All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘st patricks day’

Los Angeles Earthquake: 4.4-Magnitude Trembles the City

A sudden tremble struck the Los Angeles area Monday morning at 6:25 a.m. The quake’s epicenter occurred in the Santa Monica Mountains 6 miles north-northwest of Westwood, Calif., and 15 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The quake was initially measured at a 4.7-magnitude, but then was recorded as 4.4 at a depth of 5.3 miles. Approximately six aftershocks followed the rumbles. …

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Danica Patrick Talks About Her Luck After Crash

Danica Patrick says that the “luck of the Irish” must have been with her during the NASCAR Sprint Cup practice on Sunday, when she crashed and was forced to use a backup car for the duration of the race. The accident caused her to lose valuable practice time, but things could have been much worse, she acknowledged. “I only had …

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Leprechaun Burrito Created For LA Food Trucks Using Google Glass

Google recently shared a video of Roy Choi, co-founder of Kogi BBQ (a Los Angeles food truck), whipping up some of his “new spin on Irish cooking” for St. Patrick’s Day. Why? Because he’s a Google Glass explorer, and uses Glass to search for recipes. While wearing the device, and dodging a call from his mom, he makes the “East …

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St. Patrick’s Day Gets Its Annual Google Doodle (And Here’s A Look Back At The Others)

As usual, Google is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a Doodle. Google has been doing this just about every year since 2000. Here’s a look at Google’s past St. Patrick’s Day doodles: 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000 Google users are definitely celebrating the day too. “leprechaun,” “Saint Patrick’s Day,” “corned beef,” and …

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Sam Adams Pulls Out Of St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over LGBT Concerns

Sam Adams beer, which is made by Boston Beer Company, will not participate in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South Boston this year due to concerns over how LGBT Irish-Americans are being treated. The company announced the news this morning after a restaurant posted an open letter on Facebook saying it would no longer carry the beer because of …

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‘Blarney Blowout’ Party: 73 Arrested at UMass Amherst

A massive college party over the weekend near the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus ended with several injured police officers and jail time for some students. The ‘Blarney Blowout,’ which is a pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration held the Saturday before Spring Break, “gets worst every year”, according to one of Amherst’s police chiefs. “This can’t be in any way, shape or form be …

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Here’s What St. Paddy’s Day Will Look Like Through Google Glass

This time next year, millions of people will be drinking themselves stupid by 10:00 am on St. Patrick’s Day. The only difference between this year and next year is that next year, thousands could be living the experience through Google Glass. Here’s what that might look like (NSFW language): [stuntbear]

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Pinterest Falls Victim to Spam Attacks

You cannot deny Pinterest‘s inclusion as a major social media player these days. The company cracked the top 30 in pageviews last week and now has over 100 million Monthly Active Users (MAU) in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately, the features that make this site so popular with users also make it very susceptible to spam. On Facebook, you must friend …

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Corned Beef And Cabbage: The Internet’s Meal Choice For St. Patrick’s Day

Corned beef and cabbage has been trending on Google all day, and having spent the better part of the day on the web, it’s clear that this is what many are eating today in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Here’s what Twitter has to say about it: (image)@JohnHarveyyjohn harveyBeing a vegetarian when your mom is making corned beef and cabbage …

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St. Patrick’s Day Google Doodle And The Google St. Patty’s Day Vibe

Today, Saturday, March 17, 2012, is St. Patrick’s Day, and Google has a doodle, of course (pictured above). As they often do, Google’s doodle appeared in other parts of the world (like Australia) before making its way here to the U.S. As a colleague pointed out, the doodle focuses more on art than on drinking, which has become the true …

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Guinness Perfection: It’s All In The Pour

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, there’s a viral video going around showing the unwashed masses how to “Pour the Perfect Guinness from a Can.” The video, which leads this post, is perhaps the most concise, useful tip going into this weekend’s green theme, so much so, in fact, that since the video’s posting–March 13, 2012–the 30-plus second clip …

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St. Patrick’s Day Google Doodle Focuses More On Art, Less On Drinking

It won’t be St. Patrick’s Day in the Western world until tomorrow, but our friends in Australia are already getting to celebrate the only holiday that actually encourages people to drink until they’re sick. The Google Doodle celebrating the holiday uses a traditional Irish design that’s more celebratory of their culture instead of the usual symbols we associate with the …

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