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Yahoo Will Acquire Fashion Startup Polyvore

Yahoo just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire style-focused community Polyvore. In a blog post about the deal, Yahoo’s senior vice president of publisher products Simon Khalaf highlighted “Polyvore’s expertise on community-driven experiences and retailer-supported commerce” and wrote that the deal “will accelerate Yahoo’s digital… Read More

Would you believe it? The judge who blocked the @PPact videos is an Obama guy!

I know. I was shocked, too. Via Mollie Hemmingway at The Federalist (if you don't have a fainting couch, you may need to invest in one before reading this): A federal judge late Friday granted a temporary restraining order against the release of recordings made at an annual meeting of abortion providers. Show More Summary

Survey: Small Business Owners Lose Confidence in Economy--But More Plan To Hire

Small business owners are becoming more inclined to hire employees, yet they are less confident in the economy, according to a new report released by the National Small Business Association (NSBA). In the 2015 Mid-Year Economic Report, 28% of small business owners said they planned to hire as one of their growth [...]

Kyle Chandler Is Back as Coach Taylor in No Texting PSA

Kyle Chandler is making a comeback as his beloved Friday Night Lights character Coach Taylor in this new PSA for the Alamo Drafthouse movie theaters. The 49-year-old actor is seen giving a motivational speech in a locker room, but he pauses when he is overpowered by the talking and texting going on. “Stop that. Would [...]

Saving Face? Kris Jenner’s First Meeting With Caitlyn Was Filmed For ‘I Am Cait’ — Inside The ‘Emotional ‘ Shoot

After several months of mounting tension, Kris and Caitlyn Jenner’s feud finally came to an end during a meeting at Caitlyn’s Malibu home on Wednesday. But has learned Kris… READ ON

Great Job, Internet!: Autocorrect butchers Game Of Thrones names into legible English

Westeros, the fictional realm and home to all the Game Of Thrones action, has some… let’s say unique spelling conventions. And if you’ve ever tried typing a recap of an episode into your phone to text a friend, you know all too well the havoc autocorrect can cause. Show More Summary

Trump Would Hurt Republicans in Three-Way Race

A new Marist Poll finds Hillary Clinton edges Jeb Bush in a potential general election match up, 49% to 43%. But in a three-way race with Donald Trump as an independent, Clinton crushes Bush, 44% to 29%, with Trump getting [...]

NFL Union Urges Quick Brady Ruling, Seeks to Void Suspension

The National Football League and its players union asked a federal judge to decide by Sept. 4 whether to uphold star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension, which could resolve the "Deflategate" scandal before the regular season starts.

Wilmer Flores Crying: Baseball Player Cries During Game — Thought He Was Traded From The Mets [Video]

The quote from the famous Tom Hanks baseball movie that claims “there’s no crying in baseball” is being repeated often on Thursday. That’s because Wilmer Flores from the Mets cried during a baseball game because rumors spread via social media that he was being traded to the Milwaukee Brewers, as reported by Time?. Show More Summary

Dreamers and Disruptors: How the Evolution of Silicon Valley is Reshaping Our World

The earliest companies in Silicon Valley were created by dreamers. Driven by visions of an improved future, these dreamers built entirely new areas of technology, including semiconductors, computers and networking. But those ventures...Show More Summary

Mets Traded Wilmer Flores to Brewers, Wilmer Flores Cried on the Field, Trade Fell Apart (Video)

If you thought the DeAndre Jordan fiasco was crazy, wait until you hear about the Mets-Brewers trade that almost went down on Wednesday night. It left poor Wilmer Flores crying…on the field…in the middle of a game. It all started around 8pm ET, when Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported that the Mets […]

“Suppressed” 1991 Trump Film Released Online by Documentary Producer

A somewhat mysterious trailer—narrated by a man with an epic/hammy upper-crust British accent—appeared on YouTube Wednesday advertising a documentary called Trump: What's the Deal? which is said to have been suppressed when it was completed...Show More Summary

Pot Industry's Bank Bid Rejected by Federal Regulators

The credit union was set up last year to serve Colorado's marijuana industry, but it needed permission from federal insurers and regulators before opening for business. The Federal Reserve rejected Fourth Corner's application earlier this month... Show More Summary

The Perils of Native Advertising

Reading Joe Nocera's New York Times column this week, in which he bemoans the rise of Native Advertising (the practice by which newspapers publish paid ads that mimic the news in tone and feel), you'd think he discovered something new. Show More Summary

The 10 Most Memorable Moments And Matches Of Rowdy Roddy Piper’s Wrestling Career In WWE And Beyond

On Friday afternoon, the wrestling universe and the world lost a great one as Rowdy Roddy Piper died of cardiac arrest at the age of 61. A true legend in the sport of wrestling and for most of his career, in the world of WWF and WWE,...Show More Summary

Group Behind Planned Parenthood Smear Says it Has '8 to 10' More Videos

David Daleiden, the founder of the Center for Medical Progress, the moderately sketchy group behind the recent undercover videos attacking Planned Parenthood, has begun stepping out for interviews, telling CNN Friday he plans to release...Show More Summary

New, improved Apple TV may come in September

If John Paczkowski’s sources are right, we may be seeing a new Apple TV this September along with a series of fresh iPhones. The rumor comes from “[s]ources familiar with Apple’s plans” who […]

Palestinian toddler killed in settler price-tag attack

A Palestinian toddler was killed in the central West Bank village of Duma in an overnight settler arson attack that targeted two homes. Eighteen-month old Ali Saad Dawabsha died in the gasoline fire-bombings, and his mother and brother were seriously injured. Show More Summary

Ultra-Orthodox Man Stabs Six In Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade

Nice to know we're not the only Western country with bigoted religious whackjobs: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed and wounded six participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem on Thursday, with...Show More Summary

Cotton v. the White House: It’s no contest

(Scott Johnson) White House spokesman Josh Earnest mocked Senator Tom Cotton as “an international man of mystery” this week. Earnest was alluding to Senator Cotton’s complaint regarding “secret side deals” that are integral to our catastrophic deal with Iran. Show More Summary

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