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White House Firecracker Exploded In North Lawn White House Firecracker Exploded In North Lawn

Sometimes a prank can go too far. A firecracker exploded in the north lawn of the White House around the same time as when the tragic Navy Yard shooting happened on Monday, September 16, 2013, which has led authorities to …

C.J. Ross Faces Ire Due to Mayweather Scorecard C.J. Ross Faces Ire Due to Mayweather Scorecard

Approximately one year ago, Manny Pacquiao lost a decision fight to Timothy Bradley. And then the internet literally (read, not literally) exploded. The Twitter-verse got multiple jabs in on the topic, all of which shared the opinion that Pacquiao was …

‘Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies’ Launches October 24 ‘Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies’ Launches October 24

Though Nintendo is having trouble selling its Wii U console, the popularity of the 3DS has never been higher. Along with that popularity has come a wide assortment of games for the system. Even games that might not normally get …

DAA Pulls Out Of Do Not Track Negotiations DAA Pulls Out Of Do Not Track Negotiations
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The Do Not Track negotiations that have been taking place over the last year between advertisers and consumer advocates haven’t exactly gone over too well. The two sides have found very little common ground, and obstacles threatening to destabilize the …

Google Patents Adds Patents From More Countries Google Patents Adds Patents From More Countries
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Google announced today that it has expanded Google Patents to include documents from agencies in China, Germany, Canada and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Obviously, this greatly increases the coverage breadth of Google’s patent search engine. “Many of these …

Liam Hemsworth Parties In Vegas After Breakup Liam Hemsworth Parties In Vegas After Breakup

Liam Hemsworth may have just gone through a very public breakup, but that didn’t stop him from having some fun over the weekend in Vegas. The 23-year old “Hunger Games” star was spotted out and about at the Mayweather/Canelo fight …

Breaking Bad Actors Do ‘Walking Dead’ [Spoiler Alert] Breaking Bad Actors Do ‘Walking Dead’ [Spoiler Alert]

Breaking Bad’s Dean Norris tweeted out a behind-the-scenes video clip of himself and co-star Steven Michael Quezada messing around on set. Turn away if you’re not caught up on BB. If you are, you get the joke. This probably in …

8-Inch Tablet Demand Reportedly Low 8-Inch Tablet Demand Reportedly Low

Last month, analysts began predicting that tablet manufacturers would begin introducing 8-inch tablet models this fall to compete with Apple’s iPad Mini. Sure enough, tablet manufacturers such as LG began to announce such tablets at the beginning of September. Now, …

The Battle of Antietam: 151 Years Later The Battle of Antietam: 151 Years Later
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In a 12 hour period, from 5:30 AM to 5:30 PM, on September 17, 1862, America saw its bloodiest battle in its young history – a battle which continues to hold said record. On this day 151 years ago, approximately …

World’s Largest 3D Print Was Just Made On A Desktop 3D Printer World’s Largest 3D Print Was Just Made On A Desktop 3D Printer

Desktop 3D printers can’t print large objects. At best, they can print small toys or puzzles. Skylar Tibbits, the man behind 4D printing, just proved all of that wrong with a new 3D printing method. Tibbits recently teamed up with …

You Can Now Follow ‘Pages’ On Etsy You Can Now Follow ‘Pages’ On Etsy

Etsy just announced the launch of a new curation platform aimed at improving the shopping experience for consumers who base their purchases on trusted voices. Essentially, you can now follow people’s pages on Etsy. “In the vast world of e-commerce, …

Data Use Now Beating Talk Time on Smartphones Data Use Now Beating Talk Time on Smartphones

Apple’s original iPhone was transformational in the sense that it brought handheld computing to the masses. However, the promise of on-the-go pocket computers is still slightly hampered (especially in the U.S.) by the need for a phone subscription. Now new …

Netflix’s ‘Sense8′ Hopes To Do For TV What ‘The Matrix’ Did For Film Netflix’s ‘Sense8′ Hopes To Do For TV What ‘The Matrix’ Did For Film

Earlier this year, we learned that Netflix secured the exclusive rights to a new sci-fi thriller series called Sense8, which comes from the Wachowskis (of The Matrix fame) and Babylon 5 writer J. Michael Straczynski. So far, little is known …

Randall Kerrick: NC Police Officer Charged with Manslaughter Randall Kerrick: NC Police Officer Charged with Manslaughter
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Around 2:30 AM Saturday, 24 year old Jonathan Ferrell approached the nearest house and started knocking on the door “viciously”. Ferrell had wrecked approximately .5 miles down the road and stopped at the nearest house to ask for help. The …

Samuel L. Jackson Is To Blame For Everything Samuel L. Jackson Is To Blame For Everything

Violence in entertainment content is the low-hanging focal point for many pundits when society’s ills are discussed. Do video games lead to violence? What is the effect of extended exposure to violent content for developing children and young adults? How …

Amber Riley Wows On “Dancing With The Stars” Amber Riley Wows On “Dancing With The Stars”
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Amber Riley showed us what she’s made of on Monday night’s premiere of “Dancing With The Stars” and wowed judges with her spot-on performance of the cha-cha with partner Derek Hough, and she did it all while barely breaking a …

Wide-Faced Selfishness Influences Others, Shows Study Wide-Faced Selfishness Influences Others, Shows Study
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A new study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE shows that wide-faced men can influence other people to act selfishly. Researchers from the University of California at Riverside have now shown that the behavior of others around wide-faced …

Googler Left The Nexus 5 At A Bar, Here’s Video Of It Googler Left The Nexus 5 At A Bar, Here’s Video Of It

In late August, Google unveiled the latest Android operating system – KitKat. While some were speculating what Google’s newest mobile OS was capable of, others had combed through the announcement video to find what appeared to be a brand new …

Terrie Hall, Star of Anti-Smoking Ads, Dies at 53 Terrie Hall, Star of Anti-Smoking Ads, Dies at 53
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While the name may not spark a memory for most of us, the images created by the CDC in their “Tips From Smokers” campaign sure do. Terrie Hall was the star of these commercials. Hall died yesterday morning after her …

The Lead Actors For GTA V’s Main Characters Pose Together The Lead Actors For GTA V’s Main Characters Pose Together

With the launch of the latest edition in the Grand Theft Auto series, the Internet is lighting up with giddy reaction for what looks to be Rockstar’s magnum opus. The reviews for GTA V have been incredibly positive, which acts …

Man Poses As Justin Bieber Online, Lures Underage Girls Man Poses As Justin Bieber Online, Lures Underage Girls

A man from Middlesborough, England was arrested recently on charges of luring a child to engage in sexual activity and owning indecent photos after children came forward saying he was posing as Justin Bieber online. Now, he’s been sentenced to …

Star Trek Command Center Built by NSA Chief Star Trek Command Center Built by NSA Chief
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About a week ago, ForeignPolicy posted an expose by writer Shane Harris about Lt. General Keith Alexander, the current chief of the National Security Agency. That article painted Alexander as a “cowboy” who was less interested in his obligation to …

Bo Pelini Apologizes for Rant Against Fans in 2011 Bo Pelini Apologizes for Rant Against Fans in 2011
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For the first time in over 40 years, Nebraska Huskers football may not sell-out Memorial Stadium. Why, you ask? Yesterday, Deadspin.com released an audio recording (NSFW) of Bo Pelini speaking to reporters right before a press conference following a come-from-behind …

Google Inks Another Big Wind Energy Deal In Texas Google Inks Another Big Wind Energy Deal In Texas

Google announced today that it has inked a deal with the Happy Hereford wind farm outside of Amarillo, Texas. Google is purchasing the farm’s entire output, calling it part of its quest to power its operations 100% with renewable energy. …