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Sasha Fetus is on the way

We've all heard about it by now. Beyonce and Jay Z are expecting their first child. How we found out is making as many headlines as the fact that she's pregnant. If you've been under a rock, or if you missed MTV's 2011 Video Music Awards...

Get a hobby people – one that doesn't involve ice cream or posing in odd positions

Americans need hobbies. Real ones that take skill and time to master. Ones that take the average person away from the Internet and television, and make them want to put down the smartphones and tablets. A few months ago, the trend was planking, which...

Don't be a twit

A band of computer hackers who pride themselves on having been able to hack some of the most high-profile networks in the country has struck again – and this time, they hacked the Senate's server in Washington, D.C. The system was hacked, but the...

Don't have time to tweet? Schedule it ahead of time

The world is addicted to Facebook and Twitter. We're just all up in each other's business. We know when our friends are having a bad day at work, we know when they're sick and we know when relationships end. We know what they think about what's...

Think before you snark

Snark. It's defined in the Urban Dictionary as a combination of "snide" and "remark" – it's a sarcastic comment, which uses sarcasm or malice. Snarkologists are known for their biting, cruel humor or wit, which is commonly...
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Olbermann breaks his silence in the Twitterverse

Keith Olbermann and MSNBC have ended their mutual admiration society. Olbermann went out with a fizzle, and was silent for several days after his final show. He left the Twitterverse not posting, some said, at the request of MSNBC. It only added to the...

Tweet, tweet – now pay me

Kentucky Fried Chicken has decided that a good tweet is worth about $20,000. Or thereabouts. The chicken giant will award a $20,000 scholarship to a high school student who sends them the best post on Twitter. We can only guess that it must be poultry...

Delta looks to social media to improve customer service

Want to get Delta Airlines' attention? Tweet the words "Delta sucks." It will work. Trust us. In a control room, with big monitors on the wall streaming social media commentary related to airlines, Delta has hired and housed customer service...

Work-at-home scams become more prevalent

You've likely seen the ads for working at home as you've searched the Internet – they promise lots of money for even part-time work, and all while never leaving the comfort of your own home. According to the Federal Trade Commission, most consumers...
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