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Nicki Minaj Actually Ends A Feud Instead of Prolonging It
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When you look up the words “Nicki Minaj” and “feud,” you rarely find anything about peace being brokered between the pop star and those she’s at odds with. While the Nicki/Mariah hubbub predominated the topic, there were other feuds connected …

Sarah Palin Refuses Interview With Google Glass-Wearer Sarah Palin Refuses Interview With Google Glass-Wearer
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Sarah Palin recently denied comment when she was approached by a reporter wearing Google Glass, and he suspects that all the controversy surrounding the state-of-the-art eyewear is behind it. Nilay Patel wore the glasses to cover the Indy 500 and …

Camel Crush Cigarette Ads Targeted By Health Groups Camel Crush Cigarette Ads Targeted By Health Groups
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Camel brand cigarettes are coming under fire from several health groups for placing ads in magazines marketed for teens. The cigarettes, called Camel Crush, feature a small capsule inside the filter which, when pushed, releases a menthol flavor. The novelty …

Twitter Lends ‘Certified’ Status To Eleven Products Twitter Lends ‘Certified’ Status To Eleven Products

Back in August, Twitter launched the Twitter Certified Products Program aimed at making it easier for Twitter users to find the “right” Twitter tools. The company announced today that the program is expanding with a handful of new partners. In …

If You Ever Find Yourself in a Movie, Don’t Go in a Phone Booth

If you ever find yourself in the middle of a movie, there’s one rule you should remember. Well, there are actually plenty of things that would be handy to know, but this one is pretty important. Whatever you do, for …

Android Gets New Google Calendar Android Gets New Google Calendar

Android users who use Google Calendar to catalog their week will get a more color in the newest app. Google announced that Google Calendar for Android now supports a variety of colors for those who want to highlight specific events …

Florida Panthers Debut New 20th Anniversary Logo

The Florida Panthers organization today announced that the NHL team’s 20th anniversary will be celebrated with a special 20th anniversary logo. In addition to the new logo, the team promises a “host of fan recognition and interactive opportunities.” The Panthers …

Google Expands Google Maps Business Photos Program Google Expands Google Maps Business Photos Program

Google announced that it is expanding its Google Maps Business Photos program into seven new countries: Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Russia, Singapore and Switzerland. The program is part of Google’s quest to make every inch of the public earth …

The Xbox One Design Team Dodges The Question Of Why It Looks Like A VCR
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Why does the Xbox One look like a VCR? Let the folks at Microsoft tell you: So, what have we learned? Apparently, the Xbox One’s design reflects the power of the machine as well as the history of the Xbox …

Holocaust Victims: $1B To Be Spent On Survivors

Holocaust victims around the globe will be receiving funds from Germany after an agreement was reached between Germany’s Ministry of Finance and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims. While the money won’t erase the horror of what was done to …

Amelia Earhart’s Plane May Have Been Found Using Sonar
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In 1937, Amelia Earhart attempted to circumnavigate the Earth in a Lockheed Model 10 Electra airplane. Radio contact with the pilot was lost over the Pacific Ocean, and both Earhart and the plane were never found. Throughout the years, Earhart’s …

Pinterest Will Soon Allow Nudity, As Long As It’s Artistic Pinterest Will Soon Allow Nudity, As Long As It’s Artistic
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Pinterest, like many other social sites, has had to deal with an unavoidable amount of nudity, porn, and the battle between the two. Is a bare breast considered pornographic? I don’t know, ask Facebook. How much porn is too much …

Double Fine Goes For Another Round On Kickstarter With Massive Chalice

Double Fine, the studio behind Psychonauts, Brutal Legend and more, proved Kickstarter as a viable platform for game funding back in 2012 with Broken Age. Now the developer is back with a new game that it hopes fans new and …

Julius Richard Petri Receives The Google Doodle Honor Julius Richard Petri Receives The Google Doodle Honor
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Google is running a homepage doodle honoring German bacteriologist Julius Richard Petri in parts of the world where the date has already changed to May 31st. The date marks the 160th birthday of the scientist, who is known as the …

Man Tricked Teen with a Fake Facebook Account in Bizarre Kidnapping Turned Murder Case Man Tricked Teen with a Fake Facebook Account in Bizarre Kidnapping Turned Murder Case
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The story behind what happened to a murdered Maine teen is coming into focus after police unsealed an affidavit on Wednesday. 15-year-old Nichole Cable was reported missing on May 13th. After a statewide search that went on for a week, …

Yandex Tweaks Algorithm To Include Search Session History Yandex Tweaks Algorithm To Include Search Session History

Russian search engine Yandex announced a new change to its algorithm that looks at a person’s search history from within a particular search session to deliver results and suggestions based on what it says is the “full picture” of the …

Corey Feldman: Jacket From Film Finally Returned
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Corey Feldman, who was one half of one of the most awesome ’80s duos ever, says he’s elated to have the leather jacket back that he wore in “Dream A Little Dream”. The jacket was stolen from the House Of …

7 Dead in Upstate N.Y. After Semi, Minivan Collide

Seven people, including four children, are dead after a tractor-trailer collided with a minivan in upstate New York on Wednesday. According to an Associated Press report, a tractor-trailer was traveling on a Truxton, New York road just outside of Cortland …

Tumblr Launches More Ads (Desktop Dashboard) Tumblr Launches More Ads (Desktop Dashboard)
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Tumblr announced today that it will start to bring sponsored posts to users’ dashboards on the web. “Just like in our mobile apps, these posts will simply blend in with the posts from the blogs you follow,” the company says …

Samuel L. Jackson Asks Reddit to Construct a 300-Word Monologue for Him to Read Samuel L. Jackson Asks Reddit to Construct a 300-Word Monologue for Him to Read

Ultimate bad muthaphukka Samuel L. Jackson is looking to raise awareness (and cash, of course) for the Alzheimer’s society. And he’s doing it in a pretty amazing way. Posted to reddit’s r/movies subreddit Wednesday, Jackson has made an offer reddit …

Is Google Bringing Incognito Mode To Android? Is Google Bringing Incognito Mode To Android?
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Incognito mode for Chrome is super helpful not just as a privacy feature, but also for letting your friends use Chrome without using your Google account. A recent comment from Android head Sundar Pichai suggests that we could see a …

Kim Kardashian: Monroe Moment Almost Shows Bare Bump
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Kim Kardashian had a bit of a Marilyn Monroe, “7 Year Itch” moment recently when a gust of wind caught the skirt of her babydoll dress and sent it pluming up around her. Kardashian was on her way to a …

George Michael Home After Car Accident

On May 16, singer George Michael was injured in a car accident in Northwest London. The accident, which involved no third parties, landed the “Faith” singer in the hospital. Though a statement on the singer’s website indicated that Michael had …

Google Warns: You Better Adequately Disclose Paid Content Google Warns: You Better Adequately Disclose Paid Content
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Google has been enforcing its policies on paid links for years, but the search engine is really cracking down on advertorials and native advertising these days. Google’s Matt Cutts has been talking about the subject a lot lately, so if …