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Breaking: The Internet Has Pornography

4 hours 31 minutes ago

You might want to sit down for this news. Australia’s Telegraph newspaper has uncovered startling images that are available on this newfangled “Internet” that seems to be all the rage. They’re images of (wait for it) pornography.

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Matt Novak

Neil Young's Painful Rebranding of His Music Service Won't Save It

17 hours 36 minutes ago

Niel Young’s “high resolution” music crusade is undergoing a change, an extreme change!!!!!!! The classic rocker turned tech entrepreneur has announced that Pono’s now defunct music store will become a high-quality streaming service. It’s kind of like Tidal but it’ll suck more. The fittingly out of touch new name for…

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Rhett Jones

The March for Science Has Spread From Pole-to-Pole

20 hours 51 minutes ago

Rainy weather on the east coast hasn’t stopped people from hitting the streets to march for science today. But the conditions in Antarctica and the Arctic Circle are currently quite a bit more extreme and protests in the name of facts are still rocking those two far-flung locations.

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Rhett Jones

Anti-Vaping Surgeon General Has Been Abruptly Replaced

23 hours 11 minutes ago

Late Friday evening, the White House made a mysterious decision to ask for Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy’s resignation. He was quickly replaced by Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams and all social media accounts were scrubbed of Dr. Murthy’s presence. It’s unclear what prompted Murthy’s sudden dismissal but one clue could…

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Rhett Jones

Upgrade Your Measuring Cups to Pyrex For $13

1 day ago

We love Pyrex around these parts, and their 3-pack of measuring cups is down to $13 today. In addition to looking great, the cups are microwave and (semi) dishwasher safe, and since they’re made of glass, they won’t absorb any odors, flavors, or stains. Plus, they just feel heavy and professional, and would make a…

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Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Gizmodo

The Next Four Avatar Movies Now Have Release Dates Again

1 day ago

Follow-ups to the highest-grossing movie of all time were originally slated to start coming out next year. But recent statements by director James Cameron disclosed that there’d be a delay for the coming wave of Avatar sequels. Now we know the exact dates that Cameron and his team are aiming for, starting with…

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Evan Narcisse on io9, shared by Rhett Jones to Gizmodo

Dr. Who Joins the March For Science in London

1 day 1 hour ago

LONDON Governments may govern nationally, but scientists must work globally by requirement, as the folks who establish human truths based on evidence. So while scientists took to the streets in Washington D.C. today, marches in 600 cities globally joined them.

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Ryan F. Mandelbaum

American Gods Star Ricky Whittle on Becoming a Neil Gaiman Fan and on the Non-Book Season Finale

1 day 1 hour ago

American Gods is a giant tome of a book, with huge chunks removed or left out once Neil Gaiman realized how long his tale was getting. So when Bryan Fuller and Michael Green turned the book into a show, they had to move things around, change characters, and create a natural season end. And so the ending we’re going to…

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Katharine Trendacosta on io9, shared by Rhett Jones to Gizmodo

Cassini Has Made Earth Feel Small, But Part of Something Bigger

1 day 2 hours ago

Earth is exhausting—excruciatingly so, if you’re a young curmudgeon like me. At times, performing even the most mundane tasks, like commuting on a crowded, smelly subway car, feels like an Olympic marathon designed to test one’s patience. Space compels us because it forces us to think outside this myopic view of…

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Rae Paoletta

Imagine if Aliens Really Landed on the Night of Orson Welles' War of the Worlds Broadcast

1 day 15 hours ago

Only, not how Welles described them on October 30, 1938 to thousands of petrified radio listeners. These peaceful aliens—blessed with a majestic sense of timing—touch down in a much quieter place, and are seen by just a handful of witnesses, chiefly a small boy whose curiosity overtakes any fear he might feel. That’s…

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Cheryl Eddy on io9, shared by Rhett Jones to Gizmodo
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