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A look back: 30 years of the dot-com domain

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This Sunday, March 15, marks the 30th anniversary of the first registered dot-com domain name, for Symbolics, Inc. Back in the mid-to-late 1980s, the Internet was available to a very limited number of users and called ARPANET, the sites largely used for research and defense. With the launch of the domains, though, there was a […] [Read More]
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Watch a YouTuber covered in Mentos jump into a tub of Coke Zero

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YouTubers who make a living from creating viral videos are always pushing the limits with their crazy stunts and outrageous humor in an attempt to become the top trending story on social media channels. Hajime’s recent video that’s making laps around Facebook this morning is the perfect case in point. The wild-minded YouTuber, who’s based […] [Read More]
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See a 92-year-old man hit nine cars in a parking lot

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Police in Mayville, Wisc., have decided to not cite a 92-year-old man who slammed into cars in a parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly last Friday. Parking lot surveillance footage of the incident shows the unnamed man pull out of his space and then hit nine cars in less than 60 seconds as if he […] [Read More]
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Nationwide’s “Make Safe Happen” is 2015′s worst Super Bowl ad

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If you were having fun at your Super Bowl party, Nationwide’s “Make Safe Happen” Super Bowl ad probably destroyed the cheery gathering with a thick smog of sadness — oh god, can that kill children too??? Nationwide Insurance went for shock factor, unveiling a spot about a little boy who never got to grow up […] [Read More]
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Woman allegedly abducted for 2 hours by Uber driver

Woman allegedly abducted for 2 hours by Uber driver

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Story update: Uber reached out to SFGate with the following statement: Early reports on this ride are inaccurate. Based on the information we have at this time, this driver called 911 to ask for assistance with an intoxicated rider who requested an extended trip. Nonetheless, we have refunded the rider’s trip and reached out to […] [Read More]
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Army vet not allowed to hang jacket on U.S. Airways flight

Army vet not allowed to hang jacket on U.S. Airways flight

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Thousands of people took to Twitter to express their outrage over a U.S. Airways flight attendant who refused to allow an Army veteran to hang his decorated jacket on a recent flight. On Flight 1930 between Portland, Ore., and Charlotte, N.C., First Sgt. Albert Marle asked a flight attendant to hang his navy-blue Army Ranger […] [Read More]
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Ga. hunter claims to save naked man lost in woods after music fest

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A Georgia man was supposedly wandering his wooded land in the Chattahoochee Hills last week when he heard a man call out to him for help. In the creek ahead, Casey Sanders spotted the person who wasn’t wearing a stitch of clothing and claimed that he’d been wandering the woods for four days after being beaten […] [Read More]
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Jimmy Kimmel proves it: Americans don’t know who Joe Biden is

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Los Angeles commuters faced traffic nightmares on Monday and Tuesday as Vice President Joe Biden’s motorcade blocked major highways and roads around West L.A. and downtown. The Vice President’s visit to Tinsel Town led late-night talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel to wonder if locals even knew who this man was riding around in a black car […] [Read More]
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