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Marvel’s Daredevil renewed for second season on Netflix

Marvel’s Daredevil series recently launched on Netflix after a long while spent waiting, and despite a bit of a hiccup for some viewers, it has managed to find favor with the streaming service’s subscribers.

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Scientists turn old smartphones into all-seeing eyes

That clunky old Android phone sitting in a drawer may be more useful than you think. A team from Carnegie Mellon University has created a program called Zensors that uses connected smartphone or surveillance cameras to track your environment, figure ...

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The Secret History of the Most Famous Neon Sign in the World

Much like the I Heart NY logo or the Hollywood Sign, the sign welcoming visitors to Las Vegas was not meant as a grand gesture when it was conceived. What was a simple act of civic self promotion—an ad, really—became a piece of public art and eventually an icon in the public domain, plastered on fuzzy dice and shot glasses that line the Strip’s souvenir shops. But who made it

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If Your Mom Runs Circles Around You, This Shopping List Is For Her

Whether she's an all star on her tennis team or a consummate yogi, your mom takes active to the next level and looks good while she does it. Give her a gift you know she'll put to good use: our editors have pulled our top fitness-fashion picks into one giftable list for the mom who's always on the move.

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The 15 Best Quotes from Kanye West's Paper Magazine Cover Story

Leave it to the royal family of pop culture to overhaul how  Paper  magazine does their cover stories. First, Kim Kardashian bared her rear bum for all to see, and now: her husband Kanye West has penned his own cover story , in the first person.

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Facebook intros ‘Hello’, their socially aware dialer for Android

As rumored, Facebook has unveiled their dialer for Android, which they’re calling ‘Hello’.

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Facebook Hello shows who’s calling your Android phone

As helpful as it is, caller ID doesn't really tell you everything about who's ringing your phone or why. Is it an acquaintance

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These Vases Are Actually Made From Liquified Smartphone Byproducts

It’s not something anyone likes to think about, but your smartphone—or your laptop, or the battery in your hybrid car—created a huge amount of toxic and radioactive waste. And now we know what happens to that waste in the long term

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This Is What Happens When You Step on Kim’s Dress

Don't mess with Kim Kardashian 's train! The style star was on her way to the Time 100 gala when the unthinkable happened: a photographer trod on her stunning Sophie Theallet gown. And while Kim managed to keep a smile on her face, the crowd didn't react quite so nicely. Paparazzi and fans were quick to come to Kim's defense, admonishing the rogue stepper for messing with the sexy star .

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Your Career Called—It’s Begging You to Do These 9 Things

When it comes to career advice, sometimes it seems like we've heard it all : Ask the right questions at the end of an interview, fine-tune your social media presence , and so on.

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