Following earlier reports on Twitter and from The Hollywood Reporter, San Bruno Police confirmed an active shooter in the vicinity of YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, California. The suspect, a woman identified as 39-year-old Nasim Aghdam, is now dead from what police currently believe is a self-inflicted gunshot…
On Friday, Carrie Fisher suffered from a “cardiac episode” while on a United flight from London to Los Angeles, emergency officials said. The 60-year-old actress is in “critical condition,” reports the LA Times.
Three girls who vanished a decade ago have been found alive in a Cleveland home along with another girl. Amanda Berry went missing in 2003, Gina DeJesus disappeared a year later, and Michelle Knight hadn't been seen since 2002, when she was 21. Other "small children" were also found at the house, police said Monday…
Accidents happen. Butterfingers or not, you're bound to slip up and destroy a perfectly lovely device, especially if you use it a lot. But the worst is when you bust that sucker up RIGHT after you've started to fall in love with it. What's your record time for completely and totally busting up a new gadget? A month,…
159 passengers may have died in a crash in the Iju Ishaga area of Lagos, Nigeria. It seems that the airplane—from a company called Dana Air—crashed into a two-story apartment building just after taking off. Witnesses say it hit a power line, but there is no official cause yet. (WARNING: STRONG IMAGES)
Because Florida is running out of unique ways to embarrass itself, a 26-year old meth enthusiast set fire to and destroyed the world's fifth oldest tree last month. While she was in it. Smoking meth.
Wikileaks has published five million emails from Stratfor, an intelligence company based in Texas that, looking at their practices, appears to be America's very own privately run CIA. According to Wikileaks, their deals would also include the use of privileged information to make money in financial markets.
Reports are flooding into Twitter about a large meteor spotted in Southern California, Nevada and Arizona. No videos or pictures yet, but speculation is running rampant about what exactly fell from the sky.
And to go along with the new controller, the first look at Nintendo's new console hardware. More details soon!… [Kotaku]
Here it is, folks. Your first look at Nintendo's new controller. Tons more details to come.… [Kotaku]
Today in Japan, Nintendo confirmed the Wii's successor. The still unnamed console will be revealed at this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles.… [Kotaku]
According to Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano, they fear there has been a breach in the core vessel of nuclear reactor 3 at Fukushima Daiichi.
NASA has discovered a new life form, a bacteria called GFAJ-1 that is unlike anything currently living in planet Earth. It's capable of using arsenic to build its DNA, RNA, proteins, and cell membranes. This changes everything. Updated.
Today scientists revealed the results of an investigation into the severity of the Deepwater oil spill. The plume of petroleum hydrocarbon chemicals measures a staggering 22 miles long, and has settled in a deep underwater layer (see photo).
At the Visionaries panel at Comic Con Joss Whedon announced that he is officially directing The Avengers, "Because Marvel can't afford the press release."
Apparently Apple has invited a handful of folks to a very special press conference scheduled for this Friday. The only bit of information available is that the event is about the iPhone 4.
The first iPhone 4 class action suit against Apple and AT&T has been filed today in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. The lawsuit focus on the antenna design problems, making several claims: Updated