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Nicolas Sarkozy Concedes Presidency Of France

French president Nicolas Sarkozy conceded today to Francois Hollande after exit polls showed just a slight margin of win on Hollande’s behalf–%50.8 to %49.2–shocking his supporters and campaign members. Sarkozy, who has been in office since 2007, said he accepts …

Amazing Race Finale Will Keep You On The Edge Of Your Seat
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For many, the popular reality show “Amazing Race” is an escape, a chance to live vicariously through several couples who get to travel the world in a race to a million-dollar finish line. But the upcoming finale, which airs tonight, …

LaserSaber: Star Wars Fans Get A New Toy LaserSaber: Star Wars Fans Get A New Toy

In the decades since the Star Wars movies were unleashed on us, no one piece of movie memorabilia has been the object of desire more than the lightsaber, the infamous glowing weapon used by Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader to …

Murder At The Kentucky Derby: Police Investigating Homicide
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In shocking news, officials are now investigating the death of a man whose body was found not far from the barn which held yesterday’s Kentucky Derby winner, I’ll Have Another. The corpse was in a barn and no signs of …

Joe Biden Supports Same Sex Marriage, Credits “Will & Grace”
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Vice President Joe Biden announced today on “Meet The Press” that he is “absolutely comfortable” with the idea of same sex marriage and added that he thinks a homosexual couple should be afforded the exact same rights given to heterosexual …

Facebook IPO Shares To Be Divided Into Classes Facebook IPO Shares To Be Divided Into Classes
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Since Facebook announced their intention to go public, it seems the news is all anyone can talk about. Much speculation has been batted around regarding exactly how it will be done and how it will affect users. WebProNews recently spoke …

Draw Something Sells, Drops 5 Million Users Draw Something Sells, Drops 5 Million Users
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The makers of the popular app Draw Something–OMGPOP–may have made the best deal of their careers recently when they sold the game to Zynga for a tidy sum right before millions of users dropped it. Zynga picked up the app …

Facebook IPO Preceded By Glancee Acquisition Facebook IPO Preceded By Glancee Acquisition

With the news of social media giant Facebook’s impending rise to the world of public trading comes big news of their acquisitions; namely, that of photo-sharing app Instagram last month for a cool billion, which turned more than a few …

Eli Manning Hosts SNL: Twitter Reacts

Eli Manning has always had a hard time escaping the shadow of his older brother Peyton, not only in the sports world but in general. While being interviewed via satellite before the Kentucky Derby yesterday, a reporter asked him how …

138 Kentucky Derby Winner: Twitter Reacts

The 138th Kentucky Derby saw many powerful contenders; those who placed bets found themselves hard-pressed to choose between the collective favorite–“Union Rags”–and the talents of the many trophy winners who competed this year. The Derby, which takes place each year …

Kentucky Derby 138: Ky’s Most Exciting Two Minutes

Dubbed “the most exciting two minutes in sports”, the Kentucky Derby is an event steeped in tradition that draws people from all over the world every year. Kentuckians have grown up with those traditions–which include outrageous hats, cigars, and mint …

Niagara Falls Tightrope Walk: Flying Wallenda To Make History
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When you come from a family of famous tightrope walkers that’s 7 generations long, you tend to look for ways to go bigger and better. It looks like Nik Wallenda has found one. This June, he intends to walk a …

Miley Cyrus Saves Adorable Puppy: Twitter Reacts

Love her or hate her, Miley Cyrus has become a topic of conversation in recent months because of her Twitter antics, her boyfriend (“Hunger Games” star Liam Hemsworth), and her blender mishaps. But recently, the Disney star and Achy-Breaky-Heart heiress …

Racist Hockey Remarks Land Students In Hot Water
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In a follow up to a story I reported on last week, after the Bruins lost to the Capitals in a game 7 showdown, racist remarks flew in because the guy who scored the goal was black. Well, as it …

Google Makes More Freshness Tweaks To Algorithm Google Makes More Freshness Tweaks To Algorithm
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Google has clearly placed a lot of focus on freshness in recent months, and that continues with the company’s big list of algorithm changes for the month of April. It will be interesting to see if there is a noticeable …

Nintendo Patents A Wii U Gun Peripheral
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Two Nintendo patents granted yesterday reveal that Nintendo is already planning peripherals for its new system, the Wii U. The peripheral patented appears to be a light-gun-style device which incorporates a Wii Nunchaku-type design into the grip and holds the …

Supplement Your Wu-Tang Discography Knowledge
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Quick, who was the only Wu-Tang member not featured on Ghostface Killah’s Supreme Clientele, but joined up with the Wu later that year for The W? If you guessed Old Dirty Bastard, congratulations, you scanned down to see this awesome …

Cause For Australian iPhone Explosion Revealed Cause For Australian iPhone Explosion Revealed

All sorts of strange things can happen when a plane takes off. Maybe it’s happened to you: an ink pen bursts from the pressure changes and gets ink all over your stuff; an empty water bottle expands on the way …

London Is Great at $#!)?@$$^%* Twitter Swearing London Is Great at $#!)?@$$^%* Twitter Swearing

Swearing, like 85% cacao dark chocolate and kalamata olives and people who always interrupt you, is an acquired taste. It’s enough put you off with your first experience to really write the entire notion off of the thing entirely yet, …

Google Increases Base Index Size By 15 Percent Google Increases Base Index Size By 15 Percent
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Google publishes a list every month to keep us aware of the changes coming to their search quality. April is no different and it’s a massive update containing 53 changes from domain diversity to better HTML5 resource caching. This month’s …

Watch A British APC Destroy A House

A 150 year old house was set to be demolished but the owners had an idea as to how they wanted it done. They called a Kasota, Minnesota company called Drive-A-Tank. They brought a British FV432 armored personnel carrier to …

Advertisers Abandon Village Voice Media Over Child Sex Ads Advertisers Abandon Village Voice Media Over Child Sex Ads
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In the wake of an online petition started by Ohio minister Justin Wassel, over two dozen advertisers have pulled their advertisements from Village Voice Media. According to Wassell, Backpage.com, a website dedicated to listing classifieds from all across the country, …

Walmart’s Political Contributions Made Public Walmart’s Political Contributions Made Public

It’s no surprise that Walmart has been accused of bribing public officials, but some people are taking action to prevent it here in the United States. Bill de Blasio, a New York City advocate, launched a new website on Friday …

South Korea Changing Cellular Service Policies South Korea Changing Cellular Service Policies

South Korea plans to further implement a new blacklisting policy regarding mobile device distribution on May 1st, in an effort to breakup telecom monopolies in that country. The new deal would make mobile devices more readily available for sale, allowing …