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14 photos of people being ridiculously excited that the royal baby is nearly here

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LONDON — The nondescript area outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in London has been splashed with reds, whites and blues for the past couple of weeks as a hardcore contingent of royalists have set up shop in preparation for Kate Middleton’s second baby.

The Duchess of Cambridge is now reported to be 40 weeks pregnant, and with speculation that she could give birth on her fourth anniversary (Apr….

‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ actor Sawyer Sweeten dies at 19

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Everybody Loves Raymond star Sawyer Sweeten who was just weeks away from his 20th birthday has taken his own life, his family said in a statement Thursday

The former child star was best known for playing the role of Geoffrey Barone on the TV show from 1996, when he was just 16 months old, until it ended in 2005. Sawyer’s brother and twin Sullivan Sweeten was also on the show as Michael Barone along with their sister, Madylin Sweeten who played the role of Ally Barone

Sawyer reportedly shot…

Laser-enabled Iron Man glove could shoot your eye out

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Tony Stark is just like you and me. Okay, he’s way smarter than us and has unlimited funds, but the thing that makes him Iron Man is a super suit, one that only exists in comic books and movies like the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron. Or does it?

One laser and maker enthusiast has built a working Iron Man glove filled with real lasers powerful enough to blow up balloons, burn wood and turn paper into smoke and ashes.

Twitter Is Winning The Live Streaming Battle

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150 years after Lincoln’s Assassination, global grief is revealed

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If Abraham Lincoln were assassinated today, word of the tragedy would spread within seconds. Smartphone video of John Wilkes Booth shooting the president would appear on YouTube and Facebook within minutes and before the end of the day nations around the world would join the U.S. in mourning our fallen leader, much of it would likely appear on Twitter.

150 years ago, the gears of information moved at a more, shall we say, glacial pace and nation states around the globe learned of the tragedy…

Meerkat and Periscope go troll-hunting

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Before Suzanne Nguyen starts her broadcasts on Meerkat, a live streaming application where she ranks among the top 25 most influential users, she likes to lay out the ground rules: be respectful, have a fun conversation and don’t engage in “troll-like behaviors.”

Unfortunately, some of her viewers don’t listen.

Since joining Meerkat more than three weeks ago, Nguyen, a social media consultant based in Sydney, has had commenters curse at her and ask about the color of her bra. On Periscope, a…

Meerkat and Periscope go troll-hunting

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Before Suzanne Nguyen starts her broadcasts on Meerkat, a live streaming application where she ranks among the top 25 most influential users, she likes to lay out the ground rules: be respectful, have a fun conversation and don’t engage in “troll-like behaviors.”

Unfortunately, some of her viewers don’t listen.

Since joining Meerkat more than three weeks ago, Nguyen, a social media consultant based in Sydney, has had commenters curse at her and ask about the color of her bra. On Periscope, a…

James Corden aims to cure red light boredom with ‘Grease’ homage

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Stop lights are so dull, and on Tuesday night’s The Late Late Show James Corden aims to fix that.

In the episode, Corden enlists the help of a theater troupe to bring a little “Greased Lightning” to poor souls stuck in Los Angeles’ notorious traffic. (Don’t worry, they jump in and get back to the sidewalk safely all before the light turns green again.)

The segment, which features three songs total, is called Crosswalk: The Musical, and Mashable has your first look via the exclusive photos…

14 ways Robert Kirkman and George R.R. Martin are basically the same person

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Warning: For this list is dark and full of spoilers.

There are few shows that damage your psyche quite like Game of Thrones and Walking Dead. The two will rip your heart out and leave you addicted.

Fortunately for the human heart, these shows align perfectly in air time. While Walking Dead came to the end of a perfectly amazing season Sunday night, fans of a good brain squeeze only have to wait two weeks before replacing zombie gore with a good old-fashioned Thronedown. Because when it comes…

Twitter teams with Foursquare to let you get specific in tagging locations

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Twitter announced a partnership with Foursquare on Monday that will let users tag more detailed locations in tweets.

While users have long had the option of geo-tagging general places like cities or neighborhoods, the new deal will tap into Foursquare’s extensive database of landmarks, businesses and other venues to make those tags more specific and informative. A Twitter spokesperson told Mashable that the feature will roll out in the U.S. and Canada over the next few weeks with additional…