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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
Google Glass Banned in Famously Strict Movie Theater Google Glass Banned in Famously Strict Movie Theater

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, a Texas-based movie theater chain that is currently in the process of expanding to new and bigger markets, is notorious for forcing proper moviegoing etiquette. The Alamo Drafthouse doesn’t allow kids under the age of 18 …

Instagram Ads Going Global ‘Later This Year’ Instagram Ads Going Global ‘Later This Year’

On the heels of what the company is calling a very successful ad rollout in the US, Instagram has announced that they plan on taking their new ads global very soon. According to Instagram, they will build on their “momentum” …

Orange Is The New Black with Cats Is, Well, You Know

Like all other cat videos on the internet, this sure-to-be-viral-smash reimagining of Netflix’s hit show Orange Is The New Black with cats is dumb and very cute. I mean, look how stupid that cat looks with Alex glasses. Aww. Piper …

CIA Joins Twitter to Do Throwback Thursday CIA Joins Twitter to Do Throwback Thursday

The Central Intelligence Agency, apparently bored out of their collective f*cking minds, has decided to ‘go social.’ This popped up a couple of hours ago: We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet. — CIA (@CIA) …

Uber Is Now a $17B Company After Latest Funding Uber Is Now a $17B Company After Latest Funding

On-demand car service Uber has just announced a massive $1.2 billion injection from “some of the leading investors in the world,” which values the company at $17 billion (not counting what they already have in the war chest). With that …

Pedro Pascal Lands Starring Role in Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Pedro Pascal Lands Starring Role in Netflix’s ‘Narcos’

Netflix’s upcoming original series Narcos, which follows the life of notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, has just landed a pretty hot commodity. Deadline reports that Pedro Pascal will star opposite Wagner Moura in the epic series. Moura is set to …

Google, Once Again, Offends with D-Day Doodle Google, Once Again, Offends with D-Day Doodle

In another one for the Google hates America, freedom, and our veterans files, the search engine is once again on the defensive after pissing off some people on D-Day with a Google Doodle. For a brief period this morning, on …

Flickr Will Soon Require Yahoo Account to Sign In Flickr Will Soon Require Yahoo Account to Sign In

Time is running out on using your Facebook or Google account to sign in to Flickr. Yahoo has notified Flickr users that starting June 30th, the only way to access your Flickr account is through a Yahoo account. Like it’s …

Sharknado 2 Trailer Promises It’ll Be ‘Even More Ridiculous’

The gods have bestowed upon us a great gift for our Friday – a new teaser trailer for Sharknado 2: The Second One. The original Sharknado will be forever remembered as the B movie that conquered Twitter, due to the overwhelming …

Orange Is The New Black Meets Flappy Bird for Wonderful Time-Waster Orange Is The New Black Meets Flappy Bird for Wonderful Time-Waster

Today, Netflix dropped an entire new season of their hit show Orange Is The New Black in our laps – 13 episodes ready to stream whenever you’re ready. Here’s the thing – most of us are at work. Damn. While …

Virginia DMV Tells Uber, Lyft to Cease ‘Illegal Operations’, Suggests They Focus on Lobbying Virginia DMV Tells Uber, Lyft to Cease ‘Illegal Operations’, Suggests They Focus on Lobbying

The state of Virginia is none too happy at on-demand car services Uber and Lyft operating, in its mind, outside the framework of its passenger carrier laws. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles has sent out two cease and desist …

Obama Heads to Tumblr for Q&A, Tumblr Asked to be Thoughtful and Grammatically Sound Obama Heads to Tumblr for Q&A, Tumblr Asked to be Thoughtful and Grammatically Sound

The White House has held numerous Q&A sessions on Twitter and Facebook, and President Obama himself has even sat down for a reddit AMA, but on June 10th, for the first time ever, Obama will be answering user questions on …

Hospital Leaked Patient’s Syphilis Diagnosis on Facebook, Claims Lawsuit Hospital Leaked Patient’s Syphilis Diagnosis on Facebook, Claims Lawsuit

I’d imagine that being told you have an STD isn’t pleasant, but I’m pretty sure that it would be twice as awful if that news was made public – plastered all over Facebook, for instance. That’s what one Cincinnati woman …

Tinder Goes All Snapchat with New Ephemeral Photos Tinder Goes All Snapchat with New Ephemeral Photos

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Snapchat must be all hot and bothered right now. Continuing on the trend of apps turning to ephemeral messaging, dating app Tinder is about to debut a brand new feature called …

Silicon Valley Star Launches X-Files Analysis Podcast

I love The X-Files. You do too, unless you’re terrible. I’ve seen every episode multiple times, but that doesn’t mean I couldn’t possibly learn anything new about the classic sci-fi groundbreaker. Thankfully, a new podcast is here to help. Kumail …

‘Terminator 2′ Truck Chase Gets a Shot for Shot GTA Remake ‘Terminator 2′ Truck Chase Gets a Shot for Shot GTA Remake

You know how there are some things that just make you happy? No, not the obvious things like beer, money, and grilled meat. I mean those times when you’re just delighted by something, inexplicably? This is one of those times. …

Facebook Says It’s ‘Not Always Listening’ as Petition Against New Feature Nears 600,000 Signatures Facebook Says It’s ‘Not Always Listening’ as Petition Against New Feature Nears 600,000 Signatures

A lot of people, both Facebook users and otherwise, don’t really trust Facebook. So, when Facebook announced a new feature that can passively listen to users’ background activity in order to easily identify songs, TV shows, and movies for status-sharing …

People Pointing Lasers at Airplanes Is Such a Problem That the FBI Is Offering a $10,000 Reward  for Info People Pointing Lasers at Airplanes Is Such a Problem That the FBI Is Offering a $10,000 Reward for Info

Who knew that so many people were pointing lasers at airplanes? Since 2012, pointing lasers at airplanes (or as the Federal Bureau of Investigation calls it “lasing aircraft”) is a federal offense punishable by up to five years in prison. …

Fab Shutting Down? CEO Calls Report ‘Bullsh*t Hate’ Fab Shutting Down? CEO Calls Report ‘Bullsh*t Hate’

Though e-commerce and “everyday design” website Fab has in fact gone through multiple layoff periods over the last year or so, the company’s CEO is saying that the report of its death was an exaggeration– in so many words. Valleywag’s …

Maureen Dowd’s Paranoid Pot Ramblings, at Your Fingertips, for Just $6 per Month Maureen Dowd’s Paranoid Pot Ramblings, at Your Fingertips, for Just $6 per Month

Yes, I’m kind of mixing a couple of stories here, but two interesting things happened today in New York Times land. First, the venerable newspaper launched a new digital subscription for Opinions only, and second, columnist Maureen Dowd got really, …

Reading Rainbow Takes a Dark Turn Following Massively Successful Kickstarter Campaign

You know how we all just pledged a ton of money so that LevAr Burton can revive Reading Rainbow, on the web, for a new generation? Ok, maybe we shouldn’t have done that. Reading gives knowledge, and knowledge is power. …

Congrats, Racist Stripper, You’re About to Be a YouTube Star!

There are plenty of disturbing things about the video you’re about to watch. The most obvious and shocking is the blatant racism on display, and the casual nature at which the woman in the video, clearly very upset, slings the …

Uber Driver Allegedly Kidnapped Drunk Woman, Took Her to Motel Uber Driver Allegedly Kidnapped Drunk Woman, Took Her to Motel

One of the big questions facing on-demand car services like Uber is this: Exactly who the hell is driving me around? Really, that’s a question that many people ask themselves during any car ride with a stranger–taxis included. But services …

Kickstarter Tosses Rules, Human Review for Some New Projects Kickstarter Tosses Rules, Human Review for Some New Projects

Here’s the thing about some people–they’re shits. Here’s the thing about the internet–some of those people use it. Here’s the the about Kickstarter (or any other crowdfunding site for that matter)–it’s the internet asking you for money. Kickstarter, although it’s …