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  • !Burger King upsets actual king with Belgian ad
    The king of Belgium is apparently not amused by his appearance in a recent Burger King ad.The country's royal family contacted the fast food chain this weekend over an online ad that asks people to choose between its mascot and a cartoon image of Ki…
    - 8 mins ago 27 May 17, 10:51pm -
  • !Homer Simpson inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. D'oh!
    Although it's no longer "America's favorite pastime," baseball is still at the heart of the county's popular culture and, along those lines, its Hall of Fame just hit a home run by adding Homer Simpson to its ranks. SEE ALSO: Oculus founder thinks…
    - 44 mins ago 27 May 17, 10:15pm -
  • !Change.org just got a $30 million investment to expand petitions into real social movements
    Change.org is getting some major support from tech billionaires to create real social movements. LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is leading a $30 million funding round for the site in what he said in a post on LinkedIn was his largest personal imp…
    - 1 hour ago 27 May 17, 9:56pm -
  • !Juno sees something familiar looking out from Jupiter's rings
    Imagine that you're standing on an alien world, far out in the galaxy. You look up and see a brilliant bed of stars above you, blanketing totally foreign sky. But what if you were on a different planet a little closer to home? What would you see th…
    - 3 hours ago 27 May 17, 8:00pm -
  • !Shiba Inu dog: Yes, fidget spinners 'are' evil
    It turns out that dogs (of course) know that fidget spinners are the work of the devil, and one brave Shiba Inu had no problem making her feelings known in a video posted on Instagram this week. SEE ALSO: Shiba Inu Cashier Wants to Sell You Much Ma…
    - 3 hours ago 27 May 17, 7:44pm -

Lifehacker

  • We Can’t Pretend Juice Is Healthy for Babies Anymore
    Juice is liquid candy. Sure, it has a few more vitamins than your average can of Coke, but it also has more sugar. Your days of pretending it’s healthy are over: the American Academy of Pediatricians has finally found the guts to tell us to stop g…
    - 5 days ago 22 May 17, 7:00pm -
  • What TV-Show Foods Are You Obsessed With?
    Happy Monday, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. This week I want to chat about the fictional foods you wish wer…
    - 5 days ago 22 May 17, 6:30pm -
  • How to Protect Yourself Online, with Former Black-Hat Hacker Hector Monsegur
    This week on The Upgrade we talk with Hector Monsegur, Director of Assessment Services at Rhino Labs.Read more...
    - 5 days ago 22 May 17, 6:20pm -
  • You Can Now Order Food on Facebook—But Do You Need To?
    You no longer have to peruse multiple websites (or even paper menus) or talk to someone on the phone to order takeout and delivery. Thanks to apps like Grubhub, Seamless and PostMates, ordering food is easier than ever. And now Facebook is aiming to…
    - 5 days ago 22 May 17, 4:00pm -
  • A Guide to All the Best, Worst and Weirdest 2017 TV Pilots You’ll Probably Never Watch
    As our favorite shows begin their descent into the void (New Girl, Scandal, Girls), new shows are once again out here crying for approval. This year’s TV pilots—full of mostly white male leads and showrunners—include military dramas, medical dr…
    - 5 days ago 22 May 17, 3:55pm -

The Next Web

  • !How An Ambitious Startup Innovated Digital for B2B and B2C Companies
    Business is not just a single entity but a combination of things. Every business becomes great because their leaders realize the importance of creation of an efficient network of humans that will support it no matter what. Cisco, known as “The Huma…
    - 3 hours ago 27 May 17, 7:41pm -
  • !5 types of rest every creative should adopt
    There’s a pervasive idea out there that life and creativity are a zero-sum game. Indulge one, destroy the other. Or, as designer Stefan Sagmeister once wrote in a mural of coins across a plaza in Amsterdam: “Obsessions make my life worse and my w…
    - 7 hours ago 27 May 17, 3:37pm -
  • !Zoolz offers 1TB of cloud storage for life – for under $30
    Stack up all the hard drives and flash sticks you want, but online storage space is still a premium commodity. Without some regular attention to storage room on your phone, tablet or laptop, you’ll likely to find stuff clogging up your device. Rath…
    - 7 hours ago 27 May 17, 3:33pm -
  • !British Airways cancels flights after major IT outage
    There’s travel chaos this bank holiday weekend, after British Airways canceled hundreds of flights as a result of a major IT systems outage. The issue, which the airline has described as a “major IT system failure” and a “global system outage…
    - 10 hours ago 27 May 17, 1:01pm -
  • !How to transition a company from startup to scale-up
    Guns and Roses was a constant presence in my yellow Sony Walkman, and later my Jeep Wrangler’s aftermarket CD player. The band’s leader, Axl Rose, was famous (or perhaps infamous) for a great many attributes; but organizational guru sharing advic…
    - 13 hours ago 27 May 17, 10:22am -

ReadWrite

  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually
    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 15 Dec 16, 3:00am -
  • 3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure
    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operat…
    - 15 Dec 16, 2:15am -
  • PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors
    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-st…
    - 15 Dec 16, 1:30am -
  • Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India
    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-…
    - 15 Dec 16, 12:27am -
  • Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?
    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaki…
    - 14 Dec 16, 8:00pm -