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Love me, Tinder: The app that keeps Olympians sane

If you believe US snowboarder Jamie Anderson, the chosen app of all those fit, young Olympic performers is hookup joy Tinder.

By February 12, 2014

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Four-deal Friday: Watches, Kindles, Motos, and more!

Hope you didn't have other plans for your money this weekend.

By September 5, 2014

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Greece kicks out Olympian for 'contrary' tweets

Triple jumper Voula Papachristou gets the boot after tweeting in a racist manner and offering support of extreme right-wing politics. She will not be the last, surely.

By July 25, 2012

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Why everyone is talking about Old Spice's stalking moms

Since its launch during the NFL playoffs, an Old Spice ad in which moms just can't help following their sons around has incited lots of online chatter. Its makers claim it is already "the No. 1 viral video in the world."

By January 9, 2014

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Advances in prosthetics aside, Boston amputees face challenges

At least 13 people lost a limb or part of one in the Boston Marathon blasts. But while prosthetics have progressed in recent years, patients still have much emotional, psychological, and physical recovering to do, experts say.

By April 22, 2013

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Usain Bolt breaks tweets-per-minute record during 200M

As the Jamaican Olympian left his competitors in the dust, his fans whipped up into a tweeting frenzy -- breaking the Games' Twitter record with 80,000 tweets-per-minute.

By August 9, 2012

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Athlete body-match app locates your Olympic doppelganger

No matter your body type, there's an Olympian to match you. Locate your body double and find your ideal sport with the BBC's online body-match app.

By August 7, 2012

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NBC Olympics to stream games live on mobile devices

The latest addition to the Olympics tech revamp are two apps that let users watch the world's greatest sports event live from a mobile device.

By July 12, 2012

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Hindenburg disaster 75 years ago abruptly ended zeppelin era

The great German airships flew the rich and famous around the world. But when catastrophe struck in Lakehurst, N.J., 35 perished and the era of luxurious travel by dirigible was over.

By May 4, 2012

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And, poof, the Winklevoss twins become VCs

It actually seems like a sensible career trajectory, given they're worth too much to do much else.

By April 27, 2012