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Brainstorming plans to fix democracy and fight zombies

This week the CraveCast crew took up the task of remaking democracy in the image of nerds and geeks everywhere, and learned the best way to fight zombies: Make friends with a bear...and hope it doesn't get infected.

By October 23, 2014

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The CraveCast remakes democracy and roots for bears over zombies

In a special holiday CraveCast, we look forward to Halloween and plan ways to stay safe when the world is overrun by the undead, which also makes us think of politics and the need for a new, nerdy political party.

By October 22, 2014

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Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid pro-democracy protests

The Facebook-owned photo sharing app appears to be the latest victim of online censorship in China.

By September 28, 2014

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You can thank millennials for HBO Now

The youngest watchers prefer streaming video to regular TV, and their behavior is more likely to spread to older folks rather than the other way around, a study says.

By April 22, 2015

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Protestor lands small helicopter on US Capitol lawn

Technically Incorrect: A man allegedly unhappy with government corruption decides the best way to express his displeasure is to land a foreign aircraft on the West Lawn.

By April 15, 2015

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YouTube Kids app goes overboard with ads, consumer groups charge

The "hyper-commercialized" YouTube Kids teems with ad tactics deemed illegal on television, watchdogs say -- and they want the FTC to take action.

By April 7, 2015

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Science finds the best place to hide from zombies

When the undead threaten to turn your cerebrum to caviar, where do you run? A new study confirms what you might already suspect, and even offers a specific destination.

By March 1, 2015

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Phone cases with a conscience feature faces of political prisoners

Artist Ai Weiwei's Lego portraits of those who've been silenced, imprisoned or exiled because of their beliefs inspire a new line of iPhone cases, with part of the proceeds going to Amnesty International.

By February 19, 2015

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Obama signs information-sharing order as privacy question looms

At a cybersecurity summit held on the Stanford University campus, President Obama outlines a plan for companies and the US government to share information and fend off cyberattacks.

By February 13, 2015

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Holy Fark! Drew Curtis is running for Kentucky governor

He's brought us silly videos of animals and hilarious shots to the groin for over a decade. Now it's time for payback, and all Fark.com founder Drew Curtis asks in return is your vote.

By January 26, 2015