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The Most Annoying Facebook Scams, Trends and Status Updates of 2013

Facebook remained the king of all social media websites in 2013. While there were a lot less game invites this year, there were plenty of other annoying scams and trends to take their place. This is our list of the things that were most bothersome on FB

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Getty Images, photo by Tim Boyle
Getty Images, photo by Tim Boyle

Windshield Wipers May Be a Thing of the Past

Windshield wipers may be a thing of the past as McLaren Auto is developing fighter jet technology that keeps windshields clean. Fighter jet technology uses a high-frequency electronic system to pump sound waves to the windshield.

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Instagram Unveils New Snapchat-Killer — ‘Instagram Direct’

Thursday morning, Instagram announced a big new feature.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Buck and Thompson Square Interact on Twitter!

All of you know that Chad and I LOVE Thompson Square! The song 'Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not' is OUR song. We've sung it together at home, at gigs and, heck, he proposed to me with the song! Even bought me the book for my birthday!

They are a fantastic duo. You should have seen us watching the CMA Award Show when it came time for Duo of the Year. When they mentioned Thompson Square as a nominee, Chad threw his hands in the air and and said "YES!" Unfortunately, they didn't win.

We practice in our home a lot: New songs, old songs, duets, originals. And we love doing it together! So when we just sang this song for fun, we had no idea that they would actually see us perform it!

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Sharon Shows You How to Keep Your House Warm This Winter…With Your Phone [VIDEO]

Everyone has a tight budget this winter, whether it is for wood or oil. I was trying to figure out what things I can do to save myself some money this year and it hit me.

MY PHONE!

There's an APP for everything, right? And I found one easy to use that will definitely heat my home more efficiently this winter. With a little teamwork, Chad and I will have that house air tight!

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Getty Images, photo by Jonathan Wood
Getty Images, photo by Jonathan Wood

New Shower Recycles Water to Cut Water Usage up to 80%

The astronauts do it so why not us? They recycle their water when they are on the International Space Station. Swedish industrial designer Mehrdad Mahdjoubi has devised a way to recycle shower water that will save water consumption as much as 80%. To top it off, taking a shower will use only 5 liters of water or 1.32 gallons.

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Getty Images, photo by NASA
Getty Images, photo by NASA

NASA Testing Lasers to Replace Radio Communications in Space

NASA has had a space probe called the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer circling the moon getting ready to receive the first laser data transmission in space. The LADEE probe successfully received a ‘world wide web’ type of transmission between Earth and the moon probe more than 239,000 miles away. There is a reason NASA is testing this.

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Getty Images, photo by Keystone

Who Knew These Inventions Were, Well, Invented!

I was strolling the internet the other day and found a cool article. It was about things that have been invented that, basically, no one know about.

Until now!

Take a look at this! And are they useful!!

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Keystone, Getty Images
Keystone, Getty Images

The Top Ten Best-Selling Infomercial Products

We've all seen them late at night on television, and now with hundreds of channels needing to fill hours of programming, we see them anytime of day. The infomercial! Millions of Americans have picked up their phones to order a product from an infomercial. Here's a list of the 10 best selling products. See if you bought one of these.

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Toothbrush

Toothbrush That Cleans Teeth in 6 Seconds May Just Be the Greatest Invention You Didn’t Know You Needed

Not since the seedless watermelon has something come along to make life so much easier for our mouths.

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Category: Offbeat, Technology

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