Articles by Jacob Kleinman

  • Baby Monkey Born At Smithsonian National Zoo [PHOTOS]Baby Monkey Born At Smithsonian National Zoo [PHOTOS]

    April 04 2012 10:36 PM

    Baby monkey marks the beginning of Spring season. The National Zoo welcomed the birth of a baby black howler monkey (Alouatta caraya) on March 22. Since the day of birth, zoo keepers have monitored the new family from a safe distance as first-time parents Chula (mother) and Pele (father) bond with their new baby.

  • Mass Effect 3 Ending: 'I Prefer To Live In Denial,' Says Jennifer Hale (FemShep Voice Actor)Mass Effect 3 Ending: 'I Prefer To Live In Denial,' Says Jennifer Hale (FemShep Voice Actor)

    April 04 2012 4:47 PM

    Video game fans and consumers have been up-in-arms over the anti-climactic ending to the Mass Effect trilogy. Jennifer Hale, the Canadian voice actor who portrayed the female of version of Mass Effect protagonist, Commander Sam Shepard, spoke to Edge, giving her own take on the ending for the first time. Hale revealed that she was disappointed by the ending, impressed by the reactions from fans, and hopeful--though not necessarily optimistic--that Bioware and EA will ever release...

  • New South Park Episode 'Jewpacabra' On Tonight, Watch Preview [VIDEO]New South Park Episode 'Jewpacabra' On Tonight, Watch Preview [VIDEO]

    April 04 2012 3:39 PM

    Cartman and the rest of the gang are back this week for another hilarious episode that takes on Easter, the mythical Chupacabra monster, and Cartman's perpetual religious intolerance. The episode will follow Eric as he attempts to save the easter egg hunt from a mysterious beast lurking in the nearby forest.

  • Jenna Talackova: Miss Universe Pageant, Donald Trump “Unjust”Jenna Talackova: Miss Universe Pageant, Donald Trump “Unjust”

    April 04 2012 12:24 PM

    Jenna Talackova, the transgender Miss Universe Canada contestant who was disqualified from the pageant last week for reportedly lying about her original gender on her application, spoke out against the pageant and its high profile organizer, Donald Trump, at a press conference on Tuesday, April 3, according to People Magazine.

  • Exploding Dog Video Goes Viral And 5 Other 'Cute Things Exploding' [VIDEO]Exploding Dog Video Goes Viral And 5 Other 'Cute Things Exploding' [VIDEO]

    April 04 2012 10:40 AM

    What causes a YouTube video to go viral? Two factors immediately come to mind: cute animals (ex: sneezing panda) and exploding things (ex: Mentos and Coke). So it's no surprise that a video of Boo, an adorable fluffy dog, exploding into a pile of candy, has quickly taken off online. Check out the viral exploding dog video here, and enjoy five other videos of cute things exploding!

  • Chevy Chase Voicemail: Drunk, Calls ‘Community’ Creator ‘Fat F*ck’ [AUDIO]Chevy Chase Voicemail: Drunk, Calls ‘Community’ Creator ‘Fat F*ck’ [AUDIO]

    April 03 2012 3:59 PM

    It looks like Chevy Chase is really losing it just when quirky NBC sitcom Community has one a final chance to prove itself or face cancellation. He recently called show creator Dan Harmon, while allegedly drunk, to call him pretty much every nasty word in the English language, and wouldn't you know it, TMZ got their hands on voicemail.

  • Xbox 720 Release Date: Top 5 Concept Designs For Next Gen. Console [PHOTOS]Xbox 720 Release Date: Top 5 Concept Designs For Next Gen. Console [PHOTOS]

    April 03 2012 3:14 PM

    Can't stand the never ending wait for the new Xbox? Check out these awesome concept designs for the Xbox 720 from around the web. According to

  • Mass Effect 3 Ending: Did Fan Protests Cause EA Stock Price To Drop?Mass Effect 3 Ending: Did Fan Protests Cause EA Stock Price To Drop?

    April 03 2012 12:34 PM

    Video game consumers and fans are arguing that these protests have caused a dip in EA's stock price, and are calling for a boycott of the company in order to pressure Bioware to release a better ending for Mass Effect. The anti-climactic ending to the Mass Effect franchise has transformed the mass of videogame fans and consumers into an online army, protesting both Bioware, the game developers who created the series, as well as EA games, who own Bioware and published Mass ...

  • The Beatles 2: McCartney Jr. Hints At 2nd Generation Reunion [VIDEO]The Beatles 2: McCartney Jr. Hints At 2nd Generation Reunion [VIDEO]

    April 03 2012 11:17 AM

    McCartney, Lennon and Harrison may be getting back together after breaking up the band over 40 years ago., according to Sir Paul McCartney's son. James McCartney, son of the Beatle's bass-playing leader, recently told the BCC that he has spoken with John Lennon's son, Sean, and George Harrison's son, Dhani, and the three of them were up for it.

  • Bohemian Rhapsody: Drunk Guy And Eight Other Amazing Versions [VIDEO]Bohemian Rhapsody: Drunk Guy And Eight Other Amazing Versions [VIDEO]

    March 29 2012 5:37 PM

    The internet exploded with a frenzy of excitement after a video of a drunken Canadian man singing every lyric of Queen's epic ballad, Bohemian Rhapsody while seated in the back of a cop car surfaced online. It is hard enough to remember every lyrics of the six minute song while sober, so belting out the entire thing while intoxicated is a pretty impressive feat. Check out the video footage of the unnamed drunk guy singing, and enjoy our roundup of eight other interpretations of the so...

  • Faith Hilling: South Park Episode Ignites New Internet Meme [TWITTER PHOTOS]Faith Hilling: South Park Episode Ignites New Internet Meme [TWITTER PHOTOS]

    March 29 2012 12:33 PM

    Playing off the popularity of internet memes like planking, Tebowing and even cat breading, South Park created their own internet meme in their latest episode. Faith Hilling entails pulling out your shirt to look like breasts in honor of singer Faith Hill and then snapping a photo and posting it online. A fan page created on Facebook already has 84 likes, and people are quickly jumping on the new trend and uploading photos of themselves Faith Hilling to Twitter.

  • New South Park Episode: Faith Hilling, Swifting, Breading and Other Memes [Video]

    March 29 2012 11:53 AM

    The third South Park Episode of Season 16, titled Faith Hilling (watch it here) took the trend of internet memes, specifically photos of people in specific poses posted online from around the world, bringing the online trend to new levels of absurdity. The trend itself began with planking, where someone essentially poses as a plank of wood in an unconventional location, and since mutated and changed, even spreading to cats, who have been photographed en mass with their heads poking throu...

  • Jeremy Lin, Amare Stoudemire Still Out, Knicks Beat Magic [VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS]Jeremy Lin, Amare Stoudemire Still Out, Knicks Beat Magic [VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS]

    March 28 2012 10:37 PM

    Still playing without starters Jeremy Lin and Amare Stoudemire, the New York Knicks beat the Orlando Magic at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, thanks to high scoring games from Camelo Melo Anthony and Iman Shumpert.

  • ‘Mass Effect 3’ Ending: ‘The New Yorker’ Weighs In On Fan Protests‘Mass Effect 3’ Ending: ‘The New Yorker’ Weighs In On Fan Protests

    March 28 2012 9:50 PM

    The anti-climactic ending to the Mass Effect trilogy, and more importantly the vehement fan response, which manifested itself in angry letters and forum comments, an online community calling itself Retake ME3, and even a Dadaist protest in the form of 402 cupcakes delivered to game developer BioWare's offices, has earned an unheard of amount of press coverage. Blogs and online newspapers (IBTimes included) have gleefully reported on the incessant back and forth between disappointed fa...

  • Rihanna and Ashton Kutcher Dating? RiRi: I'm Happy And I'm Single [VIDEO]Rihanna and Ashton Kutcher Dating? RiRi: I'm Happy And I'm Single [VIDEO]

    March 28 2012 5:07 PM

    Ever since Rihanna was spotted arriving at Ashton Kutcher's Hollywood mansion around midnight and leaving at 4 a.m. and the blurry photographs were leaked to TMZ the rumor mill has been whirring with speculation that that the two are getting romantically serious and may even be planning to spend the summer together in England, where Rihanna will be performing in June and July.

  • ‘Epic Mickey 2’ Release Date 2012: New Games For 3DS & Wii, XBox, PS3 [VIDEO TRAILER]‘Epic Mickey 2’ Release Date 2012: New Games For 3DS & Wii, XBox, PS3 [VIDEO TRAILER]

    March 28 2012 3:51 PM

    Disney has announced two upcoming sequels to their 2010 action adventure game, Epic Mickey. Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion will be released exclusively on the 3DS this fall, while The Power of Two, will come out on Oct. 1, 2012 for PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii.

  • Trayvon Martin Case: Elderly Couple Forced Out Of Home After Incorrect George Zimmerman Address Goes Viral On TwitterTrayvon Martin Case: Elderly Couple Forced Out Of Home After Incorrect George Zimmerman Address Goes Viral On Twitter

    March 28 2012 11:33 AM

    David and Elaine McClain, ages 72 and 70, have been forced to abandon their Florida home after a message on Twitter claiming that George Zimmerman, the self-appointed neighborhood watch leader who shot and killed Trayvon Martin lived at their address (159 Edgewater Circle. Sanford, Florida) went viral. Since then the elderly couple have been harassed with angry and threatening letters, hassled incessantly by the media and been confronted by their own neighbors, their son Chip Humble said to the ...

  • ‘Battle Field 3’ Patch: PC Updates Release Tomorrow [VIDEO], No Word on Xbox 360 Release Date‘Battle Field 3’ Patch: PC Updates Release Tomorrow [VIDEO], No Word on Xbox 360 Release Date

    March 28 2012 10:33 AM

    'Battlefield 3' will briefly go offline for PC on Thursday for an hour-and-a-half at 8 am while a new patch is installed. The updates include a number of tweaks to the battlefield gameplay and to balancing. The patch will also bring new rent a server functionality for PC players and fix some of the bugs and glitches which plague the game. See the full list of changes here.

  • Rihanna and Chris Brown Back Together? RiRi Wants Ashton Kutchter In London This SummerRihanna and Chris Brown Back Together? RiRi Wants Ashton Kutchter In London This Summer

    March 27 2012 11:04 PM

    It looks like Rihanna and Chris Brown are officially through. Turns out that for the past two months, while RiRi and Breezy hinted at a possible romantic reunion, she was actually (or possibly also) secretly seeing Ashton Kutchter, who recently divorced Demi Moore.

  • ‘Mass Effect 3’ Ending: Disappointed Fans Send Bioware 402 Cupcakes In Protest [PHOTO]‘Mass Effect 3’ Ending: Disappointed Fans Send Bioware 402 Cupcakes In Protest [PHOTO]

    March 27 2012 11:01 PM

    Fans of the Mass Effect franchise who were disappointed in the new title's ending have found many outlets for their anger at Bioware and the game developers who they say phoned in the ending to the video game space-opera.