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22 Times Mixing Tech And Alcohol Was A Really Bad Choice

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | October 2, 2014 | Technology
Drinking this weekend? Do yourself a favor and avoid technology at all costs. Because no matter how hard you try to abstain from texting while drunk... ...somehow your drunk self finds a way to send something totally embarrassing.

China May Be Using Smartphone Apps To Spy On Protesters, U.S. Security Firm Says

AP | Jade Walker | October 2, 2014 | World
HONG KONG (AP) — The Chinese government might be using smartphone apps to spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, a U.S. security firm said. The applications are disguised as tools created by activists, said the firm, Lacoon Mobile Security. It said that once downloaded, they give an outsider access...

Adam Sandler To Make 4 New Movies For Netflix

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | October 2, 2014 | Entertainment
Netflix has taken another huge step into originally content, signing comic/actor Adam Sandler to a four-movie deal that could see the first release as early as next year. "“People love Adam'’s films on Netflix and often watch them again and again," Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos...

This Video Is Proof That No Emoji Can Beat Talking Face To Face IRL

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | October 1, 2014 | Good News
It turns out an ability to read between the lines of text messages has lived within us all along. However, it has nothing to do with our phones themselves. It requires putting our thumbs away, detaching our gazes from the screens, and engaging in a conversation physically and emotionally --...

This New Netflix Hack Lets You Get Even More Out Of Your Streaming

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | October 1, 2014 | Entertainment
If you thought "Gilmore Girls" was the only thing awesome thing coming to Netflix this month, prepare to be left speechless. Lifehacker has just unveiled a new add-on for Chrome that lets you to take your streaming to the next level. Flix Plus lets users customize...

Uber Publishes 'Tone-Deaf' Blog Post For Teacher Appreciation

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | October 1, 2014 | Business
Transportation service Uber is being criticized as “tone-deaf” for a blog post praising itself for offering underpaid teachers part-time jobs as drivers. The post, titled “Teachers: Driving Our Futures,” says Uber intends to “celebrate the educators who are also our Uber partner drivers.” But some readers said Uber,...

New Study Says Couples Who Meet Online May Be More Likely To Break Up

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | October 1, 2014 | Divorce
The pros and cons of online dating have been debated by single (and married) folks long before Tinder's "swiping" function was added to the mix. Now, new research suggests that some of the touted benefits of online dating may have been a...

50 Cost-Efficient Ways To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | October 1, 2014 | HuffPost Home
Let's face it: Reducing your home's negative impact on the planet will likely require a huge amount of work. But solar panels and temperature-regulating walls aren't the only ways to help your household adopt more eco-friendly practices. There are a ton of easy -- and fun...

Facebook Apologizes To LGBT Community For Controversial Name Change Policy

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | October 1, 2014 | Gay Voices
Facebook is apologizing to members of the LGBT community, specifically drag queens and transgender individuals, over the way their name change policy has disproportionately targeted and affected their identities. Facebook came under fire several weeks ago after forcing a large percentage of individuals operating personal profiles on Facebook...

If This Video Doesn't Convince You To Put Down Your Phone, Nothing Will

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | October 1, 2014 | Technology

Awful New Dating App Caters To The Rich By Weeding Out The Poor

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | October 1, 2014 | Divorce
A new dating app has everyone shaking their heads. It's called Luxy, and according to a press release, the app is billing itself as "Tinder, minus the poor people." Some journalists first thought the app was a joke because the press release was...

Home Economics Is Still Offered As A College Major In 2014, And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | October 1, 2014 | HuffPost Home
If you think hanging a diploma on your office wall means you have a complete education, this one perspective might just change your mind. According to Chris Moore, Brigham Young University’s director of the Family and Consumer Sciences program, "If you have your Master's degree and you...

What Is This 'Ello' Everyone's Posting About On Facebook?

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | October 1, 2014 | Technology
If you’ve been on Facebook in the last two weeks, you’ve probably noticed at least one of your friends has posted something like this: i just signed up for ello? idk viva la revolucion i guess! hit me up for an invite! lol Such...

Uber Passenger Roberto Chicas May Lose Eye After Hammer Attack

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | October 1, 2014 | Crime
A rider in an Uber car in San Francisco may lose use of his eye after his driver allegedly struck him with a hammer last week in San Francisco. Roberto Chicas may never regain vision in his left eye, his attorney told SFGate. He will...

London Phone Booth Converted To Solar-Powered Mobile Charging Station

Reuters | Katherine Boehrer | October 1, 2014 | Green
LONDON, Oct 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of London's famous red telephone boxes are going green, transformed into free, solar-powered mobile chargers to provide a carbon-neutral source of energy in the city. The "solarbox," unveiled on Wednesday, was invented by two graduates from the London School of Economics (LSE)...

Arielle Scarcella, Vlogger, Releases 'LGBT YouTubers Read Hate Comments'

James Nichols | October 1, 2014 | Gay Voices
Comment sections on the Internet can often be awful and even dangerous places -- particularly if you're lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). So what can we, as a community, learn about identity and policing one another by examining the things people say in the comment section of YouTube videos?...

Apple Fanboys Discover Another iOS 8 Glitch

Kerry Flynn | October 1, 2014 | Technology
Apple fanboys have discovered a new issue with iOS 8, just a week after the company had to pull the latest update to its operating system because of other bugs. According to MacRumors, a bug in iOS 8 is deleting iWork documents (Apple's office suite that...

The Most Cringeworthy Autocorrect Fails Of September 2014 (NSFW)

Christine Dalton | October 1, 2014 | Comedy
In case you hadn't heard, Apple rolled out some new-fangled software that promised to get rid of our beloved autocorrects. Our response? Why on @#$% earth would they get rid of the one thing that brings oodles of joy into our lives?! So incredibly rude. Thankfully,...

The New 'Theory Of Everything' Trailer Is A Total Tearjerker

Jessica Goodman | October 1, 2014 | Entertainment
"The Theory of Everything" already has a steady stream of buzz following its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Now, a new trailer for the movie about Stephen Hawking shows more of the love story between Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) and Cambridge student Jane Wilde (Felicity...

How The iPhone 6 Will Change The Way You Travel

Kira Brekke | October 1, 2014 | Travel
We've all been at the airport hopelessly searching for an outlet to charge our iPhones. But thanks to the new and improved iPhone 6, those days may be over. Huffington Post technology reporter Tim Stenovec spoke with HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd about how Apple's new...
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