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25 Dad Jokes to Make Your Kids Groan

Celebrate Father's Day with these hilarious and groan-worthy dad jokes.

Speed through your day with this (legal) white powder - CNET

For quick pick-me-ups, ditch the coffee and energy drinks and get all jacked up on caffeine in another way, by sprinkling it on, well, most anything.

Wildling wannabes, make a crossbow from office supplies - CNET

Opportunity is a-knockin' for cube-dwelling "Game of Thrones" fans. Learn to shoot a mini-crossbow in a way that would make Ygritte proud.

5 'Game of Thrones' Facts Every Fan Should Know | #5facts

You know nuffin', 'Game of Thrones' fans. This week's episode of #5facts will stuff your brain with so much knowledge, your head might explode. Too soon? Rea...

iOS 8 Preview: The biggest changes to the keyboard since the very first iPhone

We take an in-depth look at the changes to the keyboard in iOS 8.

iOS 8 Preview: Handoff makes going from iOS to Mac seamless

Handoff is a new feature in iOS 8 and Mac that lets users transition from iOS to Mac, and vice-versa, seamlessly

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How To Stop Facebook From Getting More Of Your Info, In 2 Steps

Step 2: Unless you have an ad blocker , you'll never get Facebook to completely stop using all of the knowledge it has compiled on you. But you can pick and choose some of the things that get thrown into the pile. Over the next several weeks, Facebook will roll out a new tool in the U.S. that will let you add or subtract interests, like "Television" or "Electronics," that Facebook has attributed to you.

Tesla Goes Open Source: Elon Musk Releases Patents To 'Good Faith' Use

In a blog post on Thusday , Musk said Tesla has removed the patents decorating the wall of the company’s Palo Alto headquarters — a symbolic move to coincide with this announcement. Tesla’s billionaire cofounder and CEO writes that the company “will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use our technology.”

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Wow, this pen can write in any color on Earth - CNET

Soon, I -- and all who have color quandaries -- may have a solution. It's called the Scribble and it's a new kind of pen that can sample any color you point it at and then let you draw in that color. There are two types of Scribbles planned: one with an ink cartridge that will let you draw on paper with your captured color, and a stylus version that will let you splash color around on your mobile device's screen when the Scribble+ app is installed.

A Crash Course In Leadership For 20-Something CEOs

To foster long term respect––with their people, their clients, and their management team––20- and 30-something CEOs need to inspire, rather than terrify. This isn’t being “soft.” The tone you set will reverberate through the culture of your organization. I remember a time when a client was upset with how a particular situation had been handled. Losing my cool or raising my voice with the team responsible wasn’t going to do anything to help the issue at hand.

Experience the World Cup Through the Eyes of the U.S. Soccer Team

is a leading source for news, information and resources for the Connected Generation. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world. Mashable's record 34 million unique visitors worldwide and 15 million social media followers are one of the most influential and engaged online communities. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco.

Savor the Awkward Atmosphere of the Post-Soviet Dance Club | Raw File | WIRED

Growing up in Seattle, Miksys admits, he didn’t know much about his heritage. His grandparents left Lithuania at the end of WWII just before the Soviet Army occupation began—they feared the the possibility of being sent to Siberia or worse, so they loaded up the family (including Miksys’ father, then two years old) and took a horse and buggy all the way to Germany. They spent five years in a displaced persons’ camp and then left to the U.S.

How to Use Instagram To Boost Business

The relevant, popular hashtags are the ones that may be relevant for the keywords in your photo description or popular among the community. A quick way to see which tags might be best for your photo is to do a search with the tags you have in mind. This can help you gauge the popularity of a hashtag and where your photo will fit in the competition.

One of the World's Largest Elephants Killed by Ivory Poachers in Kenya

In the comments section underneath the announcement of Satao's death, Tsavo Trust CEO Tanya Saunders explained how such a well-known and closely watched elephant could fall into the hands of poachers. "Satao was seen by our monitoring aircraft three days before he was killed," Saunders wrote. "Sadly, there simply are not enough resources to provide 24-7 surveillance."

16 Stark Essentials for Your 'Game of Thrones' Finale Party

is a leading source for news, information and resources for the Connected Generation. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world. Mashable's record 34 million unique visitors worldwide and 15 million social media followers are one of the most influential and engaged online communities. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco.

11 Facebook Will Use Your Browsing and Apps History For Ads (Despite Saying It Wouldn't 3 Years Ago)

The best technical description of how Facebook is doing the tracking is over at AdAge . On smartphones, any apps that use Facebook log-in or have Facebook “Likes” in their apps will send information back to Facebook for advertising purposes. If the Open Table app, for example, has a Facebook log-in, and you are looking at Mexican restaurants all the time, you’ll start seeing ads for chips and salsa on Facebook. When it comes to desktop surfing, Facebook is using “conversion pixels” to track users. This is a bit of code that companies that are advertising on Facebook can throw onto their websites to track whether their Facebook ads are working. So if Beyonce were advertising her latest album on Facebook, she could throw that code onto her site, which then tells Facebook which users have visited, and then Facebook can check its own records to see how many of the users who visited actually saw her album ad on Facebook, and then relay that back to Beyonce. It’s a brilliant coup by Facebook. In exchange for giving advertisers a dubious measurement of how effective their Facebook ads are, Facebook gets to invisibly track users around the Web.

E3 2014: Pac-Man Announced for New Super Smash Bros. - IGN

Based on the Pac-Land model of Pac-Man, he's the old-style anthropomorphic version of the famous video game mascot. There's also a Pac-Man stage in the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros., and his smash attack is an enormous Pac-Man.

UglyGorilla Hack of U.S. Utility Exposes Cyberwar Threat

That didn’t appear to be his intention, and neither was economic espionage. While he was one of the Chinese officers the U.S. charged last month with infiltrating computers to steal corporate secrets, this raid was different. The hacker called UglyGorilla invaded the utility on what was probably a scouting mission, looking for information China could use to wage war.

Founder Depression

There is a huge amount of pressure as a founder to never show weakness and to be the cheerleader in all internal and external situations.  The world can be falling down around you—and most of the time when you’re running a company, it is—and you have to be the strong, confident, and optimistic.  Failing is terrifying, and so is looking stupid.

E3 2014: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is Spectacular - IGN

I love how Kojima's not afraid to learn and grow yet still manages to keep these tried and tested Metal Gear quirks relevant. The cardboard box, for example, has had an upgrade: you can now burst out of it to shoot at enemies then duck back inside. Being spotted while moving around in it is no longer the death sentence it once was, either - you can dive out of the box into cover and leave it there as a decoy. Cue a suspicious soldier, and zip! Tranq to the head. The cigarette is back, too - but this time it's an E-cigar, and is used as a means to speed up the day/night cycle. Hey; a guy's gotta relax some time.

Copy Bubble for Android Brings Easy Access to Clipboard

Bubbles for browsing , bubbles for translating , bubbles for every occasion. Yes, bubbles seem to be the in-thing on Android at the moment, as developers seek new ways to help you do things without being obtrusive.

Comcast turns 50,000 paying customer homes into public hotspots, millions more by the end of the year | ExtremeTech

There is no possible way to eliminate the connection to the physical hardware that your computers are connected to. This opens up a pathway through which someone can gain access to your intranet and potentially your computers.This is a pathway that would typically be hidden behind an SSID and a password. There are also legal implications in regards to the activities that are performed over your network. For example if someone illegally downloads millions of dollars worth (damage) of information is the resident liable for that (as recent precedent has shown) or since it’s a separate connection, is Comcast. Would a court rule there is a reasonable enough doubt that it wasn’t the resident. These questions exist even if there is a clear distinction between the connections. The connection may or may not link back to the same IP address but it they will certainly share the router’s MAC address. In which case it would be impossible to determine if the download originated from within the house or from outside. In the past courts have ruled that you have an obligation to secure your wifi connection and that you are liable for any illegal activity that happens over it.

10 Unusual Uses for Your Flat Beer

Your flat beer may not be good enough to drink, but it can still work wonders on your dinner. Just place a half-full can of lager in the cavity of a chicken and barbecue. The beer will evaporate as it cooks, leaving you with a juicy and flavorful chicken. Epicurious has a great recipe here .

In Search Of Greener Pastures, Techies Land In The Growing Marijuana Field

For the techies who have transitioned over to marijuana, the cultural differences are stark. "There's different levels of professionalism for this industry," Peterson says. "I would say that is the biggest culture shocks for me: when I would walk into a meeting and sit down." In one instance, he had someone pitch him an idea by emptying a plastic bag of marketing materials on the table. "I'm laughing inside my head thinking this is crazy," he says. "Less than a month ago, my boss would've killed me if my PowerPoint wasn't pristine, and now I'm looking at a crinkled napkin for someone's edible they want to launch."

Fantastically Wrong: The Surprising Truth Behind the Horrifying Banshee | Science | WIRED

Conspicuously absent for a British production, though, is the banshee of Irish and Scottish mythology, an ugly, nasty hag clad either in white or gray. A kind of fairy, she’s said to soar around your house, screaming like a manic demon to not so subtly let you know you’re about to die, usually in a violent manner. But unlike the Grim Reaper , this lady doesn’t murder you herself. She’s more of a hands-off type of death omen.

The Next Big Thing You Missed: Amazon’s Delivery Drones Could Work—They Just Need Trucks | Business | WIRED

But the math as described by Burns changes radically if that hub has wheels. He says that the fuel cost for running a diesel-powered delivery truck comes to a little more than 50 cents per mile, a price he argues is about as low as diesel technology will allow. The energy to power a drone over the same distance, he says, totals about 2 cents. And it’s that difference that Burns believes will finally convince shippers who can’t squeeze any more savings out of trucks to bring drones along for the ride. “We just think this is really the next step in an industry that’s this refined,” he says.

World Cup Day 3: The Inevitable Surprises

Everything is a little different down in Brazil. Samba and soccer rule the cultural imagination. Politics are rather more sharply drawn, as is the clash between wealth and poverty. The water rotates in the opposite direction when you flush. And topsy-turvey upsets, huge, dramatic reversals of fortune, can strike at any time.

New Super Smash Bros., open-world Zelda game highlight Nintendo's Wii U lineup at E3 - CNET

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS is clearly the company's most compelling and immediate title, and its Wii U debut will include the ability to design three classes of custom Mii characters which can be used in-game. Players can choose between four specials and a total of 36 moves for unique customization of their character. Smash Bros. also marks the debut for of the amiibo toy-to-life system, which will debut in November with 10 physical toys .

Latest iPhone 6 Pictures Reveal 4.7-inch And 5.5-inch Models

These are the clearest images yet of the iPhone 6 and look similar to the previous leaks this week. There’s still no information on specifications, but  “sources” have previously told 9 to 5 Mac that the new handsets will have a 1704 x 960 resolution and a Sapphire glass display, which is currently used for the Touch ID Sensor.

E3 2014: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Is About Pirate Treasure - IGN

"Several years after his last adventure, retired fortune hunter, Nathan Drake, is forced back into the world of thieves. With the stakes much more personal, Drake embarks on a globe-trotting journey in pursuit of a historical conspiracy behind a fabled pirate treasure. His greatest adventure will test his physical limits, his resolve, and ultimately what he’s willing to sacrifice to save the ones he loves."

E3 2014: Mirror’s Edge Is ‘Elegant, Minimalistic, and Has an Attitude’ - IGN

EA still hasn’t given Mirror’s Edge a release date, but in a developer diary shown during its E3 2014 press conference, what Mirror’s Edge aims to achieve with traversal, combat, and its main character faith became clearer.

27 5 Things Microsoft's Smartwatch Needs

One of the biggest draws for Windows Phone’s latest iteration is Cortana, Microsoft’s take on Siri that’s named after a character from its hit Halo game franchise. The digital assistant’s on-screen representation is a small blue circle that could easily animate into and out of a watch face, and it could be the perfect control hub for the company’s smartwatch. Since a smartwatch’s interface is already small in terms of touchable screen space, having a voice-activated device makes much more sense. Featuring Cortana prominently would give the Microsoft smartwatch a unique UI, and it could once again make a solid case for users to make the switch to the Windows Phone platform.

World Cup: Amazon, Italy Devour England in Jungle Rumble

Even England's silver lining of a goal — a lovely pass from Rooney that Daniel Sturridge expertly tapped home to equalize in the 37th minute — came with its own unexpected cloud. Trainer Gary Lewin leapt to celebrate the score, landed on a water bottle, dislocated his ankle and was stretchered off the pitch. Hodgson said after the match that Lewin's World Cup is over.

E3 2014: The Sims 4 Release Date Announced - IGN

The Sims 4 release date has been announced by Electronic Arts. You'll be able to create the perfect Sims and the homes of their dreams on September 2. Find much more information in IGN's The Sims 4 Wiki.

Amanda Musilli

Detroit is one of the country's largest "food ­deserts," where fresh produce is scarce. Whole Foods decided to move in. "This is a really new process for us," says Amanda Musilli, who spearheaded the project. On advice from local activists, she held community meetings, which led to an advisory group of not-for-profit, government, and community organizations to plan outreach and create jobs. On opening day last June, 72% of employees were local residents. "We are really changing the way we do business because of this," she says. Variations on that strategy are now in use by Whole Foods nationwide.

Three LA Boys: Snapchat's Evan Spiegel, Tinder's Sean Rad and Whisper's Michael Heyward

When Brad Brooks was an investment banker, he started working for his Beverly Hills neighbor, “Inspector Gadget” creator Andy Heyward, father to Michael. As the young Heyward grew up, he opted not to go to college, and instead joined Brooks on his next venture, a secure-texting service called TigerText, and started playing around with an anonymous secret-sharing service they called Whisper. It took off.

Nail Hydra with this 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Lego set - CNET

A proposed Lego set of Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." mini figures comes with the black S.H.I.E.L.D. jet, Lola the car, and some useful little helpers. Vote now!

A 3-D Printed Back Brace Scoliosis Patients Might Not Hate Wearing

No matter how sophisticated a back brace may be, it’s not going to correct scoliosis if a patient doesn’t wear it. And given the awkward, torture-contraption look of most braces available, kids and teens with scoliosis--sentenced to two to three years of brace-wearing--often do their best to avoid them. Untreated, scoliosis can lead to painful spine surgery down the road.

The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Social Media

For Facebook page owners, you’ll see that the page has a quite different layout on mobile than on desktop. On mobile, all information is contained in a single column, and Facebook chooses to show information before it shows updates. On the Buffer page for example, you see the location, ratings, likes, reviews, and a ratings CTA before you get to the content.

Apple Loop: How iOS 8 Supports An iWatch, A $100 Premium For The iPhone 6, And Work Starts On Assembling The iPad Air 2

Taking a look back at the week in news from Apple, this week’s Loop looks at the clues in iOS 8 to the iWatch; the extra cost consumers will bear on a large screened iPhone; a recall on European USB chargers; the 7-1 stock split; tax arrangements under investigation in Europe; light up smart covers; curated App Store lists; and the iPad Air Two could be starting the assembly line process.

Will You Obey Your Robot Boss?

i was so happy when i saw the movie bicentennial man, based on a story of isaac asimov. with me is the hope that humanity as a family will most soon reform our ways of dominating each other but instead liberating each other by showing each other original ways of being active, contributing to the greater community via deeds and actions what are not at all being demanded, but come from an inner desire. a desire to create, to move, to inspire, to assist . with the 3d printers becoming available to a greater audience thanks to higher quality performance levels at lower prices, with autonomous studying via internet and libraries, with a look at our human tragic history of allowing others to herd us into our doom, i personally do hope for the evolution of a counciousness on this planet what helps us to release ourselves from boss dependency. and if this counciousness is inhabiting a metal or plastic or syntethic flesh body ... who am i to judge about my fellow beings choice of "clothes" ...

Massive security flaws allowed for Stratfor hack, leaked report reveals

Along with the names, credit card numbers, and affiliated data for Stratfor's customers, AntiSec hackers obtained card verification values, the three-digit number located on the back of payment cards. It’s against payment card industry data security standards (PCI DSS) for merchants to retain those codes, according to the PCI Security Standards Council. (The report speculates that since Stratfor outsourced its payment processing functions, the organization may not have been directly required to adhere to these payment industry standards.)

Vintage Computer Brochures Channel Your Inner Nerd

Ever found yourself unable to concentrate and needing a bit of inspiration? Here’s the ticket.

The Golden Curve: Determining Player Value in Freemium Apps

There’s one unfortunate truth about mobile game development. You cannot make a great game, offer it for free and depend on the masses downloading it. The app marketplace is packed, with every publisher desperately vying for players’ attention. This makes that attention all the more costly to acquire.

China broadens crackdown on Google services

When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration. "The results are more complete and objective than Chinese search services," says the 30-year-old from Guangzhou.

Amtrak Plans to Lure Riders With Screaming-Fast Wi-Fi | Autopia | WIRED

On Monday, Amtrak announced it is soliciting bids for a proof-of-concept project that would provide at least 25 Mbps of bandwidth to each train running between Boston and Washington, D.C. The publicly-funded railroad, which is operated as a for-profit corporation, has been offering free but mediocre Wi-Fi since 2010. It started with 3G, pulling data from nearby cell towers, and upgraded to 4G in 2013. Today, that service doesn’t cover the entire 457-mile Northeast corridor, and it offers only 10 Mbps per train. To give all its customers at least some of that bandwidth, Amtrak restricts internet use to things like sending email, and bans downloading large files or streaming video.

How Apple TV Might Disrupt Microsoft and Sony - stratechery by Ben Thompson

This TV product would be on an annual release cycle; average consumers would only upgrade every few years (the core OS and most games would support 3 generations), while more serious gamers would upgrade every year providing a nice bit of recurring revenue (this would be much more feasible today, as developers have long since developed the expertise to make games available across multiple architectures). Video games would be delivered not as packaged goods, but rather through an app store. Prices would likely be significantly lower than traditional consoles, but the aforementioned serious gamers would support a higher-price tier for AAA titles and ambitious indies. This console would also integrate seamlessly with the devices carried by many of its potential customers: video and photos could easily be transferred wirelessly, and you could even share screens or use the TV for video calling.

Photos of 5.5-inch and 4.7-inch iPhone 6 model

The model also has rectangular volume buttons on the left, and the camera and LED at the back. The LED is circular in shape and not elongated like the iPhone 5s. It could suggest that Apple has managed to make changes to the TrueTone flash, which was first introduced last year in iPhone 5s to make it circular.

Twitter's executive turmoil masks a deeper problem: Confusion over what Twitter wants to be

The departure of a couple of senior executives masks a much deeper problem at Twitter, and that is a lack of conviction about what exactly the product is supposed to do, who it is supposed to be for, or how to attract and keep them

See How Far You Can Go With Your Phone WIth These Winners From The iPhone Photography Awards

For the past seven years, the iPhone Photography Awards has been showcasing some of the most amazing photos taken by camera phones around the world. Thousands of Apple addicts enter each year, from hobbyists to serious photographers, submitting their images for consideration. The photos come in 17 categories including Architecture, Sunsets, and Food. (But not Selfie, yet, despite seemingly overwhelming demand.) The only rule is that the images can't be photoshop'd in any way, though iPhone and iPad apps are fair game.

Best Tech Stories from Around the Web (Week Ending June 14, 2014) | MIT Technology Review

Response by Ray Kurzweil to the Announcement of Chatbot Eugene Goostman Passing the Turing Test Ray Kurzweil may think that he has a good shot at living forever, but he doesn’t think a chat bot passed the Turing test. Here’s his explanation of why the much-hyped result from London’s Royal Society this week doesn’t mean machines can be considered intelligent yet. — Tom Simonite , senior editor, IT

The Navy's Most Vital And Secretive Submarine Base Is In... Idaho?!?

The Navy's Acoustic Research Detachment in Bayview, Idaho is all about saving the Navy billions of dollars in their quest for a more perfect submarine and surface combatant. It is almost fiscally impossible to build one-off prototype submarines anymore as the investment in dollars would be in the billions. ARD does the same testing for what is probably a tiny fraction of the cost, which allows for many more tests and experiments to be done, even with highly exotic concepts that are of a high risk nature. In the end, this means more rapid innovation of key capabilities that will allow America to keep its edge below and above the seas.

What, When, And How To Share On Social Media

When is the best time of day to share that hilarious video to your Facebook friends, or retweet an inspiring article for your followers? Every social outlet has its own sharing ecosystem. Here's what works for high-impact shares.

Startup launches 'first wearable health record' for Google Glass

To meet the growing demand for Google Glass from physicians, Drchrono, a Mountain View, Calif., based electronic medical record company has developed a new application for the device it claims is the first "wearable health record."

You're A Developer. Do Your Kids Have Any Idea What You Actually Do?

Non-techies often find it difficult to understand what developers do all day. So you can imagine a 4-year-old really has trouble. I spoke to kids in several programmer-families and found that even the older ones had trouble grasping what their parents actually did. The good news is that most of the kids thought that programming was a fun job. The bad news is that they didn’t think it was an important one. (At least it’s not as important as being Batman.)

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68 Twitter for iOS now lets you embed tweets inside tweets
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