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Adele, Baby Victims Of Cruelty On Twitter Adele, Baby Victims Of Cruelty On Twitter
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After months of anticipation, Adele has finally had her baby, a healthy boy. It was assumed that her millions of fans would be overjoyed at the news, and many were; however, in these days of the internet, everyone can have …

Twitter Replaces “Favorite” with “Like,” “Star” for Some Users Twitter Replaces “Favorite” with “Like,” “Star” for Some Users
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Would you rather “like” a tweet than “favorite” it? What about the word “star?” Does that sound better than “favorite?” You should start thinking about which one you prefer, because you may have to complain to Twitter in the future. …

Mars Rover Curiosity Takes a Fourth Scoop Mars Rover Curiosity Takes a Fourth Scoop
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NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity took its fourth scoop of Martian soil over the weekend and yesterday was issued commands to place a bit of the sample into the rover’s Chemistry and Mineralogy (CheMin) instrument. Another sieved portion of the scoop …

Google Talks Holiday Shopping Trends Businesses Need To Be Aware Of Google Talks Holiday Shopping Trends Businesses Need To Be Aware Of
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Consumers intend to spend more on holiday shopping this year than they did last year, according to new research from Google. Do you expect to see better holiday sales than last year? Let us know in the comments. “We expect …

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Gets An Amazing Live Action Trailer PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Gets An Amazing Live Action Trailer

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale gets a bit of hate among the gaming community for being a shameless Super Smash Bros. rip-off. I can’t argue with that, but Sony has done some amazing marketing and fanservice with the title. The roster, …

$442 Pedicab Ride: Giving Pedicab Drivers A Bad Name $442 Pedicab Ride: Giving Pedicab Drivers A Bad Name
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Pedicab drivers in New York City are irritated over a particular fare one Texas family was charged over the summer, because it keeps coming back to haunt them. The family of four ended up paying $442 for a 14-block ride …

Horses and Bayonets Line Wins Twitter During Third Presidential Debate Horses and Bayonets Line Wins Twitter During Third Presidential Debate
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Last night’s third and final Presidential debate set out to focus on foreign policy, and despite a few detours into domestic policy, moderator Bob Schieffer managed to keep President Obama and Mitt Romney on that track. This morning, Twitter has …

Russell Means Dies at 72, Native American Activist Russell Means Dies at 72, Native American Activist
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Various active Native American tribes mourn today as a great friend and activist has now departed. Russel Means, an Oglala Sioux activist, and active member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) has died today (Monday, October 22nd, 2012). Means became …

Housewife Raised by Monkeys to Release Book Housewife Raised by Monkeys to Release Book
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Rudyard Kipling wrote The Jungle Book as a collection of morality tales with a motivational bent, but the stories were all fiction. It’s unthinkable that someone could be raised in the jungle, like Kipling’s Mowgli, and grow up to have …

Destiny’s Child, Lance Armstrong, and Bigger Bands Destiny’s Child, Lance Armstrong, and Bigger Bands

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Lo Pan Style Is The Only Gangnam Style Parody You Will Ever Need Lo Pan Style Is The Only Gangnam Style Parody You Will Ever Need
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Gangnam Style is getting a little old these days. Like with most memes, there’s nowhere for it to go but down. Rarely does a meme ever get a second chance at being great again. Luckily, Gangnam Style has found its …

Yahoo Earnings Released: Mayer’s First Quarter Yahoo Earnings Released: Mayer’s First Quarter

Yahoo released its first earnings report under CEO Marissa Mayer today, and the results were better than expected, beating Wall Street predictions. Mayer said this of the report: “Yahoo! had a solid third quarter, and we are encouraged by the …

James Blunt Quitting Music Headline Draws Twitter Snark James Blunt Quitting Music Headline Draws Twitter Snark
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Having worked in a restaurant with a repeating musical track list during the height of James Blunt mania, I probably heard his hit song “You’re Beautiful” more than the average person. And that’s saying a lot, considering it was everywhere …

Ancestry.com Sold To Private Equity Firm For $1.6 Billion Ancestry.com Sold To Private Equity Firm For $1.6 Billion
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Online genealogy site Ancestry.com has agreed to be purchased by European private equity firm Permira for $1.6 billion ($32.00 per share). Ancestry.com President and CEO Tim Sullivan and CFO and COO Howard Hochhauser will maintain a majority of their equity …

Romney Blimp Crash Lands in Florida Romney Blimp Crash Lands in Florida
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A blimp carrying a political message in favor of U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney crashed (but didn’t burn) in a field in Davie, Florida on Sunday. The aircraft made an emergency landing and deflated after high winds prevented it from …

Twitter Kindly Requests That You Stop Using Internet Explorer 8 Twitter Kindly Requests That You Stop Using Internet Explorer 8
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Do you have a PC running Windows XP? Do you use Internet Explorer 8 on said PC? If so, Twitter has some words of advice – move it or lose it. Twitter Support tweeted out today that they’re currently looking …

Google Developers Talk All About Google Play Developer Console Google Developers Talk All About Google Play Developer Console

Last week, Google announced that a big update to the Google Play Developer Console (demoed at Google I/O earlier this year) is now available to everyone. This makes it easier for developers to track the success of their apps by …

In Case You Were Wondering, Quoting Isn’t Duplicate Content [Matt Cutts] In Case You Were Wondering, Quoting Isn’t Duplicate Content [Matt Cutts]
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Google’s Matt Cutts has put out his latest Webmaster Help video. This time he takes on a pretty classic topic – duplicate content. There’s not much here that any industry veterans will find to be of particular interest, but he …

Windows 8 Gets A Hulu Plus App At Launch Windows 8 Gets A Hulu Plus App At Launch

The Windows 8 announcements are starting to slowly trickle out as we approach the official launch of the operating system on Friday. Earlier this afternoon, Skype gave us an inside look at what the service will look like on Windows …

Monster Beverage Lawsuit Alleges Energy Drink Caused Girl’s Death Monster Beverage Lawsuit Alleges Energy Drink Caused Girl’s Death
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Monster Beverage is famous for its caffine and sugar-filled energy drinks, but it may soon find itself having to defend its beverages in court. In a complaint filed in a California Superior Court, Monster Beverage is being sued over the …

Facebook “Suggests” Posts from Outside Your Network Facebook “Suggests” Posts from Outside Your Network
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Back in August, Facebook began a test that brought straight-up advertising to the news feed for the first time. This type of advertising isn’t really social, as it’s not based on the actions of friends. “[W]e are beginning a very …

This Beer Can Keyboard Is Your Tempting Technology of the Day This Beer Can Keyboard Is Your Tempting Technology of the Day
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Next time you pen a blubbering, pathetic, baseless Facebook message or email to your ex, you could legitimately say that it was the beer that did it. Blame it on the alcohol – because if you had this Arduino-powered device, …

Big Patent Suit Against Google Over Quality Score Goes To Trial Big Patent Suit Against Google Over Quality Score Goes To Trial

Last year, a company called Vringo sued Google over a couple of patents, and last week, the case began trial in Virginia. The patents are directly related to AdWords and AdSense, which are obviously vital to Google’s revenue. One patent …

Norwegian Engineer Creates The Morph Ball Spider Robot Of My Dreams Norwegian Engineer Creates The Morph Ball Spider Robot Of My Dreams
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Robots tend to be a touchy subject for me. I am constantly terrified of their potential to rule over the human race with a literal iron fist, but some robots are just too charming and awesome for me to hate. …