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Facebook Scraps Creepy New App One Day After Premiere

Since it's debut eight years ago, Facebook has made the world smaller and smaller. Eventually, we may all be able to know where everyone is all the time. Facebook's new "Find Friends Nearby" app seemed to be a step in that direction.

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StumbleUpon led me to this bizarre photo. (Google Street View)
StumbleUpon led me to this bizarre photo. (Google Street View)
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StumpleUpon Is a Great Site to Stumble Upon

Okay, I'm gonna get a little academic with you guys. I was introduced to a website called stumbleupon.com as a means of discovering some interesting topics around which to center some blogs. But it is so much more than a terrific work tool.

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How Much $$ Would You Pay For A HDTV?!? [VIDEO]

I have a 39-inch HDTV that I paid about $700 for – and it about bankrupted me.

Do you love your TV enough to pay $10,999.99 for it?

That's what you're going to pay if you buy the world's largest HDTV by Sharp. This thing is 90 inches and totally loaded complete with 3D capability – plus it comes with 3D glasses and built in WiFi! You can mount this big boy on the wall because it is only 5 inches thick.

So start saving your $$$ if you want to buy this huge 90 inch HDTV!

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Lauren Alaina Lashes Out on Twitter Over Ex

Sooner or later, Lauren Alaina will behave "like her mother does" or at least would want her to and not do things like get caught up in a scathing Twitter campaign against her ex-boyfriend.

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Are You Obsessed With Facebook Like Me?

To be honest, I wasn't a big Facebook fan at first but it has grown on me. Now it is a big part of my life - just like the 500 million other people who log on to Facebook every day!

On any given day approximately 1 in 13 Americans are logged on to Facebook. Forty-eight percent of people ages 18 to 34 check their Facebook as soon as they roll out of bed, while 28 percent log on to Facebook from their Smart Phones before even getting out of bed.

Our WBKR Facebook page has over 10,000 Likes!

Thanks for being obsessed with us!

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Naspster Creators Create New Video Chat Service [VIDEO]

The future of social networking is here and it's called "Airtime.” Founded by notorious Napster duo Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, Airtime works by accessing a user's Facebook account and webcam to not only connect to online friends, but to strangers as well. Various settings allow the service to "introduce" you to anyone with shared interests, friends, or location.

My only concern is that our kids may be talking to total strangers, so parents please keep advised on what our children are doing on the Internet.

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National VCR Day Celebrates a Nearly Obsolete Relic

How many of you still have a VCR? If it's gone to that great scrap heap in the sky, how many of you still have old VCR tapes?

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Dave Plays the Google Moog…Warning, It’s Obnoxious [VIDEO]

I love it when someone we've never heard of has a birthday and Google makes a specialized front page on their website inspired by that person.

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Co-Inventor Of The TV Remote Dies [VIDEO]

The Flash-Matic was the name of  the world’s first wireless TV remote control, and would change the way people watched TV. The television business lost one of its technological giants yesterday, as Eugene Polley died at the age of 96.

Today, wireless remote pioneered by Mr. Polley, is a standard feature on virtually all consumer electronics products. The most sophisticated digital HDTV sets have remotes with as many as 50 buttons. Of course, in 2012, virtually all television sets, set-top boxes, video players/recorders and other home entertainment components sold in the United States are equipped with remote control.

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Ancestry.com Makes a Great Mother’s Day Gift

I think, maybe, I make gift-giving a little too tough on myself, sometimes, because I like to come up with just the right gift that probably never even occurred to the recipient, yet is the perfect thing. Thinking outside the "gift" box, I guess you could say.

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Junk Mail from Europe Says I’ve Won Half a Million

This happens all the time. But how? I guess all the e-mail addresses of all the people in the world are in some great big bingo caller's ball somewhere. And every once in a while, they draw mine out. But I've got to hand it to whomever it is. At least he/she/it is clever.

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How Ugly Are You?

There is apps for everything out there for your fancy cell phone like our FREE Radio Pup you can listen to WBKR Anywhere, Anytime! I've got weather apps, game apps an app that will help me find my car in crowded Wal-Mart parking lot and so much more!

I need to become an app creator, there is a new one called the "Ugly Meter" that rates how ugly we are, this app has raked in more than $500,000, $80,000 in just one day!

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