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Tornadoes in America: The Oklahoma Disaster in Context

www.theatlantic.com
Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee A massive and powerful tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma this afternoon, causing widespread destruction, including at least 51 deaths. It's the deadliest tornado since 2011, and one of the worst in the last 20 years. Moore has a deep and tragic tornado legacy. The town could probably...
Tornadoes in America: The Oklahoma Disaster in Context
Killer Story: School Shooting Drama Unfolds on Facebook

Don't Tweet Pictures of Standardized Tests, Even If Your Essay Answer is 'YOLO :)'

betabeat.com
(Photo: KENS5) Goofing off on standardized tests can be a high school rite of passage, but we don’t recommend publicizing photos of your test answers unless you want to end up in the principal’s office. Kyron Birdine, a junior at a high school in Arlington, Texas learned this the hard...
Don't Tweet Pictures of Standardized Tests, Even If Your Essay Answer is 'YOLO :)'

John McAfee Newest Portlandia Cast Member

betabeat.com
(Screencap: KATU) Crazy ol’ John McAfee is still on the lam from police in Belize, but has managed to escape to the U.S.–a lucky turn of fate since he believes Hezbollah is after him. Now in an interview with a local news station, Mr. McAfee revealed that he’s happily settled...
John McAfee Newest Portlandia Cast Member

Twitter updates Trending Topics, adds 100 more cities to share news people care about the most

thenextweb.com
Twitter has expanded its Trending Topics feature to 100 more cities around the world, including Istanbul, Frankfurt, Guadalajara, and Incheon. Now, users will be able to scan through and see what the most popular trend people are talking about around their neighborhood and city — over 200 locations. As more...
Twitter updates Trending Topics, adds 100 more cities to share news people care about the most

Twitter as local news station? Yes, please

news.cnet.com
commentary Who needs Ron Burgundy when you can have a 24-7 feed of updates on the most interesting news and events happening around you? [Read more]...
Twitter as local news station? Yes, please

Groupon to stop gun deals after deciding they are 'not a fit right now'

www.guardian.co.uk
Online discount website says it will no longer offer gun deals to customers 'based on performance and customer feedback'Groupon, the online discount coupon website, has ended its practice of offering gun deals.Customers can no longer acquire a "conceal-and-carry course" for up to 63% off or a beginner's target lesson for...
Groupon to stop gun deals after deciding they are 'not a fit right now'

Are you consuming more content overall thanks to mobile devices?

gigaom.com
Yesterday’s news about Flipboard being unofficially available for Android devices got me thinking about the sheer amount of digital content I now consume on mobile devices. Digital media in the hand isn’t new for me, by any means: My first MP3 player was little more than a 64 MB flash...
Are you consuming more content overall thanks to mobile devices?

Steve Ballmer: Soon-to-Be NBA Cheerleader?

betabeat.com
KINGS KINGS KINGS It's been a good week for fans of Steve Ballmer. First came his unexpected appearance at CES, barreling onstage like a dorky linebacker. And today, GeekWire reports that he and other investors are nearing a deal that'll bring NBA basketball back to Seattle. Everyone point your pointer...
Steve Ballmer: Soon-to-Be NBA Cheerleader?
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