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Facebook Outage Affects Users In North America, Europe Facebook Outage Affects Users In North America, Europe
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Facebook has become much, much more than just a social media network over the past couple of years; as more and more integrations take place, people are using the site to log in to other sites and apps and to …

Ice-T Disrespected By Wife On Instagram
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As most of us know, social media can get you into some big trouble if you aren’t careful about what you say/upload. With the latest age of technology–when everyone has a smartphone and immediate access to what you share of …

Tchaikovsky, Shazam, and Modern Seinfeld

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Google Algorithm Used For Cancer Research…Again Google Algorithm Used For Cancer Research…Again

Earlier this year, we looked at a story about a Washington State University chemistry professor who claimed to have adapted Google’s PageRank algorithm to help determine molecular shapes and chemical reactions. We also interviewed her here. Then, we showed you …

Square Launches Gift Cards, Includes Passbook Integration Square Launches Gift Cards, Includes Passbook Integration
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Square announced the launch of Square Gift Cards, which can be redeemed with the company’s Square Wallet offering or Apple’s Passbook. Square Wallet is the company’s app that lets users pay for things. Passbook, if you’re unfamiliar, is a feature …

Jenni Rivera Dies In Mexican Plane Crash
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Singer Jenni Rivera, renowned for her Banda style, was killed in a plane crash over the weekend in Mexico. She was 43. Rivera was headed to Monterrey for a performance, which she’d posted about on Twitter on Friday. The plane …

Chandler Bing, Facebook, and Nicotine Gum
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Sean Parker and Lars Ulrich Are Buddies Now Sean Parker and Lars Ulrich Are Buddies Now
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In the year 2000, Metallica’s Lars Ulrich was fuming over the fact that an unfinished Metallica track had wound up on the Sean Parker-founded filesharing service Napster. That led to a famous lawsuit and the eventual demise of Napster as …

Rihanna: Tattooed For Chris Brown?
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Rihanna and Chris Brown have had a tumultuous relationship, to say the least. Since their violent altercation in 2009 when he beat her bloody, the two of them have had an on-again, off-again affair, much to the disappointment of many …

Fox’s “Stars In Danger”: JWoww To High-Dive
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A new reality show on Fox pits celebrities against one another in a high-diving competition, and the names aren’t big ones but are still recognizable. Among those competing will be Jenni “JWoww” Farley of “Jersey Shore” fame, actor Antonio Sabato …

McAfee Back In Jail After Heart Attack Scare McAfee Back In Jail After Heart Attack Scare

On Thursday, John McAfee was rushed to a hospital in Guatemala after being detained in the country. He had complained of chest pains before reportedly dropping to the floor, becoming unresponsive. He became responsive again in the hospital, and has …

Breakfast Burritos, Apple Maps, and the Germans
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Demi Moore’s Wild Night Out In Miami
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Demi Moore, who has caught headlines lately because of her erratic behavior after a split from Ashton Kutcher, was recently spotted partying it up in Miami at a Chanel event. Dressed in a silvery-gray one-piece and donning black nerd glasses …

John McAfee Hospitalized After “Possible” Heart Attack John McAfee Hospitalized After “Possible” Heart Attack
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Update: McAfee’s blog has now been updated, but still not much info: Several news agencies are reporting that John McAfee has been taken to a Guatemala City hospital after suffering a possible heart attack. We have no news on his …

JWoww, Snooki To Host MTV’s New Year’s Bash
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On the one night a year it’s totally acceptable to get toilet-hugging wasted and kiss strangers (hopefully not in that order), it’s only fitting that MTV would tap members of the Jersey Shore crew to host a bangin’ party. JWoww …

Hobbit Nausea: Movie Might Make You Sick
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Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” has been screening in New Zealand, and fans have had an unexpected reaction: dizziness and even nausea over the film’s high rate of speed. Jackson chose to film the epic movie at 48 frames-per-second–double the usual …

Brooke Burke: Cancer Surgery Went Well

Brooke Burke-Charvet recently revealed that she was suffering from thyroid cancer and took to a parenting blog to talk about what the diagnosis meant, and how she was dealing with it. “I’m going to make a positive out of this …

Kim Dotcom Gets The OK To Sue New Zealand’s Spy Agency Kim Dotcom Gets The OK To Sue New Zealand’s Spy Agency
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If anything, you have to agree that Kim Dotcom is tenacious. He’s fought every challenge that has come his way since having his Web site and livelihood seized by feds in January. Now he’s just received clearance to launch a …

Travolta And Newton-John Do Sequel To Hit Song
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John Travolta, who has been elbow-deep in controversy all year, has followed up all the rumors and web-speculation on his sexuality with a Christmas album, recorded with his old “Grease” co-star Olivia Newton-John. The duo did a sequel to “You’re …

Susan Luckey Dies: “Music Man” Actress Was 74
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Susan Luckey, otherwise known as Suzanne Douglas, has died of natural causes at the age of 74. Luckey starred in “The Music Man” in 1962 as Zaneeta Shinn and in “Carousel” as Louise Bigelow. She enjoyed a solid acting career …

“Racist” Sorority Photo Stirs Up Trouble On Facebook “Racist” Sorority Photo Stirs Up Trouble On Facebook
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A photo of a Penn State sorority has gone viral after a member posted it to Facebook and tagged other girls in it, and now the school is receiving some backlash over the content. The photo shows the girls of …

Jenelle Evans Marries: “Teen Mom 2″ Star Weds In Secret

Jenelle Evans, one of the stars of “Teen Mom 2″, has had a troubled past that doesn’t look to be getting better anytime soon. Evans accepted a marriage proposal two weeks ago from her boyfriend of just three months, and …

Epic Games President Steps Down to Advisory Role

Mike Capps, president of Epic Games, announced this week that he will be leaving his position and stepping down to an advisory role within the company. He will also remain on Epic’s board of directors. This announcement comes just two …

FedEx, Kate Middleton, and Meth Recipes

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …