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Josh Wolford is a writer for WebProNews. He likes beer, Japanese food, and movies that make him feel weird afterward. Mostly beer. Follow him on Twitter: @joshgwolf Instagram: @joshgwolf Google+: Joshua Wolford StumbleUpon: joshgwolf
Amazon Charges a Penny for Shipping to Get Around French Law Amazon Charges a Penny for Shipping to Get Around French Law

In an attempt to help brick-and-mortar bookstores unable to offer the deep discounts and free shipping that has made Amazon so successful, France enacted a law last year disallowing the online retailer from offering a five percent discount and free …

Elon Musk Gives $1M to Nikola Tesla Museum Elon Musk Gives $1M to Nikola Tesla Museum

In 2012, popular internet comic Matthew Inman, better known as The Oatmeal, published his most-viral comic to date – an ode to Nikola Tesla, who he called “the greatest geek who ever lived.” In it, he argued that the only …

Centenarian Claps as Grandson Shaves Beard She Hates

Scott Cleveland’s grandmother didn’t particularly care for the beard he’d been spoting for the past four years, so two years ago he promised to make her happy and shave the thing off – for her 100th birthday. That time has …

GoPro Captures Race to Hospital and Valet Stand Birth

Thanks to an eager baby and one dad’s GoPro, a Rosenberg, Texas family is going to have one hell of a video to show at birthday parties. When Kristin Dickerson went into labor the day before she was scheduled to …

Lyft Launches Friday in NYC Despite Regulatory Pushback Lyft Launches Friday in NYC Despite Regulatory Pushback

Lyft is not backing down in its quest to bring its on-demand car service to the Big Apple, despite warnings from the city’s Taxi and Limo Commission that they will not hesitate to take legal action. Earlier this week, Lyft …

Uber Driver Takes Riders on High-Speed Chase in DC Uber Driver Takes Riders on High-Speed Chase in DC

A New Yorker says he was kidnapped by an Uber driver in Washington DC and taken on a high-speed chase. The D.C. Taxicab Commission has confirmed an incident did occur and they are investigating. Official details aren’t yet available, but …

Brazil vs Germany Was Obscene, But Please Stop Uploading Highlights to Pornhub

Brazil’s 7-1 throttling at the hands of Germany in Tuesday night’s World Cup semifinal was so brutal that many decided to compare it to an act of public humiliation, in a sexual sense. The joke wound up hitting top porn …

Dumb Sexting Case Gets Even Dumber As Cops Try to Photograph Teen’s Erect Penis Dumb Sexting Case Gets Even Dumber As Cops Try to Photograph Teen’s Erect Penis

The Manassas City Police Department and Prince William County prosecutors would like to combat child porn by creating some of their own. The Washington Post reports on some real messed up stuff going on in Virginia as a 17-year-old boy …

Netflix Won’t Kill the Movie Theater, Says Christopher Nolan Netflix Won’t Kill the Movie Theater, Says Christopher Nolan

Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan thinks that you and I will “lay down [our] money to those studios, theaters and filmmakers who value the theatrical experience and create a new distinction from home entertainment.” Do you? Nolan has penned an op-ed …

Brazil/Germany Was the Biggest Game in Twitter History Brazil/Germany Was the Biggest Game in Twitter History

Normally, it’s hard to watch a massacre. But for World Cup soccer fans, watching Germany beat the dead horse that was the Brazilian national team on Tuesday afternoon was an exercise in morbid curiosity. They can’t score again, right? There’s …

Isis App Forced to Rebrand to Avoid Association with Terrorist Group Isis App Forced to Rebrand to Avoid Association with Terrorist Group

ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, is a jihadist militant group active in Iraq and Syria. Born out of al-Qaeda in Iraq in 2013, ISIS is known for its brutal rule in territories which it controls. Isis …

Wireless Birth Control Could Hit the Market by 2018, Thanks to Bill Gates Wireless Birth Control Could Hit the Market by 2018, Thanks to Bill Gates

The concept of implanting birth control that lasts for years is nothing new, but the idea of implanting remote-controlled birth control that can work for a decade and a half sure is. But if things go according to plan, that …

Potato Salad Kickstarter Opens Up Pandora’s Box of Side Dish Crowdfunding Potato Salad Kickstarter Opens Up Pandora’s Box of Side Dish Crowdfunding

In just a few days, a guy from Columbus, Ohio has raised over $40,000 on Kickstarter to make potato salad. This is the world we live in. Just accept it. With over three weeks to go in the campaign, it’s …

YouTube Gets a Ton of Classic Concerts YouTube Gets a Ton of Classic Concerts

Live music fans now have a new place to kill 2,000-or-so hours, as YouTube has just been gifted a ton of classic concerts from some of the biggest names in music. Music Vault, which calls itself the world’s greatest collection …

Sam Waterston Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’ Sam Waterston Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’

Netflix’s new original series Grace and Frankie has reportedly added another big name. The Hollywood Reporter says that the comedy has signed Law & Order and The Newsroom‘s Sam Waterston for a starring role. Waterston will play the gay husband …

Google Has a Jesus-Shaped Hole in Its Graph Google Has a Jesus-Shaped Hole in Its Graph

We already know that Google hates America, so it should be no surprise that the largest search engine in the world also hates Jesus. Search Engine Roundtable’s Barry Schwartz posted about a thread on the Google Web Search Help forum, …

Amazon Rounds Out New Pilot Season with Soderbergh-produced ‘Red Oaks’ Amazon Rounds Out New Pilot Season with Soderbergh-produced ‘Red Oaks’

Amazon’s third round of pilots, inarguably its most promising set of original content yet, has just been finalized with the addition of a new comedy, Red Oaks. Amazon describes it as “a coming-of-age comedy set in the “go-go” 80s that …

Phone Dead? It May Not Fly to the US Under New TSA Rules Phone Dead? It May Not Fly to the US Under New TSA Rules

If you’re planning on flying to the US from Europe, Africa, or the Middle East – it would probably be wise to make sure your iPhone has enough juice to at least power up. The Transportation Security Administration has just …

Try Facebook’s Creepy Mood Experiment on Yourself with New Chrome Extension Try Facebook’s Creepy Mood Experiment on Yourself with New Chrome Extension

Did you miss on on Facebook’s controversial 2012 mood experiment that altered the makeup of your news feed, hoping to make you really, really sad? Of course you did – as far as you know. You’re never going to know …

Facebook Messenger Gets an iPad Version Facebook Messenger Gets an iPad Version

In finally, that happened news, Facebook has released a dedicated iPad version of their Facebook Messenger app. The iPad version comes with most of the functionality of the iPhone app, allowing users to send messages, create group chats, employ Facebook’s …

Fox News Defends the Homeland, Copies Bioshock Infinite Logo

Bioshock Infinite, the third installment of the Bioshock series, was released to nearly universal acclaim in 2013. The game, widely regarded as a return to glory for the series after a bit of a stumble on Bioshock 2, has entered …

House of Cards Gets a Nyet from Russia House of Cards Gets a Nyet from Russia

Last week, the showrunners behind Netflix’s hit political drama House of Cards made a request to the UN Security Council – let us shoot a few episodes in your chamber. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reportedly thought it was a …

Goldman Sachs Wants Google to Delete an Accidental Email [UPDATED] Goldman Sachs Wants Google to Delete an Accidental Email [UPDATED]

Update: Google has reportedly complied with Goldman Sachs’ request. “Google complied with our request that it block access to the email,” said a Goldman spokeswoman“It has also notified us that the email account had not been accessed from the time …

Things Tim Howard Could Save, or Why We All Love the Internet

As USA goalkeeper continued to make amazing save after amazing save in Tuesday’s World Cup match against Belgium, people started making jokes on Twitter like Tim Howard could’ve saved my parents’ marriage and Tim Howard just saved me 15% on …