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Rafael Nadal Loses to Wawrinka in Australian Open

Following his victory over Roger Federer in the Australian Open semifinals, most tennis pundits went ahead and pegged Rafael Nadal as the 2014 Australian Open Champion, despite the fact that he still had one match to win. And in his …

‘Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’ Announced For Nintendo 3DS ‘Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’ Announced For Nintendo 3DS
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Less than one year ago, Capcom released Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Though the franchise does not have the same huge fan base in the U.S. that it has in Japan, Monster Hunter is …

“The Dukes of Hazzard” Turns 35 Today
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If you were a kid in the 1980s, it’s likely that you and your friends went out with your bicycles, set up a ramp of some sort, and did some jumps while screaming yeehaw, and you did your best to …

“Cut Me Some Slack” Wins Best Rock Song

Last night at the 56th annual Grammy Awards, Dave Grohl won not one award, but two: Best Rock Song and Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. The 45-year old Foo Fighters’ front man accepted the Best Rock Song Award for …

Rat-Infested Ghost Ship Has Likely Sunk

There’s a ghost ship teeming with inbred cannibal rats on a collision course with the British coastline! Or maybe not. Speculation had recently emerged that the Lyubov Orlova, an abandoned ship that has been floating aimlessly across the Atlantic for …

Notebook Shipment Estimates Slashed For 2014 Notebook Shipment Estimates Slashed For 2014

As mobile devices (especially tablets) have become more popular in recent years, sales of low-cost mobile devices have eaten into the sales of traditional PCs. This has been especially true for notebooks, as low-cost tablets have made more expensive notebooks …

Selena Gomez: Male Fan Arrested At Her Home
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Selena Gomez has had quite a month; after being linked to her on-again, off-again boyfriend Justin Bieber when they were spotted out together, a slew of text messages were leaked that allegedly showed a fight between the couple and ended …

Virginia Yelp Review Suit Goes To Trial Virginia Yelp Review Suit Goes To Trial

A little over a year ago, a Virginia judge ordered a Yelp user to change a negative review on the site. Jane Perez was sued by Dietz Development, a building contractor who claimed to have lost business because of her …

Seahawks Fan Tattoos Head for Playoff Tickets

The next time you describe yourself as your NFL team’s number one fan, ask yourself a question: would you shave part of your head and get a tattoo in hopes of scoring tickets to a playoff game? This is exactly …

Miranda Lambert Part of Phil Everly Tribute
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Miranda Lambert was part of a tribute to Phil Everly at The Grammy Awards on Sunday night. She and Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong sang a rendition of The Everly Brothers’ hit When Will I Be Loved. Lambert …

Avonte Oquendo: Teen Mourned After Tragic Loss

On Saturday, Avonte Oquendo’s funeral was held, an end to a tragedy where many questions remain unanswered. The story began over three months ago, when on October 4th, the 14-year-old walked away from the Riverview School in Queens, NY and …

Grammy Awards: **** You From Trent Reznor

Last night the 58th Grammy Awards was broadcast from The Staples Center in Los Angeles. For over a week, teaser commercials have announced the exciting closing performance by Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham, …

Carmelo Anthony Scores 35 After 62-Point Game

It was East versus West in Madison Square Garden yesterday, when the New York Knicks faced the Los Angeles Lakers. Carmello Anthony had a total of 35 points, which was a far cry from his 62-point game this past Friday, …

‘Final Fantasy XIV’ Coming to PS4 in April
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Since relaunching in 2013 as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Final Fantasy XIV has enjoyed moderate MMO success on PC and PlayStation 3. Now publisher Square Enix is bringing its re-tooled MMO to Sony’s latest console. Square Enix today …

MapQuest Changes Business Listing Management MapQuest Changes Business Listing Management
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MapQuest announced that it has made some adjustments to the way businesses can manage their listings. The AOL-owned company says the changes make the process of handling information corrections more streamlined. In other words, it’s now easier to change contact …

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr: Beatles Reunited

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr performed together on stage at the 2014 Grammy Awards Sunday evening, marking a “sort-of” reunion for The Beatles. To call it a full fledged reunion would be a huge overstatement, given Ringo’s answer to one …

Microsoft Renames SkyDrive To OneDrive Microsoft Renames SkyDrive To OneDrive

Microsoft’s cloud storage platform – SkyDrive – got into a trademark dispute last year with European telecom Sky. Instead of fighting for its right to use the SkyDrive name, Microsoft opted to change it. Microsoft announced this morning that SkyDrive …

Monica Lewinsky: A Political Card 20 Years Later
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Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton are in the news! No, this isn’t a 90s flashback. Thanks to Rand Paul, their shenanigens really are back in the headlines. In an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, he declared that …

‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 Gets More Cinemagraphs ‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 Gets More Cinemagraphs
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Earlier this month, House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon told fans that a “slew” of new cinemagraph GIFs for Season 2 were on the way. He shared the first one featuring Kevin Spacey at the time: Since then, more have …

Google and Samsung to Share Patents Google and Samsung to Share Patents
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The years-long legal fight between Apple and Samsung is continuing to rage in courts around the world. Other high-profile patent lawsuits have come and gone in recent years, creating an uneasy climate in which tech companies are now engaging in …

Microsoft Buys Gears Of War IP, Shifts Development To Black Tusk

Gears of War was the first game on the Xbox 360 to really feel next-gen when it launched in 2006. Epic’s intimate knowledge of Unreal Engine 3 combined with the power of the Xbox 360 helped to make the console …

Google Is Following Its Robot Purchases With An Artificial Intelligence Acquisition Google Is Following Its Robot Purchases With An Artificial Intelligence Acquisition

Update: DeepMind will reportedly be integrated into Google’s search team. That may be good news for those fearing a robot apocalypse, but who’s to say the robots won’t make use of other technologies employed throughout the company? Google has reportedly …

“Maleficent” Trailer Gives Us New Lana Del Rey

“Maleficent” is one of this year’s hotly anticipated films–and has been since the first photos of Angelina Jolie dressed as the wicked lady surfaced online last year–but now a new trailer has been released that features a sweetly haunting cover …

Health Insurance: Reimbursement to Cause Bailout?
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Health insurance is taking a mighty turn for the worse after this ill-fated attempt at “affordable care” by the Obama administration. Things are looking very bleak indeed after Thursday’s Moody’s rating downgrade of the outlook for inurance industry from “stable” …