Small Talk


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Soon You Might Be Able to Go Inside a Horror Movie

If going inside a hyper-realistic, immerse virtual reality horror film is your idea of a fun time - and you happen to own an Oculus Rift - there's a project you may want to support.


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Taylor Swift Moves Static

Taylor Swift has the pop star wattage to sell anything, it seems. Even eight seconds of static, released by glitch, which hit Number One on Canada's iTunes charts.


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A Penny for your Laughs?

Erin McCann, assistant editor of The Guardian, tells us about an innovative pricing method at a Spanish comedy club: it's pay-per-smile.


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The New Buzz-Perk: PREcation

A signing-bonus style perk for new hires encourages an employee-to-be to take time off work before they even start working.