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March Madness just got some of its dignity back

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Once upon a time, the world was a simple placeMarch Madness was comprised of 64 teams, the first round was called the first round, the second round was called the second round, and that led into the venerated Sweet 16

Then the NCAA — as it is wont to do — had to go and muck everything up. The NCAA added four play-in, pseudo-tournament games in 2011, called them the “First Four,” then insisted on calling the round of 64 the tournament’s “second round,” and the round of 32 its “third round.”…

7 crucial tips to refine your mobile email etiquette

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If you still include “Sent from my iPhone” at the bottom of your messages, it’s time you thought about the etiquette of sending a mobile email.

According to data collected in the most recent U.S. Consumer Device Preference Report, nearly 63% of emails were opened on a mobile device, while only about 37% were opened on a desktop computer. With more and more people opening and sending emails on their smartphones and tablets for both personal and professional communication, your mobile email…

10 Christmas markets to get you into the holiday spirit

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Halloween is over, Starbucks has already adopted their signature red cups, and holiday music is playing in retail stores around the world. The holiday season is back.

In just a week, holiday markets will begin popping up across North America and Europe in celebration of Christmas and the four weeks leading up to Christmas known as Advent. The markets traditionally opened in the fourth week in November, but many have begun a week early in recent years.

15 passive aggressive holiday gifts to confuse your friends

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There’s no time like the holidays to make you want to lovingly strangle someone.

Before you lose your mind trying to plan holiday shopping for the irritating people in your life, try passive aggressively addressing their flaws with a gift.

Because nothing says “happy holidays” like a pile of fake poop.

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Aereo shutters Boston office but company will remain open

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Aereo is shuttering its Boston office and laying off 43 employees, according to a document sent by the company to the state of Massachusetts.

The move, first reported by Beta Boston, comes as Aereo is in a holding pattern, awaiting word on whether it could become a cable company and resume operations. The company has been reeling since a Supreme Court decision found that the company had violated copyrights by streaming live network television that had been collected by miniature…

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Aereo shutters Boston office but company will remain open

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Aereo is shuttering its Boston office and laying off 43 employees, according to a document sent by the company to the state of Massachusetts.

The move, first reported by Beta Boston, comes as Aereo is in a holding pattern, awaiting word on whether it could become a cable company and resume operations. The company has been reeling since a Supreme Court decision found that the company had violated copyrights by streaming live network television that had been collected by miniature…

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Inside Jimmy Kimmel’s big hologram moment

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Jimmy Kimmel is ready for his hologram close-up

On Wednesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, airing after the Country Music Association awards, the host and his team will attempt an impressive technological feat that will find the host presiding over two audiences in two different locations at one time

The goal is simple-sounding: Los Angeles-based Kimmel will have guests in both his native studio and some in Nashville, where the…


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Parts of St. Louis County ran out of paper ballots this morning

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Polling stations in St. Louis County, Missouri, ran out of paper ballots on Tuesday, forcing some constituents to wait hours before they were able to cast their votes on paper.

The Democratic director of election for St. Louis County told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that she usually plans for 15% of voters to use paper ballots

Voters could cast their ballots via the electronic voting machines, but some did not how to use them and were frustrated by the lack of preparedness

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Help Name Rosetta Mission’s Comet Landing Site

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The European Space Agency doesn’t want the first-ever soft landing on a comet to take place at “Site J.”

ESA officials are asking the public to come up with a better name for the spot on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko where the Rosetta mission will drop a lander during a historic, unprecedented maneuver on Nov. 12. If your entry is selected, you’ll have a chance to watch the landing live from ESA’s mission control center in Darmstadt, Germany.

“The rules are simple: You can propose any name…