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Amish Filmed Moving House by Hand Amish Filmed Moving House by Hand

A small borough of a few hundred residents in Pennsylvania called Spartansburg is home to an Amish community that was recently filmed moving a 24′ by 36′ house by hand. Spartansburg resident Perry Clabbatz was amazed to see roughly 80 …

Chile Aftershock Registers Magnitude 7.6 Chile Aftershock Registers Magnitude 7.6

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 7.6 aftershock rattled Chile’s northern coast late Wednesday night, triggering a tsunami warning for regions of that country and Peru. The significant tremor came after an April 1st magnitude 8.2 quake generated …

Fort Hood Shooting Not Linked to Terrorism Fort Hood Shooting Not Linked to Terrorism

A senior Department of Homeland Security spokesperson has stated that the shooting that occurred Wednesday at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas was a “soldier on soldier” incident, and that no links to terrorism have yet been suspected. The Homeland Security …

Emojis Now Work on Web Version of Twitter Emojis Now Work on Web Version of Twitter

All you emoji lovers can now sleep sound knowing that your smiley faces and little piles of poop will be able to be seen by those browsing their Twitter timelines on the web. Before today, mobile Twitter users who included …

Tyler Summitt Now Head Coach at LA Tech Tyler Summitt Now Head Coach at LA Tech

It’s been reported that Athletics Director Tommy McClelland will introduce Tyler Summitt as the latest head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball team. Summitt, son of legendary Tennessee Lady Vols head coach Pat Summitt, is to become the sixth …

Heather Locklear Vacations with Richie Sambora Heather Locklear Vacations with Richie Sambora

Actress Heather Locklear and Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora were spotted walking the beach together in Kona, Hawaii on Sunday. After being married for 13 years, the two divorced in 2007, though have maintained an amicable relationship. The two have …

Katy Perry Spotted with Riff Raff Katy Perry Spotted with Riff Raff

Pop star Katy Perry was recently seen out on a “date” with rapper and performance artist Riff Raff, also known as Horst Christian Simco. Perry had abruptly dumped singer John Mayer last month, after Mayer allegedly cheated on her with …

Twitter Helmet Pecks at Google Glass, Facebook’s Oculus Buy Twitter Helmet Pecks at Google Glass, Facebook’s Oculus Buy

In the jokiest, April Fools-y way possible, Twitter has fired some shots at immersive, wearable technology like Google Glass and even Oculus VR, which was recently acquired by “rival” Facebook. Oh no they di’int. Everyone has an April Fools’ joke …

January Jones Plays Prank on Ex-Boyfriend January Jones Plays Prank on Ex-Boyfriend

During her segment on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Friday, actress January Jones recounted how she’d pulled a fast one on her high school ex- boyfriend, Sioux Falls, South Dakota Realtor Tony Erickson. The preemptive April Fool’s prank began …

YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report] YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report]

Shareaholic has a new report out called “Social Referrals That Matter,” which looks at the average visit duration, pages per visit, and bounce rates for visitors to its network of sites from the top 8 social media platforms. The report …

Kendall Jenner Spoofs Kim Kardashian’s ‘Vogue’ Cover Kendall Jenner Spoofs Kim Kardashian’s ‘Vogue’ Cover

Apparently just about anything Kim Kardashian and Kanye West do can serve as fodder for humor, as their Vogue cover has spurred dozens of spoofs in the days after it was revealed. The latest spoof comes from sisters Kendall and …

John Kerry Meets with Russian Foreign Minister John Kerry Meets with Russian Foreign Minister

Upon meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday in Paris to discuss a diplomatic solution to the situation in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that their positions are “getting closer” in alignment. Kerry had left a …

Aftershocks Shake Southern California Aftershocks Shake Southern California

After a magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit La Habra near Los Angeles Friday evening, more than 100 aftershocks have rattled the Southland area since, with the largest being a magnitude 4.1, which hit at 2:32 p.m. Saturday near Rowland Heights. The tremors …

Emma Watson Criticizes Fashion Industry Emma Watson Criticizes Fashion Industry

Actress Emma Watson, best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise, recently opened up about being hounded by British paparazzi during her time at Brown University, and also commented on her disdain the impossible standards …

Michael Chiklis Joins Cast of American Horror Story Michael Chiklis Joins Cast of American Horror Story

The creators of FX’s American Horror Story revealed Friday that the Emmy Golden Globe award-winning actor Michael Chiklis will be joining the cast of season four, entitled Freakshow. Freakshow will be set in Jupiter, Florida in 1950 and will star …

‘Cancel Colbert’ Is Your Daily Dose of Dumb Twitter Outrage ‘Cancel Colbert’ Is Your Daily Dose of Dumb Twitter Outrage

In people clearly not understanding the basic idea of satire nor differentiating between network and personal Twitter accounts news, Twitter’s all fired up over a joke made by Comedy Central’s Colbert Report Twitter account. And by “joke,” we mean a …

#CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert Says He Didn’t Make Racist Tweet #CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert Says He Didn’t Make Racist Tweet

Even though Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert is known for his sense of humor, apparently some things are off limits–on certain platforms, at least. Following a joke about Asians that was posted to the official Colbert Report Twitter account yesterday, Colbert …

Twitter Reportedly About To Launch App-Install Ads Twitter Reportedly About To Launch App-Install Ads

Twitter reportedly has a new mobile ad product in the works, which may launch in the coming weeks. It’s an app-install ad format, which would enable developers to get users to click to download their applications. This comes from Bloomberg …

Report: Instagram Smartphone Usage Gives Twitter’s A Run For Its Money In U.S. Report: Instagram Smartphone Usage Gives Twitter’s A Run For Its Money In U.S.

Instagram announced this week that it has surpassed 200 million monthly active users. eMarketer is now sharing some data about usage in the U.S. and a comparison to Twitter usage on smartphones. The firm finds that U.S. Instagram usage has …

Facebook, Google, Twitter & LinkedIn Team Up On WebScaleSQL Facebook, Google, Twitter & LinkedIn Team Up On WebScaleSQL

Facebook, Google, Twitter and LinkedIn announced a new collaboration among their engineer teams called WebScaleSQL. A spokesperson for Facebook tells us that the companies are “working to share a common set of changes to the upstream MySQL branch that will …

Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Multiple Photos In Tweets Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Multiple Photos In Tweets

Twitter is rolling out a new update to its Android and iOS apps with new photo features for tagging people and including up to four pics in a single tweet. The tagging feature is quite frankly long overdue. How long …