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Presidential Polls: Hurricane Sandy Could Impact Election
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President Obama has consistently had at least a slight lead in most of the polls so far, but that could change with the effects of Hurricane Sandy charging down the Eastern seaboard, which holds several key states for him in …

Madonna Booed For Endorsing Obama During Concert
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Madonna is more than likely used to having her say and getting her way, so when she urged concert-goers to vote for Obama recently and was promptly booed for her efforts, it must have come as something of a shock. …

Words with Friends, McNuggets, and Sandy

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 …

People Are Posting A Ridiculous Amount Of Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Pictures To Instagram People Are Posting A Ridiculous Amount Of Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Pictures To Instagram

People are posting a ridiculous amount of images of Hurricane Sandy and its effects on Instagram. Users are posting ten pics to the hashtag #sandy every second. That’s according to the CEO of the company, who is quoted by Poynter …

Crane Dangles From High-Rise, Donald Trump Shares Photo
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A crane was found hanging from the side of a high-rise luxury apartment building in Manhattan today, courtesy of Hurricane Sandy. Donald Trump shared the following image on Facebook (and tweeted a link to it): (image) “Direct view of crane …

Jennifer Aniston: Dress Bares Braless Figure
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Jennifer Aniston’s dress rocked the crowd at an art gala event over the weekend and may have even taken some attention away from the enormous engagement ring she’s been sporting for the past few weeks. The dress, a Tom Ford …

Hurricane Sandy Request from FEMA: Text and Facebook, Don’t Talk Hurricane Sandy Request from FEMA: Text and Facebook, Don’t Talk

As “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy is set to begin its assault on the east coast, millions of people are preparing for what is likely to be a huge weather event with far-reaching consequences. Of course, this involves the basic emergency prep …

Avril’s Ex Has A Stunning Halloween Costume

If you were once married to Avril Lavigne and then had to bear the burden of watching her shenanigans with new future hubby Chad Kroeger (of Nickelback fame), you’d probably be a little bitter. Well, Halloween is the perfect time …

Natina Reed Killed In Atlanta: Twitter Reacts
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Singer and actress Natina Reed, who was a member of the R&B group Blaque and appeared in the popular cheerleading film “Bring It On”, was struck by a car and killed on an Atlanta highway over the weekend, just two …

Hurricane Sandy Prompts Paywall Takedowns at The New York Times, Wall Street Journal Hurricane Sandy Prompts Paywall Takedowns at The New York Times, Wall Street Journal

As “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, a few online news sources have decided to make their content freely available to everyone with an internet connection. That means tearing down those paywalls The New York Times is …

Frankenstorm, Quotation Marks, And Celebrity Tweets

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 …

Emanuel Steward Dies at 68, Boxing Legend
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Yesterday (Thursday, October 25th, 2012), we reported that the announced death of boxing legend Emanuel Steward was a false rumor (as confirmed by his family); however, it is now confirmed (by various sources) that Emanuel Steward has died. Steward started …

G4 Canceling All Of Its Gaming Programming, Including X-Play And Attack Of The Show
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G4, and Tech TV before it, was the one-stop destination for many gamers looking to find something even remotely relevant to their interests on television. The quality had gone downhill over the years, but at least X-Play and Attack of …

Powerball Jackpot Up To $100 Million
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The Powerball Jackpot is now up to $100 Million, with the next drawing scheduled for Saturday night. As you may know, Powerball drawings are held each Wednesday and Saturday. Wednesday’s winning numbers were 3,18,21,23,50 Powerball: 4. There were no jackpot …

Taylor Swift, Tim Burton, And Wedding Videos

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 …

David Stern Announces Upcoming Retirement

David Stern, who has been the NBA commissioner for 30 years, announced his retirement today, which will take place on February 1, 2014. “The Board has selected Adam Silver to succeed me as NBA Commissioner, and I am very pleased …

Yahoo Gets More Former Googlers With Stamped Acquisition Yahoo Gets More Former Googlers With Stamped Acquisition
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tweeted about a new acquisition the company has made (the first under her leadership. Yahoo has has acquired mobile recommendation app maker Stamped, which (believe it or not) is made up of former Googlers. Here’s the …

Lee Boyd Malvo: DC Sniper Had History Of Sex Abuse

Lee Boyd Malvo, one of the men who terrorized the D.C. area ten years ago with random shootings, says he has a history of sexual abuse, starting when he was five years old and ending with his accomplice, John Allen …

Axl Rose Talks Twitter With Jimmy Kimmel, Once Dressed As Ear Of Corn For Halloween

Axl Rose of legendary rock band Guns N’ Roses made a rare television appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. According to Entertainment Weekly, this was his first live TV interview in over 20 years. At one point, Kimmel brought up the …

Tagg Romney Apologized: Too Little, Too Late
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When Tagg Romney said he wanted to run up to President Obama during the debates and “take a swing at him”, he must have known he’d receive some backlash for it. Not for thinking it, but for admitting it in …

Betty Fletcher Dies at 89, Liberal U.S. Appeals Judge
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Today, we mourn the loss of Betty Fletcher, a great and faithful servant to San Francisco’s Court of Appeals (Ninth District), who died yesterday (Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012). Prior to her involvement with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Fletcher …

Brittany Taltos: “Jersey Shore” Guest Run Over By Truck
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Brittany Taltos, who appeared on episodes of “Jersey Shore” when the cast went to Italy, was run over by a truck while sunbathing in her front yard on Saturday in Florida. “I honestly thought I was going to die,” Taltos …

Ann Coulter Calls Obama “Retard”, Called Out By Special Olympics Athlete
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When Ann Coulter has something to say, chances are she’s going to anger a lot of people. The use of social media allows her to do that very quickly, and when she tweeted some very controversial posts after the most …

Square Launches In Canada, Marking First International Expansion Square Launches In Canada, Marking First International Expansion

Square announced today that it has launched in Canada, marking its first step into international territory. “Canada is Square’s first market outside the US,” the company says in its announcement. “Over 2 million individuals and businesses can already accept credit …