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Rice Diet Center in North Carolina Closes Rice Diet Center in North Carolina Closes

The Rice Diet Program, formerly a part of Duke University’s medical center, has officially closed its doors after 70 years of operation. The diet was founded in the 1930s by German immigrant Dr. Walter Kempner. Dr. Kempner stated that his …

Apple Event: iWork, iMovie, iPhoto To Be Free With New iOS Devices Apple Event: iWork, iMovie, iPhoto To Be Free With New iOS Devices

Apple announced today that its iWork suite of productivity apps will be free with the purchase of new iOS devices. That includes Pages, Numbers and Keynote. iMovie and iPhoto will also be free. “We think that iWork is a really …

iPhone 5C Officially Announced: $99, Launches September 13 iPhone 5C Officially Announced: $99, Launches September 13

For months now, the normal late summer iPhone rumors have been swirling. Rather than just leaks about the newest iPhone, Apple fans have been greeted with rumors about two new iPhones. One is the iPhone 5S, of course, but the …

iOS 7 Release Date Is Officially September 18th iOS 7 Release Date Is Officially September 18th
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At its big press event, Apple just announced that iOS 7 will be available on September 18th. Tim Cook introduced the event and talked about a few of the company’s latest stats before turning the stage over to Craig Federighi, …

Apple Event: Here’s What Twitter Is Saying In Real Time Apple Event: Here’s What Twitter Is Saying In Real Time

As you probably know, Apple’s big event is getting ready to start. There are tons of liveblogs that you can follow, but here’s a real-time look at how the Twitterverse is reacting: Tweets about “#appleevent” You can keep an eye …

Six-Clawed Lobster Turns Up Off Maine Coast Six-Clawed Lobster Turns Up Off Maine Coast

When a group of fishermen discovered a six-clawed lobster in their catch, they knew they had something too good to throw back; Capt. Peter Brown and crewman Richard Figueiredo of the vessel Rachel Leah noticed the deformity and decided to …

Toyota Recalls the Same 780K Vehicles as Last Year Toyota Recalls the Same 780K Vehicles as Last Year

Remember when Toyota recalled almost 800,000 vehicles last year because of some kind of rear suspension issues on their RAV4 SUV and Lexus HS sedan? Well, the company has done it again, literally: a story from Zacks Equity Research is …

NIST Says It Never Worked With The NSA To Weaken Encryption Standards NIST Says It Never Worked With The NSA To Weaken Encryption Standards
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Last week, it was revealed that the NSA works tirelessly to break through all forms of encryption. One of the more worrisome revelations from the leak was that the agency worked with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to …

Why ‘Mr. Show’ Isn’t On HBO GO, According To Bob And David (And Brian) Why ‘Mr. Show’ Isn’t On HBO GO, According To Bob And David (And Brian)

HBO GO has a lot of great HBO shows that have appeared on the network from over the years, but there are certainly some notable titles left out. Perhaps the most notable of all is Mr. Show, the sketch comedy …

Colorado Recall: Gun Control Debate Fires Up Colorado Recall: Gun Control Debate Fires Up

Reuters reported that two Colorado Democrats are finding themselves on the unfriendly side of a recall election this week. John Morse of Colorado Springs and Angela Giron of Pueblo both face potential recall in the wake of national gun control …

New ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Trailer Teases Space Combat New ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Trailer Teases Space Combat

Fans of the Call of Duty franchise have been, understandably, focused on previews for the multiplayer gameplay in the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. With that focus on multiplayer, it can be easy to forget that developer Infinity Ward helped …

Google Adds More Google+ Integration To Blogger Blogs Google Adds More Google+ Integration To Blogger Blogs
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Google has slowly but surely adding Google+ integration with its ages-old blogging platform, Blogger. On Monday, the company announced that users can now share blog posts to Google+ automatically. This is one of those things that seems like a no-brainer, …

‘Angry Birds Star Wars 2′: More Villains Join The Roster ‘Angry Birds Star Wars 2′: More Villains Join The Roster

In the past two weeks, developer Rovio has revealed more than 20 playable characters for Angry Birds Star Wars 2. Everyone from Emperor Palpatine himself to Jar Jar Binks will be flinging themselves toward both birds and pigs starting next …

Is This What The iPhone 5S Looks Like? [Rumor] Is This What The iPhone 5S Looks Like? [Rumor]

At 1 p.m. EST today, Apple will unveil its latest iPhone to the world. It’s accepted at this point that the phone will be called the iPhone 5S, and will look very similar to the current iPhone 5. What we …

Gmail Gets Update On Feature Phones Gmail Gets Update On Feature Phones

Google announced on Monday that it has updated Gmail for feature phone browsers with a new look. Here’s that look: “People use all sorts of devices to access Gmail: their web browser, smartphone, tablet and, in many parts of the …

Zamboanga Hostages: Islamist Rebels Engaged Standoff Zamboanga Hostages: Islamist Rebels Engaged Standoff

In what appears to be an ongoing episode of violence, the AP is reporting that Islamist rebels associated with the Moro National Liberation Front in the Philippines has assaulted a series of coastal towns and taken a bunch of hostages. …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 2 Set Photo From Instagram Shows Inmate’s Cell ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 2 Set Photo From Instagram Shows Inmate’s Cell

The Orange is the New Black Instagram account continues to post set photos as the second season of the popular Netflix show films in New York. Many of the shots we’ve seen so far are just candid pics of cast …

‘Rabbids Big Bang’ Mobile Game Revealed ‘Rabbids Big Bang’ Mobile Game Revealed

Ubisoft dumped a huge pile of info on the gaming world during its Digital Days event today. In addition to some nice downloadable console title announcements, the publisher has announced several mobile titles it will release later this year. Assassin’s …

Microsoft Announces Office 365 For Nonprofits Microsoft Announces Office 365 For Nonprofits

Are you a nonprofit looking for an easy way to help your organization collaborate on the Web? You could always use Google Apps for Nonprofits, but Microsoft thinks you might like its service more. Microsoft announced this morning that it’s …

PayPal Could Be On To Something Huge With Beacon PayPal Could Be On To Something Huge With Beacon
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It’s hard to tell what’s going to work in the payments space. There have been a lot of interesting ideas over the years, but they haven’t always translated into the revolutionary game-changers that they could. PayPal’s new product – Beacon …

Mitt Romney: GOP Hopefuls Fish for the Money Machine Mitt Romney: GOP Hopefuls Fish for the Money Machine
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An AP story out of Boston yesterday morning is getting some traction: apparently, some of the 2016 Republican potentials with their sights on the White House are trying to quietly take advantage of Mitt Romney’s political operatives, in particular his …

Vince Gill Burns Westboro Baptist Church Vince Gill Burns Westboro Baptist Church
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Vince Gill, normally a mild-mannered country star, couldn’t hold back when the Westboro Baptist Church picketed one of his shows recently because they believe he’s committing adultery now that he’s divorced and remarried. The confrontation is now going viral. “What …

‘Trials Frontier’ Coming to Mobile This Fall ‘Trials Frontier’ Coming to Mobile This Fall

The Trials series earned a privileged place in gaming with a combination of irreverent, sadistic humor and a punishing difficulty curve. The latest game in the series, Trials Evolution, set sales records on the Xbox 360 when it was released. …

Rayman Fiesta Run Coming To Mobile Devices This Year Rayman Fiesta Run Coming To Mobile Devices This Year

One of the most delightful surprises of 2012 was Rayman Jungle Run. It took an established character, threw him into a tired genre and made it fun again with plenty of charm and perfect touch-based gameplay. Now Ubisoft is back …