Seamus Heaney, Irish Poet of Soil and Strife, Dies at 74

New York Tim

Noted Irish poet had long and deep ties to Harvard | Irish poet Seamus Heaney, the 1995 Nobel laureate in literature with longtime ties to Harvard, died Aug. 30 in Ireland at age 74. Noted Irish poet had long and deep ties to Harvard | Irish poet Seamus Heaney, the 1995 Nobel laureate in literature […]

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Google's Nexus 4 Smartphone Gets $100 Cheaper Amid Low-Cost iPhone …

TIME

The cheapest unlocked stock Android phone you could buy just got even cheaper: Google has dropped the price of the Nexus 4 8GB to $199 (£159) from. You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the. The […]

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Hyon Song Wol, Kim Jong Un's Ex-Girlfriend, Reportedly Executed For Making …

Huffington P

Hyon Song-wol, a North Korean pop singer and reported former girlfriend of Kim Jong-Un, was among 12 musicians and singers arrested August 17 and executed by firing squad three days later in front of a crowd of forced witnesses, who were then sent to  The stakes are higher in North Korea if you are the […]

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Names & Faces: Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, George Clooney

Washington P

Sadly, the united front presented by Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones during their shittiest times lately has come to an end — a source claims that the two have separated. 68-year-old Douglas and 43-year-old Catherine Zeta-Jones haven't been photographed together since April — fueling speculation the two are calling it quits on their 13-year marriage. […]

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NFL Concussions Fast Facts

CNN

The NFL will have to pay up to $765 million to a group of approximately 4500 former players who sued the league over concussion-related issues. But is it enough? Not hardly, based on the initial reaction from players (current  Teams will begin cutting down to 53 players on Friday and here are the rules behind […]

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Neil Armstrong RIP? – quiz on who's alive and who's dead

The Guardian

Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, died one year ago. At the time, the U.S. mourned the loss of a great man and a national treasure. On the day of his death, August 25, 2012, the Twitterverse exploded with messages of condolence and  The culprit appears to be this ABC […]

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Rolling Stone: Aaron Hernandez was heavy user of angel dust

Boston.com

In the new issue of Rolling Stone, a story on Aaron Hernandez alleges the former Patriots tight end was a heavy user of angel dust and had become so paranoid as a result he carried a gun wherever he went. PCP also known as Angel dust is referred to as one of the scariest of […]

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Meet Amanda Rosenberg, The Google Employee Sergey Brin Is Reportedly Dating

Business Ins

Brin, hasn't been spotted without a pair. He's placed himself atop the privacy-eroding project, publicly, and inside Google's secret labs. Maybe it&. The Googler at the heart of all of this is Amanda Rosenberg, a five-year veteran at Google now working on Google Glass, according to a report from ValleyWag. So who is she? She's […]

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Valerie Harper, Fighting Cancer, 'Defies The Odds'

ABC News

finally tonight, the brave fight of a beloved television star. americans fell in love with valerie harper as rhoda on the mary tyler moore show and later in her spin-off. she was diagnosed with an incurable form of cancer. since then, something Valerie Harper — whom doctors gave three months to live back in March […]

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James Spader as Ultron: 'Avengers' star Tom Hiddleston approves [poll]

Los Angeles

Who would have thought going into this week that James Spader's IMDb page would be seeing more traffic than Miley Cyrus's? That's just what's happened, though, according to the popular movie website. Managing Editor  Variety reports that Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth will also reprise their roles as Captain America and Thor, respectively, for the […]

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