Want Google Glass? Order tomorrow! A lot more people are about to get a chance to buy Google Glass. It's the Internet-connected eyewear that has become the hottest accessory in geek fashion. Google will sell the "Explorer" version of Glass to any U.S. resident who places an online order for the device beginni... - Posted on April 14, 2014
Selfies: Pope says OK, Obama says no way! Pope Francis marked Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square. He ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by hopping off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people... - Posted on April 14, 2014
Tiny cup costs big bucks: $36 million A Shanghai collector paid a record $36 million for a rare Ming Dynasty cup. It is claimed to be the "holy grail" of China's art world. The dainty, white cup from the 15th century measures just 3.1 inches in diameter. It is known as a "chicken cup" because it's decorated with... - Posted on April 9, 2014
Want a selfie with Obama? Fuggedaboudit! A handshake? Sure. A selfie? No way. Some of America's Olympic athletes say they were asked to keep their cellphones in their pockets last week when they visited the White House and met with President Barack Obama. The White House said that's longstanding practice bec... - Posted on April 9, 2014
Students line street with desks in protest Los Angeles students think some schools deserve more attention and resources. They staged a protest and took it to the streets. And they brought their desks with them. Some 375 empty desks blocked a downtown street. It stopped traffic for several hours outside the Los Ange... - Posted on April 8, 2014
8th grader bakes muffins for homeless A century from now, the bishops in the Hartford Archdiocese might be looking for someone to honor. If so, they might want to consider David Albright. On nearly every week for the past five years, the golden-hearted 13-year-old has been baking muffins for the down-and-out. He... - Posted on April 7, 2014
Skyscraper-sized Tetris wows Philadelphians Hundreds of Tetris fans had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game. The Philadelphia skyscraper-sized version created a spectacle against the night sky. Organizers hoped it would inspire onlookers and players to think about the possibilities of te... - Posted on April 7, 2014
Two-legged dog inspires two-legged humans A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs. Millions of people have seen him in a YouTube video. Duncan was born with deformed rear legs that were amputated to remove the dead weight. The 9-month-old boxer belon... - Posted on April 7, 2014
Londoners love kitty cat cafe Would you like some kitten with your coffee? Feline company is exactly what one of London's newest cafes is offering. And the city's stressed-out residents are lapping it up. "People do want to have pets and in tiny flats, you can't," said cafe owner Lauren Pears, who... - Posted on April 7, 2014
Grumpy Cat turns two Watch out world, Grumpy Cat has hit her terrible twos. The top dog in Internet cat stardom is known for her downward smile and bugged-out baby blues. She spent her birthday Friday touring New York City with an entourage worthy of Hollywood. And Hollywood is where the ... - Posted on April 7, 2014
Monopoly gets 5 new rules The makers of Monopoly have created five new rules. The new rules include: no rent collection while in jail, double the dough for landing on Go and clean out Free Parking if your luck takes you there. Facebook fans voted “yes” to include the new rules for future editions... - Posted on April 4, 2014