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Obama American Flag Angers Veterans
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We get flag stories a lot. From people getting evicted for displaying a flag in their apartment window in Oregon, to veterans forcibly taking down a Mexican flag flying higher than an American flag in Nevada. Now tempers are flaring …

Facebook “Sick Baby” Scams Running Rampant Facebook “Sick Baby” Scams Running Rampant

Social Media giant Facebook is often a tool for the dishonest, who use the forum to gain access to private information, run money-making scams, and solicit funds and sexual favors from people by tugging at their heartstrings. According to an …

Chris Rock Throws Tea Partier’s Camera
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Conservative blogger Jason Mattera posted a video to YouTube that has gotten attention today. It is from an encounter he had with comedian Chris Rock on January 23, 2012. Chris Rock was throwing an after-party at the Sundance Film Festival. …

Kony 2012 Screening In Uganda Elicits Strong Criticism Kony 2012 Screening In Uganda Elicits Strong Criticism

Unless you’ve been under one mighty huge rock lately, the words Kony 2012 probably engender some sort of feeling deep inside you. Whether it’s disgust at the actions of Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, or skepticism about the movement’s tactics and …

Billboard Adding Digital Music Services To Chart Billboard Adding Digital Music Services To Chart
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There is no doubt that digital music streaming is here to stay. In fact, there’s been no doubt for a couple of years now. Services like Spotify, Rhapsody, Pandora, and more draw millions of users who find digital streaming a …

Little Rock Girl Shoots And Kills Little Brother

Seven year old Zeus Diviaio has apparently been shot and killed by his nine year old sister in Little Rock, Arkansas on Monday afternoon. Details about the shooting death are still unclear. According to the Little Rock Police, the father …

Amazon, Apple Enjoy Some Pretty High Customer Loyalty Amazon, Apple Enjoy Some Pretty High Customer Loyalty
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People appear to be really happy with Apple’s iPad/iPhones/iEverythings while Amazon.com has kept customers plump with satisfaction with Kindle offerings (and the copious amounts of other Stuff you can buy from the site), according to the results of a new …

Verizon Expecting 4G IPhone, Plans Massive Network Upgrade Verizon Expecting 4G IPhone, Plans Massive Network Upgrade

There’s no doubt at this point that 4G LTE is the wave of the cellular data future. All the latest and greatest smartphones are 4G-capable. Even Apple’s new iPad has 4G. While the networks to support these super-fast new devices …

Another Horse Dies on HBO’s ‘Luck’ Set

Another horse has been euthanized after a fatal accident on the set of the HBO series ‘Luck,’ according to TMZ. (image) Apparently, the crew was attempting to get the horse out of a stable when it reared and fell backwards, …

Student Loans About To Get More Expensive, Twitter Reacts
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I’m a recent college graduate and I payed for my education with student loans. It sucks that I have to pay back that much money, but I’m not as bad off as current or future students if current financial aid …

‘South Park’ may be affected by Obsidian Lay-offs

Obsidian Entertainment is going through a round of lay-offs this week. In an interview with Joystiq, a source close to Obsidian said the team working on the new South Park RPG was affected, and an unnamed project has been cancelled. …

Greg Smith Leaves Goldman Sachs With Dignity Greg Smith Leaves Goldman Sachs With Dignity
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Greg Smith, executive director and head of Goldman Sachs’ United States equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa has announced his resignation today. He has published his reasons for leaving the firm in a controversial article in …

Fab Melo Continues To Be A Twitter Trend

The news about Syracuse’s decision to bench seven-footer Fab Melo due to academic issues is the topic of much conversation as we head into the (real) Big Dance. No offense to the opening round/play-in games, but the real action starts …

Pierre Garcon Goes to Redskins in NFL Free-agency

The Colts will be losing another offensive weapon to free agency this year. Of course, the big news in the NFL has been Peyton Manning’s release from Indianapolis a week ago. But the traditionally pass-happy Colts will say goodbye to …

Jermaine Jones to be Booted Off American Idol?
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American Idol producers might be kicking Jermaine Jones off of the show because he concealed the fact that he had been arrested twice last year; there are currently warrants out for his arrest. One of the incidents he was arrested …

New iPad Camera Is A Major Upgrade, Photos Confirm New iPad Camera Is A Major Upgrade, Photos Confirm

Yesterday we reported on the first unboxing video for Apple’s new iPad. Somehow Vietnamese site Tinhte.vn got their hands on a White 16GB WiFi + 4G several days before the planned release date, and posted some video and images of …

Social Networking and Politics: How Friends Interact Social Networking and Politics: How Friends Interact

A recent Pew Internet study on how people are addressing politics in their social media interactions revealed some interesting points. First of all, the study revealed that 74% of Internet users identify themselves as liberal. 70% identified as moderate. And, …

Kim Kardashian Sues Over Billboard
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Kim Kardashian inadvertently became the poster child for plastic surgery in Mexico, after her image was placed on a billboard in that country without her permission. (image) Ms. Kardashian has now contacted her lawyers on the matter, according to TMZ. …

NASA HUD Glasses Help Pilots See Through Foggy Skies NASA HUD Glasses Help Pilots See Through Foggy Skies

While Google’s anticipated HUD glasses may appeal to more pedestrian tastes, NASA has developed a similar type of head-gear with the nobler ambitions of safely steering pilots through difficult flying conditions. Essentially, the heads-up display for NASA’s glasses will overlay …

President Obama & David Cameron Together Tuesday For NCAA Tournament

President Obama had a full day of activities planned for Tuesday that involved students in Washington, D. C. and Dayton, Ohio. First, Obama met with young scientist finalists in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington. The high school students …

Magic Johnson Documentary Revisits His “Announcement”

In November of 1991, L.A. Lakers star player Magic Johnson announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with HIV. It came as a shock not only to basketball fans, but to fans of the man himself. He had …

Google Code Jam 2012 Now Accepting Challengers Google Code Jam 2012 Now Accepting Challengers

Code Jams are kind of like the Olympics for developers and programmers. It’s a grueling days long competition to see who can solve the most challenging algorithms that the organizer of the event can throw at them. If that sounds …

Amazon, Discovery Communications Partner For Video Deal Amazon, Discovery Communications Partner For Video Deal

Some of your favorite Discovery Channel and TLC shows are on their way to Amazon, as the online retailer has inked a deal with Discovery Communications to bring episodes from dozens of shows streaming to Amazon Prime members. ‚ÄúDiscovery Communications …

Calvin Johnson Signs Mega Contract With Detroit Lions
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The best wide receiver in the NFL–sorry Larry Fitzgerald and whoever else you might want to name; the answer is Megatron–just signed a contract extension worthy of such athletically-talented freak of a football player. In fact, Johnson’s contract was so …