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YouTube redesigns app, will open creator spaces in Toronto and Mumbai

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ANAHEIM, California — YouTube has redesigned its mobile app to put its creators’ content “front and center” and is planning on adding two new major studio spaces in Toronto and Mumbai, CEO Susan Wojcicki announced Thursday at Vidcon.

Giving her second keynote at the annual conference of online video platforms and creators after debuting here last year with a plethora of new features, Wojcicki said the redesigned app will “include a simple way for fans to opt in to all notifications from…

6 psychological tricks to be more productive

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We all wish we could be more productive at both work and home — but that’s much easier said than done

In a 2013 survey by software company AtTask, workers reported spending just shy of half of their workweek on things other than their primary job duties or in productive meetings

To avoid this workplace setback, we can employ simple mind techniques that’ll have us being productive before we know it. Just keep in mind that…

Mass production for mass destruction: The tank factories of World War II

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Renault tanks built for combat in World War I in a factory in France.

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In Britain, tanks were first referred to as landships. The Landships Committee was set up in 1915 by Winston Churchill to develop designs. To conceal their true purpose from possible spies, they were called tanks, to give the impression of simple water tanks. The name stuck.

The tank was developed independently by Britain and France during World War I. It was first used…

Justin Bieber shares naked butt on Instagram, teens rightfully melt down

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What better way to start your day than with a healthy dose of Bieber butt?

The Biebs left Instagram feeling mighty thirsty late Monday night when he shared an image of him hanging loose on vacation

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The naked backside immediately caused pandemonium in the Belieber-verse, eventually collapsing Instagram. Before long, Justin’s fans had just one…

Love, unity and Jerry Garcia: fans tell us what they love about the Grateful Dead

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Twenty years after the death of legendary guitarist Jerry Garcia, the four surviving members of the Grateful Dead reunited Saturday for the first of five concerts in their “Fare Thee Well” tour.

Mashable ventured into the parking lot of Levi’s Stadium to catch up with the passionate Deadheads who had converged on the Bay Area for a celebration of the Dead’s 50th anniversary — and a fond farewell to one of the most iconic bands of our era.

We asked them a simple…

5 things you need to know about the Supreme Court marriage equality case

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The Supreme Court will soon rule on Obergefell v. Hodges, a case that challenges the constitutionality of state gay marriage bans.

If the Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs, it could essentially require every state in the nation to allow same-sex couples to marry

That may sound simple, but the case has more than two dozen plaintiffs from four states. Here is everything you need to know to…

Australian ISIS doctor: ‘I have no concern if you cancel my passport’

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Notorious Australian doctor Tareq Kamleh — sometimes known as Abu Yousef Al-Australie after he travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State — has declared on Facebook he will never return to Australia and doesn’t care if authorities cancel his Australian passport.

Dr. Kamleh, who is believed to have grown up in Perth, came to Australia’s attention in April when he was featured in an ISIS propaganda video. In the clip, the doctor appears to be working in a paediatric hospital in Raqqa, Syria…

Yo marks its first birthday with ‘biggest update yet’

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It’s been almost exactly a year since Yo, the dead-simple messaging app for saying “yo,” made headlines for its quick rise to the top of the App Store charts.

Now the app is moving into new territory with what its creator say is Yo’s biggest update yet. The latest version of the app, which is available now on iOS, adds photo sharing, group messaging and the ability to send a yo to those who haven’t yet downloaded the app.

Yo marks its first birthday with ‘biggest update yet’

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It’s been almost exactly a year since Yo, the dead-simple messaging app for saying “yo,” made headlines for its quick rise to the top of the App Store charts.

Now the app is moving into new territory with what its creator say is Yo’s biggest update yet. The latest version of the app, which is available now on iOS, adds photo sharing, group messaging and the ability to send a yo to those who haven’t yet downloaded the app.

17 gorgeous planters to help your garden glow

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You’ve picked out the perfect plants, now it’s time to make yourself the perfect planter.

Adding some greenery to your home not only has a ton of health benefits, it is also a pleasing aesthetic addition to any room. But beauty shouldn’t stop just at your flowers and ferns.

You can turn any planter — whether it’s a classic terra cotta pots or simple, empty soup cans — into one-of-a-kind, DIY pieces that fit your style perfectly.