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Lady Gaga Talks Engagement Ring with Jimmy Fallon

Lady Gaga looks gorgeous in her silver dress while appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (October 6) in New York City. The 29-year-old entertainer, who is promoting her work on American Horror Story: Hotel, stopped by her childhood friend’s restaurant The Pomeroy later that night in the Astoria neighborhood. She changed [...]

Row Breaks Out Between Brussels Bureaucrats Over Data Privacy Ruling

An extraordinary row has broken out between the European Commission and lawmakers at its own judicial body, the European Court of Justice over its ruling that the data transfer pact with the US - the Safe Harbor agreement - is inval...

Vladimir Putin celebrates his birthday by scoring goals, firing missiles

4 hours agoNews : BlogPost

Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 63 on Wednesday, and he celebrated the occasion with his customary swagger. Putin participated alongside former and current professional hockey stars in a game broadcast live on Russian television. True to form, he scored seven goals in his team's 15-10 victory. ???????? ????? ???????? ?????? ????? ? ????? "????? ???" ? ??????? […]

French Startup Launches An 'Uber' For People Who Use Wheelchairs

5 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

For individuals in wheelchairs, getting around can be a challenge -- particularly when it comes to finding accessible rental cars, taxis or public transportation. A Paris-based startup is attempting to fix that. Launched last year, Wheeliz...Show More Summary

Why Elon Musk, Other Entrepreneurs Fear Vacations

5 hours agoTechnology : The Goods

An aversion to vacations is an Achilles heel even among the strongest entrepreneurs.

Investors pour another $140 million into a 'middleman for the cloud,' seven months after its last raise

AppDirect, a San Francisco-based startup, has raised $140 million in a round led by a fund advised by JP Morgan Chase. That round values the company at $1 billion, as it furthers its master plan to be the middleman of choice in the exploding cloud software business. Show More Summary

Mayor's planned property tax breaks could hurt many renters, small businesses

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has framed his record $588 million property tax hike plan around the notion that it will include breaks for those of modest means, but hundreds of thousands of renters who fit that description are still likely to pay more because they can't benefit from the mayor's safeguards....

'Twilight' Author Stephenie Meyer Rewrites Book For 10th Anniversary

In honor of the 10 year anniversary of her wildly popular “Twilight” novels, Stephenie Meyer announced that the new edition of her first book will include a 400-page bonus feature titled Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined, in which gender swamps the protagonists to provide readers a new perspective of the work. Show More Summary

Happy Birthday, Mr President! Vladimir Putin's Most Unusual Presents

Russian Presiden Vladimir Putin celebrates his 63rd birthday today; he celebrated his previous b-day in the tranquil taiga, while this one will be marked in noisy Sochi. As the president gets ready to hit the ice playing hockey, we take a look at the most unusual presents the Russian leader has received for the occasion.

Saudi prince bumps stake in Twitter to 5.17%

Freshly minted Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apparently has at least one big fan in the Middle East. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud revealed that he now owns 5.17 percent of Twitter’s stock or 34,948,975 shares. Under SEC rules, when someone holds more than […]

Ask Courageous Ben Bernanke Anything, Courtesy Of The WSJ

As Ben Bernanke's grand revisionist book tour continues, this morning he speaks to his favorite former mouthpiece, the WSJ Jon Hilsenrath as part of the WSJ in turn promoting its own version of Medley Global, WSJ Pro. The Bernanke webcast...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant: ‘My 37 Isn’t Michael Jordan’s 37’

Entering his 20th NBA season, Kobe Bryant is stepping into what he considers “uncharted territory” as a 37-year-old first option shooting guard for a rebuilding Los Angeles Lakers squad. Kobe The post Kobe Bryant: ‘My 37 Isn’t Michael Jordan’s 37’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Nick Gordon Wants To Delay Bobbi Kristina Brown Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Nick Gordon’s attorneys filed legal papers yesterday, asking the court to delay the wrongful death lawsuit he’s facing since he discovered the Fulton County District Attorney is convening a grand jury to seek criminal charges against him in Bobbi Kristina Brown’s death. RELATED: Could Nick Gordon face criminal charges in Bobbi Kristina Brown’s death? Nick’s […]

Lady Gaga Has Fully Committed to a Truly Shocking Style Transformation

If you're not yet excited about American Horror Story: Hotel, you should be. Not only are the costumes - designed by Emmy award-winning Lou Eyrich - bound to be fabulous, you'll also spot a very famous face this season: Lady Gaga. But...Show More Summary

David Cameron’s conference speech shows the essay crisis Prime Minister has finally planned ahead

Clearly, the best thing a Prime Minister can do is announce that he doesn’t want to be Prime Minister for… The post David Cameron’s conference speech shows the essay crisis Prime Minister has finally planned ahead appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

PunditFact Rates As "False" Conservative Media's Claim That Cecile Richards Said 86% Of Planned Parenthood's Revenue Comes From Abortion Services

In the wake of the September 29 hearing by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on federal funding of Planned Parenthood, several Fox News hosts and conservative pundit Dana Loesch claimed that Planned Parenthood President...Show More Summary

As Ben Carson clarifies his comments on the Oregon shooting, Donald Trump jumps to his defense

As Ben Carson faced a backlash for his position on how victims should react to a mass shooting, Donald Trump jumped to his defense in a tweet Wednesday, saying that criticism of Carson's comments is "not fair." In discussing the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon last week, which left nine people dead and at least 10 […]

Yankees rally around CC Sabathia after new reports about possible warning signs of pitcher's problems

Sports fans were shocked when, just days before the start of the playoffs, Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia announced he was going to rehab (...)

Jay Leno's back in the driver's seat in CNBC's new 'Jay Leno's Garage'

He may be old enough for Medicare, but Jay Leno is still capable of shocking the young generation. Last week, the former "Tonight Show" host was tooling down a residential street near the Burbank airport, jingling the bell in his 1909 Baker Electric automobile. The Baker looks exactly like a horseless...

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