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YouTube Acquires BandPage For $8M To Attract Musicians With Money-Making Tools

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YouTube Acquires BandPage For $8M To Attract Musicians With Money-Making Tools

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Twitter Will Now Put Recommended (Not Recent) Tweets At the Top Of Your Timeline


Parked cars get swallowed by ice at Wisconsin Winterfest



In Wisconsin, parking on a sheet of pure ice is apparently pretty normal.

That midwestern habit may have to change: Up to 15 cars tumbled into Lake Geneva Saturday after the ice they were parked on gave way, WDJT Milwaukee reported. Luckily, no one was injured in the incident, police told the outlet, but dive teams were called in to retrieve the submerged vehicles.

The ice collapse occurred during…

Android Wear update lets you make calls with your smartwatch



Dick Tracy would be proud: A new Android Wear update, announced Thursday, lets smartwatch users make calls only by using their watch, provided it has a microphone and a speaker

Until now, it was only possible to monitor calls and answer or decline them from your watch; now, you can actually make calls by talking into your watch. Unfortunately, the choice of Android Wear devices that have a speaker is currently very slim, and includes only the Huawei watch and the Asus ZenWatch 2 (49mm).


Stephen Colbert moderated an all-Trump debate to clear up his flip-flopping



Donald Trump’s greatest opponent in Election 2016? Himself

No one believes this more than Stephen Colbert, so the comedian hosted an all-Trump debate during Thursday’s The Late Show to pit Donald vs Trump (more affectionately known as “Dump”)

And what did we learn about Trump’s views on the biggest issues? He likes steak.

This man’s record-breaking ‘bee beard’ is the stuff of nightmares



Don’t try this one at home

China’s Ruan Liangming, an expert in the carnival act known as “bee bearding,” recently set a Guinness World Record for wearing the heaviest mantle of bees ever recorded, weighing in at 140 pounds and 6.95 ounces

To achieve the feat, Liangming used 60 queen bees to attract approximately 637,000 insects to latch onto him

Here’s hoping the “bee beard” isn’t the next big trend in personal grooming.

Facebook is finally bringing live streaming to everyone



Facebook just flipped the switch on its live streaming feature in its iOS app.

The social network is expanding its live streaming capabilities to all of its iOS users in the U.S. The company first began experimenting with live video last year but Thursday’s update marks the first time Facebook has made the feature widely available.

The new feature, which Facebook is calling “Live,” now appears in the “update status” menu next to the…

How cool are Wiz Khalifa’s pants? We fact-checked Kanye and rated 10 pairs



I mean, who hasn’t accidentally mistaken their wife for cannabis?

Wiz Khalifa fact checked Kanye’s tweets this afternoon and pointed out that the tweet that started it all, was not, in fact, a reference to Kim Kardashian but actually Khalifa’s own strain of weed

But what about Yeezy’s claim that #Wizwearscoolpants? Khalifa certainly cannot be objective on that front, so we’ve stepped in to settle the score

Here are some of his pants rated on coolness on a scale of 1-10.

See also: Everyone…

2016 Oscars: And the nominees are…



Update: Check below for a full list of nominees.

At 8:30 a.m. ET/5:30 a.m. PT on Thursday, Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee announced the first batch of nominees for the 2016 Academy Awards.

Eight minutes later, 13 Hours star John Krasinski and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs took the stage to announce nominations for the rest of the show’s awards, including its biggest prizes of all.

Best Picture

The Big Short
Bridge of Spies