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Two men amuse commuters with a lively imaginary ping pong match

Some people read a book or listen to music while they're waiting for a train — not these guys. While waiting for the Tube in London, two men engaged in a lively game of ping pong using only the clicks of their tongues and some considerable...Show More Summary

Daredevil climbs a decrepit 919-foot chimney without any equipment

Not even Santa would brave this chimney. Daredevil Flaviu Cernescu released a video on his YouTube page in which he climbs a massive 919-foot chimney in Pitesti, Romania, using a sketchy cable and old, rusty ladders hanging off the side. Show More Summary

Drown out family arguments at dinner with these Thanksgiving carols

For those precious Thanksgiving moments spent sleeping in airports, dodging your relatives' political commentary or catching up on family gossip, Meghan Trainor has the holiday carols for you. The singer dropped by Jimmy Kimmel LiveShow More Summary

Obama administration sets stricter smog standards

The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Barack Obama's original campaign promises while setting up...Show More Summary

Woolly mammoth skeleton to fetch up to £250,000 at auction

LONDON — It's not an item you would usually expect to find in an auction house, but someone will walk away Wednesday as the new owner of a woolly mammoth skeleton Lot 92 in the Evolution sale — the second of its kind — taking place at...Show More Summary

Should Smartphones Be Banned at Thanksgiving?

Eventbrite recently conducted a study on Americans’ attitudes towards technology use during Thanksgiving and other holiday celebrations. The near ubiquity of smartphones is fueling a “tech backlash” this year — 66 percent of U.S. adults...Show More Summary

Taylor Swift performs on 'The Voice' and a much-loved singer says goodbye

Taylor Swift returned to The Voice on Tuesday night to perform "Blank Space," and she was as spectacular and crazy as ever. Two things we loved during the performance: She walked over to Blake Shelton's chair and gave him a little kick,...Show More Summary

Report: Sony planning an e-ink smartwatch

Sony is working on an e-ink smartwatch for a possible release in 2015, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter. According to the report, the watch will have both its face and wristband covered with e-ink material, giving it the ability to completely change its appearance. Show More Summary

How to Create a Winning Google Plus Profile

Google+ provides the blank slate for a solid social media profile with unlimited link and text opportunities. Compared to the scarcity of a bio on Twitter and Instagram with minimal text and link opportunities, Google Plus is the place to maximize your social business with solid information to attract your ideal customers and fans alike. Show More Summary

Amazon cuts the price of unlocked Fire Phone to $199

Aiming to fuel sales of its struggling Fire Phone, Amazon has cut the price again and is now throwing in a free year of Prime to try to unload the item as the holidays hit. When Amazon launched the phone in July, it sold for $649 unlocked or $199 with a two-year contract. Show More Summary

Walmart's 7 best Black Friday deals

When it comes to Black Friday deals, Walmart is always a standby, billing itself as "the Super Bowl of savings." See also: Best Buy's 10 best Black Friday deals The retail giant has promised plenty of savings for shoppers throughoutShow More Summary

Report: Uber to raise new funding at a monster $40 billion valuation

Uber is close to raising a new round of funding which would bring the company's valuation to $40 billion, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing insider sources. Uber is reportedly looking to raise at least $1 billion According to the report, T. Show More Summary

How To Increase YouTube Income by 60%

On this episode of Driving with John Chow, I give you stats on what happens when you increase and decrease your content levels. As many of you know, I am in the middle of a 90 day video challenge. I’ve […]

'The Pages Project' brings the beauty of physical books online

Ask any bibliophile and he or she will tell you: there is something magical about physical books. Crisp pages. Crackling book spines. Margin notes! Need we say more?! It's these very physical qualities that graphic designer Erik Schmitt...Show More Summary

Will the sharing economy eventually turn us all into contractors?

The last few years have brought an explosion of startups, like Uber and TaskRabbit, that effectively act as middlemen. These companies don't actually employ the workers who ferry passengers around town or assemble strangers’ Ikea furniture. Show More Summary

Vloggers told to label paid-for videos before people click on them

LONDON — Vloggers who make promotional videos without clearly identifying that they've been paid for have been warned by the Advertising Standards Agency that they must make it clearer to the viewer The warning comes after a BBC Newsround...Show More Summary

The Authentic Crisis on Social Media

You have only one job on social media. Be authentic. Be true to who you really are. That’s what they’re saying anyway. We hear this all day every day, and it’s a sound that continually rings in our ears. But why aren’t we being who we...Show More Summary

27 songs fit for a Thanksgiving feast

Thanksgiving dinner is a glorious all-day event, and it deserves to be celebrated accordingly. And while catching up with family is great, sometimes it's nice to have some background music to fill the awkward pauses between your grandparents...Show More Summary

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast Serial has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone. This tells us that people really like murder mysteries, but also confirms something else we've known for a long time — listeners want to hear a good story. Show More Summary

Hot games for the holiday season: A gamers' gift guide

Are you in the search for the perfect gift for your the gamer in your life? This holiday season is practically sensory-overload for video game fans, as publishers crank out the big titles just in time for the shopping season. To cutShow More Summary

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