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'Mad Max' scenes set to 'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' theme - it's a miracle!

Scenes from the new feminist action flick, 'Mad Max: Fury Road' set to 'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' theme song.

The beginning of Bill Murray and David Letterman's bromance

Bill Murray and David Letterman's first 'Late Night' interview from 1982 was exceptionally funny and weird.

Area Man: 'Yes, I Want Your Goddamn AOL CDs' | WIRED

The younger generation could grow up completely unaware of the days when the internet arrived in the mail, on a CD.

It's no 'Back to the Future IV,' but Doc Brown returns in 'Lego Dimensions' trailer

The new trailer for 'Lego Dimensions,' from WB Games and TT Games, features Christopher Lloyd reviving his beloved 'Back to the Future' character Doc Brown.

Sweden's 'dream home' crowdsourced from 200 million web searches

If you adore box-like, red houses with open kitchens and around 1,200 square feet of space, guess what! You're an average Swede, apparently. Real estate

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Take the stress out of packing for an overnight trip

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Watch real-life 'Captain America' save the day - CNET

A US Army captain just happened to don a "Captain America" T-shirt on his day off, and it turned out to be an appropriate uniform.

Sorry, TV, rape scenes are always problematic

'Game of Thrones' reignited the conversation about rape scenes on TV, and that's a conversation worth having over and over again.

Bill Murray took a Bill Murray-like tumble

Bill Murray visited MSNBC after making an appearance on Letterman, and promptly fell off his stool.

Google's latest experiment brings new superpowers to Chrome browsers

Google's latest experiment might be the coolest Chrome extension we've seen yet.

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iZombie: "Mr. Berserk" Review - IGN

And speaking of Sebastian... iZombie showed off a different side in tonight's episode. The series has nailed charm and quirk, but last week brought pain and sorrow and this week brought absolute creepiness and horror. We've seen gore and blood, we've seen Blaine be awful and villainous, but we haven't seen a person or zombie like Sebastian yet. He seemingly takes pleasure in killing people for Vaughn, and Matthew MacCaull was chilling in the role. The image of Sebastian licking Liv's blood is one of those images that will stick to your brain even if you really, really don't want it to. He's a much scarier enemy than Blaine, and he'll be after Liv.

Silicon Valley's Army of Advocates in Washington

Industry incumbents regularly try to convince their friends in Congress or regulatory agencies to stifle new competitors and protect their businesses. It’s hard to succeed when you’re in the capital’s cross hairs. But the people on this list are among the lobbyists and advocates helping tech companies — large and small — navigate the mystifying world of Washington in an effort to keep innovation flourishing.

Sticky fingers? KFC Turns Its Tray Liners Into Keyboards For Smartphones

Working with agency Serviceplan in Germany, the brand rolled out the "Tray Typer," a super thin Bluetooth keyboard that doubles as a tray liner. It connects with a phone wirelessly, is durable enough that it can be reused (though according to the case video, each one was taken home when the liners were given away to mark the launch of new KFC restaurants) and can even be recharged.

Ghostbusters Reboot Director: 'You Can't Take the Ghostbusters Out of New York' - IGN

When asked if New York itself was going to play as significant a role, as it did in the 1984 film, Feig said, "Oh yeah, you can't take the Ghostbusters out of New York. I had moments where I was thought, 'Well we're shooting in Boston, why not?' But that just felt wrong to me. Some of the fans are mad at me about doing a reboot and even I would be mad at myself if I pulled it out of New York."

Microsoft to offer an ‘attractive' Windows 10 upgrade to ‘non-genuine' users

In an update posted to the Windows blog on May 15, Microsoft’s Terry Myerson wrote that the company will be releasing a “very attractive” Windows 10 upgrade offer to those running older devices in a “non-genuine” state. However, Myerson specified that a free upgrade will not be available on non-genuine Windows devices. He would not provide any more specifics at this point in time.

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Spotify Adds Videos to Music Streaming in Push for More Ads

Most of Spotify’s more than 60 million users around the world listen to its free, advertising-supported music-streaming service. Yet the company makes most of its money from subscriptions, which cost $9.99 a month in the U.S. It has more than 15 million paying customers.

Experts bust Android security myths

"This research shows that mobile malware in the Unites States is very much like Ebola – harmful, but greatly over exaggerated, and contained to a limited percentage of the population that is engaging in behavior that puts them at risk for infection," said Charles Lever, a Damballa senior scientific researcher, in a press release on the company's website.

Techmeme adds an author leaderboard, introduces a linking-based metric to rank by "Leadership" - Techmeme News

Over time, however, we changed our story selection in a manner than muddled what this leaderboard represented. In December of 2008, we introduced human editors , giving them final say on the stories we posted. Increasingly, many of our selections reflected not the most-linked stories in tech, but rather accounts of news events our editors decided were best for our readers. For instance, when a big announcement appears on one of Google's blogs, we'll often post a story from a publication putting the news in a fuller context, even though Google's announcements usually receive far more links than any news publication. As a result, our leaderboard over time tended to weigh sites that explain news a lot more than it did originally, making it harder for sites specializing in scoops or insights to rank as highly.

Blasting Off Today: A Satellite That Sails on Sunbeams | WIRED

A timer will start the process of burning through super thin wires that release four spring-hinged solar panels from the satellite’s sides. “This exposes the compartments where the solar sail material is stashed,” says Rex Ridenoure, CEO of Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation and one of the lead engineers. Then, a drive motor kicks into gear, and the four booms unfold. “At the end of each one of those booms is a clasp that hooks onto a triangle-shaped section of the solar sail material.” Fully deployed, the square sail will be 8 meters from corner to corner. As the sails deploy, cameras will snap a picture every other second.

Quickie Is An Ephemeral Messaging App That I Actually Like

I spend most of my day inside messaging apps. There’s Slack for work, and any combination of Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Line, WeChat and others for personal… and sometimes also inevitably work too. These messaging apps have scaled to hundreds of millions of users, and, in doing so, in many ways they replaced email for certain communication. That, in itself, makes them a little more serious than perhaps they were in the past.

Spotify Introduces Video Clips, Podcasts, And Activity-Based Playlists

Overall, the shift from manually selected genres to automatically personalized playlists should make Spotify easier for casual music fans. Meanwhile, adding podcasts could rope in hardcore news and talk radio fans. Both could help Spotify get more users trying its free ad-supported tier, and then converting them into paid subscribers. Artists and labels might resent the free tier and Spotify bulking it up with more content types, but it’s how the service teaches people it’s worth paying for.

Seattle’s Glowforge Is Building A Maker Machine To Challenge Amazon Prime

It was the process of creating the first Robot Turtles board game — on his dining room table, with paper and card, an inkjet printer and a laminating machine — that Shapiro says ultimately inspired him to get into building hardware. Specifically he was looking for a way to print 3D turtle pieces for some limited edition Kickstarter backer editions of the board game that got him interested in the technology. And it was the uninspiring plastic product extruded by 3D printers that convinced him a new type of maker machine was called for. And so the idea for Glowforge was born.

SAP CEO says he does not believe Salesforce will be sold

Asked how a Salesforce acquisition by an SAP competitor would affect his company, McDermott said he does not expect any move by the likes of Microsoft and IBM.

First software update for Apple Watch includes critical security fixes

You might not be used to the idea of a watch endangering your digital life, but you should: Apple’s first update for Watch OS includes 14 security patches, and they’re not trivial.

Mophie’s Watch Dock For Apple Watch Has Plenty Of Supporting Character

The leading edge of Apple Watch accessories is starting to flood in, and to prove that fact, I recently had not one, but two Watch docks arrive on my doorstep in the same day. One of those was the Mophie Watch Dock , a stand accessory from the well-respected external battery and charging case maker. There seem to be almost as many Watch stands as there are Apple Watch model and strap variants, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing when it comes to a product Apple calls its “most personal device ever.”

Java at 20: Its successes, failures, and future

Saab: There was quite a challenging period there after JDK 6, where it took quite a long time until we got to the point of doing Java 7 and so on. To some extent, that can be explained by some of the economic challenges that we were going through at the time but also because there was quite a good deal of time and attention being paid to taking the code base for the JDK and opening it up and forming OpenJDK.

PayPal CEO Schulman sees company at center of payments revolution

USA TODAY Interview: PayPal's new CEO talks payments, passion Incoming PayPal CEO Dan Schulman says the payments giant is well-positioned to play a leading role in the coming e-commerce and mobile payments revolution. Check out this story on

What are containers and why do you need them?

Kelsey Hightower, CoreOS's chief advocate, adds that App Container images are intended to be more secure than Docker images because they are signed by their creators. "I think users want signing, the way Apple signs apps in the AppStore," he says. "When you use rkt and you pull an App Container image you can decide if you trust the developer before running it. Rkt can also run Docker images, but they won't always be signed."

World's oldest tools -- from 3.3 million years ago -- discovered in Africa

World's oldest tools - from 3.3 million years ago - discovered in Africa Scientists working in the desert badlands of Kenya have found stone tools dating back 3.3 million years, long before the advent of modern humans, and by far the oldest such artifacts yet discovered. Check out this story on

22 Andreessens pair with H-P to send computers to Ferguson, Baltimore libraries

Andreessens pair with H-P to send computers to Ferguson, Baltimore libraries Marc Andreessen and wife Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen have teamed up with Hewlett-Packard to donate nearly $170,000 worth of equipment. Check out this story on

74% off lifetime subscription to Blur Premium privacy protection

It means you can avoid nuisance calls and spam, while the credit card accounts can be set to self-destruct after a certain time to prevent fraud. To make using the masked details easier, Blur offers to auto-fill forms and automatically log in to recognized sites, and there are iOS and Android apps available, too.

Robo-turtle gets a new 3D-printed face - CNET

The turtle was found floating in the water back in July 2014, injured by the propeller of a passing boat. His injuries consisted of a fractured jaw, with almost 60 percent of the upper and lower jaw on the right side of his face missing.

Amino Acquires Booxmedia, The Cloud-TV Platform Founded By Ex-Nokians, For €7.9M

Other features of the platform include HD quality streaming of live TV; access to catch-up TV, video on demand and cloud-based recording; ‘follow-me’ functionality enabling playback of content to be started on one device and continued on another; and the ability to turn your smartphone into an “intelligent” remote control for any internet-connected TV screen, for which Booxmedia holds a patent.

Bitly launches Audience Intel to give marketers more data on how content is shared

With more than 21 billion links (aka “Bitlinks”) shortened since launch, Bitly is perhaps the most recognizable link-shortening service on the Web. Today, Bitly says it’s used for shortening 800 million links each month, resulting in 10 billion clicks from across two billion individuals. That’s a lot of data to parse, and it’s this that Audience Intel is looking to help with.

Old people can use emoji, too

I’m a 48-year-old American-born white male living in Europe. According to what I read on this thing called the interweb, I should hate emoji.

Google Maps creator aims to change how we listen to music with new Weav platform

The app was created by Lars Rasmussen and Elomida Visviki. Rasmussen previously co-created Google Maps and Google Wave before going on to become Facebook’s Director of Engineering.

LG Display unveils wallpaper OLED panel

SEOUL, May 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean flat panel maker LG Display Co. showcased on Tuesday a detachable organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel that sticks to the wall, renewing its pledge to focus on the high-end display as a future growth engine.

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Netflix To Roll Out A New, More Immersive Web Interface Starting In June

Netflix confirms today that it will roll out a new user interface on the web to all users worldwide beginning next month. A number of Netflix customers are already seeing the updated look-and-feel, however, according to various reports . The interface, which was previously demonstrated at CES and Mobile World Congress, brings the design of Netflix’s website more in line with what users today see on mobile phones, tablets, on gaming consoles and on other streaming media players, like Roku.

Nintendo hired a guy named Bowser as its new VP of sales

Nintendo hired a guy named Bowser as its new VP of sales

Prostitute pleads guilty in Google exec's death - CNET

A 27-year-old call girl is sentenced to 6 years in jail after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a Google executive's death on his California yacht.

Amazing Irish murals support yes vote in marriage equality referendum

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Pipeline Burst Along Santa Barbara Coast Spills Into 4-Mile Long Oil Slick

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) -- A broken onshore pipeline spewed oil down a storm drain and into the Pacific Ocean for several hours before it was shut off, creating a slick some 4 miles long across a scenic stretch of central California coastline, officials said.

Apple plans to refresh iOS 9, OS X 10.11 using new Apple Watch font

Installing a new system-wide font is also not as simple as it may seem. The change requires Apple to tweak all of its pre-bundled applications across iOS and OS X to fit the new font. It also requires additional quality assurance testing to ensure that the font does not unintentionally alter usability at different font sizes, or across third-party App Store apps. Multiple Apple employees tell us that new daily builds of OS X 10.11 and iOS 9 began including the new font toward the end of March. Apple will likely also push developers to redesign their apps ahead of the new font’s general release this fall.

Success, failure and the drive to keep creating

Elizabeth Gilbert was once an "unpublished diner waitress," devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple — though hard — way to carry on, regardless of outcomes.

The Battle Is For The Customer Interface

Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening.

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The puzzle of motivation

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward.

Think your email's private? Think again

Sending an email message is like sending a postcard, says scientist Andy Yen in this thought-provoking talk: Anyone can read it. Yet encryption, the technology that protects the privacy of email communication, does exist. It's just that until now it has been difficult to install and a hassle to use. Showing a demo of an email program he designed with colleagues at CERN, Yen argues that encryption can be made simple to the point of becoming the default option, providing true email privacy to all.

Los Angeles' minimum wage on track to go up to $15 by 2020

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday backed a plan to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, joining a trend sweeping cities across the country as elected leaders seek to boost stagnating pay for workers on the lowest rungs of the socio-economic ladder.

4 critical mistakes that inventors make

Inventor’s mistake: Failing to anticipate the response of the market. The 19th-century entrepreneur Frederic Tudor had a vision as a young man of shipping blocks of ice from frozen New England lakes to tropical areas, where they could be sold at a staggering markup. Tudor hit upon a technique to keep the ice blocks from melting during the voyage — in initial test shipments from Boston to Martinique, the ice survived the journey in remarkably good shape. But there was a problem that Tudor had never contemplated: the residents of Martinique had no interest in his exotic frozen bounty. They simply had no idea what to do with it. In 1800, the overwhelming majority of people living in equatorial climates would have never experienced anything truly cold. The idea of frozen water would have been as fanciful to them as an iPhone. Tudor assumed that the novelty of ice would be a point in his favor that his blocks would “out-do” all the other luxuries. Instead, the ice received blank stares. He posted handbills around town that included instructions on how to carry and preserve the ice, but found few takers.

How our microbes make us who we are

Rob Knight is a pioneer in studying human microbes, the community of tiny single-cell organisms living inside our bodies that have a huge — and largely unexplored — role in our health. “The three pounds of microbes that you carry around with you might be more important than every single gene you carry around in your genome,” he says. Find out why.

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Touch typing is the ability to use muscle memory to find keys fast, without using the sense of sight, and with all the available fingers, just like piano players do. It significantly improves typing speed and eliminates errors. Touch typing simply makes you more productive and it is a skill worth learning. However, many people engage in the bad habit of ‘hunt-and-peck’ typing, even those seasoned professionals with years and decades of computer experience. It is easy to understand, though, as touch typing requires dedicated practice to learn it well. That is why we created, a free online typing tutorial, to give you the most advanced learning experience and let you develop your typing skills faster.

What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our work. (Filmed at TEDxRiodelaPlata.)

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Dare to disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree.

Will our kids be a different species?

Throughout human evolution, multiple versions of humans co-existed. Could we be mid-upgrade now? At TEDxSummit, Juan Enriquez sweeps across time and space to bring us to the present moment — and shows how technology is revealing evidence that suggests rapid evolution may be under way.

The math and magic of origami

Robert Lang is a pioneer of the newest kind of origami — using math and engineering principles to fold mind-blowingly intricate designs that are beautiful and, sometimes, very useful.

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56 The 10 Most-Pirated Movies
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58 How a boy became an artist
59 These Are The New Rules of Work
60 The Best Foods And Drinks For Your Productivity
61 My invention that made peace with lions
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63 Croatian Startup Oradian Raises Seed Funding For Its Microfinance Platform
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67 PayPal stuck with $25 million in fines for signing users up to its credit program
68 The ghastly tragedy of the suburbs
69 The levitating superconductor
70 I’ve Read Obama’s Secret Trade Deal. Elizabeth Warren Is Right to Be Concerned.
71 Business 101: A reading list for lifelong learners
72 World's first size-22 supermodel lands major magazine cover
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74 Augmented Traffic Control: A tool to simulate network conditions
75 FOVE, The Virtual Reality Headset Controlled By Eye Movements, Launches On Kickstarter
76 3 ways the brain creates meaning
77 Samanage Raises $16M As SaaS Asset Management Platform Expands
78 Archaeologists Find Earliest Stone Tools in Kenya
79 BetterWorks’ Goal Is To Bring Goal Setting To Every Organization
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82 Stephen Curry's adorable daughter sparks NBA Twitter's dumbest 'debate' ever
83 Forgotify Only Plays Spotify Songs That No One Has Ever Played Before
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85 This Netflix redesign ditches the spinning carousel, and it's great
86 One Guy Made $66 Billion on China’s Web. Now He Needs a Second Act
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