At The Grove in Los Angeles, Dick Van Dyke was treated to a birthday performance by the "Mary Mobsters," who were all dressed as chimney sweeps.Read More
Her enemies will die screaming! (For ice cream)
You are in the presence of Daenerys Stormborn, of House Targaryen, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains, Mother of Dragons, and BIRTHDAY GIRL.Read More
"But Dad, Loki totally got a Lexus for his Sweet Sixteen!"
The highly-anticipated sequel to Thor: The Dark World is here, thanks to the folks over at Pistol Shrimps! It's Thor 3: Thor's Super Sweet Sixteen, and not everything goes according to plan for Thor's birthday. Loki and his father are just determined to ruin everything (#YOLO!).Read More
It's the Google Play store's first birthday today, but don't feel bad if you forgot to get it anything. Google knows its better to give than receive, so they're celebrating with a huge sale offering free and discounted apps and media. There are even a lot of in-app goodies specially created for some of Android's top games. The designers of those games even put together a special Google Hangout birthday message for the Google Play team.Read More
It's common knowledge that Facebook has age limits to keep anyone under the age of 13 off the site, but it turns out they secretly try to keep the hyper-elderly off the site as well. Marguerite Joseph, a 104-year-old grandmother living in Michigan can't post her real age on Facebook, so to use the site she has to lie about her age. Lots of people lie about their age, but living to be 104 years old is probably the kind of thing you'd want people to know.Read More
On this day in 1911, the venerable Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company was founded. You're probably more familiar with the company after their 1924 name change to International Business Machines or IBM. Since its humble beginnings, Big Blue has gone on to be one of the largest and most profitable companies in the US and helped pave the way for the modern computing industry. In 100 years, the company has gone from selling cheese cutters and punch-clocks to laptops and supercomputers that not only won our hearts but our gameshows as well. With that kind of history, one wonders what the upstart tech companies we see today will look like in a century's time, and how many will last anywhere near that long. Happy Birthday, Big Blue. (PC Mag via Slashdot)Read More