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All of my tweets are handcrafted by adorable South Asian children. Dir. of Audience @dailydot. Formerly @mashable. Co-founder @TheFluffPo. Loves @lfmccullough.

Ben & Jerry's should totally make this horror-themed ice cream — A few years back, writer John Squires and graphic designer Frank Browning got together and created the world's most awesome-and unfortunately fictional-lineup of Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors. Last week, Squires brought the terror back with a new roundup of creations on iHorror.

It's OK to vote for Hillary Clinton because she's a woman — In the 2008 election, I was a big Hillary Clinton supporter, much to the chagrin of many of my "progressive" friends who were voting for Obama. Back then, my friends, like many other Democrats, were in love with Barack Obama and what he represented to them-change and hope.

Watch 4-year-olds settle #TheDress debate once and for all — While the Internet was entrenched in bitter warfare over the color of a dress, children all over the world played with sock monkeys and trotted around in their Radio Flyers, or whatever it is kids do these days. Regardless, they were blissfully unaware of the conflict that nearly tore the social web asunder.

42 computers are trying to destroy one another in Civilization V — A Civilization V game of epic proportions has begun, but there are no human players. Forty-two AI-controlled civs will battle for supremacy on one enormous, Earth-shaped map, and you can watch it all unfold in real time on Twitch. There will be no global age of peace and prosperity here.

The Shrimp Cloud Kickstarter promises to stream shrimp into your home 24/7 — Tired of downloading shrimp to your computer and manually transferring them to your phone? Wish you could access your shrimp from any Internet connection, any device? The future of streaming shrimp technology has finally arrived thanks to the Shrimp Cloud. What is the Shrimp Cloud, you ask in a nervous, creeped-out kind of voice?

You can do anything you want on this virtual Windows computer — Are you on a computer right now? Would you like to use that computer to control another, slightly older computer? And would you like to do it with hundreds of Internet strangers? If you answered "yes" to all of these questions, check out, a neat little experiment that loads a virtual Windows XP machine right in your browser.

The 20 best classic MS-DOS games you can play for free online — Gamers rejoiced this week when the Internet Archive unveiled its collection of more than 2,300 MS-DOS PC games. The best part? You can play them all right in your browser for free. They're emulated-command prompts, boot screens, instruction manual DRM and all-with DOSBox software right on the page.

Alec Baldwin gives unsolicited love advice in the back of a taxi — You may know legendary hair model Alec Baldwin from stage and screen, but did you know he's also an internationally renowned relationship counselor? That's not actually true, but it's a great punchline for his new web series Love Ride, in which he gives unsuspecting couples backseat counseling sessions in an NYC cab.

What my family wants you to know about autism — Tracey and Drew Ruscil love talking about their kids. Angelina is six and her twin brothers AJ and Garrett are four. When we met them in early October, snacks and coloring books set the stage for the main event: a meeting with Sesame Street's lovable blue monster Grover.

'Divinity: Original Sin' Has the Most Innovative RPG Combat in Years — Divinity: Original Sin has been lauded by fans and critics as a breakthrough for Western RPGs, and there are three reasons. Players can interact with nearly everything and everyone in this rich fantasy world. The interpersonal relationships between your party members develop in meaningful ways as you play.
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Jun 26, 2015

RT @ericgeller: President Obama is about to speak from the White House. I'm livetweeting at @dailydot.

Jun 23, 2015

i'm just glad taylor swift and applebee's worked out their differences you know?

Jun 19, 2015

my super power is I can hear your phone vibrating from the other room

Jun 19, 2015

@db Absolutely. But until you can pick it up an instantly use it like a smartphone, it may not be economically viable. That's a ways off.

Jun 19, 2015

@Agentarrows Thanks for watching! I left the company that produced the show, so unfortunately it ended.

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