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Xbox One Reputation System Gets Teeth This Month

During the last generation of console gaming, Microsoft took a huge lead in multiplayer gaming, providing gamers with a large community of players linked by a robutst, well-designed infrastructure. Unfortunately, as the generation wore on Xbox Live became notorious for …

Notch Cancels Minecraft For Oculus Rift, Says Facebook ‘Creeps’ Him Out

The reaction from the Internet over Facebook buying Oculus VR has been all over the place. Some are saying it’s great for the Oculus VR guys as it now gives them the resources to build the platform they’ve always wanted. …

IRS: Bitcoin is Property, Not Legal Tender IRS: Bitcoin is Property, Not Legal Tender

Despite the wild swings in the virtual currency markets and the recent scandal involving the Mt. Gox exchange’s loss of $400M, Bitcoin continues to hold some value online. As the most popular virtual currency, Bitcoin is becoming increasingly popular with …

Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard Petty, Dies at 72

Lynda Petty, wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died at the age of 72 on Tuesday after battling cancer for several years. Petty Motorsports spokesman Jeff Dennison said in a statement that Petty was surrounded by her family …

CNN Producers Arrested Trying to Get into World Trade Center Site to Cover Recent Break-ins of the WTC Site

Two CNN producers have failed at something a set of BASE jumpers and a 16-year-old parkour enthusiast succeeded in doing: getting past security and scaling the World Trade Center. Reuters reports that 35-year-old Yon Pomrenze and 26-year-old Conner Fieldman Boals …

Mitch McConnell Duke Faux Pas Leads to NCAA Probe

When Josh Wolford told us yesterday about Mitch McConnell’s embarrassing campaign ad faux pas, the one with a shot of Duke basketball players where he obviously meant to show UK players, the joke train was working up a head of …

Here Are The GBA Games Coming To The Wii U In April

Last month, Nintendo announced that Gameboy Advance games would finally be coming to the virtual console. Oddly enough, however, the games would be appearing on the Wii U instead of the 3DS. Despite that one odd decision, Nintendo has a …

Amy Roloff: Separation Is ‘Like A Death’

Earlier this month, Matt and Amy Roloff of TLC’s Little People Big World, broke the news that after 26 years, they have decided to separate. “Though we have weathered many storms together, we recently made the tough decision to engage …

Auto Insurance Rates Rose 2.5% Last Year

With the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) constantly under debate in congress and throughout the country, the focus of the insurance industry in recent years has been healthcare. While the healthcare industry braced for massive changes, …

Samsung Galaxy S5 to Hit India, Other Models in the Works

The citizens of India will now be able to stay in touch using the Samsung Galaxy S5. Samsung announced last month at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that it will launch its latest flagship smartphone in India, on March …

Curt Schilling Knocks Half Million Off Price of Home

Curt Schilling, the famous Boston Red Sox player known for his ‘bloody sock’ during the 2004 World Series winning game, is undergoing serious financial issues and has dropped a half million dollars off the asking price of the home he …

Chris Martin “Very Hurt” Over Separation with Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin announced their decision to separate yesterday on her website Goop.com. The open letter implied that their split was a mutual choice, but Hollywood Life reports otherwise. According to the online publication, …

Veronica Berti Marries Longtime Boyfriend Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli and married longtime girlfriend Veronica Berti in Italy Friday, exchanging vows on on their daughter Veronica’s second birthday. The couple of twelve years tied the knot at the Sanctuary of Madonna di Montenero in a the western coastal …

74-Year-Old Freed From Jail, Wrongly Convicted

A 74-year-old woman was freed from jail early Tuesday after a judge overturned her murder conviction on Monday. Mary Virginia Jones had been in prison for 32 years for a murder that her abusive boyfriend, Mose Willis, made her assist …

Google Granted The Panda Patent? Google Granted The Panda Patent?

Google has been granted what could be its patent for the controversial Panda update. It was filed on September 28, 2012, a year and a half after the update first launched, and awarded this week on March 25th. It may …

Twitter Ban Struck Down By Turkish Court

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that the world would “witness the power of the Turkish Republic.” Now it is Erdogan who is witnessing the power of the Turkish court system. On Wednesday, a Turkish court ordered the lifting …

Tim Tebow Comeback? Rumors of a Return to NFL

Rumors have been circulating around the internet that former quarterback and current analyst for ESPN, Tim Tebow, seeks to make a return to the National Football League. Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer told CBS that Tebow may very well …

Gina Carano Open To Returning To MMA

Former Strikeforce champion Gina Carano has been on hiatus since her 2009 loss to Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. She chose to leave MMA to pursue a career in acting, but recently revealed that she would be “very open” to making a …

Paul Walker Car Crash Caused by “Unsafe Speed”

The Porsche carrying Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker may have been traveling at more than 93 mph when it lost control and crashed, killing Walker and his friend, Roger Rodas, who was driving, according to an investigation by law enforcement agencies into …

Staten Island Clown: Creepy Prank After All?

Outside of horror movies featuring homicidal killers in make-up or demonic clowns with razor sharp teeth, I confess I’ve found no real reason to be scared of clowns. I don’t get the humor much of the time, but real-life clowns …

Robin Roberts To Serve As Guest Judge On DWTS

There will be a new face at the judging panel on Dancing with the Stars next week! Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, will be joining Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba as a guest judge …

Instagram Surpasses 200 Million Users, Tests Facebook Places Integration Instagram Surpasses 200 Million Users, Tests Facebook Places Integration

Instagram announced that it has grown to over 200 million active users “capturing and sharing their lives every month.” The announcement comes about thirteen months after it announced 100 million monthly active users. Instagram also says it has exceeded 20 …

Houston Fire Possibly Caused By Welders

A fire that destroyed a huge apartment complex in Houston yesterday took 2 1/2 hours to control, according to the AP. Fire engulfed the complex, which was under construction, in flames and billowing black smoke. The blaze required 5 alarms …

All-Inclusive Resorts Making A Comeback

All-inclusive resorts are making a big comeback from the days of simple accommodations, mediocre food, and long buffet lines. Today’s all-inclusive can be anything from an adult-only spa themed resort to a family-centered playland with waterparks and babysitters. And luxury …