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Blue Jeans And Skin Spikes: Bad Ads’ Photoshop Fails

Blue Jeans And Skin Spikes: Bad Ads’ Photoshop Fails

By Ashley Olds March 20, 2014

A facepalm worthy Photoshop job is one thing. But when a recent Target ad ruffled feathers with a half-assed editing job on model’s bikini clad body (no – literally – half of her undercarriage is missing), it was cause for …

NASA Report Explains Satellite Launch Failure NASA Report Explains Satellite Launch Failure

NASA this week released an eight-page report detailing all its engineers have learned about a failed satellite launch that took place on March 4, 2011. The launch of a Taurus XL T9 rocket, designed by Orbital Science Corporation, was meant …

NBA Player Airballs 3 Shots in Less Than a Minute NBA Player Airballs 3 Shots in Less Than a Minute

I know you hate you job, but at least you’re probably doing it better than Mirza Teletović did his on Wednesday night. The Bosnian Brooklyn Nets player had a pretty rough 40-or-so seconds in last night’s game against the Detroit …

Luke Bryan Writes National Anthem Lyrics on his Hand Luke Bryan Writes National Anthem Lyrics on his Hand

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Luke Bryan, the country music singer who began his career by penning tunes for the likes of Travis Tritt and many others, recently performed the National Anthem at the Major League Baseball All-Star game. Although it would appear that Bryan …

The San Diego Fireworks Fail, Up Close and Personal The San Diego Fireworks Fail, Up Close and Personal

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It’s been a week since the entire country got to see the city of San Diego fail in spectacular fashion when they accidentally launched 15 minutes worth of fireworks in about 15 seconds. The whole thing was blamed on a …

Science Girl Ad Pulled After Backlash Science Girl Ad Pulled After Backlash

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Here’s a tip, science girl ad masterminds: If you want to attract more women to the field, the last thing you probably want to do is play into gender-based stereotypes. Unless you’re hopelessly single and/or a total misogynist, chances are …

Microsoft Surface Crashes Mid-Debut Microsoft Surface Crashes Mid-Debut
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It’s hard being Microsoft. Windows has had the stigma of software crashes associated with it for over nearly two decades now, and its blue screen of death has become iconic. The company has even tried to lighten up that blue …

Birthday Fail: Knocked Out Cold [Viral Video] Birthday Fail: Knocked Out Cold [Viral Video]

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Megan’s friends gathered around to wish her a happy birthday. They sang the song. She blew out the candles. Then…

Video Game Thieves Butt-Dial 911, Discuss Crime For An Hour Video Game Thieves Butt-Dial 911, Discuss Crime For An Hour

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If you know anything about me, you know that I love stupid criminals. Sometimes, people are such perfect idiots that the stories write themselves. There’s really no need to embellish or play up the crime in question – it’s just …

Drunken Congressional Staffers Use Twitter To Detail Office Party, Bash Boss
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Although it’s no David Vitter visiting a prostitute or Anthony Weiner exposing himself to everyone on the internet, it’s still a political scandal worthy or your time. Taxpayers, take a direct look into some of the uselessness of your Congress, …

NBC News Twitter Gets Hacked, Spreads False Terrorist Attack Information NBC News Twitter Gets Hacked, Spreads False Terrorist Attack Information

With the significance of the weekend quickly building into its emotional crescendo, people are sensitive to any mention of an attack on the United States. So when a prominent television channel finds that their Twitter feed has been hacked and …

Marc Tyler Experiences The Strength of Social Media Marc Tyler Experiences The Strength of Social Media

Evidently, there should be a rule for all athletes in the public eye — hell, even for those who aren’t — that social media is not your friend. There’s a smoldering battlefield littered with casualties. Names like Kenny Britt and …

Philly Inquirer Confuses Atlantis With Challenger on Twitter Philly Inquirer Confuses Atlantis With Challenger on Twitter

Earlier today space shuttle Atlantis launched into space, which marked the end to NASA’s 30-year space program. As with anything else, people flocked to social media to discuss the monumentos, yet sad, event. Mere moments after the countdown clock hit …

Harold Camping: Rapture Rescheduled for October 21, Twitter Laughs On Harold Camping: Rapture Rescheduled for October 21, Twitter Laughs On
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The “flabbergasted” biblical numerologist Harold Camping has emerged from seclusion and addressed the world about the still impending rapture. Until a broadcast on Family Radio late last night, Camping had only said a few words about the fact that the …

News FAIL: Obama Mixed Up With Osama News FAIL: Obama Mixed Up With Osama
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Late night reporting has to be exhausting, and with all the scrambling around to come up with the breaking Bin Laden news on Sunday, people were bound to make mistakes. Whether malicious or innocent, people unfortunately mixed up Obama and …

Twitter Fails To Trademark ‘Tweet’

I love Twitter. I’ve also personally met co-founder Biz Stone, and he’s a great guy. That said, it does appear that they’ve strayed from their normal play book and are instead reading from the lesser-known Clue(less) Train Manifesto. 

New Words for New Times
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I’m not a fan of so-called “leet” (1337) speak; it seems to have spawned in a different universe than the one in which I was formed—a world where direct vs. indirect object drills were as commonplace as batting practice. That “w00t,” a “word” I couldn’t wrap my mind around three years ago, is now recognized by Webster is maddening.