April 11, 2012
STAY AWAY FROM MY JOKE ACCOUNTS. Twitter's spam crackdown is coming dangerously close to taking the fun out of tweeting.
If you don't watch TNT and you don't follow sports, this sartorial gem of a man may have slipped beneath your radar. Oh my god. He is my muse.
Maxim is one of several magazines with steep declines in ad pages in the first quarter of 2012. They told Shift they're turning it around.
Oh, just giving a public performance of @JoseCanseco in Madison Square Park. What are you up to?
Oh the titanic sinks? THANKS JAMES CAMERON!
Dick Tracy wishes he could pull off this look. Plus find out what fictional character shares your birthday and Madonna is setting sales records. These and other Buzz we missed await your clicking pleasure.
UPDATE: Zimmerman is in custody in Florida and has been charged with 2nd-degree murder, a charge which can carry a sentence of life in prison. Zimmerman's attorney has said his client will plead not guilty. Both AP and NBC News are reporting that the special prosecutor assigned to the Trayvon Martin case will announce the charges later today.
BuzzFeed, Schick and Edelman Digital won for "BuzzFeed Schick Xtreme 3 Razorboming" at the 2012 Shorty Industry Awards
How he'll really win the election: a Kickstarter project to make a Paul-themed video game. Watch Paul jump over giant Mitt Romney heads.
As usual, he changed the subject to the economy. But will the message stick?
Déjà vu: Facebook today announced Facebook for Schools, which will "allow people with an active school email address to join groups at their college or university." Guys, I think Facebook is stuck in a loop.
"I'm deleting Instagram!" users cried after Facebook bought the service. But how far would these people really go?
On "New Girl" last night, the gang played a game of True American. A drinking game that is sure to spread like wildfire, so here are the rules!
Forget stars: real-time click tug-of-war is the only way to rate products.
Fox told Mediaite today that they've rooted out the Fox News Mole; he/she only survived for one day. Twitter users imagine consequences for the mole.
Here's CNN's heavy hitter at work during comercial breaks, playing three sides against the middle during the 1992 race for the White House.
A new study shows they're also more likely to stay married. They've caught up with their high school educated peers.
In this new feature, I'll take a look at the best sports reference from the previous week of hip-hop. This week: the Parks and Rec guest star and hot new rap project Quakers.
The first huge tech startup didn't come from Silicon Valley. In fact, if not for Apple, we might still be talking about Boston's "Golden Semicircle."
Largely irrelevant Republican primary candidate Newt Gingrich is in the news today after his $500 check to get on the Utah ballot bounced. During the 1992 Republican Primary Newt's opponent, Herman Clark, ran this ad against Newt for his involvement in the scandal. The ad highlights that Gingrich also bounced 22 checks for more than $26,000.
Barack Obama's election as President of the Harvard Law Review was a historic event for the African American community. It was the first time in 103 year history an African American had been elected to the position. In this clip from a 1990 interview, featured in the 2009 documentary "Becoming Barack," Obama said it should be kept into perspective that in the "broader world" the "doors that have been opened to me haven't been opened to them."
"I just didn’t have the guts to put in writing what I came to believe... was an inevitable conclusion,” he wrote.
The social network gets a massive redesign. It's equal parts Facebook circa 2009 and Twitter circa, well, now.
After installation, every Android app has to ask your permission: to access the internet, your files, your location, etc. But what can an app do without any permission? A whole lot, it turns out.
Minnesota's Bemidji Woolen Mills made the famous Santorum sweater vest. In an interview with WIND Chicago's The Steve Cochran Show, company owner Bill Batchelder says former Gov. Tim Pawlenty leaned on him to switch his allegiances.