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Chicken Boxing: Louisiana Senator Insists That It’s Not Cockfighting

A Republican senator from New Orleans expressed his concern over a bill that would tighten the state’s cockfighting ban, saying that it would shut down the less bloody sport of “chicken boxing”. Surprisingly, this seemingly bizarre discussion took place during …

New Vegas Ferris Wheel Is The World’s Tallest

The opening ceremony for the world’s tallest Ferris wheel took place on Monday and marked the completion of the 550-foot High Roller — built by Caesars Entertainment Corp. Riders were able to ride on the Ferris wheel and check out …

Dane Witherspoon, Soap Opera Actor, Dies at Age 56

Santa Barbara actor, and first husband of Robin Wright, Dane Witherspoon passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 56. Born in Texas, Witherspoon was the youngest student ever accepted by the American Conservatory Theater (ACT) in San Francisco, …

2.1 Million Chromebooks Shipped Last Year 2.1 Million Chromebooks Shipped Last Year

The PC market is still in decline and shipments of traditional desktop and notebook PCs took a nosedive during 2013. PC manufacturers are introducing new features such as ultra HD displays and touchscreens in an effort to compete with the …

Anna Kournikova: Still Yet To Meet Enrique Iglesias’ Dad

Have you ever watched the music video to “Escape” by Enrique Iglesias and wondered if Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias would be a fitting couple? If you have not heard, Anna and Enrique are a couple and have been together …

Virginia Couple Calvin And Zatera Spencer Win Lottery Three Times In A Month

Winning the lottery is a once-in-a-lifetime stroke of luck, but winning it thrice a single month is nothing short of unbelievable. For Portsmouth, Virginia couple Calvin and Zatera Spencer, you’d better believe it can happen. Their first win was during …

Childhood Obesity Could Hurt Brainpower, Shows Study

Even with childhood obesity rates seen falling in recent years in the U.S., the medical profession is still considering the phenomenon an epidemic. With the physical health concerns associated with childhood obesity well-documented, researchers are now discovering the mental concerns …

Kendall Jenner and Sisters Rock Sexy Swimwear

Kendall Jenner and her sisters–big sister Khloe Kardashian and little sis Kylie Jenner–are rocking some super sexy swimwear as the Keeping Up With the Kardashians family vacations in Thailand. The sisters have been sharing their fun in the sun and …

Heather Locklear Vacations with Richie Sambora

Actress Heather Locklear and Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora were spotted walking the beach together in Kona, Hawaii on Sunday. After being married for 13 years, the two divorced in 2007, though have maintained an amicable relationship. The two have …

Atlanta Archbishop Apologizes For Mansion Home

“Pope Francis is setting the example for all clergy worldwide.” Last week, Pope Francis removed German bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst for spending $43 million on a new residence and renovations. On Monday, an Atlanta archbishop voluntarily stepped up to the …

Chile Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Waves

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile Tuesday around 6:46 p.m. and triggered tsunami waves. “Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. It may have been destructive along coasts near the epicenter and could also be a threat to …

Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate Out Today On Consoles, PC

Did you play last year’s mostly excellent Batman Arkham Origins? Were you biting at the chomp to see what happened next? Unfortunately, you couldn’t unless you owned a Vita or 3DS as Arkham Origins Blackgate was a handheld exclusive title. …

‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Extinction Episode 2 Previewed

Earlier this week Infinity Ward and Activision released a new gameplay preview for the next upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC pack. The content includes four new multiplayer maps, a new weapon, and a new episode for the game’s “Extinction” …

Cleveland Indians Defeat A’s, Sign Gomes

The Cleveland Indians defeated the Oakland A’s in Opening Day play on Monday by a 2-0 score. The win was enough to cause A’s fans to boo, and to send the American League saves leader to the dugout without a …

The True Terror Of Caffeine Is That We Run Out Of The Stuff

Caffeine is the most widely consumed drug on the planet. It’s in everything from coffee and tea to chocolate and energy bars. What happens then when caffeine runs out? Do we just stop ingesting the stuff, or do we go …

Marquette Basketball Coach Used To Coach For Duke

The race for the NCAA men’s basketball championship might still be going on, but that doesn’t mean a few business deals can’t be made behind closed doors. That’s what the Marquette Golden Eagles have been busy doing, as they just …

Kindergartner Praying Controversy: Potential Hoax?

Outrage is swirling around the story emerging from Oviedo, Florida involving a five-year-old girl who was allegedly interrupted during her lunchtime prayer. According to a story told to the Orlando Sentinel, a kindergartner was preparing to pray over her meal …

Even Popular Kids Are Bullied, Shows Study

As parents become more aware of the internet, more attention has been brought to the topic of cyber-bullying and bullying in general. What was once seen as a right of passage for children is now condemned as a practice that …

Peru Volcano Prompts Evacuations

A volcano in southwestern Peru called Ubinas began ejecting pyroclastic material into the sky in 2006, after over four decades of lying dormant. Recent volcanic activity has prompted officials to evacuate 60 residents of Querapi, a village near its base. …

Mr. Clean Artist, Richard Black, Dies at Age 92

Harry Richard Black, the artist who created the Mr. Clean character, passed away Sunday at his home in Ohio after a brief illness. He was 92. “Dick” Black, a Philadelphia native, grew up during the Great Depression in a home …

Kindergartner Praying In School Told To Stop

Was a kindergartner told that she couldn’t pray at lunch? That’s what folks in Oviedo, Fla. are trying to figure out, after a 5-year-old by the name Gabriella Perez accused a staff member at Carillon Elementary School of stopping her …

California Powerball Winner To Start Kid-Focused Charities

California Powerball winner B. Raymond Buxton got the surprise of his life in February when he learned that he had the only winning ticket for a $425 million jackpot. Now, he says, he’s going to put all that cash towards …

Bao Bao Gets To Play Outside For The First Time

Bao Bao, the baby giant panda cub at National Zoo in Washington, got to play outside for the first time on Tuesday. Zoo officials said Bao Bao would be allowed to go out once the weather got a little warmer, …

FC Bayern Munich Held To Draw At Old Trafford

I’ll be the first to admit that I was wrong regarding my previous prediction of Manchester United FC’s chances at Old Trafford against German champions FC Bayern Munich. They were not utterly devastated as I and many others expected. Instead, …