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Top Stories of the WeekI Flunked My Social Media Background Check. Will You?

Your next job application could require a social media background check. Odds are, you have no clue what that means. Nobody does. It's new and scary and probably scours the Web for pictures of you puking on the beach. More »

Top Stories of the WeekHow America's First Reusable Space Shuttle Got Off The Ground

With the launch of STS-135 today, the US Space Shuttle program will end with a whimper. To celebrate the shuttles' service to both our nation and the sciences, the NASA Space Shuttle Manual by David Baker discusses the launch of the very first, Columbia. More »

Top Stories of the WeekHow To Fix the Five Most Common iPhone Injuries

iPhones aren't built to last forever, but that doesn't mean you should let a cracked display or dead battery finish your handset. Here are detailed instructions for five of the most common iPhone 4 repairs—courtesy of our buds at iFixit. More »

Top Stories of the WeekThe Day I Discovered That I'm an OK Cupid Asshole

I jumped into the internet ball pit of online dating as a free, simple way of getting over my last girlfriend. It was great! It was convenient, quick, and distracting. More »

Top Stories of the WeekHow—and Why—to Use Turntable.fm, Your New Favorite Music Time Vortex

Turntable.fm is good, because it's a fun way to listen to music online with your friends. Turntable.fm is bad, because it'll suck your already strained attention span down a black hole. More »

Top Stories of the Week7 Tools to Help Your #AntiSec Hacking Antics Remain Anonymous

Lulzsec has vanished into the ether. Anonymous is lost in Orlando City. And, I don't know what you're doing on the internet. Don't wanna know. More »

Top Stories of the WeekFacebook + Skype Video Chat = "Something Awesome" (Updated: Hands-On)

Facebook started Rollout Season 2011 with its answer to Google+ Hangouts today in the form of Video Calling, an integrated video chat feature built on Skype technology. More »

Top Stories of the WeekThe Mystery of the Phantom Pyramid That Never Existed

There's nothing triangular about the Mount Teide volcano. From its base, it's the third largest volcano in the world but is pretty flat on top. So why does its shadow look like a perfect ghost pyramid rising over the horizon? More »

Top Stories of the WeekWoman Sees Mother's Face For First Time In Five Years After Photo Becomes a Hit On Chinese Twitter

When a 71-year-old Chinese shoeshiner spotted an iPad-user walking past, she begged him to take a photo of her face, and somehow send it to her daughter, who she hadn't seen for five years after moving to a different city. More »