The crash was the top hot topic on Google Trends at one point, and the Georgian athlete dominated the "hot searches" list. His name was a trending topic on Twitter.I think Professor Unpronounceable is wrong; I think people just wanted to see someone dying. That is what Internet is all about, that and cats.
"People want the news as it happens in real time," said Sree Sreenivasan, a professor of journalism at Columbia. "The idea of waiting until the authority does a story is still important, but not as important as it used to be."
That and cats and lulz; for NSFW lulz, you cannot better the gallery page for the Roxxxy TrueCompanion Sex Robot. Amazing but true: that geek is real.
The Return of the Monochrome Set: