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Random Weekend Posting

by on January 14, 2012

This is a mix of Autocorrect Fail, Epic Fail and the Scoop….daily features from this blog that you get every day….have a great weekend and GO RAVENS

Woah dere?

My schedule would definitely be booked as well lol

What a FAIL! LSU wasn’t going to win with plays like this, lol

Lol, smh. This is such a FAIL!

I feel so bad for laughing but this was funny as hell, haha

1. 800 million Facebook users isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A BILLION users!

That’s right, Facebook could cross that threshold by August, according to digital marketing firm iCrossing, which extrapolated its current growth rate and estimated when it’s likely to make it to that magic milestone.

As you can see from the graph above, it looks like they’ve pinpointed it to Aug. 2012, with “more recent data suggests it’s growing in a linear fashion.”

Contributing to Facebook’s continued assimilation — oops, we meant to say accumulation — of the world’s population are inroads being made in “developing countries” such as India and Brazil, where 36 million and 30 million users are now sharing, commenting and no doubt spending hours discovering the more addictive aspects of it. This helps counter the slow down of growth in the U.S. and the UK, where Facebook saturation, and even backlash, has already taken hold. (Though Facebook denies any such erosion.)

Read more: MSNBC

2.  The Iranian government has called on the United Nations to condemn the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist, calling it a “terrorist attack,” and blaming foreign powers.

Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan was k!lled Wednesday by a b0mb attached to his car by a passing bicyclist.

In a letter to the U.N. secretary general, Iran’s Ambassador Mohammad Khazaee called on the U.N. to condemn the k!lling and two earlier attacks as attempts to disrupt “Iran’s peaceful nuclear program.”

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton denied any U.S. role in the slaying. Israeli officials, in contrast, have hinted at covert campaigns against Iran without directly admitting involvement.

Read more: DC Post

3. The U.S. Marines Corps has identified all four of the men seen urinating on the corpses of insurgent fighters in a viral video that emerged this week … and they are all part of a sniper team based in North Carolina.

According to reports, all four members belong to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, which returned to the U.S. last fall after a tour in Afghanistan … after 7 members of the 1,000-person battalion were killed in action.

So far, the names of the men have not been released. reports the men had been showing off the video as a “war trophy” at their home base in Camp Lejeune in NC.

At least two of the Marines have been interviewed by USMC officials — but are not being detained.

A rep for the White House says President Barack Obama is aware of the video — but would not say if he has actually seen it yet.

Hillary Clinton has condemned the video — calling the action “deplorable behavior.”

Read more: TMZ

That’s just cruel, lol


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