Morning Mix Show Notes 6/30
Real Product or Not, a terrifying tale of When Animals Attack, and MySpace has been sold, and you'll never guess who bought a stake in it.
Your Real Product or Not Stuff: Kitty Literacy, Bowser Beer and the pet high chair. (Scroll down for the correct answers.)
Years of work and thousands of dollars spent to revitalize the Brown's Creek Watershed District in Stillwater may be undone by one furry little rodent. An eager beaver is threatening to destroy the restoration project. The beaver has built at least two dams in a very inconvenient area and the water is now pooling near the Oak Glen Golf Course. The water is pooling above the dams, warming the temperature of the creeks and increasing the sediment levels. Officials are planning to blow up the dams and relocate the bothersome beaver far, far away.
Social networking is now the most popular thing to do on the Internet, and one of the first social networking sites has been sold off. MySpace was sold yesterday to a group called Specific Media for $35 million dollars. When News Corp. purchased the site in 2005, they paid $580 million for it. Specific Media says they are going to try and revitalize the site to make it a place where people can discover music and interact with the entertainers. Speaking of entertainers, singer and actor Justin Timberlake (who played Sean Parker in The Social Network) has purchased a stake in MySpace. He says he has no interest in competing with Facebook. He says he just wants to make a social media platform to bring artists and fans together. Here's my question: Was the news of the MySpace sale announced on Facebook?
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