Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Has Crashed, One Pilot Confirmed Dead

Virgin Galactic is reporting that there has been an "in-flight anomaly" aboard SpaceShipTwo. The suborbital flight took off at 9:19am PDT from the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. Update: Virgin Galactic has confirmed that SpaceshipTwo has crashed and the California Highway Patrol has confirmed that there is » 10/31/14 2:18pm 10/31/14 2:18pm

Did Breaking News Just Get Hacked? (Updated)

@BreakingNews, the massively popular Twitter feed that is often the first to tip us off about earthquakes, explosions, and other matters of import, looks like it got its butt hacked screwed up. » 9/16/11 2:21pm 9/16/11 2:21pm

Michael Jackson's Latest Song Can Only Be Heard On Apple's Ping

While the jury's still out on the authenticity of MJ's other single Breaking News from his posthumous album, the latest song has been released—and this time, Apple's Ping has the exclusive offering. » 12/02/10 6:40am 12/02/10 6:40am


As a former morning news Chyron operator responsible for countless typos including broadcast headlines like "Pubic Relations," I'm allowed to laugh—even if this guy got fired. You, on the other hand, must only chuckle into your sleeve. [gothamist] » 1/20/10 8:40pm 1/20/10 8:40pm

More Black Friday Bloodshed: 2 Dead After Shooting at Toys R Us

News sources report that in Palm Desert, California, two men were killed in a shooting inside a Toys R Us. A total of three have been reported as arrested, including one juvenile. Update: The two shooters have been identified, and no other suspects are being pursued. » 11/28/08 4:09pm 11/28/08 4:09pm

LED Keychain...With Knife Attached

The only flaw with LED technology thusfar is that it can't kill anyone. Sure, it's "energy efficient" and will help with our "energy crisis", but—let me say this again so the our readership doesn't overlook it—LEDs can't kill anyone. » 6/02/07 9:34am 6/02/07 9:34am