The Declaration of Internet Freedom

It’s no secret that various parts of the internet have been under attack for some time. Traditional media companies respond with terror at the thought of losing even more business to piracy (though it’s questionable just how much they’re actually hurting). Cable internet providers want the right to control what…

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Beyonce Upset With Lauryn Hill Diss at BET Awards

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter reportedly took offense to a diss shot at fellow R&B crooner Lauryn Hill during last night’s BET Awards ceremony and stood up for L-Boogs during an acceptance speech.  Tensions rose moments before Beyonce won the award for Best R&B Artist. Beyonce wasn’t laughing when a boy…

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Real life ‘Minority Report’, Sci-fi policing: predicting crime before it occurs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are aiming to beat suspects to the scene of a crime by using computers to predict where trouble might occur. The Los Angeles Police Department is the largest agency to embrace an experiment known as “predictive policing,” which crunches data to determine where…

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Anderson Cooper: ‘The fact is, I’m gay’

Anderson Cooper has confirmed what most people in the media world and New York already knew: He is gay. “The fact is, I’m gay,” Cooper wrote in an email to Daily Beast blogger Andrew Sullivan. “Always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable with…

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Kanye West, Jay-Z, Beyonce and Chris Brown Big Winners at 2012 BET Awards

BET held its annual awards show Sunday night, and while the censors worked up a sweat trying to mute the cursing – to mixed results – the marathon show saw multiple nominees Kanye West and Jay-Z, as well as Chris Brown and Jay’s wife Beyonce, take home multiple awards. There…

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Michael Jordan’s younger son arrested after incident at Omaha hotel

Michael Jordan’s younger son arrested after incident at Omaha hotel

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Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes split after five years of marriage

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are divorcing after five years of marriage. The actress’ attorney, Jonathan Wolfe, says in a statement to People: “This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family. Katie’s primary concern remains, as it always has been, her daughter’s best interest.” Soon after…

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50 Cent In Car Crash In NYC

50 Cent became the second rapper to crash his high-end vehicle this week, after he was rear-ended by a Mack truck. 50 was rushed to a Queens hospital on a stretcher to check for neck and back injuries, although a source said that the rapper was “fine.” The accident occurred…

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Jimmy Henchman Admits To Masterminding 1994 Tupac Shakur Shooting!

James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond admitted to arranging the 1994 ambush of Tupac Shakur that almost resulted in the rapper’s death, The Village Voice reports. Rosemond is not having a good month. He was found guilty on 13 counts of drug charges June 5 and was more recently indicted on a…

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