Foie Gras: Ban Is Upheld, For Now

Foie Gras (pronounced FWAH GRAH and meaning “fat liver” in frech) might continue to be hard to find in California. The federal court upheld a statewide ban on the sale of the delicacy made from the livers of force-fed duck…

Walking Shark: Great for Science, Great for Conservation

Science freaked out the laymen a couple of days ago when a new shark species was discovered in Indonesia. Oh yeah, and also…it walks. The new species, called Hemiscyllium halmahera, is a type of epaulette shark described in the journal…

Bay Bridge Troll: The Fate of the Icon

As the Bay Bridge gets ready for some remodeling and replacing of some sections, people all over the world wonder what will happen to the whimsical troll that, from his perch, single-handedly keeps the bridge from collapsing? Will he (guessing…

Alaska Earthquake Hits Small Towns

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook the small towns of the Aleutian Islands on Friday.The earthquake occured in a seismically active region, and produced aftershocks of up to 5.2 magnitude. Even though the area is known to have earthquakes now and…

San Francisco Bay Bridge Construction Remains on Schedule

SF Bay Bridge is getting a makeover this Labor Day weekend as crews working on all things construction on the bridge. A “much more picturesque ride” awaits motorists in San Francisco on Tuesday, but say goodbye to the old East…

Tulsi Gabbard: Hawaiian Congresswoman Threatened

CNN had a downright freaky story this morning, with a man from Tijuana arrested for vowing to “behead” freshman congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). Aniruddha Sherbow was arrested by officers working in conjunction with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the…

AdWords Keyword Tool Is No More, Enter Keyword Planner

Google’s AdWords Keyword Tool is officially dead. It now redirects to a support page explaining that, “Keyword Planner has replaced Keyword Tool.” Was Google replacing the Keyword Tool a good move?

Google Wants You To Tell It Specific Sites To Rank Better. Will It Listen?

Assuming that Matt Cutts’ Twitter account wasn’t hijacked, Google wants you to tell it if you know of any small sites that should be doing better in Google rankings. Do you think Google will really listen to this feedback? Do…

Intel Report: Syrian Regime Confirmed Chem Agressor

Recognizing the number of casualties is a moving target, at least 426 children are among the 1,429 people killed in last week’s chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The UN estimates 70,000+ have been killed during the two year conflict as…

The Riddler: Future Acting Job for J. Timberlake?

After the backlash Ben Affleck received once it was announced the STUDIO chose him to play Batman in the upcoming Superman vs Batman, I’m surprised anyone is willing to say they want a part in the film. But then again,…