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Teen, upset at not getting iPhone for Xmas, allegedly pulls knife on dad

A Massachusetts 18-year-old is allegedly so upset that his dad didn't give him the ultimate status symbol that he is cut to the quick.

By Dec. 27, 2013

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Conan: Bill Gates a total failure, I am LinkedIn's Gladwell

Conan O'Brien steps up to be a LinkedIn influencer. His first post, which may not have been written by him at all, reveals that his aspirations are truly exalted.

By Oct. 20, 2013

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Restaurant offers 50 percent discount for turning off phone

A restaurant owner in Israel has had enough of cell phone chatter and mute couples staring into their phones during dinner. So he's offering an incentive.

By Nov. 23, 2013

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White House to rule soon on petition to deport Justin Bieber

An online petition that secured 220,000 signatures has forced the US government to consider the fate of the Canadian pop star. The White House's press secretary says it is being mulled.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Tech ads of 2013: Google best, Apple, Microsoft worst

Tech saw a very competitive atmosphere that was reflected in much of the advertising. Some companies clearly put thought into their work. Others occasionally panicked.

By Dec. 29, 2013

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Man tweets he needs spliff; police reply 'awesome'

A Toronto mechanic is desperate for a little marijuana to ease him through the day. The police, however, see his tweet. He loses his job.

By Aug. 16, 2013

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Glitch, for tree-huggers and chicken-squeezers

It's still a work in progress, but if you're looking for a laid-back, amusing, browser-based game, Glitch is a great way to waste some time.

By Dec. 12, 2011

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Bieber tweets most of phone number, real people driven mad

The singing wunderkind tweets a Dallas phone number--minus the last digit--asking someone to call. Was it meant to be a direct message? Those with a similar number are deluged with calls.

By Mar. 10, 2012

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Obama takes to Twitter for fiscal cliff Q&A

The president answers a few (carefully selected) questions during the digital session. No word on whether the political opposition is moved to change its position.

By Dec. 3, 2012

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Demented Samsung ad offers harsh lessons on 'puppy love'

Samsung creates another scintillatingly loopy ad in which laptop owners shoot, beat and discard their laptops, as if they were unwanted puppies.

By Nov. 19, 2012