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Top Gear started in the late 70’s as a local program produced by BBC Birmingham and has established itself as the world’s most popular motoring show. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have witnessed Top Gear growing into a global phenomenon, so no wonder it’s the most illegally downloaded show on the planet. According…

The term Internet meme is used to describe a concept that spreads via the Internet.  The idea may take the form of a video, picture, website, phrase or just a word.  The meme will move from person to person via social networking websites, blogs, news sources and other web-based services.  Internet memes can spread rapidly,…

When something on the Internet gets popular, it can get really popular.  Viral videos and meme-oriented websites are everywhere, as millions of people with the similar senses of humor all discover something at the same time and declare it the funniest thing they’ve seen in the past fourteen minutes. This is all well and good,…

So you’re sitting in your cube, wondering whether or not your office chair was previously “gently used” by a 400 pound man with a sweat condition (yes, used office furniture does actually exist), and your coworker makes the mistake of announcing he’ll be leaving on vacation, or a short business trip.  Poor soul.  He’s left…

The first of April is widely recognized and celebrated as All Fools’ Day. The master of irony, Mark  Twain, once said that “April 1. is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four”. Believe it or not, some of the biggest companies and governments get…

The world’s most powerful search engine loves to celebrate April Fool’s Day. It has been an annual tradition for Google to put together some of the most creative and memorable hoaxes. Whether it’s the Manpower Search system, MentalPlex or Translate for Animals BETA, the people behind Google continue to prove every year that they can…

In the min 90s HBO aired a comedy show created by David Cross and Bob Odenkirk. If those names don’t sound familiar to most of you, then I will give you two shows to think about, Arrested Development and Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job.  Both shows are very funny, but very different in…

“Hooked on Internet?  Help is a just a click away.” – Unknown The quote truly says it all. When it comes to the Internet, there is nothing that you can’t do. In today’s world, we are run by technology and the flow of updates to already existing technology seems to be never-ending. With that said,…

Beer is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages known to civilization. The fascinating history of beer dates back to ancient Sumeria, the ‘cradle of civilization’. Clay tablets that tell the story of Gilgamesh describe precisely how beer was prepared, the various types of beer, how its brewing and selling were carried out, how it was…

It looks like the first televised top ten lists appeared on The Dick Clark Show in 1958. Every Saturday night, Dick Clark would feature a list of the top ten records of the week. More than 30 years later, David Letterman aired his first top ten list on Late Night (September 18, 1985: “Top 10…

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