Photo of the Day: Squirrel Tries to Steal Pumpkin?

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Photo of the Day: Squirrel Tries to Steal Pumpkin?
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British photographer Max Ellis tricks squirrels into posing and interacting with various props by encouraging them with carefully placed treats.

This is What T-Pain Sounds Like Without Auto-Tune

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T-Pain, the musician who popularized auto-tune to the extent where he even had his own iPhone app for it, is now showing the world in a concert for NPR, that he can in fact sing without the help of technology.

"People felt like I was using it to sound good," T-Pain told NPR. "But I was just using it to sound different."

Based on this performance, he should probably ditch the auto-tune more often.

Apple News of the Day: CEO Tim Cook Comes Out as Gay

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Apple News of the Day: CEO Tim Cook Comes Out as Gay
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Apple CEO Tim Cook is making headlines Thursday, and not because of a new Apple Watch, iPhone or iPad. In a column for Bloomerg Businessweek, Cook has come out to the public as a gay man.

"While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven't publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me."

He admits that many of his colleagues already knew, and he has not been silent in the past about speaking up publicly on discrimination.

He also says that privacy is a big issue for him, but "if hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it's worth the trade-off with my own privacy."

Interview of the Day: Anita Sarkeesian Talks #GamerGate on Colbert

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GamerGate has made its way out of the internet trenches of 4chan and 8chan and into mainstream media, most recently with Stephen Colbert dedicating a portion of his show Wednesday night to the topic (including his obsession with Ms. Pac-Man) and interviewing host of "Feminist Frequency" Anita Sarkeesian.

For those out of the loop, here's a brief overview of GamerGate via Know Your Meme:

GamerGate refers to the online backlash against perceived breaches of journalistic integrity on video game news sites that occurred as a result of the Quinnspiracy, an online controversy surrounding indie game developer Zoe Quinn's alleged affairs with a number of men working in the video game industry, including Kotaku staff writer Nathan Grayson.
The movement has also resulted in an online battle over sexism in video games, and threats of violence towards women.

Viral Video of the Day: This Rap Video Made Entirely From Office Stock Footage is Oddly Fantastic

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You wish your office was as thug as this. Also free my homie Lil Stevie, he been stuck in the supply closet for like three hours.