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'Pokken Tournament' Multi-Players Will Get A Full Screen Each During Gameplay

'Pokken Tournament' will reportedly take advantage of asymmetric gameplay by allowing both players to have their own full screens, one using the TV and the other using the arcade-style GamePad that will be shipped with the new Wii U.

Video Games December 28, 2015

Peruvian Tea Sold In Italian Shop For Years Contained Cocaine

An Italian bus driver could possibly lose his job after testing positive for cocaine, which he consumed from what he thought was harmless tea. It was discovered that tea has been available for years through a local shop.s.

Life December 26, 2015

LeBron James Stars In 12-Minute Virtual Reality Film For Oculus

Check out the 12-minute virtual reality documentary starring LeBron James made especially for Samsung Gear VR. 'Striving for Greatness: An Uninterrupted Original' follows the basketball superstar's training and daily life as he preps for the upcoming NBA season.

Wearable Tech December 26, 2015

Not Santa's Sleigh: Mysterious Object Spotted In Night Sky Was Russian Rocket

The mysterious fireball seen streaking across the night sky from California to Southern Utah was just debris from a Russian rocket reentering Earth's atmosphere. People seeking more information are advised to address their questions to the Russian Federal Space Agency.

Space December 26, 2015

'Destiny' Players: Here's Where You'll Find Xur Until Dec. 27

Xur has been spotted at the Tower where he will stay until Dec. 27. Check out the exotics he has in store this week.

Video Games December 26, 2015

Help Rebuild Fish Habitats By Recycling Your Old Christmas Trees

Environmental agencies in West Virginia and Kentucky are collecting old real Christmas trees to repurpose and recycle as the perfect fish habitat for lakes and rivers in the area. Christmas tree donors will have a chance to win one of several prizes.

Society December 25, 2015

Merry Drivers: Gas Prices Are The Lowest They've Been Since 2008

The Christmas treats continue, especially for drivers, as prices for regular gas continue to inch downwards with the national average prices at less than $2 a gallon. Experts predict that the trend will continue until well after New Year.

December 25, 2015

China Employees Want Clean Air For Their Christmas Bonus This Year

Companies in China are finding that employees are more inclined to stay with them if they can offer clean air in the office. More and more employees are seeing clean air as a bigger incentive to stay with a company more than than money or promotions.

Life December 25, 2015

More To Maz Kanata Than Meets The Eye: Who Is This Ancient Space Pirate And Why Is She So Important To The New 'Star Wars' Saga?

A new character in the 'Star Wars' Saga, yet one of the most mysterious, is Maz Kanata -- space pirate and bar owner who helps Finn and Rey open up to their true destinies. Not much is known about this ancient, wise woman, but it's a sure bet we'll be seeing more of her.

December 25, 2015

Holiday Vacationers Beware: Hyatt Hotels Say Their Payment-Procesing Systems Have Been Compromised With Malware

Hyatt Hotel customers - check your credit card statements. The hotel chain reported they were victims of a malware attack which may have compromised credit card information.

Society December 24, 2015

What The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Movie Didn't Show: Supreme Leader Snoke Is Very, Very Much Afraid Of Luke Skywalker

The new villain in the 'Star Wars' universe, who is responsible for the First Order and Kylo Ren's turn to the Dark Side, has turned out to be one of the most menacing yet. The official novelization of 'The Force Awakens' sheds light into the secrets that lie behind Supreme Leader Snoke.

Geek December 24, 2015

Superman's X-Ray Vision Soon May Become A Reality With $300 Visor

MIT researchers are developing a wearable device that can give people X-ray vision. The visor is expected to be marketed by 2017 and will give people the ability to see through walls using radio signals for a mere $300.

Wearable Tech December 23, 2015

Breast Cancer Care: Now There's An App For That

Breast Cancer Ally is a mobile app designed to help patients get the next best thing to an on-call physician. It provides the most up-to-date information customized to the user's own unique diagnosis.

Life December 22, 2015

Australian Anti-Marijuana Campaign Backfires: Endearing Stoner Sloth Wins Hearts Of The Nation

Stoner Sloth is supposed to exemplify a person high on weed: sluggish and dim-witted. Instead, his endearing qualities have made him a hero for stoners, causing a hilarious backfire for the Australian anti-cannabis campaign.

Society December 22, 2015

Error 451 Warns Of Government Censorship, Inspired By Ray Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451'

Is your government censoring a website? Now you'll know about it with Error 451. Inspired by the Ray Bradbury novel 'Fahrenheit 451,' the newly approved error code will be used on pages being blocked by the government.

Internet December 21, 2015

The Schwartz Awakens! Mel Brooks Reportedly Wants To Begin Filming 'Spaceballs' Sequel In 2016

Actor and director Mel Brooks felt that the Schwartz is strong enough for the world to finally get a 'Spaceballs' sequel. He shared that he would like to begin filming his 'Star Wars' parody 'The Search For More Money' in 2016.

Movies/TV Shows December 21, 2015

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Meets With Boy Orphaned In Beirut Bombings

Cristiano Ronaldo met one of his littlest fans as he arrived in Spain for the first time. Three-year-old Haidar Mustafa lost both his parents in the Beirut Bombings last November and was photographed wearing a Real Madrid jersey with Ronaldo's number, seven, on the back.

Internet Culture December 19, 2015

The Kobe Bryant And 'Star Wars' Connection: 'I'm Darth Vader'

Kobe Bryant likens himself to Darth Vader from the original 'Star Wars' Trilogy. But the LA Lakers player considers himself even more evil than the famous heavy-breathing Sith Lord -- Perhaps Palpatine would be more apt?

Movies/TV Shows December 18, 2015

Macaulay Culkin Reprises His 'Home Alone' Role In YouTube Series - Hint: Kevin's Got Some Serious Trauma Issues

Macaulay Culkin is back as a seriously deranged Kevin McCallister in a new YouTube series. He may no longer be 'Home Alone' but this is one driver with major childhood trauma to deal with.

Internet Culture December 17, 2015

A Canadian Company Is Selling Clean Bottled Rocky Mountain Air To China - And People Are Buying!

With the air pollution problem in China not getting any better, a Canadian company has found an eager market for their product: Clean air from the Rocky Mountains of Banff. The company's first shipment of air to China sold out in just two weeks.

Internet Culture December 17, 2015

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