It’s possible that cats are the most interesting creatures on the internet. It could be because cat people take more pictures than dog people. It could be that cats are just that silly. For whatever reason, cats are big on the internet in general and social media in particular. What makes them tick? In the… Continue reading Cats from a scientific perspective
There are certain financial events that seem to happen online instantaneously. When we buy something with a credit or debit card, it comes out of our balance immediately. When we purchase something with PayPal, it comes out of our balance within minutes. When we wire cash from one account to another, it takes no time… Continue reading A valid question about bank transfers
One of the best parts about the comical genius at The Onion is that sometimes their satire hits a little too close to home. Their recent video about Facebook being a CIA surveillance tool is funny but there’s likely a hint of reality in what they’re saying in it. “Congress today reauthorized funding for Facebook,… Continue reading The Onion’s satire about Facebook as a CIA tool may be close to reality
There are definite distinctions between users of various social sites. They’re often easy to spot based upon their look (Tumblr), activities (FourSquare), and attitude (Pinterest), but the combination of the three can help us identify Yelp users very easily. Our friends at Flowtown take a humorous look at the Yelp phenomenon and the people who… Continue reading Yelp users are easier to spot than most
As Christmas and other holidays lurk around the corner, it’s time to take a lighter view. Why? There’s so much stress in western culture surrounding the holidays. Sometimes, it’s good to take a moment to simply smile (and maybe even laugh). This graphic by our friends at Flowtown takes a look at what Facebook might… Continue reading What would Facebook look like at the North Pole?
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAl28d6tbko[/youtube] Sure to be making waves this morning here’s a YouTube clip that’s spreading like a wildfire across the Apple blog-o-sphere, generating yelps of pain as it does just that. Pain? Sure, a little, that’s because the man in this clip is the CEO of a blender company called Blendtec, and this clip (the latest… Continue reading Video: The iPad – Will It Blend?