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Hubless Zigzain Bicycle Concept Powered by Simple Driveshaft [Bicycles]

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Would a drive shaft work in a bicycle? Possibly, and here's a BMX bike concept that takes the design and runs with it, sans hubs!The hubless wheels are a cool touch, I'll admit, but I have my doubts about whether the tiny driveshaft will replace today's venerable chain configuration. Whatever...
Hubless Zigzain Bicycle Concept Powered by Simple Driveshaft [Bicycles]

The Perks That Keep Your Devs From Becoming Jerks

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On a handout provided at the “How to Hire Developers in a Competitive Market” workshop a few weeks ago, a long list of descriptors attempted to serve up some insight into the psyche of developers. Among the more typical dev stereotypes like “tenacious” and “innovative” were more specific terms, like...
The Perks That Keep Your Devs From Becoming Jerks

RT @paulmsmith: Mountain Dew is coming back in UK: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Dew#Re-release_in_the_UK - about time!

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RT @paulmsmith: Mountain Dew is coming back in UK: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Dew#Re-release_in_the_UK - about time!

Mountain Dew Releases 3 Fan-Created Flavors - http://bit.ly/alz9DZ

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Mountain Dew Releases 3 Fan-Created Flavors - http://bit.ly/alz9DZ

Mountain Dew Truck Does Kickflip, Spill Automatically Transforms Freeway Into Chill Skatepark

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(Screencap: wpxi.com) Yesterday morning, a truck carrying America's greatest export, Mountain Dew, turned over on freeway I-70 in Pennsylvania, causing hundreds of bottles of the deliciously caffeinated nectar to clutter the road and back traffic up for hours. As if out of nowhere, hundreds of skateboarders descended on the scene,...
Mountain Dew Truck Does Kickflip, Spill Automatically Transforms Freeway Into Chill Skatepark

Catching up with CrowdTwist: How this company can grow a bright future

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This post is brought to you by HP Elite. Find out more at hp.com/elite. It’s simple fact that there is no better form of advertising than organic word of mouth marketing. There is no recommendation like the one that comes from a trusted or loved one – those that...
Catching up with CrowdTwist: How this company can grow a bright future

RT @dandutesco: Analyzing Mountain Dew's experiment & pushing the limits of earned media - The 4 'Dews' of crowdsourcing http://bit.ly/dD6e83

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RT @dandutesco: Analyzing Mountain Dew's experiment & pushing the limits of earned media - The 4 'Dews' of crowdsourcing http://bit.ly/dD6e83

Facebook Has Some Really Obvious Advice For Silly Advertisers—Here's Today's Ad Brief

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Facebook has analyzed 23 different brand pages, some work and others don't, and has doled out some pretty rudimentary advice to advertisers: “When pages post about topics related to brands, they increase engagement.” So talk about what your brand does or why it's the bee's knees instead of just posting something like,...
Facebook Has Some Really Obvious Advice For Silly Advertisers—Here's Today's Ad Brief

Pixie Porn Habit Lands Man in Jail

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Her? (Photo: Fanpop.com) Poor Ronald Clark. All he wanted to do was, relax, crack open a Mountain Dew and watch some downloaded videos of elves, pixies, and “other fantasy creatures” doing it. Instead, the New Zealand man landed in jail. A court in Auckland ruled that Mr. Clark’s pixie porn...
Pixie Porn Habit Lands Man in Jail

Why your free-to-play users aren't coming back

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This story was contributed by Eric Seufert of mobile game developer Grey Area Labs. Retention is the foundation of the free-to-play model. If retention metrics don’t hold, a free-to-play title won’t make money. Conceptually, this makes sense: Lifetime Customer Value is a function of time spent in-game (lifetime) and...
Why your free-to-play users aren't coming back

Now Mountain Dew Bought Promoted Tweet To Apologize For #Fail 'Racist' Ad [THE BRIEF]

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Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today: Earlier this week, Mountain Dew found itself in the middle of a PR disaster after one of its ads, made by rapper Tyler, The Creator was panned for alleged racism and normalizing violence against women. (See the ad and the drama that...
Now Mountain Dew Bought Promoted Tweet To Apologize For #Fail 'Racist' Ad [THE BRIEF]

Unsuspecting 5-Year-Old Girl Being Stealth Prepared for a Grueling Life of Coding

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(Photo: Ben Northrop) Garry Welding is a programmer with a blog who works as a contractor for an ecommerce company in the U.K. Garry Welding's daughter is an unsuspecting, angelic five year old who would probably like to play legos but is instead being forced to learn how to code...
Unsuspecting 5-Year-Old Girl Being Stealth Prepared for a Grueling Life of Coding
Halo 4: King of the Hill Fueled by Mountain Dew developer defends his promotional iOS game
SSX Review - Cold comfort

DailyDirt: Breakfast of Champions...

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Breakfast is supposedly the more important meal of the day. But does it matter what you eat for breakfast? There are plenty of incredibly unhealthy-sounding breakfast menus, but people are always coming up with even more outrageous breakfast items. Here are just a few examples of how kids can start...
DailyDirt: Breakfast of Champions...

Nestle: Buy Our Candy So We Can Hunt You Down

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Corporate contests. They so often lead to hijinks at the hands of technology, such as that time the internet decided Mountain Dew's new flavor should be "Gushing Granny." Oh, and there was that one online promotion that sent something called Taylor Swift to sing at a school for the deaf....
Nestle: Buy Our Candy So We Can Hunt You Down

Coke or Pepsi? Politicians say choices like these reveal how you vote

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This is a guest post by researcher, Tarun Wadhwa If your favorite soda is Diet Dr. Pepper, the chances are that you’ll be supporting Mitt Romney tomorrow. Pepsi drinker? You’re most likely voting for Barack Obama. If you drink Mountain Dew, you probably don’t care either way. These types...
Coke or Pepsi? Politicians say choices like these reveal how you vote

Virtual Heist Paralyzes BitFloor, the U.S.'s #1 USD Bitcoin Exchange

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Mr. Shtylman (Photo: Twitter) The problem with virtual currency is that it doesn’t take an Italian Job-style heist to make off with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins. There’s no need for expert safe crackers, gun-wielding maniacs or limber laser dippers; despite the currency’s hardcore encryption, all you need...
Virtual Heist Paralyzes BitFloor, the U.S.'s #1 USD Bitcoin Exchange
Is the Surface the next Xbox?

ASRock's new Haswell motherboards will be waterproof, of course

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If your current motherboard has more Mountain Dew than CPU, you might be interested in ASRock's forthcoming Haswell offerings. Among the usual features like dual-band 802.11ac-flavored WiFi, HDMI input and a Home Cloud service, Tom's Hardware spotted a mention of "Waterproof by Conformal Coating." The company's sub-site doesn't give...
ASRock's new Haswell motherboards will be waterproof, of course
Geek of the Week: Melissa Winstanley, UW computer science standout

Latest Rovio Angry Birds Star Wars Trailers Show Playable R2-D2 and C-3PO "Birds"

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Facepalm. Rovio just released a new gameplay trailer of the upcoming Angry Birds Star Wars mashup. As shown in the first trailer, the playable characters each feature unique abilities. R2-D2 has a tractor beam and C-3PO falls apart — just like the Star Wars brand is falling apart! But...
Latest Rovio Angry Birds Star Wars Trailers Show Playable R2-D2 and C-3PO "Birds"
This City Never Sleeps, And Neither Do The Hackers
Hackers land big checks as Spotify looks to open its app store by end of March

Meet the upscale gas station

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It's hard to imagine that gas stations will become "the next Whole Foods." But making them less unpleasant would be good business. FORTUNE -- A new report concludes that gas-station convenience stores should go "upscale" to boost business, a notion that might sound counterintuitive given the industry's slim profit margins...
Meet the upscale gas station

Health Science: The Key to French Beauty, Coca-Cola?

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Photo: ShutterstockSoft drink manufacturer Coca-Cola has joined forces with pharmaceutical company Sanofi to create a line of drinks to ” aid health and beauty.” Kent Landers, spokesperson for the Coca-Cola Company, confirmed that the two multinational corporations would be working to develop and distribute a drinks range as part of...
Health Science: The Key to French Beauty, Coca-Cola?

Microsoft Really Wants to Believe It's Just Nerdy Haters Hatin' On IE

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Dream on, guys. (Screencap) Microsoft is still plugging away, trying to convince us all to return to the bosom of Internet Explorer. Their latest volley in the company’s ongoing campaign: An almost 2-minute-long video chronicling a stereotypical nerd’s journey from hating on the world’s least cool browser to finally accepting that it...
Microsoft Really Wants to Believe It's Just Nerdy Haters Hatin' On IE

Crowdsourcing Is Booming In Asia

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Editor’s note: Alec Lynch is the founder and CEO of DesignCrowd, an Australia-based design crowdsourcing service that recently launched in India, Singapore, and the Philippines. Follow him on Twitter @aleclynch. When most people think of crowdsourcing, they think of websites like iStockphoto, Mechanical Turk, Threadless, or Wikipedia. Others might think of Greenpeace crowdsourcing Shell Oil ad...
Crowdsourcing Is Booming In Asia

Mountain Dew gets punk'd on the Internet

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4Chan unleashes its hacker army on a contest to name a new beverage. The beverage company concedes that the contest was a failure. [Read more]...
Mountain Dew gets punk'd on the Internet
Showyou Partners with OMD, Hopes to Redefine Mobile Video Advertising with In Stream Brand Content
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