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You'll Be Able To Text Your Friend A Smell In A Few Days

Soon you'll be able to send a friend not just a picture of a pizza, but the <i>scent</i> of a pizza, using your phone. Yes, really.<p>Harvard engineering professor David Edwards has invented a device called an oPhone that sends and receives photos and scents. You can mix-and-match 32 basic scents to create …

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It’s Not All Men. But It’s Men.

Elliot Rodger was one of them. And those downplaying his misogyny are starting to sound like they’re defending it.<p>Facebook Twitter Email …

A Timeline Of How #YesAllWomen Spread On Twitter

The #YesAllWomen hashtag on Twitter spread quickly as a response to the recent shooting at UCSB. This visualization represents those tweets …

Slut-shaming has little to do with sex, study finds

A new study of college women and their attitudes about so-called sluttiness found that slut-shaming — calling out a woman for her supposedly promiscuous sexual behavior — actually had more to do with a woman’s social class than it did with sexual activity.<p>Sociologists from the University of …

Andrew 🇨🇦 on Twitter: "I have no words. #YesAllWomen http://t.co/f2wLWZ8X1q"

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• It obviously needed to be said.<br>• I hope everyone who has shared this (and thank you, by the way!) has also been sharing the words of so many women who …

One of the billion tales that yes, all women, can tell about sexism

Sir Mix-A-Lot's 'Baby Got Back' Goes Classical, Turns Into A Giant Dance Party

In the spirit of absurd (but most certainly divine) combinations of today, the Seattle Symphony -- under the direction of Gabriel Prokofiev, London-based composer, producer and DJ -- debuted its arrangements of some of Sir Mix-a-Lot's iconic tunes. Naturally, the headliner, and the only song that …

How to add all the World Cup matches to your calendar in 15 seconds

The World Cup is upon us. There are so many games during the group play portion of the global tournament that it’s hard to keep up with them all.<p>So, some good soccer samaritans on Reddit have created calendars that you can easily import into your own scheduling apparatus.<p>There are good options …

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Mozilla's $25 Smartphone Is a Brilliant Gamechanger

Mozilla plans to roll out a $25 smartphone by the end of the year, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported Wednesday.<p>$25? For a smartphone? Sounds crazy, …

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Mozilla to sell '$25' Firefox OS smartphones in India

<b>Mozilla, the organisation behind the Firefox browser, has announced it will start selling low-cost smartphones in India within the "next few months".</b><p>Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, the firm's chief operating officer suggested the handsets, which will be manufactured by two Indian companies, …

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Apple to be investigated by EU for alleged tax evasion

Apple paid just 3.7% tax on its non-U.S. income last year — and the European Commission isn’t happy about it.<p>Registering its overseas business in Ireland, Apple is one of three companies being investigated for abusive transfer pricing and other forms of corporate profit shifting, with the other two …

New iPad Air with same design, 8MP rear camera, and more efficient A8 chip enters production this month

Apple is reportedly set to begin production of its next-generation iPad Air this month with display components going into mass production in the middle of this month and components such as the processor and camera sensors going into production next month. The design of the sixth-generation full …

You Should Log Out of TweetDeck Right Now (Update: All Clear)

If you use TweetDeck for Chrome you should log out now. Turns out it has an XSS vulnerability that allows attackers to execute code remotely on your …

Starbucks teams up with Duracell to place iPhone-compatible wireless chargers in coffee shops

Starbucks, in partnership with Duracell, is starting a nationwide rollout of a wireless charging system for smartphones. The system is powered by Duracell’s Powermat technology, which we reviewed last July (starting at $3.50). The program will place 100,000 of the Duracell chargers at …

Here are the 32 countries Google Maps won’t draw borders around

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Google may be standing up to government surveillance, but on Google Maps it shies away from conflict.<p>The company displays the borders of 32 states differently than the other 162 members of the United Nations. Many of these countries have long had disputed borders or are …

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