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Posts from December 2012


Did You Go One Of These Places?

Facebook reported Wednesday on the top 10 places that received the most "check-ins" on the social media site in 2012, and revealed that seven of them were baseball stadiums, topped by AT&T Park, home of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants. Why so many baseball stadium check-ins? The Yahoo! Sports blog Big League Stew says it makes sense because of the sport's long season and large ballparks. The 10 most-checked-in sites were:
  1. Times Square
  2. Disneyland
  3. At&T Park
  4. Yankee Stadium
  5. Rangers Ballpark
  6. Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)
  7. Dodger Stadium
  8. Universal Studios Florida
  9. Wrigley Field (Chicago Cubs)
  10. Angel Stadium
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The Most Looked Up Words Of The Year
Dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster announced that words tied to the presidential election were among the most looked-up on its website this year, led by "socialism" and "capitalism" in the top spot. Other election-related words in the top 10 were "malarkey," which Vice President Joe Biden used in his debate with Rep. Paul Ryan, and "meme," which Merriam-Webster said spiked in relation to Mitt Romney's "binders full of women" comment from his second debate with President Obama. The top 10 list of words looked up this year is:
  1. "socialism" and "capitalism"
  2. touche (too-SHAY)
  3. bigot
  4. marriage
  5. democracy
  6. professionalism
  7. globalization
  8. malarkey

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Thank YOU!
Thanks to everyone who came out for the big show on Friday!  Train played a great show and we hope you all had a blast!  See ya again next year!
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The Top Stories Of 2012
So People magazine has come up with their top stories of 2012. What do you think of their choices?  Check out the list here!
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