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Top websites join Internet Slowdown Day in symbolic protest of 'fast lanes'

Reddit and Vimeo are among the sites participating in the Sept. 10 event in support of a free and open Internet.

By September 5, 2014

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Behold 250 new emoji: Vulcan symbol, floppy disks, and more

The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick.

By June 17, 2014

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Rolls-Royce: The Ultimate Status Symbol

When a car costs as much as a Rolls-Royce you expect a lot in return for your cash. What you get is more than a form of transport. It's a feeling of wealth and success you can't get from anything else wrapped up in your own personal slice of Great Britain.

By November 13, 2013

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Penny stock Tweeter's ticker symbol changed after Twitter mixup

In the wake of Twitter's IPO filing, investors bid the defunct Tweeter Home Electronics Group's stock up 1,800 percent after seeming to mistake its symbol (TWTRQ) for that of Twitter's (TWTR).

By October 8, 2013

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Nick Offerman's handcrafted wood emojis‬ make chats hard

Why toy with digital emojis when you can impress others with smiley faces, cats and poop symbols made from solid oak by "Parks and Recreation" actor -- and craftsman -- Nick Offerman?

By November 14, 2014

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This font could help dyslexics read better

Inspired by his own experiences with dyslexia, Dutch designer Christian Boer developed a font to make reading easier.

By November 14, 2014

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Chat with ghosts using an emoji ouija board

You text your live friends with emoji, so why not give ghosts the same chance to use their favorite symbols to communicate? Help fund the Emouija Board to give spirits a chance to chat.

By October 31, 2014

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What's Darth Vader doing riding a bus?

Photographer Thomas Dagg superimposes characters and symbols from the "Star Wars" universe onto everyday images from life here on Earth. The results will whisk you to a galaxy not so far, far away.

By October 29, 2014

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Deck the White House halls with 3D-printed ornaments

Trim the tree for the president this Christmas with the 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge. No 3D printer needed. Hurry, submissions due November 10.

By November 9, 2014

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Chemistry in Ultra HD shows science like you've never seen it

Discover dancing fluorescent droplets, crystal gardens and watery clouds of chemicals in this new video compilation from BeautifulChemistry.net.

By October 6, 2014