Last weekend was a special time for Las Vegas and an especially strange time, as well.
It was the 2010 Knight Rider Festival. Who even knew such an event even existed?
Friday and Saturday, Knight Rider stars and fans flooded the Fremont Street Experience to celebrate the beloved 80s show for the second installment of the festival. There was also a charitable motivation behind the nostalgic gathering. While the event was completely free, donations were encouraged to help support the Children's Miracle Network.
It's hard to imagine that just two years ago Terry Fator was an unknown and struggling performer. Terry struggled for over twenty years to gain the success achieved in a single instant when he was announced as the winner of America's Got Talent Season 2. Now, Terry has just celebrated his one-year anniversary headlining at The Mirage and he is grateful for every minute of the past twelve months.
As we reported last week, the feud between search giant Google and communist China has reached a pinnacle in their debacle over censorship. Google announced today that it would end use of its self-censoring applications and would allow unfettered access to the worldwide web for all Chinese users. This marks a public relations turning point for Google, as it waits to see whether or not the Chinese government will pull the landmark site from public access. As the internet community waits to see what will happen in the coming days, Google affirms its belief that the internet should be available without prejudice to all consumers and stated that all sites are now available in Hong Kong and on the mainland.
Have you ever wanted to wear a used pair of ballet slippers worn by Natalie Portman? I know I have! Well here's your chance, Crafts For A Cause is a charity where musicians and entertainers are making crafts to be auctioned off to benefit Haiti.
The amount of people taking part in this is pretty remarkable, Ed Droste from Grizzly Bear is auctioning his guitar that he learned to play on and was the primary guitar used for Horn of Plenty and Yellow House.
Social networking superstar Facebook has taken the number one spot as America's most visited site this week, outnumbering the leading lady of the internet, Google, for the top spot. What was once a dorm room brainchild, Facebook has become the outlet for not only social web interaction, but also a site for news, entertainment, events and contact interfacing. With the continued threat from Google to pull out of communist China, the mega search engine could potentially face a loss of over thirteen million users in the Far East due to disagreements on censorship. With new users becoming addicted to the realm of Facebook on an hourly basis, the website and its mobile attache gives users the ability to navigate through its pages for up-to-the-minute news about the happenings of friends and family while monitoring a range of topics from the stock market to subway and airline schedules. Stay tuned for more updates as this phenomenon continues to unfold.