Archive for the ‘News’ Category

We’ve Been Having It!

Kimberley Jev June 30th, 2009

I love advertising. Is North American advertising becoming too boring? This is an advert for a telephone company Vodafone in South Africa, while the rest of the world is trying to claim the fastest network and most accesible with Facebook and Youtube applications, other countries highlight on how things have been since before the time […]

Legends Never Die

Kimberley Jev June 26th, 2009

It’s taking some time for the news to digest, my hero, my idol, the first musical love of my life passed away yesterday. Due to not having a TV the news was slow to reach us. In a twisted act of fate, a friend and I had been discussing the life of Michael and what […]

Our 1,000,000th english word is… Web 2.0

Ian Harding June 11th, 2009

According to The Global Language Monitor, on June 10th, 2009 at 10:22 am, the English language saw its one millionth word officially added. But this wasn’t just some random word like “N00b” or “Slumdog” (both of which were considered). This word is causing some whispers. People like myself were quite surprised when they found out […]

Facebook value down 33% since October 07

MaxPower May 26th, 2009

From today’s NYT: A Russian investment firm, Digital Sky Technologies, has invested $200 million in the social networking company Facebook in return for a 1.96 percent stake, the two companies said Tuesday. The investment values Facebook’s preferred stock at $10 billion, a $5 billion drop from October 2007 when Microsoft paid $240 million for a […]

The Honda Insight Sucks

MaxPower May 25th, 2009

Jeremy Clarkson said so, here in the Times. Honda’s attempt to compete with the other major psuedo-enviro car the Prius, apparently sucks and sucks hard. Oh my, how I laughed. It’s terrible. Biblically terrible. Possibly the worst new car money can buy. It’s the first car I’ve ever considered crashing into a tree, on purpose, […]