Donate To Diabetes Research, Get Four Frostys From Wendy’s
It could always be worse. Almost exactly a year ago, we shared a KFC promotion that donated part of the purchase price of a ginormous soft drink to type 2 diabetes research. You know, the kind of diabetes that is correlated with poor diet and exercise habits, such as drinking ginormous soft drinks. This year’s Wendy’s promo raises money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, or type 1 diabetes–the one not correlated to poor dietary habits. Donate $1, and you get four small Frostys, cups of a sugar-laden dairy-like substance…
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The first bad sign was my designated instructor’s pronounced limp. His scars were long and his pain seemed fresh. “Should I really jump off of a cliff with this person?” I asked myself as I signed my life away. We hopped in a cab and ascended the mountain…
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Young Ryan Gosling Could Destroy Internet With ’90s Dance Moves [VIDEO]
“Ryan Gosling walks into a Mormon talent show and starts singing ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’….”
Oh, you’ve heard that one before? Well that’s probably because it’s true.
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Celebrity superhero Ryan Gosling was apparently breaking girls’ hearts before he even stepped foot into the Mickey Mouse Club studio. The video above features a young, but still suave, Gosling performing Percy Sledge’s famous love ballad at a local Mormon talent show…
Apple Counters Microsoft Surface Launch With New iPad Ad [VIDEO]
On the same day Microsoft was unveiling its would-be iPad killer in Los Angeles, Apple rolled out its second TV ad for its new iPad, playing up functionality and, of course, the Retina display.
The ad, called “Do it all,” and from longtime ad agency TBWAMedia Arts Lab, strikes a light, casual tone as it ticks off the various things you can do with the device, including send a note, read the New Yorker, watch video and build a chart. (The ad also sneaks in a plug for Pixar’s Brave, which opens this weekend in the U…
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Building a PC? You Need This Chart
If you’ve ever built your own PC, you know it can be a rewarding and cost-saving experience. But unless you’re really fluent in pin counts and socket shapes, remembering which pieces go where requires a lot of Googling.
Reddit user Proteon shared a fantastic image that itemizes all the ports, connectors, sockets, cards, slots and cables you’ll need to identify when piecing your baby together. The valuable resource quickly reached the front page of /r/pics, and Redditor zeug666 pointed out in the comments that the poster was created by deviantART user Sonic840…
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Progressive Roadside Assistance Won’t Tow My Car After It Caught Fire
Matthew and his family were having a great day in the country until their car caught fire. First they noticed an odd smell…and then the smoke and flames. Eventually the fire department showed up, but their insurance company, Progressive, wouldn’t tow the car because the damage was caused by a fire. Sure, a fire caused by an electrical problem with the car.
After spending a great day with the family at a farm we needed to head the 42 miles home. No more than two miles up the road my Fiance and children complained of a smell in the car…
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Adidas: Sorry For Making A Shackled Sneaker That Brings Slavery To Mind
At first glance, Adidas’ new purple, gray and white sneakers with a bright orange plastic leg shackle might prompt thoughts of “Shew, boy! That is one ugly shoe,” or “Who would want to wear that?” However, once the stronger reactions of “It’s reminiscent of slavery” started rolling into a controversy ball on Twitter, including a call for a boycott, Adidas has announced it’s pulling the shoe.
The shoes, designed by what the L.A. Times calls “eccentric” Beverly Hills designer Jeremy Scott, generated a storm on Twitter where it was labeled “Adidas slave shackle kicks…
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CBS Picks Up Draw Something TV Show
CBS is confirming that they are picking up an unscripted pilot based on the wildly successful drawing game
Draw Something, developed by OMGPOP (who were recently acquired by Zynga) is similar to pictionary in that one player draws something based off a clue and the other player tries to guess it. The appeal with Draw Something is that it can be played with friends on mobile devices…
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Scheduled Reminders Increase Responses – Automatically
Let me explain.
When you upload a list and email invitations to your respondents, some will respond right away, but many will either put it off — or they have so many emails in their inbox, that they simply lose track of the invitation…
Debt Collectors Now Going After Former Hollywood Video Employees
Zeke once worked for now bankrupt and defunct Hollywood Video. Employees had special accounts allowing them to rent older movies (more than a few weeks old) for free and not have to pay late fees when they didn’t bring them back. Zeke is sure that he wouldn’t hallucinate free movie rentals, but the collection agency that sent him the letter insists that this policy never existed, and that it’s up to him to prove that he didn’t owe the company $28.95 in late fees at the time he quit…
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As well as safely protecting simple text information, the new release also allows you to add confidential documents, PDF files and images as attachments to your secure notes. As with all other stored data, these will be locally encrypted to keep them safe from snoopers. And of course the attachments will then be synced to any location where you log in to your account, so they’ll be available anywhere…
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Top Developers Reach the App Store Before the Liquor Store
Forget after school sports and video games, many of the teenagers in our midst have bigger fish to fry – and fortunes to make. According to a revelation straight from Cupertino, California-based tech giant Apple, the app developer community is skewing younger and younger… and younger…