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New York Marathon: Should The Show Go On?
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many are wondering if the New York Marathon should still take place, especially considering that it’s not an event which can be held in one area, but would take runners through a winding path …

CMA Awards 2012: Taylor Swift Gets Snubbed
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The CMA Awards were full of tears and elation last night, with married couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert taking home several statues, including one for a song they co-wrote about Shelton’s brother, who died in a car accident when …

The Niantic Project: What Is Google Up To This Time? The Niantic Project: What Is Google Up To This Time?
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Google’s Niantic Labs recently launched the Field Trip App for Android. The company described it as “your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you.” Here’s a refresher: Basically, it shows you stuff that it …

Facebook Ads, No Shave November, and Glee

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 …

Gmail Is Now Bigger Than Hotmail Gmail Is Now Bigger Than Hotmail
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Google said in June that it had 425 million unique users a month (an increase of 75 million from the number the company reported in January). Google has reportedly claimed the top webmail spot based on its own internal numbers, …

Pascual Pérez Dies at 55, Major League Baseball Player
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The baseball world loses a great and talented player today as we learn about the death of Pascual Pérez, a baseball player from the Dominican Republic who played for various American-based major league teams. At the start of Pérez’s career, …

Twitter’s New Interactive Map Shows Where Political Tweets Mattered the Most Twitter’s New Interactive Map Shows Where Political Tweets Mattered the Most
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Back in August, Twitter launched their own Political Index (TPI) to track Twitter users’ general feelings about the Presidential candidates. The index is calculated using an algorithm that weighs the sentiment of tweets mentioning Obama or Romney as compared to …

Amazon Black Friday Deals Store Will Offer Discounts Every Day Leading Up To Black Friday Amazon Black Friday Deals Store Will Offer Discounts Every Day Leading Up To Black Friday

Amazon launched its Black Friday Deals Store today. It will feature a “Deal of the Day” as well as various other “doorbuster-style Lightning Deals”. Amazon previewed some of the items that it will be offering discounts on at various times …

Biden Jokes About 2016, Gets Republicans Riled
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Joe Biden recently surprised onlookers and one unsuspecting Republican when he grabbed a cellphone from a man in a Sarasota restaurant yesterday and engaged in a long conversation with the person he’d been talking to–his brother– about health care reform. …

Miranda Lambert: Mustache Gains Her Some Attention

Country star Miranda Lambert is no stranger to attention; she got her first record deal after placing third in the talent competition “Nashville Star” in 2003 and her first album, “Kerosene”, went platinum in the States. She went on to …

Kim Dotcom Drops More Details On The New Mega Kim Dotcom Drops More Details On The New Mega

We’ve known that Megaupload was coming back in some form or another for a while now, but it wasn’t until mid-October that Kim Dotcom pulled back the curtain on the new service. It’s called Mega, and Dotcom says it will …

Polident, Halloween, and Donald Trump

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 …

Foursquare CEO Shares Hurricane Sandy Adventures Foursquare CEO Shares Hurricane Sandy Adventures

New York-based Foursquare has had to temporarily move its operations thanks to Hurricane Sandy. CEO Dennis Crowley has been sharing frequent tweets about his Frankenstorm adventure: Follow @dens Dennis Crowley @dens IT’S STARTING. I’ve never seen wind like this. Just …

Gene Hackman Punched A Homeless Man
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Gene Hackman may be 82-years old, but he’s no lightweight when it comes to defending himself and his lady. When Hackman and his wife were walking through downtown Santa Fe yesterday afternoon and found themselves approached by a homeless man, …

Mythbuster Adam Savage Built Patton Oswalt a Doc Ock Halloween Costume After a Desperate Twitter Plea
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Comedian Patton Oswalt’s daughter wanted to be Spider-Girl for Halloween, which is a reasonable request. Being awesome, Oswalt wanted to make her costume extra special (and also rock his own cool costume). So he decided that he wanted to be …

Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App

Over the past week, Microsoft has made it clear that Windows 8 is built around the individual. The sentiment was even stronger during its Windows Phone 8 event. Part of appealing to the individual is a strong connection with social …

Donald Trump Gives Obama An Extension
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Donald Trump announced last week that he would give $5 million to the charity of President Obama’s choice if he would release his college and passport records to the public by a certain time today. However, due to the immense …

Skinny Jeans, Star Wars, and Sandy
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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 …

Presidential Polls: Hurricane Sandy Could Impact Election
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President Obama has consistently had at least a slight lead in most of the polls so far, but that could change with the effects of Hurricane Sandy charging down the Eastern seaboard, which holds several key states for him in …

Madonna Booed For Endorsing Obama During Concert
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Madonna is more than likely used to having her say and getting her way, so when she urged concert-goers to vote for Obama recently and was promptly booed for her efforts, it must have come as something of a shock. …

Words with Friends, McNuggets, and Sandy

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 …

People Are Posting A Ridiculous Amount Of Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Pictures To Instagram People Are Posting A Ridiculous Amount Of Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Pictures To Instagram

People are posting a ridiculous amount of images of Hurricane Sandy and its effects on Instagram. Users are posting ten pics to the hashtag #sandy every second. That’s according to the CEO of the company, who is quoted by Poynter …

Crane Dangles From High-Rise, Donald Trump Shares Photo
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A crane was found hanging from the side of a high-rise luxury apartment building in Manhattan today, courtesy of Hurricane Sandy. Donald Trump shared the following image on Facebook (and tweeted a link to it): (image) “Direct view of crane …

Jennifer Aniston: Dress Bares Braless Figure
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Jennifer Aniston’s dress rocked the crowd at an art gala event over the weekend and may have even taken some attention away from the enormous engagement ring she’s been sporting for the past few weeks. The dress, a Tom Ford …