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Quench your thirst for escapism with these striking outer space games
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Let the beautiful cosmos take you away.
Space Odysseys
SimCity's developers once made a SimRefinery game for Big Oil
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A retired Chevron employee confirmed the game existed, and you can now play it if you'd like to.
Gaming
COVID-19 is creating commercial winners and losers. Here's the data to prove it.
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Telehealth and sports goods are enjoying an uptick in business. But times are grim for luxury and travel brands.
Culture
The scope of Amazon's surveillance operation is staggering
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Jeff Bezos' monolith says it stands with George Floyd protesters. So why won't it stop tracking and profiling them?
Culture
Culture
Segway's Ninebot Air T15 is a lightweight scooter to take everywhere
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The price is pleasingly light, too.
Tech
These robots are helping fight COVID-19 on the frontline
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In a world overwhelmed by the devastating coronavirus, robots are providing some relief to hospitals, restaurants, and beyond.
Coronavirus
Through light, researchers can communicate with neural cells
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Improving the ability to communicate with neural cells will allow scientists to study healthy and diseased bodies better.
Culture
I can't stop thinking about bread during lockdown
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If COVID19-induced lockdowns have taught us anything about the human appetite, it's that most people are crazy about bread. And that's not a bad thing.
Culture
The Evolution of Beauty is the perfect book to understand dating, aesthetics, and thirst traps
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Ornithologist and evolutionary biologist Richard Prum's book explains mate choice and evolution by unveiling the strange and striking world of birds.
Culture
An ode to 8-bit and some of the wonderful games it produced
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Good graphics are all about communicating clarity and quality in a small grid. 8-bit did that gracefully. Here's an homage to the addictive style that will never die.
Gaming
My attempt at baking Sonic cookies created an unholy monstrosity
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I also found out the blue blur ain't so bad.
Sega Week
The serene beauty of 'American Truck Simulator' and games of manual labor
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Who thought hauling logs on a truck through a rural county would be this comforting?
Gaming
Animal Crossing gets chic with a Reference fashion show
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Forget turnips. It's time for season-chic designs from Loewe, Prada, and GmbH.
Style
Amazon is selling a pre-edited news script to control coverage of its COVID-19 response
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Multiple news stations have run the generic-sounding and hollow script on their streams.
Culture
Step into the gorgeous world of Studio Ghibli meals
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Sometimes life is about the simple, delicious things.
Culture
'Limbo' is the perfect game for the survivalist in you
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Gorgeous monochrome graphics. Infinitely hostile world. Terrifying puzzles. And a little boy trying to come out of it alive — in one piece.
The Backlog
Living next door to Elon Musk's SpaceX is hellish. Musk's fans disagree.
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Writer Rachel Monroe says SpaceX ruined a Texas town. Naturally, Musk stans beg to differ.
Culture
Dating apps like Tinder and Bumble are exploding during COVID-19
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Quarantine makes people lonely… and horny. And the numbers prove it.
Culture
Facebook's shift to remote work will mean pay cuts for some employees
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Mark Zuckerberg warned there will be "severe" consequences for those who are not honest about their plans.
Culture