September 2010

Some people may be looking at the phrase "I want to believe" in a whole new light today. Astronomers have reported the sighting of a new planet about 20 light-years away nestled in the constellation known as Libra. The planet, which is being referred to as Gliese 581g, is three to four times the size […]

Last night the culinary contestants on Bravo's Top Chef: Just Desserts had to win over Sylvia Weinstock, a well-known designer of wedding cakes who has been described as cake design royalty by some. The show is a spin-off of the Emmy-award winning series Top Chef and is in its first season. While the format is […]

Al-Qaeda-linked European terror plot uncovered

by admin on September 30, 2010

A terror plot that was reportedly in its beginning stages was recently uncovered and reportedly involved at least 10 suspects from Germany and the UK. The news was broken by a Pakistani intelligence official who is part of a team that has been tracking the suspects, the Associated Press reports. The official added that the […]

How can Michael Bolton dance if he and a judge can't be friends? The adult contemporary singer was eliminated from ABC's Dancing with the Stars last night, scoring low during Monday night's show. What added to the cursory drama during the elimination episode was a comment that was made by judge Bruno Tonioli after Bolton's […]

Glee honors Britney Spears, garners strong ratings

by Kelly MacNeil on September 29, 2010

Britney may indeed be back. The famous pop star was celebrated on Fox’s show Glee, which features covers of popular songs sung by glee club members. Last night was the second episode of the show’s second season and it featured five Britney Spears songs, along with a cameo from the singer herself in one scene […]

Nintendo’s 3DS to come to U.S. in March 2011

by admin on September 29, 2010

Gamers who were anticipating the new Nintendo DS system with a 3D screen for the holiday season will have to deal with some disappointment. Nintendo announced that its much-hyped 3DS, the first portable gaming device that will sport a 3D screen, will not hit the market till early 2011. The system, which is an update […]

Fans of the show "Dancing with the Stars" got an extra dose of celebrity Monday night when former Alaskan governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin was spotted in the audience to cheer on her daughter, Bristol. The 19-year-old daughter of the politician is currently competing on the 11th season of ABC's hit show, […]

RIM enters tablet market with PlayBook

by admin on September 28, 2010

Canada's Research in Motion has thrown its hat into the tablet computer ring with the announcement of the PlayBook, a device that is smaller and lighter than Apple's iPad. But where the iPad was made for the general public, it appears the PlayBook is being positioned specifically to the business community, which is how BlackBerry […]

Chicago Bears’ Julius Peppers justifying salary

by admin on September 28, 2010

When Julius Peppers signed a contract with the Chicago Bears worth $91.5 million this offseason, some questioned whether the veteran defensive end would be worth the money. After three games and a 3-0 record, including an impressive victory against the much-hyped, arch-rival Green Bay Packers on Monday night, the early returns show that Peppers is […]