"Actually, Myspace is going through a reformatting that looks pretty good. There is a greater than zero chance that it could gather quite a bit of momentum.
"In addition to Myspace, Twitter and Tumblr are both ready, willing and able to support brand activation without holding followers hostage for additional revenue. And in the ironic department, Instagram has the same friction-free reach to followers that Twitter and Tumblr have but Facebook doesn’t."
“The only thing that I’ve heard is if you take a plastic bottle and put it in the microwave and you heat it up, it gives off a chemical similar to estrogen. So the worst case is some women may have little beards.”—Maine governor Paul LePage talking about the dangers of the chemical BPA. I’m sorry America.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.
Think it’s cold outside? Just be happy you don’t live in Oymyakon, Russia where schools don’t shut down until the thermometer hits minus 52. Check out my piece on MNN with 7 super cold places people actually live.
A handbag swinging granny disrupts a bold daylight attempted jewelry heist despite a huge gang of helmeted would-be robbers. This ranks up as one of the most amazing videos I’ve ever seen. Watch this one. Watch it twice and see how she literally ran across the street from pretty far off. She kicks much ass.
We all remember Rep. Joe Wilson’s “You lie” outcry to President Obama during a joint session of Congress in late 2009. Many were concerned there might be another at tonight’s State of the Union, given the degree of partisanship we’ve seen recently from both Houses of Congress. And most breathed a sigh of relief after President Obama finished delivering his State of the Union remarks.
Many, but not those following Georgia Republican Congressman Paul Broun, who spent the entire State of the Union “live-tweeting” his impressions to all of his 3204 followers on Twitter. (For non-Twitter folks, 3204 followers is not a lot. I’m lucky to have over 8500, and I’m pretty much nobody.)