Sunday, March 31, 2013

Trending: March 31, 2013

Emerging?
CBS: China downplays new bird flu fears


 



 

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Trending: Saturday, March 30, 2013

Facebook
 North Korea
FGCU
Reid Flair
Alexis Wright
School cheating scandal
Other News
 Weird News

Friday, March 29, 2013

Trending: Friday, March, 29, 2013

Facebook
▪  Wired: Here's the `very anonymous' building Facebook demanded from a starchitect
▪  CNNMoney: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg faced $1 billion tax bill
▪  ThoughtCatalog: Here are the top Facebook trends for 2012
▪  Techcrunch: Facebook to reveal `Home on Android' sources say is a modified OS on HTC at 4/4 event

Good Friday
▪  NPR: The Good Friday 5: Musical passion stories you must hear
▪  DailyMail: Baked on Good Friday in 1921: Britain's oldest hot-cross bun has been passed down through five generations
▪  NOLA: Good Friday celebrations and NOLA Bunarchy roll out the  weekend's Easter celebrations

North Korea
▪  NBCNews: North Korea puts rockets on standby as US official warns regime is no `paper tiger'
▪  NewYorkTimes: North Korea orders missile readiness. state media reports
▪  CNN: Why North Korea regime is scary
▪  CNN: Will China finally `bite' North Korea
▪  CIAWorldFactbook: North Korea
▪  CNN: South Korea unfaced: Threats of annihilation normal

Monsanto protection act
▪  Aljazeera: Anger over `The Monsanto protection act'
▪  Snopes.com: Monsanto protection act
▪  MSN: `Monsanto protection act' called `outrageous,' dangerous
▪  Inquisitr: Farmers protest Monsanto Protection Act at White House
▪  CBSNews: Critics slam Obama for `protecting' Monsanto

Maundy Thursday
▪  TheTelegraph: Pope washes feet of young Muslim woman  prisoner in unpredented twist on
▪  Maundy Thursday
▪  BibleGatewayblog: What is Maundy Thursday
▪  BBC: What is Maundy Thursday

Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon)
▪  USAToday: `Harry Potter' actor Richard Griffiths dies at 65
▪  Reuters: Harry Potter actor Richard Griffiths dies after surgery
▪  DailyMail: Actor Richard Griffiths aged 65 dies while undergoing heart surgery
▪  GuardianUK: Richard Griffiths, uncle to Withnail and Harry Potter dies aged 65 after complications

Jenna Wolf
▪  HuffPost: `Today' host keeping paternity under wraps
▪  DailyMail: Today's Jenna Wolf reprimanded by NBC bosses for on-air hostility
▪  Twitter: Jenna Wolf on Twitter

Other news
▪  CNN: 7,000 dental patients get urgent warning
▪  CNN: Barbara Walters set to retire
▪  CNN: 7 bodies in chairs near Mexico plaza
▪  YahooNews: Rescued cat steals soldier's heart

Weird news:
▪  CNN: What caused mystery circles on frozen New York Pond
▪  CNN: Sir, you have a cat stuck in your engine

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Trending: Thursday, March 28, 2013

Facebook
▪  C|Net: Facebook makes risky bet on news feed ads that track you
▪  NewYorkTimes: What you didn't post, Facebook may still know

John Edwards' Daughter
▪  NBCNews: John Edwards' eldest daughter: I was mad, `devastated'  about affair
▪  YahooNews: John Edwards' daughter Cate speaks out about his affair
▪  Glamour: Cate Edwards: What no one knows about my mother, Elizabeth Edwards

YouTube
▪  USAToday: YouTube tops 1 billion  monthy users
▪  Forbes: Here's looking at YouTube: Kid: Eight  years, one billion users...

American Idol
▪  USAToday: On `American Idol,' a Detroit breakdown
▪  FOX: `American Idol' judge Nicki Minaj: There's `absolutely not a chance' a man will win the show
▪  MTV.com: `American Idol' Detroit Night: What should top eight sing?
▪  USAToday: Narrowing the American Idol Field

Miami Heat
▪  ESPN: Heat's 27-game winning streak comes to end in Chicago
▪  FOX: Miami Heat's winning streak ends at 27 in Chicago
▪  NPR: Snap! Maimi Heat's streak end at 27
▪  bleacherreport: Miami Heat's 27-game winning streak snapped by Chicago Bulls

Jenna Wolfe
▪  Philly.com: Former Philly sportscaster Jenna Wolfe pregnant... and gay
▪  LATimes: NBC's Jenna Wolfe, Stephanie Gosk expecting, engaged, out. Whew!
▪  Reuters: NBC `Today' show's Jenna Wolfe expecting baby with gay partner

Derrick Rose
▪  ChicagoTribune: Rosenbloom video: Derrick Rose's time is now
▪  NBA.com: Derrick Rose: Stats, bio
▪  USAToday: Derrick Rose laughs off Waka Flocka Flame's tweet

North Korea
▪  CNN: US flies bombers over South Korea
▪  NBCNews: US bombers practice Korea peninsula attack

Other News
▪  CNN: Run on banks feared in Cyprus
▪  ABCNews: Large lines form outside Cyprus banks
▪  CNN: Massive cyberattack hits internet
▪  ABCNews: Record-breaking cyberattack hits anti-spam group
▪  ABCNews: SARS-like virus kills two more people in Germany and Britain
▪  NBCNews: After weight-loss surgery, new gut bacteria keeps obesity away

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Trending: Wednesday, March 27, 2013


Red equal sign
 Vice: The red marriage equality sign on your Facebook profile is completely useless

Summly

Kellie Pickler
ChristianScienceMonitor: Kellie Pickler `DWTS' jazz routine performance well received (video)
PerezHilton: DWTS Episode 2: Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough dazzle the judges!!!
TasteOfCountry: Kellie Pickler's jazz earns standing ovation from `Dancing with the Stars' judge
TheStir: `DWTS' recap: Kellie Pickler must be hiding something (video)

Lollapalooza

Other News
ABCNews: Possible sinkhole drives families from FLA duplex
ABCNews: Could Amanda Knox be extradited to Italy?

Weird News
ABCNews: Disabled man awarded $8000 after being stranded on Disneyland ride
NBCNews: Honda mini-van comes with built-in vaccuum
CNN: Gates wants geeks to build a better condom

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Trending: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Summly
Reuters: Yahoo acquires mobile news start-up Summly
Philosophically.com: The Summly deal makes no sense'
BusinessInsider: Summly's 17-year-old founder has a girlfriend, and here's what she thinks about his $30 million acquisition
CNBC: Yahoo wonder kid eyes more start--ups after Summly sale
Summly.com: Nick D'Aloisio: Press resources (executive team's bio) (video)

Shakira
MTV: How did Usher and Shakira Do?
UsMagazine: Shakira on The Voice's male judges Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, User: They underestimate me
People.com: Shakira, User debut on an emotional premiere of The Voice
LatinoFOXNews: `The Voice:' Adam Levine says Shakira is a firecracker
YouTube: `The Voice' debuts: Shakira and Usher are serious newbies

Amanda Knox
NBCNews: Italy court: Amanda Knox to be retried for Meredith Kercher murder
CNN: Amanda Knox vows to fight on as Italian judges order retrial in murder case
ABCNews: Amanda Knox `shocked' by court ruling that she will be tried again for murder

BioShock Infinite
Mashable: `BioShock Infinite' is journey you should not miss
EnternainmentWeekly: `BioShock Infinite' review, with an addendum
NewYorkTimes: BioShock's Latest: Civil war in a city in the sky
USAToday: Irrational Games' Ken Levine talks `BioShock Infinite'
Gamespot.com: `BioShock Infinite' review: Stupendous game

Alexis DeJoria
PerezHilton: Jesse James and pro-drag racer Alexis DeJoria officially tie the knot
USAToday: Jesse James marries racer Alexis DeJoria
LATimes: In his fourth wedding, Jesse James marries Alexia DeJoria
CBSNews:  Jesse James marries drag racer Alexis DeJoria
HuffPost: Jesse James, DeJoria married: Sandra Bullock's ex walks down aisle for 4th time

Other News
CNN: FAA: 149 Control towers to close
USAToday: North Korea threatens Hawaii and U.S. mainlandWeird news
USAToday: Dog custody battle goes through 3 courts
YahooNews: NKorea put artillery forces at top combat posture

Monday, March 25, 2013

Trending; Monday, March 25, 2013

Denny Hamlin
▪  LATimes Video of crash after collision with Joey Logano
▪  ESPN: Kyle Busch wins Fontana after wreck
▪  USAToday: Denny Hamlin airlifted to hospital; will stay overnight
▪  Denny Hamlin: Official Website
▪  Dennny Hamlin: Images

Phil Spector
▪  DetroitFreePress: Al Pacino's portrayal of Phil Spector `cheesy,' Spector's wife says
▪  MiamiHerald: HBO's `Phil Spector' a spectacular travesty
▪  PsychologyToday: Dangerous genius: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector
▪  BuffaloNews: Was Phil Spector innocent? David Mamet makes his case in HBO film

Tiger Woods
▪  ESPN: Final round postponed at Bay Hill
▪  Bloomberg: Tiger Woods' chase to regain golf's No. 1 rank delayed  by storm
▪  LaTimes: Tiger Woods will have to wait a day

Aaron Craft
▪  USAToday: Ohio States' Aaron craft shows `big guts' with late-game heroics
▪  USAToday: Aaron Craft's buzzer-beater clips Iowa State, lifts Ohio State into Sweet 16
▪  CBSSports: Aaron Craft shakes off second-half mistakes tos end OSU to Sweet 16

Weird news
▪  CNN: Pilot impersonator gets into cockpit
▪  CNN: Whiz fan builds Lego Hogswarts (video)
▪  Time: How sloths took over pop culture

Other news
▪  CNN: Amanda Knox to learn her fate again
▪  CNN: Winter storm ignores calendar: Spring snow hammers Midwest
▪  CNN: Family vacation turns tragic at airport (falling sign kills boy)