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Snooki Eliminated on Dancing With the Stars

Bad news for all of you who have been rooting on Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi on “Dancing with the Stars”. It seems as though she is the latest celebrity to be voted out of the popular television show. After co-host Tom …

Nelson Mandela Assassination Plotters Sentenced to 35 Years

A South African court convicted five ring-wing extremist leaders of treason for plotting to assassinate former South African President Nelson Mandela. In a trial that lasted 10 years,  ringleader, Mike du Toit and four other men were sentenced to 35 …

Daylight Saving Ends On November 3
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While many Americans are knowingly looking forward to Halloween festivities this Thursday, a lesser known reason to celebrate is also coming to the population this week. On Sunday, an extra hour of sleep awaits the American public, just as sweet …

World’s Tallest Man Gets Married

(image) Sultan Kösen is the world’s tallest man. Kösen stands high at 8’3”. But lately, Sultan’s height is not the big news… or is it? It turns out that the world’s tallest man has finally tied the knot. Kösen’s blushing …

JFK Gravesite Has Eternal Flame Restored

The eternal flame at John F. Kennedy’s gravesite is a somewhat lesser-known national treasure, but none the less a heartwarming symbol of unyielding hope in the face of danger and persecution. The spot was incredibly popular shortly after Kennedy’s death, …

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze: The Best Use of Pumpkins You’ll See This Halloween The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze: The Best Use of Pumpkins You’ll See This Halloween

The reinvention of the common Jack O’Lantern was kicked into overdrive with the explosion of social media. Pictures from people eager to share their stencil-powered carved gourds that pay homage to everything from video games to favorite sports icons. And …

Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million Assassin’s Creed IV Expected To Sell 8 Million
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Fortune video game writer John Gaudiosi reported today that the latest Assassin’s Creed franchise entry, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, is expected to sell 8 million copies. The number comes from video game analyst for Wedbush Securities Michael Pachter, who …

Akron RubberDucks Make Baseball Lots of Fun
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Or at least Ernie would like to hope so. In a press conference at the downtown Akron Civic Theater, team owner Ken Babby announced the name change of Akron’s minor league baseball team. Known as the Akron Aeros since 1997, …

Jane Seymour Files for Legal Separation
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Six months ago, Jane Seymour announced that she and her husband, James Keach, had split up. Now, the actress has made the spit official by filing legal separation papers. The couple had been married for 20 years and according to …

World’s Tallest Man Finds Love, Marries

World record holder Sultan Kosen, the tallest man at an impressive 8’3″, has fallen in love and took his vows on Sunday with new bride Merve Dibo in Turkey. Kosen, who suffers from acromegaly–a disorder which caused him to keep …

Here’s Your First Real Look At FIFA 14 On The PS4

FIFA 14 is the fútbol simulation to own every year. Sure, there’s Konami’s PES franchise, but EA Tiburon has proven time and time again that it gets soccer better than anybody else. That, at least, was certainly true on the …

BlockBuster U.K. Enters Administration, Again BlockBuster U.K. Enters Administration, Again

In January of this year, Blockbuster U.K. announced that it was entering administration, the British version of a bankruptcy filing. The company began closing dozens of its stores and laid off hundreds of employees while getting into shape for a …

Zumwalt Destroyer Stealthily Unveiled Zumwalt Destroyer Stealthily Unveiled
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In 1970, Elmo Zumwalt became the youngest person to serve as the Chief of Naval Operations after being appointed to the position by Richard Nixon. Before this point in his career, Zumwalt had been awarded a Bronze Star with Valor …

Sen. Patrick Leahy Officially Introduces The USA FREEDOM Act In The Senate Sen. Patrick Leahy Officially Introduces The USA FREEDOM Act In The Senate
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Earlier this month, Sen. Patrick Leahy began circulating a piece of legislation called The USA FREEDOM Act. We knew what the legislation would do, but we didn’t know any of the specifics until today. The Hill reports that Sen. Leahy …

“No Woman, No Drive” Video Goes Viral [VIDEO]

You’re probably aware of Saudi Arabia’s ban on female drivers, which is just one form of oppression women in the Middle Eastern country are subjected to. After news of a Saudi cleric’s ridiculous comments on the female driving ban picked …

Twitter Forces Image, Vine Previews In-Stream Twitter Forces Image, Vine Previews In-Stream
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Twitter has just announced an update for iOS, Android, and the web that’s all about putting more content in your actual tweet stream. “We want to make it easier for everyone to experience those moments on Twitter. That’s why starting …

LinkedIn Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Up 56% LinkedIn Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Up 56%
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LinkedIn just put out its earnings report for the third quarter, beating Wall Street expectations. Revenue was up 56% year over year at $393 million for the quarter. The company posted a net loss of $3.4 million (compared to net …

Aaron Hernandez Investigated For Gun Trafficking
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Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriot who is accused of murder, is now being investigated for illegal gun trafficking. The investigation spans several states, including Florida, Massachusetts, and New York, and now Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has been …

Samsung Expands Galaxy Gear Compatibility to Other Galaxy Devices Samsung Expands Galaxy Gear Compatibility to Other Galaxy Devices

As Google is rumored to be preparing its own new smart watch device, Samsung is finally improving the functionality of its Galaxy Gear. Samsung announced today that a software update will soon enable the Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S III, …

Yelp Earnings Released, Revenue Up 68% Yelp Earnings Released, Revenue Up 68%

Yelp has just released its earnings report for the third quarter. Revenue was up 68% year-over-year at $61.2 million for the quarter. The company beat Wall Street expectations for revenue, but earnings per share weren’t as good as expected at …

Paris Hilton Dresses As Miley Cyrus Paris Hilton Dresses As Miley Cyrus
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(image) The Playboy Mansion kicked off its annual Halloween party on October 26th. All of the attendees donned their sexy costumes including Paris Hilton, the ever-returning party princess of the Playboy mansion. Hilton emerged in a cleaner, un-botched version of …

Giraffe Riddle: Already Receiving Backlash

There was Planking. There was also Gangnam Style, that Old Spice Guy, the Harlam Shake, Twerking and Hashtags. And now, we see pictures of giraffes, lots of them. The Great Giraffe Challenge seems to be taking over the internet. Tens …

Charles Barkley Takes Shots at Melo and LeBron

These days, one can find Charles Barkley nestled comfortably between the likes of Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, and Shaquille O’Neal on the set of TNT’s Inside the NBA. Once upon a time, though, Barkley was an elite NBA forward, finishing …

San Diego State Baseball Team Plays Game In Halloween Costumes San Diego State Baseball Team Plays Game In Halloween Costumes

Does any holiday go better with the trappings of social media like Halloween? Sure, Christmas is great for sharing pictures of your newest gadget, and, to be sure, Instagram is about to explode with images of Thanksgiving dinners in little …