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Social media companies really want you to know that it’s ‘Brexit’ voting day

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LONDON — On the day of the historic referendum in the UK to decide whether the country should stay in the European Union or leave, major social media companies are encouraging people to get to the polls and vote.

We take Samsung Pay out to lunch

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Samsung Pay launched in Australia Wednesday, but it will need a few more banking partners before it replaces my wallet.

To begin with, only customers with cards issued by American Express or those with Citibank credit cards will have access to the mobile payments system. I had an American Express credit card on hand, so decided to load it up, just in time for lunch.

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Your feet on running vs. your feet on walking

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Promoted by The Athlete’s Foot

Your feet help you do some amazing things.

Whether it’s climbing mountains or simply crossing the street, your feet are the mini engines that propel you — and shoes are the tyres. Sneakers provide support, stability and traction while running and walking, not to mention some much-needed protection for your delicate tootsies.

Avid runners and walkers know that the foundation to a good day on the trails is a great pair of shoes. But their needs aren’t exactly the…

Jimmy Fallon and Ethan Hawke form a country duo called ‘FML’

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If you like country music and hearing other people’s embarrassing life stories, Jimmy Fallon has just the thing for you.

Fallon teamed up with actor, Ethan Hawke, to revive their band, FML,

Briton uses Facebook and Snapchat to fake photos for ‘accidental Syria boat trip’ prank

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A British man has used Facebook and Snapchat photos to create a prank about “accidentally ending up in Syria” with his friends after boarding the wrong boat after a night out in Cyprus.

Lewis Ellis, a 25-year-old from Manchester, told the Daily Mirror that the post-clubbing dolphin-watching trip from Ayia Napa turned out to be a nightmare as he and his friends realised halfway they were on the way to Syria.

Kim Kardashian challenges you to avoid seeing her nude selfies

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As it turns out, Kim Kardashian is not trying to lead a nude feminist Instagram cult, despite some confusion on the matter.

Kardashian discussed her chill philosophy on being naked on the Recode Decode podcast with her pal Kara Swisher. “My personality has never been, ‘I’m such a feminist and follow me and be naked,’” she said.

Wishbone, an app for comparing anything with photos, dives into video

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Wishbone, an app for comparing anything with photos, dives into video

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Wishbone, an app for comparing anything with photos, dives into video

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How driverless cars will change car ownership forever

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Fast-forward 20 years. Driverless cars coast around every street in the country without a human driver behind the wheel. They’ve reached market saturation — the technology is as commonplace as cruise control is today.

The rise of self-driving cars leads to a host of questions, of course, but for the moment let’s focus on just one: Will you still be able own a car? Would you even want to?