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Facebook Beats First-Quarter Estimates; CFO Stepping Down

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Facebook handily beat Wall Street’s estimates for its first quarter and announced its CFO, David Ebersman, is stepping down.

Ebersman will be replaced by former Zynga CFO David Wehner

“David has been a great partner in building Facebook, and I’m grateful for everything he’s done to help make the world more open and connected,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a press release. “David set us up to operate efficiently and make the long term…

10 DIY Projects to Revive Your Useless Junk

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We love a good DIY project, but nothing beats one that lets you craft without spending a cent.

And with spring cleaning in mind, why throw away useful materials when you could upcycle them instead? From unworn ties to useless floppy discs, there’s a DIY to recycle nearly all of your odds and ends.

Channel your thrifty side with these DIY projects made from free items around your home.

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Comcast Stems Cord-Cutting Tide With 24,000 New Subscribers

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The Comcast financial juggernaut continued this winter. The largest U.S. cable operator added 24,000 new video customers to start 2014, which marked the second-consecutive quarter of growth after a 6 1/2-year stretch of cable-TV subscriber losses.

Comcast’s quarterly sales and income both topped Wall Street forecasts. The company has credited much of the reversal in the video business to its X1 video platform, an Internet-based system designed to make channel navigation far simpler and more…

A GoPro Drone Is the Most Beautiful Way to Watch Fireworks

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Flying high above the ground with a GoPro-equipped drone will give you the best seats in the house — hands down — during a fireworks show.

A remote-controlled quadcopter outfitted with a GoPro camera captured the footage, above, in Fillmore, Calif. It’s a new way to enjoy the dazzling light shows without actually putting yourself at risk

The footage, presented in dramatic slow-mo, of course, shows the beauty of fireworks from the…

Nothing Tarnishes Easter Like Bunny Sex on Local News

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Two furry bunnies gave the world an eyeful when they got frisky on a local news desk during a live Easter-themed segment. The bushy-tailed booty call took place on NBC affiliate WBIR in Knoxville, Tenn.

During the segment, three anchors watched in increasing horror and amusement as the bunnies did their thing on live television. When the camera quickly cut away, the anchors took their chance to make…

Wa-hoo! It’s-a ‘Super Mario’ Theme Played on Wine Glasses

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There are two unmistakable melodies from childhood — the delightful sound of the ice cream truck approaching and the Super Mario Bros. theme song.

YouTube music-maker Dan Newbie took the latter and gave a whole new vibe to the game tune, using empty wine glasses, pots, pans and other things found around the kitchen. You can practically hear the pixels.

Makes us wonder if the mustachioed plumber ever savored a nice Merlot during his…

Self-Castrated Rapper Gives New Meaning to YOLO

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You may have thought you were having a bad week — but at least you’re not rapper Andre Johnson. The rapper, who is loosely affiliated with the Wu-Tang Clan, cut off his own penis and then jumped off of the second-floor balcony of his North Hollywood apartment. Johnson (no pun intended) survived the ordeal, and was rushed to the hospital shortly after.

So, moral of the story — YOLO?

Mashable’s Lamarr Wilson discusses this story and more in the video above. Make sure to watch, and then…

Facebook Says Paper Users Browse 80 Stories A Day, Adds Features That Let It Replace FB For iOS

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Fix These 5 Email Marketing Missteps Right Now

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The email marketing train is a constant and fast-moving one. It is hard to get off at the high speed and seemingly even harder to slow it down and take in the view. Many email marketers find it very hard to change less-than-successful practices or gain momentum on new techniques and strategies. However, there is hope! Email marketers share many ailments, but the remedies may not be as painful as one would expect.

The most important things are done at the last second:

You would never choose…

Fix These 5 Email Marketing Missteps Right Now

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The email marketing train is a constant and fast-moving one. It is hard to get off at the high speed and seemingly even harder to slow it down and take in the view. Many email marketers find it very hard to change less-than-successful practices or gain momentum on new techniques and strategies. However, there is hope! Email marketers share many ailments, but the remedies may not be as painful as one would expect.

The most important things are done at the last second:

You would never choose…