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WATCH: Carpool Karaoke's James Corden and Pharrell Williams Help Tim Cook Launch the Water-Resistant iPhone 7

Originally posted 09/07/2016 04:15PM

James Corden is partially to thank for the iPhone 7's launch – seriously!

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You Can Now Retweet Yourself – And 3 Other Big Changes to Twitter

You Can Now Retweet Yourself – And 3 Other Big Changes to Twitter

Originally posted 05/24/2016 06:05PM

Twitter just unveiled some key changes to its social network in the coming months, so prepared to be #floored.

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Female Engineers Fight Stereotypes with #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

Female Engineers Fight Stereotypes with #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

Originally posted 08/06/2015 02:30PM

What does an engineer look like?

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RIP HitchBOT: Hitchhiking Robot Destroyed in Philadelphia During US Tour

RIP HitchBOT: Hitchhiking Robot Destroyed in Philadelphia During US Tour

Originally posted 08/02/2015 04:50PM

Canada's hitchhiking robot HitchBOT's first trip to the United States is already over just two weeks after it embarked from Salem, Massachusetts.

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Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
How Apple Paid Tribute to Steve Jobs

Apple CEO Presents Apple Watch, Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs

Originally posted 09/09/2014 06:30PM

For tech geeks everywhere, the time is now.

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Six-Year-Old Boy Hugs His Mom for the First Time with a 3-D-Printed Robot Arm

See This 6-Year-Old Boy Hug His Mom for the First Time, Thanks to His New 3-D-Printed Robot Arm

Originally posted 07/28/2014 06:00PM

With the help of scientists at the University of Central Florida, one little boy got to do something he'd never before: give his mother a hug with two hands.

Like more than a thousand people each year, Alex Pring was born without an arm.

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Breaking Bad Sequel Starring Val Kilmer? Check Out These Kickstarter Campaigns

A Breaking Bad Sequel Starring Val Kilmer and Other Kickstarter Campaigns You Could Donate To ... Or Not

Originally posted 07/20/2014 10:35AM

Is this the summer of Kickstarter? We've seen no shortage of drives for off-the-wall causes, foremost among them that infamous Kickstarter for potato salad that has so far received more than $50,000 in pledges. But potato salad hasn't cornered the market on weird ideas. Here are five that caught our eyes.

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See Judge Judy Learn About Grindr (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/01/2014 06:30PM

Modern technology can be tough for any 71-year-old to pick up, but television's Judge Judy was a quick learner when she was introduced to Grindr in an episode that aired Monday.

While hearing a case involving defendant Aaron Murphy and the much-older plaintiff Christopher Starnes, Judge Judy posed an obvious question: Where had the two men met?

Murphy attempted to explain the hookup app with a polite euphemism: They'd met, he said, on "a social web site." Upon further examination, the defendant admitted Grindr was "a social app that tells you where homosexual males are." But, he assured the judge, he was only on it trying to "make friends."

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Credit: Esther Honig
Woman Asks Photoshoppers Around the World to 'Make Her Beautiful' (PHOTOS)

UpdatePosted 06/28/2014 09:00AM

See What Happens When a Woman Asks Photoshoppers in Different Countries to 'Make Her Beautiful'

Originally posted 06/27/2014 11:00AM

Journalist Esther Honig wanted to see what beauty standards were like in different cultures. She could have simply bought a magazine or watched some films, but instead she decided to try an experiment.

For her Before & After project, Honig used the power of crowdsourcing to see how different illustrators around the world see beauty in their own cultures.

Honig found 40 artists – a mix of amateurs and professionals – from dozens of countries, and sent them an un-retouched image of her head and shoulders. She paid them a small fee to fulfill one simple job: Make her "beautiful."

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Tinder Is Helping Everyone Score at the World Cup

Tinder Is Helping Everyone Score at the World Cup

Originally posted 06/26/2014 03:35PM

Athletes aren't the only ones playing the field at the World Cup.

According to a report from Quartz, Brazil's influx of World Cup tourists are trying to do a bit of scoring on their own – mobile dating apps like Tinder and Grindr are seeing their numbers skyrocket in the South American nation.

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