#Facebook

Facebook Is Giving Everyone Autoplaying Video Ads For Christmas

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Surprising no one, Facebook is officially experimenting with video ads that just start playing. Get ready for the cheap product invasion.

#ANIMATION

Paul Dini Discusses Why Networks Are Getting Animation So Terribly Wrong

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Paul Dini reveals what animation executives are thinking. Surprise! It's terrible!

smartphones

Why Adding A ‘Kill Switch’ To Smartphones To Try To Discourage Theft Is A Terrible Idea

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New York State wants every cellphone to have a kill switch. But that's not going to help consumers, or stop theft. Here's why.

YAHOO

Yahoo! May Buy Imgur For $100 Million, Because Yahoo! Is Run By Suckers Or Something

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Imgur might be sold to Yahoo!. We're sure Reddit will take it well.

this actually exists

Microsoft Made A Smart Bra To Help Prevent All You Ladies Out There From Overeating

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Microsoft tried to build a smart bra. No points for guessing how THAT went.

Videos

Introducing ‘Flaming Jenga,’ Maybe The Worst Idea Of The Year

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Flaming Jenga is just like regular Jenga, except the tower is on fire and your house will probably burn down.

SWEDEN

A Hotel Made Entirely Out Of Ice Has Been Ordered To Install Fire Alarms

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An ice hotel is exactly what it sounds like; made entirely from ice. And yet, to the Swedish authorities, it desperately needed fire alarms.

#video games

Xbox Ones Are Shipping Early, But Are Useless Until The 22nd

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The Xbox One is shipping early, thanks to a Target mix-up. But without its Day One update, it's a paperweight.

web design

Here’s Why Only Six People Were Able To Enroll In Obamacare The Day Healthcare.gov Launched

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The Affordable Care Act did not get to a great start online. But there's more to that clumsy launch than you might think.

THE EXPENDABELLES

Avi Lerner wants Meryl Streep for 'The Expendabelles.' Wait, what?

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Here's some news I initially thought was a joke: producer Avi Lerner is reportedly looking to cast Meryl Streep, Cameron Diaz, and Milla Jovovich in a female version of The Expendables called "The Expendabelles.

trivializing tragedy

Enough Already With The ‘Boston Strong’ Thing, Boston Sports Fans

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'Boston Strong' has gone from a rallying cry for people hurt and killed by a terror attack to a dumb slogan, thanks to Twitter users.

#Facebook

Facebook Will Not Longer Let You Omit Your Profile From Search, Making It Easy For Stalkers To Find You

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Facebook wants to be the Google of People, but in its desire to abridge your privacy, it might finally have gone too far.

#DC COMICS

Here’s This Year’s Crop Of Terrible ‘Sexy’ Halloween Costumes

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Sexy, in Halloween costumes, is often code for "lazy", and man, they were really phoning it in this year.

#Twitter

Twitter Needs To Shut That IPO Down Right Now

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Twitter wants to sell itself to people who don't understand Twitter. This is a very, very, very bad idea.

the little mermaid

Disney Wants People To Start Bringing Their iPads To Movie Theaters

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Disney is having a special series of screenings for 'The Little Mermaid.' For jerkbags who bring their iPad to a movie theater.

The Internet

Awful People Are Using The Internet To Unload Unwanted Children

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It's called "re-homing", but it's really using the Internet to get rid of that kid you don't want any more.

startups

A Man Confessing To Murder To Plug A Startup Is Not A Good Thing

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Matthew Cordle has confessed to killing a man due to drinking and driving. But it's not a public service announcement. It's an advertisement.

THEY TOOK ER JERBS

London’s Brent Council Is Replacing Its Receptionists With A Hologram Named Shanice

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The council of London's borough of Brent is replacing human receptionists with a hologram that has a limited ability to answer questions.

THEFT

A Porn-Loving Church Computer Thief Got Busted When He Tried To Remove The Porn-Blocking Software

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Troy Ridling is a gentleman who learned the hard way that churches tend to block porn on their computers.




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