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Booting Up: Plz Water Your Sad, Neglected Fern Edition

 Booting Up: Plz Water Your Sad, Neglected Fern Edition

FEED ME, SEYMOUR. (Photo: flickr.com/articulate)

Thanks to the miracle of modern technology, soon your near-dead plants will be able to text you when they desperately need water. [Wall Street Journal]

American Airlines’ pilots can now use iPads throughout the flight. You, a mere wretched passenger, are not so lucky. [The Next Web]

After a stroke left his mother unable to use a keyboard, this dude hacked a Kinect to help her access email, because he is a better son than you. [CNET]

Good news! Some of those pretty women friending you on Facebook might not be spammers. Bad news: They might work for the Taliban. [Wired]

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