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Just Google It: A Short History of a Newfound Verb

(Source: www.wired.com)

A brand reaches its apotheosis when it slips into the vernacular as a generic noun—Band-Aid, Kleenex, even Dumpster. Anyone else’s dad still say “Dempster Dumpster,” for the brothers who patented it in 1939, and alas, aren’t around now to copyright Dempster Dumpster Fire? 712 more words



In the Blue clouds, in the green grass.

In the old woman’s smile, in the college class.

In the crowded metros, in the special group talk. 44 more words


StarHub CEO Tan Tong Hai to step down, search for successor underway

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Local telco StarHub on Friday (Nov 17) announced its CEO Tan Tong Hai will be stepping down from his position and also relinquish his Executive Director appointment, from May 1 next year. 164 more words

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Google announces AMP update that will discourage ‘teaser pages’

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Publishers have a lot of mixed feeling about AMP (accelerated mobile pages), but it’s pretty safe to say that consumers enjoy web pages that load faster and are less cluttered.  337 more words


Search Me Over

I was in the bathroom one day and I began to sing a song unto God, like I often do. (The bathroom seems to be my place of creativity, lol.) I started singing the words, “Search me over, wash me through and through, cleanse my heart that I may be pleasing unto you.” I kept singing those words and couldn’t seem to find a place to stop the worship. 313 more words


Dive Crew Searches Area of Interest on Lake Silkworth for Missing Man

LAKE SILKWORTH— A specialized dive team with advanced sonar technology was in Luzerne County on Thursday, searching Lake Silkworth for a missing man.

However, there was no sign of 22-year-old Adam Lutz of Nanticoke. 457 more words