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Television with built-in Fire TV makes better use of your voice

One of the Element Fire TV Edition set's main hooks is clearly its Alexa voice control, so it stands to reason that the entire television stands to benefit the more you can use it, doesn't it? Sure enough, Element is trotting out a.....»»

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FEMA accidently tweets out phone sex hotline for hurricane victims

In an attempt to help Florida victims of Hurricane Irma fix damaged roofs, FEMA tweeted a sex hotline number that was only a couple of digits off from the roofing program’s actual phone number. The consumer affairs website, Consumerist, screen-grab.....»»

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There"s an evil clown donut delivery service in Texas

That revamped IT film is bringing clowns, downright terrifying ones, right back into the pop culture spotlight. One donut shop in Texas is leveraging the trend by offering a scary clown delivery service. On Monday and Tuesday, September 25 and 26,.....»»

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A typography historian shares his favorite typefaces

Paul McNeil just published his comprehensive typographical overview, The Visual History of Type. To celebrate, he also published a list of his six favorite faces for It's Nice That, starting with the first compact italic: The Aldine Italic / Gri.....»»

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Trippy animation of computer-generated flowers and plants

Alexa Sirbu and Lukas Vojir created flow/er, a lovely animation programmed to mimic growth patterns of flowers. (more…) Alexa Sirbu and Lukas Vojir created flow/er, a lovely animation programmed to mimic growth patterns of flowers. (more&.....»»

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For the song"s 40th anniversary, Depeche Mode covers David Bowie"s "Heroes"

The story goes that David Bowie wrote "Heroes," with Brian Eno, after spotting a couple kissing at the Berlin Wall. The couple was Bowie's producer and engineer Tony Visconti and his girlfriend Antonia Maass: Visconti went for a walk by the adjac.....»»

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Can an axe really cut a chain in half?

It happens all the time in movies, and it often looks easy. Modern homesteader Wranglerstar decided to try to cut a chain with an axe for himself. (more…) It happens all the time in movies, and it often looks easy. Modern homesteader Wran.....»»

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Here"s the 2017 Carbuncle Cup winner for the UK"s ugliest building

London's Nova Victoria development includes two office buildings that just won the non-coveted Carbuncle Cup for the UK's ugliest building. Via BD magazine: (more…)London's Nova Victoria development includes two office buildings that just won.....»»

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Remote tribes react to polar bears, traditional English folk dance, and nursing homes

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Catalan foundation overseeing the ".cat" domain raided by Spanish police amid tensions over independence referendum on October 1 (Jonah Engel Bromwich/New York Times)

Jonah Engel Bromwich / New York Times: Catalan foundation overseeing the “.cat” domain raided by Spanish police amid tensions over independence referendum on October 1  —  On the same day this week that the Spanish autho.....»»

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SAP to acquire identity management firm Gigya, sources say for $350M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: SAP to acquire identity management firm Gigya, sources say for $350M  —  SAP, the German enterprise software giant, today announced an acquisition to strengthen its hybris e-commerce division.  It ha.....»»

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Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal had a long, complicated history

Emissions are a favorite compromise when considering price, miles per gallon, performance. 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sportwagen photographed in Washington, DC, USA. (credit: IFCAR) This story originally ran October 8, 2015, just a few weeks aft.....»»

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Henry Ford"s Secret Model T Room Revealed

Automotive history buffs visited Ford's Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit on Sunday to see the newly reconstructed Secret Experimental Room where Henry Ford and a small hand-picked team of engineers developed the Model T beginning in 1907. read more.....»»

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PSN down– PlayStation Network maintenance times

Ahead of the PlayStation Plus October 2017 games announcement, Sony has confirmed the PSN is down on Monday for essential PlayStation Network maintenance. Get the latest update......»»

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See how that couch would like in your living room in AR with Ikea Place

Now, with Ikea Place, you can use augmented reality to "see" potential pieces of furniture in your home before pulling out your credit card, and save yourself a whole lot of consternation when it comes to (re)decorating your home. The post See how th.....»»

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Nioh Complete Edition Announced

Koei Tecmo will release a comprehensive version of Team Ninja's action RPG in Japan later this year. Nioh Complete Edition was announced this weekend at Tokyo Game Show 2017 and will be released in Japan later this year. As reported by Gematsu.....»»

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Richard Stallman vs. Canonical"s CEO: "Will Microsoft Love Linux to Death?"

TechRepublic got different answers about Microsoft's new enthusiasm for Linux from Canonical's founder and CEO Mark Shuttleworth, and from Richard Stallman. Stallman "believes that Microsoft's decision to build a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) amo.....»»

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Report: Jared Kushner used a private email server for White House work

 President Donald J. Trump’s son-in-law and official White House adviser, Jared Kushner, used a private email server — set up after the election — to conduct White House business, according to a new report in Politico. Kushner.....»»

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