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Maryville, Mo Rape Case Receives Special Prosecutor
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On January 8, 2012, 14 year old Daisy Coleman and her 13 year old friend, Paige Parkhurst, snuck out Daisy’s home, after consuming stolen alcohol, and went to a party thrown by high school football players. At said party, both …

Government Shutdown Ends: Let’s Tweet About It

If you think you were stressed out during the government shutdown, imagine what it was like to be an astronaut in space and wondering if NASA would be there to help you. Although most of NASA shutdown, there were a …

Epinephrine Pen Needles Too Short For Obese Children
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Schools in 29 states in the United States have decided to keep epinephrine pens in stock in case a student were to have a severe allergic reactions. Schools all over the country were unsure if stocking up on the epi-pens …

Saber-Toothed Whale Washes Up On Venice Beach

Scientists are reveling over an extremely rare find today after a saber-toothed whale washed ashore on Venice Beach. The whale, which is roughly 15-feet long, was still alive when it washed up on the beach, but had been injured by …

Ailina Tsarnaeva In Court for Counterfeiting Case
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Ailina Tsarnaeva, sister of the Tsarnaeva brothers responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings, appeared in court yesterday to answer charges dealing with a counterfeiting ordeal in 2011. Tsarnaeva surrendered herself to the court to clear a nearly 3 year old …

Battlefield 4 Gets A Minute-Long TV Spot

Video game TV spots are rarely over 30 seconds long. Air time is super expensive after all. That doesn’t matter to EA though as it wants its latest shooter, Battlefield 4, to finally beat Call of Duty this holiday season. …

Fox’s Mike Hopkins Is Your New Hulu CEO Fox’s Mike Hopkins Is Your New Hulu CEO

As expected, Hulu has just announced that Mike Hopkins will be the new CEO. “The sky is the limit for Hulu,” he said in an email to the Hulu team. Here’s a (very) brief rundown of the Hulu CEO situation. …

Netflix Finds Its Way To Samsung Cable Box Netflix Finds Its Way To Samsung Cable Box
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As has been reported numerous times over the past few days, Netflix is said to be in discussions with cable providers in the U.S. including Comcast and Suddenlink to potentially bring the Netflix app to cable boxes. A report out …

Google Earnings Are Out, Revenue Up 12% To  $14.98 Billion Google Earnings Are Out, Revenue Up 12% To $14.98 Billion

Google has released its earnings report for the third quarter with revenues of $14.98 billion, an increase of 12% year over year. GAAP operating income was $3.44 billion. The company has once again managed to beat Wall Street expectations. CEO …

Fran Drescher: Just Who IS This Shiva Ayyaduria?

Fran Drescher, adorable owner of the world’s most annoying voice, is falling in wuv! Her beau is none other than Shiva Ayyadurai, the widely credited inventor of the original email. Huh! Didn’t see that match coming, but she seems to …

Epinephrine Pens Now Stocked at Schools in 29 States

Schools around the United States have been managing a new anxiety: whether or not their students will drop dead during recess of unanticipated allergic shock. Fox News reported that 15 states enacted laws permitting their schools to carry epinephrine pens, …

Gwyneth Paltrow Upset Over Impending Vanity Fair Article

Gwyneth Paltrow recently sent an email around to her friends asking them not to comment for Vanity Fair if contacted by the magazine, and the email was leaked because of course it was. Now, the magazine has confirmed that there …

IsoHunt Settles With MPAA, Will Shut Down IsoHunt Settles With MPAA, Will Shut Down

IsoHunt was mine, and presumably many others, first run in with torrents and file sharing. Many have moved on, but the MPAA just couldn’t leave it alone. After launching a lawsuit against the site in 2006, the site’s founder, Gary …

Oregon Ducks Unveil Pink Helmets
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Over the last decade, the Oregon Ducks have made a name for themselves in FBS football through their high octane offense. However, the Ducks may be even more well known for their flashy uniforms. The green and yellow school colors …

Kenan Thompson Doesn’t Want To Keep Playing Black Females
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Kenan Thompson caught some heat earlier this week when an interview with TV Guide came out that focused on the fact that there are no women of color on “Saturday Night Live”, which Thompson has been a cast member on …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Gets ‘New Inmate’ By The Name Of ‘New Hamsichusettes’

Don’t worry, it’s not real. It’s just Taryn Manning, who plays Pennsatucky on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, appearing on VH1′s Best Week Ever in a “New Inmates of Orange is the New Black” segment, playing Pennsatucky’s evil twin …

Faking a School Shooting Alert Is an Awfully Dumb Way to Get People to Use Your New Social Network Faking a School Shooting Alert Is an Awfully Dumb Way to Get People to Use Your New Social Network
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Today, we all gather to nominate Bevii and this terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad idea into the Dumb Idea Hall-of-Fame. In order to promote their new startup social network, the University of North Carolina students behind Bevii decided to create …

Yeti May Be a Bear Descendant, States Scientist

In Chill Out, Scooby Doo!, Scooby and the gang go to the Himalayas to help a French hunter find and kill the Yeti / Abominable Snowman. After many chases and hilarious antics, the Yeti is discovered to be not an …

Ubuntu 13.10 Is Now Available, Supports Nexus Devices Ubuntu 13.10 Is Now Available, Supports Nexus Devices
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In February, Canonical announced that Ubuntu would make its way to mobile devices in October. Since then, it’s been a crazy year for the Linux-distribution, from a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign that ultimately failed to a big push in getting Ubuntu …

With Public Offering Nearing, Twitter Looks To Go A Little More Private With Public Offering Nearing, Twitter Looks To Go A Little More Private

Twitter is reportedly considering expanding its private messaging offerings. Earlier this week, the company started rolling out a new feature that lets users receive direct messages from users they don’t follow. Historically, the feature has only worked when a user …

Pinterest for iOS Gets Some New Swipe Gestures Pinterest for iOS Gets Some New Swipe Gestures

Pinterest has just released a minor app update that not only brings it more in line with other iOS 7 apps (in terms of flatter, simpler design), but also adds new swipe gestures. Starting today, you can now swipe to …

“50 Shades”: Model/Actor To Take Over The Lead?
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“50 Shades Of Grey” has been on the minds, lips, and fingertips of seemingly everyone (and by “fingertips”, I mean people have been writing about it all over the web. Get your minds out of the gutter, sickos) lately, first …

Banksy Piece Tagged, Graffiti Artist Beaten Up

Banksy has taken over New York in the last couple of weeks, leaving his stenciled artwork all over the place and creating little pockets of art appreciation every time someone spots the work. But for as many people as there …

Soleil Moon Frye In Denial About Third Baby’s Gender

Soleil Moon Frye took on a job as guest host on “The View” on Wednesday and ended up revealing a big secret in the process; the sex of her baby. Frye, who has two girls with husband Jason Goldberg, announced …