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Texting and Driving Targeted in DoT’s First National Anti-Distracted Driving Ads Texting and Driving Targeted in DoT’s First National Anti-Distracted Driving Ads

Everyone can agree that any deaths that stem from distracted driving are tragic, but 3,328 in a single year? That’s just staggering. In light of these shocking numbers, the U.S. Department of Transportation is doing something they’ve never done before–run …

Dinesh D’Souza Indicted Over Campaign Law Violations Dinesh D’Souza Indicted Over Campaign Law Violations

Is this a case of too many stones being thrown inside a glass house? Conservative pundit and author Dinesh D’Souza was indicted this past Thursday after being charged with the violation of federal campaign laws. He’s expected to be arraigned …

Horrific Real Life Emojis Ask a Serious Question Horrific Real Life Emojis Ask a Serious Question

What’s a text without an emoji? Boring, that’s what it is. If I don’t let you know that what I just said comes with a smile, a wink, a frown, or a kiss – well then how the hell are …

Marriage Equality Supporters Paint Facebook Red Marriage Equality Supporters Paint Facebook Red
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Depending on the particular political/social/religious views of the friends you keep on Facebook, you may have noticed that your news feed is a little redder than normal today. Fear not, the Red Army hasn’t taken over Menlo Park. What you’re …

Zuckerberg, Gates, Dorsey, and More Advocate for More Programmers Zuckerberg, Gates, Dorsey, and More Advocate for More Programmers
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A new campaign looks to teach people about a “superpower” that is only being taught in about 10% of U.S. schools. We’re talking about programming, and an array of high-profile tech figures and celebrities are throwing their support behind the …

Calculate How Much Obama & Romney Are Willing to Spend on Your Vote Calculate How Much Obama & Romney Are Willing to Spend on Your Vote

It’s no secret that both the Obama and Romney teams are doing all they can to get your vote on November 6th, and they have been for quite some time. Much of that effort is directed toward your online activities, …

YouTube Launches New Campaigns Tool for Nonprofits YouTube Launches New Campaigns Tool for Nonprofits

It’s campaign season, and YouTube has been an integral part of that by streaming the conventions and debates live on their Elections Hub. Now, they’re turning to another type of campaign. YouTube has just launched another tool to help the …

Collaborate With Dead Literary Giants To Make Some Quirky Google Docs Collaborate With Dead Literary Giants To Make Some Quirky Google Docs
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Back in April, after unveiling their brand new cloud storage service Drive, Google launched a mini campaign called “Gone Google” (or “Go Google”) to promote some of their most popular products – Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Docs. The point, …

Michele Bachmann’s Presidential Campaign Kicks Off, Her Social Media Accounts Oddly Quiet Michele Bachmann’s Presidential Campaign Kicks Off, Her Social Media Accounts Oddly Quiet
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Although she participated in the last Republican primary debate, Michele Bachmann wasn’t an official candidate at that point. She used the stage that night to declare her intentions to run for President. And today, she officially kicked off her campaign …

Google And YouTube Launch New Campaign Toolkits
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Google has introduced a "You Choose 2010 Campaign Toolkit" on YouTube and a new Google Campaign Toolkit, both aimed at helping candidates stay connected to voters.

The YouTube Blog offers more information on the variety of tools available to candidates and their campaigns.

How Are The Olympics And Entrepreneurs Similar?
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The winter Olympics are off to an interesting start, as always. And while I’ve only caught parts, I did manage to watch short track skating when Apolo Ohno miraculously won silver. From the qualifying heats to the final race he was pretty amazing to watch.

While his competition in those qualifying races wasn’t super stiff, you could still see the mark of experience…As well as how strong and fit he is going into this competition. In both of those early heats he calmly hung out in the back of the pack waiting for the chance to make his move.