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The Knicks used a fake internet holiday to savagely troll their suffering fans

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Wednesday was apparently “National Selfie Day” on some parts of the internet. Lots of people posted photos of themselves, but the New York Knicks used the occasion to torture their poor fans yet again. 

The Knicks, as we documented recently, are an NBA dumpster fire. Perhaps their only saving grace is the promising future of 21-year-old star Kristaps Porzingis. 

Knicks fans booed Porzingis when he was drafted in 2015, but have since come to love the budding star. That’s why they reacted with horror and incredulity when it was reported this week that the team is open to trading him. 

Which brings us to National Selfie Day … which the Knicks used to … post a photo of Porzingis. Amazing.  Read more…

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Virgin Mobile will be the first iPhone-only carrier with a bonkers $1 unlimited plan

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Virgin Mobile USA has taken iPhone fever to the next level. 

Sir Richard Branson broke the news that Virgin Mobile will become the first iPhone-only mobile carrier as part of a new deal with Apple. Virgin’s services will be available for purchase in Apple Stores, and the carrier’s online store will offer new and “pre-loved” iPhones at significantly lower prices than you’ll find elsewhere. 

The new iPhone-only network is hitting the market with a bold promotion: the new Inner Circle plan will offer those who buy an iPhone from Apple or Virgin six months of unlimited everything — talk, text, and data — for $1. Enrollees who pull the trigger between the plan’s launch on June 27 and July 31 will get an entire year of unlimited service for the same price.  Read more…

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Canadians are terrified they’re being invaded by crocs, but there’s a twist …

Typically, crocodiles don’t roam the great Canadian outdoors, however residents of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada are convinced otherwise. The Surrey Royal Canadian Mounted Police had been receiving several panicked reports … Read more

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Watch this majestic eagle swipe bait from fisherman in slow motion

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‘Game of Thrones’ new Season 7 trailer is cool as hell, because ICYMI, winter is here

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A new Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer has arrived just in time to celebrate Summer Solstice, because forget what the calendar says, winter is here. (Or it will be in a little under a month, at least.)

The White Walkers were conspicuously absent in the first Season 7 trailer, but the new footage more than makes up for it, showing the Night King and his undead army in all their frosty glory.

For a deeper look at all the Season 7 clues hidden in the new footage, check out our obsessive trailer analysis

The chilling new trailer release is part of a massive HBO social media campaign to take over the Summer Solstice by “winterizing” the web — Game of Thrones fans can unlock exclusive Season 7 content on Twitter, Reddit and Google search, including 12 new character posters, so there’ll be no doubt that despite the warm weather, winter is truly here on July 16, and no one is safe. Read more…

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Should You Have A Business Security Budget For Your Business?

As entrepreneurs, we have many priorities on our plate. Sadly, we often forget or do not prioritise on business security implementation until it is too late. It is a fallacy to assume that cyber criminals do not target us because of our size. On the contrary, we are becoming one of the more attractive targets for small operations tend to have a weaker security system and larger corporations are pouring a large amount of money into their cyber defence. Starting A Business in Singapore : Hack Your Startup With These Service Providers Let’s look at some threats that entrepreneurs should be aware of: 3 cyber threats that may affect Entrepreneurs 1. Phishing and Spyware Many of our business operations would involve online transactions. Hence, it is common to key in our credentials and credit card details in our computer systems. Such details are most vulnerable if you come across phishing and spyware threats. If we do not understand these threats, it is possible that we have offered our private information freely to a criminal who can use our identities for their benefits. Mobile Services: What You Should Know When You Access Your Online Accounts 2. Viruses and Worms Viruses and […]

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Sarah Lahbati and Richard Gutierrez Are Celebrating their Fifth Anniversary in the Cutest Way Possible

    Here’s your dose of cheesiness this hump day Wednesday. Sarah Lahbati and Richard Gutierrez are currently celebrating their fifth-year anniversary together. And it’s defintely one for your #couplegoals list. It started off with Richard unexpectedly showing up at the premiere of Sarah’s latest movie Ang Pagsanib Kay Leah De La Cruz. Sarah posted […]

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Ryan O’Callaghan’s poignant story of being gay in the NFL

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Former NFL lineman Ryan O’Callaghan came out as gay in a wrenching, poignant story posted online Tuesday. 

The former New England Patriot and Kansas City Chief says he was planning to kill himself when his NFL career ended, after spending years hiding his sexuality from the world while playing a macho, brutal sport. 

O’Callaghan shared his journey in a story by the website Outsports.com. The piece by Cyd Zeigler tells how O’Callaghan realized he was gay in junior high school, around the same time he picked up football. But he figured his secret was safe as long as he carried the reputation of a macho football player — which is why he planned to attempt suicide when his playing days were done.  Read more…

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Don’t tell Apple: AirBar turns your MacBook Air into a touchscreen laptop

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Instagram is still clobbering Snapchat, and it’s worse than we thought

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Instagram Stories is still eating Snapchat alive, and we have fresh data to prove it. 

Instagram’s Stories now have 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, according to the company. At the same time, engagement with Snapchat Stories declined 50 percent in June compared with the same time last year, according to new numbers from social analytics company Delmondo.

“We saw a decline of 50 percent in average unique viewers per story from June 2016 to June 2017,” says Delmondo CEO Nick Cicero, who looked at engagement across 50,000 Snapchat Stories from brands, publishers, and other influencers.  Read more…

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This video of a man polishing a rusty knife honestly deserves to rule the internet

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The #1 video on YouTube right now is “Polishing a Rusty Knife,” uploaded by Japanese YouTuber Jun on Monday. I’ll cut right to it — this is a great video, and it deserves this honor. 

First of all, the narrative arc here is extremely satisfying. As Jun explains, he purchased the rusty knife for $3 — far more than it was worth in its dilapidated condition. So, to get the best of the dude who ripped him off, he painstakingly buffs and sharpens it to perfection. It’s a beautiful revenge story! Wow.

But the wonders don’t stop there. After Jun finishes polishing the knife, he demonstrates its newfound powers by finely chopping a bunch of vegetables — and he’s clearly an expert in the kitchen. Now we have two satisfying videos in one! Wow. Read more…

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Ways To Guarantee Your Retirement and Plan For It Efficiently

Lock in all Aspects of Your Retirement You’ve been working so hard, earning your own money and hopefully setting some aside in savings. But imagine the situation that paycheck ceases from one day to the next, the day you retire in the far-off future. Now’s the time to start contemplating and organising how you’ll fund your retirement years. With some forethought, it’s easy to set up structures that will see some other forms of income flowing in after your working life is over. The most important thing is to plan now so that retirement can be a time of leisure and contentedness, rather than a stressful period dominated by financial worries. Lock in Income during your Retirement Some ways that you can guarantee an income flow during your retirement include pensions, social security insurance, reverse mortgages and longevity insurance. Organisations often provide pensions as employee incentives that kick in after retirement. A real-life scenario is when an employee is granted a percentage of his or her contributions during his or her working life. These benefits increase the longer the employee stays with the company. Social security insurance is usually provided by the government of an organisation’s home country. To qualify, […]

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