Archive | January, 2012

Buzzfeed sneaks in with one of its own

Most-shared stories, Thu 19 Jan, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. Costa Concordia: Satellite image (BBC) The ultimate example of preventive medicine (Yahoo News) 32 Pictures That Will Make You Say Awwwwwwww (Buzzfeed) Photos: Baby penguins reunite (ABC News) Student mocks Oxford rejections (BBC)

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The sound of laser fire has a surprising source - Cracked.com

Most-shared stories, Wed Jan 18, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. Wikipedia in anti-Sopa ‘blackout’ (BBC) Giraffe gunned down for family holiday fun (The Sun) How much a homemaker’s “salary” would be (Yahoo News) Boy beaten, robbed in Bridgeport (Chicago Tribune) 5 Ridiculous Origins Of Movie Sound Effects (Cracked)

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The Daily Mail relished dangerous work practices in China

Most-shared stories, Tue 17 Jan, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. Give Queen a new royal yacht for diamond jubilee, says Michael Gove  (Guardian) Your top 10 predictions for 2112 (BBC) Op-Ed Columnist: How Fares the Dream? (New York Times) Sherlock to return for third run (BBC) Chinese […]

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Arfa Karim Randhawa, a talented programmer, has died

Most-shared stories, Mon 16 Jan, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. Colbert Super PAC Releases Romney Attack Ad In South Carolina  (Huffington Post) Night of chaos, fear after cruise ship ran aground (Yahoo News) Programming prodigy passes away at 16: Hear her philosophy of life (MSNBC) Toddler Who Battled Skin […]

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Downton Abbey ... TV hit, sharing hit

Most-shared stories – Fri, Jan 13, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. Mad for ‘Downton’? Here’s a reading list (New York Times) Conductor halts New York Philharmonic as phone rings … and rings (New York Times) Support for ‘Bald Barbie’ swells (ABC News US) How internet addiction alters the brain (The Independent) Four […]

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Ten feet in 48 hours: Haggen in Austria's Tyrol region.

Most-shared stories – Thurs, Jan 12, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. European ski resorts in ‘lockdown’ after freak snowfalls (Daily Mail) Reddit’s SOPA Blackout Admirable, but Google and Facebook Must Follow (Forbes) A sex addict’s cold turkey (BBC) Mrs Obama: Tired of ‘angry black woman’ stereotype (People) Breastfed babies […]

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Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City.

Most-shared stories – Weds, Jan 11, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. Gayest US town? Surprise: It’s Salt Lake City (MSNBC) TV contestant revealed as escort  (Daily Mail) Twinkies maker to file for bankruptcy (Time) Pot smoking ‘not so harmful to the lungs’ (San Francisco Chronicle) Weird winter weather: Want snow? Head south (MSNBC)

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Beyonce and Jay-Z

Most-shared stories – Tues, Jan 10, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. Baby Blue Ivy: What’s In a Name? (People) Have two drink-free days, MPs say (BBC) U.S. debt is now equal to economy (USA Today) TV chef cautioned for shoplifting (BBC) Is Peppa Pig making toddlers naughty? (Daily Mail)

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Christina Aguilera

Most-shared stories – Mon, Jan 9, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. Beyonce, Jay-Z welcome baby girl (Entertainment Weekly) Why men always cheat (Daily Mail) 65 crazy facts and myths about David Bowie (The Mirror) Why some dogs catch the train and other animal adventures (ABC News US) Christina Aguilera loves […]

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The loyal dog of the Japanese tsunami

Most-shared stories – Fri, Jan 6, 2012

Here’s a selection of the top trending stories today across the globe on the Share Wars Likeable Engine. No charges for teen widow who killed intruder (MSNBC) Vegans muscle their way into bodybuilding (New York Times) Sweden recognises new file-sharing religion Kopimism (BBC) Internet Access Is Not a Human Right (New York Times) Another reason dogs rule: […]

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