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Tropical Storm Humberto Winding Up In The Atlantic Tropical Storm Humberto Winding Up In The Atlantic
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Tropical Storm Humberto is gathering strength in the Atlantic and may be on the way to full-sized hurricane status by mid-week. Experts say the storm has sustained winds of about 40 MPH as of Monday morning, but things could get …

Motrin Recalled Over Plastic Particles Motrin Recalled Over Plastic Particles

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this weekend announced that McNeil Consumer Healthcare is recalling 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infants’ Drops. The product has been recalled over fears of possible contamination with “tiny” plastic particles. The plastic particles, measuring …

Patrick Stewart Married By Ian McKellen Over Weekend Patrick Stewart Married By Ian McKellen Over Weekend

Patrick Stewart got hitched over the weekend, and he announced the big news via Twitter in an absurdly adorable manner. Stewart made it official with girlfriend Sunny Ozell, a singer-songwriter who has been seeing the “Star Trek: Next Generation” actor …

Google Once Again Pushes For Transparency When Dealing With Federal Data Requests Google Once Again Pushes For Transparency When Dealing With Federal Data Requests

Does Google hand over your private information to the feds? The company says it doesn’t, but it can’t prove this because of gag orders placed on it by the federal government. That’s why Google, along with Microsoft, have petitioned the …

Petrobras Discovered as Target of NSA Spying Petrobras Discovered as Target of NSA Spying
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Globo, Brazil’s largest television network, has reported on its show “Fantastico” that according to the NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the US has been spying on Brazil’s state-run oil firm, Petrobras. Glenn Greenwald, a US journalist who has intimate …

New Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful, Says CDC New Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful, Says CDC

Anyone who watched TV, or even just YouTube last spring has seen the ads. Men and women giving “tips” from their personal experiences with smoking and second-hand smoke. The most infamous of the spots would undoubtedly be Terrie, the woman …

Groupon Buys Blink, Rebrands It With The ‘Groupon’ Name Groupon Buys Blink, Rebrands It With The ‘Groupon’ Name

Groupon announced on Monday that it has acquired Blink a “last-minute” travel app from Europe, which lets users find deals on same-day hotel bookings. “Based in Madrid, Blink works with more than 2,000 hotel partners in eight European countries, and …

Serena Williams Credits Coach With Success Serena Williams Credits Coach With Success

Serena Williams battled her way to a win at Sunday’s U.S. Open match against Victoria Azarenka, fighting heavy winds and her own blunders to pull through in the final hour. Now, after grabbing her fifth title, the tennis star is …

Andes Man: Survived on Rats, Raisins for 4 Months Andes Man: Survived on Rats, Raisins for 4 Months
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In a wonderfully inspiring story of survival, a motorcyclist from Uruguay got lost in the Andes Mountain snowstorms during the South American winter for over four months. Discovered by Argentine officials who choppered over 9,000 feet above sea level to …

Sony’s PlayStation Vita TV Isn’t Compatible With All Vita Games Sony’s PlayStation Vita TV Isn’t Compatible With All Vita Games

This morning, Sony announced the PlayStation Vita TV at a Japanese press conference. The $100 micro-console plays Vita, PSP and PSone titles on your TV using a DualShock 3 controller. There’s just one little problem – the DualShock 3 doesn’t …

E-Cigarette Use Rising Among Teens, Says CDC E-Cigarette Use Rising Among Teens, Says CDC
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As the e-cigarette industry begins to mature from an unregulated, entrepreneurial enterprise to big business, governments around the world are now beginning to pay attention. The U.K. just this summer announced that the devices will soon be regulated as a …

True Detective, HBO’s New Drama, Gets an Official Trailer True Detective, HBO’s New Drama, Gets an Official Trailer

HBO is all about their original series set in backwoods Louisiana with “True” in the title – and now that one is ending, they’ve got another one to take its place. Except this one isn’t about vampires. It’s about a …

Google Reportedly Gives Europe A New Proposal To Resolve Antitrust Probe Google Reportedly Gives Europe A New Proposal To Resolve Antitrust Probe

Back in July, we heard that the European Commission was waiting for Google to revise earlier proposals it made to resolve an ongoing antitrust probe related to its search business. Now, word is out that in order to avoid a …

Van Gogh Painting: New Work Discovered In Amsterdam Van Gogh Painting: New Work Discovered In Amsterdam

A “new” Van Gogh painting has been discovered in Amsterdam and will be part of an upcoming show at the Van Gogh Museum there later this month. Experts say they feel confident in attributing the work–titled “Sunset At Montmajour“–to the …

Manny Diaz, Defensive Coordinator for Texas, Fired Manny Diaz, Defensive Coordinator for Texas, Fired

Following a humiliating 41-20 loss to the BYU Cougars, in which the Longhorn’s defense gave up 550 total yards in rushing, Mack Brown and the University of Texas have decided to fire Manny Diaz from his position as defensive coordinator. …

Notebook Display Orders Drop Drastically as Summer Ends Notebook Display Orders Drop Drastically as Summer Ends
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The world’s largest notebook manufacturer, HP, is now expected to ship fewer than 21 million notebook PCs in 2014. As even HP’s shipment numbers drop, the entire notebook industry is poised for contraction in the face of a burgeoning tablet …

Jenny McCarthy Bringing Moral Support For “View” Debut Jenny McCarthy Bringing Moral Support For “View” Debut

Jenny McCarthy starts her new gig at “The View” today, and she’s reportedly bringing along some moral support for the big day. The 40-year old actress and talk show host, who has been dating actor and former New Kid Donnie …

Xbox Music Comes To iOS And Android, Goes Free On The Web Xbox Music Comes To iOS And Android, Goes Free On The Web

Spotify changed the music industry forever by bringing free ad-supported music to users on the Web. Microsoft tried to imitate that success with Xbox Music, but still required a subscription to even stream on the Web. That might not have …

Here Comes Facebook’s Big TV Push Here Comes Facebook’s Big TV Push

Facebook announced on Monday that it is launching new tools for media organizations to make use of trends on Facebook. This is the latest in Facebook’s series of releases related to public conversations. The new tools come in the form …

HP Reportedly Shipping Fewer Than 21M Notebooks Next Year HP Reportedly Shipping Fewer Than 21M Notebooks Next Year

The traditional PC market, which includes notebook-style laptops, is in trouble. Sales of PCs have been falling for over one year now, thanks to the rise of the tablet market and the failure of Windows 8. Even HP, the largest …

Sony Japan Announces Slimmer Vita, Vita TV Sony Japan Announces Slimmer Vita, Vita TV

Early this morning, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan held a press conference to announce a lot of new products hitting the Japanese and Asian markets in the coming year. The big news for Japanese gamers was the Japanese launch of the …

Piper Perabo Engaged to Stephen Kay Piper Perabo Engaged to Stephen Kay

Piper Perabo is engaged to wed her show’s “Covert Affairs” Director Stephen Kay, who was previously linked to Eva Longoria, and according to several reports, Perabo is already busily planning her special day. The couple met on the set of …

Eminem Gives Super Awkward Interview on ESPN Eminem Gives Super Awkward Interview on ESPN

Eminem has admitted before that live television interviews are not his strength.The 40-year-old rapper started his ESPN halftime show interview staring blankly off-camera while Brent Musburger introduced the segment and Kirk Herbstreit laughed uneasily at his side. “Sorry, live TV …

Carrie Underwood: Football Song Revamped Carrie Underwood: Football Song Revamped
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Carrie Underwood is officially a part of your Sunday Night Football viewing experience. Donning a sleeveless sequined blue top and denim shorts with a pair of boots, she wanted to make the song “edgier”. She filmed the sequence in June …