Are you a Mac or a PC? That depends: Do you shop at Barneys New York or are you more of a New Balance/Old Navy kind of person? Finally, an infographic
from Bundle.com answers the question that all those Justin Long commercials couldn’t: Who is more fashionable—the Apple Store frequenter or the HP/Dell user?
Speaking of infographics, another suggests that being up to your eyeballs in work might land you six feet under. With 75 percent of Americans saying they’re stressed in their jobs—plus their inactivity—work is murder.
We’ll probably all be dead before humans explore the limits of outer space—unless Justin Bieber dons a space suit, says one astronomer. Making the teen sensation one of the first commercial spaceflight passengers would be one of the best means for generating interest
among the American public, according to Seth Shostak.
Meanwhile, it might interest you to know that Twitter’s familiar blue bird brand mascot actually has a name—Larry
. Who is Larry named after? Why, that’d be former NBA superstar and coach Larry Bird, of course.
Mascot or not, we’re simply glad social media is (relatively) free—or at least we did before reading this
. Seems all that free networking comes with a price, after all.
Guess not all deals are what they’re cracked up to be, but then again, one wouldn’t know that judging by Groupon. According to Advertising Age
, the site reached 33 million active users by the end of last year, nearly triple that of 2010, while the daily deal industry is expected to bank more than $4.1 billion by 2015.
Groupon sure could use some good news like that right about now, as it might have lost some of its Milwaukee customers who grew livid after the site offered special price on a tour of Jeffrey Dahmer’s killing grounds
We’d rather take a tour of these fully furnished, pre-fab homes from IKEA
If home for you is the Los Angeles area, you’re certainly living the sweet life, or at least sweeter now that Sprinkles has set-up a 24-hour cupcake and ice cream ATM-esque vending machine
Whoever came up with that idea is already a genius; Google is out to find the innovative minds of tomorrow, calling for entries to its 2012 Doodle 4 Google student contest. (via PRNewser
Some not-so creative minds at your company might want to change their passwords if they happen to be “Password1
,” the most-common password used on business systems. “Password 2” it is then.
A lack of mobile know-how led to schools in Hall County, Georgia being put on lockdown after an autocorrected text
—accidently sent to the wrong number, mind you—read “gunman be at west hall today,” rather than “gunna be at west hall today.”
In that case, maybe it’s good news that some people, despite having unlimited data plans on their mobile devices, don’t actually have “unlimited” data consumption with AT&T
Speaking of AT&T, it’s not being compared to other wireless companies on CNN’s “Which Company is Most Admired
When you’re finished with the exam, feel free to put your things away and go outside and play. We certainly plan to. Enjoy your weekend.