This DIY kit lets you program your plants to tweet whenever they need water. Equal parts amazing and ridiculous.
Last week AdAge hosted its first-ever “brand hack”, and San Francisco-based startup Placecast tied for the win in the mobile competition. With six startups vying for a prize from the Ignited agency, Placecast tied for top honors with Dwolla. Other competitors were Sonar, Goldrun, Banjo and…
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How long is a link “alive” before people stop caring? Does it matter what kind of content it is, or where you shared it? At bitly we see a lot of links, and while every link is special, we’re learning a few general principles that we can share.
Let’s take a look at one particular story - Baby otter befriended by orphaned kittens
“I need to get the kind of street cred the established concerts have. Kids won’t show up unless it’s gritty, unless it’s real, unless it has authenticity — and there’s only one way to get that: corporate sponsorship!!! …I mean, just look at the sick lineup they got at Bonnaroo this year: State Farm, Ford, Miller Light, Wheat Thins — that’s right, they got the ‘Thins! …It’s all about driving your well-insured minivan to have a diet lager to have a tasty snack that’s also a good source of fiber. Rock-n-roll!”
— STEPHEN COLBERT, The Colbert Report