The odd and the honorable

by Andrea Shea King -- Birth of a hornet This slab of steel can fly at speeds of 1,190 mph. Watch how it's birthed in this time lapse video. Would you admit it more…

Play ball! (And don't let 'em steal home)

by Andrea Shea King -- This week's surf through the Internet takes us to a number of computer and Internet tech-related sites. From baseball to travelers and vacationers, we've got the bases covered. more…

Patriotic people, unite!

by Andrea Shea King -- Last week, Fox News reported how one soldier's memoriam rocketed up Twitter "charts". "A father's desire to honor his stepson, slain in Afghanistan on Independence Day, quickly became more…

The king of … the Internet? … is dead

by Andrea Shea King -- The headline "Jackson dies, almost takes Internet with him" pretty much summed it up. Without question, the BIG story this week was Michael Jackson. News of the pop more…

Dictators can't hide in Twitterverse

by Andrea Shea King -- As thousands of Iranian protesters took to Tehran streets over the past week, the exploding Twitter universe, or "Twitterverse," proved yet again the value and prominence that micro-blogging more…

Twitter News Network?

by Andrea Shea King -- The immediacy of microblogging in reporting world events as they unfold was evidenced again with last weekend's elections in Iran and the ensuing outrage in Tehran streets. Iranian more…

Heard the Bing buzz?

by Andrea Shea King -- Have you heard the Bing buzz yet? Launched last week with the tagline "the decision engine," Bing is Microsoft’s new search engine touting a new more organized layout more…

Pursuit of Happiness

by Andrea Shea King -- Author and military blogger Matt Burden of Blackfive calls attention to an unusual blog on last week's New York Times Opinion page. "And the Pursuit of Happiness" about more…

Social networking for pay?

by Andrea Shea King -- Can you tweet your way into a job? It's the latest and greatest way to employment. That's if you're hip to micro-blogging. The position of social media specialist, more…