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Look out, Easter Bunny, this adorable Goldendoodle could put you out of a job

Hey, Easter Bunny: you've been put on notice. Murphy the Goldendoodle is gunning for your gig as floppy-eared distributor of colorful eggs and springtime cheer. The brown-haired Goldendoodle — part golden retriever, part poodle — recently...Show More Summary

Of course Russian hackers were behind #SyriaHoax

A conspiracy theory about whether a chemical weapons attack was actually perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad started making the rounds shortly after that tragic incident shocked the world.  Surprise, surprise, now we know...Show More Summary

Let a stranger pick your next profile pic, seriously

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."  According to a new study, that's true—and we're not very good at recognizing which of our profile pictures others will find beautiful.  SEE ALSO: Trendsetters teach us how to pose for show-stopping...Show More Summary

Kim Kardashian is, like, dropping hints that her latest sponsored Instagram is Photoshopped

Kim Kardashian West's latest #SponCon post is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma Photoshopped into an iPhone.  Kardashian West is back to endorsing Diclegis, the very same morning sickness drug that got her in trouble with the FDA two years ago. Show More Summary

'Game of Thrones' actor Lena Headey opens up about mental health on Twitter

When you're so used to seeing actors dressed up and in character, it's sometimes easy to forget that they're real people too. SEE ALSO: Queen Cersei praises Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech in 1 emphatic tweet Lena Headey, who plays...Show More Summary

Snapchat's finally offering more location data to advertisers

Snap here. Snap there. Snap everywhere — especially in stores.  Snapchat, the disappearing messaging turned mobile storytelling app, released a new ad product Wednesday that is a quick swipe at Facebook's big offer to advertisers and...Show More Summary

Armani model and math teacher gets blasted for racist stereotypes in 'workout video'

You may recognise Armani model Pietro Boselli as "the world's hottest math teacher," which made headlines last year. But more recently, he's gotten in a bit of hot soup after posting a "workout video" of him lifting a Filipino man. SEE...Show More Summary

Chinese travellers are cutting up their United Mileage cards in anger

Oh boy. United Airlines is trending on Weibo, China's version of Twitter — but it's not pretty. On Monday, United forcibly removed an Asian man from a Chicago-Louisville flight. In disturbing footage, the security staff are seen struggling...Show More Summary

This banker's relationship advice to grad school students is worth hearing

It's not everyday that you get 'relationship' advice from a leading banker on a podium. Hence, when Shikha Sharma, who leads one of India's biggest private banks, addressed students at IIM-A — the country's premier grad school — andShow More Summary

Get creeped out by this tense trailer for the new WikiLeaks documentary

"This is not the film I thought I was making." Those are the first words filmmaker Laura Poitras speaks during the trailer for Risk, her upcoming documentary about WikiLeaks. And it looks like the film will indeed be full of twists and...Show More Summary

People are quitting LiveJournal in droves after Russian owners ban political, LGBTQ talk

Venerable blog platform LiveJournal is now saying goodbye to some of its biggest users, after announcing it's taking steps to comply with Russian law. The platform, which moved its servers to Russia in December last year, updated its...Show More Summary

Here's why Indians are trolling The New York Times

The New York Times recently published a piece on the benefits of deep breathing.  "Scientists at Stanford University may have uncovered for the first time why taking deep breaths can be so calming," the article says, quoting Stanford research. Show More Summary

Author-turned politician has plenty to say about Britain's colonial past

Shashi Tharoor is at it again.  The popular author-turned-politician has been blowing the lid off Britain's colonial past, which he claims, has been brushed under the carpet.  "Not a line of colonial history" is being taught in the best schools of London, he says. Show More Summary

Let's Blaze: How stoners found a dope livestreaming home

On a sleepy street in suburban Pasadena, California, 19-year-old Monika Beuzet is inside her friend’s apartment. A reggae track by Snoop Lion plays as she sits at a desk with her black iPad. Looking at the screen, her squinted eyes are glazed over, a pinkish hue washes over them. Show More Summary

Literally anything could replace Twitter at this point and we'd be better off

I'm sorry, Twitter, I really am. I've been a user for exactly a decade, and though I've never been a fanatical tweeter, I have been active all these years.  But right now the state of Twitter is such that pretty much anything resembling it could replace it. Show More Summary

Trump's internet support squads are infighting after missile strike in Syria

The most nationalistic President Donald Trump supporters have started jumping off the Trump train. The president ordered a missile strike on a Syrian airfield Thursday night in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack perpetrated by the Syrian government that left dozens of people dead. Show More Summary

People are stunned by Brian Williams' praise for Trump's missile strike

In order to make a comeback, you have to go away. And a few folks on Twitter feel MSNBC anchor Brian Williams perhaps hasn't been away long enough.  Williams, again, found himself in the news rather than reporting it on Thursday night...Show More Summary

Facebook is turning into a confusing social nightmare

Facebook! It's a confusing mess these days. The network, in its efforts to become a bit more social again, has drowned users in new features, tests and other distracting knickknacks — and for perhaps the first time in the service's 13-year...Show More Summary

Gordon Ramsay faces the heat for 'insulting' Indian snack on Twitter

Ace chef and television presenter Gordon Ramsay, who's known for his sharp tongue, was left with a bad taste in the mouth when he tried to humor an Indian Twitter user. The bloke, Rameez, tweeted to Ramsay asking him to 'rate' his food photo. Show More Summary

Mastodon the band’s response to Mastodon the platform is metal AF

As the buzz about new open-source social platform Mastodon spread round the internet, some not in the know might have been puzzled and asked themselves, "Wait, noted metal band Mastodon has their own social network?" SEE ALSO: No way...Show More Summary

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