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The Hamster Bowl will score a touchdown on your heart

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What kind of sport only has one ball? We fixed football by replacing large men with hamsters, putting each of these hamsters in their own protective ball and letting them go wild

Ready, set, fuzzdown!

And, of course, it wouldn’t be the big game without a hamster halftime show starring Coldplay and Fuzzyonc

Someone gave Ken dolls a more realistic makeover — with dad bod and all

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When Mattel released its new line of diverse Barbie dolls earlier this week, Internet users demanded a series of equally realistic

‘Tangerine’ director brings vision to KENZO fashion film

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What does an independent film director do after releasing a groundbreaking movie admired for its emphasis on the transgender experience and reliance on the iPhone? He collaborates with a fashion brand on a short film. At least, that’s the case for Tangerine writer and director Sean Baker.

Baker teamed up with KENZO to write and direct a short film around the brand’s spring 2016 collection — shot entirely on an iPhone, of course. The video, Snowbird, abandons the opulence of fashion in…

Ivanka Trump designs phone charging handbags for working women on the go

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We’ve all been there: running from one appointment to the next, watching our phone batteries die, knowing we’re powerless to stop it. Working women, fear no moreIvanka Trump has arrived to solve this problem — with a little help from wearable tech.

Trump created a line of chargeable handbags and pouches that keep cell batteries replenished and women looking as classy as ever. The businesswoman launched her first venture into wearable tech this past December with the Rio Tech Sleeve and has…

J.J. Abrams knows Rey’s last name — and definitely won’t tell you

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PASADENA, California — While the Internet fills to the brim with Star Wars: The Force Awakens theories one man who can put all the speculation to rest is staying mum — with little effort

Master secret keeper J.J. Abrams told curious reporters Tuesday that though he’s not directing the next Star Wars movie, he knows “quite a bit” about the script itself and some of the answers it contains, including the truth about Rey’s lineage.

Japanese ad uses samurai and ninjas to stop smartphone use while walking

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Japan’s mobile phone culture has always been a few steps ahead of the west, with the early emergence of emoji being the most famous example

Now Japan’s leading cell phone carrier, NTT Docomo, has used the tropes of the country’s popular martial arts films to promote a tech culture correction we could likely see in the U.S. sometime soon: getting users to stop walking while using their smartphones

The spot, titled…

At one point, Adele’s ‘Hello’ was played on YouTube more feverishly than the ‘Star Wars’ trailer

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Apparently, we were all Star Wars-level excited about Adele’s new single

According to YouTube stats, it took a mere 48 hours for Adele’s “Hello” video to be viewed 50 million times. At its peak, the clip was viewed 1.6 million times per hour.

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We were all a little obsessed with “Hello.”

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For those keeping track: Yes, that’s more than the views-per-hour peak notched by the trailer for Star…

This Birkenstock-Croc hybrid will haunt you at your next music festival

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LONDON — Hunter Boots — father of the rubber wellington boot — birthed a new love child on Saturday. Though we’re not quite sure who Hunter Boots mingled with, we narrowed it down to either the Croc or Birkenstock

The new shoe made its debut on the brand’s spring/summer 2016 runway, held at London Fashion Week, where a stream of models walked down an impressively muddy runway (one in which this reporter accidentally stepped). The collection was inspired by the gooey puddled fields music…

This Birkenstock-Croc hybrid will haunt you at your next music festival

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LONDON — Hunter Boots — father of the rubber wellington boot — birthed a new love child on Saturday. Though we’re not quite sure who Hunter Boots mingled with, we narrowed it down to either the Croc or Birkenstock

The new shoe made its debut on the brand’s spring/summer 2016 runway, held at London Fashion Week, where a stream of models walked down an impressively muddy runway (one in which this reporter accidentally stepped). The collection was inspired by the gooey puddled fields music…

Dance crew Kinjaz unlocks the secrets to one of their badass moves

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The competition is heating up on America’s Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs — but even though the crews are hard at work, Kinjaz has taken some time out of their intense rehearsals to show you the secrets to one of their awesome moves

In the second installment of Mashable’s ABDC dance lessons, Kinjaz teaches you the recipe for a slick technique. Steps include running with “your legs in place,” “octopus liquifying” your body, and clapping vertically