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‘Furious 7′ review, ‘Fast’ version: A franchise best by several quarter miles

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You are not going to want to miss seeing Furious 7 in a movie theater full of paying customers this weekend, because it’s going to be bananas.

By now you’ve seen a little bit of the part where the whole team parachutes out of a C-130, in their cars. And this isn’t some computer graphics stuff, this is a practical effect that a stunt team shot in real life

The crowd goes nuts for this:

There’s nothing…

Satirical post about Slack’s $2.8 billion valuation shows the truth of venture capital

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Two days ago, workplace chat startup Slack was reportedly raising money at a valuation of $2 billion. Today, a new report said it was raising money at a valuation of $2.8 billion

Five months ago, that number was $1.1 billion.

So did Slack suddenly become more valuable by $800 million in a few months?

No, it did not.

Patrick Mathieson, of venture capital firm Toba Capital used Slack’s cartoonish luck at raising money to…

Sleepy clouded leopard kitten already bored by the spotlight

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If you are not already following the story of the precious clouded leopard born at the Tampa Bay Zoo, get on board immediately.

The currently unnamed cub, born in March, has been spotted taking a bath, expressing himself and now sleeping

The little guy is very serious about finding the exact right nap time position, which can be challenging, but exceedingly rewarding. His dedication pursuing exactly what he wants…

‘Bones’ is back: Here’s why you should be excited

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After what’s been one of the longest midseason hiatus periods ever, Bones is officially back

But the wait for the show’s return is going to be well worth it

Executive producer Stephen Nathan and star Emily Deschanel gave Mashable a bunch of scoop for what Nathan is calling “Season 10, 2.0,” and all of it promises heaps of drama and fun

In short: there’s a big pregnancy, a big problem, and a big load of cash.

For details, check out the gallery below

Bones airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET on…

Burnbook: What parents need to know about the controversial app

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“This app was created to increase cyberbullying. There’s no other reason.”

So begins the current top review on iTunes for the controversial Burnbook app. The social networking service has made headlines across the country in recent weeks for bringing anonymous cyberbullying and threats of violence to American high schools.

The same reviewer goes on to say, “The app has become popular at my school and is specifically targeting a small…

PayPal will let you return your bad purchase in Australia

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Everyone has had an online shopping fail, such as the time you got the dress that has a cutout in the wrong spot. Australian shoppers using PayPal they can now send those products back hassle free and get the return shipping refunded.

The Australian market is only the third in the world to introduce the policy — following Canada and France — that sees users who opt-in to the service able to request a refund on the PayPal website and be refunded shipping costs up to A$45 across four…

How Ted Cruz’s campaign speech played out on Yik Yak

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Sen. Ted Cruz took to the stage of Liberty University’s arena to officially throw his hat into the ring for the 2016 presidential campaign as thousands of students from the notoriously conservative university packed the seats Monday. While the senator played to the crowd, students anonymously chatted amongst themselves on the app Yik Yak, weighing in on the conservative hopeful’s big speech

The anonymous ‘yaks’ from Liberty University offer candid insights into the mindset of the in the…

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The dirty truth about animals in New York City

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New York City is a zoo. A big, dirty and terrifying zoo.

You may think the Big Apple has your typical bugs, squirrels and the occasional rodent, but the animals who inhabit NYC, just like the people, are so much more unexpected.

Maybe it’s the food, the water or the hard, city living, but abandon all hope of finding something cute and fluffy on these streets.

The dirty truth about animals in New York City

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New York City is a zoo. A big, dirty and terrifying zoo.

You may think the Big Apple has your typical bugs, squirrels and the occasional rodent, but the animals who inhabit NYC, just like the people, are so much more unexpected.

Maybe it’s the food, the water or the hard, city living, but abandon all hope of finding something cute and fluffy on these streets.

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