Monthly Archives: March 2011

Foursquare Day is April 16

Mark your calendars. April 16 is Foursquare Day. Make sense? It does if you realize it’s the 4th month, and the 4-squared day. (4 /16) YAY! We have a social media holiday. There was a special badge last year, but … Continue reading

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I joined Google’s +1 experiment

So I joined Google’s +1 experiment. It’s similar to Facebook’s “Like” button. As soon as I joined the experiment, I saw the +1 icon next to each link in my Google search results. All I had to do was click … Continue reading

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Google Doodle honors 200th birthday of Robert Bunsen

There’s only one thing I think of when I think of a Bunsen burner — high school chemistry class. While I got A’s in chemistry, I wasn’t crazy about the class, mostly because those goggles we had to wear left … Continue reading

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Are you ready for April Fools’ Day?

So last April Fools’ day a co-worker got me good. Sam moved my car to the other side of the building. When I went to leave for lunch — you got it, no car. I thought someone had stolen it. … Continue reading

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How many computers are in your home?

“There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” Ken Olson, 1977 (president of Digital Equipment Corp.) So I ran across this quote the other day and it totally cracked me up. I mean, was this dude … Continue reading

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This Angry Birds spoof cracked me up

In other Angry Birds news: Angry Birds Rio Angry Birds Seasons, Go Green Angry Birds TV show Angry Birds Rio Superbowl ad

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Another Rebecca Black Friday parody

Will these ever stop? If you missed Conan’s the other day, view it here.

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Oxford English Dictionary adds OMG, LOL and other initialisms

FYI, check out the new initialisms added to the Oxford English Dictionary. They include OMG (oh my god), LOL (laughing out loud) and others. What do you think about these be included in one of the world’s principal English-language dictionaries?

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Don’t miss links: Peeps diorama contest to York High achievers to PSU’s Kevin Newsome

1. This is our fifth year for our Peeps diorama contest and we hope to see some creative pieces. In 2010, the hippie chicks in the “Peeps Not War” project earned first place. The previous year “The Peepest Loser” — … Continue reading

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Conan takes on Rebecca Black in parody video

YouTube sensation Rebecca Black got the Conan treatment Wednesday night when he released his new song, “Thursday” — a cover of her unexpected hit, “Friday.”

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