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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 …

Pepsi Gears Up Campaign For Pepsi NEXT Pepsi Gears Up Campaign For Pepsi NEXT
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Starting March 26th, Pepsi will be launching a new product called Pepsi Next, a soft drink that has “real cola taste with 60% less sugar than Pepsi Cola”. The campaign comes after research that the company says shows consumers’ resistance …

Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops Print Edition

244 years after the very first edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica went into print, it was announced today that it will no longer happen. In the age of Wikipedia, Britannica had a hard time keeping up when there is a …

Heart Disease Drug May Combat Racism

Researchers have submitted a study suggesting that a heart disease drug may work to combat implicit racial bias. The study was conducted at Oxford University and findings were published in the international medical journal of Psychopharmacology. Propranolol, the drug in …

“Bully” Gains Support From Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Among Others
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The Weinstein’s aren’t going down without a fight, they want a PG-13 rating for their documentary “Bully“. The problem is that the MPAA says the movie deserves the R-Rating it was given and they have no plans to change it. …

Nokia Lumia 900 Actually Coming April 8th [RUMOR] Nokia Lumia 900 Actually Coming April 8th [RUMOR]

Rumors of the release date for the much-anticipated Nokia Lumia 900 have been all over the place. Last week we brought you a story about rumors that the Lumia 900‘s anticipated release date had been moved from March 18th to …

Google’s Main Panda Help Thread Gets Split Up Google’s Main Panda Help Thread Gets Split Up
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For over a year, people who think that their site has been unjustly affected by Google’s Panda algorithm update had a centralized place to voice their problems – and with any luck they could receive guidance from other webmasters or …

Today Is Steak and a BJ Day: Internet, Twitter Celebrate
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Nevermind that a new Harvard study says eating red meat will make you dead quicker. Today’s a day to fire up the grill, cancel your evening plans, and go down in a blaze of charcoal and glory. As [mostly guys …

Brown Recluse Spider Bite Almost Blinds Texas Christian University Student
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Nikki Perez, a student at Texas Christian University, was nearly blinded by a bite from a brown recluse spider. The brown recluse is one of the most dangerous spiders in North America. This specific arthropod’s population continues to spread with …

Lollipop Chainsaw Voice Actors Announced

Have you heard about Lollipop Chainsaw yet? It’s the newest game from Suda51, a Japanese developer who always finds the most absurd concepts and makes them into the most compelling games. While his last game featured a crude Mexican demon …

Walking Dead, Dexter, and True Blood Stars Give Out Official Spoiler Rules
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Spoilers are an epidemic. Just last week I DVR’d The Walking Dead, with plans to watch it later, to only have it ruined via a Facebook update. I never wanted a dislike button more in my life. Thankfully the good …

Rush Limbaugh’s Comments Worse Than Bill Maher’s?
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Ever since Rush Limbaugh called Sandra Fluke a slut and a prostitute, talk about civility in political discussion has been all the rage. Limbaugh has faced a backlash of advertiser bailouts, both in his national commercials, as well as at …

Apple Shares Soar To Another Record: $582 Per Share Apple Shares Soar To Another Record: $582 Per Share

So much for that mild trepidation of traders following last week’s New iPad announcement. Not only has Apple’s stock juggernautted to new record highs yesterday, but now Morgan Stanley has increased its price target of the stock from $515 to …

Look Out Santa There’s a Killer on the Loose!

According to The Local, a swedish news publication, a neighborhood farmer is concerned for his livestock after the introduction of a new high-speed commuter train in his area. The result is a shocking amount of injuries and deaths on his …

Wiz Khalifa Tweets ‘Taylor Allderdice’

When Wiz Khalifa tweeted out the link to “Taylor Allderdice”, the much anticipated mixtape named after his Pittsburg high school, it crashed the servers at Datpiff. In response to the problems handling the traffic at Datpiff, Khalifa has posted a …

President Obama At The NCAA Tournament Opening Round

Now that his Final Four picks have been made, it’s time for President Obama to see if his picks will make good or not. What better way than to take advantage of his position as leader of the free world …

Donald Trump’s Sons In Hot Water Over Hunting Pics
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Donald Trump claims to be against hunting for sport, but his sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, apparently don’t feel the same way. The two have come under fire for recent photos emerging from their vacation to Africa last year, which …

Apple iTV Coming By Christmas [RUMOR] Apple iTV Coming By Christmas [RUMOR]
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Rumors have been flying in recent months that Apple was working on their own HDTV, usually called the iTV (though that probably won’t be its name). Though attention turned to the new iPad in recent weeks, the rumors have persisted. …

New iPad Hitting US And Nine Other Countries March 16 New iPad Hitting US And Nine Other Countries March 16

Apple continues its domination of the tablet market with the release of the new iPad on Friday. Only announced last week at Apple’s iPad event, the new iPad is already promising to be a game changer. The device will be …

ISP and TV Service Providers Earn Poor CSR Rating ISP and TV Service Providers Earn Poor CSR Rating

A new research report published by Temkin Group, 2012 Temkin Experience Ratings, rates the customer experience of 206 large companies across 18 industries. This is the second year that Temkin Group has released these ratings. The research, which is based …

Pi Day Sweeps The Internet: Anybody Hungry For Math?

On behalf of math geeks, science lovers, and purveyors of questionable “holidays” everywhere, I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated once a year, on March 14th, as the date aligns with the first few …

President Obama Picks UNC Tar Heels In 2012 NCAA Tournament

It’s nice to know that even the Oval Office is taking part in this year’s NCAA college basketball tournaments with an office pool of their own. Our President, Barack Obama has taken the time to fill his brackets out and …

Cancer Drug Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s Cancer Drug Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s

A cancer drug has shown promise in being effective in improving memory when administered to older mice with Alzheimer’s disease, according to scientists at the University of Pennsylvania. The drug in question – epothilone, or EpoD, has also shown to …