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From the Eye of a Fish

After shooting with toy cameras, researcher Greg Dash became hooked on the random results and reveal that came with developing film. However, he couldn’t share all his film photos digitally and on top of that, was unable to find a decent-priced fisheye lens for his SLR. He decided to make his own. Dash’s camera body is…

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Get The Job You Want By COLD E-MAIL

If you’ve read an article about job searching — ever — chances are you know that 70% to 80% of positions never get advertised. This reality is mega-frustrating when you’re hunting for a new gig. You can hit up desirable employers directly, but the “cold” email method is rife with uncertainty. Is reaching out to someone…

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It’ll Be Like She NEVER Existed

There are so many ways to burn bridges. And Valentine’s Day could be the PERFECT time for you to dump that annoying soon-to-be ex from your life. Your Facebook life, that is. New mobile app KillSwitch makes it easy to eliminate your ex’s entire presence on your Facebook timeline — in one fell swoop. The app is set…

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Wanna Get Fired? Here’s How!

We’ve all had work days in which we wished we’d be asked to leave and never come back. Then comes the hard-hitting reality that unemployment is about as bad as it gets in the professional world. Phoenix resident Amy McClenathan, who is still heartbroken over the loss of her mother, learned this lesson after updating…

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Do You Still Buy CDs?

I do. I want to see it, touch it, read it, and taste it. I want to OWN IT. Amazon announced AutoRip on Thursday, a free service that gives consumers a cloud-based backup for every CD they’ve bought from the company since 1998. For Amazon, it’s another move towards ensuring that consumers consider the company their primary stream…

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Habitable Worlds

In the search for an Earth-like alien world, astronomers have had their eyes set on planets beyond our solar system, but some moons orbiting these exoplanets may be just as likely to support life, scientists say. Astronomers have discovered more than 800 exoplanets, with many more candidate worlds awaiting confirmation by follow-up observations. Most of them,…

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A History of GIF

Go ahead, laugh at me. I didn’t know what GIF stood for until recently. But I AM a fast learner and catch on really quick. Which means that someone else with a somewhat above average level of intelligence probably didn’t know what it means, either. Lucky for you smart people, Mashable has given us all…

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Rewards for Truth or Dare

Like you need an excuse to act stupid in public? Now there’s an app for it.  Klash, a social-rewards network, is the digital intersection of truth or dare and Foursquare. Launched two weeks ago, Klash allows users to log in to the app via Facebook or Twitter, and begin challenging friends in their networks in…

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Email Swizzle

Are you sick of all the junk mail you get in your email box but still want to read it “sometimes”? The Swizzle, a service that launched last week, lets you easily and securely unsubscribe from commercial e-mails and combine any e-mails you do want to keep into a daily digest. The goal of The…

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Retina MacBook Versus Regular MacBook

Can the average human tell the difference between the Retina MacBook and the regular MacBook? The new MacBook Pro is here, and by far the most compelling feature is its pixel-rich retina display. The new MacBook packs more than 5 million pixels into a 15-inch, 2,880 x 1,800 screen. The folks at Mashable.com compared the two.  It…

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