I'd like to start a new Facebook meme: Tag five people whose posts you're envious of in today's newsfeed.
It's been fun to watch pundits try to add something -- anything -- of value to a worldwide discussion about a $77 dress. What the commentators have generally overlooked is the larger and deeper meaning of #TheDress meme. It's about subjectivity in an era that is both global and local.
Eleven likes. That's when Instagram gets real. You've officially impressed enough people (even if you had to like it yourself) with your Valencia filtered selfie.
In the wondrous, and always sharply opinionated, world of comic book fandom, there are few characters as polarizing as Batman's sidekick, Robin. Plenty of fans out there would like nothing more than to see his grappling hook malfunction over shark-infested waters.
All "genes of the week" have something in common: they never actually live up to their billing. For starters, it is never true that a single gene just does something.
A current, notable example of the power of memes, are those continually repeated in defense of massive, worldwide, liquefied natural gas (LNG) proposals.
I often hear this "hit back harder" advice from adults who are recalling their own playground brawls from 20, 30, or 40 years ago. The simplicity of this advice fails to consider the complexities of the bully-victim dynamics of today's digital world.
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Think if 'follow your passion' was your mantra for life. Assume your passions are comics, sports and ice cream. You could literally watch Spiderman and Batman play each other in ping pong while eating a box of Dilly Bars all day.
We thought we'd put together our own imagined list of the top 10 most inappropriately dirty ways to shared your #blessings with the world.
If imagination be the food of disruption, is the Bard also to be considered worthy of a TriBeCa Disruptive innovation Award?
Anti-stigma have trouble breaking through to the mainstream; their well-meaning discourse often comes across as preachy). Don't depressed people deserve as much? They are normal people who have a sense of humor who don't want to be treated like children.
A few reactions to Letterman's retirement announcement bring up the idea that he may be stepping down because he never "got" the viral video phenomenon that Fallon and Kimmel have so clearly mastered. I say, nuts to that. Letterman invented viral videos -- we just called them "watercooler moments," and they were spread with your lips, not your fingertips.
Here's a funny thing about politics: people assume that "right-wing conservative" translates to gun-toting, anti-abortion, intolerant, bigoted, sexist homophobe
If you're wondering why every president ends up with white hair when he leaves office, please read on because this post is for you. I have been critic...
There is a serious problem plaguing our nation that is not getting nearly enough media attention. What's Trending is here to help. Heartthrob Patrio...