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Warren Buffett Backs Billion Dollar March Madness Contest

Warren Buffett Backs Billion Dollar March Madness Contest

By David Powell January 22, 2014

In a move apt to bring a smile to the face of every statistics geek on Earth, Warren Buffett is backing a one billion dollar payout for anyone who can perfectly pick the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Quicken Loans is …

Fisherman Sues for $1M Contest Winnings Fisherman Sues for $1M Contest Winnings

Every avid fisherman has a story about “the one that got away”. Usually it is a fish that was so big, fought so long, broke line, stripped reel gears, tipped a boat, etc. Fishermen have better stories about the ones …

Spanish Beer Champ Wins Contest, Dies Spanish Beer Champ Wins Contest, Dies

A beer drinking contest in Spain’s Murcia region ended in tragedy this week when the contest winner, Joaquin Alcaraz Garcia, died of cardiac arrest. The rules of the contest were simple: Consume as many 1-liter glasses of beer as possible …

Halo 4 Spartan Ops Resumes in January Halo 4 Spartan Ops Resumes in January

Microsoft today revealed the future of Halo 4 for the next couple of months. Of particular note is that Halo 4‘s Spartan Ops mode is going on hiatus until January. The first five interactive episodes of Spartan Ops, comprising the …

YouTube Is Looking To Fund New Video Projects YouTube Is Looking To Fund New Video Projects

There’s a lot of popular channels on YouTube. The personalities that populate said channels occasionally combine their talents to create collaborations. YouTube is now looking for those kind of people to help kickstart its next contest. YouTube is bringing back …

Borderlands 2 Contest Destroys Handsome Jack’s Face Borderlands 2 Contest Destroys Handsome Jack’s Face

Gearbox must have hired the most eclectic and creative marketing team in video game company history, then dumped pallets of money into their office and said, “go!” That’s how it feels anyway, with Borderlands 2 having some of the best …

Oklahoma School Is a Doodle 4 Google Powerhouse Oklahoma School Is a Doodle 4 Google Powerhouse

Seriously, are the pencils and art brushes possessed by the ghost of Vincent Van Gogh at Maryetta School, in Oklahoma? For the second year in a row, the school will represent Oklahoma in the national Doodle 4 Google contest the …

Florence & The Machine, MSN Begin Twitter Contest Florence & The Machine, MSN Begin Twitter Contest

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Are you a fan of Florence Welch and her band Florence and the Machine? How about Vegas? If either of those things excite you, I’m here to inform you that @MSN just started a Twitter contest to give one lucky …

Six Students Won $20,000 Scholarships Six Students Won $20,000 Scholarships

Last summer Google announced a joint scholarship program for aspiring journalists with the Associated Press, administered by the Online News Association. Now six winners will receive a $20,000 scholarship to help them make their dreams come true. The winners were …

Google Online Marketing Challenge in a Nutshell Google Online Marketing Challenge in a Nutshell

Google’s Online Marketing Challenge started in 2008 and began with 500 registered professors. Now there are over 1,000 professors registered with the growing challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to give students real world experience working with Google AdWords …

Google Doodle Seeks Young Artists Google Doodle Seeks Young Artists

Users of Google know that their signature “doodle”, visible on the search engine’s home page, is both creative and informative. Sometimes the artwork is evocative of a particular artist to celebrate his/her birthday; other times, the word “Google” can only …

Artists Capture Siri's Face in Recent Contest
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We’ve all heard Siri speak, and we’ve all imagined what she might look like in the flesh. Personally, I tend to think of the AI from Halo or Resident Evil whenever i hear her(?) voice. The New York-based 3D printing …

Atari Wants Indie Devs To Remake Pong

Pong is one of the greatest games ever made. Maybe not for its compelling gameplay, but for its simplicity that brought video games to millions of households. Atari has never really captured that kind of magic again, but they are …

Ford Shows Off New Promotion Strategy With QR Codes, Escape Routes Ford Shows Off New Promotion Strategy With QR Codes, Escape Routes

To celebrate the launch of the 2012 Ford Escape, the company, who has a sizable presence at BlogWorld, Ford announced the Escape Routes that will show an entirely new method of vehicular promotion. While discussing the benefits of the new …

The Annual WebProWorld Halloween Photoshop Contest The Annual WebProWorld Halloween Photoshop Contest

The annual WebProWorld Halloween Photoshop contest is once again upon us, which means it’s time to show off those Photoshop skills with some Halloween flair. This year, the usual suspects are available to be altered — that is, the iEntry …

Bing Giving Away $100 Bucks to 5 Twitter Followers Bing Giving Away $100 Bucks to 5 Twitter Followers
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Five people who follow Bing on Twitter have the chance to win a hundred bucks a piece, courtesy of a sweepstakes the search engine is running today only. It’s called the “Friends Don’t Let Friends Decide Alone” Sweepstakes, and appears …

Adobe Contest Looking For #1 Photoshop Fan

#1 Photoshop Fan from Adobe Next Photoshop Evangelist on Vimeo.