1. Priceline Is Buying OpenTable For $2.6 billion, Which Means You Should Be Able To Place Bids On Your Dinner Reservations Very Soon

Priceline will not stop until William Shatner gets a financial windfall every time you leave your house. The travel website is reportedly buying OpenTable, the online reservation site, for $2.6 billion in cash, making Priceline the place to get the worst room in every hotel and the worst table in every restaurant.


2. With Help From A Controversial Call From A Referee, Brazil Won The Opening Match In The World Cup Yesterday

Brazil won the opening World Cup match yesterday, but many say the win is thanks to a ref awarding Brazil a penalty kick after one of their forwards fell dramatically after minor contact with a Croatian defender, which is the kind of thing that happens 95 times per NBA game but is apparently a new thing in soccer.