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Childhood Obesity Rate Plummets Shocking 43%

It seems that telling our kids “no” to some of the sodas and candy has really paid off. Federal health authorities reported Tuesday that childhood obesity rates in children ages 2-5 are down by 43%, which is much lower than …

Report: Square Tests Giving Merchants Money, May Delay IPO Report: Square Tests Giving Merchants Money, May Delay IPO

According to a report from The Information, Square is testing giving merchants “thousands of dollars” in capital “to help them grow,” and is “considering raising another round of funding” that would delay an IPO. The company is also looking to …

‘Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes’ Price Cut For PS4 and Xbox One Discs

When Konami announced pre-order pricing for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, the publisher tried tried a pricing scheme that many gamers had feared for the latest console generation. The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version of Ground Zeroes were …

Mini Cooper: New Changes Attempt to Modernize

The first generation of the new Mini Cooper was released in the United States in 2002, and, since then, the world has not looked back. Sales of Mini Coopers have nearly doubled over the past 12 years, even though the …

Robin Thicke, Paula Patton Split Because Of Miley?

Robin Thicke and wife of eight years Paula Patton announced their separation this week, and while the news saddened fans, many weren’t shocked by the news. There was speculation that Thicke’s raunchy VMAs performance last summer with Miley Cyrus might …

Microsoft’s 3D Printed Xylophone Player Performs The Windows XP Jingle Microsoft’s 3D Printed Xylophone Player Performs The Windows XP Jingle

It’s common knowledge by now that Microsoft has a maker space on its campus called the Microsoft Garage. Employees use the facility to explore new ideas and the company even holds an internal “science fair” for employees to show off …

Tesla Model S Tops Consumer Reports’ 2014 Car Picks Tesla Model S Tops Consumer Reports’ 2014 Car Picks

Last year Consumer Reports reviewed the Tesla Model S, giving it a 99 out of 100 – the best score the publication has ever given a vehicle. That review was then backed up by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, …

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 Is The World’s First 64-Bit Octa-Core Chipset Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 Is The World’s First 64-Bit Octa-Core Chipset

Apple made headlines last year by introducing the first 64-bit mobile chipset in the iPhone 5S and iPad Air. The company said the move to 64-bit would allow for better performance while retaining backwards compatibility with 32-bit apps. Android device …

Yelp CEO Pens Letter To Jan Brewer Urging Veto Of SB 1062 Yelp CEO Pens Letter To Jan Brewer Urging Veto Of SB 1062

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has written an open letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, which was just posted to the company’s blog. Stoppelman urges Brewer to veto SB 1062, the controversial bill that would allow businesses in the state to …

Waffle Taco: Taco Bell Offers Breakfast Menu To Compete With McDonald’s

McDonald’s and Burger King have enjoyed great success with their breakfast menu for years, and Taco Bell has finally jumped on the bandwagon with their latest creation, the waffle taco. The waffle taco is essentially what it sounds like, a …

Home Security Systems: What To Look For

When it comes to protecting your home, family, and belongings, one of your best options is a home security system. While it may seem like all home security systems are alike, this is not the case. You have a variety …

PayPal Will Let You Approve Payments Using Your Fingerprint On The Galaxy S5 PayPal Will Let You Approve Payments Using Your Fingerprint On The Galaxy S5

Sooner or late, we’re all going to be using biometric data when shopping for anything. While it’s not exactly a fool proof method, it’s certainly better than the current magnetic strips found on credit and debit cards. While such a …

People Magazine Announces Refusal Of Celeb Kid Photos

People Magazine has joined Entertainment Tonight in banning paparazzi photos of celebrity children, a campaign started by celebrity couple Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell. People says they will still publish pics of the famous tykes if they appear at a …

Bitcoin Heists Test Currency’s Legitimacy

In startling news Tuesday morning, one of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges, Mt. Gox, ceased existing, leaving millions of dollars worth of bitcoins unaccounted for. The Tokyo-based exchange company has stated that a security leak that has been present since …

Baby Reading Tools Don’t Work, Shows Study Baby Reading Tools Don’t Work, Shows Study

New parents eager to dote on their new arrival are often ambitious for their child. The large industry that has sprung up around teaching babies to read early is a testament to that. However, it now appears that such well-intentioned …

Google Street View Gets More Imagery From Under The Sea Google Street View Gets More Imagery From Under The Sea

Back in 2012, Google teamed up with The Catlin Seaview Survey to add underwater imagery from the world’s oceans to Street View. Google just announced that it has new imagery from the partnership up, including from Isla Mujeres and Cancun. …

What in the Bloody Hell Is This Steve Jobs Statue? What in the Bloody Hell Is This Steve Jobs Statue?

It’s unlikely that Steve Jobs is either looking up or looking down upon the world he left in 2011. But if he is, I’m sure he’s running around in some sort of delusional panic. You can debate the legacy of …

Salma Hayek’s Brother Involved in Fatal Car Accident

Salma Hayek’s younger brother, Sami Hayek, was involved in a fatal car crash that resulted in the death of his passenger on Sunday around 5 pm. Mr. Hayek is currently being hospitalized at UCLA Medical Center for several broken ribs …

Harold Ramis: Inside His Battle With Bill Murray

Harold Ramis had a hand in creating some of the most beloved and quotable films of a generation. When news of his death began to spread on Monday, millions mourned the loss of such a creative genius, and every social …

Migraine Headaches Could Be Caused By Stress

If you suffer from migraine headaches, you know how frustrating and annoying they can be. While there are many over-the-counter and prescription medications that can be used to treat migraines, not everyone can find relief with medication. Getting to the …

Drake And Rihanna Dating Rumors Resurface

Ever since reports of the fight between Drake and Chris Brown surfaced a few years ago, it seemed that everyone wanted to know if the rapper and Rihanna were an item. Drake even admitted last year the two did in …

Xbox One Party System Update Previewed

Some Xbox live subscribers this week are taking Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One update for a test drive through a recently announced beta test. While those gamers get to experience the console’s fully-functional party system first hand, everyone else can now …

Here’s A Behind The Scenes Look At Sonic Boom

Sega surprised everyone earlier this month when it announced a reboot of Sonic called Sonic Boom. The new game ties into a new CG-animated TV series and toy line that will be produced by Sega’s Western branch. While details on …

Google Lobbies to Keep Glass Legal on the Highway Google Lobbies to Keep Glass Legal on the Highway

In news that can’t come as much of a surprise, Google has begun to throw its mighty weight around to halt state legislation that would cripple or even totally ban the use of Google Glass while driving. Reuters reports that …