Online News Editor, Christian Science Monitor
csmonitor.com — Dog found on live TV: A 45-year resident of Moore, Okla., thought she'd lost her dog in the tornado. But on live TV, her dog was found in the rubble of her home. Amid the devastation of Moore, Okla., TV viewers of a CBS affiliate were able to witness a woman's prayers answered.
buzzfeed.com — Referrals from Facebook and Google to publishers on the BuzzFeed Network Search traffic to publishers has taken a dive in the last eight months, with traffic from Google dropping more than 30% from August 2012 through March 2013, according to research done by BuzzFeed.
mashable.com — Hey, bosses who block employees from using social media at work: You're doing it wrong. That's one conclusion that can be drawn from new data on the workplace by Evolv, a startup that monitors hundreds of metrics from Fortune 500 companies.
csmonitor.com — Two studies of vacuums suggest that the speed of light in a vacuum might fluctuate, pointing the way to a quantum mechanical explanation for why the speed of light and other so-called constants are what they are. Where did the speed of light in a vacuum come from?
forbes.com — The grizzled vet and the digital native: Journalism has plenty of room for both to succeed. I spent eight years at AOL and I'll say this: I saw none of the great, all of the bad and some of the good. Throughout, the media took dead aim at our strategic zig-zags [...]
csmonitor.com — As the Papal conclave gets underway in Rome, the Twittersphere is lighting up with final farewells from some of the 115 cardinals, as well as comedians. As 115 Roman Catholic cardinals are locked inside the Sistine Chapel in Rome, the papal conclave - and the official march toward choosing the next pope -has begun.
csmonitor.com — A new case study in the vein of "Freakonomics" and "The Tipping Point" addresses the "why" of viral marketing. Did you know that if you microwave an unshucked ear of corn for eight minutes, then cut off about a half-inch of the bottom, and then remove the corn from the leaves, none of those pesky silks will get stuck to the ear?
csmonitor.com — A Kansas City homeless man returned an engagement ring dropped in his beggars cup by a woman. Her grateful fiance set up a website that's collected $145,000 so far for the homeless man. By Staff, Associated Press / February 25, 2013 A homeless man's decision to return a woman's engagement ring after she accidentally dropped it in his cup is about to pay big dividends.
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