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Even Computerless Grandmothers Are Using Twitter!


Twitter really took off this year, with everyone from Britney Spears to Levi Johnston tweeting their every thought and action. And now, even senior citizens without computers can update their friends and family with Celery, a system that lets users send and receive tweets via fax. “I don’t usually write to my daughter that much because she talks too much and then it takes up too much of my time, but she can read my Twittering here and she can see what her mother’s doing and know that her mother is OK …,” the grandmother in the above video told a news reporter. Even old people like communicating without actually having to interact. [via Trendhunter] Keep reading »

Lady Gaga’s Reason For Never Wearing Pants

OK, so you know how Lady Gaga never wears pants? Well, apparently she has an excuse. She told Rolling Stone: “My grandmother is basically blind, but she can make out the lighter parts, like my skin and hair. She says, ‘I can see you, because you have no pants on.’ So I’ll continue to wear no pants so that my grandma can see me.” Um, wouldn’t wearing white pants — or better yet, neon pink — make her equally visible? [via Perez Hilton] Keep reading »

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