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Nickelback, the UFC, and Cinnamon Toast Crunch Nickelback, the UFC, and Cinnamon Toast Crunch

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 …

L.L. Cool J’s Mama Had Nothing To Do With This L.L. Cool J’s Mama Had Nothing To Do With This
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L.L. Cool J seems to be a pretty laid back guy. He’s a family man, an actor, and a veteran in the music business, which has earned him quite a bit of street cred over the years. Plus, Ladies Love …

Michigan Powerball Winner Comes Forward Michigan Powerball Winner Comes Forward
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The Michigan Powerball winner who has a stake at a $337 million prize has contacted the lottery office, but officials say they won’t release the identity of that person until the money is actually claimed. The winning ticket–the only one–was …

Michael Strahan: “Live!” News Gets Mixed Reactions Michael Strahan: “Live!” News Gets Mixed Reactions
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Michael Strahan is now rumored to be the co-host who will fill the chair beside Kelly Ripa on “Live!”, and while the network won’t announce who got the job until September 4th, many are already congratulating the former New York …

Justin Gatlin: Illness Forces Him To End Season Justin Gatlin: Illness Forces Him To End Season

Justin Gatlin, a U.S. sprinter, will be forced to end his season early after being admitted to the hospital with a fever and stomach pains. Gatlin took home the bronze medal at the London Olympics this year for his 100-meter …

Nina Bawden Dies at 87, British Children’s Author Nina Bawden Dies at 87, British Children’s Author

If you have ever read the 1993 Phoenix Award-winning book Carrie’s War or The Peppermint Pig, you have read the works of the wonderfully talented Nina Bawden, a Children’s author from the UK who unfortunately died today (August 22nd, 2012) …

Google Panda Update: Data Refresh Launched Monday Google Panda Update: Data Refresh Launched Monday
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Google tweeted today that it launched a data refresh for the Panda update on Monday. According to the company, about 1% of queries were noticeably affected. Follow @google A Googler @google Panda data refresh this past Monday. ~1% of queries …

Avril Lavigne Engaged To Nickelback Frontman Chad Kroeger Avril Lavigne Engaged To Nickelback Frontman Chad Kroeger
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Avril Lavigne engaged is something I thought I would never hear again. The “punk” rock star was already married once to Sum 41′s Deryck Whibley, but split up in 2010. I thought that she would be done with the whole …

Pottery Barn, Puerto Rico, and the iPhone 5 Pottery Barn, Puerto Rico, and the iPhone 5

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 …

Piers Morgan And The @AkinEmptyChair Twitter Account Piers Morgan And The @AkinEmptyChair Twitter Account
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When Piers Morgan invited Republican State Senate candidate Todd Akin to appear on his show last night, he probably had no idea he would soon be involved in the creation of a Twitter account dedicated to an empty chair, but …

Jake Locker: Here’s What Twitter Thinks About Him Starting Jake Locker: Here’s What Twitter Thinks About Him Starting

The Tennessee Titans have confirmed that they will start quarterback Jake Locker in their season opener against the New England Patriots on September 9. While the decision seems to have the approval of Titans owner Bud Adams, and Titans QB …

Bruce Willis, Paradise City, and Radio Shack Bruce Willis, Paradise City, and Radio Shack
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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 …

Phyllis Diller Dies At 95; Fans Remember Her Contributions To Comedy Phyllis Diller Dies At 95; Fans Remember Her Contributions To Comedy
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It’s safe to assume that everybody knows Phyllis Diller. She was one of the most unique comedians working in Hollywood thanks to her trademark laugh. Sadly, we’ll never hear that laugh anymore as Diller passed away in her home at …

Shawne Merriman: Training Camp Cut Short As Bills Let Him Go Shawne Merriman: Training Camp Cut Short As Bills Let Him Go

Shawne Merriman must not have seen his pink-slip from the Buffalo Bills coming, because he tweeted just yesterday that he had practice today. Although Merriman was forced to cut last season short due to an achilles tendon injury–and has subsequently …

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte Challenge Starts Today on Facebook Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte Challenge Starts Today on Facebook
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Every year, people count down the days until Starbucks unveils one of their most-popular offerings, the Pumpkin Spice Latte. The espresso-based concoction of pumpkin flavorings, spices, and sweet cream signals the coming of fall, and to some, there is a …

Chuck Norris Gets Rave Reviews For “Expendables 2″ Chuck Norris Gets Rave Reviews For “Expendables 2″
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Chuck Norris has been more of a well-intentioned punchline than anything else in recent years; after he became a popular internet meme, it was all downhill from there. But he’s chosen perhaps the best vehicle for a return to the …

Google Penguin Update: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet Google Penguin Update: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
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Last year, Google launched the Panda update, and wreaked havoc across the web on sites doing little to contribute to the quality of content appearing throughout Google’s search engine. This year, it’s been the Penguin update doing the wreaking (with …

OnLive Reported to Have Laid Off its Entire Staff [Rumor] OnLive Reported to Have Laid Off its Entire Staff [Rumor]

[UPDATE] Gamasutra is confirming that all OnLive employees have been laid off. [ORIGINAL] Today OnLive, the company that offers cloud-based, streaming gaming, was reported to have fired its entire staff. The company has denied that the OnLive service is shutting …

Limp Bizkit, Pineapple Express, and Whiskey Limp Bizkit, Pineapple Express, and Whiskey

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 …

Matt Cutts Clarifies What He Said About Twitter (On Twitter) Matt Cutts Clarifies What He Said About Twitter (On Twitter)
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Matt Cutts appeared at Search Engine Strategies this week. In addition to talking up the Knowledge Graph and scaring people about the Penguin update, he talked briefly about Google’s relationship with Twitter. First, we linked to a liveblogged account of …

Rumer Willis Celebrates 24th Birthday With New Beau Rumer Willis Celebrates 24th Birthday With New Beau
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Rumer Willis has seen her share of headlines lately since her mom, Demi Moore, saw her relationship with Ashton Kutcher end before entering rehab. The gossip mill has been churning about Rumer and her sisters being estranged from their mom …

Powerball, Marijuana, and Jerry Sandusky Powerball, Marijuana, and Jerry Sandusky

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 …

Square Launches Attractive, Flat Monthly Fee For Small Businesses Square Launches Attractive, Flat Monthly Fee For Small Businesses
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Square announced a new monthly payment plan for small businesses today, which would allow merchants to pay one flat $275 monthly fee, with 0% processing fees and no additional costs or contracts. The company says it is committed to offering …

Elton John Bassist Bob Birch Dies at 56 Elton John Bassist Bob Birch Dies at 56
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The music industry mourns today as we learn about the passing of bass guitarist Bob Birch, who was well-known for being one of the main forces who helped drive Elton John’s music into stardom. Apart from mainly supplying his unique …