1. Leonard Nimoy of Star Trek dead at 83
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-27 at 22:50:20

Leonard Nimoy, the actor known for playing Spock on Star Trek, died today at age 83, according to The New York Times. He's reported to have died in his home of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung disease that he attributed ...

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2. Finally: A Wearable That Lets You Charge Your Gadgets by Jerking Off
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-02-27 at 00:10:00

We've all shaken a fitness tracker or two in our lives to beat the system. But now, Pornhub is making a wearable meant for just that—shaking. And beating. It's called the Wankband, and it lets you charge your gadgets by jacking off. It was only a matter...

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3. ‘House of Cards’ season three is now available on Netflix
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-27 at 15:19:00

It's been too long since we had lovable psychopath Frank Underwood in our lives, which is why it's so good to see him back on Netflix. The third season of House of Cards is now available on the streaming service, although eagle-eyed viewers may have ...

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4. Happy net neutrality day! Here are some llamas and a dress
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-27 at 17:43:00

Where were you the day the internet was freed from ISP tyranny? Apparently, you were either watching two llamas on the lam or tweeting that a clearly black and blue dress was actually gold and white. When two escaped camelids sent a Phoenix sheriff's...

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6. The Science of Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress
     Published by Wired on 2015-02-27 at 08:58:58

Not since Monica Lewinsky was a White House intern has one blue dress been the source of so much consternation. (And yes, it’s blue.) The fact that a single image could polarize the entire Internet into two aggressive camps is, let’s face it, ...

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7. MotoMaker customization coming to the Moto 360 in March
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 04:09:51

Motorola will allow customers to personalize their watches with different colors, band options and watch faces.

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9. Facebook to offer new options to help those feeling suicidal
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 01:14:00

The social network will provide more resources to those who may be suicidal and to those who are concerned about them.

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10. Twitter starts tracking phone numbers to prevent its worst users from creating new accounts
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-27 at 02:30:02

Weeks after The Verge published internal memos from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo in which he said "we suck at dealing with abuse," the company is rolling out new tools to reduce harassment on the service. Under the changes, users who receive temp...

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11. Android share of smartphone profits plummets to 11 percent
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 02:13:04

Apple's iOS now controls approximately 89 percent of the smartphone industry's worldwide operating profits.

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12. Google Play app store to test paid placement in search results
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 01:16:38

Developers will be able to buy ad space at the top of results so their apps pop up when users search for programs in Google's app store.

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13. What The Hell Is Wrong With Your Eyes? A Dress Explainer
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-02-27 at 09:10:00

At some point this evening your flatmate or loved one probably ran headfirst into the room, iPad in tow, screaming about how YOU HAVE TO TELL ME WHAT COLOR THIS DRESS IS
 , and then subsequently disowning you when you said blue/black. What the fuck is goi...

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14. What to expect from Apple’s March 9 event (hint: more than just the Watch)
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-27 at 05:25:29

On March 9, Apple is widely expected to let us know exactly when its much-anticipated Watch line will ship and how much all the new models will cost. But what other new products might Apple unveil?

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16. Mortal Kombat X brings back Brutalities for some old-school humiliation
     Published by Polygon on 2015-02-27 at 06:00:02

The new Mortal Kombat is bringing back a classic finishing move, the brutality, developer NetherRealm confirmed today in a livestream where it debuted the feature. The return of brutalities in Mortal Kombat X will bring back some of "that humil...

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17. Some Very Patient Genius Soldered a Digital Clock From 1,916 Components
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-02-27 at 02:50:00

You would need a microscope to be able to see all of the miniature components etched onto the single tiny microchip powering the clock in a digital watch. But you can see them all with the naked eye on artist Gislain Benoit's The Clock, which is made from...

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18. Harrison Ford will return in ‘Blade Runner’ sequel
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-27 at 08:02:00

Need more good news after today's net neutrality ruling? Deadline and Variety report it has been confirmed that Harrison Ford will return to the role of Rick Deckard in the Blade Runner sequel that's currently in the works. Ridley Scott is producing ...

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20. Google exec hints at Photos, Hangouts and G+ split
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-27 at 01:47:00

Rumors have long suggested that Google might separate the parts of Google+ that people have been most interested in -- photos and messaging / Hangouts -- away from the social network's main stream. Now it appears that Sundar Pichai agrees with that v...

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