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Chris Christie Cleared in Internal Probe

An internal probe paid for by the governor of New Jersey has cleared Chris Christie in any involvement in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. “Our investigation found that Governor Christie did not know of the lane realignment beforehand …

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Speaks Out on Controversy

Three months following the controversy surrounding Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson’s interview in GQ, Robertson’s son Jase Robertson has spoken up on his father’s behalf. Jase’s comments come following the season finale of the fifth season of the show. As …

Hammerhead Sharks Make Appearances in Florida and YouTube

Florida has been the location of two YouTube videos of students catching hammerhead sharks. Viktor Hluben of Florida Atlantic University posted a video of his live catch and release of one just last week. “It was extremely exciting, an adrenaline …

Chernobyl Study Reveals Potential Future Dangers

Almost 30 years ago, an unprecedented disaster struck in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, then under control of the USSR, experienced an explosion and subsequent fire, resulting in the death of 31 people and radioactive fallout across the …

Christine McVie Officially Rejoins Fleetwood Mac, Sets North American Tour

After she performed with them briefly last year, Christine McVie will officially be a member of Fleetwood Mac again. The original band is finally reunited after many years without one of their founding members. Christine McVie left the famous group …

Adult ADHD Diagnosis on the Rise

Earlier this month, the pharmacy management company Express Scripts released an ADHD study with surprising numbers and implications for adults. According to the researchers at Express Scripts, ADHD medication prescriptions have increased 35.5 percent from 2008 to 2012 for those …

Dwayne Johnson Stars In Action-Packed “Hercules” Trailer [Video]

As if remaking everything else was not enough, there will soon be yet another version of Hercules. Dwayne Johnson, formerly known as “The Rock,” has been chosen to play the title role, and will portray the tough demigod. Dwayne Johnson …

WordPress Founder Talks To LinkedIn About The Future Of Publishing WordPress Founder Talks To LinkedIn About The Future Of Publishing

This video’s about a month old, but interesting none the less, and LinkedIn just shared it in a blog post today. WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg discusses the future of publishing with Reid Hoffman. It’s part of the LinkedIn Speaker series. …

Mindy Kaling Embraces Figure in ‘Vogue’ Interview

In February, Mindy Kaling was one of the hottest celebrities in the media, albeit for perhaps all the wrong reasons. The February edition of Elle magazine featured “Women in Television” and was released with four different covers promoting four different …

Microsoft Announces Office For iPad, New Enterprise Tools Microsoft Announces Office For iPad, New Enterprise Tools

Microsoft made some major announcements on Thursday including Microsoft Office for iPad, free Office Mobile apps for iPhone and Android, and the Enterprise Mobility Suite of cloud services to help businesses manage corporate data and services on various devices. The …

Tornadoes in California Cause Limited Damage

Since last summer, San Francisco, California has received less than half the average amount of rainfall it usually sees over the course of one year. A supercell, which hit the mainland from the Pacific on Wednesday, however, has brought much …

Amazon to Launch Streaming Video Device on April 2nd Amazon to Launch Streaming Video Device on April 2nd

Amazon’s long-delayed streaming video device will finally see the light of day, as the company is planning on unveiling it at a press event in New York City on April 2nd. Members of the press have received an invite to …

Is Google More Focused On Penalties Or Positive Features? Is Google More Focused On Penalties Or Positive Features?

While it’s nothing new, a lot of webmasters are frustrated with Google for penalties their sites have received. The recent attack on guest blog posts has sparked a whole new round of outcries. Google says, however, that it tries to …

Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac Prepare For Reunion Tour

It’s been 17 years since the five prime members of Fleetwood Mac went on tour together. That will all change this fall when the classic rock band plans to hit the road for a reunion tour they’re calling, “On With …

School Will Pay for Violating Teen’s Rights over Facebook Posts School Will Pay for Violating Teen’s Rights over Facebook Posts

The ACLU is declaring victory in a lawsuit against the Minnewaska, Minnesota School District–one that could have implications in how schools construct privacy policies around students and their off-campus social media use. The story focuses on Riley Stratton, who the …

Klout And Lithium Technologies Announce Acquisition Klout And Lithium Technologies Announce Acquisition

We’ve known since last month that Klout was being acquired by Lithium Technologies, thanks to a report from Re/code, but it was never confirmed until yesterday when CNN reported that it was official. Now, the companies have come out and …

Sandra Bullock Planning Miss Congeniality TV Show

Sandra Bullock liked her Miss Congeniality role so much that she might reprise it on the small screen. According to Radar Online, an unnamed source says Bullock is planning a television spinoff that will be Bridesmaids meets 24. “Sandra loved …

Report: Instagram Smartphone Usage Gives Twitter’s A Run For Its Money In U.S. Report: Instagram Smartphone Usage Gives Twitter’s A Run For Its Money In U.S.

Instagram announced this week that it has surpassed 200 million monthly active users. eMarketer is now sharing some data about usage in the U.S. and a comparison to Twitter usage on smartphones. The firm finds that U.S. Instagram usage has …

Facebook, Google, Twitter & LinkedIn Team Up On WebScaleSQL Facebook, Google, Twitter & LinkedIn Team Up On WebScaleSQL

Facebook, Google, Twitter and LinkedIn announced a new collaboration among their engineer teams called WebScaleSQL. A spokesperson for Facebook tells us that the companies are “working to share a common set of changes to the upstream MySQL branch that will …

Sleep Apnea Symptoms And Risks To Be Aware Of

Sleep apnea is a common condition that affects as many as 18 million people around the world. Because the condition is so common, many people do not take it seriously or do not even know that they are experiencing sleep …

Taco Bell’s Own Ronald McDonalds Appear In Ad

When you think of the name Ronald McDonald, one restaurant comes to mind and it probably isn’t taco bell. Taco Bell is now serving breakfast and that means they are competing with other restaurants that do the same, including McDonalds …

NYC Grocery Bag Fees: What’s Next?

They say nothing in the world is free and NYC residents may soon start paying for their shopping bags. That’s right, not only will they being paying for their groceries, but also the bags that they carry them home in. …

This Infographic Teaches You About Facebook’s News Feed Image Sizes This Infographic Teaches You About Facebook’s News Feed Image Sizes

You may have noticed some changes to the way Facebook’s News Feed looks lately. Facebook marketing app Gain has the imaging of the new design figured out, and has put together a pretty interesting infographic (via InsideFacebook) on the subject …

Molly Ringwald Played Claire Standish 30 Years Ago

Actress Molly Ringwald, once called the greatest teen star of all time, celebrated her 46th birthday last month, and will see the 30th anniversary of the release of her iconic coming of age comedy-drama The Breakfast Club next year. Though, …