A 2013 report from Slate indicates that according to a web traffic-analysis firm, of the people who look at online articles, the majority of them don’t scroll past the article’s half-way point. The article said more than this, but we… Read More ›
Analysis Of Most Used Words In Hunger Games; Harry Potter; and Twilight Series’ May Be More Readable Than The Words In These Books!
Slate put together an interesting “textual analysis” of the most popular phrases and words in the Hunger Games, Harry Potter, and Twilight series of novels. You can view the tables of categories such as “Most Distinctive Adjectives by Author” by… Read More ›
Study: Acting Like You Know What You’re Talking About, When You Have No Clue About What You’re Talking About, Will Get People To Believe You! Trust Us, We Know It’s True!
Yahoo reports that a study by graduate students from Washington State University indicates that people tend to believe what you say, whether verbally or in writing, if you use loud, confident language… even if you have no clue what you… Read More ›
Someone May Have Lied On A Yelp Prison Review! Is There Not An Integrity Test Before Writing Yelp Reviews?
The Washington Post reports that lawyers, prisoners, and random jerks who may be the same people who vandalize Wikipedia, are reviewing prisons on Yelp! From the article: “At no time did the officer violate any of my constitutional privileges and even… Read More ›
Man Resigns From Job On A Cake! We Hope The Job Wasn’t Helping Illiterate Robot Bosses Operate A Cake Assembly Line!
Yahoo reports that a man who calls himself “Mr. Cake” sent a letter of resignation to his recent employer written in icing on a cake. So for all of you people who have been calling yourselves “Ms. Angry Email,” or “Mr…. Read More ›
Head Of British State Recovers From Stomach Flu… Right When We Accept A Challenge To Avoid Certain Letters Of The Alphabet.
WordPress’ Daily Prompt challenged bloggers today to write an entry without using a letter of the alphabet. “Feeling really brave? Make it a vowel!” Let’s see… merely to tell you that we’re accepting this challenge, we’ve used the letters a,… Read More ›
3 Worse Things Than Getting 1,000 Likes On WordPress 1. Getting 1,000 likes on your Facebook status: “I just got dumped after losing my job! :( :( :(“ You don’t even have 1,000 Facebook friends, so who are the jerks… Read More ›
Just In Time For The Olympic Closing Ceremonies… The Medals Of The Blogs We Read This Week! Tattoos, Dido, and Bucket Lists!
The Olympics are about to come to a close, and this is our 50th consecutive day of comedic blogging, so we decided to celebrate and create our own event: speed-reading of some of the blogs of readers who have liked… Read More ›
We get spam! For those of you unfamiliar with WordPress, it filters out spam messages that autobots try to put on message boards. Often, you will receive the same awkward message, attempting to look genuine, repeatedly from different WordPress accounts…. Read More ›
As we continue our week of celebration of our readers, we read a blog entry by novelist Candace Knoebel entitled “Caught In The Writer’s Block Web,” where she offers some great tips to avoid getting writer’s block, which she hopefully… Read More ›