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Tebow, porn convention have something in common

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By way of the SportsGrid.com, we hear that Tim Tebow, the Denver Broncos quarterback who regularly acknowledges his faith on the field, was ironically booked into the same Las Vegas hotel, this week as the world’s largest porn convention. [Read More]
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Are you ready for some insane Super Bowl bets?

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All across the globe, billions of dollars will be placed on this Sunday’s Super Bowl. But why drop money on a boring wager when you can wager your home against how long it takes Kelly Clarkson to sing the national anthem? Clarkson’s anthem speed is just one of many crazy bets on the table for [...] [Read More]
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Muppets hit back at Fox News at press conference

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Last month, a segment on the Fox Business Network accused the Muppets of being anti-oil with the latest movie featuring an evil oil baron as its villain and all. [Read More]
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Brits denied entry into U.S. over misinterpreted tweets

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Two British tourists were deported last week after landing at Los Angeles International Airport over tweets in which one of them joked about “diggin’ up” Marilyn Monroe and “destroying” America. [Read More]
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Laughter over Siri’s problems with Scottish accents

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Siri, ye cannae kin Scottish at aw. The Los Angeles Times reports that the iPhone 4s has become a top seller despite its voice feature’s inability to decipher the accent of Robbie Burns, Sean Connery and Montgomery Scott. “What’s the weather like today?” Darren Lillie said hopefully into his iPhone recently here in the Scottish [...] [Read More]
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Dude figures out when Ice Cube had ‘Good Day’

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January 20, 1992: Was this the day Ice Cube didn’t have to use his AK? In what may be the finest example of forensic hip-hop investigative calculations, some dude figured out the exact date Ice Cube had his famously good day — you know, the one he recorded a hit single about in 1993. Skateboarder [...] [Read More]
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Can Google guess your age and gender?

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Here’s the game that’s all the rage online today: Just who does Google think you are?

The search site infers demographics based on what websites users visit, then chooses advertising content based on that data. Given a recent announcement from Google about privacy changes, now seems like a good time to find out what the company knows about you.

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Rick Perry is spending his newfound freetime shooting things

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Gov. Rick Perry is back in Texas, home on the range. The gun range, that is. Perry– who dropped out of the presidential race just over a week ago– tweeted pictures of himself workin’ some firearms in the Texas Hill Country. The governor bragged that he was able to shoot an egg from 100 yards [...] [Read More]
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