Gabriel Medina Velez

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Google Names Glass Partners for Medical, Sports Apps

Google named five developer partners on Monday for Glass apps from the medical, media and sports industries.<p>The partners include APZ Labs, which …

250 New Emoji Introduced Today, May See Inclusion in Future Versions of iOS

The Unicode Consortium today announced version 7.0 of the Unicode Standard, which will see the introduction of approximately 250 new emoji that could be included in future versions of the Android and iOS operating systems.<p>According to the Unicode Consortium, the new emoji characters are primarily …

Google Officially Certified People as Pokémon Masters

On April 1st, one of Google’s many (many, many, many) pranks included having a slew of 150 Pokémon infiltrate Google Maps. While some Google Map …

12 Guaranteed Ways to Drive Everyone Mad When You Travel

It's summer time in Europe and people, myself included, are flocking to the much sought-after tourist destinations like Berlin and Prague.<p>As a result, I've quickly discovered just how maddening other tourists can be.<p>Most of the time it comes down to ignorance or selfishness, two things that can be …

What City Is Your Music Soul Mate?

According to Stevie Wonder, "Music is a world within itself/ With a language we all understand." Its history spans decades, its genres are prolific and it's constantly progressing: Classical music's melodious symphonies eventually paved the way for the guitar-laden tunes of rock 'n' roll and the …

Where Are the Best Places to Celebrate the Summer Solstice?

<i>A:</i><p>Besides vampires, maybe, who doesn’t like celebrating on the longest day of sunlight of the year? Anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere that beer is sold and friends can be found pretty much suffices as a party venue. However, if you want a once-in-a-lifetime summer solstice experience on June 21, …

Travel

Will LeBron James Consider Leaving Miami Heat in Free Agency Now?

Link to Media<p>LeBron James joined the Miami Heat so that he could win one championship after another.<p>So far, he's been able to lead his squad into the NBA Finals year after year, but the Larry O'Brien Trophy hasn't exactly been duplicating itself over and over on his mantle.<p>The brutal domination of …

NBA

Germany routs Portugal

Thomas Mueller's hat-trick inspired Germany to a 4-0 mauling of 10-man Portugal in their opening World Cup Group G match on Monday.<p>The Germans delivered a sizzling attacking display that underlined their tag as strong title contenders and the match, billed as a clash of European heavyweights, was …

Fans Go Wild Reacting To Stunning U.S. World Cup Win Against Ghana

U.S. soccer fans had much to celebrate Monday evening, as the United States team defeated Ghana for the first time in its World Cup history.<p>Check out some of the amazing reactions during the game and following the big win:<p><b>South Tampa, Florida:</b><p><b>Kansas City, Missouri:</b><p><b>Houston, Texas:</b><p><b>Skyline Park in</b> …

The US Steals A 2-1 Win From Ghana — Here's The Goal That Won It Out Of Nowhere In The 86th Minute

After a shock Clint Dempsey goal in 30 seconds into the match, the U.S. was pinned back, stuck defending wave after wave of Ghana attack. The U.S. also lost two of their most vital players — Jozy Altidore and Matt Besler — to hamstring injuries before halftime.<p>Inevitably, Andre Ayew tied the game …

Soccer

Epic App Battles: Google Play Music V.S. Pandora Radio

We all have our favorites when it comes to apps that provide similar services. Email, Calendar, Weather, and Music apps just to name a few. In this …

'22 Jump Street' is top of the class in box office derby

The cops are beating up the dragon.<p>"22 Jump Street," the sequel to the hit about two inept cops who infiltrate a high school, seems to have scored a triumph in the clash of the sequels in this weekend's box office. The new film got off to a solid lead over "How to Train Your Dragon 2," taking in an …

Film Industry

Weekend Box Office: ’22 Jump Street’ Has The Second Biggest R-Rated Comedy Opening Ever

As expected on Friday, Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s <i>22 Jump Street</i> (review) had the second highest R-rated comedy opening ever (behind <i>Hangover II</i>) this weekend, grossing an estimated $60 million domestically. It even beat out <i>How To Train Your Dragon 2</i>‘s $50 million opening, despite <i>Dragon</i> being a …

The Fault In Our Stars, a beautifully crafted machine for making you cry

The Friday afternoon audience for the film of John Green’s <b>The Fault In Our Stars</b> was squirming with more anticipation than any audience I’ve seen since the first screening of Endless Love in July 1981. Like The Fault In Our Stars, Endless Love was based on a mega-bestseller that inspired in its …

​Box Office: Why Did '22 Jump Street' Win Against 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'?

This weekend's battle of the sequels was supposed to be close, with nearly every pundit giving "How to Train Your Dragon 2" a slight edge over "22 Jump Street." To some experts, it wasn't even going to be close, with the cartoon expected to earn as much as $70 million, contrasted with about $50 …

Harrison Ford's 'Star Wars' Injury Takes Him Out for Eight Weeks

The Force is most definitely <i>not</i> with Harrison Ford.<p>The 71-year-old actor was injured on the London set of J.J. Abrams's "Star Wars: Episode VII" on Thursday, when he collided with the door of the Millennium Falcon, his iconic spacecraft from the original "Star Wars" trilogy. Ford was rushed to the …

Get Your First Look At the Pint-Sized Villains Of Disney's 'Descendants'

This is the next logical step of the live action retelling of classic Disney fairy tales thing that has been going on in the studio for a little while now: next year the Disney Channel will premiere its newest original movie "Descendants," which envisions what the children of some of Disney's …

'The Powerpuff Girls' To Return to Cartoon Network With New Series | Moviefone

"The Powerpuff Girls" is the latest kid-friendly series that's set for a reboot, as Cartoon Network announced that the show will return to airwaves will all-new episodes in 2016.<p>"Powerpuff Girls," about a pint-sized trio of young superheroines out to save the world, was created back in 1998, and …

First Aston on All-New Platform Will Be DB9 Replacement

Aston Martin is busy at work on its next-generation sports-car line, and the first model to market will be the successor to the current DB9 (pictured above).<p>According to a report from the U.K.’s <i>Autocar</i> magazine, work on the next-gen Aston GT “is well under way” and the car could be unveiled as soon …