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Paris Jackson Survives Suicide Attempt Paris Jackson Survives Suicide Attempt

Paris Jackson, daughter of late pop star Michael Jackson, has reportedly attempted suicide. According to a TMZ report, Jackson was rushed to a hospital at around 2 am Wednesday morning. The report cites an unnamed source “connected to the emergency …

Yahoo Bing Network Makes Changes To How Bids Work Yahoo Bing Network Makes Changes To How Bids Work

Microsoft announced that it is making some changes to the way incremental bids work in BIng Ads. According to the company, the changes will give advertisers more options to control how bidding on keywords works to maximize return-on-investment, as well …

Youngest Manson Follower Up For Parole Youngest Manson Follower Up For Parole
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Leslie Van Houten, the youngest of Charles Manson’s followers, is up for parole for the 20th time today at a California hearing. Van Houten played a part in the vicious killings of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca during the summer of …

$590 Million Jackpot Finally Claimed in Florida [UPDATED] $590 Million Jackpot Finally Claimed in Florida [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The winner is Gloria C. Mackenzie, an 84-year-old woman. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Florida Lottery officials have confirmed that someone has finally come forward to claim that $590.5 million Powerball jackpot. They’re set to have a press conference this afternoon. After …

People Are Now Controlling Drones With Their Minds People Are Now Controlling Drones With Their Minds

The drones of today are controlled via a remote control. The drones of tomorrow will be controlled via your brain. University of Minnesota Biomedical Engineering Professor Bin He recently unveiled his latest project – a drone that can be controlled …

Google Launches New Image Extensions For AdWords Ads Google Launches New Image Extensions For AdWords Ads

Google announced on Wednesday the addition of new image extensions for AdWords ads. These allow advertisers to make their ads more visual with pictures relevant to their offers, and potentially better attract the attention of customers. The extensions are currently …

“Happy Prostitute” Ads Backfire In Brazil “Happy Prostitute” Ads Backfire In Brazil
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A new ad campaign in Brazil is receiving some backlash for glorifying prostitution, which is legal in the country but is being targeted ahead of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic games, which will both take place in …

Google Will Continue To Improve How It Handles Authorship, Look For Other Ways To Use It Google Will Continue To Improve How It Handles Authorship, Look For Other Ways To Use It
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Over the past couple of years, it has become abundantly clear that authorship will continue to play an increasingly important role in how Google determines when and how to rank some types of content in search results. Nothing is changing …

YouTube’s New Channel Design Launches for Everyone YouTube’s New Channel Design Launches for Everyone
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After some time spent beta testing, in which YouTube gave channel owners a choice to opt-in to the new YouTube One Channel design, the company announced last month that the clock was ticking – everyone would be switched over to …

Google Launches Google Maps Engine API Google Launches Google Maps Engine API

Google has announced the launch of the Google Maps Engine API, which lets developers use Maps Engine in their own apps for the first time. Last year, Google relaunched Google Earth Builder as Google Maps Engine. “Maps Engine lets organizations …

News Crew Attacked by Upset Parent in Rhode Island News Crew Attacked by Upset Parent in Rhode Island
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A Rhode Island news reporter was attacked this week while reporting on a recent shooting. Abbey Niezgoda, a reporter for Providence’s ABC 6, reported this week that she was questioning the mother of a girl who was shot at a …

Yelp Is Reportedly Looking To Get Into E-Commerce Yelp Is Reportedly Looking To Get Into E-Commerce
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According to one report, Yelp is considering getting into ecommerce with a potential on-site shopping feature. Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman spoke at the LeWeb conference in London. According to SocialTimes, he said the company is considering supporting ecommerce. The report …

The Last Of US Gets A Really Subtle Live Action Trailer The Last Of US Gets A Really Subtle Live Action Trailer

Sony really loves its live action trailers. It produced one earlier this year for God of War Ascension, and it’s now created one for Naughty Dog’s epic – The Last Of Us. Unlike the God of War trailer, this one …

FBI Raid Hits California State Senator Ron Calderon FBI Raid Hits California State Senator Ron Calderon

The FBI on Tuesday raided the offices of California State Senator Ron Calderon. According to a Los Angeles Times report, the 90-minute search is connected to an investigation into the Latino Legislative Caucus. Calderon, the democratic senator representing California’s 30th …

Deus Ex: The Fall Is Not The Sequel You Were Expecting Deus Ex: The Fall Is Not The Sequel You Were Expecting

Deus Ex: Human Revolution was a reboot done right. It respected the vision of the original title, while updating the gameplay and presentation to modern standards. By all accounts, it was a massive success. Now Square Enix is trying to …

eBay Experiments With ‘Shoppable Windows’ In New York eBay Experiments With ‘Shoppable Windows’ In New York

eBay has been beta testing “shoppable windows” for physical retail stores for several months, and will officially launch the first ones in Manhattan this Saturday. While this is only a month-long experiment, it could turn into something much bigger for …

A Concise Explanation of Hangovers, Why You Get Them, and Why You’re Screwed [VIDEO] A Concise Explanation of Hangovers, Why You Get Them, and Why You’re Screwed [VIDEO]
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Awaking with a massive hangover is one of life’s greatest leveling moments. Everyone (who drinks) knows the feeling, and it reduces nearly everyone to a slow, miserable, couch-bound, stinking mess. In my early days of partying a bit too hard, …

Travolta: Wedding Crash Isn’t His First Travolta: Wedding Crash Isn’t His First
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John Travolta was in Georgia earlier this week to renew his pilot’s license when he ran into a sweet young couple at a bar who said they were getting married the next day. Naturally, when you give Travolta information like …

Saudi Prince Throws Disneyland Paris Party For €15 Million Saudi Prince Throws Disneyland Paris Party For €15 Million

Saudi Prince Fahd al-Saud has taken his love of Disney to the extreme, renting out sections of Disneyland Paris for a special celebration. According to a Telegraph report, the prince paid €15 million to close sections of Disneyland for his …

Americans Are Warming Up To Google Glass And Its Ilk Americans Are Warming Up To Google Glass And Its Ilk
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Do you like Google Glass? Are you scared of its privacy implications? Turns out most Americans fall into both camps. USA Today reports that a new survey out of Rackspace has found that Americans love wearable technology like Google Glass. …

Google Street View Captures Guy With Lamp Shade On His Head Google Street View Captures Guy With Lamp Shade On His Head
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It’s always fun to see what kind of interesting imagery people can find on Google Maps Street View. Beyond the beautiful imagery Google announces (like the underwater stuff for example), we’ve seen everything from people having sex to possible dead …

France: Sarin Gas Attacks Confirmed in Syria France: Sarin Gas Attacks Confirmed in Syria

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius this week confirmed that the nerve gas sarin has been used during the ongoing Syrian civil war. According to a Guardian report, both the British and French governments claim to have found evidence for sarin …

Facebook Engineering Head Andy Barkett Tapped as New CTO of the Republican National Committee Facebook Engineering Head Andy Barkett Tapped as New CTO of the Republican National Committee

A senior engineer at Facebook has been tapped to lead the Republican National Committee’s new focus on technology and the “digital divide” that some feel contributed to Mitt Romney’s recent loss to President Obama in the 2012 election. Andy Barkett, …

Arrested Development Season 5 Already Has Some Story Elements In Place Arrested Development Season 5 Already Has Some Story Elements In Place

Now that Arrested Development has made its long-awaited return as a Netflix “semi-original,” fans are wondering if they’ll get more. After all, wouldn’t it be cruel to bring it back for just one season after all those years of not …