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‘Doctor Who’ Episode 4 Recap: The Doctor Faces His Fears

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So far, this season of Doctor Who has been about contrast

There was a dark episode with “Into the Dalek,” then a touch of lightness with “Robot of Sherwood,” and, in keeping with the balance, this week served up a scary hour with “Listen.”

Of course, Doctor Who is a show that’s famous for it’s frights, with some of the most recent scary episodes, such as “Blink” and ‘Midnight,” earning spots among the all-time best episodes. “Listen,” penned by show runner Steven Moffat, further adds to…

Google Street View Lets You Take ‘Virtual Walk’ Through Egyptian Relics

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Google has brought its street view technology to one of the world’s most iconic archaeological sites, the company announced Wednesday

“Now the Egypt of your imagination can be brought to life with new Street View imagery in Google Maps, and you can take a virtual walk among the stunning monuments and rich history of this ancient civilization,” Google said in a statement.

Users can explore the Pyramids of Giza, the sphinx and many other…

Underground Mapping Reveals Secrets of Stonehenge

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Unprecedented underground mapping technology has revealed that Stonehenge did not always stand alone, researchers announced Wednesday

A digital mapping project uncovered a host of previously unknown monuments surrounding Stonehenge, including burial mounds, massive pits and various shrines. The findings have revolutionized the way archaeologists view the iconic landmark, which was previously thought to be an isolated structure

“Stonehenge may never be the same again”, Vince Gaffney, the…

Facebook Highlights Its 1 Billion Video Views Per Day Reach By Adding View Counts

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Your Mobile Phone Late Fees May Be Unlawful, Lawyers Claim

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SYDNEY — Those pesky $15 late fees charged by your mobile phone company are now at the centre of a proposed class action lawsuit.

The major Australian telecommunications companies (telcos) are charging set fees for bills not paid by the due date and ACA Lawyers believe this is unlawful. They have announced a plan for a multi-million dollar class action suit against the telco giant, Telstra, with a view to also target the other major telcos and they want consumers to get on board.

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6 Meteor Showers to Watch For in the Next Month

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Each summer, amateur astronomers from all over the world look forward to observing the famous Perseid meteor shower, but often overlook six lesser celestial fireworks displays that reach their peak between July 28 and Aug. 20.

This year, a bright nearly-full moon will seriously interfere with Perseid meteor observing, so why not take this opportunity to try and view the other six, all but one of which will enjoy dark skies. That minor meteor shower sextet begins on July 28, with the peak of…

NYPD Arrests Captain America and Spider-Man in Crackdown on Times Square Characters

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The New York Police Department cracked down on Times Square characters this weekend, arresting Naked Cowboy, Captain America, Spider-Man and Jessie the Cowgirl from Toy Story.

The crackdown followed the Saturday arrest of Junior Bishop, who was dressed as Spider-Man at the time. The practice of dressing up as a kid-friendly character, and taking photos with tourists in exchange for tips, is common in New York’s busy Times Square area. Panhandling is legal in New York, but city officials see…

Google Updates Gmail App With Better Google Drive Integration

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While sharing documents and files between Gmail and Google Drive has been a nearly seamless experience on the web for some time, integration between the two apps on the mobile side has been lacking— until now.

Google rolled out an update to Gmail’s iOS app Thursday that makes it easier for users to view and share documents and files between Drive and Gmail.

Gmail users on iOS can now view and save files on Google Drive directly from the…

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Interactive Map Pinpoints Every NYC Reference in Songs

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There are countless songs that reference New York City, from its neighborhoods to familiar streets — and now you can see them all on a map.

The specific geography of NYC references in songs is detailed in this long list on Wikipedia, but that’s not very fun or user friendly. Constantine Valhouli, a real estate developer with a knack for viral side projects, got the idea to present the reference in map form

This new project,…

Shazam Debuts Fifth Harmony’s Video as More Artists Test Digital Tactics

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Music-identification app Shazam is one of the many unconventional outlets with which artists are experimenting to promote their music. On Tuesday, girl group Fifth Harmony became the latest artists to debut a music video on Shazam before releasing it widely on Vevo and YouTube, where videos normally premiere nowadays

Fifth Harmony’s video for the quintet’s banging dance single “Boss,” which references First Lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey to relay the message of female empowerment,…