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Spot Is Robot Dog That Can’t Be Kicked Over [Video]

Technology is advancing at an alarming rate.

It's only a matter of time until, according to Hot Wings, robots will be our evil overlords.

While most don't agree with that stance, this video lends some credence to the argument.

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New Device Might Let Deaf People Hear with Their Tongue [Video]

It looks like your tongue can be used for more than flapping your gums and swapping spit.

Researchers at Colorado State University's Department of Mechanical Engineering are working on giving those hard of hearing the opportunity to try something different than the cochlear implants or surgically-placed hearing aids offered as current solutions.

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When Transmission Repairs Are Too Expensive [Video]

Necessity is the mother of invention.

This man created a makeshift way for his truck to drive in reverse until he takes his truck in to get the transmission fixed.

Obviously pretty smart, right?

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Privacy Project Says Nothing Is Secure with Smart Phones [Video]

With all of the recent advances in technology, people are becoming increasingly more worried about their privacy.

That worry is right on, according to the Privacy Project public awareness campaign.

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See How 97.9 WGRD’s Crew Gets Rated by PicTriev [Photos]

On Tuesday, "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" shared a website called PicTriev that rates your face.

Upload a picture of yourself, and the website estimates how old you look, how masculine and feminine you appear and which celebrities you resemble.

See how the guys from "Free Beer & Hot Wings" rated here.

And here's the rest of the WGRD DJs!

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New Study Shows Binge TV Watching Is For Sad and Lonely

In news that should surprise approximately no one, a new study from the University of Texas at Austin has discovered that “binge-watching” has been linked to depression, loneliness, and the inability to make wise decisions, like getting off the couch and doing anything else. Researchers Wei-Na Lee, Yoon Hi Sung and Eun Yeon Kang surveyed 316 people between the ages of 18 and 29, asking them about their mental and emotional states while they marathoned TV shows on Netflix (the study defined binge-watching as at least three episodes in a row).

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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Finds Out How Masculine, Feminine and Old the Crew Is [Video]

We came across the face search engine PicTriev recently.

It's one of those websites where you upload a photo of yourself and it analyzes what you look like.

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Telemarketer Hears Attack and Helps Save Woman [Video]

For the first time in the history of mankind, a telemarketer did something good, not evil.

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Looking for Ghosts? This New Device Could Help You Find Them

GhostArk is a new device that's coming out very soon to help all us would-be ghost hunters as we search for creepy things in building we probably shouldn't be allowed into.

It claims to be everything you need for a complete investigation. EVP recorder, Ghost Box (whatever that is), EMF meter, night vision, and more!

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West Michigan VaperFest Clouds Over The Deltaplex [Video/Photos]

The inaugural West Michigan VaperFest took over The Deltaplex Arena & Conference Center and filled it with clouds of the most amazing smelling vapors you could possibly imagine!

There was thousands of square feet at The DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids of nothing but e-liquids, tanks, batteries and clouds!

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FCC Thinks Our Broadband is Too Slow; For Once Government Gets it Right

The FCC has voted to raise the broadband definition threshold to more than FIVE TIMES the current broadband speeds offered.

The current definition of broadband gives us about 4 megabits per second (MBPS) down, and 1 MBPS upload speed. The new standard raises the bar to 25 MBPS down and 3 MBPS up.

Holy cow, that will be amazing!

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Idiots Have to Be Told To Stop Calling 911 When Facebook is Down

Here are some good reasons to call 911:

1.You're being killed

2.You're being robbed

3.You are watching someone else being killed or robbed.

Not a good reason? Facebook is down.

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