US postal worker admits to stealing 6,000+ gift cards with money to feed 4 children

A mother of four who worked for US postal service has admitted to grabbing more than 6,000 gift and greeting cards filled with cash and checks in Wisconsin. She said she needed money to pay bills and take care of her children. The residents of Wauwatosa in the Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, started complaining about not […]

WATCH: Tourist reaches to feed a giraffe – you will never guess what happens next

A funny video of a tourist feeding a giraffe has gone viral on the internet. The video footage, taken in a zoo at an unknown location, takes a surprising turn. The female holidaymaker is casually dressed for a hot climate wearing a black T-shirt and denim shorts. She stands in front of a tall giraffe […]

Facebook’s ‘playable ads’ bring game demos to the news feed

Facebook’s next foray into the gaming space is giving players a chance to try mobile games out before they download them. The social network is calling them “Playable Ads,” which is fairly self-explanatory. There’s a lot of advertising mumbo-jumbo in Facebook’s announcement, but the key takeaway is that you’ll be able to play a brief […]

Man’s Facebook rant about ex pops up on her feed, court rules it violated restraining order

Unintended communication through social media may amount to a violation of a restraining order and does not get First Amendment protection, Maine’s Supreme Court has ruled, in an appeal case. Richard Heffron III, 39, of Bath, Maine, was convicted last year for violating a protection order arising from abuse. He did so by posting messages […]

Rate rises affect global markets—and may feed back to America

ON JUNE 13th the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point, the seventh such increase since it began shouldering rates away from zero in December 2015. Markets shrugged—a rather different reaction from the one that followed a policy adjustment made five years ago this month. The chairman then, […]

ProBeat: My Facebook News Feed has been hijacked by Zuckerberg BFF spam

OPINION: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn’t concede much during his two hearings in front of the U.S. Congress this week. The most frequent solution he cited to the various problems raised was using AI, but he admitted that was still five to 10 years away. I believe him. The BFF spam that you may have […]

A 5-pound cinnamon roll now exists — and it’s big enough to feed up to 40 people

Wolferman’s Wolferman’s, an online gourmet shop, has created a 5-pound cinnamon roll in time for Cinnamon Roll Day on April 10.  The cinnamon roll is enough to feed up to 40 people and can be shipped anywhere you want.  In other food news, Dunkin’ Donuts is testing out Donut Fries and Breyer’s low-calorie ice cream […]