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White Withdraws From Slopestyle, Cites Concerns About the Course and Injuries

White Withdraws From Slopestyle, Cites Concerns About the Course and Injuries

Shaun White disappointed fans when he chose to drop out of the Winter X-Games in Aspen just a couple of weeks ago so that he could train for the Olympics.…

New Italian High Court Ruling Finds Knox Guilty of Murder Again: is Extradition Likely?

New Italian High Court Ruling Finds Knox Guilty of Murder Again: is Extradition Likely?

This past Thursday, an Italian court once again handed down a guilty verdict for Amanda Knox. Knox, who has previously spent four years in Italian prison for the murder of…

Budweiser Honors Soldier with Tear-Jerking Tribute, and a Veteran Ad Too Controversial to Air During the Super Bowl

A Budweiser Super Bowl commercial and a would-be, but rejected, Super Bowl advertisement, both starring American soldiers, were very much at odds with each other. The first, 60-second spot, dubbed…

For Back Pain, OsteoSponge Might Be Medicine’s Latest Wonder Treatment

For Back Pain, OsteoSponge Might Be Medicine’s Latest Wonder Treatment

When you have a mess to clean up, you usually grab a sponge to help get the job done. But what happens when the mess is actually inside your body,…

From Tweet to Shining Tweet?

Commercials are always a fun part of the Super Bowl, and have been for decades, as ad agencies look to make their mark and build more recognizable brands. With last…

Rochester’s Own Renée Fleming Brings an Operatic Touch To The NFL

Sunday night’s SuperBowl XLVIII might not have been as close a competition as sports fans would have liked, but classical music fans were on the edge of their seats. At…

Will Facebook’s ‘Paper’ Knock Twitter from Its Perch?

Will Facebook’s ‘Paper’ Knock Twitter from Its Perch?

Twitter has long been the dominant source for social media users looking to stay up-to-date on world news. Over half of Twitter users get at least some of their news…

Viral Esurance Commercial Draw Plenty of Attention, Good and Bad

John Krasinksi’s was the first face we saw in the aftermath of yesterday’s Super Bowl blowout, explaining that Esurance was proud to have saved $1.5 million just by airing its…

State of the Union Address Pushes Energy Independence and Lower Emissions Initiatives

State of the Union Address Pushes Energy Independence and Lower Emissions Initiatives

State of the Union Address Pushes Energy Independence and Lower Emissions Initiatives; Here’s What Environmental Groups Had to Say President Obama made a bold declaration during the 2014 State of…

West Virginia Experiences More Water Scares; Chemical Water Barred from Entering Capitol Building

West Virginia Experiences More Water Scares; Chemical Water Barred from Entering Capitol Building

Dustin White, of Boone County West Virginia, turned on the tap water one morning this week to find orange, chemical-smelling water pouring into his sink. White filled a bottle with…