HOW TO REACH 10 MILLION TWITTER FOLLOWERS: CNN REACHES 10 MILLION TWITTER MILESTONE

CNN marked a milestone Monday. Just before noon, the @cnnbrk account topped 10 million followers on Twitter. That puts our Twitter account in the company of Lady Gaga, President Barack Obama and Cristiano Ronaldo. To mark the occasion, it’s worth reflecting how we got here. The first tweet on @cnnbrk wasn’t news, and it wasn’t… [Continue Reading]

MICHAEL PHELPS IS GOING FOR A WORLD RECORD OF 10 GOLD MEDALS

Michael Phelps may be looking to one-up himself. The decorated swimmer has entered himself into seven individual events for the USA Olympic Swimming trials, and if he manages to qualify for all of them, and participates in all three team medleys, he could set himself up to take away 10 medals in this year’s London… [Continue Reading]

NIGERIAN CARGO PLANE CRASHES IN ACCRA, GHANA

A Nigerian cargo plane attempting to take off from the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana crashed on Saturday night, killing 10 people and injuring an unspecified number of others. The plane smashed through the airport’s fence before slamming into cars and a bus loaded with passengers on a nearby street, officials said. The crash… [Continue Reading]

THIS VIDEO SHOULD PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE: 10 YEAR OLD DEAF GIRL REGAINS HEARING

If you’re having a bad day, this video should put a smile on your face. If it doesn’t, then you should get yourself checked out. It may be possible that you don’t have a heart in your chest. Read More: A 10-year-old girl has is able to hear thanks to a ‘bionic ear’, ABC News reports…. [Continue Reading]

SLASH PROVES ON PIERS MORGAN THAT WHEN IT’S YOUR TIME TO DIE, YOU DIE

There are ads all over CNN, showing Piers Morgan asking the question, “how did Slash, former Guns’N’Roses guitar player, survive 10 years of heavy drug and acohol use while several others died”. Slash survived binges which included non-stop days of heavy drug and alcohol binges that could have killed the mere mortal. But yet he lived and continues to live…. [Continue Reading]