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Meet Eddie, the Slam-Dunking Sea Otter

Eddie the geriatric sea otter, other than being really cute, also likes to play a bit of basketball. The Oregon Zoo had to find some way to get Eddie to work those arthritic elbows, and they thought what better way …

Seafood Mislabeled 33% of the Time in the U.S., Shows Study

A new study by ocean conservation group Oceana has shown that one-third of the seafood sold in the U.S. could be mislabeled. Many of the mislabeled sea food products were a different type of fish than what was put on …

Flickr for iOS Gets Faster Uploading, Tagging, and More Flickr for iOS Gets Faster Uploading, Tagging, and More

Flickr’s iOS app has just received an update that includes an array of new features as well as the general “making it faster” claim. First up, Flickr photo uploading is now faster: Uploads from the Flickr app are much faster. …

Landlord Whipped Tenant For Being Late On Rent
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As many of us enter the adult world of car insurance and rent, we sometimes find ourselves lacking in funds and get behind on bills. It happens to the best of us, no matter how responsible we try to be. …

Experts Say Congress Is Unprepared For A Cyberattack Experts Say Congress Is Unprepared For A Cyberattack
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President Obama introduced an executive order last week that intended to help protect the nation’s infrastructure from cyber attacks. It’s similar to CISPA in that it increases information sharing between government and private corporations, but thankfully lacks the privacy infringing …

Facebook Ready For Google Glass, Zuck Talks To Brin [Report] Facebook Ready For Google Glass, Zuck Talks To Brin [Report]
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Google co-founder Sergey Brin (along with Priscilla Chan, Anne Wojcicki and Yuri Milner) announced a $3 million prize for medical reasearch on Wednesday. That was the big story. Behind the scenes, another story was transpiring. …

PlayStation Announcement: Watch Dogs Confirmed For PlayStation 4
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Last night’s announcement of the PlayStation 4 console, to Sony’s credit, focused largely on games. The next games in established franchises such as Killzone were announced right alongside new IPs such as Knack. When the third party publishers began to …

You Probably Shouldn’t Continue To Have Sex With A Dog When The Police Show Up
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No matter what you’re doing, it’s a pretty good idea to stop doing it when the police show up. One young woman from Las Vegas apparently didn’t get the memo. The local CBS affiliate in Las Vegas reports that Kara …

Lou Myers Dies: “A Different World” Actor Was 77

Lou Myers, who played gruff but lovable Mr. Gaines on “A Different World”, has died. He was 77 years old. Myers also appeared on “The Cosby Show”–from which “A Different World” was spun off–and often credited Bill Cosby with helping …

Google Shopping Rolls Out In More Countries Google Shopping Rolls Out In More Countries
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Google announced in November that it was rolling out the new Google Shopping experience to the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Brazil, Australia and Switzerland. Today, the company says the transition in these countries just began on …

KFC Employee Fired After Mashed Potato-Licking Photos Hit Facebook
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A KFC employee has been canned after Facebook photos showed her licking a large heap of the fast food restaurant’s mashed potatoes. The photos in question were brought to the attention of WJHL in Johnson City, Tennessee. They posted the …

Vegas Strip Shooting Ends In Fiery Crash; 3 Dead

A shootout on the Vegas Strip turned deadly for a driver and two innocent people who were in the wrong place at the wrong time early Thursday morning. Vegas police say a suspect in a black Range Rover began shooting …

PlayStation 4 Announcement: Relive the Opening Moments

Sony’s PlayStation 4 unveiling was over two hours long, and if you stayed up for the entire thing you might have forgotten how it began. The meeting began right on time and opened with a video montage featuring fast-cuts Sony …

BioShock Infinite Gets Three DLC Packs, Available Via Season Pass

BioShock Infinite seems like it will be a complete experience when it launches. It’s hard to see what DLC can do to expand the world created by Irrational Games, but the ever alluring temptation of making money off DLC ensures …

Google Penguin Update Hasn’t Been Refreshed Since October [Report] Google Penguin Update Hasn’t Been Refreshed Since October [Report]
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Search Engine Roundtable reports that it has confirmed with Google that it has not launched a data refresh for the Penguin update since the last reported refresh in October. Barry Schwartz writes, “Google has told us that Penguin is rarely …

Petition to Make Unlocking Phones Legal Again Crosses Signature Threshold Petition to Make Unlocking Phones Legal Again Crosses Signature Threshold
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A petition to make unlocking cellphones legal again has crossed the signature threshold on the White House’s We The People petition site, meaning that it will receive an official response. Back in January, unlocking new cellphones became illegal via decision …

The Witcher 3 Announced as a PlayStation 4 Title

Now that Sony has finally unveiled its PlayStation 4 console, developers can finally reveal their next-generation projects. Many new games, including some new IPs, were revealed at the conference and some impressive claims were made. However, one developer that wasn’t …

Knife Fight Director Bill Guttentag Talks At Google

Bill Guttentag, director of the political comedy/drama “Knife Fight” recently participated in an “@Google Talk,” which the company has now uploaded for viewing. In addition to directing the Rob Lowe film, he has helmed a number of documentaries, including: Soundtrack …

Google Adds ‘Change History’ To Google Analytics Accounts Google Adds ‘Change History’ To Google Analytics Accounts
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Google has launched a new Change History feature in Google Analytics, aimed at helping users understand updates to their accounts. “Have you ever wanted to learn more about changes made to your Google Analytics account, wanted to refresh your memory …

Yahoo Japan Expands Partnership With BrightTag Yahoo Japan Expands Partnership With BrightTag

Yahoo Japan and BrightTag have expanded upon their strategic partnership , making Yahoo Japan the exclusive Japan market distributor of the BrightTag One platform. BrightTag says that through the partnership, Yahoo Japan’s dominant market position and its own patent-pending Server-Direct …

PlayStation 4 Unveiling Gets The NMA Treatment

The unveiling of the PlayStation 4 has the gaming community divided. Some think the presentation was fantastic, and showed just enough to whet the appetites of gamers. Others felt Sony held back too much information, and relied too much on …

PS4 Controller Unveiled With Touchpad, Share Button

Though Sony didn’t show off the look of its new console at last night’s big PlayStation 4 unveiling, the new controller for the console was heavily featured. The controller, named the “DualShock 4″ resembles Sony’s previous generation controllers, but with …

Edward Gorey Google Doodle Celebrates Eccentric Artist Edward Gorey Google Doodle Celebrates Eccentric Artist
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Edward Gorey, who enjoyed a wonderful career as the artist of several dark little characters–and cats–is being celebrated with a Google Doodle in honor of what would have been his 88th birthday. Having written/illustrated more than 100 books, Gorey found …

Bing Launches Sitemap Plugin (Beta) Bing Launches Sitemap Plugin (Beta)

Bing announced the launch of a public beta program for the Bing Sitemap Plugin, an open source server-side offering, which generates XML Sitemaps (compliant with sitemaps.org) for sites running on IIS and Apache. The plugin can generate both comprehensive sitemaps …