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Thousands of Mysterious Purple Spheres Discovered in the Desert

In Tucson, Arizona, locals have discovered a strange collection of purple spheres in the middle of the desert. It’s not yet certain what these spheres are, but analyses are being made to ascertain their exact nature.

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SPUN City News Urban Guide App Help You Find the Best Stuff in Town

Remember when you used to need a map or city guide in order to find what was best when you visited family or friends, or just moved to a new place? That’s so old school. The free SPUN app makes this all a thing of the past thanks to its geo-targeted “what’s happening” app.

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Newsroom (HBO)

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The last time I regularly watched the news was quite a long time ago. It was probably more than a decade ago, when I had cable and a TV. I haven’t had either for a long time. I had also gotten tired of watching biased and partisan American news, from the big networks including CNN. I never was a fan of FOX news. Most of the time, I watched the BBC World News, which I found less biased and it had better coverage of world events.

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DSLR Camera Life Cycle: What’s Down the Pipeline

072711_rg_DSLRProductCycle_01.jpgJust like video game consoles, DSLR cameras operate on a longer product life cycle than smaller, affordable point-and-shoot models. Some manufacturers will update models every 2 to 3 years, sticking to a staggered release schedule, allowing users to get the best that’s available if they purchase their tech at the right time. Since point-and-shoots cost less, people can and will update these more frequently than a DSLR.

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The Pros and Cons of the Inbox Zero Life

062211_rg_ProsConsInbox0_01.jpgIf you are one of the people that is trying to get to Inbox Zero or that has attained Inbox Zero, you’ve probably realized that just like any system, Inbox Zero isn’t perfect. Inbox Zero will change the way that you interact with email, and that can be both good and bad, depending on your unique situation. This can be even more problematic when you are freelancing or working from home. Work emails tend to get jumbled up with personal emails. In order to stay on top of everything, you’ll end up making sacrifices.

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Puyehue Volcano Eruption in Chile

Scary, but awesome. Reminds me of Mount Doom.

Make Social Networking Screen Sleep Fast When Working

060811_rg_TwoScreenSleep_01.jpgMore and more people are working from home, and it’s safe to say that there are quite a few distractions compared to working in an office. That’s why we’ve come across an easy productivity trick, so that you don’t waste hours upon hours on Facebook, Twitter, or other social networking sites and still remain productive. It’s so easy to get lost in multi-tasking and it has been shown that doing one thing at a time is a lot better than doing five.

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