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About Chad Sweely

Chad Sweely is a contract writer for WebProNews, and previously was the Support Analyst for iEntry. Chad is also interested in classic Doctor Who, social dancing, and web design.
Lightning Strikes New York’s Empire State Building Lightning Strikes New York’s Empire State Building

Lightning pictures are always a great sight to see, especially at night or in low-light scenes. Today, Twitter user @KeithOlbermann shared a picture with the rest of the world that is so captivating, it is starting to become viral around …

LMFAO Party Rocks To Star Wars Cantina Theme LMFAO Party Rocks To Star Wars Cantina Theme
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With the two big songs that hip hop band LMFAO have released (Party Rock Anthem and I’m Sexy and I Know It), there have been so many parodies released that are floating around the web; however, I don’t think anyone …

5.3 Quake Hits Vic, Australia, Twitter Reacts 5.3 Quake Hits Vic, Australia, Twitter Reacts

While growing up in Australia, I thought I would never experience an earthquake, because the occurrences of earthquakes where I lived in Victoria were quite rare; however, I live in the USA now, and my friends and colleagues back home …

NPR’s “Car Talk” Hosts Retire, Twitter Reacts NPR’s “Car Talk” Hosts Retire, Twitter Reacts

For the longest time, whenever my family and I have gone on vacations and trips, on Saturday mornings, my dad has always wanted the radio turned to NPR for Car Talk, a talk show (hosted by National Public Radio) where …

Register a Domain Name Using Thunderbird 13 Register a Domain Name Using Thunderbird 13
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As the Support Analyst for iEntry, I spend a lot of my time involved in an e-mail client. The e-mail client of choice that I use to achieve best productivity for support is Mozilla Thunderbird, and I stand by this …

Lady Gaga Celebrates 25 Million Twitter Followers Lady Gaga Celebrates 25 Million Twitter Followers
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Yesterday, Lady Gaga (our society’s new queen of pop) reached 25 million followers on the well-known microblogging website of Twitter. This really is no surprise, because Gaga is already a pop icon and every hit song of hers has ended …

2012 MTV Movie Awards Integrates Twitter Voting 2012 MTV Movie Awards Integrates Twitter Voting
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In just a few days, on June 3rd, MTV will be hosting its well-known Movie Awards show. This is where the MTV audience (now mostly reality-based) can vote on which movies they would like to receive the best award for. …

SYTYCD Season 9 Dallas Auditions, Twitter Reacts SYTYCD Season 9 Dallas Auditions, Twitter Reacts

Yesterday (Thursday, May 24th, 2012) marked a big day in TV debuts. On the ABC network, the first season of Duets aired, and on the FOX network, the ninth season of So You Think You Can Dance aired as well. …

Glee Says Goodbye To Major Cast Members, Twitter Reacts Glee Says Goodbye To Major Cast Members, Twitter Reacts

Last night (Tuesday, May 22nd) marked the season finale of Glee’s third season. With this finale, it presented a major milestone within the development of the major characters of the Glee show … graduation. Those who had graduated during the …

Want Dinner With The Woz From Apple? Want Dinner With The Woz From Apple?

It is not that that often that you get the opportunity to have dinner with a famous person, celebrity, or well-known tech geek. Now, with thanks to Crucial.com, you may have the chance to have a nice dinner with tech …

Pre-Facebook IPO All-Night Hacking Tournament Pre-Facebook IPO All-Night Hacking Tournament
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Many people think that at Facebook HQ in California, all of the Facebook coworkers and interns work hard and stay focused around the clock to make sure your favorite social network has all the functionality, uptime, and credibility it needs. …

Katherine Jenkins Safe For DWTS Season 14 Finale Katherine Jenkins Safe For DWTS Season 14 Finale
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Katherine Jenkins, a well-known classical opera singer from Wales, experienced a minor back spasm during the last few seconds of her dance performance on Monday night. During the dance, which was phenomenal, it was unclear what happened during the final …

Wifi-Blocking Wallpaper To Go On Market In 2013 Wifi-Blocking Wallpaper To Go On Market In 2013

Have you ever wanted to block somebody else’s WiFi out of your living space? Coming soon in 2013, that dream will become reality. To achieve blocking out all outside WiFi signals, a new wallpaper will be unveiled that you can …

Dancing With The Stars Honors American Bandstand Dancing With The Stars Honors American Bandstand

It was just a little over a month ago when the world lost the iconic entertainer of Dick Clark, who had suffered a heart attack on April 18th of 2012. Clark was well known for hosting the American Bandstand show …

TwitPic iPhone Application Finally Released TwitPic iPhone Application Finally Released
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One of the great aspects of the social networking and microblogging medium of Twitter is that you can automatically post pictures to its service on the fly via a mobile device. The default website that these photos automatically are uploaded …

Texting While Driving Test Given To Young Drivers Texting While Driving Test Given To Young Drivers
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Even though most of us do not admit it, at one time or another, most of us have glanced at a text or replied to it while in transit. Even though some of us do it anyway, texting while driving …

Jaleel White Loses Dance Duel To Roshon Fegan (DWTS) Jaleel White Loses Dance Duel To Roshon Fegan (DWTS)

This season (Season 14) of Dancing With the Stars is seeming to be very cutthroat, especially with the bar being raised very high. Eliminated last night during the results (Week 7), Jaleel White, well-known actor and comedian (mostly known as …

“Likeapella” By Kraft Thanks Facebook Users “Likeapella” By Kraft Thanks Facebook Users

Facebook has always been a great way of promoting products online, especially Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. Who can’t resist the yummy cheesy flavor of the macaroni? Well, 4,632 Facebook users publicly announced they couldn’t by liking this post by Kraft. …

Soccer Ball From Japanese Tsunami Found in Alaska Soccer Ball From Japanese Tsunami Found in Alaska

All of us remember the devastating tsunami that ravaged Japan back in 2011. It was such a rough time for the Japanese population; however, a story has recently been released that has given the Japanese hope from these tough times. …

Jetstar Plane Landing Aborted Due to Texting Jetstar Plane Landing Aborted Due to Texting
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Yesterday, while a Jetstar plane was about to land, its landing was abruptly aborted due to the pilot of the texting during the landing process. According to Ubergizmo, the landing was canceled 150 meters due to incident. Between approximately 2000-2500 …

Gavin DeGraw Loses to Jaleel White – DWTS Dance Duel Gavin DeGraw Loses to Jaleel White – DWTS Dance Duel

In last night’s (Tuesday, April 17th) Dancing With the Stars Season 14 results show, America’s #1 dancing reality show introduced something that has never been done in the fourteen seasons it has been on the air, a dance duel. The …

Peter Wragg, BBC Visual Effects Designer, Dead at 65 Peter Wragg, BBC Visual Effects Designer, Dead at 65
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As a fan of the well-known British sci-fi comedy shows Red Dwarf and Doctor Who, I am saddened to learn about the death of one of the most creative minds behind these shows, Peter Wragg, who died this past weekend …

2012 London Olympics’ Tech Staff Will Bunk With Servers 2012 London Olympics’ Tech Staff Will Bunk With Servers
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The Olympics have always been known to draw crowds and viewers from around the world, even those who are not that deeply into normal sporting events. With the Internet’s World Wide Web and social media being so integral in our …

Justin Bieber Sings Diane Warren Song For Bully Justin Bieber Sings Diane Warren Song For Bully

Bully is receiving a lot of attention from the media, mainly for its strong message for the “white elephant in the room” topic, its ratings, along with its interaction with Twitter and various Hollywood celebrities. This documentary (directed by Lee …