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Coupons.com Adds Coupon Codes to App Update

Heads up couponers and others who like to save money–the popular savings website Coupons.com is releasing an updated app for Apple iOS devices on Monday. The updated app offers coupon codes and offers from both national and local retailers. This works out perfectly since thousands of people will begin flocking to the stores to make holiday purchases soon. Version 2.0 …

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Amazon Reveals Its Holiday Toy List, Kindle Fire HDX Takes Top Spot In Tech

Christmas shopping is hard. Kids and adults alike never actually know what they want, but kids are especially difficult to shop for. Toys “R” Us already released its hot toy list to help parents out, and now Amazon is following suit. Amazon announced today that its annual Holiday Toy List is now available for your viewing pleasure. It collects all …

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People Are Dumb, the Columbus Day Edition [VIDEO]

Jimmy Kimmel’s out on Hollywood Blvd making people look stupid again – and to be honest, it’s not very hard. Sure, there’s a lot of argument when it comes to Christopher Columbus, what he actually did in 1842 1492, and why the hell we’re still celebrating Columbus Day. But the basics? I mean, come on guys. Via Jimmy Kimmel Live …

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Holiday Retail Sales to Hit $738 Billion

October has just begun, and for many retail outlets that means dragging out the holiday decorations. With the economy slowly rebounding over the past five years, experts are now expecting to see a marginal increase in sales this holiday shopping season. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) this week predicted a 4% year-over-year increase in holiday spending during November and December …

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‘Murica: Here Are 200 Sparklers All Lit up at Once

Sparklers are boring. Sure, they’re fun to use to trace patterns in the night sky, and they’re a good way to preoccupy an annoying kid. But for the most part, sparklers are the light lager of the fireworks world. Well, here’s one (and probably the only) way to make them interesting – strap 200 of ’em together and light ’em …

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Google Celebrates Labour Day With Homepage Doodle

Google is celebrating Labour Day with a homepage doodle in countries where the day is celebrated on May 1. This includes a number of countries across Europe and Asia. Many of these countries, including India, China, Nepal, and Pakistan consider the 1st of May a public holiday. Most offices, banks, schools, etc. remain closed. Here in the U.S., Labor Day …

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Free Pretzels Today (That’s Right. It’s National Pretzel Day.)

For pretzel lovers, today is a really big deal. All across the U.S. pretzel vendors are celebrating National Pretzel Day and giving away free pretzels. Still, you may want to check with your pretzel vendor of choice before you make the trip. It’s entirely possible that they’re still trying to make money today. Google’s Zagat has provided a slideshow of …

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Here’s What St. Paddy’s Day Will Look Like Through Google Glass

This time next year, millions of people will be drinking themselves stupid by 10:00 am on St. Patrick’s Day. The only difference between this year and next year is that next year, thousands could be living the experience through Google Glass. Here’s what that might look like (NSFW language): [stuntbear]

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Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrated With Google Doodle

Google is showing a doodle on its home page in Sri Lanka, honoring Sri Lanka Independence Day: On February 4th each year, the island country commemorates its independence from Britain, which became official on this day in 1948. Citizens celebrate the holiday with flags, parades, etc. This isn’t the only doodle Google is running today. On its Canadian home page, …

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Groundhog Day Prediction to be Streamed Live Online

Everyone snowed-in and sick of winter will be happy to learn that the yearly Groundhog Day prediction in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania will be live-streamed online this year. The Pennsylvania tourism website will stream Punxsutawney Phil’s annual “prognostication” from this website. The prediction is scheduled to take place around 7:25 am EST. According to the folk tale, six more weeks of winter …

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated with Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr., American activist, pastor, and influential leader of the civil rights movement, King is one of the most-celebrated public figures in American history. Starting out as a Baptist minister, King threw himself onto the national stage in the mid 1950s. In 1955, he led the famous Montgomery bus boycott, and a couple of …

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Mobile Technology Had A Very Merry Christmas

According to research from Flurry Analytics, more iOS and Android devices were activated on Christmas Day than any other day of the year, and there were more activations of iPhones, iPads, Galaxy devices, Kindle Fires, and others, than any other day in history. The firm claims to detect over 90% of all new iOS and Android device activations on a …

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