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This Amazon Go Video Shows the Cool Future of Shopping!

Amazon is looking to change the future of shopping at stores and this first look at Amazon Go is super cool!

The online retailer is hoping to eliminate the need for checkout lines with its new “Just Walk Out” technology, which uses computer vision, deep learning, and sensor fusion to let customers grab items and just walk right out of the store.

People will have to scan a barcode on their phone when they enter and exit the store, and that’s it!

“We created the world’s most advanced shopping technology so you never have to wait in line. With our Just Walk Out Shopping experience, simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take the products you want, and go! No lines, no checkout,” the company said in the announcement.

Amazon’s first store is an employees-only shop at its headquarters in Seattle that will open in early 2017.

Click inside to get your first look at the video… More Here! »

IMDb Sues California for Right to Publish Celebrity Ages

IMDb has filed a lawsuit against the state of California after legislation was enacted allowing actors to request to have their ages removed from subscription entertainment database sites.

The legislation was fought for by SAG-AFTRA and Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1687 into law on September 24.

“IMDb shares the worthy goal of preventing age discrimination,” attorney John C. Hueston said in the complaint. “But AB 1687 is an unconstitutional law that does not advance, much less achieve, that goal. To the contrary, rather than passing laws designed to address the root problem of age discrimination, the State of California has chosen to chill free speech and undermine public access to factual information.”

“IMDb routinely and gladly updates information on IMDb.com in order to correct verified inaccuracies,” he added. “But it has always been IMDb’s policy not to alter or delete any accurate, factual information on the public website. Being compelled to do so not only violates basic free speech principles, but undermines the accuracy and reliability of the IMDb.com database on which millions of users rely.”

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VIDEO: 'Snakes on a Plane' Comes to Life on Aeromexico Flight

If you were too scared to watch the movie Snakes on a Plane several years ago, you might be too scared to watch this video of an actual snake on an actual plane.

A large snake was spotted on an Aeromexico flight en route to Mexico City on Sunday (November 6) and the video of the reptile falling from the ceiling of the cabin is going viral.

The greenish snake appears to be coming out of the side of the overhead luggage compartment and the partially falls into the cabin.

The airline confirmed that workers were able to “secure the reptile” and now an investigation is being conducted to determine how the incident happened, according to ABC News.

What is the Mannequin Challenge? Watch 10 Best Videos!

One of the new crazes on the internet is something called the Mannequin Challenge in which people freeze in place while Rae Sremmurd‘s song “Black Beatles” plays in the background.

The viral trend started in late October and more and more videos are starting to pop up online.

There isn’t a charitable aspect to this sensation like the Ice Bucket Challenge or the 22 Push-Up Challenge, but one thing you can expect is for the song “Black Beatles” to surge on the Billboard chart pretty soon thanks to all these plays!

Reports say that the Mannequin Challenge was started by students at Edward H. White High School in Jacksonville, Florida.

Lots of football teams like the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys have joined in on the craze and we have gathered some of the best videos out there.

Click through the slideshow to watch the best Mannequin Challenge videos…

Twitter & Netflix Down, Other Sites Experiences Outages After DDoS Attack

You may have noticed that Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Amazon, Reddit, and many more sites have not been loading this morning.

It turns out, there was a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on Internet performance company Dyn on Friday (October 21), largely effecting service on the east coast.

Dyn reported that sites started going down at 7:10 am EST, and they “began monitoring and mitigating a DDoS attack against our Dyn Managed DNS infrastructure.”

“This attack is mainly impacting US East and is impacting Managed DNS customers in this region. Our Engineers are continuing to work on mitigating this issue,” the site posted in another update.

Service has been largely restored, though many are still having Twitter problems. Stay tuned.

Celebs Slam Wells Fargo for Ads Discouraging the Arts

Celebs are upset with Wells Fargo after the bank released an ad that seemingly discouraged teenagers from pursuing the arts as careers.

The advertisement for a Teen Day later this month shows two kids in a classroom. The caption for the girl reads, “A ballerina yesterday. An engineer today. Let’s get them ready for tomorrow.”

The caption for the boy reads, “An actor yesterday. A botanist today. Let’s get them ready for tomorrow.”

Lots of celebs, including many in the Broadway community, immediately took to Twitter to shoot down the idea that one cannot pursue the arts. There were also many jokes made about how Wells Fargo is featured in the musical The Music Man!

Read what people like Paul Wesley, Josh Groban, and Tony winners Laura Benanti and Cynthia Erivo are saying:

The company eventually released this apology statement: “Wells Fargo is deeply committed to the arts, and we offer our sincere apology for the initial ads promoting our Sept. 17 Teen Financial Education Day. They were intended to celebrate all the aspirations of young people and fell short of that goal. We are making changes to the campaign’s creative that better reflect our company’s core value of embracing diversity and inclusion, and our support of the arts. Last year, Wells Fargo’s support of the arts, culture and education totaled $93 million.”

Click inside to see what more celebs are saying about the ad… More Here! »

Busch Gardens Flamingo Euthanized After Violent Attack By Park Visitor

A Busch Gardens Flamingo by the name of Pinky was euthanized on Tuesday (August 2) in Tampa Bay, Florida after being attacked by a male by the name of Joseph Anthony Corrao.

The patron went up to Pinky at around 6:45 pm and apparently picked her up and slammed her on the ground.

He was arrested and charged with aggravated cruelty to an animal, and is currently being held on a $5,000 bond at the Orient Road Jail.

The AP reports that Pinky was known as a “diva extraordinaire,” and while they tried to save her, they decided she should be euthanized because the injuries she suffered were severe.

Pinky was a beloved member of the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay family,” Busch Gardens said in a statement. “[She] made many appearances on behalf of the park’s conservation and education efforts. She will be sorely missed.”

Earlier in the summer, a gorilla by the name of Harambe was killed after a child crawled into his enclosure.

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