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Apple Becomes First Trillion-Dollar Company

AppleInsider: Apple, following strong third quarter earnings, on Thursday became the first company in history to be valued at $1 trillion. The company’s stock rose 5 percent in the 24 hours after the earnings announcement, passing the $200 mark on Wednesday for the first time since its stock split four years ago.

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It’s not rude, it’s the Zipper Merge

Ars Technica, a few years back: Which lane should a driver pick in this scenario? Steer to the left as soon as you see a closure notice and you’ll almost certainly go slower; stay in the right and you’ll catch stink-eye, honks, and even swerving drivers. Everyone is upset that you’re about to essentially cut […]

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Science in a bottle: 132-year-old experiment washed ashore in Australia

Kiona N. Smith at ARS Technica: A 132-year-old message in a bottle turned up on an Australian beach earlier this year, but it’s not a love note or a treasure map: it’s a science experiment. […] “This bottle was thrown overboard on 12th June 1886, in 32 degrees, 49 minutes latitude South and 105 degrees, […]

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DxO Confirms: New Nik Collection Coming in 2018

Digital Photography Review: The statement went out over Google Plus (go figure), where the DxO team welcomed the Nik community into the fold with the following announcement (emphasis added): Dear Nik Collection users, We at DxO are very pleased to welcome the Nik community! We wish you a very happy holiday season and a healthy […]

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Steve Jobs knew what the fuck he was doing…

Six years ago today, The Onion: CUPERTINO, CA—Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder of Apple Computers and the only American in the country who had any clue what the fuck he was doing, died Wednesday at the age of 56. Usually people say, “it doesn’t seem like __x__ years,” but in this case, I have to say […]

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Star Wars at 40

Star Wars, a film which has unfortunately come to be known as Episode IV: A New Hope, was released 40 years ago today. Although I didn’t see it on opening night, or even opening weekend, I did see it soon thereafter (you have to be able to get a ride when you’re eleven…), and I […]

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25 Coolest Things Apple’s Workflow App Can Do

Tom’s Guide: The Workflow app for iOS was always widely recognized as one of the platform’s most powerful apps. And now, it’s a part of the platform, after Apple bought Workflow and made the app available for free. Because of that, there’s never been a better time to give it a try. Here are 25 […]

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Paul McCartney #OutThere, Nashville, Tennessee

Paul McCartney — “Out There” Bridgestone Arena — Nashville, Tennessee Thursday, October 16, 2014 All I can say is, “What a show!” Paul and the band opened with “Magical Mystery Tour” and closed the second encore with 3 of the last 4 tracks from Abbey Road: “Golden Slumbers”, “Carry That Weight”, “The End”. In between […]

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Oh baby! Paul McCartney: Out There live in Nashville

Paul McCartney live at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on October 16, 2004! Can’t friggin wait!

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Batman ’66 Meets The Green Hornet #1

Batman ’66 Meets The Green Hornet Issue #1 on comiXology. Awesome new comic from Kevin Smith & Ralph Garman.

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