It’s the unofficial lovechild of Tinder and WhatsApp

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What if your perfect match on Tinder was canine?

Montreal’s Rosie Animal Adoption organisation is taking Tinder to places it hasn’t been taken before.

It’s Tinderdoption, and it’s reinventing the pet adoption process. Dogs are connected with future owners through the natural swipe functions of Tinder by setting up profiles for dogs that are up for adoption. Naturally, the dogs interests are included in the profile so potential owners really are a perfect match.

Check it out in action:

Website of the week

Live every week like it’s Shark Week

This week is Shark Week at the Discovery Channel, that magical time of year when we swear off taking a dip in the deep blue sea ever again. Well, until summer anyway. Discovery has upped the ante on their website this year with competitions, non-stop shark webcams and jaw-dropping shark videos. Go and check it out, if you dare.

TV Ratings

Can you guess which network scored 9 out of 10?

All People National – Free to Air Station Audience
 The Block:Glasshouse – Sun Network 9  1,497,000
 The Block:Glasshouse – Mon Network 9  1,231,000
 Nine News – Mon Network 9  1,223,000
 Nine News – Sun Network 9  1,222,000
 Seven News – Sun Network 9  1,216,000
 Nine News – Wed Network 9  1,198,000
 Nine News – Mon Network 9  1,158,000
 The X Factor Live Performance – Sun Network 7  1,147,000
 Nine News – Tues Network 9  1,141,000
 The Block:Glasshouse – Tues Network 9  1,128,000
 Source: OzTAM 05/08/14 – 11/08/14

Say goodbye to newborn guesswork

Thanks to Sproutling, parenting just got that little bit easier. Effectively a helping hand for parents, it’s a wearable band that monitors, senses, learns and predicts the baby’s sleep habits. The technology then feeds the information through to parents via a smartphone app.

The band also measures heart rate, skin temperature, motion, position and can predict when the baby will wake up, giving parents more time to do other parental things.

Check it out:

Video of the week

This Swedish bluegrass band are little bit Thunderstruck

Everyone loves a good cover song. And this cover of AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ by Finnish band Steve’n’Seagulls is no exception. The cover has gone viral on YouTube, amassing over 2.6 million views in its first week. The video is now up to over 4.2 million views at present.

Have a watch:

Adidas have a Messi new stunt doing the rounds

FC Barcelona’s beloved striker Lionel Messi has returned home after his magnificent display with Argentina at the World Cup. And all is right in the world. To mark the event, Adidas celebrated with this spectacular launch stunt for its new Adizero F50 Messi boots.

The film uses 20k, 10k, 7k, and 3k projectors fixed to cars, bikes and a body harness to create the impression of Messi blazing through the city like a ball of electricity… on fire. As Messi changes shapes, from a whirlwind to a bounding panther, we glimpse the city’s famous architecture and, finally, its Camp Nou football stadium. Finally Messi is home.

App of the week

It’s the unofficial lovechild of Tinder and WhatsApp

Wingme is just like a dating app but with the added twist of adding your best friend as a ‘Wingman’ to help guide you through the trepedacious waters of online match-making.

The app allows Wingmen to browse profiles based on their friend’s criteria, suggest matches and discuss profiles together in the chat, as you would in real life with your friends.uld in real life with your friends.

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