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By Daniel Hartill BUCKFIELD - Even after 40 million views online - and countless TV and live performances around the world as the Diet Coke and Mentos guys - Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz are better known for their white coats and goggles than for their faces.
By Mattathias Schwartz One afternoon in the spring of 2006, for reasons unknown to those who knew him, Mitchell Henderson, a seventh grader from Rochester, Minnesota, took a .22-caliber rifle down from a shelf in his parents' bedroom closet and shot himself in the head.
By William Keck LOS ANGELES -- There are the divas who demand that their lighting and makeup be perfect during photo shoots, and then there is Andy Samberg.
MIAMI _ They're not just rocking the vote _ they're salseando, perreando and mariachi-ando it. Latino musicians, actors and celebrities are getting involved in the U.S.
By Maria Puente / USA TODAY On YouTube, anyone can be a famous chef. Actually, on YouTube anyone can be famous for doing almost anything.
YouTube announced Friday the winners of its second annual video awards, with a puppet show version of â€œHarry Potterâ€ and a rhythmic song called â€œChocolate Rainâ€ among the videos taking top honors.
Part of the allure of the Internet is the way seemingly obscure photos, videos and Web pages gain momentum and begin to invade pop culture. Before the advent of sites such as YouTube and Flickr, these Internet memes clogged our e-mail inboxes.
YouTube(TM), the leading online video community that allows people to discover, watch and share originally created videos, is turning on the spotlights to celebrate the announcement of the 2007 YouTube Video Awards winners (http://www.youtube.com/ytawards07winners).
Twenty-five years ago, Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman says, he was the first to use three keystrokes - a colon followed by a hyphen and a parenthesis - as a horizontal "smiley face" in a computer message.
By Ana Veciana-Suarez, The Miami Herald Nov. 4--I've never been fast enough on the trigger, and in the world of modern-day communications, where Instant and Immediate are the new buzzwords, that lack of speed is, like, so last millennium.
- A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.