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Add Eminem’s ‘Phenomenal’ next to ‘Lose Yourself’ on your workout playlist

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It’s no “Lose Yourself,” but Eminem‘s new song “Phenomenal” is a worthy contender for your sweat-inducing workout playlist.

The tune will be featured on the soundtrack for Weinstein Company’s sports drama Southpaw, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal as an acclaimed boxer whose wife (Rachel McAdams) accidentally dies during an out-of-the-ring brawl. Eminem was originally considered for that lead role, but he was replaced by Gyllenhaal when the 42-year-old rapper’s music career took priority

Directed by Antoine Fuqua, Southpaw bobs and weaves its way into theaters on July 24. Watch the trailer, below Read more…

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Pinterest Cuts Out Affiliate Link Bloggers With In-App Buyable Pins

Pinterest Dollar Pinterest grew tall on the backs of bloggers, some who were incentivized to rabidly fill the discovery network with content because they got a little affiliate fee when their Pins led to purchases. But in February, Pinterest suddenly began removing all affiliate links people posted, claiming they led to spam and irrelevant Pinning. But bloggers are already complaining that the affiliapocalypse… Read More

The International Guild of Miniature Artisans’ Guild School to be Held at Maine Maritime Academy

Free Exhibitions Open to the Public June 14 – 18 CASTINE, Maine – The International Guild of Miniature Artisans (IGMA) will be hosting the 34th annual Guild School at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) from June 13-19 with free exhibitions for the public Sunday through Wednesday, June 14 – 17 (9:00 …

The International Guild of Miniature Artisans’ Guild School to be Held at Maine Maritime Academy

Free Exhibitions Open to the Public June 14 – 18 CASTINE, Maine – The International Guild of Miniature Artisans (IGMA) will be hosting the 34th annual Guild School at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) from June 13-19 with free exhibitions for the public Sunday through Wednesday, June 14 – 17 (9:00 …

Ask Slashdot: Your Most Unusual Hardware Hack?

An anonymous reader writes: Another Slashdotter recently asked what kind of things someone can power with an external USB battery. I have a followup along those lines: what kind of modifications have you made to your gadgets to do things that they were never meant to do? Consider old routers, cell phones, monitors, etc. that have absolutely no use or value anymore in their intended form. What can you do with them?

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Sepp Blatter’s ignominious end captured in one perfect photo

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Finally, after a tumultuous week and much defiance, embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced on Tuesday that he’ll step down from the corruption-riddled organization he’s led since 1998

You can read our full story here, but AFP photographer Valeriano di Domenico captured the moment and the mood perfectly. That’s his image, above, as Blatter is shown an exit door following his prepared remarks announcing his resignation at a press conference in Zurich on Tuesday.

Di Domenico’s photo has everything. The bright light from the exit Blatter is being ushered toward. Blatter’s long shadow cast against a wall as, back to the camera, he leaves the lectern where he announced his ignominious exit. FIFA’s farcical slogan — For the Game. For the World — emblazoned on the empty lectern, looking lonely and abandoned Read more…

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Google sexes up car ads on mobile search

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Google is replacing some of its boring text-only search ads on mobile phones with flashy, gorgeously produced photo versions — likely for a price

“Text ads are informative, but there’s not much emotion there,” says Bhanu Narasimhan, the product management director at Google AdWords

The eye-catching, overhauled visual ads, which are now available for cars like the Dodge Challenger, allow you to flip through photos, research product information and book reservations directly from the search screen—a major departure from the text ads that fade into the general noise of search results.

Hotel and car dealership ads will also get a makeover with the options to book reservations, get directions and dial up a business Read more…

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Google sexes up car ads on mobile search

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Google is replacing some of its boring text-only search ads on mobile phones with flashy, gorgeously produced photo versions — likely for a price

“Text ads are informative, but there’s not much emotion there,” says Bhanu Narasimhan, the product management director at Google AdWords

The eye-catching, overhauled visual ads, which are now available for cars like the Dodge Challenger, allow you to flip through photos, research product information and book reservations directly from the search screen—a major departure from the text ads that fade into the general noise of search results.

Hotel and car dealership ads will also get a makeover with the options to book reservations, get directions and dial up a business Read more…

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