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Glen is a writer, comedian, and gentleman living in New Jersey with his lovely wife, beautiful daughter, and dog, Elvis Costello. The dog's name is Elvis Costello. Glen does not live with the human Elvis Costello. Yet. Tickle really is his last name. Please stop asking.

  1. Entertainment

    #FollowFriday: Aaron Sagers (@aaronsagers)

    It's Friday, so it's time for our weekly #FollowFriday segment where we tell you who to follow on Twitter. This week it's entertainment writer and television host Aaron Sagers!

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  2. Weird

    New Business Lets You Smash Stuff to Vent Your Frustrations

    Breaking stuff is a great release, and that's what Tom Farrenkopf of Boise, Idaho is banking on with his new business, Das Breakroom. He's charging people to come break stuff with sledgehammers, baseball bats, and other "instruments of destruction," as he calls them.

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  3. Science

    T-Rex Didn’t Even Need Its Stupid Baby Arms

    We've all had a good laugh at the Tyrannosaurus Rex's tiny little arms. Well the joke's on us apparently. New research shows that T-Rex didn't even need its stupid little baby arms anyway. Turns out its neck did all the work.

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  4. Tech

    [Product Review] The Rokit Boost Rectangle Is a Bluetooth Speaker That Seems Bigger on the Inside

    Rokit Boost sent us their portable Bluetooth speaker "Rectangle" to test out. The Rectangle is little, but it's fierce. Standing at under three inches tall and less than six inches long, we were really surprised by the quality of sound and the sheer volume the Rectangle could throw out.

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  5. Weird

    Watch a Red Hot Ball of Nickel Bring Fiery Death to a Bunch of Peeps for Easter or Whatever

    Sunday is Peeps Appreciation Day, and YouTube's famous Red Hot Ball of Nickel is appreciating the hell out of them the only way it knows how: hot, fiery destruction. What is it about watching this flaming ball of metal destroy things that we love so much? Don't question. Just watch some Peeps get messed up.

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  6. Weird

    Suntory Whiskey’s New Ad Campaign Uses 3D-Sculpted Ice

    There's a new ad campaign for Suntory Whiskey by Japanese agency TBWA/Hakuhodo that shows the whiskey served over intricate, precision-drilled 3D ice sculptures. It's beautiful to watch the drill create such a complex shape, and then have that shape drowned in whiskey.

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  7. Science

    Meet Kepler-186f, the First Validated Earth-Sized Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Red Dwarf

    We now know what NASA's big Kepler announcement it. It's still going on, so we'll be updating this post. What we know now is that this is the first validated Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a star other than our Sun. That's a big deal.

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  8. Science

    Internet Use Could Help Depressed Retirees Because the Internet Is the Best

    If you're retired and feeling depressed about it, try using the Internet more! At least, that's according to new research published in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. It says Internet use gave retirees a better chance of avoiding depression than their offline counterparts.

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  9. Space

    Watch Live as NASA Makes Kepler Planet-Hunting Mission Announcement at 2:00PM EDT

    NASA is going to be making an announcement about the Kepler planet-hunting mission's latest discovery. The Kepler telescope is being used to find potentially habitable planets. Our guess is they'll be announcing new planets or one that happens to be very interesting. In this case interesting means habitable.

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  10. Gaming

    PS4 Owners, You’re About to Get Video Editing Capabilities in an Update

    The PlayStation 4 is crushing it in terms of sales, but the Xbox One still has some things the PS4 doesn't. At least, it does for now. While Xbox One owners can brag that they can edit their captured gameplay footage on the system itself and their PS4 counterparts can't, they won't be able to for much longer.

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  11. Tech

    “Liking” General Mills on Facebook Now Means You Can’t Sue Them, According to General Mills

    General Mills updated their online Privacy Policy to say that anyone who's received any benefit from them -- even downloading an online coupon, or liking their Facebook page -- can't sue them. Instead, they must settle any disputes about the purchase or use of any of their products in forced arbitration. Is this legal?

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  12. Entertainment

    Kermit and Fozzie Talk Existence and Ennui in 1979 Camera Test

    Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, voiced by Jim Henson and Frank Oz respectively, got into some deep stuff while talking for a camera test from The Muppet Movie. Is Fozzie a real bear? Fozzie also does a comedy set for cows, and Miss Piggy pressures Kermit into buying a house they can't afford.

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  13. Science

    Why Are Babies Cute? Because Science, That’s Why! Let AsapSCIENCE Explain

    Babies are cute, sure, but why are they cute? AsapSCIENCE explains the science of "Baby Schema" and why we just want to pinch those widdle cheeks. Conversely, Earth Unplugged explains the science behind why some animals are so very ugly.

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  14. Weird

    Domino’s Now Offers Pizza With Fried Chicken Instead of Dough

    Domino's just launched a new product called "Specialty Chicken," which sounds much worse than it is, and it sounds pretty bad. "Specialty Chicken" is a pizza that replaces dough with chicken then adds sauce, cheese, and other toppings. They also launched a new slogan with "Failure is an Option." It sure is, Domino's. It sure is.

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  15. Science

    Babies Keep Parents Sleep Deprived on Purpose So They Don’t Make Any More Babies

    Any new parent can tell you that sleeping through the night is a rare experience after babby is formed. According to Harvard biology professor David Haig, that may be on purpose. He says that babies intentionally wake parents up for overnight feedings to keep them from... making more babies.

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