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“Battle of the Five Armies” is This Year’s Hobbit Movie

Fans of Peter Jackson‘s Lord of the Rings movies have been enjoying a trip back to Middle Earth through cinema for the past two years. Jackson’s latest trilogy, based on Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit, has dominated the box office during the last two Christmas movie seasons. This year fans were expecting a grand finale with a third movie subtitled There …

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Zonkey Born in Northern Mexico Zoo

Reynosa Zoo in northern Mexico welcomed a new baby zonkey to their facility on Monday, April 21. A what, you ask? A zonkey. Zebra + Donkey = Zonkey. The newborn named Khumba is quite a rare species in the animal world since zebra and donkey chromosomes are not usually compatible; however, when Khumba’s mother, a female zebra named Rayas, met …

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Terry Bradshaw to Sing in Concert Performance

Terry Bradshaw is, perhaps, one of the most famous quarterbacks to ever play football. During his 14 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers Bradshaw led the team to eight AFC Central championships and four Super Bowl wins. Following his stellar NFL career, Bradshaw demonstrated a talent for talking sports. He has now become one of the most recognized NFL analysts and …

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Mississippi Tornado Weather Possible Early Next Week

This year’s long, long winter is finally over and warmer weather is bringing people out of their houses in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. The coming of spring, however, doesn’t mean the nation’s weather troubles are quite over yet. After winter weather pushed back this year’s tornado season, it appears that some severe weather may make up for it this …

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Conjoined Twins Will Not Be Separated

When Andrew Donovan Lee and Garrett Lee Donovan Stancombe were born on April 10, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, doctors didn’t know if, or for how long, the boys would survive. Andrew and Garrett are not like other newborn twins. They are conjoined twins, who are attached from the breastbone to the waist. They share a heart and a liver, but shockingly …

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Sarah Gore–Al Gore’s Daughter–On Impromptu Wedding

Sarah Gore, daughter of former Vice President Al Gore and Tipper Gore, had an impromptu wedding about a week ago, and spoke to PEOPLE magazine about the decision to marry under a Torrey pine tree. Gore married Patrick Maiani in Carpinteria, California. “It was such a happy day,” she explained. “My husband Patrick and I chose the spot in Carpinteria …

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Tila Tequila Says Her Baby Saved Her Life

Tila Tequila shocked her fans when she announced, via Facebook, that she was pregnant earlier this month. While most didn’t see Tila as the kind to settle down, considering her former wild ways, Tila says that this baby has changed her life forever, saving her in ways that she never thought were possible. Since the death of her fiancĂ© in …

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Facebook Launches FB Newswire For Journalists

Facebook announced the launch of FB Newswire on Thursday. It’s powered by Storyful, and is described as a way for journalists and newsrooms to find, share, and embed newsworthy content from Facebook. This is keeping in line with other recent moves by Facebook to become more of a news source. The addition of Trends to the Facebook experience and the …

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Amazon Unveils ‘Prime Pantry,’ A New Grocery Service For Prime Members

In December, we heard that Amazon was working on a new offering called “Pantry,” which would offer Amazon Prime members about 2,000 grocery products (at first). Now, the company has revealed the offering under the specific brand name “Amazon Prime Pantry,” and it is indeed a new way to order groceries from the online retail giant. Here’s Amazon’s official description: …

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Human Barbie Takes No Makeup Selfie

Valeria Lukyanova, also known as the Human Barbie, is no stranger to selfies. She has hundreds of photos on her Facebook account, but there is one photo, that she posted on Monday, that is a bit different. Valeria shared a bikini selfie of her impossibly tiny body, but left one thing off… the makeup. Normally, Valeria is seen with extensive …

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Google Glass Champion Has Realization at Skrillex Show

Sudden clarity Robert Scoble had a realization at a Skrillex show recently. Robert Scoble was at a Skrillex show? Yes, it was Coachella. Oh, ok. Proceed. Google has a serious problem when it comes to Google Glass. Check out his musings: Post by Robert Scoble. Let’s all remember that Robert Scoble was one of Google Glass’ early adopters and champions. …

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Report: People Buy Less From Amazon In Online Tax States

Researchers from Ohio State have published a paper on the “Amazon Tax,” saying that “only Amazon.com has been affected”. A bunch of states have implemented laws that that demand sales tax on online purchases. Items sold by Amazon and shipped to the following states are subject to the tax: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, …

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