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Ian Thorpe Fighting Infection After Surgery

Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe is in a Sydney hospital fighting a serious infection and “in good spirits,” his manager James Erskine said on Wednesday. Erskine also refuted reports that Thorpe might lose the use of his left arm. “That’s just people …

Heartbleed Bug Gives Hackers Access To User Data And Passwords

A major online bug called CVE-2014-0160, more popularly known as “Heartbleed”, allows hackers to retrieve data from online services and websites. The bug was recently found by Neel Mehta of Google’s security team with a team of engineers from security …

Bacon Prices Rise After Virus Kills Millions of Baby Pigs

A virus not seen before in the United States killed millions of baby pigs since last May, and it is threatening pork production and pushing up pork prices. Estimates on how many pigs have died from porcine epidemic diarrhea in …

Santa Monica High School Student Who Fought With Teacher Pleads Not Guilty

Blair Moore, a student of Santa Monica High school who was arrested after fighting with his science teacher on Friday last week, appeared in court for multiple misdemeanor charges on Tuesday. He pleaded not guilty. The charges include two counts …

1989 NYC Murder Conviction Overturned Tuesday

After 25 years in prison, Jonathan Fleming walked free after being wrongfully convicted of murder in 1989, reports the Associated Press via Yahoo!. Fleming was convicted in 1989 of Darryl “Black” Rush’s murder. Rush was shot in Brooklyn during an …

Farrah Fawcett Foundation to Fund HPV-Related Cancer Research Team

The Farrah Fawcett Foundation has joined Stand Up to Cancer and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) to form a research team dedicated to researching HPV-related cancers, the organizations announced at a press event in San Diego on Monday. …

Peter Mayhew Returning For ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ To Reprise Chewbacca Role

After a decade of waiting, Star Wars fans all over the world will be able to enjoy their favorite sci-fi film franchise. According to Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan F. Horn, Star Wars: Episode VII has already begun production and that …

Valeria Lukyanova: Why She Doesn’t Want Kids

Valeria Lukyanova, otherwise known as the ‘Living Barbie,” has undergone many expensive and extensive surgeries in order to change her appearance and make herself look more like a Barbie doll. Her appearance is as interesting as it is bizarre and …

Bob Geldof’s Daughter Peaches Dead At 25

Peaches Geldof was a television personality, writer and model. She was also the daughter of Bob Geldof and the mother of two little boys. Peaches passed away on Monday in Kent, southeast England, London. She was 25 years old. The …

Eva Marcille Takes Photo With BF After Filing Restraining Order

The happiness of becoming parents didn’t seem to seep into the relationship between Eva Marcille and Kevin McCall. Or did it? On March 28th, Marcille filed and won a restraining order against her rapper boyfriend accusing him of kicking down …

The Ultimate Warrior Dead At Age 54

Jim Hellwig, who wrestled under the name the Ultimate Warrior, is reportedly dead at the age of 54. The Ultimate Warrior was recently inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame and made an appearance on Monday Night Raw. He had …

Abby Wambach Says Players Not Behind Coach’s Firing

After U.S women’s national team (USWNT) coach Tom Sermanni was unexpectedly fired, many, including Sermanni, were searching for answers on why he was handed his pink slip after the USWNT beat China in an exhibition game in Denver on Sunday …

Volcanic Island Niijima Merges With Neighboring Island

A volcanic island on the coast of Japan, Niijima Island, has said to have swallowed a part of a neighboring island. NASA has recorded Niijima’s continuous eruptions, and photos from the Operational Lang Imager on Landsat 8 showed a stream …

X-37B Space Plane To Reach 500-Day Milestone In Space

The US Air Force’s X-37B, an unmanned space plane, will reach a milestone on April 25 by being in space for 500 days. The X-37B was launched on December 11, 2012. It launched on OTV-3 in Cape Canaveral, Florida, and …

Spinal Cord Stimulation Brings Movement to Paraplegics

For many paraplegics the road to recovery too often does not end with regained movement. Many paralyzed muscles remain that way despite decades of medical research. Now a new technique is showing promising results and has given several paraplegics voluntary …

Habanero Peppers Close Down Colorado School

An unknown substance initially designated as a “toxic irritant” forced the evacuation of Jefferson County Open School in Lakewood, Colorado Monday. Students had come in from recess complaining of eye and skin irritation. After a school-wide evacuation on Monday, the …

Caroline Manzo Returning To Bravo With New Series

If there’s two things Bravo loves it’s reality television and housewives from different cities all over the country. After spending five seasons on The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Caroline Manzo left the show in late 2013. Fans of Manzo …

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Dances Jive With Danica McKellar On DWTS

This past Monday on ABC’s hit dancing/reality show Dancing With The Stars, the star contestants did something that has never been done in the history of the nine-year-old show: they switched pro-dancing partners in what has been branded “The Switch-up.” …

Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova Accused Of Racism

Valeria Lukyanova, better known as Human Barbie, has surprised people yet again with her comments. Michael Idov from GQ flew all the way to Ukraine, where Lukyanova is based, to conduct an interview. Lukyanova was consuming carrot juice with chutney, …

Farah Fawcett Foundation To Fund Cancer Research

The Farrah Fawcett Foundation (FFF), Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have come together to fund a research team on HPV-related cancers. While there are many research teams that are searching for a …

Chris Brown Has Request To Dismiss Trial Rejected

Chris Brown and his lawyers did not receive the news they were hoping for on Monday. After rejecting a plea deal in January, Brown’s lawyers continued to move forward with the case involving an incident in October 2013. A judge …

Real Madrid Squeaks Through To Semifinals

Real Madrid fans the world over were treated to one of the most tense matches they’ve likely ever endured. After safely dominating Borussia Dortmund at home, many anticipated that the Whites would cruise into the semi-finals. The German home team …

Full Lunar Eclipse Coming April 15

A full lunar eclipse is not nearly as rare as a solar eclipse, but the event still draws eyes to the heavens. This month people in the Earth’s western hemisphere will get to see the moon at its most impressive. …

Shoe Stabbing Murder Suspect Found Guilty

The jury trial of a Houston, Texas woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a stiletto heel in June reached a guilty verdict Tuesday. Ana Trujillo, 45, who stabbed Alf Stefan Andersson, 59, at least 25 times in …