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Japan Earthquake Triggers Tsunamis
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An earthquake hit off the coast of Honshu, Japan, on October 25, 2013, measuring a magnitude of 7.1 the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reports. According to local Tokyo time, the earthquake hit at 2:10 a.m. and produced tsunamis at four …

McDonald’s Dropping Heinz Ketchup Due to New CEO McDonald’s Dropping Heinz Ketchup Due to New CEO
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McDonald’s is dropping Heinz as its ketchup supplier due to the advent of a new chief executive officer at H.J. Heinz Co. Bernardo Hees, the new CEO at Heinz, was formerly the chief executive for one of McDonald’s biggest competitors: …

Mystery Girl’s Parents have been Identified

It looks as though the mystery of the 4-year-old girl in Greece has been solved. A DNA test proved that a Bulgarian Roma couple, Antanas and Sasha Ruseva, is little Maria’s parents. ÔÇťAnalysis proved that Sasha Ruseva is the biological …

Sean Hannity Gives Fired Obamacare Worker $25K
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After contributing to the firing of an Obamacare telephone operator, Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity has reached out to help the woman. Not only did he gift the operator, Earlene Davis, a year’s salary, he has offered to help her …

Kraft Recalls String Cheese That May Spoil Early Kraft Recalls String Cheese That May Spoil Early

Kraft Foods Group Incorporated has issued a voluntary recall on some of its string cheese products that may spoil before the expiration date marked on the package. According to a press release on the company’s website, approximately 735,000 cases of …

Cam Newton Helps Panthers Cruise Past Buccaneers

Cam Newton has led the Carolina Panthers to another victory, while showing off his impressive skills. This week, the outstanding quarterback led them to a victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have been struggling severely and have not won …

World’s Tallest Dog Dies at Age 7
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The world’s tallest dog, known as Giant George, passed away last week, according to a Facebook post by his owners. George’s owners, David and Christine Nasser, wrote the sad news on their Facebook page, “Greetings from the Rainbow Bridge”. “It …

Canadian Travel Scam Turns Australian Couples into Drug Mules

The Australian reports that a Perth couple were conned into being drug mules by a bogus Canadian travel agency. It all looked legit, at least on the surface. A 72-year-old man and his 64-year-old wife entered a sweepstakes for a …

Brett Favre Suffers From Memory Loss

Brett Favre has now become the latest NFL player to claim memory loss after retirement. There is no doubt that players of all positions suffer hard hits and many encounter injuries throughout their careers, but it is often hardest on …

Teen With Pellet Gun Shot By Police 7 Times
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A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed by police on Tuesday afternoon after they spotted him carrying a pellet gun that looked like an AK-47 rifle. The two deputies didn’t realize the gun was fake and shot the teen seven …

Ridley Scott Talks About “Brutal” McCarthy Film

Ridley Scott is a veteran filmmaker; as the director of “Hannibal” and “Gladiator”, he knows brutality. So when even he admits that a script invoked a sense of dread in him, you know the finished product is going to be …

Smartphones & Law Enforcement Discussed At Google Ideas Smartphones & Law Enforcement Discussed At Google Ideas
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Google has been posting a bunch of “Google Ideas” discussions to YouTube this week. One that went live today discusses smartphones and their role in making law enforcement “smarter.” It’s only seventeen minutes long, so it won’t take too much …

‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Out Today

In the U.S. it’s odd to see a non-Nintendo game released on any day other than than a Tuesday. Warner Bros., however, has decided to buck the trend and release Batman: Arkham Origins today, a Friday, for consoles and PC. …

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Gives An ‘At Google’ Talk Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Gives An ‘At Google’ Talk

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian recently gave an “At Google” talk to discuss his book Without Their Permission. Google has now made it available for all to watch. More At Google Talks here. Image: YouTube

“Breaking Ice” Is The “Breaking Bad” Tribute We Need

“Breaking Bad” hit a chord with millions of fans all over the planet during its painfully short time on television, and with the series finale earlier this year came an ushering in of a ton of tributes, Halloween costumes, and …

Medium Opens Up Its Doors with a Few Caveats Medium Opens Up Its Doors with a Few Caveats

Medium, the blogging platform developed by Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams last year, is finally opening its doors to the public – but there are still a handful of restrictions. For the uninitiated, Medium is a blogging platform …

Pre-K Behavioral Problems Could Have Genetic Link
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It’s sometimes seen that children who are sent to daycare or preschool begin to develop behavioral problems. Though parents might jump to blaming the setting or new experiences, a new study has shown that such children may be genetically predisposed …

Five Injured on Vortex Thrill Ride at NC State Fair

Five people were injured on Thursday night on the Vortex thrill ride at the North Carolina State Fair. According to officials, the ride started back up as riders were trying to exit. Of the five people injured, three are still …

“King’s Speech” Method Helps Boy With Stutter
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A British high school student was involved in a recent Channel 4 series as they filmed at his school, Thornhill, and says that his stutter, which he has struggled with for years, quickly became a focus of the producers. Because …

Laura Prepon Has Been Tweeting New Pictures With ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Cast Members
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Laura Prepon has been one of the biggest draws to Netflix’s Orange is the New Black (though there are quite a few). She has been the most searched-for cast member, for one thing. Fans were shocked when BuzzFeed reported back …

New Preview Released For Jonathan Blow’s ‘The Witness’

One of the most surprising things about Sony’s big PlayStation 4 reveal was just how much Sony seemed to embrace indie game developers. The physical manifestation of this commitment was Jonathan Blow, the developer behind Braid, up on stage at …

Octavia Spencer To Star In Murder, She Wrote Reboot
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Octavia Spencer has gained quite a reputation lately as a leading actress, and has now been chosen to star in a remake of the popular series, Murder, She Wrote. Spencer will be taking on the role of Jessica Fletcher, that …

Studio Reportedly Considers Netflix Original Series About Twitter Studio Reportedly Considers Netflix Original Series About Twitter

Movies about tech companies are all the rage right now. The Social Network came out a few years back, showing that a movie about the founding of Facebook could actually be entertaining. It went on to win great reviews and …

E-Cigarette Ad Pops Up Inside Kids iPad Game E-Cigarette Ad Pops Up Inside Kids iPad Game
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If you asked the world’s second-largest tobacco company about their new marketing strategies, I’m going to assume that they wouldn’t include running ads in kids apps in their response. Nevertheless, an ad for Vype, the first e-cigarette marketed by British …