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Police in Norway: Stop calling us about the snow

Police in Norway: Stop calling us about the snow

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A public service to people in Norway: Can you please stop calling the cops about the snow? TheLocal.no, a Norwegian news site in English, is reporting that police in Agder, Norway are asking residents to please stop calling them to report that it’s snowing. Their complaints range from “I can’t get to work on time” […] [Read More]
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The most commonly leaked passwords

The most commonly leaked passwords

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Why have there been so many security hacks lately? Sony, iCloud, Target and Home Depot are some of the big names who suffered security breaches recently. But you could be a victim too–especially if you have a lazy password. This may seem like common sense, but Business Insider recently rounded up a list of the […] [Read More]
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Video purports to show Russian bigfoot

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A new video that shows a bipedal bear-like figure walking through a snowy woodland area is creating excitement in the sasquatch enthusiast community. The footage was captured by a group of bigfoot hunters who were investigating sightings of the mythical creature in the remote foothills of a Russian mountain range, Huffington Post reports. The video […] [Read More]
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Video of pizza delivery guy getting harassed sparks online outrage

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Delivering pizza in the dead of winter in the Northeast isn’t anyone’s idea of fun — especially when harassment from ungrateful customers comes with the gig. In a video first uploaded to Youtube (which was subsequently pulled down and posted to Live Leak), a delivery guy from Palace Pizza in Westport, Massachusetts gets called back to […] [Read More]
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Restaurant offers free meals for only its most attractive customers

Restaurant offers free meals for only its most attractive customers

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Need a little more crippling  judgment in your day? Then book a trip to China because the restaurant of your dreams has a deal for you! Jeju Island, a Korean restaurant in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, is offering free meals to its 50 most attractive customers each day. In order to qualify, a panel […] [Read More]
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Survey finds Californians are the biggest boasters on social media

Survey finds Californians are the biggest boasters on social media

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Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the most narcissistic of them all? When it comes to social media, a new survey from the social platform HeyLets finds that Californians are the most likely to brag and boast in status updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Social media users in Washington state and Nevada were also […] [Read More]
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Business Insider names Washington hotel Connecticut’s best

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If you need a hotel room in Connecticut, Washington is the place to go–according to Business Insider that is. The site recently made its picks for the best hotel in each state, and the best spot in Connecticut is The Mayflower Grace in Washington. Business Insider describes the hotel as “a country retreat atop 58 acres […] [Read More]
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Play ‘Oregon Trail,’ thousands of other classic MS-DOS games online for free

Play ‘Oregon Trail,’ thousands of other classic MS-DOS games online for free

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If you haven’t died of dysentery lately, boy are you’re in luck. Internet Archive has resurrected the classic MS-DOS game “Oregon Trail” and 2,400 other games and programs and published them online for free play thus sending Gen Xers everywhere into a pixelated nostalgia overdose. The games have long been available online, but for the […] [Read More]
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Report: C. Wonder is closing its doors

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  BuzzFeed reports that C. Wonder, the clothing and home decor chain store founded designer by Tory Burch’s ex-husband, is shutting down. “Today was the last day for all but a handful of employees who will stay on to help C. Wonder close down, said two people familiar with the matter. The meeting lasted 15 […] [Read More]
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CPTV apologizes after Downton premiere gets chopped

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The weekend ended on down note for Connecticut’s public television affiliate. Just as a fire consumed Lady Edith’s bedroom at Downton Abbey, the highly-anticipated season premiere of the British television series came to an abrupt end Sunday night on CPTV. Viewers suddenly found themselves watching an ad for the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, […] [Read More]
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