Ford Focus RS Is Latest Super-Sports Car In Ford Lineup

The Ford Focus is the best-selling car in the company’s lineup, globally, and is known for its low cost of entry, sporty handling, and customizable exterior. Now, hoping to woo the fast-growing rally crowd and add to the company’s lineup of sports-focused vehicles, Ford has unveiled the new Focus RS, an all-wheel drive, sport-tuned Ford […]

Ex-Navy SEAL Admits to Stealing From Fellow SEALs, Faces 12 Years

Former Navy SEAL Jason Mullaney convinced 11 SEAL team members and one civilian to invest a total of $1.2 million into his company, called Trident Global Financial Holdings. Naming the company after the Navy SEAL symbol, Mullaney promised to use the money to award loans to credit-challenged small businesses and individuals through secured assets and […]

Red Bull RB11 Race Car Enters Pre-Season in Camouflage

When the new Infiniti Red Bull RB11 formula race car hit the pre-season track in Jerez, Spain, not only was the new RB11 the final new team car to begin testing before the Formula One season starts, but it was also the most-talked about, as it appeared in full camouflage. The camouflage livery was immediately […]

IIHS Says No Deaths In Collision For Record 9 Car Models

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released a new study which shows that nine vehicle models have recorded no deaths in collision reports since the vehicles entered the market in the 2011 model year. The IIHS says that this sets a record for the number of vehicles with no deaths in collision. The […]

Mick Foley Booted From Wing Bowl for Cheating — Don’t Say He Didn’t Warn You

In the arena of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), few are as storied and well-loved as Mick Foley (aka “Dude Love” aka “Mankind” aka “Cactus Jack”). The New York Times best-selling author, whose autobiographies have enamored the nation, isn’t always as Santa Claus-like as many might believe, however. He has a dark side. Mick Foley entered […]

Could Reboot Of ‘Ghostbusters’ Star Melissa McCarthy?

A comeback for the 1980s classic Ghostbusters franchise is in the works, with the third installment of the film being headed by Paul Feig, who plans to assemble an all-female cast for the film. Now, rumors are that the next Ghostbusters star could be Melissa McCarthy, of Mike & Molly fame. In an interview with […]

Ebola Virus Kills 500 Health Care Workers, Safety Questioned

More than 800 health care workers have been infected with the Ebola virus, and more than 500 of them have died from the disease, says the World Health Organization. The Ebola virus epidemic has continued to spread across Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia, with more than 20,000 infected and 8,000 dead. Health care workers in […]

Notion of ‘Healthy Obesity’ Largely a Myth, New Study Says

The notion of “healthy obesity” has been gaining acceptance in some circles, as studies seem to be showing that for some people, obesity is not necessarily a negative health indicator. Just a few days ago, a study showed that for some obese people, reported the Inquisitr, even gaining more weight did not impact their health […]

USS Sampson Helping In Search for AirAsia Flight 8501

When AirAsia Flight 8501 went missing last month, an international search for the plane, believed lost in the Pacific Ocean, began. Joining that search was the USS Sampson, a guided missile destroyer that was near the area when the crash was first reported, and responded with maritime aid quickly. So far, the USS Sampson has […]

Dustin Diamond, ‘Screech’ from Saved by the Bell, Stabbing Case No Hoax

An internet meme has Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond, who played comic relief Screech on the show, up on murder charges for a stabbing at a bar during the holidays. This meme is only partially correct, in that Diamond is up on charges stemming from a bar brawl and an alleged stabbing, but […]

Julian Assange Stakeout Costs Britain $14M

The Ecuadorian Embassy in London has been the home of Julian Assange, most well-known as the founder of Wikileaks, for about two years; ever since Assange went there to claim asylum from a warrant issued in Sweden. Julian has publicly claimed that the sexual assault charges there are bogus and were created so that he […]

2014 Trending Topics Highlighted By Google Doodle

The animated Google Doodle which adorned the world’s most popular search site yesterday highlighted 2014 trending topics with a quick representation of every topic that became popularized in 2014. The doodle moves through a “2014” animation of trending topics in a playful reminder of what we searched for during the year. It begins with a […]

Gas Prices Continue to Drop, Not Likely to Jump Back Soon

In many parts of the country, the price of gasoline has dropped to below two dollars. Gas prices, overall, are down more than a dollar from this time last year and, despite holiday predictions, continued to get lower. As reported in the Inquisitr, gas prices fell below $2/gallon in Virginia just before Christmas. That trend […]

Official NFL Playoff Schedule Announced

The National Football League has announced it’s official schedule for the playoffs leading to the Super Bowl finale for the 2014-2015 season. The NFL playoff schedule is in brackets between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC) in games running through to the February 1st Super Bowl. This coming week, Wild […]

Your Surgeon Probably Listens To Pink Floyd

Cardiff University Hospital conducted a survey, in which they asked doctors and surgeons to list their favorite songs to listen to while performing surgery. At the top of the list was Pink Floyd with “Comfortably Numb.” The song was originally released on the iconic album The Wall, which released 35 years ago. So there’s a […]

Jeb Bush Announces ‘Actively Exploring’ Possible 2016 Presidential Run

Jeb Bush — former governor of Florida, brother to former U.S. President George W. Bush and son of former president George H.W. Bush as well as grandson to Senator Prescott Bush — announced on Facebook that he has decided to “actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States.” The post also […]

Elizabeth Warren Says She Is Not Running In 2016, Nobody Believes Her

Senator Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts has been headlining the news of late for her rail on the Senate floor against what she says is a Citibank-backed bill to gut Wall Street regulation, which was reported on the Inquisitr. She also pointedly said at least four times that she is not running in 2016 during a […]

Taliban Attacks Show Shift In Tactics In Afghanistan

Two days of multiple Taliban attacks in Afghanistan have left two American soldiers, an Afghani official, and 18 others dead, as the Taliban shifts tactics during the coalition’s withdrawal. The attacks, which took place Friday and Saturday, were claimed by the Taliban as their own, officials in Afghanistan report. The Taliban attack began Friday, when […]

Climate Change Deal In Lima Fails To Find Consensus

World leaders and delegates converged on Lima, Peru two weeks ago and the world watched, once again, as the spectacle of the United Nation’s climate change talks devolved into grandstanding and protests with little substance being the norm. The goal of this COP20 meeting was to create a framework for world nations to build a […]

Perfectly Clear Frozen Lake In Slovakia Has Hikers Walking on Water

Two hikers in Slovakia had the surprise and thrill of a lifetime, finding a perfectly clear frozen lake. The two walked on the ice, taking video, and posted it to YouTube on Monday. The video has since gone viral, racking up hundreds of thousands of views as the two hikers “walk on water” across the […]

Lindsey Vonn Takes First World Cup Win After Injury

After two complex knee reconstruction surgeries, Lindsey Vonn has returned to the slopes in an effort to bring back former glory as a dominating force on the downhill. In Friday’s World Cup downhill, she finished nearly a full second behind the winner, Tina Maze of Slovenia, finishing eighth. A second race on Saturday, however, had […]

Top Al Qaeda Leader Killed In Pakistani Raid, Say Reports

The Army of Pakistan claims that it’s killed al Qaeda leader Adnan G. El Shukrijumah, whom the Federal Bureau of Investigation has indicted for a role in at least one terror plot to attack the United States and the United Kingdom. Shukrijumah, 39, was born in Saudi Arabia and moved to the United States, with […]

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One Trophies Stolen

Six men smashed through the front entrance of the Milton Keynes factory for Infiniti Red Bull Racing and stole more than 60 trophies from a big display case there. The men drove an unidentified, silver 4×4 vehicle through the front glass doors of the building at about 1:30 am GMT. Team principal Christian Horner said […]

Heart Attack Study Says Women Should Think Twice About Aspirin As Prevention

Studies have stated that taking low-dose aspirin can help lower risks of colon cancer, heart disease, and, by proxy, heart attacks. Physicians often prescribe low-dose aspirin as a preventive for those at risk of heart disease or attack, but a new study says that potential side-effects of taking aspirin regularly could outweigh any benefit received […]

Mark Wahlberg Applies To Have 1988 Assault Record Pardoned

At the age of 16, Mark Wahlberg, now known as an A-list Hollywood movie star and formerly as a model and singer, stole alcohol from a convenience store and brutally attacked the store’s owner, who tried to intervene. The assault left the store owner bloody and got Wahlberg arrested and convicted on several serious charges. […]

Missing Boy Found After 4 Year Search, Back With Family

After four years of captivity, a missing boy has been found and returned to his family. The drama began four years ago, when the boy, now 13, disappeared from his home in Florida. Investigators at the time had no evidence, and while the boy’s estranged father was a suspect, no charges were ever brought. Four […]

Pope Francis On Middle East Tour, Prays In Mosque

Catholic Pope Francis is touring the Middle East, and is currently on the last a three-day visit to Turkey. The Grand Mufti of Istanbul gave the Pope a tour of Sultan Ahmet mosque, better known as the Blue Mosque, where Francis prayed with Muslims in silence. Saturday morning, Pope Francis bowed his head and clasped […]

Best Buy Website Dies On Black Friday

The Best Buy website crashed on Black Friday… twice. Once in the morning hours and once again in the late afternoon. The company is blaming the outages on both an internal decision to shut down temporarily to fix issues and on a glitch. The Wall Street Journal reports that the site outage this morning was […]

The Swiss Gold Vote Coming This Weekend, Could Change Economics Globally

On Sunday, the people of Switzerland will go to the voting booth to decide their nation’s economic future. The “Swiss gold vote,” as it’s being called, would require that the nation put its currency back onto a gold standard, which would require the Swiss central bank to buy large amounts of gold from the global […]

Al Sharpton Chimes In On Ferguson Verdict, To Meet With Michael Brown’s Parents

Al Sharpton, civil rights pundit and MSNBC host, reacted last night to the announcement of the results of the Ferguson grand jury, calling it “an absolute blow” and miscarriage of justice. Sharpton said that while the verdict of “not guilty” regarding charges against Officer Darren Wilson was not unexpected, it “still hurts, nonetheless.” Video from […]

The Bible With Emoticons? Emoji Edition Kickstarter Launched

Kamran Kastle is an artist and he wants to translate the Bible into emoticons. With the catchphrase “the oldest book translated into the newest language,” the Kickstarter campaign to create the emoji Bible aims to raise $25,000 in 11 days. So far, things aren’t looking good for the crowd-fund hopeful. The Bible, says Complex, has […]

Meghan Trainor In Hot Demi Lovato Soup Over Anorexia Remarks

When the hit song “All About That Bass” hit the charts, Meghan Trainor was in the limelight. The singer spoke to Entertainment Tonight about her life and her lifelong struggle with weight. Her remarks have drawn the ire of fellow singer Demi Lovato. Meghan Trainor says she was a “chubby girl,” and cried when her […]

Remains Of Missing Las Vegas Woman May Have Been Found Near Lake Mead

The remains of a missing Las Vegas woman, gone for about 10 days, may have been found. A search team looking for Susana Villalvazo found human remains on Saturday morning near Lake Mead. Searchers from the Red Rock Search and Rescue and Recovery team and volunteers have been looking for Villalvazo since she was reported […]

Social Security Wrongly Awards $2B In Disability Claims

The Social Security Administration’s inspector general has announced a forthcoming report which shows that nearly 25,000 people received benefits when they should not have, amounting to about $2 billion in disability benefits costs the government should not have paid. The report focuses on certain judges in the claims process who are more apt to say […]

Alyssa Milano Questions Why The Heat For Breast Feeding Photos When Kim Kardashian Gets Praise For Nudity

Alyssa Milano is calling out the public over what she sees as a double-standard. The actress and new mother posted selfies of her and new baby daughter as she breast fed. This accompanied a photo shoot in which the mother of two paid homage to supermodel Gisele, as reported by the Inquisitr. Those photos, plus […]

Demi Lovato Side Boob, New Tattoo Showcased

The popular singer is in the news once again, as Demi Lovato side boob takes center stage thanks to a new tattoo and the meaning behind it. Lovato is no stranger to ink, of course, with several well-known tattoos adorning her body. Most of them have some kind of meaning particular to Demi. In a […]

Amazon Prime Adds Unlimited Photo Storage, But There’s A Catch

Amazon Prime saw an announced upgrade to its Cloud Drive service. Users of Amazon Prime have access to five gigabytes of storage as part of their account, but now the service has expanded with unlimited photo storage. There are caveats, however, including file types and sizes that are allowed, and what the storage can be […]

Ron Paul Chimes In On Elections, Calls Them ‘1-Party Monopoly’

Former congressman Ron Paul is no stranger to controversy or headline-grabbing statements about America’s political process. The retired doctor and congressman from Texas has been very vocal in the elections today. Speaking with Russia Today, Ron Paul called the midterm elections the “monopoly of a one party system” and says it’s all too evident that […]

Vitamin D Is Great, But Some Supplements May Not Be

Vitamin D is one of the most researched vitamins in the human body. Science has found many things that are affected by having too little or too much or even from what source a body’s Vitamin D comes. Vitamin D has been linked to asthma, the immune system, brain function, diabetes, and more. Yet not […]

Tom Magliozzi Of ‘Car Talk’ Dies At Age 77

The laughing brother of Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers, better known as Car Talk on NPR, has died at aged 77. Tom Magliozzi passed away today from complications from Alzheimer’s disease, one of the reasons the two brothers retired from the NPR show in 2012. The brothers, Ray and Tom Magliozzi, starred weekly on […]

Lindsay Lohan Being Sued For Stealing App Idea

Lindsay Lohan and her brother, Michael Jr., are being sued and have been ordered to stop development of their fashion app by a court order. The two have been working on development of an e-commerce app for fashion called Vigme, and an ex-business associate is claiming that they stole the idea from him. Fima Potik, […]

‘Furious 7’ Cast Remembers Paul Walker On Unveil Of Film’s Trailer

The cast of the Fast & Furious film franchise came together for a memorial for actor Paul Walker, who died after finishing the Furious 7 film, the trailer for which was just released. Actor and friend Vin Diesel led the cast in a memorial of Walker Saturday as emotions ran high. Michelle Rodriguez and other […]

Some Veterans Benefits Questioned As Triple Dippers Make The News, Those Who Receive Nothing Ignored

A new report says that veterans benefits are sometimes overpaid, with about 60,000 veterans drawing triple benefits, legally, by drawing military retirement, Social Security disability (SSDI), and VA disability payments. This new report, requested by Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, highlights how the government’s agencies do not interact, says the senator. The VA says they […]

‘Clash Of Clans’ Still Dominating Despite New Big-Name Competition

The extremely popular Clash of Clans massive multiplayer online (MMO) game continues to see huge amounts of income and interest from players. This despite the MMO having new competition from big names like Disney and Rovio hoping to take a chunk of Clash of Clans’ big share of the mobile space. Like any online game, […]

Middle East Stone Circles Mystery Aided By Aerial Imagery

Huge geoglyphs in Jordan, often referred to as the Middle East Stone Circles, are a mystery to archaeologists, but new aerial photography of the stone circles may help explain their purpose. There are 11 sets of Middle East stone circles known so far, and they are estimated to be about 2,000 years old. They appear […]

Nevada Man Attacks 7 People With A Hammer

A Las Vegas area man was arrested after attacking seven people with a hammer. The man spent an hour driving around the suburbs of Las Vegas attacking people with a sledgehammer, apparently at random. Police arrested the man in Henderson, Nevada today. KTNV 13 Action News in Nevada reports that 31-year-old Damien D. Robins, a […]

10 Commandments Smasher Says Satan Made Him Do It

The driver who confessed to taking his vehicle over the Oklahoma capital’s lawn and smashing the 10 Commandments statue claims that Satan made him do it. So far, it is unclear whether the Secret Service, which arrested the man, will attempt to question Satan about the incident or bring him to trial as an accomplice. […]

If Latest Michelle Obama and Mark Udall Gaffs Are Any Indication, Dems In for Rocky Election Season

When top political figures like Michelle Obama are out stumping for candidates in your party, it’s got to be tough when they cannot even get names straight. When they attempt to cross a racial divide using quotes of solidarity and hatchet them horribly, things are definitely not going well. That was this week on the […]

Porsche Cayman Compact, A Four-Cylinder Improbability?

Would a Porsche Cayman in compact form with only four-cylinders be realistic for one of the world’s best-known sports car makers? Porsche has promised to unveil a new compact sports car at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. Rumor has it that it could be a four-cylinder version of the Porsche Cayman, which was first […]

New Microsoft Windows 10 Preview Updated, Deeper Dive Given

Before launching a new version of its popular operating system, Microsoft usually gives a preview version for testing by those who participate in its Windows Insider Program. The latest technical update to that Windows 10 preview, which launched about a month ago, was released yesterday. The latest technical preview build includes about 7,000 changes to […]