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If Computer Problems Were Real [VIDEO]

If you work in an office, you know how it is.  Your office is almost, if not completely computerized these days.  You probably depend on it for virtually everything, short of eating lunch and going to the bathroom

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Netflix CEO Apologizes for Rate Increase, Announces Company Will Split Into Two Divisions

In the wake of unpopular rate increases that caused customers to cancel subscriptions in droves and resulted in the company stock nosediving, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings apologized in a blog post on Sunday.

“I messed up,” he said. “I owe everyone an explanation … In hindsight, I slid into arrogance based upon past success.”

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Jet-Powered School Bus Gets Kids Home in a Hurry [VIDEO]

Okay, maybe the jet-powered school bus isn’t really used for transporting kids to and from school, but can you imagine if it was?  I bet your kids would think that was pretty cool!

According to KWG-TV, a Nebraska man came up with the idea of putting an engine from a McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom Fighter in the bus, which is capable of speeds of 367 mph.

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Introducing 98.3 The Snake’s New Weather Service

We're happy to introduce our new weather page - where you can view current conditions, see the five-day forecast, and explore the interactive weather map. You can use it for the latest updates, to plan for the rest of the week, or just to find out what's going on in the region.

You can view weather information for a specific location by entering your zip code into the drop-down menu at the top of the page. Right now, the location is set for Twin Falls, but you can change it to any zip code.

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The Snake's new streaming player.
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Listen to 98.3 The Snake Online – Check Out Our New Streaming Player and Playlist Pages

We've got a great new way for you to listen to 98.3 The Snake online and check out what songs we're playing on the radio right now.

Hit the Listen Live button on the right side of this page to open our new streaming player - where you can listen to us online, read more about the songs and artists you're hearing, and look back at what we've played. You can also buy songs on Amazon or iTunes.

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Dallas City Workers Get Counseling for Using Facebook Too Much On the Job

Technically, Dallas city workers aren't allowed to do personal business when they are on the taxpayer's dime.

Which is why two dozen workers at Dallas' city hall are in hot water after a probe revealed that they were spending a good chunk of their day on Facebook.

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Father and Son Take Photos at the First and Last Space Shuttle Launch [PHOTO]

It's the photo they waited 30 years to take (click to enlarge).

Chris Bray and his father attended the first space shuttle launch back in 1981 -- and the last, just a few weeks ago. Bray posted a link to the photo on Reddit on Monday and the reaction was immediate -- almost 600 comments have been left thus far, and various media outlets have picked up the story.

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Study Finds Webpages are Read By People in an F-Shaped Pattern

A new study by usability expert Jakob Nielsen reveals that when webpages are read, we read and scan the text in an F-shape.

Using eyetracking software, he found the first paragraph gets the most attention, making the top horizontal line of the F. The next paragraph only gets half the attention of the first, tracing the second shorter horizontal line of the F. And finally, we skim down the rest of the article vertically.

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Flying Car Now One Step Closer to Reality [VIDEO]

Like the robot maid, the flying car is part of our 'Jetsons'-promised future that has yet to materialize.

But that could change soon. Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration granted the Transition Roadable Aircraft a series of special exemptions, effectively making the plane-car hybrid street-legal.

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ISPs Sign New Initiative to Rein In Suspected Piracy

In what's being heralded as a win for film and music studios, the country's top internet service providers -- Comcast, AT&T, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and Verizon -- have all signed on to a new initiative called the Copyright Alert System to combat internet piracy.

The new process will identify users suspected of digital copyright infringement, such as heavy downloaders, and then send out a series of six warnings, each promising "progressively harsher consequences if the initial cautions ignored."

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Facebook Launches Video Calls, Powered by Skype

Facebook finally settled the rumors on Wednesday. Through a partnership with <a href="http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/home">Skype</a>, Facebook is <a href="http://www.facebook.com/FacebookLive" target="_blank">rolling out integrated</a> video calling to the public beginning immediately.

The new integrated

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Are Bill Gate’s Kids Single? Cause They Gonna Be Rich!

Imagine for a moment that you are Bill Gates child. How wonderful, right? How much do you think he would leave you after you he passes?

We’ve all heard in the past that Bill Gates is planning on giving almost all of his fortune to charity . . . and that he isn’t planning on leaving all that much to his kids.  He confirmed that in a brand new interview with a British newspaper Daily Mail.

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