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Microsoft confirms it wants TikTok, Trump gives it 45 days for deal
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The company thanked Trump for his 'personal involvement' in the decision and said it will be complete by Sept. 15.
Culture
This vacuum is the best thing ever to get rid of bugs without killing them
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It's the perfect tool for people who have no desire to kill bugs — or live with them.
This Thing Rules
Matt Gaetz's ugly attack on Sundar Pichai had nothing to do with antitrust
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When the congressman from Florida pressed Google's CEO on his American values, the Republican's xenophobia was on full display.
Culture
These cutesy sex toys are designed to be shown off in your home
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From the animal-inspired to, of course, fruit.
Design
Twitter thinks it can ‘stop what’s coming’ with massive purge of QAnon
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The company says it's taking down 7,000 related accounts and limiting the reach of another 150,000.
Culture
'Ultra rare' Funko Pop prototypes hit eBay in huge auction to support racial justice
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The auction is running all week in line with SDCC.
Design
Do we really need a game about murdering a ‘Gamer Girl’? These people think so!
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No one needs to "raise awareness" about the abuse women face online. We're all aware; nothing's being done about it.
Sigh.
The 'what animal you are' meme is dumb as hell — and that's why it's perfect
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Lose yourself in the absurdity.
Memes
NASA's next Mars rover is locked and loaded for this summer's launch
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The space agency shared images of the Atlas V rocket's nose cone at the Kennedy Space Center, inside which Perseverance sits waiting for launch.
Tech
Revisiting 'Clean Room,' a gut-wrenching comic about the horrors inside us all
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Gail Simone's contribution to the horror genre is masterfully unsettling and even better every time you read it.
The Backlog
Rich people, please stop killing the planet
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A new study argues technology isn't going to get us out of the climate crisis if we don't also get a handle on affluence.
Eat the rich
Tim Cook promises Apple will be a 'force for change' against systemic racism, as WWDC kicks off
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The company began its virtual conference with some pre-recorded words on racial inequality in the U.S.
WWDC 2020
SlothBot is the cutest way to monitor endangered ecosystems
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It's slow by design, and that makes it perfect for the job.
Tech
Tamagotchi meets Alice in Wonderland in Bandai's new Wonder Garden toy
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The latest iteration of Tamagotchi On is available for pre-order in two cute colors and ships 7/26.
Virtual Pets
This AI generates realistic human faces from pixelated images
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It's not unmasking the faces in the photos, but creating something much, much creepier.
Tech
Sony just gave us our best look at the PlayStation 5, plus all the games to be excited for
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The highly-anticipated PS5 event was rescheduled for today out of respect for Black Lives Matter protests across the U.S.
Gaming
(H)afrocentric is the comic for right now: Black, queer, and throwing punches
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Juliana “Jewels” Smith's satirical comic is billed as "the feminist version of Boondocks." It's never felt more relevant.
The Backlog
How to fight racial injustice whether or not you can protest
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All the resources you need to use the internet effectively amid nationwide protests over the murder of George Floyd.
Say Their Names
The fever dream of the 2000s still very much alive on IMVU
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With the world under lockdown thanks to COVID-19, the 16-year-old avatar social network is having a bit of a moment again.
Escape Reality
People said a lot of dumb stuff this week (but not Grimes' mom)
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This week in quotes: Joe Biden making a fool of himself, Trump being Trump, Grimes' mom bashing Elon Musk, and Ice Cube's beef with... Mr. Rogers?
Say what now?