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Domino Artists Break World Record

Every kid enjoys watching dominos topple one another and serpentine their way across a room. As I child I would spend upwards of an hour setting up elaborate patterns and then watch in wonder as it all collapsed together in …

“Sweet Caroline”: Neil Diamond Sings Classic at MLB All-Star Game

During Tuesday night’s Major League Baseball All-Star game, Neil Diamond sang his classic, “Sweet Caroline.” In the middle of the eighth inning, the good times seemed good for Diamond, but according to the sports blog Deadspin, the sounds of adoring …

According To Limbaugh, Trayvon Was A Bigot and Zimmerman Is Gay
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Those who followed the Zimmerman trial are not unfamiliar with the way that Trayvon Martin’s character and past were called into question throughout the proceedings. Though Trayvon was shot and killed that rainy February night, and was thus denied a …

App Translations Boost Online Sales App Translations Boost Online Sales

A recent study from an online translation firm, determined that most applications developed anywhere in the world are written in English even when the developers are not from English speaking countries. 40% of the surveyed translations were general business applications, …

Cory Monteith – Drug Abuse Agency Issues Statement

We have reported on the death of Cory Monteith, discussing the coroner’s report, and the reactions from other celebrities following his death. Now a statement has been issued by the powers that be at The Partnership for a Drug-Free America. …

Daunte Culpepper Loses Home In Foreclosure
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In March 2013, the South Florida Business Journal reported that former NFL quarterback, Daunte Culpepper, was facing foreclosure of his and his wife’s home, in Broward County, Florida. It was reported that the Sun Trust Bank filled a foreclosure lawsuit …

Drone Crashes Near Florida Highway
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A U.S. Air Force drone crashed shortly after takeoff in the Florida panhandle near Tyndall Air Force Base today, forcing the closure of U.S. highway 98. The cause of the crash is not yet known, but authorities say that the …

Olympic Boycott: Athletes Can’t Compete With Snowden
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Remember that time Jimmy Carter declared a boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics and everything went smoothly? Oh, wait, the boycott was the most universally derided decision of his presidency? Well, another politician has decided to see whether the same …

$92 Quadrillion Error Makes PayPal User Richest Man In The World
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You’ve probably heard the expression “richer than God,” usually reserved for people like Bill Gates or some obscenely wealthy oil executive or something. Well, for a brief, shining moment today a Pennsylvania PR executive had a PayPal balance that would …

License Plate Scanners are Appearing Across U.S.

Police, across the country, are now using license plate scanners to record and store information from millions of license plates, creating a database that can be used to track down the whereabouts of United States drivers. The American Civil Liberties …

Tax-Free Weekend Is Coming To A State Near You Tax-Free Weekend Is Coming To A State Near You
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Tax-free weekend is on the way, and consumers are excited to save precious cash just in time for back-to-school shopping. The big weekend–which begins on August 2 at midnight and ends at the same time on the 4th–means hundreds of …

Mary-Louise Parker: Internet Trolls Forcing Her Retirement?
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Mary-Louise Parker may have had a huge hit on her hands with “Weeds”–as well as two new movies about to debut–but that hasn’t stopped her from being the subject of torment by internet trolls, and she says they’re a good …

Netflix Appears to Be Cropping Your Movies Without Telling You Netflix Appears to Be Cropping Your Movies Without Telling You

Some of the movies you’re watching on Netflix don’t really look like they’re supposed to. That’s because Netflix appears to be cropping some movies to fit your television screen without letting you know about it. A Tumblr blog called “What …

The Guy From RATT Gave A Google Talk The Guy From RATT Gave A Google Talk

Google recently hosted Stephen Pearcy (often known as “the guy from RATT”) for an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available online. Google often has authors (and musicians) at its campuses for these kinds of talks, and …

Game Mod Brings Dishonored Abilities To Skyrim
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The alter, change, or build upon PC game code to add features, content, and/or, desired improvements is, of course, known as modding. Thanks to the largely unpaid efforts of these “amateur” programmers, many a game has been given new life, …

Mario And Sonic Relive Old Rivalries In Their Latest Olympic Outing

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games has been a massive franchise for Nintendo and Sega ever since the two collaborated on the first for the 2008 Summer Olympic games. Each Summer and Winter Olympics event since then has received …

New Diabetes Treatment Uses Injectable “Smart Sponge”

Researchers from several U.S. universities this week announced a new diabetes treatment method that uses a “smart sponge” as a drug delivery device. The injectable sponge-like material surrounds an insulin core, expanding and contracting in response to blood sugar levels …

Google, Facebook And Twitter Train Mental Health Nonprofits On Social Media Google, Facebook And Twitter Train Mental Health Nonprofits On Social Media

Representatives from Google, Facebook and Twitter got together for a big training session for mental health nonprofits in Washington D.C. this afternoon, and Google has put 2 1/2 hours worth of video from the event online for anyone interested to …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Cover Leads Stores To Boycott Issue, Mayor To Write Angry Letter Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Cover Leads Stores To Boycott Issue, Mayor To Write Angry Letter
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The upcoming Rolling Stone features suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover, and has generated a storm of controversy with stores refusing to sell the issue. The headline for the cover story is simply “The Bomber,” and the …

New Nexus 7 To Cost $229 For 16GB, $269 For 32GB [Rumor] New Nexus 7 To Cost $229 For 16GB, $269 For 32GB [Rumor]

Are we going to see the new Nexus 7 at next week’s Google event? There’s a good possibility, and it’s becoming even more likely after the latest leak. Android Central received a tip and photographic evidence from an unnamed retail …

McAfee’s Most Toxic Superheroes In Relation To Web Surfing McAfee’s Most Toxic Superheroes In Relation To Web Surfing

Do you ever wonder what superhero has the most threatening websites related to a search conducted for their particular name? No, me neither, but the folks at McAfee did, and just because it may not be something you first think …

Nantucket Shark Wrestled On Beach By Florida Man

Nantucket beachgoers got quite a bit more than they bargained for on Sunday when a man lured in a shark and then wrestled him to the beach. 24-year old Elliot Sudal says he’s caught many sharks in his lifetime after …

Mars Rover Curiosity Hits a 1 Kilometer Milestone

Last week, NASA revealed that Mars rover Curiosity has traveled more than 325 feet (99 meters) along its 5-mile (8 kilometer) trek to the base of a Martian mountain named Mount Sharp. This week the agency announced that the rover’s …

Here’s a Song About Mass Texts and I Don’t Really Know What to Say About It
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The word on the internet is that this song “Mass Text” is the new contender for worst thing on the internet. I guess we can call it the “Rebecca Black” award. Whatever. Unlike some of the other “worst things on …