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How Old Should Your Child Be To Get A Cell Phone?

When is the right time to buy a smart phone for your child? People debate this all the time. I think it has to do with the situation. With kids being abducted so much nowadays a lot of people are buying phones just for an emergency, not to mention you can have tracking put on it so you can know where your child it at all times.

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screen shot youtube.com Danny Strasser
screen shot youtube.com Danny Strasser
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Man Creates Suit So He Can Fly, Down The Road. Meet Rollerman!!!

This man takes his life in his own hands everytime he goes down the hill. He moves at unbelievably fast speeds. This is fun to him. He will try "rolling" anywhere. He had rolled down mountain drives, luge courses, and in traffic in major cities.

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Your Car Remote Has Some Hidden Secrets

You probably didn't know this and most car dealerships don't tell you or they don't know either. Most of the time it is in your owners manual or on the car's website in the comments area. You can do some tricks with your car, but be aware, so can someone else.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Get Text Alerts From Your Favorite UMD Athletic Teams

Whether you're into tailgated in the Griggs Field parking lot before a UMD football game, sat in Romano gym watching a volleyball or basketball game or ate ice cream between 2nd and 3rd period at a UMD Men or Women's hockey game at the Amsoil, you are a considered a UMD Bulldog fan.

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Ad for ’70s Portable Computer Shows Cumbersome Was Once Cool

Wow, has technology come a long way.

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Please Stop Believing These Ridiculous Facebook Hoaxes About Your Photos and Data

Over the last couple days, another one of these status update-based hoaxes has popped up, and people all over my Facebook feed are going nuts sharing it. Just like every other time this has come up, Facebook is not going to do what these viral hoaxes say. Here's the text of the latest hoax you've probably seen (or maybe you've even posted yourself) by now:

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Homie Kates
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Northland Bars Should Consider Chill Disc Technology

I had never experienced a chill disc before.  I'm not saying there might not be a bar in the Twin Ports area that has them, I just had never seen one until we went to the Loggers Bar in St. Croix Falls, WI. Pretty darn awesome!

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Massive Yahoo Hack Could Affect 500 Million Accounts

Yahoo has been the victim of a serious data breach.

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Hilarious Fake iPhone 7 Ad Hits Apple Below the Belt

Reaction to Apple's newest phone proves people are not in iPhone 7th heaven.

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Happy Internaut Day — The Internet Is 25 and Looking Great

It's as common in our lives today as the air we breathe, but a quarter of a century ago it was a novelty.

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Netflix Introduces New Make Your Own Playlist Function

“Remember mixtapes?” the new video from Netflix asks. For the benefit of viewers under 30, it explains. “Ok, so they were like playlists, but on actual, physical tapes. (Which are like CDs but older.” Calling playlist writing “a fundamental life skill,” Netflix then introduces “Flixtape” a new function that enables customers to create and share their own Netflix playlists.

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Popularity Of Nintendo's New Augmented Reality Game Pokemon Go Drives Company Stock Up
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4 Important Things To Think About If You’re Into The Latest Pokemon Go Craze

My daughter who is now 22 was into Pokemon years ago.  I'm still holding on to the Pokemon coin that she had hoped would be a collectors item someday.  Who knew that Pokemon would resurface and take the world by storm?  While I encourage you to enjoy the frenzy while it lasts, there are a few things you need to think about where safety is concerned.

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