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Snopes seeks crowdfunding in ownership battle

Snopes seeks crowdfunding in ownership battle

How many times have you heard some urban legend, chain letter or misleading bit of news repeated and immediately found a thorough, fact-based debunking on Snopes? Like every damn day for the last 20 years or so, right? Snopes was …

by July 24, 2017 0 comments Tech
A Wirecutter primer before Amazon Prime Day

A Wirecutter primer before Amazon Prime Day

Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. This is a condensed version of several Wirecutter guides; you can find links to the full guides in the discussions below.

If you’re …

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Tech
AMC launches a $5 per month ad-free TV streaming service – but not for cord cutters

AMC launches a $5 per month ad-free TV streaming service – but not for cord cutters

Cable network AMC today announced the launch of a new streaming service called AMC Premiere, which allows subscribers to pay $5 per month for access to commercial-free versions of its current TV shows along with uncut movies, while also allowing …

by June 30, 2017 0 comments Tech
Cult Netflix show gets pulled abruptly in China, dealing a blow to the streaming giant

Cult Netflix show gets pulled abruptly in China, dealing a blow to the streaming giant

Why, censors, why?

Netflix has hit a snag, as it makes its first steps into China.

The streaming giant’s hit original series Bojack Horseman got pulled from iQiyi, China’s biggest streaming service, a mere two days after it was first …

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Tech
People are up in arms over the new Wonder Woman’s armpits

People are up in arms over the new Wonder Woman’s armpits

Gal Gadot has a number of extraordinary scenes in the trailer for the upcoming film Wonder Woman. As the lead superhero, she is fierce and brilliant while discovering her powers, fighting in the woods and stopping bullets effortlessly.

But there’s …

by June 25, 2017 0 comments Tech
Go on a journey of colour and technology at QLED Live

Go on a journey of colour and technology at QLED Live

Image: pixabay

Colours can have a powerful effect on your senses, your mood, and your overall sense of wellbeing. While vibrant reds and oranges are full of energy, colours like blue and green can have a more soothing effect.

But …

by June 17, 2017 0 comments Tech
Chrissy Teigen is an angel who paid off a woman’s entire tuition

Chrissy Teigen is an angel who paid off a woman’s entire tuition

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Sometimes Twitter is good for more than just retweets for chicken nuggets and memes.

North Carolina-based Mercedes Edney found that out firsthand over the weekend. She started a crowdfunding effort to help with beauty school expenses last …

by June 15, 2017 0 comments Tech
Harrison Ford and George Lucas disagree about how Han Solo happened

Harrison Ford and George Lucas disagree about how Han Solo happened

Harrison Ford shoots first.

ORLANDO — Star Wars, a franchise that’s full of myths, has developed a few myths about its own improbable creation over the years. One of them was just repeated by Star Wars creator George Lucas himself. …

by June 10, 2017 0 comments Tech
Chill out — Russia’s Skolkovo project attempts a re-boot with a new venture fund

Chill out — Russia’s Skolkovo project attempts a re-boot with a new venture fund

“Everyone should take a chill pill” raged President Putin during his session at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum last week. He was of course referring to the storm of controversy surrounding the alleged ties between Russia and the Trump …

by June 10, 2017 0 comments Tech
The Morning After: Friday, June 3rd 2017

The Morning After: Friday, June 3rd 2017

Welcome to Friday. The big news you probably didn’t miss is that the US is withdrawing from the Paris Accord: an international agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions struck back in 2015. While that sinks in, we got more details …

by June 2, 2017 0 comments Tech