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Zynga Laid Off Over 100 Employees During The Apple Event
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Apple took over the Internet news cycle today with the announcement of the iPad Mini. The news would obviously drown out anything else, including mass layoffs at one of the largest social game developers in the world. Nobody would be …

Trump’s Obama Announcement: It Could Change Your Vote
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Donald Trump swears he has some inside info on President Obama that will change the way everyone looks at him, and will probably even change the way people approach the voting booth in a couple of weeks. Trump chose to …

Lea Michelle: “Baby Bump” Rumor Means She’s Made It

When you make your living in Hollywood, chances are pretty good that everyone with access to the internet wants to know who you’re dating, how long you’ve been dating them, how you met, when you’re getting married, and whether or …

Tony Scott Autopsy Reveals Nothing New

Tony Scott, the legendary director of “Top Gun” and “True Romance” who jumped off a bridge in Los Angeles over the summer, was rumored to have brain cancer, which could have been a factor in his decision to end his …

Paul Kurtz Dies at 86, Philosopher and Author
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One of the main proponents who helped get secular humanism visible within society has died. Paul Kurtz, a controversial but popular philosopher and author who founded the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry has died. Prior to Kurtz’s involvement with “secular humanism,” …

Watch Will Ferrell’s New Swedish Old Milwaukee Ad (Warning: Dubstep)

Will Ferrel has been independently slinging Old Milwaukee beer for close to a year now. The ads, which Ferrell dreamt up himself, first appeared in select markets in the Midwest. Now, he’s taken the campaign to Sweden. In the following …

Samantha Steele Dating A Viking, Sports World Gets Gossipy

Sexy sideline reporter Samantha Steele is often the subject of talk within the sports world; when the 26-year old blonde took over for Erin Andrews on “College GameDay”, ESPN was all aflutter. Now that it’s been confirmed that she’s dating …

Adele, Baby Victims Of Cruelty On Twitter
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After months of anticipation, Adele has finally had her baby, a healthy boy. It was assumed that her millions of fans would be overjoyed at the news, and many were; however, in these days of the internet, everyone can have …

Twitter Replaces “Favorite” with “Like,” “Star” for Some Users Twitter Replaces “Favorite” with “Like,” “Star” for Some Users
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Would you rather “like” a tweet than “favorite” it? What about the word “star?” Does that sound better than “favorite?” You should start thinking about which one you prefer, because you may have to complain to Twitter in the future. …

Horses and Bayonets Line Wins Twitter During Third Presidential Debate Horses and Bayonets Line Wins Twitter During Third Presidential Debate
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Last night’s third and final Presidential debate set out to focus on foreign policy, and despite a few detours into domestic policy, moderator Bob Schieffer managed to keep President Obama and Mitt Romney on that track. This morning, Twitter has …

Russell Means Dies at 72, Native American Activist
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Various active Native American tribes mourn today as a great friend and activist has now departed. Russel Means, an Oglala Sioux activist, and active member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) has died today (Monday, October 22nd, 2012). Means became …

Destiny’s Child, Lance Armstrong, and Bigger Bands

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

James Blunt Quitting Music Headline Draws Twitter Snark
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Having worked in a restaurant with a repeating musical track list during the height of James Blunt mania, I probably heard his hit song “You’re Beautiful” more than the average person. And that’s saying a lot, considering it was everywhere …

Twitter Kindly Requests That You Stop Using Internet Explorer 8 Twitter Kindly Requests That You Stop Using Internet Explorer 8
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Do you have a PC running Windows XP? Do you use Internet Explorer 8 on said PC? If so, Twitter has some words of advice – move it or lose it. Twitter Support tweeted out today that they’re currently looking …

Reddit Down for Some Users, Blames “Network-Related Issue” Reddit Down for Some Users, Blames “Network-Related Issue”

UPDATE: It appears that a problem with Amazon Web Services EC2 in Northern Virginia. You can check out AWS’ Service Health Dashboard here. Those of you looking to browse reddit right now may be out of luck. That’s because the …

Danica Patrick Crash Leads To GoDaddy Jokes Danica Patrick Crash Leads To GoDaddy Jokes
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GoDaddy girl Danica Patrick had another crash on Sunday, forcing her to leave the Sprint Cup Series race, taking place in Kansas. This time, however, she apparently brought it upon herself in retaliation to actions by another driver, Landon Cassill. …

Walking Dead Back, Dish Network Customers Rejoice
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As previously reported, AMC and Dish Network have finally settled litigation, and reached a deal to get the channel back on Dish for its many customers. Since the satellite provider lost the channel, there have been numerous angry customers, and …

HEY GUYS, IT’S INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY (ONE OF THEM) HEY GUYS, IT’S INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY (ONE OF THEM)
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Today, we celebrate the trolls, the internet yellers, and the old people that don’t know any better. It’s October 22nd, which means that today, we celebrate CAPS LOCK. You might be thinking to yourself – “hey, I remember when we …

Jennifer Esposito Calls Out CBS On Twitter
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Jennifer Esposito is being written out of the cast of the CBS show Blue Bloods after appearing in 42 episodes. As one might imagine, she’s not too thrilled with this news, and has taken to Twitter to call out CBS. …

George McGovern Dies at 90, 1972 Presidential Nominee
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This past Sunday, we lost a great politician extraordinaire, who will be sadly missed because of his ardent political passions, his idealism, and his fervent love for his country. Additionally, he is remembered as a historian, university professor, scholar of …

Google Shopping And Its Impact On Online Retailers Google Shopping And Its Impact On Online Retailers
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Earlier this month, Google announced the official date that all Google Shopping results in the U.S. would come from merchants who are Product Listing Ads advertisers. That date was October 17 – Wednesday. Is the new Google Shopping an improvement …

Twitter Blocks Neo-Nazi Account in Germany, Marking First Use of Local Censorship Policy Twitter Blocks Neo-Nazi Account in Germany, Marking First Use of Local Censorship Policy
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As of right now, there are tweets floating around that everyone in the world can access except the residents of a single country – and it was Twitter’s doing. In a move of local censorship, Twitter has apparently blocked German …

Halloween, Vespas, and Wallets Full of Puppies

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

“American Horror Story”: Familiar Face Returning

“American Horror Story: Asylum” will be seeing one more familiar face returning to its cast this season, even though the story and timeline are completely different from the first installment. Dylan McDermott will be joining the mental asylum where the …