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Watch this USPS driver deliver an Amazon package Frisbee-style

Well, it's one way to deliver a package. An Amazon shopper recently filmed what appears to be a USPS driver pulling a Frisbee move to get a package from the van to his house. Although it only reached the sidewalk.
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Google’s symptom checker is a new way to incorrectly self-diagnose your ailments

Google's launched a new feature on mobile, symptom checker, that helps searchers find useful information about medical maladies and ailments. It's available in the U.S. in English, with additional language support planned.
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Trust issues? Use Trooly and machine learning to figure out who you may be working with

To help you make better decisions about people you may want to work with, Trooly has launched its Instant Trust rating service, which claims to help "businesses verify, screen, and predict trustworthy relationships and interactions."
Mobile

Donald Trump says ‘no thanks’ to using a smartphone and email

While we previously thought that Donald Trump might use both a Samsung and iPhone, new reports suggest he may not carry a smartphone at all. So how does he send all those tweets? Great question!
Computing

Microsoft crowns its Edge browser the winner over Chrome in a battery life battle

A series of battery tests by Microsoft's Web Platform Team team show the company's browser, Edge, beating Chrome and the rest of the competition. The results are consistent with third-party findings.
Photography

Why the internet has waged war over the pronunciation of ‘GIF’

Mike Rugnetta of PBS Idea Channel takes an inside look at the intricacies behind the war that's been waged over the three-letter acronym we've all come to both love and hate: GIF.
Movies & TV

Ricky Gervais sets world record for most celebrity impressions in 30 seconds (sort of)

Ricky Gervais isn't known for his celebrity impressions, and after his appearance on The Tonight Show on Friday, it's likely to stay that way for some considerable time to come.
Computing

The Pentagon just paid cash to hackers who found 100+ bugs in its systems

The Department of Defense's recent "Hack the Pentagon" program turned up a whopping 138 security vulnerabilities deemed "valid and unique," officials have revealed. And yes, they've already been acted upon to prevent future trouble.
Music

Ticketmaster may owe almost everyone free ticket vouchers

Ticketmaster is sending out free ticket vouchers and discount codes to customers who used its service to make bookings between 1999 and 2013. The move is part of a $400 million lawsuit settlement involving around 50 million of its…
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Get a gift you actually want with Sugarwish and its candies

We may say that it’s the thought that counts, but wouldn’t you rather receive a gift you actually, you know, want? That, at least, is the surprisingly revolutionary (and sweet) idea behind Sugarwish.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: NASA's human tissue bounty, the iPhone's true cost, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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Fantasy sports fans, rejoice — it’s legal again in New York

Fantasy sports just had a fantasy of their own come true. On the last day of the New York Assembly's current session, lawmakers voted to legalize fantasy sports in the state. The legislation now goes to Governor Andrew Cuomo's desk, where…