'Above The Game': Is Kickstarter Right Not To Remove It?

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Above The Game is loathsome and quite possibly illegal. Unfortunately, there's little Kickstarter can do about it.

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Want To Write A ‘Dark Crystal’ Prequel? The Jim Henson Company Is Hiring.

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Of course, there are a few strings attached. But hey, you could write a prequel! That's never ended badly!


Facebook Investors Apparently Have No Idea How Facebook Works

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Yeah, there's no way that Facebook being owned by people who can't figure out Facebook will end badly. At all.


Comcast Is Turning Customer Routers Into Public WiFi Spots

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You've got no problem with random Comcast subscribers using your router, right?

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BeautifulPeople.com Launches Hilariously Discriminatory Jobs Site


A website where shallow people can meet equally shallow employers? We're sure that's a great idea, BeautifulPeople.com. Just perfect.


Electrified Wolverine Claws Will Almost Certainly Not End Badly

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These electrified Wolverine claws are probably not something you should try at home. As in ever.


This Homemade Lightsaber Is A Pyromaniac’s Dream

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This homemade lightsaber can actually cut things. And set most other things on fire.

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The Xbox One Will Have Used Games…But Retailers May Not Sell Them

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The Xbox One will apparently have used games. In theory. The way Microsoft has built the system, you simply may not be able to find any.


Amazon Enters The Fan Fiction Business. This Will End In Fire.

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In which we rant about writers getting screwed again, this time by Amazon's new Kindle Worlds fan fiction store.

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SURPRISE, Snapchat Photos Are Actually Saved To Your Phone

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Yes, your Snapchat pictures are recoverable. No, you can't magically delete your nudes off other people's phones. Welcome to the future!


Here’s A Replica Of Thor’s Hammer That Fires 80,000 Volts


This is a prop version of Thor's hammer; it won't hurt when it hits you, but touch the top and you might be in for a shock.

The Internet

Hitting The Wrong Target: Why A Well-Meaning Smut Ban Is A Bad Idea

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The EU has excellent reason to want to more tightly regulate the sex industry. Their proposal to remove it from the Internet, though, won't do the trick.

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Woman To Let Internet And Advertisers Name Her Child

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Natasha Hill won the "Belly Branding" Contest and now a website, its advertisers, and the entire Internet get tot vote on the name of her child. No, really.


Sony Really Wants To Tie Your PS4 To Your Facebook Account

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Sony thinks you want to hook up your PS4 to your Facebook, because there's no way that could go horribly wrong.

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The ‘Six Strikes’ Anti-Piracy Plan Is Apparently Kicking In Today

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Today, the RIAA and MPAA will be assuming direct control of the Intertubes. There's absolutely no way this won't be funny.


Georgia Police Department Uses Facebook To Inform Mother Of Son’s Death

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They even used an officer's personal profile to do it. What's next: Tweeting the results of DNA tests?


American Express Wants You To Buy Stuff With Hashtags


Can it detect sarcasm? Because otherwise we're in trouble.

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‘Six Strikes’ Plan To Stop Pirates Easily Avoided With A ‘Business-Class’ Connection

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The upcoming "six strikes plan" implemented by the entertainment industry and ISPs has one rather hefty and wide loophole.


Instagram To Its Users: Go F*%k Yourselves!

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Instagram has new terms of service! And it's a Facebook company! So they're pretty much pure evil!

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