Chelsea Manning hospitalized after apparent suicide attempt

Chelsea Manning, who is serving a 35-year prison sentence for providing classified information to WikiLeaks, attempted suicide in her Fort Leavenworth cell earlier this week, according to multiple media reports. But her legal team claims that the Army is keeping them in the dark about her condition and prohibiting contact with Manning for at least […]

The Most Profitable Indy Movies of 2013

Movies ranked by budget vs profitability. The Aztec Box – Budget: $4,000 – 25,000, Box Office: $2,400,000 Instructions Not Included (Lionsgate/Pantelion) – Budget: $3.2M – Box Office: $44,467,206 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight) – Budget: $5.5M – $37,951,371 Blue Jasmine (Sony Pictures Classics) – Budget: $2.1M – $33,022,324 Mud – Budget: $4.2M (Roadside Attractions) […]

Battlefield creators listened to gamers, set game in WWI (take note CoD)

Recently, the creators of CoD caused a small uproar online by setting their game in a futuristic setting, much to the dismay of the gaming community. The new Battlefield game makes no such mistake – it sets itself right smack in the middle of WWI. EA and developer Dice today revealed the next major entry […]


Vladimir Putin’s Spokesman and wife embroiled in luxury scandal


As Vladimir Putin’s official spokesman, Dmitry Peskov is no stranger to fielding allegations of wrong doing and corruption from the Russian opposition. But this weekend the Kremlin’s public face found himself facing down media outrage aimed not at the Russian head of state, but himself. Mr Peskov married his partner of five years, Olympic champion […]

America’s favorite supermarket is Wegman’s

Customer insights firm Market Force Information on Wednesday published a new set of grocery rankings culled from survey responses of more than 10,000 people. They’re based on a composite loyalty index that measures criteria including satisfaction with the food quality, checkout speed, value and customer service. For the first time in four years, Trader Joe’s […]

Peabody Wins Access to $800 Million Bankruptcy Loan

Peabody Energy Corp. on Thursday won bankruptcy-court approval to start drawing on an $800 million financing package designed to fund its newly launched chapter 11 reorganization. Judge Barry S. Schermer of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in St. Louis said he would grant preliminary approval to the financing package, arranged by Citigroup Inc., according to an […]

America is starting to wake up and Bernie is surging in the Pennsylvania polls

Clinton’s lead in the Pennsylvania primary has been reduced to single digits. A new Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday shows Clinton leading Sanders by just a 50-44 margin three weeks out from the state’s primary. Is America starting to finally wake up? Perhaps so. Decades of horrific mismanagement of everything from prisons and healthcare, to education […]