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The Shorty Awards - Honoring the best of Twitter and social media

The Shorty Awards - Honoring the best of Twitter and social media

5 Scientific Reasons Your Idea of Happiness Is Wrong #2. Freedom of Choice Doesn't Always Make You Happier Getty If you're reading this, you probably live in some kind of a free society. And we're guessing that you place pretty high value on freedom, and that approximately zero of you stare out the window and long to move to North Korea. But freedom to choose everything you do comes at a price.

30 Helpful Twitter tools to find and manage your twitter followers advertisement Managing people following you and ones that you are following is becoming more combustion and tedious but there are loads of tools which will help to give you a helping hand. These 30 twitter tools will definitely solve your problem. Some of the features of these tools includes schedule future post, unfollow those who are not following you, search people within your niche, use more than one twitter account at the same time and many more. If you want to keep yourself update with more twitter or web design related articles do not forget to follow use on twitter (@webanddesigners). 1. Colour-Blind option in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Petition We, the undersigned, do hereby create this petition to try and get Infinity Ward to add a patch to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to enable colour-blind people to play the online modes without being at a disadvantage. Statistics say that approximately 8\% of males are colour-blind, and 0.5\% of females, yet there is no option in the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to cater for this. At present, people that are red / green colour blind cannot tell friend from foe in the online matches, as their names appear in these colours, and the radar uses the colours too. This is causing frustration and putting them at a distinct disadvantage unless playing in Free-For-All matches.

Announcing Blogger’s Choice Open Web Awards Winners! While voting continues until midnight Sunday to decide who is crowned the Open Web Awards "People's Choice", today we announce the winners of our Blogger's Choice voting, as selected by our Blog Partners. Over 100 Blog Partners have helped make this the biggest Open Web Awards to date with over 100,000 confirmed nominations and votes so far. Our blog partners come from 25 countries and are written in 10 different languages. This year's winners will be receiving the Open Web Award, thanks to Zazzle, just in time to celebrate the holiday season. Remember: voting for the People's Choice Open Web Awards ends this Sunday night at 11:59 pm PST, with a winners announcement on Tuesday. Mainstream & Large Scale Social Networks

Minneapolis Aquatennial The Minneapolis Aquatennial is an annual outdoor event held in the U.S. city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, during the third full week of July. Originating in 1940, the Minneapolis Aquatennial celebrates the city's famous lakes, rivers, and streams. Minneapolis celebrated its centennial in 1956 in conjunction with the Aquatennial.[1] The city's sesquicentennial was July 18–27, 2008, the year Minnesota celebrated 150 years of statehood.[2]

jeffbullas Social media was all hype when I registered on Twitter in 2008 and Facebook was still just a platform for connecting friends and family. Now major brands are embracing it with a speed that makes the PC revolution in the 80′s look slow and ponderous. Social Media Command Center To provide some context to the social business trend Dell recently opened a Social Media Command Center which follows Gatorade’s earlier launch of a very similar looking facility. Dell will be using the Radian6 as its platform to power its data collection and The center will track on average more than 22,000 daily topic posts related to Dell, as well as mentions of Dell on Twitter. The information can be sliced and diced based on topics and subjects of conversation, sentiment, share of voice, geography and trends.

Fingers-On Impressions Of R.U.S.E., A Real-Time Strategy Game Pl The beta rocks. More: 2 things. I'm in the beta and I'm a huge RTS fan. I played World in Conflict, Endwar, Company of Heroes, and every other RTS mentioned thus far. Dorothea Dix Dorothea Lynde Dix (April 4, 1802 – July 17, 1887) was an American activist on behalf of the indigent insane who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States Congress, created the first generation of American mental asylums. During the Civil War, she served as Superintendent of Army Nurses. Early life[edit] She was born in the town of Hampden, Maine, and grew up first in Worcester, Massachusetts, and then in her wealthy grandmother's home in Boston. She fled there at the age of twelve, to get away from her alcoholic family and abusive father.

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