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North Korean Children Aren’t Getting Food or Basic Medicine

The Associated Press is reporting that millions of North Korean children are deprived of food and basic medical attention, and as a result, are not able to develop mentally and physically. The United Nations says that many of them are suffering from malnourishment and their growth has been stunted as a result. Almost a third of North Korea’s children have …

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50 Cent Vs. Oprah: 6 Year Feud Ends

Oprah Winfrey and 50 Cent have notoriously had “beef” in the past, but it now looks like the two have decided to get along. On Sunday, the two met on Oprah’s Next Chapter to hash out their past problems. On Oprah’s Next Chapter, Oprah confronted 50 Cent about naming his bitch (female dog) Oprah. She said that she would take …

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Play Wreck-It Ralph Tie-in Game Now

We knew there would be a tie-in game for the video game inspired Disney movie Wreck-It Ralph. We just thought it would be closer to the films release date in November. We were wrong, and gladly, too. The Wreck-It Ralph inspired game, Fix-It Felix Jr., is actually pretty good. You play as Fix-it Felix, repairing destroyed windows of a high-rise …

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L.A. Kings Win the Stanley Cup – Twitter Reacts

The Los Angeles Kings started the championship series 3-0 and had two chances to put out the New Jersey Devils last week and failed on both occasions. But they never gave up, and yesterday they finally took the series and the Stanley Cup. The game was one sided for the Kings, who scored 3 goals in a row off the …

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Apple Education Pricing For New Macs – Plus $100 iTunes Card

Apple’s 2012 Back to School promotion also began with yesterday’s launch of new Macs. College students and others that qualify will now get a $100 iTunes gift card with a Mac purchase. Those getting an iPad will get a $50 card for iTunes. The promotion runs from June 11 to September 21, 2012, which means, in order to qualify, you …

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Face-Book Portrait of Zuckerberg – Get it?

This little creation took 36 Game of Thrones books and over a week to create. The artist is “Red” Hong Yi, a Malaysian artist and achetect, and she really knows how to make a good pun. She says she used Game of Thrones for this piece because it was the thickest book she could find. That makes since — and …

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Apple Announces New iPad Smart Case

Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference may not have seen the announcement for the iPhone 5, but what it did have, (apart from the big Mountain Lion announcements) was a lot of little additions that we are getting excited about. iOS Facebook integration, FaceTime over 3G networks, retinal displays on the new Macbooks — all added up to a fairly exciting …

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Japanese Woodblock Art of Classic Video Game Characters

This is an awesome collection from artist Jed Henry that takes classic video game characters and depicts them as subjects in the Japanese woodblock print style known as Ukiyo-e. The items are on display at the artists Facebook page, called Ukiyo-e Heroes. According to the page, prints will be available for purchase in August. There is a good chance there …

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Apple Announcement: FaceTime Will Work Over Cellular Network

When FaceTime was first introduced, people often wondered if they would one day have the ability to make calls over 3G. At first it was only available on Wi-Fi, but no longer. As part of the announcement for the new iOS 6 mobile operating software, Apple said that its users will now be able to take and receive FaceTime calls …

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Apple Announcement: Thunderbolt to FireWire and Gigabit Ethernet

Apple announced two Thunderbolt accessories for the new Macbook Air and Macbook Pro at the companies annual World Wide Developer Conference: The FireWire 800 and Gigabit Ethernet adapter. The MacBook Pro will have an SD Card, HDMI, USB2/3, MagSafe 2, and two Thunderbolt ports. Those Thunderbolt connections will need these adapters if you plan on using FireWire or Ethernet connections. …

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Apple Adds Dictation to Mountain Lion

Similar to when Apple brought Siri to the iPad in the form of dictation software, they announced at the Developers Conference today, that they with bring that same functionality to the new line of Macbooks. The new Apple OS, Mountain Lion, will contain iPad style dictation. This is not the full version of Siri, but it can be used for …

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Networks Bring Content Ratings to Streaming Episodes

All the major broadcast networks are now working to apply content ratings that appear in the upper left corner of broadcast television to all epsodes that are now streamed on their respective websites. NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC, and Spanish language channels TeleFutura, Telemundo, and Univision will all have content ratings on streaming videos by December 1st. Parent groups are fond …

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