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The Huffington Post

  • Eleanor Parker Dead: 'Sound Of Music' Actress Dies At 91
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eleanor Parker, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a scheming baroness in "The Sound of Music," has died at 91.Family friend Richard Gale said Parker died Monday…
    - 10 Dec 13, 9:27am -
  • Simply Three Makes 'The Christmas Song' Both Modern And Classical (VIDEO)
    It's not unexpected that we get a multitude of submissions sent in to us here at The Huffington Post. What is unexpected, however, is this submission above performed by Simply Three that is simultaneously so modern and classical in its rendition of t…
    - 10 Dec 13, 9:24am -

Tech Crunch

  • Why Retailers Must (But Won’t) Succeed In Introducing Mobile Payment Systems

    Why Retailers Must (But Won’t) Succeed In Introducing Mobile Payment Systems

     In the digital age, it’s critical for retailers to collect and manage customer data. This information is the key to providing personalization for any kind of shopping experience, as it allows retailers to understand customer preferences and analy…
    - 12 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 10:00am -
  • How NASA Opens Planetary Mission Data

    How NASA Opens Planetary Mission Data

     As the U.S. National Aeronautic and Space Administration tests new rockets for its manned space program, planetary scientists are already working with reams of data to determine what the next generation of astronauts may encounter.For the past 25…
    - 15 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 7:00am -

Gizmodo

  • !Mike Myers Returns to SNL as Dr. Evil To Make Fun of North Korea

    Mike Myers Returns to SNL as Dr. Evil To Make Fun of North Korea

    The Sony hack is now more confusing that ever. The FBI says that North Korea is involved , yet the denies involvement, suggesting a joint investigation into the matter. The whole situation has devolved into a game of "he said/she said," and there'…
    - 24 mins ago 21 Dec 14, 10:00pm -
  • The secret engine technology that made the SR-71 the fastest plane ever

    The secret engine technology that made the SR-71 the fastest plane ever

    On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers flew the first airplane ever at 6.8 mph (10.9 km/h). Only 61 years and five days later, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird took off. It's still the world's fastest airplane with a speed of 2,193 mph (3,530 km/h.…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 2:39pm -

Mashable

  • !Genetic study shows how much America really is a melting pot
    Many Americans who identify as European actually carry African ancestry just as many Americans who identify as African carry European ancestry, finds an extensive new genetic analysis.DNA tells no lies, so the findings, published in the American Jou…
    - 9 mins ago 21 Dec 14, 10:15pm -

Gawker

Lifehacker

  • This Week's Top Downloads

    This Week's Top Downloads

    Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.Read more...
    - 13 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 9:00am -

Engadget

  • !Bitcoin exec to spend two years behind bars for Silk Road transactions

    Bitcoin exec to spend two years behind bars for Silk Road transactions

    Charlie Shrem, former Bitcoin Foundation board member and CEO of the now-defunct exchange BitInstant, has been sentenced to two years in prison for helping Silk Road users anonymously swap cash for digital currency. Silk Road, as you know, was the on…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 7:02pm -

TMZ

  • !Where is Richard Simmons?
    Richard Simmons is still MIA ... nearly a year after he was last seen, and there are no signs of XMAS or even life at his home.His friends are more worried than ever. They haven't heard from or seen him since January 11. He hasn't been to his…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 4:55pm -

Boing Boing

  • Dollar Store Dungeons!

    Dollar Store Dungeons!

    Rachel sends us "a series of posts about all the cool ways to use dollar store finds in tabletop RPGs. There is an amazing variety of useful things there, from things that could easily work as miniatures, to white boards for sketching maps or track…
    - 22 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 12:17am -

Mediate

ReadWriteWeb

Jezebel

Think Progress

The Daily Dish

  • !Will All Dogs Really Go To Heaven?
    by Dish Staff The Internet recently was filled with reports that Pope Francis said “yes.” Alas, it turns out to have been a misunderstanding: According to initial reports Francis had been comforting a small boy over the death of his dog, when he…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 8:37pm -

Popeater

  • Kim Kardashian's Messy Instagram Photo Proves The Struggle Is Real
    Kim Kardashian may have recently lost around 1.3 million Instagram followers thanks to the social network's big site cleanup, but the star has way more important things to deal with right now: namely, figuring out what to wear.On Saturday, Kardashia…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 6:22am -