Friday News Picks

Posted on 11 March 2011


A Google marketing manager who was involved in the revolution in Egypt talks about how the revolution happened without a single leader. Amazing story.

Nearly half of the red light camera photos in Brisbane don’t lead to you getting a ticket.

American TV stations NPR and PBS are supporting investigative journalism when almost no one else is.

A new study suggests that Facebook may improve users’ self-confidence.

The Live Below the Line campaign launched in the UK. Go like it on Facebook.

Cricketer Stuart McGill says sportspeople shouldn’t promote fast food.

An explanation of what a computer programmer does. Kind of.

How search engines like Google stop spam sites showing up in their results.

Julia Gillard gave a speech to a bunch of super important government types in the USA and got good reviews.

“Charlie Sheen goes crazy” became a seriously awesome internet meme.

Morocco is helping refugees from the African revolutions.

While France is the first country in the world to officially recognise the Libyan rebels.

View from inside planning a non-traditional wedding.

Hillary Clinton says Al Jazeera is the real news.

The Dalai Lama has formally stepped down as Tibet’s political leader.

Microwaves are bad for you.

Someone says that democracy is bad for Australia.

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