Archive for February, 2011

Astronaut Gets Stuck In Space »

Today an astronaut named Stephen Bowen working in the International Space Station managed to himself stranded in space for half an hour because some robot actually an 800-pound pump broke down. That’s got to be scary as it’s like something out of a science fiction movie. Can you imagine what would have happened if R2 […]

Murder Linked To Abortion In Google Search »

A new “Google Bomb” hit on Friday that linked the words murder and abortion. Google Bombing is a way that takes advantage of the process by which Google ranks links. The bomb as it’s called alters the way search results respond to queries. In this incident, the word “murder” which shows a Wikipedia definition for […]

Google New Search Algorithm Goes After Content Farms »

Google tightened the clamp on content farms by changing its search algorithm significantly to weed out stolen or spam-like content that isn’t useful to viewers. The company said in a statement that the revisions have caused 11.8 percent of search queries to be “noticeably” updated. That means the top two or three search results have […]

Buffalo Beast Website Went Down »

Sometimes practical jokes can backfire which is what took place with the online news site Buffalo Beast which went offline after publishing a prank phone call that was supposed to be between Wisconsin Governor Scott walker and a Buffalo Beast editor that posed as David Koch. Paul Fallon, the publisher of the Buffalo Beast reportedly […]

Mark Zuckerberg Comic Book »

Mark Zuckerberg who is the creator of Facebook has already accomplished more than he ever dreamed and has been featured in a major Hollywood film as well as a paperback novel and now it seems as though that the youngest Billionaire in the entire world is going to have his own comic book. The comic […]

Egyptian Dad Names Daughter Facebook »

In a testament of the affect of the digital age, a man in Egypt has named his first born daughter “Facebook” after the popular social media website was used by dissidents to overthrow the Egyptian government and oust their president, Hosni Mubarak. The Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram wrote, “The girl’s family, friends, and neighbors in the […]