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AC/DC Stream ‘Rock or Bust’ Album Early

On December 2, the legendary rock band will release their 16th studio album, “Rock or Bust”. One of the singles, “Play Ball”, has already been released on October 7, but the great news is that the entire album is now streaming in full as part asiTunes’ “First Play” program....

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Penguin Random House to donate a book every time some uses the #GiveaBook hashtag

The New York City book publisher is preparing for a holiday social media campaign that aims at encouraging people to offer books to friends as holiday gifts while also helping children’s rights organization Save the Children....

Penguin Random House is teaming up with essay writing service Save the Children for a holiday social media campaign that encourages people to donate books to children in need. For every person who uses the hashtag #GiveaBook, Penguin Random House will donate a book to Save the Children.

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Meet Tradinno, the world’s largest walking robot

Everyone meet Tradinno, the world’s largest walking robot, according to Guinness World Records. And if you’re wondering just how large is large, the “dragon” is 27 feet tall (8.2 meters) and 56 feet long (approximately 17 meters). ...

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Quirky's Ohm Bluetooth Speaker Charges Wirelessly So It's Always Ready

Portable Bluetooth speakers are awesome and convenient until, inevitably, you want to take yours somewhere and it's out of batteries. This new speaker from Quirky is less likely to suffer this indignity because it charges wirelessly....

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The Kamikaze Strikes of WWII

As morning bled across the Philippine Sea on 11 May 1945, the aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill was crippled by two kamikaze strikes. A Mitsubishi A6M Zero “Zeke” fighter emerged like an apparition from low cloud and quickly dove, dropping a 550-lb bomb that smashed out the ...

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January 24 declared National Readathon Day

If you love reading but had plans for January 24, you’d better think about cancelling them, because the National Book Foundation declared this day as the National Readathon Day. Of course, one would wonder why would I need a dedicated day to read, when I can do that all year ...

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