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Silly Washboard service shuts up shop after just a few weeks

Oh no! Remember Washboard? It was a web 2.0 service that would send American subscribers a bunch of coins every month for use in the laundrette. In exchange for slightly more money than the value of the quarters. Yep, it was as stupid as it sounds, and now to the surprise of no one, it has emerged that the service …

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James O'MalleySilly Washboard service shuts up shop after just a few weeks
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WATCH: Weird Al explains to Fox News host how the internet works

Fox News in America is known for two things: Its conservative slant, and the fact that the people who watch it are really, really old. Which is perhaps why it shouldn’t come as a shock that its hosts sometimes seem stunningly out of touch. Weird Al has been publishing new music videos every day for eight days to promote his …

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Weird Al explains to Fox News host how the internet works

YouTube gets 60fps support and launches "Creators Studio" app

Good news for hardcore gamers and those who like slightly-too-slick motion in videos: YouTube has announced plans to support video at 60 frames per second. The company, owned by Google is currently at Vidcon in Anaheim, and has announced a…

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James O'MalleyYouTube gets 60fps support and launches "Creators Studio" app

WATCH: Is the internet ruining your attention?

We spend our lives on the internet, but what is it doing to us? In this video from College Humor, find out the bleak truth about how horrible actually concentrating is. Check it out below. If you dare: Did you…

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Is the internet ruining your attention?

Is "Washboard" even stupider than "Yo"?

Last week we brought you the story of Yo, a messaging app that can only send one word: "Yo". Today we find out about Washboard… and could this be even more ridiculous? If you're looking for the answer to the…

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James O'MalleyIs "Washboard" even stupider than "Yo"?

Is this the best Vine ever?

Check out this Vine that has been doing the rounds. Created by Vine celebrity Christian Leonard, its the perfect example of how people are finding creativity even in short six second videos. We keep watching it loop, but can't easily…

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Glasgow branch of CEX to accept BitCoin

A nice promotional wheeze from highstreet second-hand retailer CEX – they've announced that for three days in Glasgow, as an experiment, they'll be accepting the infamous cryptocurrency Bitcoin. That's right – no longer is Bitcoin just for buying drugs or…

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James O'MalleyGlasgow branch of CEX to accept BitCoin