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Obama election tweet most retweeted

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Reuters: An election victory tweet from President Barack Obama -- "Four more years" with a picture of him hugging his wife -- was the most retweeted ever.

 

Delta buys 49 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Wall Street Journal: Delta Air Lines agreed to buy a 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic Airways for $360 million.

 

Stephen Colbert leads polls for Senate seat

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

A poll released by Public Policy Polling shows that comedian Stephen Colbert is voters’ top pick for South Carolina's open Senate seat.

 

Dec. 21 "doomsday" a fraud

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Fox News: An ancient Mayan prophecy suggests that December 21, 2012, is “doomsday.” The mainstream media fuels fears in the gullible, leading survivalists to hoard candles, bottled water and canned food as the date of the “apocalypse” approaches. Scientists are fighting back against the frenzy.

 

Same sex couples in Washington go on wedding spree

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Monday, December 10, 2012

CBS News: Same-sex couples in Washington state began reciting wedding vows at events across the state Sunday, the first day they could marry after the state's gay marriage law took effect.

 

Beyoncé signs $50M Pepsi Deal

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Monday, December 10, 2012

New York Times: A $50 million deal between Pepsi and Beyoncé Knowles could be a sign of what's to come for celebrity endorsements.

 

If Hillary Clinton runs in 2016, Republicans won't have a chance, Newt Gingrich says

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Monday, December 10, 2012

Huffington Post: If Secretary of State Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, Newt Gingrich says the Republican party would be "incapable of competing at that level."

 

Santa's evil spy: the Elf on the Shelf

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Monday, December 10, 2012

Salon: Once upon a time, long ago in 2005, a lady named Carol Aebersold self-published a book about her innocuous holiday tradition. It was the story of an elf who would appear in your home after Thanksgiving to quietly observe how well the family was behaving, report back to Santa at the North Pole each night and reappear somewhere else in the household the next day. Whimsical! Today, the Elf is a best-selling, full-blown industry. And this writer hates the little creep.

 

The 9 beers America no longer drinks

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Monday, December 10, 2012

24/7 Wall St.: While sales of specialty, craft, and small-market beers have improved dramatically, many of the traditional, full-calorie beers that were once the staples of most breweries have fallen behind.

 

Moon tourism may become reality

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Saturday, December 08, 2012

Los Angeles Times: On the 40-year anniversary of the last manned moon mission, former NASA officials and investors have launched a new enterprise in commercial space travel called Golden Spike.

 

Nurse in Duchess Kate hoax dies in apparent suicide

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Friday, December 07, 2012

CBS News: A nurse who fell victim to a prank telephone call seeking information about the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy has died, a hospital said Friday.

 

Apple a kinder corporation under Tim Cook

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Friday, December 07, 2012

AP: Apple is emerging as a kinder corporation under the leadership of CEO Tim Cook.

 

Coffee made from elephant dung sells for $500 per pound

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Friday, December 07, 2012

AP: A herd of 20 elephants in Thailand eats coffee beans and then the beans are collected from their dung to make an exotic brew.

 
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