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Mom Wrestles Son From Kidnapper: Man Arrested 103 Times
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Noticed this story on Yahoo and thought it would be interesting to share. It’s actually an old story but let us know what you think. This is another scary abduction story but this one has a happy ending. A woman …

Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’ Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’

Groupon announced a new tool for merchants on Wednesday, which the company says will help them measure the performance of their Groupon deal. It’s called the Merchant Impact Report. “Merchants now have the ability to access themselves analytics, customer insights …

Bing Starts Funding Matchmaking Startup LikeBright Bing Starts Funding Matchmaking Startup LikeBright
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Bing announced today that it has added LikeBright to the Bing Fund, its “angel investor with an incubator”. Bing Fund launched in July, and then unveiled its first startups the following month. These were Buddy and Pinion. LikeBright is the …

Bynes’ Cheek Piercing Pic Goes Viral
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Since becoming a favorite fixture in the celebrity tabloids last year, (retired?) actress Amanda Bynes has certainly made her share of headlines. Between the arrests, the alleged drunk-driving, the bizarre bathroom stories, and the reported naked-time at an L.A. tanning …

Conrad Bain Dies: “Diff’rent Strokes” Actor Was 89

Conrad Bain, who played the loving, wealthy adoptive father of Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges on the enormously popular ’70s sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes”, has died of natural causes. He was 89 years old. Bain held a long career in acting, …

Wikimedia Foundation Launches Wikivoyage Travel Guide Wikimedia Foundation Launches Wikivoyage Travel Guide
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The Wikimedia Foundation has launched Wikivoyage, which brings a Wikipedia-like element to travel. It’s a free travel guide, which is freely editable, and was built by volunteers. Naturally, it has a very Wikipedia-like look and feel: While it is a …

Report: Dell Participating In Buyout Talks Report: Dell Participating In Buyout Talks

Dell may be looking to go private, as the company has been participating in buyout talks with Silver Lake Partners, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The publication, citing a person familiar with the matter, reports that …

Twitter Now Highlights Links While You’re Composing Your Tweets Twitter Now Highlights Links While You’re Composing Your Tweets

Twitter has made a minor tweak to its dekstop site that should help users better understand what they’re about to tweet out to their followers. Now, when you’re composing a tweet, links (anything that’s clickable on the site) will appear …

Migraines With Aura Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks in Women
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A new study has shown that women who have migraines with aura could be more likely to have heart problems. In addition, those on “newer” contraceptives could be at a higher risk for blood clots. Aura are described as visual …

Pandora’s Tower Announced For North America, Coming This Spring

Last year proved that the fans do have a say in the business decisions of large companies. After refusing to bring over RPG titles like Xenoblade Chronicles and The Last Story, a fan movement called Operation Rainfall formed to bring …

Hoarder Pinned Under Piles Of Trash For Days Rescued

A 76-year old man in Burnaby, British Columbia had to be cut out of a pile of junk with a chainsaw on Monday after it was discovered that he’d been trapped there for several days. Authorities checked on the man …

Temple Run 2 Coming Your Way Soon (Maybe Tonight)

Good news, Temple Run fans. The next installment of the franchise may be coming your way later today. That’s because Temple Run 2 is now available in the New Zealand App Store. TouchArcade reports that the sequel to the hit …

Java Patch Didn’t Fix Everything, New Exploit On Sale For $5,000 Java Patch Didn’t Fix Everything, New Exploit On Sale For $5,000

Microsoft and Oracle both released patches this week for zero-day exploits found in Internet Explorer 8 and Java. If you still use Internet Explorer 8 or below, you should probably download the fix available via Windows Update. As for Java, …

Blockbuster U.K. Enters Administration Blockbuster U.K. Enters Administration

Coming just one day after U.K. electronics retailer HMV announced it would seek administration, auditing firm Deloitte has announced that it has been commissioned to administrate Blockbuster U.K. Deloitte was also mentioned as a possible administrator for HMV. Deloitte claims …

Google: We Didn’t Kill That Donkey. Don’t Assume About the Fate of the Ass, You Asses Google: We Didn’t Kill That Donkey. Don’t Assume About the Fate of the Ass, You Asses
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Google has a history of running over animals with their Street View team. Ok, maybe not a “history,” but they have done it before. Years ago, Google was forced to make a public response regarding a Street View still of …

Galactic Empire Responds to White House Petition Response Re: Death Star

Earlier this week, the White House dashed the dreams of over 34,000 American citizens as they officially refused a petition to start production on the country’s very own functioning Death Star. Bummer, right? In their statement, the White House cited …

Dengue Spreading, But Tropical Diseases Closer to Extinction

The World Health Organization (WHO) today announced that significant progress is being made against tropical diseases including guinea worm, rabies, and yaws. In a new report, the organization shows that “new momentum has shifted” toward the elimination of many diseases …

You Can’t Really Appreciate The Internet Until You See Just How Big It Is You Can’t Really Appreciate The Internet Until You See Just How Big It Is
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The Internet is a massive series of tubes network that we often take for granted in our everyday lives. It’s not often that we get to see just how big this network really is, but a new report gives us …

Woman Missing In Grand Canyon, Search Slows
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A 21-year old woman who went missing in the Grand Canyon area over the weekend is still nowhere to be found, and authorities have slowed their search efforts after turning up no clues as to her whereabouts. Kaitlin Anne Kenney …

You Better Get Permission to Use Twitter Photos, Rules Judge You Better Get Permission to Use Twitter Photos, Rules Judge

The idea that content made public on social media is fair game for anyone and everyone to use has received a major strike, as a U.S. District Judge has ruled that two news outlets were in the wrong when they …

2 Killed In College Shooting In Kentucky

In the relatively quiet town of Hazard, Kentucky, a shooting of any kind is shocking. For those who were on campus at Hazard Community and Technical College late on Tuesday night, it was a grim reality. 21-year old Dalton Stidham …

Change Of Mind Could Pose Relevancy Problems For Facebook Graph Search Change Of Mind Could Pose Relevancy Problems For Facebook Graph Search

Add this to the list of speculation surrounding Facebook’s Graph Search: it might start an “un-liking rebellion”. Some analysts are suggesting that as people start using Facebook Graph Search, users are going to start being associated with things they may …

Rep. Zoe Lofgren Plans Amendment To CFAA Called Aaron’s Law Rep. Zoe Lofgren Plans Amendment To CFAA Called Aaron’s Law

In the wake of Aaron Swartz’ passing over the weekend, many people questioned why such a brilliant young man would take his own life. His family and many others said his death was “the product of a criminal justice system …

River Phoenix’s Final Film Set To Premiere

River Phoenix was just 23 when he died a tragic Hollywood death, leaving behind a string of films which would be held up reverently by those who knew him and those who simply wished they could have. When he passed …