One of the world's foremost conspiracy theorists doesn't want people to get the wrong impression when they Google his name. "Mind Control: The Ultimate Terror"? Fine. "New (Reptilian) World Order"? Hey, he wrote that article. But calling him an "American loon"? That's cause for a libel suit, accordi ... More >>
Next time you're sprawled out on a towel on South Bech or lying in a hammock under a palm tree on Key Biscayne, don't be alarmed if a man comes stumbling by wearing a backpack with more than 15 cameras sticking out in every direction. He's probably not a Girls Gone Wild perv, just a Google Street V ... More >>
Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
Miami is a town that's all about the booze. Our idea of a fun night out is bar-hopping, shot-taking, and beer-chugging. And there's no better neighborhood to get our collective drink on than the party epicenter of the universe: South Beach. But with the plethora of pubs, bars, lounges, and other dr ... More >>
In the more than 2,000-year history of Catholicism, the religion has stretched its tentacles all over the world. Today there are about as many Catholics in Central and South America as in the rest of the world combined. With the installation of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the first pope from the Americ ... More >>
As Miami gears up for its biggest weekend of the year, so do the businesses that will be affected by it. After a battle with the city, Ultra Music Festival begins today in a two-weekend extravaganza that will bring more revenue to Miami than LIV sees the entire year. That's a big deal, considering t ... More >>
So, the Flip Collective folks decided to combine cartography with Google's autocomplete search function to have some fun. Florida is labeled "Crazy," obviously. Because it's a Friday and we had an extra ten minutes, we decided to apply this to Miami-Dade County and see what happened.
As YouTube becomes increasingly wealthy, its stars and the networks that contract with them battle for money and creative control.
This time of year brings lots of 2012 summations: what we wore, what we watched and most importantly for Short Order readers -- what we ate. And who better to speak to the food trends of the masses than the almighty Google? The search giant's Zeitgeist wrap up of the year's search trends includes a ... More >>
A Florida East Coast train struck a man this morning near NE 4th Court and 82nd Street in El Portal. Miami Police spokeswoman Kenia Reyes said she had no more information on the accident: "It's man versus train, that's all I have right now."We will update as soon as we have more information on the a ... More >>
You may think you are a hardcore Miami Dolphins fan, but do you have the team's logo tattooed across the back of your head? No. No you probably do not. Unless you are Emmett Dove, who shared his mark of the aquatic beast on Twitter today.
The blog No Upside recently decided to put together an interactive map of the United States using Google's auto-complete search results. For all 50 states in the Union, No Upside asked Google, "Why is [State] so ... ?" to harvest the top four options suggested options. You shouldn't be surprised to ... More >>
Richard "Kudo" Couto, the animal activist who has targeted illegal slaughterhouses in Hialeah and Hialeah Gardens, was prowling that area recently when he stumbled upon a scene worthy of Law & Order. He found what looked to be leftovers from an epic sacrifice. A container was filled with the r ... More >>
Ultra Music Festival sold out months ago. So unless you're wiling to drop $7,500 on a VIP package or purchase ridiculously marked-up General Admission scalper tickets, quit bitching and accept the fact that you're not going to catch Tiësto in his (second) hometown. Instead, settle for second b ... More >>
Normally, in year's past Ultra Music Festival's organizers send us a photo version of the artist set times the day before the festival takes place. But in keeping with this year's bigger-and-better approach, you don't have wait until then to know the set times.Head over to the iPhone App Store or ... More >>
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play.The first gastropub is generally considered to have been The Eagle, in London. Michael Belben and David Eyre launched it in 1991, and it was si ... More >>
Over the next few weeks, Short Order will pair eight Miami-Dade neighborhoods in a "Snackdown". This is the second entry. Today pits downtown Miami against Mid Beach in Miami Beach. Which one is the better neighborhood for dining?Read our arguments and VOTE! Tweet it. Facebook it. Google it. Com ... More >>
Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend.
Remember Miami-teen Angie Varona? She was the girl who unwittingly became an internet sex symbol at the age of 14 after her Photobucket account was hacked and her scantily clad, though not explicit, photos made the rounds on some of the seedier parts of the internet. Well, ABC News' Nightline in ... More >>
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Paula NiñoShrimp tibs at the old ShebaSome of the bloggers at Short Order are creating a holiday wish list for Miami's food scene. Also on the list is better service and a good deli.Querido Niño Dios, I'm going to make it easy on you. What I'd really like this Christmas is for an Ethiopian res ... More >>
US Army We bet a five-cent aluminum can refund that you didn't know it was national Recycling Day. Sure, this green-friendly holiday isn't as popular as other made-up ones like Valentine's Day or Halloween, and Google isn't commemorating the day with a doodle, but "recycles" is trending on Twitte ... More >>
The stereotype goes that men are afraid of commitment and dread the idea of marriage. For one sports writer that stereotype holds so true that he's literally begging Chris Bosh to not get married after proposing to his girlfriend this weekend in an article titled "Chris Bosh Wedding: Why It Will ... More >>
The wave of the TV watching future possibly came with the advent of TiVos and the ability to DVR your favorite shows, leaving you to come and go as you please. Or maybe it was through Hulu and YouTube, when television watching was transferred from the big screen to the computer screen. But now Go ... More >>
How do you sum up your day in 140 characters on Twitter? At the 140 Character Conference in New York Tuesday and Wednesday, live, ten-minute speakers spread out from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Luckily, there were no mentions of what anyone was eating or how much someone loves Justin Bieber. Everything Twitte ... More >>
Image via Nevada Tumbleweed's Flickr/CC 2.0Tiger Woods will probably upstage Jesus Christ at every Christmas church sermon this holiday season, if we were to use Google as a gauge of human inquiry. At approximately 7 p.m. EST on Christmas Eve, the world golf champion garnered 50,000,000 return re ... More >>
From The Great Geek Manual on Flickr.Sex is cool, being a sleaze bag to get it is not.Not all geeks are pudgy, sex-starved dudes who sit at the computer all day. In fact, some are hot. But hot or not, the stereotype of the socially awkward technology nerd is no exaggeration. Boys will be boys. Pu ... More >>
photo by Jipsy, nefariousgirl.comTo read past installments of Diary of a Flasher, click here. Let's be honest here for a second: I can't be as honest as I would like to be when it comes to what really happens when I am out and about shooting away the nightlife. As much as I'd love to share what I ... More >>
Did you hear? You can now get titties delivered every day to your iPhone via a new app. The latest version of the iPhone OS includes parental controls, so Apple finally backed down and seems to be allowing a bit of porn in its app store. The application Hottest Girls sells for $1.99 and deliver ... More >>
Miami's reigning number one public intellectual (and I say that with all due respect) Enrique Santos was out picketing the Shaq 24 Hour Fitness in Coconut Grove this weekend. Depending on which side of the story you believe, either he got kicked out for being a fatty in the eyes of the holy fitness ... More >>
Just a reminder to mark your calendars: The Fellsmere Frog Legs Festival kicks off on January 15th and runs through the weekend to a grand finale at the Sunday Croaker Run. For my money Saturday the 17th looks like the best day to show if you're feeling competitive: three contests include Leap Fr ... More >>
Wow, I am so ashamed of myself. I've lived in South Florida for 15 years, and until last weekend I'd never been to Everglades City, stone crab capital of the universe. This little one-horse town is a seafood-lover's wet dream, and it's barely two hours drive from the door of my Lake Worth shack to ... More >>
In the event that you've had better things to do than watch MTV deteriorate into a steaming sewer of reality programming, you may have missed South Florida's double-time queer cast previewed on Real World Brooklyn. The show's 21st season premiers January 7 and will follow its first-ever transgende ... More >>
People can talk all they want about the economy falling apart, but when you see an upstart Miami based company stackin paper off selling cereal on the internet (talk about grippin' grain), you gotta say "hell, America's back." Check out this exclusive interview with one of three local cereal pioneer ... More >>
Joey's is a modern Italian cafe that opened December 1 at 2506 NW Second Ave. It is the first restaurant in the Wynwood Cafe District, a 14-square-block area that city commissioners approved in July. Miami leaders hope it will transform the arts district into something much more. I spoke to co-owne ... More >>
Handicapping MoCA's next Battle of the Bands.
Google Trends reveals South Florida's penchant for salacious searches.
Champions of Wonder (Illegal Art)