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Nevermind E-Cigs, All the Cool Kids Are Getting High Off the E-Joint

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(Photo: Stonerama) If you think you look cool pulling on a piece of metal fashioned to resemble a cigarette, then prepare to have your mind blown: you could actually be getting stoned while looking that cool. Wow, have you been missing out. E-joints are mini vaporizers that come packed with...
Nevermind E-Cigs, All the Cool Kids Are Getting High Off the E-Joint

Encore, encore: Dancing Matt returns with ‘Where the Hell is Matt 2012?’

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He’s a nobody turned Internet-inspired somebody who was on a mission to dance with people across the world and now, four years after his last video, accidental viral star turned prolific traveller Matt Harding — aka ‘Dancing Matt’ — is back. Harding has released a teaser for his upcoming comeback...
Encore, encore: Dancing Matt returns with ‘Where the Hell is Matt 2012?’

MTV Takes The Beta Label Off Its Music Meter App For Finding New Artists

techcrunch.com
MTV is unveiling an update to its Music Meter mobile app today. This is version 2.0, and also the first version to abandon the “beta testing” label, suggesting that MTV has worked out any early kinks — and is ready to make money. The app first launched in March 2011...
MTV Takes The Beta Label Off Its Music Meter App For Finding New Artists

Clear to-do app for Mac will support Leap Motion Controller, the first in a wave of consumer apps

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Clear for Mac, a to do app we’ve covered before, has announced that the next version of its app will feature Leap Motion Controller integration. This will allow you to control Clear with gestures detected by the Leap, effectively letting you use Clear without ever touching your mouse or keyboard....
Clear to-do app for Mac will support Leap Motion Controller, the first in a wave of consumer apps

Watch How This Tiny Gadget Lets You Control Your Computer With A Wave Of Your Hand

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Leap Motion is an innovative gadget about the size of a pack of gum. You plug the peripheral into your Mac or PC and it allows you to interact with your computer just by waving your hand. Users can play popular games like Fruit Ninja--and eventually, if the company's plans...
Watch How This Tiny Gadget Lets You Control Your Computer With A Wave Of Your Hand
This Portable X-Ray Scanner Is Tiny and Brilliant

The death of cash

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Tech giants - and startups like Square - want you to use your phone to pay for everything from gum to train rides. Here's how they plan to achieve cash-free nirvana. FORTUNE -- Café Grumpy is the kind of hipster hangout that wouldn't deign to trumpet itself. Tucked away on...
The death of cash

Seattle Sushi at Hotel Max

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Seattle Sushi at Hotel Max is a post from Chris Pirillohttp://twitter.com/ChrisPirillo – Enjoyed a sashimi dish with twitter.com/HipsForHire at twitter.com/hotel_max this afternoon.Seattle Hotel DiscountsCaterpillar RollSeattle Geek WeekSeattle Wins Free Civic Apps Through Code for AmericaLove is in the Air for Apple FansSeattle Gum WallSeattle Dinner at Black PearlEvent for Seattle...
Seattle Sushi at Hotel Max

Apple holding iTunes event in Moscow, Russia tomorrow evening

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Hot off the heels of the iTunes 11 launch last week, Russia looks to be gaining the service very soon. According to a forwarded invite obtained by TechCrunch, Apple is holding a small iTunes event at the local GUM shopping center in Moscow’s Red Square tomorrow evening. Rumors of...
Apple holding iTunes event in Moscow, Russia tomorrow evening
Leap Motion's tiny gesture controller will be available exclusively at Best Buy

NYPD now has Android smartphone arsenal to pull up records, identify perps

www.engadget.com
Thanks to an NYPD pilot program, over 400 officers now have special Android smartphones that allow them to pull up suspect data on the spot, according to the New York Times. Patrol car-mounted laptops can be slow and cumbersome, while the call-disabled handsets (which look like Samsung's Rugby Smart...
NYPD now has Android smartphone arsenal to pull up records, identify perps

Toronto Mayor Wants Residents To Report Graffiti Via iPhone, And Pay For The Privilege

www.techdirt.com
As our Canadian readers surely know, Toronto has a weird relationship with its current mayor, Rob Ford. I won't get into all the details, but basically he's a bit of a clown, elected by outlying semi-suburban neighbourhoods and roundly hated by most people downtown (except the city press, for whom...
Toronto Mayor Wants Residents To Report Graffiti Via iPhone, And Pay For The Privilege

Amazon Is The Best Company To Short Right Now (AMZN)

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This post originally appeared at First Adopter. I believe the market is underestimating the deteriorating underlying business trends, the impact of the secular shift of physical media to digital media along with the competition risk from Apple and Google, and the weak positioning of Amazon’s hardware tablet strategy. Uneconomic Revenue Goosed by...
Amazon Is The Best Company To Short Right Now (AMZN)

Dentyne Ice spot says gum is like a condom

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Dentyne Ice spot says gum is like a condom

Lootcrate: Birchbox For Geeks

www.readwriteweb.com
Captain America cologne, Perky (beef) Jerky, mints old-school Nintendo controller-shaped boxes. No, you haven't died and gone to heaven. This is better. You're getting loot from Lootcrate, a monthly geek-and-gamer subscription box -- a subscription box you can actually use. For about $20 a month (shipping and handling included) you get...
Lootcrate: Birchbox For Geeks

Red Bull, Lindt Chocolate USA, Coca-Cola and more among this week's top PTAT gainers for food/beverages pages

www.insidefacebook.com
Red Bull is this week’s top gaining page for the People Talking About This metric among the food and beverages category. The page received 847,427 additional engagements this week. The top 10 food and beverage pages saw PTAT growth between 95,109 and 847,427 engagements. We compile this list with our PageData tool,...
Red Bull, Lindt Chocolate USA, Coca-Cola and more among this week's top PTAT gainers for food/beverages pages

It's Time to Kick Ass and Chew Bubblegum...And I'm All Out of Gum

allthingsd.com
the tradition I remember was that at 5:59PM all was quiet around the office, and then at 6PM all hell broke loose in most of the cubicles as we worked our way through Wolfenstein 3D and then DOOM and Duke Nukem. – Joel Jewitt of Palm describing early company...
It's Time to Kick Ass and Chew Bubblegum...And I'm All Out of Gum

Mega Mystery Gum? Like the candy in Harry Potter? http://post.ly/ePJn

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Mega Mystery Gum? Like the candy in Harry Potter? http://post.ly/ePJn

Ticketmaster Finally Dropping Captcha System...For Ad-Driven Captcha Clone

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I hate Captcha systems. Now, I don't only hate them because they're only mildy effective while being creatively annoying, but also because I'm a toaster-class Cylon and I consider them an affront to my intelligence. Okay, that isn't true, but the fact is that Captcha hasn't evolved all that much...
Ticketmaster Finally Dropping Captcha System...For Ad-Driven Captcha Clone

Just Mobile's early-2013 range: AluCup, black HeadStand, AluFrame, AluPocket and Gum Max Duo

www.engadget.com
What we love about CES is that we get to see so many familiar faces in one week, and Just Mobile was one of them this year. Since our visit to its Taiwan office a few months ago, the award-winning accessory maker had been preparing several new products for...
Just Mobile's early-2013 range: AluCup, black HeadStand, AluFrame, AluPocket and Gum Max Duo

Saturday Night At The Disrupt NY Hackathon Includes Pizza, Beer, And Dodgeball

techcrunch.com
[tc_5min code="517760086"] It’s after 1am on a Saturday night in Manhattan, and there are still hundreds of people at our Disrupt NY Hackathon. The dedication of the attendees trying to build a cool product in less than 24 hours is both impressive and slightly disturbing. To capture some of the...
Saturday Night At The Disrupt NY Hackathon Includes Pizza, Beer, And Dodgeball

The Web vs. the Cloud: Which Metaphor Survives?

www.readwriteweb.com
Ask yourself this: Would you install ReadWriteWeb as an app? You might, if you were convinced that it did something useful for you, and if you didn't have to pay much (or anything) for it. You may already have installed Dropbox, and services like Pinterest and LinkedIn are now...
The Web vs. the Cloud: Which Metaphor Survives?

Best NYT photo caption blunder ever: La Pequeña Hilary Clinton

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Thank the gods of b0rk for this spectacular New York Times photo caption goof. By gum, if it isn't La Pequeña Hilary Clinton and La Pequeña Michelle Bachelet! Full image after the jump. (Washington Post via Howard Kurtz)...
Best NYT photo caption blunder ever: La Pequeña Hilary Clinton

The iPhone Killed My Creativity

readwrite.com
I love my iPhone. I take it with me everywhere. But I am starting to fear it may be killing my creativity.  Numerous studies and much accepted wisdom suggest that time spent doing nothing, being bored, is beneficial for sparking and sustaining creativity. With our iPhone in hand - or...
The iPhone Killed My Creativity
iFixit Tears Down The MacBook Pro With Retina Display, Deems It Nearly Impossible To Repair
Smartphones Are Killing Impulse Purchases At Checkout

This story makes me want to chew Doublemint gum. And yet, not fiction!

zamiel.livejournal.com
This story makes me want to chew Doublemint gum. And yet, not fiction!
Wallee magnetic mount for iPhone, Nexus looks to Kickstarter

HEY, TRAFFIC NERDS: Google's New Ads For Its Analytics Are Hilarious

www.businessinsider.com
Google -- via its in-house Google Creative Lab -- is maturing into quite the charming advertiser. The search giant just released three hilarious videos touting Google Analytics. (That's the traffic measurement suite that you're likely familiar with if you work on the tech side of a web site.) Each ad...
HEY, TRAFFIC NERDS: Google's New Ads For Its Analytics Are Hilarious

This story makes me want to chew Doublemint gum. And yet, not fiction! http://post.ly/PA6V #donaldsmith #georgia #gwinnett #lawrenceville

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This story makes me want to chew Doublemint gum. And yet, not fiction! http://post.ly/PA6V #donaldsmith #georgia #gwinnett #lawrenceville
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