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28 January 2015
Comcast ghost-wrote politicians' letters in support of Time Warner Cable merger ...
Blizzard hits Boston and New EnglandNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio performs a piece mocking him from The Onion … Snowfall offers climate change deniers yet another opportunity to be wrong ...
US Drug Enforcement Administration tracks hundreds of millions of Americans' car trips ...
Step through Manhattan's doorways into the 1970s ...
Argentinian President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will dissolve that country's intelligence agency (and create a new one) in response to the mysterious death of a whistleblower ...
2 Chainz says he'll run for mayor of his hometown, College Park, GA ...
Bill Nye says the Patriots probably "bent the rules a little bit" … Surveillance camers show Patriots employee taking footballs into the mens' roomLouis C. K. thinks "deflategate" is hilariousNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is waiting for an apology from the NFL ...
CBS orders a pilot for a possible Rush Hour TV series ...
Gay Alabama legislator threatens to reveal straight colleagues' affairs ...
In hindsight, Bill Cosby's old books on love, sex and family are incredibly creepyFat Albert street art asks Cosby to "just admit it" ...
Obama administration has a radical plan for medical costs: Pay based on results … Projected costs for Obamacare go down ...
Judge denies Gov. Rick Perry's request for dismissal of charges ...
Benedict Cumberbatch is an excellent apologizer ...
Covering Donald Trump is worse than a waste of timeTrump says President Obama is using snowstorm to impose martial law ...
Two weeks after founder Mark Zuckerberg said "je suis Charlie," Facebook begins censoring images of Prophet Muhammad … Next time Facebook goes down, please don't call 9-1-1 ...
US Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) wants Congress to permanently extend the National Security Agency's controversial spying programs, including its mass surveillance of domestic phone records ...
Hershey is sued by vending machine company for allegedly unfair pricing ...
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Indiana) backs off on plans for a state news agency ...
Musician posts transcript of conversation after Google says her claims are "patently false" ...
Lindsay Lohan completes her community service, just before scheduled court hearing ...
Judge blocks tour until noted douchebag Chris Brown finishes his required community service ...
Paul Feig has found his female Ghostbusters ...
27 January 2015
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Indiana) plans a state-run news agency ...
David Cronenberg is a big fan of Dilbert ...
Manufacturer of NFL footballs says New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick's "deflategate" explanation is "B.S." … Patriots locker-room attendant is a "person of interest," but league expects the investigation to last at least several more tedious weeks ...
Hollywood producer's wife claims Bill Cosby drugged and raped her ...
Conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch budget $889-million for purchase of 2016 elections ...
Millions of voices cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced as Facebook went down ...
Ex-CIA officer is convicted of leaking secrets to reporter ...
FARK founder Drew Curtis is running for Governor of Kentucky ...
Cuban youth build secret computer network despite wi-fi ban ...
Auschwitz was liberated 75 years ago today ...
Benedict Cumberbatch sure is sorry for using the term "colored" ...
Emma Watson will star in Disney's non-animated Beauty and the Beast ...
Google comes down hard on indie musicians ...
20th Century Fox wants to make an X-Men TV series ...
Mechanics say American Airlines pressured them to commit maintenance fraud ...
Disgraced cheating cyclist Lance Armstrong says if he could turn back time, he'd use steroids all over again ...
Mom sues Target over alleged shaming that led to disabled son's death ...
New York Yankees want to void the incentives and bonuses in steroid-dripping superstar Alex Rodriguez's contract ...
New documentary on Scientology drops numerous bombshells ...
Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) repeats evidence-free claim that the Obama administration is fudging unemployment numbers ...
10th Doctor David Tennant agrees to play the bad guy in a new Marvel series for Netflix ...
Gov. Terry E. Branstad (R-Iowa) is hospitalized "out of an abundance of caution" ...
Guy who says he was on booze and cocaine prank-calls British Prime Minister David Cameron ...
Melissa Rivers sues clinic over death of Joan Rivers ...
Tom DeLonge leaves Blink-182 ...
Mattel fires its CEO amid struggling Barbie sales ...
Nobel Laureate physicist and inventor of the laser Charles H. Townes dies aged 99 in Berkeley, California ...
26 January 2015
Scientists have invented a way to unboil a egg ...
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman questions the alleged integrity of NFL Commissioner Roger GoodellYogi Berra on NFL's "deflategate" scandal: "If you're going to cheat, it's better if you don't get caught" ...
Boko Haram attacks major Nigerian city ...
Was Batman "created by Bob Kane"? ...
Can Daredevil sue Iron Man on behalf of the US Food and Drug Administration? ...
Ginormous snowfall predicted in northeastern USA ...
Phaser from the original Star Trek is for sale, with a $60,000 price tag ...
New York City's original Empire State Building is nine stories tall, and still stands ...
Bill and Melinda Gates plan to end hunger in Africa in 15 years ...
Which Jane Austen heroine are you? ...
By being black, the son of New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow "fit the description" of a bad guy at Yale ...
Seabirds die in droves along Washington coast ...
White House jump-starts cybersecurity protection programs ...
Warner Bros plans to re-reboot The Jetsons as a movie ...
Frankenstein's monster escapes, realizes that it can't survive in the outside world, and retreats back to the lab ...
Judge stays Alabama same-sex marriage ruling for two weeks ...
Charles Darwin's nose almost kept him off the Beagle ...
Egyptian museum "fixes" broken King Tut funerary mask with epoxy glue ...
moot leaves 4chan ...
Dane Cook's comedy was inspired in part by the Johnny Bravo episode of The Brady Bunch ...
Goats vs. the Galapagos Islands ...
Lindsay Lohan is accused of Photoshopping selfie to make waist thinner ...
25 January 2015
Burger King in New Hampshire accidentally hands bank deposit to drive-thru customer ...
Jeff Dunham's wife sues his ex-wife ...
Mark Duplass signs with Netflix ...
Lana Turner had the nicest knockers Mickey Rooney ever saw ...
Saudi Arabia's tyrant King Abdullah is misremembered as a man of peace ...
Lipstick and mascara found at the grave of Tammy Faye Bakker ...
Why Alfred Hitchcock's Holocaust documentary got shelved ...
Scientists slow down the speed of light traveling in free space ...
24 January 2015
"Our commitment to photography is as strong as ever," says Sports Illustrated as its last photographers are laid off ...
Legalized marijuana might be the best thing to ever happen to heroin addicts ...
Shaquille O'Neal gets a pilot for a sit-com on truTV (nee Court TV) ...
No, Google Chair Eric Schmidt didn't predict the end of the internet ...
Ichiro Suzuki signs with the Miami Marlins ...
Lindsay Lohan again shirks on community service sentence ...
Seth Rogen has something to say about what Kid Rock said about something he said ...
Swindler Bernie Madoff wants you to know that his victims' suffering is nothing compared to his own ...
Alabama's same-sex marriage ban is overturned ...
Expedia buys rival travel site Travelocity for $280-million ...
Early-era radio and TV talk show host Joe Franklin succumbs to prostate cancer at a hospice in Manhattan ...
23 January 2015
Lawyer defending wife of US Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Florida) in bigamy case accuses his client of having a second lawyer ...
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he sure as heck doesn't know how playoff game footballs got deflated ...
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) wants drug testing before anyone gets public health care, food stamps, or unemployment benefits ...
Long-time New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is charged in corruption probe … New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio defends Silver as "a man of integrity" ...
Helen Slater has high hopes and best wishes for CBS's Supergirl ...
Fired McDonald's employees say they were told "too many black people" were working there ...
Republicans' own witnesses attack the party's net neutrality proposal at hearing ...
US Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota) invites wacko pundit Tony Perkins to tour non-existent "no-go zones" in Minneapolis ...
Radio wingnut Glenn Beck wants to teach Pope Francis about capitalism ...
BMW and Volkswagen plan electric vehicle charging network across USA ...
If Bob Dylan had it all to do over again, he says he'd be a school teacher ...
Journalist is sentenced to 63 months in prison for reporting on hacked info ...
Can-of-ham-shaped skyscraper is planned for London ...
Dead, stinky whale puts Seattle ferry dock on hiatus ...
Alec Baldwin is writing his memoirs (hope we get the inside scoop on his bonkers brothers) ...
Puddle of Mudd singer is arrested for joyriding on airport luggage carousel ...
Simon West is making a new version of The Blob ...
Baseball great Ernie Banks dies in Chicago ...
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies of a lung infection in Riyadh, aged 90 ...
22 January 2015
Disneyland measles outbreak strikes in anti-vaccination hotbed of California ...
Simon Pegg will co-write the next Star Trek movie, while still playing Scotty ...
US National Security Agency knew about the Sony hack in advance, but didn't tell Sony ...
Man is roasted to death "like a burnt piece of beef jerky" in a Florida sauna ...
Video shows New Jersey cops killing black man as he held his hands up ...
Dr Steve Brule wants to bag your groceries ...
Google is reportedly planning to launch its own wireless network ...
Dan Savage wonders whether NASA should name a telescope after a dead guy who persecuted gay people in the 1950s ...
Bigamy trial for wife of US Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Florida) is delayed as she undergoes emergency breast implant removal ...
Schlock moviemaker Michael Bay sure is sorry for using footage of fatal plane crash in his upcoming film ...
The real reason the BBC wanted to keep George Orwell off the radio ...
US government prosecutes former CIA agent without any real evidence ...
Dish Network is found "liable" for disregarding telemarketing rules millions and millions of times ...
Barry Bonds offers hitting tips to fellow steroid-addled ballplayer Alex Rodriguez ...
Lindsay Lohan is hospitalized for chikungunya ...
Some players believe the New England Patriots used under-inflated balls against the Baltimore Ravens, too ...
Former US Senator and Governor from Kentucky Wendell H. Ford dies from lung cancer at his home in Owensboro, Kentucky ...
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