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I LOVE The X Factor – And I’m Not Ashamed

X Factor is back tonight! Excuse me while I do a little excited jig. And no, that’s not sarcasm. I LOVE X FACTOR. Yes, it’s full of cliches and over sentimental rubbish. Yes, it always seems that 50% of the…

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Men are from Reddit and Women are from Pinterest

Updated research from Information is Beautiful shows which social platforms are dominated by which gender! You probably won’t be surprised to find out that Pinterest is heavily dominated by women. But some of the facts and figures here might be…

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Randy Pausch – “Today’s Talk is Not About Death. It’s About Life”

“I am dying soon. And I am choosing to have fun today, tomorrow and every other day I have left.” Randy Pausch was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer when he was only in his 40s. He was an American Professor at CMU in…

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I Heart my Bike

Since June, I’ve been enjoying something of a new love. It’s right up there with the love I feel for my iPhone. Allow me to introduce to my shiny new mountain bike. I opted for the Specialized Myka Sport Disc…

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Google Plus Vanity URLs Arrive!

At last! Google has conceded and we’re getting vanity URLs in Google Plus! Hallelujah! The announcement made on Google Plus earlier states: Your Google+ profile is a place for you to share your passions with the millions of people who come…

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App Obsession of the Week: Sketchman

I’m a sucker for those ‘just-keep-running-as-far-as-you-can-and-don’t-get-munched-by-any-baddies-or-fall-down-any-holes-or-trip-over-any-bad-shit’ games. You know the sort… Canabalt, Temple Run and Subway Surf would be recent examples. I’m also a sucker for rough, sketch like graphics (Doodle Jump!). So it almost feels as though Miniclip and Zionplay…

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Awesome Facebook Business Cover Photos

Since Facebook Timeline rolled out for business pages too, we’ve seen some awesome timeline cover images come up. Here are some of my favourite: Sprite Sprite’s Facebook cover photo (shown above) really is awesome. I am a particular fan of…

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5 Songs That Reference Social Media

  As much as I love social media, I have little choice other than to concede that it’s responsible for some truly terrible things – most notably for crimes against lyrics. Here are five songs that reference social media. 1. N-Dubz –…

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Let’s Make Dressage More Worthy of Being an Olympic Sport…

“Strictly Come Trotting!” That’s what they should call dressage. And the idea of it being an Olympic sport is utterly ridiculous. I can appreciate that controlling a horse isn’t easy. And I didn’t get into dressage as a child myself…

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The 10 Greatest Google Doodles Ever

This week’s Olympic themed playable Google Doodles have been absolutely awesome. In fact, I’ve just spent the last 20 minutes playing basketball on the Google Homepage because I couldn’t give up till I got gold 3 stars. But it’s not…

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Dog Effects for iOS – Brilliantly Pointless

I’m having a lot of fun with Dog Effects for iOS. It’s a free iPhone (and iPad) app that lets you add dogs to any photo. Yes, it’s that simple. Take a photo. Add a dog. F***ing brilliant. Everybody else in the…

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3D Printing – is my Childhood Penny Crayon Dream a Reality?

When I was a child, my hero was Penny Crayon. She was a cartoon character who could draw anything and it would become a reality. It would just materialise right there in front of her. Anytime I was asked to…

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App Obsession of the Week: World Camera

I like noseying at random webcams. No, not in the dodgy sense! I mean I like looking at webcams in random streets in random places whose names I can’t pronounce. I like watching people going about their business on the…

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5 of the Best Business Pages on Google Plus

Google Plus, despite boasting some impressive membership figures, certainly doesn’t have the pull that the likes of Facebook has. While businesses and brands have been quick to get pages, there are plenty of examples of them just sitting dormant with…

Stuff that Only SEOs Find Funny...

Stuff that Only SEOs Find Funny…

Although the SEO community feels huge sometimes, we’re actually just a small corner of the world. And never is that more apparent than when something funny comes up in SEO-Land and I try to share it with my non-SEO friends. It turns…