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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 …

Square Acquires 80/20 (Former Apple And Adobe Designers) Square Acquires 80/20 (Former Apple And Adobe Designers)

Square has acquired interface design company 80/20. 80/20 posted the following message to its site: At 80/20, we’ve been fortunate to work on amazing products and platforms. In every project, we’ve started with the belief that the best design gets …

Mermaid Body Found: Documentary Back In The News
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Mermaids have always fascinated us; the folklore and imagery we find in beloved films make it easy to believe that lovely women with long, shimmering tails live beneath the waves of the ocean, ready to help the next person they …

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Baby Boy Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Adding to the eventful 2012 for Marissa Mayer, the 37-year-old Yahoo CEO gave birth to her first child last night – a baby boy. The news was tweeted out by Mayer’s husband, Zachary Bogue. “Baby boy Bogue born last night. …

Lindsay Lohan Choked By Congressman’s Aide During Hotel Fight
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Lindsay Lohan seems to be in the headlines almost every day lately, and rarely is the news good. The actress suffered some injuries during a scuffle in a hotel with a man she met on Saturday night at a club, …

Missing Teen’s Cryptic Final Tweet Generates Concern, Controversy
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A New Jersey girl is still missing after a mysterious tweet suggesting foul play went viral late Sunday evening. 16-year-old Kara Alongi has been missing for over 12 hours following a 6 pm tweet that said “There is someone in …

Matt Cutts Just Announced A Google Algorithm Change Matt Cutts Just Announced A Google Algorithm Change
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Google’s Matt Cutts just announced a new Google algorithm change via Twitter. He says it will reduce low-quality “exact-match” domains in search results. It sounds like an extension of the last change he tweeted about, which was aimed at improving …

Cole Slaw, Apple Maps, and Fox News
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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 …

Dancing With the Stars’ “All-Stars” Season Premieres
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This past Monday, ABC launched season 15 of one of America’s top-watched shows, Dancing With the Stars; however, with this season was not filled with any new celebrities, but returning champions and fan favorites to re-earn and re-defend their titles. …

Bikini Basketball League Is Coming
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Who doesn’t like to look at attractive women in bikinis? That’s probably the thought going through the heads of those in charge of the Bikini Basketball League. Because what could make that picture even better is a good dose of …