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Twitter Helmet Pecks at Google Glass, Facebook’s Oculus Buy Twitter Helmet Pecks at Google Glass, Facebook’s Oculus Buy

In the jokiest, April Fools-y way possible, Twitter has fired some shots at immersive, wearable technology like Google Glass and even Oculus VR, which was recently acquired by “rival” Facebook. Oh no they di’int. Everyone has an April Fools’ joke …

Obama’s NSA Overhaul: Worth a Damn?

After an outpouring of outrage from Americans about their loss of privacy, President Obama is calling on the NSA to change how it does business. The question is, “Will this make any real difference?” At the heart of most of …

Google+ Now Shows How Many Views You’ve Had Google+ Now Shows How Many Views You’ve Had

Google now tells you how many people have viewed your Google+ profile and content right on your profile page. The number is the sum of your profile, post and photo views since October 2012. Eddie Kessler posted about the update …

Baseball Fandom Map Based on Facebook Likes Looks Pretty Accurate Baseball Fandom Map Based on Facebook Likes Looks Pretty Accurate

Facebook is great for a lot of things, and it’s also really bad for a lot of things. If you hate babies, stay away. If you just had your heart broken, stay away. If you don’t want people to know …

Google Adjusts Index Status Data In Webmaster Tools Google Adjusts Index Status Data In Webmaster Tools

Google announced an adjustment to the way sites’ index status data appears in Webmaster Tools. The index status feature now tracks a site’s indexed URLs for both HTTP and HTTPS as well as for verified subdirectories. In the past, it …

24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead 24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead

You may have seen the warnings that popular series 24 was vanishing from Netflix on April 1st, but today Netflix users were hit with the harsh reality, like a Jack Bauer punch to the throat. It’s no April Fool’s joke–24 …

Netflix Releases New Original ‘Sizzling Bacon’ Netflix Releases New Original ‘Sizzling Bacon’

Netflix is promoting a new “original” on its homepage today. It’s called Sizzling Bacon. It appears to only have a single episode so far, and it’s twenty minutes long. With a TV-G rating, it’s definitely for families (at least those …

SEALFIT Training: Too Extreme For Mainstream?

“We look at training as being as important to our life as eating and sleeping.” Mark Divine is speaking of the mental dedication typical of US Navy Seals when it comes to their intense fitness regimen. To say they take …

Hobie Alter, Surfing and Sailing Pioneer, Dies at 80

Hobart “Hobie” Alter, whose innovations revolutionized surfing and sailing, died in California on Saturday at the age of 80. Alter died in his home in Palm Desert on Saturday after a long bout with cancer. In 1958, Alter worked with Gordon …

Anna Nordqvist Claims Victory at LPGA Kia Classic

Anna Nordqvist rallied to win the Kia Classic by one shot at Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, C.A., on Sunday to capture her second win in her last four LGPA starts. The Swedish 27-year-old player was two strokes behind leaders …

Vegas Ferris Wheel Wows Visitors

Tourists began taking in the view of the Las Vegas Strip from the city’s new 550-foot observation wheel, the High Roller, Monday. The High Roller’s height surpasses that of the 541-foot Singapore Flyer and the nearly 443-foot London Eye. It …

Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry Are Married

Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry wed on Sunday in a ceremony in front of close friends and family. A spokeswoman for Gilbert, Melissa Kates, confirmed the wedding Monday. Gilbert, 39, is currently a creator and co-host of the CBS show The Talk and …

Rapper Benzino Shot By Nephew; Gai Scott Claims He Acted In Self-Defence

Rapper and reality TV star Benzino was en route to his mother’s funeral when his nephew allegedly opened fire at him from another car. According to the police and Benzino’s own Hip-Hop Weekly magazine, the violent encounter happened along a …

Anna Kournikova Hasn’t Met Julio Iglesias, Even Though She’s Been Dating His Son For 13 Years

It has been more than a decade since tennis pro Anna Kournikova started dating pop singer Enrique Iglesias, but she still has yet to meet his father, legendary crooner Julio Iglesias. The tennis star, who retired in 2007, has been …

Sumatran Rhino ‘Suci’ Dies at Zoo

A rare female Sumatran rhinoceros called Suci died at the Cincinnati Zoo Sunday, putting a big damper on the breeding program that had been implemented to help save the critically endangered species. Suci was one of ten Sumatran rhinos in …

Kate O’Mara: British Actress of ‘Dynasty’ Dies at 74

British actress Kate O’Mara passed away Sunday at a nursing home in Sussex, England. Her agent, Phil Belfield, confirmed in a written statement that O’Mara died from an unspecified illness. “Kate O’Mara passed away peacefully today at a nursing home …

Anna Nordqvist Claims Victory At Kia Classic After Dramatic Rally

Anna Nordqvist climbed from the bottom on Sunday’s Kia Classic and made her way to victory. It is the second win for the 27-year-old in the last four LPGA Tour starts. Swedish Nordqvist was two strokes behind leaders Lizette Salas …

Pervez Musharraf Indicted For Treason

Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf was indicted by a Pakistani court this week on charges of treason. The former leader faces five counts of high treason and could receive the death penalty if convicted. According to an Associated Press …

January Jones Plays Prank on Ex-Boyfriend

During her segment on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Friday, actress January Jones recounted how she’d pulled a fast one on her high school ex- boyfriend, Sioux Falls, South Dakota Realtor Tony Erickson. The preemptive April Fool’s prank began …

FC Bayern Munich vs. Manchester United: Predictions

Tomorrow marks the first leg of the clash of Champions League clubs FC Bayern Munich and Manchester United FC. It is also April Fool’s Day. The way Manchester United’s season has gone so far, for many onlookers the jokes practically …

Star Wars Assault Team Out Today On Mobile Devices

When it comes to Star Wars games, you generally think of titles like Jedi Knight or Rogue Squadron. In other words, action games that reward quick thinking over drawn out strategy. Disney is experimenting with turn based combat in the …

Amber Heard’s Engagement Ring Gets Worn By Johnny Depp At ‘Transcendence’ Press Conference

Johnny Depp indirectly confirmed his engagement to model and actress Amber Heard at a press conference at the Grand Hyatt in Beijing, China for his upcoming movie Transcendence. Rumors of their engagement have been floating for a while, and the …

Cloned Dinosaur Story is a Complete Hoax

Last week a story appearing on the website Newshound.biz reported that British scientists had successfully cloned a dinosaur. Citing scientists and spokespersons from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), the story stated that a baby Apatasaurus named “spot” had been born …

North Korea Fires On South; South Korea Retaliates

North and South Korea exchanged hundreds of artillery shells across their western sea border on Monday. Earlier on Monday, North Korea announced it would be conducting military exercises such as live-fire drills in seven areas north of the maritime boundary. …