Hail Britannia

Royal Baby Too Dignified For Twitter

(Photo: Phone Arena)

When the heavens open and spew forth little HRH Prince Rupert or Princess Hermione via the loins of Kate Middleton, how will the royals announce the birth? Not through social media — at least not right away.

Buckingham Palace insists the birth will be announced through a proclamation signed by doctors and rushed to the palace grounds, according to The Daily Mail. The notice will be plopped on a golden easel (we shit you not) just within the gates of the palace. Read More

Visiting Dignitaries

The Most Popular Celebrity on That New Search Engine for Porn? Kim Kardashian, Of Kourse

Person of interest. (Photo: David Shankbone, via Flickr Creative Commons

Just a couple of weeks ago, the Internet got what it’s so clearly needed all along: an, ahem, portal to the universe of smut. Launched September 27, Search.xxx is meant to provide a secure alternative to just Googling your most secret fetish, so you won’t get outed the next time someone borrows your laptop.

ICM Registry, the company behind the site, reached out to Betabeat to share a few statistics. Search.xxx received a whopping billion impressions within its first week, as grateful porn connoisseurs and teens stuck using the family computer flocked to the site. Read More