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OkCupid Admits To Conducting Experiments On Users: Ethical Or Questionable?

Newsflash: If you’re an OKCupid user, there’s a 30 percent chance you’ve been used as a test subject. Surprise, surprise. “We experiment on human beings,” OKCupid President Christian Rudder said Monday. Rudder blogged about the experiments to which OKCupid subjected its users over the past year saying, We might create a lot of great relationships, we […]

Technology Sean Levinson

These Amazing ‘Smart Shoes’ Will Help Blind People Get Around Like Never Before

You’ll never walk into another person while reading directions again thanks to this incredible advancement in wearable technology. Mashable reports that Indian startup Ducere tech has invented smart shoes called Lechal (Hindi for “take me there”) containing a module that connects to an app via Bluetooth. Designed for the blind, the user enters a destination […]

Technology Sean Levinson

Genius Solar-Powered Plug Turns Any Window Into An Outlet

The unparalleled convenience of solar energy can now be yours thanks to this portable outlet that absorbs sunlight and converts it into electricity. Designed by Kyuho Song and Boa Oh, the Window Socket sticks to a wall that gets a lot of sunlight and, after eight hours of charging, is left with 10 hours of […]

Technology Ashley Fern

This MacGyver-Like Hair Clip Can And Will Actually Save Your Life

Remember those little, flimsy hair clips circa 1990? Well, apparently they are making a huge comeback as mini toolboxes. Yes, you read that correctly — toolboxes. Each sports a flat head screwdriver, a 5/16 wrench, a serrated edge that can even slice through a rope and a ruler! Sunglasses need tightening? Just take the hair clip […]

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The Clean Cup Sanitizes Your Beer Pong Balls, Saving Germaphobes Everywhere

For every beer-drinking, competitive game-playing, class-skipping student there’s a solution to sticky beer pong balls. The Clean Cup is every undergraduate’s wet dream. This Kickstarter is a portable, battery-operated device that uses “a combination of a high pressure stream of water and bursts of air to ensure full cleaning coverage,” which lasts only five seconds. […]

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Guy Pranks Roommate Every Single Day For An Entire Week As Revenge (Video)

When you willingly decide to live with someone who is known for making prank videos on YouTube, it’s not exactly a stretch to say that you’re probably going to end up on the receiving end of one at some point in time. Of course, when both roommates are conveniently online personalities, it’s only natural for […]

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Read The Explosive Details And Texts That Led To The Tinder Sexual Harassment Lawsuit (Photos)

The famous dating app Tinder is coming under fire for allegations of sexual assault. Whitney Wolfe, Tinder’s former marketing vice president, says she was the victim of a pattern of abusive behavior, including inappropriate private messages and blatant sexist name-calling like “slut” and “whore.” Court documents of the lawsuit indicate that Wolfe was a “driving force […]