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I’m Scared to Click on Any Stories about Miley Cyrus

To most, I’m what you would consider to be a prude. That wasn’t always the case; perhaps a combination of conservative Christian values and a wonderfully conservative wife changed my mind. Then again, it could be fatherhood, which is the main reason people like Miley Cyrus scare me.

I remember one of my daughters watching Hannah Montana all the time. Some of the topics were a little more mature than I would like, particularly in the later seasons when she’s supposed to be college age, but…

The faces of transgender teen America

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Katherine, a gentle 19-year old from Brooklyn, is many things: Bangladeshi American, an avid gamer, Muslim, a future programmer. But one thing she is not: human. At least, that’s what she’s been told by the family who rejected her.

In the cramped apartment she shares with her parents and siblings, Katherine is a ghost. Virtually ignored, she spends her days invisible in the hallway, the only place she doesn’t get in the way of her mother who is seldom outside the kitchen, her father who…

LG launches gold version of Urbane watch for $1,200

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Interested in an Android Wear device with an extra bit of glamour attached? Your thirst might be quenched with the LG Watch Urbane Luxe, a premium, gold-plated version of the company’s LG Watch Urbane smartwatch

Otherwise identical to its cheaper namesake, the Luxe — created in collaboration with Reeds Jewelers — is plated with 23-karat gold, and comes with an alligator leather strap as well as a piano-gloss lacquer case

VMAs 2015: And the winners are…

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The 2015 VMAs winners are starting to roll out — just try to contain your excitement

Who’s walking away from this year’s Video Music Awards with coveted moonman trophies — and who will be left with nothing to console themselves but millions of dollars and hordes of screaming fans?

Check here for a full list.

Best Rock Video

WINNER: Fall Out Boy — “Uma Thurman”
Hozier — “Take Me To Church”
Florence + the Machine — “Ship To…

Facebook Rolls Out Its “Donate Now” Button To Nonprofits

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Facebook Rolls Out Its “Donate Now” Button To Nonprofits

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July 2015 was officially Earth’s hottest month in recorded history

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Federal officials say July was Earth’s hottest month on record, smashing old marks.

July’s average temperature was 61.86 degrees Fahrenheit, beating the previous global mark set in 1998 and 2010 by about one-seventh of a degree. That’s a large margin for weather records.

Records go back to 1880, but nine of the 10 hottest months on record have happened since 2005. The first seven months of 2015 are the hottest January-to-July span…

This quadcopter kite takes the selfie stick to new heights

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Call it a selfie stick on steroids or just a less technical way to get great aerial shots. Either way, the Fotokite Phi is a camera tool that may have arrived just on time

Instead of forcing you to learn how to fly a camera-mounted drone, the Fotokite Phi tethers the flying device to you via a leash, eliminating sometimes unwieldy software controls and shaky, newbie piloting from the aerial-image-capturing equation

Google Hangouts Gets Its Own Site, Just Like Facebook Messenger

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Google Hangouts Gets Its Own Site, Just Like Facebook Messenger

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