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Tour NYC’s Christmas Lights Via Google

Posted 12/07/2016 7:53 pm by

For over 150 years, New York City has ushered in the holiday season with a uniquely New York tradition.  Every big retailer in New York’s iconic Fifth Avenue does window displays.  Basically, the front window of Macy’s or Saks becomes a mini holiday panorama, and as you walk down the street, every store tries to […]

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Philip Morris CEO Looking At A Smokeless Future

Posted 11/30/2016 7:20 pm by

The old days of “smoke ’em if you got ’em” have been gone for a long time, and it seems that every day, more people kick the smoking habit.  Even in the state I live, where cigarettes keep people employed and where a quarter of the population still smokes, smoking is on the downswing.  Too […]

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Donald Trump’s Victory Tour

Posted 11/29/2016 7:01 pm by

Donald Trump is back in the news again.  Stop me if you’ve heard that before.  However, it’s not his policies that are drawing attention this time; if anything, he’s getting attention paid to him thanks to the one thing he can do well:  draw crowds.  Donald Trump somehow transferred his reality show popularity and media […]

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A 5-Second Video Will Crash Your iPhone

Posted 11/22/2016 7:46 pm by

The modern electronic is a far cry from the old days of tubes and transistors.  These days, things are way more delicate than they used to be, and the funniest things can become big problems for smartphone owners.  Every time an operating system gets updated, problems arise.  Even something as simple as watching a video […]

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New Balance: The Official Shoe Of White People

Posted 11/15/2016 6:50 pm by

Donald Trump has a way about him that makes people go crazy.  Take your pick of how he makes people go crazy.  Either he’s leading huge rallies of people or he’s driving people to destroy their cell phones and smash up public monuments.  There seems to be no difference.  Now, because of a statement that’s […]

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Gawker And Hulk Hogan Settle Lawsuit

Posted 11/02/2016 7:51 pm by

Gawker has been completely destroyed by their own actions.  Terry Bollea, AKA Hulk Hogan, was publicly humiliated by Gawker when the media company essentially published a stolen sex tape and refused to take it down even after a court order was issued against the company.  Judges hate it when you ignore court orders.  Judges also […]

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Flight Attendant’s Flaming Samsung Galaxy Costume

Posted 11/01/2016 9:45 pm by

This will be the last Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to ever be on an airplane.  After all, the phone has been pulled from shelves and pockets all around the world, because the phones tend to, uh… catch fire and/or explode.  It’s not a laughing matter if you’re flying over the Rocky Mountains with one in […]

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Donald Trump’s Hollywood Star Smashed

Posted 10/26/2016 9:08 pm by

Donald Trump is a very public figure, and he was a very public figure even before he decided to run for President of the United States of America.  No, The Donald turned his TV fame into political infamy, and it seems like every time he opens his mouth or makes a speech, he wins fewer […]

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AT&T To Buy Time Warner For $80 Billion

Posted 10/22/2016 4:13 pm by

It’s time to buy, if you’re a major corporation.  No one’s been trying to buy more things than AT&T, and nobody’s been trying to get bought up more than Time Warner.  Charter tried to buy Time Warner and failed.  Comcast tried to buy Time Warner and failed.  AT&T tried and failed to buy T-Mobile, but […]

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Amazon Launches Unlimited Music Streaming Service

Posted 10/12/2016 9:30 pm by

There are a lot of music streaming services out there.  Apple, Spotify, Google Play Music, and any number of others.  that’s a pretty crowded field, and yet, Amazon has spotted a softness in the marketplace, and a good way to add some value to Amazon’s Echo home entertainment/concierge system.  To that end, Amazon is ready […]

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NFL Disgrace Greg Hardy To Become MMA Fighter

Posted 10/11/2016 7:54 pm by

At age 28, Greg Hardy should be lining up on Sunday afternoon for a professional football team.  He was an All Pro player in 2013, and his performance on the field cannot be questioned.  However, his behavior off the field is the problem.  Hardy can’t stay out of trouble, whether it’s being arrested for domestic […]

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Samsung Recalls All Galaxy Note 7s

Posted 10/10/2016 8:38 pm by

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but Samsung is recalling their defective Galaxy Note 7 phones.  They’ve already announced one recall, but it looks as though the replacement phones are just as dangerous as the original versions.  Samsung is recalling every Galaxy Note 7 phone it has produced.  If you have a Galaxy […]

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Millennials Don’t Eat Big Macs

Posted 10/08/2016 11:50 am by

McDonald’s has tried valiantly to change its business around, to keep growth happening and to keep their place at the top of the fast food world, but it’s not happening quite as easily as it might have.  Mickey D’s attempt at all-day breakfasts hasn’t sparked the way it was expected, and while they’re still changing […]

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Parade Features Hillary Clinton’s Execution

Posted 10/05/2016 8:50 pm by

The political system in America, by and large, works pretty good.  Sure, there are occasionally disagreements between various political factions, but most of the time things don’t go past the argument stage.  There are occasional issues with Donald Trump’s more ardent supporters, but even those pale in comparison to what goes in in some other […]

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CBS And Viacom Pondering Forced Merger

Posted 9/28/2016 5:49 pm by

When someone owns most of your company, it’s pretty hard to tell him no.  Sumner Redstone is a huge player in the media world, thanks to his company National Amusements.  National Amusements is a movie theater chain that also happens to own 80 percent of two massive media companies, CBS and Viacom.  So, in effect, […]

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Yahoo Hacked; 500 MILLION Accounts Breached

Posted 9/23/2016 7:51 pm by

Just when it looked like things were turning around for Yahoo, no such luck.  It wasn’t that long ago that Marissa Mayer left Google and successfully orchestrated the sale of Yahoo to Verizon for $4.8 billion dollars.  Well, that silver lining is now tarnished, because Yahoo is facing one of the biggest security problems of […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate French Fries, Thanks Japan!

Posted 9/21/2016 6:01 pm by

Fall is my favorite season.  The leaves change color, and food all takes on different properties.  That doughnut?  Now a pumpkin spice doughnut.  That latte?  Now it’s every white girl’s favorite drink, the pumpkin spice latte.  Pumpkin spice everything is out there, ready for the taking, so enjoy it while it lasts.  (Next is peppermint […]

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Three Arrested After Scary Clown Hoax

Posted 9/20/2016 8:44 pm by

People live in fear of clowns.  Not me, but there’s just something about clowns that makes a lot of people very uncomfortable.  A trio of Alabama kids used that fear of clowns to prey on the fears of some classmates and associates in the town of Flomaton, and they’ve landed not in a puddle of […]

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Rivers Of Blood In Bangladesh

Posted 9/15/2016 6:27 pm by

The streets of Dhaka are running red with blood.  We’re not talking little trickles of blood, either; we’re talking full-on blood flood filling the city, turning the capital of Bangladesh into a post-apocalyptic wasteland.  There have been lots of horrible flooding events, like a flood of toxic sludge and street-clogging floods of frogs, but a […]

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Yosemite National Park Gets 400 Acres Larger

Posted 9/08/2016 8:25 pm by

When John Muir laid out the plans for Yosemite National Park in 1890, one of the things he’d included in the massive park was an area called Ackerson Meadows, which is a meadow and wetland area some 400 acres near the park’s Big Oak Flat entrance.  For whatever reason, that never happened, while other parks […]

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Apple Unveils New iPhone 7 and Apple Watch

Posted 9/07/2016 7:42 pm by

You have 10 days or so to save up $649 plus taxes or find a smuggler.  That’s the going rate for the new iPhone 7, which will be hitting store shelves on September 16.  (The $649 will get you the small 32GB edition of the iPhone.)  If you want a new Apple Watch, that’ll be […]

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ITT Tech Shut Down By US Government

Posted 9/06/2016 7:15 pm by

College is a big business.  No matter that half of all college degrees, my own included, are wasted.  In fact, a lot of people would have a better life without wasting time and money on a degree, but for a lot of people, college is more about what it represents than the actual education.  That […]

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Samsung Is Recalling ALL The Galaxy Note 7 Phones

Posted 9/02/2016 6:16 pm by

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone has been on sale since late August.  So, a couple of weeks now, at best.  However, as it turns out, there’s a little… well, a large problem with the phones.  They have a nasty habit of exploding.  Some 35 or so of the phones have exploded around the world, […]

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Netflix Brings Science Back To TV

Posted 9/01/2016 8:47 pm by

I was never a Bill Nye fan.  For whatever reason, I just never took to the show.  My science TV show was, and always shall be, Beakman’s World, if only because a guy in a rat suit got to eat sugar glass.  Plus they taught me, a movie nerd, how to make sugar glass.  Still, […]

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RIP Gene Wilder, Comedy Legend

Posted 8/29/2016 7:43 pm by

Sometimes it’s easy to forget about someone when they choose to retire from the world, but someone like Gene Wilder could never be forgotten.  He made too big of an impression, with his high-strung nature, frizzy hair, and bugged-out eyes.  His impression might last, but the world is now short one genius actor.  Gene Wilder, […]

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Craig Sager’s Custom Nikes

Posted 8/27/2016 11:56 am by

Since 2014, Craig Sager has been caught in the fight of his life.  He’s been battling leukemia since 2014, and he’s had multiple stem-cell treatments and rounds of radiation, and he continues to struggle against the disease for all he’s worth.  He’s been a very public face for most of his life, and now he’s engaged […]

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Meet A Mentor With Lunchback

Posted 8/26/2016 7:04 pm by

Let’s do lunch.  We need to have a lunch meeting.  Everyone bring your lunch, we’re working late.  Lunch is a big deal around the office, because for some people, it’s the only chance they get to leave the office.  For other people, lunch is an invaluable resource for making professional connections.  That’s where Lunchback comes […]

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Giant Pearl Hidden Under Bed For A Decade

Posted 8/24/2016 6:49 pm by

There’s just something about the waters around Puerto Princesa that lends itself to giant pearls.  The port city on the Philippine island of Palawan is the place where the world’s largest pearl, a 14-pound hunk called the Pearl of Allah or Pearl of Lao, was discovered.  Now, it turns out, a local man’s been sleeping […]

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Ramen Noodles Are Like Money In Prison

Posted 8/23/2016 9:20 pm by

Worry not, bachelors.  You’ve got a goldmine in your cabinet, assuming you go to prison.  With changes in prison food availability, particularly less of it as part of cost-cutting measures around the country, there’s a new king on the prison trading market.  Move over cigarettes, prisoners are now using ramen noodles as prison currency.  That’s […]

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Pole Vaulter Stops Mid-Run For National Anthem

Posted 8/22/2016 7:29 pm by

It’s not a rare thing to hear the United States national anthem during the Olympics; you hear it at every sporting event ever, it seems.  At the 2016 Rio Games, the US won 46 gold medals, so the Star Spangled Banner was played 46 times.  Not too shabby, right?  However, the anthem is a song […]

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