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Barbie’s Sports Illustrated Appearance Causes a Stir

Barbie’s Sports Illustrated Appearance Causes a Stir

By Erika Watts February 12, 2014

It looks like the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue will feature a little more plastic than normal. In a controversial move, Sports Illustrated and Mattel have partnered up to feature none other than Barbie in the Swimsuit Issue. Yes, the …

Miley Cyrus: Brother Braison Eyes Modeling Career Miley Cyrus: Brother Braison Eyes Modeling Career

Miley Cyrus isn’t the only one in her family who wants to follow in her famous dad’s footsteps; brother Braison wants his share of celebrity, too, and he’s doing it as a print model after signing with Wilhemina Modeling Agency …

Pitt Says No To Sex Scenes Out Of Respect Pitt Says No To Sex Scenes Out Of Respect
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Brad Pitt is still madly in love with Angelina Jolie, and apparently he shows it by refusing to simulate knocking boots in his films. Pitt’s friend Frank Pollaro is quoted in the new issue of Esquire Magazine as saying, “Once …

Zoe Saldana’s Weight Makes Magazine Headline Zoe Saldana’s Weight Makes Magazine Headline
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Zoe Saldana appears in a lovely cover shot on the front of next month’s Allure Magazine, but the headline is what’s getting the most attention this week. The line reads, “Zoe Saldana: 115 Pounds Of Grit And Heartache”, and many …

Zoe Saldana Talks Mental Health, Star Trek Zoe Saldana Talks Mental Health, Star Trek

Actress Zoe Saldana was rocketed to fame when she starred in James Cameron’s Avatar, and soon after cemented her place in science fiction history by taking the role of communications officer Nyota Uhura in the 2009 reboot of the Star …

360 Magazine and X360 to Merge, Says Publisher 360 Magazine and X360 to Merge, Says Publisher

Imagine Publishing, the publisher behind the magazines Play, How It Works, and SciFiNow, announced today that two of its video game magazines will be merging. X360 and 360 Magazine will be combined to create one title that will cover all …

Time Wins National Magazine Of The Year Award Time Wins National Magazine Of The Year Award

Time Magazine took home the magazine of the year award last night at the 46th annual National Magazine Awards. The awards, which have been given out annually since 1966, are considered to be the top prize in the magazine industry. …

HTML5 & iPad 3 Retina Display Make Blackline Amazing HTML5 & iPad 3 Retina Display Make Blackline Amazing

There are plenty of satirical magazines out in the world, there are also plenty of HTML5 demoes showing off the technology, and there’s undoubtedly a large number of iPad apps. However, Blackline is an iPad magazine app that brings the …

PC Magazine Says Goodbye To Print

Since PC Magazine is for the tech crowd the announcement that the publication (can’t call it a magazine anymore I guess) would cease printing a hard copy and be a strictly online operation isn’t a surprise.

The Great Social Retailing Invention

Social networking is so popular online that it’s spilling into the physical world – at actual stores. Called social retailing, the concept debuted at the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) show last January 2007. Recently, the concept, by IconNicholson was selected by Time Magazine as One of the Best Inventions of 2007.

Search Spam Primer

Every Internet marketer has heard about search spam, the unethical tactics that so-called "black hat" search marketers use that violate the search engines’ terms of service.

Now if you have no intention of doing anything unethical, you might believe that you don’t need to understand search spam.

Woops, Bloggers Give Nissan Too Much Credit

Did you know that Nissan has developed a new kind of paint that can change colors on command? It was news to Nissan, too.

Trade Shows Going Virtual

Companies like IBM, Cisco, and others are taking their trade shows and conferences virtual. Some, like IBM have used the virtual world Second Life for such events, but virtual trade shows take it a step further. Also, the events are more professional and created for a business environment – there are no actual avatars. However, you can upload a picture, chat with booth representatives, and attend sessions.

Nonprofits Outpacing Businesses on Social Media

Charities are often more savvy than businesses when it comes to using social media – especially blogging. The Center for Marketing Research looked at the top 200 largest US charities as defined by Forbes Magazine. They found that seventy-five percent of the charities are using some form of social media.

Verizon’s Web 2.0 Marketing Campaign

“My Home 2.0″ is a web 2.0 type of marketing campaign for Verizon to promote their FiOS service. It’s a combination TV/online reality show, kind of like Extreme Home Makeover but its not upgrading the décor as much as transforming the home and family to be technology savvy.

The Facebook Feeding Frenzy

More Investor Cash for Facebook…

Yesterday we learned that Microsoft bought 1.6% of Facebook for $240 Million. Today there is another large investment – it’s been rumored that Facebook got an additional $500 million from two New York hedge funds.

Wired Magazine’s Geekipedia on SEO
Wow! I thought, pulling an additional insert in my recent Wired Magazine called “Geekipedia” and thought that it might come in handy.