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Google Exec Breaks Space Jump Record With Nearly 26-Mile Free Fall

47 minutes agoTechnology / Social Media : Mashable

Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, broke Felix Baumgartner's two-year-old world record for highest altitude free-fall jump on Friday morning when he parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere, free-falling...Show More Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch Trying to Walk Like Beyonce Is the Best Thing You'll See Today

Prepare to have your love for Benedict Cumberbatch grow ten folds Because what is a REAL man, if not one who attempts to walk like Beyoncé on a television show? See also: Benedict Cumberbatch as 'Hamlet' Sells 100,000 Tickets in Mere...Show More Summary

Finding My Inner Food At The Urban Seoul

Welcome to the 10th episode of Eating with John Chow. On this edition, we headed to the Diamond Jamboree Plaza for lunch at the Urban Seoul. This is a one of the best damn fusion restaurants I’ve ever eaten at. […]

John Constantine's LinkedIn Profile Touts His Demonology Expertise Ahead of Premiere

Looking to hire a demonologist with a rock background? Look no further than John Constantine. The self-proclaimed "master of the dark arts" has taken a page from the post-college guide to employment and set up a LinkedIn page, in which he touts his, ahem, points of expertise. Show More Summary

What We Now Know About New York's First Ebola Case

New York City reported its first case of the deadly Ebola virus on Thursday, when a health care worker who volunteered in Guinea fell ill upon returning home in the U.S. Dr. Craig Spencer, 32, is now in isolation at Bellevue Hospital. See also: Ebola Arrives in New York. Show More Summary

No Switching for You! AT&T Locks the Apple SIM to Its Network

If you use your LTE iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 with AT&T, you'd better be prepared to stay with the network. AT&T will lock the Apple SIM card in the device, even though the card is intended to allow users to switch networks at will. See...Show More Summary

What Developers Should Know About Apple Pay

In our latest Ask a Dev video, iOS Architect Kevin Harwood explains how developers can start integrating Apple Pay into their apps. For now, he says, developers should focus on making use of In-App Purchase. More information is available...Show More Summary

First Feature Film for Oculus Rift Is a Fright Fest

Oculus Rift owners can now watch a feature-length horror film adapted for virtual reality — a first for the platform Banshee Chapter, which originally debuted on VOD, was adapted to be compatible with the head-mounted display. Produced...Show More Summary

The Psychological Toll of Moderating Social Media Content

Wired‘s Adrian Chen takes a look at what goes on behind the scenes of social media: legions of content moderators who look at child porn and beheadings so social media users don’t have to. According the report, the number of contentShow More Summary

Fallen Canadian Soldier's Dogs Will Reportedly Be Cared for by His Mother

The two dogs reportedly owned by Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the Canadian soldier who was killed Wednesday at Ottawa's National War Memorial, will now be cared for by his mother. Kathy Cirillo will look after the German Shepherd mixes, according to CBC News. Show More Summary

Read This Before You Buy a Plane Ticket on Sunday

A recent report from the Airlines Reporting Corporation shows how the average price of tickets varies day by day throughout the week. According to the study, the average price of tickets sold is lowest on Sunday, at $432, and highest...Show More Summary

Rapping Family Returns With Snoop Dogg-Inspired Halloween Jam

Another holiday, another treat from the Holderness family You may remember this peppy family from their now-famous video Christmas card that went viral last year, racking up more than 14 million views since its debut in December. Since...Show More Summary

These Dothraki Pickup Lines Will Woo Your Fine Khaleesi

Pickup lines can sometimes work, but when you combine them with Game of Thrones, you’re guaranteed to win over a khaleesi Itali-what? This is the true language of love See also: 15 'Game of Thrones' Pickup Lines to Score a Date WithShow More Summary

33 Musical Earworms You Can't Escape

You know the routine: Select a song, finish listening to that song, immediately replay that song. Rinse and repeat for the rest of the day. We've all experienced earworms — you know, those infectious jams that you just can't get out of your head. Show More Summary

Report: How Real-Time Marketing Can Boost Campaign Engagement

Real-time marketing can be tricky. In fact, a tweet from Oreo during a blackout in the 2013 Super Bowl has been hailed as one of the biggest real-time marketing successes. In an attempt to better understand how best to position yourShow More Summary

The 10 Countries Most Affected by Hunger

Time is dwindling to meet the Millennium Development Goals, the United Nations' blueprint to tackle an array of large-scale global problems by a target date of 2015. One of those goals, eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, has seen...Show More Summary

Roku Plans to Go Public, Report Says

Roku is planning to go public, and raise as much as $150 million, according to a report. The TV streaming service has been in talks with Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Citigroup about the move, according to Marketwatch. The report...Show More Summary

Should Every Doctor Returning From West Africa Be Quarantined?

As word spread Thursday night that a New York doctor who recently treated Ebola patients in West Africa was now infected with the disease, many began to wonder why he hadn't been quarantined immediately upon his return to a densely populated...Show More Summary

8 Apps to Help You Get More Done in Less Time

We've all heard of the illusory work/life balance that books, blogs and the busiest of professionals tell us is attainable — but actually achieving it doesn't feel so simple. It all seems like a classic catch-22: In order to achieveShow More Summary

Here's a Weird Song About Shia LaBeouf Being a Cannibal

In real life, Shia LaBeouf is not a cannibal. However, in Rob Cantor's song entitled "Shia LaBeouf," he is. The song, performed by Cantor himself, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, the West Los Angeles Children’s Choir and the Argus...Show More Summary

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