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Digital News Editor — Columbus Dispatch

Writer. Digital news editor for The Columbus Dispatch and Former farmgirl. Big-time scuba diver.

All Abuzz: BBC’s ‘God Only Knows’ remake features dozens of famous artists — BBC released a remake of the Beach Boys' God Only Knows yesterday and nearly a million people have already watched it on YouTube. The video is also trending on Facebook today. The remake features 27 well-known artists as "The Impossible Orchestra," including Elton John, One Direction, Pharrell Williams, Lorde and Stevie Wonder.

All Abuzz: Miss Ohio’s ventriloquist act causes a stir — Twitter users were hard on Miss Ohio last night. People criticized her dress. They made fun of her talent routine -- a ventriloquism act. But MacKenzie Bart had the last laugh. She won the talent competition with her ventriloquist act, which featured a puppet named Roxy that looked a lot like Dolly Parton.

All Abuzz: Facebook wants you to click here for change — You might be surprised to learn what Facebook is doing to your news feed. The social-media giant announced this week that it is cracking down on "click-baiting headlines." If you're a Facebook user, you've seen them. They're the headlines that promise big payoffs if you click on them.

All Abuzz: Actor Michael Cera pokes fun of Longaberger building — Actor Michael Cera and David Letterman had some fun Tuesday night at the expense of the Longaberger headquarters. Cera was talking on The Late Show with David Letterman about a road trip he took with his new girlfriend to Chicago.

Facebook cracks down on ‘click-baiting’ — You'll never believe what Facebook is doing to your news feed. The social media giant announced this week that it is cracking down on "click-baiting headlines." If you're on Facebook, you've seen them. They're the headlines that promise a big payoff if you click on the headline.

Dogs will converge on Metro Park for Saturday festival — By: Kelly Lecker More than 80 vendors will be ready to pamper your dog at the Wag! festival Saturday. The yearly event at Prairie Oaks Metro Park in Hilliard draws thousands of dogs and their owners. Vendors show off the latest in dog merchandise, from collars to training sessions.

Who has the best ice-bucket challenge video? Websites rank them — Facebook and Twitter feeds are full of videos of drenched friends and family as the ALS ice bucket challenges continue. Countless celebrities have joined the challenges with their own hilarious takes. But which ones are worth watching? More than a dozen news and celebrity websites have ranked the best (and sometimes the worst) ice bucket performances.

Discovery Channel angers viewers with another fake Shark Week documentary — It's Shark Week, and for the second year in a row, the Discovery Channel is taking some heat for airing a fake documentary as the week's kick-off show. On the heels of last year's Megaladon shark (which was fake), Sunday's two-hour show featured Submarine Shark.

Cute kitty videos abound on World Cat Day — Make sure you hug your cats today. Not that the felines care, but today is World Cat Day. Many websites are marking the event with different cat compilations. The International Business Times put together some videos and sketches of some famous cartoon cats. They also listed 15 reasons why cats are better than dogs.

Think Jaws was scary? Cameras capture great whites in action — But those brave enough to get through this five-minute video will be rewarded with a rare glimpse at the hunting techniques of great white sharks. The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute went to Guadalupe Island in Mexico last year with a submersible "shark cam."
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Oct 20, 2014

Wouldn't you love to have the perfect family moments shown in stock photos? @Liketheyknowus has fun with the idea.

Oct 10, 2014

All Abuzz: ‘Dear Kitten’ sequel takes aim at the dog via

Oct 10, 2014

Microsoft CEO might have a better understanding of karma today: via

Oct 08, 2014

Warning: This BBC remake of 'God Only Knows' will be stuck in your head all day, but it's worth it:

Sep 16, 2014

Robin Thicke says he didn't write ‘Blurred Lines,’ and he was high most of the time

Sep 03, 2014

All Abuzz: Adam Levine wows Fallon, crowd with Michael Jackson impression

Aug 27, 2014

This is funny: Longaberger shoots back at Michael Cera over the basket headquarters.

Aug 27, 2014

All Abuzz: Actor Michael Cera pokes fun of Longaberger "basket" headquarters

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