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    Woman hilariously haunts Tinder by pretending to be a ghost

    20th December 2014 18:30

    Grace Spelman is a girl living in an immaterial world. And she just wants to be loved. The 22-year-old actress and comedian began her journey into the terrifying world of online dating world by proposing an even more terrifying — and hilarious — idea to her followers on Twitter on Dec. 14. Spelman decided she would join Tinder as an actual, bonafide ghost. See also: 24 People Who Shouldn't Be Allowed on Tinder I'm going to redownload Tinder and try…

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    Sony hack fallout: What can the U.S. do against North Korea?

    20th December 2014 18:06

    What seemed an unlikely twist in a cheap Hollywood thriller is now reality: the U.S. government has publicly accused North Korea of hacking Sony Uncle Sam's finger has been pointed, and President Barack Obama has made a promise to respond "proportionately" sometime in the future. Meanwhile, North Korea has denied any responsibility and even offered to help in a joint investigation See also: Why it's possible North Korea was behind the Sony hack But what can the U.S. actually do…

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    Unleash Seth Rogen On North Korea ... Via BitTorrent!

    20th December 2014 17:45

    Seth Rogen, The Interview, SonyNorth Korea goofed. By attacking and threatening Sony until it yanked its Seth Rogen film, The Interview, the nation-state turned a minor, hare-brained movie into a cause for freedom and anti-terrorism that everyone now wants to see. Some wacky schemes for alternative distribution have started coming out of the woodwork. A BitTorrent spokesperson, trying to goad Sony Pictures Entertainment into distributing the video on its file-sharing platform, said it's the "best way for Sony to take back control of…

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    D.C. has passed sea level rise 'tipping point,' more cities to follow: study

    20th December 2014 17:33

    SAN FRANCISCO — Major U.S. coastal cities, including Washington, D.C. and Wilmington, North Carolina, have already slipped past a sea level rise-related “tipping point,” and into a new era of increasingly common and damaging coastal flooding events, a new study found Other cities along the East and Gulf Coasts are following close behind, with the majority of coastal areas in the U.S. expected to see 30 or more days of “nuisance-level flooding” each year by 2050, regardless of how significantly…

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    Reddit unveils plan to give back some of its funding to users

    20th December 2014 16:43

    If you're an active Reddit user, you may just get a little "money" from the company by this time next year. After raising $50 million in funding in September, Reddit's then-CEO Yishan Wong announced that investors were willing to "give 10% of their shares back to the community." Reddit has since changed CEOs, but on Friday, the company said it would move forward with its plan to give a stake back to users. See also: Aliens in the valley: The…

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    14 slang terms that dominated 2014

    20th December 2014 16:30

    A lot of weird stuff happened in 2014, from the Ellen DeGeneres super selfie and Charles Manson getting married in jail. But perhaps the strangest of all is the vocabulary we picked up this year. Like with any job or hobby, there's a necessary amount of jargon that you need to know to get by — or at least understand what people are saying when talking to you. See also: The 50 best GIFs of 2014 Here are the words…

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    'Home Alone' recut as a horror movie will ruin your holidays

    20th December 2014 16:25

    It's a well-established fact that Home Alone is the scariest movie of all time Turning a film about a child stuck alone in his house, while strange, seedy men attack him, into a family-friendly Christmas classic is no easy feat — clearly, writer John Hughes and director Chris Columbus were geniuses But now, thanks to YouTuber Bobby Burns, who recut Home Alone into a horror movie, we can finally see the film's true colors And considering there's already a theory…

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    Why 'The Interview' isn't like 'The Great Dictator' — or any movie ever

    20th December 2014 15:56

    In the late 1930s, silent comedy legend Charlie Chaplin spent $1.5 million of his own money making his first talkie, and his first outright political satire, 1940's The Great Dictator. After seeing Leni Riefenstahl's infamously brilliant Nazi propaganda, Triumph of the Will, and becoming horrified by the dark turn of events in Germany, Chaplin set out to tweak the Führer by doing what he did best. Thus was born Adenoid Hynkel. In the wake of Sony Pictures' questionable withdrawal of…

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    DIY the halls with 17 fresh holiday wreaths

    20th December 2014 15:30

    Lights and trees get a lot of hype around Christmastime, but wreaths are an underrated holiday decoration. You can go with the traditional style or customize it to show your personality, whether you're into nature or Star Trek. Plus, they can be fun DIY projects that you can make with kids See also: 21 DIY holiday gifts that anyone would love Check out these tutorials for homemade wreaths that think beyond the traditional evergreen branches Have something to add to…

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    How employers (and candidates) can ruin a job offer

    20th December 2014 14:45

    Getting a job offer after a long search (or even a short one) is such an exciting experience. Unfortunately, there are actually quite a few things that companies and candidates alike can do to seriously dampen that excitement. Whether you're the hiring manager or a job candidate, in an effort to keep job offers as thrilling as they should be (a fresh start! a new employee or a new beginning!), take note of the following mistakes. Mistakes companies make 1.…