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  • Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

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    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment. They probably won't surprise you.
  • Struggling IBM Pays $1.5 Billion To Dump Its Chipmaking Business

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    20 Oct 2014 | 12:03 pm
    IBM announced today that GlobalFoundries will acquire its chip manufacturing business in a deal expected to close in 2015. IBM will pay GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion over the next three years to complete the transfer but will presumably save more than that over the long haul by offloading a costly chipmaking operation.
  • The Author Of 'White Noise' Reviews Taylor Swift's 'White Noise'

    Digg: Entertainment Stories
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:59 pm
    This morning, the singer released "Track 3" — eight seconds of silence. Was it a mistake, or a super-profound commentary on the contemporary condition?
  • New Scrabble Dictionary Disrepects The Game

    Digg: Gaming Stories
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:04 am
    The Scrabble dictionary is getting an update. But it’s not going so well, and the world’s best players aren’t happy.
  • Statue Of Liberty To Be Dressed Up On Halloween To Promote A #Brand

    Digg: Lifestyle Stories
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:17 pm
    She'll be sporting an array of massive bow ties courtesy of the menswear and lifestyle brand, which will be lifted in front of her, one by one, via helicopters.
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  • Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment. They probably won't surprise you.
  • Douchebag: From Useless Contraceptive To Universal Putdown

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    It has become this year’s catch-all insult, powered by social media and broadcasters keen to avoid more sweary options. But where did it come from — and who really deserves the epithet?
  • Balloons, Pigs And Trigonometry

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    A pig farmer, a ballooning company, and a mathematician walk into a courtroom...
  • Terrorist Ends Canada’s Innocence

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Canada is no stranger to terrorism, having endured the kidnappings of government officials by radical domestic terrorists known as the Front de liberation du Quebec in 1970, during what was known as the October Crisis. Mass shootings are also not unprecedented, having happened at Ecole Polytechnique in 1989 and at Dawson College in 2006. But never before has an attack so brazenly targeted Canadian institutions in the nation's capital.
  • Confessions Of A Rogue Fundraiser

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    How I begged, cajoled and duped donors into giving money to a senator I despised.
 
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    Digg: Entertainment Stories

  • The Author Of 'White Noise' Reviews Taylor Swift's 'White Noise'

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:59 pm
    This morning, the singer released "Track 3" — eight seconds of silence. Was it a mistake, or a super-profound commentary on the contemporary condition?
  • Nicki Minaj, Cheeky Genius

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:01 am
    She's done with the pink hair, and the bonkers outfits, and at least a few of the alter egos. Nicki Minaj is now in her world-conqueror phase — her new album, following two platinum-sellers, is immodestly titled "The Pinkprint" — and she's got a new message to go with it: This isn't all about butts anymore. Except for when it absolutely, positively is.
  • The NFL’s Nothingness Is Its Greatest Entertainment

    15 Oct 2014 | 3:01 pm
    Studies be damned, if you don’t enjoy the commercial breaks, replays and other non-football Sunday “action,” you’re missing the point.
  • The Dark Side Of Livestreaming Entertainment

    14 Oct 2014 | 4:37 am
    Around 10pm Sunday night, Alexander Wachs was playing a computer game in his Plainfield, Ill. home. A popular streamer on Twitch, where he’s better known as Whiteboy7thst, the 23-year-old boasts a legion of followers who watch him play games live, everyday. That night, fans would watch something unusual unravel on-screen.
  • The Best Egg-Cooking Videos On YouTube

    13 Oct 2014 | 4:49 am
    Cooking eggs may seem like a pedestrian activity for anyone with any sort of kitchen prowess, but YouTube proves that there are myriad ways beyond scrambling, poaching and even shirring to prepare your morning protein.
 
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    Digg: Gaming Stories

  • New Scrabble Dictionary Disrepects The Game

    19 Oct 2014 | 6:04 am
    The Scrabble dictionary is getting an update. But it’s not going so well, and the world’s best players aren’t happy.
  • Game Freak Will Only Bring Pokémon To Mobile If It Solves A 'Problem'

    14 Oct 2014 | 9:14 am
    Pokémon may be heading into mobile territory with the recent release of the official trading card game for iPad, but fans shouldn't expect to see a port of the handheld games anytime soon.
  • The American Ebola Story

    14 Oct 2014 | 5:59 am
    This is the App Store ranking history for an app called Plague Inc. It's a game in which players design and deploy a disease into the world with the goal of infecting the entire planet. The game's sales spiked on October 1st, immediately after the hospitalization of Thomas Duncan in Dallas. Ebola felt suddenly close for Americans, captivating our imaginations. So we downloaded an Ebola game.
  • Every Game Collector's Dream Room

    10 Oct 2014 | 10:46 am
    This collection of over 5,000 games is absolutely massive, not to mention that for many systems these collections are complete — meaning this guy has every single game that was ever made to be played on that console.
  • Every Single Game Boy Start Screen

    10 Oct 2014 | 9:32 am
    Three hours of chiptune laced nostalgia.
 
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    Digg: Offbeat Stories

  • What Comes After Matthew McConaughey’s Comeback? The Stillback

    25 Sep 2014 | 3:09 am
    The stillback is what happens once the comeback is complete. The stillback happens when you stop making quirky, offbeat , attention-grabbing choices and start making cautious, predictable, attention-maintaining choices.
  • Corporations Aren't Recruiting Enough Weirdos

    10 Sep 2014 | 4:28 am
    We need to expand our definition of diversity to include the weird — a group often maligned and avoided. These are people who appear to us as different, strange, and even offbeat ; they just don’t fit in.
  • Archery Is Brooklyn's Newest Obscure Hobby

    21 Jun 2014 | 1:54 pm
    But Gotham Archery , their new 7,500-square-foot archery range that opens this week, is the latest addition to what is starting to look like the city's offbeat sports destination.
  • Never Say Die

    7 May 2014 | 10:01 am
    Their timing was perfect: he was itching to do something new and offbeat , something high risk and potentially high reward.
  • Crowdsourcing Shows Its Bias

    4 Apr 2014 | 4:25 am
    Crowdfunding campaigns have helped offbeat businesses get off the ground and even paid the hospital bills of cancer patients — it's laughing in the face of the recession and reimagi...
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    Digg: Science Stories

  • Does Slacktivism Really Drive Science Forward?

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    Plus, how copper could lead to a cure for ALS.
  • Women In Data Science Are Invisible. We Can Change That

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:23 am
    I have to admit that I never really gave the number of women in data science much thought until recently.
  • What Happens To A Brain On MDMA

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    We already know what happens to your dance moves on molly, but ASAP Science breaks down why MDMA makes you feel good, and shortly thereafter, pretty damn awful.
  • Losing 58.3 Pounds For Science

    13 Oct 2014 | 4:12 pm
    This morning was my final data collection for a randomized diet experiment I have been participating in for the last year.
  • A View From Nowhere

    12 Oct 2014 | 4:45 am
    "As with the similarly inferential science s like evolutionary psychology and pop-neuro science , Big Data can be used to give any chosen hypothesis a veneer of science and the unearned authority of numbers. The data is big enough to entertain any story."
 
 
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    Digg: Alternative Stories

  • Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment. They probably won't surprise you.
  • Douchebag: From Useless Contraceptive To Universal Putdown

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    It has become this year’s catch-all insult, powered by social media and broadcasters keen to avoid more sweary options. But where did it come from — and who really deserves the epithet?
  • Balloons, Pigs And Trigonometry

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    A pig farmer, a ballooning company, and a mathematician walk into a courtroom...
  • Terrorist Ends Canada’s Innocence

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Canada is no stranger to terrorism, having endured the kidnappings of government officials by radical domestic terrorists known as the Front de liberation du Quebec in 1970, during what was known as the October Crisis. Mass shootings are also not unprecedented, having happened at Ecole Polytechnique in 1989 and at Dawson College in 2006. But never before has an attack so brazenly targeted Canadian institutions in the nation's capital.
  • Confessions Of A Rogue Fundraiser

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    How I begged, cajoled and duped donors into giving money to a senator I despised.
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    Digg: Apple Stories

  • Some Early Apple Pay Customers Double-Charged

    22 Oct 2014 | 1:49 pm
    About 1,000 Bank of America debit transactions made using  Apple 's new mobile-payment system were mistakenly duplicated.
  • Apple Launches 'Maps Connect,' Self-Service Local Listings Portal

    22 Oct 2014 | 4:23 am
    Apple released a new self-service portal to add or edit local business listings: Apple Maps Connect. It’s intended for small business owners or their authorized representatives (though not agencies) to be able to quickly and easily add content directly into Apple Maps.
  • Here Are All The Places You Can Use Apple Pay

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:22 pm
    Officially launching today, here are all the banks, apps and businesses that currently accept Apple Pay.
  • Leak Indicates Apple Pay Will Launch Next Week

    12 Oct 2014 | 8:33 am
    An internal memo addressed to Walgreens employees designed to prepare them for the upcoming launch of Apple Pay suggests that Apple 's new payments service might be going live on Saturday, October 18.
  • Apple Was Just Granted A Patent For A Digital Newspaper

    8 Oct 2014 | 8:41 am
    Apple just received a patent for what could be a revolutionary new device that they refer to as a digital periodical. The unit can also act as an advertising display for a retail store application and beyond. Apple reveals that the new device would use an advanced form of MMS to deliver the content to this new kind of device.
 
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    Digg: Entertainment Stories

  • Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment. They probably won't surprise you.
  • Douchebag: From Useless Contraceptive To Universal Putdown

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    It has become this year’s catch-all insult, powered by social media and broadcasters keen to avoid more sweary options. But where did it come from — and who really deserves the epithet?
  • Balloons, Pigs And Trigonometry

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    A pig farmer, a ballooning company, and a mathematician walk into a courtroom...
  • Terrorist Ends Canada’s Innocence

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Canada is no stranger to terrorism, having endured the kidnappings of government officials by radical domestic terrorists known as the Front de liberation du Quebec in 1970, during what was known as the October Crisis. Mass shootings are also not unprecedented, having happened at Ecole Polytechnique in 1989 and at Dawson College in 2006. But never before has an attack so brazenly targeted Canadian institutions in the nation's capital.
  • Confessions Of A Rogue Fundraiser

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    How I begged, cajoled and duped donors into giving money to a senator I despised.
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    Digg: Facebook Stories

  • Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment. They probably won't surprise you.
  • Douchebag: From Useless Contraceptive To Universal Putdown

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    It has become this year’s catch-all insult, powered by social media and broadcasters keen to avoid more sweary options. But where did it come from — and who really deserves the epithet?
  • Balloons, Pigs And Trigonometry

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    A pig farmer, a ballooning company, and a mathematician walk into a courtroom...
  • Terrorist Ends Canada’s Innocence

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    Canada is no stranger to terrorism, having endured the kidnappings of government officials by radical domestic terrorists known as the Front de liberation du Quebec in 1970, during what was known as the October Crisis. Mass shootings are also not unprecedented, having happened at Ecole Polytechnique in 1989 and at Dawson College in 2006. But never before has an attack so brazenly targeted Canadian institutions in the nation's capital.
  • Confessions Of A Rogue Fundraiser

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm
    How I begged, cajoled and duped donors into giving money to a senator I despised.
 
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    Digg: Microsoft Stories

  • Escape From Microsoft Word

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:02 pm
    The word processor that most of the world uses every day, Microsoft Word, is a work of genius that’s almost always wrong as an instrument for writing prose.
  • How Microsoft Appointed Itself Sheriff Of The Internet

    16 Oct 2014 | 12:23 pm
    Microsoft routinely uses a controversial — but remarkably effective — legal maneuver based on something called an ex parte temporary restraining order to seize private assets — a power that typically lies within the purview of law enforcement, not private companies.
  • Microsoft ’s Strange Quest In Quantum Mechanics

    11 Oct 2014 | 9:10 am
    It was an advance seemingly unrelated to the challenges of selling office productivity software or competing with Amazon in cloud computing, but Craig Mundie, then heading Microsoft ’...
  • Microsoft And Other Firms Pledge To Protect Student Data

    8 Oct 2014 | 3:06 am
    A week after California enacted a landmark law restricting the ways education technology companies can use the information they collect about elementary through high school students, a group of leading industry players is pledging to adopt similar data protections nationwide.
  • Microsoft Invented A Sheet Of Plastic (And It's Really Cool)

    6 Oct 2014 | 6:38 am
    FlexSense is a thin-film, transparent sensing surface based on printed piezoelectric sensors, which can reconstruct complex deformations without the need for any external sensing, such as cameras.
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    Digg: Disaster Stories

  • Nepal Snow Storm Death Toll Reaches 38

    18 Oct 2014 | 1:37 pm
    A rescue helicopter spotted nine more bodies Saturday on a trekking trail in northern Nepal, bringing the death toll to 38 from this week’s series of snow storms and avalanches in the worst hiking disaster in the Himalayan nation.
  • The First Spacewalk: Moments From Disaster

    14 Oct 2014 | 7:21 am
    How the first human to step into outer space nearly didn't return to Earth.
  • Training For The End Of The World As We Know It

    13 Oct 2014 | 9:11 am
    A visit to "prepper camp," a four-day session on surviving super viruses, natural disaster s, socioeconomic collapse, world war and more.
  • Cartographies Of Disaster

    6 Oct 2014 | 8:20 am
    The Japanese earthquake changed our relationship to place, and post- disaster social media changed it again.
  • Behind The Michigan Football Concussion Disaster

    1 Oct 2014 | 10:45 pm
    Saturday, University of Michigan quarterback Shane Morris took a vicious hit in the head late in a loss to the University of Minnesota. Morris started staggering around, was briefly held up by a teammate when he appeared nearly to collapse, and another teammate frantically waved to the sideline for him to be replaced.
 
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    Digg: Science Stories

  • Does Slacktivism Really Drive Science Forward?

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    Plus, how copper could lead to a cure for ALS.
  • Women In Data Science Are Invisible. We Can Change That

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:23 am
    I have to admit that I never really gave the number of women in data science much thought until recently.
  • What Happens To A Brain On MDMA

    17 Oct 2014 | 10:10 am
    We already know what happens to your dance moves on molly, but ASAP Science breaks down why MDMA makes you feel good, and shortly thereafter, pretty damn awful.
  • Losing 58.3 Pounds For Science

    13 Oct 2014 | 4:12 pm
    This morning was my final data collection for a randomized diet experiment I have been participating in for the last year.
  • A View From Nowhere

    12 Oct 2014 | 4:45 am
    "As with the similarly inferential science s like evolutionary psychology and pop-neuro science , Big Data can be used to give any chosen hypothesis a veneer of science and the unearned authority of numbers. The data is big enough to entertain any story."
 
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    Digg: Sex Stories

  • The Transhumanist Future Of Sex

    21 Oct 2014 | 6:57 am
    The Internet is rife with chatter about the transhumanist age we are entering, where radical science and technology are already changing the way we live. The new tech coming in just a few years will touch nearly every aspect of our lives, including one of the most personal ones: sex .
  • No Blame, No Forgiveness: On Sex Work

    21 Oct 2014 | 4:48 am
    The first time a man offered me money for sex it was just after dawn. We were a part of the 7 am public library crowd, shivering and waiting for the doors to open. He was eating yogurt.
  • Sex ? It All Started 385 Million Years Ago

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:56 am
    It may not have been love as we know it, but around 385 million years ago, our very distant ancestors — armored fish called placoderms — developed the art of intercourse.
  • It’s Hard Out There For A Sex -Toy Entrepreneur

    18 Oct 2014 | 10:11 am
    When Stacy Rybchin — founder of a small, New York-based sex -toy startup — tried to sign up for online payment services with Stripe in August, she was turned away.
  • What's Wrong With Vanilla Sex ?

    15 Oct 2014 | 11:17 am
    The frustration of vanilla — this constant quest to kinkify normative sex ual relationships — seems to be the result of people's actual sex ual practices and desires butting up against the idea that there is one unified, normative way that "most" people have sex .
 
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