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Facebook Launches Standalone Groups App To Stoke Micro-Sharing

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Built In Brooklyn: HowAboutWe Is An Online Dating Service With An Offline Focus

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‘Real World/Road Rules Challenge’ star Diem Brown dies after cancer battle

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Diem Brown, a former Real World/Road Rules challenge competitor turned prolific blogger, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 32

Three weeks before debuting on MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge in 2006, Brown was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, but kept her diagnosis a secret until the first competition. She went on to place fourth that season

After completing treatment and entering remission, she went on to compete in another Challenge, The Duel. While on the mend, Brown was…

MTV EMA winners list: Ariana Grande, One Direction, Nicki Minaj dominate

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The MTV Europe Music Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary with a time travel-themed ceremony at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, where Ariana Grande, One Direction, Katy Perry and host Nicki Minaj took home major hardware

While the young guns snatched most of the fan-voted awards, long-standing acts had their time to shine onstage, too, with Ozzy Osbourne accepting the Global Icon honor, U2 performing “Every Breaking Wave,” and Slash giving a tribute to Osbourne’s “Crazy Train.”

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3 hamsters walk into a bar…

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Hamsters + tiny food = cuteness. It’s a foolproof equation. Be it tiny hot dogs, tiny burritos or tiny pizza, it’s all pretty delightful.

Knowing this, Twitter user Kawanabesatou created an elaborate hamster-sized bar and restaurant so his fuzzy companions could serve sushi and sake — or, you know, just have a nice night out.

The serving sizes won’t even get you close to tipsy, but these hamsters are way more adorable than the the…

Aussie surfed on a whale carcass in shark-infested waters

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SYDNEY — An “idiot” from Australia jumped on top of a whale carcass while it was being circled by feeding sharks on Saturday.

The insane footage, which was captured by a Seven News helicopter, shows Harrison Williams, from Perth, Western Australia, jumping off a boat into the shark-infested waters and scrambling up the body of the beast.

“It was a stupid act, didn’t mean to disrespect anyone. Mum thinks I’m an idiot, dad’s not too proud, either,” he told Seven News.

A man poses for photos…

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15 New York City attractions for people who hate people

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Misanthropes beware (or despair, if you’re already here): New York City probably isn’t the best place for people who hate people

Sometimes it isn’t even a great place for people who, every now and then, wouldn’t mind some peace and quiet. You open a book in a cafe and sirens start blaring from the street. You go for a walk and unexpectedly run into a bustling, frenzied tourist hub. And don’t even get us started on the subway at rush hour.

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Game on! Nintendo jumps into health tracking with a sleep sensor

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When Nintendo games don’t keep you up all night, the company wants to help you sleep as soundly as possible

The video-game giant on Thursday revealed a product called the QOL Sensor, a fatigue- and sleep-monitoring device that goes on your nightstand.

Earlier this year, Nintendo announced it was working on non-wearable technology as part of its new “Quality of Life” (QOL) platform to improve the way we live, and now we know a…

Verizon Droid Turbo hands on: A giant battery with few tradeoffs

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Verizon’s Droid Turbo is designed to attack one of the main complaints about smartphones: battery life.

The Motorola-made phone packs a huge, 3,900-milliamp-hour (mAh) battery that’s rated to last 48 hours — two full days — of “mixed” use. That’s almost 1,000mAh more than the iPhone 6 Plus, and about 800mAh more than the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

We won’t know for sure whether Motorola’s two-day-per-charge claim is true until we…

Kids, Listen to LeVar Burton and Go the F*ck to Sleep

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With Reading Rainbow set to make a comeback, the show’s LeVar Burton is encouraging young people to open a f*cking book

During a Rooster Teeth 24-hour “Extra Life” live stream, Burton read Go The F*ck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach in the soothing voice more often associated with wholesome childhood picture books

Nice work, LeVar, but no one will ever top Samuel L. Jackson’s rendition.