pope-benedict-xviPope Benedict XVI went out with a social media bang on his last official day as head of the Catholic Church.

In what can only be described as one of the most epic rants of all time, the 85-year-old pontiff took to Twitter to vent his uncensored thoughts about President Obama, Planned Parenthood, Rihanna, the Dalai Lama and a host of other world figures. ... Read More →

 

OJ-simpson-super-bowl-party-in-jailJailed football star O.J. Simpson says South African paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is “almost certainly innocent” of murdering his girlfriend earlier this month.

Simpson discussed the Pistorius trial and also opened up about his life in prison, covering his love life, his newfound fascination with celebrity court trials and his upcoming memoirs in an exclusive interview published today.... Read More →

 

Cute-PandaThe European food labeling scandal widened today as authorities disclosed the discovery of panda meat in ready-made Chinese meals sold in the U.K, France and the Netherlands.

According to the European Food Safety Authority, Chinese beef and soy noodle dishes from some major supermarkets have tested as containing up to 14 percent panda meat.

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Al-Gore-Democracy-600x337Former U.S. Vice President and environment advocate Al Gore has closed a deal to make a multi-million dollar investment in a natural gas producer that specializes in fracking.

In a statement to shareholders, Canada-based PetroBakken Resources announced that Gore and his investment partners would be pumping $200 million into the company in return for a 15 percent stake. ... Read More →

 

jpegdonald_trump_640_original_crop_exactReal estate mogul Donald Trump filed a civil lawsuit against President Barack Obama today, seeking damages of $316 million for the pain and suffering caused by his "terrible presidency."

In a statement issued through his lawyer, Trump says the suit filed in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia is a way of holding Obama personally responsible for his "pathetic failures as a Socialist leader."... Read More →

 

SorkinJournalist Andrew Ross Sorkin is reportedly in a funk after breaking up with longtime boyfriend Lloyd Blankfein.

According to close friends Sorkin, a New York Times columnist and CNBC host, was unceremoniously dumped by the Goldman Sachs CEO right before the two were scheduled to take a long-awaited weekend getaway to St. Barts.... Read More →

 

The MasterAs viewers of the 85th Academy Awards on Sunday night are no doubt arguing and concurring over the winners and losers of the night, at least one worldwide organization is basking in the Oscar snubs of one movie.

The Church of Scientology, which counts many Hollywood celebrities in its membership, praised the Academy Awards for not awarding top acting awards to “The Master,” which was nominated in three categories.... Read More →

 

Jamie_Dimon,_CEO_of_JPMorgan_ChaseJamie Dimon, often cited at the most responsible head of a Wall Street investment bank, reigned as Chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase today.

In a blistering letter published this morning in Britian's Financial NewsDimon says he is tired of working in the "bankrupt moral culture" of finance and called for a criminal investigation into wrongdoing at JP Morgan and other major investment banks. ... Read More →

 

the-marble-cathedral-of-general-carrera-lake-L-7qhVulResearchers from Stanford University today announced the discovery of a cave in South America full of colorless green ideas.

An entire colony of colorless green ideas, or CGIDs as scientists have dubbed them, was found sleeping furiously in the vicinity of Lake General Carrera in the Patagonian south of Chile. ... Read More →

 

Alexander-LukashenkoBelarus President Alexander Lukashenko was nearly mauled to death by a pack of wild wolves on Sunday after a failed attempt to show off his strength and bravery, state media and witnesses said.

The longtime president of the Eastern European country was rushed to a hospital in the capital Minsk, where he remains in serious condition, according to state media.... Read More →

 

cruz2Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz made the stunning accusation today that an email record shows Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel openly discussing meeting a known Al-Qaeda operative.

Cruz was forced to retract the allegations, however, when it emerged that the "terrorist" in the emails is actually a fictional character in Showtime's award-winning drama Homeland.... Read More →

 

120312_han_palin1_640Former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has joined Harvard University as a visiting scholar.

According to an official press release, the conservative pundit and reality television star will teach four courses over three years at Harvard's prestigious Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass., beginning in fall 2013.... Read More →

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