Mourners at a recent funeral in Zimbabwe were caught by surprise when the guest of honor sat up in his coffin.
According to local reports, 34-year-old Brighton Dama Zanthe, the seemingly dead man, woke up last week while friends and family prepared to pay their respects at his…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on May 15, 2013 at 10:34pm — No Comments
Not only is "prostitution" a tagged skill you can select on LinkedIn*, there are actually escorts who advertise their services on the professional networking site. Now LinkedIn is making sure everyone knows that the practice is not OK.
LinkedIn just changed its privacy…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on May 15, 2013 at 10:13pm — No Comments
If you’ve ever watched a big sports game and wanted to easily follow what writers, players, and notable parties on both sides had to say on Twitter, you could probably use SportStream, a social media app that automatically picks the best on-topic tweets and posts them in one…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on May 7, 2013 at 11:51pm — No Comments
Could Farrah Abraham be the next Kim Kardashian?
We doubt it, but the former reality star's porn video "Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom" reportedly received more than 2 million visitors in just 12 hours, who coughed up cash to watch her 70-minute X-rated romp with…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on May 7, 2013 at 11:39pm — No Comments
In the last big health survey of active-duty American military personnel, conducted in 2011 and released last week, one in five female service members said they had been subjected to unwanted sexual contact since joining the military. That shocking statistic squares with other alarming indicators of the…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on May 1, 2013 at 8:36pm — No Comments
How to get sexy, darker eyebrows with inexpensive mustache dye.
I’m such a rebel when it comes to gender-marketed products. I still haven’t tried Dr. Pepper 10, but I will, with a vengeance.
You’ve probably heard or seen how men’s grooming products are cheaper than women’s. I remember a long…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on April 30, 2013 at 8:27pm — No Comments
A judge announced on Sunday that the defendants in the Steubenville rape trial were found guilty.
Trent Mays and Ma'lik Richmond had been accused of sexually assaulting a female acquaintance while she was severely intoxicated. Video and photo footage from the night of the…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on March 18, 2013 at 1:23am — No Comments
ATHENS, Greece -- AEK Athens midfielder Giorgos Katidis has earned rebukes from politicians, fellow athletes and fans after giving a Nazi salute in celebration of a goal he scored in the Greek league.
Photographs show him giving a Nazi salute after scoring the go-ahead goal in the 84th minute…Continue
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against…Continue
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Fans are somehow still outraged by the notion that Hilson's 2008 song "Turnin’ Me On" called out Beyonce for an inability to write her own…Continue
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Give Andrew Mason credit. He came in like a smart aleck, and that's the way he's going out.
The Groupon founder was fired from the company's CEO position today after a bad earnings report on Wednesday, marking the end to Mason's colorful reign over the maligned daily deals…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on March 1, 2013 at 11:04pm — No Comments
HBO placed this wonderful ad in Monday's New York Times, with the shadow of a dragon looming over two pages of fake stories. It's a shame they couldn't advertise over a real spread—and while the non-Times fonts surely make the editors breathe easier, it takes away from the effect just a little. But…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on March 1, 2013 at 10:44pm — No Comments
Global sales of music grew for the first time in 13 years in 2012, rising 0.3 per cent to 16.5 billion dollars, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry said Tuesday.
While that figure was still far from the record 1999 level of 27.8 billion dollars, the uptick in sales signified…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on February 27, 2013 at 1:05am — No Comments
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is trimming expenses by $1 billion and cutting 1.5 percent of its workforce, company executives announced Tuesday.
That move puts about 4,000 employees out of work, Fox News reports.
Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive, said the bank remains a…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on February 27, 2013 at 12:55am — No Comments
Apple has agreed to pay out more than $100 million to parents whose children downloaded applications from its online iTunes store without permission, according to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit.
The settlement, which awaits approval from a U.S. District Court judge, says Apple will…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on February 27, 2013 at 12:45am — No Comments
Facebook Inc. will add to its camp as it seeks to hire its first global head of diversity.
The position is meant to keep the social-media giant's diversity efforts on a pace with its own phenomenal growth.
"This role will focus on end-to-end people diversity and inclusion," Slater Tow, a…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on February 21, 2013 at 12:24am — No Comments
The Treasury Department is reminding the millions of Social Security recipients who get paper checks in the mail that they have until March 1 to switch to electronic payments -- either direct deposits into their bank accounts or MasterCard debit cards.
Paper checks for Social Security payments…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on February 21, 2013 at 12:20am — No Comments
The New York Times announced it planned to unload The Boston Globe and its related properties, which would further strip the company of assets outside of the paper of record. As Bloomberg News reported earlier, and the Times confirmed, the company is working with Evercore Partners Inc., an…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on February 21, 2013 at 12:14am — No Comments
The plan to redesign Yahoo's home page has been the worst-kept secret of Marissa Mayer’s seven-month tenure as CEO. The portal finally took the wraps off its redesign on Thursday with a new layout that echoes Facebook’s News Feed and Twitter’s stream.
Yahoo has replaced the previous…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on February 20, 2013 at 11:59pm — No Comments
[UPDATE: Fitness SF disputes Frank Jonen's claims, telling Adweek that Jonen was paid is now trying to blackmail the company and extort more money from them. A statement from Fitness SF is coming shortly. Original item is posted below.]
You may dream about this, but no one…Continue
Added by Zu Brunson on February 14, 2013 at 10:58pm — No Comments