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Janelle Monae Streams New Album Janelle Monae Streams New Album

Janelle Monae has posted her full new album “The Electric Lady” ahead of it’s September 10th release date on VH1.com. Check out the video for “Q.U.E.E.N.” with Erykah Badu. Funk, soul, jazz and gospel contribute to the musical style, produced …

Malala Yousafzai: Books Are Anti-Terrorism “Weapons” Malala Yousafzai: Books Are Anti-Terrorism “Weapons”

Tuesday, at the opening of the largest public library in Europe, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai praised pens and books as, “the weapons that defeat terrorism.” The Pakistani teen, who gained attention when she was shot by the Taliban for advocating education …

King Richard III Had Roundworms King Richard III Had Roundworms
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Richard III, also known as England’s ‘Hunchback’ King, was infected with parasitic roundworms, according to researchers who’d exhumed his remains last summer. The famously unpopular king’s skeleton was dug up in a parking lot in Leicester, in a joint effort …

Adding Street Fighter’s Chun-Li To Fail Compilation Videos Wins Adding Street Fighter’s Chun-Li To Fail Compilation Videos Wins

If ever anything was meant to be collected and presented in a compilation video, it’s people failing on a day-to-day basis. I mean, is it right to laugh at the misfortune of others? No, but who cares, especially when it’s …

John Boehner backs Obama for Military Action in Syria John Boehner backs Obama for Military Action in Syria

Despite many constituents strongly disagreeing, John Boehner has verbally backed Obama after he called for American military action in Syria after learning Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, possible use of chemical weapons in the country’s civil war. “I’m going to support …

Sahuaro Principal Arrested for Creaming 16-year-old Sahuaro Principal Arrested for Creaming 16-year-old
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Every dad in the world has run this scenario through their head at least once. Your daughter starts messing around with the bad boy in town, she starts to slip into the occasional misbehavior, starts sneaking out to meet him, …

‘Short Term 12′ Director And Cast Members Talk At Google ‘Short Term 12′ Director And Cast Members Talk At Google

Destin Cretton, Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr., the director and stars of the film Short Term 12, recently spoke engaged in an interview with Film.com’s David Ehrlich in an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available …

1.8 Billion Mobile Phones to Ship This Year 1.8 Billion Mobile Phones to Ship This Year

With smartphones now saturating their western markets and emerging markets such as Brazil and China opening up for mobile growth, the entire mobile phone industry is growing steadily around the world. Analyst firm IDC today released predictions showing that mobile …

These New ‘The Wonderful 101′ Trailers Will Make You Want The Game Even More These New ‘The Wonderful 101′ Trailers Will Make You Want The Game Even More

The Wonderful 101 is already getting plenty of praise across the Atlantic where the game is already out in Europe. Those of us in North America will have to wait until September 15 to play it, and Nintendo is content …

Celebrating Mirror’s Edge 2 With POV Parkour Celebrating Mirror’s Edge 2 With POV Parkour

So this is pretty awesome. What we have is a short film shot with a point-of-view camera, with the actor doing some pretty slick Parkour around the city of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. While Parkour and POV cameras go …

Facebook Breaks Ground on Frank Gehry-Designed Second Campus Facebook Breaks Ground on Frank Gehry-Designed Second Campus
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The construction on Facebook’s massive Menlo Park campus expansion has begun. The company has just broken ground on the second campus, which will be located across the street from the current campus. The 22-acre West Campus will house the new …

Spring High School Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, Kids Afraid Spring High School Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, Kids Afraid
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Spring High School, located about 20 miles north of Houston, was the scene of a bloody confrontation this morning after four students were involved in a fight that escalated into violence. 17-year old Joshua Broussard was stabbed to death in …

Ricky Gervais Talks To Reddit About ‘Derek’ And A Bunch Of Other Stuff Ricky Gervais Talks To Reddit About ‘Derek’ And A Bunch Of Other Stuff

Ricky Gervais participated in a reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) this afternoon. He talked about everything from Louis CK naked to Daniel Day Lewis portraying a young Ricky in a movie about his life. You can #AskMeAnything on Reddit at …

Microsoft’s IllumiRoom Tech Won’t Be Coming To The Xbox One Anytime Soon Microsoft’s IllumiRoom Tech Won’t Be Coming To The Xbox One Anytime Soon

Remember IllumiRoom? It was a concept Microsoft showed off earlier this year that would project the environment from a game beyond the TV display and onto the walls around it. It was incredibly cool and there was even talk of …

Whooping Cough Outbreak Could Be Worst In Texas In 50 Years Whooping Cough Outbreak Could Be Worst In Texas In 50 Years
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Texas residents are being warned of an outbreak of whooping cough that is growing in number every day. The preventable illness has spread to nearly 2,000 people in the state this year, a staggering number that may well overtake the …

Sony’s New Cyber-Shots Turn Smartphones Into Cameras Sony’s New Cyber-Shots Turn Smartphones Into Cameras

In addition to its new high-end Xperia Z1 smartphone and a 4K video download service, Sony today announced an interesting concept for photographers. The company during its IFA presentation revealed its new DSC-QX100 and DSC-QX10 Cyber-shot cameras. What’s special about …

‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ Gets A Cheers-Inspired Intro ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ Gets A Cheers-Inspired Intro

The new season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia premieres tonight, so why not watch this Cheers-style intro for the show from the OfficialComedy YouTube channel? Both shows are about bars. Get it? (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) The show …

Sony Announces Three New Windows 8 Devices Sony Announces Three New Windows 8 Devices

The big news out of IFA may be the new smart watches, but the traditional PC is still getting some love from the major players. In fact, Sony has announced three new Windows 8 devices to launch around the time …

Want To Watch The Final Episode Of ‘Breaking Bad’ In A Cemetery? Want To Watch The Final Episode Of ‘Breaking Bad’ In A Cemetery?

Tickets just went on sale for a screening of the final episode of Breaking Bad at Hollywood Forever Cemetery on September 29th. The event is being presented by Cinespia, and cast and crew will be in attendance. General admission tickets …

New Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Announced New Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Announced
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In addition to the new Galaxy Note 3 and the newly revealed Galaxy Gear smart watch, Samsung today announced a refreshed version of its Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. The Galaxy Note 10.1 will have the same 10.1-inch screen as its …

Uber, NFL Look to Tackle DUIs with New Safe Ride Partnership Uber, NFL Look to Tackle DUIs with New Safe Ride Partnership

Drunk driving is a problem everywhere and in all walks of life, but it’s a really big problem for the National Football League. The high proportion of its players being involved in DUIs coupled with the popularity of the sport …

Frostbite 3 Engine Brings Beautiful Destruction to Battlefield 4 Frostbite 3 Engine Brings Beautiful Destruction to Battlefield 4

At the recent Gamescom 2013, the folks at VG247.com had a chance to sit down with the creative director for DICE, Lars Gustavsson to discuss some of the concept of Levolution in the upcoming Battlefield 4. During the interview, Gustavsson …

Samsung Officially Unveils The Galaxy Gear Samsung Officially Unveils The Galaxy Gear
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IFA is taking place in Berlin this week, and everyone is showing off their new consumer electronic devices. The pre-show rumors led us to believe that this year was going to be all about smart watches, and Samsung didn’t disappoint. …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Officially Announced Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Officially Announced
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After weeks of speculation and leaks, Samsung today officially announced its Galaxy Note 3 smartphone during its IFA presentation. The device is larger than its Galaxy S line of phones and comes with slightly better hardware. The Galaxy Note 3 …