Top News Stories of 2014

Top News Stories of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, here are the top news stories of 2014.

Real vs. Fake Christmas Tree Purchases

Real vs. Fake Christmas Tree Purchases

For some, it’s one of the largest questions of the holiday season. Do you get a real Christmas tree or do you put up a fake tree?

Candy Cane Macro Photograph

Candy cane. #macrophotography #macro

A photo posted by Joe Gullo (@joegullo) on

I love macro photography because it allows you to catch details that you may not have caught by a wider and less zoomed in shot.

You can see every last detail of this candy cane. Yum!

Christmas Tree Production by State

Christmas Tree Production by State

Every five years, the United States Department of Agriculture conducts the agricultural census. Part of that census is the counting of Christmas tree production by state.

"Misleading headlines affect readers' memory for news articles...and even their impression of faces featured in articles."

- Ullrich K H Ecker, Stephan Lewandowsky, Ee Pin Chang, and Rekha Pillai in the study The Effects of Subtle Misinformation in News Headlines

12 More Photos!

A photo posted by Joe Gullo (@joegullo) on

I have almost reached my goal of 70 Instagram photos by the end of the year! I’m looking for some photo ideas! What should I photograph next?

FBI Links North Korea to Sony Cyber Attack

FBI Links North Korea to Sony Cyber Attack

The Federal Bureau of Investigations officially linked North Korea to the Sony Pictures cyber attack.

The Future of Privacy on the Internet

The Future of Privacy on the Internet

The internet is a window into our lives. The question is what is the right balance between being private and being open online?

WordPress 4.1 Now Available!

WordPress 4.1 Now Available!

The latest version of WordPress is now available.

Tweets on “The Interview” After Sony Cancels Release

Tweets on “The Interview” After Sony Cancels Release

I love looking at data visualizations. One of the cool data visualizations is TwitterReverb, which showcases how well a particular subject or hashtag is performing on the website.

http://bit.ly/13dsWKv

Optimal Website and Social Post Length

We’ve all been on websites and social media profiles where the content just drags on and on and on. See the optimal post length for websites/blogs and for your social media profiles.