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Twitter Under Fire in France Over Anti-Semitic Hashtag Twitter Under Fire in France Over Anti-Semitic Hashtag
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If you know Twitter, you know that there are plenty of racist, discriminatory, and downright unsavory tweets floating around. When you give millions of people the ability to say whatever they want with a few flicks of their thumbs, it’s …

Microsoft’s Surface Lives A Secret Double Life As A Skateboard Microsoft’s Surface Lives A Secret Double Life As A Skateboard

Microsoft’s Surface, which just sold out this morning, is being billed as an incredibly sturdy device. The outer shell of the device is made with VaporMg, a material that’s meant to feel like a luxury watch while being incredibly thin …

Emily Maynard Makes Breakup Official

Emily Maynard, star of the most recent incarnation of “The Bachelorette”, has officially ended her five-month engagement to Jef Holm; the former couple are not following each other on Twitter anymore. Maynard, who was said to be “miserable” by an …

StumbleUpon Not Working For Some Users StumbleUpon Not Working For Some Users

Update 2: We’ve finally received word from StumbleUpon. A spokesperson tells WebPronews, “We’ve had a few outages this morning that have affected some users. We are working on it now. We should be up and running for everyone soon.” As …

Kate Gosselin Fired From CouponCabin Blog Job
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Kate Gosselin has been officially terminated from her CouponCabin job, in which she blogged for the company for less than a year. In a somewhat brusque letter to users, CouponCabin CEO Scott Kluth announced the news with vague but curious …

Apple Acquired Justin Timberlake-Backed Particle Apple Acquired Justin Timberlake-Backed Particle
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Apple has acquired Particle, an HTML app company, which has received funding from superstar Justin Timberlake in the past. According to a report from CNET’s Josh Lowensohn, the acquisition happened last month, but nobody knew about it. The price is …

Binders Full of Women: The Comment That Launched a Thousand Social Media Pages

Last night’s second Presidential debate saw the two candidates clash over mostly domestic issues, with a few foreign issues sprinkled in. The town hall format meant that audience members got to ask the questions, and one particular response from Mitt …

The Pirate Bay Moves To The Pirate Cloud The Pirate Bay Moves To The Pirate Cloud
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The Pirate Bay faithful were worried a few weeks ago when the torrent tracker went offline for two days. The folks running the show said it was a power outage that took longer than they had hoped to replace. The …

Almond Butter, Beyonce, and Drinking Games

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 …

Twitter Acquires Mobile App Development Startup Cabana Twitter Acquires Mobile App Development Startup Cabana
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In order to put more talent on their platform team, Twitter has acqui-hired the team from mobile app development startup Cabana. The specifics behind the deal are still unknown, but Cabana has announced the acquisition on their blog and Twitter …

Shakira: Baby Bump Makes Debut Onstage

Shakira is expecting her first child with beau Gerard Pique, a soccer star from Barcelona, and she recently took to the stage for a show in Baku, Azerbaijan proudly boasting her belly. The “Hips Don’t Lie” singer, 35, tweeted about …

Katie Holmes Is Done With Actors
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Rumor has it that Katie Holmes is done with people in showbiz; a source told RadarOnline that because of her past failed relationships with actors, she’s ready to move on and find someone who isn’t necessarily in the spotlight. “Jeanne …

Scarlett Johansson Split: Most Eligible Woman Is Single Again

Scarlett Johansson is now single again after breaking it off with beau Nate Taylor and is being touted as “one of the most eligible women in the world”. The 27-year old actress has been dating the ad exec since at …

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Are Back Together

Comedic duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, whose on-screen chemistry did more for Saturday Night Live than most of the other recent cast members combined, are teaming up once again to host the Golden Globe Awards on January 13th. The …

Rejected Debate Conditions, Your Mom, and Paranormal Activity

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 …

Kyle Bennett Dies at 33, Olympic BMX Racer
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Bike racing, especially Bicycle Motorcross (BMX), is a very integral part of any summer Olympic season. With this in mind, it is sad news to bear that Kyle Bennett, a well-known BMX racer, has passed away. Kyle Bennett, from Conroe, …

Brad Pitt Ad Earns Public Mockery
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Brad Pitt has, for as long as he’s been on the big screen, been able to charm just about everyone he comes into contact with. He’s big into causes like wife-to-be Angelina Jolie, and tends to exude his movie-star charisma …

Arlen Specter Dies at 82, Pennsylvania Senator

The political world mourns today as we lose a loyal servant to Pennsylvania, Arlen Specter, who recently changed his political affiliation from Republican to Democrat. Arlen Specter, a Kansas native, moved to Pennsylvania during his college years, where he attended …

Spice Girls, the Debate, and Zumba Class

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 …

Helmut Haller Dies at 73, German World Cup Footballer

For those who are into classic football history, or have been watching the World Cup since the 1960s, I am sure you are aware of who Helmut Haller was. Haller was a well-known German footballer who unfortunately passed away this …

Jodie Foster To Direct Hostage Drama
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Jodie Foster has several directing credits to her name–including “The Beaver” and “Little Man Tate”–and now she’s looking to add another. Foster will helm “Money Monster”, a financial drama centered on a fast-talking television personality with ties to Wall Street …

Nelly Tweets About Tour Bus Raid
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Rapper Nelly had his tour bus raided on Wednesday night, when police found a whopping 36 baggies of heroin, 10 pounds of marijuana, and a loaded gun. “It is my understanding a member of my staff made an unfortunate decision …

Sammi Kane Kraft Dies at 20, “Bad News Bears” Star
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The entertainment and baseball industries say goodbye to a young shining star who was just getting started in her career. Sammi Kane Kraft, a talented child actor from New Jersey, has died. Sammi Kane Kraft was very proficient in athletics …

The Great Pumpkin, Joe Biden, and Mini-Wheats

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 …