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‘Modern Family’ pulled off a hilarious episode that takes place entirely on a Mac

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We say a lot about ourselves in the way we navigate our digital lives

If multiple people send you an instant message at once, whom do you reply to first? If someone tells you that they sent you an email, how quickly do you check it? If you’re having a text conversation with someone, how many other windows do you have open while talking to them?

When you look at your actions in this way, our relationships and what they mean to us…

Useless App Yo Resurrects Offering Photo And Link Alerts From 150 Sources

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Missing British schoolgirls may be on their way to Syria

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LONDON — Police issued an alert Friday for three schoolgirls who they suspect are traveling to Syria to join Islamic State.

The three close friends, 15-year-old Shamima Begum, 16-year-old Kadiza Sultana and another 15-year-old girl flew from Gatwick Airport to Istanbul on Tuesday, according to police. They were friends with another 15-year-old who travelled to Syria in December

The girls were on their half-term school break from Bethnal Green…

Missing British schoolgirls may be on their way to Syria

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LONDON — Police issued an alert Friday for three schoolgirls who they suspect are traveling to Syria to join Islamic State.

The three close friends, 15-year-old Shamima Begum, 16-year-old Kadiza Sultana and another 15-year-old girl flew from Gatwick Airport to Istanbul on Tuesday, according to police. They were friends with another 15-year-old who travelled to Syria in December

The girls were on their half-term school break from Bethnal Green…

5 can’t-miss apps: ESPN, GroupMe, Darkroom and more

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With Lyft raising a huge new round of funding and Dropbox possibly moving closer to an IPO, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps.

Luckily, each weekend, we round up our favorite new and updated apps, so you won’t miss out.

This week’s list includes the revamped ESPN app, GroupMe’s latest update and an Android app that lets you message friends from your lock screen.

Check out the gallery, above, to see all the apps that made our…

5 ways you can help animals stay cozy this winter

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Cold weather is brutal. You probably have a long list of survival mechanisms — mittens, soup, wearing a million layers, repeating “you can do this” over and over again until you kind of believe it

Winter’s tough on animals, too, and they can use our help. If the only thing you know about how to protect animals from the cold is that pugs look adorable in sweaters, check out these tips from the ASPCA on how to make winters better for our furry friends.

How to decide who inherits your Facebook account

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Facebook introduced a new legacy contact feature in the U.S. on Thursday — allowing users to choose who can manage their accounts once they’ve died — and it’s something we should all think about activating

While no one wants to think about his or her own death, this kind of option is going to become increasingly common as we share more of our lives online. Facebook follows Google in providing this type of posthumous functionality, and we expect other sites to follow suit

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You’re Going To Die. First, Choose Someone To Manage Your Facebook Profile

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The Iranian version of ‘Friends’ is almost, but not quite, perfect

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They’ve finally done it. Iran has stolen our most valuable national resource: Friends.

Earlier today, Twitter user @dpatrikarakos posted pictures from an Iranian network’s knock-off of the iconic series, including Monica’s kitchen with a distractingly orange refrigerator, the living room sans couches and a pretty accurate balcony

Can this version of Friends recapture the sexual tension and biting humor…

Less is more: Channel your inner minimalist for our photo challenge

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For this week’s Mashable Photo Challenge, cut out all distractions and channel your inner minimalist

With minimalism, it’s more about deciding what to leave out of the frame than what to include in it. This means lines and patterns, geometric shapes, strong contrasts and lone subjects. It means extreme spareness and simplicity

Tony Hammond, a UK-based television producer and Instagrammer, will be our guest host

Ever since…