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Ryan Seacrest Replacing Dick Clark: Twitter Reacts
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After the sudden death of television legend Dick Clark earlier this week, talk has begun of a new reign over “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”, to be helmed by American Idol host and radio personality Ryan Seacrest. It shouldn’t come as …

Facebook For Android Gets New Update; Users Wary Facebook For Android Gets New Update; Users Wary
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The Facebook mobile app has drawn considerable complaints over the years from users, for everything from speed (or lack thereof) to the impairment or loss of certain functions like photo sharing and tagging. Every new update brings a few changes–which …

Jennie Garth Denies Rumors Surrounding Divorce From “Twilight” Actor
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Actress Jennie Garth, best known for her portrayal of Kelly Taylor on “Beverly Hills, 90210“, is finding herself in an awkward position nowadays; her very public divorce from Peter Facinelli coincided with the beginning of her new CMT reality show …

“Pregnant Man” Thomas Beatie And Wife Separate After 9 Years
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In 2008, the world was stunned to learn that Thomas Beatie–by all accounts a man–had given birth. Beatie–who was born a female–began sexual reassignment surgery back in 2002 but went on to carry and give birth to three children with …

James Cameron Teaming With Google Execs For Space Mining James Cameron Teaming With Google Execs For Space Mining
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Film director James Cameron is well on his way to being known just as much for his explorer credentials as his movies. The 58-year old–whose films Titanic and Avatar are the highest-grossing movies of all time–can now add space exploration …

14-Year-Old Does Exact Impression of Optimus Prime
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This kid has a voice that was made for broadcast. It’s hard to believe it is coming out of a 14-year-old. He could easily be the next voice you hear in movie trailers. Unless, of course, he hasn’t hit puberty …

Americans Watch Billions of Ads, Videos Every Month Americans Watch Billions of Ads, Videos Every Month

Yes, you read that correctly. Billions. According to MediaPost Publications, Americans watched a staggering 8.3 billion ads last March, breaking all previous records in the process. And who says that we have absolutely nothing better to do with our free …

Pinterest May Be a Flash in the Pan Pinterest May Be a Flash in the Pan
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Nicholas Carlson over at Business Insider is reporting on an interesting phenomenon involving Pinterest‘s popularity. It seems the number of Pinterest users has been falling since mid-March. Using information from AppData, a site that measures metrics for apps on different …

Classic Films Get Re-Imagined Posters

We all have that old movie that really hit home and for some reason means a lot to us. For me it was always “Back To The Future.” For some reason the ideas and possibilities that opened up were just …

When Things Fall Apart: New Red Cross Campaign Destroys, Then Reassembles Your Twitter Pic When Things Fall Apart: New Red Cross Campaign Destroys, Then Reassembles Your Twitter Pic

I’ll admit, I’m one of the most skeptical people you will find when it comes to lackadaisical social media activism. Some people call it “slacktivism,” and I tend to agree in most circumstances. If you change your Facebook or Twitter …

Mobile Content Sales Likely $67 Billion in 2012 Mobile Content Sales Likely $67 Billion in 2012
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It was recently reported that Apple’s iPhone is now the top seller for Verizon, along with AT&T, and will likely be the same regarding Sprint in time. The huge popularity of smart devices is indicative of the marketing viability of …

Facebook Sued Over Kids’ Use Of Game Currency Facebook Sued Over Kids’ Use Of Game Currency

Yesterday we brought you a story about a suit against Apple concerning the ability of children to run up huge bills without their parents’ knowledge using the in-app purchase model present in many iOS apps. The suit was originally filed …

Google Updates Its Deprecation Policy Google Updates Its Deprecation Policy
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Software gets old. It’s an unfortunate truth that many developers have to live with. It’s even harder when you have to deal with software that may be deprecating and it’s hard to know when official support is going to dry …

FCC Fights to Make Sense of Mobile Bills FCC Fights to Make Sense of Mobile Bills

If you’ve ever gone over on your mobile phone minutes or exceeded the number of text messages you can make you’ll love this next story. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) actual cares that surprise charges on your mobile bill are …

Google Glasses: Which Parts Are Unrealistic? Google Glasses: Which Parts Are Unrealistic?
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Google got a lot of people thinking when it unveiled Project Glass and its promo video showing how Google glasses of the future could work. It was cool. Plain and simple. Of course as they often aren’t, things aren’t really …

Kari Swenson: Abductor Seeking Parole
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In 1984, Kari Swenson was a 22-year old world-class skier training for a spot in the World Biathlon Championship. She was training in the mountains near Yellowstone National Park that July, and it was while on a training run that …

YMCA First Non-Profit to Use PayPal Here YMCA First Non-Profit to Use PayPal Here

PayPal’s official blog has just announced that the YMCA is the first non-profit organization to use its new Paypal Here platform to accept donations. PayPal Here, similar to Square’s Card Reader system, charges a 2.7% fee on all transactions, as …

How to Mobilize Social Media for Earth Day How to Mobilize Social Media for Earth Day

Earth’s coming up this weekend, Sunday, April 22, that one day a year when everybody embraces environmentally-friendly practices that they should actually be incorporating into the way they live the other 364 days of the year (or 365, since 2012’s …

Kids Narrate ‘Planet Earth': Cuteness Overload

This Weekend the BBC original series Planet Earth will be shown in its original uncut version on BBC America in celebration of Earth Day. The UK version includes narration by David Attenborough (not Sigourney Weaver) and an original score by …

Soldier Returns Home to Discover $21,000 Phone Bill
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The next time you think your cell phone bill is beyond outrageous, have a quick chat with Brent Worthington. I’m sure he would absolutely love to discuss the matter with you. After returning home from Iraq, the White Park soldier …

Torchlight II Reveals Opening Cinematic

Diablo III is entering into an open beta this weekend so everybody can get their hands dirty killing some hellspawn. With all of the excitement surrounding the release, people may have forgotten about its indie competitor and all around more …

Arkansas Razorbacks Football Looks To Twitter For Trend Help

After the well-publicized Bobby Petrino debacle the Arkansas Razorbacks football team had to deal with, it’s understandable if the athletic department does whatever it can to improve the buzz surrounding the program, even if it means putting Twitter hashtags on …

Trials Evolution Breaks Xbox Live Arcade Records

Microsoft, through its playXBLA website has announced that Trials Evolution has set the record for launch-day sales on the Xbox Live Arcade. The developer of the title, RedLynx, announced via Twitter that over 100,000 copies of the game had been …

Google Ranks Countries With Fastest Internet Service Google Ranks Countries With Fastest Internet Service

Yesterday we brought you news that Google was planning to invest billions to improve internet speeds, particularly for mobile devices. As part of that effort, they compiled page load data for countries around the world and ranked them by speed. …