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‘Simpsons‘ fan creates handy way of remembering the counties of Ireland

There are people who enjoy The Simpsons and then there are people who love The Simpsons so much that they think in terms of the long-running comedy. Brian Quinn is one such member of the latter group. SEE ALSO: These guys covered ‘Baby on Board‘ from The Simpsons on a rooftop The Irishman was struck with a moment of creative genius. He created a Simpsons-themed way of remembering all 32 of the counties in the island of Ireland using c

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Finland bloggers are on a fan mission to Instagram every ‘Game of Thrones‘ location

It‘s a question that‘s plagued Game of Thrones fans ever since the very beginning: where are those mesmerizing scenes filmed? Tiia Ohman and Satu Walden, travel bloggers from Finland, are doing exactly that. The duo run a site called Fangirl Quest. And of their major project involves them traveling across the world to track down those secret GoT locations. Talk about die-hard fans. Read more...More about Travel, Blog, Croatia, Film Sc

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Dancing robot army is worth a lifetime of nightmares

Who knew that a massive robot dance party could scare the living daylights out of you. These 1,069 harmless (we assume) "Dobi" robots from WL Tech were dancing their little metal hearts out this week to set a record for the most robots dancing simultaneously. And it looks like congratulations are in order because, according to the feat-measuring folks at the Guinness World Records, these nearly knee-high-sized robots did in fact break the wor

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There are families of eclipsesand the science behind them is fascinating

Ancient civilizations have used solar eclipses to predict patterns for the phenomena. They were pretty on point with how often eclipses happen. Neil deGrasse Tyson sat down with Meteorologist Joe Rao to discuss more about the solar eclipse. Check out the full StarTalk podcast featuring interview clips from rapper/producer Logic here. StarTalk on Mashable is a video series, produced by Mashable and StarTalk Radio. StarTalk Radio is a podcast and r

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Gasping for air (and good business sense) at the summit of Mount Everest

Standing at 28,000 feet, a few scant yards from successfully summiting Mount Everest without an oxygen tank to breathe from, was one of the most exhilarating moments of my life. I had dreamt about it since I was fourteen years old. But it was also one of the most terrifying. I had been without oxygen for way too long, my speed was slowing down, my thoughts were becoming garbled. If I sat too long to rest, I fell asleepand if my team wasn‘

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The Essential Phone‘s super slick, but it‘s no iPhone or Google Pixel killer

The "father of Android" is ready for his next act. Andy Rubin, who co-founded Android more than a decade ago, is back with a new Android-centric startup. But instead of software, his new company, Essential, is tackling hardware. The company‘s first product is the highly-anticipated Essential Phone, an Android phone with flagship specs and, at 700, a flagship price tag. Considering that without Rubin, Android likely wouldn‘t exist, it&

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The importance of building ethics into artificial intelligence

Elon Musk recently said that the threat of Artificial Intelligence is more dangerous than that of North Korea‘s nuclear ambitions. While I don‘t pretend to be a foreign policy expert, I‘m confident that Musk‘s commentary oversimplifies things at the very least. And that AI, when defined, built, cultivated and deployed with the right human oversight, has the potential to do significantly more good for the world than harm. I

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‘Neil deGrasse Tyson‘ confesses he wants to experience the eclipse fully nude on ‘Weekend Update‘

Monday‘s solar eclipse is a big deal for people who like the space and the sky, and there‘s perhaps no greater fan of those two things than Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Only, maybe we misunderstood the nature of his fandom until now. Dr. deGrasse Tyson (as impersonated by Kenan Thompson) stopped by Weekend Update to explain his eclipse plans: traveling to a town in the path of totality, removing his clothes, and anointing himself with

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Did you catch the post-credits scene at the end of ‘The Defenders‘?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has trained us to stay until the very end of its movie credits for a sneak peek at the studio‘s upcoming films, and when The Defenders dropped on Netflix on Friday morning, we discovered that the House of M has now brought that sneaky sensibility to its small-screen offerings too. Loyal fans who stuck around until the end of the Defenders credits (despite Netflix minimizing them to entice you into clicking away

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and James Corden stop traffic with this stripped down performance

Every line Lin-Manuel Miranda has ever written every song he‘s ever sung have all led up to this moment. SEE ALSO: James Corden and Gordon Ramsay test toddlers‘ cooking skills and things go south quickly The Tony award winning musical genius, took a break from Hamilton to join James Corden and his Crosswalk the Musical company of actors for a one off performance of the musical Hair. Miranda and Corden sing, dance, and, at some p

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Seth Rogen celebrates the 10-year anniversary of ‘Superbad‘ with some hilarious trivia

We can hardly believe that it‘s been 10 years since Superbad first graced our screens. SEE ALSO: Seth Rogen‘s mom tweets about sex, gets response from Seth Rogen We have Seth Rogen to thank for the film that inspired a generation and gave a voice to the weird, awkward teenager that lives in all of us. It‘s amazing to think that Rogen was only 16 years old when he wrote the instant classic. To commemorate the film, Rogen took to

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You‘ll need to be trained in self-defence if you want a shot at this 100K-a-year nanny job

Many of us would give our eye teeth to bag a job with a 100,000 (128,926) salary. But, this highly specific job ad for a live-in nanny would probably send Mary Poppins running for the hills. SEE ALSO: Kate, William and Harry want to connect with you on LinkedIn According to the job description listed on Childcare.co.uk the parents of four children are looking for a "highly qualified" nanny with a degree in child psychology, "no children of thei

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Apple just released 6 videos showcasing new iPad features in iOS 11

A major new version of Apple‘s mobile operating system is coming and the company released six new videos showing how iOS 11 makes its iPad better. Each video is about a minute long and focuses on one set of new features that will become available on iPads when iOS 11 is released in the fall. SEE ALSO: This iOS 11 trick lets you quickly disable Touch ID These include file management with the new Files app, new drag and drop features, the iPa

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Rupert Murdoch‘s son speaks out against Trump in blistering email about Charlottesville

James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox and son of Trump‘s close ally Rupert Murdoch, has penned a blistering email condemning the president‘s reaction after the violence in Charlottesville. SEE ALSO: Read Tim Cook‘s powerful note to Apple employees about Charlottesville violence While business leaders, particularly in the tech sector, have been outspoken in their criticism of Trump following the neo-Nazi rally in Virginia, the y

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Woman rebuffs body shamers who turned her crop top Instagram into a meme

When you post a cute photo of yourself on Instagram, the last thing you‘d want is for it to turn into a meme. Especially a mean one. But that‘s the reality a plus-size blogger was confronted with after a photo of her in a crop top was appropriated as a meme. SEE ALSO: Women‘s inspiring Instagram photos remind us to be kinder to our bodies The meme featured a photo of Instagram blogger Noonie_Regardless posing in a crop top along

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Baby flamingo getting new shiny blue booties is the cutest thing you‘ll see today

This baby flamingo is getting back on his feet with shiny new booties. Meet Squish, a greater flamingo who was abandoned as an egg. SEE ALSO: Behold South Korea‘s adorable new First Dog He was found by zoo keepers in Singapore‘s Jurong Bird Park, and incubated until he was born on June 7. Squish standing on his own on Day 5.Image: WILDLIFE RESERVES SINGAPORE/SUPPLIEDWeighing just 90.5g (3 ounces), Squish, who was named by his car

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‘Riverdale‘ Season 2 trailer will have you on the edge of your seat

The Season 1 finale of Riverdale left fans with even more to anticipate and this new trailer will only stoke that fire. SEE ALSO: ‘Riverdale‘ finally starts revealing its secrets in episode 4 The latest trailer for the Riverdale Season 2 premiere is a gripping montage of what fans can expect a whole lot of mystery, drama, and attractive teens getting into trouble. Last season, fans finally learned who killed Jason Blossom, but th

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This viral app is Dance Dance Revolution, but for your face

Think Dance Dance Revolution, but for your face. The Face Dance app, a music facial recognition based game, is going viral across Asia because of its seriously ridiculous gameplay videos. SEE ALSO: I hate the ‘Dancing Hotdog!‘ game so much, but I can‘t stop playing it In the game, you‘re meant to mimic different emoji faces that are shown onscreen to the beat of the music. For example, if the app shows a closed eye and an

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Emilia Clarke just shared her greatest ‘Game of Thrones‘ Instagram post so far

Warning: Contains some Game of Thrones spoilers from Season 7. If you‘re still not certain about whether Daenerys and Jon Snow will hit it off, we finally have a piece of unshakable proof that they will. SEE ALSO: 21 times ‘Game of Thrones‘ star Emilia Clarke was the Queen of Instagram Just look at how well they‘re getting on in this video: I mean, JEEEZE, one pet of a dragon and he thinks he‘s one of them. #youk

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This iOS 11 trick lets you quickly disable Touch ID

Apple‘s upcoming iOS 11 has a feature that lets you quickly disable the iPhone‘s Touch ID fingerprint scanner, forcing you to use a passphrase to get into the phone. The feature, spotted on Twitter and reported on by The Verge, is actually a way to quickly call an emergency number, and is accessed by rapidly clicking the home button five times. But after you‘ve done that, the only way to access your phone again is by typing in y

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Lasers and giant speakers: How airports chase birds off the runway

Around 360,000 flights land and take off from Singapore‘s Changi airport each year. Yet hardly anyone ever thinks about what it takes to keep the runways clean. SEE ALSO: This might be the coolest airport ever Birds for one, pose a huge problem to most airplanes. A bird getting sucked into an engine or striking a windscreen could cause a possibly fatal accident and has in the past forced pilots to make emergency landings or crashes. In Sin

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Tina Fey eats a cake for America on SNL‘s ‘Weekend Update: Summer Edition‘

Tina Fey didn‘t like seeing racists march through her college town. "It broke my heart to see these evil forces descend upon Charlottesville," the University of Virginia graduate told Colin Jost on Weekend Update: Summer Edition. SEE ALSO: ‘The Mooch is loose‘ on SNL‘s ‘Weekend Update: Summer Edition‘ Then she laid into Donald Trump. "Donny John comes out and he says that he condemns violence on many sides,

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Here are all the corny things brands are doing to celebrate the eclipse

As the world prepares for the moon to completely cover the sun next week, brands are elbowing to get their eclipse-themed promotions in front of you. From chocolate-glazed donuts to luxury campsites, major companies are doing their best to commercialize the rare astronomical phenomenon. SEE ALSO: 20 questions you‘re too embarrassed to ask about the solar eclipse Next Monday will herald the first total solar eclipse visible from the U.S. sin

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How to groom your pubic hair without ending up in the ER

You would think pube-grooming would be an easy, breezy situation, but you would be absolutely wrong. A new study has shown a rise in pubic hair grooming-related injuries for U.S. adults, some even resulting in emergency room visits. Who knew such a common primping practice could be so dangerous? SEE ALSO: Crotch charms to add to your bikini are surely a recipe for disaster From the results of this study, it seems like a lot of people need to brus

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