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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By February 13, 2014

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Twitter to launch vanity URLs for Vine users' profiles on Dec. 20

Holders of verified Twitter accounts can register for URLs beginning Friday, while nonverified accounts will have to wait until December 23.

By December 18, 2013

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Google Views' growth means death for longtime photo-sharing service

The little-known Panoramio service will eventually disappear as Google moves to a new Views option for sharing location-linked photos -- and adding imagery to Google Maps.

By September 16, 2014

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Nokia Lumia 928 outed in Vanity Fair ad

The magazine ad touts Nokia's PureView camera technology. A photo of the device has also popped up on Nokia's Web site.

By May 7, 2013

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Apple hires legendary designer Marc Newson ahead of 'iWatch' launch

The esteemed Australian designer has already been working with Apple design guru Jony Ive for months ahead of a presumed wearable launch next week.

By September 5, 2014

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Blast music from Vladimir Putin's head

These porcelain busts of presidents and dictators are actually computer speakers, so you can get down with your favorite head of state.

By August 19, 2014

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Elon Musk named his Tesla Model S 'Old Faithful,' he tells Colbert

In an upcoming software update, Tesla owners can attach a name to their engine-less electric rides. For Musk, it's "Old Faithful," he tells Stephen Colbert.

By July 25, 2014

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'That one time I founded the Roman Empire,' and other selfie gems

Photographer Mike Mellia snaps a series of hilarious, absurd, selfie-style shots as a comment on rampant self-portraiture in the age of social media.

By July 25, 2014

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Tour de France riders rage at reckless selfie takers

Some professional cyclists are concerned that self-centered fans are turning their backs on the riders, just to take a selfie.

By July 7, 2014

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Samsung touts partnerships with Marvel, Conde Nast, Nat Geo

To highlight enhanced graphics on its Galaxy Tab S, the Korean electronics giant partners with content providers on a digital magazine feature called Papergarden.

By June 12, 2014