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Using This Browser Setting Leaves You Vulnerable to Hackers
This scam finds a sneaky way to steal credit card info.... READ ON
City Maps Replace Transit Stops With Popular Instagram Hashtags
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10 Playful Facts About Neopets
Neopets introduced many kids to economics, HTML, and the challenges of pet care.... READ ON
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This Phishing Scam Is Targeting Gmail Accounts by Posing as Your Contacts
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Genealogy Site FamilyTreeNow Knows Your Addresses and Family Members
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Interview From 1999 Shows David Bowie Predicting the Rise of the Internet
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Monopoly Is Asking Fans to Pick the New Game Tokens
Say goodbye to the thimble.... READ ON
This Website Lets You Watch Every Single 'Stare' Scene from The Office
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Every Underground Subway Station in New York City Now Has Free Wi-Fi
Let the surfing begin!... READ ON
16 Fast Facts About Homestar Runner
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Inside the Booming Business of Adults Who Play With Toys on YouTube
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Visit the Gyllenhall: Your New Favorite Punny Internet Corner
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Google Charts the Seasonal Patterns of Food Trends
“Pumpkin spice latte” searches spike earlier each year.... READ ON
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The Most Googled Ailments, By Region
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Find Guilt-Free Products Online With an Ethical Shopping Browser Extension
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13 Names for the @ Symbol Around the World
In the United States, we call the @ symbol an “at.” But not everybody else does.... READ ON

The “mystery flavor” Dum-Dum Pop is truly random. The Spangler Candy Company combines the last of their flavorings at the end of a production run to turn out lollipops of mixed (and mysterious) flavors.

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