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    Soccer Fans Protesting E-Ticketing System Clash With Police in Turkey

    21st April 2014 00:40

    International soccer matches have a reputation for occasionally rowdy fans, but on Sunday Police in Turkey were dealing with a fan uprising not related to the outcome of a game but to a new e-ticketing system. Fans of the Fenerbahce, Besiktas and Galatasaray soccer clubs took to the streets to protest a new e-ticketing system called Passolig that allows the operator of the system to view the ticket holder's private data, including their national identity data and banking information See…

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    Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Are Too Cute Playing 'The Newlywed Game'

    20th April 2014 23:23

    There's nothing better than watching Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen bickering like an old married couple. In a video that's trending online, the two icons and longtime friends answer ridiculous questions about each other while participating in a version of The Newlywed Game. As it turns out, even when you've known someone for a very long time, you still may not know what their spirit animal is See also: Awkward Moment Seal Is the Meme for All Your Slippery Situations…

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    The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready?

    20th April 2014 22:19

    I'm flapping my wings. Not hard, but slowly and smoothly. At 25 feet across, my wingspan is so great I don't need to exert much energy to achieve lift. In the distance, I see an island under an azure sky. This is my home. Off to my west, the sun is setting and the sky glows with warm, orange light. Spotting movement in the ocean below, I bend my body slightly to the left and begin a gentle dive. As…

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    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, Boxer Wrongly Convicted of Murder, Dead at 76

    20th April 2014 20:30

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer imprisoned 19 years for a crime he did not commit and whose plight became a rallying point for racial inequality — as well as a Bob Dylan song and a movie starring Denzel Washington — has died. He was 76. Carter died in Toronto after a long battle with prostate cancer, the Associated Press reported. See also: Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' Interactive Video Mimics TV Surfing Carter was convicted in 1967 of three…

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    Glenn Greenwald: Pulitzer May Help Change Public Perception of NSA Leaks

    20th April 2014 20:09

    Glenn Greenwald was eating lunch on Monday, trying not to focus on the fact that the most high-profile journalism award in the U.S. was moments away from being announced "I didn't want to pay too much attention to it or follow it too closely," Greenwald told Brian Stelter during an interview that aired Sunday on CNN's Reliable Sources. "But I had my phone on the table. I knew that the hour was upon us." At 3 p.m. ET, the news…

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    Malaysia Discusses Financial Support for MH370 Family Members

    20th April 2014 19:04

    A Malaysian government official met with family members of passengers who were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to discuss ways to offer them financial assistance. Nearly a month and a half has passed since the Boeing 777-200 plane disappeared over the Indian Ocean during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8. Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Hamzah Zainuddin met with relatives in Kuala Lumpur Sunday, and asked them to submit a plan for consideration, according to the Associated…

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    Job Searching? 500+ Openings in IT, Web Design and More

    20th April 2014 18:00

    Looking for a new job? The Mashable Job Board is the place to search. With over 3,000 employers, we have a wide variety of top companies seeking talented people to fill their job openings Every week, we highlight recently posted job openings. This week, check out these ten listings in IT, engineering and web design Visit the Mashable Job Board daily for more job openings in different industries, and be sure to read our Job Search Series to find career-changing…

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    Must Reads: The AIM We Never Knew, Vacation in Chernobyl and More

    20th April 2014 17:35

    During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans beyond 140 characters. We can brew a cup of coffee and lie back with our iPads, laptops, smartphones and Kindles. Since you're bound to miss a few things during the daily grind, we present to you, in our weekly installation of Mashable Must Reads, a…

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    South Korean Ferry Evacuation Efforts Plagued By Confusion

    20th April 2014 17:31

    Nearly half an hour after the South Korean ferry started to tilt, some of the crew were still struggling for direction on how to handle the evacuation. "If this ferry evacuates passengers, will they be rescued right away?" a crew member asked, according to a transcript released Sunday. In response, an official with the Jindo Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) said, "The rescue of human lives from the Sewol ferry ... the captain should make his own decision and evacuate…

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    Easter Egg Hunt! We Found the Year's Best Hidden Pop-Culture Goodies

    20th April 2014 16:56

    Easter eggs aren't just for the spring holiday anymore — they've become ubiquitous in our movies, TV shows, video games and all things pop culture, too. Nowadays, you can't watch anything without blinking through one of those little inside jokes, hidden messages, callbacks or subtle homages that writers and directors love to embed. So much so that the "Easter egg" — a phrase coined by Atari developers in 1979 after a colleague left a hidden message in the game Adventure…