'Chicagoland': Redford takes on Rahm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Daily Beast) Perhaps it isn't strange that Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of Chicago, feels more comfortable and candid around a group of schoolchildren than adults. He can more…

Getty Images surrenders to Internet sharing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK) For the past decade or so, the best defense Getty Images could find against the right-click button on your mouse—home of the “copy” and “save” functions—has more…

Dove nixes 'Armpit of America' billboard

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) Good call, Dove. The company decided to ditch a billboard advertisement telling New Jersey residents to take being called "The Armpit of America as a compliment" more…

Study: Social media underwhelms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Science20) It may seem like social media is a great way to engage people, but outside creating a flash mob of dancers or overthrowing an African dictatorship and more…

Meet the original selfie taker

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) If you think Kim Kardashian or Rihanna were the ultimate selfie takers, think again. We've found a new contender for the crown. Meet Karl Baden, a more…

Is that someone's house?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) It's nighttime. You are hovering high off the planet looking down. Things are happening. Strange, beautiful, wonderful things. For example, as night falls in the new world, more…

Neighbors 'watch man have sex' with dog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Tampa Bay Tribune) A Tampa man was arrested early Wednesday, accused of committing a sex act with a pit bull in his yard as shocked neighbors pleaded with more…

John Travolta flub sparks brand-new craze

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_662689" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John Travolta butchered the name of singer Idina Menzel at the 2014 Academy Awards.[/caption] It was the mispronunciation heard 'round the world. During Sunday more…