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Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings

Reddit’s General Manager Erik Martin has posted a formal and heartfelt apology on behalf of the site and its many users for the part they played in the spreading of false information in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. …

Suspects’ Aunt: Threats Received, “Picture Was Staged”

Now that the days-long nightmare following the Boston Marathon bombings is over, the U.S. is coming to terms with who the bombers were, and what that means for the nation. The FBI last wednesday revealed its suspects in the bombings, …

TV Anchor Suspended, Fired For On-Air Profanity
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A news anchor for a Bismarck television station announced he was fired today after making his premiere with a string of obscenities. A.J. Clemente was so excited for his first broadcast that he let loose some extreme words right as …

Facebook’s ‘Timeline’ Trademark Trial Delayed Facebook’s ‘Timeline’ Trademark Trial Delayed

With no explanation, a U.S. District Judge has delayed the trial that has Facebook on the defensive over its “Timeline” product. The case involves Chicago-based Timelines.com, a site that allows users to create interactive “timelines” based on historical events. Back …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Charged, Faces Possible Death Penalty
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Nineteen-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been officially charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the Boston Marathon bombings on on April 15. He has been charged specifically with one count of using and conspiring to use a weapon of …

Zooey Deschanel Named As Suspect In Boston Bombing (In Captioning Error)

Actress/musician Zooey Deschanel was named as the 19-year old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing in an erroneous caption on FOX 4 in Dallas. Peter Ogburn noticed this, and tweeted the screencap: This was retweeted by Joel McHale: Then by …

53 King Cobras In Car, Driver Arrested
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A man in Vietnam was arrested on Monday after officials discovered 53 King Cobra snakes in his car when he was stopped in Hanoi. The man says he was paid to transport them, but there are few details at this …

Google Enhanced Campaigns Get Social Annotations, Availability For Mobile App Advertisers Google Enhanced Campaigns Get Social Annotations, Availability For Mobile App Advertisers

Google announced social annotations and for enhanced campaigns and enhanced campaigns for mobile app advertisers today. Google announced enhanced campaigns earlier this year as the next evolutionary phase of AdWords. The move, which was designed to provide advertisers with the …

Not Afraid Of Snakes? You Will Be After Watching This Severed Snake Head Move In For A Kill
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Snakes are terrifying. The good thing is that snakes are mortal. They can no longer harm us after its head has been lopped off, right? Right? National Geographic reports that Santa Cruz resident Thomas Scott recently found himself face-to-face with …

Biz Stone Reveals Twitter’s Ben Finkel as Jelly Co-founder and CTO Biz Stone Reveals Twitter’s Ben Finkel as Jelly Co-founder and CTO

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is slowly pulling back the curtain on Jelly. Very slowly. Today, Stone has revealed the identity of the mobile-oriented startup’s co-founder and CTO: Ben Finkel, founder of Fluther and New Users Experience manager on Twitter’s Growth …

Futurama Has Been Cancelled (Again)
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Bad news, everyone. Comedy Central had decided not to renew Futurama for another season, according to a report from Entertainment Weekly. The show’s final 13 episodes will begin airing on June 19 and run until September 4. Futurama originally aired …

Watch These Costumed Dogs Emit Hatred

I don’t know if I’ve ever felt a greater amount of hatred radiating from a dog than that of each of the dogs in this video (and I’ve been bitten by dogs). [via The Bored Ninja]

Tumblr Launches New Mobile Ads Tumblr Launches New Mobile Ads
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Users of Tumblr’s iOS and Android apps will begin to see ads in their streams – ones that look and feel like organic blog posts inside the apps. The new ad push marks a first for Tumblr – putting sponsored …

Star Trek The Video Game Launch Trailer Released

Movie tie-in video games can generally be dismissed by gamers as cynical attempts to cash in on the hype surrounding the release of a movie. The titles are, most of the time, thrown together and unpolished, pushed onto the market …

Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Responding To Authorities

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, has been unable to speak, but has been responding to questioning from authorities, according to reports. Since being apprehended on Friday, Tsarnaev has been too badly injured to speak, after …

Infant Used As Shield By Robbery Suspect
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When police responded to a report of a burglary in Estacada, Oregon over the weekend, they quickly spotted the suspect and went in pursuit. But Raleigh Reynolds managed to elude them and jumped the fence between his home and his …

Technology Subreddit Goes Dark In Protest Of CISPA Technology Subreddit Goes Dark In Protest Of CISPA

Last year, all of Reddit went dark in protest of SOPA. It doesn’t look like the site will be doing it again for CISPA, but one of its more popular subreddits will. The popular technology subreddit, which has almost 3 …

“Fabric Softener Jesus” Goes Viral After Laundry Mishap
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“Fabric Softener Jesus” found his way onto a man’s shirt after a laundry mishap, and now the image has gone viral. Martin Andrews says he was doing his laundry when he accidentally spilled fabric softener on a shirt. What happened …

Cinnamon Warning: Cinnamon Challenge Can Lead To Lung Scarring, According to Report

The “cinnamon challenge” is one of those Internet things that you just can’t help but see from time to time. You know the deal. You take a tablespoon of cinnamon and try to swallow it within sixty seconds without taking …

JFK Airport Evacuation Caused By “Suspicious” Package

JFK Airport suffered a minor scare on Sunday when a terminal was shut down due to a “suspicious” package found in the baggage holding area. Airport officials were being cautious when they closed the terminal due to recent events in …

NHL 14 Cover Athlete Voting Has Begun

Electronic Arts is the go-to scapegoat for all of the anti-gamer decisions that have begun to creep into gaming. The video game publisher may be the internet’s favorite punching bag and America’s Worst Company two years running, but the organization …

Microsoft Advertises Do Not Track In Internet Explorer Microsoft Advertises Do Not Track In Internet Explorer

Microsoft has been one of the strongest proponents of Do Not Track since it announced that Internet Explorer 10 would turn it on by default. Advertisers didn’t exactly like this, and even threatened to ignore all signals from Internet Explorer …

Yahoo Puts Summly To Use In New iPhone App Yahoo Puts Summly To Use In New iPhone App

Yahoo recently acquired mobile startup Summly, and the company is already putting it to good use. CEO Marissa Mayer announced a new Yahoo iPhone app today, which takes advantage of Summly’s capabilities. “Consuming news and information on the go has …

Facebook’s Timelines Trial Gets Underway Facebook’s Timelines Trial Gets Underway
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This morning, Facebook begins its defense of its Timeline product against a website who claims that its continued use amounts to trademark infringement. The website, Timelines.com, lets users create and edit “timelines” of historical events. They sued Facebook back in …