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Why The Comcast/Time Warner Merger Is Bad News For Cable

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Comcast and Time Warner are planning on merging... but instead of saving cable, it might just be the straw that breaks the camel's back.

smartphones

California Wants To Add A Stupid Kill Switch To Your Phone

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Governments love the idea of making your smartphone more vulnerable with a kill switch, and California is going to try and make it the law.

#AMAZON

Amazon’s New Patent Claims It Can Read Minds, Will Ship Stuff To You Before You Place An Order

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Amazon entertainingly thinks its recommendation engine is remotely any good.

NORFOLK ADMIRALS

So Hey, Here’s A Guy Bare-Handing A Flying Hockey Puck At An AHL Game While Holding A Baby

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A man holding a baby in his arms caught a flying hockey puck with one bare hand during a Norfolk Admirals AHL game. Nice catch, dad.

NORTH KOREA

Dennis Rodman Went Off On CNN’s Chris Cuomo About Why Kenneth Bae Is Guilty

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In an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo, Dennis Rodman started to explain why Kenneth Bae is actually guilty before he just started shouting.

#GOOGLE

Wearable Technology Is Destined To Be 2014's Most Embarrassing Fad

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The wearable tech fad is about to go mainstream in 2014... and it won't be pretty. We look at next year's inevitable, embarrassing fad.

#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.


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