| Dec 31, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Faithful readers, it is that time of year again! The day when we make promises to ourselves that we would actually keep if we made them to anyone else.
It is time for New Year's resolutions, and this year I have called upon my social media tools —...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Well, 12:01 a.m. came and went (even in Mayan Time, otherwise known as Central Time) and nothing really happened. Although Annapolis was plunged into darkness and bathed in an eerie blue light, BGE assures us it wasn't apocalypse-related. Pessimists are...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Call 2012 the year that TV got social -- real social.
And if you want the moment of moments, it came in the first debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, when someone created the #SaveBigBird hashtag on Twitter...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:59 AM
It's entirely possibly that I'm fudging the online trends this morning to give more weight to news of a monkey in fancy coat wandering around an Ikea. It is just that depressing today and who knows if even Ikea monkey can counteract this clinical case...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:04 AM
The conspiracy theorists are out in force after both Facebook and Google had technical issues yesterday. The outages of various services including Gmail appear to be unrelated. Facebook was down for about 20 minutes for some users and is back this...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today.
Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Good morning and welcome to an extra robust Friday online trends report. So did you see that awesome Meteor Shower? No, I didn't either, but thanks to Internet our ignorance and laziness will not be punished because the photos are plentiful and popular....
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Polling on the 2016 presidential contest has already started, and Gov. Martin O'Malley has jumped out to a better-than 2-to-1 lead -- over last place finisher Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer.
That's if Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President...
| Nov 17, 2012
Last week was a historic one for women. Eighteen women won or reclaimed Senate seats, bringing the number of women in that body to 20. Nearly 80 women now occupy the House. New Hampshire became the first state to elect a female governor and an all-women...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:48 PM
An email that Gawker reports was sent through the University of Maryland Delta Gamma sorority list-serv is lighting up the interwebs, it seems.
The gist of it appears to be fury that sorority sisters were "weird" and "awkward" to Sigma Nu brothers...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:05 AM
I'd like to introduce you to Rebekah Araujo of Highland. Rebekah, who is in 8th grade and attends Lime Kiln Middle School, loves soccer.
She has been playing the sport since she was 2. She mostly plays striker or center midfielder but she can play every...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Unfortunately, bullying still makes headlines in local and national news, social media and on school campuses everywhere.
To offset some of the negative hype, Elkridge Landing Middle School is hosting the award-winning film "Finding Kind." The film's...