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Livefyre Studio Puts The Company’s Focus On User Generated Content And Social Media Curation

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Reddit CEO resigns after disagreeing with board about … office space?

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Reddit‘s CEO just downvoted himself

Yishan Wong has resigned as CEO of Reddit after disagreeing with the board about a new office, strangely enough, according to a blog post from Sam Altman, the lead investor in the company’s most recent round of funding

“The reason was a disagreement with the board about a new office (location and amount of money to spend on a lease),” Altman wrote in his post. “To be clear, though, we didn’t ask or suggest that he resign—he decided to when we didn’t…

Putin tries back rub, gets no love in return from Obama

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Don’t let that high-level touching fool you: Putin and Obama aren’t exactly friends

At an event in Beijing to mark the opening of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting on Tuesday, tension between the two leaders was evident as Chinese President Xi Jinping led the way into a wood-paneled room with the American president on one side and the Russian president on the other.

“It’s beautiful, isn’t it?”…

Dancing news anchor strikes again with ‘Shake It Off’

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Dan Thorn can’t stop, won’t stop grooving.

The WVNS-TV 59 news anchor, who previously delighted the Internet by dancing to T.I. during a commercial break, is back. This time, he selected Taylor Swift‘s chart-topper “Shake It Off” to pump him up to deliver the news to West Virginia

His co-anchor looks unamused, but you can probably guess how Thorn deals with haters — he shakes ‘em off.

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Channel your inner spook for our Halloween Vine challenge

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In the eerie spirit of Halloween, we brought on a true mastermind of spooky art, Jennifer Messmore, to guest-host our Vine challenge.

We want to see moving candles, spine-chilling spirits, terrifying tales and other unsettling scenarios in your videos. Act out classic horror films or animate something like the Ghoulies in stop-motion. Shoot in darkness and show us flashes of red and orange. The scarier, the better.

Messmore, a Las Vegas native, is an artist of all trades. In her spare time…

Chris Christie delivers a very Chris Christie takedown to Hurricane Sandy heckler

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has further solidified his place as the king of the political heckler takedown.

When a man held up a sign denouncing New Jersey’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts during a commemoration event in Belmar on Wednesday, Christie had some choice words

On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Christie was busy touring the parts of the state most affected by the 2012 storm. During a stop…

15-Year-Old Lego Genius Animates Movie Scenes in Brick Form

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Morgan Spence has a talent for bringing piles of Lego bricks to life through the art of stop-motion animation

So when Lego artist Warren Elsmore gave the 15-year-old a two-week deadline to create a promotional video for Elsmore’s upcoming book, Spence gladly accepted the challenge. The resulting video is a brief stop-motion homage to famous films created entirely from Lego bricks.

The clip references 13 classics, including The Wizard of Oz,…

After Trademark Flap, Deadmau5 Says Disney Asked for Help with New Fantasia

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Deadmau5 stoked the fire of an ongoing legal feud with Disney this week when the EDM star submitted more than 1,000 pages of material to the U.S. Trademark Office countering the media giant’s efforts to block the trademark application for his signature “Mau5head” logo.

In the lengthy document, released by the The Hollywood Reporter, the musician also known as Joel Zimmerman claims Disney sought to collaborate with him on a number of projects, including the scoring of a live concert series…

My Friend the ISIS Captive

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Seeing a beloved friend as an ISIS hostage jars the soul

I stared at my Twitter feed, trying to process that the man I once called a legend of emergency relief could appear in the now-familiar orange jumpsuit, with a black-clad executioner looming over him

Abdul-Rahman Kassig, whom I knew as Peter, appeared on screen after the beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning earlier this month. ISIS militants threatened to kill him next if American airstrikes don’t stop.

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Southwest and Virgin America Launch Routes From Dallas Love Field Airport

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Southwest Airlines and Virgin America launched new long-distance routes from Dallas Love Field on Monday. The opening marks the end of the Wright Amendment, the decades-old law that had prohibited flights out of the airport in order to protect Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

Love Field, which is home base for Southwest and something of an experiment for Virgin, is located closer to downtown Dallas, making the airport more convenient for business travelers

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