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8 chill animals that have this heat wave thing all figured out

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A heat wave is melting England, Spain and France this week — but not everyone can beat the heat.

Temperatures are exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of western Europe; Wednesday was the warmest day recorded in the UK in at least nine years, according to the UK Met Office.

Health authorities are warning people to take precautions, but their furry friends may need an extra hand to cool off. Animals are turning to ice treats, public fountains and hoses for much-needed relief

Let’s just…

8 chill animals that have this heat wave thing all figured out

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A heat wave is melting England, Spain and France this week — but not everyone can beat the heat.

Temperatures are exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of western Europe; Wednesday was the warmest day recorded in the UK in at least nine years, according to the UK Met Office.

Health authorities are warning people to take precautions, but their furry friends may need an extra hand to cool off. Animals are turning to ice treats, public fountains and hoses for much-needed relief

Let’s just…

16 tweets that sum up how we all feel on Britain’s hottest day of the year

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LONDON — As the Met Office recorded temperatures topping 30 degrees celsius in many parts of the country, it’s clear that #hottestdayoftheyear has truly taken hold of the UK.

Inevitably, with extreme weather comes extreme reactions; from non-literal dying to topless 1D selfies, people have been venting their frustration with the blistering sunshine over the last 24 hours.

Here’s how UK tweeters are coping with the…

Apple Music streams songs at the same quality as iTunes downloads

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Regular music listeners may not care, but there’s segment of audiophiles out there that really cares deeply about their music’s audio quality.

It was previously reported Apple Music would stream music at a bit rate of 256 kilobits per second (kbps) in Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) and Mashable has now confirmed this is the case.

Bit rate is the amount of data that’s processed in any given amount of time. For songs streamed on Apple Music,…

Uber makes waves in Istanbul with boat service

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Uber passengers in Istanbul have a whole new way to travel between continents: Speed boats.

The ride-hailing company just announced a new boat service in Istanbul. The service, called UberBOAT, will ferry passengers across the Bosphorus river, which divides the Asian and European sides of the city.

As with Uber’s other offerings, UberBOAT will now appear as a separate option within the main Uber app. Rather than…

Groom’s reception dance is a stanky leg tribute to love

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One former NBA player has moves on and off the court.

Brandon Davies busted a choreographed move with his former BYU teammates to celebrate his marriage to Lenzie Quist Davies. The group showcased every move in the book, from riding the whip to doing the stanky leg.

The best part? Jimmer Fredette, the 2011 national college player of the year, proving that basketball skills don’t always translate to the dance floor.

29 people in fancy dress that capture the wonderful wackiness of Glastonbury

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LONDON — Glastonbury is over for another year, but the memories – the Dalai Lama making an appearance; Kanye getting ‘Kanye-d’ on stage by a comedian; the BBC subtitling team having a stressful night with Kanye’s lyrics; basically anything involving Kanye – will live on.

And then there were the outfits. Glastonbury wouldn’t be Glastonbury without people dressing up in strange and wonderful ways. We…

29 people in fancy dress that capture the wonderful wackiness of Glastonbury

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LONDON — Glastonbury is over for another year, but the memories – the Dalai Lama making an appearance; Kanye getting ‘Kanye-d’ on stage by a comedian; the BBC subtitling team having a stressful night with Kanye’s lyrics; basically anything involving Kanye – will live on.

And then there were the outfits. Glastonbury wouldn’t be Glastonbury without people dressing up in strange and wonderful ways. We…

New York parties hard for pride parade and SCOTUS decision

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The annual NYC pride parade is known to be a big affair, but this year supporters had even more to celebrate with the Supreme Court’s recent decision to legalize gay marriage across the country

Watch scenes from the event in our video above.

An HIV-positive man closed his eyes and asked people to touch him

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An HIV-positive Finnish man wants to challenge people with a simple request — reaching out and touching him

For a social experiment, a man named Janne stands in a busy square with a sign on either side of him reading “I am HIV-positive — touch me!” He closes his eyes against the sun and reaches his arms gently out to his sides.

Then, he simply waits

At first, dozens of people walk by, reading his sign but…