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Chile Earthquake Evacuees Return Home

Citizens of the Chilean city of Iquique were permitted to return home Wednesday morning, after an April 1st magnitude 8.2 earthquake generated a tsunami which produced 6.9 foot waves. Similar sized waves were also reported in the coastal towns Pisagua …

Adam Sessler Leaves Rev3 Games, Joins Game Consultancy Firm

Adam Sessler is probably the most recognizable games journalist in the country. He’s been talking about games in front of a camera for over a decade at G4 and Rev3 Games. After all that time, he’s now ready to move …

Connie Britton Named UN Goodwill Ambassador

Who doesn’t just love Connie Britton — and her hair? Well it seems the United Nations thinks her it-factor is just what the world needs as the Nashville star was named a goodwill ambassador Wednesday for the United Nations Development …

Chelsea Manning: Lawyer To Appeal 35 Year Sentence

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, was sentenced in August to 35 years in prison for releasing 700,000 classified government documents to WikiLeaks in 2010. Now Manning’s lawyer plans to appeal the 35-year prison sentence. Albuquerque, New Mexico attorney …

Amazon Hires Creator Of Portal To Make Games For The Fire TV [Report]

When you’re building a new gaming platform, what do you do first? If you’re smart, you secure talent to create content for said platform. Amazon has been doing just that for a few years now, but now it has its …

Jennifer Love Hewitt Struggles with Post-baby Weight

Wow, movie stars really are just like the rest of us. Jennifer Love Hewitt recently lamented the difficulties she faces trying to juggle new husband, new baby, a career and losing that stubborn post-baby weight. “It’s hard, it’s really hard,” …

Windows Phone 8.1 Adds Cortana, Various Improvements Windows Phone 8.1 Adds Cortana, Various Improvements

Last year, Microsoft refreshed Windows 8 on PCs and tablets with the launch of Windows 8.1. It added a bunch of new features, including the return of the Start button. Widows Phone users were left without an update though with …

License Plate Profiling Miffs Coloradans

Everybody thought that Colorado had it easy, what with the legal pot and all. But it turns out there may well be some rust on that “legalize it” pot of gold. Drivers from Colorado are starting to complain that they …

Invisibility Cloak Is (Not) Real

Well, we don’t have hover boards yet. But we may be making progress on the invisibility cloak. In a sense. According to a recent exposé in LiveScience, the costume company Morphsuits issued a release where they outlined their breakthrough production …

Halle Berry TV Show “Extant” Releases Teaser Trailer

CBS has released a teaser trailer for their new summer series Extant. The sci-fi drama stars Halle Berry as Astronaut Molly Watts who is returning from space after a 13 month solo mission. The very short clip doesn’t tell us …

Chile Earthquake: Bigger One May be Coming

The 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of northern Chile Tuesday evening was big — leaving at least six dead in its wake — and yet, scientists predict another bigger earthquake may be looming. “This magnitude, 8.2, is not …

Jack White Reveals New Album, Set To Be Released In June

Jack White has had a number of popular music projects throughout his career, and the native of Detroit just announced that he will be releasing another solo album in just a few short months. His second solo album is set …

Charles Keating, Jr. Dies At Age 90

A key figure in the savings and loans scandal of the 1980s has died. Charles H. Keating, Jr., died at age 90 on Monday at a hosipital in Phoenix. His death was confirmed by his son-in-law Bradley Boland and a …

Hobby Lobby Invests in Abortion Pills

In a discovery that is bound to rankle supporters, Mother Jones magazine revealed yesterday that Hobby Lobby is in bed with the enemy. After months/years of fighting the Affordable Care Act’s provisions requiring birth control to be covered by employer-provided …

North Korea Drone Found on Island “a Toy”

A suspected North Korean drone was found on a border island between North and South Korea after a series of dual competing military drills. The two countries fired around two hundred shells into empty waters Monday. The Associated Press reported …

E-Cigarettes May Face Some Bad News

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Internal Medicine may be bad news for e-cigarette manufacturers and marketers. One of the big selling points for e-digs has been that they are supposed to help you quit …

Schools Are Bad At Stopping Bullying, Shows Study

Bullying has been on the mind of parents for the past few years. With the recent rise in cyber-bullying bringing the phenomenon home from school, many are worried that bullied children could have no escape. These fears could be stoked …

Google Has Reputable Sites Afraid To Link Naturally Google Has Reputable Sites Afraid To Link Naturally

And the freaking out continues…. As mentioned in a previous post, Google has reignited the link removal hysteria by going after guest blog posts. People who have written guests posts on other sites over the years are now rushing to …

Taylor Swift Visits Providence Children’s Hospital Patients and Families

Taylor Swift spent five hours with patients and their families at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. She and her dad Scott Swift made what some are calling an impromptu visit completely unannounced–without any fanfare. There were no press …

Emma Watson Talks About the Pressures of Being Famous

Hollywood seems like a glamorous playground for the young, rich, and famous. Though this may be true for some, Emma Watson says it’s not necessarily her truth. Watson shot to fame at the age of 11 when she was cast …

Jordan Miles, Beaten by Cops, Wins at Trial

It’s been over 4 years since Jordan Miles was beaten so badly he couldn’t see straight. Miles finally has gotten a civil jury to award him damages from his assaulters: 3 police officers. Back in January, 2010, Jordan Miles, a …

Amy Adams in Talks for Sci-Fi Thriller Role

Amy Adams is in early talks for a role in Dennis Villeneuve’s upcoming sci-fi thriller Story of Your Life. The American Hustle star is in line for the role of an expert linguist hired by the military to determine whether …

Amy Schumer Stunned by Sudden Fame

Amy Schumer says the success of her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer took her by surprise. “When the ratings first came in, [Comedy Central] was like, ‘Oh, um, 3 million people watched last night.’ I was like, ‘What?’ It …

‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor’ Coming in October

Back in January, Warner Bros. previewed yet another Lord of the Rings-branded video game. Titled Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, the game’s first preview surprised many appearing to be a quality action/RPG rather than another failed MOBA project. Today Warner Bros. …