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Facebook “Birthday Cam” Encourages Videos, Not Robotic Wall Posts

Birthdays on Facebook have become a dystopian chore. Typing “HBD” or just “Happy Birthday!” on a friend’s profile is basically the least human way to interact with them. So Facebook is pushing people to record more intimate greetings with its new Birthday Cam feature launching today on iOS.<p>A banner …

Weird

Why the Typical Coffee Drinker Will Hate Starbucks' New Reward System

Bad news if you only buy one coffee at a time.<p>Starbucks has announced that its changing the way it does rewards, and the net result to many customers …

Restaurant Staffer Insults Woman's Weight on Receipt

When will restaurant staff learn not to print insults on customers' receipts? According to KARK, Rebecca Rummerfield and her boyfriend were dining at a Sherwood, Arkansas-based restaurant called Casa Mexicana when they were presented with an offensive receipt.<p>Rummerfield claims she eats at the …

The Apple and F.B.I. Slugfest Heats Up

The clash between Silicon Valley and the U.S. government has taken an interesting turn.<p>The clash between Apple and the F.B.I. has taken an interesting twist.<p>Last week, the world's most valuable company, with a market capitalization of around $534 billion, refused to cooperate with a federal court …

Privacy

Labrador retrievers hit their 25th year as top U.S. dog breed

Labrador retrievers still reign supreme after a quarter century as America's most prevalent purebred dog. But French bulldogs are riding their je ne sais quoi toward new heights, and some lesser-known breeds are climbing the popularity ladder, according to American Kennel Club rankings released …

Samsung's new dongle gives your car an LTE connection

Samsung is getting into the connected car business, but instead of building connectivity into new cars, it's providing a way for owners of older cars to add LTE connectivity to their vehicles. The Samsung Connect Auto dongle plugs into a car's OBD II diagnostic port (most cars built in the last two …

How to Score a Free Chipotle Burrito This Week

Is free food enough to win back Chipotle's legions of formerly adoring fans? The burrito slinger is certainly hoping so. Following E. coli and norovirus disasters that collectively sickened dozens of people and spurred multiple lawsuits, the company shuttered all its locations today for a few hours …

You Can Finally Switch Between Accounts On Instagram

Log in to up to five accounts at once<p>Instagram users rejoice! The photo-sharing platform has heard our plea, and announced in a blog post that it is <i>finally</i> releasing the ability to switch accounts within the app this week. Here's how it works:<p>Go to your profile settings to add an additional …

92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study finds

If you imagine millennials are just young people entranced by their cellphones or tablet computers, you might want to think again. According to a new study, 92% of college students would rather do their reading the old-fashioned way, with pages and not pixels.<p>The finding comes from American …

College & University

Beyoncé Thanked Airbnb for a 'Super' Super Bowl Weekend

Want to travel in style like Beyoncé?<p>It looks like the star of the Super Bowl 50 halftime show stayed at a house near San Francisco that is listed on …

Jack in the Box is giving away 1 million burgers, because why not

Fast food chain Jack in the Box has recently unveiled its brand new menu addition: the Double Jack burger.<p>But while that's all fine and good (unless you're not a fast food fan, in which case, this makes no difference), that's not real big news.<p>What is news? Free burgers, and a whole lot of them.<p>To …

Burgers

Mac Miller, Donald Trump’s Least Favorite Rapper, Revisits Feud

“Tell Mac Miller to kiss my ass!”<p><b>Donald Trump</b> once referred to <b>Mac Miller</b> as “the new Eminem,” cited the success of one of Miller’s songs as “not bad,” and said that he was “very proud” of the millions of views the track’s music video generated. Miller’s song was named after the Republican …

Donald Trump

A Customer Is Suing Papa John's Over 16 Cents

Zachary Tucker of Madison County, Illinois has filed a lawsuit against Papa John’s alleging illegal taxation.<p>The lawsuit was filed on Jan. 13 against …

Rare white giraffe spotted in Tanzania could be ‘target’ for poachers

A white giraffe with a genetic skin condition has been photographed at a national park in Tanzania, with experts fearing she could become a target for poachers<p>A rare white giraffe with a genetic condition which means many of her body surface cells are incapable of making pigment has been …

Wildlife

Alicia Keys is Eating Nothing But Greens for 40 Days

Could you eat only green for 40 days?<p>As Kermit the Frog told us, it’s not easy being green. But Alicia Keys is going for it anyway—at least for the …

McDonald's 'Latest Fry Innovation' Is Either Genius or Insane

Brace yourselves, french fry fans. McDonald’s has something new up its sleeve.<p>The company on Tuesday introduced the “McChoco Potato,” which are just …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Apps

Janet Jackson says she's recovering, denies cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Janet Jackson said she doesn't have cancer, but she isn't specifying the illness that interfered with a concert tour.<p>On her …

Music

'Furious 7,' 'Big Bang Theory' win at People's Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Furious 7" was named favorite movie, "The Big Bang Theory" won top TV show, and Ellen DeGeneres set a record at the People's …

Celebrity News

Razor promises its Hovertrax hoverboard won't catch fire or explode

They're called hoverboards. There's nothing we can do about it<p>The hoverboard was undeniably the breakout gadget of 2015. So it's only fair the self-balancing two-wheeled scooters would show up in full force here at CES 2016, and Razor's Hovertrax is among the most talked about models in the …

Thanks to Uber, San Francisco's largest yellow cab company is filing for bankruptcy

Another casualty in the great taxi wars<p>According to the <i>San Francisco Examiner</i>, the city's largest yellow cab company will soon file Chapter 11, with multiple sources telling the paper that rising competition from app-based ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft was among the reasons for the …

'American Idol' hopeful Kanye West impresses during audition

<i>American Idol</i> audition episode spoiler alert: Chicago native Kanye West is going to Hollywood.<p>The 38-year-old, accompanied by his pregnant wife, will …

Coachella: Guns N' Roses, LCD Soundsystem, Calvin Harris Lead Lineup

Disclosure, Ice Cube, Grimes, Run the Jewels, Sia, the 1975, A$AP Rocky and many more recruited to play Indio fest<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Guns N' Roses have …

LCD Soundsystem

So you want to be a social media star? Some are ‘barely scraping by’

When online personality Essena O’Neill “quit” social media, she gained a wave of media coverage for her change of stance against the negative …

Courtside Fan Gets Red Card for Yelling at Kevin Durant over Standing Too Close

Link to Media<p>Most fans sitting courtside just want to watch the game.<p>Not this dude.<p>During the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 109-90 road win over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday, one fan was seen jawing back and forth with OKC's Kevin Durant in the third quarter.<p>Apparently, at one point, KD was standing …

Basketball

You can now play music inside your vagina when pregnant to give your baby the time of their life

<b>Want to bring your baby up to be the musical genius of your dreams? Well, now you can.</b><p>With a new device called the Babypod you can actually emit …