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Rodney King Dead At 47, Found In Bottom of Pool (DETAILS)

In News on June 17, 2012 at 11:24 am

King was found by his fiance at the bottom of a pool in LA last night, TMZ is reporting. He was 47.

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Is Xbox 720 Microsoft’s New Gaming Console? (PHOTO)

In TECH on June 16, 2012 at 12:29 pm

Microsoft didn’t say squat about a new console at this year’s E3 but leaked documents say the software giant is planning an incredible new console, the Xbox 720, for 2013.The sketch above shows how the ‘Xbox 720′s Kinect Glasses will purportedly allow for more immersive gaming and entertainment experiences.

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Bill Gates VS Steve Jobs In Epic Rap Battle (VIDEO)

In Lifestyle, TECH on June 15, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Epic Rap Battle‘s past matchups include Darth Vader vs. Adolf Hitler, Gandalf vs. Dumbledore, Dr. Seuss vs. Shakespeare, Justin Bieber vs. Beethoven and more. This match between Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates, Microsoft vs. Apple, is, in a word, EPIC! Read the rest of this entry »

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GZA, Neil deGrasse Tyson Make Hip-Hop Record About Science (DETAILS)

In Lifestyle on June 15, 2012 at 12:47 pm

GZA, Neil deGrasse Tyson? Together? Team-ups are awesome so imagine how spectacular we felt after we heard that GZA and physicist and cool guy extraordinaire  Neal deGrasse Tyson are working on an album about science. Read the rest of this entry »

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Immigration & Amnesty Progess For Illegal Immigrants Will Win Obama Re-Election (DETAILS)

In Latino, News on June 15, 2012 at 12:07 pm

The Obama administration is set to let 800,000, young,  illegal immigrants become US citizens, AP is reporting. The bomb was dropped about an hour ago and Republicans are sure to cry foul. Read the rest of this entry »

Bloomingdales & Havaianas Let You Order Shoes From Store Window (VIDEO)

In Latino, TECH on June 15, 2012 at 11:12 am

Bloomingdales and Havaianas have teamed up to offer customers a unique shopping experience for the summer: a chance to design and order your own flip-flops  from the sidewalk using Bloomingdales’ interactive window displays. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mickalene Thomas X Cass Bird X Oyster Mag (PHOTO)

In LGBT on June 14, 2012 at 2:14 pm


Brooklyn based artist Mickalene Thomas is featured in the June/July issue of Australian fashion magazine Oyster. The issue is called the “All Women’s” issue and the Pratt Institute and Yale graduate was photographed by noted photographer Cass Bird against colorful and multi-patterned backgrounds, akin to her paintings.

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Aisha Tyler Responds To Racists, Sexist Gamers In Facebook Rant (DETAILS)

In TECH on June 14, 2012 at 1:14 pm

Multi-talented actress, comedian and gamer Aisha Tyler went off on Facebook yesterday after racists, sexist gamers took issue with her hosting duties for Ubisoft’s E3 presentation at the annual video-gaming conference in LA. Check out some of the comments from NeoGAF, YouTube and Twitter that set Aisha off:

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Can You Identify Every “Grand Theft Auto” Character In This Image? (PHOTO)

In TECH on June 14, 2012 at 12:52 pm

All your favorite featured characters from “Grand Theft Auto” have been assembled in one place. Can you identify them and their respective games? Read the rest of this entry »

Fishing Cats Are Back, Baby! (PHOTOS)

In News, TECH on June 13, 2012 at 2:34 pm

The National Zoo in Washington is celebrating a milestone with the birth of two fishing cats, an endangered species, AP is reporting. Until today, I had no idea this type of cat existed. Not that I’m an expert or anything.

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This BatmanTriology Poster Is Ridonkulous (PHOTOS)

In Lifestyle, Uncategorized on June 13, 2012 at 1:59 pm

“The Dark Knight Rises,” the latest installment from director Christopher Nolan, is this summer’s next big blockbuster, and when it hits, we’re in there like swimwear! We’re also gonna check it out back to back to back as a trilogy, if time and patience allow.

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J-Lo To Wear Dress With 2000 Crystals On World Tour (PHOTOS)

In Latino, Lifestyle on June 13, 2012 at 1:40 pm


J.Lo is about to start her world tour and sketches of her wardrobe hit the net yesterday.  Lebanese  designer Zuhair Murad will exclusively dress the Puerto Rican supertar, mother of two and recent divorcee  in red and crystals according to the DailyMail. Read the rest of this entry »

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