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Posting Photos of Strangers on Facebook Is Just Bad Karma

Post by Lisa Fogarty. I have this Facebook "friend." We'll call her Anne. Anne is a stylish, beautiful adult woman who commutes by train each day to work. Lately, it seems, every one of her days is plagued by the offensive odors and appearances of others. Show More Summary

I Will Never Do Holiday Shopping in a Mall Again (Thank You Technology!)

Post by Jenny Erikson. Christmas shopping hasn’t been the same since the advent of online shopping. And by not the same, I mean it’s way better now. Now you can shop anywhere from your smartphone -- you don’t even need to be sitting at your computer anymore. Show More Summary

Internet Famous: 5 Celebrities and How They Got Their Fame

Post by The Stir Bloggers. According to one website, every day, Americans spend over 12 hours on the Internet. Ok fine, 12 hours is not only a ridiculous exaggeration, it’s also completely made up (apparently not everything on the Internet...Show More Summary

8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Update Your Facebook Status

Post by Jenny Erikson. You know the people. The ones you block from your Facebook feed because their status updates are just so boring/annoying/attention-whoring that you can’t stand to read them, and for some social reason you don’t...Show More Summary

5 Must-Have Shopping Apps That Will Help You Get Through the Holidays

Post by Emily Abbate. When it comes to holiday shopping, I'm the kind of lady that likes to make things as easy as possible. Easy on my wallet, easy on my mind, and of course -- easy to accomplish. What's the easiest way to shop? With the help of a little technology, of course. Show More Summary

Woman's Nutty Resignation Email Guarantees She'll Have Trouble Finding New Job

Post by Lisa Fogarty. Consider this part of what appears to be a disturbing trend. Young person is lucky enough to have been hired in this still crappy economy. Young person works for a bit and quickly realizes the job is sooo boring or beneath him or her. Show More Summary

Google Combats Child Sex Abuse by Blocking Access to Pictures and Videos

Post by Jenny Erikson. The Internet is awesome, but the fact is that it’s often used for some really bad stuff -- like child pornography. Basically any sicko with a computer and a connection can access some pretty disgusting stuff with...Show More Summary

Woman Uses Facebook to Find the Mother She Never Knew (VIDEO)

Post by Ericka Sóuter. The digital age has brought about a lot of things -- not all of them good. These days, people endlessly complain about how disconnected we are from one another because of all the technology. Well, they only need to read the story of Elizabeth Boys to have restored faith in how amazing all these advances are. Show More Summary

Man’s Hilarious Live Tweet of Couple’s Breakup Brings Up SO Many Privacy Issues

Post by Kiri Blakeley. The next time you break-up with your significant other, make sure not to do it in front of a comedian -- or anyone for that matter. Because nowdays, the whole messy thing is liable to end up on the Internet. Live from New York... Show More Summary

The Mario Brothers Get Reimagined in Gritty New YouTube Series (VIDEOS)

Post by Jenny Erikson. Super Mario Brothers was a staple of my childhood. My little brother and I once spent an entire summer completing that map in Super Mario 3 -- I know you know the one I’m talking about. Anyway, I can’t help but...Show More Summary

8 Best Celebrity Selfies Of All Time (PHOTOS)

Post by Emily Abbate. From the second the word "selfie" was added to the dictionary, the selfie photo has slowly become a way of life for both us normal folk and celebrities alike. A-listers just adore to post photos of themselves all of the time on all sorts of social media -- Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and all that jazz. Show More Summary

Netflix Streaming Gets a Makeover That Makes It Seem Brand New Again

Post by Jenny Erikson. Does your Netflix look different today? Don’t panic -- the bigwigs over at HQ gave the streaming interface a long overdue makeover. For the millions who watch Netflix using a PlayStation, Xbox 360, Roku, and some...Show More Summary

5 Thanksgiving Planning Apps That Will Save Your Dinner

Post by Adriana Velez. Hey, turkey! It's time to talk Thanksgiving apps. No, I don't mean appetizers -- I mean applications to help you plan and manage the chaos of Thanksgiving dinner. Some of us have the tendency to get in a little over our heads when it comes to this important meal. Show More Summary

Facebook Status Generator Will Take All Your Old Updates and Make Them Hilarious

Post by Jacqueline Burt. Ever think about your Facebook status updates -- I mean, really think about them? In the busy blur of daily modern life, checking in with the world via social media has become so commonplace, so habitual, that...Show More Summary

Invisible Bike Helmets Are a Real Thing Thanks to 2 Savvy Female Inventors

Post by Jenny Erikson. Admit it -- bike helmets suck. Ok, fine, they don’t suck in that they can save your life by saving your noggin if for some reason it was ever slammed on the ground, but other than that, they’re hot and itchy and they mess up your hair. Show More Summary

9 Reasons Twitter Is Better Than Facebook

Post by Jenny Erikson. Are you familiar with the term sour grapes? It’s from one of those stories (probably one of Aesop’s, but don’t quote me) that teach life lessons. In it, there’s some animal trying to reach these delicious looking...Show More Summary

6 Awesome Fitness Apps That Will Get You Motivated (PHOTOS)

Post by Carly Pizzani. When it comes to getting your butt to the gym when you really don’t feel like getting up to go work out, this time of year is the worst. It’s getting cold outside, your bed is extra toasty and comfortable, and you’re wearing more layers that can hide an extra pound or two. Show More Summary

Why Bluetooth Devices Are Worse Than Cellphones When Driving

Post by Jenny Erikson. Every time my phone rings while I’m driving, I panic a little, and it’s not just the normal who-is-calling-me-because-I-don’t-feel-like-talking-to-humans-today panic. It’s the crap-crap-crap-where’s-my-Bluetooth...Show More Summary

The 6 Most Annoying Things People Do on Instagram

Post by Jenny Erikson. Instagram is awesome. It’s like auto-tune for your pictures -- it just makes everything better. There’s something magical in those filters. That being said, like any social media platform, there’s certain protocol or etiquette when using Instagram, so as not to annoy the snot out of your followers. Show More Summary

5 Cool Gadgets That Make Your iPhone Even More Magical (PHOTOS)

Post by Leilah Peralta. Can you imagine waking up on time without your iPhone alarm clock? Or figuring out directions to that new restaurant without your phone’s GPS? No, neither can we! That’s why over on The Prowl, we’ve rounded up...Show More Summary

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