- Popular Mechanics magazine reports on Google Sketchup being used to design the skate park at Pop’s Playground in Kensington (or Fishtown if we’re willing to accept east of Frankford and south of Lehigh avenues will ultimately become Fishtown)
- New York Times media critic David Carr gives a column to Buzz Bissinger, the Pulitzer Prize winner, celebrated author, Inquirer Currents columnist, Chestnut Hill curmudgeon and, yes, one of our 10 recommended tweeters to follow for Philadelphians.
- The Inquirer reports that the three Haddonfield, N.J. teens charged with hacking into that school district’s computer system were put on probation, during a ‘contentious’ hearing.
Below, join Brent Celek’s fantasy football league, Pittsburgh helps make cars fly and more.
MIGHT BE OF INTEREST
- Geekadelphia reports that Black Cherry Bombshells is offering a free download of its latest web comic.
- NFL Touchdown reports that Eagles tight end Brent Celek is allowing some fans the chance to join his fantasy football league.
- The New York Times reports on research from University of Pennsylvania professor Joshua Gold on seeking the neural basis of decision making.
- The Philadelphia Business Journal reports on a partnership between the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency and the National Urban League aimed at boosting minority entrepreneurship.
GIVE A GLANCE
- The Inquirer reports that a laptop with health and personal information from 21,000 patients was stolen from Thomas Jefferson Hospital.
- Pop City reports that the world’s first flying car is using design technology from a Pittsburgh firm.
- The content agreement we announced with Philly.com launches by their sharing our Q&A with Mayor Nutter.
- The Philadelphia Business Journal reports on $3 million more in investment for Motivas Mobile.
- Ticketleap pushes out a press release on offering free ticketing for small events.
- University of the Sciences reports that Payscale.com ranked the school 11th overall and among the region’s top in median career average salaries for its alumni.
- Hey look, the Sunday Inquirer featured a story on the 10 most followed Twitter users in Philadelphia. Uhm, yeah, I remember that story too.
- The Daily Pennsylvanian has an essay from a web designer encouraging everyone to learn the trade.
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