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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 …

Tom Hanks Totally Said F**k On GMA This Morning

Some say “curse words” are silly things to be afraid of, and as the years go by, it gets easier and easier for television and radio shows to use words once considered too taboo to be on-air. But the F-bomb …

Lady Gaga In Twitter War With Die Antwoord
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Lady Gaga is probably used to getting her way, so when genre-deflecting South African duo Die Antwoord refused to open for her on tour, she more than likely took a little ego hit. But when they took it a step …

Lane Goodwin’s Funeral To Be Streamed For Supporters
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Lane Goodwin, the 13-year old boy who garnered attention and support worldwide during his battle with a painful and rare form of cancer, passed away on Wednesday night. The Louisville resident had been battling Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma since 2010, yet always …

Larry Page Parody Twitter Account Had A Blast With Google’s Earnings Blunder Larry Page Parody Twitter Account Had A Blast With Google’s Earnings Blunder

As you may have heard, Google had something of a blunder on Thursday, when its earnings report was released several hours early while the market was very open. The big problem was that Google missed estimates, and shares immediately began …

Kellan Lutz Wants An Oscar, Gets Nominations
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Kellan Lutz, who is best known for his role as Emmett the vamp in the “Twilight” series, says he will win an Oscar someday, even if it doesn’t come until he’s an old man. “I want to act for the …

CCI Executive Director Details Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Program CCI Executive Director Details Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Program
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Up until now, we’ve only heard about the new six-strikes anti-piracy program from leaked documents and anonymous sources. Now the Center for Copyright Information is finally ready to announce official details of the program that will be going into effect …

Twitter to Hold Its Own Fiction Festival, a “Virtual Storytelling Celebration” Twitter to Hold Its Own Fiction Festival, a “Virtual Storytelling Celebration”

Twitter has changed a lot of things when it comes to how the world receives information. It’s most definitely turned journalism on its head by making everyone an amateur reporter, and it’s also affected the way people communicate in real …

Chris Hansen, the Heimlich, and Candidates’ Google History

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 …

Uma Thurman: Baby Name Announced, 3 Months Later
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Actress Uma Thurman has finally decided to announce the name of her baby girl, who was born in July. Though she didn’t specify the reason for the delay, I assume it has something to do with the fact that she …

Eddie Yost Dies at 86, Baseball’s “Walking Man”
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If you are a fan of classic baseball history, I am sure you are aware of who Eddie Yost was. Baseball’s “Walking Man” who played for various professional baseball teams, such as the Washington Senators, the Detroit Tigers, and the …