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John Wilkes Booth Bobblehead Pulled From Gift Shop
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Bobblehead dolls immortalizing the assassin of Abraham Lincoln were recently taken off the shelves at a Gettysburg National Military Park visitor’s center bookstore, according to reports. The effigies featured John Wilkes Booth holding a pistol, and were sold at the …

Mike D’antoni Resigns As New York Knicks Coach

A little less than a month ago, Jeremy Lin was taking New York City–and the world–by storm, bringing Linsanity to the people. The trend was so popular, as was the Knicks’ minor winning streak, some speculated Lin’s play was in …

iPhone Users Unite by Breathing Together iPhone Users Unite by Breathing Together

Non-profit organization, Do As One, is leveraging its array of powerful breathing technologies to unite 1 billion people online and via smartphones on November 11, 2012. The latest addition to the mix is the free Breathe Together iPhone app which …

Hydrogen Street Sweeper Being Used In Switzerland Hydrogen Street Sweeper Being Used In Switzerland

Since 2009, a hydrogen powered street cleaning vehicle has been undergoing testing on the streets of Basel, Switzerland. The project is intended to take hydrogen drives out of the laboratory and onto the streets in order to gain experience on …

Drug Side Effects Discovered With Computer Algorithm

A week ago, you started a new prescription medication for acne. Today, you feel dizzy and short of breath and have difficulty concentrating. Your symptoms are not listed in the package insert as possible side effects of the drug, but …

Russell Brand Chucks iPhone through a Window, Blames Steve Jobs!

Russell Brand was accused on Monday of throwing paparazzo Timothy Jackson’s iPhone through a window in New Orleans. Jackson filed for “criminal damages”. Neither Brand nor a spokesperson have said anything about it, until just an hour ago on Twitter, …

If You Can’t Hold It, Use The Bucket!
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According to CBS8 in San Diego a local high school art teacher, Gonja Wolf, is facing a lawsuit by a 14-year-old girl. According to the Patrick Henry School district, the teacher is on leave, but is still considered a member …

YouTube Now Recommends Videos Based On Engagement, Not Just Clicks YouTube Now Recommends Videos Based On Engagement, Not Just Clicks
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How many times have you finished watching a YouTube video, then clicked on a suggested video only to end up watching something that doesn’t interest you at all. YouTube is hoping to cut down on this scenario with a change …

Most Americans Doubt U.S. Will Be On Top by 2020

More than half of likely voters doubt that the United States will be the No. 1 world leader in science, technology and health care by the year 2020, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by ResearchAmerica [pdf …

Google Starts Partnership With Signpost Google Starts Partnership With Signpost

Google announced today that they have reached a deal with the New York-based company Signpost, which provides online stores for local businesses around the country. The company will now run deals on Google Offers and in emails to subscribers. The …

Skyrim Gets First Unofficial Patch
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Bethesda has handled the launch and post-launch upkeep of Skyrim way better than any of their previous games. By all accounts, it’s a pretty stable game without much wrong with it. There are still a few minor issues that Bethesda …

Insurance Agent Sentenced to do 6 Years After Stealing $1 Million from Clients

After stealing over one million dollars from her elderly clients, the former Issaquah insurance agent could spend up to six years and three months in the can. Jasmine Jamrus-Kassim was arrested last March in Kent by State Patrol troopers and …

Huge Shark Feeding Frenzy Filmed!

Shark feeding frenzies happen all the time. You just normally don’t see one of this size caught on camera. Fifty to sixty sharks, mostly blacktip and bronze whalers, were filmed by a helicopter off the coast of Perth, Australia. Apparently, …

Yahoo Messenger 11.5 Update Adds New Features Yahoo Messenger 11.5 Update Adds New Features
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On Tuesday, March 13th, I learned about a new update to Yahoo Messenger. As an avid user of this messaging system, I was excited to test it out and to see what changes they have unveiled, because it has been …

Anonymous Timeline Alleges #AntiSec an FBI Creation Anonymous Timeline Alleges #AntiSec an FBI Creation
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Affiliates of the Anonymous movement are no stranger to FBI infiltration. Now, however, the hackers and their supporters are wondering if the #AntiSec group was not only infiltrated by federal investigators, but whether the group was itself a creation of …

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, …