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Moscow Attack Foiled, Two Suspects Killed In Shootout Moscow Attack Foiled, Two Suspects Killed In Shootout

A terrorist attack in Moscow was foiled after Russian security forces engaged in a firefight with the alleged militants. Sky News reports that two terror suspects were killed and a third captured after a shootout that took place in the …

Russian Dash Cam Catches Insane Car Flip [VIDEO] Russian Dash Cam Catches Insane Car Flip [VIDEO]

Just when you thought Russian dash cams couldn’t possibly catch anything more insane than we’ve already seen, this clip, dated May 13th, comes along and forces a complete O_O. If you want to skip right to it, go to about …

Russian Dash Cams Sometimes Capture the Good in Humanity, See? Russian Dash Cams Sometimes Capture the Good in Humanity, See?

Russia’s numerous highways and byways have a reputation of being full of crazy stuff. Much of the reputation is perpetuated by the omnipresent Russian dash cam, which seems to be attached to about every single automobile in Russia. Search YouTube …

38 Die In Mental Hospital; Fire Investigation Underway 38 Die In Mental Hospital; Fire Investigation Underway

38 people died in a horrific fire at a mental hospital just outside Moscow on Thursday night, officials say. The cause is believed to be a short circuit in the wiring. Of the victims, 36 were patients and two were …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Tells Authorities Tamerlan Masterminded Boston Bombing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Tells Authorities Tamerlan Masterminded Boston Bombing

The remaining suspect in the Boston bombings is blaming the whole thing on the dead suspect. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been talking to authorities (or writing rather, as he can’t talk because of a gunshot wound to the throat), and says …

7.2 Quake Off Japan Rocks Northern Islands 7.2 Quake Off Japan Rocks Northern Islands

It seems that the planet’s recent surge of large earthquakes isn’t quite over. The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that shook the islands North of Japan on Friday morning. The quake was centered around 250 km (155 …

Yandex Announces Homepage Redesign Yandex Announces Homepage Redesign
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Russian search leader Yandex announced a redesign of its homepage today. The goal, according to the company, was to make the most relevant information more visible and more easily accessible. The page is less cluttered than previous versions (you can …

Kate Upton Look-Alike Imitates Swimsuit Cover Pic Kate Upton Look-Alike Imitates Swimsuit Cover Pic
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Kate Upton has once again graced the cover of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue, this time wearing a revealing parka and not much else on the 2013 swimsuit issue cover. The pic, of course, has been much imitated since it was …

Yandex Launches Its Own Android App Store With Only Apps Verified By Kaspersky Lab Yandex Launches Its Own Android App Store With Only Apps Verified By Kaspersky Lab
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Yandex announed today that it has launched a new app store for Android at Yandex.Store. It has over 50,000 paid and free apps. “Yandex.Store is a global product and it is already available in eight languages for users around the …

Yandex Launches Cab Fare Payments Service Yandex Launches Cab Fare Payments Service

Russian search company Yandex, who had some major social search plans in the U.S. fall apart last month, has now launched a new cab fare payments service via itsYandex.Taxi iPhone app, which allows users to pay with a bankcard, even …

Russia Meteor Blast Being Assessed by the ESA Russia Meteor Blast Being Assessed by the ESA

Last week, as astronomers around the world turned their attention toward the passing asteroid 2012 DA14, a meteorite entered Earth’s atmosphere and broke up over Chelyabinsk, Russia. The blast shattered windows and injured hundreds in the small town. The European …

Google Briefly Ran an Asteroid-Themed Doodle but Quickly Pulled It After the Events in Russia Google Briefly Ran an Asteroid-Themed Doodle but Quickly Pulled It After the Events in Russia
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Today, in celebration of asteroid 2012 DA14′s near miss of Earth, Google planned to run a new Doodle on its homepage. In fact, they did run it for a short time. But if you visit the Google homepage right now …

Meteorite Falls in Russia, Lights Up the Sky [VIDEO] Meteorite Falls in Russia, Lights Up the Sky [VIDEO]
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A meteorite only a few meters long fell to Earth above Chelyabinsk, Russia early this morning. The shockwave caused by the object shattered windows and caused hundreds of injuries. A video of the event has quickly become one of the …

Google Honors Feodor Chaliapin With A Google Doodle Google Honors Feodor Chaliapin With A Google Doodle

February 13th marks the 140th birthday of Russian opera singer Feodor Chaliapin, and Google showed a doodle on its home page in Russia. Wishing a happy 140th to Russian opera singer #FeodorChaliapin known for his powerful bass voice. twitter.com/GoogleDoodles/… — …

Leonid Gaidai Gets Google Doodle Tribute Leonid Gaidai Gets Google Doodle Tribute

Google is running a doodle on its home page in Russia, honoring comedy director Leonid Gaidai. “We (along with Thus, Balbes and Byvalyi) wish a happy 90th to Russian director #LeonidGaidi,” Google tweeted through its Doodles account. Gaidai directed 23 …

Displair Turns Water Vapor Into A Floating Touchscreen Displair Turns Water Vapor Into A Floating Touchscreen

There were a few strange devices and inventions at this year’s CES. Some of the standouts included a smart fork and a touchscreen that can form buttons on its surface. None of that can compare, however, to Displair. Displair, a …

Facebook Slowly Conquering the World, Still Trails in Russia, China Facebook Slowly Conquering the World, Still Trails in Russia, China
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It’s Facebook’s world – every other social network is just living in it. Big blue’s virus-like spread has been well-documented, as the company has spent the past three years making up ground in countries like Brazil, Mexico, India, and more …

Open Internet Scores A Win At ITU, China And Russia Withdraw Bids For Internet Control Open Internet Scores A Win At ITU, China And Russia Withdraw Bids For Internet Control
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The world has been watching and waiting for the past week as nations from around the world are meeting in Dubai to discuss the future of the ITU. The conference could have significant implications for the open Web as some …

56 More Countries Get iTunes Store 56 More Countries Get iTunes Store

Apple announced today that it has launched the iTunes Store in 56 new countries, including Russia, Turkey, India, and South Africa. It is now available in a total of 119 countries. “The iTunes Store features local artists including Elka in …

Mark Zuckerberg Talks Medvedev, Fashion on Russian Late Night Mark Zuckerberg Talks Medvedev, Fashion on Russian Late Night

As you may have heard, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is currently on a highly-publicized trip to Russia. Yesterday, he toured the city of Moscow, visiting the Red Square and a McDonalds. He then met with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev …

Mark Zuckerberg Travels to Russia, Meets Prime Minister Medvedev [PHOTOS] Mark Zuckerberg Travels to Russia, Meets Prime Minister Medvedev [PHOTOS]

Facebook is the biggest social network in the world, as it dominates the market in a majority of social-media active countries across the globe. Russia is not one of those countries. In an effort to boost Facebook’s presence in this …