ve been following the player’s progress this season, this should come as absolutely no surprise to you …

UK Woman Wants Facebook To Identify Her Trollers UK Woman Wants Facebook To Identify Her Trollers

It’s not an unfamiliar story – people on the internet can be jackasses. Why are people mean? Well, without delving into anything that would require a psych evaluation, one thing that people always point to is anonymity. On the interwebs, …

Donald “Duck” Dunn Dies: Twitter Mourns Legendary Bassist
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Legendary bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn died in his sleep on Sunday while on tour in Tokyo. He was 70 years old. Dunn played with a slew of musical icons, including Levon Helm–who also passed away this year–Eric Clapton, and Bob …

Bassman Donald “Duck” Dunn Dies While on Tour in Tokyo

Incomparable bass player Donald “Duck” Dunn died on Sunday, May 13th. His rhythmic soul was made famous through his performances with the Blues Brother’s Band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T and the MGs. He died …

MacBook Pro Getting Retina Display? MacBook Pro Getting Retina Display?

There have been rumors for some time now that Apple’s MacBook Pro line would be getting an update sometime this year. While earlier reports suggested April, that obviously didn’t happen. Given how deep we are into May, a launch this …

Robert Pattinson Turns 26: Twitter Reacts
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Robert Pattinson, “Twilight” alumni and Kristen Stewart’s beau, turned 26 on Sunday. Now, I’m almost positive that everyone reading this article had that date circled on their calendar, so I’m sure this isn’t news to you. Besides, how could anyone …

Yahoo Elects New Leadership as Thompson Steps Down Yahoo Elects New Leadership as Thompson Steps Down
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As I reported earlier today, Scott Thompson has decided to step down at Yahoo as CEO citing recently discovered health problems as the main reason. Some may say it comes at very convenient time as he was actively trying to …

Pirate Pay Aims To Kill Sharing Over BitTorrent Pirate Pay Aims To Kill Sharing Over BitTorrent
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You’re not misreading that headline, there is a new company called “Pirate Pay.” It’s not some kind of illegal service that offers to pay people for the amount of content they pirate, but rather aims to kill piracy on the …

49 Headless Bodies: Mexico’s Grisly Discovery
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In gruesome news out of Mexico today, authorities found the mutilated bodies of 49 victims dumped on the highway leading to Texas from San Juan over the weekend and are calling it “drug related”, as the spray-painted tag “100% Zeta” …

Zuckerberg to Investors: Facebook Mobile is Priority Zuckerberg to Investors: Facebook Mobile is Priority

It was recently reported that 54% of Facebook users access the social network via mobile devices, and the issue of how Mark Zuckerberg and Co.’s ad business is affected by mobile use was mentioned in its latest filing with the …

Star Wars Abstract Geek Art Makes Blockheads Of Us All

Abstract art has always made me think, “What the heck was that guy thinking?” But when you put things like Superman and Darth Vader into paintings of that same style, it somehow immediately make sense. Like I can look at …

Watch This Insta-Kill Weapon Battle Royale
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Whether it’s a throwing knife, a headshot, or a plasma sword, insta-kill weapons are powerful, yet limited, weapons. They normally take a bit of skill to wield properly, and will more than likely get a new player killed as he …

Old School Cigarette Ad: These Smokes Are Born Gentle, Just Like Your Newborn

Unless you’re a crappy son/daughter/husband, you know that yesterday was Mother’s Day. The annual holiday allows us to honor the most important person in our young lives, and the first woman we ever truly loved, our mommas. It’s also a …

New Bachelorette Season Features Less Hot Tubs, More Class
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New Bachelorette, new rules. Since this season of the popular dating program will feature single mother Emily Maynard’s quest for love and affection, host Chris Harrison claims that some slight changes have been made to the show’s formula. However, just …

KLIK for iPhone: The First App With Facial Recognition Software KLIK for iPhone: The First App With Facial Recognition Software

Last month, WPN’s Abby Johnson spoke with Face.com CEO Gil Hirsch about his company, Face.com, and the potential of facial recognition software. In her interview with Hirsch, they touched on the potential of facial recognition software being used with social …

Massachusetts Asks Judges to Curb Juror Facebook Use Massachusetts Asks Judges to Curb Juror Facebook Use

In a state first, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has asked judges to more closely monitor the social media use of the jury, so as not to risk a mistrial. Essentially, judges will now make sure jurors stay off Facebook and …

Reddit Users Surprise Terminally-Ill Man

Scott Widak, a forty-seven year old with Down syndrome who is now terminally-ill with liver disease, recently received a lot of encouragement from the Reddit community. Widak, who got tons of letters after a blog post, lives at home with …

The Pirate Bay Takes Its Case To The European Court The Pirate Bay Takes Its Case To The European Court
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We reported back in February that Sweden’s Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of The Pirate Bay’s founders. The verdict left their jail sentences and fines intact, but they had a few options available to them. One of those …

SpaceX Finally Sets Date For Dragon Launch SpaceX Finally Sets Date For Dragon Launch

On May 19th, private space firm SpaceX, will finally launch its vaunted Falcon 9 rocket into space. Aboard the rocket is the Dragon space capsule. The hopes of this launch is to have the Dragon capsule dock with the International …

How I Met Your Mother Birth: It’s Upon Us!
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For those “How I Met Your Mother” fans, tonight is a big night; it marks the first episode of two for the season finale, where viewers will finally get to see Lily give birth. And, according to some leaked photos …

Tomb Raider Fans React to the Game’s Delay

Tomb Raider, the next game in the Tomb Raider franchise has been delayed until an undetermined date in early 2013. The game, which will “reboot” the Tomb Raider series was originally set to be released sometime this fall. In it, …

Howard Stern Responds to Parents Television Council’s Call for a Boycott
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Howard Stern, controversial “shock jock” and newly-appointed judge for the popular television program “America’s Got Talent”, has asked that his critics wait until they see him in action before condemning the show or his behavior. After all, according to Stern, …

Almost Half Of Teens Are Still Texting And Driving Almost Half Of Teens Are Still Texting And Driving
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While only a handful of states in the U.S. have an outright ban on texting while driving, it’s widely accepted that the practice is dangerous and can lead to distracted driving. You’d be hard pressed to find anyone these days …

Yahoo CEO Resigns and Third Point Wins Proxy Battle Yahoo CEO Resigns and Third Point Wins Proxy Battle
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Last week was a tough one at Yahoo. It started early in the week with CEO Scott Thompson trying to sidestep direct accusations that he purposefully introduced false academic credentials that showed he held a computer science degree. Claiming that …