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Powdered Alcohol Not Approved by Feds

It was previously reported that powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, had been approved by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Now the federal government said Monday that the label approval was done in “error.” The approval was granted …

1957 Murder Cold Case Appealed by Lifer

In 2012, former police officer Jack McCullough was convicted of the 1957 kidnapping and murder of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph, a case that ran cold for almost 60 years. Now an Illinois court is considering an appeal filed by McCullough, whose …

Yosemite Climber Falls 30 Feet from Rock Face

A 26-year-old male rock climber fell roughly 30 feet from a granite rock face at Yosemite National Park’s Cathedral range Sunday, and was airlifted out after sustaining severe injuries. The unidentified hiker from Palo Alto, California had been trekking with …

New Twitter Profiles Now Available to Everyone New Twitter Profiles Now Available to Everyone

Twitter’s new profiles, which the company announced earlier this month, are now rolling out to all users. Soon, all Twitter users’ profiles will have the new look–but if you don’t like to wait, you can quell your anxiousness by forcing …

Twitter’s MoPub Opens Native Ads To All Twitter’s MoPub Opens Native Ads To All

Twitter announced the general availability of MobPub’s programmatic native ads platform after four months of testing it with mobile app developers. Availability will begin on Wednesday. The platform provides advertisers with an SDK for creating customized ad units inside of …

Are Your Facebook Referrals Are On The Rise? Are Your Facebook Referrals Are On The Rise?

There has been a lot of discussion about Facebook killing the organic reach of posts that Pages make, essentially forcing businesses to pay to actually get their messages viewed in the News Feed. Many have considered dropping their Facebook strategy …

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, a former middleweight boxer best known for having been wrongfully convicted for a shooting murder, passed away at his Toronto home Sunday morning. He was 76. Carter had spent almost 20 years in prison after being convicted …

Gwen Stefani Signs on to Judge ‘The Voice’

Gwen Stefani, co-founder and lead vocalist of pop rock outfit No Doubt, has just signed on as a judge of the NBC singing contest program The Voice. It’s been reported that Stefani will fill in for Christina Aguilera, who is …

Powdered Alcohol Legalized in the U.S.

Powdered alcohol, or Palcohol, has just been approved by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Palcohol can be mixed with water to create an intoxicated beverage, and can also be sprinkled on food after it’s cooked. The …

Kim Novak Fights Back On Facebook

We want our Hollywood actresses to stay young and pretty, but we don’t want them to mar their faces with plastic surgery. It’s a no-win situation that every actress has to face sooner or later: go the natural route and …

Victoria Beckham Celebrates The Big 4-0

Ever wonder what the rich and famous do on their 40th birthday? Victoria Beckham took to Social Media yesterday to give the world a play-by-play of her special day. The former Spice Girl showed off her amazing view to start …

Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account About City Mayor Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account About City Mayor

If you live in Peoria, Illinois, you’d better watch what you tweet about the mayor. Rather, you’d better watch what you tweet as the mayor from a parody account. City police performed a search operation at a Peoria home on …

Twitter Launches App Promotion Suite Twitter Launches App Promotion Suite

As expected, Twitter announced the launch of a new mobile app promotion suite, enabling app developers to use mobile app-install ads on Twitter, and throughout the MoPub Marketplace, which spans over a billion Android and iOS devices. The suite is …

Jerusalem Riot Disbanded by Israeli Police

Israeli police mobilized at a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem Wednesday, employing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a riotous protest formed by Palestinian Muslims, who were attempting to block Jews from entering the compound. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld …

Heidi Klum Goes Topless in Mexico

German supermodel Heidi Klum was recently spotted on a beach in Tulum, Mexico while vacationing with her latest boyfriend, 27-year-old Vito Schnabel. Klum, 40, has been dating Schnabel, a New York art dealer, since February, and took a topless dip …

Portland Shootout Leaves K-9 Dead, Officer Wounded

A police dog sent after a robbery suspect was killed during a shootout in Portland, Oregon Wednesday morning, and the K-9 unit handler was wounded. The incident began after police observed three men exiting a uniform shop, which lead to …

Twitter Is Buying Gnip To Make Data More Accessible Twitter Is Buying Gnip To Make Data More Accessible

Twitter announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gnip, a social data provider that’s been a Twitter partner for quite some time. Twitter says Gnip has played a “crucial role” in collecting and digesting Twitter’s …

American Airlines Terror Threat: Dutch Teen Arrested

There has been a new twist in the story of a 14-year-old who tweeted a terroristic threat to American Airlines on Sunday. It has been reported that the teen responsible has been arrested and taken into custody. In a statement …

Nevada Cattle Released to Cliven Bundy by Feds

Federal land managers explained that “escalating tensions” forced the release of roughly 400 head of cattle that had been corralled on public land in southern Nevada. The cows belonged to rancher Cliven Bundy, who had refused to relent to federal …

Chile Wildfire Kills 16, Burns 500 Homes

A major wildfire is sweeping through the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile which has so far left 16 dead and has consumed at least 500 homes. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said early Sunday that over 1,200 firefighters are at …

Coachella 2014 Reunites OutKast, Blows up Twitter

The annual two-weekend, three-day Coachella Festival features 184 artists this year, with headlining acts including a reunited OutKast performing on Friday, Muse headlining the Saturday shows, and Arcade Fire set to close out Sunday nights. The 2014 festival also features …