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Microsoft Uses the Double Rainbow Guy in Cringe-Worthy Commercial

I don’t know what it is about Microsoft and making terrible commercials. Their Seinfeld ads were a disaster. With Bing, they just sort of used the power of information overload, mass tedium and constant brand plugging to get their point across. I sort of liked the “Windows 7 was my idea” commercials, and by Microsoft standards they were works of ...

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The Facebook Wall of Historical Events: Part II

Yeah, that’s right. History is still here guys. Preserved through time on stone tablets and cave paintings. Archaeologists recently uncovered an ancient hard drive from the sands of Egypt. And held on that hard drive was an archive of the Facebook statuses that changed history. In part II of Facebook history, Cool Material explores The Crusades, Pearl Harbor, the parting ...

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Whoopsy Daisy: iPod Touch 4G Case Leaks Early

All but confirming the super accurate tabulation provided by our patented Gearfuse percentage of likliness in the “Special Event” post earlier today, Hard Candy Cases seems to have dropped the ball on Apple’s big new iPod Touch announcement with the early release of Street Skin for iPod Touch 4G cases, which will be available to order on Wednesday, September 15, ...

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Buy It on Amazon: A Book with a Million Random Digits

When the geniuses over at the RAND Corporation published their now pivotal work “A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates,” there’s no way they could have known the number of lives they would change. But the comments speak for themselves. “I took a class in statistics in college. I used this book to help me select random phone numbers ...

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The Bible: Now in MMO Form

The bestselling book of all-time is finally getting a quality game adaptation to go along. The best-selling novel, The Bible, tells the story of an omnipresent creator named God and his mystical Caucasian son, Jesus of Nazareth, whom grows up in the Middle East around the turn of the 1st century A.D. The Bible Online tells the story through the ...

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How to Know a Little About a Lot: Trivia Translated into Doodles

Most of us geeks have a thirst for knowledge. I’ve been a trivia hound as long as I can remember and while I’m not an authority on any one topic, I dibble dabble in lots of topics. That’s probably why I’m so in love with infographics. The site Learn Something Every Day takes an interesting nook of trivia everyday and ...

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Netflix Releases Official iPhone and iPod Touch Apps

Netflix promised their iPhone and iPod Touch apps would be released this summer, and here they are. Netflix officially launched their Netflix for iPhone and iPod Touch apps today into the App Store. Netflix subscribers can use this app to stream your Instant Watch movies and TV shows right from your devices. I checked out the iPhone version of the ...

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GEARdeals: Samsung Captivate for $.01 From Amazon

The newest talk of a possible iPhone killer comes in the form of the Android-running Samsung Captivate, the AT&T reincarnation of Verizon’s Galaxy S. Until August 1, you can catch grab the Captivate for only $.01, which is a $199.98 savings from the retail price (with a new 2 year contract), plus the activation fee is waived, so you’re saving ...

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The 20 Weirdest Posts on Craigslist (Infographic)

Narrowing down the twenty weirdest posts on Craigslist must have been no easy task. I mean, lets be honest… it’s Craigslist. About 20% of the crap posted on that site could fit on this list. But CreditScore.net attempted to boil down the twenty weirdest posts to ever grace the pages of Craigslist. From a request for a woman to lay ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Net Neutrality (Infographic)

With war, scandal, reform and economics at the forefront of The White House’s list of priorities, net neutrality has taken sort of a backseat to other issues. Whether this is justified or not is debatable, especially with the recent news of a possible agreement between Verizon and Google proposing a “private” internet for sites willing to pay a premium. The ...

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