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Team Romney Accidentally Leaks Victory Website
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Team Romney Mistakenly Leaks Victory Website

If, as some pundits claim, gaffes were responsible for Mitt Romney's failed presidential bid, then this surely won't change that assertion. At some point after losing the election to Barack Obama, Romney's camp accidentally leaked a victory website promoting a win that never happened. It's the 'Dewey Defeats Truman' of the digital age.

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National Weather Service Would Rather You Not Call This Winter Storm ‘Athena’

Nature straight up does not care that we are nowhere near recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Winter Storm Athena is on her way to kick us square in the jollies. 

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Planning to Tweet or Instagram Your Ballot? You May Be Committing a Felony

Voting in a presidential election is pretty exciting. And, these days, when we do something exciting we want to tell the world about it through social network sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

But while there may be a temptation to take a photo of your completed ballot and post it on the internet with pride, it's not a very good idea. In fact in states like Wisconsin it's a felony to let anybody else see your ballot or a photo of your ballot.

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Pennsylvania Voting Machine Doesn’t Allow Obama Votes

Aaaaaaand the drama begins. This video footage was taken by a man trying to cast a vote for Barack Obama in Pennsylvania (an important swing state). We say "trying" because the machine doesn't make it particularly possible to actually vote for Obama -- every time the man tries, his vote is cast for Romney.

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20 Things From Your Childhood Disney Could Still Buy

As you've probably heard, Disney plunked down $4 billion in Disney dollars to purchase Lucasfilm. So now in addition to Marvel, the Mouse House also owns 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones.' Now rumor has it they might also snap up the Hasbro toy company, making them the owners of Lego, GI Joe, Monopoly and more. Clearly Disney is on a quest to own everything from your childhood. 

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The 10 People You’ll Meet on Election Day

After months and months of being bombarded with political buzz, Election Day is finally upon us. It's a little exhausting to deal with Bayonets and amusing autotuning and everything in between, so it's about darn time society gets back to business and resumes normality.

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George Lucas Plans to Donate Disney Money to Charity

While many 'Star Wars' fans have mixed emotions over George Lucas and Disney's deal, the much-maligned director announced plans on making a charitable donation with the $4 billion he scored from the Mouse House in the deal.

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See How New Yorkers Are Commuting Post-Hurricane Sandy

Hey, thanks Sandy! As if people didn't hate taking the bus enough, now we get to wait in a line to wait in line to ride one. That's right -- the lines have lines. It's taking people multiple hours to get to and from work. Good thing it's not miserable outside. Just kidding, it totally is! Here are some pics of what people are doing just to get to work.

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See Devastating Before and After Photos of Hurricane Sandy

While many people took to Facebook bragging about how much booze they stockpiled and how Hurricane Sandy wasn't very strong at all, the following heartbreaking scenes were happening in other places. It's awful. To give you a better idea of the destruction, we've provided before pictures as well. In case you thought maybe people like to swim down FDR drive.

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The Best Disney / Star Wars Mash-Up Art

The geekosphere was rocked today with the announcement that Disney has purchased Lucasfilm, the home of 'Star Wars,' for $4 billion. If that wasn't enough to inspire "Goofy shot first" jokes, Disney also announced plans to release a new 'Star Wars' movie in 2015 which will not be written or directed by George Lucas. (The creator fans love to hate will stay on in a creative consultant capacity.)

But fans of both "a galaxy far, far away" and The Mouse House have been creating awesome mash-up artwork as long as the internet (or at least DeviantArt) has been around.

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See Eerie Photos of New York City’s Abandoned Subway Stations

In case you missed it -- there's a storm a-brewin'! Hurricane Sandy is lurching her way up the coast, heading for us all. Yesterday, the MTA announced it was shutting down trains in NYC at 7 pm and buses at 9pm. Here are some pictures from their official Flickr page taunting us with how delightfully empty all the stations are right now.

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Lindsay Lohan and Other Celebrities Talk Hurricane Sandy On Twitter

If you are one of the 50 million East Coast residents in the cross-hairs of Hurricane Sandy, you're now anxiously awaiting the worst of the "Frankenstorm." Not surprisingly, Twitter has been abuzz with messages about the impending hurricane.

But none of the Tweets has gotten more attention than the one from the always interesting 'Herbie Fully Loaded' star Lindsay Lohan.

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A Public Service Announcement Regarding ‘Frankenstorm’

As you probably know, over 60 million Americans are currently awaiting the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, aka "Frankenstorm." The mix of a powerful hurricane and a wintry storm has caused Sandy to be dubbed "Frankenstorm" by the media. But as you're Tweeting and Facebook-ing and meme-ing about "Frankenstorm," we ask that you heed our public service announcement.

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The Best Meme Reactions to Trump’s ‘Major Announcement’

Donald Trump's "major announcement" was a major disappointment. Although we can't say we're majorly surprised. He essentially agreed to pay money to charity, but only if Pres. Obama releases his college and passport applications and records. What a delightfully effective way to let everybody know you're awful. Here are the best meme responses that sum up the awfulness of Trump's big announcement.

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Horses, Bayonets and More of the Best Memes From Last Night’s Debate

While it's no "binders full of women," Obama got off a pretty good zinger during last night's presidential debate when he told Romney that in addition to fewer ships, our military also has fewer horses and bayonets.

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