Author Archive for: ‘Heather Campobello’

Stephen Hawking Infographic Explains Why He is So Awesome

Stephen William Hawking has made many notable contributions to science as a physicist in the past year and to celebrate his achievements Onlinephd.org decided to make an infographic that highlights milestones in his life. The graphic revels to its audience that Hawking was born in England and was a slightly better than average student. He went on to attend college …

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MusicBeautyLife: Meet Dianna Hampton, YouTube’s Beauty Guru [Exclusive]

On Friday I interviewed the charming and accomplished Dianna Hampton, winner of YouTube’s Beauty Guru Contest that started in January. We discussed how she thinks her new title will help her achieve her long-term goals. She also shared her passions for family, music, and cosmetology. The make-up maven says she found out about the contest after viewing Kandee Johnson’s beauty …

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Gary Ross Will Not Direct The Hunger Games Sequel

The Hunger Games director Gary Ross will not be directing the sequel titled Catching Fire. The decision was made after Lionsgate refused to pay him more money but Ross also cites the fact that he doesn’t care for the other books in the series as much as he did the first one as a contributing factor. Before his HG success …

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Dani Gilbert’s “Jewbag” Facebook Fun Exposes Democratic Party to Further Criticism

Mark and Nancy Gilbert are powerful sources of funding for the Democratic party. They have raised more than $500,000 for the Obama campaign and the president considers them friends. But their daughter got into a bit of trouble after she posted a photo of herself on Facebook. She is the one holding money in the pic; she called her friends …

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PAC-MAN Fan Film Deserves to Become a Full Length Feature

The video starts out with a sexy reporter covering a series of unexplained power outages that continue throughout the state of Nevada. She moves on to say that the source of the outages is believed to be the Maze Compound, which lies 600 feet below the desert’s surface. The secrecy surrounding the purpose of the facility has led many people …

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Arizona’s Cyber-Bullying Law May Be Revised

Arizona’s cyber-bullying law has passed both the state House and Senate. House Bill 2549 law will become official once Governor Jan Brewer approves the piece of legislation. But lawmakers are concerned that the law could result in over censoring and lead to an increase in arrests for minor offenses like sending a mean tweet. We reported to you earlier that …

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World’s Most Distracted Driver is Arrested on 405 Freeway

Shawndeeia Bowen, 29, of Hawthorne, was arrested for child endangerment at about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The mother of six has a lot of people talking after driving on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles while texting with her one-year-old daughter sitting on her lap. To make matters worse, she was driving with a suspended license and two more children …

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Journalism & Technology Scholarships for Six Lucky Winners of Google and AP Contest

Last summer Google announced a joint scholarship program for aspiring journalists with the Associated Press, administered by the Online News Association. Now six winners will receive a $20,000 scholarship to help them make their dreams come true. The winners were Rebecca Rolfe, John Osborn, Katie Zhu, Emily Eggleston, Reginald James, and Kevin Schaul. You can view profiles of their submissions …

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Walking Dead Mad Men: The Advertising Agency Has More Brains Than Ever

What happens when you mix Mad Men and The Walking Dead TV shows together? You get “Walking Dead Mad Men!” The four minute parody of the two shows starts out much like the intro to Mad Men with a male figure falling from a skyscraper until he hits the ground by a bunch of walkers. “Walker Don” continues to use …

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Jim Marshall lived a Long and Loud Life

Jim Marshall, the founder of Marshall Amplification, died a legend today at the age of 88. Without Marshall’s electric expertise rock music would not sound the same. Musical instruments act as cameras that capture the essence of the artist playing them. Whenever an artist plugs into a Marshall amplifier, they are posing for a glamour shot. The London born Lord …

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Stacy Knutson Gets a $12,000 Tip and the Government Takes it Away

Stacey Knutson worked as a waitress at the Fryn’ Pan in Moorhead, Minnesota where she delivered service with a smile as she picked up filthy napkins, broken crayons, and dirty dishes. One day a wonderful thing happened to her. One of her female customers gave her a box that contained wads of money totaling $12,000. She did the right thing …

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Sarah Palin Overshadows Katie Couric

Sarah Palin raised “Today” show’s morning ratings by appearing on Tuesday morning, beating out Katie Couric. One of the first things that she was asked by Matt Lauer was whether she was happy that numbers indicate that Mitt Romney will be the top-running Republican candidate for the presidential election. She did not look very pleased and said, “Anything is still …

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