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Here's Why Facebook Never Created a 'Dislike' Button Liking is universal, but negativity takes many forms, creator explains

As anyone who's posted something ostensibly insightful on Reddit knows, watching your comment get downvoted into a negative abyss can leave you feeling stung and downright pissed off. That's exactly the…

October 20, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

This Interactive Time Capsule Wants to Grant You Immortality as a Digital Avatar Yourbot preserves your persona for posterity

Today's cool but slightly horrifying vision of the future comes courtesy of Yourbot, which is a combination of a digital time capsule and man's search for immortality. Yourbot is a service…

September 29, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

Why Settle for a Standing Desk When You Could Have This Giant Hamster Wheel? Now march, drones!

Do you like the modern sensibility of a standing desk but wish it also served as a constant reminder of your work life's soul-crushing drudgery? Well then I've got good…

September 26, 2014, 12:36 PM EDT

How to Use Animated GIFs on Twitter (While Muttering Obscenities Every Step of the Way) We tested three approaches and found them all lacking

Some people think animated GIFs are stupid. Some find them charming. Possibly because of this rift, Twitter seems caught in a pictorial purgatory that makes everyone unhappy. Like it or not,…

September 26, 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

Will Elon Musk Reward The Oatmeal's Glowing Tesla Review With an $8M Donation? Cartoonist seeks help launching museum

Tesla Motors just got one hell of an unsolicited endorsement, in the form of a glowing review from Model S owner and massively popular cartoonist Matt "The Oatmeal" Inman. In a…

May 13, 2014, 6:26 PM EDT

Infographic: 8 Types of 'Working Dead' Zombies Plaguing Your Productivity Ghoulishly good marketing for AtTask

Next time you hear someone complain they can't do good marketing for a product because it's "too boring," show them this infographic for enterprise work management software AtTask. Collaboration software is…

April 25, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

The Oscars Selfie Has Now Been Immortalized as a Painting in Twitter HQ And they want Ellen to come admire it

If it's starting to feel like you'll never be able to escape that Oscars selfie, just imagine working at Twitter headquarters, where it's now an official piece of office art. Twitter…

April 11, 2014, 11:39 AM EDT

OkCupid Blocks Firefox, Saying Mozilla CEO Opposes Gay Marriage Browser defends its LGBT support

Newly appointed Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich has his share of detractors, but few are more high-profile than massive dating site OkCupid. The site, which gets 10 million unique visitors a month, is…

March 31, 2014, 6:58 PM EDT

Terrible Timing: Google Reliability Team Launches Reddit Q&A Just as Gmail Goes Down Advised to try turning it off and back on

In a truly painful moment of unfortunate coincidence, Google's Site Reliability Engineering Team launched a Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") this afternoon, just as Gmail went offline for users around…

January 24, 2014, 3:22 PM EST

Sharks Now Tweet When Approaching the Beach Turning transmitter data into Twitter alerts

It used to be that when you wanted to warn ocean-goers about shark-infested waters, the only solution was to send a panicked Roy Scheider running down the beaches. But this…

December 27, 2013, 10:29 AM EST

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