Daily Archives: April 1, 2010


Google Changes Name?

April Fools Day joke honors city’s adoration Last month, Topeka City Officials renamed the city “Google, Kansas – The Fiber Optic City” in a bid to lure the largest search engine company to test its fiber optic network in Topeka. Google, recognizing Topeka’s commitment to garnering the attention of Google executives, rewarded the city of […]

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Politician ousted for playing Farmville

Fired for Watering Virtual Beets PLOVDIV, BULGARIA – A Bulgarian political official reaped the consequences last week when his desire for online virtual farming overwhelmed his civic duty. Plovdiv City Council member Dimitar Kerin was fired after he was caught during budgetary debates cultivating his virtual crops and livestock on the hit Facebook game Farmville. […]