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BlogPost: February 6, 2011 - February 12, 2011

Hashtag decoder: #youknowiloveyouwhen comes just in time for Valentine's Day

Twitter reacts to #youknowiloveyouwhen

By Katie Rogers  | February 11, 2011; 3:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Egypt live updates: Mubarak steps down

Egypt day 18.

By Melissa Bell  | February 11, 2011; 2:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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♪♫ Lady Gaga expresses herself with 'Born this Way'

Lady Gaga expresses herself.

By Melissa Bell  | February 11, 2011; 11:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Valentine's Day: Places to go, things to do and ways to ignore it

Places to go and things to do for Valentine's Day 2011.

By Katie Rogers  | February 11, 2011; 11:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Robert Gibbs: "I'm not a..." press secretary soon

Robert Gibbs is stepping down as press secretary.

By Melissa Bell  | February 11, 2011; 11:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Mubarak steps down; Egypt erupts in celebration

Mubarak steps down.

By Melissa Bell and James Buck  | February 11, 2011; 11:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Wael Ghonim: my message was manipulated by State TV

Wael Ghonim struggles with leadership.

By Melissa Bell  | February 11, 2011; 9:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Thomas Edison gets Google Doodle-ed

Thomas Edison gets googled.

By Melissa Bell  | February 11, 2011; 8:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Ted Williams and the man who made the video

Chenoweth, a multimedia producer for the The Columbus Dispatch, went back a week later and recorded the man's voice with his flipcam, making a video that would go viral within days and skyrocket the panhandler, a man named Ted Williams, to instant fame. Williams, who was a recovering drug addict, appeared on a spate of media before checking himself into rehab on the advice of Dr. Phil.

By Elizabeth Flock  | February 10, 2011; 5:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Mubarak: 'determined to fulfill what I promised' (Egypt updates)

Anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square listen as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation February 10. (Dylan Martinez/Reuters) KEY LINKS » Latest Tweets about Cairo » Full Washington Post report » Submit protest photos | Full photo gallery Full...

By Melissa Bell  | February 10, 2011; 4:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
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Mubarak is late for address, Twitter wonders what's up with #ReasonsMubarakIsLate

#Reasonsmubarakislate starts trending on Twitter when the Egyptian president fails to show.

By Katie Rogers  | February 10, 2011; 2:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Facebook should 'Unfriend Coal,' says Greenpeace

Greenpeace has stepped up its challenge to Facebook to become coal-free by 2021 through a Facebook: Unfriend Coal campaign, which has nearly 40,000 members.

By Elizabeth Flock  | February 10, 2011; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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If Twitter's worth $10 billion, will Google and Facebook come a-courting?

What happens if Facebook or Google buys Twitter?

By Melissa Bell  | February 10, 2011; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Chris Lee's Craigslist date talks; Egyptian army abuse; Fake Twitter accounts mock DC

Morning links.

By Melissa Bell  | February 10, 2011; 8:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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♪♫ World Order slow dances its way into my heart

World Order puts synchronized, slow-motion dancing in its place.

By Melissa Bell  | February 9, 2011; 3:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Doomsday Apophis asteroid? Could the Earth be on a collision course?

Is a doomsday asteroid heading toward Earth?

By Melissa Bell  | February 9, 2011; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Queen Rania angers Jordan tribes

Tribes protest Queen Rania.

By Melissa Bell  | February 9, 2011; 1:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Egypt updates: 'Friday of Martyrs" planned; Workers strike

Egypt protests day 16.

By Melissa Bell  | February 9, 2011; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Giffords recovery update; Sudan minister shot; Somali pirates release captives

A record drought in China's major wheat-producing areas threatens to push world food prices beyond their current high level, the United Nations warned in a report Tuesday. (Fan Changguo/Xinhua/AP) National news: Patriot Act falls to pass In a blow to...

By Melissa Bell  | February 9, 2011; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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♪♫ Marvin Sease 'gone on'

Marvin Sease died Monday.

By Melissa Bell  | February 9, 2011; 9:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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♪♫ When the Beatles took over 'The Ed Sullivan Show' -- and The Post didn't like it

The Beatles performed on Ed Sullivan in 1964.

By Melissa Bell  | February 9, 2011; 9:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Woman and her handbag stop six thieves with sledgehammers (Video)

A 70-something woman stops a burglary with nothing more than a handbag.

By Melissa Bell  | February 8, 2011; 2:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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How to say Google in 23 languages

Google iPhone gets a translation application.

By Melissa Bell  | February 8, 2011; 2:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Correct this post, please: Washington Post introduces correction submit form

Washington Post gets a correction submit form button.

By Greg Linch and Hal Straus  | February 8, 2011; 12:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Wael Ghonim, Google executive rouses crowds as Egypt enters 15th day of protests (Video)

Wael Ghonim is released and gives his first interview.

By Melissa Bell  | February 8, 2011; 11:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Jules Verne's Google doodle gets an extra perk for the tablet

Jules Verne gets googled.

By Melissa Bell  | February 8, 2011; 11:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Paul Haggis, Malcom Gladwell and cheetah cubs

Morning links.

By Melissa Bell  | February 8, 2011; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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♪♫ Christina Aguilera, a lesson for you in singing from Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston sings the National Anthem right.

By Melissa Bell  | February 8, 2011; 9:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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In Egypt, a wedding amid the protests: 'Life shouldn't stop'

In Egypt, a wedding goes on.

By Melissa Bell  | February 7, 2011; 5:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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What domain suffix would you register? #icannlove

A nonprofit is working to make it possible to register a variety of domain suffixes on the Web. Which suffix would you claim?

By Jodi Westrick  | February 7, 2011; 5:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Huffington Post meets AOL: A media match made in digital heaven?

Huffington Post purchased by AOL.

By Melissa Bell  | February 7, 2011; 1:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Ken Lerer, chairman of Huffington Post, steps down

AOL merger with Huffington Post leaves Ken Lerer out of the equation.

By Melissa Bell  | February 7, 2011; 1:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Egypt updates: Wael Ghonim, Google executive, released

Egypt protests, day 14.

By Melissa Bell  | February 7, 2011; 10:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Qwiki.com's attraction: A multimedia encyclopedia

Qwiki is a new multimedia information experience.

By Melissa Bell  | February 7, 2011; 10:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Assange in court; digital land grabs; the full sun

Morning links.

By Melissa Bell  | February 7, 2011; 9:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Best Super Bowl commercials 2011: Lil' Darth Vader or Eminem?

What is the best Super Bowl commercial?

By Melissa Bell  | February 7, 2011; 8:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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♪♫ 'Sweet Child o' Mine' should never, ever be sung by anyone other than Axl Rose

There have been some complaints about the Super Bowl's musical performance Sunday night. Christina Aguilera flubbed the lyrics of the national anthem. The Black Eyed Peas struggled through bad audio and messed up electronics. I could have forgiven the overpaid...

By Melissa Bell  | February 7, 2011; 8:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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