Monthly Archives: February 2011

The digital age isn’t so bad

Here is my newspaper column for this week: …………. I did something I’d never thought I do – I read an e-book on my iPad. You know how I love new media, but somehow reading a digital book felt dirty, … Continue reading

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A case of Buffyitis

Don’t miss this post from my writing blog. It might help to explain my crazy self!

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Did you know?

A new report from eMarketer finds that most adult Americans with Internet access use Facebook at least once a month. This year, eMarketer forecasts 132.5 million U.S. web users will use the site., an increase of 13.4%.

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Don’t miss links: From Penn State football to Oscars to Google recipe finder to big celebration planned for Exchange

1.We’re getting close to our 100,000th Exchange post and Joan Concilio has some big plans! Don’t miss her post with all the details. 2. John Clayton and the Varsity Beat update the story of York Catholic junior Michael Sperring, who … Continue reading

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Vacation with YDR: York County residents travel the globe

Check out what assistant features editor Susan Jennings pulled together. This awesome map shows where area peeps have traveled with our award-winning newspaper. Great stuff!

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Google map mashup shows friends on Facebook

This mashup just looks like fun! Share an animated map of your Facebook friends. It’s easy to do, too. Also, check out this blog. It shows some really cool ways people are using Google maps. And, speaking of maps, don’t … Continue reading

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Top free iPhone apps

Top 10 free iPhone apps downloaded from the iTunes Store for Feb. 23: 1. “Glass Tower 2,” Games 2. “Dino Rush,” Games 3. “Frog Toss!” Games 4. “iBasket,” Games 5. “Slice It! Begins,” Games 6. “Angry Birds Season Free,” Games … Continue reading

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What’s the most stupid thing you’ve ever done?

What’s the most stupid thing you’ve ever done? Just started a thread on The Exchange for you to share yours. My stupid thing I wanted vanilla ice cream but the only thing we had in the house was a box … Continue reading

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Learn about U.S. presidents via Google Earth map

Check out Google’s U.S. Presidents Showcase. Very cool. You can explore all of the U.S. presidents on the Google Earth map, view their birthplace, see a progression of the states that voted during each president’s election and more.

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Need a good laugh or have a great joke to share, this link’s for you

Need a good laugh or want to share a great joke, check out this awesome thread on Our Exchange started by Conspiracy Theory. Here’s one posted by Conspiracy Theory to get you started. NEVER QUESTION A DRUNK I was shopping … Continue reading

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