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  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Study Shows Houston's Porn Appetite Is Pretty Tame

    Earlier this month, the research and analysis team over at Pornhub.com looked into the online porn viewing habits of red states and blue states. Our state's porn-lovin' habits ranked us fourth among other red states at 139 page views per capita (9.33 pages viewed each of those visits). That put us b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Facebook Turns 10: Four Websites That Wish It Had Never Been Created

    The brainchild of Marc Zuckerberg, a website designed mainly to meet chicks, Facebook was born on this day 10 years ago. Like so many tech projects of the last 30 years, it started as a kid with an idea and some programming skills. Now, it is a multi billion dollar company and the most visited websi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Pinterest Taking Sharing Online to a Whole New Level

    Somewhere near the crossroads of Facebook, Tumbler, Digg and an Amazon Wish List, there is a rapidly growing social network known as Pinterest. Developed only a couple years ago, this "virtual pin board" has been rapidly growing in numbers and clout since its beta launch in the spring of 2010. To u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    The Oprah Finale: Five Ways To Improve It

    That's quite the treasury​Believe us when we tell you we are not Guy Who Never Watches TV. But somehow we've never seen an Oprah show. Of course, we've seen YouTube clips of Tom Cruise jumping up and down, and we're sure we saw snatches here and there in a waiting room or something. But that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Texas, Our Texas

    ​We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Yumm.com is Digg for Online Recipes

    Fresh-From-The-Oven Naan: Now showing at Yumm.com.​Technology is increasingly infiltrating the kitchen. While we may not have robots making our meals like on The Jetsons (yet), all sorts of apps, websites and kitchen gadgets are providing new resources for expanding our cooking repertoire and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Quickest Way To Become A Local Celebrity? Have Your Stuff Ripped Off

    They say any press is good press, but Marc Brubaker might beg to differ. The Rocks Off photographer, Houstonist editor and Prairie Cadets front man who recently lost several thousand dollars in computer equipment in a burglary - but recovered his desktop the next day after tracking it down on Craig ... More >>

  • News

    March 18, 2010

    Blog Stars

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  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Some Answers On The Method Man Lawsuit

    courtesy of TtekcorBNavE.​News of a lawsuit filed against rapper Method Man for allegedly pelting a female autograph seeker outside Houston's House of Blues with ammo from an air-gun sure has exploded all over the Internet. Some folks have questions, there's a smattering of alleged eyewitness acco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    While You Weren't Tweeting: Now With More Harry Potter

    C'mon, 'fess up. You spent early last week camped out in front of the Angelika in your Hogwarts uniform, awaiting the arrival of the new Harry Potter movie in theatres. Then you spent the rest of the week basking in the afterglow of Daniel Radcliffe's smoldering gaze, and engaging in heated discuss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Social Distortion: The End-All, Be-All Cure For Your Social Media Sickness

    You log into Facebook, and you're hit with the sudden pang of 172 unread messages in your inbox, 146 unread updates, 59 event invitations, and a partridge in a pear tree. Your Google Reader is uncomfortably lodged at 1000 unread, and it hasn't been touched in ages, sorta like your sexy bits. You ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Slideshow on Demand: You Make the Call

    chemistryland.comRocks Off loves to put together musical slideshows, and if the response to a few of our recent ones is any indication (hi, Digg!), you like them too. Album covers are an almost inexhaustible resource that are always fun to look at and can be grouped together any number of ways. So l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2008

    Great -- Pro-Rapists Are Commenting Away

    Yeah, yeah -- the internet is a wild-west world where there are no rules, where anonymity lets pseudo-tough guys act like macho jocks. Still, sometimes you want to make it clear that some commenters are idiots. Yesterday we wrote about Jamie Leigh Jones, a former KBR employee who claims she was ra ... More >>

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