Author Archives: Samuel B.

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The Chart Apple Doesn’t Want You To See

Apple had their Keynote for their new iPhones and iOS, but there is something that they wanted to hide from their investors and customers.   Yesterday, Tim Cook presented this chart that showcased the cumulative number of iPhone sales, but we’re missing a bit of information. Quartz.com did some quick calculations and made this nifty


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AT&T Receiving Backlash for Memorial Day Photo

On this Memorial Day, Newsfeeds on every form of social media are filled with tributes to those we lost 12 years ago. AT&T tried to pay tribute in their own fashion, and a majority of the Internet found their post tasteless. They tweeted this photo this morning: They immediately removed it after backlash from twitter


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Belligerent Customer Picked Up and Thrown Out of Store

For those of you who work in retail or customer service, there are some customers that you just want to literally throw out of the store. Well, these employees did! According to the description of the video, uploaded by user Jarp12, the customer came into the store, looking to sell his equipment. The employees said they


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Phonebloks: A Fully Customizable Smart Phone

Electronic waste is growing every year around the world, and our phones are one the leading contributors to this problem. YouTuber Dave Hakkens wants to produce a phone that is fully customizable for the user, called Phonebloks. When a phone ‘breaks,’ it’s usually because only one part of the phone no longer works. Phonebloks allows the smart


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Syria Accepts Russian Chemical Weapons Proposal

Earlier this week, Russian officials proposed that the Syrian government should hand over their chemical weapons arsenal to the international community to stop a missile strike from the US, and Syria agreed to the plan. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem was quoted, saying: ‘We held a very fruitful round of talks with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov


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Zimmerman’s Wife Not Pressing Charges After Alleged Assault

Yesterday, George Zimmerman’s wife called 911, stating that George had punched her father-in-law in the face, broke her iPad, and was waving a gun around, threatening to shoot them both. Police responded with full force and took Zimmerman into custody. He was later released, seeing that his wife and father-in-law both refused to press charges


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Russell Brand Points Out Hugo Boss’ Shady Past

At a Hugo Boss charity event last week, Comedian/Actor Russell Brand pointed out that Hugo Boss was responsible for making uniforms for the Nazi party in Germany. While on stage, Brand stated: ‘If anyone knows a bit about history and fashion, you know it was Hugo Boss who made uniforms for the Nazis.’ He then


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French Horse Racing Commercial Pokes Fun at Tragedies

One of France’s popular horse racing groups, PMU, has released a number of commercials with the tagline, ‘You Like to Bet’ that are on the darker side of comedy. Take for example, one of their commercials based on the Titanic. Check it out! I’m not sure that any of the commercials could air in the United


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Miley’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ is Shattering Records!

Miley Cyrus’ new music video, ‘Wrecking Ball,’ is the fastest viewed video in Vevo history, reaching over 17 million views in less than 24 hours! That’s insane! Wrecking Ball has officially beat the @VEVO record. ??????????thank you smilerzzzzz ? — Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) How did Miley licking a sledgehammer and dry-humping a wrecking ball get so many


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Russian Bodybuilder Rolls Frying Pan like Newspaper

Remember that one time someone asked you to open a jar or a water bottle and you open it with ease and you feel like a total badass? Well, this Russian bodybuilder is about to make you feel like an ant! Dear lord! It looks like he could do the same thing to my skull.


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Iowa Allows Blind Citizens to Carry Guns in Public

Apparently, if you are legally or completely blind, you can legally carry a firearm in public in the state of Iowa without proving that you can hit a target. There is a big debate in Iowa about whether or not they should ban this practice, but one Sheriff has stated that he can train the


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Ads Are Coming to Instagram!

Instagram announced to the Wall Street Journal that advertisements will be integrated into the app over the next year. Emily White, Instagram’s Director of Business Operations, has stated that there isn’t a ‘set date’ for ads rolling out, and they haven’t found an effective way of integrating them, but it is going to happen. White


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