Google says they did not alter maps of Georgia

With all that’s been going on surrounding Georgia and its surrounding countries, some have been covering the lack of technology infrastructure.  The Georgian government is accusing Russia of disabling Georgian Web sites, including the site for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Some have even accused Google of removing map data of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.

Google is setting the record straight.

Brand Watch: Benjamin Bixby

Who is Benjamin Bixby? No, actually you’re probably asking yourself “what is Benjamin Bixby?”  As if having successful music and acting careers wasn’t enough, André Benjamin (André 3000) is hoping that his new clothing line will give him one more reason to smile. 

Bill Maher’s Dickheads of the Year

Bill Maher announced his list of biggest assholes of 2007 recently and we just thought we’d share it with you.  If you want to avoid such a list, be sure NOT to electrocute a dog (Michael Vick), say a mining accident was caused by an earthquake, when seismologists disagree completely (Bob Murray), or try to get it on with a stranger of the same sex in a public restroom (Sen. Larry Craig).