Very funny article from PopMatters.com titled "The 10 Legitimate Movie-Related Reasons to Hate Nicolas Cage." How this guy still is in major movies is amazing, he's inches away from falling into the 'Direct-to-DVD' titles ala Steven Seagal like movie career. They include the trailers and everything. Enjoy. read more
Just a few days ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that next week, his social networking site would be unveiling an awesome new feature. Some wondered just how awesome this would truly be and how much was simply a way to take the focus off of Google’s new social component...Continue Reading on Walyou
The IPO window is now wide open, with everyone from Zynga to Groupon rushing towards it. Nobody knows how long that window will stay open (rule of thumb is 18 months), so better go public while you can. But today's IPO filing from Zynga came particularly fast. Show More Summary
Dear Lifehacker, As attractive as buying a shiny new gadget might seem, I don’t want to drop hundreds of dollars on a new phone when my old iPhone still does everything I need. That said, I’m also suffering from at least a little new-phone envy. Anything I can do to make my old iPhone faster? (more…)
I know just as well as anyone else how easy it is to hate rats, mosquitoes and wasps, but like many other pests, these creatures are entirely necessary for our survival and for the ecosystems we call home. This great Cracked article explains why. Warning: Some of the language is NSFW. Link
In my last post on marketing I talked about how data is king for property portals. Now seems a good time to highlight some considerations and points to be made if you are going to undertake database marketing.
How about because patriotism is not a Democratic, or liberal, value? From US News & World Report: Harvard: July 4th Parades Are Right-Wing By Paul Bedard, Posted: June 30, 2011 Democratic political candidates can skip this weekend’s July 4th parades. A new Harvard University study finds that July 4th parades energize only Republicans, turn kids [...]
On Thursday's CBS Evening News and Friday's Early Show, CBS glossed over President Obama's aim to break a campaign promise with a proposal to raise taxes on people who make less than $250,000 a year. Both Chip Reid and Bill Plante noted...Show More Summary
A portion of a WWE.com interview with THQ’s Bryan Williams… WWE.COM: The tagline for WWE ’12 is “Bigger. Badder. Better.” How does the game live up to those claims? WILLIAMS: Well, our games have always been big, going back to the SmackDown vs. Raw series. I don’t know of any game that comes out yearly and offers [...]
With the federal government refusing to lend its assistance, the State of California is in dire financial straits. Here are some of the budget...
Last season was an exercise in how not to screw things up too badly. Chelsea teetered close to falling out of the top-three in the Premier League. With a new vision, they will once again rise to the top of the table. With inconsistent...Show More Summary
Simon Johnson, a former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, talks with host Alison Stewart about how debt on both sides of the Atlantic will shape our economic futures for years to come.
How has Greece's debt created so much turmoil within Europe, and how could this crisis threaten to involve the United States and the world?
HP's TouchPad tablet launched to tepid reviews this week, and HP is already backing away from it as an answer to the iPad. Instead, HP is going after a much weaker competitor: RIM. Developer relations head Richard Kerris told The Loop...Show More Summary
For those of you who haven’t heard of her, Caitlin Moran is a knicker-widdingly funny and sharp columnist for the Times of London. That’s her on the cover of her new book – eyeing you sardonically under her lock of white hair, looking like Rogue might have if she’d ever decided to be a bit [...]
James Altucher has a new eBook out, titled How to Be the Luckiest Person Alive! (we’ll publish a chapter next week). I was discussing the book with James, and jokingly said we should have a Altucher-like title contest. He liked the idea, and so we decided to run this contest to select the title of [...]
WNYC’s @onthemedia did a Q&A with Kirby Ferguson, the @remixeverything guy http://nie.mn/mEnNNy » From Issue 3 of @NiemanReports, 1947: How a Salt Lake City reporter used carrier pigeons to get a scoop http://nie.mn/iHQL98 » CitizenShow More Summary
Wow! How the time flies when staring at pretty, pretty weddings all week long! We’ve seen so many gorgeous weddings this week from DIY woodsy to glamourous and we are loving each and every one. To send you off properly for the holiday weekend, we thought we’d share this adorable americana themed photo shoot by [...]
We've written a few times about now about the book Go The Fk To Sleep, and how it (accidentally) used piracy of the work to become a huge success. We've also written a few times about the issue of jury nullification, and the troubling trend of people being arrested outside of courthouses for passing out documents that explain jury nullification. Show More Summary
How the hell did someone not check THIS ninja out?! Olajide Oluwaseun Noibi, 24, a Nigerian-born man who was found with the stolen ID and up to 10 old boarding passes containing various names, was arrested Wednesday after attempting...