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Microsoft will launch Office 2016 later this year



Microsoft announced on Thursday that it will be releasing its next big Office suite this year.

It’s called Office 2016, and the announcement comes on the heels of Microsoft’s big Windows 10 event on Wednesday. Microsoft has been focusing more on optimizing Office for mobile, but Office 2016 is best for desktop computers, according to Microsoft. It will be available in the second half of 2015.

“We will have more to share on Office 2016 in the coming…

Lyft replaces pink mustache with ‘glowstache’



Goodbye pink mustache. Long live the glowstache

Lyft, the on-demand ride hailing service, announced Tuesday that it is replacing its iconic giant, fuzzy pink mustaches with a smaller plastic mustache that it is really, truly calling Glowstache

“The new Glowstache marks an exciting moment for Lyft as we embark on the next chapter of our growth,” a rep for Lyft said in an emailed statement. “We’ll begin rolling the Glowstache out to Lyft drivers…

One dead, one injured as overpass collapses in Cincinnati



A construction worker was killed and a tractor-trailer driver was injured late Monday night when an old overpass collapsed on southbound I-75 in Cincinnati, officials said.

The fallen bridge, which was a decommissioned offramp, was in the process of being demolished, the Cincinnati Fire Department said on Twitter. I-75 was closed and emergency crews were at the scene.

Dramatic photos on Twitter showed that the fallen concrete had apparently sheared off the front of the tractor-trailer.


Tweet your way to Texas with the SXSW My Way contest



Film, music and tech fanatics know that Austin gets a whole lot louder in March. With South by Southwest fast approaching, creative individuals and their companies are kickstarting the year with big plans for the festival.

A springboard for the “next big thing,” SXSW embodies the innovative and creative spirit in film, music and technology. This year, Esurance is sending three lucky people to Austin to discover the magic

Esurance has been a…

15-year-old scientist destroys perfectly good grill



Some teenagers

This dancing cow mascot is your spirit animal tonight



Nothing boosts grocery sales quite like an overstimulated dancer in a cow suit.

At least that seems to be the theory behind this video, currently on the front page of the videos subreddit, in which a bovine hype person tears up the aisles at a grocery store.

Watch it, learn from it, use the cow’s dance moves as inspiration for your weekend.

A brief history of celebrities mispronouncing names before ‘Dick Poop’



First, there was Adele Dazeem

Now, cinematographer Dick Pope has made headlines when Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science President Cheryl Boone Isaacs inadvertently mispronounced his name during the nominations, calling him “Dick Poop” instead

Never fear: there is a long, illustrious list of celebrities who have mangled other people’s names in public. Here are some of the most recent goof-ups.

Google wants self-driving cars on the road within 5 years



Google wants driverless vehicles to be ready for production by 2020 and is talking to some of the biggest automakers in the industry to help make that reality, according to reports.

Google’s Chris Urmson, director of the self-driving car project, told Reuters it would be “remiss” to not talk to big-name manufacturers — including General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Daimler AG and Volkswagen — about the project and potential partnerships.

Bill Hader gets grouchy on ‘Sesame Street’



Bill Hader

Chris Hemsworth’s wet T-shirt dance is the best thing about today



Um. Well. Ah

We’re experiencing a brief mental paralysis because of images of literally the “Sexiest Man Alive” Chris Hemsworth participating in a wet T-shirt contest. Okay, maybe it was a game of “Water Wars,” but you know it was all a ruse set up by Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday’s Tonight Show.

Just watch, and don’t get drool on your laptop