Buzz·Jul 12, 20116 Theories About Why The Internet Is Dead TodayIt's quiet. Too quiet. A perfect storm of new toys and real world distractions are leaving the tubes eerily silent, like an abandoned city. Where has everyone gone?by Donna DickensCommunity ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Setting up their tents for the midnight showing of Harry Potter? 2. Weeping silent tears of dread and joy at the release of the new Song of Ice and Fire novel today? 3. Trying to escape the suffocating heat that plagues a greater portion of the U.S.? 4. Prepping their costumes for Comic-Con in two weeks? 5. Playing NCAA 2012 which launched today? 6. Trying to figure out what to do with Google+ now that they have it? Artist representation of the state of the Internet today.