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Twitter’s redesign hopes to make service ‘faster, easier and richer.’

Twitter this week announced a site redesign, rolling out over the coming weeks, which will put more information at your fingertips on twitter.com, as well as allowing direct embedding of certain media
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Infographic: How does YouTube work?

Ever wonder how a video that someone shoots of their cat on an iPhone makes it to your computer screen or mobile device? There’s a lot more steps than you’d think, and the folks at Time Warner Cable,
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Humor: If Facebook existed throughout history.

Facebook was launched in 2004, bringing a new sort of communication into the ether. But what would it have been like if Facebook existed for a much longer window? A humorous two-part roundup at Cool
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University cuts students off from Facebook for a week.

If the privacy issues haven’t chased you away from Facebook yet, chances are you aren’t going to leave willingly anytime soon. One university is therefore testing what happens when you force students
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Waist not, want not: Marked waist sizes a lie?

An enterprising Esquire reporter asked the question: why do some pants in a size fit better than some other pants? The answer: Vanity sizing. The waist size marked on a pair of pants doesn’t match the
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Watch TV on your computer with ease.

Wondering where you can catch your favorite show online? A Gizmodo writer (posting on a non-Gizmodo site, Splitsider) took the time to compile a list of comedy programs and where you can get them
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Sandwich in a can? Yep, it exists.

Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve shown you some disturbing food items in my time on the blog, but this one gives me some serious shivers. Here’s a peanut butter and jelly sandwich… in a can. Introducing:
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Is Milford most aggressive in setting speed traps?

The Internet allows the power of the people to pool knowledge together in some interesting ways. Sure, there’s sites like Wikipedia and Gas Buddy, but what about putting that power to point out common
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