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The excuse of the wicked: The app ate my Mother's Day gift

In study of how well people planned for Mother's Day, 10 percent of respondents say they'll use a dud app as an excuse.

By May 10, 2014

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Twitter's timeline excuse: Quality over quantity

Twitter argues that even though it noticed a marked drop in content consumption, you should be rejoicing. Wall Street isn't buying it.

By February 5, 2014

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Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.

By December 18, 2014

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Netflix's 180: From running out of excuses to running full-tilt

A year ago, Reed Hastings was tired of his own excuses for Netflix failing to live up to its track record. Now with profits soaring, Netflix has its groove back -- and the CEO is sick of the giddiness.

By October 22, 2013

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Flux capacitor watch turns your wrist into a DeLorean

Who needs a whole DeLorean? The flux capacitor is the most important part, anyway. Get your own and get time traveling.

By November 20, 2014

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Netflix CEO says he's 'tired of making excuses'

On earnings call with analysts, Reed Hastings talked about the company's inability to meet a target for adding new streaming subscribers and said "it doesn't feel great."

By October 24, 2012

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Drunk people know what they're doing (and don't care), says research

Researchers are the University of Missouri College of Arts and Science conclude that alcohol merely cuts out our natural "alarm signals."

By August 13, 2014

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Tiyo: Press one button to get out of awkward situations

You'll never have to fake a phone call again. Tiyo, an "eject button for social situations," will call your phone for real at the push of a button.

By July 15, 2014

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Russian coach blames laser beam for team's World Cup exit

Fabio Capello says his goalkeeper was blinded by a green beam, just before conceding a vital goal.

By June 26, 2014

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Motorcyclist caught going 150 mph: The machine made me do it

A Miami Beach teen, filmed by police going at ridiculous speeds on wet roads, says "the motorcycle took control of me."

By June 15, 2014