Internet trolls police who asked for help identifying Best Buy thief

February 20, 2018

Police in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, needed a little help finding a woman who allegedly stole an Xbox and PlayStation gaming console from a local Best Buy. So what better way to find the possible thief than by posting her picture to Facebook? NBC4 out of Columbus even helped out by sharing the photo on their Twitter account. KNOW HER? Reynoldsburg Police searching for Best Buy theft suspects. https://t.co/fRxfNEtxj7 pic.twitter.com/2y7vlNBxzB — NBC4 Columbus…

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Amazon daily deals for Feb. 16: Save on power banks, wireless headphones, and winter jackets

February 20, 2018

Image: AMAZON / mashable photo composite Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Nobody likes a dead phone battery in the middle of vacation with no outlet in sight. You deserve a charge whenever you need it, and Amazon is here for you. SEE ALSO: This classy AF…

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Apple HomePod review: Siri lets down best sounding smart speaker

February 20, 2018

Its the wifi speaker to beat in terms of audio but being locked in to Apple services is frustrating and its voice auxiliary is lacking Apple HomePod review: Siri gives down best reverberating smart talker 4/ 5 suns It’s the wifi speaker to beat in terms of audio but being locked in to Apple services is frustrating and its articulate auxiliary is lacking Samuel Gibbs Share on Google+ Share on…

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3 Mechanical Keyboards to Help You Achieve Typing Nirvana

February 20, 2018

Serious typists deserve a accept keyboard. Here are three steps to tactile heaven. 1. GOOD: Aukey KM-G3 RGB Add some tappy feedback to your movements and sharp your email chore with Aukey’s delicately priced keyboard. Even with its garish, multicolored LED backlights and springy key buttons that sounds vigorously enough to be heard five cubicles apart, it’s miles ahead of that freebie you’re typing on now. $ 86 2. Enormou:…

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Barack Obama’s official portrait is hereand it’s already a meme

February 19, 2018

The official portraits of the Obamas were revealed today, and the internet is here for them. The portraits depict former President Barack Obama surrounded by lush greenery and Michelle Obama in a flowing evening gown. Both portraits look far more modern than previous presidential portraits commissioned by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Former President Barack Obama’s official portrait was just unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, a rite of passage for most former presidents,…

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This video of a corgi riding a one-eyed pony was made for the internet

February 19, 2018

The internet loves corgis—especially videos of corgis doing silly things. Usually, these videos don’t depict the jolly, short-legged dogs as particularly agile. But maybe we underestimated them. A video captured by a 22-year-old woman in Missouri shows a corgi riding on the back of a pony. Excuse me, a one-eyed pony named Cricket. Callie Schenker says the corgi belongs to her neighbors, and the dog apparently snuck onto her property and…

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North Korea’s cheerleaders are drawing eyeballs and sparking controversy

February 19, 2018

The mainstream media has been similarly fixated on the North Korean cheerleading squad, with numerous write-ups about their decidedly odd presence at the games. Washington Post But given the North Korean government’s draconian and brutal policies toward dissent, and the big question of why it sent the cheerleaders to Pyeongchang―likely, to score a public relations win that obscures the country’s various, grievous human rights abuses―some people weren’t so thrilled with…

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Invisible, Super-Smart Gadgets That Are Hidden All Around Us

February 19, 2018

We’re realizing memes smarter. So can you. Call the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Brilliant inventions are all around us. No, literally. The tiniest, most pointless-looking device that you figured performs no determination whatsoever is perhaps play-act some crucial function that you never knew about, right now. 11 8 5 2 Want in on this? Photoplasty Contest: Visual Shorthand For Movie/ TV Characters, Diagrammed Pictofacts Contest: Your Most…

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These police sunglasses can recognize facesand theyre frighteningly good

February 19, 2018

A new type of revolutionary sunglasses with facial-recognition technology is helping Chinese police make arrests, and they have serious implications for the future of privacy. The sunglasses are being trialed during the Lunar New Year at train stations in Zhengzhou, a metropolis in northeast China with a population nearing 10 million. While they look similar to Google Glass, these crime-fighting spectacles route images to a mobile device that contains a database of…

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A Ruling Over Embedded Tweets Could Change Online Publishing

February 19, 2018

One of the most ubiquitous features of the internet is the ability to link to content elsewhere. Everything is connected via billions of links and embeds to blogs, articles, and social media. But a federal judge’s ruling threatens that ecosystem. Katherine Forrest, a Southern District of New York judge, ruled Thursday that embedding a tweet containing an image in a webpage could be considered copyright infringement. The decision can be…

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