It turns out that the Islamic State, which seized large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria this year, is not so good at the whole running a state thing. According to The Washington Post, areas under ISIS' control are rapidly falling...Show More Summary
The night before LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a local news station got video of Dwyane Wade and him talking on the tarmac at Miami International Airport. It was the peak of the LeBron free agency hysteria. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama visited U.S. troops on Christmas Day at the Marine Corps Base in Hawaii, thanking them for their service as the military operations in Afghanistan draw to a close, and honoring the birth of Christ.
If you thought Miami Heat fans would be greeting LeBron James with boo birds during his Christmas Day return to South Beach as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, you were wrong. Much to the surprise of many, including myself, LeBron was the recipient of a rather enthusiastic applause from the fans at the American […]
Pete Souza's Instagram of President Obama wearing a tiara while posing with a Girl Scout troop is getting quite a bit of circulation this week: Pete Souza/White House But I also appreciated this video of Obama at a charity event: Rather...Show More Summary
TNT's NBA Christmas Day doubleheader -- Los Angeles Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls at 8 p.m. ET; Golden State Warriors vs. L.A. Clippers at 10:30 p.m. -- averaged 3.5 million total viewers to become the most-viewed primetime doubleheader on Christmas in cable television history. Show More Summary
Over the last two days, the hacker collective “Lizard Squad” has claimed responsibility for taking down Sony’s PlayStation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live during Christmas and Christmas Eve, to the dismay of thousands of gamers. As...Show More Summary
The brazen murder of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, shot to death last weekend by Ismaaiyl Brinsley in some horribly misguided attempt at retribution over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, is a tragedy. But it...Show More Summary
On the tenth anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami that killed over a quarter of a million people, Al-Jazeera has filed a report about its effect on women survivors in the coastal regions of South Asia where the tsunami hit hardest. Show More Summary
The Doctor Who Christmas special aired last night, and we finally got the answer to Clara's fate on the TARDIS. Jenna Coleman shares her feelings about Clara's future.Click To Continue Reading
Dustin Diamond a.k.a. Screech is behind bars... after he was arrested for allegedly endangering someone's life in Wisconsin with a switchblade -- TMZ has learned.The Ozaukee County Sheriff says Diamond was arrested early Friday morning for…
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s decision to help release Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE)’s “The Interview” seems to be paying off as the controversial movie is now the best-selling movie on YouTube Movies and Google Play. As noted by Variety’s Dave McNary, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s pair of movie sites is showing the Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) movie as […]
The hacking of Sony Studios, allegedly committed by North Korea in response to the impending release of Sony’s film, The Interview starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, is being fully backed by Russia. The plot of The Interview involves...Show More Summary
Justin Bieber got a private jet for Christmas. He happily shared pictures. “New jet for Christmas, and she’s beautiful,” he wrote on Instagram. Bieber added, “Merry Christmas she’s a beauty.” Indeed. See the photos below.
President Obama, after announcing that North Korea hacked Sony according to the FBI, has followed with an attempt to calm the anger at North Korea. He declared last Sunday that in his opinion it wasn’t an act of war, but an act of “cybervandalism” and promises a “proportional” response. Show More Summary
A high-profile Samsung Experience store in London has closed due to Samsung’s declining profits. The London store was considered the flagship Samsung store. Unfortunately, 50 Samsung employees will lose their jobs. There is no word yet as to whether other Samsung store locations will close down. Show More Summary
“Lizard Squad,” the notorious hacker collective that will now be known for shutting down Sony’s PlayStation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live for two straight days starting on Christmas Eve, is now reportedly after the anonymous communication service, the Tor Project. Show More Summary
Perhaps you've heard of a little movie called "The Interview." In the weeks leading up to its on-again, off-again release, Seth Rogen and James Franco's North Korea-themed comedy precipitated a crippling cyber-attack on Sony Pictures and sparked heated debate on everything from free speech to...
Showing off some holiday charm, Neil Patrick Harris is featured in a new promotional spot for the 2015 Academy Awards. The “How I Met Your Mother” hunk is hosting the big shindig, and he’s asking his fans to spread the word as part of their Christmas festivities. Show More Summary
The holidays might not have been such a happy time for Kim Kardashian. She was noticeably silent on Instagram yesterday except for a single throwback picture, and word has it she and Kanye West didn’t attend Kris Jenner’s Christmas bash. So what’s going on? RELATED: Kim Kardashian is grateful for Nori in her fashionable fur. According to […]