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    Low Battery Anxiety Is a Real Thing Now

    You know the feeling. We’ve all been there. You look over at your phone and see you are down to just a sliver of battery power. The panic sets in. You are in the LB zone and now you are having a full-blown anxiety attack. Like people are starting to stare type-meltdown. But don’t worry, you […]

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    The Teaser for the New Star Trek TV Series Has Dropped

    Everyone will be living long and prospering come January when the new Star Trek television series debuts. A teaser for the show debuted at the CBS upfronts this week and is now making it’s way around the internet. From producer Alex Kurtzman, the show was picked up straight to series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, […]

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    There May Soon Be Career Women Emojis

    There are some days where a dancing lady emoji, a glass of wine emoji and the pizza emoji are all you need to describe your feelings. But at other times it would be great to have more options especially when it comes to the depictions of women and their occupations. Well, don’t worry. Google is […]

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    Astronomers Discover Three Potentially Habitable Planets Just 40 Light Years from Earth

    Using a small telescope designed to observe dwarf stars near our solar system, astronomers from several institutions, including MIT and the University of Liège in Belgium, have spotted three planets orbiting a dwarf star 40 light years from Earth. After further observation, it just so happens all three could inhabit the Goldilocks zone, meaning they meet […]

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    Facebook Messenger Introduces Video Chat Heads, Suggests Chatbots in the Very Near Future

    Earlier today, Facebook released an update for Messenger that hinted at chatbots in the near future. The hinting was short-lived — at their F8 developer conference today, Mark Zuckerberg talked about how chatbots fit into the future of Facebook and Messengers, and it sounds like they’re going to be a very large part (for monetization). Chatbots […]

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    20 Ways to Geek Out Your Kitchen

    Kitchens are where the magic happens. Food brings people together, and at any party or dinner party, we all end up in the kitchen at some point. That’s why it should really reflect the heart of who you are. If you are a nerd that loves sci-fi films and uses the word “science” as a […]

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    YouTube Connect App Aims to Take on Periscope

    These are trying times for YouTube. While the emergence of YouTube personalities and Let’s Players has thrust the site into the center of internet culture, their core business is being eroded by live streaming competitors — Twitch on desktop, and Periscope, Snapchat, and Facebook on mobile. The surprising part is that this has all happened […]

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    This Guy Turned an eBike Into a Portable Piano

    Xtracycle has made their name on the backs of their cargo bicycles — long-tailed bicycles that enable cyclists to tow around crates, groceries, or even people with much more stability than would be possible with a regular bike. So, how do you improve on that? You partner with one of the leaders in electric-assisted bikes, […]

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    Brazilian Man Saves Penguin, Gets a New Best Friend

    Dogs might be getting some competition for the title of most loyal pet. A penguin named Dindim has grown so attached to the Brazilian man who saved his life that, when the currents take him back up to Brazil, he makes a beeline straight for the guy. Penguins have pretty good memories, too, apparently. Joao […]

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    Wow, Facebook’s New Reactions Are Finally Here

    In what sort of looks like an effort to synergize with BuzzFeed, Facebook has taken its new Reactions out of beta testing. They’re rolling out worldwide starting this week, and if you’re a United States user, you’ve probably already noticed those new Reactions and been disappointed that there’s still no thumbs down. Last October, Facebook […]

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    Twitter Stalker Ends Up Dating Disney Actor

    Well, this is only going to encourage that kind of behavior. 22-year-old Danielle Caesar has emboldened obsessed fans around the world with her now-successful years long pursuit of Disney Channel star Jake T. Austin, culminating in the two of them dating and posting the Instagrams to prove it. Since 2009, Austin, star of Wizards of […]

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    North Korea Claims to Have Created Hangover-Free Liquor

    Perhaps in an effort to mollify the international community after its claims of a successful test of a hydrogen bomb, North Korea is now claiming that some of their researchers have modified a kind of liquor made from ginseng to not cause hangovers. The two claims are equally believable. The Pyongyang Times, a state-run news […]