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Betting On The MTV Twitter Jockey Who Will Make It To The Finish Line (POLL)

Will it be Tomicha Cassel from Cleveland, Ohio or Rolfe Norman from Athens, Georgia? Who will be the social media voice for MTV? The network is currently in the process of answering that question with an ongoing series of challenges that will continue for the next couple months - up to a live finale on August 8.

BP Blaster App Allows You To Be Master Of Your Domain

Remember the Seinfeld episode "The Contest" aka "Master of Your Domain," when Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer were tasked with controlling sudden urges? As an analogy to that condition, all of our pent-up anger over the Gulf Oil disaster has no easy or satisfactory means for release. That is, until now. With  the introduction of a new game - Zippi Networks has developed an app to help us vent.

E-Reader Price Wars Pit Kindle vs Nook, While iPad Holds Ground

Since Apple's iPad virtually busted open the e-Reader market door with a device that could multi-task - Kindle, Nook and other "one trick ponies" have been trying to find ways to remain competitive, without resorting to price cuts. This month, desperation might be seeping in.

Hello Kitty Motor Oil Makes Your Engine Purr

Hello Kitty, having exhausted all traditional venues of cuteness, now dares to go where no cute character has gone before... under your hood.

Steppin' Out With The Highflying Austrian Special Forces Dog

Did you ever think you'd see a dog parachuting 10,000 feet from a military helicopter?  Dogs are the latest recruits in the Austrian special forces, and often when they 'step out' they are strapped to a human and a big parachute.

 

U.S. Students Feature Breakthrough Designs At London Festival Of Architecture

Students at New Jersey's Science & Technology University (NJIT), experimenting with parametric designs in their industrial design class, were invited to display their experiments at the London Festival of Architecture, June 19 to July 4, 2010. Their architectural objects illustrate new relationships between objects in 3-dimensions.

 


iPad Dummy Is A Decoy For Apple Fans Who Can't Afford The Real McCoy!

Can't afford the real thing, but want to impress your friends and family? The iPad Dummy looks authentic, but instead of aluminum and glass and an operating system, you get a plastic decoy.

Virgin America Offers Social Media Perks To Most Influential

Do you have to be Ashton Kutcher to have influence on Twitter? If not, what does it take to be an influencer on social networks? And Is there a return on investment on the time you spend on social media tasks? Virgin America airlines is examining what influencers can do for their brand and is depending on a social media analytics company to surface the results so they reward those that do the best job.

Gold Plated Toilet is a Throne with the Midas Touch

This pot of gold from Japan needs no rainbow but it does require a whole lotta green - and pretenders to the one-of-a-kind throne need not apply.

BeautifulPeople's Social Network Wants To Build A New Master Race

Back in the last century, leading up to and during World War II there was a movement afoot to build a Master Race. It was led by a maniacal leader that convinced an entire Aryan society that they were genetically superior to other races. Today, almost 80 years later a similar mentality exists where a social network's goal is to create more genetically-conceived "beautiful" people.

Social Networking After Death Becomes You

Taking control of our lives online after death is a rather macabre thought - but similar to last wills and testaments when you commit in writing as to how you want to put your affairs in order in the event of death, you might want to do the same with your social networking presence.

Europe Beats U.S. In Race For Social Networking The 'Internet Of Things'

In the U.S., we are more concerned about disconnecting the Internet than expanding its connectivity to inanimate objects. If Senator Lieberman has his way, the government will have access to a 'kill switch' that will virtually shut down the Internet at will. Europe on the other hand is taking a much more progressive approach.

Cross Your Heart, Your Fingers, And Your Toes... Researchers Study Superstition

People often have weird superstitions that bring them luck... or they think bring them luck. Not just the obvious things like crossing fingers and toes, wearing a charm, or carrying a bunny's foot, but sometimes some pretty strange personal rituals that they believe are lucky - just look at what some athletes do!

ZoomAtlas Social Network For Boomers With $10K Geo-Based Reunion Contest

With Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn now the dominant players in the social media space and Foursquare, Gowalla and Loopt in the location-based arena - each garnering a user-base larger than many countries - is there room for another to focus on just one segment of the population? Mark Sherman and ZoomAtlas, with the majority of users over 50 seem to think so.

New Balance 'Sunshine & Pink' Shoes Are Some Stealthy Sneakers... NOT!

The limited edition New Balance MTG580 SP running shoes are just about sold out but that doesn't mean you'll never see them again; you will... from miles away.