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Archive for March 2012

Home where Michael Jackson died is listed at $23.9 million

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: People

It was inevitable that the home where Michael Jacksonmet his untimely demise would eventually come up for sale. After all, it was listed previously without much success and now, once again, it has hit the Los Angeles real estate market and is being listed for $23.9 million. Only this time, it carries a significant footnote in pop culture [...]

Is the video game industry Apple’s next victim?

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Entertainment

While Apple has a well-earned reputation as the inventor of new markets, it’s also something of a serial killer. The company’s advances in digital music players made the Walkman an afterthought. The introduction of iTunes sounded a virtual death knell for many record retailers. The iPad cut the legs out from under the once fast-growing [...]

Peyton Manning must reward Broncos by winning

Mar 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Sports

John Elway, the Denver Broncos’ Hall of Fame quarterback-turned-executive, and John Fox, their charismatic coach, turned into master recruiters of Peyton Manning. They offered lengthy visits to the facility. They had friendly meals. On demand they scrambled the team jet for a private workout, physical and further opportunity to preach the virtues of a Rocky Mountain autumn. [...]

Sinking Titanic Will be Live-Tweeted by Historians

Mar 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Technology

In just over a month, the world will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15. The History Press, one of the U.K.’s largest local and specialist history publishers, is planning to use Twitter to bring the story of the Titanic back to life by live-tweeting a re-enactment of the [...]

James Bond Bad Guy Javier Bardem Spotted on the ‘Skyfall’ Set

Mar 12th, 2012 | By | Category: People

Javier Bardem won an Academy Award for “No Country for Old Men,” in which he played one of the scariest baddies in cinematic history. Now, the Spanish star is back to his villainous ways in the upcoming James Bond flick, “Skyfall,” and he looks a lot more blond than we’ve ever seen him before. The first [...]

Kourtney Kardashian vs. Viola Davis – Fashion Faceoff

Mar 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Popular News

Who would’ve thought these two would go for the same gown? In this fashion faceoff, the most style-savvy of the ubiquitous Kardashian sisters, Kourtney, takes on none other than Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis, who just earned some of the best reviews of her career for her performance in “The Help.” But can she come out [...]

9 Warning Signs You’re About to Get Audited

Mar 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Money & Finance

The IRS is on the prowl–possibly for you. Thanks to improved detection systems and computerized checks, the IRS can more easily identify red flags that trigger audits, says Joseph Perry, a partner at Marcum LLP, a public accounting firm. “They definitely contact taxpayers more frequently,” he adds. Contact typically starts with a letter requesting more information and [...]

Soldier’s Alleged Kandahar Killing Spree: Were Warning Signs Missed?

Mar 12th, 2012 | By | Category: World News

Whether it was a psychotic break or underlying mental illness that led a United States Army soldier to allegedly massacre 16 Afghan civilians – including women and children — is still unclear. But as military investigators reportedly interrogate the 38-year-old staff sergeant they say they believe to be behind the Sunday morning killing spree, psychological experts said such [...]

Interviewing Invisible Children’s CEO After ‘Kony 2012′ Film Goes Viral

Mar 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Popular News

Make Joseph Kony famous. That is the goal of a 30-minute video produced by the nonprofit organization Invisible Children. The video, released just two weeks ago, has already received more than 38 million views and counting between Vimeo and YouTube. The documentary follows filmmaker Jason Russell in his pursuit to end the conflict in Uganda by capturing Joseph Kony, [...]

Full Titanic site mapped for 1st time

Mar 9th, 2012 | By | Category: World News

Researchers have pieced together what’s believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-by-5-mile (5-by-8-kilometer) Titanic debris field and hope it will provide new clues about what exactly happened the night 100 years ago when the superliner hit an iceberg, plunged to the bottom of the North Atlantic and became a legend. Marks [...]