Ballot Error Has Voters Electing President of the ‘Untied’ States

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This presidential election just started to unravel. Voters in Jefferson County, Wash. have eagerly been casting their ballot for the president and vice president of the Untied States of America — a country made up solely of shoelace-dangling citizens. The spelling error made it onto 22,596 ballots, according to the Peninsula Daily News. County Auditor […]

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Obama Wants Federal Agencies to Share Wireless Spectrum

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Share more of your precious wireless spectrum with private businesses, President Barack Obama told government agencies in a Friday memo. What’s the deal? All wireless communications require spectrum, a government-regulated finite resource that’s limited to one larger-scale “user” at a time, like a radio station, cellphone provider or even a local wireless router. As the […]

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Shell Private Launch Party Goes Wrong FAKE

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This video, supposedly taken in secret, shows a ‘PR disaster’ at a recent Shell Oil Arctic launch party. There was a special drinks fountain built as a replica of an oil pump, so there was no irony lost when it broke spraying drinks all over honorable guests.  Problem is, the video — which already seemed […]

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Tomorrow’s Real Debate Will Be on Facebook and Twitter

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When President Obama and Mitt Romney take the stage for their first debate in Denver tomorrow night, a far more extensive shadow debate will unfold across social media. Campaigns and supporters will aim to seize the online “conversation” in a vast game of spin unfolding well beyond the telecast and media coverage does. As a […]

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Top Tech Innovators Star in New Obama Ad

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Which presidential candidate would be better for promoting technological innovation? The entrepreneurs and innovators in this new ad argue it would be Barack Obama. The ad features a slew of technologists, including Craigslist’s Craig Newmark, Dropbox’s Drew Houston and LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman, explaining why they’re supporting Obama. “I support Obama because I’ve personally seen how […]

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So, A Guy Walks In, Takes Over Your Hairstylist, And Scares You Into Realizing Something. Not Funny.

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This video makes a creepy point about what happens when you give away control of the big things. If you don’t like the idea of your life being controlled by someone that other people voted for, go vote. And feel free to share this with your friends so that they do, too. Read more: http://upworthy.com/so-a-guy-walks-in-takes-over-your-hairstylist-and-scares-you-into-realizing-something-not-funny

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You Probably Don’t Own A Horse And Buggy Or Pan For Gold. So Why Are You Interneting Like It’s 1899?

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Maybe you haven’t heard, but right now the freedom of the Internet is in serious jeopardy. As in, giant corporations that control our access to the Internet are on the verge of turning it into cable TV. Gross. We need to take a trip down memory lane and change how we think about the Internet […]

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