Apple is expected to introduce its iPhone 5 today. The Motley Fool, citing an analyst estimate, reports that the iPhone 5 could be responsible for one-sixth of the entire 2% growth in U.S. GDP some economists expect this year. This made us… Read More ›
Diamond Store Apparently Thinks She Will Be Impressed By That Engagement Ring If She Knows You Got A Free Gun With The Purchase
NBC affiliate 11alive.com reports that an Atlanta area diamond store is offering a free hunting rifle with a purchase of diamonds over $2,500. In the video news report, which can be seen here, the store Owner refuses to have his… Read More ›
We’d like to congratulate Gillette on the brand’s new Fusion Proglide blades which according to the packaging “effortlessly glide…” Although we’d be more likely to congratulate the brand if the blades came in a package that effortlessly glided open first… Read More ›
CNBC reports that sales of toy archery sets to young girls is on the rise thanks to the Disney-Pixar movie Brave, and Lion’s Gates’ Hunger Games. 3 Worse Things Your Kids Could Be Inspired To Play With Based On Movies… Read More ›
Good News! Airlines Are Less Likely To Lose Your Luggage! In Part Because Less Of You Are Bringing Luggage On To Planes To Save Baggage Fees!
The New York Times reports “good news” that airlines lost less luggage in 2011 than five years earlier. The New York Times cites various reasons, including fewer people are bringing luggage onto planes due to airlines charging fees to stow… Read More ›
Facebook Kills App That Let Your Facebook “Friends” Find Your Location. So You Can Turn Your iPhone Back On And Stop Hiding In The Laundry Bin, Kevin.
CNBC reports that just hours after releasing a new app, called “Friends Nearby,” Facebook killed the app. “Friends Nearby” allowed users to instantly find, or as CNBC hints, “stalk” friends, family members, acquaintences, co-workers, random people who friended you, and… Read More ›
According to NBC News, a hotel in Crosthwaite, in the United Kingdom has replaced all of its Gideon Bibles with E.L. James’ erotic novel “50 Shades of Grey.” The hotel owner is quoted as saying that Bibles have not been… Read More ›
A recent series of Boston Globe articles reported that despite telling the public that he “left Bain Capital in 1999” and “relinquished all management authority” that Mitt Romney was the CEO of Bain Capital, according to SEC filings in 2002…. Read More ›
As we wrote about here, the Wall Street Journal recently reported that social-news sharing site Digg sold for only $500,000. In contrast, TechCrunch has reported that Digg actually sold for around $16 million, with about $500,000 to $725,000 in assets going to… Read More ›
According to the Wall Street Journal, Digg, once one of the most popular sites on the internet, prior to changing to a format that many people found unpopular, has been sold to for $500,000 to Betaworks! To put it in… Read More ›