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Uber disputes kidnapping claims

A Los Angeles woman claims her Uber driver drove her 20 miles off her route and took her to an abandoned parking lot. Uber says the driver was dealing with an intoxicated passenger.

By October 14, 2014

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Ep. 1352: Where we kidnap our childhood

An app that lets you sign up for a voluntary kidnapping, nerds spending way too much money on one-word Twitter accounts, LA rolls back a pathetically disorganized iPad rollout to high school students, the answer to why "The Simpsons" is still unavailable to stream, and a very long analysis of the family dynamic in "Full House."

By September 27, 2013

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The 404 1,352: Where we kidnap our childhood (podcast)

An app that lets you sign up for a voluntary kidnapping, nerds spending way too much money on one-word Twitter accounts, LA rolls back a pathetically disorganized iPad rollout to high school students, the answer to why "The Simpsons" is still unavailable to stream, and a very long analysis of the family dynamic in "Full House."

By September 27, 2013

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R + L = J: 'Game of Thrones' fan theories to chew on

Who are Jon Snow and Tyrion Lannister's real parents, and what might that mean for the rest of the series? These plausible fan theories paint a fiery picture of Westeros' future. Caution: spoilers.

By September 17, 2014

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Here's what it looks like when 'Star Wars' meets 'Sesame Street'

Join Luke Piewalker, Flan Solo, and Chewie the Cookie on an epic journey to save Princess Parfaita from the hands of the Galactic Empire.

By September 12, 2014

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That 'Doctor Who' continuity reference explained: Who are the clockwork robots?

The first episode of season 8 sees the new Doctor wracking his brains to recall a previous episode. We'll help him (and you) remember. Spoilers!

By August 23, 2014

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Twitter suspends accounts sharing beheading images

The social network says users caught posting images from the gruesome video of the alleged beheading of photojournalist James Foley will have their accounts yanked.

By August 20, 2014

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Absolutely fabulist: The computer program that writes fables

Forget a thousand monkeys at a thousand typewriters, researchers have created a computer program that writes fables by itself.

By August 3, 2014

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#BringBackOurGirls illustrates the power of a hashtag

After more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls are kidnapped, a viral hashtag makes the world pay attention.

By May 8, 2014

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SumoBoy: the game that takes aim at bullying

The creators of SumoBoy are on a mission: to use the power of gaming to send a message about bullying.

By May 22, 2014