Facebook Adds Post-Death Options

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Facebook is adding a new option to let you nominate somebody to manage your account after you die. It’s designed to make it easier to turn your page into an online memorial. At the moment, once Facebook learns a user has died (and has seen supporting evidence such as a death certificate or obituary) it […]

The Exceptional Beauty of Doom 3’s Source Code

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Doom 3 was not only great fun to play, but for the time, was an absolute marvel to look at. Truth is, the Xbox version still holds up visually to some of the better games from the last generation. This is coming solely from a video game player. But Kotaku had a developer come in […]

This ‘Fox and the Hound’ are Best Friends (Just Like the Disney Movie)

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There is nothing more adorable than seeing two animals who clearly are supposed to be enemies in nature being best friends in real life, and that is just what you have here. Much like the beloved Disney movie The Fox and the Hound, these two met and just hit it off instantly. They’re supposed to […]

Why Do Cats Love Boxes So Much?

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We’ve all seen it. There is an empty box somewhere and your cat comes into view, intrigued by it. First it may use a paw to touch it, then it might nuzzle its face up against it. Next thing you know, the cat is inside the box and seems to be about as content as […]

Google and Twitter Become Friends Again

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There was a time when you could Google search something and related, topical tweets would come up in your search. Over time, this stopped (for business reasons far too complicated for my feeble mind to understand). But recent news that the two giants have met up and worked out their differences has resulted in some […]

The Mountain from ‘Game of Thrones’ Breaks Thousand Year-Old Viking Record

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How can anyone forget The Mountain from last season’s Game of Thrones. We’ll post no spoilers, so no worries, but we can say that the man lived up to the name. Played by Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (no, I didn’t just sneeze), the actor is pretty much a mountain in real life, which he proved recently to […]

Rare Fox Spotted In Yosemite For First Time in One Hundred Years

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A very rare breed of fox that hasn’t been seen in the wilds around Yosemite park for a century recently made a jaw dropping (yet oddly casual) reappearance, sparking much excitement for lovers of this stunning creature who feared its time was all but done. From i09: “We are thrilled to hear about the sighting […]

Man Deals With Breakup By Artistically Taking His Ex Out of His Life Using Photoshop

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Breakups suck. That is something most people can universally agree upon. In our current world of social media it is even worse because, often, we wear our relationships on our sleeves through the photos and statuses we share. One man named Matthew Swarts had a bad breakup recently and found moving on difficult, so he […]

‘Broadband’ Must Now Be At Least 25Mbps

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The Federal Communications Commission has changed the “official” definition of broadband to 25Mbps downloads and 3Mbps uploads. But the new threshold will largely affect statistics rather than practicalities. The FCC definition had been set at 4Mbps downloads and 1Mbps uploads since 2010. By a vote of three to two, the commissioners ruled that this was […]

Adorable Game of Hide-and-Seek with a Winter White Ermine

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A man in Michigan was walking the woods recently when he had what could very well be called an adorable encounter with a rarely spotted wild animal. The Winter White Ermine is actually a fancy name for a stark white, short tailed weasel, but few can deny just how adorable this video is. It is […]

Help Keep Children Safe: Be “Share Aware” [PSA]

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From the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC): Be Share Aware. We tell our children it’s good to share – but online it’s different. In fact sometimes it can be dangerous. That’s why we’re asking parents to be Share Aware – and keep children safe online. As a father of three […]

Netflix Denies VPN Crackdown

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Netflix says it has not made any changes to the way it deals with users who try to access content from the version of the service in another country. But it’s reiterated that doing so is a violation of the terms of service. Several reports had claimed Netflix was cracking down on people who use […]