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2. The world's first social toaster?
Many check their overnight tweets on their phone as they're waiting for their toast to pop up. Mesh the two together like Bizzby did and you can tweet from your toaster as your bread is crisping away. And for added awesomeness, you can even control your 21st-century toaster from your iPhone.
While the whole concept is a complete joke, you can still check it out here.
3. YouTube "shutting down"
"This is the end. My only friend, the end." Except, it actually isn't, despite Google claiming that YouTube is shutting down. The site claims that the site was an 8-year-long contest and Google will choose a winner, which will be the only video available on the site when it launches again in 2023, or ten years from now.
YouTube was expected to generate $3.6 billion last year according to analysts, so shutting down the video sharing service may not actually be the best idea in the world. It does come at a difficult time for Google Reader users who have erupted in outrage and anger at the search giant's plans to shut down the feed reader — and this time for real.
Check out Google announcing the death of YouTube here.
4. Dexter the crime-fighting dog
Dexter lives a good, moral life by helping out U.K. police do their job on the Web. By sniffing out danger, he helps the police in investigations. But on a semi-serious note, the U.K.'s Get Safe Online unit notes that Dexter cannot sniff out malware and online nasties unlike a good, strong anti-virus solution, and takes the day to remind online 'fools' to be wary of online criminals.
Check out Dexter's photoshoot here.