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Who Invented the Ice Bucket Challenge?

A search for the fundraising phenomenon’s cold, soaked patient zero.

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Aug. 22 2014 4:50 PMWhite House Cybersecurity Coordinator Doesn’t Know Much About Tech, Says That’s a Good Thing
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Aug. 22 2014 12:05 PMThe noPhone Doesn’t Do Anything, Is Not Actually a Phone
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Aug. 21 2014 5:38 PMA Dangerous Heat Wave Is Heading for Ferguson—Which Has No Cooling Centers
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Aug. 21 2014 2:46 PMGetting to News Feed ZeroWhat happens when you hide everything on Facebook?
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Aug. 21 2014 12:07 PMWhen AOL Was GayOLHow LGBTQ nerds helped create online life as we know it.
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Aug. 20 2014 2:22 PMFacebook, Satire, and Why People Fall for Fake News
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Aug. 19 2014 6:38 PMSymantec Is Ditching Antivirus for an All-in-One Norton Security Suite
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Aug. 19 2014 11:42 AMAn Icelandic Volcano May Be About to Explode. How Bad Could It Be?
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Aug. 18 2014 2:44 PMChinese Hackers Accessed 4.5 Million People’s Hospital Records
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Aug. 15 2014 4:46 PMHackers Could Use Your Smartphone’s Gyroscope as a Microphone to Listen In
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Aug. 15 2014 1:13 PMThe Creator of Pop-Up Ads Issues a Public Apology
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Aug. 15 2014 8:26 AMWhy a Young Writer Secretly Deleted Her Own BuzzFeed Post
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Aug. 14 2014 4:20 PMThis Is the Sound Cannon Used Against Protesters in Ferguson
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Aug. 14 2014 2:44 PMOne Viral Media Company That Isn’t Evil, Just MisunderstoodBuzzFeed’s boss explains why the site has been quietly deleting thousands of its own posts.
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Aug. 14 2014 12:49 PMHere’s How Facebook Chooses Which Ads to Show You
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Aug. 22 2014 3:07 PMWho Owns Your Kindle E-Books After Death?
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Aug. 22 2014 11:16 AMGet Tech Out of SchoolsStudents interact plenty with technology outside of classrooms, so let’s leave it there.
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Aug. 21 2014 2:53 PMA Virtual-Reality Version of Netflix Would Make Browsing Much Easier
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Aug. 21 2014 12:22 PMDid Twitter and YouTube Make the Right Call in Suppressing Images of James Foley’s Beheading?
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Aug. 21 2014 10:03 AMThe Facebook Weather Feed You Should Never “Share Immediately”
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Aug. 20 2014 1:50 PMThe First Gay Space on the InternetIt was called soc.motss, and it anticipated how we use social networks today.
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Aug. 19 2014 3:40 PMImgur, Reddit Team Up for Web Data Research Platform Aptly Named DERP
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Aug. 19 2014 9:39 AMWhy Do So Many Scams Make It Into Microsoft’s Windows Store?
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Aug. 15 2014 5:46 PMIntel Is Launching Fitness-Tracking Earbuds, Hoping 50 Cent Will Make Them Cool
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Aug. 15 2014 3:23 PMThe Global Internet Is Being Attacked by Sharks, Google Confirms
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Aug. 15 2014 12:15 PMPro Sports Leagues Cracking Down on Videos Shot From the Stands
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Aug. 14 2014 6:07 PMFans Petition Nintendo to Name Character in Next Zelda Game After Robin Williams
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Aug. 14 2014 2:56 PMThis Is the New Worst-Case Scenario for Ice Loss in Antarctica
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Aug. 14 2014 1:44 PMWashington's Metro Accidentally Takes Riders on a Tour of the World
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Aug. 13 2014 6:08 PM88-Year-Old Congressman Denounces Emojis

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