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5 Bizarre Underground Websites That’ll Make You Go Hmmm

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I enjoy the bizarre. It’s no mistake that I’m interested in topics like ghosts, UFOs and other paranormal subjects. I enjoy walking the edge of the line that separates reality from fiction – those surreal moments when something that’s happening to you is way to strange to be true. In...
5 Bizarre Underground Websites That’ll Make You Go Hmmm

ani625 on Saydrah bans negative replies after being caught promoting AC related dog food site on r/pets on which she's a mod. Another mod thankfully unbans the comments. I know everyone's tired of this, but she mods several subreddits and is now abusing h

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ani625 on Saydrah bans negative replies after being caught promoting AC related dog food site on r/pets on which she's a mod. Another mod thankfully unbans the comments. I know everyone's tired of this, but she mods several subreddits and is now abusing h

(Web) Sandcastles Made Of Sand

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If there is one sliver lining in the Google Reader shutdown that has enraged the blogosphere (OK fine, the tech blogosphere), it’s the fact that Google offers a way for Reader users to export their RSS subscriptions using its Google Takeout service. Actually, Google Takeout lets users of most major...
(Web) Sandcastles Made Of Sand

Death to People Who Put Bunny Ears on Pets

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Death to People Who Put Bunny Ears on Pets
Reddit's new multireddit feature brings a massive change to its front page

Review: Picture Collage Maker helps you design and print calendars, cards, and more

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Picture Collage Maker 3.3.7 is similar to an online photobook service like Mixbook, Shutterfly, or Snapfish, except it offers you more control when customizing your project. Even though Picture Collage Maker is a relatively small download (53.4 MB), it includes a number of backgrounds, templates, resizable clipart, and other...
Review: Picture Collage Maker helps you design and print calendars, cards, and more

Pinterest adds new categories and is rolling out a redesigned repinning process

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Pinterest, the massive social “pinboard” for pictures of things like cute animals, fashion and decor, has just added new categories and appears to be rolling out a redesigned version of its repinning feature, reports Kairay Media. The new categories are Quotes, Tattoos, and Weddings, and were likely added as an effort to further curate...
Pinterest adds new categories and is rolling out a redesigned repinning process

BeatTheBushes for location-aware lost and found

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BeatTheBushes is an iOS app from Farminers Limited that aims to help people who have found lost things reunite them with their rightful owners. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. BeatTheBushes has several modes of operation. The app defaults to a news feed view where...
BeatTheBushes for location-aware lost and found

Test Run: Facebook's Poke App Is a Head-Scratcher

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Facebook's Poke app, which came out last week, is a clone of Snapchat, an app popular among teenagers who use it for "sexting." It's a bit of a head-scratcher for adults who are more inclined to uploading photos of pets, babies and food....
Test Run: Facebook's Poke App Is a Head-Scratcher
Your lost iPhone is not this man's problem

Facebook users: Save a pet by sharing its photo

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A new campaign by PetSmart Charities is calling on Facebook users to help local sheltered pets find homes by posting their information and pictures online. [Read more]...
Facebook users: Save a pet by sharing its photo

First, There Was the iPad Cat. Now, Behold the iPad Dog

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If your primary reason for buying an iPad is to amuse your pets, you should know that dogs – unlike cats – aren’t very good at it.In the video below, you’ll see a dog’s first encounter with an iPad, but the pup finds it way too stationary for its...
First, There Was the iPad Cat. Now, Behold the iPad Dog

Dog sitting marketplace Rover.com laps up $7M from Foundry Group, others

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Aaron Easterly with Caramel on the GeekWire podcast Online dog sitting marketplace Rover.com just fetched $7 million in fresh funding, including new cash from Brad Feld’s Foundry Group. The money comes three months after Rover.com’s primary rival, DogVacay, scored $6 million from Benchmark and others. It also follows a $3.4...
Dog sitting marketplace Rover.com laps up $7M from Foundry Group, others

New Sites Unleash Pets.com 2.0

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More than a decade after Pets.com became the dotcom-bust poster child, a new crop of Web-only pet-supply stores is making another run at selling pet supplies online....
New Sites Unleash Pets.com 2.0

Social Classifieds Startup Adzuna Benefits As Oodle Redirects Its Old UK Site There

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Remember Oodle? The long-time classified ads site was acquired by TV shopping channel QVC last month. Oodle had a nascent international operation which probably didn’t make sense in the new entity. As a result, bits of it are being hived off, and today we learn that Adzuna, which calls itself...
Social Classifieds Startup Adzuna Benefits As Oodle Redirects Its Old UK Site There

@Entropologist did you see this? It made me laugh, and actually, happy. http://eternal-earthbound-pets.com/

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@Entropologist did you see this? It made me laugh, and actually, happy. http://eternal-earthbound-pets.com/

Animal Behaviorist: We'll Soon Have Devices That Let Us Talk With Our Pets

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Animal Behaviorist: We'll Soon Have Devices That Let Us Talk With Our Pets

Crave Ep. 121: Wake up to a dancing iPhone

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This week we get a first look at Tim-e the dancing robotic iPhone dock, give a salute to Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield on his return to Earth, and demonstrate Petswitch, which lets you put your face on your pets face. [Read more]...
Crave Ep. 121: Wake up to a dancing iPhone

Faye G. Allen, mother of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, dies at 90

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Faye Allen Faye G. Allen, the schoolteacher mother of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has died at the age of 90 due to complications with Alzheimer’s disease. “No one could have been a better and more supportive mother to me and my sister, Jody,” said Paul Allen in a statement. “She had...
Faye G. Allen, mother of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, dies at 90
Amazon's Quidsi Gets Its Own Version Of Prime, With New Membership Program Called "Familyhood Plus"

Art.com - Free Shipping w/ $19.99 Purchase using coupon code PETS

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Art.com - Free Shipping w/ $19.99 Purchase using coupon code PETS
The FitBark Pet Activity Monitor Is A Reasonable Device For Pet Owners

What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

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A device with the power to make pets vanish has been hailed as a first step towards invisibility. Tell us where you'd go undetectedScientists have unveiled the latest step towards creating an invisibility cloak. In the quest to be able to make people and objects completely unseen, a new device...
What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

Under Marissa Mayer's New Rules, New Parents At Yahoo Get $500 (YHOO)

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Earlier this week, we reported that Yahoo is now giving new mothers 16 weeks off, new fathers, 8. That's not the last of the parenting benefits at Yahoo, reports the WSJ: Among some of the other new benefits: New parents will receive $500 to spend on household expenses, such as...
Under Marissa Mayer's New Rules, New Parents At Yahoo Get $500 (YHOO)

For the Internet of things, a cheap but slow network

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To connect everything from roaming pets to rural fire alarms to the network, startup Sigfox thinks its low-cost narrowband network technology will be key. [Read more]...
For the Internet of things, a cheap but slow network

Pets meet technology: share your pictures

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Does your cat play with your iPad? Has your dog chewed your headphones? For this week's Top pets assignment, show us what happens when pets meet technologyPhilippa LawGuardian readers    ...
Pets meet technology: share your pictures

DailyDirt: Tarantulas!

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Tarantulas are huge, hairy, and venomous. Thankfully, these giant spiders look creepier than they are dangerous -- for humans, at least. While they do pack a painful bite, their venom is actually less potent than a bee's. There are hundreds of species of tarantulas that have already been identified. Here...
DailyDirt: Tarantulas!
For Tony Hsieh, Zappos' Success Has Been All About Culture and Control

What in the world do you 'Vine'? Back to basics with a creative new platform

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By now you’ve all heard of Vine, the drop-dead simple video app Twitter launched a few weeks ago. It lets you post looping videos up to six seconds long that can have multiple takes, easily, because all you do to record is hold your finger on the screen, and all...
What in the world do you 'Vine'? Back to basics with a creative new platform

A bold new UK exhibition charts the story of our Life Online [Video]

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Just twenty years ago, barely anyone had heard of the Internet; now it’s hard to imagine life without it. Charting this huge shift is Life Online, a brand new, permanent exhibition at the National Media Museum in Bradford, UK. The exhibition features interactive games (such as trying your hands on...
A bold new UK exhibition charts the story of our Life Online [Video]
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