CONFESSIONS OF A FAT GIRL Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more
So, hey. How ya doing? I guess it's been a little while, huh? If you were to check my blog each year at around this time of year, you would probably find the same thing - few and far between posts.
S... Posted on 12/5/13 at 10:13 PM
THE NEW FORTY I should have said, "Pickles and peanut butter, yum."
Yesterday I made a poor judgment call.
It all started when I commented on my friend Natalie's Facebook status that read - "There's a raccoon in my bedroom!!!!" That comment triggered a Facebook messa... Posted on 12/5/13 at 9:56 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Fifth Street Pedestrian Bridge now on facebook
The struggle to save an important landmark of the City of Des Moines has begun! As recently as this past Tuesday, the Bridgehunter's Chronicles, in conjunction with Lost Des Moines has launched a fa... Posted on 11/7/13 at 6:24 AM
STUTSMAN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT November 4-8 is Severe Winter Weather Awareness Week
Fall is still here, but winter is right around the corner. Whether we really want to admit that or not is another question.
In honor of Severe Winter Weather Awareness Week, we have compiled some res... Posted on 11/4/13 at 2:46 PM
LOS ANGELES — Ever get the feeling that a thumbs-up on Facebook just isn't the same as seeing a friend? Ever feel like you want more than 140 characters from someone?
Author-social scientist Sherry Turkle, in her newest book, "Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less From Each Other," explores our growing tendency to rely on technology above human interactions.
NEW YORK — Jay Lassiter is no longer "in a relationship."
So the new status feels better, says Lassiter. And he's been encouraged by the positive feedback he's gotten on just the first day from Facebook friends — including people from as far back as high school — giving him a thumbs-up.
A photograph of three high school basketball players from International Falls posing in team gear with a stuffed giraffe named Chad resulted in a one-game suspension for the players in mid-January. The offense: The picture was taken inside the girls’ locker room and posted to Facebook.
For those who think that “bit” is the past tense of “bite” rather than a computer memory building block that along with other “bits” are the subsets for “bytes,” the movie “The Social Network” poses a few hurdles of age-related understanding.
DENVER (AP) — Facebook has agreed to modify its terms and conditions for agencies within states across the country, removing obstacles in resolving legal issues that arise from using the social networking site.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A Florida woman claims a debt collector went far beyond the usual phone calls in an attempt to recoup $362 for an unpaid car loan by sending her messages on Facebook – and by telling family on the social networking site to have her call the agency.
SAN FRANCISCO — In a bid to become the junction box for people's digital communications, Facebook announced Monday it plans to launch a new communication platform intended to unify e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging and the social network's existing message system through a single "social in-box."
On several instances in recent years, The Forum has fielded complaints from readers and even some fellow journalists upset with us for using or quoting in stories information from Facebook and other social media sites.
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