It Could Soon Be Illegal To LINK To Certain Content

Copyright laws could be spinning out of control… The U.S. Copyright Office recently proposed a seemingly small addition to copyright law that bears some huge implications. It wants to enable copyright holders to protect unauthorized versions of their work from hyperlinks. You read that right: it could soon be illegal simply to link to certain…

Nigerian Child Bride Offs Her Husband With Rat Poison

I don’t condone it, but… I get it. A child bride forced into marriage in Nigeria killed her husband and three of his friends by lacing a meal with rat poison, police said. Wasila Umaru, 14, was married last week to 35-year-old Umaru Sani, according to assistant superintendent Musa Magaji Majia. But when Umaru invited…

Internet Ad Sales Surpass TV Ads For The First Time

Welcome to tomorrow. Internet advertising soaked up record revenues of $42.8 billion in 2013, the Interactive Advertising Bureau announced in a new report on Thursday. A 17 percent increase over 2012’s results, last year’s number helped the online ad industry beat the $40.1 billion in sales seen by traditional TV advertising. That achievement marked a…

Ladies: Your Bra May Be Killing You

Bad news, ladies. Fortunately, the solution is obvious enough… The bra/breast cancer connection is a thing of myth, according to the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the American Cancer Society (ACS). But at least five research studies have shown that there IS a strong connection between breast cancer and bra wearing for many hours per…