The List! – March 2, 2012
March 2, 2012
- Word! – adoxography – Skilled writing on an unimportant subject.
- This Week in Tech – 45 B.C. – Julius Caesar, concerned that the calendar is off with the seasons, adds an extra day to the month of February every four years.
- This Week in History – 1964 – Thelonious Monk graces the cover of Time Magazine
- Social Media – The BBC, The Huffington Post and The Guardian are the three most viral news sources on Facebook and Twitter.
- Who Cares but WTF? – Andrew Breitbart dies. Conservative group claims Obama had him assassinated.
- IKEA will now sell you an entire house.
- Android lets apps secretly access and transmit your photos.
- When a student from north Georgia’s Lanier Technical College sent an SMS to a friend, his phone helpfully corrected “gunna” to “gunman.” The message’s recipient alerted police, who put both the college and the high school in lockdown for two hours.
- RIP Davy Jones