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Shakespeare Meets Top 40 Music in ‘Pop Sonnets’

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William Shakespeare, meet 2014 pop music.

That’s the premise behind music Tumblr Pop Sonnets from blogger Erik Didricksen. Didriksen channels Shakespeare’s eloquence by rewriting modern day pop music, putting an English Renaissance twist on some of your favorite summer jams

The Bard of Avon himself would be proud as a simple hook like Ariana Grande’s “I got one less problem without you” becomes something as eloquent as…


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Shakespeare Meets Top 40 Music in ‘Pop Sonnets’

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William Shakespeare, meet 2014 pop music.

That’s the premise behind music Tumblr Pop Sonnets from blogger Erik Didricksen. Didriksen channels Shakespeare’s eloquence by rewriting modern day pop music, putting an English Renaissance twist on some of your favorite summer jams

The Bard of Avon himself would be proud as a simple hook like Ariana Grande’s “I got one less problem without you” becomes something as eloquent as…

What the Ice Bucket Challenge Can Teach Us About Engagement

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If you’ve paid attention to social media at all in the past several weeks, chances are you’ve seen video of everyone from Bill Gates to Oprah dumping buckets of ice water over their heads all in the name of a good cause. The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has been the viral event of the summer, just as bizarre as planking or the cinnamon challenge, but this time, the fad is for a good cause.

The Ice Bucket Challenge began in Boston in honor of Pete Frates, the 29-year-old former captain of Boston…

Hands On With the New Vine: 6-Second Videos Will Never Be the Same

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The new camera features on Vine aren’t just shiny and new. They’ve totally changed the platform

It’s been nearly two years since Twitter acquired Vine and added it to the canon of notable social media platforms. Six-second looping videos simply weren’t “a thing” before Vine proved that our short attention spans were, in fact, good for something.

Scores of users descended on the simple new tool, discovering the world of complex…

YC-Backed TicketLabs Helps Small Music Venues Get More Fans Through The Door

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10 Ways to Keep Your Smelly Shoes Fresh as a Summer Breeze

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There are many great qualities of summer — people smells are not one of them.

We’ve all experienced the pungent, gag-inducing stench of a fresh foot after a hot day of activities. As the dank shoe comes off, the sharp aroma slaps everyone within a 30-foot radius right in the face, killing relationships, appetites and brain cells in the process.

But it doesn’t have to be this way! You can stop your stanky foot problem and…

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4 Chic Ways to Make an Enviable Fashion Set

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It’s time to embrace your inner Anna Wintour.

Getting in touch with your chic side is easy with the help of online fashion sets. You know those breezy style collages of mixed and matched outfits, the kind you find in glossy magazines? You can make them on your own with online fashion templates.

Polyvore, the shopping and style community, is one of these sites. It gives users a simple template for creating delectable fashion plates. It boasts…

Android Wear Developers Can Soon Create Custom Smartwatch Faces

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Android Wear developers will soon be able to create customized designs for their smartwatch faces.

Google will soon be releasing an official API that will enable developers to create third-party watch face designs for Android Wear devices

Custom watch faces is one of the most requested Android Wear features developers ask for, said Wayne Piekarski, a senior developer advocate for Google, in a post on Google+.

“Customization has helped…

Newly Discovered Water Mite Named After Jennifer Lopez

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Pop singer Jennifer Lopez may be thinking life is funny after a group of scientists named a water mite in her honor after discovering a new species near Puerto Rico.

The music of the Bronx, New York-born entertainer, who has Puerto Rican roots, was a hit with the group while they wrote about their findings, biologist Vladimir Pesic said in an email Wednesday.

“The reason behind the unusual choice of name for the new species is … simple: J.Lo’s songs and videos kept…

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Album Art and Gaming Collide With Nightmare and The Cat’s ’2048′ Stunt

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The Flappy Bird game clones have come and gone (remember the Orange Is the New Black rendition?), and now it’s time for a new addictive game to undergo the cloning process

Enter 2048, the viral puzzle game in which users move tiles to form the number 2048. Rock band Nightmare and the Cat released a feline version of 2048 called NATC2048.

NATC2048 ends with a prize. Upon completion, the band’s cover art for…