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Google Penguin Update Gets A New Data Refresh Google Penguin Update Gets A New Data Refresh
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Oh that Google and their late Friday announcements. Sometimes it’s the big monthly (at least they used to be) “search quality highlights” lists, but they were kind enough to release that on Thursday this past week. Still, Google’s Matt Cutts …

Steve Jobs, Creation Science, And Fur Babies

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 …

Star Wars/Angry Birds Event Hinted at by Rovio

In just three short years, the Angry Birds mobile games have become known throughout the world. Angry Birds-branded plushies, bedsheets, and apparel can be found not just online, but in stores across the U.S. Now that Bad Piggies is a …

Big Bird, Rush, And Fallopian Tubes

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 …

Al Gore Blames Altitude For Obama’s Debate Skills
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Al Gore has said some things which have been lampooned over the years, but his speculation on why Mitt Romney seemed to dominate the debate last night has garnered more critics than usual. “I’m going to say something controversial here,” …

Anderson Cooper/Star Jones Feud Is Getting Ugly
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Anderson Cooper recently talked to Andy Cohen about Star Jones’ accusations that he opened up about his sexuality to boost the ratings of his show, and things got tense very quickly. Cooper came out earlier this year via email to …

Rihanna And Chris Brown Take In Jay-Z Concert

Rihanna and Chris Brown have been spotted together a couple of times recently, and though rumors will always fly about the couple no matter what they do, fans are concerned that they really are back together despite the fact that …

Cliff Bleszinski Leaves Epic Games

Epic Games today announced that Cliff Bleszinski, design director for the game development studio, has left his position with Epic. Bleszinski has been a part of Epic for over two decades, and has been the public face of the company …

Romney Vs. Big Bird: Why The Internet Blew Up
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During last night’s presidential debate, Governor Mitt Romney made a small comment about Sesame Street character Big Bird that might have gone unnoticed, except for the millions of people watching who support educational television. “I’m going to stop the subsidy …

R. B. Greaves Dies at 68, “Take a Letter Maria” Singer
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If you are a fan of classic soul music, I am sure you have heard of the song “Take a Letter Maria,” sung by the artist R.B. Greaves. Unfortunately, this talented artist passed away this past Thursday (September 27th, 2012). …

The Expendables, Ctrl-Z, and the Debates

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 …

Wide-Eyed Chipotle Worker Amazed By Mitt Romney
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When a young man named Marty Arps struck a pose beside presidential candidate Mitt Romney at his workplace recently, he had no idea the resulting photo would make him an instant celebrity. The picture quickly went viral and made the …

Google EMD Update: Good Or Bad For Search? Google EMD Update: Good Or Bad For Search?
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On Friday, Google’s Matt Cutts revealed that Google was rolling out a new algorithm update geared at reducing “low-quality” exact match domains in search results. He indicated that “the EMD algo” affects 0.6% of English-US queries “to a noticeable degree”. …

Lolo Jones Gets Twitter Backlash For Eric LeGand Tweet
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Lolo Jones has made quite a name for herself in the past few years as a force to be reckoned with on the track, competing in the Olympic Games with a drive unmatched by many. She is well-recognized because of …

Google EMD Update Was Accompanied By At Least One Other Update Google EMD Update Was Accompanied By At Least One Other Update
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Update: Apparently the other update people are experiencing was a new Panda update. Google transparency at its finest. As you probably know by now, Google’s Matt Cutts announced an algorithm change on Friday – the EMD update. The change was …

Sahara Davenport Dies at 27, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Star
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If you are a long-time fan of the drag-racing reality television show of RuPaul’s Drag Race, I am sure you are familiar with Sahara Davenport, a contestant on the show from the its second season back in 2010. Unfortunately, Sahara …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Share Your Best Memes

It looks like John Matrix is a BuzzFeed fan. Actually Total Recall (Arnold Schwarzenegger’s new book) is a BuzzFeed partner, and the Terminator has been promoting this meme-style post of “15 Of The All-Time Best Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes” on Twitter. …

Anne Hathaway’s Veil, Dress Talk Of Twitter
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Anne Hathaway, whose turn in this year’s “The Dark Knight Rises” won heaps of praise from critics and fans of the trilogy, married beau Adam Shulman on September 29th. Photos from the wedding, which have been popping up online this …

Planned Parenthood, Justin Bieber, and Flowers for Algernon

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 …

Cat Deeley Weds In Secret Ceremony, Shocks Fans

Cat Deeley married beau Patrick Kielty in Rome over the weekend in a super-secret ceremony, shocking fans and friends. The couple has been together since around Christmas of last year. Deeley, who hosts the popular show “So You Think You …

Kara Alongi: Missing Girl Ran Away, Say Cops
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When a 16-year old New Jersey girl tweeted that someone was in her house–and then subsequently disappeared–the social media world went into a panic, making #helpfindkara trend in a matter of minutes on Twitter. But when investigators showed up at …

The McRib, Wayne’s World, and Taylor Swift

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 …

Hospital Set to Live-Tweet a Cochlear Implant

In an effort to raise awareness and to provide the public more information on cochlear implant surgery as a viable treatment for hearing loss, the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle is set to combine surgery with social media. On Tuesday, …

Michael O’Hare Dies at 60, “Babylon 5″ Actor
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If you were a prominent Babylon 5 watcher back in the late 1990s, I am sure you remember the character “Commander Jeffrey Sinclair” played by Michael O’Hare. Unfortunately, Michael O’Hare passed away this past Friday (September 28th, 2012). Prior to …