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This Web Developer Gets Paid To Get Drunk And Test Client’s Websites

A web developer has figured out a way to live the dream, getting drunk and getting paid at the same time.<p>Richard Littauer is the founder of The User Is Drunk, a website testing service. For $250 per site, he will get intoxicated and run tests on his client’s websites. The reasoning is that if a …

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Russian Driver Covertly Ties His Broken Down Car To A Stopped City Bus, Safe Towing Does Not Ensue

Now that we know why Russians do the crazy things they do (because “don’t be a p*ssy” — that’s why!), we can, more than ever, enjoy insane footage of them trying psychotic stunts.<p>Like the guy in the video above, whose car broke down next to a bus stop. Convenient! He does need a ride, after all. …

Woman Named Keyshia Loves Sucking Dirty Diapers On 'My Strange Addiction' (VIDEO)

As addictions go, a 22-year-old woman named Keyshia has a doody, er, doozie.<p>She's addicted to the taste of dirty, pee-filled diapers, which she developed a taste for two years ago, according to an episode of "My Strange Addiction" airing Jan. 15 on TLC.<p>Since that first stained diaper, Keyshia …

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Samsung Releases What Might Be The Worst Ad Of 2013 [Video]

Samsung may have been ordered to pay Apple $290 million in patent infringement damages, but one thing the tech company hasn’t managed to steal is Apple’s knack for good advertizing.<p>In a holiday season in which Apple has released its effective and genuinely tear-jerking “Misunderstood” iPhone ad, …

The Craziest Rumors Of 2013 [Year In Review]

Apple is by far the most secretive company in tech, so predicting its next move or the specifics of its next big thing is incredibly difficult. No one in Cupertino will leak this kind of information, so analysts and investors are forced to look a little further afield for scraps.<p>They usually turn …

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Amazon keeps up cloud momentum with higher speed storage and retrieval

In the past week, ‪Amazon Web Services has been pushing its competitors hard on multiple fronts, and the onslaught continues today with the release of instances relying on fast solid state drives, which executives announced just a month ago.‬<p>The new instances, which run on physical servers to …

AWS Console for iOS and Android Now Supports AWS OpsWorks

The AWS Console for iOS and Android now includes support for AWS OpsWorks.<p>You can see your OpsWorks resources — stacks, layers, instances, apps, and …

Coming Soon – New China (Beijing) Region

I am pleased to announce that we are expanding the AWS footprint once again, with a new Region in Beijing, China. AWS customers will soon be able …

Amazon has an interesting definition of 'private cloud'

There’s been loads of talk about Amazon Web Services’ plans, now that it has come to light that the company wants to build a private cloud for the CIA. Does that mean AWS is going back on its long-held stance that private clouds don’t make much sense?<p>It might depend on how you define a private …

Amazon’s streaming data service, Kinesis, is now available

Kinesis, the streaming data service that Amazon(s amzn) Web Services announced in November, is now publicly available. The service is comparable in …

VM Import / Export for Linux

If you have invested in the creation of “golden” Linux images suitable for your on-premises environment, I have some good news for you.<p>We have …