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The Union Jack Was Wrong At The Rio Olympics And No One Noticed

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Fun fact: The ‘Union Jack’ is actually only called the ‘Union Jack’ if it’s at sea. If it’s on land, it’s technically the ‘Union Flag’. But we decided on ‘Union Jack’ for the title, because we’re rebels. I hope you’re sitting down, because I’m about to dropsome flag knowledge on you (which I picked up […]

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5 Business Travel Problems and Their Tech Solutions

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Michael Murphy is senior vice president of Cambria Suites and Ascend Collection for Choice Hotels International. Follow him at @ChoiceMurph. Although business travel is on the rise again, companies are expecting employees to wring even greater efficiency and productivity from their business trips. Unfortunately, even the most seasoned road warrior can run into hurdles when […]

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8 Rules For Making Sure You’re Not ‘The Clingy One’

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Clingy, we’ve all been there. It’s in our nature. When you cant help but really like him, and he’s on your mind, and you know that you two would make an amazing couple. Here are the tell-tale signs of clinginess and how to avoid scaring him away. 1. Be genuinely busy Are you constantly texting […]

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Read The Touching Tribute Letter That Eminem Wrote To Tupac’s Mother

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In his short, 25 year life, Tupac Shakur influenced and inspired many people, and today, on the 20th anniversary of his untimely death, it seems appropriate to remember just quite how far his legacy continued. Famously a Tupac fan, you may remember that Eminem once wrote a heartfelt letter to the rap legend’s mother, explaining […]

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Libratone’s Zipp Portable Speaker Looks Small, But Sounds Big [EARS-ON]

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Libratone Zipp Small But Powerful Using a “FullRoom technology” that disperses sound in 360-degrees surrounding the speaker, you get the same experience listening to tunes on one side as you do on the other, and are literally surrounded with sound. There’s no “sweet spot” with the Zipp like you find with other speakers on the […]

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Nickelodeon Are Bringing Back Two Childhood Classics With Fresh Twists

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Nickelodeon have dropped a double bombshell by announcing the return of Legends of the Hidden Temple and Hey Arnold. Back in the day, Legends of the Hidden Temple was a must-seeNickelodeon game show. It was kind of Indiana Jones themed, and kids between the age of 11 and 14 were tasked with making it into […]

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What The ‘Sherlock’ Trailer Does (And Doesn’t) Tell Us About Series 4

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We have been blessed with a trailer for the new series of Sherlock.A real one. It’s a whole minute and a half long. Not a ten second teaser. Here’s just a fewthings we can garner from this titillating snippet of the new series: Moriarty might(not) be back. The trailer kicks off with Moriarty asking ‘did […]

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Internet Defense League Lighting ‘Catsignal’ for Web Freedom

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The Internet Defense League (IDL), a collection of organizations and individuals promoting Internet freedom across the world, wants to make its mid-July launch something special. The plan? Collect $19,000 to fund at least five giant “catsignals” that will light up the night sky in cities around the world in a geeky nod toward Internet culture’s […]

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Price Is Biggest Factor for Smartphone Buyers

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Forget screen size and processor speed — price makes a bigger difference than anything else for smartphone buyers, a new study suggests. In a survey released Thursday by Qualcomm — containing some questions submitted by Mashable — about 71% of survey respondents said they influenced by prices and promotions when selecting their next smartphone, compared […]

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The Smart Grid Will Transform the Way Your City Works

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Urban populations grow larger every day. Researchers predict that nearly 75% of the world’s population will live in cities by the year 2050. As a result of this continued growth, there’s a need — and a demand — for cities to build smarter infrastructures to ensure reliable operations and provide consistent, sustainable energy. In the […]

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3 Tech Issues We’re Hoping Come Up at Tonight’s Debate

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Wednesday’s presidential debate, the first of three, will focus primarily on domestic policy. Questions on economic growth, job creation and social policies are sure to be discussed — but what, if any, technology issues will arise? Technology policy hasn’t by any means been at the heart of this election. However, as the Internet plays an […]

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9 Evernote Products You Have to Try

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9 Evernote Products You’re Not Using Yet 1. Evernote Web Clipper Attach Evernote’s Web Clipper extension to your Chrome, Safari, Firefox or IE browser to save important text, photos and links – from news articles to pictures of your dream car. File these clips into Evernote folders, where you can access them later for information […]

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‘I coughed up a tumour’: #StephensStory Takes An Unexpected Twist.

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Thumbs up: Stephen’s health has taken a turn for the better after he ‘coughed up a tumour’ Last week Stephen posted an emotional farewell post on his Facebook page. He thought he was hours away from death. His army of supporters and his family prepared for the worst. Today, however something amazing happened. He took a […]

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Amazon Building an iPhone Competitor

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As competition in the fast-growing mobile web space continues to heat up, Amazon is working on a device to grab a slice of the pie currently dominated by the iPhone and Android smartphones, according to a Bloomberg report. Interestingly, the hardware, cloud computing and e-commerce juggernaut is said to be working with Foxconn — which […]

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Nigel Farage Provokes Controversy After Statement About Women

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Nigel Farage found himself teetering dangerously close to hot water yesterday after claiming that women who take time off work to have children are “worth less” to City employers than men. The Ukip leader made the comments during a speech in the City. He was making the argument that women are able to do as […]

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Behind Boxee: How to Design Sexy Consumer Electronics

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While Michel Alvarez was at Continuum and ASTRO Studios, he made a name for himself as an innovative and exciting young product designer. His projects have included MIT Media Labs’ OLPC “Hundred Dollar Laptop,” work for multi-national clients such as Nike, LG, Samsung, Nvidia, Microsoft and Logitech and product design for Boxee, OOMA, and ASTRO […]

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25 Pictures That Perfectly Sum Up Life

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Genome Hunters Go After Martian DNA

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Two high-profile entrepreneurs say they want to put a DNA sequencing machine on the surface of Mars in a bid to prove the existence of extraterrestrial life. In what could become a race for the first extraterrestrial genome, researcher J. Craig Venter said Tuesday that his Maryland academic institute and company, Sythentic Genomics, would develop […]

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This Guy’s Powerful Facebook Post Reminds People That Disability Can Be Invisible

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While Ste Walker may look perfectly healthy, the 24-year-old from Halifax is actually battling a debilitating disability. Suffering from Crohn’s disease – which affects the digestive tract – Ste has undergone three life-saving operations in the past two years. He has to live with a central line that goes to his heart and feeds him, […]

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Young Mum Left Stunned By Note Man Handed To Her

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A young mum is asking everyone to share this note so that she can track down the man that gave it to her. A stranger handed her £5 and a letter on a train describing her mothering skills as a “credit to her generation” Sammie, 23, who was traveling with her three-year-old son Rylan, said […]

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