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Rock-N-Roll Boardgames In The Digital Age

Board games have always been a part of the American Landscape. From facelifts that include popular movies to television shows and even sports branding their boxes, the original versions seem out of date. More so now with many rock-n-roll stars putting their names on games.

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Celebrate Les Paul’s Birthday With Playable Google Doodle

Today, Google is paying tribute to the late guitar pioneer Les Paul with a guitar-themed doodle that allows users to play it and record songs of their own.

The doodle, which was designed by engineers Kristopher Hom and Joey Hurst and doodle team lead Ryan Germick, will be up for 24 hours, and was released to celebrate what would have been Paul's 96th birthday. (Paul, a leader in the development of the solid-body electric guitar, died of complications from pneumonia in 2009.)

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13-Year-Old Creates Doorbell That Tricks Burglars

At the ripe age of 13, Lawrence Rook is sitting pretty with £250,000 for inventing the Smart Bell, a doorbell that makes it appear as if you're at home, even if you're miles away.

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Apple Reveals Highly Anticipated iCloud at WWDC

At WWDC, Apple's annual developers conference, head honcho Steve Jobs came and went in only two hours, but left the rapt audience of gadget geeks with the next full year of the company's plans, including the launches of iCloud, iOS5, and the new Mac OSX Lion.

In the spotlight, and held for Jobs' trade

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France Bans Terms ‘Facebook’ and ‘Twitter’ From Radio and TV

The French government is notorious for banning the use of English words as a way of maintaining French language and culture.

However, a recent ruling by the French government, which now makes it illegal to speak the words "Facebook" or "Twitter" on television or radio newscasts, isn't as shocking as you might think.

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Chinese Teen Sells Kidney for iPad 2

Xiao Zheng, a 17-year-old living in China, wanted an iPad 2 so badly that he was willing to sell one of his vital organs to get it.

Zheng didn't have the money for the tablet computer so he responded to an online ad that offered cash for healthy

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Cameraman Caught Checking Out Ladies During Bulls-Heat Game [VIDEO]

There must have been a mix-up in TNT's control room when the second half of Tuesday night's game between the Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls began.

That's because basketball fans were treated to a live feed of one of TNT's cameramen rather blatantly using the tool of his trade to check out the women in the crowd at Miami's American Airlines Arena.

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VH1 Rebooting ‘Pop Up Video’

And now for a healthy dose of nostalgia: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Vh1 is rebooting its popular series 'Pop Up Video' after a 10-year hiatus.

The network has ordered 60 brand-new episodes of the series, which will remain faithful to the original series, according to 'Pop Up Video' co-creator, Woody Thompson. The reboot will also add two new genres, rap and hip-hop, which were previously passed over "because it was the domain of sister network MTV."

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Playboy for iPad Has Arrived

Playboy has come to the iPad. The website for the iPad, which had been announced back in January, is up and running as of today, founder Hugh Hefner revealed on his Twitter feed.

The app allows people to access all past issues of the magazine, as well as new ones.

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Station Accidentally Sells Gas for Slightly More Than a Buck a Gallon

Who said gas prices are out of control?

The Torrance Daily Breeze reports a service station in Wilmington, California sold premium gas for the rock-bottom-it-must-be-1992 price of $1.10 a gallon for a four-hour period last Sunday. The gas was supposed to b

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New Blood Test Could Predict How Long You Will Live

A blood test that should be available in Europe by the end of the year could give you a pretty good indication of how fast you are aging and how much longer you will live.

The test measures telomeres, structures on the end of each of your chromosomes, which scientists think may hold the key to determining a person's "true age."

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Facebook-Obsessed Couple Names Their Baby ‘Like’

An Israeli couple recently named their newborn daughter "Like," as in, the button you press when you enjoy a post on the popular social media site Facebook.

This is how the girl's father, Lior Adler, explained the name

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