Rand Paul’s Filibuster Nets Him 40,000+ Twitter Followers

On Wednesday (and into early Thursday), Kentucky Junior Senator Rand Paul led a 13-hour filibuster – the old-fashioned “talk until you can’t talk anymore” type. Paul, aided by a handful of other Senators, used exactly 12 hours and 52 minutes…

iPhone Inadvertently Saves Kentucky Factory

While the vast majority of Apple iPhones are assembled in controversial Foxconn plants in China, much of the glass produced for the screens is made in Harrodsburg, a town of 8,014, roughly 30 miles southwest of Lexington, Kentucky. Glass and…

Google Encourages Kentucky Businesses to Get Online

Google thrives as the web thrives, so the company is, understandably, encouraging all business owners to take get their businesses online. To that end, Google has created “Get Your Business Online with Google,” a website developed to help small business…

If You Steal Gas From A Cop Car And Post It On Facebook…

Another Thursday morning, and another story of idiocy played out on the public. The most public of stages, of course: Facebook. It’s probably not a good idea to siphon gas from anyone’s car. Not only is it a crime, but…

Nerlens Noel Picks Kentucky: Next Anthony Davis?

The nation’s top basketball recruit has decided to bring his game to the bluegrass state, where Wildcat fever is spreading like wildfire (or couch-fire, if you prefer) after winning the 2012 National Championship. “I’ll be taking my talents to the…

Twitter Loves Stupid ‘Kentucky Vacated Title’ Jokes

Some people never get tired of telling the same joke over and over again. When you have a lot of people talking at the same time, about the same topic, like you get on Twitter, you get a lot of…

26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts

According to 26-year-old Patrick Kelly, Washington needs more engineers and less lawyers. That’s why he has decided to run for U.S. Congress in the 6th district of the great state of Kentucky. This congressional district covers Lexington as well as…

Bobby Knight Refuses to Say ‘Kentucky’

Bobby Knight refused to call the Kentucky Wildcats by their name on ESPN segments over the weekend. The former Indiana coach, instead, said “that team from the SEC,” when asked who was most likely to be upset this weekend. The…

Tornadoes Hit South, Twitter Reacts

Severe weather has been occurring across the midwestern and southern U.S. today, with tornados so far touching down in Alabama and Tennessee. The weather Channel has stated that the greatest threat is in Kentucky and Tennessee. Below is a recent…

Gatewood Galbraith: Kentucky Legend Death Sparks Twitter Remembrance

If importance were measured by victories, one could say Gatewood Galbraith was simply a footnote in the history of the state of Kentucky. However, for those who followed Galbraith or met the man knows his legacy is bigger than the…