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The great new art trend: Selfies at funerals

Humanity knows no bounds to its imagination. There is now a Tumblr feed curating selfies taken at homages to the departed.

By October 30, 2013

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New York -- home of smartphone shopping during funerals

A survey probing when people in different cities use their smartphones to shop reveals results that some might find deadening.

By October 9, 2013

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Thatcher funeral draws iPlayer's second-biggest live crowd

The funeral of Margaret Thatcher was the second most-watched live TV programme ever on BBC iPlayer.

By May 28, 2013

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Anonymous squashes Westboro plan to picket Aaron Swartz funeral

The infamous "church" failed to carry through on its protest of the funeral yesterday following a call to action by Anonymous.

By January 16, 2013

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Killed-off 'Game of Thrones' star returning?

A pivotal character could be making a surprising return when the HBO series returns next year. Potential spoilers ahead.

By September 22, 2014

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Teen shot gamer dead over PS4, say police

A man advertised his PS4 for sale on Craigslist. Police say he met the potential buyers in a parking lot and when they tried to steal the device, one of them, a 16-year-old girl, opened fire.

By September 17, 2014

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Battling Ebola: Information is the most powerful tool

Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.

By August 9, 2014

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Watch Google's documentary about Merge Records, home to Arcade Fire

​Google has released a free documentary, narrated by "Lemony Snicket," about indie label Merge Records, home to influential bands such as Arcade Fire and Spoon.

By July 8, 2014

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Funerals streamed online by webcams at Stafford crematorium

Too busy to attend a funeral? Stafford crematorium plans to stream live footage of funerals on the Internet.

By December 12, 2011

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Steve Jobs funeral will reportedly be held today

A private funeral for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is being held today, according to a new report. Jobs passed away earlier this week.

By October 7, 2011