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The amazing story of how Twitter and Facebook helped to track down and identify suspects in a recent Philly hate frame. 

Sometimes the internet can surprise you in the most amazing ways.

While students at state schools, or really any school, might be asking some questions, we at Penn know not to submit a re-grade when we’ve got the A+.
Playboy crowned the University of Pennsylvania as the top Party School in the nation. UPENN students and alums (this blogger included) are a bit shocked and confused by this accolade, but we know enough to not pull that thread. (via Under the Button)
For her talent performance, [Miss America winner,] Kira Kazantsev sang Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” while sitting cross-legged on the stage and banging a red plastic cup on the floor.

Apple announced that they will discontinue making their once signature product, the iPod Classic. To honor the once revolutionary device/inspiration for many a halloween costume, here are all of the iPod Silhouette commercials.  

RIP iPod Classic (2001-2014)

"Please know that my creative ways of insulting you today are only in honor of Joan Rivers"

"Please know that my creative ways of insulting you today are only in honor of Joan Rivers"

chinesekleptocracy:

Fall is upon us

OMG These are real.

chinesekleptocracy:

Fall is upon us

OMG These are real.

The New Yorker pays homage to Joan Rivers in an amazing cartoon. 

The New Yorker pays homage to Joan Rivers in an amazing cartoon. 

Today is the 50th anniversary of perhaps the most famous political ad of all time, "The Daisy Ad".

The ad ushered in a new era for political advertising. It was created by famed ad agency DDB and was the first time that advertising techniques were incorporated into a political spot. It is also believed to be the first high profile instance of negative campaigning.

Though the ad only aired once, it has been often cited as having been a key factor in Lyndon Johnson’s defeat over Barry Goldwater.

The three dots shown while someone is drafting a message in iMessage is quite possibly the most important source of eternal hope and ultimate letdown in our daily lives

Texting Anxiety Caused By Little Bubbles” - NYTimes

Dramatic, much?

Whoops.