Articles by Michael Nunez

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Frankfurt Airport Worker Strike Grounds 100 Lufthansa Flights

Ground workers began striking on Thursday at Frankfurt Airport, Europe's third busiest airport, which has caused more than 150 flight cancellations. The strike took place from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. (CET). Workers are expected to strike on Friday, too. The Financial Times reports that strikes could last until the weekend.

Kate Upton: Wet, Naked, Behind-The-Scenes; Is She Too Fat? [VIDEO]

Kate Upton, the 19-year-old Michigan-native that's gracing the cover of this year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, has sparked a hot debate about what modern-day models should look like. Some among the fashion industry think the young model is too chubby to be chic according to a Los Angeles Times report.

Justin Bieber Gives Selena Gomez Valentine’s Day Ring, Visits 6-Year-Old Cancer Patient

Justin Bieber, the Canadian pop/R&B superstar, fueled rumors that he proposed to his girlfriend Selena Gomez when he gave her a ring for Valetine's Day. But which ring did the finger go on? An Instagram photo from Gomez shows the index finger on her left hand adorning a sparkly, cursive J-shaped ring. The J presumably stands for her boyfriend's name, Justin. Talk about marking your territory.

Ron Jaworksi Dumped by ESPN Monday Night Football

Ron Jaworski has been canned from Monday Night Football. ESPN announced Wednesday that the commentator and analyst would be removed from the primetime football show beginning in August. The program will revert to a two-man commentating crew staring Mike Tirico and Jon Gruden.

‘The Ultimate Steve Jobs Collection’ is Must-See for Apple Fanboys [VIDEOS]

Steve Jobs pushed an entire industry to think different. After passing away late last year, Jobs left an impression among many across the world as an innovator, rebel and entrepreneur. While Apple still maintains a cult-like status, many remained fixated on the lessons that can be learned from iconic founder Steve Jobs. For those who have finished the book, but still crave more from the fabled story of Jobs, Scott Hurff has put together The Ultimate Steve Jobs Collection.

World Health Organization: Should Alcohol Be Considered a Global Health Crisis?

University of Oxford professor Devi Sridhar, a lecturer in global health politics, is calling on the World Health Organization (WHO) to begin regulating alcohol use worldwide. About 2.5 million deaths a year, almost 4 percent of all deaths worldwide, are attributed to alcohol - more than the number of deaths caused by HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, Sridhar wrote in Nature, the science journal.

Jeremy Lin: Will #Linsanity Squelch the Miami Heat's 4-Game Win Streak?

New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin has reinvigorated his team, leading it to a six-game winning streak. Lin will be put to an even greater test on Thursday, when he faces off against the Miami Heat (23-7). The Miami Heat are second place in the Eastern Conference and riding out a four-game winning streak in which they defeated the Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks and Indiana Pacers.

Mobile Technology: More Phones than Humans by 2016, Data Demand at Feverish Pitch

Mobile devices may soon outnumber humans reports BBC News. Statistics from Cisco's latest alanysis of global mobile traffic predicts that there will be roughly 10 billion connected mobile devices by 2016. The world currently has a little more than 7 billion people according to National Geographic, who reported extensively on the growing stress people are placing on the Earth.

Associated Press Sues News Aggregation Service for 'Parasitic Business Model'

The Associated Press, the world's oldest and largest news-gathering organization, is making good on its threat to sue content aggregation news services, alleging Tuesday that a paid-subscription company's repackaged content works on a parasitic business model. The 135-page suit against San Francisco-based company Meltwater News begins with a thudding blow: Meltwater has built its business on the willful exploitation and copying of AP's and other publishers' news articles ...

Chris Brown Twitter Rant: 'F--K OFF!' 'I GOT A GRAMMY Now!'

Chris Brown--the R&B singer once arrested for an alleged assault against pop star and former girlfriend, Rihanna--has struck back against those that were angered about his involvement in the 2012 Grammy Award show. HATE ALL U WANT BECUZ I GOT A GRAMMY Now! That's the ultimate FUCK OFF! tweeted Brown, among many other snippets of text in a Twitter rant. The remarks were eventually deleted, but social media news website Mashable preserved a screenshot of one of the tweets.

Whitney Houston Songs: Sony Raises Prices 30 Minutes after Singer's Death

Whitney Houston, the celebrated pop music icon, died on Saturday at the age of 48. While many around the world mourned, Sony Music raised the price of Houston's greatest hits album titled Ultimate Collection on iTunes and Amazon. Sony Music raised the price of Houston's songs just 30 minutes after her death reports Guardian. The retail price was raised from about $8 (£4.99) to about $13 (£7.99), which automatically raised the price of digital sales on platforms such as iTunes.

Does Valentine’s Day Google Doodle Reveal Company Support of Gay Marriage?

Google celebrates holidays in the only way it knows how--by creating a quirky, occasionally cute Google Doodle. This Valentine's Day was no different. Google create a short love story for today's holiday, which they placed right where the logo typically sits on their homepage. But hidden in the video was a subtle message about the company's stance on gay marriage. See if you can spot it in the photo on the left-hand side.

Taylor Swift’s 'Safe & Sound' from Hunger Games Debuts [VIDEO]

Taylor Swift released her first single from the Hunger Games soundtrack titled Safe & Sound, which was followed. The single debuted on MTV News Monday and featured Grammy-winning band The Civil Wars. The song begins with a simple chord progression being plucked on an acoustic guitar. In the video, Swift walks through a snow-blanketed forest in a white dress, matching the subdued sound of the single.

‘Act of Valor’ Premier: NAVY SEALS Parachute into Hollywood, Shoot Footage From Helmet-Cam [VIDEO]

Get some! shouts a young man as he jumps out of an airplane circling the skies above Hollywood, Calif. The gentleman falling from the sky is a NAVY SEAL, and he's giving his best effort to raise attention given to the pseudo-propagandist film, Act of Valor, which hits theaters on Feb. 24. Act of Valor, a story about U.S. Navy Seals, is acted out by real NAVY SEALS, and accordingly, real NAVY SEALS parachuted into the premier Monday night.

Jennifer Aniston Tells All, Playful Black Bra and Skirt GQ Magazine [PHOTOS]

Jennifer Aniston, the dirty blonde bombshell that got her start on the hit TV show Friends, is once again donning the covering of GQ magazine. She's being featured on the cover of the March 2012 issue of the magazine. The last time Aniston was in GQ, she made headlines for tastefully wearing a red white and blue tie and nothing else. A two-page spread of the actress naked and sprawled out between two buff dudes remains one of the most recognizable images from the magazine in the 2000s.

Murder of Meredith Kercher: Amanda Knox Ruling May Be Overturned

The decision that freed Amanda Knox may be overturned. On Tuesday, Italian prosecutors appealed to the country's highest criminal court against overturned convictions of murder against American Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito. The two allegedly brutally murdered a British student, Meredith Kercher.

‘Breaking Dawn’ DVD Outsells ‘Eclipse,’ Not ‘New Moon,’‘Twilight’

The fourth and final installment of The Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn -- Part 1 is on pace to outsell he previous Twilight movie DVDs and Blu-ray discs, selling 3.2 million units in the weekend leading up to Valentine's Day. Sales are 18 percent more than the third Twilight movie, Eclipse, which sold 2.7 million units its first weekend of release according to the Chicago Tribune.

Whitney Houston’s Last Meal: Heineken, Champagne, What Else?

Whitney Houston died on Saturday at the age of 48. The singer's body was discovered submerged underwater in the bathtub of her Beverly Hills hotel room. Houston consumed Heineken and champagne as part of her last meal, TMZ reports. The company obtained photos of the room Whitney died in, showing remnants of her final meal.

Can Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Outsell Apple iPad 3 in Race for Mobile Industry Dominance?

The heated battle between Samsung and Apple rages on as both companies vie for dominance of the mobile industry. Over the last year, Apple and Samsung have run a close race in both smartphone and tablet sales; with the upcoming release of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and, allegedly, the pending announcement of the Apple iPad 3, both Samsung and Apple will continue to encroach on each other's mobile industry market share.

Top Pinterest Users: Celebrities, Brands, and other Pinners You Must Follow

Pinterest--the new social network based off of photo-sharing--recently became one of the top five social networks on the Internet. As it continues to close in on the type of traffic that brands such as Twitter and Facebook have, Pinterest is becoming popular among celebrities and large companies. With that in mind, we've created a list of the most important celebrities, brands and other pinners on Pinterest that you must follow:

Grammy Awards 2012: Bruce Springsteen Opens Show, Closes with Paul McCartney

Though the 54th annual Grammy Awards show was shadowed by the untimely death of Whitney Houston, the celebratory nature of the gathering managed to shine through thanks to the living greats that have gone on to survive Ms. Houston.There's no way around it, said LL Cool J, host of the 54th Grammy Awards, at the beginning of the show. We've had a death in our family.

Grammy Awards 2012: Full List of Winners, Losers and Nominees

The 54th annual Grammy Award show took place Sunday evening, and it was full of several surprises and moments of glory from artists old and new. While the death of Whitney Houston and others from earlier in the year loomed over the show, all the artists made an effort to tribute and celebrate music. Here's a list of all the winners, losers and nominees from the 2012 Grammy Award show:

Grammy Awards 2012: Watch Jennifer Hudson Tribute to Whitney Houston [VIDEO]

There's no way around it, said LL Cool J, host of the 54th annual Grammy Awards show. We've had a death in our family. It was a direct approach to an evening of music overshadowed by the death of Whitney Houston just one night prior. Following the matter-of-fact opening lines, LL Cool J led the crowd through a prayer. Later in the evening, Jennifer Hudson performed a tribute to Whitney Houston.

Whitney Houston: ‘I Will Always Love You’ and Other Classic Songs

Whitney Houston, pop music icon and one of the most honored female singers of all time, died yesterday afternoon at the age of 48. Members of Houston’s entourage found her unconscious in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. She was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m. Houston’s powerful voice and ability to turn singles into smash hits earned her the nickname “Queen of Pop” by many in the music industry. During her storied career, Houston won two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Aw...

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