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Pirate Bay is free to sail through Holland's Internet once again

A Dutch court lifts the ban that forced Internet providers to block the peer-to-peer file-sharing site.

By January 28, 2014

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Samsung's World Cup ends late (and badly)

Samsung releases the second half of its World vs. Aliens soccer match after the World Cup is over. Did the aliens win? Did the world end?

By July 16, 2014

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Frebble: I wanna hold your weird robotic hand

An attempt to make the digital world less alienating, the Frebble is a hand-holding device designed to connect people over long distances.

By June 17, 2014

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How modern tech makes photographing the World Cup a snap

A lot's changed for veteran shooters like Getty Images' Richard Heathcote. Powerful tools speed the tourney's best shots to fans.

By June 8, 2014

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Brilliant Samsung vacuum cleaner ad sucks

Just as you think an ad for the Samsung vacuum cleaner is rolling through, it gets sucked right back into view.

By June 6, 2014

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Twittering teen arrested after 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

A teen tweets at American Airlines that she's from Afghanistan, a member of al-Qaeda, and is "gonna do something really big." The airline responds forcefully. The teen is frightened, then arrested.

By April 14, 2014

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Raising Alzheimer's awareness through Facebook confusion

A recent campaign to increase awareness of the most common form of dementia put people in photos of fake events, possibly giving them a momentary sense of what the disease might feel like.

By January 29, 2014

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Tweeting sharks forestall 'Jaws'-like doom

Tagged sharks in the seas of Western Australia have taken to tweeting their whereabouts. But swimmers shouldn't toss their caution just because the animals have gotten into social networking.

By January 2, 2014

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How Amazon Studios went from grassroots idealist to Hollywood threat

Amazon's arm for making movies and TV shows veered away from its early ambitions with a grander plan to lure Prime customers and crush Netflix. Now it has some in Hollywood on edge.

By November 14, 2013

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YouTube video of crazy Manhattan speedster boils police blood

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly vows to catch someone who says he averaged 66 mph around Manhattan, breaking the previous record and then posting the excitement to YouTube.

By September 4, 2013