Kid Has Melt Down After Mom Finds Porn In His Browser History

Kid Has Melt Down After Mom Finds Porn In His Browser History

This kid is:

1. way younger than he should be to be looking this stuff up.

2. needs to learn what a private browser is

3. hide

Maybe he was telling the truth. Maybe the porn just magically got placed on his phone. Science is crazy these days… I wouldn’t put it passed North Korea.

Poor guy got put on blast by his whole fam. They uploaded this video to Fb where all his aunts and uncles, grandmas and grandpas got to see him sweat.

X-mas is going to be a little weird this year.


Deputy Sheriff Texting And Driving With Suspect In Cruiser

 

Deputy Sheriff Texting And Driving With Suspect In Cruiser

 A Fayette County deputy is in trouble after a man under arrest recorded the deputy texting and driving

 


MAN ARRESTED ON FELONY CHARGES FOR CALLING 911 TO MANY TIMES

MAN ARRESTED ON FELONY CHARGES FOR CALLING 911 TO MANY TIMES

Police in Ohio say they've arrested a man after receiving random 911 calls for months from his apparently malfunctioning cellphone. According to the Review in Alliance, Sebring police arrested 33-year-old Nathan Hawkins Oct. 5 on a felony charge of disrupting public service.

Dispatchers in the northeast Ohio village say they received at least 20 emergency calls from Hawkins' cellphone from January through August. Police say they told Hawkins that he could have found ways to prevent the calls from continuing. Police say Hawkins told them that he sometimes sleeps with the phone in his pocket and it just calls 911. Police indicate Hawkins was warned previously that he would be arrested if they continued receiving 911 calls for no reason.


CRINGEWORTHY BLIND DATE GOES HORRIBLY WRONG! – WOMAN BAILS BUT HE SHOULD HAVE!

CRINGEWORTHY BLIND DATE GOES HORRIBLY WRONG! – WOMAN BAILS BUT HE SHOULD HAVE!

 

 

I think she could probably tell that he wasn’t impressed with her attitude, and decided to sneak off before he had the chance to reject her for a second date. I think we can all agree he dodged a massive bullet!


Woman Killed On Solo Amazon Trek Days After Ominous Prediction

Woman Killed On Solo Amazon Trek Days After Ominous Prediction

As she traveled through Brazil's northern region on a mission to kayak the 4,000-mile length of the Amazon River, Emma Kelty repeated a warning from a Peruvian guide in tongue-and-cheek fashion. "I will have my boat stolen and I will be killed too," she tweeted. "Nice." It appears the latter part of that warning has come true. On Sept. 13—a day after remarking that she'd come across dozens of men in motor boats armed with arrows and rifles near Coari, an area known to be frequented by river pirates and drug traffickers—Kelty sent out a distress signal and then went silent, reports the Guardian. Authorities now believe the 43-year-old British woman had pitched her tent on the banks of an Amazon tributary near Lauro Sodré when she was approached by men who shot her and threw her body in the river.

A man and two 17-year-olds are in custody while police search for four other suspects who may have tried to sell Kelty's tech devices. A search for Kelty's body is also underway. A statement from Kelty's siblings note they're "extremely proud" of their sister, who sought "to prove that challenges were achievable." (She had quit her job as a school principal in 2014 to travel solo.) Back in February, Kelty—who became the sixth woman to ski solo to the South Pole in January—told the BBC that surviving encounters with "people who organ-harvest and rob and fire guns" was "half the challenge" of her Amazon adventure. "But it's about minimizing the risk," she said. "I'm going to a self-defense course which is going to be tailored to de-arming people, so if I do come across that situation at least I'm prepared for it."

 


Guy Drops His Phone While Filming Himself On The Roller Coaster, Somehow It Survives

Guy Drops His Phone While Filming Himself On The Roller Coaster, Somehow It Survives

 

Next time you're thinking about filming yourself while you're going through the twists and turns of a roller coaster, maybe just don't.

 


CUTE BIKINI GIRL - CONGRATULATION FAIL

CUTE BIKINI GIRL - CONGRATULATION FAIL

Gotta put that selfie stick to good use.



Guy Drops Phone Out Of Plane While Recording And Somehow It Survives The Fall

Guy Drops Phone Out Of Plane While Recording And Somehow It Survives The Fall

 

 If you drop a phone from a thousand feet up, it's usually toast. Not this time.

 


Ole Miss Coach Quits After School Checks Phone Records And Finds Calls To Escort Service

Ole Miss Coach Quits After School Checks Phone Records And Finds Calls To Escort Service

 

Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze's five years with the team ended abruptly Thursday after he faced a choice: Resign, or be fired for "moral turpitude." Freeze resigned from the Rebels effective immediately after the University of Mississippi discovered that he had used his school-issued phone to make a call to an escort service last year, USA Todayreports. Athletics director Ross Bjork says the brief call was initially thought to be a misdial, but the university then looked into the rest of Freeze's phone records and "discovered a pattern of conduct that is not consistent with our expectations as the leader of our football program."

Bjork says Freeze is leaving without a buyout or settlement, and if he hadn't quit, the university would have exercised the termination clause in his contract for moral turpitude, the Clarion-Ledger reports. NBC reports that Freeze was 39-25 in his time with the team and led Ole Miss to a Sugar Bowl victory last year. But he was dealing with multiple issues even before the escort call surfaced, including lawsuits relating to an NCAA probe that accused the program of 21 rules violations under his leadership. Ole Miss says offensive line coach Matt Luke will be interim head coach for the 2017 season.


NYPD Is Knocking Cellphones Out Of People's Hands

NYPD Is Knocking Cellphones Out Of People's Hands

A civilian review panel tasked with investigating complaints against New York City cops has spotted a trend: NYPD officers knocking cellphones and other video recording devices out of the hands of concerned citizens. In a three-year analysis of complaints against city officers starting in 2014, the Civilian Complaint Review Board discovered 257 complaints that contained 346 allegations of officer interference with civilian recordings of police actions, LawNewz reports, citing a CCRB report. In addition to knocking devices out of civilians' hands, those acts of interference included verbal directions to stop recording, obstructing sightlines, and threatening to arrest or detain civilians for recording police actions. All told, 46% of the complaints alleged physical interference.

Although the CCRB was only able to substantiate 28% of the misconduct allegations, the board recommends adding new language to the NYPD Patrol Guide that makes clear that civilians generally have the right to record police actions, defines what police actions constitute interference with that right, and reiterates that searches and seizures of recording devices usually require search warrants. Doing so will not only help protect peoples' rights but also increase the amount of video taken of police actions, improving the "board's ability to determine if an allegation of misconduct happened, didn't happen, or happened but was lawful," said CCRB Executive Director Jonathan Darche in a press release accompanying the board report.


ALWAYS LOOK BOTH WAYS WHEN CROSSING THE STREET

ALWAYS LOOK BOTH WAYS WHEN CROSSING THE STREET

 

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T-Mobile Employee Arrested After Stealing Sex Video From Customer’s Phone

T-Mobile Employee Arrested After Stealing Sex Video From Customer’s Phone

I’m not exactly sure that was the service she was looking for.

A T-Mobile employee who worked at a T-Mobile store in…you guessed it, Florida, has been arrested after he was busted e-mailing himself a sexually explicit video that he found on a female customer’s phone while working on her phone.

It all kicked off, according to police, when the customer brought her phone to the T-Mobile store in Pinellas Park so that someone there could “reboot and reactivate the service on the phone.” Well, the person who handled her phone was Roberto Sanchez Ramos. And Ramos did much more than “reboot” her phone.

The customer eventually “noticed her email had been accessed and her sexually explicit video was sent to” an email that belong to Ramos himself. You idiot.

That idiot above was of course arrested on felony offenses against users of electronic devices charge. The 25-year-old also faces a probation violation charge related to a prior T-Mobile-related felony conviction. And what was that all about? Well last year Ramos pleaded guilty to a scheme to defraud charge related to attempts to artificially inflate his sales commission figures.

So this dude is clearly just an a-hole.

But there’s more. Ramos was also charged with grand theft a few years back. So it seems like this dude probably shouldn’t be hired by anyone. Although United Airlines may take a chance on him.

h/t The Smoking Gun

 

 


Dude Terrorizes Best Buddy By Constantly Catching Him Off Guard And Throwing His Expensive Phone At Him

Dude Terrorizes Best Buddy By Constantly Catching Him Off Guard And Throwing His Expensive Phone At Him

A man hilariously stressed out his best buddy when he chucked his smartphone and let him catch it when he least expected it.

 

 

Woody of YouTube duo Woody and Kleiny chose random times and took Kleiny’s smartphone before either throwing it towards him or just up in the air with the sole purpose of trolling the heck out of him. Fortunately, Kleiny managed to catch his phone every single time, except when he was chilling in the tub.

Hope that was a waterproof iPhone 7.

Owning an expensive smartphone can cause a considerable amount of stress whenever we drop it, giving this man the brilliant idea of trolling his friend with it.


Make Private Phone Calls While Looking Like A Sadomasochist With Latest Invention

Make Private Phone Calls While Looking Like A Sadomasochist With Latest Invention

 

Tired of having to leave the room to take private phone calls while at work, the coffee shop, or various other public establishments you frequent? Well, too bad. That’s what makes them private conversations, idiot.

Oh right, someone actually took this obviously not-that-big-of-a-deal concept and ran with it. Thanks to the latest invention the Hushme, a “personal acoustic device that protects speech privacy in open space environments,” holding a private conversation is now as simple as staying where you are and clamping a device to your face that would make Hannibal Lecter do a double-take. But don’t take our convincing pitch’s word for it. Let the Ukrainian engineers who came up with the idea tell you all about it in a way that only someone with a heavy accent can:

Yep, nothing awkward about this device at all. Especially its other feature — which isn’t talked about in the video above — that allows you to “pick one of several recordings to drown out any remaining sound leakage.” Those recordings include such unobtrusive sounds such as monkey noises, Minions soundbites (totally not annoying at all), and Darth Vader’s heavy breathing. The latter option will go perfect for the “guy sitting in his cubicle with a ball gag in his mouth” vibe you’re trying to pull off. If we do say so, you nailed it.


People Share The Most Embarrassing Things They've Found On Someone Else's Phone

People Share The Most Embarrassing Things They've Found On Someone Else's Phone

Someone hands you their phone to show you a picture, do you look at it and then hand it back, or do you swipe to see what else is on that sucker? The following are 7 of the best stories from people who accidentally found insanely embarrassing content on other people's devices.

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1. Chris Potter, who pulled someone's content out of the closet.

I was in college, living in a duplex next door to 3 attractive college girls.

Well, one had received a used laptop from her boyfriend, but it was terribly slow and she was hoping I could figure out a way to speed it up. I ran malware scans, checked the registry, and then realized the OS drive was fairly overloaded with data. I asked her if she minded that I delete some files to free up space for virtual memory, and she agreed, but wanted to make sure I didn't delete anything important, so she sat with me and we went through various folders.

One was filled with video files with random alphanumeric titles. This was back before computers would show a preview icon, so I double clicked on one to see what it was.

Apparently her BF had a thing for hardcore gay male porn.

I don't know what happened between them thereafter, but oh to be a fly on the wall during that conversation…

2. Asha Tampa, who gives a good reason to never pal around with your co-workers.

A few years ago a bunch of colleagues went out on a team outing and ended up taking a lot of pictures. The next day, back in office, we were all swapping pictures taken from our phones when my friend decided to plug the phones into his office computer so we could see the photos on a bigger screen. One colleague had taken a LOT of pictures and she willingly gave us her phone to transfer the pics (maybe she forgot what she had in there?). We plugged the phone into the computer and started going through the pictures one by one, in slideshow mode. The quality was good and we got so engrossed that we had inched closer to the screen, when suddenly, almost like a scream, her boyfriend’s picture was splashed on the 21-inch monitor in all his hairy glory. That wasn’t all - he had decided to send her a picture in the Superman pose.

Without any clothes on. The girls broke down into fits of laughter while our guy friend stared at the screen in shock. We immediately disconnected her phone and gave it back to her before she found out what we had found out.

To this day I can’t see a Superman poster without remembering that incident.

3. Robert Hollander whose phone hid a butt-load of medical data.

About six months ago, I was having a lot of problems with gas and constipation for no apparent reason. By the time I went to the doctor about it, I knew I had the problem for a long time but I really didn't remember when it began. Was it a month or did it just seem like a month? The answers are important because something long-term could indicate the need to see a specialist and undergo a series of expensive and uncomfortable tests.

I decided that it would be wise to document the “situation” to make sure I was getting consistently better and that it wasn’t just hopeful thinking on my part. Such information would be of particular value if the need arose to make an appointment with a gastroenterologist.

The way I did this was to use my cell phone and take a photograph of every bowel movement before I cluttered the toilet with toilet paper. I did this for close to two weeks before I concluded that I no longer had a problem and decided to stop taking photos.

Without getting into any more detail, let me summarized by saying that I had collected something in the neighborhood of 30 or 40 photos before I concluded that everything was back to normal. Like a lot of the photos on my cell phone, I forgot about them.

About a month later, I was hanging out with a friend of mine. I was telling him about a female friend I had met who I thought was very attractive. He asked me if I had any photos of her. Without really thinking about what I was doing, I found one on my phone and handed my phone to him so he could see it better.

I had forgotten that a lot of people have the habit of swiping across a photo so that they can see other photos on the phone. He did exactly that and after a few swipes, before I realized what he was doing, he came across my collection of bowel movements.

Trying to explain to him why I had those photos on my phone was a bit embarrassing. Needless to say, as soon as I got back to my PC, I removed all of those photos and put them in a file folder on my PC in my main “MEDICAL” file folder.

 

4. Mehak Nayak, who accidentally embarrassed her uncle in front of all her elders in India.

This happened when I was 10, around 7 years ago. I was dumb and naïve.

One day my uncle (chacha) came to our home from village and his marriage was due in a month or so. There was a happy ambiance and the elders were talking about the arrangements.

I was getting bored so I asked him for his phone, I wanted to play, of course. He gave it to me. But soon I realised that he didn't have anything even remotely interesting in his phone so I started scrolling through his gallery. Sure enough, all I found was stupid mirror selfies and pictures of bikes.

But then at the end of it, there was a folder named X, I opened it. Another folder. I opened that. Another folder! This went for around 10 folders and finally what this 10 year old girl saw, shocked her. Hundreds of pictures of naked women! Not secretly taken though, these women were posing. (He probably got em from the internet?)

But in all honesty, I was more amused than shocked. I had seen naked women before (horrible memory, lol) but never thought that they let themselves get photographed! So after going through all the pictures I went to the room where all of the elders were seated and showed the images to each one of them as I laughed hysterically.

I vividly remember, at first my uncle didn't realise what I was showing to the others. When my mother's turn came to see the pictures, she looked at the phone, then at me, then at uncle, then back at the phone, and calmly said, “I don't understand what you're showing, give the phone back to him.

This was the moment his eyes widened and he realised what I'd done.

Needless to say, a very awkward silence followed and my mom doesn't like him any longer. He is infamously tagged the black sheep of the family.

5. Ross Trittipo, who really knows how to cleanse the palate before dessert.

Gross out story coming. You’ve been warned.

My wife’s sister and her husband were at another couple’s house eating dinner and hanging out.

After dinner, the four of them were sitting in the living room relaxing and talking. Just to have something to look at, the wife grabbed her husband’s phone and screencast it to the television using their Apple TV setup.

As the screencast cycled through the images on the guy’s phone, they were all shocked to see a couple photos of his big, hairy, spread-cheeked butt, with a particular emphasis right on his B-hole.

Yeah, I know it’s gross. I’m sorry.

They all start screaming and laughing and dry-heaving, and the guy was so thoroughly embarrassed he was turning beet red and almost crying in shame.

His wife was like, “WHAT THE HECK?”

But all he could do was stutter and mutter and murmur. The poor guy was absolutely mortified.

It turns out, he had suspected he might have a hemorrhoid, but was too embarrassed to ask his wife to look. And since he couldn’t see very well when he had tried using mirrors, he’d decided to take a couple photos with his iPhone.

So he’d spread his cheeks apart with one hand and taken the pictures with his other hand.

He’d simply forgotten the photos were on his phone, and the rest is history.

6. Asya Grechka's tale is both super sweet and crazy embarrassing.

Several years ago when I was in high school there was this odd foreign exchange Chinese guy who was interested in me. He would sometimes “run into me” after class and walk with me to the bus stop or he gave me chocolates on my birthday although I had never told him when it was.

One day when he was sitting next to me he pulled out his phone and started entering the unlock code. Out of the corner of my eye, I thought I saw a familiar set of digits, but wasn't quite sure.

A few weeks later, we were both sitting at the library and he left to go to the bathroom, leaving his phone. I decided to give it a try, and whattya know, my birthday unlocked the phone. Unfortunately he came back very quickly and turned red to see me with his unlocked phone. We shared a small awkward moment but he quickly changed the subject :)

 

7. And finally, Ike Davis, a certified computer tech who just wanted to help out an elderly lady.

I just wanted to help out an old lady with her cellphone. She needed her pictures backed up because the phone was only turning on intermittently.

I did not ask to see a gig of amateur porn featuring … her.

Worse, she had effectively planted it there for me to find, although she didn’t say this. I could tell by the way she behaved around me. It seems she enjoyed the swinger lifestyle.


One of History's Deadliest Phones Will Be Sold

One of History's Deadliest Phones Will Be Sold

 

The telephone Adolf Hitler used to bark out orders that led to the deaths of millions is going on the auction block. The chipped red phone, with bits of its original black showing through, is engraved on the backside with the Fuhrer's name and a swastika. It could fetch as much as $300,000 when it goes up for sale Feb. 19. Alexander Historical Auctions in Maryland calls the Bakelite phone made by Siemens "Hitler's mobile device of destruction" and says it was "arguably the most destructive 'weapon' of all time"; he is said to have used it during the war's final two years. Shortly after the Allied victory, a British officer removed the phone from the Fuhrerbunker, his son Ranulf Rayner, 82, tells CNN. "My father didn't see it as a relic of Hitler's glory days, more a battered remnant of his defeat, a sort of war trophy."

The auction house explains that as the Russians gave Rayner's father, Ralph, a tour of the bunker, they offered him the black phone used by Hitler's wife, Eva Braun. He responded that his favorite color was red, and so they handed him Hitler's phone instead. His other souvenir: a porcelain Alsatian "almost certainly personally presented to Hitler by Heinrich Himmler," per the auction house, which says the elder Rayner saw it on Hitler's desk. The dog statue, made at the Dachau concentration camp, could fetch $35,000. "It's a pretty nasty thing, just as sinister as the phone," Ranulf Rayner tells CNN. It's not the only Hitler auction to grab recent headlines: Amid protests by Jewish groups, an Argentine bidder spent more than $650,000 on Hitler's jacket and other memorabilia at a 2016 auction in Munich, per AFP. Braun's things were also recently sold.

This Alsatian statue owned by Hitler is also set to be auctioned. (Alexander Historical Auctions)

If Someone Rings You And Says "Can You Hear Me?", Hang Up Immediately

If Someone Rings You And Says "Can You Hear Me?", Hang Up Immediately

Can you hear me?

Of course not, because you're reading written words. But if you get a phonecall from someone asking this question you best be careful.

Police in the US are currently warning the public about a phone scam in which fraudsters record people answering "Can you hear me?" to assist them demanding huge payments.

Marks will be phoned up by people introducing themselves and their business, before being asked the magic question, which is answered positively, the person on the other end spins the entire conversation into a dark bribe.

Pretending to be from a security company, they will play back your recorded confirmation and threaten legal action if charges are not paid, according to WTKR.

The scam has already hit Florida and Pennsylvania.

Police, who are warning Virginia residents, told people "not to answer the phone from numbers you do not recognise", and in desperate circumstances, hang up and call 911 immediately.

"Anytime you become victim to a crime, you just feel violated," Jo Ann Hughes of the Norfolk Police Department in Virginia, said. "A lot of times, victims do not want to come forward because they are embarrassed. We want people to hear this advice."

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Spoiled Kid Repeatedly Kicks Mother In The Face After She Takes Away Phone

Spoiled kids, right?  When I was a kid I collected bugs. But maybe that's more of a reflection on me as a person than anything else.

Anyway, this nine-year-old kid kicked the fuck OFF after his mom asked him to stop playing games on her phone.

He, his mom and his grandma were all at a hospital in Guangzhou City, South China when the incident took place.

Another patient decided to record the altercation where, to be fair, grandma is the badass hero of the story. She gets in the way of the weirdly-agile child and protects her daughter.

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The video has gone viral on Chinese social media site Sina Weibo, with many people criticizing both the boy and the parents for letting him get away with it. Yeesh.


You Should Never Text And Drive - Especially If You Are Riding A Bike

You Should Never Text And Drive - Especially If You Are Riding A Bike

After the crash you see the phone in his hand.


Donald Trump Will Soon Be Able To Text Anyone In America

Donald Trump Will Soon Be Able To Text Anyone In America

 

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In 2006 Congress passed the Warning, Alert and Response Network Act, or WARN Act.

The act allows government authorities to send an unblockable text message to any phone in contact with a cell phone tower in a geographical location in America. Under the law if the message is sent by the president, it is unblockable.

This means that under the law once the president-elect makes it to the White House he will be able to text anybody in America whenever he likes. Which considering early in the primaries, Donald Trump gave out Lindsay Graham's cell phone number to the entire crowd, could mean bad news for US citizens, as there is nothing anybody can do to stop him SMSing them.

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Luckily, UPROXX reports that the system is controlled by FEMA, which can vet which alerts go out, and it requires two training courses, which usually the president will let somebody else take charge of.

But seeing as Trump reportedly dictates his tweets to staff instead of writing them himself, it's not entirely out of the question that a late night text will be showing up in the US's collective inbox. Something to look forward when his term begins, I guess.

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There Is Now An App To Stop Premature Ejaculation

There Is Now An App To Stop Premature Ejaculation

 

Photo: Mike Powell (Getty)

Not that you would ever admit it to anyone, but if you do have that issue, no to worry! Because like everything out these days there is an app for it.

 

 

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Pea was created by a very shameless dude named Brennen Belich, who realized that he wasn’t lasting as long as he wanted to in bed, so he came up with this idea.

“I started this project while trying to solve the issue for myself,” Belich explains. “I had struggled with premature ejaculation since high school and finally at age 23 decided I didn’t want it to ruin my love life anymore. Just think of it like training for a race.”

OK then.

 

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“If you want to be able to run for 30 minutes straight, you wouldn’t train by sprinting for two minutes, getting tired, and giving up,” Belich adds.

So much pretty this app actually has a virtual sexual therapist who guides men through kegel training, arousal control and masturbation training. Yes, folks. A little cartoon man helps you enjoy yourself.

If for some reason you think you suck in bed, well don’t worry, no one knows you’re clicking on this link, so go ahead and get it here.

Good luck

 


These Texts Show 11 Examples Of The Grim Consequences When You Accidentally Message The Wrong Person

These Texts Show 11 Examples Of The Grim Consequences When You Accidentally Message The Wrong Person

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You press send and the realisation dawns on you. The fear and dread floods through your veins and you break out in cold sweats because you’ve just sent that text message to the wrong person.

Whether it’s a workplace rant accidentally sent to your boss or a post-night out debrief with the girls winging its way into your mum’s inbox, mis-messaging is a modern day minefield of embarrassment.

Thankfully, we’ve all been there – and these messages courtesy of Wrong Number Texts prove it. Look upon these embarrassing texts as you would The Jeremy Kyle Show; they may fry your brain with the cringe-factor but you’ll come out of this feeling so much better about your own life.

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You think telling your dad you’re about to lose your virginity is bad?

Family forgives and forgets, but this person just lost their job.

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I’m betting this was an awkward morning by the water-cooler at work the next day.

Donna is not a happy bunny.

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This philandering father just revealed his summer fling with an intern…

To his daughter.

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This was either a painfully awkward texting error, or an ingenious ploy to get Kelli to stop posting pictures of her kid…

Nobody got time for that.

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The post-date debrief really oughtn’t go straight to the date himself…

Goddammit Jimmy, you’re a beautiful man, braces and all.

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Don’t judge a woman for how much she eats on a date and then tell her…

Fuck you, Gary, it was unlimited shrimp night!

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A stepdad agreeing to sleep with his ex’s daughter?

Yep, that’ll make you want to smash your phone and pretend those particular pixels never appeared on your screen.

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This women accidentally sent a text with this unfortunate autocorrect to a weirdly chill work colleague instead of sending it to her daughter.

Serves her right for texting someone instead of going upstairs to speak to them in person, IMHO.

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At least she didn’t accidentally send her daughter a message that was quite clearly not for a child’s eyes.

That ‘inside joke’ excuse fell on deaf ears.

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Even worse when the accidental texts involve both your mum and your dad…

Alter ego: ‘Long dong silver’. Eek!

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In fact, folks, erase all of these texts from your mind instantly.

Maybe delete your mum as a contact too. Just in case.


The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Is Getting Ruthlessly Trolled On Twitter–Here Are The Most Fire Reactions

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Is Getting Ruthlessly Trolled On Twitter–Here Are The Most Fire Reactions

 

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Samsung is in crisis mode after its flagship $850 phone has literally been blowing up on customers. Samsung has permanently stopped production on the Note 7 after faulty lithium-ion batteries were overheating the device and causing it to ignite.

The discontinuation of the phone cost the company an estimated  loss of $1 billion during the first recall. But, the loss could be as much as $17 billion in sales based on lost sales of the 19 million Galaxy Note 7 units Samsung had originally expected to sell during the device’s lifetime.

This is funny for everyone except Samsung. Twitter has been blowing up over the catastrophe. Below are the funniest reactions.

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CVS Employee Assaults Customer For Recording Her

CVS Employee Assaults Customer For Recording Her

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people are fucking crazy just dont even go outside anymore.


Robot With A Mind Of Its Own Blasts Tunes, Takes Selfies And Destroys You At iPad Games

Robot With A Mind Of Its Own Blasts Tunes, Takes Selfies And Destroys You At iPad Games

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This robot's name is Deltu and you better not get Deltu grumpy or it will get saucy and straight up ignore you.


Restaurant Nearly Burned Down Because Woman Was Texting

Restaurant Nearly Burned Down Because Woman Was Texting

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Don’t know anywhere more dangerous to not watch where you are walking than inside a Chinese restaurant. This woman was too busy texting to notice the gas canister she bumped into causing smoke to spew out from and soon after igniting the whole kitchen in one giant fire ball.


Elderly Couple Called Fire Dept. 1.1K Times

Elderly Couple Called Fire Dept. 1.1K Times

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Residents of Virginia Beach, Va., are asking how much is too much after reports that an elderly couple called firefighters 1,100 times in the past three years, WTKR reports. Shirley Niemiec says she has no choice but to call firefighters daily to help her husband George get out of bed. The fire chief estimated that each visit cost about $65, WTKR reports. But the firefighters union puts that total much higher: between $250,000 and half a million dollars, according to WTVR. "We wanted to keep him at home and the only help he needs is getting in and out of bed," Shirley Niemiec told WTVR. She said they thought they found a solution when they bought a lift to help George get out of bed. But, she said, “I thought I could do it myself but I couldn't.”

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So she started dialing up the fire station 1.8 miles from her house. The couple can’t afford the $25 an hour to hire a home health care aide, Shirley Niemiec said, and they don’t qualify for free social services. The situation poses a dilemma for fire officials who say more and more elderly call asking for help. Fire Chief Kenneth Pravet said enough is enough. “We are not in the home healthcare business,” he told WTVR. “We are not here to provide non-emergency support.” But City Manager Dave Hansen said the firefighters will keep answering calls like Shirley Niemiec’s until they find another solution.

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Should You Charge Your Phone Overnight?

Should You Charge Your Phone Overnight?

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Should you leave your phone plugged in while you slumber, or is that bad for your phone battery? Today, the age-old question actually has a definitive answer.


CAN YOU SPOT THE PHONE CAMOUFLAGED AGAINST THIS RUG?

CAN YOU SPOT THE PHONE CAMOUFLAGED AGAINST THIS RUG?

If there's one quick way to really get someone's blood boiling, it is to ask them to find something in a picture -- something that isn't very easy to spot. And then kick back and watch them get frustrated, as they fail to see what's there. And that's exactly what this is.

There is a smart phone in a case lying on this rug, and yet it is quite difficult to spot. Take a look at the picture below thanks to Facebook, and see if you can find the cellphone.

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Did you find it? Are you super close to your screen? Are you hating everything now?

Well if you give up, look below for the answer:

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Kudos to you if you actually see the phone even after it has been pointed out. Because my eyes are now strained as all hell.


THIS MAY BE THE MOST EMBARRASSING TEXT YOU CAN RECEIVE FROM YOUR FOLKS

THIS MAY BE THE MOST EMBARRASSING TEXT YOU CAN RECEIVE FROM YOUR FOLKS

Sometimes you send your parents a selfie with something extremely embarrassing in the background, but sometimes you can totally skip that step because your folks find that humiliating item for you, and then they proceed to text you about it.

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Check out what I mean by reading this text that this horrified person received from their dad. And just a heads up, it may be a tad crude if you're at work.

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Well, at least he was polite enough to ask before he disposed of it.

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'Shady' $4 Smartphones Supposedly About to Ship

'Shady' $4 Smartphones Supposedly About to Ship

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Smartphones going for about $4 are said to be shipping this week in India, and the manufacturing company's head says he's pleased that they're finally coming out, even though the company will take a loss on each phone, the Guardian reports. Ringing Bells originally said it would ship 2.5 million units of its Freedom 251 phone—a 3G Android with a 4-inch screen, 8GB of storage, an 8MP main camera, and a 3.2MP selfie camera—by the end of June, per Android Authority, but now CEO Mohit Goel tells the Indian Express that's been dropped down to 200,000 shipped out by June 30, with more soon to come. There had been much skepticism over whether the phones actually existed. "We learned from our mistakes and decided to go silent till we [came] out with the product," Goel says. "Now we have a … dual-SIM phone ready for delivery. I feel vindicated."

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Talk of the phone has raised disbelieving eyebrows since it was announced: In February, Ars Technica called the whole deal "awfully shady," noting that initial previews of the phone showed an unattractive, cheap-looking unit that appeared to be another company's phone "rebranded" with white correcting fluid. The Guardian notes that Ringing Bells is losing about $2.20 per smartphone, but Goel tells the Express he hopes to recoup profits in volume. "We will have a loss, but I am happy that the dream of connecting rural and poor Indians as part of the 'Digital India' and 'Make in India' initiatives has been fulfilled with Freedom 251," he says. Also reportedly to be released from Ringing Bells within the next month or so: a 32-inch high-def LED TV that retails for less than $150.

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The Bean-Flicking-Vagina-Fingering-Female-Orgasm Simulation Game That's Too Hot For Apple To Touch

The Bean-Flicking-Vagina-Fingering-Female-Orgasm Simulation Game That's Too Hot For Apple To Touch

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La Petite Mort is a game about touching a pixelated vulva. There is technically no nudity in the game since everything is rather abstracted, but the general gist was still enough to get the game taken down from the app store.

Developers Lovable Hat Cult created La Petite Mort with the intention of creating an erotic experience that encourages players to savor the sensation of pleasuring someone else. The player can’t just rub the screen quickly to make the vagina orgasm as fast as possible. Instead, the player has to take it slow, paying close attention to how the vagina is reacting to the touch:

For a short while, La Petite Mort did indeed make it onto the iOS app store, passing the review test in a couple of countries. Then, the developers had to update the game, which meant undergoing the review process once more—and that’s when the game got shut down on that platform.

The problem? Everything, basically.

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Lovable Hat Cult said they spoke to an european Apple representative, who reportedly told them that the app needed to be more family friendly.

“’For me, and for you as Europeans, we don’t find it objectionable,’ he said. ‘We are probably very open-minded. But the application needs to be available for a very wide audience.’”

Apple also allegedly laid out what Loveable Hat Cult would need to do to get La Petite Mort on the app store:

He went on to explain what would be needed to make the application accepted, which was; the name (he was French and understood the meaning of the “La Petite Mort”, “the little death”), the 20x30 pixeled images should be changed, the sounds should be modified, so well, basically the whole game. ‘You are actually touching a sexual organ in the app. It’s not what you show, but it’s what it is. Even if you are not showing it directly. It’s what is simulated, and that is the issue,’ he concluded. So asking us to basically make a different game is what my takeaway was.

The developers didn’t want to compromise the artistic vision at the heart of La Petite Mort, however, so they have not reworked the game to meet Apple’s so-called standards. Instead, the game is only available on Google Play right now.... But you could get sued for using Google play, so there is that.

Loveable Hat Cult of course understands that Apple has a right to choose what is released on the iOS platform, but to them, the situation is not necessarily black and white.

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“First and foremost, the touch devices have become such a prevalent force in our life,” the developers said in an email. “More and more of our life is happening through these devices, and more and more culture is also consumed here.

“Right now there is almost exclusively two powers in play, Apple and Google. Two American profit oriented commercial businesses that stand as gatekeepers of our new media culture. This is problematic for multiple reasons, first, why have we given so much power to these capitalist enterprises to be able to censor art and culture, and secondly, what ethics and morals should they, if any, try to enforce upon the whole world? Right now it is (seen from our perspective) typical American viewpoints that are being enforced in each country, where ‘cutesy’ games about killing and bombing Palestinians is accepted, while being able to address sex is a no-go.”

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The situation here is not particularly surprising: Apple has a reputation for being skittish about apps that tackle more serious or controversial subjects—earlier this year, for example, Apple rejected The Binding of Isaacdue to violence against children. In this specific case, guidelines for apps on iOS outright tell developers that “If you want to describe sex, write a book or a song, or create a medical app.”

Apple’s stance on sex games still manages to be disappointing however, because La Petite Mort offers something of genuine artistic value in a world that seems to care very little about women’s pleasure. Even talking about it feels a little taboo still: I’ve known people that have never even seen their own vaginas. Hell, I’ve known cis women who have never gotten an orgasm because our sex education is that shitty.

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HONEST NAMES FOR ALL THE APPS ON YOUR IPHONE

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If you're like me, your phone is loaded with a bunch of apps that you downloaded with every intention of using, but then you end up just cycling through the same handful of apps every single day. If only all those apps were given names that more appropriately described your experience while using them. Well your wish has been granted because we gave them all the names they truly deserve.

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A Dead Woman’s Image Keeps Appearing On This Guy’s Phone And It’s Creeping People The F*ck Out

A Dead Woman’s Image Keeps Appearing On This Guy’s Phone And It’s Creeping People The F*ck Out
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Freaky footage of what appears to be a dead woman on an iPhone is going viral because, according to the owner, other than the photo appearing to be a dead woman, there shouldn’t be ANY images on the phone at all.

In the video, the man is shown holding his new phone and turning on the camera function.

The bizarre part occurs when an image appears in the lower left of the screen showing the woman’s face.

Then when he clicks to preview the thumbnail on the photo it says that there are zero images stored on the phone. What?!

The video was originally shared by blogger Julian Cavalero who reported this to The Daily Star

Julian said he was contacted by a woman named Nuvid Odeth who claims to be a friend of the phone’s owner.

Nuvid claims her friend discovered the alarming photo after turning on his new phone and testing the camera function.

She said: “He recently bought an iPhone that had clearly never been used.

“He took a few photos to test the camera but after that he saw a strange image appearing in the corner that he says he never took.

“My friend doesn’t have any social media apps on his phone, like WhatsApp, which could have downloaded archive pictures.”

But wait, it somehow gets even creepier.

The man reportedly also took the phone to a store where they told him to restore the phone to factory settings, removing any and all images.

So he did that. And guess what? The image is still there.

What does this woman want?!


Things Go Very Sideways When A Guy Catches His Friend Posing As Him To Ask A Girl Out On Facebook

Things Go Very Sideways When A Guy Catches His Friend Posing As Him To Ask A Girl Out On Facebook

So this guy named, uh, Redditor J_tt, shared this Facebook exchange in which he was unwittingly pulled into some bizarre triangle of weirdness.

You see, unbeknownst to him a friend of his had used his Facebook account to try to hook up with a girl for him. Kind of odd, but hey, bro was just trying to help another bro out, right?

Wrong.

Turns out that he did not appreciate the help. Not one little bit. I believe the words “c*nt nugget” were used. Yes, after double-checking, those are the words that he did use.

The folks over at Some eCards think that he might be referring to Garry Disher’s book The Divine Wind, which if so is quite the mic drop based on the book’s summary…

On the eve of WWII, suspicion runs rampant in Hartley Penrose’s small town. Even though they’ve done nothing wrong, the town is turning against its native Japanese residents – including Mitsy Sennosuke, the girl Hart loves despite himself. The result is a wrenching, unforgettable story of romance, betrayal, and the turmoils that rock both the world and the heart.

The comparison might be a little bit of a reach, but I certainly appreciate the obscure reference nonetheless.

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The 10 Worst Texts You Could EVER Possibly Receive From A Girl

The 10 Worst Texts You Could EVER Possibly Receive From A Girl

Yes, I am a woman. No, I have no guilt in admitting that some of us can be torturous shrews who love nothing more than confusing the living fuck out of anything with a penis (i.e. you, your Bros, and the Bros before them). Again, we’re not focusing on that today. I just wanted to establish some credibility and what not, ya know, like a politician or someone trying to revise their OkCupid profile.

There are some women, a very small lovely few, who don’t lace their text messages in passive aggressive coding whereupon you have to sit around like Alan Turing trying to figure out how to respond. Some boisterous women will go ahead and tell you all about themselves before you’ve even gotten a chance to jerk off in the shower first thing in the morning. Are these women fun to deal with? No. Are they better than the quasi-shy-coy-assholes? Yes.

Now that we’ve established what kind of woman generally sends the texts below, let’s go ahead and discuss what those texts actually are:

I’m sorry to anyone who has received these, especially to those who have received these directly from me. I find that these texts are usually generated by extreme anger, call it “rage” if you will.

“I know what you did last night”

My advice isn’t to answer this one until she follows up. It could be a trap. It’s most likely not though so just start plotting an apology. Remember white roses = I’m sorry.

 

“Don’t bother answering”

Most women aren’t good at letting things go, let alone engaging in static silence. If she doesn’t want you to answer (and actually means that) it’s no bueno.

 

“I’m outside of your house”

Maybe she just showed up with pizza wearing lingerie! That seems likely, right?

 

“I’m turning my phone off,” followed by: “Yes, it’s because of you”

In the year 2016, if anyone between the ages of 10-95 decides to turn their phone off, something of biblical proportions is likely to have happened.

 

“I contacted *insert girl’s name here* on Facebook, you’re in trouble….asshole”

Gotta love a girl who can do her recon work…until that recon work turns on you and causes deep emotional pain to all those involved. P.S.: Blame Mark Zuckerberg for making it so easy to find your side piece — Lindsay, 22, went to Montclair State University, Majored in Psychology (never used her degree), works retail at an overpriced thrift store that caters to people who carry books by Kerouac but never actually read them.

 

“I thought you were at work, I just saw your car in the parking lot of a bar”

Why did you drive to the bar? Rookie fucking move. Walk, Uber, ride a long board…whatever.

 

“You’re dead to me”

A little harsh, but definitely poetic and drives the whole anger point straight home.

 

“You’re unbelievable, you know that?”

This one reminds me of something my mother would say. It most likely reminds you of something YOUR mother would say. Isn’t it super scary that your girlfriend is now saying it? Life is one big disappointing Oedipal circle.

 

“If you’re going to tell me you’re sleeping, you may want to avoid being featured on your friend’s Snapchat story”

Just move out of the way of your drunk friend’s iPhone 6 plus. How hard can that be? Now she’s got you dead to rights and there’s no way you can say that you just have “one of those faces.”

 

“I’m blocking your number”

I don’t even know how this works logistically in a world where there are literally 100 different ways in which you can contact someone. I mean if she blocks your number, you can always hit her up via email. If she’s saying this she means business and once again, just remember white roses = I’m sorry.

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15 Sketchy Things In Your Phone That Will Get You Dumped

15 Sketchy Things In Your Phone That Will Get You Dumped

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In this day and age, cell phones aren’t really just an accessory anymore – they’re more of a component to everybody’s every day life. Most people tend to feel “naked” or even unsafe if they don’t have their phones with them or when it dies when a charger isn’t nearby. Cell phones are now seen as a necessity.

Since most people keep their entire lives in their cell phones, it’s easy to say that some of us have some stuff stored that we don’t want others to see. Whether it be pictures, videos, or messages – sometimes it’s just best that people don’t snoop around in each other’s phones and discover something they didn’t want to.

One of the most common running jokes when it comes to relationships is that men and women always hide things from each other in their phone. Some people accuse their significant others of having a pass code on their phones, seeing it as a way to “hide” something. Unfortunately, there’s usually a time in a relationship where a woman is going to want to see what you’ve got hidden in your phone. You might be acting distant, or maybe you’re always attached to your phone – whatever it is, she’s going to want to know and you’re going to have to admit it. The best piece of advice that can be given is to stay faithful in a relationship. Don’t hide things in your phone and don’t toy with people’s feelings.

If you decide to ignore that advice; here are 15 things that she could find in your phone that could lead to a break-up.

15. Search history

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It’s often a joke that men (and women, sometimes) delete their search history almost religiously. This often means that the accused search history deleter is looking up adult material or just content that isn’t something to be proud of. If your girlfriend were to look into your phone’s search history, what would she find? Know that an empty search history isn’t going to help your case, either – then it definitely looks like you’ve got something to clear up and hide. It’s best to just keep your phone rid of that kind of material anyways.

14. Contacts with nicknames

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Your girlfriend isn’t going to be too happy if you have tons of women’s numbers in your phone to begin with, but it’s going to be even worse if some of these women have assigned nicknames. Not only does this imply that you know them well, but it shows you know them well enough to come up with some cute version of their name. Having a nickname assigned to a woman isn’t going to be the only strike, though; if any of these said women have an emoji assigned to them as well, you’re definitely in the doghouse.

13. Snapchat

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Snapchat is already a delicate situation in relationships – the app is practically known for sending inappropriate pictures and videos back and forth, so it’s no wonder that it’d be detrimental to a relationship. However, it’s not that big of a deal if both parties in a relationship have the app. What is going to become a problem is if your girlfriend finds out who you send personal snaps to back and forth. If it’s another woman, you can guarantee there’s going to be issues.

12. Messages through social media

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Most social media sites have made life really convenient; we don’t even have to be near a computer to be able to send messages on Facebook or check out our Twitter feeds. While this might be convenient, it also opens the door to more things for her to check out in your phone. If you’ve been sending messages back and forth through different social media apps with other women or people she doesn’t like you talking to, it’s only a matter of time until she finds out.

11. An empty message inbox

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It’s pretty common for most people to just leave their messages inside of their phone alone. Most individuals don’t go on rampant deleting sprees as it’s easier to just pick up off on a past thread with somebody rather than starting a new text message. If you do delete your messages every day, that looks sketchy. If your girlfriend goes into your phone and sees that all text messages have been wiped (including hers), she’s going to wonder who you’ve been texting and why you feel the need to hide hers as well.

10. Unconfirmed plans

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Here’s the thing: girlfriends pretty much always want to know where their boyfriends are and what they’re doing. Can you really blame them, though? If your girlfriend goes through your phone and sees something on your calendar that you haven’t run by her, or sees a thread of messages about a boy’s night out, she’s going to hot you with, “When did you plan on telling me about this?” The longer you wait to let her know about plans that she might be wary about, the bigger the blowout is going to be when you do finally tell her.

9. Flirty Emails

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While it may seem that a lot of people don’t use email messaging too much anymore, it’s still pretty common for a number of people. If not for personal use, almost everybody has a work email address that they use day in and day out. One of the most common types of affairs are office work affairs – and if you’re having some sort of flirtation via email whether it be work related or not, she’s going to find out. It may seem like a “safe” place to hide that sort of thing, but it’s definitely not.

8. Long phone calls

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The thing about men is that they don’t seem to think about how things would affect them if roles were reversed – let’s say your girlfriend has been having long phone calls with an unsaved phone number almost every day. How would that make you feel? It’d send most boyfriends into a series of emotions, and thinking that it’s okay to do that to your girlfriend is immature and insensitive. If you’re hiding long, secret phone calls and she finds out – you might as well pack your bags now.

7. Talking about her with your friends

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As a boyfriend, it’s pretty much your job to stick up for your girl (if needed) when she’s not around. If your friends are teasing you about how you’re “whipped” or they’re saying anything negative about her at all, it’s best to shut it down as soon as possible rather than participating. At the end of the day, your boys aren’t the ones you’re laying in bed with. Talking about her behind her back not only makes you look like a terrible person, but it makes you look stupid for dating somebody who you don’t think very highly of.

6. Saved texts from past girlfriends

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Girls are worried about every other girl wanting to try and make a move on their man, but they’re even more wary of the girls who already have. It’s almost second nature for girlfriends to be on high alert when it comes to any one of your exes – you could’ve been with her for three months or three years, and your girlfriend is still going to hate her. At one point, you felt something for her, so it’s only fair that they’d be worried. You’re going to be in major trouble though if you have any saved text messages from a past relationship, though. That only makes it look like you miss her and want her back.

5. Saved pictures from past relationships

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As stated before, girlfriends are not fans of ex-girlfriends. It’s best to just delete any trace of them from your personal life – if you still have a ton of pictures saved from your time with an ex, it’s time to let go of those. It makes it seem like you miss the relationship, or the way your ex-girlfriend made you feel, and that’s only going to draw you closer to a break-up. Women love to take pictures with their significant other and be shown off, so if you still hold onto images of other women, that’s going to be an issue.

4. Nude pictures of yourself

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While men may love to receive nude images of their girlfriends, girls don’t exactly share the same love for receiving the same from men. If your girlfriend is that way and she doesn’t care to receive them, it’s best to just not take nude pictures of yourself. If she goes into your camera rolls and sees nude images of you that she’s never seen before, she’s automatically going to assume that you’re sending them to another woman. Why else would you be taking them?

3. Nude pictures of other women

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If having secret nude images of yourself wasn’t bad enough, it’s even worse to have received nude images from other women. Soliciting and asking for nudes from other women is without a doubt a form of cheating. Not only does this make you look sleazy, but it’s going to hurt your girlfriend. This tells her that you either don’t care to ask her for images of herself or that you aren’t interested in what she has to offer. It’s best to just not get wound up in that kind of trouble at all.

2. Dating apps

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For this generation, using a dating app is pretty common. Using and connecting to somebody on a dating app is often easier than going out and actually trying to meet somebody, so it’s easy to see their convenience. For those who are already in a relationship though, it should hold no purpose. If your girlfriend goes into your phone and finds a Tinder profile, you can pretty much say goodbye to your relationship.

1. Suggestive Texts with other women

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Girlfriends want to be able to believe that they are the only woman you consistently text message. It’s okay to text family, of course, but if there’s another woman you’re constantly texting and your girlfriend finds out, that’s the beginning of a downward spiral. There was once a time where your girlfriend was just a “friend,” so telling her it’s just a “friend” isn’t going to do anything but add fuel to the fire. The best thing to do is to avoid the situation altogether and remain faithful instead of single.

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THE CONTROVERSIAL APP 'PEEPLE' JUST LAUNCHED. WILL THIS NEW 'YELP FOR PEOPLE' ACTUALLY RUIN YOUR LIFE?

Possibly in an effort to prevent us from moving to their country when that guy from the Plaza lobby in Home Alone 2 is our president, two Canadians did a dangerous thing. They created Peeple.

Peeple, which launched yesterday, is "an app that allows you to recommend and be recommended by the people you interact with in your daily lives" in three ways: personally, professionally, and romantically. It has been marketed as "Yelp for people." Though no one is really on it, pretty much everyone is sure they already hate it. When the app was announced last fall, the entire world seemed to rise up and revolt. And so the founders pivoted slightly.

To be fair, there are some misconceptions being spread, most notably that any anonymous person can create a profile and go slander your pristine romantic reputation. As of now (in small font above the FAQ, Peeple has one of those terrifying qualifiers, which says they "reserve the right to change any features in their app now and in the future"), you need a Facebook profile that’s been active for six months and a cellphone to create a profile.

But even if you're planning to play a long-con game and create an alternative Facebook profile and get a burner cell in order to go on the app half a year from now and tell everyone about that weird thing your ex does in their sleep, that doesn’t matter, because all "recommendations" have to be approved by the person you're talking about.

What all this means is that Peeple is not quite the character assassination forum everyone assumed it was going to be. Yet. But it could certainly turn into that, because, as it stands now, the site isn't going to work. Here's why.

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Take the dating section. People (er, sorry, Peeple) are expected to write recommendations for someone they've dated, which then have to be approved by the person they used to date. Anyone who's currently married or seriously dating isn't going to do this, because that would be lame and strange. But the idea that your ex-boyfriend or -girlfriend is going to take the time to recommend you in a way that you find appropriate so that you can find a new boyfriend or girlfriend is ridiculous.

When couples break up, they each carry a trove of secrets about the other person, but -- in some sort of eternal Cold War-esque dating pact -- they usually both agree not to publicly reveal those foibles to others, because that would mean the other person would publicly air their faults as well, and mutually assured social destruction would ensue, and everyone would move back into their parents' basements and be alone forever. But even if you're not revealing anything horrible on the app (and you can't! Because they'll delete it!), you're likely not eager to give any sort of glowing rec either, because you most likely either broke their heart, or they broke yours. Although I am looking forward to reading a bunch of weirdly passive-aggressive dating recs packed with double meaning and subtext.

The personal recommendation side suffers from a similar, if slightly altered issue. First off, what is the point of a personal recommendation? Is it for the person to gain more confidence and feel better about themselves? Is it a savvy wink back at the old Friendster testimonial page? A useful place to quickly find character witnesses should you be accused of a crime? Although the dating section is flawed, at least we know the end game: to get other people to date you, somehow. So does this mean the personal section is there to encourage other people to be your friends? Are our lives really that sad now that we need public confirmation of our own personalities? Aren't our public Internet lives already fucked up enough?

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The only part that seems to make any sense is the professional side of things, but that’s basically creating an app out of one section of LinkedIn recommendations mashed together with some of the better parts of Angie’s List. But, as I was alluding earlier, the truly scary thing is NOT if this just evolves into a focused community of people recommending good electricians, but if, like most well-intended things put forth to the Internet masses, it’s eventually overrun by the ugliness and the trolls.The founders have already left this shift on the table, telling the Calgary Herald that, next month, they plan to launch a paid version with a "truth license" that will let paying users see all reviews written about a person, even if they weren't approved and aren't positive. And though they fail to see the irony in creating a free "positivity app for positive people" that offers money spenders an addicting taste of negativity, let's hope that if the app fails in its current form, they don’t go to the Dark Side and force everyone to consider what happens when the person they're dating is just two clicks away from opting for the public nuclear option at any moment.

The Truth License — a way to buy access to negative reviews

The concerning aspect to Peeple is that it’s considering offering access to these hidden and negative reviews as a paid subscription.

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Called the “Truth License,” Peeple says that paying users would be able to read anything that has been written about a person, whether or not the person published the reviews on their profile.

Or, to sum up: Peeple’s plan is to profit by selling access to everyone’s negative reviews.

Co-founder Cordray clarified to TechCrunch that the Truth License is not actually live, but is something the company is “considering” as a future feature alongside other in-app purchases like in-app search credits, gifts and personality testing.

That being said, the fact that it’s on the table at all — and promoted in the company’s press release — should give users pause for concern.

Weak anti-bullying measures, too

Not only that, but the company doesn’t seem to have a solid plan to proactively prevent cyber bullying through the service. Its terms apparently prohibit things like “profanity, bullying, health references, disability references, confidential information, mentioning other people in a recommendation that you are not currently writing a recommendation for, name calling, degrading comments, abuse, derogatory comments, sexual references, racism, legal references, hateful content, sexism” and more.

But Peeple’s Terms are hard to read, as they’re only linked to in the app itself, and are several pages long. But this snippet should give you an idea of what Peeple is really up to, noting that:

“Once Content is published it may not be able to be removed,” and that by joining, “you hereby irrevocably grant to Peeple the continuous, non-exclusive, royalty-free right to use your Content for any purpose whatsoever and in any format. These rights shall be assignable, transferable, and licensable by Peeple.” 

Um, no?

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In practice, it doesn’t seem that Peeple plans to actively police users on the service, either. Asked what Peeple would do if someone violated the terms by creating a fake Facebook account (that is, for the sake of publishing negative reviews without being associated with them directly), Cordray responded that the fake accounts would be removed.

But, she added, “keep in mind we ask for your help in combating this by reporting and blocking users.”

And let’s remember that to block and report users, you have to be a user — which mean you’ve agreed to Peeple’s terms.

In short, it appears the plan is to reactively handle abuse claims, much like larger social services like Twitter do (and struggle with) today. But for a service that involves providing a blank slate for the sole purpose of letting users write people recommendations, not having some basic, automated moderation system in place to at least block profanity and other keywords is either a glaring oversight or an intentional (and callous) decision.

If the latter, it’s likely one that’s designed to beef up the company’s private database of bad reviews marked for sale.

I mean, this whole thing is in such bad taste that even though the app is live, it’s hard to believe that we’re still not being trolled here somehow.

(Unfortunately, it’s impossible to test the app without agreeing to Peeple’s onerous Terms, so we chose to opt out. Though a fake Facebook account would allow for testing this app safely, creating that account would violate Facebook’s terms, which we are declining to do.)

One possible spot of hope is that Apple has a policy against apps that promote harassment (i.e. Section 14.1 of its Review Guidelines), so it’s possible that the company will actually step in at some point to ban Peeple from its App Store.

Peeple is live on the iOS App Store for the time being.

 

THE CONTROVERSIAL APP 'PEEPLE' JUST LAUNCHED. WILL THIS NEW 'YELP FOR PEOPLE' ACTUALLY RUIN YOUR LIFE?

 

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Guy Pulls Off Genius Plan To Get His iPhone Back From His Ex-Girlfriend After A Crappy Breakup

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Pro tip: if you’re going to break up with someone, try to take all your shit from their place so you don’t have to do that awkward “Hi….I’m here to get my stuff” visit the next day while she glares at you from the kitchen. If you DON’T know, on the other hand, well you’re just fucked. Sorry! Maybe don’t swap belongings until you know you’re gonna throw a ring on that finger? That’s probably harder than it sounds though, so in the meantime take a lesson from the unnamed guy in this story.

You see, he and his girlfriend “Melisa” broke up, and unfortunately for Melisa, Bro wanted the iPhone he gave her back. Melisa did not want to give it back.

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he then used the Find My iPhone app to register Melisa’s phone as lost as well as trace and erase all of its contents. Short, sweet and to the point: go fuck yourself I want my phone back.

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6 EXCLUSIVE DATING APPS YOU'RE NOT ALLOWED TO JOIN

It’s not just in your head, everyone and their mom is on Tinder, and they’re swiping left and right more than 1.4 billion times every day. But how are you supposed to score dates with strangers when you're unbelievably rich, beautiful, or a C-list celebrity? Surely, you'd never slum it with the simpletons on Hinge, Bumble, or OkCupid. I mean, can you evenimagine???

Luckily, there's a whole subset of exclusive dating apps catered to elite clientele that restrict access only to users who meet certain standards. Here's a peek at how the desperately single other half dates.

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Raya

Who's it for: "Celebrities" and "influencers"
You certainly don't earn a reputation as the "Illuminati Tinder" by letting in any old schmo. Gaining access to Raya involves an extensive application process, where a committee weighs a combination of factors, including your “overall Instagram influence" and who recommended you, before voting you in or out.

If you're worthy enough to be accepted, you'll be swiping through stock that includes everyone from Kelly Osbourne and Patrick Schwarzenegger, to Elijah Wood and Trevor Noah. You better not go around bragging to everyone that you matched with some semi-famous Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, though; any attempt to screenshot a prospective match’s profile and you'll get an alert threatening to throw you off the service if the photo ends up online.

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Sparkology

Who's it for: Ivy League snobs
Sparkology sells itself as a luxury matchmaking service for "well-intentioned men and women," where the dudes are all verified grads of top-tier schools, and you can only join if you're invited by the site's team or referred by a current member. Some other interesting details: guys have to pony up a virtual currency to initiate conversation with a lady, and the app provides a concierge service that will help you boost your profile and even plan out a whole date when you're ready to take things offline.

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Luxy

Who's it for: Rich Patrick Batemans and their admirers
The self-described "Tinder, minus the poor people," Luxy caters to douchey wealthy singles seeking other douchey wealthy singles, weeding out the poors and posers by verifying user income via tax returns. How romantic!

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The League

Who’s it for: Sorority girls too proud to admit they’re on the prowl
"You don’t need a dating app to get a date -- you're too popular as it is." Interesting tagline for a dating app, huh? The League claims to screen users via some mysterious algorithm that "keeps [the] community well-balanced and high-quality," while somehow hiding you from friends, “business connections,” and coworkers. It also promises no bait-and-switches ("You’ll never have to wonder if that Harvard hottie is too good to be true"), but who cares, you're too popular as it is, anyway!

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The Inner Circle

Who's it for: Ambitious European playboys and party girls
This London-based network stands by a strict invite-only policy, screening people to make sure they'll jive with the "exclusive community of inspiring singles" it's curated on the app. Unlike the other services, though, Inner Circle makes it easier to mingle with fellow members by throwing exclusive invite-only events for users around Europe.

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Who's it for: Young, vapid gay guys who are over Grindr
It's not hard to figure out why this "renowned private gay network of like-minded guys" has earned a reputation as the Mean Girls version of Grindr, considering to even peek at any of the dudes who're DTF in your proximity, you first must submit what you have to offer (read: shirtless selfies) for consideration -- and be voted in by at least three current members. So what are your chances of making it through? Unless you're an Adonis, not good: eight out of 10 guys are rejected.

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This App Dares To Tell You How Attractive You Are

 

As if you needed any more evidence that the internet is waging a relentless war against your self-esteem, the Swiss dating app Blinq joined forces with scientific researchers at Zurich’s Computer Vision Lab to calculate the hotness users brave enough to upload photos to this site. According to the site copy, the researchers harness “artificial intelligence” to rate the attractiveness and age of users on the site. The pool from which they’ve culled their data is of all users of the Tinder-like app Blinq, so mainly people from Switzerland. That does kind of fuck up the curve a bit.

“Attractiveness is highly subjective and its perception differs from culture to culture,” read the site’s disclaimer. “Have fun and don’t take the results too seriously.”

Once your picture is uploaded, the site interprets the data along a qualitative scale ranging from “Hmmm…” to “Nice” all the way up to “Godlike.” Here’s how the results look for the site’s blonde model.

Congratulations, lady. A skinny, blonde Swiss woman was deemed “stunning.” In other news, water is wet.

I decided to test out the feature using some photos littering my computer’s desktop. The first one I opened was of actor Fisher Stevens (don’t ask).

Here’s how he ranked on the site.

Not bad. Also, Fisher Stevens is 52, so the site was pretty close as to determining his age.

Next, I tried a guy that generations of people thirsted over, Empire-era Harrison Ford.

According to Swiss scientists, late-70s Harrison Ford is equally as hot as current day Fisher Stevens.

Naturally, I had to see how my first childhood crush Luke Skywalker fell on the scale.

Young Mark Hamill. Late 30s-sh Harrison Ford. Fifty-two-year-old Fisher Stevens. All equally hot.

As if poor Carrie Fisher hasn’t been disparaged enough by internet trolls over her appearance, this app dealt the unkindest blow of all. As far as Swiss scientists are concerned, George Lucas should have filmed the original trilogy with a bag over Fisher’s head.

Cruel! And inaccurate! Plus, Fisher was in her early 20s when Empire was filming, so this app significantly ages her.

I wanted to veer away from Star Wars for a minute and upload a photo of an undeniable hottie, Idris Elba.

According to “artificial intelligence,” Elba is one rung above uggo. Get the fuck out of here. However, Elba is in his 40s and the site does place him as younger, so there’s that silver lining.

You’re probably wondering if this app was kind to anyone in the Star Wars universe, and I’m pleased to report that Oscar Isaac passed with flying colors.

I personally would have gone with “Godlike” myself, but the app did knock a few years off of Isaac’s age.

It’s worth noting that if you try and upload a photo of Admiral Ackbar, the app tells you that it can’t detect a face. Rude.

All in all, the hotness algorithm sounds about as subjective as the halcyon early-2000s Hot or Not days.

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12 Ingenious School Hacks Only The Raddest Students Can Pull Off

You may still fail your classes, but you'll fail with your dignity kind of intact, goddammit!

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A SKETCHY HIDDEN MAP IN YOUR IPHONE TRACKS EVERYWHERE YOU'VE BEEN

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It’s no secret that Apple has been collecting location data from users for years. But who knew it was so insanely detailed, or how easily it could ruin your life? The fear is real, people, because there’s a terrifying, possibly sentient map hidden deep inside your Settings menu that plots every location you’ve visited, when, and how often.

What's that mean for you? Well, basically: anyone with access to your phone -- think a suspicious girlfriend/suspicious parent/suspicious Bill Fichtner -- can look it up if they know what to do. Here’s how to find it, and immediately shut it off.

One of the craziest things about this sucker is just how deeply Apple has buried it.

Step 1: From the main Settings menu, select Privacy
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Select Location Services
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Scroll aaaall the way down to the bottom to System Services
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Scroll about three-quarters of the way down to Frequent Locations. Note: this is where you turn this feature off. Which, just wait for it, you'll definitely want to do.

The next menu reveals the major cities or towns where you've most recently been. They're arranged in descending order of time spent in each, and summarize how many locations you were recorded at within a particular time frame.

Click on one...

... and it pulls up a detailed view of exactly where you've been in the area, complete with plot points and how many visits are recorded in each place. Creeped out yet?
Clicking through even further, you get a specific location display with dates and approximate timestamps of when you've been there. A co-worker's map of the Thrillist office, above, even shows when he takes his lunch breaks. Uh.

Apple says there's no reason to fear your data being tracked since it's "kept solely on your device and won't be sent to Apple without your consent" and is generally only there to "provide you with personalized services, such as predictive traffic routing."

Sure, OK. But the fact that some simple snooping would reveal to your better half that you definitely weren't "working late" the other night should freak you out just the same.

We'll wait right here while you turn off Frequent Locations completely.

A SKETCHY HIDDEN MAP IN YOUR IPHONE TRACKS EVERYWHERE YOU'VE BEEN

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Cop Accused Of Stealing Suspect’s Nude Photos Off Phone During Arrest Can't Get A Lawyer To Represent Him

Pamela Held, 28, claims NYPD Officer Sean Christian forwarded nude photos and video from her iPhone to an unknown number.Both the city and union lawyers are refusing to represent a Queens cop accused of forwarding a suspect’s racy photos and videos to his own phone, the Daily News has learned.

Officer Sean Christian is scrambling to find legal representation after Pamela Held sued him in federal court, saying the 12-year NYPD veteran invaded her privacy by accessing 20 nude photos and five videos on her iPhone that were meant for her boyfriend’s eyes only.

“It happened while he was on duty,’’ said Held’s lawyer, Richard Soleymanzadeh. “It happened while he and other members of the department were conducting an investigation.”

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Held's lawyer, Richard Soleymanzadeh, says the incident took place while Christian "and other members of the department were conducting an investigation.”

Christian was a cop at the 104th Precinct in February 2013 when police pulled over Held because her car had no inspection sticker. After cops found prescription drugs in the car, they arrested Held on misdemeanor drug charges, which were later dropped.

During questioning, Held gave a female cop the security code to unlock her iPhone so she could show police text messages that proved her whereabouts. Police held her cell while she was processed and given a desk appearance ticket.

Christian was assigned to the NYPD's 104th Precinct at the time of the February 2013 incident.

Christian was assigned to the NYPD's 104th Precinct at the time of the February 2013 incident.

After Held got her phone back, Christian followed her to her car and flirted with her, she said.

Later, she realized the photos and videos had been forwarded to a number she didn’t recognize. Her lawyer traced it to Christian.

Pamela Held, 28, claims NYPD Officer Sean Christian forwarded nude photos and video from her iPhone to an unknown number.

Christian told investigators he never received the images, but Soleymanzadeh said Held’s iPhone does not indicate the texts didn’t go through.

Christian, who is now assigned to the 70th Precinct, was slapped with departmental charges and pleaded guilty to them earlier this year. He lost 45 vacation days and was placed on dismissal probation for one year.

“This office has decided not to represent Mr. Christian,’’ said Nick Paolucci, a spokesman for the Law Department. “That's all we can say about this pending legal matter.”

Lawyers for the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association also let Christian know they would not represent him, sources said.

The NYPD said no other officers were disciplined in the incident.

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Breaking Down The Dating App Game - 15 Apps That Might Help You Score

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Most articles written these days about modern dating posit that app culture is awesome for men but depressingly disadvantageous for women. We disagree. Sure, most women—and we’re generalizing here—prefer meaningful connections to meaningless hookups, but this doesn’t mean we’re all husband-hunting on Tinder. For some it’s just a diversion, much like Instagram. For others, it’s simply a way of meeting new people. And still others are just looking to break a dating dry spell or add a little excitement into an otherwise boring night. To help you figure out where you should best invest your time, we’ve broken down the increasingly overwhelming app options by goal. Happy (partner) hunting!

Just Having Fun

You’re bored and want to meet new people, you’ve recently relocated and don’t know anyone in your new town or you’re just looking for some fun (whatever that entails for you). Whatever the case, you don’t want to be bothered with intense profile requirements or vetting processes. Here are the apps for you:

Happn: Happn feels more like a fun game than a dating app. With Happn, you’re only shown users who’ve crossed paths with you on a given day, which is meant, theoretically, to “replicate the serendipity of real life” but seems a smidge stalker-esque to us in practice. Still, the idea of connecting via app with the cutie who just made eyes at you on the trainis romantic.

Tinder: Some people meet their soulmates on Tinder, but making marriages is not exactly where Tinder excels. It’s somewhat akin to a frat party: lots of single people ready to mingle with whoever comes on to them the hardest (and lives the closest).

3nder: You could use this threesome-finding app to source a lasting relationship, we suppose, but that’s probably not its best use.

Bumble: Bumble’s point of differentiation—that women make the first move—can be a fun role-reversal of sorts. However, it is basically Tinder with one additional step required before the guy can get to his (potentially disgusting and/or cheesy) pick-up line.

 

Interested in Real Connections, but Not Dying for a Relationship

You aren’t looking for casual sex—and you don’t want to be bothered by a bunch of trolling suitors who are—but you’re also not into approaching this dating thing like a job search. Here are the apps for you:

Coffee Meets Bagel: Coffee Meets Bagel is sort of a mid-point between Tinder and a more serious app. The profile process is not super in-depth, but they only send you one match per day, which makes the whole thing feel less like you’re shopping for humans amongst a random selection and more like you’re being set up by a friend.

Grouper: This app sets your group of friends up with another group of friends for a no-pressure, see-what-sticks situation. There’s something to the idea of having real-life options—so you can see what sparks without feeling like you’re forced to like a particular person just because you paired with them via algorithm or chance—that feels like it could result in a real connection.

Hinge: Hinge works similarly to Tinder, but uses your Facebook information to vet matches—who are all friends of friends, which eliminates the creep factor to some extent—based on more than just proximity. You also get to see work and education information upfront, which can help you to better contextualize someone before matching with them.

Raya: Most of the people on Raya are already sort of connected, which largely eliminates the likelihood of being matched with a total creep, being ghosted on or any number of other bad behaviors one might find happening on more random apps.

JSwipe: JSwipe has a casual vibe, but it’s definitely less hookup-oriented than some of the other swipe-based apps.

Serious About Finding Love

You want a relationship, and while you’re open to various avenues to getting there, you don’t want to waste time just hooking up. Here are the apps for you:

The League: If this app isn’t great for facilitating successful, long-lasting matches based on common experiences, backgrounds and interests, then it’s just great for people who are too snobby to hook up with the masses. We prefer to believe it’s the former.

OkCupid: The OkCupid app at least asks a few questions in advance of trying to set you up with matches, and one of them is specifically about your goals. And since they’ve patented their Compatibility Matching System—which is considered the best in the industry—we’re going to go ahead and assume we should trust their judgement better than our own.

Match: While the “Mixer” portion of the Match app functions much like Tinder, the company hasn’t completely abandoned their more complicated, algorithm-based means of connecting people. Plus, there’s a certain stigma attached to having a Match account—that you’re “looking for love"—that doesn’t exist with Tinder-like apps. This can be a good thing in terms of eliminating people who are just trying to find a fling. It also boasts an older crowd, if that’s what you’re into.

eHarmony: Much like OkCupid, the profile process for eHarmony should be enough to deter trolls. In fact, the service was created with marriage in mind, or at least "deep and meaningful love,” so the algorithm-based matches presented to you have a better chance of becoming “the one” than they would on more randomized sites.

Plenty of Fish: Sheer numbers are in your favor with POF: it boasts 3M users. The profile process is also lengthy in comparison to other apps and, like OKCupid, requires you to specify your dating goals.

How About We: Although this app is known for being on the more casual side—especially given the release of the new “Tonight” feature—we’re including it in the marriage-material section simply because we don’t know many suitors who would actually take the initiative to dream up a date scenario unless they were looking for something meaningful.

 

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BANNED! - 6 Apps That Were Removed From The App Store

SourceWe live in a magical era of smartphones, where there’s an app for virtually every single function we could possibly think of. Some are absolutely vital, and some are, well, significantly less vital. But like that one guy in that one movie said, "With great power comes something something", so it was inevitable that some big dumb dummies were going to abuse that power and create some god-awful apps. Here are six ridiculous banned apps:

I Am Rich

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The height of vanity! I can’t even lie, if I had the means to buy this app, I can’t guarantee I wouldn’t, just for the sheer audacity of it. This thing was available for ONE THOUSAND U.S. DOLLARS, and all it did was display a glowing red gem on your phone. This app is the virtual equivalent of a middle finger to all your friends.

Baby Shaker

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Uh, yeah, I’m not even going near this one. If you need me to tell you why this might be one of the most awful apps ever created, you probably need help that I can’t give you. (Also, come on, how lazy is that design?! It’s tasteless AND boring. Double-whammy.)

Me So Holy

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Have you ever wanted to be that one jerk in your circle of friends that doesn’t want to just offend one group of people based on their beliefs, but a whole bunch of people? No? Okay, good, you’re still a functioning member of society. If you were that kind of madman, though, you would’ve had a good ol’ blast with "Me So Holy", a HI-LARIOUS app that would let you paste your head onto the bodies of different deities. Yeah, you might be as big as Buddha and have a beard that would put Jesus to shame, but if you’re into this app, there’s just no saving you, broseph. (There is also no saving you if you call people "broseph".)

Ghetto Tweets

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Not only is "Ghetto Tweets" one of the most bone-headedly racist ideas that has ever struck someone with the ability to code, it’s just cringe-worthy in its unfunniness. Unless your name is Snoop Dogg (or, well, Snoop Lion), you’re simply not allowed to add "-izzle" to any word. At all. Ever. Nope, I don’t care if you’re describing how something is cooking, or telling a friend about the light rain outside, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Buzzed

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This was just one of several apps to hit the marketplace that alerted people to the existence and location of DUI checkpoints. Because, really, when you’re trying to drive drunk, who wants the po-po harshing your buzz? I mean, really, you’d have to be buzzed to think this app wouldn’t get yanked immediately.

Relapse

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All right, if we’re being real, Relapse was a pretty good album. Not one of Eminem’s best, but it could’ve been a lot worse. The "Relapse" app, on the other hand, which didn’t even make it to the App Store in the first place, took a turn towards the reeeeeal dark. It was supposed to have been based on the song/video "3 A.M.", and would’ve featured our pal Marshall going on a killing spree that he presumably would’ve later forgotten about. Guys, let’s think about this — strike one was making this weirdo idea nearly come to fruition in the first place, but strikes two AND three? NOT CALLING IT "REAL-APPS."

Which terrible app idea do you think could make you a bajillion dollars?

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TWO ANGRY AUSTRALIAN BLOKES GET PRANK CALLED & GET PUT ON LOUDSPEAKER

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This prank call couldn’t have gone better. These two guys get called from a private number, then get patched through to each other. Naturally the conversation turns sour very quickly!

 

 TWO ANGRY AUSTRALIAN BLOKES GET PRANK CALLED & GET PUT ON LOUDSPEAKER


14 GOOGLE MAPS FEATURES YOU NEVER KNEW EXISTED

It's tough to imagine life before Google Maps... those heady days when people were forced to actually interact with one another to get proper directions. Now it's easier than ever to find your way from Albuquerque to Azerbaijan. But Google has a penchant for taking everything to the next level, and it turns out Maps is capable of a whole lot more than just getting you from Point A to Point B.

To help you become a GMap power user, here are 14 things you probably didn't know you could do with Google Maps.

1. Fly around 3D cities like Superman

If you’ve ever played around with Google Earth, you already know how mesmerizing it is to see top-down satellite images of random places around the world. But when you click on the Earth version of any location in Maps, you can get an even more unique 3D view of landmarks and cityscapes by hitting the “Tilt View” button. It only works on Desktop, but it's probably best to indulge your Superman fantasies from a stationary position.

2. Navigate through big confusing buildings

You know when you're lost inside some behemoth of a building and can't find an exit, and the situation starts to escalate, and you're thinking you may never again see the light of day? Well, Google has been rolling out an indoor maps feature, so at the very least you can find the nearest bathroom. The list is still fairly limited, but a handful of airports, museums, and stadiums around the world have jumped on board.

3. Save maps so you can access them offline

This is a useful trick if you're trying to cut back on your data usage or worried about finding your way with a shoddy signal. Save any part of any map for reference when you're offline -- just follow these simple steps.

4. See what things looked like back in time

Ever wondered how a street has evolved over the last few years? When you search a location and hit Street View, click on the small clock dial in the upper left corner. The pop-up window lets you travel back and see how it looked the past few times the Google Maps van drove by.

5. And track everywhere you've been in the past year

This slightly creepy feature allows you to see a visual history of everywhere you’ve traveled in a given day, month, or year. You can cool your jets about privacy concerns, though, since you need to opt in to Location History for it to work in the first place.

6. Book your next flight

If you’re planning a lengthy trip, tap the airplane icon and Maps will show you how much faster it would be to fly, plus estimated fare and a quick link to available flights -- which may very well be on Spirit, in which case you should probably just drive.

7. See complicated road trips at a glance

For journeys that involve more than one stop, don’t waste time entering in directions from one leg to the next. Instead, add multiple destinations and get a full trip summary. Once you input your initial leg, click the “+” at the bottom left to tack on additional destinations as needed.


8. Save the addresses you use most

If you're entering your home address every time you leave the bar with absolutely no sense of direction, you're doing it wrong. Instead, set defaults for your home or office by following these steps. FYI, you’ll need to enable your Web and App Activity in settings.

9. Get tickets for shows and concerts

Click on any music venue, concert hall, or theater and it’ll display a list of links to upcoming shows or events.

10. Get directions, even if you don't know where you are or where you're going

If you only vaguely know where you’re headed but don’t have a specific address or point of interest in mind, you can right-click any spot and it’ll give you the option to get directions to or from that location. Maybe bring some Kierkegaard or Sarte to read along the way.

11. Track the intensity of your workout

For those of us without a FitBit to track our every waking moment, you can use Maps to calculate exactly how much distance you covered on your morning run. Simply right-click on any beginning point, hit “measure distance,” and it will allow you to plot dots to create a custom route.

12. Immediately launch navigation for quick directions

If you're driving and need turn-by-turn directions stat, just touch and hold the blue train/car/pedestrian and your navigation will initiate immediately.

13. Explore the wonders of the world up close

Too broke to afford your dream vacation this year? Google Street View Treks will treat you to some killer adventures from the comfort of your computer. They've created stunning interactive explorations of some of the most remarkable places on earth including the Galapagos, Giza, the Grand Canyon, and Nepal.

14. Make existing maps better by adding your own details

If you notice a particular area is thin on info and feel like you could contribute something helpful (an unmarked service road, underground attraction, or some other weird little detail), the Map Maker function lets you become a contributor. Just don’t bother adding something bogus, since edits are closely moderated much like Wikipedia’s.

14 GOOGLE MAPS FEATURES YOU NEVER KNEW EXISTED

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Someone Mashed-Up Phone Calls From 57 Different Movies To Make One Crazy Ass Conversation

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In movies, unlike in real life, sometimes people actually use their phones to speak to one another. It’s one of those kitschy things filmmakers like to do.

As a result, the folks over at Burger Fiction took phone call clips from 57 different movies and combined them to create one long, relatively coherent phone call that is hard to pull your eyes away from once you start watching it.

I mean, how can you not stick around until the finish to see how the call ends? You’ll see what I mean.

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‘Cyber-Flashing’ Is A Disturbing New Thing

Dick pics. Nobody seems to like them and yet they’re everywhere – the scourge of modern telecommunications. And while getting an unwanted genital display from someone you know or are communicating with online is bad enough, they don’t usually appear out of the blue.  But now it seems nobody is safe when you consider the case of Lorraine Crighton-Smith, an Englishwoman who was traveling by train recently in London when she received unwanted images on her phone of some guy’s hairy John Thomas. Disturbingly the images were sent by a total stranger somewhere in the vicinity.

The incident was apparently enabled by Apple’s AirDrop feature which allows users to share documents and photographs between nearby Apple devices.

As Crighton-Smith told the BBC:

“I had Airdrop switched on because I had been using it previously to send photos to another iPhone user – and a picture appeared on the screen of a man’s penis, which I was quite shocked by.”

When set to the “Everyone” setting, everyone around a person can indeed send them files, including vulgar images, opening the door to the type of harassment experienced by Crighton-Smith. It’s essentially the digital equivalent of the trench-coat flashers of yore.

Crighton-Smith reported the incident to the British Transport Police, but it’s unclear how law enforcement can hope to keep up with rapidly changing mobile technologies. So until society evolves beyond this sort of lewd behavior, which it shows no signs of doing, keep an eye on your settings. Creepers gonna creep.

 

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14 WAYS YOU'RE UNINTENTIONALLY KILLING YOUR IPHONE

 

With over 500 million sold globally, the iPhone will go down as one of the greatest innovations of the 21st century. And like every great invention, it's destined to suffer abuse and misuse—eventually becoming devoid of functionality by way of broken screens and unintended trips into the toilet.

However, it's not too late to save your iPhone from yourself. We gathered some pearls of wisdom from tech experts, consumer feedback, and research on proper phone etiquette so you can cut back on all those trips to the Apple store. Your iPhone will thank you.

1. Activating push notifications

As if you really care about Starbucks receipts or who the top players are on the Candy Crush Saga leaderboards. These alerts drain your battery life and your data plan, so turn 'em off if you think you can live without them (hint: you can).

2. Overcharging the battery

We’re all guilty of charging our smartphone overnight while sleeping. Here’s the thing though: keeping it plugged in after 100% degrades your battery life. Experts advise charging and discharging in small quantities, but if the urgency is there to wake up to a fully powered iPhone, consider dropping $10 on the Belkin Conserve Socket. It preserves juice by automatically turning off after a set time.

3. Maxing out your storage

It’s no secret the iPhone comes with precious little storage space. Problem is, the handset requires a good amount of it to continue functioning. Spare yourself the torture of deleting photos to free up space and just pick up a Mophie Spacestation for the extra memory (32GB/64/128GB) and power. An iCloud account works, too.

4. Keeping it around during showers

And now for some basic science: hot water produces steam. Steam can either cause wear-and-tear to the design or seep into the device and convert into water, possibly short-circuiting hardware. Overheating is another issue since steam can inflame the surface your phone is laid out on.

5. Ignoring iOS updates

We get it—after years of incessant pop-up alerts asking you to update iTunes, you're pretty much oblivious to any and all iOS system upgrades. But updating your iPhone can be the radical solution that prevents your device from crashing frequently or running slow. Not to mention the latest round of iOS features tend to improve system performance and security. Tap the "Install" button next time, you won't regret it.

6. Not powering off

Most of us treat our iPhone like our MacBook and dismiss the idea of shutting it down when not in use. Only problem is Apple’s smartphones are temperature sensitive. Leaving it on 24/7 not only stresses the battery, but in theory also shortens its life span. And unlike Samsung’s handsets, the battery isn’t replaceable.

7. Keeping too many tabs open

Do you really need Chrome, Facetime, iMessage, Instagram, Pandora, Snapchat, Trivia Crack, and Twitter all open at the same time? Rhetorical. Keeping too many apps running in the background takes up RAM and can result in anything from freezing iOS to performance lag. Familiarize yourself with the Multitasking feature so you can close apps simultaneously.

8. Using third-party cables and chargers

Apple’s already gone on record warning consumers that using non-Apple power adapters and USB cables can lead to safety issues such as burns and electrocutions. UK repair company mendmyi even claims these accessories might ruin the U2 IC chip on the logic board—ruining the device's ability to boot up or charge past 1% after the battery dies. I think you know what brand to stick with.

9. Cleaning the screen with household products

Common sense should tell you that Windex isn’t the ideal solution for removing touch-screen smudge. The chemicals found in cleaning products eat away at the coating on the panel. Invest in a streak-free cleaner or Otterbox’s Alpha Glass screen protector to keep the retina display looking sharp.

10. Jailbreaking

"Couldn’t resist modifying your iPhone to run Android or play GameBoy games, huh? That's a shame. Now you can’t receive future software updates or security patches. All those unofficial apps you downloaded from the Web…loaded with malware. Oh yeah, did I mention jailbreaking causes iOS to crash on occasion as well? Please sir, no sobbing in the Apple Store." That's exactly what the Genius Bar rep told the jailbreaker.

11. Damaged power cables

The only thing that suffers more physical abuse than your iPhone is the charging cable you leave dangling off the wall in your bedroom. Malfunctioning power cords are dangerous for any electronic device—they can insert a negative charge that causes harm to the phone. So check the bottom of your cords for any lumps or tears. Good news is Apple offers a guarantee on its accessories and will more than likely replace them.

12. Exposing it to extreme weather conditions

Look, we’re not saying keep your phone in your pocket at all times—that would be way too polite. But when it's under 32 degrees or above 95, use your iPhone outdoors sparingly. Leaving it in the sun to catch a tan will overheat the device and ruin the circuitry inside, while keeping it out in frigid weather will freeze the handset.

13. Ignoring all malware

Like the Net, the mobile landscape is a malware cesspool. Android more so than iOS, but that’s not to say your iPhone can’t become infected. Be it an app, suspicious web domains (aka porn sites), or random Whatsapp messages—malware can strike and unleash a bug programmed to destroy the operating system. Hell, it might even brick your iPhone. Step up your anti-virus game and download Avira.

14. Dropping it…constantly

Even with a sturdy protection case, the iPhone is still susceptible to taking damage when hitting the ground. And we’re not just talking a broken Retina screen. Dropping it on a regular basis will affect internal components and result in any of the problems we’ve already listed. Never let go, Jack.

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Is Your Phone, Built For You?

An interesting investigation of our mobile phone's purpose and engineering by taking a look at the devices created by a culture that places no emphasis on copyright, patents, or trademarks.Is Your Phone, Built For You?


5 Must Have Phone Apps For Broke Ass Biotches

1. Poshmark

Are you tired of your old wardrobe? Poshmark allows you to easily sell old clothing or accessories and keep 80% of the profit.

Download here.

2. Superduper

If you're sick of overspending on nail polish, SuperDuper reveals high-quality, spot-on "dupes" of your favorite pricey colors.

Download here.

3. Slice

Everyone hates buying an item only to later see it has gone on sale. Slice will monitor price drops and help you get your money back.

Download here.

4. Gas Buddy

Running low on fuel? Open up Gas Buddy. This app will use your location to find current gas prices at stations nearest to you.

Download here.

5. Berry Cart

We all know eating healthy can be expensive. Berry Cart can help. This app will help you find the best deals on organic, gluten-free, and non-GMO foods near you.

Download here.

 

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