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Clashem Is An Epic Video Battle App

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Man Therapy says it’s manly to take care of your mental health

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Dr. Rich Mahogany has all the makings of a “real man.” An impressive mustache is the focal point of his stern, expressionless face. His voice is deep and monotone, claiming authority with every syllable

He is a parody — a comical collection of every imaginable trope of masculinity. But he’s delivering an important message about men’s mental health through the site Man Therapy.

The pressures of masculinity often keep men silent when it…

Unboxing the Google OnHub Wi-Fi router that looks nothing like a router

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Google’s simple and expensive OnHub router just arrived at Mashable HQ. Of course, we tore it open gently to see what’s inside.

To my surprise, the cylindrical router is actually navy and not black. Its shape kind of resembles an Amazon Echo; it even has a light ring at the top just like the Echo

Is the dark cylinder design a new trend? It looks like it.

The dark cylinder look is so in right now. Guess what I’m unboxing on

Unboxing the Google OnHub Wi-Fi router that looks nothing like a router

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Google’s simple and expensive OnHub router just arrived at Mashable HQ. Of course, we tore it open gently to see what’s inside.

To my surprise, the cylindrical router is actually navy and not black. Its shape kind of resembles an Amazon Echo; it even has a light ring at the top just like the Echo

Is the dark cylinder design a new trend? It looks like it.

The dark cylinder look is so in right now. Guess what I’m unboxing on

1910: A tender moment between father and son

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Ingenious umbrella has a handle that frees your hands for texting in the rain

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With phones now so big, it’s next to impossible to send that text while holding an umbrella when it’s raining out.

What you need is a Phonebrella, an umbrella with a round C-shaped handle that sits on your wrist and frees both of your hands to text to your heart’s content.

Designed by South Korea’s KT, the country’s second largest mobile carrier, the Phonebrella is one of those products that’s so simple you wonder why it…

Silicon Valley icon Larry Lessig wants to be elected president, pass one bill then quit

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Harvard law professor and Internet activist Larry Lessig announced Tuesday that he is mulling an unusual bid for the presidency

If elected, he guarantees that his tenure in the Oval Office will be brief: As a self-described “referendum candidate,” he plans to resign once he passes one key piece of campaign finance reform legislation and hand over the reins to a hopefully more qualified vice president.

The…

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…