As millions of people get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Friday, many will no doubt be looking for new apps that take advantage of the new phones’ capabilities. Chief among them is a bigger screen. The iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch display, while the 6 Plus checks in […]
A new anti-drunk driving Budweiser commercial that centers around the bond between a man and his dog is the latest social media sensation. The video stars a puppy and his new owner. The owner heads out one night and the dog stays home — waiting.
South Park’s 18th season is set to premiere this week, and with the focus on the Washington Redskins’ name debate, don’t expect any punches to be pulled. From the looks of it, the premiere episode will revolve around Cartman trademarking the Redskins name (or some variation of it), while owner Dan Snyder and the team […]
Is there a better surprise for a Trekkie than a visit from Patrick Stewart? The actor took some time out from his appearance at Atlanta’s Dragon Con on August 29 to meet a fan named Dawn Garrigus. The young girl has mitochondrial disease and asked to meet Stewart through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Stewart talked with […]
After roving across more than five miles of the Red Planet’s sometimes rough terrain, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has reached its primary destination: the base of a Martian mountain in the middle of a vast, deep crater. Curiosity’s Twitter feed blared news of this triumphant arrival with the post, “I’m all about that base. Reached […]
After Tuesday’s unveiling of two new iPhones and a heavily anticipated smartwatch, Apple gave press and special guests (including models, fashion bloggers and Gwen Stefani) some supervised hands-on time with the gadgets. Here are our first impressions of the Apple Watch. This watch is still under construction It appears Apple is still ironing out the […]
Richard Kiel, the 7-foot-2 actor who played Jaws, the James Bond villain with the teeth of steel, died Wednesday. He was 74.Kiel broke his leg last week and died in St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, Calif., according to several media reports.Kiel’s signature character appeared in the Bond films The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979).
A veterinarian with a passion for elephants died Tuesday, apparently crushed to death in “a tragic accident” by one of the giant mammals he spent his life caring for, authorities said. Dr. Jim Laurita was the full-time caregiver for two elephants on his property in Hope, Maine. His rehabilitation facility and elephant “educational destination” was […]