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Thousands attend Satoru Iwata's funeral to pay respects to the Nintendo visionary

Iwata praised for his influence that "will make people around the world smile."

By July 16, 2015

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RIP robot dogs: Funerals held for metal mutts

Saying final goodbyes to personality-filled pet robotic dogs isn't easy. Now that Sony has shut down its AIBO customer support, robot dog owners are holding funerals for their broken pooches.

By March 4, 2015

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The latest joy: Selfies with police officers giving you a ticket

Technically Incorrect: In Sri Lanka, there's a curious new selfie trend, one the world shouldn't miss. And police say they like it.

By June 13, 2015

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Tennis star Roger Federer disturbed by invasive selfie-taker

Technically Incorrect: The selfie craze is officially out of control. At the French Open, a fan runs on the court just to take a selfie with the Swiss star.

By May 24, 2015

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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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Smiling selfies at Manhattan blast site anger some

Technically Incorrect: A photograph of seven women using a selfie stick to take pictures near the site of last week's East Village explosion causes quite a stir. And it's not the only smiling selfie from the scene.

By March 29, 2015

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Arizona shooting victim stops to snap selfies of his wounds

After being shot in the shoulder in Mesa, Ariz., on Wednesday, a student decides it would be a good idea to stop and snap a few selfies.

By March 19, 2015

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Churches should all have Wi-Fi, says the man behind 'Cats'

Andrew Lloyd Webber, who brought many a Broadway hit into the world, believes that Wi-Fi would allow business to be conducted in God's house.

By January 4, 2015

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Priest jams cell phones in church

Fed up with his services being disrupted by technology, an Italian priest installs a jamming device. Not everyone is pleased.

By December 17, 2014