Ex-pilot behind fake names in TV gaffe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="swbXNiZDqAR6LlfTBJQLbyZHXRLrnJWP"] (SFGATE) — An ex-commercial pilot who previously had consulted with KTVU and was considered a reliable source was the source of the phony Asian names of more…

Facebook to sell TV-style ads for $2.5 million

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Facebook Inc. (FB), seeking to break the long-held dominance of television over advertising budgets, plans to sell TV-style commercials on its site for as much as more…

JewGlass app makes Google Glass 'religious'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JERUSALEM POST) — When Rusty Brick CEO Barry Schwartz walked into his New York synagogue Tuesday morning, he didn’t have to get out his siddur or even look more…

WND books dominate surprise category

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Three years after its release, "The Manchurian President" is still selling like wildfire and sits at the top of the "Communism and Socialism" category on Amazon.com, followed by more…

Dogged reporting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

Mystery lights: 'There's more! They keep coming!'

by Joe Kovacs -- [ooyala code="9ub2tzZDoMigGaj_XO6im1Qj2SkvGcaj"] "Oh my God!" "What is this?" "There's more! They keep coming!" That's the reaction heard on a video taken Sunday night, Aug. 4, as Virginia residents more…

U.S. tourist snaps finger off medieval statue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — D'oh! An American tourist who was visiting a museum in Italy accidentally snapped the pinky finger off a medieval statue, authorities in Florence say. The statue, more…

Health department infested with bed bugs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24997483&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=338&width=600" height=338 width=600 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (BREITBART) — According to local reports, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene headquarters, which cost more…

Bus-size lump of fat clogs sewer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LONDON (AFP) –  A 15-ton ball of congealed fat -- dubbed Britain's biggest ever "fatberg" -- was removed from a London sewer after a 10-day operation following complaints more…

Digital media to overtake TV this year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EMARKETER) — Average time spent with digital media per day will surpass TV viewing time for the first time this year, according to eMarketer’s latest estimate of media more…