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Hundreds of millions of people spend hours of their lives on Facebook every week, but there are some secrets that only a few of them have discovered. For example, last December, a member of the Chess subreddit community found a secret, playable chess game hidden in Facebook Messenger that anyone can play.
The LG Electronics 55LF6100 55-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV (2015 Model) is one of LG’s highest-rated TVs on Amazon, with a 4.5-star rating from nearly 300 customer reviews. This large smart TV includes cutting-edge features and the kind of high-end picture quality you’ve come to expect from LG televisions. But perhaps best of all, it’s on sale for under $590 right now with free Prime shipping on Amazon. More →
It’s one thing to tweet out when you’re at the ball game or a concert. But when you’re allegedly robbing an apartment?
That is what a Virginia man is accused of doing. Police in Washington, D.C. allege that Thomas Matthew Collodel burglarized a hotel, a restaurant, the front desk of an apartment building and other Northwest Washington businesses, according to The Washington Post. The burglaries allegedly occurred from Dec. 30 to Jan. 24. More →
Twitter on Friday offered some interesting new information about its efforts to fight against terrorist organizations such as Islamic State, as the social networking site revealed that it has shut down over 125,000 different accounts related to terrorism since mid-2015. This sort of effort is important because ISIS in particular has proven very adept at using Twitter and other forms of social media to reach prospective recruits. More →
Have you ever played Quake III Arena and gotten killed by someone armed with only a Gauntlet? Do you remember the voice that taunted you right afterward by blurting out the single word, “HUMILIATION?” Well the equivalent of that just happened to doughy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who got absolutely burned on Twitter by none other than Jeb Bush.
Yes, that supposedly “low-energy” Jeb Bush. More →
But in 2016, not everyone watching the Super Bowl is going to have cable. Once again, the biggest game of the year will be streaming on all of your devices — here’s how to watch it on your phone, tablet or computer this Sunday. More →
Is it a piece of art? Is it some kind of alien probe? No, it’s just one of the coolest desk lamps on the face of the planet, and it also happens to be ridiculously affordable on Amazon. The LAMPAT Dimmable LED Desk Lamp never needs new bulbs and it looks and performs like something you’d find in a high-end hotel. There are touch-sensitive controls that switch between four unique lighting modes, and there’s even a timer button that will turn the lamp off after an hour. Last but not least, this lamp will charge your gear just like a hotel lamp thanks to the integrated USB port. More →
Later this month, the 2016 Oscars will take place amidst all the usual glitz, glamour, and red carpet revelry Hollywood is known for. Per usual, the main attraction at the Oscars will be the award for Best Picture.
This year, there are 8 films in the running, including The Big Short, The Martian, Bridge of Spies, The Revenant, Brooklyn, Room, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Spotlight. While we’ll have to wait until February 2016 to find out who wins, the film review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes has Brooklyn ranked as the top film of the year.
This has been a great week for shoppers looking to save on some terrific items, but the BGR Deals team isn’t done just yet. We’re following up yesterday’s wildly popular daily deals post with another 11 deals today. Sale items range from a sleek iPhone case and an iPad keyboard to some killer headphones and monitors. As always though, some of these deals are only available for a limited time so be sure to check them out now. More →
Ever since his death in 2011, we’ve heard lots of different accounts of what it was really like to work with Steve Jobs. One of the best ones was actually written very shortly after his death but is becoming popular again after being discovered by a Hacker News user. Glenn Reid, who had previously worked at Adobe, NeXT and Apple, wrote a testimonial about working Jobs right after he passed away and it’s a really interesting read. More →
Uber lovers, we have good news and bad news. The good news is that Uber has a secret “elite” Uber VIP program that gives members perks that regular Uber users don’t have access to. The bad news, unfortunately, is that the perks are uber-lame. More →
On Wednesday, we shared a video that showed us what it would be like if movies ended as soon as one of the characters said the title. It was genuinely funny, but it got us thinking — what are some of the best endings in movie history? Naturally, that led us straight to another YouTube video, this one from CineFix, focusing on the best closing shots ever filmed.