Harry Potter Wands

Did you know you can make your own Harry Potter wands? Kathleen Francis shows you how on Pinterest. However, as JK Rowling's creation...

Golden Globes 2017

It's almost awards season and this week saw the unveiling of the nominees for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. Ryan Reynolds, nominated for...

Notable and quotable #UGM

The phenomenon known as Jonny Sun, who has 250,000 Twitter followers, calls himself a robot and tweets poetry such as this: Recode/Vox...

Engagement Ring Goes Viral!

Remember that scene in the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's" in which Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly and George Peppard as the lovestruck...

Turkeys and TED Talks

Everyone in the US is slowly recovering from the turkey fog and the Black Friday madness (online shopping, anyone?) If you're needing a...

Pardoning Internet Turkeys

In America, the President of the United States pardons two Thanksgiving turkeys in a ceremonial gesture of goodwill. Witness President...

Fake Amazon Reviews, Real Angst

NOTE: This post originally appeared on October 19, 2016. Since online holiday shopping has begun in earnest, we want to do a public...

UGM Tip: Ethical (Internet) Book Reviews

We wrote a post on this blog about Amazon cracking down on fake book reviews. Now our friend Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of the "How...

UGM and Funding

NOTE: UPDATE FOLLOWS... GoFundMe campaigns are a positive way to harness the power of the Internet. Case in point: a campaign started by...

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