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kidnapped

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Kidnapped woman calls for help via online pizza order, say police

Technically Incorrect: Tapping an app and begging for Pizza Hut to call 911 may have saved a Florida woman and her three children from her knife-wielding boyfriend.

By May 6, 2015

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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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Marvel's Contest of Champions leaps from video game to comic book

The venerable comic book maker has inspired movies, television shows and video games. Now, for the first time, the trend is working in reverse.

By June 29, 2015

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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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Samsung's delightful homage to texting moms

Technically Incorrect: A new Samsung ad for Mother's Day honors all the texts mom has ever sent you. And I mean all of them.

By May 7, 2015

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Nearly half of Tinder users are already with someone, says study

Technically Incorrect: A piece of research that damns humanity's fickle nature suggests that those on the popular hookup -- ahem, dating -- app aren't all they claim to be.

By May 7, 2015

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Teacher arrested after burning 'I love mom' into kid's arm with Tesla coil

Technically Incorrect: In something of a science experiment, an Oregon teacher shows kids how to mark their skin. One parent complains.

By May 7, 2015

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Cops claim their cell phones were illegally searched (by other cops)

Technically Incorrect: The Port Authority Police Union is suing the authority after partying rookie cops were allegedly forced to hand over their cell phones. Nine were later fired.

By May 6, 2015

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How Jaunt and Dolby scared the bejeesus out of me with a virtual reality 'Black Mass'

I strapped on a VR headset to find out how sound helps fool the brain, and I really wish I hadn't.

By March 2, 2015