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    It Doesn’t Get Much Better Than “Amercia”

    If I didn’t know better, it would seem this gaffe was contrived.

    After all, what better way to get non-Romney supporters to download the With Mitt iPhone (iPad) app and help the Republican presidential candidate go viral… even if it is at his own expense. It’s brilliant!

    Really hard to imagine no one throughout the production process never caught such an obvious typo. I guess this is what happens when you outsource tech overseas.

    By now v1.0.1 is available on the App Store but the old app still works. It doesn’t really matter, all the tweets and blog posts will have to run their course. There is even a Tumblr dedicated to the “Amercia Is With Mitt” meme.

    Happy Memorial Day 2012

    Memorial Day History

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    SpaceX Falcon 9 Dragon Makes History

    The historic first commercial spacecraft Falcon 9/Dragon launched today, May 22th, 2012, It will dock with the International Space Station on May 25th and return home on May 31st.

    With NASA officially closing down the Space Shuttle program (a.k.a. Space Transportation System or STS) in 2011, the mantle of responsibility for US interest in space has been passed to private companies like SpaceX. SpaceX, of course, was established in 2002 by inventor and engineer Elon Musk, founder of PayPal and Tesla Motors.

    Keep up to date with the space mission at the official SpaceX website.

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    Cool Tool of the Month: Fuelly

    Track your car’s MPG history and compare it to others using Fuelly and Fuelly Mobile. The brainchild of Matt Haughey and Paul Bausch, Fuelly is a simple, easy-to-use (and free) social network designed to help save you money on gas mileage.

    Tongue Tied by Grouplove

    Another song that got a huge bump from a TV commercial (in this case, Apple iPod Touch) but getting featured on Glee is not too shabby. The song is “Tongue Tied” by Grouplove.

    {Ed. Note 6/18/12: As of today, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation pulled the Glee version of this song off YouTube. Bummer.}

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