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Hijacker in Turkish Airport Wants To Go To Sochi Hijacker in Turkish Airport Wants To Go To Sochi

As the opening ceremonies begin for the winter Olympics in Sochi today, reports of a person trying to hijack a plane and take it to the games are beginning to circulate. Apparently, one of the passengers on Pegasus Airlines said …

Yelp Pushes Through The Controversies With Big Growth And A 5-Star Quarter Yelp Pushes Through The Controversies With Big Growth And A 5-Star Quarter
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Whether you think it’s a great business tool or you think it’s killing your business, Yelp appears to be unstoppable, and continues to grow substantially. This week, the company released its earnings report for the fourth quarter and full year …

Rosie O’Donnell Speaks Out On Woody Allen Accusations
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Rosie O’Donnell returned to “The View” on Friday morning after seven years and admitted it was strange to be back at the table. While it was a different dynamic this time around–Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who famously had words with O’Donnel several …

LinkedIn Shutters Intro and Slidecast in Order to ‘Concentrate on Fewer Things’ LinkedIn Shutters Intro and Slidecast in Order to ‘Concentrate on Fewer Things’

Less than 4 months ago, LinkedIn launched a new email tool that looked pretty promising. They called it LinkedIn Intro, and it basically allowed users to opt-in to letting the company inject LinkedIn content (pictures, profile info, etc) into incoming …

Bots Now Outnumber Humans On The Web Bots Now Outnumber Humans On The Web

The Internet is the greatest communication tool that mankind has ever invented. As of June 30, 2012, there were almost 2.5 billion humans connected to the Internet. That number has most assuredly risen significantly since then thanks to the proliferation …

Violin Found After Violent January Theft

A stolen 300-year old Lipinski Strad violin was recovered after Milwaukee police arrested three people on Thursday. On January 27 around 10:20pm, the violin was taken from Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond as he was walking to his car …

Worldwide Measles Deaths Hit All-Time Low

The World Health Organization (WHO) this week announced that measles deaths around the world hit an all-time low in 2012. The organization’s new mortality estimates count only 122,000 measles deaths worldwide in 2012, a full 78% fewer deaths than the …

California Now Running Low On Natural Gas

California – the home of Hollywood great climates, and celebrity glitz – is now facing yet another crisis. As if the drought wasn’t enough… The state has been in a severe drought with some communities expected to literally run out …

Taliban Brags About Seizing Military Dog

According to recent reports, a British military dog has been captured by Taliban militants, and they are debating whether to use him against his former handlers. After seizing the dog named DaGarwal (Pashto for Colonel), on December 23, 2013, the …

Facebook’s Look Back Videos, If They Were At All Genuine Facebook’s Look Back Videos, If They Were At All Genuine
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Well this is pretty funny. Like most things on Facebook, those packaged “Look Back” videos that everybody has been sharing in honor of Facebook’s 10th anniversary are annoyingly ubiquitous. Sure, it might be interesting to you to see your most-liked …

Depression: How Teens Are Falling Victim To It

The people in generation Y, often called the @ generation, are considered the one’s who’ve immersed themselves in technology the most, for the way they’ve replaced traditional ways of communication with social media, and how they’ve embraced technology from very …

Hybrid Cars Are On The Rise – And So Are Sales

Since the U.S. recession began, many folks have looked for ways to downsize, to cut costs, and conserve. All of this could explain the jump in sales of smaller, more fuel-efficient cars beginning in January of this year. Cutting vehicle …

Hijacker Demands Pilot To Fly To Sochi

A man claiming to have a bomb on his person attempted to hijack a plane from the Ukraine en route to Turkey today, demanding that the pilots redirect to Sochi. NBC News reporter Richard Engel has been live-tweeting the incident …

Tilda Swinton at “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Premiere

Tilda Swinton appeared at the Berlin International Film Festival on Thursday to premiere Wes Anderson’s new star-studded film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, which follows the adventures of a legendary concierge at the famous hotel and all who come in contact …

Dylan Farrow Speaks Out After Allegations Cause Uproar

Dylan Farrow gave an interview to People Magazine on Thursday, speaking out against the backlash that has ensued since she had an open letter published in the New York Times which claimed her adoptive father, Woody Allen, sexually abused her …

Lady Gaga Says She’s Recently Been Depressed

Unless you haven’t noticed yet, it seems that Lady Gaga has been missing in action as of late. Just think about it, between the end of 2013 and the start of 2014, you haven’t seen the singer-songwriter on TV much …

Justin Bieber Recommended For Felony Vandalism Charge

Justin Bieber has had quite a wild ride over the past few months after his arrest for drunken drag racing, claims of assault in Toronto, and stories of a jet so filled with marijuana smoke that the pilot had to …

U.S. TV Shipments Down 9% in 2013 U.S. TV Shipments Down 9% in 2013

A large portion of Americans are now perfectly happy with their (relatively) thin HDTVs. Consumers in the U.S. even skipped 3D TV for the most part, quickly identifying it as the fad that it was. Market research firm IHS this …

Here’s A Look At The Up Plus 2 3D Printer Here’s A Look At The Up Plus 2 3D Printer

If you’re in the market for an affordable 3D printer, you might just have to give TierTime’s Up Plus 2 a look. The printer comes in at under $2,000 and has a lot of the same features you’ve come to …

Awesome Uncle Turns Kid’s First Points into SportsCenter Highlight

If you really want a kid to get into sports, you have to make them excited about playing. Editing a kid’s first-ever bucket and overlaying the SportsCenter top 10 graphics is a damn fine way to start. Via reddit, one …

Cutts Says Google Has Taken Action On Another Link Network Cutts Says Google Has Taken Action On Another Link Network
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Google has been warning that it would be cracking down on link networks in Germany for a couple weeks or so. First, when Matt Cutts said Google was taking action on French link network Buzzea, he noted that Germany was …

HTC M8 Home Screen Leaked On Twitter HTC M8 Home Screen Leaked On Twitter

Earlier this week, a number of leaks on Twitter gave us our first look at the HTC One successor – the HTC M8. The new device is expected to look a lot like the HTC One, but will be upgraded …

Jay Leno Sent Off With Billy Crystal, Garth Brooks

Jay Leno bid farewell to The Tonight Show and his beloved cast, crew and fans on Thursday night, accompanied by Billy Crystal, Garth Brooks and a bevy of fun and poignant surprises. Following Jay’s final monologue a few pre-filmed goodbyes …

‘Angry Birds Star Wars 2′ Updated With Carbonite

Rovio’s late 2013 Angry Birds releases hit their mark. The studio’s Angry Birds Star Wars 2 proved a hit on mobile platforms and the kart-racing Angry Birds Go! gave Angry Birds fans a new way to enjoy the franchise. Today …