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Chris writes about the Internet, in all of its unpredictable glory. You can find him on Google+, Twitter, and, of course WebProNews.
Obamacare Gets “Dewey Defeats Truman” Image, Courtesy of CNN Obamacare Gets “Dewey Defeats Truman” Image, Courtesy of CNN
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By now, you’ve probably heard about the Obamacare coverage mishaps, courtesy of CNN and Fox News. Both news outlets briefly reported President Obama’s health care initiative as being struck down by the Supreme Court, something that clearly did not happen. …

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Is Happy To Be Going To The Charlotte Bobcats Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Is Happy To Be Going To The Charlotte Bobcats

The Charlotte Bobcats took Kentucky’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in last night’s NBA Draft, and while the pick is being highly scrutinized across the webisphere, one thing cannot be mistaken: Kidd-Gilchrist is ready to face the challenge that awaits him in Charlotte. …

What Happens When NBA Ballers Play Soccer? What Happens When NBA Ballers Play Soccer?

Steve Nash, aside from being one of the best known players in the NBA, is something of a soccer aficionado; and so, he holds annual soccer matches for charitable purposes with a mix of professional soccer and NBA players. While …

Breeja Larson Upsets World Champion Rebecca Soni at Olympic Swimming Trials Breeja Larson Upsets World Champion Rebecca Soni at Olympic Swimming Trials
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Breeja Larson is something of an unknown at the Olympic Swimming Trials taking place in Omaha, but that hasn’t stopped her from making a huge impact on the shape of the team. In fact, it’s safe to say Breeja Larson …

Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Go One, Two, Make NBA Draft History Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Go One, Two, Make NBA Draft History

While last night’s NBA Draft featured a lot of manufactured drama from ESPN as they tried to create something of “Who will have the most picks? Kentucky or North Carolina” rivalry, the big story was when Anthony Davis and Michael …

Even The Chrome Browser Is A Money Maker For Google Even The Chrome Browser Is A Money Maker For Google
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Aside from the exciting Google Glass demonstration, the 2012 Google I/O conference will probably be remembered as the one that brought Google Chrome to the forefront. Sure, the browser has already experienced great success, especially when the prerendering of web …

Mario Balotelli Sends Germany Home, Becomes A Gif And A Trend Mario Balotelli Sends Germany Home, Becomes A Gif And A Trend

Italy’s Mario Balotelli singlehandedly ended Germany’s chances at winning the Euro 2012 Cup with two devastating goals in the first half. The first was a header thanks to a brilliant cross by Antonio Cassano. Balotelli simply cleaned up the mess. …

Luigi Pirandello Gets A Google Doodle for Google Italy Luigi Pirandello Gets A Google Doodle for Google Italy

Today is a busy day for Google, clearly. Aside from getting tech geeks everywhere excited with the Google I/O 2012 conference, they also decided to make their Google Doodle department feel the burn as well, with not one, but two …

Jean-Jacques Rousseau Gets A 300th Birthday Google Doodle at Google France Jean-Jacques Rousseau Gets A 300th Birthday Google Doodle at Google France
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau is best known as a philosopher from Geneva, whose writings helped influence the French Revolution. Considered a key contributor of Europe’s Romanticism movement, Rousseau has now been immortalized by the Google Doodle crew, thanks to a nifty little …

Google Chromebooks Now Available At 100 Best Buy Stores Google Chromebooks Now Available At 100 Best Buy Stores
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Now, before someone snipes me with a “Chromebooks are already available at Best Buy’s online store,” the significance of this is Google’s portable computer will be available in Best Buy’s brick-and-mortar stores, meaning you can go in and get a …

Gmail’s User Count Is Incredibly Large (Google I/O) Gmail’s User Count Is Incredibly Large (Google I/O)

So who has the largest amount of unique users regarding web email services? Is it Gmail, Hotmail, or Yahoo Mail? If you go by last year’s numbers, all three weigh in at about the 300-350 million mark regarding active users, …

Amnesty International Lets You See What It’s Like To Be Tortured Amnesty International Lets You See What It’s Like To Be Tortured

Perhaps this video would hit a lot closer to home for the American population if it was released during George W. Bush’s reign, but as it stands, if the following video by, uploaded by Amnesty International, doesn’t leave an impression, …

20 Billion App Installs and Counting For Google, Android 20 Billion App Installs and Counting For Google, Android
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Because having Larry Page and Timothy Cook compare their respective manhood would be inappropriate, another thing for Google and Apple to compare is the amount of downloads of mobile apps designed for iOS and the Android environments. While Apple still …

Google Brings Chrome For Android Out of Beta Google Brings Chrome For Android Out of Beta

While you’ve been able to download the beta version for a little while now, are you ready for a non-beta version of Chrome for Android? Google thinks that you are, or, well, at least their mobile browser is ready for …

Aroldis Chapman Does Somersaults After Securing Cincinnati Reds Win Aroldis Chapman Does Somersaults After Securing Cincinnati Reds Win

There’s a little unwritten rule in baseball about not showing up your opponents, so it makes sense that Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker was a little disappointed with his closing flame thrower of a closing pitcher after his antics, but …

Sergey Brin At Google I/O Wearing Google Glasses Sergey Brin At Google I/O Wearing Google Glasses
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It’s Google’s day to shine with their developer event (Google I/O, of course) going on in San Francisco, and while people wait for Google to announce the next big thing to coming down their pipes, the fact that Sergey Brin …

Courtney Stodden Plays Tennis In Stripper Heels Courtney Stodden Plays Tennis In Stripper Heels
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While I can’t help but wonder exactly which devil she sold her soul to, or what, exactly, is the fascination with her, but for some reason, whenever she shows up, people notice. Sure, some people will say “boobs” or something …

Indiana Jones Is Taking His Adventures To Blu-ray In September Indiana Jones Is Taking His Adventures To Blu-ray In September

While the existence of the Indiana Jones Blu-ray set has already been announced, the date which consumers could get their hands on Dr. Jones and his tremendous movie series remained an unknown, until earlier today. The release date for the …

Can Zombies Help Restore Detroit To Its Former Glory? Can Zombies Help Restore Detroit To Its Former Glory?
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If that’s too high of a goal, can a zombie theme park at least make good use of the urban decay that dominates a city that’s trying to rebuild while pumping some much-needed revenue back into the city? According to …

Anthony Davis’ Unibrow Gets Trademarked Anthony Davis’ Unibrow Gets Trademarked

During the last season of college basketball, Kentucky’s Anthony Davis made the unibrow popular with sports fans, so much so, in fact, it went well beyond Kentucky fans. In fact, some might say the Player of Year in college basketball …

Why Does YouTube’s View Counter Get Stuck on 301? Why Does YouTube’s View Counter Get Stuck on 301?

Have you ever noticed how popular videos sometimes have their view counter stuck on 301, especially for popular videos that quickly get a lot of comments? Well, there’s a reason for that, and the Numberphile, also known as Brady Haran, …

Using Drones To Spy on Google, Facebook Headquarters Using Drones To Spy on Google, Facebook Headquarters
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Who watches the watchers? What about the Internet giants like Google and Facebook, companies that, thanks to their loose play with user privacy, have reams of information about the habits of their users? Who watches these guys? Judging by the …

English Police To Investigate Racist Tweets Following England’s Euro 2012 Loss English Police To Investigate Racist Tweets Following England’s Euro 2012 Loss

Losing in the knockout stages of UEFA’s European Championship is never easy for fans or players alike, and as you might expect, fans of England’s football team were absolutely distraught following yesterday’s loss to Italy. England went down after losing …

Porn Stars Say They’ll Make Good on #TeamBjNBA Promise Porn Stars Say They’ll Make Good on #TeamBjNBA Promise
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While we were finishing up the “NBA players following porn stars on Twitter” fun yesterday, we were reminded of the #TeamBjNBA movement started by two of the porn stars in question, Sara Jay and Angelina Castro. The terms of the …