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What time is the Superb Owl? Print E-mail
Sunday, 07 February 2016
Where does the superb owl live? Surrounded by the bones of its vanquished enemies. What does the superb owl eat? Moths, grasshoppers, and candied yams. (Wikimedia commons) What does the superb owl do all day? Heckle bluejays and menace blackbirds. Where does the superb owl go out at night? New York's hottest club. What makes the superb owl so superb? That is trademarked and I will be sued if I say. (The way to get around this is to talk about The Big Bird.) How many superb owls are required for a superb owl party? At least four. (mmrascally) How many superb owls can the average person expect to see in a lifetime? A minimum of ten. How do you increase your likelihood of seeing...

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Deadpool: no rules, no consequences, lots of dick jokes Print E-mail
Saturday, 06 February 2016
The new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Deadpool helpfully sets the bar during its opening minutes, when its wisecracking eponymous protagonist compares an unpleasant taste to two hobos fucking in a shoe full of piss. It's a clear statement of intent for anyone who missed the film's popular, profanity-packed red-band trailers: This is an R-rated superhero movie, and the filmmakers are out to earn the rating as thoroughly and colorfully as possible. In the opening firefight, Deadpool takes a bullet square in the rectum: Ugh, right up Main Street, he groans. He brands a generic mook on the forehead with a red-hot cigarette lighter, then crams it in the guy's mouth: I never say this, he chuckles, but...

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The mobile technology of Super Bowl 50 Print E-mail
Saturday, 06 February 2016
From the ads to the apps, this year's Super Bowl promises to be the most spectacular yet, and the key to much of the game's success this year would appear to lie in mobile technology. The post The mobile technology of Super Bowl 50 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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25 major problems with the iPhone 6, and what to do about them Print E-mail
Saturday, 06 February 2016
Is your iPhone 6 acting up? Are you hunting for a workaround or a solution? From Bendgate to Bluetooth, we’ve got a list of issues. Come on in for a roundup of common iPhone 6 problems and fixes. The post 25 major problems with the iPhone 6, and what to do about them appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here's how Twitter's new algorithmic timeline is going to work Print E-mail
Saturday, 06 February 2016
Twitter went into an uproar Friday after a BuzzFeed report that the social network was on the brink of tossing its traditional timeline for a Facebook-style feed. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tried to calm fears this morning in a series of tweets, but he did not deny the substance of the report. High-profile users have threatened to abandon the service, and the changes reportedly could arrive as soon as this week. The Verge has now seen the redesigned timeline and can share new details about how it's going to work. So how will your new Twitter timeline look? With the caveat that some things could change in the final shipping version: a lot like the old timeline. Here are a couple of screenshots from...

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BlackBerry lays off 200 employees in Canada and Florida Print E-mail
Saturday, 06 February 2016
BlackBerry recently laid off about 200 employees in Canada in Florida as part of the its efforts to drive “efficiencies” across its workforce. The company clarified the figure after reports initially pegged the layoffs at around 1,000 employees. The post BlackBerry lays off 200 employees in Canada and Florida appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Artist Jen Bartel wants to burn your retinas with her neon world Print E-mail
Saturday, 06 February 2016
“If I don’t burn someone’s retinas,” artist Jen Bartel says of her work, “I’m not doing it right.” Bartel has a distinct look full of bright lights and vibrant colors, a style she describes as “Cosmic Rainbow Witch / Evil Lisa Frank.” It’s a look inspired by the ‘90s, pulling from everything from anime to collectible stickers, and one that’s put to use in a variety of ways, from illustrating covers for the Jem and the Holograms comic to contributing pieces to art books like the recently crowdfunded 1001 Knights anthology. “I am incapable of working in anything other than super bright colors,” she says. Continue reading…

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Breville Fast Slow Pro review - CNET Print E-mail
Saturday, 06 February 2016
The Breville Fast Slow Pro excels at both slow and pressure cooking -- just make sure that lid is on tight.

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Swipe right for Sanders, swipe left for spammers Print E-mail
Friday, 05 February 2016
Unwanted or not, Sen. Bernie Sanders is getting a lot of visibility in an unexpected place -- Tinder. Now, the popular hook-up app has blocked a few supporters, citing them as spamming. The post Swipe right for Sanders, swipe left for spammers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Best Smartphones on the Market Now Print E-mail
Friday, 05 February 2016
We review dozens of smartphones each year based on design, features, performance and value. Here are the best phones on the market.

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