Moneycontrol.com Oil prices plunge 6% KPAX-TV NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Oil prices have plunged 6% last week, erasing the gains of recent months and easing fears about $5-per-gallon gas ... at least for now. The price of US crude oil slipped beneath $100 per barrel on Friday, dropping about 4% from
USA TODAY Julie Benz gets hitched Toronto Sun Actress Julie Benz had a very special Cinco de Mayo on Saturday - she married her fiance Rich Orosco in a Mexican-themed ceremony. The former Dexter star and her marketing executive beau walked down the aisle at the historic John Sowden house in the ... Benz says 'I do' WDEF News 12 Julie Benz gets hitched on Cinco de Mayo USA TODAY Dexter's Julie Benz
Teen rap sensation (using “sensation” rather loosely), Krispy Kreme, made this very DIY video for his track, “The Baddest.” With production that rivals Mannie Fresh, the song features quotable lines like “I got more money than Jay-Z, because Jay-Z is lazy.” With rap punchlines like that, Krispy Kreme is surely serving up some hurts doughnuts. [worldstarhiphop] T...
Wireless and Mobile News AT&T's One X discovered to have 'restricted' bootloader, HTC responds Engadget By Joe Pollicino posted May 5th 2012 8:42PM Since last year, HTC itself has been happy to let you unlock the bootloaders on its Android devices, but that doesn't mean you'll always be able to. If you'll recall, the international version of the One X ... HTC blames AT&T for One X bootload...
Comic Book Movie Chris Evans To Be Recast In AVENGERS II For Being A Traitor JOKES Chris Hemsworth Comic Book Movie The Avengers is opening strong and will assuredly break box office records but the film's release also means we're sadly, winding down on our coverage. Here's a humorous interview with the cast about who is their favorite superhero. 'Avengers' scores second best opening day ever USA
USA TODAY New Orleans Jazz Fest: Mojo prevails USA TODAY By Jerry Shriver, USA TODAY NEW ORLEANS – Before the 43rd annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival began it appeared as though a curse might be at work as an unusually large number of scheduled acts, including Eddie Vedder, Dianne Reeves, ... Latin star Rubio marks Cinco de Mayo at Jazz Fest Gainesville Sun Ne-Yo's set at New Or...
AFP 1st private cargo run to space station now May 19 STLtoday.com AP | Posted: Friday, May 4, 2012 6:19 pm | ( Loading… ) comments. A private US company has set a new date for launching a cargo ship to the International Space Station. Space Exploration Technologies Corp., better known as SpaceX, said Friday it was ... SpaceX reaches for the stars NEWS.com
Sydney Morning Herald Adam Yauch Remembered by Madonna, Coldplay People Magazine By Stephen M. Silverman Following Friday's death of Adam Yauch from cancer at 47, Madonna says the Beastie Boy rapper, who wasalso known as MCA, was one of a kind, and that the group was "integral to the musical revolution that was happening at the ... Coldplay Honors Beastie Boys Rapper Adam Yauch With Tribute E
Battleship hasn’t come out yet and Rihanna’s possibly landed herself a plum role in the upcoming Fast Six movie. The film is the latest in the strangely successful Fast and the Furious franchise, proving that it’s able to jam-pack the basic elements that make America so great in two hours: fast cars, beautiful women, men with square jawlines
ESPN Miguel Cotto Ready for Mayweather Showdown Fox News Four time world champion Miguel Cotto will take on Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night for the WBA Super Welterweight Title. Cotto spoke to Fox News Latino in a video interview about his trainer, Puerto Rican heritage, and being an underdog for the ... Floyd unfazed by jail term, Cotto ESPN A Fight and Then Prison, but Mayweather Is Still
Globe and Mail Keystone XL pipeline takes second shot at US okay CNBC.com CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is taking its second shot at asking Washington to approve the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline, betting that a new route through Nebraska and post-US election time frame for a decision will push the
The Associated Press Medicare disruptions seen if health law is struck The Associated Press By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, AP – 1 minute ago WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare's payment system, the unseen but vital network that handles 100 million monthly claims, could freeze up if President Barack Obama's health care law is summarily overturned
CBC.ca Rangers and Capitals all tied up again Boston Herald By Andrew Gross / The Hackensack NJ Record WASHINGTON - Peel away the questions of whether penalties should or should not have been called and whether the Capitals' Alex Ovechkin delivered a hit to Dan Girardi's head or his shoulder and what's left is ... Ovechkin, Girardi have different views on hit NHL.com Brian Cazeneuve: Capitals turn
New York Times The Vampire Who Came Out in the Afternoon New York Times IT was “Satan's favorite TV show,” according to a religious tract of the time. Tim Burton, 8 years old when the Gothic daytime soap opera “Dark Shadows” came into the world and not quite 13 when it breathed its last, was clearly untroubled that his
New York Times Billboard likening believers in global warming to criminals pulled Chicago Sun-Times BY TINA SFONDELES Transportation reporter firstname.lastname@example.org May 5, 2012 4:22PM A billboard along the Eisenhower Expressway for the Heartland Institute shows a photo of Ted Kaczynski, AKA The Unabomber. Archived May 5, 2012. Heartland takes heat over billboard Chicago Tribune Global warming ad
SlashGear Verizon hard sells LTE Android over iPhone says report SlashGear A look into the trends of salespeople in Verizon Stores has discovered that the company may be training its employees to tout the benefits of 4G LTE on Android so that it makes the iPhone pale in comparison, with some sales personnel even being quoted ... Why Verizon Doesn't Want You to Buy an iPhone PC Magazine How Verizon
SHOWstudio: Kanye West / Ruth Hogben - Lost in the World Filmmaker Ruth Hogben collaborates with award-winning musician Kanye West to create a film for his single Lost in the World. The song, which features Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, is taken from West's fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
ESPN Kobe Bryant defends Bynum's effort in loss to Denver [Web links] Los Angeles Times Lakers center Andrew Bynum and guard Kobe Bryant (24) head to the bench frustrated during Game 3 on Friday night in Denver. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times / May 4, 2012) By Mark Medina --The Times' Mike Bresnahan highlights the Lakers' various ... Frustrated Bryant and Lakers fall to Nuggets Chicago Tribune
The Associated Press Top Berkshire execs take questions at meeting The Associated Press By AP – 3 minutes ago OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett and vice chairman Charlie Munger spent more than five hours Saturday answering questions from shareholders, reporters and stock analysts. HIGHLIGHTS 2-Buffett
msnbc.com 5 of the biggest myths about the moon dispelled msnbc.com The biggest full moon of the year will rise Saturday as Earth's only satellite swings into its perigee, or closest approach to Earth. This so-called "supermoon" will appear extra big and extra bright. In honor of the moon's big show, we're dispelling a ... Look! Up in the sky! It's supermoon! USA TODAY Supermoon Saturday...
Daily Mail Frequent Jogging Increases Lifespan Considerably Medical News Today Women who jog regularly live 5.6 years longer, and men 6.2 years longer than their counterparts who don't, according to Danish researchers who presented their study - Copenhagen City Heart study - at the EuroPRevent2012 meeting. Jogging boosts lifespan up to six years
The Guardian 'Avengers' conquer world box office as US audiences wait Los Angeles Times By opening early abroad, movies like the Disney release 'The Avengers' build box-office momentum from their most avid audiences — foreign moviegoers who love spectacular action sequences on the big screen. By weekend's end, "The Avengers," which cost
Christian Science Monitor Black hole emits humongous energy burst (+video) Christian Science Monitor An unusual brightness, documented by NASA's Chandra telescope appears to be coming from a black hole. By SPACE.com Staff, SPACE.com / May 2, 2012 At left is an optical view of M83. At right is a composite image showing X-ray data from Chandra in pink
CTV.ca 'Supermoon' illuminates, captivates around the globe Houston Chronicle AP The "supermoon" appears behind the Mare shanty town complex in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, May 6, 2012. The moon was the closest it will get to the Earth this year _ and appeared 14 percent larger because of that. At its peak it was about 221802 miles ... 'Supermoon' wows, disappoints with its show (Video
Los Angeles Times named California's Newspaper of the Year for 2011 Los Angeles Times The paper wins a total of 20 journalism awards in the Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by a trade group. The San Jose Mercury News wins first place among large papers for general excellence. The Los Angeles Times won Newspaper of the Year for 2011
TIME Updates to psychiatric guide spur controversy Washington Post (blog) A panel of psychiatrists charged with updating the reference manual used to diagnose mental illness in the United States has abandoned controversial plans to add new diagnoses for people with mild psychosis and those who are simultaneously anxious and ... DSM-5 Debate: Committee Backs Off Some Changes, Re-Opens Comments TIME
Hollywood Reporter Madonna, Chuck D Remember Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch Hollywood Reporter The pop icon called Yauch “one of a kind,” while the Public Enemy rapper said the loss left him “teary-eyed.” Music fans around the world are mourning the loss of Adam Yauch, the groundbreaking member of the Beastie Boys who died Friday after a battle ... Beastie Boys' ill skills New Yo...
AFP Statoil, Rosneft To Jointly Explore Offshore Frontier Areas Of Russia, Norway NASDAQ (RTTNews.com) - Statoil (STO) said it signed a cooperation agreement with Rosneft. The companies expressed consent to jointly explore offshore frontier areas of Russia and Norway and to carry out joint technical studies on two onshore Russian assets. Russia's Rosneft signs deal with Norway's Statoil Boston.com
Mongabay.com Students 'Connect the Dots' Between Weird Weather and Climate Change WCTV Students from Leon High School and FAMU came out Saturday 5-5-12 to raise awareness about climate change. They're doing it as part of Climate Impacts Day. The global event 'connects the dots' between extreme weather events and climate change
VentureBeat Facebook buys Glancee, another app to beef up its mobile side VentureBeat We're guessing the pricetag on this deal was slightly less than the $1 billion it paid for Instagram, but Facebook has indeed bought up Italian startup Glancee. Glancee is an iPhone and Android app that “helps you discover and connect with new ... Facebook acquires 'social discovery' service Glancee CNET Fa...
The Verge Shigeru Miyamoto: Vita needs post-launch software The Verge By Griffin McElroy on May 4, 2012 01:01 pm 0Comments Shigeru Miyamoto recently praised the hardware specifications of Sony's PlayStation Vita, but said the device is lacking software to show off its capabilities, in a recent Edge interview
Ars Technica Samsung Galaxy S III hands on: fast, thin, and a little bit cheap feeling Ars Technica By Peter Bright | Published May 3, 2012 10:05 PM The Samsung Galaxy S III. Though it doesn't really look it, technically, this color is blue. Samsung today launched its keenly-anticipated Galaxy S III flagship Android phone. We played around with it at ... Samsung Mobile Pin stores may be hea...
BetaNews One in 10 US Facebook users don't protect privacy BetaNews By Ed Oswald About 13 million Facebook users in the United States either do not use or do not know about the social network's privacy controls, sharing private information they would not have otherwise. This amounts to one out of every 10 users in the ... Consumer Reports: Facebook and your privacy NewsChannel 9 WSYR 13 Million US