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Super Bowl Fandom Map 2014 – Broncos vs. Seahawks [Video]

  You might be pretty surprised to see the hard data in this map that was released by FOX on their Super Bowl  XLVIII Pregame coverage. The data was put together by the Facebook Data Science team that was able to see who is rooting for the Denver Broncos for Super Bowl 48 and who is rooting for the Seattle Seahawks for this SuperBowl game. If you were a betting man, would you have bet that Seattle... 

Cards Against Humanity Black Friday Reverse Sale Stunt, Will It Work?

An idea that started as a KickStarter project on December 1st in 2010 has risen to the #1 selling card game on Amazon for two years. Currently right now in Toys and Games CAH, short for Cards Against Humanity has held the #1 spot for months as the Best Seller. The popular and horrible card game is also the Most Wished For gift on Amazon. Last year there was a stunt put on by Cards Against Humanity... 

Voice Command “Xbox Dinner” Delivers Pizza Hut to Xbox One Line At Best Buy

Waiting in line for an Xbox One launch day event can be a long and cold affair. My wife and I and all of our line buddies at Best Buy in Olathe, KS got a welcomed surprise that some would think could only happen in a dream! After cold temperatures, rain, sleet, snow and gusts of chilly winds, we were being chatted up by @Xbox on Twitter. The event to unfold would leave everyone in line warmer, fed... 

Microsoft Store Misleads Customers Into Believing Extra XBOX One’s Will Be Available At Midnight

Gaming authorities like IGN have been announcing that people that didn’t pre-order an XBOX One would be able to line up for the launch party at Microsoft Stores and purchase a limited amount of consoles. You might have been excited enough to plan a full day of waiting in line at your local Microsoft Store and enjoy the party being put on. There will be a party starting at 10:00pm with games,... 

PS4 Release Locations Announced By Best Buy For Nov. 15th Launch Day

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you know that all of the Sony PS4 Pre Order deals are sold out at every single store offering them. Originally stores like Amazon, Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Target & GameStop let gamers buy a Playstation 4 in June 2013 but those Pre-Orders quickly went out of stock. With all Pre-orders for PS4′s completely sold out the only option left is eBay, Craigslist... 

Draconid Meteor Shower 2013 Still Visible Tonight

If you have some time tonight and love to see shooting stars, or more accurately, meteor showers then head outside. The 2013 Draconid Meteor Shower will have it’s final night in the sky in it’s peak display. The Draconid shower started it’s peak on October 7th, 2013 and will go into October 8th, 2013. The benefits of the Draconid meteors is that they are positioned in a way that... 

Mariah Carey Accused of Lip Syncing on American Idol Finale

The performance was setup to be one of the biggest of the American Idol season where the famous Idol judge was set to perform in a special live performance. The Twitter account of Mariah Carey @MariahCarey even tweeted out, “Tune in tonight to see Mariah’s special performance at the American Idol Finale! 8:00pm On FOX” with a link to a Twitter Picture that showed Mariah posing as... 

Monsanto Protection Act, Put Into Law, Lets GMO Crops Have Free Reign

Source: NotTheSingularity.com The actual bill signed into law is H.R. 933 which has been referred to as a “Farmer Assurance Provision.” You see, inside of the bill are great things for farmers that are “farmer friendly.” The problem is that hiding deep in the FY2013 Agriculture Appropriations bills is (Section 733 / Section 735) which is around 78 pages into the bill. The... 

Why Google Reader Had To Die

Seriously? Do you really love Google Reader and were you really still using it? I think the signs are obvious and the reality of the situation to me, leads me to say, “Duhhh.” But that would just be childish of me and some of you that are reading this are upset and feel that you’ve lost an awesome tool to read and organize your news. The first and biggest issue at hand to me is... 

You don’t need us to tell you that gas prices are on the rise

Or at least that’s what the rest of local news wants you to know all across America. Have you caught your news anchor on your local news station informing you that you that, “You don’t need us to tell you that gas prices are on the rise.” Apparently Conan O’brien noticed and his “Team Coco” thought it was funny enough to put together a video montage of news... 
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