Goodbye, Dooce

This morning, I was shaken to learn Heather B. Hamilton (formerly Heather Armstrong) aka Dooce is no longer with us. I learned the news from a post to her Instagram, confirmed by several friends after and then the Associated Press, announcing the tragic news that she died yesterday at the age of 47.


Accidentally discovering Eyebombing – Alastair Johnston

(or how we learned to make the world a nicer place with a small packet of googly eyes) We were standing in Tesco’s technology area looking at computer keyboards, headphones, TV’s, and assorted paraphernalia. This was the bargain struck by my 10 yr old, in return for him following me…
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This Mom Didn’t Know She Was In A $250K Candy Crush Tournament, But She’s Killing It

Erryn Rhoden is an ordinary person who works at her family’s roofing company in Columbus, Ohio. She’s also the top-ranked player in her semifinal bracket for the Candy Crush Saga All Stars Tournament, the biggest Candy Crush tournament in history, which she entered by accident.


How one Twitter account disappeared for a week — and why nobody knew how to fix it

SB Nation’s Twitter account has a little over 300,000 followers. Or, at least, it did last Friday. Then, suddenly, it was gone, disappeared from the internet for almost a week. When you go to the profile page, the account was replaced by an ominous message: “This account doesn’t exist.


HR Director Reminds Employees That Any Crying Done At Office Must Be Work-Related

DECKERVILLE, MI—In an effort to ensure employees stay focused during business hours, Paragon Media human resources director Patty Clemence sent a company-wide email Tuesday reiterating that any crying done at the office must be work-related, sources confirmed.