Americans are just as mean on the Internet as you thought they were.
Twenty-eight percent of Americans admit to participating in “malicious online activity directed at somebody they didn’t know,” according to an online survey of 1,125 adults by YouGov — including making fun of a stranger or deliberately making controversial or inflammatory statements meant to annoy strangers.
American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, Trisha Yearwood, Carlos Santana and Little Big Town are among the entertainers slated to perform the National Anthem at the 2014 World Series, a Fox spokesperson has confirmed. Continue reading
Oscar Pistorius, who had been found guilty of culpable homicide (the equivalent to manslaughter) in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was sentenced early Tuesday morning in Pretoria, South Africa to five years behind bars.
He could be eligible, however, for a conditional release after one-sixth of his sentence, meaning he could go free after 10 months. Continue reading